Like Jambool, Inc.

closed 8/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Jambool, Inc.

synopsis: Jambool announced that they have been acquired by Google. Jambool started as a social collaboration platform in 2006. In 2007, they shifted focus to build applications on social networks. Jambool are the creators of Social Gold, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jambool, Inc.
Jambool, Inc. operates Social Gold™, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform. Social Gold enables developers to create and manage their own white-labeled virtual currency, to provide an in-app payments experience to their users, and to optimize their virtual economy using analytics.
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$70
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closed 7/29/2009 via Company Press Release

Live Gamer, Inc., acquired N-Cash

synopsis: Live Gamer, the company that pioneered publisher-supported real-money-trading for online games, announced that it has completed its acquisition of N-Cash, Korea’s premier micro-transaction provider.
buyer: Live Gamer, Inc.
Live Gamer combines leading e-commerce software with virtual economy advisory services to help online game publishers, virtual world operators, and operators of other virtual environments, like social networks, create new transaction-based revenue streams. "
target: N-Cash
Micro-transaction-based games began in South Korea almost a decade ago, and N-Cash’s platform was there to power the very first item-based game ever in existence (Joyon’s GerSang). Since 2001, N-Cash has developed and scaled its solution to power titles from over 60 game operators worldwide.
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closed 5/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Digital River, Inc., acquired fatfoogoo

synopsis: Digital River, Inc., announced that it has acquired fatfoogoo. The combined forces of Digital River’s e-commerce solutions with fatfoogoo’s technology will offer game publishers and developers an unparalleled, single e-commerce connection to manage their online product sales both in-store and in-game.
buyer: Digital River, Inc. (DRIV:$373.69)
Digital River, Inc., a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, builds and manages profitable online businesses for nearly 34,000 companies worldwide. Its comprehensive e-commerce solution and world-class infrastructure are designed to help companies of all sizes quickly maximize online revenues. "
target: fatfoogoo
Fatfoogoo is the leading in-game commerce ecosystem for monetizing online games and virtual worlds. Fatfoogoo’s solutions allow both publisher-to-player and player-to-player financial interaction, as well as virtual currency management and traditional user and subscription management.
price ($mm)
$10*
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closed 6/5/2013 via Market Wire

PlayHaven, acquired //staq

synopsis: PlayHaven, the leading lifetime value (LTV) maximization platform for mobile games, announced the addition of the team from Staq.io, a game management platform featuring advanced, real-time analytics.
buyer: PlayHaven
PlayHaven delivers a lifetime value maximization platform to help mobile game developers better acquire, understand, and intelligently engage and monetize users. "
target: //staq
//staq is a game management platform. //staq makes it simple to monetize and optimize free to play games on mobile, web and consoles. The company provides services to manage virtual currencies and virtual goods, player state, targeted promotions, beautiful analytics and data warehousing.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
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$30
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announced 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Chargify will be merged with SaaSOptics,

synopsis: SaaSOptics and Chargify, the leading providers of financial operations and subscription billing management solutions for subscription businesses, announced the merger of the two companies. The combined company will be known as Maxio.
buyer: SaaSOptics
SaaSOptics is a subscription management platform that provides subscription billing, revenue recognition and robust subscription analytics and metrics. "
target parent: Scaleworks Associates
target: Chargify
Chargify is a globally-recognized leader in the Recurring Billing and Subscription Management space. Chargify Elastic Billing turns billing into a competitive edge for modern recurring revenue-based businesses that need to personalize and differentiate their offerings for the Relationship Economy.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

ChargeBee, acquired RevLock

synopsis: Chargebee, a subscription billing and revenue management software company, has acquired RevLock, a revenue recognition solution for SaaS companies. RevLock provides a fully automated software solution that automates compliance, pricing calculations, and audit trails. It features solutions for contract data, sales commissions, reporting, and more.
buyer: ChargeBee
Chargebee is a subscription billing and revenue management solution that helps SaaS businesses streamline their revenue operations. Chargebee integrates with the leading payment gateways to let businesses automate recurring payment collection along with invoicing, accounting, SaaS metrics and more. "
target: RevLock
RevLock is a revenue recognition solution for SaaS companies. RevLock provides a fully automated revenue recognition software solution that automates compliance, pricing calculations, and audit trails. It features solutions for contract data, sales commissions, reporting, and more.
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closed 7/6/2022 via BusinessWire

