Like Ingenio, Inc.

closed 12/10/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Ingenio, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T Inc. completed the acquisition of Ingenio, a leading provider of Pay Per Call technology. The combination will allow AT&T to better serve business directory and local search customers across its entire advertising and publishing portfolio. AT&T plans to quickly begin integrating Ingenio within AT&T’s YELLOWPAGES.COM.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Ingenio, Inc.
Ingenio, Inc. the leader in live-search commerce, is helping the services economy flourish online by connecting millions of buyers and sellers around the world. Ingenio applications offer sellers the tools to acquire and monetize customers while providing consumers a means to interact with sellers.
price ($mm)
$195
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closed 7/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Publishers Clearing House, acquired Blingo Inc.

synopsis: Publishers Clearing House, the sweepstakes and direct marketing powerhouse, announced the acquisition of Blingo, Inc. to extend its reach into the $9 billion Internet search engine market
buyer: Publishers Clearing House
Publishers Clearing House is a leading multi-channel direct marketer of value-based consumer products and magazines. "
target: Blingo Inc.
Blingo combines search (the Internet's second most popular activity) with thousands of prizes (sweepstakes and contests are the Internet's sixth most popular activity). The Blingo Website delivers both great search results and attractive prizes to build brand loyalty and repeat traffic.
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closed 10/29/2008 via PR Newswire

ServiceMagic, acquired Koening International SA

synopsis: ServiceMagic announced the launch of ServiceMagic Europe through its acquisition of a majority stake in The Koening Company, reaffirming IAC's commitment to strategic international expansion and continued investments in local markets around the world.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: ServiceMagic
ServiceMagic(R), Inc., is the U.S.'s leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with prescreened and customer-rated home service professionals. "
target: Koening International SA
Koening International SA is a Luxembourg based marketing business which fully owns 123Devis.com and 123GetAQuote.co.uk. 123Devis.com is a French lead generation business with the largest network of tradespeople in France and 123GetAQuote.co.uk, a leading UK lead generation platform.
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closed 8/31/2012 via BusinessWire

JMG Exploration Inc., merged with Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc.

synopsis: The Board of Directors of JMG Exploration Inc. announced that it acquired Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc. Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc. is a development stage corporation that is engaged in digital advertising service technology.
buyer: JMG Exploration Inc.
JMG Exploration, Inc., which was incorporated under the laws of the State of Nevada on July, 16, 2004, explores for oil and natural gas in the United States. "
target: Ad-Vantage Networks, Inc.
AdVantage Networks’ innovative new technology allows network providers to easily and conveniently monetize their free or fee-based Internet access with revenues from high-value targeted advertising.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
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announced 5/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire WebYES! LLC

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc. announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire WebYES! LLC. WebYES! owns and operates a network of high-traffic web properties focused on finance, insurance, automotive products and services. The web properties contain advice for consumers and offer a variety of specialized products and services to suit their needs.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$0.46)
Beyond Commerce, Inc. provides products, services, and solutions such as, i-SUPPLY. i-SUPPLY offers fully customizable E-commerce services and revenue solutions for any Web site and hosts local ads, providing extensive reach for our proprietary advertising partner network platform. "
target: WebYES! LLC
WebYES! is an online media and marketing services company. WebYES combines its Web site development and lead generation services to help marketers create demand for their products and services, attract visitors to their online sites, and generate sales through the Internet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.0x
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0.0x
closed 5/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Intelius, Inc., acquired Spock

synopsis: Intelius Inc., a leading information commerce company, announced that it will fully integrate recently acquired Spock, a top people search engine with advanced technology that simplifies and categorizes search results, into the Intelius network.
buyer: Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is a leading information commerce company providing businesses and consumers with information to empower the decision-making process for peace of mind and security. "
target: Spock
Spock is a people search engine that organizes information around people to enable discovery and learning. With the vision of indexing everyone in the world, Spock is adding millions of people to its index everyday through its search engine technology and through community contribution.
price ($mm)
$3.68
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closed 11/5/2008 via Market Wire

