Like Smart Retail Product Suite

announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will purchase Smart Retail Product Suite from ISM Connect

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. is to acquire the assets of ISM Connect, LLC’s Smart Retail product suite. The powerful Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
seller: ISM Connect
The acquisition includes the Smart Retail product suite from ISM Connect. The Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
$9.80
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$4
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Vestcom International, Inc., acquired Integrated Retail

synopsis: Vestcom, the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge media solutions to the retail and consumer products industry, announced the acquisition of Integrated Retail Limited (iRex), the UK-based retail technology company best-known for its multimedia pricing system iRexM3.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Vestcom International, Inc.
Vestcom is the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge solutions for the retail and consumer products industry – delivering proven results and influencing shopper behavior at the point-of-decision for the nation's top retailers and their suppliers. "
target: Integrated Retail
Integrated Retail Limited, known widely as iRex Retail, have years of experience in delivering real time pricing and marketing messages, direct to shelf edge, resulting in their clients enjoying market leading shelf edge point of sale.
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on offer 7/17/2013 via

Cineplex Entertainment LP, offer to acquire EK3 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Cineplex Inc. announced its offer to purchase EK3 Technologies Inc. EK3 designs, installs, manages and consults on some of the largest digital merchandising networks in North America, with networks viewed by more than 1.8 billion shoppers annually.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (TSX:CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,359 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. "
target: EK3 Technologies Inc.
EK3 is a full-service In-Store Digital Merchandising provider operating internationally. EK3 specializes in SaaS-based solutions, deployment and technical services, strategic planning, content creation and media sales.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
28.0x
announced 2/7/2018 via Reuters

AU Optronics Corp., will acquire ComQi Inc.

synopsis: AU Optronics Corporation, a Taiwanese company that is engaged in the design, development, and production of liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays, will acquire ComQi. ComQi is a company in New York that provides cloud-based Shopper Engagement Technology that influences consumers at the point of decision.
buyer: AU Optronics Corp. (TSEC:2409:$8,954.06)
AU Optronics Corporation (AUO) is Taiwanese company that is engaged in the design, development, production, assembly and marketing of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays. "
target: ComQi Inc.
ComQi is a company in New York that provides cloud-based Shopper Engagement Technology that influences consumers at the point of decision, in-store, using all digital touch-points: digital signage, mobile, video, touch, web, and social networks.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 6/3/2014 via PR Web

Phunware, Inc., acquired Simplikate

synopsis: Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, announced that it has acquired Simplikate, an award winning, leading provider of Mobile Commerce solutions for Malls, Airports and Luxury Real Estate.
buyer: Phunware, Inc.
Phunware is the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their users worldwide. Phunware has introduced category-defining experiences that challenge the outer limits of the most advanced connected devices for the world’s most respected brands. "
target: Simplikate
Simplikate is an award winning, leading provider of Mobile Commerce solutions for Malls, Airports and Luxury Real Estate. Simplikate customizes brand specific engagements for shoppers, travelers and luxury residences to engage venues in new and innovative ways to drive consumer behavior.
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closed 3/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Vista Entertainment Solutions, acquired Ticketsoft, LLC

synopsis: New Zealand software company Vista Entertainment Solutions has bought US cinema software company Ticketsoft, continuing its international growth. Ticketsoft, based in Dallas, Texas and founded in 2001, offers software solutions in more than 200 North American cinemas, representing more than 2,000 cinema screens.
buyer: Vista Entertainment Solutions (NZSE:VGL:$88.60)
Vista Entertainment Solutions creates cinema management solutions for the international cinema exhibition industry. Their software is installed in cinemas in over 60 countries covering a wide range from single screen independents to the largest cinema chain in the world. "
target: Ticketsoft, LLC
Ticketsoft specializes in providing premier end to end technology solutions for the movie theatre industry. They offer software for point of sale, self-service kiosks, internet ticketing, gift & loyalty cards, time & attendance, real-time analysis, & enterprise class corporate office systems.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Quotient Technology Inc., will acquire Ubimo

