Like Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.

closed 2/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. a global leader in mobile entertainment, has successfully completed its acquisition of Soundbuzz Pte., Ltd., a leading pan-Asian music provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.
Soundbuzz is Asia's largest online and mobile music company, with its 50-plus collective stores attracting the majority of online and wireless purchases. The company operates its own store, as well as providing content and/or technology infrastructure to partners.
price ($mm)
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$9
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closed 2/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ticketea, acquired Todaytickets GmbH

synopsis: Spanish ticketing startup Ticketea continues its mini shopping spree. The company, which claims to be the leading platform for event promotion and ticket selling in Spain, has acquired TodayTickets, the German last-minute ticket booking app, as a means to further expansion in Germany.
buyer: Ticketea
Ticketea is the leading DIY ticketing platform for Spanish Speaking countries. The service is designed to help small and medium size event organizers to promote their activities and sell their tickets. Ticketea is also suitable for free events distributing only invitations. "
target: Todaytickets GmbH
Todaytickets enables consumers to book last-minute deals for events with just three fingertips. At the same time, Todaytickets helps the live entertainment industry to monetize their unsold ticket inventory (up to 40% of the available tickets) last-minute.
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closed 8/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MelodyVR, acquired Napster

synopsis: MelodyVR is acquiring Rhapsody International, which does business as Napster. Napster is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
buyer: MelodyVR
MelodyVR is the destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances, wherever you are. "
target parent: RealNetworks, Inc.
target: Napster
Rhapsody International, dba Napster, is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$70]
rev ($mm)
$113
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
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closed 12/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Max Sound Corporation, acquired Liquid Spins, Inc.

synopsis: Max Sound Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets of Liquid Spins, Inc. in exchange for ten million dollars in an all stock transaction. Liquid Spins is a digital media distribution company that specializes in QR code marketing, apparel merchandising, scratch-off codes and more.
buyer: Max Sound Corporation
Max Sound Corporation's MAXD™ Audio Process makes everything sound better and can convert any audio file to high definition quality while significantly reducing the file size. The company is based in Houston, TX. "
target: Liquid Spins, Inc.
Liquid Spins is an established digital media distribution company who has secured contracts with all major record labels in the United States including Sony, Universal, Warner, Emi, Red and Curb.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9.26 [$9.45]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
946.0x
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closed 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired WE7

synopsis: Tesco has bought the digital music service We7 for £10.8m as the retail giant moves further into home entertainment. The supermarket company has taken a 91% stake in London-based We7, with the remaining shares to be purchased within weeks. We7 boasts a catalogue of 11m music tracks and is available on iPad, iPhone and Android apps and on the web.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: WE7
We7 is an ad-supported music streaming service and integrated MP3 store based in the UK. We7 competes with streaming music sites Last.fm, Spotify, lala, and Imeem and with music search sites such as Seeqpod, Songza, Skreemr, Deezer, and HypeMachine.
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closed 1/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Rhapsody International, acquired Napster

synopsis: Rhapsody announced its European expansion through the acquisition of Napster International, the first subscription (flat-rate) music service in Europe. Rhapsody will own and operate the Napster service in Germany and the United Kingdom.
buyer: Rhapsody International
The Rhapsody® digital music service gives subscribers unlimited on-demand access to more than 13 million songs, whether they're listening on a PC, laptop, Internet connected home stereo or TV, MP3 player or mobile phone. "
target parent: Best Buy
target: Napster
Napster offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music - anytime, anywhere. The company's flagship service, Napster, is the ultimate digital music package, offering unlimited on-demand music streaming.
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announced 12/15/2010 via Company Press Release

KDDI Corporation, will acquire KKBOX

synopsis: KDDI signed a definitive agreement to acquire KKBOX Inc, the digital music subscription service provider in Taiwan, from Skysoft Inc, which currently owns 100% share of the company.
buyer: KDDI Corporation (TSE:9433:$43,688.49)
KDDI CORPORATION is a Japan-based telecommunications company. The Company operates in three business segments. "
target: KKBOX
KKBOX Inc. provides online Chinese music services in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The company offers a multi-device digital music subscription service that features a Chinese song database and music tracks from music labels and publishers.
price ($mm)
$60*
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announced 9/15/2008 via BusinessWeek

