Like Solid Angle S.L.

closed 4/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Solid Angle S.L.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Solid Angle, developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target: Solid Angle S.L.
Solid Angle is the developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
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closed 4/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Giant Interactive, acquired Jargon Technologies LLC.

synopsis: Giant Interactive, a pioneer in innovative digital services, creative content and interactive media services, announced the acquisition of Jargon Technologies, a leader in advanced technology for home video distribution, development and services capabilities for Blu-ray, iOS and Android.
buyer: Giant Interactive
Giant Interactive has been a provider of innovative digital services for their clients and partners including HBO, CBS and many others. Giant Interactive offers its clients superior worldwide digital platform delivery, OTT and streaming applications and well as UHD BD, Blu-ray and DVD authoring. "
target: Jargon Technologies LLC.
Jargon Technologies is an established leader in advanced software development for emerging media platforms such as Blu-ray, iOS, Android, Windows and Connected TV. Jargon provides products as well as software development services for various platforms.
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closed 12/20/2017 via PR Web

Evolphin Software, acquired WavePost, Inc.

synopsis: Evolphin Software, a leader in media production and collaboration, announced the acquisition of WavePost and the expansion of its platform to include a fully cloud-based SaaS collaboration service for video producers and their clients to share and review media. WavePost offers video hosting, branded presentations, file transfer and more.
buyer: Evolphin Software
Evolphin Software is a leader in media production and collaboration. Their core product, Zoom, plugs into the entire Adobe suite and sits atop all common storage, transcoders, and archival systems, allowing customers to use their own hardware and not worry about compatibility. "
target: WavePost, Inc.
WavePost is a fully cloud-based SaaS collaboration service for video producers and their clients to share and review media. WavePost offers an efficient combination of video hosting, branded presentations, file transfer, timecoded commenting, user rights management and more.
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closed 4/19/2017 via PR Web

Crystal Computer Corporation, acquired Video Design Software

synopsis: Crystal Computer Corporation, a provider of advanced software control systems that power the distribution of high-value video and audio content, has acquired Video Design Software, Inc. (VDS), a broadcast control and graphic data insertion software company. Their products are used in fully automated sports, news and financial graphics channels.
buyer: Crystal Computer Corporation
Crystal provides software advanced control systems that power the collection and distribution of high-value video and audio content. The world’s leading broadcast and cable networks rely on their Crystal Control network management system to ensure the availability and quality of their distribution. "
target: Video Design Software
VDS products offer automated control of broadcast television systems, with an emphasis on graphics-related operations, content distribution and automation, and internet-to-video and video-to-internet systems. These products are used in fully automated sports, news and financial graphics channels.
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announced 12/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Boris FX, will acquire mocha

synopsis: Boris FX, the expert in integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire mocha, the UK-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking™ and masking tools. Their flagship product, mocha Pro™ plays a leading role in countless major Hollywood films.
buyer: Boris FX
Founded in 1995, Boris FX is a leading developer of VFX, compositing, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals. Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide. "
target: mocha
mocha is a developer of Planar Tracking based visual effects solutions for film, video and broadcast post production markets. It has made its mark on such marquee Hollywood blockbuster productions as The Hobbit, Black Swan, The Amazing Spiderman, Invictus, and the Harry Potter series.
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closed 3/9/2015 via Market Wire

Vector Capital, acquired ChyronHego Corporation

synopsis: ChyronHego Corporation, a leading provider in broadcast graphics creation, play-out and real-time data visualization, announced the completion of its acquisition by funds managed by Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: ChyronHego Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
ChyronHego is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, playout, and real-time data visualization that offers a wide variety of products and services for live television. Their graphics are used by thousands of broadcasters from around the world including ABC, FOX, CBS, ESPN and many more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$114 [$112]
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$58
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
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1.9x
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20.6x
closed 2/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

