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Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., acquired Rocketbox Studios

synopsis: Havok announced that it has acquired Rocketbox Studios GmbH, the leading provider of high-quality 3D character models and animations to the training and simulation community. Rocketbox’s product offering comprises diverse libraries of high-quality fully-rigged character models combined with compatible high-fidelity animation libraries.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Rocketbox Studios
Rocketbox Studios GmbH is a German art studio that is specialized in 3D characters and animations, offering libraries of highly realistic and animated 3d content. Rocketbox is the creator of the well-known "Rocketbox Libraries" solution, consisting of 3d models and animations.
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announced 4/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Box Inc., will acquire Verold

synopsis: Box, the world's leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Verold, a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$529.43)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Verold
Verold is a powerful cloud-based 3D model viewer and editor to make it incredibly easy for businesses to create engaging and immersive content experiences for the web and mobile. Verold is a team of developers, designers and 3D technologists headquartered in downtown Toronto, Canada.
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closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

Tech Soft 3D, acquired tetra4D

synopsis: Tech Soft 3D announced the acquisition of tetra4D, the world’s largest provider of 3D PDF technology to the end user market, and its line of 3D PDF products, including 3D PDF Converter, the world's only solution for converting native 3D CAD data into rich, interactive 3D PDF documents from within Adobe Acrobat.
buyer: Tech Soft 3D
Tech Soft 3D is the leading global B2D provider of engineering solutions that help software teams deliver successful applications. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Tech Soft 3D has offices in California, France, England and Japan. "
target: tetra4D
tetra4D is the only authorized provider of native 3DPDF technology solutions for Adobe. Rapid on-going delivery of new 3DPDF products to the market continues to grow the thriving ecosystem of customers around the globe who depend on 3D PDF for sharing their valuable 3D data securely .
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closed 10/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired IKinema ltd.

synopsis: Apple has acquired IKinema, a UK-based 3D animation company. IKinema develops motion capture technology that could morph video footage of people into animated characters. Apple has purchased several small companies with a similar 3D graphics focus in the past, which were integrated into Apple’s Animoji feature.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: IKinema ltd.
iKinema Ltd. is a UK developer of motion capture software whose products are used in the production of films, virtual reality content, and video games. The company provides a software engine that can take motion capture data and use the measurements to animate a virtual character.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Thinkbox Software, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon Web Services has acquired Thinkbox Software, which makes technology used by media and entertainment architects and engineers to manage render farms — large systems for processing computer-generated graphics and video.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides trusted, cloud-based solutions to help meet business needs. The AWS Cloud makes a broad set of services, partners, and support options easily available to help make sure that they can focus on what will make their solution a success. "
target: Thinkbox Software, Inc.
Thinkbox Software provides creative tools and pipeline technology for both small and large scale projects including the worlds largest feature films. Thor, Green Lantern, Harry Potter, Avatar, Tron, GI-Joe the Rise of Cobra and hundreds of other films have utlized their software.
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closed 9/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired IRIDAS

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired certain assets of privately held IRIDAS, a leader in high-performance tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopic technology. IRIDAS aims to streamline production and post from on set to finishing.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: IRIDAS
IRIDAS is a leader in high-performance tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopic technology. IRIDAS aims to streamline production and post from on set to finishing, and helps make stereoscopic moviemaking an everyday reality.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

ESRI, acquired Procedural Inc.

synopsis: Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: Procedural Inc.
Procedural, Inc. is one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Procedural was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and is located in Zurich, Switzerland. With CityEngine, Procedural Inc.
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announced 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Boris FX, will acquire GenArts, Inc.

synopsis: Boris FX, a leading developer of visual effects, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries.
buyer: Boris FX
Boris FX is a leading developer of visual effects, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals. Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide. "
target: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries. GenArts develops tools that have become the standard for high-end visual effects creation at leading studio, broadcast and post-production facilities of all sizes around the world.
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announced 5/17/2010 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., will acquire Benchmark Broadcast Systems

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., the leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Benchmark Broadcast Systems Pte. Ltd. Benchmark is a leading video asset management provider and broadcast video systems integrator.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks. "
target: Benchmark Broadcast Systems
Benchmark Broadcast is a leading video asset management provider and broadcast system integrator in Asia with offices in Singapore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Beijing and sales/engineering presence in Dhaka, Kuala Lumpur & Taipei. Its customers are located in countries from Dubai to China.
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$4.90
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announced 1/20/2009 via PR Newswire

