Like StreamYard, Inc.

closed 1/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Hopin, acquired StreamYard, Inc.

synopsis: Hopin, a leading virtual events platform, announced that it has acquired StreamYard, a live video streaming studio that allows content creators to produce professional-quality video streaming experiences. The purchase will allow Hopin to provide advanced video production features to Hopin event organizers.
buyer: Hopin
Hopin, based in the UK, is the first all-in-one live virtual events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. With Hopin, their customers can create live virtual and hybrid events that are interactive and immersive. "
target: StreamYard, Inc.
StreamYard provides a live video streaming studio that allows content creators to produce professional-quality streaming experiences.StreamYard’s cloud-based solution makes it easy to create graphically-rich branded experiences, host multiple guests at once, and engage with viewers.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire Streamlabs

synopsis: Logitech International, a multi-brand product company for music, gaming, video, and computing, will acquire Streamlabs, a leader in software and tools for live streaming. Streamlabs allows game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a multi-brand company that designs products that bring people together and connects them to digital experiences through music, gaming, video, and computing. Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, and Blue Microphones "
target: Streamlabs
Streamlabs is the leading provider of tools for professional streamers. Founded in 2014, its groundbreaking software, Streamlabs OBS, offers the largest set of features that content creators use to grow their audiences, engage with fans, and monetize their streams.
price ($mm)
$89
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
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closed 6/11/2020 via BusinessWire

WeCommerce, acquired Foursixty Inc.

synopsis: WeCommerce, a Canadian e-commerce technology holding company, has acquired Foursixty Inc., a leading partner in the Shopify and Instagram ecosystems based in Toronto, Canada. Foursixty is a pioneer and leader in the social commerce space, helping thousands of the world’s most popular direct-to-consumer brands monetize their Instagram content.
buyer: WeCommerce
Canada-based WeCommerce operates a portfolio of companies focused on delivering products and services within the Shopify ecommerce ecosystem. WeCommerce has earned a reputation of being founder friendly with a straightforward approach to buying and operating portfolio companies. "
target: Foursixty Inc.
Foursixty is a leading partner in the Shopify and Instagram ecosystems based in Toronto, Canada. Foursixty is a pioneer and leader in the social commerce space, helping thousands of the world’s most popular direct-to-consumer brands monetize their Instagram content.
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closed 10/4/2018 via PE Hub

Gerber Technology, acquired Avametric, Inc.

synopsis: Gerber Technology has acquired San Francisco based Avametric. Avametric develops the world’s leading cloth simulation technology and enables fashion brands to deliver highly accurate 3D renderings of their products on customizable avatars for e-commerce and augmented reality (AR) applications.
buyer parent: American Industrial Partners
buyer: Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer. "
target: Avametric, Inc.
Avametric develops the world’s leading cloth simulation technology and enables fashion brands to deliver highly accurate 3D renderings of their products on customizable avatars for e-commerce and augmented reality (AR) applications.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Shift Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has completed a majority recapitalization of and growth equity investment in Shift Media Holdings, Inc. (SHIFT), a leading provider of cloud-based media collaboration and digital asset management solutions.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Shift Media Holdings, Inc.
SHIFT’s SaaS platform helps media and entertainment companies production houses securely create, share and collaborate on creative work at all stages of the content production lifecycle, embed visible and forensic watermarking into video and safely screen sensitive pre-release content.
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closed 11/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Flash Seats, acquired Vertical Alliance

synopsis: Flash Seats™, which revolutionized the secondary resale ticketing marketplace via paperless electronic ticketing technology and integrated relationship marketing tools, has acquired Dallas-based Vertical Alliance, which offers the most advanced primary ticketing solution available.
buyer: Flash Seats
Flash Seats™offers an innovative, cutting-edge solution combining electronic venue access, a branded marketplace for electronic event access rights, and a retail-class behavioral marketing system for the sports and entertainment industries. "
target: Vertical Alliance
Vertical Alliance offers a single integrated ticketing solution that increases venue yield per event while building customer loyalty. Integrate your ticketing (event and parking), merchandising and eCommerce. One platform. One universal database.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Visaic, Inc., acquired Yare Media Group Inc.

