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announced 10/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Virtual Ubiquity, Inc

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Virtual Ubiquity and its ground-breaking online word processor, Buzzword. The acquisition furthers Adobe's commitment to foster a vibrant ecosystem for rich Internet application development that delivers breakthrough experiences built on Adobe AIR.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Virtual Ubiquity, Inc
Virtual Ubiquity is the creator of a ground-breaking online word processor, Buzzword. Because it was built with Adobe Flex™ software and runs in the Adobe Flash™ Player, Buzzword enables greater document quality regardless of the browser or device.
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closed 1/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Circus Ponies Software, Inc.

synopsis: Google, a company specializing in Internet-related services and products, has acquired Circus Ponies, the developer of the NoteBook app for iOS and OS X. NoteBook supports structured and free-form note taking, information gathering, sketching, diagramming, and PDF mark-up.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
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: Circus Ponies Software, Inc.
Circus Ponies is the developer of the NoteBook app for iOS and OS X. NoteBook supports structured and free-form note taking, information gathering, sketching, diagramming, and PDF mark-up.
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closed 3/9/2006 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Upstartle

synopsis: Google Inc. has bought Upstartle, the maker of Writely, an online word processing program that gives the online search engine leader another potential weapon in its escalating battle with Microsoft Corp.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
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: Upstartle
Upstartle is the maker of Writely, The Web Word Processor, that allows users to store, edit and publish documents online -- privately, in collaboration with specific people, or publicly on the Internet.
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closed 1/21/2015 via Reuters

Dropbox, Inc., acquired CloudOn

synopsis: Online document-sharing company Dropbox has acquired U.S.-Israeli CloudOn, a developer of tools to simplify creating and editing documents on mobile devices. CloudOn will become Dropbox's first Israeli office and will focus on research and development.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: CloudOn
CloudOn is a developer of tools to simplify creating and editing documents on mobile devices. CloudOn's 9 million users, the driving force behind CloudOn, have created, edited or share over 90 million documents making it a top 10 productivity app in 120 countries.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

BookRags, acquired Haiku Deck

synopsis: BookRags, which was founded in 1999 and offers a bevy of literature-related education curriculum has acquired Haiku Deck, an easy-to-use presentation app for the iPad and web. Billed as an alternative to Microsoft’s PowerPoint presentation builder, the Haiku Deck app garnered millions of users and recognition from the Wall Street Journal.
buyer parent: GradeSaver LLC
buyer: BookRags
BookRags provides online teaching and learning guides. It is one of the largest, most respected student education websites, with over 4 million unique pages of content. It has approximately 6 million monthly unique visitors and over 8 million pages of content. "
target: Haiku Deck
Haiku Deck is an easy-to-use presentation app for the iPad or web. Billed as an alternative to Microsoft’s PowerPoint presentation builder, the Haiku Deck app garnered millions of users and recognition from the Wall Street Journal. It won App of the Year at the 2013 GeekWire Awards.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Web

Start.me, acquired Favoor.com

synopsis: Start.me, a web-based personalizable start page, announced it has acquired Favoor.com, a cloud-based bookmarking website with over 160,000 registered users. Favoor.com provides an integrated bookmark manager, support for RSS feeds and note taking capabilities.
buyer: Start.me
Start.me has developed a web-based personalizable start page. Since its launch in 2014, start.me has attracted over 125,000 registered users, including a large number of former iGoogle users. start.me also provides dedicated solutions to educational organizations and businesses. "
target: Favoor.com
Favoor was released in 2005 by Cem Bozok and Murat Polat. The personal start page service, with over 160,000 registered users, provides an integrated bookmark manager, support for RSS feeds and note taking capabilities.
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closed 4/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

BillPin, acquired Billmonk

synopsis: BillPin, a bill-sharing startup that launched to the public 6 weeks ago, has acquired BillMonk, a US company that served as its inspiration. BillMonk’s user base continued to grow up until last year when it began suffering severe downtime. The acquisition will allow BillPin to offer a migration path for BillMonk’s likely frustrated users.
buyer: BillPin
BillPin is a bill-sharing startup that helps friends keep up with shared bills and money owed to each other. The company was launched on February 21st, 2013 and has been growing at around 9 percent per week. The US, India and Singapore are its top three markets, respectively. "
target parent: Obopay
target: Billmonk
BillMonk first launched in January 2006 and quickly emerged as the world's leading social money site. Headquartered in Seattle, BillMonk provides the most convenient means of tracking debts and expenses between roommates, friends, family members, co-workers and others.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Airtime Media Inc, acquired Erly, Inc.

