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Ericsson AB, acquired Drutt Corporation

synopsis: Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announces it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Drutt Corporation, a world leading provider of Service Delivery Platform (SDP) solutions. This deal represents yet another step in Ericsson's ambition to become the leader in multimedia.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world. "
target: Drutt Corporation
Drutt Corporation is the world leading provider of Mobile Service Delivery Platform (MSDP) solutions to mobile network operators. Drutt MSDP is a complete business support system providing an SDP centre for customer storefront commerce, relations and delivery.
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closed 11/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

GMO Internet Group, acquired TownWiFi Inc.

synopsis: GMO Internet Group, a Japan-based internet company, has acquired TownWiFi Inc., a Japanese mobile app that automates WiFi connectivity. TownWiFi allows users to automatically connect or login to the nearest WiFi spot without having to go through the annoying registration process. TownWiFi covers over 5 million WiFi spots all over the world.
buyer: GMO Internet Group (TSE:9449:$1,797.43)
GMO Internet Group is a Japan-based internet company. GMO Internet is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading internet services worldwide. The group provides services for domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, payment processing, and more. "
target: TownWiFi Inc.
TownWiFi is a Japanese mobile app that automates WiFi connectivity. TownWiFi allows users to automatically connect or login to the nearest WiFi spot without having to go through the annoying registration process. TownWiFi covers over 5 million WiFi spots all over the world.
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closed 10/2/2019 via PR Newswire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired mquadr.at

synopsis: The Harris Computer Corporation, a Canadian provider of mission critical software solutions, has acquired mquadr.at software engineering & consulting GmbH, a European software company for digital self-service solutions in the telecommunications sector. mquadr.at's m2suite allows users to manage all aspects of their Internet access and home network.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Headquartered in Canada, Harris provides feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target: mquadr.at
mquadr.at is a European software company for digital self-service solutions in the telecommunications sector. mquadr.at's m2suite allows users to independently manage all aspects of their Internet access and home network. mquadr.at enables ISPs to improve their service quality while reducing costs.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Degoo Backup AB, acquired Instabridge AB

synopsis: Instabridge, the Swedish service that allows users to surf free of charge on various Wi-Fi networks worldwide, has been acquired by Degoo. Headquartered in Sweden, Degoo is a cloud backup application. With several subscription options, they allow users to back up their phones and computers with expert security.
buyer: Degoo Backup AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Degoo is a cloud backup application. With several subscription options, they allow users to back up their phones and computers with expert security. "
target: Instabridge AB
With headquarters in Sweden, Instabridge allows users to unlock WiFi that is shared by the community without needing to ask for the password. Instabridge knows which WiFis work and automatically keeps users off those that don't.
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closed 2/6/2019 via PR Web

Minim Inc., acquired Aerez

synopsis: Minim, a cloud WiFi management platform, has acquired Aerez, a provider of managed WiFi solutions for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs). Aerez provides WISPs with a dashboard for easy deployment and ongoing monitoring and allows their subscribers to control their home network with their smartphones.
buyer: Minim Inc.
Minim is a cloud WiFi management platform that enables and secures a better connected home. Minim's Software as a Service (SaaS) helps operators increase revenue and reduce support costs by offering a premium managed WiFi service to their subscribers via customer premise equipment of their choosing."
target: Aerez
Aerez is a leading managed WiFi solution built for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs). Aerez provides WISPs with a dashboard for easy deployment and ongoing monitoring and allows their subscribers to control their home network with their smartphones.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Silk Labs

synopsis: Apple has acquired Silk Labs, a machine learning company using on-device AI to empower businesses to build the next generation of intelligent connected devices. They were founded in 2015 and are based in San Mateo, CA.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
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: Silk Labs
Silk Labs is a machine learning company using on-device AI to empower businesses to build the next generation of intelligent connected devices. They were founded in 2015 and are based in San Mateo, CA.
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closed 12/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Soluto, acquired Drippler

