Like KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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announced 12/23/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Figaro Classifieds, will acquire Viadeo S.A.

synopsis: The Paris commercial court approved the sale of Viadeo to Figaro Classifieds. Viadeo is France's leading professional social network. Viadeo offers businesses bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
buyer parent: Le Figaro
buyer: Figaro Classifieds
Figaro Classifieds S.A. operates in the internet classified advertisements market in France. It provides web, print, and mobile media solutions in three main business areas: employment, training, and real estate. "
target: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is France's leading professional social network, with close to 11 million members. Viadeo offers businesses, whatever their sector or location, bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cirpack, acquired Amplement

synopsis: Cirpack, a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software, is acquiring Amplement, a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world.
buyer parent: Technicolor SA
buyer: Cirpack
Cirpack is a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software and operator of a Telecom "Platform as a Service"​ in the Cloud. They are based in France. "
target: Amplement
Amplement is a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world. With more than half a million active members in France, Amplement is becoming an indispensable tool for the professional world.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corporation, acquired LinkedIn Corporation

synopsis: Worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27,881 [$25,887]
rev ($mm)
$3,214
EBITDA ($mm)
$266
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
98.4x
closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Agora SA, acquired GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Agora SA, one of the biggest media companies in Poland, bought a 53% stake in the internet portal GoldenLine. GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
buyer: Agora SA (WSE:AGO:$336.55)
Agora is one of the biggest media companies in Poland, operating since 1989 in such areas as newspapers, magazines, Internet, mobile applications, radio, cinema, TV and outdoor advertising. Agora offers its clients and receivers a broad range of possibilities. "
target: GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.
GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. The company's misson is to connect employees and employers. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
price ($mm)
$2.06*
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announced 11/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

1-Page Inc., will acquire BranchOut, Inc.

synopsis: 1-Page has agreed to acquire BranchOut, a professional networking service built and developed on the Facebook platform. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
buyer: 1-Page Inc. (ASX:1PG:$0.16)
The One-Page Company LLC offers 1-Page Job Proposal Tool, an automated proposal writing tool that enables job hunters to showcase their experiences, knowledge, and ideas to employers; and companies to identify applicants with the best ideas. "
target: BranchOut, Inc.
BranchOut is the world's largest professional network with over 800 million searchable profiles. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
price ($mm)
$4.75
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on offer 10/26/2012 via

Hubert Burda Media, offer to acquire XING AG

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media has offered to buy Xing AG. Xing connects professionals seeking jobs and companies looking for employees. The network competes with U.S. peer LinkedIn and privately held Viadeo from France, and it makes money selling premium subscriptions and advertising.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media, Inc. publishes magazines and Websites. The company also owns interests in Internet, radio, and television productions, as well as in direct marketing entities. It offers its products in the United States and Europe. "
target: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
price ($mm)[EV]
$215 [$144]*
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 10/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited

synopsis: Info Edge (India) Limited acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited from Accel Management Co, Inc., Atlantic Ventures GmbH and other investors. TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Infomedia India Limited operates as a media company primarily in India. It publishes business directories, children's books, and special interest publications, as well as provides the 'Yellow Line' telephone information service. "
target parent: Accel Partners
target: TooStep Consultancy Private Limited
TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
price ($mm)
$0.78
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closed 7/19/2012 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Yammer, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft announced that they have completed the acquisition Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 billion in cash. Yammer is a leading provider of enterprise social networks with over 5 million verified corporate users.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Yammer, Inc.
Yammer is the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, enabling organizations to make transformative changes quickly by empowering employees to collaborate across departments, geographies, content and business applications.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 7/20/2010 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired CubeTree, Inc.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that it has completed its acquisition of CubeTree, Inc., a visionary leader in the rapidly growing social business software category. CubeTree is an online collaboration suite that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: CubeTree, Inc.
CubeTree is an award-winning social business platform that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely. CubeTree is designed for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Global 500 companies.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
978.0x
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closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tianji.com, acquired Zaizher