Maximus Exploration Corp., merged with Next 1 Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: Next 1 Interactive, Inc. announces the purchase of Maximus Exploration Corp. and creates a new public entity trading on the (OTCBB: NXOI). Maximus Exploration has agreed to change the name of the company to Next 1 Interactive, Inc. and the Officers and Directors have resigned and appointed a new Board of Directors.
buyer: Maximus Exploration Corp.
Maximus Exploration Corp. was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Surrey, Canada. Effective October 22, 2008, Maximus Exploration Corp. will change its OTCBB stock ticker symbol to NXOI from MXEX. "
target: Next 1 Interactive, Inc. (NXOI:$1.29)
Next 1 Interactive, Inc. is a new Interactive Media Company with a business consisting of five divisions: Internet Radio, Destination Videos, Ad Network, Next Trip.com, and the Travel Magazine.
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closed 9/7/2006 via Company Press Release

R.H. Donnelley Corporation, acquired LocalLaunch Inc

synopsis: R.H. Donnelley Corporation has purchased LocalLaunch!, a Chicago-based company that specializes in providing Internet search products, platforms and fulfillment solutions to local advertising providers.
buyer: R.H. Donnelley Corporation (DXM:$1,815.00)
R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its broad portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads. "
target: LocalLaunch Inc
LocalLaunch is recognized as a leading Local Search products, platform, and fulfillment provider. We help empower many of the world's leading traditional local advertising providers to sell Internet marketing solutions to their customers.
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closed 8/20/2004 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired WebCapades, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation today announced that the Company has acquired WebCapades, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, which owns several online dating and relationship web sites.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: WebCapades, Inc.
WebCapades is a leading global provider of online services providing engaging online communities to consumers and reliable solutions to businesses. The company, which was founded in 1998, operates websites that reach out to over ten million visitors from all around the world.
price ($mm)
$7.98
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closed 1/5/2004 via BusinessWire

FINDWHAT.COM, acquired Miva Corporation

synopsis: FindWhat.com (Nasdaq:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing services for the Internet, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Miva Corporation, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Miva Corporation (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/23/2010 via Market Wire

4INFO, Inc., will acquire Butter, Inc.

synopsis: 4INFO, Inc., a leading mobile media company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Butter, Inc., based in New York City, NY. Butter is a leading provider of experience-based mobile media solutions leveraging handheld applications.
buyer: 4INFO, Inc.
4INFO is a leading mobile media company that provides an integrated mobile publishing, marketing, and advertising platform to top tier publishers and advertisers. 4INFO helps their customers create business value through mobile interactions. "
target: Butter, Inc.
Founded in 2009, Butter, Inc. is a leading provider of handheld marketing solutions leveraging iPhone© and Google Android OS© Applications ("apps"). Butter creates innovative and engaging advertising experiences for brands and consumers alike.
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closed 11/3/2005 via

VML, Inc., acquired Studiocom

synopsis: VML, a WPP company based in Kansas City, Missouri, and one of the world's leading marketing technology companies, announced today that it acquired 80% of the outstanding stock of Studiocom, an Atlanta-based digital marketing agency, Studiocom.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: VML, Inc.
VML is a problem-solving organization. We offer our clients a truly integrated marketing solution — with capabilities that include positioning and brand development, integrated media planning and buying, internet systems development, and everything in between. "
target: Studiocom
Studiocom, a full-service interactive agency, creates award-winning ideas, immersive game strategies, and online brand loyalty programs preferred by Fortune 500 companies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/20/2007 via PR Newswire

CET Services, Inc., will be merged with Zoi Interactive Technologies

synopsis: CET Services, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with ZOI Interactive Technologies, Inc. of Nashville, TN. In connection with the merger, CET expects to phase out its historical property development activities over a yet undetermined period of time.
buyer: CET Services, Inc.
Founded in 1991, CET's primary commercial focus has been property development and redevelopment, in conjunction with municipal authorities, particularly where site remediation is a material consideration in the development activity. The company is headquartered in Centennial, Colorado. "
target: Zoi Interactive Technologies
ZOI is a development-stage company that designs and implements interactive, web-based content, supported by advertising and end-user revenues. ZOI's patent-pending R.E.A.C.T. platform provides for advertisers to engage active internet users over long periods of time through various applications.
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announced 8/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cyberfort Software, Inc., will purchase Just Content Software from Blackwater Park Studios