Best Buy, will acquire Napster

synopsis: Best Buy Co., Inc. and Napster Inc. announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Best Buy to commence a tender offer for all outstanding Napster shares at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $121 million.
buyer: Best Buy (BBY:$49,621.00)
With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe and China, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. "
target: Napster
Napster, the pioneer of digital music, offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music -- anytime, anywhere. The Company's offerings include "Napster" (www.napster.com), "FreeNapster" (www.freeNapster.com) and "Napster Mobile".
price ($mm)
$121
rev ($mm)
$127
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0.9x
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announced 5/8/2007 via BusinessWire

CoMedia Corporation, will acquire Watchfire Music

synopsis: CoMedia Corporation will acquire all of the outstanding equity of Watchfire Music LLC, a privately held Los Angeles based web-centric music producer and distributor featuring Inspirational, Sacred, Spiritual and Christian music – selling single songs and CDs downloaded directly to consumers, affiliated ecommerce stores and retail sales.
buyer: CoMedia Corporation
CoMedia develops intellectual properties for our proprietary media platforms to create products, services and use our distribution channels to reach the tens-of-millions of people in our target markets. We are focused on building Social Networks around Sports Centric males in the 24 to 55 age group."
target: Watchfire Music
Watchfire has an established music catalogue and is licensing Christian Contemporary Music, the oldest and best known sound within Christian music, Gospel in all its forms, as well as Praise and Worship, a well established niche within Christian music.
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closed 3/30/2006 via PR Newswire

Trans World Entertainment, acquired Mix & Burn, LLC

synopsis: Trans World Entertainment Corporation, a leading entertainment specialty retailer and parent of f.y.e. (for your entertainment), announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Mix & Burn, LLC the leading provider of digital content services to retailers nationwide.
buyer: Trans World Entertainment (TWMC:$327.04)
Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music, video and video game products. The Company operates over 1,100 retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce sites. "
target: Mix & Burn, LLC
Using Mix & Burn's technology, consumers can mix and burn music CDs and download digital songs on demand, allowing the creation of customized playlists from an extensive catalog of new and old content.
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closed 11/3/2005 via BusinessWire

America Online, Inc., acquired MusicNow LLC

synopsis: Online music fans who love digital music have a new place to 'tune in' to discover, sample and buy music on the web after America Online, Inc., today announced that it has acquired the business of a digital music subscription company called MusicNow LLC.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: MusicNow LLC
MusicNow operates a digital music service offering access to more than a million songs. Customers can listen to music streaming over the Internet or they can buy tracks and download them to their computer or portable music player. Files that are purchased and downloaded can also be burned to CDs.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

entradium, acquired HipHopTickets

synopsis: Madrid-based entradium, the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, has acquired HipHopTickets.es, a company that offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
buyer: entradium
entradium is the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, and the cheapest. They are based in Madrid, Spain. "
target: HipHopTickets
HipHopTickets.es offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired tixCraft

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has announced it will be expanding into Asia, by acquiring Tixcraft in Taiwan. Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: tixCraft
Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, will acquire EMP Merchandising

synopsis: Warner Music Group announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EMP Merchandising Handelsgesellschaft mbH, one of Europe’s leading specialty music and entertainment merchandise e-tailers.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is a global leader in national and international repertoire and home to some of the best-known labels in the recorded music industry. In addition to its U.S. labels, WMG operates through numerous affiliates and licensees in more than 50 countries. "
target parent: Sycamore Partners
target: EMP Merchandising
E.M.P. Merchandising Handelsgesellschaft mbH operates as an online retailer. EMP are the largest mailorder supplier of rock and metal clothing and alternative merchandise in Europe.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