SportsMEDIA Technology Corporation, acquired Information and Display Systems

synopsis: SportsMEDIA Technology Corp, a premier provider of live data and graphics integrations products and services to broadcasters of high-end live sports events, has acquired Jacksonville, Fla.-based Information and Display Systems, LLC, (IDS), a leading global provider of technology solutions for the sports industry.
buyer: SportsMEDIA Technology Corporation
SportsMEDIA Technology Corporation provides video enhancement software, production tools, and professional services to producers of live television sports broadcasts. It offers clocks and score boards, race crawls, virtual insertion products, tickers, telestration products, and stand alone graphics."
target: Information and Display Systems
Information and Display Systems, LLC is a premier provider of live in-stadium, event scoring, statistics and display products and services to sports organization and high-end sports event presenters.
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announced 8/11/2014 via Market Wire

Telstra Corporation Limited, will acquire Ooyala

synopsis: Telstra, one of the largest telecommunications and information services companies in the world, and Ooyala, a leader in video streaming and analytics, announced they have reached a definitive agreement for Telstra to acquire Ooyala. The investment makes Ooyala one of the best-capitalized video and analytics technology companies in the world.
buyer: Telstra Corporation Limited (ASX:TLS:$17,063.43)
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. They provide 15.8 million mobile services and 7.7 million fixed voice services. "
target: Ooyala
Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens and is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Ooyala harnesses the power of big data to deliver TV-quality online video experiences globally, across every imaginable device.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Shotgun Software, acquired Tweak Software, Inc.

synopsis: Tweak Software, the makers of the RV player, are joining the Shotgun team at Autodesk. Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review.
buyer parent: Autodesk, Inc.
buyer: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency. "
target: Tweak Software, Inc.
Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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announced 10/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Sony Creative Software Inc., will acquire NetBlender Inc.

synopsis: Sony Creative Software, a global provider of professional video editing, music creation and optical disc authoring solutions, is acquiring NetBlender, a leading developer of Blu-ray Disc™ creation tools. Through the agreement, Sony Creative will acquire NetBlender's DoStudio product line of authoring applications.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Creative Software Inc.
Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, audio, and music production, as well as industry-leading technology for DVD production and Blu-ray Disc™ authoring. "
target: NetBlender Inc.
NetBlender designs and develops practical and professional Blu-ray technology solutions. It revolutionized the Blu-ray Disc and Smartphone industry by introducing BD Touch technology, which allows consumers to control TVs, Blu-ray players, and cable boxes with their Apple and Android devices.
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closed 8/22/2007 via BusinessWire

DivX, Inc., acquired Veatros, L.L.C.

synopsis: DivX, Inc. has acquired the assets of Veatros, L.L.C., a Kansas limited liability company. Veatros’s technology was designed to conduct real-time digital video processing and will be used by DivX primarily for the purposes of producing enhanced video search and discovery services.
buyer: DivX, Inc. (DIVX:$75.18)
DivX, Inc. is a digital media company that enables consumers to enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. DivX creates, distributes and licenses digital video technologies that span the "three screens" comprising today's consumer media environment--PC, television, and mobile. "
target: Veatros, L.L.C.
Veatros applies cutting-edge video processing technology to bring advertisers, agencies, media buying services, and broadcasters what they have been missing. Now it’s possible to easily meet the growing demand for accountability.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rambler&Co., acquired Dulton Media

synopsis: Rambler&Co, a provider of online and mobile advertising services, has acquired Dulton Media from Prostor Capital, a Russian venture fund. Dulton Media provides an online platform for managing and monetizing videos. Their Eagle.Platform tool allows users to create, store, process, manage, publish, deliver, and monetize various video projects.
buyer parent: A&NN Investments
buyer: Rambler&Co.
Rambler&Co is one of the largest groups of companies in media, technology and e-Commerce. Rambler&Co provides online and mobile advertising services. They are based in Moscow, Russia. "
target parent: Prostor Capital
target: Dulton Media
Moscow-based Dulton Media provides an online platform that provides B2B and B2C solutions for clients to manage and monetize videos. The company offers Eagle.Platform, a tool that enables users to create, store, process, manage, publish, deliver, and monetize various video projects.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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announced 12/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

DDVR, Inc., will acquire Immersive Media

synopsis: DDVR is acquiring an additional shareholding interest in Immersive Media, bringing its total interest to 66.62%. Immersive Media is principally engaged in the business of interactive media technology including 360 captures, multi-camera stitching, dynamic streaming, digital live optimization, multicamera and multi-input synchronization, and more.
buyer: DDVR, Inc.
DDVR, Inc. is an investment holding company. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in the United States. "
target: Immersive Media
Immersive Media is the pioneer and leading provider of 360°, full-motion, interactive video experiences. Immersive Media’s patented imLive Platform and full production services create high-resolution, immersive video for a variety of applications.
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closed 4/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Milyoni, Inc.