N-able Technologies Inc., acquired SpinPanel

synopsis: N-able, Inc., a global software company helping IT services providers deliver remote monitoring and management, data protection as-a-service, and security solutions, has acquired Netherlands-based Spinpanel, a multi-tenant Microsoft 365 management and automation platform built for Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers.
buyer: N-able Technologies Inc. (NYSE:NABL:$346.46)
N-able fuels IT services providers with powerful software solutions to monitor, manage, and secure their customers’ systems, data, and networks. Built on a scalable platform, N-able offers secure infrastructure and tools to simplify complex ecosystems. "
target: SpinPanel
Spinpanel is a Microsoft Cloud enablement platform headquartered in The Netherlands, with a mission to unlock the full potential of Microsoft for every Microsoft customer. Spinpanel helps partners to succeed with the Microsoft Cloud by automating and scaling their Cloud Solution Provider business.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Zomentum, acquired Goolash

synopsis: Zomentum, a sales automation platform for MSPs and technology companies, has acquired Goolash, an automated license management and billing reconciliation solution in Belgium. Goolash optimizes billing reconciliation and maximizes profits for IT MSP companies worldwide.
buyer: Zomentum
Zomentum is a sales automation platform for MSPs and technology companies. Zomentum provides an intelligent revenue platform that allows users to discover, sell, and manage their services. Their solution reduces the complexity of the sales process and maximizes revenue for partners. "
target: Goolash
Goolash is an automated license management and billing reconciliation solution in Belgium. Goolash optimizes billing reconciliation and maximizes profits for IT MSP companies worldwide. Their platform streamlines billing processes while automatically synchronizing customer licensing information.
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announced 4/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Novatti, will acquire Emersion

synopsis: Novatti Group Limited, a global software technology company that specialises in unique payment solutions, will acquire Emersion, an Australian software company that specializes in cloud-based billing services. Emersion offers a real-time billing, provisioning and payment solution for MSPs, Telco retailers, Telco wholesalers and utility providers.
buyer: Novatti (ASX:NOV:$13.80)
Novatti is a global software technology company that specialises in unique payment solutions. Both through technology and services, Novatti helps economies, corporations, and consumers digitize cash transactions. Their solutions include digital wallets, branchless banking, mobile money, and more. "
target: Emersion
Emersion is an Australian software company that specializes in cloud-based billing, provisioning, customer management, payment, and business support services. Emersion offers a real-time billing, provisioning and payment solution for MSPs, Telco retailers, Telco wholesalers and utility providers.
price ($mm)
$1.63
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closed 8/2/2019 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp., acquired The Rainmaker Group

synopsis: Cendyn, an innovator in hotel Customer Relationship Management and hotel sales platforms for the hospitality industry, has acquired The Rainmaker Group, a revenue and profit optimization platform for hotels, resorts, and casinos. The acquisition of Rainmaker's solutions enables Cendyn to drive performance across all aspects of the hotel business.
buyer: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is a cloud-based software and services provider that develops integrated technology platforms for driving sales and marketing performance in the travel and hospitality industry. The Cendyn Hospitality Cloud offers software and services for hotel marketing, guest engagement, and group sales. "
target: The Rainmaker Group
Rainmaker is the hotel revenue and profit optimization cloud. Rainmaker's cloud-based solutions for transient and group pricing optimization, forecasting, and revenue-centric business intelligence are designed to help hoteliers streamline operations, enhance revenue optimization processes, and more.
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closed 7/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lumine Group, acquired Ubersmith Inc.

synopsis: Lumine Group, a division of Volaris Group focused in the communications and media vertical, has completed the acquisition of Ubersmith, a leading business management software solution that delivers mission-critical capabilities for billing, infrastructure and device management, and trouble and relationship management to Service Providers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Lumine Group
Lumine Group, based in Canada, is one of the world’s largest communications and media software portfolios. Lumine offers communications and media software companies the ability to grow, retain independence, and focus on the needs of its customers and employees, with the financial backing of Volaris."
target parent: Internap
target: Ubersmith Inc.
Ubersmith is a leading business management software solution that delivers mission-critical capabilities for billing, infrastructure and device management, and trouble and relationship management to Service Providers.
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closed 11/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Capana Sweden AB

