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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Real Magnet, LLC

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Real Magnet, Inc. Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Real Magnet, LLC
Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns. Real Magnet simplifies marketing automation with its intuitive design.
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closed 8/1/2007 via PR Newswire

One to One Interactive, acquired ionMX

synopsis: One to One Interactive, a leading digital marketing holding company, has acquired IonMX, a Rhode Island-based email marketing solutions and services company, as well as its messaging platform and corresponding technologies. The IonMX brand, formerly of Bluestreak, Inc., will be incorporated into the growing portfolio of opt-in messaging products.
buyer: One to One Interactive
One to One Interactive is a leading innovative marketing services, technology, and media company that aims to deepen the connection between brands and their customers by deploying state-of-the-art and cutting-edge digital marketing techniques. "
target parent: BlueStreak
target: ionMX
IonMX technology is an advanced permission-based marketing platform with applications for both email and RSS. Additional features, including SMS capabilities, are currently in development, and will be released in the coming months.
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announced 11/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Mansell Group, Inc., will purchase Email Marketing Business from Premiere Global Services, Inc.

synopsis: Mansell Group, Inc. announced it has acquired the email marketing business of Premiere Global Services, Inc. The email applications and services acquired include the Campaign Accelerator suite of tools.
buyer: Mansell Group, Inc.
Mansell Group is one of the country's fastest growing private marketing companies. The company has built their reputation on the ability to bridge the marketing and technology gap to create solutions that deliver measurable results. "
seller: Premiere Global Services, Inc. (PGI:$562.53)
Premiere Global Services, Inc. is a global provider of innovative business communications and data services. Their ASP platform allow customers to conduct traditional and VoIP-based collaboration sessions, and to process and deliver large quantities of individualized, business critical information.
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Swiftpage, acquired Inbox Guru

synopsis: Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud-enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) grow, acquired InboxGuru, an email marketing and marketing automation solution for small and medium sized businesses.
buyer parent: SFW Capital Partners
buyer: Swiftpage
Swiftpage, with operations in Denver, CO, Scottsdale, AZ, and Newcastle, UK, is a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow. Swiftpage is the maker of Act! the pioneer and an innovator in the CRM space, serving over 500,000 users in over 100 countries. "
target: Inbox Guru
InboxGuru is an email marketing and marketing automation solution for small and medium sized businesses. Whether users have basic email marketing needs or sophisticated marketing automation requirements, InboxGuru provides a powerful yet cost effective solution.
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closed 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MailGun, Inc., acquired Mailjet

synopsis: Mailgun, a leading email delivery platform backed by Thoma Bravo, has acquired the Paris-headquartered Mailjet, a singular solution to send, track, and deliver both marketing and transactional emails. Together the two brands will serve over 290,000 companies in over 150 countries and make it easier for both developers and marketers to send smarter.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: MailGun, Inc.
Mailgun is a leading email delivery platform. With a cloud-native infrastructure and robust email API technology, Mailgun offers technically progressive teams the ability to send, receive, and track email easily from within their applications. "
target: Mailjet
France-based Mailjet is an all-in-one solution to send, track and deliver both marketing and transactional emails. Its cloud-based infrastructure is unique and highly scalable with a proprietary technology that optimizes email deliverability.
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closed 2/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Endurance International Group, acquired Constant Contact, Inc.

synopsis: Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help SMB businesses succeed online, announced the completion of its acquisition of Constant Contact, Inc. Constant Contact helps small businesses drive repeat business and find new customers with its world-class email marketing tool.
buyer: Endurance International Group (EIGI:$1,101.81)
Endurance International Group is a technology company that helps power small and medium-sized businesses online. Through its proprietary cloud platform, Endurance provides web presence solutions including web hosting, eCommerce, eMarketing and mobile business tools. "
target: Constant Contact, Inc. (CTCT:$353.50)
Constant Contact helps more than 650,000 customers worldwide find marketing success through the only all-in-one online marketing platform for small organizations. Anchored by their world-class email marketing tool, Constant Contact helps small businesses drive repeat business and find new customers.
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$1,060 [$880]
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$354
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$44
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closed 1/11/2011 via Market Wire

