Like Transversal Corporation Ltd

closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Transversal Corporation Ltd

synopsis: Verint Systems, a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions that enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action, has acquired UK-based Transversal, a company that provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions. Actionable Intelligence is a necessity in a dynamic world of massive information growth because it empowers organizations with crucial insights and enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action. "
target: Transversal Corporation Ltd
UK-based Transversal provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know. Their solutions are deployed at over one hundred blue-chip companies, providing mission critical answers to customers across the globe.
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announced 9/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

ThreePro Group Inc., will acquire OAS Corporation

synopsis: ThreePro Group Inc., a provider of business process outsourcing services in Japan, will acquire OAS Corporation, a provider of software solutions for mail order systems and call centers. OAS offers a CRM system that allows users to manage contact information and customer correspondence in multiple channels such as mail, fax, sms, and more.
buyer: ThreePro Group Inc. (TSE:2375:$116.04)
ThreePro Group Inc. provides business process outsourcing services in Japan. The company offers sales and marketing support for businesses, including sales promotion and retail store management. It also provides field support and helpdesk services, such as temporary staffing of IT engineers. "
target: OAS Corporation
OAS Corporation researches, develops and offers software packages for mail order systems and call centers. The company offers a CRM system for call centers that allows users to manage contact information and customer correspondence in multiple channels such as mail, fax, sms, and more.
price ($mm)
$7.03
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closed 2/10/2017 via PE Hub

Diversis Capital, acquired ServicePower Technologies plc

synopsis: ServicePower, a market leader in mobile workforce management software, announced that the acquisition by Diversis Capital and subsequent delisting from the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange has been completed.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Diversis Capital is a private equity firm that focuses on small to middle-market investments of up to $20m in equity, primarily in North American companies. "
target: ServicePower Technologies plc (AIM:SVR:$15.76)
ServicePower’s mission is to provide field service organizations with innovative, effective mobile workforce management solutions to help them lower costs while providing the best customer service possible and influencing the changing technological landscape.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17 [$18]
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$16
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1.2x
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closed 10/28/2016 via Market Wire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Presence Technology

synopsis: Provider of enterprise software solutions, Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired Presence Technology, S.L. for a purchase price of approximately $17.4 million. Presence's Multi-Channel CEC solutions enable Contact Centers to optimize resources and improve communication process efficiencies.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Presence Technology
Founded in 2001, Presence Technology, S.L. is an international, leading provider of Multi-Channel CEC solutions that enable Contact Centers to optimize resources and improve communication process efficiencies.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$10
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1.3x
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closed 8/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc., acquired Bay Bridge Decision Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Bay Bridge Decision Technologies. Bay Bridge, the leading U.S. supplier of contact center forecasting, capacity planning and strategic analysis technology, was purchased in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. (ININ:$426.17)
Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. is a global provider of contact center automation, unified communications, and business process automation software and services. The company’s unified IP communications solutions can be deployed on-premise or via the cloud. "
target: Bay Bridge Decision Technologies, Inc.
Bay Bridge Decision Technologies, Inc. provides decision support software, custom software development services, and analytic consulting to the customer contact center industry. Its CenterBridge® family of products supports the analytic and strategic performance needs of customer contact centers.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 7/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

KANA Software, Inc., acquired Sword Ciboodle

synopsis: KANA Software, Inc., a global leader in customer service solutions delivered on-premise or in the cloud, and used by more than 850 commercial and public sector organizations worldwide, announced it has acquired the award-winning process-based contact center provider Ciboodle from the Sword Group.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: KANA Software, Inc.
A global leader in customer service solutions delivered on-premise or in the cloud, KANA lets organizations take complete control over customer service interactions, so they can take care of customers, while managing costs and reinforcing brand. "
target parent: Sword Group SA
target: Sword Ciboodle
Sword Ciboodle delivers award-winning, modular CRM software to contact centers worldwide for advanced customer engagement across multiple social channels. The Sword Ciboodle platform accelerates the ability to deliver consistent customer service.
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Upland Software, acquired InGenius

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired InGenius, a leading Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) solution for enterprise contact centers. InGenius' CTI platform expertly integrates existing telephone systems into leading CRMs.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: InGenius
InGenius is a leading Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) solution for enterprise contact centers. InGenius' CTI platform expertly integrates existing telephone systems into leading CRMs. Their solution ensures agent productivity, high customer satisfaction and real ROI results.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 10/26/2020 via PR Newswire

