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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Snyk, acquired DevSecCon

synopsis: DevSecCon, the UK-based company that holds the world's only conference dedicated to the practice of building security into development processes, has been acquired by Snyk, UK's only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: DevSecCon
UK-based DevSecCon is the world’s only conference dedicated to the practice of building security into development processes. Their conferences and training courses are packed with presentations by industry experts and networking opportunities for anyone in Development, DevOps and Security.
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closed 1/20/2011 via PR Newswire

MacTech Magazine, purchased US NSConference from iDeveloper TV

synopsis: MacTech Magazine and iDeveloper TV (part of The Mac Developer Network Limited) have announced that MacTech is acquiring the US version of NSConference and merging it into MacTech Conference. The US NSConference is an event that delivers content for both IT Pros, and OS X/iOS Developers on the Mac.
buyer parent: Xplain Corporation
buyer: MacTech Magazine
MacTech® Magazine, the journal of Macintosh technology, is the definitive technical resource for the Macintosh. In addition to web, networking and content coverage, MacTech brings consumers columns and articles on new Mac technology, programming tools and tricks, hardware, and systems. "
seller: iDeveloper TV
iDeveloper TV was founded in 2007, originally as The Mac Developer Network to provide high-quality podcasts, screencasts and video training to the OS X and iOS developer community. iDeveloper TV's NSConference is an event that delivers content for both IT Pros, and OS X/iOS Developers on the Mac.
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closed 7/13/2007 via BNC Analysis

Institute for International Research, acquired Shared Insights

synopsis: Institute for International Research (IIR), a division of Informa plc, has acquired the conference and online community assets of Shared Insights Inc. The deal included 10 technology conferences, five online private online communities and other related Web properties.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Institute for International Research
The Institute for International Research is an independent, privately owned company with an international network of offices and events in 36 countries. Delivers the very latest information to business professionals in the form of conferences, courses, seminars, exhibitions and publications. "
target: Shared Insights
Shared Insights is a full-service provider of community education, management and ongoing services. Our mission is to help business professionals and their organizations improve their performance by leveraging the power of "community" and social networks.
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closed 12/5/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Technology, Inc., purchased Software 2007 Conference from Sand Hill Group LLC

synopsis: CMP Technology, producers of industry-defining events such as Interop, VoiceCon, the annual Web 2.0 Summit, Web 2.0 Expo, the Enterprise 2.0 Conference and Mobile Business Expo, announced its acquisition of the Software 2007 conference.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Technology, Inc.
CMP Technology is the USA's leading high tech B2B media company, providing marketing solutions for the global technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP Tech has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. "
seller: Sand Hill Group LLC
Sand Hill Group serves the $600 billion plus software, services and solutions market. Sand Hill Group provides investments and management advice to emerging enterprise technology leaders. Sand Hill also owns Sandhill.com and produces the "Enterprise" and “Software” conferences.
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closed 8/5/2019 via Company Press Release

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired SC Media

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance (“CRA”), a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired SC Media, a digital information and event company serving cybersecurity executives and other business professionals, from Haymarket Media, Inc.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance invests in businesses serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace. The company brings together leading brands and is comprised of a diversified portfolio of business information products. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: SC Media
SC Media is cybersecurity. For 30 years, the award-winning journalistic brand, website, conference group, resource library and publication has furnished cybersecurity executives and other business leaders with the most timely, independent news.
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closed 12/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Reed MIDEM, acquired LeWeb

synopsis: Reed MIDEM, a leading organiser of international tradeshows and conferences, announced the acquisition of LeWeb, Europe's top internet conference and networking events. The acquisition enables LeWeb to reinforce its development and further strengthens Reed MIDEM's interests in digital innovation and entrepreneurship.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed MIDEM
Reed MIDEM is an organizer of professional, international tradeshows and conferences. The company hosts MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, and MIPJUNIOR for the television and digital content industries, MIDEM for music professionals, MIPIM, MIPIM Asia and MAPIC for the property and retail real estate sectors. "
target: LeWeb
Launched in Paris in 2004 by Loic and Geraldine Le Meur, LeWeb brings together the key players in the international internet ecosystem including entrepreneurs and visionaries, investors and venture capitalists, technology businesses, large companies, digital marketers and journalists.
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closed 8/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Wellesley Information Services, acquired Carson Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services announced the acquisition of Carson Systems Ltd, a UK-based producer of industry-leading events for Web developers, designers, and entrepreneurs. Carson Systems’ events include the well-known Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services (WIS) is the premier independent provider of SAP and IBM training and education. WIS products feature award-winning content that is relevant, practical, and unique, and is consumed by business and IT professionals all over the world and in every industry. "
target: Carson Systems Ltd.
Carson Systems Ltd produces world-class events for web professionals and entrepreneurs. Its Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series of events are annual gatherings of thought leaders, cutting-edge technologists, and investors.
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closed 4/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cambridge Innovation Institute, acquired Trends Equity, Inc.