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Milyoni, the leader in social videos and the creator of Madcards, multimedia cards designed for mobile. The Madcards technology is flexible and includes a wide variety of content options designed to maximize user engagement on mobile.
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Milyoni, Inc.
Milyoni is an innovative provider of social and mobile software for the media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2009, Milyoni has brought industry firsts to social commerce and entertainment with products that include Social Video, Video on Demand, and more recently Madcards.
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announced 11/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Vizrt Ltd.

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, announced that it has agreed to acquire Vizrt Ltd. They are a provider of real-time 3D graphics, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in large and medium sized companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. "
target: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools.
price ($mm)[EV]
$369 [$318]
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$139
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$29
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closed 12/6/2011 via BusinessWire

24/7 Real Media, Inc., acquired Panache

synopsis: 24/7 Real Media, Inc., WPP’s marketing technology company, announced its acquisition of Panache®. Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: 24/7 Real Media, Inc.
24/7 Real Media, Inc. provides digital marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers globally by empowering them to reach their target audiences with greater precision and transparency, resulting in better ROI. "
target: Panache
Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, acquired Verimatrix

synopsis: Inside Secure, at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced it has completed the acquisition of Verimatrix, Inc., a global independent leading software security provider for video services, trusted by all major content owners in Entertainment.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools, services, and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, ID, content, applications, and communications. "
target: Verimatrix
Verimatrix which employs more than 300 people in 20 countries, with most significant operations in California and in Germany, is a global independent leading software security provider for video services, trusted by all major content owners in Entertainment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$143 [$125]
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$79
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$15
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
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announced 9/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Amazon Web Services, Inc, will acquire Elemental Technlogies, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon company, announced that Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, Inc., pioneers in software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. The acquisition brings together Elemental’s leading video solutions with the AWS Cloud platform.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services, now widely known as cloud computing. They provide a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries. "
target: Elemental Technlogies, Inc.
Elemental Technologies is the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. The company pioneered the use of software-based video processing to distribute video over IP networks.
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closed 4/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Solid Angle S.L.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Solid Angle, developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target: Solid Angle S.L.
Solid Angle is the developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
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announced 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire BuildingConnected

synopsis: Autodesk announced it intends to buy construction software platform BuildingConnected. BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: BuildingConnected
BuildingConnected is the leading preconstruction platform enabling real estate owners and general contractors to hire qualified contractors for their projects. BuildingConnected’s mission is to connect every business in the $10 trillion construction industry.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire PlanGrid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a leading provider of construction productivity software. PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: PlanGrid
PlanGrid software lets general contractors, subcontractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil and other industries work together throughout the construction project lifecycle. PlanGrid software offers real-time collaboration, keeping the field and the office on the same page.
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closed 7/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Assemble Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Autodesk has made a name for itself among designers, engineers and architects with its 3D and other modelling software. Autodesk has acquired Assemble Systems, a startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target: Assemble Systems, Inc.
Assemble Systems is a Houston, TX-based startup that has built a platform to help plan and run building projects — and more generally building information management (BIM) — across the network of people and jobs involved.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired CAD-Software EAGLE

synopsis: Premier Farnell announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiary Celdis Limited, it has completed the sale of Cadsoft Computer GmbH and the assets used in connection with the sale of Cadsoft products in the US to a subsidiary of Autodesk Inc. Cadsoft is a software development business that produces electronics design software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries. "
target parent: Premier Farnell plc
target: CAD-Software EAGLE
CadSoft Computer GmbH and CadSoft Computer US (a trading division of Newark Corporation) are part of Premier Farnell plc. group of companies. CadSoft specializes in the development of the popular CAD-Software EAGLE used by design engineers worldwide for more than 25 years.
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closed 4/18/2016 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Solid Angle S.L.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Solid Angle, developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target: Solid Angle S.L.
Solid Angle is the developer of Arnold, an advanced, ray-tracing image renderer for high-quality 3D animation and visual effects creation used in film, television and advertising worldwide. Arnold has become the preferred tool among creative professionals for high-quality rendering.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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announced 8/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire SeeControl

