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closed 12/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired NVELO, Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it acquired privately held NVELO, Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based pioneer of storage software. The acquisition of NVELO will enable Samsung to extend their ability to provide SSD related storage solutions to customers.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. The company employs approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries. "
target: NVELO, Inc.
NVELO, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative storage software, bringing new intelligence into storage subsystems to break the I/O bottleneck in today’s computing systems. NVELO employs world-class engineering and management teams for R&D on its flagship product "Dataplex".
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closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Western Digital Corporation, acquired Upthere, Inc

synopsis: Western Digital Corp., an industry-leading provider of data storage technologies and solutions, has completed the asset acquisition of Upthere, a company that provides an enhanced storage experience designed to be the single home for all of a user’s photos, videos, documents and music.
buyer: Western Digital Corporation (WDC:$19,093.00)
Western Digital is an industry-leading provider of data storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. "
target: Upthere, Inc
Upthere is a leading cloud services company that is providing a new and better way to keep, find and share what’s important and meaningful to consumers. Upthere provides an enhanced storage experience designed to be the single home for all of a user’s photos, videos, documents and music.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BusinessWire

LifeSite, will acquire Mustbin

synopsis: LifeSite, a company that offers secure, convenient, and smart web-based solutions to help people store, organize and access the most important information in their life, is to acquire Mustbin, an award-winning encrypted password manager, digital wallet, secure messenger, and mobile vault.
buyer: LifeSite
LifeSite offers secure, convenient, and smart web-based solutions to help people store, organize and access the most important information in their life, anytime, anywhere. "
target: Mustbin
Mustbin is an award-winning encrypted password manager, digital wallet, secure messenger, and mobile vault. It's protected with patented military-grade encryption technology, so information is always safe and secure.
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announced 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Excalibur Mining Corporation, will acquire DropMySite

synopsis: DropMySite, a company that backs up the Internet, with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases and more, is being acquired by Excalibur Mining Corporation, a company that acquires, explores for and produces gold and base metals in Australia and Europe.
buyer: Excalibur Mining Corporation (ASX:EXM:$0.00)
Excalibur Mining Corporation Limited acquires, explores for and produces gold and base metals in Australia and Europe. "
target: DropMySite
Dropmysite is a company that backs up the Internet, with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases and more. The latest product offering is Dropmyemail Business, which will allow SMEs full control and backup of its corporate email accounts.
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closed 2/10/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired LiveDrive

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired LiveDrive®, a UK-based provider of online backup with added file sync features for professionals and individuals.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,653.44)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: LiveDrive
Livedrive is creating cloud storage technology that will revolutionise the way people access their files, photos, music, videos and other digital content. Livedrive is your personal storage space on the Internet. It's unlimited, it's secure and it's there forever.
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closed 9/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Kanbox

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a global leader in e-commerce for small businesses, has acquired Kanbox, the personal cloud storage service sometimes referred to as “the Dropbox of China.” Kanbox offers an application that can be downloaded by consumers onto PCs or mobile devices.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba.com is the global leader in e-commerce for small businesses. Alibaba.com makes it easy for millions of buyers and suppliers around the world to do business online through three marketplaces: a global trade platform, a Chinese platform and a Japanese platform. "
target: Kanbox
Kanbox is one of China’s leading cloud providers. Similar to U.S.-based Dropbox, Kanbox offers an application that can be downloaded by consumers onto PCs or mobile devices, allowing users to upload, download and sync personal files.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Company Press Release

YouSendIt, Inc., acquired Found Software

synopsis: YouSendIt, Inc., announced the acquisition of Found Software, Inc., a US-based software company co-founded by Stephen Brady, Vijay Sundaram and John Mitchell, which enables users to instantly find and discover their files, documents, and data across devices and cloud services.
buyer: YouSendIt, Inc.
Founded in 2004, YouSendIt was working in the cloud before the term was even coined. At first the service was a simple way to send the large attachments that email couldn’t process, but has since grown to become a robust suite of online file storage and management capabilities. "
target: Found Software
Found is an application that enables users to instantly find stuff across their Mac and personal cloud services from one integrated search experience. Founded in 2010, Found Software believes that a person's data is one of their most important personal assets.
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closed 12/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola Mobility, acquired Zecter Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc., announced that it has acquired Zecter, Inc., a leading start-up with synchronization and streaming technologies for on-demand digital media consumption.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: Zecter Inc.
Zecter's solutions connect users to their content seamlessly and instantaneously. Zecter currently has two products commercially available: ZumoDrive, for cloud-based content sync, access and sharing; and ZumoCast, for personal media streaming to any device.
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closed 5/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Technologies Ltd, acquired BeInSync Ltd

synopsis: Phoenix Technologies, the global leader in core systems software, announced it has completed its acquisition of BeInSync Ltd., an Israeli-based provider of an all-in-one solution that allows users to backup, synchronize, share and access their data online.
buyer: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today's computing environments. The Company's flagship products are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented security, reliability and ease-of-use. "
target: BeInSync Ltd
BeInSync's technology redefines the way consumers and SMBs backup, access, share and protect documents, rich media files, and other important data. The company's patent-pending, peer-to-peer technology allows users to seamlessly and securely access their latest files anytime and anywhere.
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closed 10/30/2007 via BusinessWire