synopsis: Visaic, Inc., a provider of cloud-based content delivery solutions announced the acquisition of successful Vancouver-based streaming platform company YARE Media. Yare provides solutions to address changing content distribution models in entertainment.
buyer: Visaic, Inc.
Formed by a team of streaming industry veterans, Visaic operates a live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) platform for distribution and monetization of content worldwide and offers cinemas a rich portfolio of live internationally recognized sports and events such as: soccer, basketball, and more. "
target: Yare Media Group Inc.
Yare is a streaming media company headquartered in Vancouver, BC. Yare provides solutions to address changing content distribution models in entertainment. The company focuses on helping organizations implement market strategies that generate new over-the-top (OTT) digital revenues.
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announced 7/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will purchase RightsID and ChannelID from ZEFR, Inc.

synopsis: Vobile Group, the leading choice for the protection, measurement and monetization of video content, announced an agreement under which Vobile will acquire the RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business, from ZEFR, the leading contextual targeting platform for brands.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution. "
seller: ZEFR, Inc.
Zefr’s platform develops nuanced, dynamic targeting on the most brand-relevant videos for YouTube. Zefr owns RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

GitHub Inc., acquired Easel

synopsis: GitHub, a social network for programmers, has acquired Easel, a browser-based WYSIWYG web design tool that launched out of Y Combinator in 2012. Easel is an in-browser, high-fidelity web design tool aimed at designers and developers on small teams.
buyer: GitHub Inc.
GitHub Inc. provides code hosting services. It allows the users to store code repositories for collaborative development of software solutions. The company also provides tools to public and private individuals and companies for writing codes. "
target: Easel
Easel was borne out of the frustration with the current state of design tools. Development tools have improved as the web has matured but design tools haven't. They started Easel because they want to create better design tools for the Web.
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announced 2/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Bally Technologies, Inc., will purchase B2B iGaming Platform from Chiligaming

synopsis: Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, mobile and interactive solutions, and networked systems, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chiligaming LTD’s Business-to-Business iGaming platform.
buyer: Bally Technologies, Inc. (BYI:$1,137.28)
With a history dating back to 1932, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies designs, manufactures, operates and distributes advanced gaming devices, systems and technology solutions worldwide. "
seller: Chiligaming
Chiligaming is an international developer and operator of multi-platform social games and gambling products. At the heart the operation is its unique proprietary iGaming platform, which enables it to connect to any gaming content provider or network.
price ($mm)
$7.10
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closed 8/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Vidpresso

synopsis: Facebook has hired the team behind Vidpresso, a startup focused on helping broadcasters with streaming videos to Facebook Live and other social platforms. The social media giant also acquired certain assets related to Vidpresso’s technology.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Vidpresso
Vidpresso, Inc. provides a solution for broadcasters, event producers, and podcasters to use social media in their live productions. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Ogden, Utah.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starfish Media N.V., acquired VueTec Ltd.

synopsis: Angler Gaming’s subsidiary Starfish Media N.V. has acquired assets consisting of the brand, domains and player database from Vuetec Limited. VueTec provides Distance Gaming software that allows patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site.
buyer parent: Angler Gaming plc
buyer: Starfish Media N.V.
Starfish Media is a company based in Curaҫao, operating since 2012 with the objective to provide players with first class online gaming sites. They develop, maintain and operate user friendly, trustworthy and secure sites that offer the ultimate online gaming experience. "
target: VueTec Ltd.
VueTec’s Distance Gaming software first launched in 2002 and has allowed patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site, offering unrivalled trust and transparency to their members.
price ($mm)
$1.28
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

b8ta, Inc., acquired Re:Store

synopsis: b8ta, a retail-as-a-service company, has acquired Re:store, a startup that brings retail-as-a-service to online fashion brands at Maiden Lane in San Francisco. By acquiring Re:store, b8ta bids to be the go-to leader for growing direct-to-consumer brands seeking omni-channel distribution.
buyer: b8ta, Inc.
b8ta is a retail-as-a-service company. From its award-winning experiential stores in cities nationwide, to its powerful software & analytics platform used by retailers across the globe, b8ta is the company shaping the future of shopping in person. "
target: Re:Store
Re:store is a startup that brings retail-as-a-service to online fashion brands. Re:store innovated IRL distribution with their retail-as-a-service model that provided turnkey placement with a proprietary dashboard, giving real time visibility to automate merchandising, buying & logistics.
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announced 6/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