GenArts, Inc., will acquire SpeedSix Software Limited

synopsis: GenArts Inc., the leading provider of digital visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SpeedSix Software Limited.
buyer: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is a premier provider of visual special effects software for the film and video industry. GenArts' Sapphire Plug-ins extend the capabilities of editing and effects workstations by providing digital artists with a collection of over 200 state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects."
target: SpeedSix Software Limited
SpeedSix was founded in late 2002 to develop and market visual effects software plugins for high-end film and TV post-production.The company is privately owned and funded by people with many years experience of image processing, 3D animation and visualisation.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aniplex Inc., acquired Live2D Inc.

synopsis: Aniplex, a Japanese anime production company, has acquired a majority stake in Live2D, a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Live2D's software allows artists to create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, apps, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Aniplex Inc.
Aniplex is a Japanese anime production company. The company produces high-quality animated TV programs, OVAs, and animated theatrical films. Their productions are based on popular manga series such as Rurouni Kenshin, Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, Yakitate!! Japan, and more. "
target: Live2D Inc.
Live2D is a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Their software allows artists to easily create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, events, signage, apps, live streams and more.
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closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Skymatter Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk announced an agreement to purchase Skymatter's assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Skymatter Limited
Skymatter is a private technology company committed to providing real solutions to the high-end needs of the Visual Effects, Gaming and Design industries. The Skymatter team has deep experience with diverse subjects including advanced mathematics, game engine development and rendering technology.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Sony Pictures Entertainment, acquired Nurulize

synopsis: Sony Innovation Studios Inc., a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has recently acquired Nurulize, a virtual reality software developer. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution, and more. "
target: Nurulize
Nurulize is a virtual reality software developer founded in 2013 to create disruptive applications for the emerging VR revolution. Nurulize develops advanced software packages that enable users to edit, color, and enhance volumetrically acquired images, in a real-time collaborative environment.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., acquired VictorOps

synopsis: Splunk Inc., a company that turns machine data into answers, has completed the acquisition of VictorOps, Inc., a leader in DevOps incident management. Driven by IT and DevOps system data, VictorOps provides a unified platform for real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,044.48)
Splunk Inc. turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. "
target: VictorOps
VictorOps, Inc is a leader in DevOps incident management. Driven by IT and DevOps system data, VictorOps provides a unified platform for real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation. Using VictorOps, teams resolve incidents faster to help minimize the impact of downtime and speed innovation.
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$120
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closed 1/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Perforce

synopsis: Leading private investment firm Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that it has acquired Perforce, developer of the industry’s most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform, from growth equity investor Summit Partners. Enterprises rely on Perforce to build complex digital products faster and with higher quality.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content. "
target: Hansoft
Built by veterans of the game development industry, Hansoft is an enterprise Agile planning and project management tool for diverse teams, expanding scale, changing goals, and tight schedules.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Summit Partners, acquired Perforce

synopsis: Summit Partners, a global growth equity investor, announced the acquisition of Perforce Software, developer of the industry's most flexible, scalable and secure version control and collaboration platform. Perforce's source code management and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a global growth equity firm that is currently investing more than $6.5 billion into equity and fixed income opportunities. Summit has invested in more than 430 companies in technology, healthcare and other growth sectors. "
target: Perforce
Perforce Software helps companies build and deliver complex products more collaboratively and securely. Its highly scalable source code management (SCM) and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file.
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announced 11/4/2009 via Market Wire