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed an agreement to acquire SeeControl, a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: SeeControl
SeeControl is a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The SeeControl service helps manufacturers and systems integrators connect, analyze, control, and manage remote products, things, and assets and create new service revenue opportunities.
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Shotgun Software, acquired Tweak Software, Inc.

synopsis: Tweak Software, the makers of the RV player, are joining the Shotgun team at Autodesk. Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review.
buyer parent: Autodesk, Inc.
buyer: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency. "
target: Tweak Software, Inc.
Tweak Software, Inc. develops software for visual effects playback and review. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 6/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Bitsquid

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has acquired Stockholm-based Bitsquid AB, the creator of the Bitsquid game engine. Multiple game developers have used the modern and flexible Bitsquid engine to create 3D games for next-generation consoles and PCs.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Bitsquid
Bitsquid is a new high-end game engine, built from the ground up to focus on excellent multicore performance, cache friendly data layouts and advanced rendering techniques.
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closed 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Creative Market

synopsis: Autodesk has officially acquired Creative Market, a site that sells digital stock graphics, typefaces, and themes. Creative Market was launched in 2012 by the popular color palette network COLOURlovers. Their entire company is now a part of Autodesk's consumer group and that includes COLOURlovers community as well as ColorSchemer software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Creative Market
Creative Market is a platform for handcrafted, mousemade design content from independent creatives around the world. They’re passionate about making beautiful design simple and accessible to everyone.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Circuits.io

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Circuits.io
Circuits.io is an in-your-browser circuit design tool, that makes it fun and easy to design, share and produce electronic circuits.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 11/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Virtual Shape Research GmbH

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of certain technology assets from Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR), a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Virtual Shape Research GmbH
Virtual Shape Research GmbH (VSR) is a developer of class-A surface modeling and conceptual design software for the automotive industry. The company is based in Hannover, Germany.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Autodesk, Inc., acquired for-each Ltd.

synopsis: Israeli startup for-each Ltd., which is a software development company that specializes in mobile development, has been acquired by international software giant Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: for-each Ltd.
for-each Ltd. is an Israeli software development company which specializes in mobile development. The company is based in Ramat Gan, Israel.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Advance Steel and Advance Concrete from GRAITEC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets, including Graitec’s Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: GRAITEC
Advance Steel is specifically designed for structural engineers and steel detailers who require professional and easy-to-use BIM structural steel detailing software. Advance Concrete is a software that automates the creation of formwork plans, reinforcement drawings, bill of materials and NC files.
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closed 8/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Autodesk, Inc., purchased GTP Software from Get the Point, LLC

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of technology assets from Colorado-based Get The Point, LLC and introduced Autodesk Point Layout, new software for layout at construction sites. The move strengthens Autodesk's construction solutions portfolio and extends Building Information Modeling (BIM) further into the field.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Get the Point, LLC
GTP Software automatically creates points from BIM and CAD models within Autodesk Revit, Autodesk® AutoCAD® and Navisworks® software. The point data drives robotic total station hardware to give contractors laser-guided pinpoint accuracy for the placement and verification of building elements.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased Sam Software from Bestech Systems Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design software for entertainment, natural resources, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and civil infrastructure, has acquired Sam Software from Bestech Systems Limited. Sam is a suite of software modules for loading, analysis and design of small and medium span bridges.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Bestech Systems Limited
The Sam suite of software, created by Bestech Systems, is widely used around the world by bridge designers and engineers for load analysis in the design of small to medium span bridges.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., purchased AutoTrack from Savoy Computing Services Ltd

synopsis: Autodesk, a world leader in 3D design software for entertainment, natural resources, manufacturing, engineering, construction, and civil infrastructure, has acquired AutoTrack from Savoy Computing Services Ltd, a suite of software for vehicle swept path analysis and the design of parking areas and roundabouts.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
seller: Savoy Computing Services Ltd
Savoy Computing Services is the creator of AutoTrack, a software for vehicle swept path analysis. The AutoTrack suite of software modules for road, light rail, airport, parking and intersection analysis and design is used for infrastructure planning by architects, designers and engineers.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Delcam

