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closed 12/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired AGM Factory

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of AGM Factory, a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios.
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: AGM Factory
AGM Factory is a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios. Founded in 2004 and based in Rennes, AGM is the first French full-service media house to operate complete studio facilities outside of Paris.
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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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announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

NEP Group, Inc., will acquire Telerecord

synopsis: NEP, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events, is to acquire Telerecord Srl, a company that provides filming and post television production services. Telerecord is based in Italy.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target: Telerecord
Telerecord Srl provides filming and post television production services. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Italy.
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Film Finances Inc., acquired Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Film Finances Inc. (FFI) has acquired Buff Dubs, one of Australia's most innovative post-production services companies with technology leadership in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering. Buff Dubs can process media content of any description and transform, reproduce and aggregate it in the various formats demanded by clients.
buyer: Film Finances Inc. (AIM:FFI:$80.57)
Film Finances Inc. (FFI) is the world leader in completion contracts. They help movies get to the big screen. FFI provides financiers with a service that gives them an assurance that the film will be delivered on time and that the over-budget costs would not be the financier’s responsibility. "
target: Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd.
Founded in 2005, Buff Dubs Pty. Ltd. is a motion picture and video production company in Marrickville, NSW Australia. They are a market force in encoding, transcoding, media duplication and mastering services in Australia.
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$1.24
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$3
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closed 5/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Euro Media Group, acquired EBD (European Broadcast Development Srl)

synopsis: Euro Media Group (EMG), the European leader in technical services and audiovisual services, announces the acquisition of EBD (Euro Broadcast Development) as a major player in the Italian graphic enrichment and statistics market in the sports world.
buyer parent: PAI Partners
buyer: Euro Media Group
Euro Media Group is one of the few independent providers in Europe known world-wide for its technical expertise. Focused on new media, Euro Media Group is recognized for its wealth of experience in international sports, live performances and entertainment production. "
target: EBD (European Broadcast Development Srl)
EBD (European Broadcast Development) is a holding company whose business was established in 1996 with a focus on sports graphics. Today, EBD focuses on content production, content management, content aggregation and content delivery.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Karma Limited, acquired Coach House Digital Ltd.

synopsis: The Coach House Studios has been sold to the live streaming and video production company Karma. Coach House Digital is a Twickenham Studios-based TV drama post-production and Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) firm.
buyer: Karma Limited
Karma Limited is a creative London based multi platform video production company as well as a digital content provider. Agencies, brands, broadcasters and anyone going live always love working with Karma Limited. Karma Limited makes great films that keep their clients happy. "
target: Coach House Digital Ltd.
Coach House Digital is a Twickenham Studios-based TV drama post-production and Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) firm.
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closed 2/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Lylo ltd. merged with Woods TV SAS,

synopsis: Woods TV SAS and Woods Communications Ltd. President and Founder, Tom Woods is pleased to announce that Woods TV SAS and LYLO successfully completed a merger of the two entities. LYLO has all the tools, know-how and bi-lingual experts needed to provide a high quality full post-production service for all types of audio-visual projects.
buyer: Woods TV SAS
Woods TV SAS offers dubbing, subtitling, production, and programming services to broadcasters, distributors, and independent producers in France and internationally. "
target: Lylo ltd.
LYLO is a post production facility with studios in the heart of Paris, London and Brussels. LYLO has all the tools, know-how and bi-lingual experts needed to provide a high quality full post-production service for all types of audio-visual projects at excellent prices.
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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.
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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 6/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Picture Shop Post, acquired The Farm

synopsis: Picture Shop, a company that provides post production and visual effects service to feature and television companies, has acquired The Farm, UK's largest post production and studio services Group. The Farm has sites in London, Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles, as well as being on-site with BBC Sport, UKTV and Fremantle Media.
buyer parent: Five Crowns Capital, LLC
buyer: Picture Shop Post
Picture Shop Post is a company that provides post production service to feature and television companies. Picture Shop Post specializes in visual effects and provides a unique vision to client projects. They are equipped with the latest technology in order to provide the highest quality of service. "
target parent: WPP Group, plc
target: The Farm
The Farm is the UK's largest post production and studio services Group. It has sites in London, Manchester, Bristol and Los Angeles, as well as being on-site with BBC Sport, UKTV and Fremantle Media.
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closed 11/14/2018 via PE Hub