synopsis: Provider of digital protection services Soluto, owned by Asurion, is buying Israeli startup Drippler, which has developed a content recommendations and technical support app that helps smartphone users get the most out of their devices. Drippler's app provides tips for the smartphone's new features, apps, updates and more.
buyer parent: Asurion Corporation
buyer: Soluto
Soluto offers an all-in-one support and digital protection service that integrates an app, web portal, proactive communications, and incredible premier support technicians into one powerful service for their customers. They can even repair broken screens at users' homes. "
target: Drippler
Based in Israel, Drippler develops a content recommendations and technical support app designed to help smartphone users to get the most out of their devices. The app provides personalized tips and recommendations for the smartphone's new features, apps, updates, accessories and more.
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closed 11/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Dash Robotics, acquired Bots Alive

synopsis: Dash Robotics, a company that is building the backbone of connected toys by creating technology to reimagine what's possible for the world's leading toy and gaming brands, announced the acquisition of Bots Alive, a robotics and AI company that uses computer vision and machine learning to bring life-like behavior to toys.
buyer: Dash Robotics
Dash Robotics is creating the backbone of connected toys. Their Platform for Connected Toys enables rapid development of hardware, software and backend analytics, making it easy to transform traditional toys and brands for the digital age. "
target: Bots Alive
Bots Alive builds software for toy makers to create novel play experiences by transforming ordinary toys into autonomous characters that think and act for themselves. Bots Alive's technology is optimized for mobile devices enabling users to leverage their smartphones as the toy’s eyes and brain.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Avast Software, acquired Zen VPN

synopsis: Zen VPN (zenvpn.science), the critically acclaimed VPN Android app that received glowing reviews and critical acclaim even in its beta release, was acquired by the Anti-virus giant Avast Software.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$931.10)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: Zen VPN
Zen VPN allows users to secure themselves with one of the best free VPN (Virtual Private Network) for Android. Zen VPN is also considered to be as truly fast VPN with one of the safest and strongest connections.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BusinessWire

LifeSite, will acquire Mustbin

synopsis: LifeSite, a company that offers secure, convenient, and smart web-based solutions to help people store, organize and access the most important information in their life, is to acquire Mustbin, an award-winning encrypted password manager, digital wallet, secure messenger, and mobile vault.
buyer: LifeSite
LifeSite offers secure, convenient, and smart web-based solutions to help people store, organize and access the most important information in their life, anytime, anywhere. "
target: Mustbin
Mustbin is an award-winning encrypted password manager, digital wallet, secure messenger, and mobile vault. It's protected with patented military-grade encryption technology, so information is always safe and secure.
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closed 7/11/2014 via Market Wire

Audience, Inc., acquired Sensor Platforms, Inc.

synopsis: Audience, Inc., the leader in advanced voice and audio processing, announced that it has acquired Sensor Platforms. Sensor Platforms develops software and algorithms that interpret sensor data to enable broad context awareness on smartphones, wearables and other consumer devices.
buyer: Audience, Inc. (GS:ADNC:$148.86)
Audience is the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices. Its technologies, based in auditory neuroscience, improve the mobile voice experience, as well as enhance speech-based services and audio quality for multimedia. "
target: Sensor Platforms, Inc.
Sensor Platforms, Inc. develops algorithms and software enabling consumer applications to better understand user contexts and intent.
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$41
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closed 10/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired FlexyCore

synopsis: Google, a provider of search and advertising services, has acquired the French startup FlexyCore, a creator of innovative software solutions for smartphones. FlexyCore is best known for its Android performance boosting solution DroidBooster.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$239,210.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: FlexyCore
FlexyCore creates innovative software solutions for smartphones and sell two products. FlexyCore’s main product, DroidBooster, is designed to boost the performance of Android devices, in terms of speed and battery life. Ispectrum is a Java SDK for iPhone.
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$22
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closed 10/13/2010 via PR Newswire

QUALCOMM Incorporated, acquired iSkoot Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced it has acquired iSkoot Technologies Inc., a newly-formed corporation that has recently received substantially all of the assets of iSkoot, Inc., a San Francisco-based pioneer of providing services at the intersection of mobile and the internet.
buyer: QUALCOMM Incorporated
QUALCOMM Incorporated is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. "
target: iSkoot Technologies Inc.
iSkoot began with the simple premise that internet services would be even better if they worked on the handsets most people use today and over wireless networks most people can access. iSkoot's Kalaida™ Platform is architected to move data-intensive tasks through iSkoot-managed proxy servers.
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closed 10/4/2010 via BusinessWire