GenArts, Inc., will acquire wondertouch, LLC

synopsis: GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced a definitive agreement to acquire wondertouch, LLC. wondertouch is the creator of particle illusion, a sprite-based particle effects application designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool.
buyer: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is a premier provider of visual special effects software for the film and video industry. GenArts' Sapphire Plug-ins extend the capabilities of editing and effects workstations by providing digital artists with a collection of over 200 state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects."
target: wondertouch, LLC
wondertouch is a software developer specializing in particle effects for the visual effects industry. The company's flagship product particleIllusion, a sprite-based particle effects application, is designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool and efficient workflow.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Marketo, Inc

synopsis: Adobe has completed the acquisition of Marketo, the market-leading cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement. Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers - from acquisition to advocacy.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Marketo, Inc (MKTO:$241.40)
Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers - from acquisition to advocacy. Marketo is built for marketers, by marketers and is setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Magento Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, world's leader in designing and delivering digital experiences, announced the completion of its acquisition of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform. Magento Commerce Cloud brings digital commerce and order orchestration for both physical and digital goods across a range of industries.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Permira
target: Magento Inc.
Magento Commerce is a global leader in cloud commerce innovation. Magento Commerce boasts a strong portfolio of cloud-based omnichannel solutions, integrating digital and physical shopping experiences and powering $155 billion in gross merchandise.
price ($mm)
$1,680
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$150
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closed 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Sayspring, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Sayspring, a platform that allows anyone to design, build, and prototype voice interfaces for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Sayspring's platform features a drag-and-drop design tool and generates a script for each user flow.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Sayspring, Inc.
Sayspring is a platform that allows anyone to design, build, and prototype voice interfaces for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The platform features a drag-and-drop design tool and generates a script for each user flow, allowing them to follow along during the testing of their application.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Skybox Tools from Mettle

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced it has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: Mettle
The acquisition includes the SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC.
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closed 12/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired TubeMogul

synopsis: Adobe announced the completion of its acquisition of TubeMogul, a leader in video advertising that enables brands and agencies to plan and buy video advertising across desktops, mobile, streaming devices and TVs.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
TubeMogul is a leader in software for brand advertising. By reducing complexity, improving transparency and leveraging real-time data, our platform enables advertisers to gain greater control of their global advertising spend and achieve their brand advertising objectives.
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announced 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Livefyre

synopsis: Adobe announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Livefyre, a content curation and audience engagement company. The Livefyre platform gives brands and publishers instant access to billions of pieces of user generated content that can be streamed in real-time right to their sites, ads, emails, TV, and apps.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Livefyre
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. As one of the largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 400 leading brands.
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announced 11/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will purchase Digital Analytix Business from comScore, Inc.

synopsis: ComScore announced that Adobe would buy comScore’s Digital Analytix big data business intelligence service. Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Mixamo, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Mixamo, Inc., a company that saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Mixamo, Inc.
Mixamo saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections. The end-to-end solution takes minutes, not days - accelerating 3D projects to new levels of creativity.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Tumri, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe announced it has acquired Tumri (also known as Ensemble), the leading provider of dynamic creative optimization and personalization solutions for advertisers and agencies, from Collective.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Collective Media
target: Tumri, Inc.
Tumri is the leading provider of dynamic creative optimization and personalization solutions for advertisers and agencies. The Tumri Ensemble platform combines next-generation ad-serving with dynamic creative production to enable real-time 1:1 personalized marketing at scale.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Adobe has acquired privately-held Fotolia, a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Fotolia will be integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud, providing current and future Creative Cloud members with the ability to access and purchase over 34 million images and videos.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Fotolia
Fotolia is a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Buyers access over 34 million images, vectors and videos at great prices, while contributing artists receive the highest commission rate on the market. Fotolia currently operates in 23 countries in 14 languages.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2014 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Aviary

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired privately held Aviary, a developer of mobile SDKs (Software Development Kits) for the delivery of creative apps. Aviary also offers a photo-editing platform built to ignite creative freedom. Its imaginative tools empower millions of people all over the world to freely express themselves through imagery.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Aviary
Aviary is a photo-editing platform built to ignite creative freedom. Its imaginative tools empower millions of people all over the world to freely express themselves through imagery. Aviary powers thousands of mobile applications, and has been used to edit billions of images.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Satellite

synopsis: Adobe has bought Satellite, a tag management technology that helps marketers with analytics and media tracking across web sites to further strengthen its marketing and analytics business. Satellite had been part of a larger interactive marketing agency called Search Discovery.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target parent: Search Discovery, Inc.
target: Satellite
Satellite is a fully-featured analytics, media tracking, and other front-end utility management tool that aims to remove the esoteric layer of javascript and other technical elements from the picture.
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closed 7/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Neolane, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the completion of its acquisition of privately held Neolane, a leader in cross-channel campaign management technology, headquartered in Paris, France.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Neolane, Inc.
Neolane offers a best-in-class platform for sophisticated automation and execution of campaigns across the Web, email, social, mobile, call center, direct mail and point of sale (POS). This enables marketers to deliver consistent customer experiences, personalized campaigns and increased ROI.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Ideacodes