synopsis: Cyberfort Software, Inc. announced that it signed a letter of intent to acquire Just Content Software from Blackwater Park Studios. Just Content Software is an efficacious and multi-functional ad blocking App that safeguards families and business from unsafe links, such as adult content, phishing sites, and inflammatory hate speech.
buyer: Cyberfort Software, Inc. (OTCPK:CYBF:$0.00)
Cyberfort Software specializes in the acquisition and development of cyber security, content filtering and ad blocking technology. They are positioned to deal with various threats through innovative protection technologies for mobile, personal and business tech device. "
seller: Blackwater Park Studios
Blackwater Park Studios is a mobile app development company based out of Chennai, India. They have created Just Content Software, an efficacious and multi-functional ad blocking App that safeguards families and business from unsafe links, such as adult content, phishing sites, and hate speech.
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closed 4/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Daytum Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Daytum. Daytum co-founder Nicholas Felton famously creates beautiful infographics about his annual personal behavior. Daytum Inc. provides Daytum, a social dashboard for counting and communicating personal statistics. The company helps to collect, explore, categorize, and communicate data.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$62,604.00)
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: Daytum Inc.
Daytum Inc. provides Daytum, a social dashboard for counting and communicating personal statistics. The company helps to collect, explore, categorize, and communicate data. It also offers iphone app with item and category list views, multiple and swipe action, graphing, and favorites features.
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closed 3/12/2008 via BusinessWire

ROK Entertainment Group, acquired Geniem

synopsis: ROK Entertainment Group the global mobile entertainment company, today announced it had acquired a 51% controlling interest in Geniem, a leading Finnish mobile and web applications development company.
buyer: ROK Entertainment Group (ROKE:$0.00)
ROK Entertainment Group is a world-leading mobile entertainment company specialising in the development and deployment of innovative mobile technologies, services and applications. "
target: Geniem
Geniem focuses on branded Mobile and Web applications for Media, Brands and Carriers to increase customer affinity and brand recognition and have over 15,000,000 ODP mobile phone installations and customers.
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closed 6/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired AdsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of AdsOfTheWorld.com and CreativeBits.org. Both Web sites provide user-generated content for the creative and design communities and have a robust following with over 1.0 million unique monthly visitors combined.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: AdsOfTheWorld.com
AdsOfTheWorld.com is an advertising archive and community site that showcases the best and most interesting advertising worldwide. The site functions as a meeting place for creative professionals to see what their colleagues are up to and to inspire new ideas.
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announced 12/28/2006 via BusinessWire

PayPerPost, will purchase Performancing Metrics, Performancing Exchange from Performancing LLC

synopsis: PayPerPost, the leading marketplace for advertisers to reach bloggers, videographers, photographers, podcasters and social networks, has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire select assets of Performancing LLC, operator of Performancing.com, a popular Internet community site for professional bloggers.
buyer: PayPerPost
PayPerPost is the leading marketplace for Consumer Generated Advertising. The PayPerPost platform connects advertisers and Consumer Content Creators to deliver compelling marketing messages. "
seller: Performancing LLC
Performancing.com is a blog advertising network focused on bringing advertisers and bloggers together in partnership.
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closed 2/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Mobot, Inc. merged with NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., an innovator in wireless services and patented technologies that provide automatic links to Mobile Internet-based content and information, said today that it has completed the acquisition of Mobot, Inc., of Lexington, Mass., a pioneer in mobile visual recognition technology.
buyer: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (NEOM:$2.27)
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc., is an innovator and international leader in print-to-Internet and other technologies which make information faster and easier to access, with expertise in homeland security and e-authentication applications. "
target: Mobot, Inc.
Mobot, Inc. is a leader in visual search and recognition technology designed to make marketing effective and innovative using mobile devices.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 12/10/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Ingenio, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T Inc. completed the acquisition of Ingenio, a leading provider of Pay Per Call technology. The combination will allow AT&T to better serve business directory and local search customers across its entire advertising and publishing portfolio. AT&T plans to quickly begin integrating Ingenio within AT&T’s YELLOWPAGES.COM.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Ingenio, Inc.
Ingenio, Inc. the leader in live-search commerce, is helping the services economy flourish online by connecting millions of buyers and sellers around the world. Ingenio applications offer sellers the tools to acquire and monetize customers while providing consumers a means to interact with sellers.
price ($mm)
$195
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Xandr, acquired clypd

synopsis: Xandr, an advertising company, has acquired clypd, an advertising technology platform for the television industry. clypd empowers media owners and their agency and brand partners with programmatic ad solutions. Their TV sales platform delivers workflow automation and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Xandr
Xandr is an advertising company. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments. "
target: clypd
clypd is an advertising technology platform for the television industry. clypd empowers media owners and their agency and brand partners with programmatic ad solutions. Their TV sales platform delivers workflow automation and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts.
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announced 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Crunchyroll, will acquire Viz Media Europe, S.A.R.L.