synopsis: Quotient Technology Inc. will acquire Ubimo, a data and media activation company. With its demand-side platform, Ubimo will bring best-in-class technology to strengthen Quotient’s targeted digital media solutions, accelerate the development of Quotient’s self-service platform, and meet the needs of consumer-packaged goods brands and retailers.
buyer: Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Quotient Technology is a leading digital promotions, media and analytics company that delivers personalized digital coupons and ads—informed by proprietary shopper and online engagement data—to millions of shoppers daily. "
target: Ubimo
Ubimo is a SaaS location intelligence company that bridges the knowledge gap between the digital and physical worlds. Ubimo’s platform enables businesses to embed strategic insights into decision-making, improving performance over Shopper Marketing, Programmatic, Publishers, Retail, and Out-of-Home.
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closed 6/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infosys Limited, acquired Skava

synopsis: Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next generation services, has completed its acquisition of Kallidus Inc. (d.b.a Skava), a leading provider of digital experience solutions, including mobile commerce and in-store shopping experiences to large retail clients.
buyer: Infosys Limited (NSEI:INFY:$12,642.00)
Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing solutions. Infosys enables clients in more than 50 countries to outperform the competition and stay ahead of the innovation curve. "
target: Skava
Skava develops and hosts mobile websites, apps, and other digital shopping experiences across mobile, tablet, desktop, in-store, and all emerging channels.
price ($mm)
$120
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closed 8/11/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Sizmek Inc, acquired Aerify Media

synopsis: Sizmek Inc., a leading open ad management platform company servicing over 5,000 agencies and with representatives in 48 countries, announced the acquisition of Aerify Media, a company specializing in mobile tracking and retargeting.
buyer: Sizmek Inc (SZMK:$185.18)
Sizmek Inc. fuels digital advertising campaigns for advertisers and agencies around the world with cutting-edge technology to engage audiences across any screen. Sizmek has proudly pioneered industry firsts in digital, including rich media, video and online targeted advertising across channels. "
target: Aerify Media
Aerify Media is a company specializing in mobile tracking and retargeting. The Aerify platform is a flexible, robust marketing technology solution that allows e-commerce companies to send any type of customer data from their mobile apps, mobile websites and even desktop sites to a single source.
price ($mm)
$6.25
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announced 1/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Carbon Credits International, Inc., will be merged with SinglePoint

synopsis: Carbon Credits International, Inc. announces the acquisition of SinglePoint. SinglePoint’s full suite of products and services enables publishers to monetize their mobile messaging traffic and advertisers to access premium inventory to rapidly launch mobile advertising campaigns.
buyer: Carbon Credits International, Inc.
Carbon Credits International uses TextADay.com and Text4Faith.com to provide solutions for users to conduct business transactions, accept donations and engage in targeted communication campaigns with their customers/donors through mobile devices. "
target: SinglePoint
SinglePoint enables brands, agencies and publishers to connect with wireless subscribers. SinglePoint’s full suite of products and services enables publishers to monetize their mobile messaging traffic and advertisers to access premium inventory to rapidly launch mobile advertising campaigns.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Instamojo, acquired GetMeAShop

synopsis: Instamojo, India's largest on-demand payments platform for SMEs, has acquired GetMeAShop from Times Internet, India’s largest digital products company. GetMeAShop is a SaaS-based e-commerce platform in India. GetMeAShop helps small businesses and local retailers to enhance their online presence, market themselves and make more money.
buyer: Instamojo
Instamojo is India's largest on-demand payments platform for SMEs. Instamojo offers a multi-channel payment gateway solution that covers SMS, email, whatsapp, Facebook, and more. Their platform powers 1,000,000+ businesses in India and accepts all types of payments. "
target parent: The Times Group
target: GetMeAShop
GetMeAShop is a SaaS-based e-commerce platform in India. GetMeAShop helps small businesses and local retailers to enhance their online presence, market themselves and make more money. Their platform provides a website builder, marketing tools, and a CRM suite.
price ($mm)
$5.00
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closed 10/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Quotient Technology Inc., acquired Elevaate

