unified communications communication applications

announced 11/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Vonage Holdings Corporation

synopsis: Ericsson has entered into an agreement to acquire Vonage Holdings Corp., a cloud communications provider. Vonage also provides Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solutions as part of the Vonage Communications Platform.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help their customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. "
target: Vonage Holdings Corporation (VG:$1,295.67)
Vonage is a cloud communications provider. Vonage also provides Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solutions as part of the Vonage Communications Platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,856 [$6,304]
rev ($mm)
$1,296
EBITDA ($mm)
$136
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4.9x
EV / EBITDA
46.6x
closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Aerial Direct, acquired IPCortex

synopsis: Aerial Direct, a leading independent provider of telecommunications in the UK, has acquired IPCortex, a UK-based provider of innovative communication systems and applications. IPCortex's real time communication and collaboration solutions help companies to deliver extraordinary customer service and to maximise the value of working together.
buyer: Aerial Direct
Aerial Direct is a leading independent provider of telecommunications in the UK. Aerial Direct offers business telecoms and mobile solutions to businesses of all sizes. Aerial Direct provides telecommunication services to over 120,000 customers in the UK. "
target: IPCortex
IPCortex is a UK-based provider of innovative communication systems and applications. Their real time communication and collaboration solutions help companies of all sizes to deliver extraordinary customer service and to maximise the value of working together.
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closed 1/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

estos GmbH, acquired serVonic GmbH

synopsis: The Unified Communications and CTI Software Developer estos GmbH, has acquired serVonic GmbH, a leading producer of software solutions with current focus on unified communication with fax server, unified messaging, CTI and real-time collaboration.
buyer: estos GmbH
estos GmbH is an independent producer for innovative Unified Communications-components. Since 1997, the company has been developing and selling professional standard software for small and mid-sized firms so that they are able to improve their workflow in communication-intense departments. "
target: serVonic GmbH
serVonic, headquartered in Olching near Munich, Germany, is a leading producer of software solutions with current focus on unified communication with fax server, unified messaging, CTI and real-time collaboration.
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closed 3/29/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Sangoma Technologies Corp., acquired NetFortris

synopsis: Sangoma Technologies Corporation, a trusted leader in delivering cloud-based Communications as a Service solutions for companies of all sizes, has acquired NetFortris, which provides UCaaS and cloud-based, fully managed MSP (managed service provider) solutions for businesses of all sizes and across all industries.
buyer: Sangoma Technologies Corp. (TSXV:STC:$133.76)
Sangoma is a trusted leader in delivering value-based Communications as a Service solutions for businesses of all sizes. Sangoma’s cloud-based Services include Unified Communication as a Service, Meetings as a Service, Communications Platform as a Service, Trunking as a Service, and more. "
target: NetFortris
NetFortris provides UCaaS and cloud-based, fully managed MSP (managed service provider) solutions for businesses of all sizes and across all industries. They have approximately 250 employees and four primary offices in Dallas, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Manila.
price ($mm)
$68
rev ($mm)
$12
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5.7x
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announced 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Ribbon Communications Inc., will acquire Edgewater Networks

synopsis: Ribbon Communications Inc., a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Edgewater Networks, a market leader in Network Edge Orchestration for the small and medium enterprise (SME) and Unified Communications (UC) market.
buyer: Ribbon Communications Inc. (SONS:$667.24)
Ribbon Communications Inc. is a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe."
target: Edgewater Networks
Edgewater Networks is a market leader in enabling IP-based voice, video and data services. Service providers and enterprises use their solutions to simplify customer premise configurations for quick and smooth installations, reduce time to market and deliver rapid return on invested capital.
price ($mm)
$110
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
27.5x
closed 6/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Condeco Software, acquired myVrm

synopsis: International workplace technology specialist Condeco Software has announced the acquisition of myVRM, a New York-based software company with workflow automation expertise in video collaboration, content sharing, unified communications, virtual meetings and analytics.
buyer: Condeco Software
Condeco enable progressive companies to make more informed decisions about their workspaces. Providing insight, easy-to-use software and exceptional design, their connected products transform operations, and help people work more productively in markets around the world. "
target: myVrm
myVRM unlocks the value of business meeting resources via a management, scheduling and workflow automation platform. myVRM was founded on the principle that organizations deserve a more effective way to manage meetings and resources that result in reduced costs and increased productivity.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., purchased Mobile Assets Communications System from Cyfas Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired the Mobile Assets Communications System (MACS) from Cyfas Systems, along with related ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products. MACS is an innovative unified communications platform for control rooms. MACS provides enhanced ICCS functionality, supporting critical control room operations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,171.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
seller: Cyfas Systems Ltd.
Mobile Assets Communications System is an innovative unified communications platform for the next generation of control rooms. Cyfas Systems provides, installs and services radio based communications systems. The company supplies a range of radio equipment, call systems and control room solutions.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BusinessWire