synopsis: Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII), has announced the acquisition of Trends Equity, Inc. Trends Equity produces AI World, the industry’s largest independent event focused on the state of the practice of enterprise AI and machine learning, and AI Trends, the leading industry media channel focused on the business and technology of AI.
buyer: Cambridge Innovation Institute
Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII) delivers cutting edge information through events, publishing, and training to leading commercial, academic, government and research institutes across the life science and energy industries. "
target: Trends Equity, Inc.
Trends Equity produces AI World, the industry’s largest independent event focused on the state of the practice of enterprise AI and machine learning, and AI Trends, the leading industry media channel focused on the business and technology of AI.
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closed 4/22/2016 via BusinessWire

ASUG, purchased North American assets from The Eventful Group

synopsis: Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) announces the acquisition of The Eventful Group’s North American assets to deepen its commitment to the SAP community and provide the greatest number of opportunities for collaboration year round. Eventful is a company specializing in industry events and festivals that celebrate people, technology, and innovation
buyer: ASUG
Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) is a community of more than 100,000 SAP professionals across 19 industries. ASUG is a year-round community dedicated to connecting entire organizations to resources needed to deliver business results, as well as prepare for what’s next in business technology. "
seller: The Eventful Group
Eventful is an award-winning global B2B company – specializing in industry events and festivals that celebrate the people, technology, ideas and innovations. Every event is a forum for delegates, speakers and partners to share their knowledge and forge strong working relationships.
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closed 4/20/2016 via PR Web

Blue Whale Web, acquired NC Comms

synopsis: Blue Whale Web announced that it has acquired NC Communications. NC Communications Ltd are organisers of I.T. conferences, in-person or virtual, throughout EMEA. We work closely with independent, industry experts to bring quality and relevant content to delegates about the system/platforms they employ.
buyer: Blue Whale Web
Blue Whale Web LLC is an independent, privately held company based in Chicago, IL. Led by CEO George A. Coll, Blue Whale Web LLC is committed to providing the best content and community resources to help IT professionals and tech enthusiasts get the most out of their technology investments. "
target: NC Comms
NC Communications Ltd are organisers of I.T. conferences, in-person or virtual, throughout EMEA. We work closely with independent, industry experts to bring quality and relevant content to delegates about the system/platforms they employ.
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closed 12/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Comexposium SA, acquired Finaki SA

synopsis: Comexposium, one of the world leaders in event management, has acquired Finaki, a group that organizes landmark B2B events in Europe, bringing together IT managers, their partners and IT experts. Finaki is also the co-founder and platform provider for the European CIO Association.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: Comexposium SA
Comexposium, one of the European leaders in the organization of trade fairs and shows, is involved in 176 BtoC and BtoB events, covering 11 sectors of activity. Every year it plays host to 45,000 exhibitors. "
target: Finaki SA
Finaki is a pioneer and leader in high level information society focused events and conferences in Europe. Their events are prepared in close partnership with professional associations. Finaki is also the co-founder and platform provider for the European CIO Association.
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closed 11/7/2013 via PR Web

FC Business Intelligence Ltd., acquired Open Mobile Media Ltd.

synopsis: FC Business Intelligence (FCBI), a London-based conference and business intelligence company, has acquired Open Mobile Media, organizer of The Open Mobile Summit (OMS) in San Francisco and London, two of the most influential events in the international mobile industry calendar.
buyer: FC Business Intelligence Ltd.
FC Business Intelligence (FCBI) helps leading corporations define future strategy and direction, develop growth opportunities and solve problems facing their sectors. The company was founded in 1990, and is based in London, UK. "
target: Open Mobile Media Ltd.
The Open Mobile Summit the industry's number one conference and annual meeting-place. The show offers an incomparable opportunity to network and share knowledge with the pioneers and decision-makers in the mobile, Internet, media, electronics and commerce industries.
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announced 11/19/2008 via

