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closed 12/13/2010 via Reuters

NAVTEQ, acquired Trapster

synopsis: Nokia's Navteq, the world's top digital mapping company, has bought California-based speed trap sharing service Trapster to strengthen its location-linked content offering. Trapster, which says it has 9.4 million users, allows users to share locations of police road checks and road hazards.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: Trapster
Trapster is a smart-phone application that alerts motorists to real-time road hazards, police checkpoints and red-light cameras. The company claims 6.4 million users worldwide, with an additional 15,000 to 50,000 added each day.
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closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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closed 12/13/2010 via Reuters

NAVTEQ, acquired Trapster

synopsis: Nokia's Navteq, the world's top digital mapping company, has bought California-based speed trap sharing service Trapster to strengthen its location-linked content offering. Trapster, which says it has 9.4 million users, allows users to share locations of police road checks and road hazards.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: Trapster
Trapster is a smart-phone application that alerts motorists to real-time road hazards, police checkpoints and red-light cameras. The company claims 6.4 million users worldwide, with an additional 15,000 to 50,000 added each day.
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closed 10/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Matchbin, purchased Radio and Television Advertising Group from NAVTEQ Media Solutions

synopsis: Matchbin, a provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions, has acquired NAVTEQ’s Radio and Television Advertising Group, which as part of NAVTEQ Media Solutions provides content and advertising solutions for broadcast radio and television, forming Radiate Media, a media technology services company.
buyer: Matchbin
Matchbin is a leading provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions for media companies. Matchbin creates and hosts content rich websites for local media companies. Loyal visitors are acquired through these trusted, locally branded websites. "
seller parent: Nokia Corporation
seller: NAVTEQ Media Solutions
NAVTEQ Media Solutions is a global location-based mobile ad network. Its LocationPoint(TM) Advertising technology enables brick and mortar merchants to pinpoint where consumers are, deliver ads within a few meters of advertised points of purchase, etc.
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closed 12/13/2010 via Reuters

NAVTEQ, acquired Trapster

synopsis: Nokia's Navteq, the world's top digital mapping company, has bought California-based speed trap sharing service Trapster to strengthen its location-linked content offering. Trapster, which says it has 9.4 million users, allows users to share locations of police road checks and road hazards.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: Trapster
Trapster is a smart-phone application that alerts motorists to real-time road hazards, police checkpoints and red-light cameras. The company claims 6.4 million users worldwide, with an additional 15,000 to 50,000 added each day.
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closed 11/17/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired PixelActive

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has acquired PixelActive. The acquisition is an extension of NAVTEQ's strategy to accelerate expansion from a 2D to 3D map.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: PixelActive
PixelActive is a leading provider of 3D urban modeling software for video games, simulation, navigation, and urban planning. Their flagship product, CityScape, enables developers to create 3D urban environments easier and faster than traditional methods.
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closed 8/23/2010 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired NAVKEY

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced that it has acquired NAVKEY, the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. "
target: NAVKEY
NAVKEY is the leading provider of digital map data for the Personal Navigation Device (PND) market in Argentina.
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closed 9/14/2009 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired Acuity Mobile

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, has acquired Acuity Mobile. Acuity Mobile's embedded mobile advertising platform (eMAP) technology enables precise location targeted advertising.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
target: Acuity Mobile
Acuity Mobile is a leading provider of mobile marketing content delivery solutions. Acuity Mobile's Embedded Mobile Advertising Platform is a patented technology that enables the ability to deliver targeted marketing content to the right person, at the right time, in the right location.
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announced 11/20/2008 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, will acquire T-Systems Traffic GmbH

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, has agreed to acquire T-Systems Traffic GmbH, a leading provider of traffic services in Germany.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
target: T-Systems Traffic GmbH
T-Traffic is a provider of traffic services in Germany and is central to European navigation because of its large user base and home to many leading automotive companies. T-Traffic's traffic services include data from private traffic sources.
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closed 7/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired NAVTEQ

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of NAVTEQ, a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information. As part of Nokia, NAVTEQ will continue to develop its world-class expertise in the navigation industry, service its strong customer base, and invest in the further development of its industry-leading map data and technology platform.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,707 [$7,315]
rev ($mm)
$758
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$231
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32.9x
closed 12/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Navigon Inc., purchased navigation software business from NAVTEQ

synopsis: NAVIGON Inc., the leading navigation software provider, has acquired NAVTEQ's navigation software business including all production software assets and development personnel to create automotive navigation software and software development toolkits that support a variety of platforms and media.
buyer: Navigon Inc.
NAVIGON creates navigation software solutions for some of the world's best-known brands in consumer electronics. NAVIGON invented the world's first mobile GPS navigation product-and consistently breaks new ground with its award-winning MobileNavigator line of navigation software. "
seller: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content.
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closed 3/7/2007 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired Traffic.com, Inc.