synopsis: Airtime Media Inc. acquired Erly Inc., a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content.
buyer: Airtime Media Inc
Airtime is a live social video company located in San Francisco. Their small team shares a passion for using the latest video technology to bring people together. "
target: Erly, Inc.
Erly is a new social platform for organizing and sharing users personal content. At Erly, they organize content by first creating canonical event pages within which they map people, time, and locations.
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closed 1/30/2007 via PR Newswire

Obopay, acquired Billmonk

synopsis: Obopay, the first comprehensive mobile payment service in the U.S., announced its acquisition of BillMonk, a pioneer in "social money" services. The acquisition will provide on-the-go consumers -- who want fast and easy access to their money -- with services that fit their mobile lifestyle.
buyer: Obopay
Obopay is the first truly comprehensive mobile payment service in the United States. That means we're the only service that lets you instantly get, send and spend money anywhere, anytime with anyone. "
target: Billmonk
BillMonk first launched in January 2006 and quickly emerged as the world's leading social money site. Headquartered in Seattle, BillMonk provides the most convenient means of tracking debts and expenses between roommates, friends, family members, co-workers and others.
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closed 6/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Reunion.com, acquired My Address Book LLC

synopsis: Reunion.com, announced that it has acquired My Address Book LLC, which operates the Web site, MyAddressBook.com.The acquisition relates to a settlement that resolved a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Reunion.com earlier this year in which My Address Book LLC acknowledged that aspects of its services infringed Reunion.com's patent rights.
buyer: Reunion.com
Reunion.com is a leading people search service that helps adults find, reconnect and keep in touch with old friends, family, classmates, and business contacts. Reunion.com has over 50 million members and is growing at a rate of more than 1.6 million new members per month. "
target: My Address Book LLC
My Address Book LLC was established in 2003 to provide an easy and efficient way to store contact information. MyAddressBook.com enables anyone with access to the Internet to assemble an online address book that is automatically updated as contact information changes.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stitch Fix, acquired Finery

synopsis: Stitch Fix, a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States, has acquired Finery, a technology company that provides users with a virtual wardrobe management tool that helps people get organized, plan future outfits, and get inspired with a clothing wish list.
buyer: Stitch Fix (SFIX:$1,463.70)
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States. Stitch Fix hand picks pieces for each client, to ultimately help them look and feel their best. "
target: Finery
Finery is a technology company that provides users with a virtual wardrobe. Their virtual wardrobe management tool helps people get organized, plan future outfits, and get inspired with a clothing wish list.
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announced 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

ZoomAway Travel Inc., will acquire Tripsee

synopsis: ZoomAway Travel Inc., an innovator in hospitality technology, will acquire Tripsee. Zoomaway expects to acquire the normal business activities, source code, and digital assets of Tripsee Travel’s hospitality technology, reservation and concierge services. Tripsee allows users to plan trips, build custom itineraries, and more through its mobile app.
buyer: ZoomAway Travel Inc. (TSXV:MTV:$0.18)
ZoomAway Travel, Inc. is a technology, travel, and outsource reservations company which services a diverse clientele within the hospitality industry. ZoomAway Travel is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. "
target: Tripsee
TripSee is a social trip planner and the easiest way to plan vacations. Tripsee allows users to build custom itineraries through its mobile app. Tripsee also offers fully detailed maps, planning trips with friends and family, recommendations via SMS text messaging, and more.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Appareo, acquired Aerovie

synopsis: Appareo, a product development and technology company that specializes in software and hardware for industrial and commercial electronics, announced the acquisition of Aerovie, a company that offers the most powerful electronic flight bag (EFB) on the market, allowing users to visualize weather with weather threat detection and radar forecasting.
buyer: Appareo
Appareo is a product development and technology company that specializes in software and hardware for industrial and commercial electronics. They research, develop, design, and manufacture tangible technology that utilizes AI and innovative electronics designed to deliver exceptional customer value."
target: Aerovie
Aerovie offers the most powerful electronic flight bag (EFB) on the market for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. It allows users to visualize weather with vertical weather profile, weather threat detection, and radar forecasting.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

HubConnect, acquired Chirpi

synopsis: HubConnect, a company aiming to maximize networking efficiency through their in-house built algorithms has successfully completed its acquisition of Chirpi. Chirpi is a social media phonebook that aims to streamline speed, accuracy and security of wirelessly sharing personal contact information among social media network usernames through QR code.
buyer: HubConnect
HubConnect is the worldwide technology backed by an in-house built algorithm that aims to maximize networking efficiency and connections. Among the application’s features, users will have the ability to interact with the right subject matters by chat, and group chat means. "
target: Chirpi
Chirpi is a social media phonebook that aims to streamline speed, accuracy and security of wirelessly sharing personal contact information among social media network usernames. It generates a QR code that aggregates all social media usernames and contact information for secure sharing.
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closed 8/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Capital Float, acquired Walnut

synopsis: Bengaluru-based digital lending platform Capital Float has acquired personal finance management app-maker Walnut for in a cash and stock deal. Based in India, Walnut is the best money manager app to automatically and securely track monthly spends.
buyer: Capital Float
Capital Float is a Bengaluru-based digital lending platform. Capital Float is a digital finance company serving businesses in India. "
target: Walnut
Based in India, Walnut is the best money manager app to automatically and securely track monthly spends. Stay within budget, pay bills on time and SAVE more every month.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Marcus, acquired Clarity Money

