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announced 10/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Comverse, Inc., will purchase GSS division from CSG Systems International, Inc.

synopsis: Comverse Technology, Inc. announced that Comverse Inc. completed its acquisition of the GSS division and certain related assets of CSG Systems International, Inc., for approximately $249 million in cash. GSS brings to Comverse a broad suite of software-based billing solutions.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology. Inc., is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services. "
seller: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

SilverTree Equity, acquired Agility CIS

synopsis: SilverTree Equity, a private equity firm in the UK that invests in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses, has acquired a 65% stake in Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility software solutions. Agility CIS provides billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
buyer: SilverTree Equity
SilverTree Equity is a sector specialist private equity firm in the UK. SilverTree invests exclusively in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses. The firm is differentiated by its focus on value creation, sector specialism, and deep network of operational resources. "
target: Agility CIS
Agility CIS is a New Zealand-based solution provider serving energy companies in Australasia, the Middle East and North America. Agility CIS provides proven cost effective billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chess Telecom Limited, acquired TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)

synopsis: Chess ICT has expanded with the acquisition of an independent billing specialist, TM Solutions (TMS). TMS was founded in 2001 by Suzanne and David Chappell. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
buyer: Chess Telecom Limited
Established in 1993, Chess is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of business voice and data solutions providing businesses with broadband, phone lines, calls, mobiles, data, VoIP and telephone systems. They deliver tailored solutions alongside great service, at the best possible prices. "
target: TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)
TM Solutions (TMS) is headquartered in Oxfordshire, offers independent channel support services to the UK telecoms industry. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
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closed 9/7/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Evolving Systems, Inc., acquired Lumata

synopsis: Evolving Systems, Inc., a leader in real-time analytics, customer acquisition and customer value management solutions and services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the business operating units of Lumata Holdings Ltd. Lumata is a global provider of real-time, next generation loyalty and customer lifecycle management software.
buyer: Evolving Systems, Inc. (EVOL:$24.32)
Evolving Systems, Inc. is a provider of software and services for connected mobile devices to over 90 network operators in 66 countries worldwide. The Company's portfolio includes market-leading solutions and services for real-time analytics, customer acquisition and customer value management. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Lumata
Lumata is a United Kingdom-based global provider of real-time, next generation loyalty and customer lifecycle management software and services that helps businesses gain value from their customer data for relevant and contextual insights and actions of value to both customers and enterprises.
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closed 7/6/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Evolving Systems, Inc., acquired Business Logic Systems Limited

synopsis: Evolving Systems, Inc., a leader in consumer lifecycle engagement, analytics and monetization solutions for connected mobile devices worldwide, has completed the acquisition of UK-based Business Logic Systems Limited. Business Logic Systems specializes in data-driven customer value management and customer engagement solutions.
buyer: Evolving Systems, Inc. (EVOL:$24.32)
Evolving Systems, Inc. is a provider of software and services for connected mobile devices to over 75 network operators in over 50 countries worldwide. The Company's portfolio includes market-leading solutions and services for consumer lifecycle engagement, analytics and monetization. "
target: Business Logic Systems Limited
Business Logic Systems (BLS) is a Data-Driven Marketing and Customer Value Management (CVM) solutions company. Their well established CVM solutions and services enable telecommunications operators to automate a customer-centric and individual approach to lifecycle management.
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$1.68
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closed 5/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Hansen Technologies, acquired Telebilling A/S

synopsis: Hansen Technologies Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of Denmark-based TeleBilling A/S, a well-known provider of Business Support Systems/Operational Support Systems (BSS/OSS) solutions to the European telco market. Telebilling’s product naviBilling is the single billing platform for all types of telecom services.
buyer: Hansen Technologies (ASX:HSN:$157.48)
Hansen Technologies is a globally-recognised provider of software solutions to more than 200 telco's, broadcasters and utilities in over 90 countries worldwide. The company focuses on business critical back office systems, in particular billing and customer care. "
target: Telebilling A/S
TeleBilling A/S is a provider of Business Support Systems/Operational Support Systems (BSS/OSS) solutions to the European telco market. Telebilling’s product naviBilling is the single billing platform for all types of telecom services and focuses on ease of use for billing, CRM & customer care.
price ($mm)
$23
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$18
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1.3x
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closed 8/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Vibes Media, purchased U.S. Brands Business from Lumata

synopsis: Vibes announced it has acquired the U.S. brands business of Lumata, the leading global provider of real-time customer lifecycle management, advertising, and data monetisation software and services. They provide operators, brands and advertisers with the tools and marketing expertise to unlock the value in their data.
buyer: Vibes Media
Vibes Media delivers millions of mobile messages for a wide range of clients in the marketer and publisher categories. Vibes offers a combination of technology, connectivity, strategy and account services that helps marketers create highly relevant and targeted mobile marketing programs. "
seller: Lumata
The acquisition includes the U.S. Brands Business of Lumata, the leading global provider of real-time customer lifecycle management, advertising, and data monetisation software and services.
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announced 5/13/2013 via PR Newswire

AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. will be merged with CITIC Capital,

synopsis: AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc., a leading provider of telecommunication software solutions and services in China and a Business Support System supplier in Asia, announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which AsiaInfo-Linkage will be acquired by a private investor consortium led by CITIC Capital Partners.
buyer: CITIC Capital
CITIC Capital is an alternative investment management and advisory company. It manages approximately USD4.6 billion of capital from a diverse group of international and Chinese investors. Core businesses include Private Equity, Real Estate, Structured Investment and Finance and Asset Management. "
target: AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (ASIA:$547.87)
AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality software solutions and IT services in China's telecommunications industry. Its core business support system includes Billing, Customer Relationship Management, Business Intelligence, and Network Management System.
price ($mm)
$890
rev ($mm)
$567
EBITDA ($mm)
$66
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1.6x
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13.5x
closed 4/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Experian Decision Analytics, acquired Decisioning Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Experian announced the acquisition of Decisioning Solutions, a market-driven Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, which will broaden the capabilities and strengthen the global reach of Experian's originations and customer acquisition software products. The acquisition will become part of Experian's Decision Analytics business.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Decision Analytics
Experian Decision Analytics integrates predictive data and analytics into valuable business decisions that provide greater insight into decision performance and helps companies keep pace with changing business priorities. "
target: Decisioning Solutions Inc.
Decisioning Solutions offers advanced customer and account decision engine and workflow management technology that perfects the automation of decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Ericsson AB, acquired ConceptWave Software Inc.

synopsis: ConceptWave Software Inc., a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions for the global communications service provider market, announced that it has been acquired by Ericsson, the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, through a 100% share purchase transaction.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. Ericsson enables the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow people to study, work and live their lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. "
target: ConceptWave Software Inc.
ConceptWave is a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions that enable communications service providers to rapidly introduce new market offers and to empower superior customer experience.
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on offer 3/26/2012 via

CITIC Capital, offer to acquire AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.

synopsis: China-based telecom software maker AsiaInfo-Linkage Inc. is evaluating an offer from a CITIC Capital unit to take it private. AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality software solutions and IT services in China's telecommunications industry.
buyer: CITIC Capital
CITIC Capital is an alternative investment management and advisory company. It manages approximately USD4.6 billion of capital from a diverse group of international and Chinese investors. Core businesses include Private Equity, Real Estate, Structured Investment and Finance and Asset Management. "
target: AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (ASIA:$547.87)
AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality software solutions and IT services in China's telecommunications industry. Its core business support system includes Billing, Customer Relationship Management, Business Intelligence, and Network Management System.
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$818 [$517]*
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$481
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$105
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5.4x
announced 9/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Aricent, will acquire DataLinx

synopsis: Aricent, a full-service, full-spectrum communications software company, announced that DataLinx has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Aricent. DataLinx is a leader in consulting, system integration and software development based in Tarrytown, New York, USA. The combination of Aricent and DataLinx will benefit service providers worldwide.
buyer: Aricent
Aricent is a full-service, full-spectrum communications software company. We're committed to powering communications for all of our clients-the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers, device manufacturers and service providers. "
target: DataLinx
DataLinx was founded in 1992 with the vision of delivering cost-effective business and systems consulting, OSS solutions, and network infrastructure & technology that address critical business needs of global telecommunications service providers, enterprises and government agencies.
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closed 9/8/2006 via BBC

Comverse Technology. Inc, acquired Netonomy

synopsis: Comverse, a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc., and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services, has completed its acquisition of privately-held Netonomy for approximately $19 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Comverse Technology. Inc (CMVT:$1,594.40)
Comverse Technology, Inc. is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services. "
target: Netonomy
Netonomy(R) is a leader in customer self-service solutions, providing online account management, e-Commerce and electronic bill analysis for the communications industry.
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closed 5/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired Qpass

synopsis: Amdocs, the leading provider of software and services to enable integrated customer management and the intentional customer experience(TM), today announced that it completed the acquisition of Qpass, a leading provider of digital commerce software and solutions, for approximately $275 million in cash.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and the intentional customer experience(TM) - at every point of service. "
target: Qpass
Qpass, headquartered in the US and with offices in Europe, is the proven and preferred provider of mobile commerce software for leading mobile operators. Qpass customers collectively reach more than 70 million subscribers today.
price ($mm)
$275
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$42
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6.5x
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closed 1/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Lifecycle Software

