Like Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base

closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
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announced 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire BlueCat Networks

synopsis: BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of Enterprise DNS, announced it has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. The investment from MDP will focus on the development and marketing of BlueCat’s innovative and highly automated software-based DNS solutions.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is a leading private equity investment firm in the United States. Since MDP's formation, the firm has raised seven funds with aggregate capital of approximately $23 billion and has completed approximately 130 investments. "
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
price ($mm)
$305
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/7/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dell, Inc., acquired EMC Corporation

synopsis: Dell Inc. said it completed its deal to acquire EMC Corp., the largest technology merger in history. EMC designs, builds, and manages flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The new company, to be named Dell Technologies, aims to be a one-stop shop for information technology sold to business.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$91,963.00)
Since 1984, Dell has played a critical role in enabling more affordable and accessible technology around the world. As an end-to-end computing solutions company, Dell continues to transform computing and provide high quality solutions that empower people to do more all over the world. "
target: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC provides the technologies and tools that can help release the power of information. They can help design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures.
price ($mm)[EV]
$66,171 [$67,484]
rev ($mm)
$24,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,109
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Hitachi, Ltd., purchased Mobile Communication Software Assets from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Hitachi, Ltd. announced it has acquired next generation packet core network components, including software products that support the transfer of data over existing wireless networks and the next generation of wireless communications technology, from Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Inc. and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation.
buyer: Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501:$84,160.95)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Provision Networks

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the assets of Provision Networks Inc. a privately held leader of enterprise-grade presentation and desktop virtualization solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
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closed 4/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Seagull Software

synopsis: Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. and Seagull Holding N.V. announce that a total of 9,138,570 shares in the capital of Seagull have been delivered to Rocket. Consequently Rocket now holds 95.75% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Seagull.
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. "
target: Seagull Software
Seagull Software specializes in powering legacy-aware application development, helping organizations accelerate the delivery of business solutions. Seagull's LegaSuite integrated software platform connects IBM mainframe, ICL, iSeries, UNIX/VT and Windows applications and databases to the Web.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Solunet, Inc., acquired Dynavar Corporation

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. announced that Solunet, Inc., an affiliated portfolio company, has acquired Dynavar Corporation, a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communications solutions that drive next-generation networks for the service provider market.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Solunet, Inc.
Solunet, Inc. is a leading supplier of network solutions to Tier II and III telecommunications and internet service providers, as well as enterprise customers. "
target: Dynavar Corporation
Dynavar Corporation is a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communication solutions that drive next generation networks for the service provider market.
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closed 4/17/2006 via PR Newswire

Incentra Solutions, Inc., acquired NST, Inc.

synopsis: Incentra Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired NST, Inc.. A leading solutions provider in the greater Chicago area and in the central region, NST markets storage, networking and security solutions, as well as professional services to customers in the financial services, healthcare, education, non-profit and manufacturing verticals.
buyer: Incentra Solutions, Inc.
Incentra Solutions, Inc. is a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers worldwide. Incentra’s complete solution includes professional services, hardware and software products. "
target: NST, Inc.
Over the last decade, NST, Inc. has introduced an innovative combination of high-quality, cost effective, network-centric products and professional services to an expanding and increasingly loyal customer base.
price ($mm)
$8.16
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Gores Technology Group, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Enterasys Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Enterasys Networks, Inc., the Secure Networks Company(TM), today announced the completion of the acquisition of the Company by a group of private investors led by The Gores Group, LLC and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: Enterasys Networks, Inc.
Enterasys Networks provides best-in-class infrastructure solutions to enterprise customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$386
rev ($mm)
$357
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2006 via

Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Outerbay Technologies

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OuterBay, a leading provider of archiving software for enterprise applications and databases. With OuterBay's technology, HP can help organizations to more effectively manage database growth and improve database performance by up to 80 percent.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
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closed 2/14/2006 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Relicore, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Relicore Inc., a leading provider of data center change and configuration management solutions. This acquisition is a key step in Symantec's creation of an integrated solution for standardized, simplified data center management.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
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closed 2/6/2006 via

Network General Corporation, acquired Fidelia, Inc.