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Bank USA has completed the acquisition of Clarity Money and is delighted to welcome its over one million customers to Marcus. Clarity Money is a leading app that helps consumers better manage their personal finances by harnessing the power of machine learning and intuitive design to provide actionable insights.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Marcus
Marcus by Goldman Sachs® offers products and tools designed to help people achieve financial well-being. Marcus offers no-fee, fixed-rate unsecured personal loans, including home improvement loans, high-yield online savings accounts and certificates of deposit in a variety of terms. "
target: Clarity Money
Clarity Money is a leading app that helps consumers better manage their personal finances by harnessing the power of machine learning and intuitive design to provide actionable insights.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tandem Bank Limited, acquired Pariti Technologies Limited

synopsis: Tandem, a UK-based challenger bank that offers an app-based, full service retail bank, has acquired Pariti, a company in the UK that offers a money management mobile app. Pariti's app connects to a users bank accounts and credit cards to provide a simplified view of where they stand and a plan for improvement.
buyer: Tandem Bank Limited
Tandem is a UK-based challenger bank that offers an app-based, full service retail bank. Their app, card, and savings account are designed to help their users spend less time worrying about money and more time enjoying life. "
target: Pariti Technologies Limited
Pariti is a company in the UK that offers a money management mobile app. Their app connects to a users bank accounts and credit cards to provide a simplified view of where they stand. The app shows how much a user can afford to spend each week and provides warnings to help them stay on track.
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announced 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Albelli, will acquire ReSnap B.V.

synopsis: Albelli, one of the leading European photo product companies headquartered in Amsterdam, will acquire ReSnap BV. ReSnap BV, based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, is a fast-growing technology based start-up company using artificial intelligence (AI) to enable consumers to quickly create personalized photo books in a fully automated way.
buyer parent: Cimpress N.V.
buyer: Albelli
albelli, headquartered in Amsterdam, produces and supplies photo books and other related photo print products including wall décor, cards, calendars and prints. "
target: ReSnap B.V.
ReSnap implements and develops leading photo recognition and artificial intelligence technologies worldwide to create the smartest photo analysis and photo selection tool.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad, CMIA Capital Partners, acquired Bitsmedia Holdings Limited

synopsis: CMIA Capital Partners, in partnership with Affin Hwang Asset Management (“AHAM”), have led the acquisition of a majority stake in Bitsmedia Holdings Limited (“Bitsmedia”). Bitsmedia is the company behind Muslim Pro, the world’s number one mobile application serving the global Muslim population.
buyer: CMIA Capital Partners
buyer: Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad
CMIA Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on control and growth capital investments in mid-sized businesses in China and Southeast Asia. Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad is an independently managed bank-backed asset management firm. "
target: Bitsmedia Holdings Limited
Bitsmedia is the company behind the Muslim Pro, the world #1 mobile application serving the global.Muslim population. The mobile application provides Muslims with accurate prayer times regardless of where they are in the world.
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closed 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Ozlo Inc.

synopsis: Facebook said that it has acquired Ozlo, a start-up that built a virtual assistant app for Android and iOS. Ozlo can give users recipes, point to nearby restaurants and show movie showtimes, among other things.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Ozlo Inc.
Ozlo is a start-up that built a virtual assistant app for Android and iOS. The app launched in 2016, making its assistant available outside of other apps with assistants. Ozlo can give users recipes, point to nearby restaurants and show movie showtimes, among other things.
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announced 10/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Virtual Ubiquity, Inc

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Virtual Ubiquity and its ground-breaking online word processor, Buzzword. The acquisition furthers Adobe's commitment to foster a vibrant ecosystem for rich Internet application development that delivers breakthrough experiences built on Adobe AIR.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Virtual Ubiquity, Inc
Virtual Ubiquity is the creator of a ground-breaking online word processor, Buzzword. Because it was built with Adobe Flex™ software and runs in the Adobe Flash™ Player, Buzzword enables greater document quality regardless of the browser or device.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired WorkFront