OutMatch, acquired FurstPerson

synopsis: OutMatch, a leader in digital hiring, has acquired FurstPerson, a provider of pre-hire assessments for contact centers. FurstPerson offers a SaaS-based contact center hiring system that includes simulations, problem solving tests, personality tests, and analytics. Their solution enables hiring managers to reduce turnover and hire better.
buyer: OutMatch
The OutMatch Talent Intelligence Platform brings clarity to talent decisions by gathering the right data and putting the insights companies need at their fingertips. We help the world’s biggest brands to select and develop great people, maximizing the employee life cycle. "
target: FurstPerson
FurstPerson is a provider of pre-hire assessments for contact centers. FurstPerson offers a SaaS-based contact center hiring system that includes simulations, problem solving tests, personality tests, and analytics. Their solution enables hiring managers to reduce turnover and hire better.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired ComAround Inc.

synopsis: BMC, a global leader of IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, has acquired ComAround, a global software company that helps transform the customer experience with self-service and AI and NLP (Natural Language Processing)-based advanced knowledge management technology.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC is a provider of IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise. From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise. "
target: ComAround Inc.
ComAround is a global software company that specializes in knowledge management and self service. ComAround helps customer service and support organizations create an excellent customer experience by building and sharing knowledge across channels using the ComAround Knowledge Management software.
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announced 5/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Kustomer, will acquire Reply.ai

synopsis: Kustomer, the omnichannel SaaS platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Reply.ai, a customer service automation company founded in 2016 that helps companies scale intelligent customer service without compromising experience.
buyer: Kustomer
Kustomer is the omnichannel SaaS CRM platform reimagining enterprise customer service to deliver standout experiences. Kustomer scales to meet the needs of any contact center and business by unifying data from multiple sources. "
target: Reply.ai
Reply.ai helps brands scale customer service by providing AI-powered solutions that instantly resolve common customer questions on chat and ticketing channels. The two core products, Deflect for Ticketing and Deflect for Chat, reduce consumer frustration and deliver 24/7 personalized service.
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closed 4/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Puzzel, acquired U-WFM

synopsis: Puzzel, a leading cloud-based contact centre software provider, has acquired U-WFM, a leading provider of workforce management and optimization software. U-WFM’s solution gives its customers the ability to forecast demand, monitor adherence, and optimize their contact centre operations.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Puzzel
Headquartered in Norway, Puzzel is a leading cloud-based contact centre software provider and was a pioneer in offering integrated customer engagement as an easily-deployed service. The company combines omni-channel technology with artificial intelligence capabilities. "
target: U-WFM
Based in the UK,, U-WFM is a leading provider of workforce management and optimization software. U-WFM’s solution gives its customers the ability to forecast demand, monitor adherence, and optimize their contact centre operations for companies of all sizes and across any industry vertical.
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announced 2/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Five9, Inc., will acquire Virtual Observer

synopsis: Five9, Inc., the leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center, will acquire Virtual Observer, an innovative provider of cloud-based Workforce Optimization (WFO), also known as Workforce Engagement Management (WEM), solutions. With this acquisition, Five9 expands its portfolio to include a cloud-based and integrated WFO offering.
buyer: Five9, Inc. (FIVN:$399.29)
Five9 is a leading provider of cloud contact center software for the intelligent contact center space. Five9 provides end-to-end solutions with omnichannel routing, analytics, workforce optimization, and AI to increase agent productivity and deliver tangible business results. "
target: Virtual Observer
Virtual Observer is a Workforce Optimization (WFO)/Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) solution for contact centers. The company works closely with cloud contact centers and Customer Relationship Management providers to WFO/WEM-enable contact centers.
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closed 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

LiveVox, Inc., acquired SpeechIQ

synopsis: LiveVox, the leading provider of customer service and digital engagement tools, announced the acquisition of SpeechIQ, an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. The platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: LiveVox, Inc.
LiveVox is a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions. Through a patented PCI-certified cloud platform and redundant IP/MPLS mesh, LiveVox enables fast deployment of contact center solutions from the cloud, offering customers full control to manage their day-to-day business requirements. "
target parent: IQventures
target: SpeechIQ
Founded in 2015, SpeechIQ is an advanced speech analytics and quality management platform. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the platform delivers an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution that drives agent productivity, operations efficiency, and improved customer engagement.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Web

