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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Sublime Subtitling & Translation

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Sublime Subtitling & Translation, a company based in Spain that specializes in audiovisual translation and subtitling for global entertainment clients.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Sublime Subtitling & Translation
Sublime is a Translation and Subtitling Company based in Spain. They offer a wide range of solutions including Translation, Subtitling and Localization in multiple languages for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and distributors.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Lassostudios

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, acquired Lassostudios, a Madrid-based company that specializes in dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, closed captioning, and other post-production services.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Lassostudios
Founded in Madrid in 2011, Lassostudios specializes in dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, closed captioning, and other post-production services, delivered primarily to entertainment clients in Spain and elsewhere in Europe.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired La Marque Rose, Asrec, Dune Sound and Around the Word

synopsis: Keywords Studios has acquired entertainment localisation business La Marque Rose SARL, video game localisation company Asrec SAS, and Dune Sound and Around the Word, both subsidiary companies of Dune Media SAS, which provides audio recording and localisation services for the video game industry.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, localisation, testing, audio and customer care services across 50 languages and 14 games platforms to a blue chip client base in more than 15 countries. "
target: La Marque Rose, Asrec, Dune Sound and Around the Word
La Marque Rose is an entertainment localisation business. Asrec SAS is a video game localisation company. Dune Sound and Around the Word, both subsidiary companies of Dune Media SAS, provide audio recording and localisation services for the video game industry. The companies are based in France.
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$7.76
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$11
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announced 9/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, will acquire TV+SYNCHRON

synopsis: Keywords Studios, an international technical services provider to the global video games industry, will acquire TV+SYNCHRON (TVS), a veteran of the German dubbing and localization industry. Based in Berlin, Germany, TVS has more than 25 years of experience of dubbing and localizing content into German, working across a range of media and formats.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: TV+SYNCHRON
TV+SYNCHRON (TVS) is a veteran of the German dubbing and localization industry. Based in Berlin, Germany, TVS has more than 25 years of experience of dubbing and localizing content into German, working across a range of media and formats.
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closed 9/6/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired MoGi Group

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, has acquired MoGi Group, a Dublin-based gaming solutions house recognized as a premier partner for studios, developers, and content owners in the gaming space. MoGi provides video game localization, community management, player support, and more.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. More than 5,000 global organizations employ TransPerfect’s GlobalLink Product Suite to simplify the management of multilingual content. The company is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. "
target: MoGi Group
Dublin-based MoGi Group provides world-class video game localization, community management, player support, quality assurance and games testing, voice-over recording, cybersecurity, tool development, art design, and age rating services to over 650 satisfied clients worldwide.
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Sonox

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, announces that it has acquired Sonox Audio Solutions. Sonox provides audio recording and localisation services to video game companies targeting Spanish and Latin American markets.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Sonox
Sonox is a dynamic, creative and experienced localization studio. They offer tailor-made solutions for audio engineering and localization for all kinds of projects, mainly video games and films. Sonox also provides professional translation and proofreading of texts.
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closed 11/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the world’s leading technical services provider to the global video games industry, announced that it has acquired Enzyme Testing Labs. Based in St-Jerome, Quebec and with offices in Montreal and in Kawasaki, Enzyme’s strengths are in functional QA and localisation testing of video games for leading game publishers and developers.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Enzyme Testing Labs Inc.
Enzyme is a privately held, North-American based company, focused on video game Quality Assurance (QA). The organization has over ten years of experience in video game QA testing with offices in St-Jerome - Quebec, Montreal - Quebec and Kawasaki - Japan.
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Synthesis International Srl

synopsis: Keywords Studios Plc, has acquired Synthesis, the largest Italian company offering video game localization. Synthesis has been translating video game hits for 15 years, always remaining true to the original text.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Synthesis International Srl
Synthesis was founded in Milan in 1995 and quickly became the largest Italian company offering video game localization. Synthesis has been translating video game hits for 15 years, always remaining true to the original text.
price ($mm)
$19
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$19
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announced 3/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Pole To Win Co., Ltd., will acquire Entalize

synopsis: Pole To Win announced at a meeting of the board of directors that it will acquire Entalize. Entalize, based in Japan, has carried out the localization of several games. Entalize is a game localization company specializing in the localization of English-Japanese titles.
buyer: Pole To Win Co., Ltd. (TSE:3657:$208.93)
Pole To Win (PTW) is the world's outsourcing services provider for software, games, e-commerce, and more. Their wide range of services includes: Quality Testing, Quality Engineering, Translation and Localization, Customer Support, and Onsite Services. "
target: Entalize
Entalize is a game localization company specializing in the localization of English-Japanese titles.
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announced 5/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, will acquire Binari Sonori