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital media and digital marketing solutions, has acquired Workfront, the leader in enterprise work management. Workfront provides companies a single system to support planning, collaboration and governance to unlock organizational productivity and create exceptional experiences.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: WorkFront
Workfront is the modern work management application platform, helping people do their best work so companies can thrive in a digital world. Workfront is built for people, effortlessly connecting teams and easily integrating into existing applications and systems.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Oculus Medium from Oculus VR

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, its virtual reality sculpting tool, to Adobe. Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. Facebook bought the tech and VR firm for $2 billion in 2014 and launched Medium two years later.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller parent: Facebook
seller: Oculus VR
Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. With Medium, users can draw, paint, simulate action and create 3D models in a VR environment.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Marketo, Inc

synopsis: Adobe has completed the acquisition of Marketo, the market-leading cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement. Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers - from acquisition to advocacy.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Marketo, Inc (MKTO:$241.40)
Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers - from acquisition to advocacy. Marketo is built for marketers, by marketers and is setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Magento Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, world's leader in designing and delivering digital experiences, announced the completion of its acquisition of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform. Magento Commerce Cloud brings digital commerce and order orchestration for both physical and digital goods across a range of industries.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Permira
target: Magento Inc.
Magento Commerce is a global leader in cloud commerce innovation. Magento Commerce boasts a strong portfolio of cloud-based omnichannel solutions, integrating digital and physical shopping experiences and powering $155 billion in gross merchandise.
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$1,680
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closed 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Sayspring, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Sayspring, a platform that allows anyone to design, build, and prototype voice interfaces for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Sayspring's platform features a drag-and-drop design tool and generates a script for each user flow.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Sayspring, Inc.
Sayspring is a platform that allows anyone to design, build, and prototype voice interfaces for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The platform features a drag-and-drop design tool and generates a script for each user flow, allowing them to follow along during the testing of their application.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Skybox Tools from Mettle

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced it has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: Mettle
The acquisition includes the SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC.
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closed 12/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired TubeMogul

synopsis: Adobe announced the completion of its acquisition of TubeMogul, a leader in video advertising that enables brands and agencies to plan and buy video advertising across desktops, mobile, streaming devices and TVs.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
TubeMogul is a leader in software for brand advertising. By reducing complexity, improving transparency and leveraging real-time data, our platform enables advertisers to gain greater control of their global advertising spend and achieve their brand advertising objectives.
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announced 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Livefyre

synopsis: Adobe announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Livefyre, a content curation and audience engagement company. The Livefyre platform gives brands and publishers instant access to billions of pieces of user generated content that can be streamed in real-time right to their sites, ads, emails, TV, and apps.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Livefyre
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. As one of the largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 400 leading brands.
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announced 11/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will purchase Digital Analytix Business from comScore, Inc.

synopsis: ComScore announced that Adobe would buy comScore’s Digital Analytix big data business intelligence service. Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Mixamo, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Mixamo, Inc., a company that saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Mixamo, Inc.
Mixamo saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections. The end-to-end solution takes minutes, not days - accelerating 3D projects to new levels of creativity.
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Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Tumri, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe announced it has acquired Tumri (also known as Ensemble), the leading provider of dynamic creative optimization and personalization solutions for advertisers and agencies, from Collective.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Collective Media
target: Tumri, Inc.
Tumri is the leading provider of dynamic creative optimization and personalization solutions for advertisers and agencies. The Tumri Ensemble platform combines next-generation ad-serving with dynamic creative production to enable real-time 1:1 personalized marketing at scale.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Adobe has acquired privately-held Fotolia, a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Fotolia will be integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud, providing current and future Creative Cloud members with the ability to access and purchase over 34 million images and videos.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Fotolia
Fotolia is a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Buyers access over 34 million images, vectors and videos at great prices, while contributing artists receive the highest commission rate on the market. Fotolia currently operates in 23 countries in 14 languages.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/22/2014 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Aviary

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired privately held Aviary, a developer of mobile SDKs (Software Development Kits) for the delivery of creative apps. Aviary also offers a photo-editing platform built to ignite creative freedom. Its imaginative tools empower millions of people all over the world to freely express themselves through imagery.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Aviary
Aviary is a photo-editing platform built to ignite creative freedom. Its imaginative tools empower millions of people all over the world to freely express themselves through imagery. Aviary powers thousands of mobile applications, and has been used to edit billions of images.
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closed 7/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Satellite

synopsis: Adobe has bought Satellite, a tag management technology that helps marketers with analytics and media tracking across web sites to further strengthen its marketing and analytics business. Satellite had been part of a larger interactive marketing agency called Search Discovery.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target parent: Search Discovery, Inc.
target: Satellite
Satellite is a fully-featured analytics, media tracking, and other front-end utility management tool that aims to remove the esoteric layer of javascript and other technical elements from the picture.
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closed 7/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Neolane, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the completion of its acquisition of privately held Neolane, a leader in cross-channel campaign management technology, headquartered in Paris, France.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Neolane, Inc.
Neolane offers a best-in-class platform for sophisticated automation and execution of campaigns across the Web, email, social, mobile, call center, direct mail and point of sale (POS). This enables marketers to deliver consistent customer experiences, personalized campaigns and increased ROI.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Ideacodes