TouchStone Software Corporation, acquired Undelete-Plus

synopsis: TouchStone Software Corporation announced that it has acquired Undelete-Plus, a leading data recovery utility along with the website www.Undelete-Plus.com. Undelete-Plus is a leading-edge utility which enables users to recover deleted files from their computer's hard drive as well as other storage media.
buyer: TouchStone Software Corporation
TouchStone Software Corporation is a leading developer of innovative software designed to help people use complex technologies. The company’s products, which include BIOS Agent, BIOS Wizard and Driver Agent, are distributed worldwide via the Internet. "
target: Undelete-Plus
Undelete Plus is a quick and effective way to retrieve accidentally deleted files, files removed from the Recycle Bin, in a DOS window, from a network drive, from Windows Explorer with the SHIFT key held down.
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closed 10/4/2007 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., acquired Berkeley Data Systems

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, has acquired Utah-based Berkeley Data Systems, Inc., a privately-held provider of online information backup and recovery services.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Berkeley Data Systems
Berkeley Data Systems is a software company focused on making simple things simple and complex things possible. Berkeley Data Systems provides Mozy - the industry's premier online subscription services for the protection of data that resides on desktops, laptops and remote office servers.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Docker, acquired Infinit

synopsis: Docker, an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications, has acquired Infinit, a file storage and sharing company created in 2012 with the vision of combining technology and design to allow anyone to send any file (photos, videos or else), of any size, to anyone, on any device.
buyer: Docker
Docker, Inc. is the company behind the Docker open source platform, and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and system administrators to build, ship and run distributed applications. "
target: Infinit
Infinit is a file storage and sharing company created in 2012 with the vision of combining technology and design to allow anyone to send any file (photos, videos or else), of any size, to anyone, on any device.
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Web

Acronis Inc., acquired BackupAgent

synopsis: Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, announced the acquisition of BackupAgent, the pioneering company in cloud backup. The BackupAgent solution provides easy backup and restore of data from any device, being a PC, laptop or server, over the internet to a secured remote datacentre location.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis is a leading provider of next generation data protection and disaster recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. With Acronis' backup, disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users can better protect and maintain availability of critical servers and data. "
target: BackupAgent
BackupAgent is a leading vendor of cloud backup software. BackupAgent enables service providers and resellers to offer reliable backup services to consumers and SMB customers. The BackupAgent solution provides easy backup and restore of data from any device.
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closed 6/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Box Inc., acquired Streem

synopsis: Box, a cloud-based file-management service, announced that it has acquired Streem, a Y Combinator-backed company that allows customers to stream files to their desktop environments. They design custom streaming and buffering algorithms to make files stored on the cloud open as fast as local ones.
buyer: Box Inc. (BOX:$755.44)
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond. "
target: Streem
Streem provides three core technologies that allow users to stream data from their cloud storage. Their StreemFS is a file system that enables users to natively access files in the cloud right on their desktop.
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closed 3/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Caleido AG merged with LaCie,

synopsis: LaCie, makers of computer peripherals for PC, Apple and Linux, announced a merger with Caleido AG, the creators of the innovative online storage service, Wuala. Wuala is a free desktop application for sharing large media files over a peer-to-peer (P2P) network.
buyer: LaCie
With locations in the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, LaCie is the creative manufacturer of computer peripherals for PC, Apple and Linux users. LaCie has differentiated its products through original designs and leading-edge technology. "
target: Caleido AG
Caleido AG, based in Zurich, Switzerland, provides peer-to-peer file sharing software that doesn't require content owners to be online. Caleido AG is the creator of Wuala, a free desktop application for sharing large media files over a peer-to-peer (P2P) network.
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closed 11/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Sonic Solution, acquired System OK AB

synopsis: Sonic Solutions the leader in digital media software, has acquired all of the shares of System OK, a software company based in Gothenburg, Sweden. The acquisition expands and complements Sonic’s existing Roxio product line of digital media management, creation, and enjoyment tools.
buyer: Sonic Solution (SNIC:$0.00)
Sonic is the world's leading supplier of authoring systems for digital media – DVD and CD – production. Beginning in 1986, Sonic set the standard for quality, productivity and creativity for digital audio workstations and CD premastering. "
target: System OK AB
System OK builds state-of-the-art recovery and backup software to save home and business users in case of computer crash, virus infection or loss of files. System OK is a privately held company founded in April, 2002, by Alexander Hars and Lars Karlsson.
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closed 12/8/2009 via Market Wire