synopsis: Quotient Technology, a leading digital promotion, media and analytics company, announced it has acquired U.K.-based Elevaate, which has an in-market technology platform that drives ecommerce sales through sponsored search and product ads on retailers’ ecommerce properties and elsewhere on the web.
buyer: Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Quotient Technology is a leading digital promotion, media and analytics company that connects brands, retailers and consumers. They distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products, including digital paperless coupons, digital printable coupons, coupon codes and card-linked offers."
target: Elevaate
Elevaate is an in-market technology platform that drives ecommerce sales through sponsored search and product ads on retailers’ ecommerce properties and elsewhere on the web. They are based in the UK.
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closed 11/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Zift Solutions, Inc., acquired Elastic Grid

synopsis: Zift Solutions, the leader in Enterprise Channel Management, has acquired Elastic Grid, a cloud-based channel marketing platform backed by creative services support. Elastic Grid was founded to maximize lead generation for resellers and brands by delivering the first Marketplace used to access, create and publish channel marketing campaigns.
buyer: Zift Solutions, Inc.
Zift is the Enterprise Channel Management leader, synchronizing the people, processes and technology organizations need to drive channel success. Their applications integrate seamlessly with established systems to speed time-to-sales, engage partners, provide faster ROI and deliver better results. "
target: Elastic Grid
Elastic Grid was founded to maximize lead generation for resellers and brands by delivering the first Marketplace used to access, create and publish channel marketing campaigns. Their cloud-based channel marketing platform helps clients generate more demand for their resellers and affiliates.
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closed 1/13/2015 via Market Wire

CommerceHub, acquired Mercent Corporation

synopsis: Leading ecommerce provider CommerceHub announced that it has acquired Seattle-based Mercent, a retail technology company. Through its award-winning Mercent Retail technology, Mercent helps large brand name retailers, including 1-800-Flowers, HSN and GUESS? profitably reach and convert online shoppers.
buyer: CommerceHub (CHUB.K:$111.12)
For more than 15 years, CommerceHub has been providing cloud-based technologies and services that enable retailers to radically expand their product offering without inventory risk. "
target: Mercent Corporation
Through its award-winning Mercent Retail technology, Mercent helps large brand name retailers, including 1-800-Flowers, HSN and GUESS? profitably reach and convert online shoppers. The ecommerce marketing company was founded by Amazon.com veterans.
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closed 9/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation, acquired Easy2 Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Answers, the industry leader in delivering trusted answers and advice, announced that it has acquired Easy2 Technologies, Inc., the premier provider of online and mobile interactive merchandising content for brand manufacturers and retailers.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target: Easy2 Technologies, Inc.
Easy2 is a Cleveland-based technology provider with expertise in online merchandising that was founded in 2000. Easy2 offers powerful self-service SaaS products that make it easy to build a great looking demo.
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closed 5/28/2013 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation, acquired WebCollage, Inc.

synopsis: Answers Corporation, the leading provider for trusted answers to the world's questions, announced that it has acquired Webcollage, the web’s leading SasS platform for managing and publishing rich product information.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target parent: Sierra Ventures
target: WebCollage, Inc.
Webcollage is the leading Web content integration platform for manufacturers and channel partners. Webcollage's patented solution allows manufacturers to automatically extend Web product marketing content to a network of channel partners, optimized for Web and mobile shopping experiences.
price ($mm)
$37
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announced 5/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., will acquire Convertro, Inc.

synopsis: AOL announced an agreement to acquire Convertro, a leading provider of multi-touch attribution modeling technology for brands and agencies. Convertro helps marketers and agencies maximize their return on advertising spend across online and offline media channels through granular insights into each channel, format, ad creative and audience segment.
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Convertro, Inc.
Convertro provides organizations with insightful analytics that capture the entire lead source path and its influence on conversion, revenue and profit. Converto enables marketers to link digital and physical strategies by synchronizing online exposures to TV ads or paper catalogs, at single source.
price ($mm)
$91
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announced 4/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Autodata Solutions Group