synopsis: Keywords Studios PLC, an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry, has agreed to acquire Binari Sonori. Binari Sonori is a provider of outsourced voice-over and translation services to the international video games market with operations in Milan, Italy and Los Angeles in the US.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry with offices in Dublin, Tokyo, Seattle, Montreal and Rome. Working on a worldwide basis, they provide a range of linguistic, testing, and quality control services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Binari Sonori
Binari Sonori is a global leader in localization, translation, and production of international contents for digital entertainment, with a strong focus and unparalleled qualifications in the localization of video games.
price ($mm)
$16
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$14
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

BTI Studios, acquired La BiBi.it Srl

synopsis: BTI Studios, one of the world’s largest localization companies, has acquired La BiBi.it and Multimedia Network. La BiBi.it and Multimedia Network are Italian dubbing companies. The companies provide dubbing and localization services for feature films, TV shows, cartoons, video games, and documentaries.
buyer parent: Altor Equity Partners
buyer: BTI Studios
BTI Studios is among the world’s largest localization companies providing dubbing, subtitling, and access services in any language. Founded in 1995, BTI Studios today operates 23 local facilities globally, spanning a network of fully owned local sites across Europe, Asia and the US. "
target: La BiBi.it Srl
La BiBi.it and Multimedia Network are Italian dubbing companies. The companies provide dubbing and localization services for films, TV shows, cartoons, video games, and documentaries. The companies have worked on popular productions such as E.R., The X-Files, digimon, Doctor Who, and Paw Patrol.
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closed 4/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cool Japan Fund Inc., Imagica Robot Holdings Inc., Sumitomo Corporation, acquired SDI Media Group

synopsis: A consortium of Japanese companies has acquired SDI Media (SDI), a global market-leading localization company serving the media and entertainment industry. The consortium acquiring SDI is led by Imagica Robot Holdings Inc. and includes the Cool Japan Fund and Sumitomo Corporation.
buyer: Sumitomo Corporation (TSE:8053:$49,045.93)
buyer: Imagica Robot Holdings Inc. (TSE:6879:$824.88)
buyer: Cool Japan Fund Inc.
Imagica Robot Holdings is the parent company of a group of media production companies that offer services in post production, media distribution, TV channel operations, media businesses, creative services, content production, imaging systems, digital video solutions, and more. "
target parent: BNP Paribas
target: SDI Media Group
SDI Media is the world's largest supplier of subtitling services for the television, cinema, video, and DVD industries. The Group also operates state-of-the-art dubbing and voice-over facilities, and offers Internet site and interactive game content localization.
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closed 1/7/2015 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Reverb Localization

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, completed the acquisition of Reverb Localization. Founded in 2012 and based in Rio de Janeiro, Reverb provides localisation and audio management services for Brazilian Portuguese for leading games including World of Warcraft and Magic the Gathering.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: Reverb Localization
Reverb Localization is a game & IT localization company located in Rio de Janeiro. With their highly qualified translators and high end translation tools, Reverb offers spotless translation & localization services. They have in-house translators and a freelancer pool of seasoned professionals.
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$0.24
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closed 8/15/2007 via

Elevation Partners, acquired SDI Media Group

synopsis: SDI Media Group, the world’s largest provider of subtitling and language dubbing services to the entertainment industry, announced today that it is being acquired by Elevation Partners. Elevation is purchasing the company from Warburg Pincus, the private equity firm that acquired SDI Media in 2004.
buyer: Elevation Partners
Elevation Partners is a private equity firm making large-scale investments in market-leading media, entertainment, and consumer-related businesses. Elevation Partners has nearly $1.9 billion in committed capital to be invested over the next six years. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: SDI Media Group
SDI Media is the world's largest supplier of subtitling services for the television, cinema, video, and DVD industries. The Group also operates state-of-the-art dubbing and voice-over facilities, and offers Internet site and interactive game content localization.
price ($mm)
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$115
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0.0x
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closed 11/16/2005 via PR Newswire

Point.360, acquired Visual Sound, Inc.