synopsis: Crunchyroll, an anime sharing platform serving fans in over 200 countries, will acquire VIZ Media Europe Group, one of Europe's established licensors and distributors of Japanese animation. The acquisition will bring together Crunchyroll's global platform with VIZ Media Europe Group's EMEA-wide network of partners, distributors, and licensees.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is an anime sharing platform connecting 50 million registered users and 2 million subscribers. Via its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices, and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. "
target parent: Shogakukan Inc
target: Viz Media Europe, S.A.R.L.
Paris-based VIZ Media Europe (VME) specializes in managing the development, marketing, and distribution throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa of some of the most popular Japanese manga and animation properties for consumers of all ages.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

InKing Ideas merged with Imagine Movies,

synopsis: Inking Ideas, Mumbai-based digital marketing agency with a vision to bring brands closer to their consumers, has announced its merger with Imagine Movies, a Dubai-based Free-To-Air Bollywood movie channel that showcases indelible movies across all genres.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Imagine Movies
Imagine Movies is a Dubai-based Free-To-Air Bollywood movie channel that showcases indelible movies across all genres. They are the only FTA channel with the most reach in the MENA (the Middle East & North Africa) region. "
target: InKing Ideas
Headquartered in India, InKing Ideas is a digital marketing agency with a vision to bring brands closer to their consumers. They carefully entwine creative ideas with cutting edge digital marketing techniques and tell stories that consumers would want to listen to.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, acquired Otter Media

synopsis: AT&T has acquired The Chernin Group’s controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, Crunchyroll and VRV, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth. Otter Media will be a part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is comprised of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Together, these business units are leaders in the industry in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios and own a vast library of entertainment. WarnerMedia is one of four distinct business units of AT&T."
target parent: The Chernin Group
target: Otter Media
Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, an online subscription video service provider, with offerings under the Crunchyroll and VRV brands, as well as a full-service digital media company, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth.
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announced 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

AT&T, will acquire Alien Vault

synopsis: AT&T, a global company that provides customers with entertainment, mobile, high-speed internet and voice services, announced they plan to acquire Alien Vault, a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. AlienVault is a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyber attacks, including the Open Threat Exchange (OTX).
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: Alien Vault
AlienVault is a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyber attacks, including the Open Threat Exchange (OTX). Their unified platform combines key security capabilities with expert threat intelligence that is updated every 30 minutes.
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, acquired Plexchat

synopsis: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the acquisition of Plexchat – a communications platform for mobile gamers. The acquisition aims to elevate the social experience within the company’s suite of mobile titles by integrating enhanced community features and chat capabilities to encourage and facilitate increased player engagement.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together all of its businesses involved in the delivery of home entertainment content to consumers. WBHE focuses on maximizing distribution scenarios to make content available to audiences through as many channels, platforms and devices as possible. "
target: Plexchat
Plexchat is a communications platform for mobile gamers. Founded in 2015, Plexchat’s platform was designed to foster a community for players to connect with the games they love. The company is focused on building the premier tool for social coordination in mobile games.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired AppNexus

synopsis: AT&T has acquired AppNexus, a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: AppNexus
AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
price ($mm)
$1,600
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Adult Swim, acquired Big Pixel Studios

synopsis: Turner’s Adult Swim announced the acquisition of United Kingdom game developer Big Pixel Studios. Big Pixel developed the popular mobile game Pocket Mortys based on characters from Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, the No. 1 comedy across all of television in 2017.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Adult Swim
Adult Swim launched in 2001, and is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes. "
target: Big Pixel Studios
UK-based Big Pixel Studios is a game developer. Big Pixel developed the popular mobile game Pocket Mortys based on characters from Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, the No. 1 comedy across all of television in 2017.
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
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announced 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, DISH Network, WPP Group, plc, will acquire INVIDI Technologies Corporation

