Like C's Lab Co., Ltd.

announced 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Alpine Electronics, Inc., will acquire C's Lab Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Alpine Electronics, Inc. agreed to acquire an additional stake in C's Lab Co., Ltd., and as a result, will own 51% of the company. C's Lab Co., Ltd., based in Sapporo-City, Japan, specializes in the development of software for car navigation systems.
buyer: Alpine Electronics, Inc. (TSE:6816:$2,252.18)
The Alpine Group, which consists of the parent company, 37 subsidiaries, and six affiliate companies, mainly engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive audio and information communication equipment and devices. "
target: C's Lab Co., Ltd.
C's Lab Co., Ltd., based in Sapporo-City, Japan, specializes in the development of software for car navigation systems.
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announced 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lear Corporation, will acquire EXO Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, will acquire Israel-based EXO Technologies, a developer of GPS technology providing high-accuracy solutions for autonomous and connected vehicle applications. EXO Technologies has operations in San Mateo, California and Tel Aviv, Israel.
buyer: Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA:$21,148.50)
Lear is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive seating systems and electrical systems (E-Systems). Lear serves every major automaker in the world, and Lear content can be found on more than 400 vehicle nameplates. "
target: EXO Technologies Ltd.
EXO Technologies develops the most innovative and accurate software-based solutions for GPS. By correcting satellite orbit error and clock error at a level never seen before, they have eliminated the inherent error sources within navigation messages.
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closed 7/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Continental AG, acquired Quantum Inventions Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Continental AG, a leading expert in vehicle systems and the digitalization of mobility, has acquired Quantum Inventions (QI). QI provides mobility intelligence to consumers, corporations and governments by leveraging on its integrated suite of mobility applications. enterprise logistics and analytics platforms.
buyer: Continental AG (DB:CON:$49,299.69)
Continental AG develops technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. "
target: Quantum Inventions Pte Ltd.
Quantum Inventions (QI) provides mobility intelligence to consumers, corporations and governments by leveraging on its integrated suite of mobility applications. enterprise logistics and analytics platforms. QI also creates fleet management and optimization solutions, and location-based solutions.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Velodyne Lidar, Inc., acquired Mapper

synopsis: Velodyne Lidar, a company that provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance, announced it has acquired mapping and localization software as well as intellectual property assets from Mapper.ai. Mapper is poised to become the largest data provider of machine-readable maps operating at global scale.
buyer: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.
Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough lidar sensor technologies. "
target: Mapper
Mapper is poised to become the largest data provider of machine-readable maps operating at global scale. They have created a globally scalable ecosystem for on-demand creation, validation and maintenance of highly accurate maps.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., acquired Ciiva

synopsis: Altium has completed the acquisition of Ciiva. The company is a cloud-based electronic component management system that is designed to transform the way that components are controlled and tracked throughout the product lifecycle management process.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Ciiva
Ciiva has over 70 years of experience in the embedded and automotive electronics marketplaces. Ciiva's vision was to create and provide solutions and services that would revolutionise the way that companies think about, access and manage their product and part data.
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closed 1/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Standard Cognition, acquired Explorer.ai

synopsis: Standard Cognition, which provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers, announced that it has acquired Explorer.ai, a mapping and computer vision start-up that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Both companies are based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Standard Cognition
Standard Cognition provides the most flexible AI-powered autonomous checkout solutions for brick & mortar retailers. Available to any retailer, the Standard solution lets consumers shop and pay without waiting in line, scanning or stopping to check out. "
target: Explorer.ai
Explorer.ai is a mapping and computer vision start-up. They offer a unified mapping platform that realizes safe autonomous transportation everywhere. Explorer.ai is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 8/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Shah Capital Partners, acquired Thales Navigation

synopsis: An investment group led by Shah Capital Partners announced they have completed the acquisition of Thales Navigation, a division of Thales. The new company will be known as Magellan, and is a leader in the consumer, survey, GIS and OEM GPS navigation and positioning markets.
buyer: Shah Capital Partners
Shah Capital Partners is a technology private equity firm, which brings unique strategic and financial expertise to build long-term equity value in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target: Thales Navigation
A global innovator of navigation and positioning solutions. We market its GPS products in vehicle navigation and outdoor markets, and its professional GPS and GNSS solutions in the survey, GIS/Mapping, and OEM markets that include consumer electronics, automotive navigation & high-precision apps.
price ($mm)
$170
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closed 12/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Navigon Inc., purchased navigation software business from NAVTEQ