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acqui-hired Ideacodes, a San Francisco-based creative consultancy that specializes in “the design and user experience of smart application, digital product and networked communities.” Ideacodes’ co-founders Emily Chang and Max Kielser will join Adobe as creative directors of Creative Cloud.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Ideacodes
Ideacodes is the website design firm co-founded by Emily Chang and Max Kiesler, award-winning designers, consultants, and technologists. For over a decade, Chang and Kiesler have designed successful and creative solutions for clients and memorable experiences for users.
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closed 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Behance, acquired Thumb Labs

synopsis: Adobe is acquiring Thumb Labs, a New York-based mobile app design agency, in its efforts to become the go-to place in the cloud for designers and creative industries.
buyer parent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
buyer: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites. "
target: Thumb Labs
Thumb Labs is a boutique mobile agency that specializes in creating stylish and innovative applications for mobile devices. The company was founded in 2009 and is located in Manhattan. Services include strategy, design, development, and maintenance for iOS and Android platforms.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Forbes

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Behance

synopsis: Adobe announced that it is acquiring Behance, “a leading online social media platform that enables creatives to showcase and share their work,” to become part of their Creative Cloud suite of tools and online services for designers. The privately-held portfolio powerhouse has one million members and also host portfolios.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites.
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closed 1/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Omniture, Inc., acquired Efficient Frontier

synopsis: Adobe Systems Inc announced the completion of its acquisition of Efficient Frontier, a leader in optimizing multi-channel and auction-based digital advertising across search, display and social media. Efficient Frontier manages more than $1 billion in annual digital marketing spend on behalf of its clients globally.
buyer parent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
buyer: Omniture, Inc.
Omniture, Inc. provides online business optimization software enabling customers to manage and enhance online, offline, and multichannel business initiatives. The company hosts and delivers its Omniture online business optimization platform to its customers as an on-demand subscription service. "
target: Efficient Frontier
Efficient Frontier is a leader in online digital marketing, managing search, display and social media campaigns for advertisers and agencies around the world. Efficient Frontier manages more than $1 billion in annual digital marketing spend on behalf of its clients globally.
price ($mm)
$375
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Auditude Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated, announced that it has acquired privately held Auditude Inc., a leader in video ad management and monetization technologies for premium publishers and media companies. Adobe also plans to integrate Auditude with the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Auditude Inc.
Auditude Inc. is a leader in video ad management and monetization technologies for premium publishers and media companies. It lets premium publishers and media companies efficiently create a high-quality, TV-like, multi-device advertising experience.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Typekit Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired privately held Typekit Inc., a leader in the delivery of hosted, high-quality fonts for use on websites. Available as a subscription-based cloud service, Typekit’s vast font library gives designers and developers creative license to deliver beautiful type that enhances the Web experience.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Typekit Inc.
Typekit Inc. is a leader in the delivery of hosted, high-quality fonts for use on websites. Available as a subscription-based cloud service, Typekit’s vast font library gives designers and developers creative license to deliver beautiful type that enhances the Web experience.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2009 via PR Newswire

IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, acquired VSG

synopsis: Mercury Computer Systems, Inc a leading provider of embedded, high-performance computing systems and software for complex image, sensor, and signal processing applications, announced that it signed a definitive agreement and closed on the sale of its Visualization Sciences Group to IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, based in Toulouse, France.
buyer: IRDI-ICSO Private Equity
IRDI-ICSO Private Equity is the largest independent regional actor in France, managing funds at risk (FCPR) and Investment Funds Proximity (FIP) to cover the needs for capital funding in the West and South of France and Northern Spain. "
target parent: Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
target: VSG
VSG has been a leading vendor of interactive graphics software for over 20 years, delivering cross-platform solutions to professional developers and end-users.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Wind River Systems, will acquire Tilcon Software Limited