synopsis: Network General announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Fidelia, Inc. of Princeton, N.J. With this acquisition Network General, the undisputed leader in packet flow-based application and network performance management, will expand its product portfolio to cover the entire realm of enterprise application performance management.
buyer: Network General Corporation
Network General™ is a global leader in network and application performance analysis with offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company has been providing a broad set of enterprise-class software solutions and intelligent instrumentation that empowers IT organizations. "
target: Fidelia, Inc.
Founded in 2000 by Vikas Aggarwal and a team from Verio (acquired by NTT in 2000 for $6B), Fidelia Technology, Inc. is a privately held, venture-funded software company based in Princeton, New Jersey.
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closed 10/5/2005 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Swan Labs Corporation

synopsis: F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Swan Labs Corporation, a leading provider of WAN (Wide Area Network) optimization and application acceleration solutions. F5 announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Swan Labs on September 6, 2005.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,242.45)
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources."
target: Swan Labs Corporation
Swan Labs provides enterprise application delivery solutions that ensure fast and predictable application performance for global customers. Swan Labs solutions accelerate all types of enterprise applications across all networks & dramatically reduces the cost of global IT operations.
price ($mm)
$43
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announced 8/17/2005 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation(Storage Company), will acquire Rainfinity

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rainfinity. Based in San Jose, California, privately held Rainfinity is a leading provider of virtualization solutions for heterogeneous networked attached storage (NAS) and file system environments.
buyer: EMC Corporation(Storage Company) (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Rainfinity
Rainfinity ensures fast, efficient, always available solutions for critical networked storage resources and security applications. Rainfinity’s solutions plug and play into existing environments, simplify deployment and administration, and significantly reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 3/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire CloudGenix

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, will be acquiring CloudGenix, an industry-leading cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider. CloudGenix connects sites securely with application awareness to seamlessly integrate cloud, align WAN management with business priority, and reduce remote office hardware and operational costs.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,121.00)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: CloudGenix
CloudGenix solves WAN challenges by connecting sites securely with application awareness to seamlessly integrate cloud, take advantage of broadband Internet, align WAN management with business priority, and reduce remote office hardware and operational costs.
price ($mm)
$420
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announced 1/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Nyansa

synopsis: VMware, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Nyansa, Inc., a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Nyansa
Nyansa, Inc. is a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
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announced 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Blue Planet, will acquire Centina Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena will acquire Centina, a leading provider of service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina’s technology and engineering expertise will be integrated into Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, and is intended to accelerate Blue Planet’s software strategy of providing closed-loop, intelligent automation solutions.
buyer parent: Ciena Corporation
buyer: Blue Planet
Blue Planet provides leading intelligent automation software and specialized professional services to help clients modernize their IT and network operations. Driven by policy and AI-based insights, Blue Planet delivers the closed-loop automation tools needed to align IT and networking processes. "
target: Centina Systems, Inc.
Centina is the market leader in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina's vSure offers assurance of Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking assets and enables businesses to successfully operationalize virtual network investments.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Juniper Networks, acquired Mist Systems

synopsis: Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mist Systems, a pioneer in cloud-managed wireless networks powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,647.50)
Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Their team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks with agility, performance and value. "
target: Mist Systems
Mist Systems built the first AI-driven Wireless LAN, which makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable. Mist’s AI technology plays a key role in bringing automation and insight across the full IT stack, delivering seamless end-to-end user experiences and substantial IT cost savings.
price ($mm)
$405
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Veea, acquired Virtuosys

synopsis: Veea Inc., a global leader in smart applications, announced the acquisition of the UK-based Virtuosys. Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
buyer: Veea
Veea is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company with a suite of innovative products and services for Smart applications. Veea is headquartered in New York City with several offices in the US, Europe and Asia. "
target: Virtuosys
Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
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announced 8/10/2006 via PR Newswire

China Mobility Solutions, Inc., will acquire Beijing Topbiz Technology Development Co., Ltd.

synopsis: China Mobility Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire control of Beijing Topbiz Technology Development Co., Ltd., a Chinese company providing SMS services to banks in China. CHMS will pay Topbiz US$3,700,000 in cash and issue 8,081,818 new shares in a Regulation S offering at US$0.46.
buyer: China Mobility Solutions, Inc. (:$0.00)
China Mobility Solutions, Inc. is a provider of Short Messaging Services (SMS) for corporations across China. The Company provides SMS services to assist corporation in promoting and advertising their brand name, logos, and products and services to the more than 270 million mobile users in China. "
target: Beijing Topbiz Technology Development Co., Ltd.
Topbiz develops and customizes SMS-based banking systems for banks. Through the SMS banking platform Topbiz offers, banks can provide a variety of customized financial information to their client base, dramatically increase the satisfaction of clients and become more appealing to new customers.
price ($mm)
$4.00*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

eToro, acquired Firmo Network

synopsis: Global multi-asset investment platform eToro has announced that it has acquired Firmo. Firmo enables smart contracts for derivatives to be securely enabled on any major blockchain.
buyer: eToro
For more than a decade, eToro has been a leader in the global Fintech revolution. It is the world’s leading social trading network, with millions of registered users and an array of innovative trading and investment tools. "
target: Firmo Network
Firmo's domain specific language FirmoLang translates smart derivatives contracts to any of the major blockchain platforms with an unmatched degree of safety and security.
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announced 7/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

