Like Movere, Inc.

closed 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Movere, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Movere, a SaaS platform that increases business intelligence by accurately presenting entire IT environments within a single day, providing enterprises with the confidence they need to have visibility and control of their environments regardless of platform, application or geography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Movere, Inc.
Movere is a SaaS platform that increases business intelligence by accurately presenting entire IT environments within a single day, providing enterprises with the confidence they need to have visibility and control of their environments regardless of platform, application or geography.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Virtual Instruments, acquired Metricly

synopsis: Virtual Instruments, the leader in AIOps for hybrid infrastructure management, announced that it has completed its acquisition of SaaS-based cloud cost, optimization and monitoring service provider Metricly. Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources.
buyer: Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in AIOps for hybrid IT infrastructure management, providing comprehensive infrastructure monitoring and AI-powered analytics for the hybrid data center. "
target: Metricly
Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources. Metricly specializes in full-stack monitoring and optimization of application middleware, containers and microservices in public cloud environments.
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closed 12/11/2013 via PR Newswire

LumenData, acquired Algorithms.io

synopsis: LumenData has acquired Algorithms.io, Inc. Algorithms.io provides a cloud platform to easily collect, store, classify and analyze streaming data from applications, devices and sensors. It provides machine-learning algorithms for classifying streaming data and an analytics platform for providing valuable business insights.
buyer: LumenData
LumenData is a leading provider of Enterprise Information Management solutions with deep expertise in Master Data Management, Data Strategy, Data Quality, Data Governance and Big Data. "
target: Algorithms.io
Algorithms.io is a leading provider in predictive analytics for streaming machine-generated data. The Algorithms.io cloud platform is used in a variety of industries to extract actionable insights from streaming data generated by devices and sensors.
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closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
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closed 2/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Planview, acquired Business Engine Corporation

synopsis: Planview, the leading provider of comprehensive portfolio management solutions, has acquired substantially all of the assets of San Francisco-based, Business Engine. Business Engine’s 20-year history and focus in IT portfolio management further strengthens Planview as the clear independent market leader in the IT portfolio management market.
buyer: Planview
Since 1989, Planview has been a market leader and trusted partner in software solutions for high performance IT management, enabling organizations to integrate the decision-making process to improve alignment of IT resources with business strategies. "
target: Business Engine Corporation
Business Engine is a market leader in portfolio management software solutions for IT and R&D organizations. Our solutions provide visibility and control across the entire portfolio and specialize in providing financial transparency into spend and performance.
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closed 12/24/2014 via PR Newswire

AlphaPoint Technology, Inc., acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. has acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc., a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliverService via Software (SvS).
buyer: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCPK:APPO:$0.00)
AlphaPoint Technology provides Data Center and IT Asset Management Software. AssetCentral™ is a cutting-edge, easy-to-use, web-based IT Asset Management and Data Center Infrastructure Management solution. "
target: N'compass Solutions, Inc.
N'compass Solutions, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliver Service via Software (SvS).
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closed 8/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Rally Software, acquired Agile Advantage, Inc.

synopsis: Rally®, a leader in the management of Agile software development, has acquired Agile Advantage, a product and services company that helps organizations maximize the financial return of Agile software development projects. The acquisition adds integrated schedule and cost measurement to Rally Portfolio Manager.
buyer: Rally Software (RALY:$92.52)
Rally Software is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing Agile software development. Rally's enterprise-class platform transforms the way organizations manage the software development lifecycle. "
target: Agile Advantage, Inc.
Agile Advantage, Inc. offers software products and consulting services that help companies increase value from their software development budget. Agile Advantage bridges the gap between Agile software development methods and more traditional business planning processes.
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$0.42
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announced 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Wavefront

synopsis: VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, is to acquire Wavefront, makers of a metrics monitoring service for cloud applications. As a cloud-hosted service, Wavefront ingests, stores, visualizes, and alerts on streaming metric data from clouds and applications.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,496.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: Wavefront
Wavefront, Inc. operates a cloud-based analytics platform for managing data centers. As a cloud-hosted service, Wavefront ingests, stores, visualizes, and alerts on streaming metric data from clouds and applications.
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closed 5/11/2010 via AP - Associated Press