synopsis: Vocational social communication website, Tianji.com is said to have acquired Zaizher.im. Zaizher offers an application for phones which allows people to exchange business cards digitally.
buyer: Tianji.com
Tianji.com is the largest professional networking site in China, its major user groups for professionals to meet the needs of commercial and professional aspects of the user, to help users more effectively build, manage, expand personal networks. "
target: Zaizher
Zaizher.im is China’s leading mobile, location-based business networking app. Zaizher.im allows users to immediately view professional profiles of those around them and swap digital business cards with people of interest.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dricki, acquired Etalktech

synopsis: Dricki, a leading Digital Marketing Agency acquired Etalktech.com, India’s fastest growing Technology and social media blog for the blogging community where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
buyer: Dricki
India-based, Dricki is a digital marketing agency that specializes in Search Engine Optimization, PPC services, Conversion Rate Optimization and Content Marketing and Website Designing. After having an experience of almost a decade of working with brands such as HVS, Search-Wire, Realpin and more. "
target: Etalktech
Etalktech is India’s leading blogging Platform where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
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closed 3/17/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired FacebookMarketing.de

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it acquired the assets of the blog FacebookMarketing.de from Philipp Roth and Jens Wiese of Munich, Germany. FacebookMarketing.de concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: FacebookMarketing.de
FacebookMarketing.de is a blog that concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Starcom MediaVest Group, acquired Relevant24

synopsis: Publicis Groupe SA announced the acquisition of Relevant24, a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. They will be aligned with Starcom MediaVest Group.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Starcom MediaVest Group
Starcom MediaVest Group bring brand experiences to life through three global award winning agency brands: MediaVest, Starcom and Spark. SMG encompasses an integrated network of human experience strategists, investment specialists, content creators and digital & technology experts. "
target: Relevant24
Relevant24 is a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. Their unique process creates original content around consumer insights, topical events, and cultural trends as they unfold daily.
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closed 7/19/2011 via PR Newswire

IZEA, Inc., acquired Magpie & Friends, Ltd.

synopsis: IZEA Holdings, Inc., a world leader in social media sponsorships, announced it has acquired Germany's Magpie Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King and Heineken.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA Holdings, Inc., ("IZEA") is a world leader in social media sponsorship, operating multiple marketplaces including WeReward, SponsoredTweets, and SocialSpark. IZEA connects advertisers with social media publishers, helping them monetize their social media presence. "
target: Magpie & Friends, Ltd.
Launched in October 2008, Magpie was the first Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King, Heineken, PlayStation and Audi.
price ($mm)
$0.13
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Thought Convergence, acquired Name Intelligence

synopsis: Thought Convergence announced that it has completed its acquisition of Name Intelligence, the company behind the highly-acclaimed DomainTools service and the Domain Roundtable conference.
buyer: Thought Convergence
Founded in 2001, Thought Convergence™ is an industry-leading service provider of domain information, management, monetization and development tools and technologies for the domain name industry. "
target: Name Intelligence
Name Intelligence is best known for its feature rich website DomainTools.com. The mission is to gather and enable as much information as possible about every domain. Domains records exist in the deep web and are not as searchable as the very webpages they host.
price ($mm)
$16
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announced 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Fast Search & Transfer, Inc., will purchase RetrievalWare business from Convera Inc.

synopsis: Fast Search & Transfer a leading developer of search technologies, announced its agreement to purchase selected assets of Convera Corporation, a leader in information retrieval solutions. Under the terms of the signed agreement, FAST will acquire the assets of Convera's RetrievalWare™ business.
buyer: Fast Search & Transfer, Inc.
Fast Search & Transfer is a leader in enterprise search solutions, provides businesses and government organizations with the ability to intelligently and dynamically, access, retrieve and analyze information in real time, regardless of data format, structure, or location. "
seller: Convera Inc.
Convera is a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers. Based on a semantic index of the Web, Convera enables publishers to generate additional revenue by creating customized search applications for specialist audiences under their own brand.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 3/22/2006 via BusinessWire

VideoEgg, Inc., acquired Popcast, LLC.