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Lifecycle Software LTD, a provider of mission critical billing, customer management, and business intelligence software solutions to mobile network operators, mobile virtual network operators, and mobile virtual network enablers and aggregators.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Lifecycle Software
Lifecycle Software LTD is a provider of mission critical billing, customer management, and business intelligence software solutions to mobile network operators, mobile virtual network operators, and mobile virtual network enablers and aggregators. They are based in the UK.
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Polystar, acquired P-OSS Solutions S.L.

synopsis: Polystar, a leading supplier of Customer Experience Management, Service Assurance and Network Monitoring solutions for the telecom industry, announced that it has acquired P-OSS, a leading provider of Performance Management solutions. P-OSS provides end-to-end multi-domain service and network performance management with its iPe-Bot platform.
buyer: Polystar
Polystar enables CSPs to achieve excellence in CEM, Big Data Analytics, Service Assurance, Network Monitoring, Service Enablement and High-Performance Testing. Polystar's real-time Network and Customer Insights uncover a goldmine of data, which yields indispensable analytics to CSPs. "
target: P-OSS Solutions S.L.
P-OSS Solutions offers iPe-Bot, a Performance Management system that shows users what their network is delivering. iPe-Bot is a fully web-based system that collects data from the LTE-2G-3G radio, transmission, core, NGN and VAS domains of wireless networks and also IP and wire line networks.
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announced 10/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Accanto Systems Oy, will acquire InstantCEM

synopsis: Accanto Systems, an established provider of customer experience management (CEM) and network analytics, is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy InstantCEM, an application provider enabling device-based customer experience feedback and operator communication.
buyer: Accanto Systems Oy
InstantCEM is a new solution for measuring and reporting the real customer experience accurately. It provides a new smart way for improving two-way communication between subscribers and the service provider. "
target: InstantCEM
Accanto Systems provides Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Network Analytics solutions to Service Providers. By analyzing network performance and customer satisfaction, Accanto’s iCEM platform calculates the QoE (Quality of Experience), creating a single-view of the customer.
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announced 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Spirent Communications plc, will acquire DAX Technologies Corp.

synopsis: Spirent Communications plc, a leading communications technology company, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of DAX Technologies Corp., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management solution software.
buyer: Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT:$457.90)
Spirent Communications plc is a global leader in test and measurement inspiring innovation within development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. They deploy life-enriching communications networks, devices, services and applications. "
target: DAX Technologies Corp.
DAX is a leading provider of Customer Experience Management solution software that enables mobile and wireline service providers to understand and quantify services as experienced by their customers.
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$37
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closed 1/30/2014 via Market Wire

JDS Uniphase Corp., acquired Trendium, Inc.

synopsis: JDSU announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trendium, a provider of real-time intelligence software solutions for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and monetization of big data for 4G/LTE mobile network operators.
buyer: JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU:$1,676.90)
JDSU innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Its diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. "
target: Trendium, Inc.
Trendium is a provider of real-time intelligence software solutions for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and monetization of big data for 4G/LTE mobile network operators.
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$22
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closed 4/8/2008 via PR Newswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired Jacobs Rimell

synopsis: Amdocs the leading provider of customer experience systems, today announced it has acquired Jacobs Rimell, Ltd., a provider of fulfillment solutions for the broadband cable industry for approximately $45 million in cash, net of cash on hand, subject to post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and the intentional customer experience(TM) - at every point of service. "
target: Jacobs Rimell
Jacobs Rimell develops service fulfillment solutions for Communications Service Providers. Jacobs Rimell's customer centric solutions enable business and residential customers to more rapidly and reliably self- select and adopt an ever wider range of IP based products and services.
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closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

CSG International, Inc., acquired Forte Payment Systems

synopsis: CSG has completed the acquisition of Forte Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advanced payment solutions. Forte offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG simplifies the complexity of business transformation in the digital age for the most respected communications, media and entertainment service providers worldwide. CSG delivers revenue management, customer experience and digital monetization solutions for every stage of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Forte Payment Systems
Forte Payment Systems offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention as well as reducing transaction costs, mitigating risk, and increasing efficiencies.
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$85
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closed 3/1/2018 via Company Press Release

CSG International, Inc., acquired Business Ink, Co.

synopsis: CSG has acquired Business Ink, a customer communications company based in Austin, Texas, further leveraging the scale of CSG’s current operations and expanding the company’s reach into new vertical markets. Business Ink uses innovative technology to produce sensitive and time-critical business communications.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG simplifies the complexity of business transformation in the digital age for the most respected communications, media and entertainment service providers worldwide. CSG delivers revenue management, customer experience and digital monetization solutions for every stage of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Business Ink, Co.
Business Ink uses innovative technology to produce sensitive and time-critical business communications which are distributed both digitally and through the postal system. Business Ink serves state and local government, healthcare, professional business services, agencies, and financial services.
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closed 2/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