CSS Corporation, purchased RIMS Business Unit from InteQ Corporation

synopsis: CSS Corp., a global provider of technology solutions, announced it has acquired the remote infrastructure management services (RIMS) business unit of InteQ, a leader in On Demand IT Service Management.
buyer: CSS Corporation
CSS, a global technology solutions provider, focuses on IT operations management services aimed at optimizing its customer's IT operations. CSS offers solutions in the area of Enterprise and Consumer Technology Support, Application Lifecycle Management and Infrastructure Management Services. "
seller: InteQ Corporation
InteQ is a leader in On Demand IT Service Management (ITSM). Our Software-as-a-Service solutions dramatically reduce the total cost of ownership, offer the fastest time to production and are the easiest to adopt.
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closed 12/22/2011 via PR Web

VARStreet, acquired VARStreet

synopsis: Autotask Corporation, a provider of hosted IT business management solutions, announced that it has signed an agreement to transfer ownership of its VARStreet quoting and e-commerce product line through an employee buyout. The new company, VARStreet, Inc, backed by private investors will be led by VARStreet veterans Shankar Gopalan and Shiv Agarwal.
buyer: VARStreet
Fueled by more than $20 million in capital investment, the VARStreet platform is widely regarded as the most powerful and comprehensive suite of hosted e-commerce automation tools for VARs, MSPs and other IT solutions providers on the market. "
target parent: Autotask Corporation
target: VARStreet
Fueled by more than $20 million in capital investment, the VARStreet platform is widely regarded as the most powerful and comprehensive suite of hosted e-commerce automation tools for VARs, MSPs and other IT solutions providers on the market.
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closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Solufy

synopsis: Prometheus Group, an industry leading provider of easy-to-use purpose-built software to heavy asset operators for optimizing plant maintenance operations, announced the acquisition of Solufy, an Ottawa-based provider of the most comprehensive suite of planning and scheduling applications for IBM’s Maximo EAM system.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Solufy
Solufy is an Ottawa-based software company that has successfully developed and commercialized a solution for enhancing and simplifying planning, scheduling and data management in IBM’s complex enterprise asset management (EAM) solution Maximo.
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announced 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

ServiceNow, will acquire VendorHawk Inc.

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has agreed to acquire Seattle‑based VendorHawk, a leader in Software‑as‑a‑Service (SaaS) management. VendorHawk's cloud solution helps customers discover, rationalize and optimize SaaS subscriptions across their organization.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$2,808.52)
ServiceNow provides applications that automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers while transforming enterprises. "
target: VendorHawk Inc.
VendorHawk is a SaaS Vendor Management Platform that helps enterprises manage and optimize the cloud apps that are used to run their business. They primarily help IT, Finance and Procurement leaders gain visibility into their app utilization and provide insights on spending and optimization efforts.
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announced 10/11/2017 via PE Hub

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire JAMF

synopsis: Jamf, the leader in Apple device management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment by Vista Equity Partners. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realizing their full potential. "
target: JAMF
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions.
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closed 6/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

EasyVista, acquired Knowesia S.A.S

synopsis: EasyVista, a major player in IT Management in Europe and the United States, announces the acquisition of KNOWESIA, publisher of Knowledge as a Service solutions. KNOWESIA publishes and distributes a collaborative software package that enables all business lines and all business sectors to model procedures in the form of decision trees.
buyer: EasyVista (ENXTPA:ALEZV:$25.47)
EasyVista has a singular focus on reinventing service management for the mobile user, making it easy to deliver and easy to use. The only mobile-first service management platform, EasyVista automates and personalizes service delivery for employees and other end users-without a line of code. "
target: Knowesia S.A.S
Knowesia develops Business Orchestration Software helping organizations achieve unprecedented automation, agility and control of agent operational decision-making tasks. The software helps to deliver Interactive Guidance to users through a web browser or a self service portal.
price ($mm)
$3.55
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closed 9/1/2016 via Market Wire

