Like Faroudja Enterprises

closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

V-Nova, acquired Faroudja Enterprises

synopsis: V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced the completion of its first acquisition, by purchasing the full global patent portfolio of video imaging experts Faroudja Enterprises Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: V-Nova
V-Nova is a software company providing advanced signal compression technology and software solutions to address the dramatic growth in global network traffic. V-Nova is at the heart of digitalisation, serving multiple industry segments, including TV & Media. "
target: Faroudja Enterprises
Faroudja Enterprises develops intellectual property to improve video streaming and file compression efficiency without affecting perceived quality. The technology potentially delivers a bitrate reduction of 35 to 50 percent with any existing compression system.
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closed 9/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Wowza Media Systems, Inc, acquired Camfoo GmbH

synopsis: Wowza® Media Systems, LLC, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ media server software, announced that the company has acquired Camfoo GmbH, a leading solution for managing cloud-based media streaming.
buyer: Wowza Media Systems, Inc
Wowza® Media Systems is the "Any Screen Done Right™" media server software company delivering an industrial-strength infrastructure for live video, video-on-demand, live recording, and video chat. "
target: Camfoo GmbH
The Camfoo team has developed, implemented and delivered over 1,000 streaming media projects since 2006. The company's technology has powered some of the largest live media events on the Internet, from major music festivals to the British royal wedding.
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closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired Pictela, Inc.

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced it has acquired Pictela, Inc., the provider of an award-winning global technology platform for serving and distributing high- definition brand content across online advertising and social media. The transaction brings further scale to AOL’s suite of premium advertising tools for advertisers, agencies and publishers.
buyer: AOL LLC (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Pictela, Inc.
Pictela, Inc. provides a global platform for distributing high definition brand content and advertising. Pictela units support videos, photos, text and applications. Since forming in 2009, Pictela has experienced rapid growth with clients across Retail, CPG, Automotive, Travel and Entertainment.
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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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announced 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

LTN Global, will acquire Make.TV

synopsis: LTN Global, a world-leading provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: Make.TV
Make.TV is a developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
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closed 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Vigour

synopsis: 24i Media, a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands, has acquired Vigour, a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Vigour's platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands. Their award-winning technology helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms. 24i delivers OTT apps that are designed to maximize ROI and create seamless consumer experiences."
target: Vigour
Vigour is a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Their platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
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announced 9/10/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, will acquire Envivio

synopsis: Envivio, Inc, a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ericsson, a provider of communications technology and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericson provides sound insurance advice coupled with superior service. We accomplish this with the right tools and, more importantly, the right people. Our entire staff of licensed insurance advisors knows the Ericson mission and works hard to make it a reality every day. "
target: Envivio (ENVI:$42.89)
Envivio is a global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network.
price ($mm)[EV]
$116 [$82]
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$43
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EV / rev
2.1x
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closed 8/14/2015 via Wall Street Journal

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired iStreamPlanet Co.

synopsis: Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Broadcasting cable unit has acquired a majority stake in online video specialist iStreamPlanet, as the company looks to bulk up on technology that powers Web TV. iStreamPlanet specializes in live and traditional TV delivery over the Internet.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Turner is a Time Warner Company. "
target: iStreamPlanet Co.
iStreamPlanet, the leader in live, simplifies live video streaming to multiple screens. iStreamPlanet is changing the way live streaming is done with the launch of Aventus, a cloud and software-based, live video streaming solution for premium content providers.
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$200
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
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closed 12/14/2015 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: The EQT Mid Market Investment Strategy has agreed to partner with management to acquire FocusVision, a provider of highly secure live video transmissions of qualitative research. EQT Mid Market will support FocusVision by investing in the salesforce, new product innovation, acquisitive growth and platform integration.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision is the leading global provider of quantitative and qualitative technology solutions to the market research industry, providing an online survey platform, research facility video streaming, webcam focus groups, ethnography streaming, content management and project management solutions.
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announced 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Evolution Digital LLC, will acquire i-Velozity LLC