Dynamic Network Services Inc., acquired SendLabs

synopsis: Dynamic Network Services (Dyn Inc.), has formally announced the acquisition of New Hampshire-based, email delivery provider, SendLabs. Dyn Inc. is firmly positioned as a fast-growth Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) company, dedicated to providing Internet infrastructure technologies (managed DNS and email delivery) to its evolving client roster.
buyer: Dynamic Network Services Inc.
As a leading provider of managed DNS services, Dynamic Network Services Incorporated ("Dyn, Inc.") plays a key role in keeping the Internet's DNS infrastructure running smoothly, handling trillions of queries per day and servicing over 3 million active users. "
target: SendLabs
SendLabs is a New Hampshire-based email delivery provider that has email solutions for a range of segments, notably enterprise companies and those looking for white label services -- all focused on automation and superior deliverability results.
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closed 2/5/2014 via PR Newswire

PointAcross, Inc., acquired Goldmail Inc.

synopsis: PointAcross, Inc., announced that it has acquired all of the assets including intellectual property and technology from Goldmail Inc., a web-based SaaS communications platform. This technology allows users to create customized voice-over-visual eMessages that can be easily shared via email, mobile devices, social networks or the web.
buyer: PointAcross, Inc.
PointAcross, Inc., a leader in voice-over-visual communications is a SaaS software company that provides a best-in-class suite of marketing communications solutions. "
target: Goldmail Inc.
GoldMail, Inc. provides audio slideshow messaging solutions to record voice over image slides and share the message via email or by posting it online. Its solutions enable its users to add voice to a PowerPoint presentation, a picture, or a screenshot, as well as share it with others.
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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Newswire

payvia, Inc., acquired Mogreet, Inc.

synopsis: payvia, the leader in direct carrier billed mobile payments, announced its strategic acquisition of Mogreet, an innovative mobile video and rich media messaging engagement solutions provider that is used by thousands of marketers, retailers, small businesses and developers including major brands.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Sumeru
buyer: payvia, Inc.
payvia is a leading mobile and online payments company that allows consumers to make simple and secure payments via their mobile phone. payvia enables consumers to pay for digital goods and services using their mobile phone, adding purchases directly to their carrier bill. "
target: Mogreet, Inc.
Mogreet revolutionizes mobile marketing, helping clients , from large, Fortune 500 brands, to small, local businesses, engage with their customers through mobile devices. Mogreet's open platform delivers videos, pictures, audio and text to every mobile device worldwide.
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announced 11/7/2011 via BusinessWire

iLoop Mobile Inc will be merged with Lenco Mobile, Inc.,

synopsis: Lenco Mobile Inc. and iLoop Mobile, Inc. have reached a definitive agreement to combine their businesses, creating one of the leading providers in the high growth mobile marketing industry. The merger will combine Lenco’s international operations and rich media platforms with iLoop’s market leadership in the United States.
buyer: Lenco Mobile, Inc. (LNCM:$9.50)
Lenco Mobile Inc. is a developer, owner, and operator of proprietary advertising and technical platforms primarily for the high growth mobile and online marketing sectors. The platforms provide customers with turnkey solutions to attract, retain and monetize relationships with consumers. "
target: iLoop Mobile Inc
As a leading mobile marketing service organization, iLoop Mobile offers brands, agencies and media companies access to a leading mobile platform and the industry expertise to go with it. iLoop’s solutions include mobile marketing strategy, text messaging, CRM-based messaging, and more.
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closed 4/12/2011 via Market Wire

CommerceTel, Inc., acquired Mobivity

synopsis: CommerceTel Corporation, an award-winning provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and solutions, announced that it has acquired Mobivity, a leading cloud-based mobile marketing provider. More than 20 million mobile engagements have been facilitated via the Mobivity SMS solution.
buyer: CommerceTel, Inc. (OTCPK:MFON:$11.78)
CommerceTel is a provider of proprietary mobile marketing technologies and the inventor of C4, a unique, enterprise-grade platform empowering brands to engage mobile consumers via multiple channels. C4 is a cloud-based solution providing broad mobile communications and extensive CRM features. "
target: Mobivity
Mobivity is a leading cloud-based mobile marketing provider. More than 20 million mobile engagements have been facilitated via the Mobivity SMS solution.
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closed 11/4/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Sunset Brands, Inc., acquired Kaizen Communications

synopsis: Sunset Brands, Inc proudly announces its acquisition of Kaizen Communications, a mobile tech firm specializing in wireless messaging, distribution of mobile content and mobile campaign management.
buyer: Sunset Brands, Inc.
Sunset Brands, Inc. trades on the Pink Sheets under the symbol SSBN. "
target parent: NuMobile, Inc.
target: Kaizen Communications
Kaizen Communications, Inc. is a technology company specializing in mobile commerce, specifically as an application provider in the SMS/MMS/IVR (texting, video, multi-media, interactive voice response) equation.
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closed 6/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Think3, acquired My Alerts

