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closed 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired VitalFields

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products. "
target: VitalFields
Founded in 2012, VitalFields is the fastest growing Farm Management System in Europe with over 500 000 hectares and over 6000 agriculture firms under management. VitalFields offers online tools from planning, operational management to compliance reporting for farmers.
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

iD Systèmes S.A.S., acquired La Graine Informatique

synopsis: iD Systemes, a company that offers specialized software for the world of wines and spirits, has acquired La Graine Informatique, a company that develops software solutions for companies in the wine and spirits, beverage, and horticultural sectors. Both companies are based in France.
buyer parent: Capital Croissance SAS
buyer: iD Systèmes S.A.S.
Based in France, iD Systemes offers specialized software for the world of wines and spirits. iD Systemes' software covers all the needs of customers: from upstream (culture, harvesting) to management tools (ERP, CRM) through regulatory solutions (material accounting, customs declaration). "
target: La Graine Informatique
La Graine Informatique develops software solutions for companies in the wine and spirits, beverage, and horticultural sectors. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Beaucouzé, France.
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closed 9/30/2016 via Company Press Release

SMAG, acquired Louvigny SPRL

synopsis: SMAG, the leading publisher of agricultural information systems in France, signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Belgian start-up Louvigny, developer of the LEA web platform. The start-up has quickly established itself by offering LEA, a web platform dedicated to the general management of agricultural companies.
buyer: SMAG
The French leader in farming information systems, SMAG designs and develops the Agreo and Atland web solutions for the farming and agroindustrial sector. Accessible via the Internet, their multi-sector software meets key needs for data management and farming safety practices. "
target: Louvigny SPRL
Louvigny is the Belgian start-up that developed the LEA web platform. The LEA software organizes work, manages hardware, phyto products and invoices, a significant time savings for managers.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

TELUS Corporation, acquired Farm At Hand Inc.

synopsis: Farm at Hand, a Canadian farm management platform that helps thousands of farmers keep track of everything and help them dig deeper into planning, collaborating and reportin , has been acquired by TELUS, Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company that provides a wide range of communications products and services.
buyer: TELUS Corporation (TU:$11,626.02)
TELUS is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol, voice, television, entertainment and video. TELUS is also Canada's largest healthcare IT provider. "
target: Farm At Hand Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Farm at Hand is a farm management platform used by thousands of farmers. They have a free platform to keep track of everything and a premium suite of products that help users to dig deeper into planning, collaborating and reporting.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Omnes Capital, acquired Mistral Informatique

synopsis: Omnes Capital has carried out a Management-Buy-In (MBI) deal alongside Fabrice Le Camus in Mistral group. Mistral is a French specialist in ERP software dedicated to agricultural equipment dealers and distributors of materials for public works.
buyer: Omnes Capital
Omnes Capital is a major player in private equity and infrastructure, with expertise in: venture capital, buyout & growth capital, private debt, infrastructure, co-investment. "
target: Mistral Informatique
Established in 1980, the French Mistral Group markets integrated software solutions (ERP) dedicated to the business and market of dealers, renters and resellers of agricultural equipment and construction equipment.
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closed 9/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Cultura Technologies, Inc., acquired E-Markets

synopsis: Cultura Technologies Inc. has added new offerings to its enterprise suite of solutions to the agri-food industry with its acquisition of E-Markets, Inc. headquartered in Berthoud, Colo., with offices in Iowa and Minnesota.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Cultura Technologies, Inc.
Cultura Technologies provides comprehensive, proven software solutions for agribusinesses to simplify data management, streamline processes, and improve business analysis and decision making. "
target: E-Markets
E-Markets, Inc. provides Web-based software solutions to agribusiness in the United States. It offers CINCH Agri-Suite to provide business management solutions for the back office and operational business units of agribusinesses and ethanol manufacturing industries.
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closed 1/17/2020 via Company Press Release