See Tickets International, acquired Flavorus

synopsis: See Tickets, a subsidiary of Vivendi, a Paris-based international media and content business, and part of Vivendi Ticketing, announced the completion of the acquisition of Flavorus. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is a full service ticketing company offering a comprehensive suite of ticketing, marketing, customer relationship management and analytics tools. It is uniquely positioned to facilitate events of all sizes across all sectors including music, festival, sport, fair, comedy and trade shows."
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Red Bull, Electric Zoo, and others.
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$4.00
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closed 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sodero Gestion, acquired Woodbrass.com

synopsis: Sodero Gestion has acquired 55% of Woodbrass.com. Woodbrass.Com SAS engages in the online sale of musical instruments all over the world. It offers guitars, amplifiers, keyboards, drums and percussions, wind instruments, violins, home studios, Dj-lights, mics and wireless systems, effects and outboards, and more.
buyer: Sodero Gestion
Sodero Gestion is a private equity and venture capital arm of Caisse d'Epargne Bretagne-Pays de Loire specializing in seed, start-up, growth capital, recapitalization and buyout transactions. The firm usually invests in small and medium sized enterprises of all the sectors. "
target: Woodbrass.com
Woodbrass.Com SAS engages in the online sale of musical instruments all over the world. It offers guitars, amplifiers, keyboards, drums and percussions, wind instruments, violins, home studios, Dj-lights, mics and wireless systems, effects and outboards, and more.
price ($mm)
$5.69*
rev ($mm)
$49
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Sycamore Partners, acquired EMP Merchandising

synopsis: Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, announced that it has acquired E.M.P. Merchandising Handelsgesellschaft mbH, a Germany-based online retailer of rock music and entertainment-inspired apparel and accessories.
buyer: Sycamore Partners
Sycamore Partners is a private equity firm based in New York specializing in retail and consumer investments. The firm has more than $3.5 billion in capital under management. "
target: EMP Merchandising
E.M.P. Merchandising Handelsgesellschaft mbH operates as an online retailer. EMP are the largest mailorder supplier of rock and metal clothing and alternative merchandise in Europe.
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closed 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Flavorus

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Flavorus , one of the most innovative ticketing companies in the EMC industry.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus has more than 5,000 partners and is the go-to ticketing solution for EMC events including Electric Daisy Carnival, Hard Events, Pacha NYC, Beta Nightclub and other leading event brands.
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$18
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announced 2/27/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Beatport

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc. announced it has agreed to acquire Beatport, the leading global online brand for DJs and fans of electronic dance music. With almost 40 million unique users per year, Beatport has become the premier on-line destination for dance music downloads, mixes, live DJ performances and news.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Beatport
Beatport is the world’s leading online provider of music, tools and resources customized for the unique needs and demands of DJs. Their flagship digital music service features high-definition dance tracks—from the latest exclusives to deep catalogue cuts—by the world’s top and emerging artists.
price ($mm)[EV]
$52 [$39]
rev ($mm)
$48
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$0
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
104.3x
closed 3/1/2010 via Capital IQ

Geos Communications, Inc., acquired Duo Guo

synopsis: Geos Communications™, Inc, a leading developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, announced that it has acquired Duo Guo, China’s leading mobile content retail provider. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
buyer: Geos Communications, Inc. (GCMI:$0.00)
Geos Communications, Inc. is creating solutions for the rapidly growing global, mobile community. Geos provides products and applications for enterprises, small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and consumers on the go. "
target: Duo Guo
Duo Guo owns and operates the leading retail platform for the discovery and download of mobile content and value-added services. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
price ($mm)
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$0
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0.0x
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closed 2/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. a global leader in mobile entertainment, has successfully completed its acquisition of Soundbuzz Pte., Ltd., a leading pan-Asian music provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: Soundbuzz Pte. Ltd.
Soundbuzz is Asia's largest online and mobile music company, with its 50-plus collective stores attracting the majority of online and wireless purchases. The company operates its own store, as well as providing content and/or technology infrastructure to partners.
price ($mm)
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$9
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0.0x
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closed 11/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Envysion, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired Envysion, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise video security and business analytics solutions for the quick-service restaurant and retail industries. With the acquisition, Motorola Solutions will bring greater operational efficiency and safety to the vast restaurant and retail industries across the U.S.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Envysion, Inc.
Envysion is a provider of video-driven business intelligence solutions. Its cloud-based solution integrates video systems with sales data to proactively identify potentially fraudulent transactions and highlight sales patterns and in-store activity without the need to monitor hours of video footage.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Callyo