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired Capana Sweden AB. Capana provides an end-to-end, integrated software platform for wholesale billing and partner settlements. Its revenue management solutions are used by communication service providers and companies active within the Internet of Things (IoT) industry.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$356.06)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Capana Sweden AB
Capana Sweden is a software company specialized in Wholesale, Interconnect, Roaming, Broadband Billing, Internet of Things and Partner Settlements. Capana develops tools for handling the entire B2B/B2B2B/B2B2C billing life cycle from gathering, decoding and enhancing transaction data.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired CustomCall Data Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired CustomCall Data Systems, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately US$7.3 million. CustomCall is a privately held company that offers billing solutions.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$356.06)
Enghouse Systems Limited serves a number of distinct vertical markets through its two divisions, each developing and selling enterprise oriented applications software. Enghouse's overall strategy is to create a larger and more diverse enterprise software company. "
target: CustomCall Data Systems, Inc.
CustomCall Data Systems was established in 1993 by telecommunications executives with extensive industry experience. Its feature-rich billing and OSS solutions, secure, scalable, state-of-the-art platform, and commitment to customer service are the reasons behind its success.
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$7.30
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closed 10/13/2021 via Company Press Release

CSG International, Inc., acquired DGIT Systems

synopsis: CSG has acquired DGIT Systems, a provider of software and services to digital and communications service providers, including catalog, configure, price and quote (CPQ), order capture, provisioning, and inventory management.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$1,012.85)
For over 35 years, CSG has simplified the complexity of business, delivering innovative customer engagement solutions that help companies acquire, monetize, engage, and retain customers. CSG manages billions of customer interactions annually with its award-winning suite of software and services. "
target: DGIT Systems
DGIT Systems is a provider of software and services to digital and communications service providers, including catalog, configure, price and quote (CPQ), order capture, provisioning, and inventory management.
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announced 8/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Agility CIS will be merged with Tally Group Limited,

synopsis: New Zealand-based Agility CIS, a leader in cloud-based billing solutions, will merge with Tally Group, an Australian provider of next generation SaaS software solutions for energy retailers. The merger will see the Agility business in Australia and New Zealand rebranded as Tally Group.
buyer: Tally Group Limited
Based in Australia, Tally Group is a provider of next generation SaaS software solutions for energy retailers. The Tally Energy Platform brings together leading cloud-native technology with near zero touch SaaS enabled processes that reduce cost to serve while enabling energy providers to innovate. "
target parent: SilverTree Equity
target: Agility CIS
Based in New Zealand, Agility CIS is a leading provider of billing and CRM software for utilities globally. Agility offers a full suite of cloud-based and SaaS software solutions for both B2C and B2B electricity and gas utility retailers.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

SilverTree Equity, acquired Agility CIS

synopsis: SilverTree Equity, a private equity firm in the UK that invests in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses, has acquired a 65% stake in Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility software solutions. Agility CIS provides billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
buyer: SilverTree Equity
SilverTree Equity is a sector specialist private equity firm in the UK. SilverTree invests exclusively in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses. The firm is differentiated by its focus on value creation, sector specialism, and deep network of operational resources. "
target: Agility CIS
Agility CIS is a New Zealand-based solution provider serving energy companies in Australasia, the Middle East and North America. Agility CIS provides proven cost effective billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chess Telecom Limited, acquired TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)

synopsis: Chess ICT has expanded with the acquisition of an independent billing specialist, TM Solutions (TMS). TMS was founded in 2001 by Suzanne and David Chappell. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
buyer: Chess Telecom Limited
Established in 1993, Chess is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of business voice and data solutions providing businesses with broadband, phone lines, calls, mobiles, data, VoIP and telephone systems. They deliver tailored solutions alongside great service, at the best possible prices. "
target: TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)
TM Solutions (TMS) is headquartered in Oxfordshire, offers independent channel support services to the UK telecoms industry. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
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closed 7/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Indus