Serenova, acquired ProScheduler WFM

synopsis: Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) and workforce optimization (WFO) provider, announced it acquired the technology and hired the team behind the ProScheduler platform from Loxysoft. ProScheduler is a workforce management system used by hundreds of call centers in Europe and North America to improve customer experience
buyer: Serenova
Serenova has transformed the customer experience by creating a true cloud contact center solution that could deliver immediate, consistent, and exceptional service. It provides the ability to unify everything from customer engagement to quality management to analytics. "
target parent: Loxysoft AB
target: ProScheduler WFM
ProScheduler is a workforce management system used by hundreds of call centers in Europe and North America to improve customer experience, by optimizing schedules based on incoming traffic, and for project planning of outbound activities.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Aspect Software

synopsis: Aspect Software, a leading provider of fully integrated customer engagement, workforce optimization, and self-service omni-channel solutions, has been acquired by Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With $2 billion of capital under management, Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: Aspect Software
Aspect helps enterprises break down the walls between people, processes, systems and data sources. Their cloud customer engagement platforms provides contact center interaction management, workforce optimization and self-service/IVR capabilities.
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announced 9/20/2018 via BusinessWire

Vonage Holdings Corporation, will acquire NewVoiceMedia

synopsis: Vonage Holdings Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held NewVoiceMedia, an industry-leading cloud Contact Center-as-a-Service provider. NewVoiceMedia's technology enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more.
buyer: Vonage Holdings Corporation (VG:$1,112.46)
Vonage embraced technology to transform how companies communicate to create better business outcomes. Their unique cloud communications platform brings together a robust unified communications solution with the agility of embedded, contextual communications APIs. "
target: NewVoiceMedia
NewVoiceMedia is a leading global provider of cloud contact center technology that enables businesses to create exceptional, emotive customer experiences to serve better and sell more.
price ($mm)
$350
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closed 9/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Twilio, acquired Ytica

synopsis: Twilio Inc., the leading cloud communications platform, announced it has acquired Ytica. Ytica provides highly customizable contact center reporting, speech analytics and workforce optimization (WFO) software to enhance agent performance in the contact center and provides businesses a unified view of the way they engage with their customers.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$1,392.01)
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications. "
target: Ytica
Ytica provides highly customizable contact center reporting, speech analytics and workforce optimization (WFO) software to enhance agent performance in the contact center and provides businesses a unified view of the way they engage with their customers.
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closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Sabio, acquired Rapport Telebusiness Consulting LLP

synopsis: Sabio has announced that it has acquired Rapport, a specialist UK provider of SaaS customer experience analysis solutions for contact centres. Using Rapport’s services, organisations can benefit from rapid insight into potential performance and process bottlenecks that are leading to a poor customer experience and lower conversion rates.
buyer: Sabio
Sabio delivers customer engagement solutions that combine digital and human service to support outstanding customer experiences. Partnering with world-class technology leaders helps organisations to optimise their customer journeys by making better decisions across their multiple contact channels. "
target: Rapport Telebusiness Consulting LLP
Rapport is a specialist UK provider of SaaS customer experience analysis solutions for contact centres. Using Rapport’s services, organisations can benefit from rapid insight into potential performance and process bottlenecks that are leading to a poor customer experience and lower conversion rates.
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announced 9/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Direct Response, will acquire Ansaback & CallScripter

synopsis: IP Plus has signed a conditional agreement to sell the Ansaback call centre and CallScripter businesses to Direct Response. Ansaback is a telephony service providing overflow and out-of-hours call handling, while CallScripter is an enhanced customer interaction management software suite.
buyer: Direct Response
Direct Response provides outsourcing of voice, data and contact centre services for organisation from a global business to a one-man operation, delivering outstanding service in every case. "
target parent: IP Plus plc
target: Ansaback & CallScripter
Ansaback is a bureau telephony service providing overflow and out-of-hours call handling, emergency cover, and more. CallScripter is an enhanced customer interaction management (CIM) software suite specifically developed for contact centres, telesales and telemarketing operations.
price ($mm)
$8.91
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