Support.com, Inc., acquired Sammsoft

synopsis: support.com, Inc., a leading provider of online technology services, announced that it has acquired Sammsoft, a provider of consumer software products designed to maintain, optimize and secure personal computers.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$46.65)
support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: Sammsoft
Sammsoft™ develops and publishes quality software products designed to secure, protect, maintain, and enhance a computer user’s experience. Sammsoft is excited to announce that it is now part of Support.com, a company dedicated to providing Instant Technology Relief™ to consumers.
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closed 7/20/2011 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., acquired Pachube

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Pachube service and substantially all other assets of Connected Environments Ltd. Pachube is a web-based service for connecting people and devices to the Internet of Things – a network of sensor-enabled devices publishing and sharing data.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM:$1,247.90)
LogMeIn, Inc. provides cloud-based remote access, support and collaboration solutions to quickly, simply and securely connect millions of internet-enabled devices across the globe — computers, smartphones, iPad™ and Android™ tablets, and digital displays. "
target: Pachube
Pachube is a web-based service connecting people, devices and the Internet of Things. By making it simple to publish, discover and utilize data from any device or sensor connected to the Internet, Pachube is making the Internet of Things accessible to its growing community of users.
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closed 11/3/2009 via PR Newswire

Arkeia Software, Inc., acquired Kadena Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Arkeia Software, a leading provider of fast, easy-to-use, and affordable network backup solutions, announced the acquisition of Kadena Systems, a provider of next-generation data deduplication technologies. Arkeia will integrate Kadena's proven deduplication technology to deliver source-side data deduplication in Arkeia Network Backup.
buyer: Arkeia Software, Inc.
Arkeia Software delivers fast, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for data backup and disaster recovery. The award-winning Arkeia Network Backup Suite safeguards more than 100,000 networks for 7,000 customers in 70 countries. "
target: Kadena Systems, Inc.
Kadena Systems develops advanced storage technologies ideal for manufacturers of storage applications for mobile, wireless, and PC applications. The company’s founders draw from prior experience at several of the IT industry's leading system and storage innovators.
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closed 10/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Microchip Technology Inc., acquired LegUp

synopsis: Microchip Technology Inc. has acquired Toronto-based LegUp Computing Inc., expanding its Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)-based edge compute solution stack with a high-level synthesis (HLS) tool. LegUp is the provider of an integrated development environment that allows engineers to program any FPGA device in C/C++.
buyer: Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP:$5,261.30)
Microchip is a leading provider of smart, connected, and secure embedded control solutions. Its easy-to-use development tools and comprehensive product portfolio enable customers to create optimal designs which reduce risk while lowering total system cost and time to market. "
target: LegUp
Toronto-based LegUp provides an integrated development environment that allows engineers to program any Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) device in C/C++ for greater productivity and easier verification.
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closed 12/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired NVELO, Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it acquired privately held NVELO, Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based pioneer of storage software. The acquisition of NVELO will enable Samsung to extend their ability to provide SSD related storage solutions to customers.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. The company employs approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries. "
target: NVELO, Inc.
NVELO, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative storage software, bringing new intelligence into storage subsystems to break the I/O bottleneck in today’s computing systems. NVELO employs world-class engineering and management teams for R&D on its flagship product "Dataplex".
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announced 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Samsung NEXT, will acquire Whisk

synopsis: Samsung NEXT, a company that invests in transformative early-stage software and services startups, will acquire Whisk, a food platform that enables businesses to build integrated, smarter, and more meaningful digital food experiences. Whisk's API and Food Genome platform helps the world’s leading brands to better connect with their consumers.
buyer parent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
buyer: Samsung NEXT
Samsung NEXT invests in transformative early-stage software and services startups. Samsung NEXT empowers entrepreneurs around the world to build and grow. They discover and back the founders, engineers, and builders who will help Samsung define the future of software and services of the world. "
target: Whisk
Whisk is a food platform that enables businesses to build integrated, smarter, and more meaningful digital food experiences. Whisk's API and Food Genome platform uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) to help the world’s leading brands connect with their consumers in more meaningful ways.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired ZhiLabs S.L.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics, a South Korean multinational electronics company, has acquired Zhilabs, a network analytics company in Spain that leverages AI to monitor network performance and data traffic. Zhilabs helps carriers to improve their operations by providing them with insights about their network, data services and subscribers.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: ZhiLabs S.L.
Founded in 2008, Zhilabs is a network analytics company in Spain that leverages AI to monitor network performance and data traffic. Their CustomAir solution helps carriers to improve their operations by providing them with insights about their network, data services and subscribers.
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Fluenty Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics has acquired South Korean startup Fluenty, which specialises in conversational artificial intelligence (AI). Fluenty, which was founded by former search giant Naver and Daum developers, has an app that suggests the best text reply based on AI technology.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: Fluenty Inc.
Fluenty is app that suggests the best text reply based on AI technology. It was launched in the US in 2015 and South Korea in 2016. The service supports chat apps such as KakaoTalk, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, and Line.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Innoetics