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has completed the acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced CADCAM and industrial measurement solutions for the manufacturing industry. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Delcam
Delcam Plc develops and supplies computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing systems and services for the design of products with complex shapes and their manufacture with tooling.
price ($mm)[EV]
$265 [$246]
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
23.2x
closed 7/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Vero Software Limited

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software that aids the design and manufacturing processes.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Their products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, construction, safety and security, automotive and manufacturing "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: Vero Software Limited
Vero Software is a world leader in Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing Software. They develop and distribute CAD CAM software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal and metal fabrication industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired CoCreate Software

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, announced it has completed its acquisition of CoCreate Software GmbH, a provider of product development solutions, for approximately $250 million net of cash acquired and excluding transaction fees.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: CoCreate Software
CoCreate Software is a provider of PLM and CAD software. Over 5,000 manufacturing companies on active support, predominantly in the high-tech and electronics and heavy machinery industries, depend on CoCreate in order to achieve speed and flexibility in their modeling processes.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/16/2007 via BusinessWire

PTC, acquired NC Graphics Ltd

synopsis: PTC, the Product Development Company®, has acquired NC Graphics Ltd., headquartered in Cambridge, England. The acquisition of NC Graphics is in direct response to customer demand for specialized CAM capabilities required for molds, dies and prototypes.
buyer: PTC (PTC:$1,255.63)
PTC provides leading Product Lifecycle Management software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies. "
target: NC Graphics Ltd
NC Graphics offers leading high-speed machining CAM solutions optimized for tool making and high-speed, precision machining processes. NC Graphics has revolutionized the process of producing NC machining toolpaths for molds and dies.
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closed 1/23/2006 via PR Newswire

Autoweb Inc., acquired Datranet Limited

synopsis: Autoweb Inc., a NTT Com Group company and a global provider of engineering data management services for the automotive and aerospace industries, has acquired Datranet Limited.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Autoweb Inc.
Trubiquity drives a software-as-a-service based community, connecting enterprises across all global communication protocols and standards. On top of our core collaboration network, Trubiquity applications integrate enterprises and automate critical business processes across the global value chain. "
target: Datranet Limited
Datranet Limited is a developer of product-design communication and collaboration solutions. Datranet's Fusion-DX(TM) product line provides low cost of ownership, scaleable and thin-client web portal-based solutions to ensure efficient, fast and secure availability of CAD.
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announced 1/20/2011 via Reuters

Danaher Corporation, will acquire EskoArtwork

synopsis: Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp said it agreed to acquire digital packaging design firm EskoArtwork for about $470 million. EskoArtwork is a global provider of integrated solutions for packaging, signage and display finishing, printing and professional publishing.
buyer: Danaher Corporation (DHR:$20,077.50)
Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Medical Technologies, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. "
target parent: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
target: EskoArtwork
EskoArtwork is a digital packaging design firm that makes pre-production software for packaging designers and manufacturers. Its product offerings include Structural Design & Manufacturing, Digital Flexo, Packaging Print Prepress, Commercial Print Prepress, 3D Applications and more.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Intergraph Corporation, acquired TechServer Corp.

synopsis: Intergraph® Korea Ltd. has acquired all the shares of TechServer Corp., a Seoul-based software and services company specializing in automated drafting, data exchange and system integration in the shipbuilding, process, power and offshore industries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Intergraph Corporation
Intergraph is a global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence."
target: TechServer Corp.
TechServer is an international software developing company founded in January 1999 and is based in Seoul, Korea. By customizing and developing new functionality in CAD software systems, TechServer develops systems to address users’ critical requirements and accelerate design processes.
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closed 6/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Moldflow Corporation