synopsis: VideoEgg, Inc., a leading innovator in web-based video publishing solutions, announced today that it has acquired assets of Popcast, LLC. Under the terms of the transaction, several senior members of Popcast's development team will join VideoEgg.
buyer: VideoEgg, Inc.
VideoEgg offers web-based video publishing solutions which make it easy to for internet users to encode, upload, host and watch video. Its flagship product, the VideoEgg Publisher, is a small website plug-in that makes it easy for end-users to capture, edit, encode, and post digital video online. "
target: Popcast, LLC.
POPcast develops simple media creation tools and self-service delivery systems. They provide a suite of easy to use streaming media applications and outsourced services for portals, ISPs and businesses.
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closed 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Lyndon Wood, acquired The Ecademy Ltd.

synopsis: Lyndon Wood acquires The Ecademy Ltd., a company that provides business networking services. It is a membership organization for entrepreneurs and business owners who belong to a community that connects, supports, and transacts with one another. The company develops tools, resources, and events for small to medium businesses.
buyer: Lyndon Wood
Lyndon Wood started Moorhouse Group 22 years ago and grew it to become one of the top 100 independent brokers in the UK before setting up a series of other specialist insurance ventures. "
target: The Ecademy Ltd.
The Ecademy Ltd. provides business networking services. It is a membership organization for entrepreneurs and business owners who belong to a community that connects, supports, and transacts with one another. The company develops tools, resources, and events for small to medium businesses.
price ($mm)
$1.84*
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired ComAround Inc.

synopsis: BMC, a global leader of IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, has acquired ComAround, a global software company that helps transform the customer experience with self-service and AI and NLP (Natural Language Processing)-based advanced knowledge management technology.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC is a provider of IT solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise. From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise. "
target: ComAround Inc.
ComAround is a global software company that specializes in knowledge management and self service. ComAround helps customer service and support organizations create an excellent customer experience by building and sharing knowledge across channels using the ComAround Knowledge Management software.
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announced 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: BMC, a KKR portfolio company and a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, will purchase Compuware, a Thoma Bravo company and a leading provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and support solutions. Compuware enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to help more than 10,000 customers, including 92% of the Forbes Global 100, meet escalating digital demands and maximize IT innovation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware empowers the world's largest companies to excel in the digital economy by taking full advantage of their mainframe investments. Compuware provides innovative software that enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
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announced 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire RSM Partners Ltd.

synopsis: BMC, a leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, will acquire the UK-based RSM Partners, a global provider of services, software, and expertise with a focus on IBM Z mainframes. RSM Partners' services and software offerings will further enhance the BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence portfolio for the self-managing, modern mainframe.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC is a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise. BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to help more than 10,000 customers—including 92% of the Forbes Global 100—meet escalating digital demands and maximize IT innovation. "
target: RSM Partners Ltd.
UK-based RSM Partners is globally recognized as a world-leading specialist in IBM mainframe security and infrastructure services, delivering resources, consulting, and software. RSM Partners' experts help clients ensure both security and sustainability of their critical IBM mainframe environments.
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announced 5/29/2018 via Reuters

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire BMC Software, Inc.

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a global investment firm, will acquire BMC Software from an investment group led by Bain Capital, Golden Gate Capital, and others. BMC Software is a global leader in software solutions that help IT transform businesses into digital enterprises. Their solutions help make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. KKR generates attractive investment returns by following a patient investment approach. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC is a global leader in software solutions that help IT transform traditional businesses into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. Their Digital Enterprise Management set of IT solutions is designed to make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized.
price ($mm)
$8,500
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closed 8/18/2015 via GlobeNewswire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Boundary

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired the technology assets of Boundary, a leader in real-time performance and availability monitoring in the cloud. Boundary's technology provides a SaaS-based infrastructure management service that delivers event monitoring.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC is a global leader in software solutions that help IT transform traditional businesses into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. "
target: Boundary
Boundary provides high resolution monitoring and alerting for DevOps. By utilizing high frequency metrics, Boundary has built a modern cloud solution that allows their customers to keep their applications and supporting infrastructure running smoothly in the face of an ever-changing IT world.
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closed 8/7/2013 via PE Hub