JPJ Group plc, will acquire Gamesys Limited

synopsis: London-listed JPJ Group Plc will acquire operating partner Gamesys Limited outright, a UK-based online gambling software developer and operator. Gamesys operates several of the UK and Europe’s leading online social and real money slots, casino and bingo sites on both web and mobile and tablet with new products and apps being released regularly.
buyer: JPJ Group plc (LSE:JPJ:$412.79)
JPJ Group plc is a UK-based online gaming holding company. The group is a global bingo-led operator with a strong portfolio of online gaming brands. JPJ Group offers bingo and casino games to its customers through Jackpotjoy, Starspins, Botemania, Vera&John, InterCasino and other brands. "
target: Gamesys Limited
UK-based Gamesys Limited is an online gambling software developer and operator and currently operate several of the UK and Europe’s leading online social and real money slots, casino and bingo sites on both web and mobile and tablet with new products and apps being released regularly.
price ($mm)
$624
rev ($mm)
$85
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

SnobSwap, acquired Masquerade

synopsis: SnobSwap, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the brick-and-mortar resale industry has announced the acquisition of Masquerade, an omnichannel clothing solution. Masquerade, founded by David Engle and Jackson Geller, provides an omnichannel solution for selling apparel and accessories across multiple platforms.
buyer: SnobSwap
SnobSwap connects consumers with a curated network of designer consignment and vintage resale stores around the world, which is driven by SnobSwap’s proprietary e-commerce solutions. "
target: Masquerade
Masquerade, founded by David Engle and Jackson Geller, provides an omnichannel solution for selling secondhand apparel across multiple channels with the click of a button.
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closed 5/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Cima Group, Inc., acquired Knetik Inc.

synopsis: Cima Group, a telecommunications and digital conglomerate, announced they have finalized the acquisition of Knetik Inc, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company that provides intelligent revenue-optimization with its business rules automation, digital and physical entitlements, and contextualized analytics.
buyer: Cima Group, Inc.
Cima Group is a global telecommunications and digital solutions provider and integrator. Cima Group is committed to delivering simple solutions through reliable technology and innovative services. "
target: Knetik Inc.
Knetik is a Platform as a Solution (PaaS) that provides for services management of any digital experience online. Powering personalization, engagement, and monetization, the Knetik Platform enables clients to rapidly deploy next-generation services leveraging a robust and scalable back-end.
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closed 7/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Fits.me

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in e-commerce, announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in fit preference specialist Fits.me. Fits.me’s pioneering virtual fitting room technology has been changing how top brands, such as Thomas Pink, QVC and Pretty Green sell clothing online.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: Fits.me
Fits.me is a virtual fitting room for online clothing retailers. It has brought together competences from diverse fields ranging from apparel design and anthropometrics to IT, robotics and engineering.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Mixamo, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Mixamo, Inc., a company that saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
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. "
target: Mixamo, Inc.
Mixamo saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections. The end-to-end solution takes minutes, not days - accelerating 3D projects to new levels of creativity.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, acquired ToneDen

synopsis: Eventbrite, Inc., a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has acquired ToneDen, a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: ToneDen
ToneDen is a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools to help users build and grow a lasting brand online.
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closed 1/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Hopin, acquired StreamYard, Inc.

synopsis: Hopin, a leading virtual events platform, announced that it has acquired StreamYard, a live video streaming studio that allows content creators to produce professional-quality video streaming experiences. The purchase will allow Hopin to provide advanced video production features to Hopin event organizers.
buyer: Hopin
Hopin, based in the UK, is the first all-in-one live virtual events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. With Hopin, their customers can create live virtual and hybrid events that are interactive and immersive. "
target: StreamYard, Inc.
StreamYard provides a live video streaming studio that allows content creators to produce professional-quality streaming experiences.StreamYard’s cloud-based solution makes it easy to create graphically-rich branded experiences, host multiple guests at once, and engage with viewers.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Hopin, acquired StreamYard, Inc.