synopsis: Samsung Electronics, a South Korean multinational electronics company, has acquired Innoetics, the leading provider of Text-to-Speech technology that sounds virtually natural. Innoetics have used their award-winning Text-to-Speech technology to develop a large portfolio of synthetic voices for businesses, developers, and end-users.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: Innoetics
Established in 2006, Innoetics is the leading provider of Text-to-Speech technology that sounds virtually natural. Using their award-winning Text-to-Speech technology, they have developed a large portfolio of synthetic voices for businesses, developers, and end-users.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Perch

synopsis: Perch, the makers of home monitoring software that repurposes old smartphones into security cameras, has announced that Samsung Electronics has acquired it. Perch’s whole team will join Samsung to help them in developing “next-generation IoT products.” Perch repurposes old smartphones, tablets, and webcams into home monitoring devices.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: Perch
Perch takes devices -- laptops, tablets, webcams, and phones -- and turns them into a simple home monitoring service. Users can get started in a few minutes by downloading an app or visiting the Perch website. While it's free and accessible, Perch also delivers advanced video capabilities.
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closed 11/30/2016 via PE Hub

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired NewPace Technology Development Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics, a South Korean multinational electronics company, has acquired the Rich Communication Services business of NewNet Communication Technologies, NewPace. NewPace provides rich communication services infrastructure and services to mobile operators. They are based in Nova Scotia, Canada.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target parent: Skyview Capital LLC
target: NewPace Technology Development Inc.
NewPace specializes in building software solutions that solve real business problems. As a company comprised of telecom software industry veterans, they deliver cutting edge solutions in the software, mobile and Rich Communications Suite product space on behalf of their global clients.
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closed 10/27/2016 via Company Press Release

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Tachyon

synopsis: Kaprica Security, experts in mobility and cybersecurity, announced that Samsung Electronics has acquired its enterprise mobile device configuration and development software Tachyon. Tachyon offers software to secure cloud-based networks and services for mobile devices.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target parent: Kaprica Security
target: Tachyon
Tachyon offers software to secure cloud-based networks and services for mobile devices. The company allows users to configure and deploy Android application into Samsung mobile devices.
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announced 10/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire Viv Labs

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire Viv Labs, Inc., the intelligent interface to everything. Viv has developed an open artificial intelligence (AI) platform that allows third-party developers to use and build conversational assistants and integrate a language-based interface into applications and services.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: Viv Labs
Viv radically simplifies the world by providing an intelligent interface to everything. Viv is an artificial intelligence platform that enables developers to distribute their products through an intelligent, conversational interface.
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closed 6/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired AdGear Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Samsung, the electronics manufacturer has confirmed its acquisition of AdGear, a Canadian demand-side platform and ad server with roots in agency-serving tools.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: AdGear Technologies, Inc.
AdGear is a Canadian demand-side platform and ad server with roots in agency-serving tools. AdGear’s stack includes a DSP for media agencies called AdGear Trader, a data management platform and a publisher/advertiser-focused ad server.
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announced 6/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire Joyent, Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire Joyent, Inc., a leading public and private cloud provider. With Joyent’s superior cloud technology, Samsung will now have access to its own cloud platform capable of supporting its growing lineup of mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based software and services.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: Joyent, Inc.
Joyent has been building the software to deliver Infrastructure as a Service since 2004, long before it was ever called Cloud Computing. With thousands of customers worldwide, Joyent’s high-performance software has been proven to be extremely stable, flexible and secure.
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announced 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire LoopPay

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals, according to internal research.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: LoopPay
LoopPay is accepted at more merchants than any other digital wallet solution. LoopPay’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission™ (MST) technology turns existing mag stripe readers into mobile contactless receivers without any changes or costs incurred by merchants or their payment processors.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Proximal Data