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired Callyo, a cloud-based mobile applications provider for law enforcement. Their portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Callyo
Callyo is a SaaS serving thousands of public safety customers across North America. Its portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
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closed 7/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired WatchGuard, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. has acquired WatchGuard, Inc., a U.S. leader in mobile video solutions. WatchGuard designs and manufactures in-car video systems, body-worn cameras, evidence management systems, and software. WatchGuard solutions enable law enforcement users to capture, manage, store and share high-quality video evidence.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: WatchGuard, Inc.
WatchGuard is a leading provider of mobile video solutions for law enforcement. Its products include in-car video systems and body-worn cameras along with evidence management software. WatchGuard’s solutions increase transparency and accountability, reduce agency liability, and more.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
price ($mm)
$445
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$100
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closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Kodiak Networks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired Kodiak Networks. Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over various networks.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Kodiak Networks
Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over 4G LTE, WiFi, and 3G networks.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Airbus DS Communications

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Airbus DS Communications, a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target parent: Airbus Group
target: Airbus DS Communications
Airbus DS Communications is a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling. Its VESTA ® suite is a comprehensive 911 call-handling solution, operating on a flexible, open software architecture.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired the Mobile Assets Communications System (MACS) from Cyfas Systems, along with related ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products. MACS is an innovative unified communications platform for control rooms. MACS provides enhanced ICCS functionality, supporting critical control room operations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
seller: Cyfas Systems Ltd.
Mobile Assets Communications System is an innovative unified communications platform for the next generation of control rooms. Cyfas Systems provides, installs and services radio based communications systems. The company supplies a range of radio equipment, call systems and control room solutions.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Gridstone

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Gridstone, a privately held company which specializes in iOS apps for public agency use.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Gridstone
Gridstone is a privately held company which specializes in iOS apps for public agency use. Gridstone develops mobile applications that are well-designed, easy-to-use and proven in helping organisations overcome their most complex workflow management problems. They are based in Australia.
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closed 11/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Spillman Technologies

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced that it has completed its acquisition of Spillman Technologies, a provider of comprehensive law enforcement and public safety software solutions for computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management systems (RMS). Spillman provides public safety software to more than 1,700 agencies throughout the United States.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Spillman Technologies
Spillman specializes in integrated on-premises and cloud software solutions, including Computer-Aided Dispatch, Records Management Systems, Mobile Data & Field Reporting, Mapping & GIS, Jail Management Systems, Fire, Data Sharing, Personnel & Resources, and Analytics & Intelligence-Led Policing.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired PublicEngines

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired PublicEngines, a privately held provider of cloud-based solutions that deliver crime analysis, predictive policing and citizen engagement capabilities for law enforcement agencies, governments and other organizations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: PublicEngines
PublicEngines develops easy-to-use, cloud-based software that helps law enforcement, government, defense and other organizations gather, analyze and share intelligence to improve public safety.
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closed 2/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Emergency CallWorks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers, announced that it has acquired Emergency CallWorks, a privately held leading provider of Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call-taking software for public safety.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: Emergency CallWorks
Emergency CallWorks provides the PSAP and Dispatch community with the industry’s first vertically and horizontally integrated solution for receiving Next Generation 9-1-1 calls, dispatching first responders and other resources, and transmitting critical information to the mobile workforce.
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Twisted Pair Solutions

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., announced that it has acquired Twisted Pair Solutions, a recognized leader in push-to-talk over broadband applications for secure, real-time communication anywhere, on any device.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of business- and mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best. "
target: Twisted Pair Solutions
Twisted Pair Solution's award-winning WAVE software technology enables partners and customers to build and operate secure, highly scalable communications solutions in the world's most demanding IT environments.
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closed 6/26/2013 via BusinessWire

AirWatch, LLC, purchased Mobility Services Platform from Motorola Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobility Management provider, has acquired Motorola Solutions’ MSP (Mobility Services Platform) business. The MSP manages Motorola Solutions mobile computers, tablets and peripherals, as well as consumer smartphones and tablets, all from a single pane of glass.
buyer: AirWatch, LLC
AirWatch is the global leader and innovator in mobile security and enterprise mobile management. The largest customer base, combined with the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. "
seller: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
The Mobility Services Platform (MSP) provides multi-device management - across Motorola Solutions mobile computers, tablets and peripherals, as well as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) consumer smartphones and tablets.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola Mobility, acquired Zecter Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc., announced that it has acquired Zecter, Inc., a leading start-up with synchronization and streaming technologies for on-demand digital media consumption.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: Zecter Inc.
Zecter's solutions connect users to their content seamlessly and instantaneously. Zecter currently has two products commercially available: ZumoDrive, for cloud-based content sync, access and sharing; and ZumoCast, for personal media streaming to any device.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2011 via BusinessWire