synopsis: Hopin, a leading virtual events platform, announced that it has acquired StreamYard, a live video streaming studio that allows content creators to produce professional-quality video streaming experiences. The purchase will allow Hopin to provide advanced video production features to Hopin event organizers.
buyer: Hopin
Hopin, based in the UK, is the first all-in-one live virtual events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. With Hopin, their customers can create live virtual and hybrid events that are interactive and immersive. "
target: StreamYard, Inc.
StreamYard provides a live video streaming studio that allows content creators to produce professional-quality streaming experiences.StreamYard’s cloud-based solution makes it easy to create graphically-rich branded experiences, host multiple guests at once, and engage with viewers.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired SPACES INC.

synopsis: Apple has acquired another startup, Spaces, which has a team specialized in virtual reality technologies (VR). Spaces was created in 2016 by DreamWorks Animation veterans, and the startup has been developing VR products since then, including a Zoom add-on that allows users to hold VR video conferencing using animated avatars.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: SPACES INC.
Spaces was created in 2016 by DreamWorks Animation veterans, and the startup has been developing VR products since then, including a Zoom add-on that allowed users to hold virtual reality video conferencing using animated avatars.
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closed 5/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Blue Jeans Network

synopsis: Verizon Business has completed the acquisition of BlueJeans Network, a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$128,375.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Blue Jeans Network
BlueJeans Network is a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
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closed 5/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Vidyo, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Vidyo, Inc. a provider of enterprise-class video software solutions that support visual communications across diverse end-points, networks of varying bandwidth and geographically dispersed locations.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$395.77)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Vidyo, Inc.
Vidyo enriches people's lives by embedding real-time video into digital communications. Its secure, scalable technology and cloud-based platform integrates with virtually any application environment, network, and device to deliver the highest quality experiences.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Subscribe Technologies Inc., acquired WebinarIgnition

synopsis: Subscribe Technologies Inc., a company that develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based software as a service (SAAS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises, is pleased to announce the acquisition of WebinarIgnition, a proprietary platform for creating professional live & automated webinar funnels.
buyer: Subscribe Technologies Inc. (CNSX:SAAS:$0.00)
Subscribe Technologies develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based software as a service (SAAS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). "
target: WebinarIgnition
WebinarIgnition is a proprietary platform for creating professional live & automated webinar funnels. WebinarIgnition enables users to easily deploy live or pre-recorded (evergreen) webinars and charge viewers through the integrated payment system.
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$0.05
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announced 10/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Videxio will be merged with Pexip AS,

synopsis: Videxio, a cloud video service provider that makes it easy for organizations of any size to use professional video conferencing, is to merge with Pexip, a company that enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees.
buyer: Pexip AS
Pexip enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees. The Pexip Infinity cloud enterprise application enables seamless collaboration between incompatible video and audio technologies. "
target: Videxio
Videxio is a cloud video service provider that makes it easy for organizations of any size to use professional video conferencing. They are based in Norway.
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of INXPO, a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. INXPO specializes in delivering interactive webcasts and online events to global audiences of any size to any device.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: INXPO, Inc.
INXPO is a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. Their video platform is built upon a secure, reliable and scalable foundation that has powered thousands of digital events and touched millions of users.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Slack Technologies, Inc, acquired HipChat, Inc.

synopsis: Slack, the workplace chat app, has acquired HipChat from Atlassian, a provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together.
buyer: Slack Technologies, Inc (WORK:$768.14)
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc. "
target parent: Atlassian Pty Ltd.
target: HipChat, Inc.
HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together. HipChat is available on various platforms, including Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux.
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announced 11/20/2015 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Acano Limited

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT that enables people to make powerful connections, announced its intent to acquire Acano Limited, a privately held company based in London that provides collaboration infrastructure and conferencing software.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: Acano Limited
Acano is a fast-growing technology company with a fresh perspective on audio, web and video conferencing. As a privately-held company based in London, Acano’s 170+ employees span four continents and form a dedicated group committed to changing collaboration technology. Acano makes teams work better.
price ($mm)
$700
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Web