VoxAge, acquired Me Atende

synopsis: VoxAge, a multichannel client relationship solutions company, has purchased Me Atende, the first contact center via mobile app of Brazil. Me Atende is a mobile application that revolutionizes the way people interact with the Call Center of the leading companies in Brazil.
buyer: VoxAge
VoxAge, based in Brazil, is a pioneer in the development of specialized solutions in automation networking services (inbound and outbound) with customers by phone and reference in voice recognition technology. "
target: Me Atende
Me Atende, based in Brazil, is a mobile application that revolutionizes the way people interact with the Call Center of the leading companies in Brazil. Instead of wasting time and money by connecting to companies seeking to solve your problem, enter the app and request a link.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Transversal Corporation Ltd

synopsis: Verint Systems, a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions that enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action, has acquired UK-based Transversal, a company that provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions. Actionable Intelligence is a necessity in a dynamic world of massive information growth because it empowers organizations with crucial insights and enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action. "
target: Transversal Corporation Ltd
UK-based Transversal provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know. Their solutions are deployed at over one hundred blue-chip companies, providing mission critical answers to customers across the globe.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Transversal Corporation Ltd

synopsis: Verint Systems, a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions that enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action, has acquired UK-based Transversal, a company that provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions. Actionable Intelligence is a necessity in a dynamic world of massive information growth because it empowers organizations with crucial insights and enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action. "
target: Transversal Corporation Ltd
UK-based Transversal provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know. Their solutions are deployed at over one hundred blue-chip companies, providing mission critical answers to customers across the globe.
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announced 12/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire ForeSee

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions, is to acquire ForeSee. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions."
target: ForeSee
ForeSee® helps companies grow by listening to what matters most—customer voices. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
price ($mm)
$65
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closed 12/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Next IT Corporation

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding equity interests in Next IT Corporation, a developer of conversational artificial intelligence-powered intelligent virtual assistants. Next IT propels businesses into the intelligence revolution with AI technologies that are enterprise ready on day one.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions."
target: Next IT Corporation
Next IT is a provider of conversational AI systems. They propel businesses into the intelligence revolution with enterprise ready AI technologies. Next IT's customers and strategic partners use their technology to build business-first AI solutions that put them a step ahead of their competition.
price ($mm)
$30
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announced 9/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire EG Solutions

synopsis: Verint, a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions that empower organizations with crucial insights, has agreed to buy EG Solutions, a leading enterprise workforce optimisation software company. EG Solutions' software is the only solution that manages work, people and end-to-end processes wherever they are undertaken, anywhere in the world.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions that empower organizations with crucial insights, enabling decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action. Their solutions and value-added services help organizations make more informed, timely, and effective decisions. "
target: EG Solutions
EG Solutions is a leading enterprise workforce optimisation software company. EG developed the most complete, purpose built workforce optimisation software for back offices – the only solution that manages work, people and end-to-end processes wherever they are undertaken, anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
109.2x
closed 11/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired OpinionLab Inc.

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a global leader in Actionable Intelligence, announced that it has extended its Customer Engagement Optimization™ portfolio through its acquisition of OpinionLab®, a leader in continuous voice of the customer listening solutions that drive smarter, real-time digital engagement.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint® is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence®, which has become a necessity in a dynamic world of massive information growth. Verint solutions enable decision makers to anticipate, respond and take action, and make more informed, effective and timely decisions. "
target: OpinionLab Inc.
Founded in 1998, OpinionLab is a leader in continuous voice of the customer listening solutions that drive smarter, real-time digital engagement. OpinionLab solutions are used by world-leading brands to optimize web and mobile customer experiences and engagement.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Contact Solutions

synopsis: Verint® Systems Inc., a global leader in Actionable Intelligence, announced its acquisition of Contact Solutions, a leading provider of real-time, contextual customer care solutions. Contact Solutions help reduce effort through highly personalized self-service and agent-assisted experiences.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint® is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence®, which has become a necessity in a dynamic world of massive information growth. Verint solutions enable decision makers to anticipate, respond and take action, and make more informed, effective and timely decisions. "
target: Contact Solutions
Contact Solutions is a leading provider of cloud-based voice and mobile customer care solutions. Focusing on customer engagement that’s effortless for the customer and sustainable for the enterprise, its solutions help reduce effort through personalized self-service and agent-assisted experiences.
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closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Telligent Systems