Motorola Mobility, acquired 4Home, Inc.

synopsis: Pond Ventures has announced the acquisition closing of 4Home, Inc. 4Home was acquired by Motorola Mobility, Inc. The company delivers connected home services through its carrier-grade software platform, ControlPoint, including energy management, home security and monitoring, media management and home health.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc. The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: 4Home, Inc.
4Home, Inc. has designed, developed, and patented an award-winning software and services platform. 4Home’s platform bridges the gap between the consumer and the sea of information and disparate devices with the specific goal of delivering “Connected Home Services.”
price ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Aloqa GmbH

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. announced that it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the discovery of relevant web content by mobile smartphone users.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects; from broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to mobile and wireline digital communication devices. "
target: Aloqa GmbH
Aloqa allows publishers with location-based content to proactively push content onto mobile devices for free. Aloqa's application pushes notifications in real-time about nearby events - with relevancy based on the user's current location, pre-defined interests, and social networks.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired SecureMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of SecureM, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiaries, together operating as SecureMedia®, a developer of software-based digital rights management (DRM) and security systems for IP video distribution and management.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target parent: Cavalier Telephone, LLC
target: SecureMedia, Inc.
SecureMedia is the most experienced provider of proven open-platform content protection software for video-on-demand, IP video, multimedia, music and other digital content distributed over cable, satellite and broadband IP networks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/2/2009 via Company Press Release

Visto Corporation, acquired Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: VISTO, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of Good Technology, Inc., from Motorola. Going forward, the combined companies will operate together under the name Good Technology.
buyer: Visto Corporation
VISTO, a leading provider of mobile push synchronization platform and service provider, enables mobile operators to provide easy-to-use communications services from email to social networking to photo sharing across the broadest set of devices. "
target parent: Motorola, Inc.
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2008 via Company Press Release

Sagem Sécurité, purchased Biometrics Business from Motorola, Inc.

synopsis: SAFRAN through Sagem Sécurité, its wholly owned subsidiary and a world leader in ID solutions based on biometrics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the biometric business unit within Motorola Inc., which includes its Printrak trademark.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is part of the Defense and Security Branch of the SAFRAN group. It is the world leader in digital fingerprint biometrics and a leading player in multibiometric technologies, smartcards, secure transactions and ID management solutions. "
seller: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
price ($mm)
$177
rev ($mm)
$109
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 9/30/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired AirDefense

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. completed its acquisition of AirDefense, Inc., a leading wireless LAN (WLAN) security provider. AirDefense will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola integrated into Motorola's Enterprise Mobility business.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: AirDefense
AirDefense, the innovator and market leader in Anywhere, Anytime Wireless Security, provides a complete suite of solutions that secure wireless networks and protect the extended mobile enterprise against all threats and attacks.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CIVIQ Smartscapes, acquired elevate DIGITAL

synopsis: JMC Capital Partners through its portfolio company, CIVIQ Smartscapes, a company that designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures, has acquired elevate Digital. Elevate Digital is a leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology that engages with people and devices within verticals.
buyer parent: JMC Capital Partners
buyer: CIVIQ Smartscapes
CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures that provide access to and enhance public information, commerce, safety and efficiency to create "smartscapes" – the future of intelligent urban infrastructure. "
target: elevate DIGITAL
elevate DIGITAL is the leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology. The elevate platform manages and controls connective messaging, digital applications, geo-targeted services and data collection within SMART display technology.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Curtiss-Wright Corporation has completed the acquisition of Pacific Star Communications, a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
buyer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW:$2,378.66)
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface treatment technologies to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. "
target: Pacific Star Communications, Inc.
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired STRATIS IoT

