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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 12/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Wilbur-Ellis, acquired Probe Schedule

synopsis: Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC, a group of companies that markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and chemicals, has acquired Probe Schedule, LLC, an irrigation management company. Probe Schedule offers a web-based software solution that calculates crop water usage and soil moisture to provide growers with irrigation schedules.
buyer: Wilbur-Ellis
Wilbur-Ellis is a leading group of companies that markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and ingredients. Wilbur-Ellis offers offers high quantity nutrients for livestock and custom products and solutions to help their partners thrive. "
target: Probe Schedule
Probe Schedule is a leading irrigation management company. Probe Schedule offers a powerful, web-based irrigation water management (IWM) software solution that calculates accurate crop water usage and soil moisture to provide growers with specialized irrigation schedules.
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closed 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Soilworks, acquired PastureMap

synopsis: Soilworks, a Public Benefit Company on a mission to accelerate the Regenerative Food Movement by helping launch scalable, repeatable businesses that fuel the Regenerative economy, has acquired PastureMap, a company that develops grazing and ranching software.
buyer parent: Scaleworks Associates
buyer: Soilworks
Soilworks is a Public Benefit Company on a mission to accelerate the Regenerative Food Movement by helping launch scalable, repeatable businesses that fuel the Regenerative economy. "
target: PastureMap
PastureMap, Inc. develops grazing and ranching software. They are building the future of regenerative agriculture and helping farmers and ranchers reverse climate change. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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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 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Israel Chemicals Ltd., acquired Growers

synopsis: Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL), a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company, has acquired Growers Holdings, Inc., a software and data analytics company. Growers develops agricultural software that’s fast, easy-to-use, and built with the farmer in mind. Their tools enable farmers to make better decisions and close more deals.
buyer: Israel Chemicals Ltd. (TASE:ICL:$5,271.00)
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) is a global specialty minerals and chemicals company. ICL operates bromine, potash and phosphate mineral value chains in a unique, integrated business model. ICL manufactures products for three markets: agriculture, food, and engineered materials. "
target: Growers
Growers is a software and data analytics company. Growers develops agricultural software that’s fast, easy-to-use, and built with the farmer in mind. Their agronomy and sales tools enable farmers to make better decisions and close more deals.
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announced 8/27/2013 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, will acquire IQ Irrigation

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held IQ Irrigation, a reliable and precise hardware and software solution for controlling linear and pivot irrigation systems. Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive.
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: IQ Irrigation
IQ Irrigation provides a reliable and precise hardware and software solution for controlling linear and pivot irrigation systems. Its GPS-controlled system delivers individual nozzle control to irrigators and runs remotely over the Internet with an easy-to-use Web application.
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announced 2/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

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 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

FluroSat Pty Ltd, acquired ProductionWise

synopsis: FluroSat, an Australian remote sensing, and crop health software startup, has acquired ProductionWise from GrainGrowers, Australia’s leading grain farmer membership group. ProductionWise is an online farm management system in Australia that allows users to map paddocks, record management practices and monitor crop development more efficiently.
buyer: FluroSat Pty Ltd
FluroSat is an Australian remote sensing, and crop health software company. FluroSat's FluroSense platform uses the power of deep spectral insight to deliver early, accurate and actionable information on crop health and nutrition, allowing farmers to make informed decisions that drive profitability."
target parent: GrainGrowers
target: ProductionWise
ProductionWise is an integrated online farm management system in Australia. ProductionWise's advanced paddock diary, crop tracker, seasonal climate and yield forecasting tools allows users to map paddocks, record management practices and monitor crop development more efficiently.
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announced 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

DuPont, will acquire Granular

synopsis: DuPont, a science-based products and services company, will acquire Granular, Inc., a leading provider of software and analytics tools that help farms improve efficiency, profitability and sustainability. Granular's platform makes it easier to manage a large farm and use data for critical business decisions.
buyer: DuPont (DD:$25,295.00)
DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. "
target: Granular
Granular is an agriculture software and analytics company dedicated to helping industry leaders build stronger and smarter farms. With cloud, mobile and advanced data science technology, the Granular platform makes it easier to manage a large farm and use data for critical business decisions.
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closed 6/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

AgResearch Limited, acquired Farmax Ltd

synopsis: Agricultural software company Farmax Ltd has been 100% acquired by New Zealand state-owned AgResearch. Farmax has been operating for 15 years and has already been used to add value to more than 5000 farm businesses in New Zealand and overseas.
buyer: AgResearch Limited
AgResearch is a NZ Government-owned Crown Research Institute (CRI) focused on supporting the pastoral sector through scientific research and development. AgResearch’s purpose is to enhance the value, productivity and profitability of New Zealand’s pastoral, agri-food and agri-technology sector. "
target parent: Brownrigg Agriculture Limited
target: Farmax Ltd
Farmax Ltd is a New Zealand-based agricultural software company. The software is used by farmers and their advisors to analyse, monitor and review farm operations to determine the production and economic outcomes of various managerial options.
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announced 6/26/2018 via BusinessWire