synopsis: Point.360 PTSX, a leading provider of integrated media management services, today announced that it had acquired the assets of Visual Sound, Inc., a leading provider of closed-captioning and subtitling services for the television and motion picture industry.
buyer parent: DG FastChannel, Inc.
buyer: Point.360 (PTSX:$22.35)
Point.360 is one of the largest providers of video and film asset management services to owners, producers and distributors of entertainment and advertising content. The Company provides worldwide electronic distribution, using fiber optics, satellites, and the Internet. "
target: Visual Sound, Inc.
Visual Sound, Inc., a leading provider of closed-captioning and subtitling services for the television and motion picture industry.
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closed 6/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Blindlight

synopsis: Keywords Studios, an Irish international technical services provider for the video game industry, acquired video game production services provider Blindlight. California based Blindlight works on behalf of game publishers and developers in managing the production processes for the parts of games that benefit from Hollywood production resources.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$323.52)
Based in Ireland, Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms in more than 20 countries. "
target: Blindlight
Blindlight works for game publishers and developers in managing the entire production processes for the parts of games that benefit from Hollywood production resources. Their services include voice-over production, celebrity management, game writing, music, sound design and motion capture.
price ($mm)
$5.20
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$1
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10.0x
closed 3/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., acquired Exequo

synopsis: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Exequo, a privately-held audio production, translation & localization company that specializes in global video game services. Exequo will become part of Lionbridge Game Services, a Lionbridge service that provides end-to-end localization & testing services for game & entertainment studios.
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge provide detail-critical business processes, including translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions, which ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Exequo
Exequo is a privately-held audio production, translation and localization company that specializes in global video game services. Founded in 1998, Exequo is one of the most recognized and respected brands in the games services industry.
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closed 6/12/2013 via Company Press Release

French/West/Vaughan, acquired Grooms Athletic Management & Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: French/West/Vaughan (FWV), one of the nation’s leading independent public relations and brand communications agencies, announced that it has acquired Grooms Athletic Management and Entertainment (G.A.M.E.), a sports and entertainment management, marketing and consulting firm.
buyer: French/West/Vaughan
French/West/Vaughan (FWV) is the Southeast's largest independent public relations, public affairs and brand communications agency. "
target: Grooms Athletic Management & Entertainment, Inc.
Grooms Athletic Management & Entertainment, Inc. offers sports and entertainment management, marketing and consulting services.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Sublime Subtitling & Translation

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Sublime Subtitling & Translation, a company based in Spain that specializes in audiovisual translation and subtitling for global entertainment clients.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Sublime Subtitling & Translation
Sublime is a Translation and Subtitling Company based in Spain. They offer a wide range of solutions including Translation, Subtitling and Localization in multiple languages for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and distributors.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Sublime Subtitling & Translation

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Sublime Subtitling & Translation, a company based in Spain that specializes in audiovisual translation and subtitling for global entertainment clients.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Sublime Subtitling & Translation
Sublime is a Translation and Subtitling Company based in Spain. They offer a wide range of solutions including Translation, Subtitling and Localization in multiple languages for international, regional, and local content owners, aggregators, broadcasters, and distributors.
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closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Lassostudios

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, acquired Lassostudios, a Madrid-based company that specializes in dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, closed captioning, and other post-production services.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Lassostudios
Founded in Madrid in 2011, Lassostudios specializes in dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, closed captioning, and other post-production services, delivered primarily to entertainment clients in Spain and elsewhere in Europe.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Lylo Media Group

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Lylo Media Group, a multinational provider of dubbing, voiceover, subtitling, audio description, and hard-of-hearing services.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Lylo Media Group
Lylo specializes in full localisation services including Dubbing, Subtitling and Audio Services for international Broadcast Television, Streaming OTT and Theatrical content. Clients include the major US studios, OTT providers and International broadcast content owners.
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closed 9/6/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired MoGi Group

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, has acquired MoGi Group, a Dublin-based gaming solutions house recognized as a premier partner for studios, developers, and content owners in the gaming space. MoGi provides video game localization, community management, player support, and more.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business. More than 5,000 global organizations employ TransPerfect’s GlobalLink Product Suite to simplify the management of multilingual content. The company is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. "
target: MoGi Group
Dublin-based MoGi Group provides world-class video game localization, community management, player support, quality assurance and games testing, voice-over recording, cybersecurity, tool development, art design, and age rating services to over 650 satisfied clients worldwide.
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closed 2/11/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Propulse Video

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Propulse Video, a specialized audiovisual production company that creates animated and live action video content—including sales, explainer, and training videos—for a wide range of brands and businesses.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Propulse Video
Propulse Video is a specialized audiovisual production company that creates animated and live action video content—including sales, explainer, and training videos—for a wide range of brands and businesses.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Applanga