synopsis: AT&T, DISH Network Corporation, and WPP have announced plans to acquire INVIDI Technologies, a leader in addressable advertising platforms. INVIDI’s software lets advertisers deliver addressable video advertising to the target audience — on TV and across multiple distribution platforms.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$19,110.33)
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
buyer: DISH Network (DISH:$15,149.07)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. WPP is the world’s largest communications services group. DISH Network Corp. provides subscribers with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most choices. "
target: INVIDI Technologies Corporation
INVIDI Technologies Corporation is the world’s leading advanced addressable television advertising solutions company. Their expertise in building smart advertising systems across multiple platforms provides the capability for delivering the right advertising message to the right audience.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Time Warner, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T, one of the country's largest providers of wireless phone and Internet service, has completed the acquisition of Time Warner, Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$83,073 [$105,266]
rev ($mm)
$28,506
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,916
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.5x
closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: AT&T has completed its acquisition of Quickplay Media, Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners. The deal complements AT&T’s strategy to deliver video content wherever and whenever viewers want it by adding a leader in powering over-the-top (OTT) video and TV Everywhere services to AT&T's portfolio.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: Quickplay
Backed by a decade of experience, Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. Their managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so users can focus on growing theirs business.
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closed 1/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Deezer, acquired Muve Music

synopsis: Deezer, the music streaming service, has acquired the assets of Muve Music from Cricket, the wireless carrier acquired by AT&T in 2014, and it will now partner with AT&T to sell Deezer music services to Cricket subscribers. Muve Music is a media platform that delivers a premium digital music experience on mobile phones for a monthly subscription.
buyer: Deezer
Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in over 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 5 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Muve Music
Muve Music is a media platform that delivers a premium digital music experience to the masses through the carrier. Muve's solutions helps wireless carriers design, build and operate content services that meet strategic objectives while creating significant value for music consumers and artists.
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closed 12/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Interactions Corporation, acquired AT&T Watson

synopsis: Interactions Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of the AT&T Watson technology program. AT&T Watson is a globally renowned speech recognition and natural language understanding platform. The acquisition positions Interactions as the leading provider of speech and multi-modal technologies.
buyer: Interactions Corporation
Interactions, Inc. provides a hosted interactive voice response (IVR) service that enables companies to interact with their customers. "
target parent: AT&T
target: AT&T Watson
AT&T Watson is a globally renowned speech recognition and natural language understanding platform. AT&T Watson converts between different communication modalities, allowing for humans and devices to interact more readily.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

Otter Media, acquired Creativebug

synopsis: Otter Media, the newly-named venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, has acquired Creativebug, Inc., one of the leading go-to sources for high-quality online video arts and crafts instruction, from Demand Media.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Otter Media
Otter Media is a joint venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group. One of the strategic focuses of the venture is to invest in and build advertising and OTT video services for targeted audiences. "
target parent: Demand Media, Inc.
target: Creativebug
Based in San Francisco, Creativebug is the go-to source for online video art and craft workshops featuring some of the most well-respected designers in the craft word.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Cerberus Capital Management, acquired AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive

synopsis: AT&T announced that it has completed its sale of AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. AT&T Advertising Solutions is a one-stop-shop for small business advertising needs, offering print, online, mobile, and direct marketing.
buyer: Cerberus Capital Management
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. has approximately $22 billion under management in funds and accounts. Cerberus specializes in providing both financial resources and operational expertise to help transform undervalued companies into industry leaders for long-term success and value creation. "
target parent: AT&T
target: AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive
AT&T Advertising Solutions is a one-stop-shop for small business advertising needs, offering print, online, mobile, and direct marketing. AT&T Interactive delivers local information to millions of consumers every day, whether it is online, on mobile devices, on IPTV or through directory assistance.
price ($mm)
$950*
rev ($mm)
$3,300
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2011 via Market Wire