synopsis: Verint® Systems has acquired Telligent®, a leader in software for customer support and digital marketing communities. With the combination, Verint and Telligent customers will be uniquely positioned to use the actionable intelligence that flows through their communities to help achieve important strategic objectives.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is the global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions and value-added services. Its extensive portfolio of Enterprise Intelligence Solutions™ and Security Intelligence Solutions™ helps worldwide organizations capture and analyze complex, underused information sources. "
target parent: Zimbra, Inc.
target: Telligent Systems
Telligent's Telligent Community is a free and commercial social software product that includes a suite of social applications (forums, wikis, blogs, etc.) and social services (likes, ratings, reviews, comments) that its customers use to create communities of interest for their customers.
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closed 2/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired KANA Software

synopsis: Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity investment firm, announced that Verint® Systems Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of KANA Software, Inc., a leader in customer service solutions delivered both on-premises and in the cloud.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is the global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions and value-added services. Its extensive portfolio of Enterprise Intelligence Solutions™ and Security Intelligence Solutions™ helps worldwide organizations capture and analyze complex, underused information sources. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: KANA Software
A global leader in customer service solutions delivered on-premise or in the cloud, KANA lets organizations take complete control over customer service interactions, so they can take care of customers, while managing costs and reinforcing brand.
price ($mm)
$514
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announced 10/29/2013 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire Victrio, Inc.

synopsis: Verint announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Victrio, an innovator in fraud prevention and identity authentication solutions. The combination of Verint and Victrio advances this comprehensive solution set by combining voice biometrics and predictive analytics with customer-centric workforce optimization solutions.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is the global leader in Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services. Its extensive portfolio of Enterprise Intelligence Solutions™ and Security Intelligence Solutions™ helps worldwide organizations capture and analyze complex, underused information sources. "
target: Victrio, Inc.
Victrio is a leader in voice biometric solutions for call center authentication and fraud detection. Victrio clients include leading U.S. banks and card issuers.
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announced 8/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire Comverse Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Verint® Systems Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with Comverse Technology, Inc., the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling value-added services for voice, messaging, mobile Internet and mobile advertising; converged billing and active customer management; and IP communications.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is the global leader in Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services. Its extensive portfolio of Enterprise Intelligence Solutions™ and Security Intelligence Solutions™ helps worldwide organizations capture and analyze complex, underused information sources. "
target: Comverse Technology, Inc. (CMVT:$1,594.40)
Comverse Technology, Inc., through its Comverse, Inc. subsidiary, is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling value-added services for voice, messaging, mobile Internet and mobile advertising; converged billing and active customer management; and IP communications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$808 [$989]
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$1,595
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$151
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announced 9/26/2011 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire GMT Corporation

synopsis: Verint® Systems Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire, upon closing, Global Management Technologies Corporation (GMT™), an Atlanta-based leading provider of workforce management (WFM) solutions. GMT’s software and services are widely used by organizations particularly in retail branch banking environments.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology, Inc.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint® Systems Inc. is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence® solutions and value-added services. Its solutions enable organizations of all sizes to make timely and effective decisions to improve enterprise performance and make the world a safer place. "
target: GMT Corporation
GMT Corp provides enterprise workforce management and performance optimization solutions. It offers GMT Planet, a workforce management software that includes cash management and performance management features for financial services organizations, contact centers, and back office operations.
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$25
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closed 2/4/2010 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Iontas

synopsis: Verint® Systems Inc. announced the acquisition of Iontas, a privately-held provider of desktop analytics solutions. Iontas solutions measure application usage and analyze workflows to help improve staff performance in contact center, branch and back-office operations environments.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence. Verint software generates actionable intelligence through the collection, retention and analysis of data transmissions. "
target: Iontas
Iontas, a privately-held provider of desktop analytics solutions. Iontas solutions measure application usage and analyze workflows to help improve staff performance in contact center, branch and back-office operations environments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$15]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Witness Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for security and workforce-enterprise optimization, today announced the close of its acquisition of Witness Systems.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence. Verint software generates actionable intelligence through the collection, retention and analysis of data transmissions. "
target: Witness Systems, Inc.
Witness Systems provides the contact center industry's first integrated performance optimization software suite to help global enterprises capture customer intelligence and optimize workforce performance.
price ($mm)[EV]
$939 [$808]
rev ($mm)
$222
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
39.0x
closed 7/14/2006 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Mercom Systems Inc.