ALA Services LLC, acquired Adaptive Computing

synopsis: ALA Services LLC, the investment entity of software industry magnate Arthur L. Allen, announced that it acquired Adaptive Computing Enterprises, Inc. Adaptive Computing provides Workload and Resource Management software that orchestrates, manages and optimizes complex IT environments to meet Mission-Critical Business Challenges.
buyer: ALA Services LLC
ALA Services LLC (ALA) is the investment entity of Arthur L. Allen, founder and former CEO of ASG Software Solutions, Inc. ALA is actively negotiating M&A opportunities in the software technology space with the objective of growing an enterprise software company with revenues of >$500 million. "
target: Adaptive Computing
Adaptive Computing powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with its Moab optimization and scheduling software. It enables large enterprises to perform simulations and analyze Big Data faster, more accurately, and most cost effectively.
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closed 1/8/2015 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Halcyon Software, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems management, business intelligence, and security solutions, announced the acquisition of Halcyon Software. Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: Halcyon Software, Inc.
Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
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announced 9/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Autotask Corporation, will acquire CentraStage

synopsis: Autotask Corporation, the world's leading provider of hosted IT business management technology, has agreed to acquire CentraStage, an award-winning company specializing in cloud-based remote monitoring and management (RMM) solutions. The acquisition will enable the combined customer base to solve IT problems more efficiently.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Autotask Corporation
Autotask Corporation helps IT organizations worldwide work smarter with a complete, cloud-based IT business management platform that enables efficiency, accountability and access to the metrics that drive intelligent business decisions. Autotask is headquartered in New York. "
target: CentraStage
Founded in 2008, CentraStage is a SaaS solution for the management of endpoints on any connected device, including servers, desktops, laptops, tablets and phones. Customers in a variety of industries including healthcare, education and public sector use the CentraStage solution.
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closed 4/4/2012 via BusinessWire

ASG Software Solutions, acquired NTR Global

synopsis: ASG Software Solutions, a recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions based in Naples, Florida, announced that it has acquired NTRglobal, a specialist in cloud-based help desk and ITSM delivery systems for the enterprise. Companies worldwide rely on NTRglobal’s modular help desk and ITSM solutions to remotely support their customers.
buyer: ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions (ASG) is recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions. They create and deploy unique software solutions that reduce cost, mitigate risk and improve service delivery throughout the IT lifecycle. "
target: NTR Global
Millions of users worldwide rely on NTRglobal’s modular, cloud-based help desk and ITSM solutions. The NTR Cloud integrates seamlessly with MSPs, enterprise help desks and software partners to deliver global IT management, automation, remote access and support services.
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closed 2/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc., acquired PowerSteering Inc.

synopsis: Silverback Enterprise Group, which acquires and builds industry-leading enterprise software companies, announced the acquisition of PowerSteering Software, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise project and portfolio management (PPM) software.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Silverback Enterprise Group, Inc.
Silverback Enterprise Group (formerly known as Silverback Acquisitions) acquires, optimizes and builds industry-leading software companies that provide mission-critical software products to enterprise customers. "
target: PowerSteering Inc. (UPLD:$183.83)
PowerSteering Software is the leader in business-driven project & portfolio management (PPM) solutions for managing Performance Improvement, IT Governance, New Product Development, and other Business PMO initiatives.
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announced 1/30/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Numara Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software, the recognized leader in Business Service Management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numara Software, a leading global provider of integrated IT management solutions for the mid-market. This strategic acquisition will further accelerate the growth of BMC’s SaaS business.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: Numara Software, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Numara Software Inc. is a leading provider of integrated IT management solutions for all types of customers worldwide. These solutions include Desktop Management, PC Lifecycle Management, Security & Compliance, Help Desk and Service Desk.
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closed 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Movere, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Movere, a SaaS platform that increases business intelligence by accurately presenting entire IT environments within a single day, providing enterprises with the confidence they need to have visibility and control of their environments regardless of platform, application or geography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Movere, Inc.
Movere is a SaaS platform that increases business intelligence by accurately presenting entire IT environments within a single day, providing enterprises with the confidence they need to have visibility and control of their environments regardless of platform, application or geography.
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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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closed 9/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Movere, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Movere, a SaaS platform that increases business intelligence by accurately presenting entire IT environments within a single day, providing enterprises with the confidence they need to have visibility and control of their environments regardless of platform, application or geography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Movere, Inc.
Movere is a SaaS platform that increases business intelligence by accurately presenting entire IT environments within a single day, providing enterprises with the confidence they need to have visibility and control of their environments regardless of platform, application or geography.
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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:$125,843.00)
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 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Advertising Worldwide, acquired PromoteIQ