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Autodata Solutions, a Canadian company serving the global automotive industry with versatile data, technology, and marketing solutions.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Autodata Solutions Group
Headquartered in Canada, Autodata Solutions, along with its Chrome Data and UnityWorks brands, serves the global automotive industry with versatile data, technology, and marketing solutions. Their software and SaaS solutions increase the effectiveness of the automotive sales chain.
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announced 11/7/2018 via PR Newswire

PlumRiver, will acquire CenterStone Technologies

synopsis: PlumRiver Technologies announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire CenterStone Technologies, a leader in the way in digital marketing, sales tools and professional strength wholesale B2B e-commerce for brands.
buyer: PlumRiver
PlumRiver LLC is a leading provider of B2B eCommerce software solutions. Their easy-to-use Web-based applications are tailored to the needs of manufacturers and wholesalers of footwear, apparel, sporting goods and other segments of the specialty retail market. "
target: CenterStone Technologies
CenterStone Technologies, and the iVendix Suite leads the way in digital marketing, sales tools and professional strength wholesale B2B e-commerce for brands. Every day they strive to deliver real value to customers.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Affle, acquired Vizury

synopsis: Singapore-based consumer intelligence firm, Affle India, has acquired the brand, re-targeting and push notification businesses and technology platform of Bangalore-based advertising technology (AdTech) startup Vizury.
buyer: Affle (NSEI:AFFLE:$43.81)
Affle is a Singapore headquartered company, has built leading ‘Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms’. These platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI. "
target: Vizury
Vizury is a growth marketing technology company and platform that drives user retention and incremental conversions for commerce, finance and travel brands. Bangalore-based advertising technology (AdTech) startup Vizury has a brand re-targeting and push notification business and technology platform.
price ($mm)
$10
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will purchase Smart Retail Product Suite from ISM Connect

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. is to acquire the assets of ISM Connect, LLC’s Smart Retail product suite. The powerful Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
seller: ISM Connect
The acquisition includes the Smart Retail product suite from ISM Connect. The Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
$9.80
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
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closed 7/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ISM Connect, acquired CrowdJoy

synopsis: ISM Connect, a new company formed from the combination of Customer Mobile and Ingenuity Sun Media (ISM), has now acquired CrowdJoy, a company that helps event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
buyer: ISM Connect
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: CrowdJoy
Since 2012, CrowdJoy has been focused on enhancing live event experiences. They help event organizers and brands find better ways to engage their audience while simultaneously improving the attendee experience.
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closed 6/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Customer Mobile, acquired Ingenuity Sun Media

synopsis: Customer Mobile, a company that offers a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens, has acquired Ingenuity Sun Media, a company that created the world’s first and most energy efficient, solar-power-assisted, digital, outdoor marketing and advertising network for public venues.
buyer: Customer Mobile
Founded in 2009 with an initial purpose of developing flexible solutions for the computing industry, Customer Mobile has expanded upon that concept by creating a cloud-based SaaS architecture that turns ordinary devices into a network of smart screens. "
target: Ingenuity Sun Media
By bringing together Solar and Media, Ingenuity Sun Media has created the world’s first and most energy efficient, solar-power-assisted, digital, outdoor marketing and advertising network for malls, shopping centers, entertainment venues, stadiums and other consumer gathering public places.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired Circle Media Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. has acquired the operator business of Circle Media Labs, a developer of parental control software. With the transaction, Smith Micro has acquired certain assets, including customer contracts and a perpetual source code license to Circle’s robust parental control software.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience, providing solutions to some of the leading wireless service providers and cable Multiple System Operators around the world. The company creates opportunities to engage consumers via smartphones and consumer IoT devices. "
target: Circle Media Labs, Inc.
Circle is a developer of screen time management and parental control solutions that provide comprehensive ways for families to manage devices. The company's Circle Home Plus is the most robust parental control solution available, allowing parents to monitor and control every device from one app.
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$14
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Bondware Inc., acquired Poser Software