BCM One, Inc., acquired CoreDial

synopsis: BCM One has acquired CoreDial, a provider of leading white label cloud-based UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) services. The acquisition of CoreDial gives BCM One a significant footprint in the UCaaS space and allows it to serve customers with a variety of leading products.
buyer parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
buyer: BCM One, Inc.
BCM One is a managed technology solutions provider offering next generation voice and managed network services. BCM One offers a variety of solutions supporting businesses' critical network infrastructure, including Unified communications as a Service, SDWAN, cloud, SIP Trunking, and more. "
target: CoreDial
CoreDial is a leading provider of high quality and scalable cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions. The company’s solutions are quickly and easily auto-provisioned through its CoreNexa platform, which seamlessly integrates with other essential business applications.
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announced 8/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Anexinet Corporation, will acquire Light Networks

synopsis: Anexinet Corporation, a leading provider of digital business solutions, and a Mill Point Capital LLC portfolio company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Light Networks. Light Networks enables clients to seamlessly communicate with their customers.
buyer parent: Mill Point Capital
buyer: Anexinet Corporation
Anexinet is a leading provider of digital business transformation solutions. From intelligent, full-stack engagement strategies and solutions to modern, secure infrastructure products and services, Anexinet focuses on technology-enabled transformation solutions that drive value. "
target: Light Networks
Light Networks enables clients to seamlessly communicate with their customers. Pulling from a wide range of cloud and premises-based platforms, providers, and technologies, the company’s team of skilled consultants and engineers match the ideal telecommunications solution to each business.
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closed 3/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Telavox, acquired Numintec

synopsis: The Swedish UCaaS company, Telavox, has acquired the Spanish cloud-based communication company Numintec. Numintec takes the client's communications to a different level and improves the efficiency, productivity and profitability with the Numintec cloud solutions.
buyer: Telavox
Telavox offerd a world-leading communication platform with solutions for smart and efficient telephony, PBX, chat and much more. They are a UCaaS provider committed to enabling productive, enjoyable communication and collaboration in the workplace. "
target: Numintec
Numintec is a Spanish cloud-based communication company. Numintec takes the client's communications to a different level and improves the efficiency, productivity and profitability with the Numintec cloud solutions.
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announced 3/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Crexendo, Inc., will acquire NetSapiens, Inc.

synopsis: Crexendo, Inc., an award-winning premier provider of cloud communications, UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), call center, collaboration services, and other cloud business services will acquire NetSapiens, Inc. NetSapiens is a patented cloud-native communications platform.
buyer: Crexendo, Inc. (NasdaqCM:CXDO:$15.79)
Crexendo, Inc. is an award-winning premier provider of UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), call center, collaboration services, and other cloud business services that are designed to provide enterprise-class cloud services to any size business at affordable monthly rates. "
target: NetSapiens, Inc.
NetSapiens is a patented cloud-native communications platform delivered via a high availability, multi-tenant solution that can be consumed however the service providers prefer, in their cloud or the NetSapiens cloud, on a subscription or a purchase model.
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closed 8/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Voyant, acquired Acrobits S.R.O.

synopsis: Voyant, a Unified Communications as a Service and Communications Platform as a Service provider to businesses, has acquired Acrobits, a market leader of mobile communication apps based in Prague. Acrobits' portfolio includes mobile communication softphones for smartphones, WebRTC clients for browsers, and software development kits for developers.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Voyant
Voyant is a leading Unified Communications as a Service and Communications Platform as a Service provider with the largest tier 1 voice network in the United States. Voyant offers a broad portfolio of API-enabled business communication services, including unified communications, messaging, and more."
target: Acrobits S.R.O.
Prague-based Acrobits works with businesses to develop high-quality SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) clients for Android, iOS, and desktop. Acrobits powerful, brandable, unified communications client and cloud softphone SDK are available to customers around the world.
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closed 5/12/2016 via Company Press Release

Summa Communications B.V., acquired AnoxTech Holding BV

synopsis: The international software company Summa has announced the acquisition of Anoxtech with its offices in Naarden (the Netherlands) and Belgrade (Serbia). AnoxTech's Business-Wide Suite is the first truly Web-based Unified Communication solution, facilitating rich business communication and collaboration with associates, across an open network.
buyer: Summa Communications B.V.
Summa is a software company that designs and develops innovative communications solutions and platforms for service providers, telcos, hosting providers or any organization looking to add communications services to their portfolio. "
target: AnoxTech Holding BV
Anoxtech is a Netherlands-based Software Company, with 10 years of experience and over 20 million of investments in developing technology, suitable for Internet-based communication, collaboration and social/business networking.
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announced 11/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Atos SE, will acquire Unify Inc.