FireEye, acquired Invotas International Corporation

synopsis: FireEye said it has acquired Invotas, a company that develops a platform that helps administrators respond faster to security incidents. The platform, called Security Orchestrator, is designed to take in information from a range of security products from different vendors and automate responses when an incident is detected.
buyer: FireEye (FEYE:$871.60)
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses. "
target parent: CSG International, Inc.
target: Invotas International Corporation
Invotas, based in Alexandria, Virginia, has a single product, its Security Orchestrator. The platform is designed to take in information from a range of security products from different vendors and automate responses when an incident is detected.
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closed 12/4/2013 via BusinessWire

CSG International, Inc., acquired VoluBill S.A.

synopsis: CSG International, Inc., a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, announced that it has purchased key assets of Volubill, a leading supplier of integrated real-time policy and charging solutions to mobile, satellite, and fixed broadband operators.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems provides software- and services-based solutions that help clients build commerce by better engaging and transacting with their customers. CSG's technology serves the highly competitive cable, direct broadcast satellite, and communications industries. "
target: VoluBill S.A.
VoluBill S.A.l provides policy management, policy enforcement and charging solutions to service providers helping them to manage the rapid growth in data services across communications networks. VoluBill S.A. was founded in 2001 and is based in Montbonnot Saint Martin, France.
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closed 7/16/2012 via Company Press Release

CSG International, Inc., acquired Ascade

synopsis: CSG Systems International, Inc., a global provider of software and services-based business support solutions that help clients generate revenue, announced the acquisition of Ascade, an independent Swedish software company who provides market-leading trading and routing software solutions to telecommunications companies globally.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems provides software- and services-based solutions that help clients build commerce by better engaging and transacting with their customers. CSG's technology serves the highly competitive cable, direct broadcast satellite, and communications industries. "
target: Ascade
Ascade is the leading provider of interconnect business solutions for voice and data traffic. The products cover interconnect billing, routing optimization as well as quality assurance.
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closed 11/30/2010 via BusinessWire

CSG Systems International, Inc., acquired Intec Telecom Systems Plc

synopsis: CSG Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of customer interaction management and billing solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of U.K-based Intec Telecom Systems PLC. Intec is a leader in wholesale billing and mediation and is a leading provider of retail billing software worldwide.
buyer: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems provides software- and services-based solutions that help clients build commerce by better engaging and transacting with their customers. CSG's technology serves the highly competitive cable, direct broadcast satellite, and communications industries. "
target: Intec Telecom Systems Plc
Intec Telecom Systems supplies billing and mediation solutions to over 60 of the world’s top 100 telecoms carriers, and they are one of the world’s fastest growing major BSS (Business Support Systems) vendors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$359 [$253]
rev ($mm)
$249
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$40
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6.3x
closed 12/31/2008 via BusinessWire

CSG Systems International, Inc., acquired Quaero Corporation

synopsis: CSG Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of customer interaction management and billing solutions, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Quaero Corporation, a marketing services provider (MSP) with expertise in customer strategy, analytics, and marketing performance management.
buyer: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers. "
target: Quaero Corporation
Quaero is a marketing and technology services company that provides unparalleled value to firms looking to improve the effectiveness of their comprehensive marketing efforts and marketing technology investments.
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closed 8/13/2007 via BusinessWire

CSG Systems International, Inc., acquired Prairie Voice Services, Inc.

synopsis: CSG Systems International, Inc. a leading provider of customer care and billing solutions, has completed the acquisition of Prairie Voice Services, Inc. CSG initially announced the acquisition on July 30, 2007. Additionally, CSG and Prairie have agreed to rename the company Prairie Interactive Messaging, Inc.
buyer: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers. "
target: Prairie Voice Services, Inc.
Prairie Interactive Messaging Inc., formerly Prairie Voice Services, provides a set of unified, interactive messaging solutions developed to manage customer interactions through inbound and outbound automated voice, text/SMS, email, and fax messaging services.
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closed 7/10/2007 via BusinessWire

CSG Systems International, Inc., acquired ComTec, Inc.

synopsis: CSG Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of customer care and billing solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of ComTec, Inc. CSG initially announced the acquisition on June 11, 2007.
buyer: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers. "
target: ComTec, Inc.
ComTec is a high value provider of software-driven print and electronic customer communications, designed to improve your business efficiency and help you communicate more personally with your customer.
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$24
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closed 3/1/2006 via PR Newswire