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, a company that develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience, announced the sale of its Poser software product line for professional 3D figure design and animation to Bondware, the parent company for several web-based businesses that provide affordable software and services to businesses.
buyer: Bondware Inc.
Bondware Inc. is the parent company for several web-based businesses. They provide affordable software and services to businesses to help them manage their websites. Bondware is the owner of the popular online marketplace, Renderosity.com. "
target parent: Smith Micro Software, Inc.
target: Poser Software
Poser is a 3D computer graphics program optimized for 3D modeling of human figures. It is known for enabling digital artists to easily produce 3D animations and digital images, as well as the extensive availability of third-party digital content.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will purchase Smart Retail Product Suite from ISM Connect

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. is to acquire the assets of ISM Connect, LLC’s Smart Retail product suite. The powerful Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
seller: ISM Connect
The acquisition includes the Smart Retail product suite from ISM Connect. The Smart Retail platform enables wireless carriers and retailers to bring devices to life with on-screen, interactive demos that deliver consistent, targeted and secure content, including messaging and advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
$9.80
rev ($mm)
$4
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2.5x
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closed 7/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired iMobileMagic

synopsis: Smith Micro Software announced the company has added a next-generation Family Safety mobile platform to their portfolio with the acquisition of iMobileMagic. iMobileMagic offers consumer applications on smartphones, tablets and wearables to ensure the safety and protection of children, elderly, and other family members who require extra care.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
target: iMobileMagic
iMobileMagic operates the mobile app PhoneNear, which helps mobile operators and service providers meet the changing needs of their customers for new family location and protection services, and for voice and messaging offerings.
price ($mm)
$2.42
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announced 3/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will acquire Birdstep Technology ASA

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Birdstep Technology's software development and marketing arm. The transaction will add substantial technical resources, including engineers fully trained in wireless connectivity technology, to support the growth of Smith Micro's business.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers. "
target: Birdstep Technology ASA (OB:BIRD:$6.61)
Birdstep provides wireless network optimization solutions that allow operators and OEMs to provision, analyze, select, control, and commercialize Wi-Fi and cellular networks. Birdstep generated revenue of approximately $6.8 million in its fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.
price ($mm)
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$7
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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.
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$16
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closed 1/4/2008 via

Smith Micro Software, Inc., purchased PCTEL’s Mobility Solutions Group from PCTEL, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. a leading developer and marketer of software and services for the wireless market, and PCTEL, Inc., a developer of wireless broadband solutions, announced a definitive asset purchase agreement for Smith Micro Software to acquire PCTEL’s Mobility Solutions Group for $59.7 million, to be paid at closing of the transaction.
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. "
seller: PCTEL, Inc. (PCTI:$107.16)
PCTEL is focused on high-growth markets in wireless access and mobile computing. PCTEL's Mobility Solutions Group simplifies mobility and access to broadband wireless Internet networks. PCTEL’s Broadband Technology Group designs, distributes, and supports innovative antenna solutions.
price ($mm)
$60
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$10
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$2
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30.6x
closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired busineSMS.com Software

synopsis: Smith Micro Software Inc., a developer and marketer of a wide range of software solutions for the wireless market, today announced it has acquired the assets of busineSMS Software, a privately held Melbourne, Australia Company.
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: busineSMS.com Software
busineSMS.com is a provider of software solutions for mobile messaging applications and web services. Its flagship product, the MercuryXMS Extreme Messaging Suite, accelerates mobile messaging development and deployment with a set of powerful and highly flexible solutions for mobile media.
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closed 4/4/2007 via

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired Insignia Solutions

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. a developer of software and services for the wireless market, and Insignia Solutions, plc a pioneer in mobile device management jointly announced a definitive agreement for Smith Micro to acquire substantially all of the assets of Insignia Solutions, including its mobile device management business.
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: Insignia Solutions
Insignia enables mobile operators and terminal manufacturers to manage a growing, complex and diverse set of mobile devices. Insignia's products and services radically reduce customer care and recall costs, maintain device integrity, and enable a wide range of new mobile services.
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closed 2/9/2007 via

