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announced 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, will purchase 13 Games from Animoca Brands

synopsis: Maple Media, a company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals, will acquire 13 games from Animoca Brands, a publisher and developer of mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield and Ben10. The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals. Maple Media seeks to acquire iOS and Android apps with steady user bases and low operating costs. "
seller: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles. Animoca Brands is a mobile game publisher and developer. Animoca Brands develops and publishes great mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Ultraman and Astro Boy.
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closed 7/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Social Gaming Network, acquired TinyCo.

synopsis: SGN, the fast-growing independent Los Angeles mobile gaming company, announced that it has acquired TinyCo, the San Francisco-based startup bringing the world’s largest entertainment franchises to mobile gaming.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Social Gaming Network
SGN (Social Gaming Network) is a leading cross-platform mobile games studio, delivering highly entertaining and engaging titles to millions of users around the world. SGN's executive team with programming and creative talent has established the company as a leader in the mobile gaming industry. "
target: TinyCo.
TinyCo is the San Francisco-based startup bringing the world’s largest entertainment franchises to mobile gaming. Their mission is to create the highest quality licensed free-to-play games on the market.
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closed 2/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired bit-side GmbH

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of bit-side GmbH, a privately owned Berlin-based professional services and software company with 39 employees. The deal was initially announced on January 27, 2009. By acquiring bit-side Nokia will strengthen and accelerate its mobile development for Nokia Maps.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: bit-side GmbH
Founded in 2000, bit-side GmbH develops innovative products and services for mobile phones. Based in the heart of Berlin, more than 30 software and media specialists work on mobile solutions for customers all around the world.
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closed 1/25/2007 via BusinessWire

Twistbox Games, acquired InfoSpace Mobile Games Studio

synopsis: Twistbox Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of all of the assets of Infospace Inc.’s US based mobile games Studio located in San Mateo, CA. Formerly known as Atlas Mobile, Inc., the Studio will be fully integrated into Twistbox Games.
buyer parent: Twistbox Entertainment, Inc
buyer: Twistbox Games
Twistbox Games is a leading global publisher and developer of award-winning games and applications for mobile devices. Twistbox Games’ RapidPort™, the mobile industry’s most comprehensive development and porting platform, provides support for J2ME, DoJa, BREW and Symbian. "
target parent: InfoSpace, Inc.
target: InfoSpace Mobile Games Studio
InfoSpace Mobile Games Studio is a pioneer in the Play for Prizes business across the major carriers in North America that includes multiplayer tournaments and loyalty campaigns for leading consumer and entertainment brands.
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closed 10/30/2006 via PR Newswire

RealNetworks, Inc., acquired WiderThan

synopsis: RealNetworks, Inc. announced the final results of its tender offer to purchase all of the shares of WiderThan Co., Ltd. at a price of $17.05 per common share and per ADS, or approximately $350 million. As a result of the successful tender offer, WiderThan will become a majority-owned subsidiary of RealNetworks.
buyer: RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK:$134.21)
RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services. "
target: WiderThan
WiderThan is a leading provider of integrated mobile entertainment solutions for wireless carriers.
price ($mm)
$245
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$119
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
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2.1x
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11.2x
closed 2/24/2005 via PR Newswire

TOM Online Inc., acquired Indiagames

synopsis: TOM Online Games, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TOM Online Inc., has successfully acquired approximately 76.29% of the issued and paid-up share capital of Indiagames as at the sale completion.
buyer parent: TOM Group Limited
buyer: TOM Online Inc.
TOM Online Inc. is a leading wireless Internet company in China providing value-added multimedia products and services. "
target: Indiagames
Indiagames was founded by Vishal Gondal, the current CEO, in 1999 and has quickly become one of the global leaders in mobile games publishing business. With over 160 professionals based in Mumbai, Indiagames is primarily engaged in publishing and developing games across various platforms like Inter
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announced 4/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aeria Inc., will acquire Liber Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Aeria Inc., a provider of online game services, has agreed to acquire 100% stake in Liber Entertainment Inc., a provider of online gaming software services. Both companies are based in Japan.
buyer: Aeria Inc. (JASDAQ:3758:$186.90)
Aeria Inc. primarily engages in IT services and the delivery of online games. The company also provides game software development, business systems development, and data center services. In addition, it involves in temporary staffing and real estate leasing operations. "
target: Liber Entertainment Inc.
Liber Entertainment is a provider of online gaming software services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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announced 10/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co., Ltd., will acquire Shanghai 37wan Network

synopsis: Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co., Ltd. agreed to acquire a 60% stake in Shanghai 37wan Network and Technology Co., Ltd. The company operates all kinds of domestic, popular web games, covering RPG. simulators, puzzles, and other game types, that involve mythology, and martial arts.
buyer: Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Co., Ltd. (SZSE:00255:$47.54)
Wuhu Shunrong Auto Parts Company Limited produces and sells auto parts. The Company's main business is the development, production and sales of multi-layer auto plastic fuel tank. "
target: Shanghai 37wan Network
Shanghai 37wan Network and Technology Co. operates all kinds of domestic, popular web games, covering RPG. simulators, puzzles, and other game types, that involve mythology, and martial arts.
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$322*
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announced 4/9/2012 via Forbes