AG Growth International, acquired Affinity Management Limited

synopsis: Ag Growth International Inc. has acquired 100% of the shares outstanding of Affinity Management Ltd., a provider of software solutions to the agriculture industry under the brand name Compass® and includes a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for growers and ag retailers, as well as an agronomy tool.
buyer: AG Growth International (TSX:AFN:$751.80)
Based in Canada, AG Growth International is a global leader in the planning, engineering and manufacturing of full solutions and systems across 5 platforms: Grain, Fertilizer, Food, Feed and Seed. These systems are delivered for farm and commercial applications. "
target: Affinity Management Limited
Affinity is a provider of software solutions to the agriculture industry under the brand name Compass® and includes a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for growers and ag retailers, as well as an agronomy tool.
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announced 9/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

CNH Industrial N.V., will acquire AgDNA

synopsis: CNH Industrial N.V., a global leader in the capital goods sector, will acquire AgDNA, a leader in Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS). AgDNA offers a cloud-based platform that helps farmers to increase yield, reduce input costs and maximise farm profitability.
buyer: CNH Industrial N.V. (CNHI:$26,930.00)
C​NH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. C​NH Industrial designs, produces and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles. "
target: AgDNA
AgDNA is a leader in Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS). AgDNA offers a cloud-based platform that helps farmers to increase yield, reduce input costs and maximise farm profitability. Their platform provides solutions for precision farming, agronomic insights, inventory management, and more.
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closed 1/24/2018 via PR Newswire

Freight Farms, acquired Cabbige

synopsis: Freight Farms, the leading manufacturer of smart hydroponic container farms and developer of the farmhand® automation and remote control suite, announced the acquisition of Cabbige, an online business management application for small-scale farmers. Cabbige offers a pricing tool, reporting suite and inventory management tools.
buyer: Freight Farms
Freight Farms has established itself as a leader in the agriculture technology industry. The company was the first to bring farming into a shipping container to create their flagship product: The Leafy Green Machine™. "
target: Cabbige
Cabbige is an online business management application designed for small-scale farmers. Their proprietary pricing tool, reporting suite, and inventory management tools allow farmers to easily and confidently make data-driven decisions to improve the profitability of their business.
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Raven Industries, acquired AgSync

synopsis: Raven Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of AgSync, Inc., an agriculture logistics software company headquartered in Wakarusa, Indiana.
buyer: Raven Industries (RAVN:$414.47)
Raven Industries is dedicated to providing innovative, high-value products and solutions that solve great challenges throughout the world. Raven is a leader in precision agriculture, high-performance specialty films, and lighter-than-air technologies. "
target: AgSync
AgSync, Inc., established in 2008, has developed solutions for ag retailers, aerial applicators, forestry, seed companies and enterprise customers to overcome challenges related to managing large fleets, multiple locations, limited personnel and disconnected software systems in their operations.
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announced 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

XSInc will be merged with Technekes,

synopsis: Technekes LLC, a technology-driven B2B marketing company, and XSInc, a leader in data collection, management and analytics for the agriculture and turf and ornamental industries, announced the signing of a letter of intent to merge their respective technology businesses. XSInc offers cloud-based solutions for improving workplace efficiency.
buyer: Technekes
Technekes is a technology-driven B2B marketing company, delivering measurable and profitable growth for agriculture, healthcare, construction, industrial supply and manufacturing companies throughout North America. "
target: XSInc
XSInc offers custom and standard cloud-based solutions for improving workplace efficiency, evaluating industry standings, optimizing marketing efforts, administering production management programs and maximizing client relationships, primarily in the agriculture and turf and ornamental industries.
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closed 8/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Dairy.com, acquired Data Specialists, Inc.