synopsis: Evolution Digital LLC, a leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes, announced that it will acquire i-Velozity LLC. The company is a leading developer of innovative solutions for the cable television and Telco marketplace through the i-Velozity Video Platform.
buyer: Evolution Digital LLC
Evolution Digital is the leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes to the US and international cable marketplace. Following their mission of continually providing highly functioning, cost effective solutions, has led to their industry leadership position. "
target: i-Velozity LLC
i-Velozity enables a network operator with end-to-end multiscreen VOD solutions. Their video on-demand solution is implemented through the i-Velozity Video Platform, a proven video asset management and distribution system that enables their clients to deliver advanced multiscreen video solutions.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

VisionsLive Limited, acquired KwaliTools

synopsis: Hungarian startup KwaliTools, which was created to capitalize on online opportunities in the market research sector, was acquired by online qualitative research specialist VisionsLive.
buyer: VisionsLive Limited
Visionslive.com is the global leader in online qualitative research tools including online focus groups and IDIs. Their platform is the easiest way to create, manage and run online qualitative research projects. "
target: KwaliTools
KwaliTools is an online qualitative research technology vendor. Their focus is to provide market researchers with a high quality synchronous face-to-face interviewing virtual facility.
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closed 1/30/2013 via PE Hub

Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced that it has partnered with management to acquire FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut. FocusVision is the leading global provider of web-based video streaming, archiving and analytical solutions for the qualitative market research industry.
buyer: Thompson Street Capital Partners
Thompson Street Capital Partners is a St. Louis-based private equity firm with a focus on investing in growing, profitable middle-market companies headquartered in North America. TSCP manages over $800mm in private equity. "
target parent: GenNx360 Capital Partners
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision Worldwide is the leading global provider of live video transmission, analysis and archive solutions for the qualitative market research industry. FocusVision delivers the highest audio and video quality, reliability and security for the most advanced research organizations in the world.
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closed 9/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vision247, acquired Synapse TV

synopsis: Broadcast services company Vision247 has taken control of Synapse TV, a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
buyer: Vision247
Vision 247 provides a full range of services for broadcasters, production companies and media owners to manage, deliver and monetize content. Their Online Video Platform provides powerful and reliable solutions to getting content to any connected device that customers want to view it on. "
target: Synapse TV
Synapse TV is a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
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announced 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Digiflare will be merged with Accedo,

synopsis: Accedo and Digiflare have announced a merger to create the world's leading video experience company. Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
buyer: Accedo
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. "
target: Digiflare
Digiflare builds innovative video app experiences for today’s multi-screen world. Founded in 2008, Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
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closed 12/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Moore Frères & Company, acquired Opera TV

synopsis: Opera Software ASA, and Moore Frères & Company, an investment company focused exclusively on the tech, media, and telecom industries, announced that Moore Frères has acquired a majority stake in Opera TV. Opera TV is the leading independent developer of cloud and embedded software that enables the TV and media industry's transition to OTT content.
buyer: Moore Frères & Company
Moore Frères & Company is a New York-based investment holding company focused on acquiring established companies across the global technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector. The Company invests in TMT assets with the intention of perpetual ownership. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: Opera TV
Opera TV is the market leader in enabling the TV industry's transition to OTT. The Opera TV portfolio powers rich web experiences on tens of millions of devices each year, including Smart TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray Disc players, Game Consoles and chipsets for more than 60 customers.
price ($mm)
$114
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
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closed 10/22/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired S3 TV Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has completed its acquisition of S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered S3 Group that delivers consultancy, automated testing, service monitoring and diagnostic solutions to video service providers globally.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. "
target parent: S3 Group
target: S3 TV Technology Ltd.
S3 TV Technology works with many of the leading global video service providers to enhance the performance and service readiness of their video platforms, facilitating the creation of a continuous delivery model for the development and deployment of new services.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

RGB Networks, acquired RipCode, Inc.