TNS, Inc., acquired Cequint

synopsis: TNS, Inc. a leading provider of critical data communications services for the telecommunications, payments and financial services industries, completed its acquisition of Cequint, Inc., a leader in carrier-grade caller ID products and enhanced services with top US-based mobile operators.
buyer: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company that enables payments, money and voices, to move around the world. TNS’ mission is to enable the world to transact. "
target: Cequint
Cequint is a leading provider of mobile Caller ID products and enhanced services. With millions of handsets released to date, Cequint works with leading OEMs to integrate their patented Caller ID solutions for distribution through top mobile operators.
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closed 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Absolute Software Corporation, purchased FailSafe(R) and Phoenix Freeze(TM) from Phoenix Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Absolute Software Corporation announced that it purchased the technology assets of FailSafe and Phoenix Freeze from Phoenix Technologies Ltd. FailSafe is a competitive theft deterrence product that provides users the ability to protect, track, and manage their laptop. Freeze allows users to lock and unlock an XP or Vista based laptop.
buyer: Absolute Software Corporation (TSX:ABT:$116.17)
Absolute Software Corporation is the leader in computer theft recovery, data protection and Secure Asset Tracking(R) solutions. Absolute Software provides organizations and consumers with solutions in the areas of regulatory compliance, data protection and theft recovery. "
seller: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today's computing environments. The Company's flagship products are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented security, reliability and ease-of-use.
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closed 12/21/2009 via PR Newswire

ChinaVision Media Group, Ltd., acquired Youline Technology Company

synopsis: ChinaVision Media Group announced that they have acquired Youline. Youline is a high and new technology company focusing on providing personalized information and entertainment services via the Internet and other modern telecom technologies in the form of SMS, MMS, WPA, interactive voice response, Java, CRBT, and other value-added services.
buyer: ChinaVision Media Group, Ltd. (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
ChinaVision Media Group Limited, f/k/a Shanghai Allied Cement Limited, is a Hong Kong-based holding company looking for investment opportunities in Chinese media, advertisement, satellite TV, production, and video games. They also participate in cement and clinker distribution. "
target: Youline Technology Company
Youline is a high and new technology company focusing on providing personalized information and entertainment services to mobile handset users via the Internet and other modern telecom technologies in the form of SMS, MMS, WAP, Java applications, CRBT, and other value-added services.
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closed 12/2/2008 via Market Wire

Veridigm Inc., acquired Mobile Media Unlimited Inc.

synopsis: Veridigm, Inc. a UK investment Company announced merchant banking & transaction management of the Memorandum of Understanding to acquire 100% of the equity, assets and liabilities of Mobile Media Unlimited Inc. in an all stock transaction to be closed during November 2008. Veridigm, Inc. will be renamed after the Closing.
buyer: Veridigm Inc.
Veridigm is a UK based investment company that provides merchant banking services to niche private and specific microcap public companies seeking debt and equity capital and/or to be part of a diversified, equitable, resource sharing, business combination. "
target: Mobile Media Unlimited Inc.
Mobile Media Unlimited Inc. is positioned to be the leader in mobile marketing. Utilizing proprietary state of the art marketing solutions and our unique ability to reach millions of new consumers simultaneously is MMU's core competency.
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closed 4/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Zi Corporation

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc and Zi Corporation announced that Nuance has closed the acquisition of Zi. Zi’s solutions for mobile search and text input complement Nuance’s portfolio of intuitive touch and speech interfaces that simplify and enhance the way people interact with mobile devices, applications, and services.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$1,463.14)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target: Zi Corporation
Zi Corporation is a market-driven technology company delivering intelligent interface solutions to enhance the user experience of wireless and consumer technologies.
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announced 7/14/2008 via BusinessWire