Zhejiang Daily Media Holding Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Zhejiang Daily Media Group Co., Ltd. agreed to acquire Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology from Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd. for approximately $56 million. Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd. operates a network personal computer game platform in China.
buyer: Zhejiang Daily Media Holding Group Co., Ltd. (SHSE:600633:$511.85)
Zhejiang Daily Media Group is a state-controlled media company based in Hangzhou, China. They publish a daily newspaper, "Zhejiang Daily." "
target parent: Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited
target: Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Haofang Online Information Technology Co., Ltd. operates a network personal computer game platform in China. It allows users to find and connect with other players of the same personal computer game through the Internet. The company is based in Shanghai, China.
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$56
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announced 2/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

NCsoft Corporation, will acquire Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd.

synopsis: NCsoft Corporation announced that it will acquire Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd., a Korea-based online game producer and software developer, to develop casual games business.
buyer: NCsoft Corporation
NCsoft Corporation develops and publishes online games. Its online games include Aion, City of Heroes, Guild Wars, and Lineage. The company also publishes casual games in various regional markets. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and operations all over the world. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd.
Ntreev Soft Co., Ltd. develops online games. The company offers 3D casual online, multiplayer online, and PC-online games. It serves the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Europe markets.
price ($mm)
$98*
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$49
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2.6x
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closed 10/26/2006 via PR Newswire

Power Play Development Corp, acquired NLOP, Inc.

synopsis: Power Play Development Corp. has entered into a Share Exchange & Acquisition Agreement with NLOP, Inc., a privately held Delaware corporation based in Framingham, MA. The Boards of Directors and a majority of shareholders of both Power Play and NLOP approved the terms of the Share Exchange & Acquisition Agreement.
buyer: Power Play Development Corp (US:PWPY:$0.00)
Power Play Development Corp. trades on OTC Pinksheets under the ticker symbol: "PWPY". "
target: NLOP, Inc.
NLOP is the first contest web site that is exclusively for Poker enthusiasts. NLOP is a US based gaming and promotions company. Our site is intended for entertainment purposes and not for gambling in any way.
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closed 4/12/2004 via PR Newswire

GigaMedia Limited, acquired Grand Virtual, Inc.

synopsis: GigaMedia Limited, a diversified provider of broadband and entertainment services, announced today that it has acquired Grand Virtual, a privately held software developer and application service provider based in the Boston area, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$32.5 million.
buyer: GigaMedia Limited (GIGM:$10.77)
GigaMedia Limited is a diversified provider of broadband and entertainment services, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Through its subsidiary Cambridge Entertainment Software, the Company develops software for online entertainment services, including the global online gaming market. "
target: Grand Virtual, Inc.
Grand Virtual develops software for online entertainment services, including online gaming and social networking. Grand Virtual, as an application service provider, also offers "turnkey" solutions for games of skill and chance, which it sells predominantly to online licensees in Europe and Asia.
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$33
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closed 2/1/2005 via BusinessWire

IN-FUSIO, acquired Mobile Scope AG

synopsis: IN-FUSIO, a leading mobile games publisher and game service provider, today underlined its position as an elite publisher with the announcement of its acquisition of German mobile games publisher Mobile Scope.
buyer: IN-FUSIO
IN-FUSIO is a leading international mobile entertainment company, publishing top-tier games for cell phones and delivering players' community management services. Focusing on quality, innovation and community, IN-FUSIO applications are enjoyed by more than 15 million people worldwide, through 130 o "
target: Mobile Scope AG
Mobile Scope AG was founded in early 2001 and provides wireless entertainment content for handset manufacturers, network operators and mobile entertainment portals. Mobile Scope's products are based on a highly competitive portfolio of games as well as games-related ring tones, logos, icons and oth
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closed 8/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Gizmondo Europe Ltd, acquired Indie Studios

synopsis: Gizmondo Europe Ltd, subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based, Tiger Telematics Inc, announced today the acquisition of a European leading games developer, Indie Studios.
buyer parent: Tiger Telematics Inc.
buyer: Gizmondo Europe Ltd
Gizmondo Europe Ltd. is an owned subsidiary of Tiger Telematics Inc (OTC: TGTL) and is the maker of Gizmondo, a next-generation mobile entertainment device. Set to launch in 2004, the gaming device includes built-in music, video, messaging and picture functions and GPS. "
target: Indie Studios
Stockholm-based Indie Studios develop games specifically for the eagerly anticipated Gizmondo multi-entertainment device, including multi-player games that incorporate a player's physical location into the game itself, creating a unique virtual gaming world that can extend to the off-line world. Ga
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$13
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closed 8/4/2014 via PR Newswire