synopsis: RGB Networks, the leader in network video processing, has acquired RipCode, Inc., a developer of solutions for mobile IP video. RGB will incorporate RipCode’s technology into its Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG), enabling video service providers to cost-effectively deliver services to their subscribers on TVs, PCs and mobile devices.
buyer: RGB Networks
RGB Networks enables video service providers to migrate to a three screen environment for the delivery of linear and on-demand video over managed and unmanaged IP networks. "
target: RipCode, Inc.
RipCode provides transcoding and video delivery solutions to providers of mobile, desktop and IPTV content. Their platform supports live and file-based transcoding applications – integrated with streaming, adaptive streaming, progressive download, and leading smart phone smooth delivery protocols.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 9/15/2010 via Market Wire

Harmonic, Inc., acquired Omneon, Inc.

synopsis: Harmonic Inc., a leading provider of broadcast and on-demand video delivery solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Omneon, Inc., a leading provider of video production and playout solutions for many of the world's premier media companies.
buyer: Harmonic, Inc. (HLIT:$398.30)
Harmonic Inc. is redefining video delivery with the industry's most powerful solutions for delivering live and on-demand video to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Harmonic's technical innovation and market leadership enable the company to offer a unique and comprehensive solution portfolio. "
target: Omneon, Inc.
Omneon Video Networks provides a cost-effective and scalable video server infrastructure for the professional broadcasting industry. Omneon Inc. offers customers in professional media organizations an open platform optimized for the production, transformation and distribution of digital media.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$105
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
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closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

V-Nova, acquired Faroudja Enterprises

synopsis: V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced the completion of its first acquisition, by purchasing the full global patent portfolio of video imaging experts Faroudja Enterprises Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: V-Nova
V-Nova is a software company providing advanced signal compression technology and software solutions to address the dramatic growth in global network traffic. V-Nova is at the heart of digitalisation, serving multiple industry segments, including TV & Media. "
target: Faroudja Enterprises
Faroudja Enterprises develops intellectual property to improve video streaming and file compression efficiency without affecting perceived quality. The technology potentially delivers a bitrate reduction of 35 to 50 percent with any existing compression system.
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closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

V-Nova, acquired Faroudja Enterprises

synopsis: V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced the completion of its first acquisition, by purchasing the full global patent portfolio of video imaging experts Faroudja Enterprises Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: V-Nova
V-Nova is a software company providing advanced signal compression technology and software solutions to address the dramatic growth in global network traffic. V-Nova is at the heart of digitalisation, serving multiple industry segments, including TV & Media. "
target: Faroudja Enterprises
Faroudja Enterprises develops intellectual property to improve video streaming and file compression efficiency without affecting perceived quality. The technology potentially delivers a bitrate reduction of 35 to 50 percent with any existing compression system.
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closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

V-Nova, acquired Faroudja Enterprises

synopsis: V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced the completion of its first acquisition, by purchasing the full global patent portfolio of video imaging experts Faroudja Enterprises Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: V-Nova
V-Nova is a software company providing advanced signal compression technology and software solutions to address the dramatic growth in global network traffic. V-Nova is at the heart of digitalisation, serving multiple industry segments, including TV & Media. "
target: Faroudja Enterprises
Faroudja Enterprises develops intellectual property to improve video streaming and file compression efficiency without affecting perceived quality. The technology potentially delivers a bitrate reduction of 35 to 50 percent with any existing compression system.
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closed 9/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Wowza Media Systems, Inc, acquired Camfoo GmbH

synopsis: Wowza® Media Systems, LLC, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ media server software, announced that the company has acquired Camfoo GmbH, a leading solution for managing cloud-based media streaming.
buyer: Wowza Media Systems, Inc
Wowza® Media Systems is the "Any Screen Done Right™" media server software company delivering an industrial-strength infrastructure for live video, video-on-demand, live recording, and video chat. "
target: Camfoo GmbH
The Camfoo team has developed, implemented and delivered over 1,000 streaming media projects since 2006. The company's technology has powered some of the largest live media events on the Internet, from major music festivals to the British royal wedding.
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closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired Pictela, Inc.