Sovereign Wealth Corp, will acquire CellCard

synopsis: Sovereign Wealth Corp has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CellCard, www.cellcard.com , from eAccounts, Inc. in an all stock transaction. CellCard has developed a fully functional user generated content platform which enables retailers to send rich multimedia ads to mobile phones in either SMS or MMS format.
buyer: Sovereign Wealth Corp (LNCM:$9.50)
Lenco Mobile Inc. is a mobile marketing solutions company with operations in the United States and South Africa. Through its subsidiaries, Lenco Mobile Inc. owns and operates technology platforms which enable brand owners to create, keep and leverage customers in a cost effective and measurable way."
target parent: eAccounts, Inc.
target: CellCard
The CellCard platform is able to process credit cards and debit cards by simply allowing the recipient of an offer to reply via SMS or MMS text using a four digit encrypted code that is unique to each transaction and each individual cell phone user.
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closed 12/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Motricity, purchased Mobile Services Business from InfoSpace, Inc.

synopsis: InfoSpace, Inc. has completed the sale of its mobile services business to Motricity, Inc. for $135 million in cash. The Company expects to utilize a portion of its net operating loss carryforwards to offset substantially all of the taxable gain resulting from the sale, increasing the cash potentially available for distribution to shareholders.
buyer: Motricity (MOTR:$121.65)
Motricity is a global leader in Mobile Marketplace Management. Motricity's Fuel™ 5 platform and suite of managed services reduce the time-to-market for new mobile services, create new revenue streams and improve brand loyalty through expert mobile merchandising and customer relationship management. "
seller: InfoSpace, Inc. (BCOR:$754.95)
InfoSpace, Inc. is a leading developer of tools and technologies to help people discover and enjoy content and information – whether on a mobile phone or on the PC. InfoSpace uses its proprietary metasearch technology to power a portfolio of branded Web sites.
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closed 6/27/2007 via

Ericsson AB, acquired Drutt Corporation

synopsis: Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announces it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Drutt Corporation, a world leading provider of Service Delivery Platform (SDP) solutions. This deal represents yet another step in Ericsson's ambition to become the leader in multimedia.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world. "
target: Drutt Corporation
Drutt Corporation is the world leading provider of Mobile Service Delivery Platform (MSDP) solutions to mobile network operators. Drutt MSDP is a complete business support system providing an SDP centre for customer storefront commerce, relations and delivery.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cradlepoint, acquired Quortus

synopsis: Cradlepoint, the global leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions, has acquired Quortus, a company based in Camberley UK selling products and services to cellular communications service providers worldwide.
buyer parent: Ericsson AB
buyer: Cradlepoint
Cradlepoint is the global leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions. Enterprise adoption of cloud, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is driving the need for always-on connectivity for people, places and things anywhere. "
target: Quortus
Quortus is a company based in Camberley UK selling products and services to cellular communications service providers worldwide. The company has created a software defined core network technology platform and an award-winning suite of products based on 3GPP 4G, 3G and 2G.
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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.
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announced 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Kansys, will purchase Enterprise and Cloud Billing from Ericsson AB

synopsis: Kansys, a BSS/OSS best of breed software, services, and cloud integrator, will be acquiring the Enterprise and Cloud Billing (ECB) business from Ericsson. ECB is a charging solution primarily developed to monetize any product or service, including IoT services.
buyer: Kansys
Kansys is a BSS/OSS best of breed software, services, and cloud integrator specializing in management and monetization of complex B2B data. Kansys has provided software and managed services to enterprise customers with high volume, transaction-oriented, multi-partner service requirements. "
seller: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. Their Enterprise and Cloud Billing business is a charging solution primarily developed to monetize any product or service, including IoT services.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
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announced 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson AB, will acquire CENX, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, will acquire CENX, a service assurance and network analytics firm. CENX's predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: CENX, Inc.
CENX is a service assurance and network analytics firm. Their predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time. CENX allows operators to pinpoint and prevent faults, optimize capacity, and spot and exploit new opportunities.
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closed 2/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson Emodo, acquired Placecast, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the Swedish networking and telecom company announced its acquisition of Placecast, a combo data management and demand-side platform (DSP) for location data. Placecast is now part of Emodo, Ericsson’s programmatic mobile ad platform.
buyer parent: Ericsson AB
buyer: Ericsson Emodo
Emodo is an end-to-end data management solution and advertising platform, offering high quality addressable audiences at scale for advertisers and publishers. Emodo is Ericsson AB's programmatic mobile ad platform that helps telcos monetize their subscriber data. "
target: Placecast, Inc.
Placecast is the industry’s leading enterprise mobile data management platform (DMP) that combines carrier data, location data, and user behavior across different devices to provide marketers a rich understanding between people and places and to help them make smarter marketing decisions.
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Ericsson AB, will acquire NodePrime