CSG Systems International, Inc., acquired Telution, Inc.

synopsis: CSG Systems, a leading provider of customer care and billing solutions, today announced that it has acquired Telution, Inc., a private, Chicago-based provider of Operations Support System (OSS) software that enable communications companies to bring bundled, advanced services to market quickly and effectively.
buyer: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers. "
target: Telution, Inc.
Telution, Inc. is a provider of operations support systems (OSS) software utilized by today’s leading telecommunications and cable operators to improve the performance of their sales, ordering and provisioning processes.
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announced 10/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Comverse, Inc., will purchase GSS division from CSG Systems International, Inc.

synopsis: Comverse Technology, Inc. announced that Comverse Inc. completed its acquisition of the GSS division and certain related assets of CSG Systems International, Inc., for approximately $249 million in cash. GSS brings to Comverse a broad suite of software-based billing solutions.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology. Inc., is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services. "
seller: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers.
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closed 2/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Mavenir, acquired Argyle Data

synopsis: Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), announced it has acquired Argyle Data, the first big data and machine learning security platform that delivers real-time anomaly detection and predictive analytics for mobile service providers and IoT networks.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Mavenir (MESG:$292.74)
Mavenir is built to redefine mobile network economics for Communication Service Providers (CSPs). Their solutions pave the way to 5G with software-based, end-to-end, Cloud Native network solutions. Mavenir offers solutions to CSPs for revenue generation, cost reduction and revenue protection. "
target: Argyle Data
Argyle Data is the first big data and machine learning security platform that delivers real-time anomaly detection and predictive analytics for mobile service providers and IoT networks.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Mavenir, acquired Aquto

synopsis: Mavenir, the world leader in mobile messaging and RCS, announces it has acquired Aquto, the leader in mobile sponsored data and data rewards. Aquto offers a cloud-based sponsored data platform that uses data as a form of currency to improve engagement with marketers to fund sponsorship of mobile data.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Mavenir (MESG:$292.74)
Mavenir is built to redefine mobile network economics for Communication Service Providers (CSPs). Their solutions pave the way to 5G with software-based, end-to-end, Cloud Native network solutions. Mavenir offers solutions to CSPs for revenue generation, cost reduction and revenue protection. "
target: Aquto
Aquto is a mobile sponsored data and data rewards company that offers a cloud-based sponsored data platform. They use data as a currency to improve engagement with marketers to fund sponsorship of mobile data. Aquto then enables marketers to improve engagement across any type of mobile campaign.
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closed 2/17/2017 via Company Press Release

CLX Communications, acquired Xura Secure Communications GmbH

synopsis: CLX Communications announces that it has acquired the German technology company Xura Secure Communications GmbH, a subsidiary of Xura Inc. Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: Xura Secure Communications GmbH
Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 2/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Xura, Inc., acquired Mitel Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Xura Inc, a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of the acquisition of Mitel Mobility, a division of Mitel Networks Corporation. Mitel Mobility is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution, Voice-over-WiFi, video, Rich Communication Services, messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Xura, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. They help communication service providers and enterprises navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem to create innovative, new experiences. "
target parent: Mitel Networks Corporation
target: Mitel Mobility, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mitel Mobile, formerly Mavenir Systems, is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution (“VoLTE”), Voice-over-WiFi (“VoWiFi”), video, Rich Communication Services (“RCS”), messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Siris Capital Group, acquired Xura, Inc.

synopsis: Xura, Inc., a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC. Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on making control investments in data, telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies. "
target: Xura, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. They help communication service providers and enterprises navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem to create innovative, new experiences.
price ($mm)[EV]
$654 [$683]
rev ($mm)
$293
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
1847.0x
closed 8/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Comverse, Inc., acquired Acision

synopsis: Comverse, Inc, a global leader in digital services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acision, a privately-held leader in secure mobile messaging and engagement services, based in Reading, United Kingdom.
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company's proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, and Digital Services. "
target: Acision
Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless mobile engagement services that interoperate across all IP platforms and enrich the user experience creating value and new communication opportunities for carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$200 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$191
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 8/5/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Comverse, Inc., acquired Solaiemes S.L.

synopsis: Comverse, a global leader in telecom and enterprise business enablement, announced its acquisition of Spain-based Solaiemes, an innovator focused on enabling the creation and monetization of Service Providers' digital services. Solutions from Solaiemes complement the market leading Evolved Communication Suite offering from Comverse.
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company's proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, and Digital Services. "
target: Solaiemes S.L.
Spain-based Solaiemes is an innovator focused on enabling the creation and monetization of Service Providers' (SPs) digital services. Solaiemes' RCS API solution has won the GSMA RCS Innovation Award, and is the only GSMA accredited RCS API product certified with Joyn Blackbird.
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announced 10/7/2005 via BusinessWire