SMC Ventures Inc., will acquire BlockMint Technologies Inc

synopsis: SMC VENTURES Inc. is to acquire Blockmint Technologies Inc., a private British Columbia company, which, through its wholly owned subsidiary Blockmint (USA) Technologies Inc., is involved in the development of distributed systems and networks that enable a more decentralized deployment of blockchain-based applications such as cryptocurrency mining.
buyer: SMC Ventures Inc. (TSXV:SMV.H:$0.00)
SMC Ventures Inc. does not have significant operations. The company intends to apply for a change of business to become an investment issuer or consider opportunities to become a reverse-take-over entity. SMC Ventures Inc. is based in Vancouver, Canada. "
target: BlockMint Technologies Inc
BlockMint Technologies is a blockchain based company that is developing and deploying distributed networks and specialized systems that enables mass user participation in decentralized economies. They are based in Portland, OR.
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closed 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired ActivePath, Inc.

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global fintech leader, has acquired ActivePath, an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,338.00)
Broadridge provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments. "
target: ActivePath, Inc.
ActivePath is an Israeli-based digital technology company. ActivePath's unique technology enhances the consumer experience associated with consumer statements, bills, and regulatory communications. ActivePath lets enterprises compose and project HTML experiences into interactive email.
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closed 11/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

PowerInbox, acquired ActivePath, Inc.

synopsis: PowerInbox, a developer of consumer email technology, has merged with ActivePath Ltd., a New York-based provider of interactive email for the enterprise. ActivePath, Inc. offers ActiveMail, an email banking system.
buyer: PowerInbox
PowerInbox believes the next generation of email will be collaborative, real-time, and interactive. It brings the app experience directly into email. Email apps ("PowerApps") make your emails more useful by letting you perform actions inside the email itself. "
target: ActivePath, Inc.
ActivePath allows banks and card services companies to overcome the limitations of email systems, allowing them to capitalize on the huge untapped potential of email as a communications, sales and marketing channel.
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closed 1/15/2020 via finextra.com

BUX, acquired Blockport

synopsis: BUX, a trading app in the Netherlands, has acquired Blockport, a European social cryptocurrency investment platform. Blockport offers an intuitive application where people can buy, sell and store any cryptocurrency, without having to deal with multiple vendors, brokers, exchanges and wallet services.
buyer: BUX
Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, BUX is inspiring people to explore the fascinating world of finance. BUX makes it easy and affordable for people to participate in the financial markets through its mobile platforms for commission-free stock investing and CFD trading. "
target: Blockport
Blockport is a European social cryptocurrency investment platform. Blockport offers an intuitive application where people can buy, sell and store any cryptocurrency, without having to deal with multiple vendors, brokers, exchanges and wallet services.
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announced 10/30/2019 via PR Newswire

20|30 Group, will acquire OpenRelay, LLC

synopsis: London-based 20|30 Group will acquire OpenRelay, a start-up creating privacy-first infrastructure and developer tools to accelerate the evolution of the decentralized economy. OpenRelay's product Rivet is the first privacy-focused, open-source gateway to Ethereum which aims to protect Web3 users from exploitative data-mining practices.
buyer: 20|30 Group
London-based 20|30 is a global innovation group for decentralised technologies and provides a new alternative to the traditional ways of financing innovation. It is a hybrid of a private equity firm, venture capitalist, accelerator and corporation. "
target: OpenRelay, LLC
OpenRelay is a start-up creating privacy-first infrastructure and developer tools to accelerate the evolution of the decentralised economy. OpenRelay's product Rivet is a privacy-focused, open-source gateway to Ethereum which aims to protect Web3 users from exploitative data-mining practices.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

ZeroBlock, acquired RTBTC

synopsis: ZeroBlock, the bitcoin mobile app specialist acquired by Blockchain.info last December, has purchased real-time bitcoin trading platform and market visualization provider RTBTC. RTBTC is a universal front-end trading platform that aims to allow users to trade on any exchange.
buyer parent: Blockchain.info
buyer: ZeroBlock
ZeroBlock provides real-time market data and an aggregated news feed for Bitcoin. They promote the freedom and opportunity that cryptocurrencies brings the world. The company was founded in 2013. "
target: RTBTC
RTBTC is a universal front-end trading platform that aims to allow users to trade on any exchange. The service also includes real-time data streams that can be integrated with user strategies. The Trading API allows users to make trades through RTBTC that access the APIs of other trading exchanges.
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announced 10/8/2008 via BusinessWire