synopsis: Ericsson announces its intention to further invest in NodePrime to acquire 100 percent of its operations and talents based in San Francisco. NodePrime's platform is the only infrastructure management platform available, designed to support the command and control of the complete ecosystem of components in today's existing datacenters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: NodePrime
NodePrime is a hyperscale datacenter management platform that provides multi-vendor hardware control, high-speed scalable timeseries data collection and powerful interfaces for datacenter operators and developers.
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announced 1/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire FYI Television, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, announced its intention to acquire FYI Television, the premier entertainment metadata and rich media content supplier based in Grand Prairie, Texas.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: FYI Television, Inc.
FYI Television, Inc., a global TV metadata and entertainment image content expert, accumulates and distributes TV entertainment content and linear scheduling data, aggregating the information into customized formats for various television, mobile, internet and print clients.
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Ericsson AB, will acquire Envivio

synopsis: Envivio, Inc, a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ericsson, a provider of communications technology and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericson provides sound insurance advice coupled with superior service. We accomplish this with the right tools and, more importantly, the right people. Our entire staff of licensed insurance advisors knows the Ericson mission and works hard to make it a reality every day. "
target: Envivio (ENVI:$42.89)
Envivio is a global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network.
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announced 8/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Icon Americas

synopsis: Ericsson has agreed to acquire the assets of Icon Americas, a consulting and systems integration company. The acquisition boosts Ericsson's services portfolio in Latin America - particularly in application development and maintenance. Approximately 250 employees and consultants are expected to join Ericsson.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: Icon Americas
Icon Americas provides information technology consulting, system integration, and software development support services. Its areas of expertise include: IT Solutions Development and Technological Convergence; Systems Reengineering; Application support; and more.
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announced 9/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Apcera, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Apcera, a U.S.-based enterprise services company and creator of the next-generation platform as-a-service (PaaS) called Continuum(TM) which works across cloud, on premise and hybrid environments.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Apcera, Inc.
Apcera provides innovative organizations with the tools they need to successfully take advantage of today’s groundbreaking technology. The company’s flagship product is Continuum, a platform that deploys, orchestrates and governs a diverse set of workloads, either on premise or in the cloud.
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announced 9/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will acquire Fabrix Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fabrix Systems, a leading provider of cloud storage, computing and network delivery for video applications that power some of the most advanced cable and telecom cloud DVR deployments.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Fabrix Systems
Fabrix Systems is a leading provider of cloud storage, computing and network delivery for video applications that power some of the most advanced cable and telecom cloud DVR deployments.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, acquired MetraTech Corp.

synopsis: Ericsson, a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators, has acquired US-based MetraTech Corp., a provider of metadata-based billing, commerce and settlement solutions uniquely adaptable to multiple business models and industries.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: MetraTech Corp.
MetraTech accelerates commerce by providing an unlimited ability for customers to innovate how financial relationships are created, structured and managed. It supports a broad customer base of leading companies from a range of industries in 150 countries, 36 languages and 28 currencies.
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closed 2/6/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Azuki Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc., a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems' next-generation TV Anywhere solution combines the power of over-the-top video with the highest quality of user experience, personalization, content protection, scalability and reliability. It also enables multiple monetization options, beyond portals and authentication services.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ericsson AB has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media Ltd. Red Bee Media is a world-leading media management company providing technology and creative solutions that help channels, broadcasters, content rights holders and brand owners reach and engage with their audiences in traditional and new ways.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Red Bee Media Limited
Red Bee Media provides a range of media services; from media asset management to playout and digital video publishing, metadata services, multilingual access services and creative services to major broadcasters and broadband platforms.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Ericsson AB, acquired ConceptWave Software Inc.