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announced the acquisition of STRATIS IoT, which connects smart apartment systems and devices into a single, easy-to-use resident app.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,115.20)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: STRATIS IoT
STRATIS IoT is among the largest and broadest integrators of smart devices and systems for multifamily and student apartment buildings, enabling a world class resident experience in over 380,000 units across the U.S., Japan, the UK, EU, and Latin America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Rivet Networks

synopsis: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks, a technology and products company focused on creating the best possible networking experience for users. Rivet offers a mix of hardware, software, and cloud based technologies to deliver solutions that are both powerful and intuitive.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$78,474.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: Rivet Networks
Rivet Networks is a technology and products company focused on creating the best possible networking experience for users. Rivet offers a mix of hardware, software, and cloud based technologies to deliver solutions that are both powerful and intuitive.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

TeamViewer, will acquire Ubimax

synopsis: TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ubimax, the leader in Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for the frontline workforce.
buyer: TeamViewer (XTRA:TMV:$569.12)
TeamViewer is one of the world wide leading solutions for desktop sharing and online collaboration over the Internet. The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication. "
target: Ubimax
Ubimax is the leading provider of fully integrated industrial augmented reality (AR) solutions. The solution platform Ubimax Frontline improves manual work processes across industries along the entire value chain on the basis of the latest wearable computing technologies.
price ($mm)
$157
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/4/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Wagz, Inc. will be merged with SigmaTron,

synopsis: SigmaTron International, Inc., an electronic manufacturing services company, is to merge with Wagz Inc., a company that has innovated and modernized the pet sector enhancing the lives of pets and their pet parents through tech enabled products that improve the health, safety and wellbeing of our furry friends.
buyer: SigmaTron (SGMA:$289.56)
Headquartered in Elk Grove Village, IL, SigmaTron is an electronic manufacturing services company that provides printed circuit board assemblies and completely assembled electronic products. "
target: Wagz, Inc.
Wagz has innovated and modernized the pet sector enhancing the lives of pets and their pet parents through tech enabled products that improve the health, safety and wellbeing of our furry friends.
price ($mm)
$8.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired TechMass

synopsis: TeamSystem, the Italian leader in digital business management solutions, has acquired a majority stake in TechMass, a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the Italian leader in digital business management solutions. TeamSystem provides solutions for enterprises, craftspeople, accountants, business consultants, lawyers, property managers and associations. They offer solutions for ERP, accounting, CRM, document management, and more. "
target: TechMass
TechMass is a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance. TechMass enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the efficiency of their production floor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Hartford Steam Boiler, acquired Meshify

synopsis: Hartford Steam Boiler, part of Munich Re, announced it has acquired Meshify, a startup with technology that connects disconnected devices through the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The acquisition supports HSB’s IoT strategy of providing services and technology to help businesses and insurers improve operations and prevent or reduce loss.
buyer parent: Munich Re Group
buyer: Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a member of Munich Re’s Risk Solutions family since 2009, is a leading specialty insurer providing equipment breakdown, other specialty coverages, inspection services and engineering-based risk management that set the standard for excellence worldwide. "
target: Meshify
Meshify has developed software and communication hardware to operate in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT). The solution allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and service providers to convert existing devices to internet-connected products quickly and efficiently.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/16/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$317.07)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Sandvik, acquired Newtrax Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Sandvik, a global engineering group, has acquired Newtrax, a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,070.17)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Newtrax Technologies Inc.
Newtrax is a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2014 via Market Wire

Alpha Technologies Inc., acquired Cheetah Technologies, L.P.

synopsis: Alpha Technologies, worldwide power solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Cheetah Technologies based in Pittsburgh, PA. Cheetah is a leading developer and supplier of network monitoring hardware and software solutions for the Global Cable and Broadband industry.
buyer: Alpha Technologies Inc.
Alpha Technologies Inc. provides the communications industry with the most reliable, technologically advanced and cost-effective powering solutions available. Alpha provides a full line of power products. "
target: Cheetah Technologies, L.P.
Cheetah Technologies is a leading developer and supplier of network monitoring hardware and software solutions for the Global Cable and Broadband industry. Cheetah enables the highest performance in cable television networks and the highest quality in video delivery systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
announced 9/25/2008 via PR Newswire

Hybrilonics, Inc., will be merged with FailSafe Solutions, LLC.