synopsis: Microsoft Advertising, a leader in search engine advertising, has acquired PromoteIQ, a leading provider of vendor marketing technology to online retailers and brands. PromoteIQ empowers online retailers to scale their vendor marketing programs on-site, generating incremental high-margin revenue and a premium marketing channel for brands.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Advertising Worldwide
Microsoft Advertising is a leader in search engine advertising. Microsoft Advertising provides pay per click advertising on the Bing and Yahoo! search engines. They offer a powerful search network that connects businesses to a large and unique audience. "
target: PromoteIQ
PromoteIQ is a leading provider of vendor marketing technology to online retailers and brands. PromoteIQ empowers online retailers to scale their vendor marketing programs on-site, generating incremental high-margin revenue and a premium marketing channel for brands.
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closed 7/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired BlueTalon

synopsis: Microsoft, the leading software corporation, has acquired BlueTalon, a leading provider of Unified Data Access Control solutions for modern data platforms. BlueTalon provides a customer-proven, data-centric solution for data access management and auditing across the diverse systems resident in modern data estates.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: BlueTalon
BlueTalon is the leading provider of Unified Data Access Control solutions for modern data platforms. BlueTalon delivers precise, consistent, and dynamic user access controls to data across Hadoop, SQL, and NoSQL data platforms.
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closed 6/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

GitHub Inc., acquired Pull Panda

synopsis: GitHub, a subsidiary of Microsoft and an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git, has acquired Pull Panda, a startup that makes code review tools for developers using GitHub. Their products are used by 1,000+ companies like Pivotal, Instacart, and Trivago.
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: Pull Panda
Pull Panda is a startup that makes code review tools for developers using GitHub. Their products are used by 1,000+ companies like Pivotal, Instacart, and Trivago.
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closed 6/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Double Fine Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has announced that it has purchased Double Fine Productions, creators of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and Brutal Legend, among many others. This acquisition will give Microsoft an ongoing source of adventure games in the future, as well as the possibility of a rich collection of catalog titles to add to the Xbox Game Pass.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Double Fine Productions, Inc.
Double Fine Productions is an award-winning, independent game development studio founded in 2000 by games industry veteran Tim Schafer. Double Fine is the studio behind games like Psychonauts and Broken Age.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Drawbridge

synopsis: LinkedIn is acquiring digital identity management vendor Drawbridge Inc. Drawbridge uses large-scale AI and machine learning technology to build democratized solutions for identity. Linkedin plans for Drawbridge to help users better reach and understand their professional audiences and measure the ROI of their campaigns across mobile and desktop.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Drawbridge
Drawbridge uses AI and machine learning technology to build democratized solutions for identity. Drawbridge's technology allows companies to better understand their users for advertising, personalization, content management, product recommendation, authentication, risk detection, and more.
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closed 4/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Express Logic, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft, a leading software corporation, has acquired Express Logic, a developer of real-time operating systems (RTOS) and middleware products for embedded IoT applications. Express Logic's ThreadX RTOS solution is used to power a wide variety of products, including consumer devices, medical electronics, and industrial control equipment.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Express Logic, Inc.
Express Logic is a developer of real-time operating systems (RTOS) and middleware products for embedded IoT applications. Express Logic's ThreadX RTOS solution is used to power a wide variety of products, including consumer devices, medical electronics, and industrial control equipment.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, purchased DataSense from BrightBytes

synopsis: Microsoft, a leading software corporation, has acquired DataSense from BrightBytes, a learning analytics organization. DataSense is a leading IPaaS solution for education solution providers and U.S. school districts. DataSense provides a comprehensive data management solution that allows users to collect data from a variety of systems.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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. "
seller: BrightBytes
BrightBytes' DataSense is a data Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS) solution for education solution providers and U.S. school districts. DataSense provides a data management solution that allows users to collect data from a variety of systems. BrightBytes is a learning analytics organization.
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closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Citus Data

synopsis: Microsoft is acquiring Citus Data, a start-up that has commercialized open-source database software called PostgreSQL. Built to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that is available as open source, as enterprise software that can be run on-prem or on any cloud, and as a fully-managed database as a service.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Citus Data
Citus Data is a start-up that has commercialized open-source database software called PostgreSQL. Built to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that is available as open source, as enterprise software that can be run on-prem or on any cloud, and as a fully-managed database as a service.
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closed 11/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired FSLogix

synopsis: Microsoft announced it has acquired FSLogix, a virtual desktop startup based in Georgia. They are the leading innovator of solutions that reduce the amount of hardware, time and labor required to support desktop virtualization platforms.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: FSLogix
FSLogix is a virtual desktop startup based in Georgia. They are the leading innovator of solutions that reduce the amount of hardware, time and labor required to support desktop virtualization platforms.
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announced 11/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire XOXCO