synopsis: ConceptWave Software Inc., a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions for the global communications service provider market, announced that it has been acquired by Ericsson, the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, through a 100% share purchase transaction.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. Ericsson enables the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow people to study, work and live their lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. "
target: ConceptWave Software Inc.
ConceptWave is a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions that enable communications service providers to rapidly introduce new market offers and to empower superior customer experience.
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announced 3/13/2012 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, will purchase Broadcast Services Division from Technicolor SA

synopsis: Ericsson announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Broadcast Services Division of Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, headquartered in France. The closing of the acquisition is subject to relevant customary regulatory administrative approvals and consultations.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries utilize its network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through its systems. "
seller: Technicolor SA (ENXTPA:TCH:$4,513.87)
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. The company also remains a large physical media service provider.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$84,236.01)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2012 via Company Press Release

Ericsson AB, acquired Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators, has completed the acquisition of Telcordia, a global leader in the development of mobile, broadband and enterprise communications software and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries utilize its network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through its systems. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
Telcordia Technologies provides a range of networking and operations software, as well as consulting, implementation, and training services. Its products are used to enable such functions as network design, customer care and billing, service activation, number portability, and workforce management.
price ($mm)
$1,150
rev ($mm)
$739
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Polycom Inc., acquired SpectraLink Corp.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc., the world's leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, announced the expiration of the tender offer by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spyglass Acquisition Corp., for all outstanding shares of SpectraLink Corp.
buyer: Polycom Inc. (PLCM:$1,197.80)
Polycom delivers end-to-end rich media collaborative applications for voice, video, data and the web from desktop and mobile personal systems to room systems to the network core. Our vision is to enable people to connect anytime, anyplace and with any device in a virtual experience. "
target: SpectraLink Corp.
Provider of workplace Wi-Fi telephony; scalable technology, integrating VoIP and traditional telephony platforms, instant access to people and business-critical information.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$145
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
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:$2,968.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2006 via Company Press Release

Alcatel merged with Lucent Technologies Inc.,

synopsis: Alcatel and Lucent Technologies today announced the completion of their merger transaction and that they will begin operations as the world's leading communication solutions provider on December 1st, 2006.
buyer: Lucent Technologies Inc. (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: Alcatel
Alcatel provides end-to-end communications solutions, enabling carriers, service providers and enterprises to deliver content to any type of user, anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15,554
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,408
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

Laurel Solutions, acquired Servelec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Laurel Solutions, a company that invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology, has acquired Servelec Technologies, a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software.
buyer parent: FFL Partners, LLC
buyer: Laurel Solutions
Laurel Solutions invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology. Their companies provide commercial and industrial hardware, software and connectivity solutions that improve productivity, safety, and environmental performance. "
target: Servelec Technologies Limited
Founded in 1977, Servelec Technologies is a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software. Their solutions provide complete end-to-end automation and optimization solutions to clients around the world.
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closed 4/28/2014 via Market Wire

Siris Capital Group, acquired Stratus Technologies Inc

synopsis: Stratus Technologies, the leading provider of availability solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC. Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on making control investments in data/telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies in North America. "
target: Stratus Technologies Inc
Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world. Stratus enables rapid deployment of always-on infrastructures, from enterprise servers to clouds, without any changes to applications.
price ($mm)
$352
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
$50
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
7.0x
closed 10/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Vilant Systems Oy

synopsis: Turck has acquired a majority stake in Vilant Systems. Finland-based Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
buyer: Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, and connectivity products -- as well as interface technology, human-machine interfaces, and RFID systems -- Germany-based Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation applications. "
target: Vilant Systems Oy
Based in Finland, Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

ST Imaging, acquired nextScan Inc.