Comverse, Inc., will purchase GSS division from CSG Systems International, Inc.

synopsis: Comverse Technology, Inc. announced that Comverse Inc. completed its acquisition of the GSS division and certain related assets of CSG Systems International, Inc., for approximately $249 million in cash. GSS brings to Comverse a broad suite of software-based billing solutions.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology. Inc., is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services. "
seller: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Nokia Networks, Inc., will acquire Eden Rock Communications, LLC

synopsis: Eden Rock Communications, LLC announced for the acquisition of Eden Rock by Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks will gain access to Eden Rock’s multivendor Self Organizing Network (SON) solution. SON is one of the fastest growing and most important segments within the mobile broadband industry.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: Nokia Networks, Inc.
Nokia Networks provides broadband infrastructure software and services and operates at the forefront of their industry. From the first ever call on GSM to the first call on LTE, they have set the pace of innovation, a record that continues with future technologies such as 5G. "
target: Eden Rock Communications, LLC
Eden Rock Communications is a pioneer in the Self Organizing Network (SON) space and creator of an industry leading multi-vendor, multi-technology, centralized SON solution, Eden-NET.
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closed 1/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Mavenir Systems, Inc., acquired Ulticom, Inc.

synopsis: Mavenir Systems®, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Ulticom, Inc. Ulticom is a leading provider of telecom signaling solutions enabling the global transformation to 4G LTE, with key Diameter solutions deployed in ten tier one carrier networks globally.
buyer: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Ulticom, Inc. (ULCM:$45.83)
Ulticom provides service essential signaling component and system solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications. Ulticom's products are used to deploy broadband mobile access, multimedia transport control, subscriber data management and enhanced communication services.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired Ulticom, Inc.

synopsis: Platinum Equity announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ulticom, Inc., a provider of signaling software used in communications networks. Ulticom provides service essential signaling component and system solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, including information technology, telecommunications, metals services, manufacturing and distribution. "
target parent: Comverse Technology, Inc.
target: Ulticom, Inc. (ULCM:$45.83)
Ulticom provides service essential signaling component and system solutions for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications. Ulticom's products are used to deploy broadband mobile access, multimedia transport control, subscriber data management and enhanced communication services.
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cancelled 5/22/2007 via

Harbinger Capital Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Openwave Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Harbinger today announced its intention to acquire 40,389,560 shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of Openwave Systems Inc. and the associated Rights issued under the Rights Plan to purchase certain shares of Openwave preferred stock. The acquisition consideration will be approximately $335 million.
buyer: Harbinger Capital Partners
Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. is a Cayman Islands corporation (the "Harbinger Master Fund") and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. is a Delaware limited partnership. "
target: Openwave Systems, Inc.
Openwave Systems Inc. is one of the world's leading innovators of software applications and infrastructure designed to enable revenue-generating, personalized services, including merchandising and advertising, which converge the mobile and broadband experience across all of a user's devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$112]*
rev ($mm)
$338
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unikie Oy, acquired Silta

synopsis: Unikie, a Finnish software development company, has acquired Neusoft Mobile Solutions from Neusoft, a leading IT solutions & services company. Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a Finnish company that developed Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application for telco businesses.
buyer: Unikie Oy
Unikie is a Finnish software development company that develops demanding software solutions. Unikie offers a simulation and testing environment for LiDAR based systems and self-controlling technologies. For carriers they offer the latest IP based voice and messaging solutions. "
target parent: Neusoft Corporation
target: Silta
Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a company in Finland that delivers mobile solutions to telco customers. They offer Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application that creates value for their customer's business. They offer full branding services to customize Silta to a client's brand.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Taqua, LLC, acquired Kineto Wireless

synopsis: Taqua®, LLC, a leading supplier of mobile and fixed IP convergence systems, applications, and services announced the acquisition of Milpitas-based Kineto Wireless, the market leader in mobile client solutions that enable smartphones to deliver high quality voice and messaging services over Wi-Fi networks, commonly referred to as VoWiFi.
buyer: Taqua, LLC
Taqua enables service providers to deliver next generation IP-based communications while pragmatically transitioning their legacy networks to LTE and IMS architectures. Since 1998, Taqua’s mobile and fixed IP convergence solutions have been used by hundreds of wireline, cable and wireless carriers. "
target: Kineto Wireless
Kineto strives to assist mobile operators in the transition to IP-based services. Their solutions help operators respond to the growing threat from over-the-top (OTT) service providers and remain competitive as communications service providers.
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Flash Networks, Inc., acquired Mobixell Networks

synopsis: Flash Networks, the leading provider of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Mobixell Networks, a dominant player in mobile data management, network optimization, and rich media delivery solutions.
buyer: Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet. Flash Networks' top-tier clients include Orange, O2, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. "
target: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities.
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announced 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will acquire Core Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of mobility solutions and services for the wireless market, and Core Mobility, Inc., a developer of mobility software and solutions, announced the signing of an Agreement and Plan of Merger whereby Smith Micro will acquire Core Mobility.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: Core Mobility, Inc.
Core Mobility is the market leader in the rapid development of integrated mobile clients and end-to-end services that ensure discovery, ease of use, and service adoption.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2008 via BNC Analysis