synopsis: Ebix, a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and e-learning industries, announced that it has acquired India based Indus Software Technologies, a global provider of enterprise Lending software solutions to financial institutions, captive auto finance and telecom companies.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target parent: Black Dragon Capital, LLC
target: Indus
Indus offers a specialized suite of products and technology solutions for Banking & Finance, Telecom and Insurance Industries. The Company’s innovative enterprise level loan origination, receivables management and debt management solutions are trusted by over 100 plus clients.
price ($mm)
$24
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$22
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1.3x
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closed 10/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Digital Virgo, purchased Telecoms business from Dalenys

synopsis: Dalenys announced that it has sold its Telecoms business to the Digital Virgo group. Based in Belgium, Dalenys offers Payment Marketing solutions that aim to increase revenues for online and point-of-sale merchants. Dalenys also offers telecom solutions that enable clients to launch premium phone services and offer payment through carrier billing.
buyer: Digital Virgo
Based in France, Digital Virgo is a creator of digital pathways between its partners and their customers. Digital Virgo acquires and retains online customers on behalf of its partners by offering competitive performance based mobile marketing and a reliable international positioning. "
seller: Dalenys (ENXTBR:NYS:$77.27)
Based in Belgium, Dalenys offers Payment Marketing solutions that aim to increase revenues for online and point-of-sale merchants. Dalenys also offers telecom solutions that enable clients to launch premium phone services and offer payment through carrier billing.
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closed 8/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Jambool, Inc.

synopsis: Jambool announced that they have been acquired by Google. Jambool started as a social collaboration platform in 2006. In 2007, they shifted focus to build applications on social networks. Jambool are the creators of Social Gold, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jambool, Inc.
Jambool, Inc. operates Social Gold™, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform. Social Gold enables developers to create and manage their own white-labeled virtual currency, to provide an in-app payments experience to their users, and to optimize their virtual economy using analytics.
price ($mm)
$70
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closed 9/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired BreezoMeter

synopsis: Israeli air quality monitoring and forecasting company BreezoMeter has been acquired by Google. Haifa-based BreezoMeter, founded in 2014, developed a system that collects environmental data from 11 million sources around the world and applies algorithms to predict hazards related to air quality, such as pollution, pollen and wildfires.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: BreezoMeter
Haifa-based BreezoMeter, founded in 2014, developed a system that collects environmental data from 11 million sources around the world and applies algorithms to predict hazards related to air quality, such as pollution, pollen and wildfires. BreezoMeter has about 400 million users worldwide.
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closed 4/29/2022 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired MobiledgeX

synopsis: Edge computing software company MobiledgeX, which was founded by Deutsche Telekom AG in 2018, has been acquired by Google Cloud. MobiledgeX is a trusted edge computing company that offers global orchestration, automation, and monitoring for any workload across different infrastructure and any cloud, public or private.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: MobiledgeX
MobiledgeX is a trusted edge computing company that offers global orchestration, automation, and monitoring for any workload across different infrastructure and any cloud, public or private. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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announced 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Mandiant Corporation

synopsis: Google is to acquire Mandiant, one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Mandiant Corporation (NasdaqGS:MNDT:$483.45)
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,888 [$4,767]
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$483
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closed 1/5/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, acquired Siemplify

synopsis: Google has acquired Siemplify, a leading cloud-native security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) provider, helping security teams of all sizes respond to cyberthreats with greater speed and precision.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Siemplify
Siemplify is a leading cloud-native security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) provider, helping security teams of all sizes respond to cyberthreats with greater speed and precision.
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announced 8/18/2021 via BusinessWire

Verily Life Sciences, will acquire SignalPath

synopsis: Verily, an Alphabet company focused on life sciences and healthcare, will acquire SignalPath, a clinical trial management system (CTMS) that improves the ease and efficiency of conducting clinical research at study sites. SignalPath's CTMS platform ensures quality of trial execution, drives efficiencies and enables site staff to focus on patients.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Verily Life Sciences
Verily is a subsidiary of Alphabet focused on life sciences and healthcare. Verily's mission is to make the world’s health data useful so that people enjoy healthier lives. The company develops tools to collect and activate health data, and creates interventions to prevent and manage disease. "
target: SignalPath
SignalPath is a clinical trial management system (CTMS) that improves the ease, quality and efficiency of conducting clinical research at study sites. SignalPath's CTMS platform ensures quality of trial execution, drives efficiencies and enables site staff to focus on patients.
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closed 7/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired Simsim