synopsis: ST Imaging, a division of Digital Check Corporation and technology provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology, has acquired nextScan Inc., the industry's top manufacturer of high performance production Microfilm Scanners and Workflow Software Technology.
buyer parent: Digital Check Corporation
buyer: ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary all digital ST200 film scanner, changing the way library customers view film. "
target: nextScan Inc.
nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle. "
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications. "
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2008 via

Better Online Solutions Ltd., acquired Dimex Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Better Online Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd.
buyer: Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC:$0.00)
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components. "
target: Dimex Systems Ltd.
Dimex Systems Ltd. is a private Israeli company, established in 1988. Dimex is a leading integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection systems (AIDC) solutions based on RFID and Barcode technology.
price ($mm)
$0.96
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

3B Scientific GmbH, acquired Cardionics

synopsis: 3B Scientific, a leading German manufacturer and marketer of anatomical and biological education and simulation products for science, healthcare and patient education, announced the acquisition of Cardionics, a leader in Auscultation Simulation products that integrate seamlessly into classroom, clinical, and telehealth applications.
buyer parent: Whitney & Co. LLC
buyer: 3B Scientific GmbH
Headquartered in Germany, 3B Scientific is the world's leading manufacturer of anatomical and biological education and simulation for science, healthcare and patient education. Represented in over 100 countries worldwide, 3B Scientific stands for best quality, best value, and best service. "
target: Cardionics
Cardionics continues to set the pace for auscultation products and services through the development of unique, interactive, and experiential systems that integrate seamlessly into classroom, clinical, and telehealth applications.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, acquired Pacific Star Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Curtiss-Wright Corporation has completed the acquisition of Pacific Star Communications, a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
buyer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW:$2,378.66)
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface treatment technologies to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. "
target: Pacific Star Communications, Inc.
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ADAPTIV NETWORKS, acquired ELFIQ Networks

synopsis: Adaptiv Networks, a leading cloud-native SD-WAN-as-a-Service vendor, has acquired ELFIQ Networks, a company that enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
buyer: ADAPTIV NETWORKS
Adaptiv Networks is the creator of powerful, software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) for the most challenging locations requiring high availability for business-critical application traffic. "
target parent: Martello Technologies, Inc.
target: ELFIQ Networks
Elfiq Networks enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
$0.59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ennis, Inc., acquired The Flesh Company