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it acquired Proximal Data, Inc., a San Diego, California-based pioneer of server-side caching software with I/O intelligence that work within virtualized systems.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. It is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions. "
target: Proximal Data
Proximal Data is the leading provider of server-side caching solutions specifically designed for virtualized environments. Proximal Data's AutoCache software can dramatically increase virtual machine density by eliminating I/O bottlenecks with adaptive I/O caching.
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired PrinterOn Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced its acquisition of PrinterOn®, a pioneer in mobile cloud printing solutions based in Ontario. The acquisition is expected to reinforce Samsung's expansive mobile ecosystem, particularly for the company's B2B customers, as well as further Samsung's leadership in the standardization of mobile printing.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. It is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions. "
target: PrinterOn Inc.
PrinterOn is the world's leading enterprise-grade mobile printing platform. PrinterOn delivers mobile printing solutions to enterprise, education and public printing locations. Their solutions have been deployed in enterprises, hotels, airports, universities and libraries in over 120 countries.
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announced 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire SmartThings

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SmartThings, the leading open platform for the smart home and the consumer Internet of Things. SmartThings supports an open and growing ecosystem of developers, who are producing new types of connected devices and unique apps in the cloud.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. It is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions. "
target: SmartThings
SmartThings is the open platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). SmartThings enables consumers to easily install connected devices and control them through a single mobile app that makes their homes smarter, more reactive and more enjoyable.
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closed 5/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired MOVL, LLC

synopsis: Samsung has acquired Atlanta-based smart TV games and TV app development platform MOVL. MOVL has developed a number of second screen games for both Samsung smart TVs and Google TV devices, including PokerFun and WeDraw. The start-up was one of the first winners of Samsung's Connected TV developer contest with their WeDraw app.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. The company employs approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries. "
target: MOVL, LLC
Headquartered in Atlanta, MOVL is driving innovation in the social TV app revolution by creating applications for connected TVs and mobile devices. MOVL develops products and content using its proprietary MOVL Connect® Platform, connecting users on mobile devices and Smart TVs.
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closed 12/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired NVELO, Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it acquired privately held NVELO, Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based pioneer of storage software. The acquisition of NVELO will enable Samsung to extend their ability to provide SSD related storage solutions to customers.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. The company employs approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries. "
target: NVELO, Inc.
NVELO, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative storage software, bringing new intelligence into storage subsystems to break the I/O bottleneck in today’s computing systems. NVELO employs world-class engineering and management teams for R&D on its flagship product "Dataplex".
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closed 5/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired mSpot Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. acquired a U.S. cloud-based content service provider, MSpot, which specializes in providing cloud-based content services, including music and movies. It caters for about 30 mobile devices developed by Samsung, Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Inc.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. "
target: mSpot Inc.
mSpot, Inc., a California-based content provider, specializes in providing cloud-based content services, including music and movies. It caters for about 30 mobile devices developed by Samsung, Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Inc.
price ($mm)
$9.00
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

SunRoof Sverige AB, acquired Redlogger

synopsis: SunRoof, an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs, has acquired Redlogger, a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
buyer: SunRoof Sverige AB
SunRoof is an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs with superior energy output and design. They use their own design, innovations and advanced technology to create a truly unique product. They are based in Sweden. "
target: Redlogger
Redlogger is a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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closed 6/3/2021 via PR Newswire

Pangiam, acquired Trueface

synopsis: Pangiam, a technology-based security and travel services provider, has acquired Trueface, a U.S.-based leader in computer vision focused on facial recognition, weapon detection, and age verification technologies. The acquisition will aid Pangiam in achieving its mission to provide a safer, faster, and more personalized travel experience for all.
buyer parent: AE Industrial Partners, LLC
buyer: Pangiam
Pangiam is a leading provider of customized identity management, biometrics and advanced analytics software and consulting solutions to federal government and commercial customers. "
target: Trueface
Trueface is a computer vision company that transforms video and imagery into intelligent, actionable data, empowering users to enhance their operating capacity and reduce risks associated with identity.
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announced 4/15/2021 via Company Press Release

PrimeKey Solutions AB will be merged with Keyfactor,

synopsis: Keyfactor® and PrimeKey® announced their intent to merge under the Keyfactor brand while committing to increased investments across all product lines. Keyfactor is the pioneer of PKI (public-key infrastructure) as-a-Service, and the recognized leader in certificate lifecycle automation and crypto-agility solutions.
buyer: Keyfactor
Keyfactor is the leader in cloud-first PKI-as-a-Service and crypto-agility solutions. Its Crypto-Agility Platform™ empowers security teams to seamlessly orchestrate every key and certificate across their entire enterprise. "
target: PrimeKey Solutions AB
PrimeKey is one of the world’s leading PKI (public-key infrastructure) and signing solutions providers and has developed several innovative products, including EJBCA® Enterprise, SignServer Enterprise, PKI Appliance, PrimeKey SEE and Identity Authority Manager.
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closed 2/18/2021 via BusinessWire