synopsis: YouTube has acquired social commerce startup Simsim. Simsim, which develops an online shopping platform for local shopping needs in India, helps small businesses in India transition to e-commerce by using the power of video and creators. The startup’s eponymous app acts as a platform to connect local businesses, influencers and customers.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: Simsim
Simsim develops an online shopping platform for local shopping needs in India. The startup helps small businesses in India transition to e-commerce by using the power of video and creators. The startup’s eponymous app acts as a platform to connect local businesses, influencers and customers.
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closed 12/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Neverware

synopsis: Google has acquired Neverware, a New York-based developer of lightweight desktop operating systems. Their flagship product, CloudReady, enables schools and enterprise organizations to transform their existing hardware into simple, secure, and fast machines.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Neverware
Neverware is a New York-based developer of lightweight desktop operating systems. Their flagship product, CloudReady, enables schools and enterprise organizations to transform their existing hardware into simple, secure, and fast machines.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Dataform

synopsis: Dataform, a startup in the U.K. that was building what it dubbed an “operating system” for data warehouses, has been quietly acquired by Google’s Google Cloud division. Dataform Web enables data teams to collaboratively develop, test, deploy and share a centralized data model across an organization.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Dataform
Dataform builds tools for data teams to manage the data that powers companies’ analytics. Dataform Web enables data teams to collaboratively develop, test, deploy and share a centralized data model across an organization. They are based in the UK.
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announced 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, will acquire Actifio, Inc.

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms, will acquire Actifio, a provider of enterprise cloud data management solutions. Actifio helps global enterprises to virtualize their data. Their technology enables businesses to manage, access, and protect their data more efficiently.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Actifio, Inc.
Actifio is a provider of enterprise cloud data management solutions. Actifio helps global enterprise customers and service provider partners to virtualize their data. Their Virtual Data Pipeline technology enables businesses to manage, access, and protect their data faster and more efficiently.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired StratoZone

synopsis: Google has acquired StratoZone to help partners and customers plan and automate data center migrations to Google Cloud Platform. StratoZone delivers a unified Cloud Services Automation Suite to Plan, Buy, Migrate, and Manage cloud services.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: StratoZone
StratoZone delivers a unified Cloud Services Automation Suite to Plan, Buy, Migrate, and Manage cloud services. The platform accelerates a Customer’s ability to achieve a Hybrid IT model and become an IT service broker while reducing cost and risk.
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closed 7/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired North Inc.

synopsis: Alphabet’s Google announced that it has acquired North Inc., a Canadian company that makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: North Inc.
North, Inc., formerly Thalmic Labs, makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
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closed 2/20/2020 via Company Press Release

Google, acquired Cornerstone Technology B.V.

synopsis: Google Cloud has acquired Cornerstone Technology, a Netherlands-based provider of software and consulting services for modernizing mainframe applications. Cornerstone brings a wealth of experience and innovative solutions to Google's portfolio of products and services that help customers modernize their infrastructure and applications.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Cornerstone Technology B.V.
Cornerstone is a Netherlands-based provider of software and consulting services for modernizing mainframe applications. Cornerstone's G4 software toolkit adapts legacy workloads to run in new environments and provides the ability to modularize applications into software containers.
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closed 12/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Typhoon Studios

synopsis: Google has acquired Typhoon Studios, an independent game developer in Montréal. They are dedicated to creating new experiences with a unique voice on both PC and console.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Typhoon Studios
Typhoon Studios is an independent game developer in Montréal. They are dedicated to creating new experiences with a unique voice on both PC and console.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Waymo LLC, acquired Latent Logic

synopsis: Waymo, a self-driving technology development company and subsidiary of Google, has acquired Latent Logic, a UK start-up. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Waymo LLC
Waymo LLC is a self-driving technology development company. It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Waymo originated as a project of Google before it became a stand-alone subsidiary in December 2016. In April 2017, Waymo started a limited trial of a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target parent: University of Oxford
target: Latent Logic
Latent Logic is a UK start-up that uses imitation learning to simulate models of human behavior on the road. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired CloudSimple

synopsis: Google has acquired CloudSimple, a company that provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: CloudSimple
CloudSimple provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
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closed 11/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Fitbit Inc.