TechTarget, will acquire The Brian Madden Company

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Brian Madden Company, the leading independent, website and conference to address the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of desktop virtualization, terminal services, and application virtualization.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$133.96)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: The Brian Madden Company
The Brian Madden Commpany is a small independent industry analyst company. The company covers the "application delivery" segment of the IT industry, including Citrix, Terminal Server, thin client / server-based computing, and streaming markets.
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closed 4/12/2006 via BusinessWire

1105 Media, Inc., acquired 101 Communications

synopsis: 1105 Media, Inc., a new, integrated business-to-business information and media company formed by Nautic Partners LLC, Alta Communications, and Neal Vitale, has closed its first two transactions, acquiring 101communications, LLC, and Stevens Publishing.
buyer: 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. "
target parent: Frontenac Company
target: 101 Communications
Founded in 1998, 101communications is an integrated media company aimed at specialized targets within the information technology community. a start-up backed by $100 million of venture money from Frontenac Co.
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closed 10/12/2004 via BusinessWire

IDG World Expo Corporation, acquired LinuxWorld Conference & Expo

synopsis: IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for technology markets, announced it has acquired LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R) UK, formerly Linux Expo, from XPO Events, Ltd.
buyer parent: International Data Group
buyer: IDG World Expo Corporation
IDG World Expo produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of techn "
target parent: XPO Events, Ltd.
target: LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R) is the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and open source solutions. As the world's most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, LinuxWorld provides business decision-makers with information and resources to implement Linux and open s
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closed 3/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

AS Delfi, acquired LOGIN Conferences

synopsis: Delfi, a major internet portal in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, has acquired LOGIN Conferences from Small Talk Ideas, a conference organiser in Lithuania. LOGIN is the largest innovation and technology conference in the Baltic states. LOGIN gathers creatives, techies, and entrepreneurs together to generate new thoughts and accelerate changes.
buyer parent: Ekspress Grupp
buyer: AS Delfi
Delfi is a major internet portal in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Delfi provides daily news and videos about topics that range from gardening to politics. Delfi offers over 300 articles every month that can be conveniently read on their website or mobile app. "
target parent: Small Talk Ideas
target: LOGIN Conferences
LOGIN Conferences is the largest innovation and technology conference in the Baltic states. LOGIN gathers creatives, techies, and entrepreneurs together to create the best atmosphere for them to generate new thoughts and accelerate changes.
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closed 5/5/2014 via PR Newswire

CompTIA, acquired TechAmerica

synopsis: CompTIA, the voice of the world's information, communications and technology industry, has acquired TechAmerica, a leader in public policy advocacy as well as business networking and intelligence.
buyer: CompTIA
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information, communications and technology industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. "
target: TechAmerica
TechAmerica is a leader in public policy advocacy as well as business networking and intelligence. Its membership is comprised of technology companies who create a variety of products and deliver a multitude of services in the private sector and to governments at the state and national level.
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closed 5/11/2005 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired JGuru.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation's JupiterWeb division announced the acquisition of JGuru.com (www.jguru.com), an online community for Java(TM) programmers and software developers.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: JGuru.com
JGuru.com provides news, information, forums and online courses designed for Java(TM) programmers and software developers. The JGuru.com online community is comprised of top Java(TM) developers, who are encouraged to maintain their individuality and express their own opinions freely, which gives JGu
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

26 Letters, acquired Hack The Gap LLC

synopsis: 26 Letters, an online platform that creates assessments and action plans to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace, has acquired Hack the Gap, a group that organizes hackathons for women and non-binary people. Hack the Gap hosts hackathons to amplify the voices and cultivate the talents of under-represented people in the tech community.
buyer: 26 Letters
26 Letters is creating an online platform that creates assessments and action plans for companies to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 26 Letters use proprietary SaaS software to provide insights and strategies for building a more inclusive, engaged and diverse workforce. "
target: Hack The Gap LLC
Hack the Gap is a group that organizes hackathons for women and non-binary people. Hack the Gap hosts hackathons to amplify the voices and cultivate the talents of under-served, under-represented, and under-estimated people in the tech community.
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closed 2/26/2019 via PE Hub