FundTech Ltd., will acquire Synergy Financial Systems

synopsis: Fundtech Ltd., a market leader in global transaction banking solutions, announced the acquisition of Synergy Financial Systems Ltd., through its Swiss subsidiary BBP, making it the world’s largest SWIFT service bureau operator based on transaction volume, with a client base of over 200 financial institutions.
buyer: FundTech Ltd. (FNDT:$141.94)
Fundtech is a leading provider of software solutions and services that facilitate payments, settlement and cash management by enabling businesses and their banks to electronically manage cash, process payments and transfer funds. "
target: Synergy Financial Systems
Synergy Financial Systems, Ltd. operates as a SWIFT service bureau providing support and hosting services to financial institutions, corporate treasuries, fund managers, dealer/brokers, and banks. Its support services include hosting, SWIFTnet link connectivity, and SWIFTcare for alliance support.
price ($mm)
$3.52
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cancelled 6/20/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Goldman Sachs & Co., cancelled an acquisition of Ebix, Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, announced that it and an affiliate of Goldman, Sachs & Co. have agreed to terminate their previously announced merger agreement.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$35,481.00)
Goldman Sachs is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. Goldman Sachs is also a global leader in private corporate equity and mezzanine investing. Goldman Sachs' Principal Investment Area has formed 12 investment vehicles aggregating $35 billion of capital to date. "
target: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc. provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry.
price ($mm)[EV]
$746 [$780]
rev ($mm)
$208
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.3x
closed 4/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired OpenQ

synopsis: Anju Software Inc., a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support, acquired OpenQ, a leading provider of Key Opinion Leader (KOL) data base and software solutions to manage KOLs. OpenQ has the largest suite of compliance solutions for regulated industries.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support. Anju was founded by a group of operating and investment professionals with deep domain expertise in the enterprise software sector. "
target: OpenQ
OpenQ enables social and mobile collaboration to create competitive advantage while overcoming compliance and exposure risks. OpenQ is a cloud-based technology and validated-data provider with the largest suite of life sciences- and healthcare-based compliance solutions on the market.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Workshare Technology, Inc., acquired IdeaPlane

synopsis: Workshare, a leading provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications, has acquired IdeaPlane, an enterprise social network (ESN) built specifically for regulated financial institutions and law firms. In addition to its ESN, IdeaPlane offers consulting services to enterprise and SMB clients looking to implement their own ESN solutions.
buyer: Workshare Technology, Inc.
Workshare is a provider of secure enterprise collaboration applications. The platform allows individuals to create, share and manage high-value content anywhere, on any device. Workshare enhances efficiency by enabling content owners to track and compare changes from contributors simultaneously. "
target: IdeaPlane
IdeaPlane is an enterprise social network (ESN) built specifically for regulated financial institutions and law firms. The company's ESN provides easy to use social tools combined with enterprise-grade security, compliance and privacy controls.
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closed 1/18/2017 via PR Newswire

North Capital Investment Technology Inc, acquired Access Investors Network, Inc

synopsis: North Capital Investment Technology Inc., a privately held FinTech and RegTech company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, announced that it has acquired all of the assets of Access Investors Network Inc., the developer of the AccessInvest iPhone application and syndication network.
buyer: North Capital Investment Technology Inc
North Capital Investment Technology is a privately held FinTech and RegTech company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. They offer SaaS solutions to facilitate the offering, transaction, settlement, and compliance management of private securities offerings. "
target: Access Investors Network, Inc
Access Investors Network Inc. is the developer of the AccessInvest iPhone application and syndication network. AccessInvest is a mobile aggregator that helps investors curate and share quality deal flow from equity & debt crowdfunding platforms; simplifying the search for the right deal.
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closed 6/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

emfluence, llc, acquired Spiral16, LLC

synopsis: emfluence, a provider of digital marketing agency services, announced its acquisition of Spiral16, a provider of software platforms for internet tracking, analysis, and reporting. emfluence integrated Spiral16's listening tools for their Brand Monitoring feature.
buyer: emfluence, llc
emfluence, llc provides digital marketing agency services. The company offers search engine marketing comprising pay per click advertising, display advertising, search engine optimization (SEO), local SEO, analytics, and consulting. "
target: Spiral16, LLC
Spiral16, LLC provides software platform for Internet tracking, analysis, and reporting. It offers social media reporting and engagement tools for financial institutions; social media monitoring and engagement solutions for healthcare providers to manage patients; and data solutions for researchers.
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closed 6/1/2018 via BusinessWire