Jive Communications, acquired Speek Inc.

synopsis: Jive Communications, a leading Cloud communications provider, announced the acquisition of audio and web conference service vendor, Speek. Speek’s platform allows users to make visual conference calls and share their screen using a simple unique Web URL rather than PIN numbers, dial in codes, or downloads.
buyer: Jive Communications
Jive Communications provides enterprise-grade Hosted VoIP and Unified Communications to businesses. Jive’s hosted services run on a cloud-based platform built on open industry standards. The Jive Cloud is purpose-built to deliver reliable and economical communication services available. "
target: Speek Inc.
Speek is super simple, free and visual conference calling. Use a personal or business link (i.e., speek.com/YourName), instead of a phone number and PIN for conference calls. Speek allows people to see who's joined, who's talking, share files, use call controls and more.
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Limeade, Inc., acquired 9Slides

synopsis: Limeade, an award-winning employee engagement company, announced it acquired 9Slides, a leading mobile multimedia learning solution. 9Slides, a privately held company in Redmond, Wash., delivers mobile technology for employees to watch video presentations, answer quizzes to test their knowledge, and even create their own presentations to share.
buyer: Limeade, Inc.
Limeade is a technology company that engages employees in health, well-being, performance and culture. The Limeade engagement platform and its people and partners bring company culture to life, inspire change and deliver fresh innovations. "
target: 9Slides
9slides is a powerful communication tool, which allows users to capture and share experience of "being there" in the presentation room with a remote audience, anytime, anywhere. Their audience can watch it on a PC, Mac or even iPad without downloading any app.
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closed 9/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Requestec

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology. Through WebRTC's open standard protocols, Requestec delivers high quality IP telephony, video conferencing and instant messaging directly within desktop and mobile browsers, eliminating the need for downloads or plugins.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company and is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They partner with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world. "
target: Requestec
Requestec has been delivering Video Calling, Conferencing and IVR software development since 2007. They developed Saypage, a Real-Time Collaboration and Communications Platform that embraces open standards surrounding video calling from H.323 and SIP through to Flash, HTML5 and WebRTC.
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closed 9/22/2014 via PR Newswire

PGi, acquired TalkPoint

synopsis: PGi, a global leader in collaboration software and services, announced the acquisition of TalkPoint Holdings, L.L.C., a leading provider of webcasting software and services. TalkPoint's Convey™ platform provides self-service and fully managed audio and video webcasting for events with up to 10,000 attendees.
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is a global provider of meeting and collaboration software. PGi’s cloud-based software applications empower business users to connect, collaborate and share ideas and information from their desktop, tablet or smartphone, enabling greater productivity in the office or on the go. "
target: TalkPoint
TalkPoint offers Convey™, a robust cloud-based, self-service webcasting technology for companies to improve communications with their internal and external constituencies.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Market Wire

ClearSlide Inc., acquired Crunched

synopsis: ClearSlide, provider of the leading sales engagement platform, announced the acquisition of Crunched. Crunched builds smart and simple platform to make it easy to connect with customers. Crunched invested its resources in building its technology, including an online presentation capability, screen sharing, tracking and analytics.
buyer: ClearSlide Inc.
ClearSlide is a sales communications platform. It provides a fully web-based service designed specifically for the communication needs of sales teams. It strives to make customer facing interactions more effective and to ultimately help sales close more business. "
target: Crunched
Crunched is a sales and marketing intelligence platform that helps companies close more deals with deeper insights into their customers. They are backed in their mission to revolutionize sales and marketing by leading investors.
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closed 11/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Jive Software, acquired Meetings.io

synopsis: Jive Software, Inc. announced the acquisition of Meetings.io. Meetings.io, a next generation real-time communication platform, allows people to seamlessly and simply create video and chat connections instantly with anyone around the world via a web browser.
buyer: Jive Software (JIVE:$204.09)
Jive Software is the world's leader in social business, bringing social technology innovations to enterprises securely and at scale, changing the way work gets done. The platform combines the power of big data, enterprise integrations and social collaboration technologies. "
target: Meetings.io
Meetings.io, a next generation real-time communication platform, allows people to seamlessly and simply create video and chat connections instantly with anyone around the world via a web browser.
price ($mm)
$5.72
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
on offer 3/13/2012 via