synopsis: Dairy.com, the world's leading provider of software as service solutions powering dairy supply chains, is acquiring Data Specialists, Inc. (DSI), a technology company with deep roots and multiple platforms deployed across the dairy industry.
buyer: Dairy.com
Headquartered in Frisco, Texas, Dairy.com is a pioneering provider of market intelligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. Each day, their advisory capabilities and technology suite empowers food industry customers with insight for better decisions from farm to fork. "
target: Data Specialists, Inc.
Incorporated in 1980, Data Specialists, Inc. (DSI) is a software solutions developer and provider to the dairy and food industries. DSI’s software modules provide complete milk management, liquid component tracking and traceability from intake to retail store.
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closed 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

EFC Systems, Inc., acquired AgSolver

synopsis: EFC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of solutions for Agricultural Retailers, announced that it has purchased the assets of AgSolver Inc. AgSolver, Inc. deploys products for agribusiness decision makers that combine data management and simulation to increase profits, improve investment returns, and simplify mandated certification workflows
buyer: EFC Systems, Inc.
EFC Systems, Inc. delivers comprehensive technology solutions to agricultural retailers both for ERP as well as Precision / Field Data Management. Their solutions support advanced farming practices and enable seamless data connectivity among growers and their agricultural service providers. "
target: AgSolver
AgSolver, Inc. deploys products for agribusiness decision makers that combine data management and simulation to increase profits, improve investment returns, and simplify mandated certification workflows.
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closed 8/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Virtus Nutrition, LLC, acquired Farmeron

synopsis: Virtus Nutrition, a technology-oriented industry leader in fatty acid nutrition for the dairy cattle, announced it has acquired Farmeron, a cloud-based farm business management platform designed to help dairy and cattle producers manage their operations relying on sophisticated data intelligence.
buyer: Virtus Nutrition, LLC
As the industry leader in fatty acid nutrition for dairy cattle, Virtus Nutrition precisely formulates and manufactures innovative dairy feed ingredients that are proven to drive significant improvements in production efficiency and reproductive performance. "
target: Farmeron
Farmeron, a cloud-based farm business management platform designed to help dairy and cattle producers manage their operations relying on sophisticated data intelligence. Founded in late 2010, Farmeron is today being used by some of the largest dairy farms in the US.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Evonik Industries AG, acquired Porphyrio NV

synopsis: Evonik Industries, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, has acquired Porphyrio NV, a Belgian provider of intelligent data management software for the poultry industry. Porphyrio's Smart Farm Assistant allows their clients to use their enterprise data to further improve and optimize their production and business process.
buyer: Evonik Industries AG (DB:EVK:$16,873.94)
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Evonik's specialty chemical products are used in a wide variety of products all over the world, including car tires, mattresses, tablets, animal feed, and more. "
target: Porphyrio NV
Porphyrio is a Belgian provider of intelligent data management software for the poultry industry. Porphyrio's Smart Farm Assistant is an innovative management tool that allows their clients to use their enterprise data to further improve and optimize their production and business process.
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Newswire

FoodChain ID, acquired Viaware

synopsis: FoodChain ID, a provider of technology-enabled food safety, quality, and sustainability solutions, has acquired Viaware, a Dutch food contact risk assessment and supply-chain-compliance-solutions provider. Viaware offers a cloud-based solution that enables food companies to manage compliance, create customized Declarations of Compliance, and more.
buyer parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
buyer: FoodChain ID
The FoodChain ID provides integrated food safety and food quality solutions that address the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly evolving food industry. FoodChain ID helps companies navigate the increasingly regulated global food economy. "
target: Viaware
Viaware is a Dutch food contact risk assessment and integrated supply-chain-compliance-solutions provider. Viaware offers a cloud-based solution that enables food companies to manage packaging products and raw materials compliance, create customized Declarations of Compliance, and more.
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closed 10/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Beck Consulting

synopsis: Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Beck Consulting. Beck Consulting develops, markets and supports bcFood, an ERP solution for food industries, based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. bcFood is designed for food processing, manufacturing, distribution, brokerage businesses.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Beck Consulting
Founded in 1986, Beck Consulting develops, markets and supports bcFood, an ERP solution for food industries, based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV. bcFood is designed for food processing, manufacturing, distribution, brokerage businesses.
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announced 4/7/2016 via PE Hub

