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closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
7.9x
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23.3x
closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

TAA Group, Inc., acquired Clarity Communication Systems Inc.

synopsis: ISCO International, Inc. announced the sale of all of the common stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Clarity Communication Systems Inc, to TAA Group Inc. Clarity’s operations and assets constituted the software segment of ISCO International’s business.
buyer: TAA Group, Inc.
TAA group is an International studio for Architecture, Planning, Design and Property Development led by Tayo Ayanlola. Our goal and central concern is to harness design's ability to empower people and transform communities and organizations. "
target parent: ISCO International, Inc.
target: Clarity Communication Systems Inc.
Clarity Communication Systems is a leading provider of applications and platforms for the wireless industry. Our portfolio of applications for mobile devices includes end-to-end Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions and Location-Based Services (LBS).
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Dialogic Corporation, purchased Platforms business from NMS Communications

synopsis: Dialogic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with NMS Communications Corporation through which Dialogic plans to acquire the NMS Communications Platforms business, which provides enabling technology and tools for value-added services in mobile telecommunications.
buyer: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies. "
seller: NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 6/10/2008 via BusinessWire

IntelliNet Technologies, acquired Azaire Networks

synopsis: IntelliNet Technologies has acquired the assets of Azaire Networks Inc. The deal significantly strengthens the company’s position in the expanding Fixed Mobile Convergence marketplace by adding to its already established portfolio of technology and product offerings.
buyer: IntelliNet Technologies
IntelliNet Technologies provides network convergence technology and solutions to accelerate the deployment of next generation applications and services. We work with the telecom industry’s network equipment providers and network operators to deliver solutions customized for their needs. "
target: Azaire Networks
Azaire Networks is a leader in developing I-WLAN based solutions that enable mobile operators to deploy Multi-Access networks. Multi-access networks provide relief for the in-building coverage issues associated with 3G networks to deliver the media rich mobile applications to users.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

CounterPath Solutions, Inc., acquired BridgePort Networks

synopsis: CounterPath Corporation, a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, has acquired BridgePort Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in Fixed Mobile Convergence solutions for service providers.
buyer: CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (CPAH:$12.00)
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers. "
target: BridgePort Networks
BridgePort Networks is a leader in providing mobile convergence enabling IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and pre-IMS applications for a variety of service providers. The company's products are backed by eighteen patents either pending or granted.
price ($mm)
$1.55
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Sicap AG, acquired Swapcom

synopsis: Sicap, a leading provider of products and solutions for mobile operators, today announced that it has acquired Swapcom. The acquisition will strengthen Sicap's position in the market as leader in the Mobile Device Management space.
buyer: Sicap AG
Sicap is a software company based in Bern, Switzerland that develops and provides mobile applications and network products for GSM operators. Sicap's goal is to continuously improve and innovate by adding value through ingenuity. "
target: Swapcom
Specialized in server-side mobile architecture, Swapcom consistently delivers software solutions in line with emerging technology issues. The Swapcom approach involves remote management of devices and carrier-grade hub services as part of a user-shaped mobile multimedia solutions portfolio.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Dickson Media, Inc. announced today that it has acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc, a private corporation and a leading developer and provider of proprietary technology and value added services for the wireless telecommunications sector.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector. "
target: VocalWave Technologies Inc.
VocalWave Technologies Inc. is currently a privately held and funded Nevada corporation in the business of developing wireless application solutions and providing compelling content to mobile carriers.
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announced 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., will acquire 724 Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Austin Ventures has delivered a letter to the board of directors of 724 Solutions, Inc. outlining a proposal by Austin Ventures to acquire, through investment funds affiliated with Austin Ventures, all of the outstanding equity interests of 724 Solutions not already owned by Austin Ventures for US$3.07 per share in cash.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
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announced 6/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Fine Point Technologies, Inc., will acquire Pervenio, Ltd.

synopsis: Fine Point Technologies, a leading provider of software tools for the management of wireline broadband connections, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Pervenio Ltd, a creator of unrivaled wireless device detection and management solutions for mobile communications providers.
buyer: Fine Point Technologies, Inc.
Since 1997, Fine Point Technologies has continued to evolve its diverse line of solutions to assist Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to meet and exceed the demands of complicated subscriber lifecycle management cycles. "
target: Pervenio, Ltd.
Pervenio (Latin for "reach") is a pioneering, world leading provider in mobile device management (MDM) and service provisioning software solutions that enable mobile service providers to stay better connected with their customers.
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announced 4/22/2009 via Company Press Release

Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, will acquire SmartTrust

synopsis: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), one of the world's largest suppliers of banknotes and smart card solutions, is acquiring SmartTrust AB (Stockholm), a globally leading provider of server solutions for managing applications on SIM cards and mobile phones.
buyer: Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading supplier of smart cards and cutting-edge system solutions in the fields of telecommunications, electronic payments, transportation, health care, identity, customer loyalty, pay-TV, multimedia and Internet security (public key infrastructure). "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: SmartTrust
SmartTrust is a developer of MDM and SIM management software designed to provide mobile network operators improved awareness of their subscribers and efficient management of the devices on their network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

TEOCO Corporation, acquired AIRCOM International

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to communications service providers (CSP) worldwide, announced it has completed its acquisition of AIRCOM International, the leading provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communication Service Providers worldwide. Teoco's product portfolio includes Customer Analytics, Margin Assurance, Service Assurance and Network Optimization solutions. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: AIRCOM International
Aircom is the leading independent provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks. AIRCOM’s products, all of which are LTE capable, enable operators to regain visibility and control of their network, which in turn drives efficiency and profitability.
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closed 7/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Taqua, LLC, acquired Tatara Systems

synopsis: Taqua, LLC, a leading supplier of convergence switching and small cell deployment solutions, has completed the acquisition of Acton, MA-based Tatara Systems, the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions. Tatara Systems has focused exclusively on developing applications for the mobile convergence market.
buyer: Taqua, LLC
Taqua is a leading supplier of next-generation fixed and mobile convergence switching, IP peering, backhaul systems, and enhanced applications. hundreds of carriers utilize Taqua to provide a full array of revenue generating, broadband and mobile applications to all types of communication devices. "
target: Tatara Systems
Tatara Systems is the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions. Founded in 2001, Tatara Systems has focused exclusively on developing applications for the mobile convergence market, the first of which is for femtocells.
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closed 1/21/2010 via PR Newswire

724 Solutions, Inc. merged with Mobixell Networks,

synopsis: Mobixell Networks, announced the acquisition of mobile internet company, 724 Solutions. The merged company will create a global organization with local sales and support capability in the US, UK, China, Switzerland, India, Israel, and other countries, and with a customer base of over 350 mobile oper
buyer: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
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closed 12/10/2009 via BusinessWire

VocalTec Communications, Ltd., acquired Outsmart

synopsis: VocalTec Communications Ltd., a global provider of carrier-class multimedia and voice-over-IP solutions for communication service providers, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Outsmart, a pioneer and provider of telecommunications convergence solutions.
buyer: VocalTec Communications, Ltd. (VOCL:$6.41)
VocalTec Communications is a global provider of carrier-class multimedia and voice-over-IP solutions for communication service providers. VocalTec provides proven trunking, peering and residential/enterprise VoIP application solutions. "
target: Outsmart
Founded in 2001, Outsmart is a leading mobile solutions provider of convergence technologies. The Company offers its flagship product, the Plug ‘n Talk™ solution that allows mobile operators to reach out across national borders to tap into new user segments.
price ($mm)
$0.23
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Accenture, acquired Symbian

synopsis: Nokia and Accenture announced the completion of Accenture's acquisition of Nokia's Symbian Professional Services. With this transfer, Accenture assumes full ownership of Nokia's Symbian Professional Services unit responsible for Symbian OS customer engineering and customer support.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high performance businesses and governments. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: Symbian
Symbian is a software licensing company that develops and licenses the market-leading open operating system for mobile phones. Symbian OS is licensed to the world's handset manufacturers and has built close relationships with leading companies across the mobile industry.
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closed 2/13/2009 via Company Press Release

Esmertec AG, acquired Purple Labs

synopsis: Esmertec AG and Purple Labs SA, two of Europe’s leading mobile software companies, announced that they will join forces in a new combined business called Myriad Group AG, uniting their industry-leading technologies and teams in order to accelerate development of next-generation software for mass-market mobile phones.
buyer: Esmertec AG (SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones. "
target: Purple Labs
Purple Labs is the only independent software vendor with a complete Linux solution for mass-market 3G phones. The Purple Labs Linux Suite enables phone manufacturers to replace their legacy operating systems with a flexible and scalable Linux platform.
price ($mm)
$85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Symbian

synopsis: Nokia has launched a cash offer to acquire all of the shares of Symbian Limited that Nokia does not already own, at a price of EUR 3.647 per share. The net cash outlay from Nokia to purchase the approximately 52% of Symbian Limited shares it does not already own will be approximately EUR 264 million.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Symbian
Symbian is a software licensing company that develops and licenses the market-leading open operating system for mobile phones. Symbian OS is licensed to the world's handset manufacturers and has built close relationships with leading companies across the mobile industry.
price ($mm)
$412*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/10/2012 via BusinessWire