synopsis: Fitbit, Inc. has been acquired by Google LLC. Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Fitbit Inc. (FIT:$1,550.22)
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the Connected Health & Fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,104 [$1,696]
rev ($mm)
$1,504
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Elastifile

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms, will be acquiring Elastifile, a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Elastifile
Elastifile is a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud. They’ve built a unique software-defined approach to managed Network Attached Storage.
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announced 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Looker

synopsis: Google LLC announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics. Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Looker
Looker is a unified data platform that delivers actionable business insights to every employee at the point of decision. Looker integrates data into the daily workflows of users to allow organizations to extract value from data at web scale.
price ($mm)
$2,600
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Alooma

synopsis: Google announced its intent to acquire Alooma, a leader in data migration. Alooma helps enterprise companies streamline database migration in the cloud with an innovative data pipeline tool that enables them to move their data from multiple sources to a single data warehouse.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Alooma
Alooma helps enterprise companies streamline database migration in the cloud with an innovative data pipeline tool that enables them to move their data from multiple sources to a single data warehouse.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Superpod

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Superpod, a company that develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Superpod
Superpod develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 8/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Jambool, Inc.

synopsis: Jambool announced that they have been acquired by Google. Jambool started as a social collaboration platform in 2006. In 2007, they shifted focus to build applications on social networks. Jambool are the creators of Social Gold, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jambool, Inc.
Jambool, Inc. operates Social Gold™, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform. Social Gold enables developers to create and manage their own white-labeled virtual currency, to provide an in-app payments experience to their users, and to optimize their virtual economy using analytics.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
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announced 2/14/2022 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Fireball Search GmbH

synopsis: CentralNic Group has entered into agreements to acquire Fireball Search GmbH. Founded in 1996, Fireball was once the leading search engine in Germany, and the name retains high consumer awareness.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$482.74)
CentralNic is a global company that drives the growth of the global digital economy by developing and managing software platforms allowing businesses to buy subscriptions to domain names and related services, including protecting their brands online. "
target: Fireball Search GmbH
Founded in 1996, Fireball was once the leading search engine in Germany, and the name retains high consumer awareness.
price ($mm)
$0.36
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Brave, acquired Tailcat

synopsis: Brave announced the acquisition of Tailcat, the open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat will become the foundation of Brave Search.
buyer: Brave
Brave Software’s fast, privacy-oriented browser, combined with its blockchain-based digital advertising platform, is reinventing the Web for users, publishers, and advertisers. Users get a private, speedier web experience with much longer battery life and publishers increase their revenue share. "
target: Tailcat
Tailcat is an open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat does not collect IP addresses or use personally identifiable information to improve search results.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Web

WbSrch, acquired Snagr.io

synopsis: WbSrch, a general-purpose search engine based in Portland, OR, has purchased the music search engine Snagr.io and has rebranded it as MusicSrch.com. Snagr.io searches a selection of popular social media and music sites such as Spotify, Tidal, Musicbrainz, and Twitter for the online presences of a band, DJ, or musician.
buyer: WbSrch
WbSrch is an general-purpose web search engine with indexes in more than 30 languages. It currently has a small crawl index that is being used to refine its search algorithms. "
target: Snagr.io
SNAGR is music artists search engine. It searches on 12+ different streaming, video, and music sites for artists. Sites are searched in parallel and results are on-the-fly combined, ranked and sorted to give user readable and an understandable overview.
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announced 6/26/2013 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., will acquire Gigablast, Inc.