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for security and business intelligence, announced the acquisition of Mercom Systems, Inc., a privately-held provider of interaction recording and performance evaluation solutions for small-to-midsize enterprises with contacts centers.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence. Verint software generates actionable intelligence through the collection, retention and analysis of data transmissions. "
target: Mercom Systems Inc.
Mercom provides award-winning interaction recording and performance evaluation solutions, scalable to meet the needs of very large to small organizations.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired CM Insight Limited

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for security and business intelligence, announced the acquisition of CM Insight Limited, a customer management solution provider that helps enterprises enhance their customer experience and improve the quality and performance of their contact center operations.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence. Verint software generates actionable intelligence through the collection, retention and analysis of data transmissions. "
target: CM Insight Limited
CM Insight is the customer management consultancy that's focused on the contact centre and related customer-centred business processes.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2005 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Opus Group LLC

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence, today announced the acquisition of privately-held Opus Group, a provider of performance analytics solutions for contact centers and back office operations.
buyer parent: Comverse Technology. Inc
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence. Verint software generates actionable intelligence through the collection, retention and analysis of data transmissions. "
target: Opus Group LLC
Opus Group is a leader in operational performance management solutions. With over 100% growth each year since its founding in 2001, Opus Group has become the preferred solution for companies like Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), IBM, Mutual of Omaha and many others.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Verint Systems Inc., acquired Transversal Corporation Ltd

synopsis: Verint Systems, a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions that enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action, has acquired UK-based Transversal, a company that provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint Systems Inc. is a global leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions. Actionable Intelligence is a necessity in a dynamic world of massive information growth because it empowers organizations with crucial insights and enables decision makers to anticipate, respond, and take action. "
target: Transversal Corporation Ltd
UK-based Transversal provides intuitive, cognitive knowledge solutions – minimizing the effort required for people to find, consume and share what they know. Their solutions are deployed at over one hundred blue-chip companies, providing mission critical answers to customers across the globe.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Mandiant Corporation, acquired Respond Software

synopsis: FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, announced the acquisition of Respond Software, the cybersecurity investigation automation company and creator of the Respond Analyst. Respond will be integrated into Mandiant, a cyber security company.
buyer parent: FireEye
buyer: Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Solutions brings together the world’s leading threat intelligence and frontline expertise with continuous security validation to arm organizations with the tools needed to increase security effectiveness and reduce organizational risk, regardless of the security technologies deployed. "
target: Respond Software
Respond Software gives every business an edge in the battle for cyber-security with affordable, easy-to-implement software that delivers expert-level decisions at scale.
price ($mm)
$187
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Flashpoint, acquired Crft, Inc.

synopsis: Flashpoint has acquired CRFT, Inc., a security automation provider that empowers teams to streamline daily security tasks through a seamless, no-code design and delivery engine. The acquisition allows Flashpoint to empowers security and threat teams to streamline workflows and trigger actions that mitigate threats automatically.
buyer: Flashpoint
Flashpoint is a globally trusted leader in risk intelligence. From bolstering cyber and physical security to detecting fraud and insider threats, Flashpoint partners with customers across the private and public sectors to help them rapidly identify threats and mitigate critical security risks. "
target: Crft, Inc.
CRFT is a security automation provider that empowers teams of all sizes and skill levels to streamline daily security tasks through a seamless, no-code design and delivery engine. CRFT is cloud-native, taking care of reliability monitoring, logging, and performance at scale.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Expanse

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks will acquire Expanse Inc., a leader in attack surface management. The Expanse platform will significantly enrich Palo Alto Network's Cortex product suite and create the ability to stitch together external, internal, and threat data to provide organizations with a complete, integrated view of the enterprise.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,582.50)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Expanse
Expanse is an enterprise software company and leader in Internet Operations Management. Using data collection, processing, and analysis technology, Expanse improves visibility, governance, and IT operations, reducing risks associated with Internet Assets and enabling a secure digital transformation.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Fyde

synopsis: Barracuda, a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has acquired Fyde, a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) provider, to expand the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform with ZTNA capabilities. The Fyde solution will now be available as Barracuda CloudGen Access to businesses of all sizes.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Fyde
Fyde is the new standard for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Fyde's ZTNA solution addresses the security risks associated with traditional remote access by continuously verifying that only the right person with the right device and the right permissions can access company resources.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire PAS

synopsis: Sweden-based Hexagon AB will acquire PAS Global, LLC, a provider of Operational Technology Integrity software solutions. Together, PAS and Hexagon will provide customers with a comprehensive software portfolio to manage the industrial lifecycle, from plant design to cybersecurity risk management and industrial digital transformation.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,472.23)
Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions. The company is putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. "
target: PAS
PAS, the Operational Technology Integrity company, delivers software solutions that prevent, detect, and remediate cyber threats, reduce process safety risks and optimize profitability, and enable trusted data for decision-making.
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announced 10/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Forcepoint LLC