Strattam Capital, will acquire Blacksmith Applications, Inc.

synopsis: Strattam Capital, a modern private equity firm with a unique engagement strategy, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority ownership in Blacksmith Applications, Inc., the leading trade spend management Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
buyer: Strattam Capital
Strattam Capital is a modern private equity firm that takes an innovative and focused approach to investing in established, high-potential companies within the business IT market. They apply their engagement strategy to deliver great outcomes to investors and a better future for their companies. "
target: Blacksmith Applications, Inc.
Blacksmith Applications enables foodservice manufacturers to confidently manage their trade spending and pricing initiatives through software solutions and consulting, supporting comprehensive profitability analysis.
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closed 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Court Square Capital Partners, acquired AFS Technologies Inc.

synopsis: AFS Technologies, Inc., a global leader in software solutions for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry (CPG), including the Food and Beverage segment, announced that Court Square Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm with over $6 billion under management, has acquired a majority interest in AFS.
buyer: Court Square Capital Partners
Court Square is one of the most experienced teams in the private equity industry. Since 1979, the team has made over 200 investments including several landmark transactions and has developed numerous businesses into leaders in their respective markets. "
target: AFS Technologies Inc.
AFS Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions. The company serves over 1,500 customers across the Americas with a portfolio of solutions for the food, beverage, logistics and financial segments.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

iFoodDecisionSciences Inc., acquired HarvestMark

synopsis: iFoodDecisionSciences Inc. has acquired Trimble’s HarvestMark business, a fresh food traceability, smart contract and quality insights platform. HarvestMark solutions deliver transparency and unparalleled efficiency and insight into the fresh food supply chain.
buyer: iFoodDecisionSciences Inc.
iFoodDecisionSciences Inc. (iFoodDS) is a provider of supply-chain spanning, real-time food safety and quality control software for companies operating in the produce market. "
target parent: Trimble
target: HarvestMark
HarvestMark is a fresh food traceability, smart contract and quality insights platform. HarvestMark solutions deliver transparency and unparalleled efficiency and insight into the fresh food supply chain.
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closed 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired VitalFields

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products. "
target: VitalFields
Founded in 2012, VitalFields is the fastest growing Farm Management System in Europe with over 500 000 hectares and over 6000 agriculture firms under management. VitalFields offers online tools from planning, operational management to compliance reporting for farmers.
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closed 5/8/2017 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired HydroBio, Inc.

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of HydroBio, an agriculture software company based in Denver, Colo. HydroBio uses a combination of satellite imagery, soil data and hyper-local weather data to deliver irrigation insights for farmers to help improve crop water-use efficiency and maximize yields.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, aims to help the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity through the use of digital tools. The integrated Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform provides farmers with a comprehensive, connected suite of digital tools."
target: HydroBio, Inc.
HydroBio is a Software as a Service company that uses satellite image driven analytics to conserve water & maximize crop yields. It is an agricultural decision support service currently supporting thousands of acres on three continents, saving time & money by informing optimal irrigation practices.
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closed 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired VitalFields

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a European farm management software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. The VitalFields team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to deliver industry-leading digital technologies to farmers around the world.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products. "
target: VitalFields
Founded in 2012, VitalFields is the fastest growing Farm Management System in Europe with over 500 000 hectares and over 6000 agriculture firms under management. VitalFields offers online tools from planning, operational management to compliance reporting for farmers.
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closed 12/8/2014 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired 640 Labs, Inc.