Tetco Technologies SA, acquired Voxpilot Ltd.

synopsis: Tetco Technologies, a French company dedicated to unified communications and voice and data convergence, has acquired Voxpilot, a major player in VoiceXML technology for interactive voice and video applications.
buyer: Tetco Technologies SA
Group Tetco is fully dedicated to the telecommunication market and has become a major actor in development, integration and distribution of Value Added Services and Solutions for both Telecom Operators and Enterprises. "
target: Voxpilot Ltd.
Voxpilot is a provider of IMS-Ready, VoiceXML and Video-In-VoiceXML technology. Voxpilot brings the next generation of interactive telecommunication services to enterprises, integrators, carriers and service providers.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

InfoVista, acquired TEMS

synopsis: InfoVista, the leading provider of network performance orchestration solutions for a better connected and collaborative world, announced the completion of the acquisition of Ascom’s TEMS™ business. The TEMS Portfolio is the most widely used network testing, monitoring and optimization platform.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoVista
InfoVista is the leading provider of cost-effective network performance orchestration solutions for a better connected and collaborative world delivering solutions. Their solutions empower communications service providers and large enterprises to ensure a high-quality user experience. "
target parent: Ascom Holding AG
target: TEMS
Ascom’s TEMS Business provides and manages end-to-end solutions for network testing of core and radio networks on a project-by-project basis or as an on-going, managed service, either on-premise or as a hosted service.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/23/2013 via BusinessWire

InfoVista, acquired Aexio

synopsis: InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions, announced that it has acquired Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based mobile network optimization specialist Aexio.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: InfoVista
Infovisa is an independent provider of data processing systems and related services for bank trust departments, independent trust companies, not-for-profit foundations, colleges, and universities. "
target: Aexio
Aexio has seen significant uptake of its best-of-breed network optimization software solutions, especially among mobile operators looking at using live network measurements to improve their network performance.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/8/2013 via Market Wire

JDS Uniphase Corp., acquired Arieso

synopsis: JDSU announced it has acquired Arieso, a global leader in location-aware software solutions that enable mobile network operators to boost 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE network performance and enrich the mobile subscriber experience. The acquisition advances JDSU's mobility strategy by extending visibility and providing critical intelligence.
buyer: JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU:$1,676.90)
JDSU innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Its diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. "
target: Arieso
Arieso is the world's leading provider of intelligent, location aware solutions that enable mobile network operators to focus their businesses on the evolving desires and expectations of their customers.
price ($mm)
$85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2010 via PE Hub

VPIsystems, Inc., acquired Elanti Systems, Inc.

synopsis: VPIsystems, a Holmdel, N.J.-based provider of mobile network analytics and capacity management software, has acquired Elanti Systems, a provider of routing software for carrier networks.
buyer: VPIsystems, Inc.
VPIsystems is the leading provider of network planning software and services for the global telecommunications industry. VPIsystems offers two product lines: Photonic Design Automation and OnePlan. "
target: Elanti Systems, Inc.
Elanti Systems provides service management solutions for telecommunications carriers that ensure the delivery of IP services according to well-defined service guarantees. Product functionality includes real-time optimization of traffic flows, service assurance and control and service visualization.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/2/2009 via PR Newswire

Ascom Holding AG, will acquire Ericsson TEMS AB

synopsis: Ascom has signed a binding agreement to purchase TEMS, a software company with a global market leadership position in optimization solutions for mobile networks, from Ericsson.
buyer: Ascom Holding AG (SWX:ASCN:$401.27)
Ascom is an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how in Mission-Critical Communication. The company concentrates on the core areas of Wireless Solutions and Security Solutions. "
target parent: Ericsson AB
target: Ericsson TEMS AB
TEMS is a software company with a global market leadership position in optimization solutions for mobile networks. TEMS has approximately 300 employees in 17 countries around the globe. Its principal locations are in Skelleftea (Sweden), and Reston, Virginia (USA).
price ($mm)
$168
rev ($mm)
$146
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