Givex Corporation, acquired PI Cash Système S.à r.l.

synopsis: Givex, the cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations from end-to-end, has acquired Pi Cash Systeme, a leading Swiss provider of point of sale systems, automatic coin changers and badge loading terminals.
buyer: Givex Corporation
Canada-based Givex is a cloud-based operations management solution designed to streamline business efficiencies and generate valuable customer data. Givex provides operational intelligence for various industries offering a fully integrated suite of products, including gift cards, loyalty, and more. "
target: PI Cash Système S.à r.l.
Pi Cash Systeme is a leading Swiss provider of point of sale systems, automatic coin changers and badge loading terminals. Pi Cash Systeme has provided secure and user-friendly payment solutions for hotels, restaurants and retailers for over 20 years.
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closed 10/19/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nacon, acquired Neopica BV

synopsis: Nacon, a French video game company based in Lesquin, has acquired Neopica, a renowned Belgian studio that has developed around sixty games, including a number of casual games designed to appeal to the widest possible audience.
buyer: Nacon (ENXTPA:BIG:$205.68)
Nacon, formerly Bigben Interactive SA is a French video game company based in Lesquin. Established in 1981, the company designs and distributes accessories for video game consoles, and publishes and distributes video games for various platforms. "
target: Neopica BV
Created in 2007, Neopica is a renowned Belgian studio that has developed around sixty games, including a number of casual games designed to appeal to the widest possible audience, particularly children, before moving on to more complex simulation games.
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closed 7/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ADAPTIV NETWORKS, acquired ELFIQ Networks

synopsis: Adaptiv Networks, a leading cloud-native SD-WAN-as-a-Service vendor, has acquired ELFIQ Networks, a company that enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
buyer: ADAPTIV NETWORKS
Adaptiv Networks is the creator of powerful, software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) for the most challenging locations requiring high availability for business-critical application traffic. "
target parent: Martello Technologies, Inc.
target: ELFIQ Networks
Elfiq Networks enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
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$0.59
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Aico Ltd, acquired Homelync

synopsis: Aico, the UK market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, has acquired Homelync, an award-winning, innovative technology firm that specialize in smart home integration and analytics technology.
buyer parent: Ei Electronics
buyer: Aico Ltd
Aico, an Ei Company, are the UK market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, pioneering new technologies and offering high quality Fire and Carbon Monoxide alarms. "
target: Homelync
Homelync are an award-winning, innovative technology firm that specialize in smart home integration and analytics technology. With industry-leading expertise in the Internet of Things (IoT), software development and integration, the Homelync team are at the forefront of this progressive market.
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closed 7/31/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Synaptics, acquired DisplayLink

synopsis: Synaptics has acquired DisplayLink Corp., a leader in high-performance video compression technology. DisplayLink’s high performance software compression technology enables universal docking and casting of high bandwidth video from any device to any display using any transport medium such as USB, Ethernet or Wi-Fi.
buyer: Synaptics (SYNA:$1,351.40)
Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of human interface solutions, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics has a broad portfolio of touch, display, biometrics, voice, audio, and multimedia products. "
target: DisplayLink
DisplayLink Corp. is a leader in high-performance video compression technology. DisplayLink’s high performance software compression technology enables universal docking and casting of high bandwidth video from any device to any display using any transport medium such as USB, Ethernet or Wi-Fi.
price ($mm)
$305
rev ($mm)
$94
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
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:$196,682.00)
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 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

BOND Mobility, acquired e-motionlabs

synopsis: BOND Mobility has acquired e-motionlabs, a micromobility technology company that operates a fleet of e-bikes in Belgium, Germany, France and Netherlands under the brand KINGO. The company also focuses on vehicle (IOT) connectivity technology addressing the needs of e-bike OEMs and micromobility fleet operators.
buyer: BOND Mobility
BOND Mobility is a premium e-bike sharing operator, founded in Switzerland. BOND Mobility operates e-bikes that deliver speed and range comparable to cars and transit while offering an active, low-carbon mobility option to urban communities. "
target: e-motionlabs
e-motionlabs was founded in 2015, building and operating a fleet of e-bikes in Belgium, Germany, France and Netherlands under the brand KINGO. From 2018, the company focuses on vehicle (IOT) connectivity technology addressing the needs of e-bike OEMs and micromobility fleet operators.
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announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
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closed 4/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Proxy, acquired Motiv Inc.