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Partnerpedia

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired Vancouver-based Partnerpedia, a provider of enterprise application store and marketplace solutions. Leveraging the power of mobility and cloud computing, Partnerpedia helps companies maximize business value through monetization, mobility and IT management solutions.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: Partnerpedia
Partnerpedia is a leading provider of enterprise application store and marketplace solutions. Leveraging the power of mobility and cloud computing, Partnerpedia helps companies maximize business value through monetization, mobility and IT management solutions.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired BMC Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has been acquired by a private investor group led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital together with GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd (“GIC”) and Insight Venture Partners. BMC products are used to manage services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: GIC
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Bain Capital is a global private investment firm. Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm. The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Ltd is a sovereign wealth fund. Insight Venture Partners is a leading venture capital and private equity firm. "
target: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software's portfolio of Business Service Management solutions deliver a comprehensive approach and unified platform for managing IT. BMC offers solutions across your entire IT organization - mainframe to distributed systems, physical to virtual, operations to support.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,984 [$6,814]
rev ($mm)
$2,201
EBITDA ($mm)
$612
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
closed 8/8/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired VaraLogix

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired VaraLogix, a proven application release automation provider. With this acquisition, BMC is expanding its DevOps portfolio to make it easier for IT to more quickly and efficiently deliver cutting-edge applications with fewer outages, lower risk and higher return on investment.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software's portfolio of Business Service Management solutions deliver a comprehensive approach and unified platform for managing IT. BMC offers solutions across your entire IT organization - mainframe to distributed systems, physical to virtual, operations to support. "
target: VaraLogix
VaraLogix provides the only solution that has been purposely-built, from the ground up, to automate business critical application deployment and configuration management – in one solution – removing risk and uncertainty from the deployment process.
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announced 1/30/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Numara Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software, the recognized leader in Business Service Management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numara Software, a leading global provider of integrated IT management solutions for the mid-market. This strategic acquisition will further accelerate the growth of BMC’s SaaS business.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: Numara Software, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Numara Software Inc. is a leading provider of integrated IT management solutions for all types of customers worldwide. These solutions include Desktop Management, PC Lifecycle Management, Security & Compliance, Help Desk and Service Desk.
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closed 1/17/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired I/O Concepts

synopsis: BMC Software, the recognized leader in Business Service Management, announced the acquisition of I/O Concepts with its industry-leading ioEnterprise line of mainframe console security, automation and consolidation solutions.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: I/O Concepts
I/O Concepts provides mainframe management and security solutions that facilitate efficient, responsive, accessible and protected data center operations. The ioEnterprise solutions from I/O Concepts allow companies to consolidate data centers across the world.
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$14
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closed 10/5/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired StreamStep, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired StreamStep, a business software provider focused on accelerating enterprise application delivery and improving release quality. The integration of StreamStep’s process management capabilities into BMC’s Application Release Automation solution expands BMC’s ongoing efforts to support seamless application management.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: StreamStep, Inc.
StreamStep, Inc. provides tools for software release planning, team coordination, and self-service automation. The company offers software tooling solutions for application release planning, coordination, and automation; server virtualization; and IT migrations.
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closed 7/7/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Aeroprise

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Aeroprise, the provider of the world's most widely deployed mobility solution for the BMC Remedy IT Service Management Suite. BMC Mobility for IT Service Management is a pre-configured, easy-to-use solution that is optimized for the mobile worker.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Aeroprise
The Aeroprise solution boosts productivity of IT service support professionals, reduces IT support costs and improves customer service. It helps enterprises and public sector organizations provide rapid access to IT service management functionality at any time and from anywhere.
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closed 6/17/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., purchased IMS Products from NEON Enterprise Software

synopsis: BMC Software, the leader in Business Service Management announced it has acquired the portfolio of IMS (Information Management System) database products and customers from NEON Enterprise Software, a leading mainframe management software company.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
seller: NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software develops and markets software that helps organizations around the world reduce costs of data center computing. NEON solutions enable these organizations to gain control of IT resources that are vital to business and organizational success.
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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Coradiant, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired Coradiant Inc., the market leader in end-user experience and web application performance monitoring. This acquisition substantially enhances BMC’s ability to offer businesses a 360-degree view of service performance – from end-user experience and behavior to infrastructure.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Coradiant, Inc.
Coradiant is the market leader in web application performance management solutions. Leading organizations worldwide use Coradiant's TrueSight™ solutions for a true, real-time view of the end-user experience.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 12/3/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired GridApp Systems, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of GridApp Systems, Inc., the industry leader in automating database provisioning, patching and administration. With the acquisition of GridApp, BMC is expanding its current offering of application, server, network and client configuration management to include database automation and management.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: GridApp Systems, Inc.
GridApp Systems is the leading provider of database automation solutions to help businesses gain control of their heterogeneous database infrastructures. GridApp's market leading products and services have helped businesses deploy and better manage their critical database assets.
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closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
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closed 1/7/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Phurnace Software