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a company that aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products, announced the acquisition of 640 Labs, an agricultural technology startup based in Chicago.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software, hardware and insurance products. "
target: 640 Labs, Inc.
640 Labs is an agricultural technology startup based in Chicago. They work to leverage the power of analytics, mobile technologies and cloud computing to help farmers capture and store in-field data.
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closed 11/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Monsanto, acquired The Climate Corporation

synopsis: Monsanto Company announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of The Climate Corporation. The acquisition combines Climate Corporation’s expertise in agriculture analytics and risk-management with Monsanto’s R&D capabilities, and will provide farmers access to information about factors that affect the success of their crops.
buyer: Monsanto (MON:$14,475.00)
Monsanto is a sustainable agriculture company. They deliver agricultural products that support farmers all around the world. They are focused on empowering farmers—large and small—to produce more from their land while conserving more of world's natural resources such as water and energy. "
target: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation helps people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. The company’s unique technology platform enables the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance using proprietary global weather simulation modeling and local weather monitoring systems.
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closed 11/1/2013 via BusinessWire

Monsanto, acquired The Climate Corporation

synopsis: Monsanto Company announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of The Climate Corporation. The acquisition combines Climate Corporation’s expertise in agriculture analytics and risk-management with Monsanto’s R&D capabilities, and will provide farmers access to information about factors that affect the success of their crops.
buyer: Monsanto (MON:$14,475.00)
Monsanto is a sustainable agriculture company. They deliver agricultural products that support farmers all around the world. They are focused on empowering farmers—large and small—to produce more from their land while conserving more of world's natural resources such as water and energy. "
target: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation helps people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. The company’s unique technology platform enables the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance using proprietary global weather simulation modeling and local weather monitoring systems.
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announced 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Iteris, Inc., will acquire Meridian Environmental Technology Inc.

synopsis: Iteris, Inc., a leader in traffic management focused on the development and application of advanced technologies, announced that it has signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire Meridian Environmental Technology, a leader in 511 advanced traveler information systems, as well as Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS) management tools.
buyer: Iteris, Inc. (ITI:$119.62)
Iteris, Inc. is a leader in traffic management focused on the development and application of advanced technologies that reduce traffic congestion, minimize the environmental impact of traffic congestion, and improve the safety of surface transportation systems infrastructure. "
target: Meridian Environmental Technology Inc.
Meridian Environmental Technology utilizes cutting-edge computer technology, scientific research, traveler information analysis, weather analysis, and forecasting systems to increase the productivity and decision-making capabilities of its customers primarily in the Transportation industry.
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closed 5/8/2017 via BusinessWire

The Climate Corporation, acquired HydroBio, Inc.

synopsis: The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of HydroBio, an agriculture software company based in Denver, Colo. HydroBio uses a combination of satellite imagery, soil data and hyper-local weather data to deliver irrigation insights for farmers to help improve crop water-use efficiency and maximize yields.
buyer parent: Monsanto
buyer: The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, aims to help the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity through the use of digital tools. The integrated Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform provides farmers with a comprehensive, connected suite of digital tools."
target: HydroBio, Inc.
HydroBio is a Software as a Service company that uses satellite image driven analytics to conserve water & maximize crop yields. It is an agricultural decision support service currently supporting thousands of acres on three continents, saving time & money by informing optimal irrigation practices.
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Proagrica, will acquire SST Software

synopsis: Proagrica, a company that serves the agriculture industry by providing independent connectivity and data-driven decision support solutions, has agreed to acquire SST Software, a leading US independent precision farming solutions company that delivers insight and decision support to agronomic advisors and growers.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Proagrica
Proagrica serves the agriculture industry by providing independent connectivity and data-driven decision support solutions; creating actionable intelligence to drive business growth across the value chain. "
target: SST Software
SST Software specializes in providing a holistic ecosystem of geospatial data tools developed on the foundation of location, standardization, automation, centralization and communication – the essentials necessary to scale precision agricultural programs to optimal levels.
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closed 8/27/2013 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired RainWave

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired the assets of RainWave, LLC. RainWave provides precipitation monitoring services for agribusiness, construction and engineering, government services and consumer services. RainWave will provide farmers across the U.S. with vital rainfall data they can use to better manage their crop production.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: RainWave
RainWave provides precipitation monitoring services for agribusiness, construction and engineering, government services and consumer services. For agribusiness, RainWave provides daily rain totals via email for each farmer site specified, as well as a monthly summary report.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BusinessWire

DTN, purchased ClearAg from Iteris, Inc.