synopsis: Wind River announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Tilcon Software Limited, a leading provider of software for creating and deploying graphical user interfaces in embedded devices. Founded in 1987 and located in Ottawa, Canada, Tilcon currently has 18 employees and is exclusively focused on embedded graphics solutions.
buyer: Wind River Systems
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. "
target: Tilcon Software Limited
Tilcon Software is a leading provider of graphical user interface software tools for embedded systems. Tilcon’s rich feature set, support for multiple platforms and extensive experience with real-time and embedded projects has resulted in and effective user interface solution used worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Pegasus Imaging Corporation, purchased ImageGear(R) and NetVue(R) from AccuSoft Corporation

synopsis: Pegasus(R) Imaging Corporation, the world leader in digital imaging technology, announces the acquisition of AccuSoft(R) Corporation's imaging business in an eight-figure deal which includes the ImageGear(R) and NetVue(R) product lines.
buyer: Pegasus Imaging Corporation
Pegasus Imaging Corporation delivers digital imaging software development kits (SDKs), image compression, recognition, and image editing technologies. Technology is delivered as Microsoft .NET, ActiveX, and Silverlight controls, Windows Workflow Activity Libraries, DLLs and applications. "
seller: AccuSoft Corporation
AccuSoft has been providing customers with the tools and technology they need to develop powerful imaging, image-enabled, and data analysis applications. The company's technology is incorporated into thousands of applications used by over 50 million people worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/16/2008 via BusinessWire

ARM Holdings plc, acquired Logipard AB

synopsis: ARM announced that it has acquired Logipard AB, a leading Sweden-based video IP company. The acquisition enables ARM to bring to market the ARM® Mali™-VE multi standard video engine family of products.
buyer: ARM Holdings plc (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. "
target: Logipard AB
Logipard AB is a leading video IP company. They are designers of power-efficient video encode and decode acceleration technologies for the mobile and consumer markets and are the leading provider of video IP to one of the world’s leading mobile technology suppliers for platforms used by LG.
price ($mm)
$1.22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Realviz SA

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of REALVIZ S.A., the privately held developer of image-based content creation software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Realviz SA
Realviz is a leading developer of image-based creation software, headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France. Realviz develops a suite of image-based content creation solutions for the film, broadcast, gaming, digital imaging, architecture and Internet communities.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Scene7, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Scene7, a technology innovator in real-time rich media delivery services. Adobe plans to offer and expand these interactive publishing services as it extends the online presence of its flagship creative technologies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Scene7, Inc.
Scene7 provides the leading dynamic imaging platform in the market. The company’s Infinite Imaging™ Platform (IIP) is the industry’s first complete platform for dynamic image management, production and publishing. IIP dynamically generates unlimited image variations from a single master.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2006 via BusinessWire

ULead Systems, Inc. merged with InterVideo, Inc.,

synopsis: Corel Corporation a leading global software provider, announced that its InterVideo subsidiary has completed its acquisition of Ulead Systems, Inc. InterVideo announced its intention to purchase Ulead in July 2006. On December 12, 2006, Corel acquired InterVideo and on December 28, 2006 completed the acquisition of the remaining Ulead shares.
buyer parent: Corel Corporation
buyer: InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software. InterVideo has developed a technology platform from which it has created a broad suite of integrated multimedia software products that allow users to capture, edit, author, burn, distribute, and play digital video. "
target: ULead Systems, Inc.
Ulead is a leading developer of innovative video, imaging and DVD authoring software for desktop, server, mobile and Internet platforms. Ulead software is about personalizing digital media. Digital photos, video or audio; Ulead software allows users of all levels to create and share digital content.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$1,103
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
2.2x
closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

DAZ Productions, Inc., acquired Eovia Corporation

synopsis: DAZ Productions Inc., a leading developer of professional quality 3D models and software, today announced that it has acquired Eovia(TM) Corp., developer and publisher of leading 3D animation, modeling and rendering solutions, based in Mountain View, Calif.
buyer: DAZ Productions, Inc.
DAZ Productions, Inc. specializes in 3D digital content creation. DAZ is known for providing high-quality 3D models at the industry's most competitive prices. DAZ also develops software applications that support its content, including DAZ|Studio, a 3D character posing. "
target: Eovia Corporation
Eovia Corporation is dedicated to providing unique solutions for creative professionals as well as those just starting their journey into 3D. The company’s award-winning 3D modeling, animation, and rendering tools offer superior versatility, affordability and unmatched ease-of-use.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, acquired Alias Systems