synopsis: NAVIGON Inc., the leading navigation software provider, has acquired NAVTEQ's navigation software business including all production software assets and development personnel to create automotive navigation software and software development toolkits that support a variety of platforms and media.
buyer: Navigon Inc.
NAVIGON creates navigation software solutions for some of the world's best-known brands in consumer electronics. NAVIGON invented the world's first mobile GPS navigation product-and consistently breaks new ground with its award-winning MobileNavigator line of navigation software. "
seller: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content.
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closed 6/6/2007 via PR Newswire

Foster-Miller, Inc., acquired Applied Perception, Inc

synopsis: Foster-Miller, Inc., a QinetiQ North America company, announced the company's purchase of Pittsburgh-based robotics company Applied Perception has been completed. Applied Perception, develops standardized perception, planning and control software and development tools to support the navigation of unmanned ground vehicles.
buyer parent: QinetiQ
buyer: Foster-Miller, Inc.
Foster-Miller, Inc. is an engineering, manufacturing and technology development firm. It is certified to Aerospace Quality Management Standard AS9100 and has SW-CMM Level 3 software certification from the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. "
target: Applied Perception, Inc
Applied Perception, develops perception, planning and control software and development tools to support the navigation of unmanned ground vehicles. Applied Perception's software is JAUS compliant and interfaces with radar and laser object detection systems, omni-directional cameras and GPS.
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closed 4/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Modelon GmbH

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced its acquisition of Modelon GmbH, expert in “ready-to-experience” content for systems modeling and simulation which are strategic to transform the transportation and mobility industry.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,387.64)
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. "
target parent: Modelon AB
target: Modelon GmbH
Modelon GmbH’s proprietary, multi-physics modular and reusable content—based on the Modelica open standard modeling language—brings industries beyond digital mock up to deliver functional mock up, transforming the engineering and experimentation of connected vehicles.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG, will acquire SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH

synopsis: ZF plans to expand its network of cooperations and investments by acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH. SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
buyer: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and transporation start-up companies. "
target: SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH provides 2D/3D movement and behavior analysis software. SIMI® has more than 25 years of experience in developing high-end image-based Motion Capture and Analysis software.
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closed 3/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Siemens AG, acquired Mentor Graphics Corporation

synopsis: With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens' product lifecycle management software business.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$96,231.58)
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis."
target: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
$1,142
EBITDA ($mm)
$184
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3.9x
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24.4x
closed 2/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Symtavision GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, announced that it has acquired Symtavision GmbH, a provider of automotive software tools and consulting services focused on scheduling analysis, architecture optimization, and timing verification.
buyer parent: IBS Group
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. "
target: Symtavision GmbH
Symtavision® provides market-leading tools and associated consulting/engineering services for system-level timing design and timing verification. Symtavision’s tools are used extensively in automotive electronics with support provided for key industry standards and automotive sectors.
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closed 7/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Spireon, acquired Inilex, Inc.

synopsis: Spireon Inc., a portfolio company of Bertram Capital, announced the acquisition of privately held Inilex, a leader in next-generation GPS recovery software solutions. Inilex is a provider of intelligent telemetry solutions, that combines the power of Global Positioning Systems, with the flexibility of a best-in-class wireless messaging system.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: Spireon
Spireon, Inc. is a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based tools that support more than 2 million active connected vehicle subscribers through the company's vehicle finance and fleet telematics solutions, and trailer and asset intelligence GPS offerings. "
target: Inilex, Inc.
Inilex, the industry-leading provider of intelligent telemetry solutions, combines the power of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), with the flexibility of a best-in-class wireless messaging system, to develop telemetry solutions for businesses and consumers alike.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, acquired Flowmaster Group