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced it has acquired Pictela, Inc., the provider of an award-winning global technology platform for serving and distributing high- definition brand content across online advertising and social media. The transaction brings further scale to AOL’s suite of premium advertising tools for advertisers, agencies and publishers.
buyer: AOL LLC (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Pictela, Inc.
Pictela, Inc. provides a global platform for distributing high definition brand content and advertising. Pictela units support videos, photos, text and applications. Since forming in 2009, Pictela has experienced rapid growth with clients across Retail, CPG, Automotive, Travel and Entertainment.
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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 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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closed 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Upskill, acquired Pristine

synopsis: Upskill, the leader in enterprise software for augmented reality devices in industrial settings, announced the acquisition of Pristine, a provider of enterprise software solutions for smart glasses, and smart devices. Pristine's EyeSight platform powers secure and scalable audio/video streaming for hands-free collaboration and remote support.
buyer: Upskill
Upskill is the market leader in enterprise software for augmented reality devices in industrial settings. Their application platform, Skylight, enhances the capabilities of hands-on workers to measurably and immediately improve business operations from the factory to the warehouse to the jobsite. "
target: Pristine
Pristine provides enterprise software solutions for smart glasses, and smart devices. EyeSight, Pristine's flagship platform, powers secure and scalable audio/video streaming for hands-free collaboration and remote support in life sciences, industrial and manufacturing environments and healthcare.
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announced 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

LTN Global, will acquire Make.TV

synopsis: LTN Global, a world-leading provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: Make.TV
Make.TV is a developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
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closed 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Vigour

synopsis: 24i Media, a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands, has acquired Vigour, a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Vigour's platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands. Their award-winning technology helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms. 24i delivers OTT apps that are designed to maximize ROI and create seamless consumer experiences."
target: Vigour
Vigour is a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Their platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
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closed 1/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vecima Networks, acquired Concurrent Computer Corporation

synopsis: Vecima Networks announced that it has completed the acquisition of Concurrent Computer Corporation's Content Delivery and Storage Business. Concurrent is a software and solutions company that develops applications focused on storing, protecting, transforming and delivering high value media assets.
buyer: Vecima Networks (TSX:VCM:$56.86)
Based in Canada, Vecima Networks Inc. is a globally recognized leader in creating breakthrough technology solutions that empower network service providers to connect people and enterprises to information and entertainment worldwide. "
target: Concurrent Computer Corporation (CCUR:$27.65)
Concurrent is a global software and solutions company that develops applications focused on storing, protecting, transforming and delivering high value media assets. It serves industries and customers and delivers best-in-class solutions that enrich the lives of millions of people.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
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announced 9/10/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, will acquire Envivio

synopsis: Envivio, Inc, a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ericsson, a provider of communications technology and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericson provides sound insurance advice coupled with superior service. We accomplish this with the right tools and, more importantly, the right people. Our entire staff of licensed insurance advisors knows the Ericson mission and works hard to make it a reality every day. "
target: Envivio (ENVI:$42.89)
Envivio is a global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network.
price ($mm)[EV]
$116 [$82]
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2015 via Wall Street Journal

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired iStreamPlanet Co.

synopsis: Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Broadcasting cable unit has acquired a majority stake in online video specialist iStreamPlanet, as the company looks to bulk up on technology that powers Web TV. iStreamPlanet specializes in live and traditional TV delivery over the Internet.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Turner is a Time Warner Company. "
target: iStreamPlanet Co.
iStreamPlanet, the leader in live, simplifies live video streaming to multiple screens. iStreamPlanet is changing the way live streaming is done with the launch of Aventus, a cloud and software-based, live video streaming solution for premium content providers.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
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closed 9/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Allot Communications Ltd., acquired Oversi Networks

synopsis: Allot Communications Ltd., a leading global provider of service optimization and revenue generation solutions for fixed and mobile data networks, announced it has completed its acquisition of Oversi Networks. Oversi is a global provider of rich-media caching and content delivery solutions for Internet video and peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic.
buyer: Allot Communications Ltd. (ALLT:$82.28)
Allot Communications Ltd. is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization solutions. Designed for carriers, service providers and enterprises, Allot solutions apply deep packet inspection technology to transform broadband pipes into smart networks. "
target: Oversi Networks
Oversi's innovative caching and acceleration solutions help both fixed and mobile service providers to relieve the heavy network congestion associated with Internet video traffic. Its technology identifies popular content and caches it at the edge of the network.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 11/15/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired BNI Video