AT&T, will acquire Superclick, Inc

synopsis: Superclick, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement under which a subsidiary of AT&T will acquire Superclick, Inc. Superclick, through its subsidiary Superclick Networks, develops, manufactures, markets and supports the Superclick Internet Management System, Monitoring and Management Application and Media Distribution System.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Superclick, Inc (SPCK:$11.29)
Superclick, Inc., through its subsidiary Superclick Networks, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports the Superclick Internet Management System, Monitoring and Management Application and Media Distribution System.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$10]
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 8/27/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Sterling Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced the closing of its acquisition of Sterling Commerce. The company expands IBM's ability to help clients accelerate their interactions with customers, partners and suppliers through dynamic business networks using either on-premise or cloud delivery models.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Sterling Commerce, Inc.
Sterling Commerce has more than 30 years of leadership and expertise in helping customers thrive in a global economy by optimizing the performance of their business communities. The company is one of the world's largest providers of multi-enterprise collaboration solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2009 via PR Newswire

AT&T, purchased The Global Consulting Services Business from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T announced the acquisition of VeriSign's gobal security consulting business. The Global Consulting Services business helps Fortune 500 companies understand corporate security requirements, navigate diverse regulations, identify security vulnerabilities, defend against and respond to attacks, and reduce risk.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
seller: VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
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closed 9/30/2009 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Plusmo, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T Inc. announced the acquisition of privately-held Plusmo, Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform mobile application solutions, bringing to AT&T an open standards technology that will simplify mobile application development, accelerate innovation and deliver a better application experience for consumers.
buyer: AT&T (T:$183,516.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Plusmo, Inc.
Plusmo Inc. is the leader in mobile widgets and application store solutions. Plusmo's standards-based, device-agnostic, single authoring solution dramatically reduces development times for brands and publishers with a cross platform mobile strategy.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/6/2013 via PR Newswire

iTalk Inc., acquired My800online, Inc.

synopsis: iTalk Inc., a global provider of advanced communications and mobile broadband services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of My800online, Inc., an established global residential and business toll-free telephone service provider.
buyer: iTalk Inc. (TALK:$0.00)
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities. "
target: My800online, Inc.
Established in 2005, My800online delivers the highest quality toll-free service with unmatched features to consumers and businesses worldwide with the convenience of routing calls to any landline or mobile phone anywhere.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/15/2010 via PR Newswire

VoIP Innovations, Inc., acquired VoIPstreet

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-based VoIP providers, VoIPstreet and VoIP Innovations, have come together to create an all-in-one VoIP solutions provider that offers both retail and wholesale VoIP services and boasts one of the nation's largest networks.
buyer: VoIP Innovations, Inc.
VoIP Innovations, a wholesale Voice-over-Internet-Protocol provider with more than 20 years in the industry, offers U.S. and toll-free inbound calling and U.S. and International outbound to VoIP service providers. "
target: VoIPstreet
VoIP Street focuses on a superior customer service experience and a quality infrastructure to provide the best possible voice quality for you and your customers.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 9/16/2011 via BusinessWire

UPC Polska Sp. z o.o., acquired Aster Sp. z.o.o.

synopsis: Liberty Global, Inc. announced that, following regulatory approval, it has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Aster Sp. z.o.o., provider of telecommunication services, from funds managed by Mid Europa Partners LLP. Effective upon closing, Aster became part of the UPC Holding B.V. credit group.
buyer parent: Liberty Global Inc.
buyer: UPC Polska Sp. z o.o.
UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. offers cable television, video, broadband, and digital (VoIP) telephony services. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Global Inc. "
target parent: Mid Europa Partners LLP
target: Aster Sp. z.o.o.
Aster Sp. z o.o. provides telecommunication services. The company offers cable television, broadband Internet, and fixed and mobile telephony services. Aster Sp. z o.o. was formerly known as Magens Investments Sp. z.o.o. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$793]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2012 via Market Wire

WideOpenWest, LLC, acquired Broadstripe LLC

synopsis: Broadstripe, a provider of a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services, has completed the sale of its cable systems to Wave Broadband and WOW!
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: WideOpenWest, LLC
WideOpenWest, LLC provides Internet, cable television, and telephone services in the United States. It offers various Internet services, including anti-virus and firewall protection, Web-filtering and spam blockers, anti-spyware protection, and pop-up blocking. "
target: Broadstripe LLC
Broadstripe is dedicated to providing their residential and business customers superior entertainment, communication products and outstanding customer service in all the markets they serve. They provide a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Voip-Pal.Com Inc., will acquire CallArc