synopsis: Proxy, creator of digital identities for the physical world, announced that it has acquired Motiv, maker of the world’s most popular smart ring, to bring digital identity signals to wearables for the first time and revolutionize the way people use technology to interact with the world around them.
buyer: Proxy
Founded in 2016, Proxy's mission is to digitize people's identity and make it universally accessible, secure and private. Their first product is a simple way to access an office or building with just a phone, without even so much as pulling it out of your pocket. "
target: Motiv Inc.
Founded in 2013, Motiv is a breakthrough wearable technology company focused on designing products that fit seamlessly into people's lives and keep them living better. Motiv offers fitness & health tracking and online identity security features.
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announced 2/4/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Worldline, will acquire Ingenico Group

synopsis: Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, is to acquire Ingenico, the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile.
buyer: Worldline (PA:WLN.AS:$3,348.93)
Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. "
target: Ingenico Group (ENXTPA:ING:$3,337.79)
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9,248 [$10,874]
rev ($mm)
$3,709
EBITDA ($mm)
$612
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
18.3x
closed 1/17/2020 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired Zash

synopsis: DNA Payments, a fintech payments company, has acquired Zash AB, a Swedish fintech company providing Point of Sale Software and Payments services to over 1000 clients in the UK, across EU, Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a London based fintech company offering full-scope payments services for SMEs. DNA’s team consists of highly proficient people who have worked with payment and banking systems for more than 20 years. "
target: Zash
Zash AB is a Swedish fintech company providing Point of Sale Software and Payments services to over 1000 clients in the UK, across EU, Latin America and Brazil.
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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:$196,682.00)
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
closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Reliance Industries Limited, acquired Tesseract Imaging Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: Reliance Industries Ltd, India’s largest private sector company, has acquired Tesseract Imaging Pvt. Ltd, an Indian firm that produces software and hardware for augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. Tesseract's products include a mobile snap-on attachment, a platform for indoor VR walkthroughs, and a mixed reality editing and sharing platform.
buyer: Reliance Industries Limited (NSEI:RELIANCE:$86,476.96)
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is India’s largest private sector company. RIL’s activities span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail and digital services. "
target: Tesseract Imaging Pvt. Ltd
Tesseract is an Indian firm that produces software and hardware for augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. Tesseract's products include a mobile snap-on attachment, a platform for indoor VR walkthroughs, and a mixed reality editing and sharing platform.
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closed 7/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Breville Group Limited, acquired ChefSteps

synopsis: Australian global kitchen appliance maker Breville Group have acquired ChefSteps, a food and technology company. ChefSteps, with its website, is designed to inspire creativity and encourage experimentation in the kitchen through high-quality interactive content, techniques, tools, and resources.
buyer: Breville Group Limited (ASX:BRG:$497.76)
Breville is an Australian publicly listed company with a group of global subsidiaries who are the leading providers of small electrical appliances in the consumer products industry. The group of companies delivers world-class innovative products, enabling our global group to build strength. "
target: ChefSteps
ChefSteps is a smart kitchen product company building tools to help people cook more, enjoy cooking and get incredible results. Built by a team of chefs, engineers, and videographers, their product Joule and its app reflect their commitment to creating content-rich products that educate and inspire.
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closed 1/8/2019 via BusinessWire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired BioStore

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, the UK’s leading business-critical software provider, announced the acquisition of BioStore Ltd, a principal provider of identity management and cashless catering solutions to UK schools and businesses.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the 6th largest privately-owned software supplier in the UK. IRIS offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management, payroll and education solutions, delivered as a choice of integrated on premise and cloud-based applications."
target: BioStore
BioStore develops identity management technologies. BioStore’s identity management and cashless catering solutions are used by over 3,000 UK schools and sixth form colleges to improve and streamline access control and how catering services are delivered.
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closed 1/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Identiv, Inc., purchased Freedom, Liberty, Enterphone™ MESH from Viscount Systems