LeapFrog, acquired KidZui

synopsis: LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in children's educational entertainment, announced that it has acquired KidZui, the leading kid-friendly internet browser. Created in 2006, the KidZui technology offers a kid-safe web experience and currently powers LeapSearch on all LeapFrog Wi-Fi enabled children's tablets.
buyer: LeapFrog (LF:$222.94)
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for children. For nearly 20 years, LeapFrog has created award-winning learning solutions that combine educational expertise, innovative technology and a child's love for fun. "
target parent: Saban Capital Group
target: KidZui
KidZui is the leading kid-friendly internet browser. Created in 2006, the KidZui technology offers a kid-safe web experience. Once downloaded, KidZui provides kids access to millions of pre-loaded kid-friendly websites, YouTube videos, online games, and pictures.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Laserlike

synopsis: Apple confirmed it has acquired Silicon Valley-based machine learning startup called Laserlike. Laserlike is a search engine app powered by machine learning that is tailored to people's individual interests. People can follow the topics they care about, with news, web, video, local, and more. They are based in Mountain View, CA.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$267,981.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Laserlike
Laserlike is a search engine app powered by machine learning that is tailored to people's individual interests. People can follow the topics they care about, with news, web, video, local, and more. They are based in Mountain View, CA.
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closed 8/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

tape.tv, acquired Amen

synopsis: tape.tv ag, an online music video station, has acquired Amen Internet GmbH. They have made two apps, Thanks and Amen. Amen is the place for creating and sharing opinions about the extraordinary things in life.
buyer: tape.tv
tape.tv is music television for the digital future. The music channel combines individualised entertainment with effortless usability. With just one click the user determines his personalised programming according to his own preferences. "
target: Amen
Amen Internet is small Berlin based company with a passion for delivering you the best of everything. They have made two apps, Thanks and Amen. Amen is the place for creating and sharing opinions about the extraordinary things in life.
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closed 5/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Pinsight Media+, acquired Handmark Inc.

synopsis: Sprint announced that it has acquired Handmark Inc. and its subsidiary OneLouder Apps Inc., a leading mobile app developer and advertising company. The combined teams will further enhance Sprint’s Pinsight Media+TM advertising service.
buyer parent: Sprint Nextel
buyer: Pinsight Media+
Pinsight Media+ offers the latest in unparalleled targeting, unique campaign placements, and insightful analytics. "
target: Handmark Inc.
Handmark is a leading provider of entertainment, information and productivity applications for mobile phones. The company offers a comprehensive range of mobile media solutions for consumers, as well as businesses.
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closed 5/5/2010 via BusinessWire

GoTV Networks, purchased HOMBRE from Hands-On Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: GoTV Networks, Inc., the industry’s largest mobile media network, announced it has acquired the HOMBRE (Hands-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) division of Hands-On Mobile Inc.
buyer: GoTV Networks
GoTV Networks, the industry’s largest mobile media network, creates & syndicates original content to mobile. GoTV enables media owners & brands to deliver compelling, personalized, highly-engaged content experiences through feature-rich smart applications distributed to the widest audience possible."
seller parent: Electronic Arts Inc.
seller: Hands-On Mobile, Inc.
Hands-On Mobile is a leading global publisher of mobile lifestyle, games and personalization products targeting all market segments of the mobile handset marketplace. Hands-On develops some of the world’s most innovative and exciting mobile games and entertainment applications.
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announced 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

BroadWebAsia, Inc., will acquire Linktone Ltd.

synopsis: BroadWebAsia, Inc. a leading online entertainment network in China disclosed that it has presented a formal proposal for investment in, and restructuring of, Linktone Ltd. Under terms of the proposed BWA transaction, BWA or its affiliates will purchase not less than 60% of Linktone's outstanding shares.
buyer: BroadWebAsia, Inc.
BroadWebAsia, Inc. is a fast growing and diversified internet company focused on Chinese online communities and digital advertising. By acquiring controlling interests in 7 fast growing and well managed Chinese websites, BWA has built a powerful, synergistic network. "
target: Linktone Ltd.
Linktone Ltd. is a leading provider of wireless interactive entertainment products and services in China. Linktone provides a diverse portfolio of services to wireless consumers, with a particular focus on media, entertainment and communications.
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$97*
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$53
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$9
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3.1x
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17.4x
announced 12/16/2019 via gamesindustry.biz

Animoca Brands, will acquire nWay Inc.

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a mobile game developer in Hong Kong, will acquire nWay, a game developer and publisher of triple-A games on console, PC, and mobile platforms. nWay is the developer of Power Rangers: Legacy Wars, the award-winning mobile fighting game on iOS and Android. Their other games include Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid and ChronoBlade.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and AI technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox and Crazy Kings as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield and Thomas & Friends. "
target: nWay Inc.
nWay is a game developer and publisher of triple-A games on console, PC, and mobile platforms. nWay is the developer of Power Rangers: Legacy Wars, the award-winning mobile fighting game on iOS and Android. Their other games include Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid and ChronoBlade.
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$7.69
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announced 8/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, will acquire Quidd, Inc.