synopsis: Mentor Graphics has acquired the Flowmaster Group, a global leader in 1D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation software for system design. 1D CFD solutions allow for very rapid engineering design of complex fluid flow network systems like water-cooled electronic racks, automotive vehicle thermal management, and aerospace fuel systems.
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Flowmaster Group
Flowmaster Group is an international organization with over twenty years experience providing industry leading fluid systems simulation software to the aerospace, automotive, marine, oil and gas, power generation, process, rail and water industries.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Altair Engineering Inc., acquired FluiDyna

synopsis: Altair has acquired Germany-based FluiDyna GmbH, a renowned developer of NVIDIA CUDA and GPU-based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and numerical simulation technologies. Their core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
buyer: Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR:$438.05)
Altair transforms design and decision making by applying simulation, machine learning and optimization throughout product life cycles. Their broad portfolio of simulation technology and patented units-based software licensing model enable Simulation-Driven Innovation for their customers. "
target: FluiDyna
FluiDyna GmbH develops integrated hard- and software solutions. Its core expertise lies particularly in the development and application of numerical and experimental methods of flow simulation and thermodynamics.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

ANSYS, Inc., acquired Newmerical Technologies Int.

synopsis: ANSYS, the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced that it has acquired the assets of Newmerical Technologies International (NTI), a premier developer of in-flight icing simulation software and associated design, testing and certification services.
buyer: ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS:$1,515.89)
ANSYS is the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software. ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. "
target: Newmerical Technologies Int.
Montreal-based Newmerical Technologies International (NTI) develops and markets advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and offers flow simulation services in the aerospace, architectural, automotive and marine industries.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AVL LIST GmbH, acquired Dacolt International BV

synopsis: Graz-based AVL List GmbH, a high-tech company with operations around the world, has acquired innovative software specialist Dacolt, based in Maastricht, Netherlands. Within the scope of AVL’s Advanced Simulation Technologies, Dacolt will help to create new simulation applications in the field of industrial combustion.
buyer: AVL LIST GmbH
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,050 employees all over the world. "
target: Dacolt International BV
Dacolt offers software and services for CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) modelling of industrial combustion applications, by providing innovative tools and expertise to support their customers in realising their fuel efficiency and pollutant emissions design goals.
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closed 7/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Transcat, Inc., acquired CalTree

synopsis: Transcat, Inc., a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and laboratory instrument services and value-added distributor of professional grade handheld test, measurement and control instrumentation, has acquired CalTree, a suite of software solutions for the automation of calibration procedures and datasheet generation.
buyer: Transcat, Inc. (TRNS:$160.90)
Transcat, Inc. is a leading provider of accredited calibration, repair, inspection and compliance services including analytical instrument qualifications, equipment and process validation. "
target: CalTree
CalTree builds complete business solutions for the Calibration and Metrology industry. Their technologically advanced products facilitate each step of the business process as clients assist their customers, manage vendor relationships and track assets throughout the service cycle.
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closed 1/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Pandell, acquired LandWorks, Inc.

synopsis: Pandell Technology Corporation, a pioneer of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to the energy industry, announced that it has acquired LandWorks, Inc., a Houston-based provider of land asset management and GIS solutions.
buyer: Pandell
Pandell is a software company that delivers industry specialized Software-as-a-Service solutions to energy companies globally. Its web-based product suite helps finance, land, and operations teams effectively run their business; while its enterprise division builds and manages .NET web applications."
target: LandWorks, Inc.
LandWorks, Inc. provides land asset management and GIS software to companies in oil & gas, renewable wind energy, utilities, pipelines, and mining. They have a proven track-record of being the first to solve land management challenges and improve the way land professionals work on a daily basis.
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announced 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Alpine Electronics, Inc., will acquire C's Lab Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Alpine Electronics, Inc. agreed to acquire an additional stake in C's Lab Co., Ltd., and as a result, will own 51% of the company. C's Lab Co., Ltd., based in Sapporo-City, Japan, specializes in the development of software for car navigation systems.
buyer: Alpine Electronics, Inc. (TSE:6816:$2,252.18)
The Alpine Group, which consists of the parent company, 37 subsidiaries, and six affiliate companies, mainly engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive audio and information communication equipment and devices. "
target: C's Lab Co., Ltd.
C's Lab Co., Ltd., based in Sapporo-City, Japan, specializes in the development of software for car navigation systems.
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announced 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Alpine Electronics, Inc., will acquire C's Lab Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Alpine Electronics, Inc. agreed to acquire an additional stake in C's Lab Co., Ltd., and as a result, will own 51% of the company. C's Lab Co., Ltd., based in Sapporo-City, Japan, specializes in the development of software for car navigation systems.
buyer: Alpine Electronics, Inc. (TSE:6816:$2,252.18)
The Alpine Group, which consists of the parent company, 37 subsidiaries, and six affiliate companies, mainly engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive audio and information communication equipment and devices. "
target: C's Lab Co., Ltd.
C's Lab Co., Ltd., based in Sapporo-City, Japan, specializes in the development of software for car navigation systems.
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closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$5,590.90)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired TechMass