NewNet Communication Technologies LLC, will purchase Mobile Messaging Business from Tekelec

synopsis: NewNet Communication Technologies, a leader in mobile messaging, broadband wireless, and network signaling solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Tekelec’s Mobile Messaging Business. Tekelec’s Mobile Messaging business provides innovative and modular Short Text Messaging solutions to wireless carriers worldwide.
buyer parent: Skyview Capital LLC
buyer: NewNet Communication Technologies LLC
NewNet Communication Technologies, LLC is a leading provider of innovative solutions for next generation mobile and fixed line networks. NewNet enables global telecom operators and equipment manufacturers to rapidly develop and deploy cutting edge, revenue-generating applications. "
seller: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Tekelec’s Mobile Messaging business provides innovative and modular Short Text Messaging solutions to wireless carriers worldwide.
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announced 5/6/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, will acquire Camiant, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced agreements to acquire Camiant, a policy control leader. With this acquisition Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: Camiant, Inc.
Camiant's Multimedia Policy Engine empowers broadband service providers to dynamically manage their networks, ensuring efficient, high quality delivery of broadband data services, IP-based communication services and rich media content.
price ($mm)
$127
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/17/2008 via BusinessWire

Tekelec, acquired mBalance

synopsis: Tekelec announced the acquisition of privately held mBalance, a leading developer of messaging solutions. mBalance’s software enables mobile operators to efficiently support their text messaging growth with a high-performance, networked messaging solution.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: mBalance
mBalance is renowned for its innovative and high-quality message routing products for mobile networks. mBalance’s software enables mobile operators to efficiently support their text messaging growth with a high-performance, networked messaging solution.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 7/7/2006 via BusinessWire

NICE Systems Ltd, acquired IEX Corporation

synopsis: NICE Systems, announced the completion of its acquisition of IEX Corporation, a leading provider of workforce management, strategic planning and performance management solutions for the contact center. The acquisition of IEX Corporation, originally announced on April 28th, 2006, was an all-cash transaction for $200 million.
buyer: NICE Systems Ltd (NICE:$1,486.10)
NICE Systems is the leading provider of Insight from Interactions(TM), offering comprehensive performance management and interaction analytics solutions for the enterprise and public safety and security markets. "
target parent: Tekelec
target: IEX Corporation
IEX Corporation, a Tekelec company is a leading provider of contact center workforce management technology. IEX has a strong market presence worldwide in over 45 countries, with more than 840,000 agents in over 2,900 sites.
price ($mm)
$200
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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 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:$78,308.49)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$260,174.00)
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)
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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.
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year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CPAH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$12.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: TWLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$492.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1119
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Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: TKLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tekelec
Tekelec
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to Long Term Evolution and IP multimedia subsystem.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$423.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.39
EBIT ($mm)
$25.08
Net Income ($mm)
$15.01
Employees
1291
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zayo Group, LLC
Zayo Group, LLC
Zayo Group provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,586.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,177.10
EBIT ($mm)
$524.20
Net Income ($mm)
$128.90
Employees
3774
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Ticker: SEHK:1883
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CITIC Telecom International
CITIC Telecom International
CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (“CITIC Telecom”) is a reputable telecoms operator in Asia. CITIC Telecom owns and operates a telecoms hub with key markets in China and Hong Kong. The Group expands its business internationally with interconnection services to global telecoms operators.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,008.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$263.07
EBIT ($mm)
$175.91
Net Income ($mm)
$105.05
Employees
2181
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Ticker: BIT:LIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Retelit S.p.A.
Retelit S.p.A.
Retelit is a leading Italian provider of digital and infrastructure services to the telecommunications market. Retelit provides operators and businesses with a complete range of high-quality and safe infrastructure. Their fiber optic infrastructure connects to networks and data centers across Italy.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$82.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.50
EBIT ($mm)
$13.00
Net Income ($mm)
$12.49
Employees
93
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Ticker: SESG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SES
Luxembourg-based SES is the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in Geostationary Orbit and Medium Earth Orbit. It provides a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,234.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,678.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1,000.17
Net Income ($mm)
$585.66
Employees
1315
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