synopsis: Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands Corporation Limited will acquire Quidd, Inc., a digital goods company. Quidd owns and operates the leading global marketplace for buying and selling digital collectibles. The Quidd marketplace, catalog, and collections are accessed by a community of end-users via the Quidd mobile application.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and AI technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox and Crazy Kings as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield and Thomas & Friends. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: Quidd, Inc.
Quidd is the world's leading marketplace for buying and selling digital collectibles. Through its apps, millions of people collect, buy, sell, and display limited-edition digital stickers, cards, and 3D toys featuring IP from the world’s best media and entertainment brands.
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$5.00
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announced 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Animoca Brands, will acquire Gamma Innovations Inc.

synopsis: Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands Corporation Limited has acquired Gamma Innovations Inc. Based in LA, Gamma is focused on developing the GammaNow computing engine, a desktop application that allows users to leverage their computers’ idle processing power to generate Gamma Points, which are used to acquire in-game rewards for their favorite games.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and AI technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox and Crazy Kings as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield and Thomas & Friends. "
target: Gamma Innovations Inc.
Gamma is focused on developing the GammaNow computing engine, a desktop application that allows users to leverage their computers’ idle processing power to generate Gamma Points, which are used to acquire in-game rewards for their favorite games.
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announced 5/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, will acquire Leade.rs, Inc.

synopsis: Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire networking and event-matching platform Leade.rs, co-founded by high-profile tech entrepreneur Loic Le Meur.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and AI technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox and Crazy Kings as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield and Thomas & Friends. "
target: Leade.rs, Inc.
Leade.rs, co-founded by high-profile tech entrepreneur Loic Le Meur, is a networking and event-matching platform. Leade.rs is a platform to connect great events to amazing speakers.
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announced 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, will acquire Skytree Digital

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a game developer based in Hong Kong, is to acquire a 75% stake in mobile games developer Skytree. Skytree, established in 2013 in Hong Kong, has the mission to “Game your world” with a focus on developing mobile games, such as Hachi Hachi and Trillionia, incorporating innovation and entertainment value.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and AI technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox and Crazy Kings as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield and Thomas & Friends. "
target: Skytree Digital
Skytree Digital Limited, established in 2013 in Hong Kong, has the mission to “Game your world” with a focus on developing mobile games, such as Hachi Hachi and Trillionia, incorporating innovation and entertainment value.
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$0.61*
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$0
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announced 4/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Animoca Brands, will acquire Stryking Entertainment

synopsis: Animoca Brands, the Hong Kong based developer of mobile products, has entered into a an agreement to acquire 100% of Stryking Entertainment. Stryking is a leading Germany-based company and the operator of the popular fantasy sports game Football-Stars.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Based in Hong Kong, Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products. A lot of their products are based on popular intellectual properties such as Garfield, Snoopy and Thomas & Friends. "
target: Stryking Entertainment
German company Stryking Entertainment specializes in sports fan engagement and monetization by combining the real and virtual world to create genuine interaction opportunities for fans, stars and brands. It develops and operates the platform Football-Stars, a gaming experience for soccer fans.
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closed 8/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, acquired Pixowl

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands, has acquired Pixowl, a developer of family friendly mobile games. Pixowl's most popular title, The Sandbox, is a world builder game that allows players to create their own worlds using resources and the game's physics laws.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands is a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands. Animoca Brands also publishes all-original games in a variety of categories including action, time management, RPG (role-playing games), simulation and more. "
target: Pixowl
Pixowl is a developer of family friendly mobile games. The company is focused on developing world builder games. Their most popular title, The Sandbox, allows players to create their own worlds using resources and the game's physics laws.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, acquired Tribeflame Oy

synopsis: Hong Kong-based publisher Animoca Brands has acquired Finnish mobile game studio Tribeflame. Founded in 2009, Tribeflame was one of the first tablet games companies in the world, and since then they have launched more than a dozen games.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands is a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands. Animoca Brands also publishes all-original games in a variety of categories including action, time management, RPG (role-playing games), simulation and more. "
target: Tribeflame Oy
Founded in 2009, Tribeflame was one of the first tablet games companies in the world. Since then, Tribeflame has launched more than a dozen games, and topped the charts multiple times on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
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announced 1/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Animoca Brands, will acquire Fuel Powered, Inc.

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands, will acquire a 60% stake in Fuel Powered, the world's leading platform for creating unique connected experiences by combining the fun and engagement offered by mobile games.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands is a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands. Animoca Brands also publishes all-original games in a variety of categories including action, time management, RPG (role-playing games), simulation and more. "
target: Fuel Powered, Inc.
Fuel Powered is the world's leading platform for creating unique connected experiences by combining the fun and engagement offered by mobile games. Fuel Powered offers publishers the only customizable multiplayer and online SDK that continuously boosts user engagement, retention, and monetization.
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$0.61*
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announced 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