synopsis: Voip-Pal.Com Inc. ("Voip-Pal") and Bleam Technology Ventures Inc. ("Bleam Technology") announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Voip-Pal to acquire Bleam Technology and its product and services including CallArc.com. Bleam Technology owns and operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service.
buyer: Voip-Pal.Com Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com Inc. is a broadband VoIP telecom company offering local and long distance VoIP services to consumers and business owners. The company offers turnkey VoIP communication and reseller solutions for its Partners. "
target: CallArc
Bleam Technology Ventures is a mobile company developing products and services that makes communication easy and free and without boundaries. Bleam Technologies operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service. CallArc.com offers an alternative to expensive long distance and international calls.
price ($mm)
$0.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

green.ch, acquired Genotec AG

synopsis: Swiss ISP and data centre operator Green.ch has acquired 100 percent of Swiss hosting provider Genotec. Genotec Ltd. is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Provider in Switzerland.
buyer: green.ch
green.ch was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading ICT service providers in Switzerland. The company offers high-quality products and services, both nationally and internationally. "
target: Genotec AG
Genotec is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Providers in Switzerland.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Destiny NV

synopsis: Apax Partners, a Paris-based European leader in private equity, has signed an agreement with Mentha Capital to succeed them as investor in the Destiny Group, a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Mentha Capital
target: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Destiny NV, acquired OZMO cloud communications

synopsis: Belgian-based Destiny has acquired the Dutch OZMO cloud communications. OZMO specializes in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. OZMO supports partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer cloud communication solutions.
buyer: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device. "
target: OZMO cloud communications
Netherlands-based OZMO cloud communications specialize in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. They support partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer a cloud communication solution to end customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Rondee

synopsis: Yahoo! has acquired Rondee, a free conference calling service founded in 2007. Rondee will be joining Yahoo! Small Business to continue innovating with technologies that help small businesses and groups.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Rondee
Rondee, Inc. is a leading provider of free conference calling services. Users can pick a theme, participants can invite others, times can be readjusted by participants, and the service sends an email reminder of the meeting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ZivVa Holdings, LLC, acquired Vocalocity

synopsis: ZivVa Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of hosted voice over internet (VoIP) applications, today announced the acquisition of Vocalocity Inc., a leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions.
buyer: ZivVa Holdings, LLC
ZivVa is an on-demand application service provider committed to simplifying the creation and deployment of VoIP services for enterprise customers and OEM partners. "
target: Vocalocity
A leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions. Vocalocity accelerates the migration to open telephony platforms with software that minimizes the development, integration and ongoing management burden of supporting VoiceXML, CCXML, SIP.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$78,640.92)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, acquired Pryte

synopsis: Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$62,604.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Pryte
Pryte is a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Honeywell International Inc., will acquire Satcom1

synopsis: Honeywell, a technology manufacturer, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Satcom1, the leading provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services.
buyer: Honeywell International Inc. (HON:$39,272.00)
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, and energy. They have approximately 132,000 employees worldwide, including more than 19,000 engineers and scientists. "
target: Satcom1
Satcom1 is the leading provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services. Satcom1 is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Itech Group will be merged with enepath,

synopsis: enepath and itech are pleased to announce a merger, whereby itech will be absorbed into the enlarged enepath Group, with the group continuing trading as enepath. Itech is one of a new set of more cost efficient, streamlined, service oriented organizations, based around a customer centric model, delivering best of breed IP solutions.
buyer: enepath
enepath enables Financial Institutions to embrace the best in VoIP. They occupy a unique position within the voice trading market, with a solution that addresses stark gaps in existing platforms and meets the needs of both IT departments and traders alike. "
target: Itech Group
Itech is a professional support company delivering integrated technology solutions for financial institutions. They specialise in converged voice and data management and support services modelled to deliver efficient scalable platforms for financial trading organisations.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/12/2016 via BusinessWire

mBlox Inc. merged with CLX Communications,

synopsis: CLX Communications announced that it has acquired Mblox Inc. Mblox is one of the largest application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging providers globally processing more than 7 billion messages in 2015.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target: mBlox Inc.
Mblox is the largest independent application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging provider in the world, trusted by more companies to carry their mission-critical traffic than any other service.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
17.0x
announced 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