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acqui-hired Ideacodes, a San Francisco-based creative consultancy that specializes in “the design and user experience of smart application, digital product and networked communities.” Ideacodes’ co-founders Emily Chang and Max Kielser will join Adobe as creative directors of Creative Cloud.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Ideacodes
Ideacodes is the website design firm co-founded by Emily Chang and Max Kiesler, award-winning designers, consultants, and technologists. For over a decade, Chang and Kiesler have designed successful and creative solutions for clients and memorable experiences for users.
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closed 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Behance, acquired Thumb Labs

synopsis: Adobe is acquiring Thumb Labs, a New York-based mobile app design agency, in its efforts to become the go-to place in the cloud for designers and creative industries.
buyer parent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
buyer: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites. "
target: Thumb Labs
Thumb Labs is a boutique mobile agency that specializes in creating stylish and innovative applications for mobile devices. The company was founded in 2009 and is located in Manhattan. Services include strategy, design, development, and maintenance for iOS and Android platforms.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Forbes

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Behance

synopsis: Adobe announced that it is acquiring Behance, “a leading online social media platform that enables creatives to showcase and share their work,” to become part of their Creative Cloud suite of tools and online services for designers. The privately-held portfolio powerhouse has one million members and also host portfolios.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites.
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closed 1/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Omniture, Inc., acquired Efficient Frontier

synopsis: Adobe Systems Inc announced the completion of its acquisition of Efficient Frontier, a leader in optimizing multi-channel and auction-based digital advertising across search, display and social media. Efficient Frontier manages more than $1 billion in annual digital marketing spend on behalf of its clients globally.
buyer parent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
buyer: Omniture, Inc.
Omniture, Inc. provides online business optimization software enabling customers to manage and enhance online, offline, and multichannel business initiatives. The company hosts and delivers its Omniture online business optimization platform to its customers as an on-demand subscription service. "
target: Efficient Frontier
Efficient Frontier is a leader in online digital marketing, managing search, display and social media campaigns for advertisers and agencies around the world. Efficient Frontier manages more than $1 billion in annual digital marketing spend on behalf of its clients globally.
price ($mm)
$375
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closed 6/9/2009 via PR Newswire

IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, acquired VSG

synopsis: Mercury Computer Systems, Inc a leading provider of embedded, high-performance computing systems and software for complex image, sensor, and signal processing applications, announced that it signed a definitive agreement and closed on the sale of its Visualization Sciences Group to IRDI-ICSO Private Equity, based in Toulouse, France.
buyer: IRDI-ICSO Private Equity
IRDI-ICSO Private Equity is the largest independent regional actor in France, managing funds at risk (FCPR) and Investment Funds Proximity (FIP) to cover the needs for capital funding in the West and South of France and Northern Spain. "
target parent: Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
target: VSG
VSG has been a leading vendor of interactive graphics software for over 20 years, delivering cross-platform solutions to professional developers and end-users.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Wind River Systems, will acquire Tilcon Software Limited

synopsis: Wind River announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Tilcon Software Limited, a leading provider of software for creating and deploying graphical user interfaces in embedded devices. Founded in 1987 and located in Ottawa, Canada, Tilcon currently has 18 employees and is exclusively focused on embedded graphics solutions.
buyer: Wind River Systems
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. "
target: Tilcon Software Limited
Tilcon Software is a leading provider of graphical user interface software tools for embedded systems. Tilcon’s rich feature set, support for multiple platforms and extensive experience with real-time and embedded projects has resulted in and effective user interface solution used worldwide.
price ($mm)
$3.50
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Pegasus Imaging Corporation, purchased ImageGear(R) and NetVue(R) from AccuSoft Corporation

synopsis: Pegasus(R) Imaging Corporation, the world leader in digital imaging technology, announces the acquisition of AccuSoft(R) Corporation's imaging business in an eight-figure deal which includes the ImageGear(R) and NetVue(R) product lines.
buyer: Pegasus Imaging Corporation
Pegasus Imaging Corporation delivers digital imaging software development kits (SDKs), image compression, recognition, and image editing technologies. Technology is delivered as Microsoft .NET, ActiveX, and Silverlight controls, Windows Workflow Activity Libraries, DLLs and applications. "
seller: AccuSoft Corporation
AccuSoft has been providing customers with the tools and technology they need to develop powerful imaging, image-enabled, and data analysis applications. The company's technology is incorporated into thousands of applications used by over 50 million people worldwide.
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closed 12/16/2008 via BusinessWire