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alias, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology, for cash consideration of $197 million USD. This acquisition extends Autodesk's 3D software leadership in the manufacturing and media and entertainment industries.
buyer: Autodesk (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Alias Systems
As the world's leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias® develops award-winning software, support, custom development and training solutions for the film, video, game development, interactive media, industrial design and visualization markets.
price ($mm)
$197
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

ax Inc, acquired MotionPortrait Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ax Corporation, a Japanese provider of AI consulting services, has acquired MotionPortrait Co., Ltd. from Sony, a Japanese conglomerate. MotionPortrait is a Japanese developer of image processing software. MotionPortrait's software converts 2D facial pictures into 3D images and allows users to create a variety of animated facial expressions.
buyer parent: Axell Corporation
buyer: ax Inc
Japan-based ax Inc. is a total solution for machine learning, from SDK tools up to integration support and application development. ax Inc does consulting related to AI (development of AI applications, etc), development and sale of framework related to AI, and the sale of middleware (AXIP). "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: MotionPortrait Co., Ltd.
MotionPortrait is a Japanese developer of image processing software. MotionPortrait's software automatically converts 2D facial pictures into 3D images. Their software allows users to animate the 3D image to create a variety of facial expressions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Magic Leap, purchased 3D Division from Dacuda AG

synopsis: Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup, has acquired the 3D division of Dacuda, a computer vision startup based out of Zurich. One of Dacuda’s focuses had been developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
buyer: Magic Leap
Magic Leap is a proprietary wearable technology that enables users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. "
seller: Dacuda AG
Dacuda's 3D Division focuses on developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras (and not just cameras, but any device with a camera function) to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired China Type Design Limited

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Inc., a leader in font and imaging technologies, has acquired China Type Design Limited, a typeface design and production company based in Hong Kong. As a subsidiary of Monotype Imaging, China Type will help lead expansion into Asian consumer electronics and printer markets which require scalable, multilingual text solutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype Imaging is a global provider of text imaging solutions for manufacturers and developers of consumer electronics devices including laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, and software applications and operating systems. "
target: China Type Design Limited
With offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, China Type Design was founded in 1986 and employs a team of experienced Asian font design and production experts.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/26/2007 via BusinessWire

mental images, purchased software development unit and select software tools from Luminova

synopsis: mental images®, a global leader in the fast-growing market for high-end 3D visualization software, and Luminova™, the specialized British-Australian system integrator for 3D custom visualizations, today announced that the Luminova software development unit has moved to mental images who also acquired select software tools from Luminova.
buyer: mental images
mental images is the recognized international leader in providing rendering software to the entertainment, computer-aided design, scientific visualization, architecture, and other industries that require sophisticated images. mental images GmbH is a privately held company based in Berlin, Germany. "
seller: Luminova
Luminova developed one of the world’s first ‘end to end’ 64bit production pipelines that has been heavily customized to allow massively large and complex scenes to be processed as single models, removing labor-intensive simplification or compositing tasks from the process.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Trade and Technologies France

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced it has acquired Trade and Technologies France (TTF), makers of computer-aided design (CAD) data interoperability software. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Trade and Technologies France
Trade and Technologies France is a privately held company headquartered near Lyon, France. Along with the strong industry expertise of its staff, TTF's technology includes CAD software interoperability translators and software libraries for high-end 3D visualization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

Tacton, will acquire Lumo Graphics GmbH

synopsis: Tacton Systems, a leading global supplier of Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and Design Automation solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lumo Graphics GmbH, a company that provides software for 3D configuration visualization management and high-quality 3D visualization embedded in the CPQ tool.
buyer: Tacton
Tacton Systems is a world leader in advanced sales and product configuration. Tacton’s technology redefines how product configuration is managed – making it dramatically simpler to configure, design and sell complex products. "
target: Lumo Graphics GmbH
Lumo Graphics, based in Karlsruhe, Germany, provides software for 3D configuration visualization management and high-quality 3D visualization embedded in the CPQ (Configure Price Quote) tool.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 9/15/2008 via BusinessWeek