SWIIM, will acquire OnFarm

synopsis: Ag Tech and farm water management leader SWIIM System has completed negotiations for the acquisition of Fresno-based OnFarm Systems Inc., a leading Internet of Things data integrator and provider of software and analytics tools that help farmers simplify their data while improving their efficiency, profitability and sustainability.
buyer: SWIIM
SWIIM System is offered as a full service, turn-key solution that produces a very accurate on-farm water budget. It provides cost-effective, field- or crop-level, actionable data including flow, consumption and subsurface water loss. "
target: OnFarm
OnFarm’s cloud based agriculture management software enables near plug-n-play adoption of hardware and data solutions from industry leading companies. Nearly any type of data is available in OnFarm from sensors, meters, controls, and equipment, through imaging.
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closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Syngenta, acquired FarmShots, Inc.

synopsis: Syngenta, a leading agriculture company, has acquired FarmShots, Inc., a company that detects diseases, pests, and poor plant nutrition on farms by analyzing satellite and drone imagery. FarmShots' cloud-based software create high-resolution images, which can be displayed in multiple formats for rapid and accurate indication of field conditions.
buyer: Syngenta (SWX:SYNN:$14,260.00)
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. "
target: FarmShots, Inc.
FarmShots, Inc. detects diseases, pests, and poor plant nutrition on farms by analyzing satellite and drone imagery. Their cloud-based proprietary software create high-resolution images, which can be displayed in multiple formats for rapid and accurate indication of field conditions.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

TELUS Corporation, acquired Decisive Farming

synopsis: TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, has acquired Decisive Farming, a Canadian provider of farm management software. Decisive Farming offers a mobile farm management solution that allows users to access key farm info. Their solution provides tools for records management, field tasks, team management, and more.
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: Decisive Farming
Decisive Farming is a Canadian provider of farm management software. Decisive Farming offers a mobile farm management solution that allows users to access key farm info and take action when it matters most. Their solution provides tools for records management, field tasks, team management, and more.
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

CropX, acquired Regen Ltd

synopsis: CropX, a soil sensing and agricultural analytics provider, has acquired Regen, a provider of effluent and irrigation decision support tools in New Zealand. Regen offers mobile solutions that enable farmers to make better decisions. Their solutions use farm data and weather forecasts to produce irrigation prescriptions for up to 5 days ahead.
buyer: CropX
CropX is a soil sensing and agricultural analytics provider. CropX offers the world’s most advanced adaptive irrigation service, which automatically optimizes irrigation, thereby delivering dramatic crop yield increase and water and energy cost savings to farms. "
target: Regen Ltd
Regen is a provider of cloud-based effluent and irrigation decision support tools in New Zealand. Regen offers mobile solutions that enable farmers to make better decisions. Their solutions use farm data and weather forecasts to produce irrigation prescriptions for up to 5 days ahead.
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announced 11/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Calian Group LTD., will acquire IntraGrain Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Calian Group Ltd. announced that it has acquired IntraGrain Technologies Inc. IntraGrain Technologies is a growing Canadian AgTech firm delivering advanced technology solutions to the agriculture market using their award winning BIN-SENSE® grain storage solution to eliminate spoilage.
buyer: Calian Group LTD. (TSX:CGY:$304.85)
Calian Group provides services through 2 divisions. The Systems Engineering Division provides space technology companies with solutions for operating and managing satellite networks. The Business and Technology Services division includes services to industry, health, and training IT service domains."
target: IntraGrain Technologies Inc.
IntraGrain Technologies Inc. provides cost-effective, innovative solutions for grain storage monitoring to any size of farming operation. Their award winning BIN-SENSE® grain storage solution combines Internet of Things connectivity with bin sensors to protect grain quality and eliminate spoilage.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 12/29/2016 via Market Wire