synopsis: FailSafe Solutions LLC, developers of automated network management solutions, announced its intent to enter into a reverse merger with Hybrilonics, Inc, a pink-sheet listed shell company. The merger will enable FailSafe, an Israeli high tech company, to broaden its access to much needed expansion capital as a public entity.
buyer: Hybrilonics, Inc.
Hybrilonics, Inc. Is a non-reporting, Delaware Corporation, formerly traded under the symbol HBLC - "pink sheets". Hybrilonics, Inc. became a shell corporation by way of an asset sale and distribution to its shareholders. "
target: FailSafe Solutions, LLC.
FailSafe Solutions LLC develops a network management device called the RITS (Robotic IT Solution) that automates much of the manual IT professional's tasks, such as maintenance, problem resolution, and storage support functions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

iQsTel Inc., acquired IoT Labs Mx SAPI

synopsis: iQSTEL Inc. is pleased to announce the 100% acquisition of IoT Labs Mx SAPI has been completed, an Internet of Things Technology Developer, with its Star Product “IoT Smart Gas Platform”. The IoT Smart Gas Platform consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
buyer: iQsTel Inc. (OTCPK:IQST:$18.03)
iQSTEL is a technology company offering a wide array of services to the Telecommunications Industry. These include services to International Long-Distance Telecommunications Operators, Retail and Corporate markets, Submarine Fiber Optic Network capacity, Satellite Communications services, and more. "
target: IoT Labs Mx SAPI
IoT Labs MX is a full service IoT logistics solution Their product, IoT Smart Gas Platform, consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
price ($mm)
$0.55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: SEHK:303
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VTech Holdings Ltd
VTech Holdings Ltd
VTech is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy to preschool and the world's largest manufacturer of cordless phones. VTech has been a pioneer in the electronic learning toy category with innovative products that provide fun and learning to children across the world.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,907.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.40
EBIT ($mm)
$217.90
Net Income ($mm)
$195.50
Employees
30000
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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Ticker: BSE:530135
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Optiemus Infracom Limited
Optiemus Infracom Limited
Founded in 1993, Optiemus Infracom is a diversified, award-winning telecommunications enterprise in India. The group has over two decades of rich experience in managing, distributing, manufacturing and retailing mobile brands and other telecommunication products in India.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$101.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.53
EBIT ($mm)
$5.39
Net Income ($mm)
$1.94
Employees
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Ticker: ZOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies is a holding company with subsidiaries that engage in manufacturing, research and development, and sale of electronic and telecommunication products for the latest generation mobile phones, wireless communication circuitry, and related software products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: zmtp
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Telephonics, Inc.
Zoom Telephonics is the creator of innovative Internet access products that dependably connect people to the information they need and the people they love. The company delivers cable modems, routers, and other communications products under the globally recognized Motorola brand.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$44.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: IFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InfoSonics
InfoSonics is a San Diego-based manufacturer and provider of wireless handsets, tablets and related products to carriers, distributors and retailers in Latin America under the verykool® brand.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
41
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Roku connects users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,778.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.84
EBIT ($mm)
($20.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1925
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Ticker: SEHK:493
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in electrical appliances businesses.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10,474.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.80
EBIT ($mm)
$102.32
Net Income ($mm)
$90.75
Employees
50835
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Ticker: USMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USA Mobility, Inc.
USA Mobility, Inc.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be a leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$242.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.56
EBIT ($mm)
$60.95
Net Income ($mm)
$88.64
Employees
676
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Ticker: SHSE:603918
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Golden Bridge Infotech Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Golden Bridge Infotech Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Golden Bridge Infotech Co., Ltd. is a China-based company. The Company principally provides applied solutions and services of multimedia information system industry for customers.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$100.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.60
EBIT ($mm)
$6.94
Net Income ($mm)
$6.08
Employees
454
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Ticker: TSEC:6166
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADLINK Technology, Inc.
ADLINK Technology, Inc.
ADLINK Technology is enabling the IoT with innovative embedded computing solutions for edge devices, intelligent gateways and cloud services. ADLINK's products are application-ready for industrial automation, communications, medical, and defense, transportation, and infotainment industries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$274.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.86
EBIT ($mm)
$22.76
Net Income ($mm)
$19.47
Employees
455
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