synopsis: Think3, a private equity fund designed to help SaaS founders become successful, has acquired MyAlerts Inc., an e-commerce marketing platform used by top retail and consumer sites to capture purchase intent, driving consumers back to sites at a rate of 5-10 times and converting browsers into buyers.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: Think3
Think3 is a $1 billion private equity fund designed to enable SaaS founders to take more shots on goal. They purchase SaaS companies and enable a unique transition process that empowers founders and their teams to then launch their next startup. "
target: My Alerts
MyAlerts helps sites to drive higher customer engagement by allowing customers to personalize the alerts and updates they want on any site. This puts the customer at the center of any sites marketing relationship by allowing them to identify the brands, categories and products they intend to buy.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Marquis Software Solutions, Inc., acquired DocuMatix, LLC

synopsis: Marquis, a leading provider of marketing analytics software and professional services for mid-tier banks and credit unions, has acquired DocuMatix, a trusted provider of email marketing solutions used by over 350 credit unions and banks.
buyer parent: Falfurrias Capital
buyer: Marquis Software Solutions, Inc.
MARQUIS is a Plano, Texas-based company that is focused on getting results for over 400 financial institutions nationwide. MARQUIS sets its clients apart from their competition by providing expertise in data analytics, MCIF, CRM, strategic consulting, profitability and direct marketing. "
target: DocuMatix, LLC
At DocuMatix, they simplify communications for credit unions and other financial institutions. DocuMatix is a trusted provider of email marketing solutions used by over 350 credit unions and banks.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Market Wire

Responsys, acquired Push IO

synopsis: Responsys, Inc., a marketing cloud software and services leader, has acquired Push IO, a leading push notification provider. The Push IO platform will enable Responsys customers to orchestrate relevant marketing experiences within and across devices.
buyer: Responsys (MKTG:$194.33)
Responsys is a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions that enable companies to engage in relationship marketing across the interactive channels customers are embracing; email, mobile, social, the web and display. "
target: Push IO
Push IO offers the most advanced cloud services platform for mobile devices. The industrial strength solution features a fleet of services including push notifications, in-app purchase, data aggregation, and instant content delivery.
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closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired SparkCentral

synopsis: Vancouver-based Hootsuite has acquired Sparkcentral, a leading SaaS provider enabling the future of digital customer engagement through 1:1 conversational messaging channels, including Instagram, Facebook Messanger, Twitter and WhatsApp. With the acquisition, Hootsuite will enable brands to create holistic and agile experiences for their customers.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
Hootsuite is the global leader in social media management. Hootsuite Academy, the industry-leading online learning platform, empowers growth through social media certifications and has delivered over one million courses to over half a million people worldwide. "
target: SparkCentral
Sparkcentral is a best-in-class social and digital customer care company. Sparkcentral's SaaS platform enables digital customer engagement through 1:1 conversational messaging channels, including Instagram, Facebook Messenger, Twitter, WhatsApp, WeChat, SMS, and Chat.
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closed 8/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Boomtrain, acquired Nudgespot

synopsis: Boomtrain, a marketing platform that uses artificial intelligence to drive relevant interactions with users at every touchpoint, announced that it has acquired partner, India-based Nudgespot. Nudgespot is a messaging platform that was built to help businesses communicate with their customers personally, and at scale.
buyer: Boomtrain
Boomtrain is a personalized notification platform that leverages machine learning and predictive algorithms to drive increased clicks, engagement and revenue through customer communications. Boomtrain uses machine intelligence, enabling brands to understand and communicate with their customers. "
target: Nudgespot
Nudgespot is a messaging platform that was built to help businesses communicate with their customers personally, and at scale. For online businesses and apps to truly connect and create great customer journeys, communication needs to be contextual and relevant.
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closed 1/25/2010 via Market Wire

Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, acquired Solesys S.A.

synopsis: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation, said that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Solesys S.A., a Swiss company focused on merging the latest technologies in mobile communication.
buyer: Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation (ICMC:$0.00)
Intelligent Communication Enterprise delivers world class mobile marketing and communications solutions. ICE group consists of companies in mobile messaging, mobile fraud prevention and leading edge mobile marketing technologies. "
target: Solesys S.A.
Solesys SA is a private company founded in 2001 and pioneered the swiss premium mobile market. Solesys focuses on merging latest technologies and mobile communication.
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closed 6/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Validity, Inc., acquired BriteVerify

synopsis: Validity, a global leader in data quality and compliance, announced that it has completed another acquisition, adding BriteVerify – a market leading email verification network – to its data integrity platform.
buyer: Validity, Inc.
Validity is a leading global provider of data integrity and compliance offerings that thousands of organizations worldwide rely on to trust their data. Validity empowers organizations to make better decisions that drive more leads, close more deals, and confidently plan for continued growth. "
target: BriteVerify
BriteVerify is a market leading email verification network. BriteVerify has helped thousands of world-class brands verify via their API over 500 million email addresses each month which is crucial to building better client relationships and creating new business opportunities.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