iCandy Interactive, will purchase 318 Mobile Games from Animoca Brands

synopsis: Animoca Brands announced that it is selling its entire portfolio of 318 casual mobile games to iCandy Interactive. Animoca Brands develops and publishes mobile games based on globally popular brands, as well as all-original games in a variety of categories including action, time management, RPG (role-playing games), simulation and more.
buyer: iCandy Interactive (ASX:ICI:$1.26)
iCandy Interactive is a leading mobile game company in Southeast Asia with a large global network of players. Their studios, Appxplore and Inzen, have produced award-winning games such as: “Crab War”, “Dark Dot” and “Alien Hive” for their 20m+ install base world wide. "
seller: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands' mobile games portfolio consists of 318 casual mobile games in a variety of categories including action, time management, RPG, simulation and more. Animoca Brands is a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands.
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$3.83
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announced 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, will purchase 13 Games from Animoca Brands

synopsis: Maple Media, a company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals, will acquire 13 games from Animoca Brands, a publisher and developer of mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield and Ben10. The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals. Maple Media seeks to acquire iOS and Android apps with steady user bases and low operating costs. "
seller: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles. Animoca Brands is a mobile game publisher and developer. Animoca Brands develops and publishes great mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Ultraman and Astro Boy.
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closed 7/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, acquired TicBits Ltd

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a leading global mobile games developer, has acquired TicBits Ltd, a game development company that's focused on bringing the best possible social and casual games to the mobile phone & Facebook market.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands is a leading global mobile games developer that works with famous brands such as Garfield and Ultraman to make Fun products. Animoca Brands is based in Hong Kong. "
target: TicBits Ltd
TicBits Ltd is a game development company that's focused on bringing the best possible social and casual games to the mobile phone & Facebook market. TicBits Ltd was founded in 2010 and is located in Turku, Finland.
price ($mm)
$3.73
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, acquired Player FM

synopsis: Maple Media, a Los Angeles, CA-based mobile media and technology company, acquired Player FM, a podcast app on iOS, Android and Web. Originally started in 2012 by Michael Mahemoff, Player FM provides apps and website that allow users to browse millions of podcast episodes and listen on any device with playback features.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires and operates mobile applications and mobile games. Maple Media currently operates over 100 top apps on the App Store and Google Play, reaching more than 35 million users every month. "
target: Player FM
Originally started in 2012 by Michael Mahemoff, Player FM provides apps and website that allow users to browse millions of podcast episodes and listen on any device with playback features. To date, it has been used by over 90 million users.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, acquired Scanbot

synopsis: Maple Media, a mobile media, advertising, and technology company, has acquired Germany based Scanbot and it's affiliated apps, Scanbot Pro and Unfade. Scanbot's Scanner SDK enables app developers to integrate the company's proprietary document detection, capturing, and intelligence technology into their iOS and Android applications.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires and operates mobile applications and mobile games. Maple Media currently operates over 100 top apps on the App Store and Google Play, reaching more than 35 million users every month. "
target parent: doo
target: Scanbot
Germany-based Scanbot offers a Scanner SDKs for businesses to integrate into mobile devices. The Scanbot Scanner SDK enables app developers to integrate the company's proprietary document detection, capturing, and intelligence technology into their iOS and Android applications.
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closed 12/12/2018 via PE Hub

Maple Media, acquired Banana & Co.

synopsis: Maple Media, a portfolio company of Shamrock Capital, has acquired San Francisco-based Banana & Co’s mobile game portfolio. Banana & Co., is renowned for producing elegant and fun casual mobile games with a focus on high-quality design and easy-to-play experiences.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires and operates mobile applications and mobile games. Maple Media currently operates over 100 top apps on the App Store and Google Play, reaching more than 35 million users every month. "
target: Banana & Co.
Banana & Co. is an independent mobile game studio based in San Francisco founded by three mobile game veterans. They've been making mobile games since 2003 at companies like Glu Mobile and Booyah!. Together Banana & Co. has shipped over 60 titles ranging from small and original to big and licensed.
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announced 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, will purchase 13 Games from Animoca Brands

synopsis: Maple Media, a company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals, will acquire 13 games from Animoca Brands, a publisher and developer of mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield and Ben10. The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals. Maple Media seeks to acquire iOS and Android apps with steady user bases and low operating costs. "
seller: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles. Animoca Brands is a mobile game publisher and developer. Animoca Brands develops and publishes great mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Ultraman and Astro Boy.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, acquired JRummy Apps Inc.

synopsis: Maple Media, a company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals, has acquired JRummy Apps, a company that specializes in creating Android mobile apps for root users. Their apps include a simple root checker, a root browser, a build.prop editor, a ROM installer, and more.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals. Maple Media seeks to acquire iOS and Android apps with steady user bases and low operating costs. "
target: JRummy Apps Inc.
JRummy Apps Inc. is a software company that specializes in creating Android mobile apps for root users. Their apps include a simple root checker, a root browser, a build.prop editor, a ROM installer, and a font changer. Over 50 million people have downloaded one of their useful apps.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Maple Media, will purchase 13 Games from Animoca Brands

synopsis: Maple Media, a company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals, will acquire 13 games from Animoca Brands, a publisher and developer of mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield and Ben10. The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Maple Media
Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages and operates mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment verticals. Maple Media seeks to acquire iOS and Android apps with steady user bases and low operating costs. "
seller: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
The 13 games by Animoca Brands are non-core game titles. Animoca Brands is a mobile game publisher and developer. Animoca Brands develops and publishes great mobile games based on globally loved popular brands like Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Ultraman and Astro Boy.
price ($mm)
$1.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