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., a unified search company known for its search clustering technology and eDiscovery tools, announced that it has agreed to acquire Gigablast, Inc. through a letter of intent with binding provisions. Gigablast provides Internet search services for both consumers and businesses.
buyer: Yippy, Inc. (OTCPK:YIPI:$0.08)
Based in Fort Myers, FL, Yippy, Inc. is a technology company specializing in the development of search, data normalization and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets. "
target: Gigablast, Inc.
Gigablast is an independent, algorithmic, Internet search engine that provides Internet search services for both consumers (at www.gigablast.com) and businesses (via an XML search feed or through the Gigablast customized Hosted Search offering).
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Searchmetrics, acquired W3 Solutions GmbH

synopsis: Searchmetrics, the world leader in search and social analytics software, has completed the acquisition of German search engine technology specialist, W3 Solutions.
buyer: Searchmetrics
Searchmetrics uses the most advanced engineering to move a company up the search engine ranks. Its integrated suite of search analytics tools accesses the largest and freshest database − 100 million keywords and 75 million domains. "
target: W3 Solutions GmbH
W3 Solutions GmbH provides site search engine technology. The company offers SiteSearch, a search engine to ensure customers find content they are searching for.
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closed 11/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Apture, Inc.

synopsis: Apture, a startup aiming to bring a richer reading experience to partners websites like The New York Times and the Financial Times, has announced that it has been acquired by Google. The company launched its first product in 2008, billing it as a way for bloggers and other website publishers to make their content more "three-dimensional."
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: Clearstone Venture Management Services
target: Apture, Inc.
Apture provides the first rich communication platform that allows people to intuitively experience the web. With just one line of code, publishers and bloggers can quickly and easily turn flat pages of text into a compelling multimedia experience.
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announced 12/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aucfan Co., Ltd., will acquire MiningBrownie, Inc.

synopsis: Aucfan, Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website, has announced their agreement to acquire MiningBrownie, a developer of data mining and webcrawler technology.
buyer: Aucfan Co., Ltd. (TSE:3674:$39.08)
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past. "
target: MiningBrownie, Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, MiningBrownie Inc. provides internet tools for data mining and crawler technology. The company was founded in 2006.
price ($mm)
$0.28
rev ($mm)
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announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$17,455.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$191,616.03)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

FitBank, acquired EasyCredito

synopsis: Brazilian payment management startup FitBank has acquired the credit marketplace EasyCrédito, to strengthen its banking as a service (BaaS) business. Founded in 2015 in Goiânia, Brazil, EasyCrédito uses an algorithm that analyzes the profile of each consumer and increases by up to five times the chances of having their loan request approved.
buyer: FitBank
FitBank is the largest open banking outfit in Brazil, providing a white label platform that lets banks and fintechs offer bill payment, online treasury, banking, financial management, transfers and escrow services. "
target: EasyCredito
Based in Brazil, EasyCrédito is the largest personal loan, payroll, credit card, and refinancing search engine. EasyCrédito uses an algorithm that analyzes the profile of each consumer and increases their chances of loan request approval by up to five times.
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announced 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Jerusalem Post, will acquire Walla! Communication, Ltd.

synopsis: The Jerusalem Post, an Israeli daily English and French language newspaper, will acquire Walla! from Bezeq, Israel's largest telecommunications service provider. Walla! is Israel's first online website directory. Walla! provides various online services, including search, news, e-mail and more.
buyer: The Jerusalem Post
The Jerusalem Post is an Israeli daily English and French language newspaper, founded in 1932. The Jerusalem Post has a much broader influence in that its readership comprises Israeli politicians, foreign journalists, and tourists, and it is also distributed worldwide. "
target parent: Bezeq
target: Walla! Communication, Ltd.
Walla! is Israel's first online website directory. Walla! provides various online services, including search, news, e-mail and more. Their website transmits and distributes original content in cooperation with various content providers.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 6/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zoznam.sk, will acquire Zoznam.sk

synopsis: Martin Mác, Zoznam.sk's CEO, will acquire Zoznam.sk from Slovak Telekom, the largest multimedia operator in Slovakia. Zoznam.sk is Slovakia's first search engine. Zoznam.sk provides users with a clear list of everything they need to find on the internet. They also offer the latest news covering sports, lifestyle, TV, and more.
buyer: Zoznam.sk
Zoznam.sk is Slovakia's first search engine. Zoznam.sk provides users with a clear list of everything they need to find on the internet. They also offer the latest news covering sport, lifestyle, TV, and more. The company also operates other media sites such as Topky.sk, Sportky.sk and more. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: Zoznam.sk
Zoznam.sk is Slovakia's first search engine. Zoznam.sk provides users with a clear list of everything they need to find on the internet. They also offer the latest news covering sports, lifestyle, TV, and more. The company also operates other media sites such as Topky.sk, Sportky.sk and more.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Graphiq