synopsis: Microsoft announced it would acquire an Austin-based software product design and development studio called XOXCO. XOXCO is known for Howdy, a bot for the popular Slack work chat app that helps schedule meetings, as well as Botkit, which provides development tools for the GitHub code-sharing service.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: XOXCO
XOXCO help businesses design, develop and launch software products. XOXCO is known for Howdy, a bot for the popular Slack work chat app that helps schedule meetings, as well as Botkit, which provides development tools for the GitHub code-sharing service.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Studios, acquired Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Studios, the video game production wing of Microsoft, has acquired Obsidian Entertainment, one of the world's premiere role-playing game development studios. Obsidian Entertainment is best know for their work on critically acclaimed role-playing games like Knights of the Old Republic II and Fallout: New Vegas.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Studios
Microsoft Studios is the video game production wing of Microsoft. Microsoft Studios develops and publishes games for the Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Windows Phone platforms. Their games include Age of Empires, Halo 5: Guardians, Killer Instinct, Quantum Break, and more. "
target: Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Obsidian Entertainment is one of the world's premiere role-playing game development studios. The studio is best know for their work on critically acclaimed role-playing games like Knights of the Old Republic II and Fallout: New Vegas.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Studios, acquired inXile Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Studios, the video game production wing of Microsoft, has acquired inXile Entertainment, a premiere video game development studio that specializes in role-playing games. inXile Entertainment creates high-quality titles for their passionate and dedicated fanbase. Their portfolio of games include Wasteland 2, The Bard's Tale, and more.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Studios
Microsoft Studios is the video game production wing of Microsoft. Microsoft Studios develops and publishes games for the Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Windows Phone platforms. Their games include Age of Empires, Halo 5: Guardians, Killer Instinct, Quantum Break, and more. "
target: inXile Entertainment Inc.
inXile Entertainment is a premiere video game development studio that specializes in role-playing games. inXile Entertainment creates high-quality titles for their passionate and dedicated fanbase. Their portfolio of games include Wasteland 2, The Bard's Tale, Torment: Tides of Numenera, and more.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Glint Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft's LinkedIn announced the acquisition of Glint, a real-time employee engagement platform to help global organizations increase employee engagement, develop their people, and improve business results.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Glint Inc.
Glint Inc. develops a real-time employee engagement platform for organizations. It offers Visibility solution that enables HR teams, leaders, and managers to access data, and displays it in ways that highlights strengths, weaknesses, trends, and areas of concern at a glance.
price ($mm)
$450
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Lobe Artificial Intelligence, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft, the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services, has acquired Lobe Artificial Intelligence, a visual tool that allows to build custom deep learning models, train them, and ship them directly in an app without writing code.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Lobe Artificial Intelligence, Inc.
Lobe Artificial Intelligence is a visual tool that lets users build custom deep learning models, train them, and ship them directly to their app without writing any code. Lobe gives people the ability to invent with deep learning and enable intelligent products and experiences.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Bonsai

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Bonsai, a small artificial intelligence start-up. Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build, teach and use intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more intelligent systems and business processes.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Bonsai
Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build, teach and use intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more intelligent systems and business processes.
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closed 6/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Flipgrid

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid, an education start-up with an app that lets students record and share videos on specific topics with their classmates. Flipgrid was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Minneapolis.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Flipgrid
Flipgrid is an education start-up with an app that lets students record and share videos on specific topics with their classmates. The start-up was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Minneapolis.
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closed 6/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Playground Games

synopsis: Microsoft announced it has acquired Playground Games, a British video game developer known for developing the Forza Horizon series. Forza is a series of racing video games for Xbox consoles and Microsoft Windows published by Microsoft Studios.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
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: Playground Games
Playground Games Limited is a British video game developer located in Royal Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom. It is known for developing the Forza Horizon series. Forza is a series of racing video games for Xbox consoles and Microsoft Windows published by Microsoft Studios.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$14,013.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,183.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
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closed 7/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Corel Corporation

synopsis: KKR, a global investment firm, has acquired Corel, one of the world's top software platforms, from Vector Capital. Canada-based Corel offers a portfolio of software solutions to over 90 million knowledge workers, empowering professionals across industries in three main verticals: Creativity, Productivity, and Desktop-as-a-Service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$5,683.13)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Corel Corporation (CREL:$268.23)
Canada-based Corel offers some of the industry's best-known software brands, and give individuals and teams the power to create, collaborate, and deliver impressive results. Corel delivers a portfolio of innovative applications including CorelDRAW, ClearSlide, MindManager, Parallels, and WinZip.
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closed 4/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Travel and Transport, Inc, acquired TripLingo