ARM Holdings plc, acquired Logipard AB

synopsis: ARM announced that it has acquired Logipard AB, a leading Sweden-based video IP company. The acquisition enables ARM to bring to market the ARM® Mali™-VE multi standard video engine family of products.
buyer: ARM Holdings plc (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. "
target: Logipard AB
Logipard AB is a leading video IP company. They are designers of power-efficient video encode and decode acceleration technologies for the mobile and consumer markets and are the leading provider of video IP to one of the world’s leading mobile technology suppliers for platforms used by LG.
price ($mm)
$1.22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Realviz SA

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of REALVIZ S.A., the privately held developer of image-based content creation software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Realviz SA
Realviz is a leading developer of image-based creation software, headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France. Realviz develops a suite of image-based content creation solutions for the film, broadcast, gaming, digital imaging, architecture and Internet communities.
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announced 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Scene7, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Scene7, a technology innovator in real-time rich media delivery services. Adobe plans to offer and expand these interactive publishing services as it extends the online presence of its flagship creative technologies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Scene7, Inc.
Scene7 provides the leading dynamic imaging platform in the market. The company’s Infinite Imaging™ Platform (IIP) is the industry’s first complete platform for dynamic image management, production and publishing. IIP dynamically generates unlimited image variations from a single master.
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closed 12/28/2006 via BusinessWire

ULead Systems, Inc. merged with InterVideo, Inc.,

synopsis: Corel Corporation a leading global software provider, announced that its InterVideo subsidiary has completed its acquisition of Ulead Systems, Inc. InterVideo announced its intention to purchase Ulead in July 2006. On December 12, 2006, Corel acquired InterVideo and on December 28, 2006 completed the acquisition of the remaining Ulead shares.
buyer parent: Corel Corporation
buyer: InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software. InterVideo has developed a technology platform from which it has created a broad suite of integrated multimedia software products that allow users to capture, edit, author, burn, distribute, and play digital video. "
target: ULead Systems, Inc.
Ulead is a leading developer of innovative video, imaging and DVD authoring software for desktop, server, mobile and Internet platforms. Ulead software is about personalizing digital media. Digital photos, video or audio; Ulead software allows users of all levels to create and share digital content.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$1,103
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
2.2x
closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

DAZ Productions, Inc., acquired Eovia Corporation

synopsis: DAZ Productions Inc., a leading developer of professional quality 3D models and software, today announced that it has acquired Eovia(TM) Corp., developer and publisher of leading 3D animation, modeling and rendering solutions, based in Mountain View, Calif.
buyer: DAZ Productions, Inc.
DAZ Productions, Inc. specializes in 3D digital content creation. DAZ is known for providing high-quality 3D models at the industry's most competitive prices. DAZ also develops software applications that support its content, including DAZ|Studio, a 3D character posing. "
target: Eovia Corporation
Eovia Corporation is dedicated to providing unique solutions for creative professionals as well as those just starting their journey into 3D. The company’s award-winning 3D modeling, animation, and rendering tools offer superior versatility, affordability and unmatched ease-of-use.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, acquired Alias Systems

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alias, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology, for cash consideration of $197 million USD. This acquisition extends Autodesk's 3D software leadership in the manufacturing and media and entertainment industries.
buyer: Autodesk (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Alias Systems
As the world's leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, Alias® develops award-winning software, support, custom development and training solutions for the film, video, game development, interactive media, industrial design and visualization markets.
price ($mm)
$197
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

ax Inc, acquired MotionPortrait Co., Ltd.

synopsis: ax Corporation, a Japanese provider of AI consulting services, has acquired MotionPortrait Co., Ltd. from Sony, a Japanese conglomerate. MotionPortrait is a Japanese developer of image processing software. MotionPortrait's software converts 2D facial pictures into 3D images and allows users to create a variety of animated facial expressions.
buyer parent: Axell Corporation
buyer: ax Inc
Japan-based ax Inc. is a total solution for machine learning, from SDK tools up to integration support and application development. ax Inc does consulting related to AI (development of AI applications, etc), development and sale of framework related to AI, and the sale of middleware (AXIP). "
target parent: Sony Corporation
target: MotionPortrait Co., Ltd.
MotionPortrait is a Japanese developer of image processing software. MotionPortrait's software automatically converts 2D facial pictures into 3D images. Their software allows users to animate the 3D image to create a variety of facial expressions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Magic Leap, purchased 3D Division from Dacuda AG

synopsis: Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup, has acquired the 3D division of Dacuda, a computer vision startup based out of Zurich. One of Dacuda’s focuses had been developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
buyer: Magic Leap
Magic Leap is a proprietary wearable technology that enables users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. "
seller: Dacuda AG
Dacuda's 3D Division focuses on developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras (and not just cameras, but any device with a camera function) to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
price ($mm)
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closed 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired China Type Design Limited