synopsis: TeamSystem, the Italian leader in digital business management solutions, has acquired a majority stake in TechMass, a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the Italian leader in digital business management solutions. TeamSystem provides solutions for enterprises, craftspeople, accountants, business consultants, lawyers, property managers and associations. They offer solutions for ERP, accounting, CRM, document management, and more. "
target: TechMass
TechMass is a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance. TechMass enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the efficiency of their production floor.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Hartford Steam Boiler, acquired Meshify

synopsis: Hartford Steam Boiler, part of Munich Re, announced it has acquired Meshify, a startup with technology that connects disconnected devices through the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The acquisition supports HSB’s IoT strategy of providing services and technology to help businesses and insurers improve operations and prevent or reduce loss.
buyer parent: Munich Re Group
buyer: Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a member of Munich Re’s Risk Solutions family since 2009, is a leading specialty insurer providing equipment breakdown, other specialty coverages, inspection services and engineering-based risk management that set the standard for excellence worldwide. "
target: Meshify
Meshify has developed software and communication hardware to operate in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT). The solution allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and service providers to convert existing devices to internet-connected products quickly and efficiently.
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Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$256.29)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
price ($mm)
$32
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closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, purchased Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) from AuthenTec, Inc.

synopsis: INSIDE Secure announced it has completed the acquisition of Embedded Security Solutions (ESS). ESS, an asset of AuthenTec, Inc, is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property (IP) and software for a variety of industries, including the mobile and networking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
seller parent: Apple, Inc.
seller: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s Embedded Security Solutions is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property and software for a variety of industries.
price ($mm)
$42
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$25
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
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$358
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$125
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117.6x
announced 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, will acquire Audio Precision