BTI Studios, acquired Berliner Synchron GmbH

synopsis: BTI Studios, a portfolio company of Shamrock Capital, has acquired Berliner Synchron Gmbh, a dubbing studio in Germany. Berliner Synchron GmbH was founded in 1949 as the first professional dubbing studio in Germany. Since then it has dubbed more than 8000 titles into German, with the company still holding a leading position in the industry today.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
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 parent: S&L Medien Gruppe
target: Berliner Synchron GmbH
Berliner Synchron GmbH was founded in 1949 as the first professional dubbing studio in Germany. Since then it has dubbed more than 8000 titles into German, with the company still holding a leading position in the industry today.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

BTI Studios, acquired Creative Sounds BV

synopsis: Leading localization provider BTI Studios announced the acquisition of Dutch dubbing studio, Creative Sounds.  Creative Sounds was founded in 2000 and offers dubbing for international, regional and local content owners and new media distributors.
buyer parent: Altor Equity Partners
buyer: BTI Studios
Founded in 1995, BTI Studios is one of the world's leading providers of dubbing, subtitling, access services, captioning, and media solutions to broadcasters, major film studios, VOD platforms, and producers in Sweden and internationally. "
target: Creative Sounds BV
Creative Sounds BV is a media localization provider, offering dubbing for international, regional and local content owners, aggregators and new media distributors. They also offer localization for feature film, television series, games, documentaries and corporate.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitac, acquired Caption Colorado

synopsis: VITAC Corporation, the market-leading provider of closed captioning and accessible media solutions to clients in the media and entertainment, education, corporate and government sectors, and a portfolio company of Gores, announced that it has acquired Caption Colorado, a leading provider of captioning services.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Vitac
VITAC Corporation is the nation’s largest provider of closed captioning and accessible media services. VITAC provides live and prerecorded captioning solutions in English and Spanish, video description and digital media services for broadcast networks, cable TV, online video, and teleconferences. "
target: Caption Colorado
Founded in 1991, Caption Colorado employs more than 300 professionals and provides captions for more than 500 events each day, with real-time, online, and offline captioning for scheduled news broadcasts, breaking news broadcasts, weather emergencies, television, feature films, etc.
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc., acquired Sfera Studios

synopsis: Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., solving creative and technology challenges for content creators and distributors for 100+ years, has acquired Sfera, a global, cloud based localization platform and distributed services firm. Adding Sfera's proven technology to Deluxe's worldwide reach, relationships, and industry knowledge.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. is the global leader in digital services and technology solutions for content creation and delivery. "
target: Sfera Studios
Sferastudios is a cloud-based technology and service firm specialized in enhancing the digital media supply chain. Sfera utilizes a worldwide distributed workforce along with proprietary systems and web-based tools to efficiently deliver specialized media services on demand and in large scale.
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announced 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dock10, will acquire Edit19

synopsis: MediaCityUK-based dock10 has agreed a deal to acquire boutique Manchester based post production house Edit19, bringing VFX and Motion Graphics specialisms to the company.
buyer: Dock10
Dock10, operating at the heart of MediaCityUK, is a leading digital media service provider. Clients have access to a wide range of HD TV studios, digital post-production, cloud media management services and advanced connectivity options. "
target: Edit19
Edit 19 concentrates on working closely with clients to deliver highly creative visual effects, animation and HD/3D finishing. Edit 19's services include Offline/Online editing, colour grading, GFX, VFX compositing, audio and 3D modelling and animation.
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closed 2/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired Vitac