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses, will acquire Forcepoint, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protects the critical data and networks of thousands of customers throughout the world, from Raytheon Technologies.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Raytheon Company
target: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Its behavior-based solutions are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, protects confidential data, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Twilio, acquired Segment.io

synopsis: Twilio has acquired Segment, the world’s leading customer data platform. The combination of Segment's platform and Twilio's Customer Engagement platform will allow Twilio to create more personalized, timely, and impactful engagement across customer service, marketing, analytics, product, and sales.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$1,392.01)
Twilio powers the future of business communications and is used by millions of developers. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use. "
target: Segment.io
Segment is the world’s leading customer data platform (CDP). Its platform democratizes access to reliable data for all teams and offers a complete toolkit to standardize data collection, unify user records, and route customer data into any system where it’s needed.
price ($mm)
$3,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Telecom Brokerage Inc, acquired Armor

synopsis: Telecom Brokerage Inc (TBI), North America’s leading technology brokerage firm, has acquired Armor, a global cybersecurity software company. Armor simplifies protecting data and applications in private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. Their Armor Anywhere solution prevents threats, simplifies compliance, and reduces noise.
buyer: Telecom Brokerage Inc
Telecom Brokerage Inc (TBI) is North America’s largest privately held Master Agent. TBI assists Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. "
target: Armor
Armor is a global cybersecurity software company. Armor simplifies protecting data and applications in private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. Their Armor Anywhere solution prevents threats, simplifies compliance, reduces noise and enables users to respond faster to incidents.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

VMware, Inc., will acquire SaltStack

synopsis: VMware is to acquire SaltStack, a Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: SaltStack
SaltStack is Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

GPredictive GmbH merged with CrossEngage,

synopsis: Berlin-based CrossEngage and GPredictive, a German provider of a customer prediction platform, have merged to unite the best of both worlds under the umbrella brand CrossEngage. By integrating the platform solutions of both vendors, CrossEngage enables companies to deliver the best possible customer journey across all channels in real-time.
buyer: CrossEngage
Germany-based CrossEngage is the operating system for customer-centered marketing with a customer data platform and a customer prediction platform, which together provide for more relevant target groups and customer communications and thus significantly increase customer value. "
target: GPredictive GmbH
Gpredictive is a German provider of a customer prediction platform. With over 10 years of expertise in the field of AI and machine learning, the GPredictive Customer Prediction platform enables the easy, fast, and accurate creation of targeted customer behavior forecasts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

SecureWorks Inc, will acquire Delve Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Secureworks will acquire Delve, a provider of vulnerability management solutions for enterprises. The acquisition demonstrates Secureworks’ commitment to evolving its cloud-native Red Cloak Platform, and extending Threat Detection and Response (TDR) application with new integrations, analytics, and user experience improvements.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: SecureWorks Inc (:$562.98)
Secureworks is a global cybersecurity leader, enabling its customers and partners to outpace adversaries with more precision. With the combination of a cloud-native SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, Secureworks provides the most grounded security platform available. "
target: Delve Labs, Inc.
Delve is transforming the way enterprises conduct vulnerability management. The company’s SaaS solution is powered by AI and machine learning to provide customers with more accurate and actionable data about the highest risk vulnerabilities across their network, endpoints, and cloud.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2020 via BusinessWire

SugarCRM Inc, acquired Node.io

synopsis: SugarCRM Inc., the innovator of time-aware customer experience (CX), announced the acquisition of Node Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that leverages CRM data and vast external sources to deliver an unparalleled level of predictability across a whole array of different business use cases.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: SugarCRM Inc
SugarCRM is a customer experience leader enabling businesses to create profitable customer relationships by delivering personalized experiences throughout the customer journey. SugarCRM strengthens existing customer relationships through actionable insights and intelligent automation. "
target: Node.io
Node Inc. is an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that leverages CRM data and vast external sources to deliver an unparalleled level of predictability across a whole array of different business use cases.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/6/2020 via Company Press Release