synopsis: Ennis, Inc., is to acquire all the outstanding stock of The Flesh Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Impressions Direct, Inc. Flesh is a printing company with two locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Parsons, Kan. They specialize in printing business forms, barcode printing, promotional printing and more.
buyer: Ennis, Inc. (EBF:$415.40)
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. "
target: The Flesh Company
Flesh is a printing company with two locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Parsons, Kan. They specialize in printing business forms, barcode printing, promotional printing and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
price ($mm)
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Kakao
Kakao
Kakao is South Korea’s dominant mobile messaging app. Kakao is a South Korean internet company established in 2014. It was formed from a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao to Daum Kakao in 2014, and Daum Kakao changed its name to Kakao in 2015.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,683.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$637.89
EBIT ($mm)
$401.79
Net Income ($mm)
$137.89
Employees
2300
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Ticker: JASDAQ:942
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
NEPRO Japan Co., Ltd is a mobile sales group, that offers all kinds of mobile solutions, including payment processing, mobile games, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$131.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.41
Net Income ($mm)
$22.49
Employees
309
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Ticker: GOMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sungy Mobile Limited
Sungy Mobile Limited
Sungy Mobile Limited is a leading provider of mobile internet products and services globally with a focus on applications and mobile platform development. Sungy Mobile also operates 3G.cn, a popular mobile internet portal, and a large mobile reading service, in China.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$47.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.14
EBIT ($mm)
$12.85
Net Income ($mm)
$12.82
Employees
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Ticker: OM:GWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Warning System
Global Warning System
GWS, (Global Warning System) was founded in 2009, offers a personal security mobile app, Safeture, which protects travelers through real-time tracking and provides valuable real-time information about disasters, and other threats that could impact you while you're abroad.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$86,250.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,681.44
EBIT ($mm)
$20,589.29
Net Income ($mm)
$29,686.60
Employees
107348
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Ticker: VG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vonage Holdings Corporation
Vonage Holdings Corporation
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,295.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$127.14
EBIT ($mm)
$37.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2198
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Ticker: TWTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,799.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$925.93
EBIT ($mm)
$507.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Kape is a cybersecurity company focused on helping consumers around the world to have better experience and protection in their digital life. Kape offers products which provide online security, privacy and an optimal online experience.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$158.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.38
EBIT ($mm)
$27.85
Net Income ($mm)
$36.19
Employees
364
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Ticker: OTCPK:CHIC.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc. (CHICF) is a Comprehensive Communications Platform in multiple languages for worldwide distribution. Users can make and receive Voice Calls, send and receive Text, Fax, Instant Messages, Emails and integrates with all online Social Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Well Corporation
Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$249.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($230.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($240.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
812
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Ticker: OTCPK:EMSF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMS Find, Inc.
EMS Find, Inc.
EMS Find is B2B & B2C on-demand mobile platform, designed to connect the health care providers and consumers to a network of medical transport companies throughout the United States and Canada.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TASE:BBYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon.com is a leading global provider of Internet search services and language solutions. Babylon offers translations in 77 languages, dictionary definitions, and Wikipedia results in 25 languages.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$22.89
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$7.68
Employees
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Ticker: OM:ERIC B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ericsson AB
Ericsson AB
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$25,481.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,046.13
EBIT ($mm)
$3,538.54
Net Income ($mm)
$2,225.75
Employees
102203
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: JDSU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JDS Uniphase Corp.
JDS Uniphase Corp.
JDSU innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Its diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,676.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$151.80
EBIT ($mm)
$12.00
Net Income ($mm)
$57.00
Employees
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Ticker: US:ADCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADC Telecommunications Inc
We help the world communicate, supplying network equipment, software solutions, and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks that deliver data, video, and voice communications over telephone, cable television, Internet, broadcast, wireless, and enterprise networks. Our mission is t
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$996.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.70
EBIT ($mm)
$18.30
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9050
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Ticker: CMTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comtech Telecommunications Corp
Comtech Telecommunications Corp
Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products and services for advanced telecommunications solutions. We conduct our business through three decentralized but complementary segments: Telecommunication Transmission, RF Microwave Amplifiers, Mobile Data Communications Services.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$612.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$117.64
EBIT ($mm)
$95.30
Net Income ($mm)
$67.90
Employees
1268
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Ticker: SLNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpectraLink Corp.
SpectraLink Corp.
Provider of workplace Wi-Fi telephony; scalable technology, integrating VoIP and traditional telephony platforms, instant access to people and business-critical information.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$144.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
459
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Ticker: SZSE:00231
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen Keybridge Communications Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen Keybridge Communications Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Shenzhen KeyBridge Communications Technology Co.,Ltd is one of the largest professional network technology solutions providers in China. KeyBridge Network has a full range of WiMAX and LTE products.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$113.37
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.58
Net Income ($mm)
$5.67
Employees
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Ticker: SZSE:300076
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ningbo GQY Video and Telecom Joint-stock Co., Ltd.
Ningbo GQY Video and Telecom Joint-stock Co., Ltd.
Ningbo GQY Video & Telecom JSC Co Ltd develops, manufactures and sells video communication product. The Company's products include large screen display system and digital laboratory apparatus.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$30.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
318
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Ticker: MSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$8,124.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,293.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,859.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,256.00
Employees
18000
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Ticker: NXPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NXP B.V.
NXP B.V.
NXP B.V., a semiconductor company, provides high-performance mixed-signal and standard product solutions that leverage its radio frequency, analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing expertise worldwide.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4,358.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,324.00
EBIT ($mm)
$791.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ADTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADTRAN, Inc.
ADTRAN, Inc.
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$516.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2060
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Ticker: OM:ALLG B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allgon AB
Allgon AB
Allgon is a Swedish group of companies that operates globally and offers products and systems for industrial and demanding environments. The companies develop, deliver and sell robust wireless products and systems for streamlining businesses.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$21.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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