synopsis: Travel and Transport, one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S., has acquired TripLingo, a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
buyer: Travel and Transport, Inc
Travel and Transport, Inc. is one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S. Travel and Transport specializes in corporate travel management, leisure/vacation travel and group/meeting travel services. Travel and Transport creates one-of-a-kind experiences for their partners. "
target: TripLingo
TripLingo is a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe, productive, and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
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closed 4/11/2019 via PR Web

Futuryng, Inc., acquired Declara

synopsis: Futuryng, an enterprise software solutions company, has acquired Declara, a leading knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
buyer: Futuryng, Inc.
Futuryng is a connected technology ecosystem for building Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Futuryng provides software solutions that enable customers to unlock and de-silo enterprise software and manufacturing processes to enhance connectivity, reduce operating costs and unlock insights. "
target: Declara
Declara is a community based, content-centric knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Immudyne, acquired PDFSimpli

synopsis: ImmuDyne, Inc., a technology-driven e-commerce company, announced the closing of a strategic acquisition. PDFSimpli is a software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
buyer: Immudyne (OTCPK:IMMD:$6.49)
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio. "
target: PDFSimpli
PDFSimpli is software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
price ($mm)
$0.15*
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

IAC, acquired iTranslate GmbH

synopsis: Tinder owner IAC has acquired iTranslate, a translation app with over 80 million downloads. iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$4,501.20)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dictionary.com, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: iTranslate GmbH
With over 80 million downloads iTranslate is the leading translation and dictionary App. They enable travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hangar Technology, Inc, acquired Autoflight Logic

synopsis: Hangar, the Austin, TX based technology company developing an autonomous data capture ecosystem for drones, announced it acquired Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones.
buyer: Hangar Technology, Inc
Hangar is building an automated ecosystem for drones to deliver fast, professional aerial data across industry. Using a proprietary autonomous flight engine deeply integrated with the world’s top selling drones, Hangar allows a worldwide network of pilots to safely and professionally acquire data. "
target: Autoflight Logic
Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones. Autoflight Logic boasts over 150k autonomous flights in over 190 countries flown using its ground control software.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired Scientific Calculator

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired Android app Scientific Calculator from developer Petr Hapal. Scientific Calculator supports advanced calculations such as complex number equations and it has a large universal/physical/mathematical/chemical constant table, making it a tool ready for science.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: Scientific Calculator
Scientific Calculator is a powerful Android scientific calculator with a real look. It is one of the few Android calculators with complex number equations support.
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announced 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, will purchase Internet-Browser Operations from Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium. The Chinese bidders have agreed to buy certain parts of Opera’s consumer business in a deal valued at $600 million on an enterprise basis.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
seller: Opera Software (OPERA:$496.80)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)
$600
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2016 via GlobeNewswire

HMS Industrial Networks AB, acquired Intesis Software SL

synopsis: HMS Industrial Networks AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Networks AB (publ), has acquired all of the shares of the Spain-based company Intesis Software, S.L. - a leading provider of communication gateway solutions for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system integration within the fields of building automation.
buyer: HMS Industrial Networks AB (OM:HMS:$91.96)
HMS Industrial Networks is the leading independent supplier of products for industrial communication. HMS products enable industrial devices to connect to different industrial networks and also be monitored and controlled remotely. "
target: Intesis Software SL
Founded in 2000, Intesis Software is a leader in manufacturing innovative solutions for HVAC in the home and building automation market. Based in Igualada (Barcelona), Spain, it offers a wide range of products to customers in more than 90 countries.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Smartling, Inc., acquired VerbalizeIt

synopsis: Smartling announced it has acquired VerbalizeIt to augment its enterprise translation management platform with translation capabilities for audio, video and other multimedia content. VerbalizeIt is a New York-based technology startup delivering human-powered translation services to hundreds of businesses worldwide.
buyer: Smartling, Inc.
Smartling's content solution helps brands gain a more competitive global position by transforming the way their content is created and consumed around the world. Smartling's technology, the Global Fluency Platform, helps brands access new markets, more customers and greater value. "
target: VerbalizeIt
VerbalizeIt leverages technology to enable businesses and consumers to access a global network of professional human language translators.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Market Wire