LogPoint, will acquire agileSI GmbH

synopsis: LogPoint , the up-and-coming SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) company, has signed a takeover agreement for agileSI™, the leading SAP security solution, with Orange Cyberdefense Germany, part of the Orange Group. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP.
buyer: LogPoint
LogPoint is committed to creating the best SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) in the world. LogPoint enables organizations to convert data into actionable intelligence: supporting cybersecurity, compliance, IT operations, and business analytics. "
target parent: Orange S.A.
target: agileSI GmbH
agileSI™ is a leading SAP security solution. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP by enabling the complete integration of security data from the SAP ERP platform in SIEM solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Qualys, Inc., acquired Spell Security

synopsis: Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has acquired Spell Security, a cybersecurity company in India. Spell Security offers an end to end security platform for automated threat hunting and phishing and breach simulations.
buyer: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS:$332.53)
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives. "
target: Spell Security
Spell Security is a cybersecurity company in India. Spell Security offers an end to end security platform for automated threat hunting and phishing and breach simulations. The platform provides visibility and actionable reports to help businesses become less vulnerable to attacks and hidden threats.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Micro Focus International Limited, acquired Atar Labs

synopsis: UK enterprise software company Micro Focus has acquired the entirety of ATAR Labs, a Turkish cybersecurity company known for its security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) technology.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,145.50)
Micro Focus is a leading global enterprise software company uniquely positioned to help customers extend existing investments while embracing new technologies in a world of Hybrid IT. Micro Focus provides a world-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable solutions with analytics built in. "
target: Atar Labs
ATAR Labs builds next generation Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platforms. Their flagship product ATAR helps SOC teams to become more vigilant and effective while helping them achieve more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

HMD Global Oy, acquired Valona Labs

synopsis: Finland-based HMD Global has acquired the assets of Valona Labs, a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas. The acquisition of Valona Labs, with its expertise in mobile, enterprise, and cybersecurity software, will further HMD’s reputation as a global leader in smartphone software updates and security.
buyer: HMD Global Oy
Finland-based HMD Global is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. "
target: Valona Labs
Valona Labs is a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas that develops mobile cybersecurity software and solutions for enterprises. The company's Valona DPC application allows IT administrators to manage corporate devices from Android phones and tablets.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/15/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire Spanugo Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spanugo, a US-based provider of cloud cybersecurity posture management solutions. To further meet the security demands of its clients in highly regulated industries, IBM will integrate Spanugo software into its public cloud.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Spanugo Inc.
Spanugo is a world-leading company providing Cybersecurity Posture Assurance for the enterprise hybrid cloud. It automates all aspects of Risk, Cybersecurity and Compliance assurance, including automating resource discovery, configuration management, and security best practices.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Fortress Investment Group LLC, acquired Finjan Software

synopsis: Finjan Holdings, Inc. has been acquired by Fortress Investment Group LLC, a leading, highly diversified global investment manager. Finjan is a recognized pioneer in the development of cybersecurity technologies and will maintain its brand and business model post-transaction.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG:$899.98)
Fortress Investment Group is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $43.5 billion of assets under management. Fortress manages assets on behalf of over 1,750 institutional clients and private investors worldwide. "
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan's inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies used to proactively detect previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis.
price ($mm)[EV]
$44 [$14]
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
announced 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Lastline, Inc.

synopsis: Software company VMware has agreed to acquire Lastline, a provider of AI-based cybersecurity services. Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Lastline, Inc.
Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network. Lastline protects network, email, cloud, and web infrastructures, minimizing the risk of damaging and costly data breaches.
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$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$935.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($33.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($118.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3368
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Ticker: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALLIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallix
Wallix
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: ASX:OPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OpenDNA
OpenDNA
The OpenDNA Group of companies provides fully integrated digital marketing and customer acquisition services focusing on driving online sales of products and services for its clients. OpenDNA provides personalized real-time, targeted marketing.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:CYBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software specializes in the acquisition and development of cyber security, content filtering and ad blocking technology. They are positioned to deal with various threats through innovative protection technologies for mobile, personal and business tech device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$928.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($138.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: TTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeleTech Holdings, Inc.
TeleTech Holdings, Inc.
TeleTech, founded in 1982, is a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions. They offer an integrated platform that combines consulting, technology, care and growth services to simplify and personalize interactions between people and brands.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,395.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$171.04
EBIT ($mm)
$106.84
Net Income ($mm)
$48.09
Employees
49500
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