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired Ecutel Systems Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc., a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and services for the wireless market, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Ecutel Systems, Inc., a pioneering developer of standards-based, secure enterprise mobility software solutions.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: Ecutel Systems Inc.
Ecutel Systems is a pioneering provider of standards-based, secure enterprise mobility software. The company’s technology brings seamless mobility to all facets of the enterprise, from simple and secure access for mobile workers to remote management for IT professionals.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired PhoTags, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software Inc., a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and services for the wireless market, announced it has signed a Purchase Agreement to acquire PhoTags, Inc. PhoTags is a leading developer and marketer of revolutionary photo and music management technology.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target: PhoTags, Inc.
PhoTags Inc. develops Portable Infoimaging solutions based on its patented Active Captions technology. Active captions enables standard JPEG photos to display visible, non destructible text, graphics and images and have them turned on and off at anytime.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2005 via PR Newswire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., acquired Allume Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software Inc., a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and services for the wireless market, today announced it has acquired Allume Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of International Microcomputer Software Inc.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$38.42)
Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobility solutions that enable seamless broadband connectivity and next generation media and mobile convergence products over wireless networks. "
target parent: Broadcaster, Inc.
target: Allume Systems, Inc.
Allume Systems, Inc., develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Macintosh and Windows. Allume's leading brands are StuffIt(R), Internet Cleanup(TM) and Spring Cleaning(R), Personal ImageManager(TM). Formerly known as Aladdin Systems, Allume enables people and businesses to communic
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Skype Technologies SA, will acquire Talko

synopsis: Microsoft is buying Talko, the mobile messaging startup. The app offers features, like being about to create bookmarks within the conversation, tag users, and even add asynchronously shared voice-based follow ups to the conversation in question.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Skype Technologies SA
Skype is a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video. "
target: Talko
Talko builds software and services for communications and social productivity, focused on new usage scenarios enabled by cloud-connected mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Twisted Pair Solutions

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., announced that it has acquired Twisted Pair Solutions, a recognized leader in push-to-talk over broadband applications for secure, real-time communication anywhere, on any device.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,532.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of business- and mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best. "
target: Twisted Pair Solutions
Twisted Pair Solution's award-winning WAVE software technology enables partners and customers to build and operate secure, highly scalable communications solutions in the world's most demanding IT environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

InfoVista, acquired Mentum

synopsis: InfoVista announced that it has acquired Mentum, the industry's leading RAN and backhaul network planning and optimization solutions provider. The acquisition is part of InfoVista’s strategy to strengthen its solution set across the network lifecycle and customer experience domains.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: InfoVista
InfoVista provides service performance assurance software solutions for IP-based network and application services. It empowers communication service providers and large IT enterprise organizations to transform their IT infrastructure into a distinctive asset for revenue generation. "
target: Mentum
Mentum provides industry-leading software and service solutions that allow wireless operators, equipment vendors and consultants to efficiently plan, manage and optimize wireless access as well as backhaul networks, plan coverage expansions and launch new broadband wireless networks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2011 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired BlueSocket, Inc.

synopsis: ADTRAN®, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, has acquired Bluesocket, a privately held company in Burlington, Mass. Bluesocket is the first and only provider of wireless network solutions with virtual control. Its revolutionary virtual wireless LAN solutions are redefining the 802.11n Wi-Fi industry.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target parent: ADTRAN, Inc.
target: BlueSocket, Inc.
Bluesocket, Inc. provides enterprise mobility solutions. Its enterprise mobility solution unifies secure wireless LAN and SIP-based enterprise VoIP to wireless networks. It offers BlueSecure controllers, BlueSecure access points, BlueView Management System and Wireless LANPlanner.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Sonar

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Sonar Technologies, an enterprise text and messaging sales engagement and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Sonar
Sonar is a leading business text messaging platform for large companies with dedicated sales and marketing teams. They bridge the gap between businesses and their customers over mobile, while demonstrating the power of utilizing AI and chatbots at scale.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