WebLib SAS, will acquire Urban Koncept

synopsis: Parisian startup WebLib, specialized in digitizing points of sale by collecting datas, has acquired 100% of the Girondine company Urban Koncept, whose job is to deploy wifi hotspots for the General public. Urban Koncept provides ten years of experience in the installation of secure wifi equipment, from deployment to operation and customer service.
buyer: WebLib SAS
WeLlib is a technology company and software editor that provides in-store digital solutions to international brands (retailers and restaurants chains). Their expertise ranges from mobile marketing to social WiFi and customer-facing tablets. "
target: Urban Koncept
Urban Koncept provides ten years of experience in the installation of secure wifi equipment, from deployment to operation and customer service. Located in Cenon, France, it specializes in the sector of consulting in computer systems and software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Livingbridge, acquired FluidOne

synopsis: Rigby Group (RG) plc has sold leading data connectivity aggregator FluidOne to Livingbridge. FluidOne are communications service integrators, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry.
buyer: Livingbridge
Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm of over 75 people in the UK and Australia with over £1bn to invest in fast growing companies over the next five years. "
target parent: Rigby Group plc
target: FluidOne
Established in 2006, FluidOne are communications service integrators, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2017 via Company Press Release

CLX Communications, acquired Xura Secure Communications GmbH

synopsis: CLX Communications announces that it has acquired the German technology company Xura Secure Communications GmbH, a subsidiary of Xura Inc. Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: Xura Secure Communications GmbH
Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x

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$2,321.99
Employees
214609
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ORA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orange S.A.
Orange S.A.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46,380.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,434.21
EBIT ($mm)
$5,535.75
Net Income ($mm)
$2,190.09
Employees
135943
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Ticker: CHTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter Spectrum TV® video entertainment programming,
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$44,676.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,215.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,149.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,356.00
Employees
98000
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Ticker: TSE:9433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation are Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer and a Global Fortune 500 company providing their international customer base with data centers, networks, content delivery, system integration, and more around the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$43,688.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.11
EBIT ($mm)
$8,274.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4,940.96
Employees
35032
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Ticker: S
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sprint
Sprint
Sprint is one of the largest telecommunication companies in the United States. Sprint offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services, bringing the reach of global networking and freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32,374.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$12,069.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,213.00
Net Income ($mm)
$7,359.00
Employees
30000
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Ticker: BIT:TIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia offers infrastructures and technological platforms on which voice and data become advanced telecommunications services and leading-edge ICT solutions and tools for development for the Group itself and for the entire nation.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$23,659.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,360.49
EBIT ($mm)
$4,701.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,319.43
Employees
65837
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Ticker: CTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,821.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,216.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,285.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
43000
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Ticker: TWC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is a provider of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, Time Warner Cable Media offers innovative advertising solutions.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$22,120.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,980.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,699.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,954.00
Employees
50625
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Ticker: ASX:TLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telstra Corporation Limited
Telstra Corporation Limited
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a range of services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia they provide 17.2 million mobile services, 7.0 million fixed voice services and 3.4 million retail fixed broadband services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$17,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,104.57
EBIT ($mm)
$2,033.37
Net Income ($mm)
$1,455.11
Employees
29769
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Ticker: ADX:ETISALAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Etisalat Group
Etisalat Group
UAE-based Etisalat Group is one of the world’s leading telecom groups in emerging markets. An international blue-chip organisation, Etisalat provides innovative solutions and services to 143 million customers in 15 countries across the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$14,172.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,962.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3,971.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2,381.57
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:TEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telenor Group
Telenor Group
Telenor Group is an international provider of tele, data and media communication services. The company has mobile operations in 13 markets in the Nordic region, Central and Eastern Europe and in Asia, as well as an economic stake of 33 per cent in VimpelCom Ltd., operating in 14 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,463.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,709.12
EBIT ($mm)
$2,943.23
Net Income ($mm)
$798.95
Employees
31000
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Ticker: IGLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Gold
Internet Gold Golden Lines Ltd. is a communications services provider. The Group has four areas of operation, which include Bezeq domestic fixed-line communications, Pelephone Communications Ltd., Bezeq International Ltd. and D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$11,376.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,463.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,479.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
570
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Ticker: TU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TELUS Corporation
TELUS Corporation
TELUS is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol, voice, television, entertainment and video. TELUS is also Canada's largest healthcare IT provider.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,983.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,352.88
EBIT ($mm)
$2,302.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,316.42
Employees
58000
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