SoftAtHome, will acquire V3D

synopsis: SoftAtHome, the software company dedicated to the digital home, will acquire V3D, a leading independent software vendor expert on Telecom data analytics. With SoftAtHome acquiring V3D, the company will be able to deliver a full range of solutions around “analytics for Quality of Experience.”
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: SoftAtHome
SoftAtHome creates software for operators to deploy services with the best user experience for connectivity, pay TV, Home Networking and Smart Home products. SoftAtHome products are deployed with major operators in over 20 million homes over 18 countries. "
target: V3D
V3D is a leading independent software vendor expert on Telecom data analytics for carrier network operators. V3D Solutions enable carrier network operators to monitor the true network Quality of Experience (QoE) straight from the subscribers’ perspective.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/30/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Carnegie Technologies, acquired Pravala Networks

synopsis: Carnegie Technologies, a company that offers business solutions for business automation, infrastructure design, business intelligence, & billing systems, has acquired Pravala Networks, a company that develops seamless mobility and connected vehicle technologies.
buyer: Carnegie Technologies
Carnegie Technologies are innovators in creating real and permanent business solutions for business automation, infrastructure design, business intelligence, & billing systems. "
target: Pravala Networks
Pravala Inc., based in Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada, offers dynamic networking solutions that enable service providers to improve the mobile offload quality of experience and provide businesses with always on connectivity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 11/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vodafone Group Plc, acquired RadioOpt GmbH

synopsis: The leading network provider Vodafone GmbH acquired 100 percent of the shares in Dresden based RadioOpt GmbH, a specialist for crowd based analysis of network per-formance using smartphone applications.
buyer: Vodafone Group Plc (LSE:VOD:$48,527.23)
Vodafone Group Plc is the world's leading mobile telecommunications company - enriching customers' lives, helping individuals, businesses and communities be more connected in a mobile world. "
target: RadioOpt GmbH
RadioOpt provides innovative software solutions to mobile network operators, helping them to optimize their networks in order to offer an ever increasing quality of experience to their subscribers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 2/25/2013 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Intucell

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately held Intucell, based in Ra'anana, Israel. Intucell provides advanced self-optimizing network (SON) software, which enables mobile carriers to plan, configure, manage, optimize and heal cellular networks automatically, according to real-time changing network demands.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$50,575.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target: Intucell
Intucell was founded to change mobile network management as the world knew it. The company’s SON systems are deployed by a number of leading mobile operators worldwide, consistently exceeding expectations. Intucell delivers the world’s most advanced Self Optimizing Network (SON) solution.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Firstlight Media, Highview Capital, LLC, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: Highview Capital, LLC announced that it has partnered with Firstlight Media, a proprietary user engagement platform that enables OTT video and entertainment providers to optimize their user experience and drive increased monetization of their content, to acquire Quickplay from AT&T Inc. Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device.
buyer: Highview Capital, LLC
buyer: Firstlight Media
Firstlight Media is a Toronto-based software company focused on using artificial intelligence to drive user engagement and monetization for Tier 1 operators across the technology and media landscapes. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Quickplay
Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. The company’s managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so its customers can focus on growing their business.
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Ticker: IDIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IDI Global, Inc.
Provides software application services for Web-based Internet applications. Provides infrastructure technologies and services aimed at the small business, home office market and large companies. Its software application tools allow users to easily build e-commerce enabled websites. Internet Develop
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
121
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALEZV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EasyVista
EasyVista
EasyVista has a singular focus on reinventing service management for the mobile user, making it easy to deliver and easy to use. The only mobile-first service management platform, EasyVista automates and personalizes service delivery for employees and other end users-without a line of code.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$25.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
147
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Ticker: TSX:RKN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redknee Solutions Inc.
Redknee Solutions Inc.
Redknee is a leading global provider of innovative communication software products, solutions and services. Redknee's solutions enable operators to monetize the value of each subscriber transaction while personalizing the subscriber experience to meet market segment requirements.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$241.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.18
EBIT ($mm)
$9.99
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
393
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Ticker: OM:SINCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice and video.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$574.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.27
EBIT ($mm)
$45.42
Net Income ($mm)
$32.15
Employees
595
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.12
EBIT ($mm)
$12.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1100
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: NMSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NMS Communications
NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$82.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
347
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Ticker: SIX:MYRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$56.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SNCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
Synchronoss Technologies is the leader in mobile cloud innovation and software-based activation for mobile carriers around the world. The company’s technology solutions allow customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and services that empower enterprises and consumers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$474.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$115.99
EBIT ($mm)
$77.00
Net Income ($mm)
$35.14
Employees
1765
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Ticker: TEUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
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Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ANET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arista Networks, Inc.
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,410.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$838.62
EBIT ($mm)
$805.77
Net Income ($mm)
$859.87
Employees
2300
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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