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Inc., a leader in font and imaging technologies, has acquired China Type Design Limited, a typeface design and production company based in Hong Kong. As a subsidiary of Monotype Imaging, China Type will help lead expansion into Asian consumer electronics and printer markets which require scalable, multilingual text solutions.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype Imaging is a global provider of text imaging solutions for manufacturers and developers of consumer electronics devices including laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, and software applications and operating systems. "
target: China Type Design Limited
With offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, China Type Design was founded in 1986 and employs a team of experienced Asian font design and production experts.
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closed 9/26/2007 via BusinessWire

mental images, purchased software development unit and select software tools from Luminova

synopsis: mental images®, a global leader in the fast-growing market for high-end 3D visualization software, and Luminova™, the specialized British-Australian system integrator for 3D custom visualizations, today announced that the Luminova software development unit has moved to mental images who also acquired select software tools from Luminova.
buyer: mental images
mental images is the recognized international leader in providing rendering software to the entertainment, computer-aided design, scientific visualization, architecture, and other industries that require sophisticated images. mental images GmbH is a privately held company based in Berlin, Germany. "
seller: Luminova
Luminova developed one of the world’s first ‘end to end’ 64bit production pipelines that has been heavily customized to allow massively large and complex scenes to be processed as single models, removing labor-intensive simplification or compositing tasks from the process.
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closed 4/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Trade and Technologies France

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced it has acquired Trade and Technologies France (TTF), makers of computer-aided design (CAD) data interoperability software. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Trade and Technologies France
Trade and Technologies France is a privately held company headquartered near Lyon, France. Along with the strong industry expertise of its staff, TTF's technology includes CAD software interoperability translators and software libraries for high-end 3D visualization.
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closed 9/15/2008 via BusinessWeek

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired YaWah ApS

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired YaWah ApS, a European dynamic imaging software provider based in Aarhus, Denmark. The acquisition will accelerate the European and global expansion of Adobe® Scene7, the leading hosted rich media platform designed for eCommerce and multi-channel marketing companies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: YaWah ApS
YaWah is recognized today as a leading supplier of cross-media imaging solutions and eCommerce components. Drawing on decades of experience in the imaging software industry, YaWah is dedicated to simplifying cross-media imaging and high-resolution, rich media content publishing.
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announced 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

ShapeDiver GmbH will be merged with Swarm,

synopsis: Austria-based ShapeDiver, a cloud-native platform for developing applications, will merge with Swarm. Together, ShapeDiver and Swarm will offer the largest and most powerful cloud-native, SaaS platform for customizing workflows and accelerating the design and manufacturing of diverse products and buildings in the world.
buyer parent: Thornton Tomasetti
buyer: Swarm
Swarm is an online marketplace that, combined with a suite of plug-ins, bridges the gap between users who need custom parametric solutions and the experts who develop them. Swarm allows developers to share their Rhino and Grasshopper workflows with a global market of design professionals. "
target: ShapeDiver GmbH
Austria-based ShapeDiver is a cloud-native, SaaS platform that helps businesses build applications based on parametric Computer-Aided Design models made with Rhinoceros 3D and Grasshopper. ShapeDive allows clients to create cost-efficient 3D product configurators and internal collaboration tools.
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closed 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

MotionPort LLC merged with EnginSoft USA,

synopsis: EnginSoft USA and MotionPort, both leading providers of Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) solutions, have announced the merger of the two companies, creating a nationwide CAE services and software provider. MotionPort provides 3D virtual prototyping software, as well as consulting, training, and mentoring services for simulation technology.
buyer: EnginSoft USA
EnginSoft USA supports companies in design process innovation, with extensive skills and highly qualified staff. The company provides a wide range of software and services including effective, high-quality consulting, advanced training, development of ad hoc custom software, and research. "
target: MotionPort LLC
MotionPort is a leading provider of Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) solutions and professional services. MotionPort helps companies improve product design by utilizing 3D virtual prototyping technology, as well as provides consulting, training, and mentoring services for simulation technology.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