MScience, acquired TickerTags

synopsis: M Science, the leader in data-driven research and analytics, announced the acquisition of contextualized data mapping company TickerTags, Inc. With over 1 million tags mapped to nearly 3,000 public and private companies, TickerTags maps and monitors a multitude of tangible and intangible business drivers that influence companies and markets.
buyer parent: Leucadia National Corp
buyer: MScience
M Science is a data-driven research and analytics firm, uncovering new insights for leading financial institutions and corporations. M Science is revolutionizing research, discovering new data sets and pioneering methodologies to provide actionable intelligence. "
target: TickerTags
TickerTags monitors the social web in real-time, analyzing and flagging words and phrases (Tags) that represent volume movements outside of baseline norms. Tag mentions, which are correlated to public stock tickers, are historically indexed for benchmarking and comparison.
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Direct To PolicyHolder

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired The Doyle Group, Inc. and its affiliates, collectively doing business as Direct To PolicyHolder (DTPH). DTPH is an e-commerce affinity platform focused on the efficient acquisition, conversion and retention of professional liability (E&O) insurance policyholders in the allied healthcare and wellness fields.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$6,851.30)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. It has operations in 35 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target parent: The Doyle Group
target: Direct To PolicyHolder
Direct to PolicyHolder provides insurers a modular suite of customer acquisition, retention, and management solutions. By leveraging integrated direct response marketing protocols with advanced analytics, DTPH enables insurer partners to deliver significant operational efficiencies.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Certua Group Limited, acquired Surely Services Ltd

synopsis: Certua, a data-driven financial technology company in the UK, has acquired the Surely Group, a leading insurtech business in the UK that builds cloud-based software platforms for the insurance industry. Surely's platforms enable insurers and brokers to transact online with their customers.
buyer: Certua Group Limited
Certua is a data-driven financial technology company in the UK. Certua offers a digital life insurance platform for financial advisers. The platform allows financial advisers to provide their clients with easy, transparent, and price competitive modern protection solutions. "
target: Surely Services Ltd
Surely is a leading insurtech business in the UK that builds cloud-based software platforms for the insurance industry. Surely's platforms enable insurers and brokers to transact online with their customers. Their system allows users to obtain quotes and buy insurance products online.
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closed 8/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Montagu Private Equity, acquired Open GI

synopsis: Montagu Private Equity LLP, one of Europe’s longest established private equity firms, announced the acquisition of Open International Ltd, the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of business-critical software and services to the general insurance market from its private shareholders.
buyer: Montagu Private Equity
Montagu Private Equity is a private investment firm specializing in middle market management buyouts and other private equity deals. The firm invests in most industries but does not invest in start-ups, rescues, or where the primary purpose of the investment is technology development. "
target parent: Towergate Partnership Ltd.
target: Open GI
Open GI is the market leading software provider for insurance brokers in the UK and Ireland. Open GI’s e-commerce solutions allow brokers to enjoy greater efficiencies and profitability in providing straight through processing and competitive quotes for online trading.
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closed 2/5/2008 via

Reuters Group PLC, acquired Gissing Group Ltd

synopsis: Reuters, the global information company, has today entered into an agreement to acquire London-based Gissing Group Ltd, a privately held company with offices in London and New York.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. "
target: Gissing Group Ltd
Gissing Software are solution specialists in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data. With over 50 installations globally, Gissing’s products are a byword in the industry for performance and reliability.
price ($mm)
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$5
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closed 8/20/2008 via BusinessWire

NCR Corp., acquired NCI Ltd

synopsis: NCR Corporation announced that it has acquired NCI Ltd, a UK-based company that is a leading provider of teller connectivity software used by financial institutions. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: NCR Corp. (NCR:$6,830.00)
NCR Corporation is a global technology company that provides solutions designed specifically to enable its customers to build, expand and enhance their relationships with their customers by facilitating transactions and transforming data from transactions into useful business information. "
target: NCI Ltd
NCI Ltd. (Network Controls International Limited) is a specialist provider of IT products and services to the finance industry. We market, develop & support our own software products and complement them with consultancy services to address individual customer requirements.
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Finjan Software
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FireEye
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