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, has acquired Applanga, an innovative, cloud-based translation management system that can be easily integrated into mobile and web apps to streamline and automate localization processes. The company is headquartered in Berlin.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s leading provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Applanga
Founded in 2015, Applanga is an innovative, cloud-based translation management system that can be easily integrated into mobile and web apps to streamline and automate localization processes. The company is headquartered in Berlin.
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closed 8/31/2018 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Tauyou

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced it has completed the acquisition of language technology company Tauyou. Tauyou is one of the leading companies in artificial intelligence for translation, with a service offering including rule-based, statistical, and neural MT engines.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: Tauyou
Tauyou is one of the leading companies in artificial intelligence for translation, with a service offering including rule-based, statistical, and neural MT engines. Its machine translation solutions help companies reduce costs and delivery times while entering new markets with efficient solutions.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired TranslateNow

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions, announced it has acquired TranslateNow, a former competitor. TranslateNow fulfills the demand for high-quality Asian translation services. With 20 years of experience in Asia, the team are recognized experts in managing complex translation and localization projects.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: TranslateNow
TranslateNow’s mission is to help companies in the US and Asia drive international revenue through improved global communications. They are led by a team of seasoned localization professionals passionate about blending language with the world’s most advanced translation technology.
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announced 12/11/2013 via BusinessWire

Vasont Systems Inc. will be merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of global language services and related technologies, announced a merger agreement with Vasont Systems, an industry leader in component content management system (CCMS) software and XML data services.
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: Vasont Systems Inc.
Vasont Systems is a provider of content management software and data services in the information management and publishing industry.
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closed 10/4/2012 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Legal Solutions, acquired Digital Reef, Inc.

synopsis: TransPerfect Legal Solutions, a leading global provider of legal support services, announced the acquisition of Boston-based Digital Reef, Inc. Digital Reef is a leading eDiscovery software provider for corporations, law firms, and litigation support service providers with complex discovery requirements.
buyer parent: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
buyer: TransPerfect Legal Solutions
TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) is an industry leader in global legal support. Founded in 1992, TLS offers a full suite of services, including digital forensics and e-discovery, web-based hosting and review, legal staffing, language services, court reporting, and paper discovery and production. "
target: Digital Reef, Inc.
Named a Market Leader in IDC’s 2011 MarketScape of stand-alone ECA applications, Digital Reef is a leading eDiscovery software provider helping corporations, law firms, and litigation support service providers with their largest and most complex eDiscovery matters.
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closed 5/30/2012 via BusinessWire

Yamane Documentation 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 Tokyo-based Yamane Documentation. Yamane Documentation’s service offerings include translation, website localization/development, desktop publishing, and technical writing, with a focus on Japanese and English content.
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: Yamane Documentation
Founded in 1995 in Tokyo, Yamane Documentation offers business translation, technical translation, localization services, web development, manual writing, and IR/CSR services in areas such as financial, legal, life sciences, and manufacturing.
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closed 4/6/2012 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Legal Solutions, acquired Counselor Resource Group, LLC

synopsis: TransPerfect Legal Solutions, a leading global provider of legal support services, announced the acquisition of Washington DC-based Counselor Resource Group, LLC (CRG). CRG is an industry leader in litigation support and electronic discovery with a core focus on proactive and reactive e-discovery consulting and service-based solutions.
buyer parent: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
buyer: TransPerfect Legal Solutions
TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) is an industry leader in global legal support. Founded in 1992, TLS offers a full suite of services, including digital forensics and e-discovery, web-based hosting and review, legal staffing, language services, court reporting, and paper discovery and production. "
target: Counselor Resource Group, LLC
Counselor Resource Group, LLC is a proven leader in proactive and reactive management of Electronically Stored Information, Electronic Discovery processing, Litigation Support and Document Management services.
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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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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd.