MIND CTI, will acquire GTX Messaging

synopsis: MIND CTI, an Israeli provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, will acquire GTX GmbH, a German provider of enterprise messaging communication. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing businesses with a robust system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
Israel-based MIND CTI Ltd. is a leading provider of convergent end-to-end billing and customer care product-based solutions for service providers, unified communications analytics, and call accounting solutions for enterprises as well as enterprise messaging solutions. "
target: GTX Messaging
GTX Messaging is a provider of enterprise messaging communication, based in Germany. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing business partners with a robust and easy-to-use system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality and attractive pricing.
price ($mm)
$0.28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
26.9x
closed 8/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Komutel, Inc., acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: Komutel Inc., a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions, has acquired VuduMobile, a Montreal-based company specializing in text messaging for enterprises through its unique and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solutions.
buyer: Komutel, Inc.
Komutel is a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions. Komutel is a leader for call distribution (PSPA), radio and telephony call recording, notifications to fire services, medical teams, and more. "
target parent: ATW Tech Inc
target: VuduMobile Inc.
Canada-based VuduMobile was created by individuals with a passion to improve communication and engagement between businesses and their users and customers. VuduMobile aims to provide users with the best experience through its multi-channel messaging platform and tools and customer care.
price ($mm)
$1.01
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

MIND CTI, will acquire Message Mobile GmbH

synopsis: MIND C.T.I., a leading provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Message Mobile, a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
MIND is a leading Israel provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs. "
target parent: Materna Information & Communications
target: Message Mobile GmbH
Message Mobile is a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication. From simple SMS dispatch via mobile payment to instant messaging and the programming of chatbots, they develop and implement the best solution packages for clients.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired Mediaburst Limited

synopsis: UK's Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of Mediaburst from Stericycle Inc. Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider that forms a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: Mediaburst Limited
Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider. They form a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message. Their main tools are Textburst, Clockwork, and SurveyMill.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Censhare Ag, acquired 360dialog GmbH

synopsis: Censhare AG announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the real time customer interaction management software vendor 360dialog. 360dialog is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging easily managed from one central place.
buyer: Censhare Ag
Censhare is a universal, smart content management platform that global organizations use to take charge of their digital experience, delivering personalized content across multiple channels, devices and languages. "
target: 360dialog GmbH
360dialog is marketing platform that helps brands (re)engage and convert their audience to maximize customer lifetime value and enhance the customer journey. At its core is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AtmanCo, acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: AtmanCo Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of VuduMobile. VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution.
buyer: AtmanCo (TSXV:ATW:$8.33)
AtmanCo is a leader in the psychometrics industry. The company offers psychometric tests online for the purposes of recruitment and hiring. AtmanCo's mission is to boost a organization's productivity, performance and prosperity by focusing on the their most important assets: their employees. "
target: VuduMobile Inc.
VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution allowing management of text message management programs in all kind of businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zendesk, acquired Outbound

synopsis: Zendesk is elevating its customer service platform with the acquisition of Outbound.io, which will help brands be more proactive in their outreach. Founded in 2013 by Dhruvkaran Mehta and Josh Weissburg, Outbound gives brands the tools they need to send messages to customers through SMS, responsive email, web, or push notifications.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. With more than 60,000 paid customer accounts, Zendesk’s products are used by organizations in 150 countries and territories to provide support in more than 40 languages. "
target: Outbound
Outbound gives brands the tools they need to send messages to customers through SMS, responsive email, web, or push notifications. They allow marketers to set up automated messages when they need users to take an action, then test how well each message works.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

IMImobile Pvt Ltd., will acquire Infracast Ltd.