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc., a leader of design innovation software and technologies, has acquired Moldflow Corporation, a leading provider of software solutions that allow designers to predict and optimize how plastic components will perform during each phase of the design and manufacture process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Moldflow Corporation
Moldflow is the leading provider of plastics simulation software that empowers more users to optimize more designs across their enterprise from the earliest stages of new product development. Moldflow products benefit anyone involved in the design or manufacture of plastics injection molded parts.
price ($mm)[EV]
$271 [$180]
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
18.5x
closed 8/27/2009 via BusinessWire

Synfora, Inc., purchased Esterel Studio from Esterel EDA Technologies

synopsis: Synfora, Inc., the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools for integrated circuit and system designers of large, complex processing applications, announced that it has purchased Esterel Studio™, a tool suite developed by Esterel EDA Technologies.
buyer: Synfora, Inc.
Synfora, Inc. is the premier provider of algorithmic synthesis tools used to design complex systems-on-chips (SoCs) and FPGAs. Synfora's PICO algorithmic synthesis platform offers designers of large, complex subsystems productivity gains at the highest-level design abstraction and delivers high QoR."
seller: Esterel EDA Technologies
Esterel Technologies is the worldwide leader of model-based design and verification tools for critical embedded systems. Esterel are the creators of the SCADE Suite and SCADE Display development tools for safety-critical embedded software.
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closed 5/15/2008 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Ponte Solutions

synopsis: Mentor Graphics Corporation has acquired the assets of Ponte Solutions, Inc., the Mountain View, CA developer of model-based design for manufacturing (DFM) solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. "
target: Ponte Solutions
Ponte Solutions, Inc. develops and markets unique model-based software products and design for manufacturing solutions that analyze, predict, and reduce the impact of process variability during the manufacture and design of semiconductors.
price ($mm)
$5.65
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2007 via

Aprio Technologies merged with Blaze DFM,

synopsis: Blaze DFM, the electrical DFM company, has signed a letter of intent to merge with Aprio Technologies, a technology leader in providing design for manufacturability solutions to the semiconductor industry.
buyer: Blaze DFM
Blaze DFM provides software solutions to fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and silicon foundries. Blaze products give IC designers greater control over manufacturing variability, improving yield and shortening time to volume production. "
target: Aprio Technologies
Aprio Technologies Inc. is a leader in design for manufacturability solutions that ensure successful design and fabrication of nanometer technology semiconductor devices. At the core of Aprio’s offerings is its unique capability to provide correct and accurate manufacturing information to designers.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Cognex Corporation, acquired AQSense

synopsis: Cognex completed the acquisition of AQSense, a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications. The company’s software engineers will join Cognex’s 3D engineering team.
buyer: Cognex Corporation (CGNX:$798.04)
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." "
target: AQSense
AQSense, is a provider of 3D vision software based in Girona, Spain. AQSense develops and sells a library of field-tested 3D vision tools and a configuration software package that helps customers easily set up their 3D vision applications.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire netfabb

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire netfabb from FIT AG. netfabb is a Lupburg, Germany-based developer of software solutions for industrial additive design and manufacturing. More than 80,000 designers, manufacturers, artists, researchers and developers worldwide use netfabb solutions as part of their 3D printing process.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. "
target parent: FIT AG
target: netfabb
netfabb provides innovative software solutions that reduce production costs and increases efficiency in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. netfabb software bridges the gap between content and machines and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Fabasoft AG, will acquire Xpublisher GmbH

synopsis: Austria-based Fabasoft AG has agreed to acquire the majority of shares in Xpublisher GmbH, a software company based in Munich. Xpublisher GmbH specializes in technologies in the content area. Xpublisher's editorial system creates and manages all content and its associated assets media-neutral and separates them from the publication channel.
buyer: Fabasoft AG (FAA:$42.19)
Fabasoft AG is an Austrian software product company and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management. Fabasoft's products digitize, simplify, and accelerate business processes - within and across organizational and national boundaries. "
target: Xpublisher GmbH
Germany-based Xpublisher GmbH is a software company specializing in technologies in the content area. Publishing and media houses, portal operators benefit from the fully integrated functions of the professional crossmedia editorial system Xpublisher and the browser-based XML editor Xeditor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Hexagon AB, acquired Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH