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, completed its previously announced acquisition of Traffic.com, Inc., a leading provider of personalized traffic information for drivers coast-to-coast.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
target: Traffic.com, Inc.
Traffic.com provides real-time traffic information and services to businesses and consumers via targeted solutions for the broadcast media, government, in- vehicle, Web, and wireless markets.
price ($mm)
$147
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$49
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closed 1/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Traffic.com, Inc., acquired MyTrafficNews.com

synopsis: Traffic.com, Inc., a leading provider of accurate, real-time traffic information in the United States, announced today that it has purchased the assets of MyTrafficNews.com. These assets include a patent for the delivery of traffic and transit information.
buyer parent: NAVTEQ
buyer: Traffic.com, Inc.
Traffic.com provides real-time traffic information and services to businesses and consumers via targeted solutions for the broadcast media, government, in- vehicle, Web, and wireless markets. "
target: MyTrafficNews.com
MyTrafficNews.com is a unique leader in traffic information and delivery in the Denver market.
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closed 1/11/2006 via

NAVTEQ, purchased gedas MapIT from gedas

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced plans to acquire the gedas MapIT business unit in Mexico; gedas MapIT is the leading digital map provider in Mexico. The acquisition broadens NAVTEQ digital map coverage while creating an efficient local foundation for further expansion.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
seller: gedas
gedas provides consulting on the development, system integration and operation of IT solutions to companies in the automotive and manufacturing industries. gedas' technological expertise in its core market, along with its knowledge of business processes specific to the automotive industry.
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closed 7/11/2005 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired PMI

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has acquired PMI, a prominent South Korean digital map company, for $28.5 million. With the purchase, NAVTEQ now has a local presence in South Korea and a digital map product available to service the dynamic Korean market.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
target: PMI
PMI, a South Korea based company, is a leading Telematics & GIS solution provider, supplying individuals and enterprises seeking the highest performance with digital map production technology for dynamic internet and mobile environments.
price ($mm)
$29
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$14
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closed 7/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired NAVTEQ

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of NAVTEQ, a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information. As part of Nokia, NAVTEQ will continue to develop its world-class expertise in the navigation industry, service its strong customer base, and invest in the further development of its industry-leading map data and technology platform.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,707 [$7,315]
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$758
EBITDA ($mm)
$231
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announced 9/5/2018 via PR Newswire

StormGeo, will acquire Nautisk Forlag

synopsis: StormGeo, a provider of data science and weather intelligence, will acquire Nautisk from NHST Media Group, a provider of business news in Norway. Nautisk is a global supplier of maritime charts and publications. Nautisk holds extensive stocks of all charts and publications necessary for ocean-going vessels, both in paper and electronic formats.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: StormGeo
StormGeo is a provider of data science and weather intelligence, serving a worldwide customer base with advanced solutions through their global 24/7 forecasting desks and R&D team. The company primarily serves the Oil & Gas, Shipping, Renewable Energy, Cross Industry, Aviation and Media industries. "
target parent: NHST Media Group
target: Nautisk Forlag
Nautisk is a global supplier of maritime charts and publications. Nautisk holds extensive stocks of all charts and publications necessary for ocean-going vessels, both in paper and electronic formats. Nautisk also offer software that helps their users plan their voyage, manage their fleet, and more.
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closed 10/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Garmin Ltd., acquired Navionics

synopsis: Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that it has acquired Navionics S.p.A., a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry.
buyer: Garmin Ltd. (GRMN:$4,402.79)
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. "
target: Navionics
Navionics S.p.A. is a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry. In addition to a popular boating app, Navionics has developed an extensive repository of nautical charts for oceans, rivers, and lakes.
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closed 1/16/2007 via

Jeppesen Sanderson, acquired C-MAP, Inc

synopsis: The Boeing Company has reached an agreement to acquire C-Map, a leading provider of digital maritime cartography, data services and other navigational information. C-Map will become a part of Jeppesen's marine division. Jeppesen is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services.
buyer parent: The Boeing Company
buyer: Jeppesen Sanderson
For more than 70 years Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. "
target: C-MAP, Inc
C-MAP electronic charts are the choice of more than 50 chart plotter and navigation software manufacturers worldwide. C-MAP is a world leader in precision navigation on the sea, over land and in the air.
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