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired InfoSec World Conference and Expo

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance, a business intelligence company focused on the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired InfoSec World Conference and Expo, a top trade show for the information security industry. The seller was MIS Training Institute.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance invests in businesses serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace. The company brings together leading brands and is comprised of a diversified portfolio of business information products. "
target parent: Boathouse Capital
target: InfoSec World Conference and Expo
For 25 years information security professionals have recognized InfoSec World Conference & Expo as “The Business of Security” conference. InfoSec World Conference and Expo is the industry’s leading trade show, along with other cybersecurity events and services – collectively known as InfoSec World.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Snyk, acquired DevSecCon

synopsis: DevSecCon, the UK-based company that holds the world's only conference dedicated to the practice of building security into development processes, has been acquired by Snyk, UK's only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: DevSecCon
UK-based DevSecCon is the world’s only conference dedicated to the practice of building security into development processes. Their conferences and training courses are packed with presentations by industry experts and networking opportunities for anyone in Development, DevOps and Security.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Snyk, acquired DevSecCon

synopsis: DevSecCon, the UK-based company that holds the world's only conference dedicated to the practice of building security into development processes, has been acquired by Snyk, UK's only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: DevSecCon
UK-based DevSecCon is the world’s only conference dedicated to the practice of building security into development processes. Their conferences and training courses are packed with presentations by industry experts and networking opportunities for anyone in Development, DevOps and Security.
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closed 9/18/2019 via Company Press Release

GitHub Inc., acquired Semmle

synopsis: Github, an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git, has acquired Semmle, a company that is pioneering new techniques for automating variant analysis to find critical zero-days and variants of such vulnerabilities.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: GitHub Inc.
GitHub, a subsidiary of Microsoft, is an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git. It is mostly used for computer code. It offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git as well as adding its own features. "
target: Semmle
Semmle is pioneering new techniques for automating variant analysis to find critical zero-days and variants of such vulnerabilities. Security and software engineering teams at Google, Microsoft, NASA, Nasdaq and Uber depend on Semmle’s code analysis platform to secure their code.
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announced 11/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Veracode, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has agreed to acquire Veracode, the leading provider in next-generation application security testing, from Broadcom. Veracode's SaaS platform and integrated solutions help security teams and software developers find and fix security-related defects at all points
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and tech-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings."
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Veracode, Inc.
Veracode is a leader in helping organizations secure the software that powers their world. Their SaaS platform and integrated solutions help security teams and software developers find and fix security-related defects at all points in the software development lifecycle, before they can be exploited.
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closed 4/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Veracode, Inc., acquired SourceClear, Inc.

synopsis: Veracode announced the acquisition of SourceClear, a technological leader with groundbreaking innovations in software composition analysis for open source risk. SourceClear offers a SaaS-based software composition analysis tool, which relies on a proprietary vulnerability database.
buyer parent: CA Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Veracode, Inc.
Veracode’s powerful cloud-based platform, deep security expertise and systematic, policy-based approach provide enterprises with a simpler and more scalable way to reduce application-layer risk across their global software infrastructures. "
target: SourceClear, Inc.
SourceClear offers a SaaS-based software composition analysis tool, which relies on a proprietary vulnerability database. SourceClear's database is the world’s most complete and accurate database of verified public and private threats and vulnerabilities in open-source code.
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closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

CA Technologies, Inc., acquired Veracode, Inc.

synopsis: CA Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of Veracode, a leader in securing web, mobile and third-party applications across the software development lifecycle. The acquisition establishes CA Technologies as a leader in the Secure DevOps market, bridges its Security business with its DevOps portfolio and adds to its SaaS business.
buyer: CA Technologies, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA Technologies creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. "
target: Veracode, Inc.
The Veracode platform provides the fastest, most comprehensive solution to improve the security of internally developed, purchased or outsourced software applications and third-party components.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codiscope

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Codiscope, a 2015 spinoff of Cigital and provider of complementary security tools. Codiscope has transformed the tools and intellectual property created by Cigital into a suite of accessible and streamlined products for a broad population of developers.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,399.76)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Codiscope
Codiscope was established in 2015 as a spin-off of software security services firm Cigital, Inc. with a mission to improve the quality of software everywhere. Codiscope tools fit modern agile development processes by detecting and immediately eliminating vulnerabilities as they're introduced.
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closed 4/7/2014 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, acquired Metaforic

synopsis: INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced that it has acquired Metaforic, a leader in the development of software obfuscation technologies and encryption-related security software for a variety of industries, including the mobile payment and mobile banking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
target: Metaforic
Metaforic Technology allows software creators to render their Applications and Data self-defending from the time it is released. Developers automatically integrate Metaforic into their own applications to protect them from subversion, theft, tampering, or other corruption.
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closed 6/22/2012 via Market Wire