ReMe Basket Ltd. merged with Nosh Technologies,

synopsis: ReMe Basket has merged with Nosh Technologies, a fully automated AI enhanced food management app in the UK. ReMe Basket is a mobile app in the UK that helps people to reduce food waste. The app keeps track of all entered items and notifies users when they are about to expire. The app also provides recipes based on the items entered.
buyer: Nosh Technologies
Nosh is a fully automated AI enhanced food management app in the UK. Nosh tracks expiration dates for every product in real time and provides users with weekly analytics about their buying and food waste habits. The app also features recipes suggestions and an integrated shopping list. "
target: ReMe Basket Ltd.
ReMe Basket is a mobile app in the UK that helps people to reduce food waste. ReMe Basket enables people to keep track of their food and save money. The app keeps track of all entered items and notifies users when they are about to expire. The app also provides recipes based on the items entered.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Earnin, acquired Tip Yourself

synopsis: Earnin, a community-supported financial platform, has acquired Tip Yourself, a savings app that encourages people to reward themselves for accomplishing a goal. Tip Yourself helps people to save money for vacations, emergency funds, and debt payments by allowing them to transfer funds from their checking account to a secure virtual tip jar.
buyer: Earnin
Earnin is a community-supported financial platform with a suite of tools that let people take control of their financial future. Earnin's core product, Cash Out, allows people to access the pay they've already earned. They also offer solutions for overdrafts, financial calendars and more. "
target: Tip Yourself
Tip Yourself is a savings app that encourages people to reward themselves for accomplishing a goal. Tip Yourself helps people to save money for vacations, emergency funds, and debt payments by allowing them to transfer funds from their checking account to a secure virtual tip jar.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Arrive, acquired sPARK Parking Technologies

synopsis: Arrive is acquiring sPARK, a Tel Aviv-based technology company. sPARK has developed a technology that enables drivers to locate a convenient parking spot, to get to meetings on time and that allows busy cities worldwide to deliver a complete parking solution to their communities.
buyer: Arrive
Arrive is the leading provider of solutions for the last-mile of mobility. Their technology helps companies like Ticketmaster, Honda, and GasBuddy embed friction-free parking and other mobility-related services into their own products. "
target: sPARK Parking Technologies
sPARK has developed a technology that enables drivers to locate a convenient parking spot, to get to meetings on time and that allows busy cities worldwide to deliver a complete parking solution to their communities.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Treasure & Shipwreck Recovery, Inc., acquired Flavorful Apps

synopsis: Treasure & Shipwreck Recovery, Inc., through its subsidiary TSR Media Group, has acquired Flavorful Apps, a multiplatform mobile and desktop app developer site with approximately 50 apps available on Amazon and Google Play. Flavorful Apps will create revenue for TSR, as well as provide expertise for the development of its treasure game.
buyer: Treasure & Shipwreck Recovery, Inc. (OTCPK:BLIS:$0.00)
Treasure & Shipwreck Recovery, Inc. (TRS) conduct shipwreck and treasure recovery from shallow shipwreck finds in the Caribbean and North America. TRS Media Group focuses on the documentation and future publication of its treasure and search operations via television series or streaming. "
target: Flavorful Apps
Flavorful Apps is a developer of multiplatform mobile and desktop applications. The company offers advanced and easy-to-use recipe apps, food-related games, and digital cookbooks across various devices, including Android, Kindle, Nook, iPhone, and iPad.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/25/2020 via Company Press Release

WLS Holdings Limited, will acquire CSPay Limited

synopsis: Hong Kong-based WLS Holdings Limited will acquire CSPay Limited. Incorporated in Hong Kong, CSPay operates as an electronic payment service provider through a third-party payment platform that functions as an e-wallet, trading platform, and payment gateway. CSPay is available in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
buyer: WLS Holdings Limited (SEHK:8021:$20.09)
WLS Holdings Limited is an investment holding company that engages in the provision of scaffolding, fitting out, and management contract services in Hong Kong. Through its subsidiaries, the company offers various services for construction, maintenance, repairs, and renovation. "
target: CSPay Limited
CSPay is a Hong Kong-based company that operates in the business of electronic payments. The company empowers users to pay with their cryptocurrencies through its all-in-one mobile app platform that serves as an e-wallet, trading platform, and payment gateway.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Crowd Analyzer, acquired Task Spotting

synopsis: Crowd Analyzer, the first Arabic social media monitoring platform, has acquired Task Spotting, a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai that helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions and sharing reviews.
buyer: Crowd Analyzer
Crowd Analyzer is the first Arabic social media monitoring platform. Crowd Analyzer allows companies to monitor people's feelings about their brands expressed on social media through sentiment analysis. They enable companies to improve customer insights or understand why a campaign may have failed. "
target: Task Spotting
Task Spotting is a micro-influencer marketing platform in Dubai. Task Spotting helps brands activate the power of word of mouth through consumer created content. Their mobile app allows users to earn rewards by completing missions such as answering questions, checking out prices and sharing reviews.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/19/2019 via Bloomberg