Where Food Comes From, Inc., acquired SureHarvest

synopsis: Where Food Comes From, Inc. announced it has acquired a 60% interest in SureHarvest, Inc., a leading provider of sustainability and farming MIS solutions, certification and compliance management, and a host of professional services. SureHarvest employs a SaaS revenue model that bundles annual software licenses with ongoing software enhancements.
buyer: Where Food Comes From, Inc. (OTCPK:WFCF:$11.37)
Where Food Comes From is America's trusted resource for third party verification of food production practices. They support more than 12,000 farmers, ranchers, vineyards, wineries, processors, retailers, distributors, trade associations and restaurants with a wide variety of value-added services. "
target: SureHarvest
SureHarvest is a sustainability solutions company that delivers practical strategies, proven technologies and exceptional services to the agri-food value chain. The Company's services are coupled with farm management and sustainability program management software technologies.
price ($mm)
$2.80*
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$2
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closed 7/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired AGDATA, LP

synopsis: SFW Capital Partners, a specialized private equity firm, announced that it has completed the sale of AGDATA, the leading provider of strategic data and analytical solutions to the world’s largest agricultural and animal health manufacturers, to Vista Equity Partners.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Austin, currently invests approximately $11.5 billion in cumulative capital commitments in dynamic, successful technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target parent: SFW Capital Partners
target: AGDATA, LP
Founded in 1985, AGDATA operates throughout the United States and Canada, enabling agriculture and animal health industry participants to collect and analyze complex sales data, develop and manage sophisticated marketing strategies and execute mission-critical sales and marketing programs.
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closed 2/8/2010 via PE Hub

SFW Capital Partners, acquired AGDATA, LP

synopsis: SFW Capital Partners announced the purchase of AGDATA, LP. AGDATA is the leading provider of strategic data and analytical solutions to the world’s largest agricultural and animal health manufacturers. The Company maintains direct connectivity to more than 9,500 industry retailers and distributors, representing more than 90% of the U.S. market.
buyer: SFW Capital Partners
SFW provides capital and support to build businesses through management buyouts and growth investments in mid-sized companies in select segments of the healthcare and industrial sectors. "
target parent: Carousel Capital Co.
target: AGDATA, LP
AGDATA provides mission-critical strategic data solutions, including outsourced database management, marketing program administration, data collection and data analysis services to the agriculture, crop protection, and animal health industries.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Company Press Release

SKIOLD A/S, acquired Farmlog ApS

synopsis: SKIOLD, a leading supplier of pig, feed, grain and seed equipment, has acquired FARMlog, a cloud based management system for farmers. FARMlog gives farmers a better overview of their farm and allows them to know where and how they need to react. The platform is available on mobile and on their website so farmers can see their data at any time.
buyer: SKIOLD A/S
SKIOLD Group is an international leading supplier of pig, feed, grain and seed equipment. They have a full range of technology and products which enables them to be a reliable turn-key supplier. SKIOLD is one of the most preferred partners in these fields and delivers projects all over the world. "
target: Farmlog ApS
FARMlog is a cloud based management system for farmers. The company offers FARMlog Mink for mink breeders and FARMlog pigs for Pig producers. FARMlog gives farmers a better overview of their farm and allows them to know where and how they need to react.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Merck Animal Health, acquired Quantified Ag

synopsis: Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., has acquired Quantified Ag®, a company that provides a pro-active system for cattle producers and feedlot operators to track an animal’s biometrics and behavioral data through a non-invasive cattle ear tag equipped with sensors to monitor the health of the individual animal or herd.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Merck Animal Health
Merck Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. "
target: Quantified Ag
Quantified Ag®, located in Lincoln, Nebraska, provides a pro-active system for cattle producers and feedlot operators to track an animal’s biometrics and behavioral data through a non-invasive cattle ear tag equipped with sensors to monitor the health of the individual animal or herd.
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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 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 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 11/1/2013 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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$1.50
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announced 2/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

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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$12
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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.
price ($mm)
$900
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$213
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closed 10/28/2008 via

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:$960.49)
Telvent, the Global RealTime IT Company, is specialized in high value-added solutions for four specific industrial sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America and China. "
target: DTN
DTN, a private company based in Omaha, Nebraska, is the leading business information services company focused on agricultural, energy and environment business markets. The company delivers business critical information to more than 700,000 subscribers across its vertical markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$442]
rev ($mm)
$167
EBITDA ($mm)
$52
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
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:$18,537.73)
BayWa AG, founded in 1923, is a global trading and services group operating in the agriculture, energy and building sectors with headquarters based in Munich, Germany. Its international business mainly focuses on Europe, the USA and New Zealand. "
target: Vista GmbH
Vista GmbH provides services and applications that cover the fields of agriculture, hydrology, and environment. Their vision is to be able to combine optical and radar satellite images of different resolutions as well as additional geospatial information in a scientifically sound, automated way.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$6,518.00)
Based in Canada, Nutrien Ltd. is the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers increase food production in a sustainable manner. They produce and distribute over 26 million tons of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products world-wide. "
target: Agrible, Inc.
Agrible's platform is utilized by growers and sustainability partners across numerous global geographies. Its primary product offerings include Morning Farm Report®, Spray Smart®, Nutrient Engine and Find My Seed®, which are accompanied by numerous other complementary digital and mobile offerings.
price ($mm)
$63
rev ($mm)
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