LULU Software, acquired Docudesk

synopsis: LULU Software, the maker of Soda PDF, is excited to announce the official acquisition of Docudesk, a major player in the PDF software industry. Docudesk serves over 350,000 customers, its main focus on providing PDF solutions for businesses.
buyer: LULU Software
LULU Software is the publisher of Soda® PDF, a portable document format (PDF) editing and creation application. Founded in 2010, LULU Software creates simple, smart and efficient software for PCs. "
target: Docudesk
Docudesk has been the leader in high value business grade PDF software solutions. With millions of installed downloads and customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies and governments to individual home users, Docudesk has built a reputation for delivering high quality software at affordable prices.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Web

WbSrch, acquired Snagr.io

synopsis: WbSrch, a general-purpose search engine based in Portland, OR, has purchased the music search engine Snagr.io and has rebranded it as MusicSrch.com. Snagr.io searches a selection of popular social media and music sites such as Spotify, Tidal, Musicbrainz, and Twitter for the online presences of a band, DJ, or musician.
buyer: WbSrch
WbSrch is an general-purpose web search engine with indexes in more than 30 languages. It currently has a small crawl index that is being used to refine its search algorithms. "
target: Snagr.io
SNAGR is music artists search engine. It searches on 12+ different streaming, video, and music sites for artists. Sites are searched in parallel and results are on-the-fly combined, ranked and sorted to give user readable and an understandable overview.
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closed 3/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Foxit Corporation, acquired Debenu

synopsis: Foxit Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions, announced the acquisition of Debenu, a leading provider of software developer and end-user solutions for the global PDF market.
buyer: Foxit Corporation
Foxit is a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions. Businesses and consumers increase productivity by using Foxit’s cost effective products to securely work with PDF documents and forms. "
target: Debenu
Debenu was founded in 2007 by leading innovators of the PDF industry. Their vision was to develop PDF software to help the world work faster, smarter and more easily.
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
Prophecy International Holdings Limited is an Australian company that has been growing its eMite and Snare lines of business. Snare is a comprehensive set of event monitoring and analysis tools. eMite is a service intelligence platform delivering personalised, dashboards for IT service management.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.59
Employees
24
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Ticker: AAPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$259,034.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$76,545.00
EBIT ($mm)
$64,423.00
Net Income ($mm)
$55,695.00
Employees
132000
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Ticker: MSFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$125,843.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$54,559.00
EBIT ($mm)
$42,959.00
Net Income ($mm)
$39,240.00
Employees
144000
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Ticker: GOOGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Google Inc.
Google Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$148,299.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$43,507.00
EBIT ($mm)
$33,128.00
Net Income ($mm)
$34,744.00
Employees
107646
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Ticker: OPERA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opera Software
Opera Software
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$496.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.40
EBIT ($mm)
($21.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$412.50
Employees
851
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Ticker: SZSE:002230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$418.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.61
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
$65.81
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:2468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd. provides mobile phone solutions. It offers sound generators, and speech recognition and translation products. The company also provides memory card writing services for the education market. Fuetrek Co. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$2.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
199
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Ticker: TASE:WSMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: ADBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,030.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,186.86
EBIT ($mm)
$2,840.37
Net Income ($mm)
$2,590.77
Employees
21357
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$529.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($107.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($149.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1824
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Ticker: ADPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adaptec Inc.
Adaptec Inc.
Adaptec Inc. provides trusted storage solutions that reliably move, manage, and protect critical data and digital content. Adaptec's software and hardware-based solutions provide storage connectivity, data protection, and networked storage to enterprises, medium and small businesses worldwide.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$73.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
187
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Ticker: TSE:4813
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACCESS Co., Ltd.
ACCESS Co., Ltd.
ACCESS provides advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting companies and the automotive industry around the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.55
EBIT ($mm)
$4.77
Net Income ($mm)
$3.37
Employees
559
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Ticker: SEHK:1808
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited is principally engaged in providing integrated business software solutions; and manufacture and sale of bare copper wires and magnet wires in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$45.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.72
EBIT ($mm)
$7.20
Net Income ($mm)
$5.49
Employees
134
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Ticker: TASE:BBYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon.com is a leading global provider of Internet search services and language solutions. Babylon offers translations in 77 languages, dictionary definitions, and Wikipedia results in 25 languages.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$22.89
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$7.68
Employees
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