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc. acquired a Santa Barbara data analysis and search engine start-up in to help improve its Alexa virtual assistant. Graphiq is a semantic technology company that instantly delivers deep insights from the world’s data.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: Graphiq
Graphiq is a semantic technology company that instantly delivers deep insights from the world’s data. Since 2009, the company has amassed the world's deepest knowledge graph, encompassing 500 collections, 1 billion entities, 250 billion data points and 25 billion curated relationships.
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closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Audioboom, acquired SONR News

synopsis: Audioboom Group PLC, the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content, said it has completed its acquisition of SONR News Ltd, Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics, all in one, easy to use dashboard.
buyer: Audioboom (AIM:BOOM:$0.59)
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world. "
target: SONR News
Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics as they pick up steam, all in one, easy to use dashboard. Using two proprietary forms of artificial intelligence, Sonr reduces the clutter of newsfeeds.
price ($mm)
$1.75*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

AOL Inc., acquired Yahoo! Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a company that that offers wireless telecommunications products and services, has completed its acquisition of the operating business of Yahoo! Inc., known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services. Verizon has combined these assets with its existing AOL business.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company with a mission to connect consumers and creators through open marketplaces. AOL uses data to disrupt content production, distribution and monetization. The company connects publishers with advertisers across its global, programmatic platforms. "
target: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe.
price ($mm)
$4,826
rev ($mm)
$4,894
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
31.9x
announced 7/5/2016 via Company Press Release

OpenMail LLC, will acquire Infospace

synopsis: Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Infospace business to OpenMail LLC. InfoSpace is a leading provider of white label search and monetization solutions.
buyer: OpenMail LLC
OpenMail believes in the power of using data for more relevant and targeted marketing. OpenMail helps emailers and email marketers gain audience insights and produce strong results with the most effective email data and analytics platforms ever created. "
target parent: Blucora, Inc.
target: Infospace
InfoSpace is a leading provider of white label search and monetization solutions. They serve a network of more than 100 web publishers globally, offering core search solutions as a proven means to monetize audience via a search-based advertising revenue stream.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$91,080.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BIDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find what they're looking for.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$16,035.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,460.01
EBIT ($mm)
$2,126.74
Net Income ($mm)
$3,587.00
Employees
37779
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Ticker: TSE:4689
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8,988.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,876.77
EBIT ($mm)
$1,289.85
Net Income ($mm)
$689.54
Employees
12874
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Ticker: KOSE:A035420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6,533.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,265.83
EBIT ($mm)
$653.34
Net Income ($mm)
$748.93
Employees
15148
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Ticker: YNDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yandex N.V.
Yandex N.V.
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,111.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.45
EBIT ($mm)
($72.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11864
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Ticker: KOSE:A0354
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver {duplicate}
Naver {duplicate}
NAVER Corporation is Korea’s premier Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, Korea’s first online children’s portal “Jr. Naver”, and the nation’s first online donation portal “Happybean”.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
Employees
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: LOCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation, a leading online local media company, enables brick-and-mortar businesses to connect with online customers using a variety of digital marketing products. The company reaches more than 20 million consumers each month on the flagship Local.com website.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$97.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3754
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Excite Japan Co., Ltd. provides Internet information services in Japan. It operates a media content portal; and provides Internet-connection services and paid content to users. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$58.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.31
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
251
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:YIPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yippy, Inc.
Yippy, Inc.
Yippy, Inc is a unified search company known for its clustering technology, big data consolidation and eDiscovery tools. Specializing in the development of search, data normalization, and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:YOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLEAR
CLEAR
CLEAR is a leading provider of secure identity solutions. CLEAR is a biometric identity platform that strengthens security and redefines the consumer experience. Their mobile and touchless solutions are used at over 50+ airports, sports stadiums, and other major venues.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$226.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($73.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1400
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Ticker: TSE:2468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd. provides mobile phone solutions. It offers sound generators, and speech recognition and translation products. The company also provides memory card writing services for the education market. Fuetrek Co. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$2.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
199
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