Facebook, acquired Packagd

synopsis: Social network giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Packagd, a video-shopping startup that offers new mobile shopping experiences. Packagd's platform enables users to make purchases while watching live video broadcasts. Packagd allows people to discover great products through curated shows and get real-time feedback from a live host.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$73,357.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Packagd
Packagd is a video-shopping startup that offers new mobile shopping experiences. Packagd's platform enables users to make purchases while watching live video broadcasts. Packagd allows people to discover great products through curated shows and get real-time feedback from a live host.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2019 via PR Newswire

1-800-Contacts Inc., will acquire 6over6

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, an online contact lens retailer in the United States, will acquire 6over6, an Israeli provider of mobile eye test solutions. 6over6 offers GlassesOn, a digital healthcare platform that enables users to perform their own vision test.
buyer parent: AEA Investors LP
buyer: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service. "
target: 6over6
6over6 is an Israeli provider of mobile eye test solutions. 6over6 offers GlassesOn, a digital healthcare platform that enables users to perform their own vision test. Their apps enable a complete and accurate measurement of the refractive error of the eye for eyeglass or contact lens prescriptions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Akerna, acquired Solo*

synopsis: Akerna, a leading cannabis compliance technology provider and developer of the cannabis industry’s first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology, has taken a majority stake in privately-held Solo* Sciences Inc., a recognized leader of patented anti-counterfeiting and consumer engagement technologies.
buyer: Akerna (KERN:$12.55)
Akerna is a global regulatory compliance technology company in the cannabis space. Akerna’s service offerings include the MJ Platform, its leading seed-to-sale, regulatory compliance, technology solution, and Leaf Data Systems, which provide government clients with compliance technology solutions. "
target: Solo*
Solo* Sciences is a recognized leader of patented anti-counterfeiting and consumer engagement technologies. The company delivers innovative, mobile-first technology through Solo*CODE, a unique identifier on packages to verify its authenticity, and Solo* App, the mobile app used to scan Solo*CODEs.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Tuesday Company, acquired VoteWithMe

synopsis: Tuesday Company, the organizational toolkit for political advocacy groups and candidates, has acquired VoteWithMe, a mobile application that allows users to see the voting history of their contacts and encourages voter participation.
buyer parent: Higher Ground Labs
buyer: The Tuesday Company
The Tuesday Company is a civic technology company. The company's field-tested software allows campaigns to turn online supporters into digital volunteers by analyzing their social media influence and suggesting peer-to-peer conversations that help register, persuade, and turn out voters. "
target parent: The New Data Project
target: VoteWithMe
VoteWithMe is a free app for iOS and Android that shows users the voting history of their contacts so that they can reach out to people they know and be more targeted in their communication. VoteWithMe has a proven track record of effectiveness in engaging voters to turn out for elections.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Life360, Inc., acquired ZenScreen

synopsis: ZenScreen, the AI-powered solution that guides you and your family to better screen time habits for a more balanced digital diet, has been acquired by Life360, the leading safety and coordination service for families worldwide.
buyer: Life360, Inc.
Life360 is the world’s leading location and driving safety service for families available for Android and iPhone in a convenient and secure mobile app. A leader in family tech, Life360 gives families peace of mind when they are not together. "
target: ZenScreen
Founded in 2017, ZenScreen is a cross-platform app and browser extension that pairs artificial intelligence with research-backed best practices to use AI for good – monitoring app usage, suggesting breaks, and intelligently restricting access to apps in evenings and early mornings.
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closed 9/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Datrix S.p.A., acquired Paperlit Inc.

synopsis: The Datrix Group has acquired PaperLit, the tech company specialised in the digital transformation of the Publishing Industry, adding Artificial Intelligence for the distribution and monetization of content. Paperlit is a full stack solution that makes it easy to transform print publications into branded mobile apps.
buyer: Datrix S.p.A.
Datrix is a group of tech companies specialized in software solutions and services based on Artificial Intelligence of Data Empowerment, Data Platform, Data Monetization and Quantitive Investing. "
target parent: AppsBuilder
target: Paperlit Inc.
Paperlit is a full stack solution that makes it easy to transform print publications into branded mobile apps. Paperlit helps publishers distribute digital editions to a growing mobile audience and generate more revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lyf Pay, acquired Neos

synopsis: Lyf Pay, a universal mobile payment app in France, has acquired NEOS, a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
buyer: Lyf Pay
Lyf Pay is a universal mobile payment app in France. Lyf Pay is an easy-to-use payment app that covers a broad set of needs, including in-store payments, online shopping, friend and family payments, charitable donations, and more. Lyf Pay also integrates payment cards, loyalty cards and coupons. "
target: Neos
NEOS is a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Trax Image Recognition, acquired Shopkick, Inc.