Quotium Technologies, acquired Seeker Security Ltd.

synopsis: Quotium Technologies announced that it will increase its holding to 100% in Seeker Security. The two companies have been working together to develop Seeker, an automated solution for guaranteeing application security. Seeker is an innovative solution developed to identify security flaws from the very beginning of the application development cycle.
buyer: Quotium Technologies
Quotium Technologies is a specialist in the development of innovative software solutions to guarantee the security and functionality of business-critical applications throughout their lifecycle. Quotium considers that business applications are an important company asset. "
target: Seeker Security Ltd.
Seeker Security Ltd. is a new-generation application vulnerability testing solution that identifies, demonstrates and mitigates critical application business risks. It uses groundbreaking technology to identify vulnerabilities which pose a real threat.
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Google Inc., acquired Zynamics

synopsis: Zynamics has been acquired by Google. Zynamics builds reverse engineering tools (BinDiff, BinNavi, VxClass, BinCrowd and PDF Dissector) for both offensive and defensive security that help find and prevent security vulnerabilities and issues within software applications.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Zynamics
Zynamics builds reverse-engineering tools for offensive and defensive security that help find security vulnerabilities within applications They provide solutions that aim at helping the software analyst to understand the complex relations that exist in modern software and to boost his productivity.
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closed 5/14/2020 via PR Newswire

SonarSource S.A., acquired RIPS Technologies

synopsis: Switzerland-based SonarSource has acquired RIPS Technologies, a German startup known for its leading code security analyzers. Teams will be joining forces in building best-in-class Static Application Security Testing products that help development teams and organizations deliver more secure software.
buyer: SonarSource S.A.
SonarSource is a Swiss company that builds world-class products for Code Quality and Security. Its open-source and commercial code analyzers—SonarLint, SonarCloud, SonarQube—support 27 programming languages, empowering dev teams of all sizes to solve coding issues within their existing workflows. "
target: RIPS Technologies
RIPS Technologies is a German developer of innovative security testing technologies, known for its best-in-class PHP code analyzer. The company's teams implement innovative security analyzers that can automatically detect complex and deeply nested vulnerabilities in PHP code, Java, and JavaScript.
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closed 11/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Threat Stack, acquired Bluefyre

synopsis: Threat Stack, the leader in cloud infrastructure security, announced it has acquired application security vendor Bluefyre. Bluefyre empowers developers to build secure, cloud-native applications that can detect and prevent threats at runtime, with a specific focus on applications and microservices running on Kubernetes.
buyer: Threat Stack
Threat Stack enables DevOps and SecOps teams to innovate and scale securely, meeting complex cloud security needs by identifying and verifying insider threats, external attacks, and compliance gaps in real time. "
target: Bluefyre
Bluefyre empowers developers to build secure, cloud-native applications that can detect and prevent threats at runtime, with a specific focus on applications and microservices running on Kubernetes.
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closed 1/31/2018 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired Gemnasium

synopsis: GitLab, a provider of open source and premium source code repository software, has acquired Gemnasium, a company that provides software to help developers mitigate security vulnerabilities in open source code. Gemnasium monitors project dependencies and alerts users about updates and security vulnerabilities.
buyer: GitLab
GitLab is a startup that provides open source and premium source code repository software that people use to collaborate on software. GitLab helps teams eliminate unnecessary steps from their workflow, significantly reduce cycle time and focus exclusively on building great software. "
target: Gemnasium
Gemnasium provides software to help developers mitigate security vulnerabilities in open source code. Gemnasium monitors project dependencies and alerts users about updates and security vulnerabilities to prevent threats such as malware injections, Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks and data breaches.
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announced 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: BMC, a KKR portfolio company and a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, will purchase Compuware, a Thoma Bravo company and a leading provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and support solutions. Compuware enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to help more than 10,000 customers, including 92% of the Forbes Global 100, meet escalating digital demands and maximize IT innovation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware empowers the world's largest companies to excel in the digital economy by taking full advantage of their mainframe investments. Compuware provides innovative software that enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
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closed 8/17/2007 via PR Newswire