synopsis: Atos, a leader in digital services, The Gores Group, a private equity firm, and Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, have reached an agreement for Atos to acquire Unify, the number three world leader of integrated communication solutions.
buyer: Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO:$12,340.38)
Serving a global client base, Atos SE provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Unify Inc.
Unify is a premier communications software and services firms. Their solutions unify multiple networks, devices and applications into one easy-to-use platform that allows teams to engage in rich and meaningful conversations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$372 [$427]
rev ($mm)
$1,453
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
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closed 7/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Swyx Solutions AG merged with Within Reach Group,

synopsis: Within Reach Group, a fast-growing holding company, has merged with the German Unified Communications Specialist, Swyx Solutions AG. Swyx sells and develops integrated communication solutions, concentrated on the midmarket and offers various software solutions.
buyer: Within Reach Group
Based in the Netherlands, Within Reach Group is a holding company that invest in promising telecom and IT companies. They service the entire business market, from direct to indirect sales channels and from SMEs to organizations in healthcare, government, and education. "
target parent: Waterland Private Equity Investments
target: Swyx Solutions AG
Based in Germany, Swyx Solutions AG sells and develops integrated communication solutions through resellers in Europe. Swyx concentrates on the midmarket and offers the software solutions SwyxWare and SwyxON.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Waterland Private Equity Investments, acquired Swyx Solutions AG

synopsis: Waterland Private Equity Investments, an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions, has acquired Swyx Solutions AG, a leading unified communications software solutions provider and developer. Swyx offers leading edge communications and collaboration solutions to SMEs.
buyer: Waterland Private Equity Investments
Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and committed industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth. "
target: Swyx Solutions AG
Swyx Solutions AG is a leading unified communications software solutions provider and developer. The company offers leading edge communications and collaboration solutions to SMEs. Swyx integrates and connects all communication channels with company-relevant process applications.
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announced 8/6/2020 via PR Newswire

AVC Technologies, will acquire Kandy Communications

synopsis: American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc. will acquire Kandy Communications, an industry-leading, multi-tenant, scalable cloud communications platform. The acquisition will combine AVCtechnologies' customer service with Kandy's proprietary platform to provide a best-in-class, end-to-end communication experience for channel partners and end users.
buyer: AVC Technologies (WRLS:$0.00)
AVCtechnologies makes comprehensive and innovative cloud-based UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), Cybersecurity, and IT solutions simple for over 900 enterprise customers, including 350+ managed service clients. "
target parent: Ribbon Communications Inc.
target: Kandy Communications
Kandy, a division of Ribbon, is a cloud-based, real-time communications platform offering proprietary UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service), and CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) capabilities.
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$59
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

CoreDial, acquired eZuce

synopsis: CoreDial, a provider of cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions, has acquired eZuce, a provider of team collaboration solutions. eZuce offers a video collaboration platform that allows users to hold meetings or work in a virtual workspace. They also offer solutions for unified communications and contact centers.
buyer: CoreDial
CoreDial is a leading provider of high quality and scalable cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions. CoreDial offers a feature-rich unified communications solution that combines contacts, calling, voicemail, chat, video conferencing, screenshare & more in one tool. "
target: eZuce
eZuce provides team collaboration solutions to small and medium enterprises. eZuce offers a cloud-based video collaboration platform that allows users to hold meetings or work in a virtual workspace. They also offer solutions for unified communications and contact centers.
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closed 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Gamma Communications plc, acquired Telsis

synopsis: Gamma, a leading supplier of voice, data and mobile products and services in the UK, has acquired Telsis, a developer of UCaaS​ solutions for small to medium size enterprises. Telsis’ carrier-grade solutions enrich communication, proactively manage fraud, secure revenues and transform network performance.
buyer: Gamma Communications plc (AIM:GAM:$483.51)
Gamma is a leading supplier of voice, data and mobile products and services in the UK. They supply a broad range of communications services to small, medium and large-sized business customers, the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. "
target: Telsis
Telsis is a developer of UCaaS​ solutions for small to medium size enterprises. Telsis’ carrier-grade solutions enrich communication, proactively manage fraud, secure revenues and transform network performance. They are based in the UK.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BusinessWire

NetFortris, acquired Fonality

synopsis: NetFortris, Inc., a leader in secure cloud-based communication solutions, announced the acquisition of Fonality, Inc., an innovator in software defined unified communications as a service (UCaaS) solutions. The combination of the two companies will meet the growing needs of a converging IT and communications market.
buyer: NetFortris
NetFortris provides secure cloud-based UCaaS, managed network solutions, hosted productivity applications, security and specialized applications for enterprises of all sizes. The NetFortris Cloud Solutions Platform provides the foundation for all NetFortris services. "
target: Fonality
Fonality is a leading provider of UCaaS communications software for SMEs and SMBs. Fonality’s solutions have received numerous awards for its Heads Up Display and Advance Call Center software applications.
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Cyfas Systems Ltd.

CoreDial

Light Networks

Numintec

NetSapiens, Inc.

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Unify Inc.

Swyx Solutions AG

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Vonage Holdings Corporation
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,295.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$127.14
EBIT ($mm)
$37.08
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Sangoma Technologies Corp.
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Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for voice, data and video applications. Sangoma’s connectivity solutions are used in leading unified communications, PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications.
year
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rev ($mm)
$133.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.60
EBIT ($mm)
$6.33
Net Income ($mm)
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Crexendo, Inc.
Crexendo, Inc.
Crexendo, Inc. is an award-winning premier provider of UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), call center, collaboration services, and other cloud business services that are designed to provide enterprise-class cloud services to any size business at affordable monthly rates.
year
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EBITDA ($mm)
$1.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
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