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held BNI Video. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., BNI Video supplies service providers with two major video products that offer video back-office and content delivery network analytic capabilities.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target: BNI Video
BNI Video's technology platform allows Video Service Providers (VSPs) in the telecommunications and wireless industries to easily incorporate social networking, search, and other next-generation applications into their offerings.
price ($mm)
$99
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/14/2015 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: The EQT Mid Market Investment Strategy has agreed to partner with management to acquire FocusVision, a provider of highly secure live video transmissions of qualitative research. EQT Mid Market will support FocusVision by investing in the salesforce, new product innovation, acquisitive growth and platform integration.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision is the leading global provider of quantitative and qualitative technology solutions to the market research industry, providing an online survey platform, research facility video streaming, webcam focus groups, ethnography streaming, content management and project management solutions.
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announced 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Evolution Digital LLC, will acquire i-Velozity LLC

synopsis: Evolution Digital LLC, a leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes, announced that it will acquire i-Velozity LLC. The company is a leading developer of innovative solutions for the cable television and Telco marketplace through the i-Velozity Video Platform.
buyer: Evolution Digital LLC
Evolution Digital is the leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes to the US and international cable marketplace. Following their mission of continually providing highly functioning, cost effective solutions, has led to their industry leadership position. "
target: i-Velozity LLC
i-Velozity enables a network operator with end-to-end multiscreen VOD solutions. Their video on-demand solution is implemented through the i-Velozity Video Platform, a proven video asset management and distribution system that enables their clients to deliver advanced multiscreen video solutions.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

VisionsLive Limited, acquired KwaliTools

synopsis: Hungarian startup KwaliTools, which was created to capitalize on online opportunities in the market research sector, was acquired by online qualitative research specialist VisionsLive.
buyer: VisionsLive Limited
Visionslive.com is the global leader in online qualitative research tools including online focus groups and IDIs. Their platform is the easiest way to create, manage and run online qualitative research projects. "
target: KwaliTools
KwaliTools is an online qualitative research technology vendor. Their focus is to provide market researchers with a high quality synchronous face-to-face interviewing virtual facility.
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closed 1/30/2013 via PE Hub

Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced that it has partnered with management to acquire FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut. FocusVision is the leading global provider of web-based video streaming, archiving and analytical solutions for the qualitative market research industry.
buyer: Thompson Street Capital Partners
Thompson Street Capital Partners is a St. Louis-based private equity firm with a focus on investing in growing, profitable middle-market companies headquartered in North America. TSCP manages over $800mm in private equity. "
target parent: GenNx360 Capital Partners
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision Worldwide is the leading global provider of live video transmission, analysis and archive solutions for the qualitative market research industry. FocusVision delivers the highest audio and video quality, reliability and security for the most advanced research organizations in the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

GenM, Inc., acquired Correly

synopsis: Toronto-based startup Correly, which provides a platform that streamlines product demos, has been acquired by Ottawa-based GenM. Correly’s platform allows companies to browse and click with customers on the same screen, and calculate how engaged customers were during the demo.
buyer: GenM, Inc.
GenM offers free courses and digital marketing apprenticeships for students. While students get valuable marketing experience, small businesses can work with students to form a small marketing team as they scale. The GenM digital marketing curriculum can be experienced both online and in app. "
target: Correly
Toronto-based startup Correly provides a platform that streamlines product demos. Correly’s platform allows companies to browse and click with customers on the same screen, and calculate how engaged customers were during the demo.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: AT&T has completed its acquisition of Quickplay Media, Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners. The deal complements AT&T’s strategy to deliver video content wherever and whenever viewers want it by adding a leader in powering over-the-top (OTT) video and TV Everywhere services to AT&T's portfolio.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: Quickplay
Backed by a decade of experience, Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. Their managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so users can focus on growing theirs business.
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