InSequent, Inc., acquired Undelay.io

synopsis: Insequent has announced the acquisition of Undelay.io, a web-based adaptive & responsive website and landing page builder. Insequent has the only fully responsive and adaptive website builder that also includes a sophisticated landing page builder to the user's campaign traffic.
buyer: InSequent, Inc.
Insequent is a world class digital marketing platform serving the needs of enterprise clients and their SMB customers. From mobile & responsive websites to SMS and PPC they offer a full suite of digital marketing solutions. "
target: Undelay.io
Undelay.io is a web-based adaptive & responsive website and landing page builder.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Real Magnet, LLC

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Real Magnet, Inc. Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Real Magnet, LLC
Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns. Real Magnet simplifies marketing automation with its intuitive design.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Real Magnet, LLC

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Real Magnet, Inc. Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Real Magnet, LLC
Real Magnet is a leading marketing automation platform that helps businesses attract, engage and deliver better email, marketing, social and mobile campaigns. Real Magnet simplifies marketing automation with its intuitive design.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Kavi Workspace

synopsis: Kavi has been acquired by Higher Logic, a leading cloud-based community platform. Organizations of all sizes rely on Kavi® Workspace to encourage participation, control content, and provide traceability across diverse and distributed contributors. Kavi Workspace streamlines participation and simplifies administration.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Kavi Workspace
Organizations of all sizes rely on Kavi® Workspace to encourage participation, control content, and provide traceability across diverse and distributed contributors. Workspace is a solution that streamlines participation, promotes faster workgroup results and simplifies administration.
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closed 1/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Higher Logic, acquired Socious

synopsis: Higher Logic, the leader in cloud-based community platforms, announced it has acquired Socious, a community software company focused on serving the non-profit and B2B enterprise markets. Socious's MemberCloud platform manages millions of members for many of the world's top associations and companies.
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Socious
Socious offers software and services to help associations and user communities take a members-first approach to growing and engaging their membership. Socious provides a full range of professional services to help organizations manage their membership, grow their community, and plan events.
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closed 11/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired WhoGlue, Inc.

synopsis: Social networking giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Baltimore software company WhoGlue Inc. WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
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: WhoGlue, Inc.
WhoGlue was launched in 2001 to develop what it calls relationship management software — tools used primarily by trade groups, associations and alumni organizations to mine networking opportunities.
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CivicPlus, acquired SeeClickFix

synopsis: CivicPlus has added another competitor to its ever-expanding suite of integrated communications software in SeeClickFix, a tool that has offered citizens ways to use mobile devices to report issues à la 311. SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space.
buyer: CivicPlus
By combining intuitive technology with a wealth of knowledge about local government, CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help our clients do more with less. CivicPlus has partnered with over 2000 local governments to streamline their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: SeeClickFix
SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space. Issues that are reported through the website are recorded on a map for everyone to see and interact with.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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closed 1/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

GovDelivery, Inc., acquired GovInteract

synopsis: GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, announced the acquisition of New Jersey-based GovInteract, an emerging leader in complete Web solutions, including multi-channel emergency communication, for the public sector.
buyer parent: ICG Group, Inc.
buyer: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps government maximize direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. More than 450 government organizations worldwide use GovDelivery. "
target: GovInteract
GovInteract is a proven leader in offering a broad, single-platform, Web solution that links all the services a local government provides and connects those services directly to local residents and citizens.
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closed 10/16/2017 via PR Web

Higher Logic, acquired Informz

synopsis: Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, has acquired Informz, Inc. Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Higher Logic
Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms. Organizations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected. "
target: Informz
Informz is marketing sophistication, made simple. Their powerful email marketing platform, marketing automation tools and expert services, are built to help nonprofits and associations tell compelling stories, create real connections and drive real results.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