SalesCrunch, offer to acquire WebEx Communications, Inc.

synopsis: SalesCrunch announced that it is making an unsolicited bid of $1 plus 15% equity in SalesCrunch to the shareholders of Cisco Systems, Inc. to acquire WebEx, the networking conglomerate’s web conferencing service. WebEx lets users video conference, share desktops, record and much more.
buyer: SalesCrunch
SalesCrunch is an online meeting platform, focused on applying science to the art of selling. One single platform enables sales professionals to establish strong connections with customers, monitor engagement during meetings, collaborate with others across an organization, and more. "
target parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
target: WebEx Communications, Inc.
WebEx offers secure video conferencing for individuals, business and the enterprise. Users can meet via their computers or mobile phones. WebEx allows them to video conference, share desktops, record, and much more.
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closed 12/2/2011 via BNC Analysis

Brother Industries, Ltd., acquired Nefsis Corporation

synopsis: The Brother group of companies, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality printing devices for home, office and commercial environments, has acquired Nefsis Corporation, an innovator in web-based remote collaboration and conferencing software. The company has developed a range of solutions for messaging and collaboration.
buyer: Brother Industries, Ltd. (BRTHF:$497,390.00)
Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. Brother markets many industrial products, home appliances, and business products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. "
target: Nefsis Corporation
Nefsis Corporation is a communications technology company with headquarters in San Diego, California. Its global cloud provides multipoint HD video conferencing and advanced collaboration tools to business, government and educational customers in more than 45 countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/14/2011 via Market Wire

Polycom Inc., acquired ViVu, Inc.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc. announced the acquisition of ViVu, Inc., a video collaboration software company. ViVu has developed innovative video collaboration software that can be easily embedded into web applications such as enterprise, social, and vertical industry applications to enable instant web-based HD video collaboration.
buyer: Polycom Inc. (PLCM:$1,197.80)
Polycom, Inc. is a global leader in unified communications solutions with industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions built on open standards. Polycom powers smarter conversations, transforming lives and businesses worldwide. "
target: ViVu, Inc.
ViVu, Inc. is a privately- held video collaboration software company. ViVu has developed innovative video collaboration software that can be easily embedded into web applications such as enterprise, social, and vertical industry applications to enable instant web-based HD video collaboration.
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announced 9/29/2011 via Company Press Release

VisiInc Plc, will acquire VIA3 Corporation

synopsis: VisiInc PLC announced a definitive agreement to acquire VIA3 Corporation in an all-stock transaction. VIA3 is the only trusted communication software with end-to-end encryption and multiple layers of security ensuring users' online communications are private. VisiInc PLC acquisition marks major push into the Australian E-health market.
buyer: VisiInc Plc
VisiInc PLC is a leading software company that has developed an innovative patent-pending collaboration and communications platform with a universal "viewer" that distributes large sets of data and renders the visualization natively anywhere in the world. "
target: VIA3 Corporation
VIA3 Corporation is the company behind the VIA3. VIA3's software is a seamless integration of online essentials - instant messaging, real-time high quality video, real-time full duplex audio and a comprehensive web-based workspace designed to connect users, processes and information.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/3/2011 via Market Wire

iLinc Communications, Inc. merged with Broadsoft, Inc.,

synopsis: BroadSoft, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based iLinc Communications, Inc., a leading provider of web collaboration services for global businesses, governments and educational institutions. With its extensive capabilities, iLinc meets the web collaboration needs of enterprises of all sizes.
buyer: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft provides BroadWorks® software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver voice and multimedia services over their IP-based networks. "
target: iLinc Communications, Inc. (ILNC:$8.81)
iLinc™ is a leading provider of web conferencing services for global businesses, governments and educational institutions. The firm's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based web collaboration tools enable organizations to efficiently and cost-effectively engage, learn and collaborate.
price ($mm)
$9.76
rev ($mm)
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