synopsis: Cloud communications software and services company IMImobile has agreed to acquire Infracast, a Berkshire provider of multi-channel messaging applications and middleware. Infracast builds and delivers strategic mobile customer engagement solutions for enterprise clients.
buyer: IMImobile Pvt Ltd. (AIM:IMO:$173.44)
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations. "
target: Infracast Ltd.
Infracast is a leading provider of multi-channel messaging applications and middleware. They build and deliver strategic mobile customer engagement solutions for enterprise clients. Their solutions are trusted by global enterprise customers as an integral component of their business processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10 [$10]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
41.8x
closed 2/24/2017 via BusinessWire

Layer, acquired Cola

synopsis: Layer Inc. announced the acquisition of Cola, a messaging startup known for the Cola Messenger app and the Cola Bubble platform, which transforms simple communications into actionable and collaborative messages.
buyer: Layer
Layer’s award winning Communications Platform powers invaluable conversations that enable brands to embed rich, engaging communications experiences directly into customer conversations across channels that boost both customer engagement and retention. "
target: Cola
Cola is the world’s first Messaging OS, designed to make texting more convenient and provide users the full functionality of their smartphone without leaving a conversation. Cola was founded by a team of seasoned Silicon Valley veterans.
price ($mm)
$0.08
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Didimo

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA ("LINK" or the "Company), the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in the Scandinavian, Baltic and German markets, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of one of Spain's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging services, the Didimo -JetTelecom Group (Didimo).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Didimo
Didimo offers an easy, fast, cost-effective and reliable platform to send tailor-made or bulk SMS. Promotions, notifications or reminders are examples of content for which SMSs have become the preferred communication channel.
price ($mm)
$7.71
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., purchased Mobile Assets Communications System from Cyfas Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired the Mobile Assets Communications System (MACS) from Cyfas Systems, along with related ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products. MACS is an innovative unified communications platform for control rooms. MACS provides enhanced ICCS functionality, supporting critical control room operations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,532.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
seller: Cyfas Systems Ltd.
Mobile Assets Communications System is an innovative unified communications platform for the next generation of control rooms. Cyfas Systems provides, installs and services radio based communications systems. The company supplies a range of radio equipment, call systems and control room solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire HeyWire

synopsis: Salesforce.com, Inc. has struck a deal to acquire HeyWire, a cloud-based messaging platform for consumers. HeyWire brings cloud-based mobile messaging to business landlines and existing customer support numbers connecting businesses and professionals with co-workers and customers.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$17,098.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: HeyWire
HeyWire provides cloud-based business messaging solutions. The company brings cloud-based mobile messaging to business landlines and existing customer support numbers connecting businesses and professionals with co-workers and customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Clementine

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Clementine, an enterprise communication service. Clementine focuses on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number. It’s an important area for the workplace, given that more and more people are connecting their work software to personal devices.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Clementine
Clementine is an enterprise communication service focused on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

mGage, acquired Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd

synopsis: mGage has acquired Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd to bolster presence in the enterprise mobile marketing and mobile customer relationship management (CRM) market in India. Unicel is a mobile messaging company providing integrated cloud communications solutions across SMS, voice, USSD and e-mail platforms in India.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: mGage
mGage is a global mobile engagement provider with more than 15 years of mobile CRM (mCRM) experience. Their SaaS, cloud-based technology enables brands to intelligently personalize mobile communications for the omni-channel consumer, across marketing and customer care interactions. "
target: Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd
Unicel is a mobile messaging company providing integrated cloud communications solutions across SMS, voice, USSD and e-mail platforms in India. Unicel has a client base of over 1,000 enterprises across India including various Fortune 500 brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
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2007
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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)
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Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
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2012
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0
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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)
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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)
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Ticker: MOBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobileIron
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric, zero trust platform built on the foundation of unified endpoint management (UEM) to secure access and protect data across the perimeter-less enterprise.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$206.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.59)
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870
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
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6
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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Ticker: BSE:532790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tanla Mobile
Tanla Mobile
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
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300
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
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13
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Ticker: ZM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom
Zoom
Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Their easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$622.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.15
EBIT ($mm)
$12.70
Net Income ($mm)
$25.31
Employees
2532
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