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Audio Precision Inc. (AP), a well-recognized player in high-performance instrumentation and software for audio testing and analysis.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Audio Precision
Audio Precision is a significant global player in electronic audio and electro-acoustic test instrumentation. Since 1984, AP’s analyzers have helped engineers to design and manufacture innovative solutions ranging from semiconductor devices to consumer, automotive, and professional audio products.
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Akamai Technologies, will acquire Verivue, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Verivue announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Verivue. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's Aura Network Solutions and accelerate Akamai's time to market in providing a comprehensive, licensed content delivery network solution for network operators.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: Verivue, Inc.
Headquartered in Westford, MA, Verivue, Inc. develops and markets high-performance IP platforms that enable network operators to distribute, deliver and control enormous amounts of IP-based media traffic across a growing and diverse number of end devices.
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closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
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Ixia, acquired Anue Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Anue Systems, Inc., a leading developer of network visibility solutions. Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks.
buyer: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises and government agencies use Ixia's industry-leading test and simulation platforms to design and validate a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE networking equipment and networks. "
target: Anue Systems, Inc.
Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks. The Anue Systems Net Tool Optimizer™ provides complete network visibility into physical and virtual networks, improves network security and optimizes monitoring tool efficiency.
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$131
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Ticker: TSXV:DVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: TNAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeleNav, Inc.
TeleNav, Inc.
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$220.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
784
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,336.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$623.21
EBIT ($mm)
$500.42
Net Income ($mm)
$988.98
Employees
8078
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Ticker: ASX:ALU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altium Ltd.
Altium Ltd.
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$110.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.80
EBIT ($mm)
$32.00
Net Income ($mm)
$28.10
Employees
403
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Ticker: HAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harman International Industries Inc
Harman International Industries Inc
HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated designs and engineers connected products and solutions for consumers, automakers, and enterprises worldwide, including audio, visual and infotainment systems; enterprise automation solutions; and software services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$6,545.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$769.71
EBIT ($mm)
$565.19
Net Income ($mm)
$343.47
Employees
24197
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Ticker: TSE:6816
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alpine Electronics, Inc.
Alpine Electronics, Inc.
The Alpine Group, which consists of the parent company, 37 subsidiaries, and six affiliate companies, mainly engages in the manufacture and sale of automotive audio and information communication equipment and devices.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,252.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$109.35
EBIT ($mm)
$51.02
Net Income ($mm)
$70.54
Employees
11908
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Ticker: CAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CalAmp Corp.
CalAmp Corp.
CalAmp is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$241.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.54
EBIT ($mm)
$20.77
Net Income ($mm)
$13.06
Employees
420
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Ticker: OTCPK:GOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc. is a development-stage company which considers itself a Native IoT creator, developing Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence enabled mobile technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: SIGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sigma Designs, Inc.
Sigma Designs, Inc.
Sigma Designs, Inc. is a global integrated semiconductor solutions provider offering intelligent media platforms for use in the home entertainment markets. They make the semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for IPTV set-top boxes, Smart TVs, IoT Devices and Media Connectivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$222.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.96
EBIT ($mm)
$1.46
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
691
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Ticker: FLEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flextronics International Ltd.
Flextronics International Ltd.
Flextronics International Ltd. is a leading sketch-to-scale solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. They provide innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies and end-markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,490.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,192.37
EBIT ($mm)
$585.64
Net Income ($mm)
$138.16
Employees
200000
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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Ticker: NZSE:WDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wellington Drive Technologies Limited
Wellington Drive Technologies Limited
Wellington Drive Technologies is a global provider of energy efficient electronic motors, airflows solutions and ‘Cloud Connected’ refrigeration control solutions for the commercial refrigeration markets. It serves some of the world’s leading food and beverage brands and refrigerator manufacturers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$29.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.20
EBIT ($mm)
($0.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
67
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Ticker: DRAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dataram Corporation
Founded in 1967, Dataram is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of reliable, high capacity and innovative memory solutions. Dataram provides customized memory solutions for OEMs and memory upgrades for leading brands including HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Intel and AMD Opteron.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$46.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
91
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Ticker: AVGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadcom Limited
Broadcom Inc. is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions. Their extensive product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,597.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,139.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,331.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,724.00
Employees
19000
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2146
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UT Group Co., Ltd.
UT Group Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based holding company. The Group specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers. They are based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$475.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.87
EBIT ($mm)
$28.45
Net Income ($mm)
$17.52
Employees
13079
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Ticker: NATI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments Corporation
National Instruments ("NI") is transforming the way engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,345.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$214.23
EBIT ($mm)
$170.75
Net Income ($mm)
$160.10
Employees
7263
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Ticker: LSE:HLMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Halma plc
Halma plc
Halma plc is an international market leader in safety, health and environmental technology. Halma Plc is a health and safety device maker.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,666.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$386.73
EBIT ($mm)
$303.50
Net Income ($mm)
$234.72
Employees
7575
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Ticker: IFNNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies focuses on the three main areas: Energy efficiency, Communications and Security. Therefore it offers semiconductors and system solutions for automotive, industrial electronics, chip card and security as well as applications in communications.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5,020.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,030.15
EBIT ($mm)
$431.22
Net Income ($mm)
$356.69
Employees
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Ticker: QUIK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QuickLogic Corporation
QuickLogic Corporation
QuickLogic is a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions. QuickLogic Corporation enables OEMs to maximize battery life for highly differentiated, immersive user experiences with Smartphone, Wearable and IoT devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$12.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
89
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