synopsis: The Gores Group, a leading Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced that it has completed the acquisition of VITAC Corporation from Merrill Corporation, a provider of technology-enabled platforms. Vitac Corporation is the nation's largest provider of closed captioning and other accessible media services.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group is a global investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. They combine the operational expertise capabilities of a strategic buyer with the M&A team. "
target parent: Merrill Corporation
target: Vitac
VITAC Corporation is the nation’s largest provider of closed captioning and accessible media services. VITAC provides live and prerecorded captioning solutions in English and Spanish, video description and digital media services for broadcast networks, cable TV, online video, and teleconferences.
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closed 1/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Loveurope Group Limited, acquired Locomotion

synopsis: The Loveurope Group announced the completion of their acquisition of creative post-production facility Locomotion. Locomotion is a full service creative house providing moving imagery for the advertising, digital, film and broadcast industries.
buyer: Loveurope Group Limited
Loveurope Group Limited operates as an advertising production network in Europe. It produces work for brand and agency clients in press, digital, television, and outdoor media markets. Its integrated marketing services allow clients to create, adapt, expand, and deliver brand communications. "
target: Locomotion
Established in 1994 as a boutique post production facility, Loco is an independent creative house, providing moving imagery for the advertising, digital, film and broadcast industries.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mediatec Group, acquired Twentyfourseven

synopsis: Mediatec, a Live Events Company of NEP Group and one of the largest audio-visual technology companies in Europe, has acquired Twentyfourseven, a corporate media services provider based in Scandinavia with offices in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Mediatec Group
Mediatec is one of Europe's largest providers of integrated technical solutions for event and television productions. Headquartered in Sweden, the company has offices in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target: Twentyfourseven
Twentyfourseven is a corporate media services provider based in Scandinavia. Twentyfourseven serves moving media clients in the corporate, sports, TV, film and entertainment markets with expertise in the areas of TV production and corporate media.
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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 11/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Ymagis Spain S.L.U., acquired Tecnison

synopsis: Ymagis, the European specialist in digital technologies for the cinema industry, announced the acquisition of Madrid-based Tecnison SA, one of Spain's leading dubbing services companies for cinema, television and multimedia.
buyer parent: Ymagis
buyer: Ymagis Spain S.L.U.
Ymagis is a European leader in advanced digital technology services for the cinema industry. They specialize in visual effects, color services and more. "
target: Tecnison
Founded in 1974, Tecnison is a company dedicated to audio post production for film, video and TV and one of Spain's leading dubbing services companies for cinema, television and multimedia.
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closed 12/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired AGM Factory

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of AGM Factory, a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios.
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: AGM Factory
AGM Factory is a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios. Founded in 2004 and based in Rennes, AGM is the first French full-service media house to operate complete studio facilities outside of Paris.
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closed 12/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired AGM Factory

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of AGM Factory, a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios.
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: AGM Factory
AGM Factory is a French provider of image, audio, and laboratory services for content distributors, broadcasters, and film studios. Founded in 2004 and based in Rennes, AGM is the first French full-service media house to operate complete studio facilities outside of Paris.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Chulengo

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, has acquired Chulengo, an Argentina-based localization and post-production company. They have been working in the industry for more than six years now, for clients from all over the world.
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: Chulengo
Chulengo is an Argentina-based localization and post-production company. They have been working in the industry for more than six years now, for clients from all over the world.
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closed 11/15/2019 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Translations International, Inc., acquired Scheune München

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the acquisition of Scheune München Mediaproduction GmbH, a video production and recording studio based in Munich. Scheune München provides audio and video post-production services for the media and entertainment industry.
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: Scheune München
Scheune München Mediaproduction GmbH is a video production and recording studio based in Munich. Scheune München provides audio and video post-production services for the media and entertainment industry.
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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 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)
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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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