ASNA merged with BluePhoenix Solutions,

synopsis: BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. a leading provider of value driven modernization solutions for legacy information systems, today announced the closing of the strategic acquisition, by way of merger, of Amalgamated Software North America Inc., a private company based in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: BluePhoenix Solutions (BPHX:$8.21)
BluePhoenix Solutions is the leading provider of value-driven legacy IT modernization solutions. The BluePhoenix portfolio includes a comprehensive suite of tools and services from global IT asset assessment and impact analysis to automated database and application migration, rehosting, and renewal."
target: ASNA
ASNA develops visual programming and systems software for the midrange community. ASNA Monarch is a fully integrated solution for transforming RPG applications to the Microsoft .NET platform. ASNA is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 7/10/2020 via PR Newswire

BrowserStack, acquired Percy

synopsis: India-based BrowserStack, a web and mobile app testing platform, has acquired Percy, the leading visual testing and review platform. With the acquisition, developers and quality assurance teams can run everything from visual tests to manual and automated functional tests on BrowserStack's infrastructure and ship high-quality software at speed.
buyer: BrowserStack
India-based BrowserStack is the leading software testing platform powering over two million tests across 15 global data centers. BrowserStack's platform provides instant access to 2,000+ real mobile devices and browsers on a highly reliable cloud infrastructure that scales as testing needs grow. "
target: Percy
Percy is a visual testing and review platform that helps product teams ship software faster and with confidence in every visual change to their application. Thousands of developers, including teams at Google, Basecamp, Canva, and Shopify, trust Percy to deliver a pixel perfect UI with every release.
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closed 3/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired FusionCharts

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of FusionCharts, a leading provider of JavaScript charting components and tools. FusionCharts empowers developers to build user-friendly, visually appealing dashboards for web and mobile projects.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: FusionCharts
FusionCharts is a leading provider of JavaScript charting components and tools. FusionCharts empowers developers to build user-friendly, visually appealing dashboards for web and mobile projects.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired SpecFlow

synopsis: Tricentis, the leader in continuous testing for DevOps, announced that it has acquired SpecFlow, the world’s leading open-source Behavior-Driven Development framework for .NET. SpecFlow facilitates collaboration between teams in small and large enterprises and allows clients to automate tests written in human-readable language.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target parent: TechTalk Software AG
target: SpecFlow
SpecFlow is the world’s leading open-source Behavior-Driven Development framework for .NET. SpecFlow facilitates collaboration between teams in small and large enterprises and allows clients to automate tests written in human-readable language.
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announced 11/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Sonatype, Inc.

synopsis: Sonatype, the company that scales DevOps through open source governance and software supply chain automation, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $50 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in software supply chain automation technology. Sonatype’s Nexus platform enables DevOps teams and developers to automatically integrate security at every stage of the modern development pipeline by combining in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kong Inc., acquired Insomnia REST

synopsis: Kong Inc., a creator of an API and service lifecycle management platform, acquired Insomnia, an open source API testing platform. Insomnia was created to help make APIs easier to explore, debug, and share. Insomnia provides advanced authentication helpers, templating, and request chaining help get things done faster.
buyer: Kong Inc.
Kong provides an intelligent service control platform that uses machine learning to provide developers and Global 5000 enterprises with a comprehensive solution for designing, testing and managing services across all protocols, platforms and architecture patterns. "
target: Insomnia REST
Insomnia is a popular open source API testing platform. Insomnia was created to help make APIs easier to explore, debug, and share. Insomnia provides advanced authentication helpers, templating, and request chaining help get things done faster.
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closed 8/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired jClarity

synopsis: Microsoft announced it is acquiring jClarity, a company that provides software performance analytics and tuning, driven by machine learning, designed to solve Java performance problems in cloud and desktop environments.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$138,699.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: jClarity
jClarity provides software performance analytics and tuning, driven by machine learning, designed to solve Java performance problems in cloud and desktop environments.
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,293.80)
EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global product development and platform engineering services company, is focused on delivering results through best-in-class software engineering, combined with innovative strategy, consulting and design capabilities. "
target: test IO
Test IO helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
price ($mm)
$17
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