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held language services provider, announced the acquisition of Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd. Based in Tel Aviv, Milim specializes in translation, localization, desktop publishing, and technical writing services, with particular expertise in right-to-left languages.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From 58 offices on 4 continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide, with a global network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists. "
target: Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd.
Founded in 1987, Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd. is one of Israel’s premier language service providers. Milim’s linguistic expertise includes Hebrew, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Spanish, and German, as well as a number of other Middle Eastern and Eastern European languages.
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closed 4/26/2010 via BusinessWire

Astoria Software, Inc. merged with TransPerfect,

synopsis: TransPerfect, a world leader in translation services and technology, and Astoria Software, a leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS)/on-demand Component Content Management (CCM) software, announced that they have completed a merger.
buyer: TransPerfect
TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From 58 offices on 4 continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide, with a global network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists. "
target: Astoria Software, Inc.
Astoria Software drives efficiencies in dynamic product documentation with on-demand delivery of structured content management. Astoria On-Demand reduces documentation costs up to 90% and compresses product launch cycles from months to weeks.
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closed 12/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Iverson Language Associates, Inc. merged with Transperfect,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world's largest privately-held language services provider, announced that it has completed a merger with Iverson Language Associates, a Milwaukee-based provider of technical translation services.
buyer: Transperfect
TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing, TransPerfect Document Management, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Deal Interactive, and Translations.com. TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language services. "
target: Iverson Language Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1986 and based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Iverson Language Associates, Inc. provides strategic solutions for managing document translation. Their clients are companies and organizations that recognize the value of a strategic approach to managing their language needs.
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closed 5/20/2008 via BusinessWire

Transperfect, acquired Overtaal

synopsis: TransPerfect, the largest privately held language services provider in the world, has completed an acquisition of Overtaal, a Netherlands-based provider of translation and language training services for the European Union, as well as for a diverse range of legal, financial, and corporate clients.
buyer: Transperfect
TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing, TransPerfect Document Management, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Deal Interactive, and Translations.com. TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language services. "
target: Overtaal
Overtaal serves customers in Netherlands and abroad, providing document translation services to the European Union, other governmental institutions, and a range of corporate clients. Overtaal’s Language Training Business Unit provides training services throughout the Netherlands.
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closed 4/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Transperfect, acquired Deal Interactive

synopsis: TransPerfect, a global leader in technology-enabled solutions for legal professionals, announced the acquisition of Deal Interactive LLC, the world’s third largest provider of web-based solutions for virtual due diligence data rooms that support M&A transactions.
buyer: Transperfect
TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing, TransPerfect Document Management, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Deal Interactive, and Translations.com. TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language services. "
target: Deal Interactive
Deal Interactive is a provider of web-based virtual data room solutions enabling firms to conduct due diligence in a secure online environment.Fast repository creation and 24/7 support help corporations, financial institutions, and law firms achieve cost and time efficiencies during the M&A process.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired TranslateNow

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions, announced it has acquired TranslateNow, a former competitor. TranslateNow fulfills the demand for high-quality Asian translation services. With 20 years of experience in Asia, the team are recognized experts in managing complex translation and localization projects.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions for global business. From offices in over 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: TranslateNow
TranslateNow’s mission is to help companies in the US and Asia drive international revenue through improved global communications. They are led by a team of seasoned localization professionals passionate about blending language with the world’s most advanced translation technology.
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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd.

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held language services provider, announced the acquisition of Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd. Based in Tel Aviv, Milim specializes in translation, localization, desktop publishing, and technical writing services, with particular expertise in right-to-left languages.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. From 58 offices on 4 continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in over 100 languages to multinationals worldwide, with a global network of over 4,000 linguists and subject-area specialists. "
target: Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd.
Founded in 1987, Milim Writing & Translation Services Ltd. is one of Israel’s premier language service providers. Milim’s linguistic expertise includes Hebrew, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Spanish, and German, as well as a number of other Middle Eastern and Eastern European languages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Iverson Language Associates, Inc. merged with Transperfect,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world's largest privately-held language services provider, announced that it has completed a merger with Iverson Language Associates, a Milwaukee-based provider of technical translation services.
buyer: Transperfect
TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing, TransPerfect Document Management, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Deal Interactive, and Translations.com. TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language services. "
target: Iverson Language Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1986 and based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Iverson Language Associates, Inc. provides strategic solutions for managing document translation. Their clients are companies and organizations that recognize the value of a strategic approach to managing their language needs.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/30/2012 via BusinessWire

Yamane Documentation 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 Tokyo-based Yamane Documentation. Yamane Documentation’s service offerings include translation, website localization/development, desktop publishing, and technical writing, with a focus on Japanese and English content.
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: Yamane Documentation
Founded in 1995 in Tokyo, Yamane Documentation offers business translation, technical translation, localization services, web development, manual writing, and IR/CSR services in areas such as financial, legal, life sciences, and manufacturing.
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