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis, and decision-support solutions, has acquired ClearAg, the Agriculture and Weather Analytics segment from Iteris. ClearAg's solutions bring together applied meteorological expertise, state-of-the-art agronomic modeling, and adaptive data processing to address complex agricultural challenges.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN delivers accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase customers’ confidence and support business decisions. Their actionable insights in weather and financial analytics make sense of the information, drive change in processes, and help businesses prosper. "
seller: Iteris, Inc. (ITI:$119.62)
ClearAg is an adaptive, open digital farming platform for crop analytics. ClearAg's solutions bring together applied meteorological expertise, state-of-the-art agronomic modeling, and adaptive data processing to address complex agricultural challenges.
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closed 6/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TBG AG, acquired DTN

synopsis: French power-equipment supplier Schneider Electric SE has sold its U.S.-based data-software business DTN to TBG AG, a Switzerland-based private holding company. DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical.
buyer: TBG AG
TBG, a Zurich-based firm, is described as a family office focused on investing in buyouts of industrial products and services companies, according the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association website. It invests in companies in Europe and the U.S. "
target parent: Schneider Electric SE
target: DTN
DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical. DTN also provides supply chain connectivity tools and decision support solutions in agricultural, energy and environmental industries.
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Telvent, acquired DTN

synopsis: Telvent, the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire one hundred percent of U.S.-based business information services provider, DTN Holding Company, Inc. (DTN), headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
buyer: Telvent (TLVT:$960.49)
Telvent, the Global RealTime IT Company, is specialized in high value-added solutions for four specific industrial sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America and China. "
target: DTN
DTN, a private company based in Omaha, Nebraska, is the leading business information services company focused on agricultural, energy and environment business markets. The company delivers business critical information to more than 700,000 subscribers across its vertical markets.
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closed 7/27/2017 via Company Press Release

BayWa AG, acquired Vista GmbH

synopsis: BayWa AG has acquired 51 percent of Vista GmbH. Vista specialises in satellite-based remote sensing services and applications for agriculture, water management and the environment. Vista uses satellite data to develop digital solutions, such as accurate local forecasts of nutrient and water requirements or harvest forecasts.
buyer: BayWa AG (DB:BYW:$18,537.73)
BayWa AG, founded in 1923, is a global trading and services group operating in the agriculture, energy and building sectors with headquarters based in Munich, Germany. Its international business mainly focuses on Europe, the USA and New Zealand. "
target: Vista GmbH
Vista GmbH provides services and applications that cover the fields of agriculture, hydrology, and environment. Their vision is to be able to combine optical and radar satellite images of different resolutions as well as additional geospatial information in a scientifically sound, automated way.
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announced 7/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Nutrien Ltd., will acquire Agrible, Inc.

synopsis: Nutrien Ltd., the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Agrible, Inc., a digital agriculture company with an platform and product offering that includes a set of agronomic and advisory tools, data science capabilities, predictive analytics and a sustainability business.
buyer: Nutrien Ltd. (TSX:NTR:$6,518.00)
Based in Canada, Nutrien Ltd. is the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers increase food production in a sustainable manner. They produce and distribute over 26 million tons of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products world-wide. "
target: Agrible, Inc.
Agrible's platform is utilized by growers and sustainability partners across numerous global geographies. Its primary product offerings include Morning Farm Report®, Spray Smart®, Nutrient Engine and Find My Seed®, which are accompanied by numerous other complementary digital and mobile offerings.
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