synopsis: Hexagon has acquired all outstanding shares in the German company Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH. MTWZ is a leading developer and provider of software solutions for quality control of complex mechanical parts in the powertrain area. Also, MTWZ is a solutions provider for turnkey projects around material handling metrology solutions.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,287.07)
Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions within measurement technologies and polymers. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business area. The group has about 9 400 employees in 30 countries and net sales of about 14,000 MSEK. "
target: Messtechnik Wetzlar GmbH
Messtechnik Wetzlar provides software and systems for all types and makes of coordinate measuring machines. As a manufacturer-independant vendor of application services, peripheral systems and software for dimensional metrology, we can provide turn-key solutions customized to your individual needs.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Issuu, acquired Magma

synopsis: Digital publishing platform Issuu announced its acquisition of Magma, an editorial platform that enables writers, editors, advertising salespeople and art directors to collaborate in organizing, laying out and proofing publications.
buyer: Issuu
Issuu is the world's fastest growing digital publishing platform with more than 4.5 million publishers and more than 9 million publications. "
target: Magma
Magma is developer of an editorial tool that publishers of all sizes use to save time and work smarter. Magma provides an online, subscription based, tool for planning, organizing, and creating content – helping both classic print and emerging digital publications.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/14/2014 via PR Newswire

AcademicPub merged with XanEdu,

synopsis: XanEdu, Inc. and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub announced the completion of their previously announced merger. AcademicPub is the leading provider of self-service technology used by faculty to quickly source, aggregate and order custom course materials online, enabling faculty to build course packs in minutes.
buyer parent: Superior Capital Partners
buyer: XanEdu
XanEdu course materials, including course packs, custom books, and lab manuals, are 100 percent copyright compliant and accessible on iPad and Android tablets. "
target: AcademicPub
AcademicPub, SharedBook Inc.'s technology platform for higher education, assembles, composes, prices and delivers custom textbooks in eBook and/or print format. AcademicPub allows for immediate creation and inclusion of copyright-cleared content from any source.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Taboola, acquired Perfect Market, Inc.

synopsis: Taboola announced that it has acquired Perfect Market, a leading provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Perfect Market's Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
buyer: Taboola
Taboola is a content discovery platform. Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. "
target: Perfect Market, Inc.
Perfect Market is a provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Their Digital Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Fingerprint, Inc., acquired Scribble Press

synopsis: Fingerprint announced that it has acquired Scribble Press. Scribble Press is a multimedia platform accessible via the web and on the iPad. Scribble Press is an easy, fun and free way to create and publish ones stories. Scribble Press’ book-making digital products have been used in more than 35,000 classrooms by kids aged 6-12.
buyer: Fingerprint, Inc.
Fingerprint is a mobile technology company that powers games and curates play-and-learn content to targeted customers around the world through dedicated mobile networks. Industry leaders in mobile technology, edutainment, broadcast and more license it's technology platform and content solution. "
target parent: Make Meaning Inc.
target: Scribble Press
Scribble Press is a multimedia platform accessible via the web and on the iPad. Scribble Press is an easy, fun and free way to create and publish ones stories. Scribble Press’ book-making digital products have been used in more than 35,000 classrooms by kids aged 6-12.
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($1.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
174
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Ticker: OM:QBNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QBNK Holding AB
QBank DAM was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2003. They have developed a cutting edge Digital Asset Management software that enables the full potential of rich media. QBank is the hub of information and metadata, integrated with a variety of channels including social media.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: ADSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,386.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($109.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8800
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Ticker: PTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PTC Inc.
PTC Inc.
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$195.09
EBIT ($mm)
$117.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6048
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lectra SA
For companies that breathe life into wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra's offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$316.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.82
EBIT ($mm)
$45.95
Net Income ($mm)
$32.62
Employees
1730
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: OTCPK:JMDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.
Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions. Its flagship product, Vocal, is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with publishing tools and monetization features.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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