synopsis: Identiv, Inc., a global provider of physical security and secure identification, has completed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all assets of the Freedom, Liberty, and Enterphone™ MESH products and services of Viscount Systems, Inc.
buyer: Identiv, Inc. (INVE:$73.40)
Identiv, Inc. is a global provider of physical security and secure identification. Identiv’s products, software, systems, and services address the markets for physical and logical access control, video analytics, and a wide range of RFID-enabled applications. "
seller: Viscount Systems (OTCPK:VSYS:$4.04)
The acquisition includes substantially all assets of the Freedom, Liberty, and Enterphone™ MESH products and services of Viscount Systems, Inc. Freedom is an open platform, Web-based security management solution. The MESH system is a high-resolution touch screen for access control solutions.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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Smart Eye
Smart Eye
Smart Eye is a Swedish developer of AI-powered eye-tracking technology. Smart Eye's Driver Monitoring System (DMS) offers eye tracking software for integration in passenger cars and other vehicles to facilitate better safety and other functions that improve the user experience.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: TSE:4425
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kudan
Kudan
Japan-based Kudan is accelerating the evolution of Virtuality (AR/MR/VR)* and Robotics (automobile/drone/robot) by developing industry leading computer software algorithms classified as Artificial Perception.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15
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Ticker: LSCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lattice Semiconductor
Lattice Semiconductor
Lattice Semiconductor is the low power programmable leader. They solve customer problems across the network, from the edge to the cloud, in the growing communications, computing, industrial, automotive, and consumer markets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$480.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.33
EBIT ($mm)
$88.62
Net Income ($mm)
$83.38
Employees
746
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Ticker: OM:IAR B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IAR Systems Group AB
IAR Systems Group AB
IAR Systems is the world’s leading independent provider of software for programming of processors in embedded systems. IAR Systems’ software is used by companies mainly operating in industrial automation, medical technology, telecommunications, consumer electronics and the automotive industry.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$41.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$13.06
Net Income ($mm)
$9.73
Employees
163
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Ticker: SZSE:300496
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thundersoft
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$151.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.29
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$14.31
Employees
2124
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Ticker: OM:ENEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enea AB
Enea AB
Enea is a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, with a vision of helping customers develop amazing functions in a connected society.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$103.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.79
EBIT ($mm)
$22.90
Net Income ($mm)
$20.05
Employees
660
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Ticker: ASX:BUD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Buddy Platform Ltd.
Buddy Platform Ltd.
Buddy Platform delivers a highly secure, cloud-based global platform to access, process, shape and manage the raw data generated by hundreds of millions of connected devices, appliances and sensors. The collection of this data is the IoT Data Graph.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AAPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$347,155.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$110,935.00
EBIT ($mm)
$99,938.00
Net Income ($mm)
$86,802.00
Employees
147000
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Ticker: KOSE:A005930
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$216,088.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$75,300.03
EBIT ($mm)
$52,199.38
Net Income ($mm)
$38,906.54
Employees
102351
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Ticker: A066570:KS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics Inc. is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$62,154.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,186.90
EBIT ($mm)
$3,299.82
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.78
Employees
38119
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Ticker: TSE:6752
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Panasonic Corporation
Panasonic Corporation
Panasonic Corporation is one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world, comprised of over 634 companies. It manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the Panasonic brand to enhance and enrich lifestyles all around the globe.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$60,883.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,502.82
EBIT ($mm)
$2,542.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1,637.21
Employees
245546
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Ticker: TSE:6753
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharp Corporation
Sharp Corporation
Sharp Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products, headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai. Since 2016 it has been an integral part of Taiwan-based Foxconn Group.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,384.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,416.27
EBIT ($mm)
$695.20
Net Income ($mm)
$635.15
Employees
54156
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Ticker: NVDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$19,256.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,973.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,701.00
Net Income ($mm)
$5,327.00
Employees
18975
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Ticker: WDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Western Digital Corporation
Western Digital Corporation
Western Digital Corp, Irvine, Calif., is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of storage solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience and preserve digital content. Its HGST and WD® subsidiaries are long-time innovators in the storage industry.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$19,093.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,400.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,272.00
Net Income ($mm)
$397.00
Employees
72878
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Ticker: SEHK:493
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in electrical appliances businesses.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10,474.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.80
EBIT ($mm)
$102.32
Net Income ($mm)
$90.75
Employees
50835
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Ticker: MSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$7,885.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,762.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,154.00
Employees
18000
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Ticker: GRMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Garmin Ltd.
Garmin Ltd.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,402.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,261.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1,126.42
Net Income ($mm)
$1,051.17
Employees
16000
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Ticker: AYI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AcuityBrands
AcuityBrands
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. Acuity Brands is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and operates through North America, Europe, and Asia.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,672.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$551.80
EBIT ($mm)
$463.50
Net Income ($mm)
$330.40
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSE:8050
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seiko
Seiko
Seiko is a Japanese holding company that manufactures and sells high quality products through its subsidiaries. Seiko manufactures watches, clocks, electronic devices, optical products, printers, payment terminals, large displays, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,275.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$144.51
EBIT ($mm)
$68.76
Net Income ($mm)
$55.38
Employees
12020
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: TSE:6737
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EIZO Corp
EIZO, which means image in Japanese, is a visual technology company that develops and manufactures high-end display solutions. EIZO is headquartered in Hakusan, Japan.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$657.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.41
EBIT ($mm)
$41.73
Net Income ($mm)
$33.64
Employees
0
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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