Tacton, will acquire Lumo Graphics GmbH

synopsis: Tacton Systems, a leading global supplier of Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and Design Automation solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lumo Graphics GmbH, a company that provides software for 3D configuration visualization management and high-quality 3D visualization embedded in the CPQ tool.
buyer: Tacton
Tacton Systems is a world leader in advanced sales and product configuration. Tacton’s technology redefines how product configuration is managed – making it dramatically simpler to configure, design and sell complex products. "
target: Lumo Graphics GmbH
Lumo Graphics, based in Karlsruhe, Germany, provides software for 3D configuration visualization management and high-quality 3D visualization embedded in the CPQ (Configure Price Quote) tool.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Matterport, will acquire Arraiy

synopsis: Matterport, the world leader in 3D capture technology and data, announced that it intends to acquire Arraiy, the pioneer behind breakthrough machine learning and computer vision technology that allows visual creators to integrate real and virtual worlds.
buyer: Matterport
Matterport is the world leader in immersive 3D technology, offering a platform for prosumers and professionals to easily capture, edit and share 3D models of physical spaces. These navigable virtual tours are presented in Matterport's proprietary photo-realistic digital media format. "
target: Arraiy
Arraiy is leveraging machine learning and computer vision to unlock the next generation of visual storytelling. With self-improving AI at the core of its software products, Arraiy makes it easy for broadcasters and visual content creators to seamlessly integrate real and virtual worlds.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: TSE:4689
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8,988.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,876.77
EBIT ($mm)
$1,289.85
Net Income ($mm)
$689.54
Employees
12874
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Ticker: KOSE:A035420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6,533.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,265.83
EBIT ($mm)
$653.34
Net Income ($mm)
$748.93
Employees
15148
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSE:A0354
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Naver {duplicate}
NAVER Corporation is Korea’s premier Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, Korea’s first online children’s portal “Jr. Naver”, and the nation’s first online donation portal “Happybean”.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
Employees
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Ticker: YNDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yandex N.V.
Yandex N.V.
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,296.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$586.60
EBIT ($mm)
$402.39
Net Income ($mm)
$292.97
Employees
9005
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Ticker: ZNGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,605.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($82.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1883
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: TSX:AYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Amaya is a leading provider of technology-based solutions, products and services in the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Amaya owns gaming and related consumer businesses and brands including PokerStars, Full Tilt, European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$772.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$273.89
EBIT ($mm)
$199.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2475
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Ticker: NCTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The9 Limited
The9 Limited
The9 Limited is a leading online game operator in China. The9’s business is primarily focused on operating and developing high-quality games for the Chinese online game players market. The9 directly or through affiliates operates licensed MMORPGs.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$760.52
EBITDA ($mm)
($229.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($403.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1010
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Ticker: PWRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Perfect World Entertainment
Perfect World Entertainment
Perfect World is a leading publisher of online multiplayer games. Perfect World has published 10+ popular titles including Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Gigantic and Livelock. By specializing in constantly evolving online games, Perfect World is one of the leading publishers in the gaming market.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$618.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$106.32
EBIT ($mm)
$70.47
Net Income ($mm)
$75.92
Employees
5378
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Ticker: ADBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$12,436.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,558.89
EBIT ($mm)
$3,992.12
Net Income ($mm)
$3,861.46
Employees
22634
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Ticker: TASE:WSMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: BITS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream develops software technologies and applications for the graphic art and mobile communications industries. Its fonts and font technologies enable device manufacturers and application developers to render the highest quality text in any language, on any device, at any resolution.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$23.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: SZSE:002230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$418.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.61
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
$65.81
Employees
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$755.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.06
EBIT ($mm)
($62.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2046
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Ticker: IMGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics provides complete solutions for the film, television, interactive entertainment and commercial markets, and through its consumer products, enables Internet users to create new immersive experiences in games and social networks.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: TSE:3993
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology
PKSHA Technology develops machine learning and deep learning area algorithm modules such as general-purpose dialog engine and area-specific image recognition engines. Their mission is to formulate future software, research and develop technology to enhance various software and hardware.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.17
EBIT ($mm)
$5.61
Net Income ($mm)
$5.63
Employees
80
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: HPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, their technology makes IT more efficient, productive and secure.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$26,982.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,284.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,659.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
59400
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Ticker: ROIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Return On Investment Corporation
Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB: ROIE) is a software company. More than 85,000 businesses use ROI software to process payments on virtually any computer and to connect IBM midrange systems to the rest of the world. ROI Corporation subsidiaries include GO Software, Net 400 and Tectonic Solut
year
2003
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: JP:3635
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecmo Koei Holdings Co., Ltd.
Tecmo Koei Holdings Co., Ltd.
Tecmo Koei Holdings Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of game software for personal computers and home video game systems. It also offers software for online game and mobile phone, as well as game software-related products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$369.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.31
EBIT ($mm)
$6.86
Net Income ($mm)
$27.87
Employees
1548
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Prism
Blue Prism
Blue Prism's Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules based, back office administrative processes, reducing cost and improving accuracy by creating a "digital workforce"​.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$92.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($69.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
703
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