synopsis: Trax, the world's leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, announced its acquisition of Shopkick, the leading shopping rewards app. Combining Trax's best-in-class technologies and solutions and Shopkick's full path-to-purchase offering accelerates Trax's vision of digitizing the physical world of retail.
buyer: Trax Image Recognition
Trax is the leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail. They enable tighter execution controls in-store and provide clients with the ability to leverage competitive insights through its in-store execution tools, market measurement and analytics services. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: Shopkick, Inc.
Shopkick is the leading shopping rewards app. For brands and retailers, Shopkick provides high consumer engagement along the entire path to purchase. The company's unique pay for performance model has been proven to deliver high ROI, driving incremental traffic, product engagement, and sales.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/19/2019 via Company Description

Mayfair Capital, will acquire prelado

synopsis: Mayfair Capital, a specialist UK real estate investment manager providing a personalized service to deliver investors superior risk-adjusted returns, has acquired German Prelado, an app that offers a display of users prepaid cell phone credit balance; and enables them to upload prepaid cell phone credits through the app, mobile Web, and Internet.
buyer parent: Swiss Life Asset Managers
buyer: Mayfair Capital
Mayfair Capital is a specialist UK real estate investment manager providing a personalized service to deliver investors superior risk-adjusted returns. Their investment scope has range, resource and is socially responsible. "
target parent: UMT United Mobility Technology AG
target: prelado
Headquartered in Germany, prelado (PEACHES Mobile) is one of the leading Internet portals for digital prepaid mobile and gift vouchers in Germany. prelado offers mobile and smartphone users a charging option for the credit of their German prepaid mobile phone card.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/12/2019 via Bloomberg

PayU Group, will acquire Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, will acquire Iyzico, a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.
Iyzico is a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world. Their mobile app allows online shoppers to easily manage and keep track of their orders.
price ($mm)
$165
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Diet ID, acquired Foodstand

synopsis: Healthful eating app Foodstand has been acquired by digital health company Diet ID. Foodstand is an app that helps people eat healthier through their fun, community-powered Good Eating Challenges. Challenges are based on basic good eating principles that apply to everyone.
buyer: Diet ID
The Diet ID platform is an API intended to disrupt current processes for dietary intake, goal setting, and nutritional coaching. Diet ID has broad market application in clinical, coaching, employer wellness, food delivery, weight loss, and athletic settings. "
target: Foodstand
Foodstand is an app that helps people eat healthier through their fun, community-powered Good Eating Challenges. Challenges are based on basic good eating principles that apply to everyone. They are based in Ann Arbor.
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SyQic Plc
SyQic Plc
Yoonic was developed by SyQic, one of the fastest growing Over-The-Top (OTT) IPTV managed services companies in Asia. Yoonic TV provides users with their favorite channels, movies, TV series and other video content direct to their mobile device or tablet of their choice.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$7.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.97
Net Income ($mm)
$0.17
Employees
42
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Ticker: OTCPK:CNCK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Content Checked Holdings, Inc.
Content Checked Holdings, Inc.
Content Checked Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of a family of mobile applications for individuals with specific dietary restrictions or preferences. Their first app, ContentCehcked , focuses on serving people with food allergies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.87
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: OTCPK:FONU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FonU2
FonU2
FonU2, a developer of mobile applications bringing sellers and buyers of services and products together in real time. Its mobile service provides a destination for sellers and buyers to list and search for services/products, schedule appointments, and make payments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LifeApps Brands Inc.
LifeApps Brands Inc.
LifeApps is a digital media company focused on medical, health, fitness, entertainment, digital applications and next generation social networks. The company creates and operates mobile apps, websites, publications and social media networks.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: DB:2FA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fundamental Applications Corp.
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CNSX:LOTO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LottoGopher
LottoGopher is a lottery messenger service that allows users to easily order and manage their state lottery tickets online using a debit or credit card. With LottoGopher, individuals can either play alone with a single ticket or create and join online public and private groups to pool winnings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:SWG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shearwater Group plc
Shearwater Group plc
Shearwater Group is an AIM-listed company focused on building a UK based group providing digital resilience solutions. Their aim is to acquire and develop information security, cyber and cyber security companies with a leading product, solution or service capability.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
41
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Ticker: TSXV:MBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobio Technologies Inc.
Mobio Technologies Inc.
Mobio Technologies is the parent company of Strutta, a social promotions platform that helps marketers bring potential customers from stranger to fan to customer. Strutta's Promotions API provides a technology platform that facilitates social media competitions & campaigns for global brands.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:SOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sora Capital Corp.
Sora Capital Corp.
Sora Capital Corp. invests in emerging companies in the Software as a Service (“SaaS”) sector of the technology industry. More specifically, companies with consumer facing products and services with revenue models, including subscriptions, transactional service fees and targeted advertising.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fitbit Inc.
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the Connected Health & Fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,550.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($95.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($159.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1625
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