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired YaWah ApS

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired YaWah ApS, a European dynamic imaging software provider based in Aarhus, Denmark. The acquisition will accelerate the European and global expansion of Adobe® Scene7, the leading hosted rich media platform designed for eCommerce and multi-channel marketing companies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$9,030.01)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: YaWah ApS
YaWah is recognized today as a leading supplier of cross-media imaging solutions and eCommerce components. Drawing on decades of experience in the imaging software industry, YaWah is dedicated to simplifying cross-media imaging and high-resolution, rich media content publishing.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2006 via

NVIDIA Corporation, acquired Hybrid Graphics, Ltd.

synopsis: NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hybrid Graphics Ltd., the leading developer of embedded 2D and 3D graphics software for handheld devices. No further terms of the acquisition were disclosed.
buyer: NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. "
target: Hybrid Graphics, Ltd.
Founded in 1994 and based in Finland, Hybrid Graphics is a highly respected software company at the forefront of developing and licensing graphics technology solutions for handheld consumer devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Matterport, will acquire Arraiy

synopsis: Matterport, the world leader in 3D capture technology and data, announced that it intends to acquire Arraiy, the pioneer behind breakthrough machine learning and computer vision technology that allows visual creators to integrate real and virtual worlds.
buyer: Matterport
Matterport is the world leader in immersive 3D technology, offering a platform for prosumers and professionals to easily capture, edit and share 3D models of physical spaces. These navigable virtual tours are presented in Matterport's proprietary photo-realistic digital media format. "
target: Arraiy
Arraiy is leveraging machine learning and computer vision to unlock the next generation of visual storytelling. With self-improving AI at the core of its software products, Arraiy makes it easy for broadcasters and visual content creators to seamlessly integrate real and virtual worlds.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$14,013.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,231.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$561.33
EBIT ($mm)
$421.57
Net Income ($mm)
$605.46
Employees
13245
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Ticker: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.21
EBIT ($mm)
$16.93
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
667
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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: NasdaqGM:APTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apptio
Apptio is the business management system of record for hybrid IT. They transform the way IT runs its business and makes decisions. With their cloud-based applications, IT leaders manage, plan and optimize their technology investments across on-premises and cloud.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$224.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($20.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
846
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
Prophecy International Holdings Limited is an Australian company that has been growing its eMite and Snare lines of business. Snare is a comprehensive set of event monitoring and analysis tools. eMite is a service intelligence platform delivering personalised, dashboards for IT service management.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.59
Employees
24
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,808.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$134.79
EBIT ($mm)
($36.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8666
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: ADBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,030.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,186.86
EBIT ($mm)
$2,840.37
Net Income ($mm)
$2,590.77
Employees
21357
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Ticker: TASE:WSMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: BITS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream develops software technologies and applications for the graphic art and mobile communications industries. Its fonts and font technologies enable device manufacturers and application developers to render the highest quality text in any language, on any device, at any resolution.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$23.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,052.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,120.87
EBIT ($mm)
$941.30
Net Income ($mm)
$665.29
Employees
17574
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Ticker: SZSE:002230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$418.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.61
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
$65.81
Employees
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$529.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($107.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($149.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1824
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Ticker: IMGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics provides complete solutions for the film, television, interactive entertainment and commercial markets, and through its consumer products, enables Internet users to create new immersive experiences in games and social networks.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: TSE:3993
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology develops machine learning and deep learning area algorithm modules such as general-purpose dialog engine and area-specific image recognition engines. Their mission is to formulate future software, research and develop technology to enhance various software and hardware.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$5.61
Net Income ($mm)
$5.63
Employees
80
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: HPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, their technology makes IT more efficient, productive and secure.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$30,413.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,379.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,806.00
Net Income ($mm)
$290.00
Employees
60000
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Ticker: ROIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Return On Investment Corporation
Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB: ROIE) is a software company. More than 85,000 businesses use ROI software to process payments on virtually any computer and to connect IBM midrange systems to the rest of the world. ROI Corporation subsidiaries include GO Software, Net 400 and Tectonic Solut
year
2003
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Prism
Blue Prism
Blue Prism's Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules based, back office administrative processes, reducing cost and improving accuracy by creating a "digital workforce"​.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$92.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($69.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
703
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