DirectImpact, acquired Crowdverb

synopsis: Direct Impact, a leading grassroots advocacy firm that manages communications campaigns on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and trade associations, announced its acquisition of Crowdverb, a digital management and advocacy firm based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: DirectImpact
Direct Impact is a premier grassroots public affairs, public education and corporate reputation firm, offering a complete range of services essential to conducting successful grassroots outreach and education, public relations, coalition development and community mobilization. "
target: Crowdverb
Crowdverb's Modern Mobilization™ approach uses a social web technology platform and tool set to build permanent online communities on behalf of clients. Communities can be mobilized instantly and effectively to impact issues and legislation, manage reputations and promote products.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Personify Inc, acquired Small World Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Personify, Inc. (Personify), the leading provider of software solutions for the association and member-focused organizations has announced the strategic acquisition of Small World Labs, an online community and social collaboration platform that enables organizations to connect, engage and collaborate with their supporters.
buyer: Personify Inc
Personify is the leading enterprise software and service solution that empowers the best member-focused organizations to succeed. Personify’s suite of products and services enable member-based organizations to better understand, track and manage their constituents. "
target: Small World Labs, Inc.
Small World Labs provides an online community and social collaboration platform to the nonprofit and member-based industries. Small World Labs Community enables organization to better connect, engage, collaborate with and mobilize their supporters in new ways.
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closed 4/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Omnigo Software, acquired QueTel Corporation

synopsis: Omnigo Software, a leading provider of public safety, incident, and security management solutions, has acquired QueTel Corporation, a company that offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
buyer: Omnigo Software
Omnigo Software is the leading provider of public safety, incident and security management solutions for law enforcement, education, healthcare and other enterprises, offering easy-to-use and flexible applications that provide actionable insight for making more informed decisions. "
target: QueTel Corporation
QueTel’s offers software that tracks and manages uniquely numbered items — serialized equipment, physical evidence, digital files, documents, and people — for law enforcement business operations.
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announced 9/26/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Actua Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target parent: Actua Corporation
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery enables public sector organizations to connect with people and to get those people to act. As the number one referrer of traffic to hundreds of government websites, GovDelivery's enterprise-class, cloud-based technology allows government organizations to transform their communications.
price ($mm)
$153
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Internet Capital Group, Inc., acquired GovDelivery, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Capital Group, Inc. announced that, together with management, it has acquired GovDelivery, Inc. GovDelivery, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the leading platform provider of government-to-citizen digital communication solutions. ICG paid $19.7 million for 89% ownership of GovDelivery.
buyer: Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ACTA:$118.96)
Internet Capital Group owns and builds Internet software companies that drive business productivity and reduce transaction costs between firms. ICG devotes its expertise and capital to maximizing the success of these platform companies that are delivering on-demand software and service applications."
target: GovDelivery, Inc.
GovDelivery is the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions. GovDelivery’s digital subscription management solution provides organizations with a fully-automated, on-demand public communication system.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd., acquired Ascentis Private Limited

synopsis: Y3 Technologies has acquired Ascentis, a Singapore-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM), e-commerce, and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions provider.
buyer: Y3 Technologies Pte Ltd.
Y3 Technologies is a supply chain management solutions company based in Singapore. "
target: Ascentis Private Limited
Ascentis is a Singapore-based CRM, e-Commerce and BI solutions provider. Since 2013, Ascentis is proud to be leading the customer engagement innovation in the retail, food & beverage, entertainment, and hospitality industries.
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closed 6/8/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Public Safety Inc. (APS), a business of Trimble, which provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. They build and acquire solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers. Their solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate efficiently."
target parent: Trimble
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, doing business as Trimble Public Safety, provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and accident reports. Their flagship product, Virtual Partner 2.0, is delivered as a SaaS offering.
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closed 1/4/2006 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately held Advanced Public Safety, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida, in an all-cash transaction. APS is a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software products used by law enforcement, fire-rescue and other public safety agencies.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, Inc is a leading software development company creating innovative technology solutions specifically designed for the public safety industry. APS was founded by Jeff Rubenstein, an auxiliary police officer with the Delray Beach Police Department in Delray Beach, Florida.
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closed 11/19/2020 via PR Web

Billhighway, acquired Impexium

synopsis: Billhighway, the leading financial and performance management solution for member-based organizations, has acquired Impexium, an association management solution. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
buyer parent: Lovell Minnick Partners
buyer: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow. "
target: Impexium
Impexium is a cloud-based membership management platform that supports the full range of association business and administrative activities. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
price ($mm)
$445
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired STRATIS IoT

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announced the acquisition of STRATIS IoT, which connects smart apartment systems and devices into a single, easy-to-use resident app.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: STRATIS IoT
STRATIS IoT is among the largest and broadest integrators of smart devices and systems for multifamily and student apartment buildings, enabling a world class resident experience in over 380,000 units across the U.S., Japan, the UK, EU, and Latin America.
price ($mm)
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$8
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0.0x
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