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired privately held Phurnace Software, a leading developer of automation software that significantly reduces the cost, complexity and risk to deploy and configure Java-based applications on physical, virtual and cloud environments.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management. "
target: Phurnace Software
Phurnace Software helps companies drive revenue and dramatically reduce costs by accelerating the deployment of business critical applications into physical environments, virtual images or to cloud computing providers.
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closed 10/23/2009 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Tideway Systems Ltd.

synopsis: BMC Software, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Tideway Systems Limited. Effective immediately BMC customers will be able to leverage the combined Tideway Foundation and BMC Atrium solutions to gain a deeper understanding of the relationships and dependencies of their physical assets and applications to their business services.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management. "
target: Tideway Systems Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Tideway Systems provides the platform for IT discovery. Tideway Foundation, the backbone of Tideway’s technology, is a software appliance that discovers all of a business’ servers, software, dependencies and business applications.
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closed 8/10/2009 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired MQSoftware, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired privately held MQSoftware, a leader in the middleware management and enterprise application transaction management markets.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management. "
target: MQSoftware, Inc.
MQSoftware provides a comprehensive line of business transaction assurance, middleware management and enterprise application integration products that help customers increase operational effectiveness by getting visibility of their business lifeline.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 7/30/2021 via Company Press Release

ITRS Group Plc, acquired Opsview

synopsis: ITRS Group, a leading provider of real-time monitoring and analytics software, has acquired Opsview Limited, an enterprise IT infrastructure monitoring platform. Opsview provides unified insight into dynamic IT operations on-premise, in the cloud or hybrid. Their platform enables sysadmins to easily monitor complex enterprise IT environments.
buyer parent: Montagu Private Equity
buyer: ITRS Group Plc
ITRS Group is a leading global provider of real-time monitoring and analytics software. ITRS offers an integrated portfolio of software tools that collect, analyze, and visualize data relating to the performance of servers, infrastructure, connectivity, and applications. "
target: Opsview
Opsview is an enterprise IT infrastructure monitoring platform. Opsview provides unified insight into dynamic IT operations on-premise, in the cloud or hybrid. Their platform enables sysadmins to easily monitor the complex enterprise IT environments that support critical business services.
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announced 4/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Corten Capital, will acquire Matrix42 AG

synopsis: Corten Capital, a specialist investment firm, has agreed to acquire Matrix42, a Frankfurt-based provider of digital workspace management software, from Emeram Capital Partners.
buyer: Corten Capital
Corten Capital is a specialist investment firm that partners with entrepreneurial management teams to acquire and build market-leading, technology-driven B2B services, information and software companies across Europe and North America. "
target parent: Emeram Capital Partners
target: Matrix42 AG
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, Matrix42 is a global provider of innovative solutions for digital workspace management and was recently ranked the top vendor for Enterprise Service Management and Secure Unified Endpoint Management.
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announced 4/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Rocket Software, Inc., will acquire ASG Technologies Group, Inc.

synopsis: Rocket Software, a global technology leader that develops enterprise modernization and optimization solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ASG Technologies (“ASG”), a leading provider of solutions for the information-powered enterprise.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software, Inc. is a technology company that helps organizations in the IBM ecosystem and develops enterprise software solutions. It offers products in the areas of application lifecycle management and development, archive, backup management, etc. "
target parent: Elliott Management Corp.
target: ASG Technologies Group, Inc.
ASG Technologies is a Global Enterprise Software vendor providing solutions for some of the world’s largest businesses. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems Management.
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closed 3/25/2021 via PR Newswire

LeanIX, acquired Cleanshelf

synopsis: Germany-based LeanIX, a platform that enables Corporate IT and Product IT teams to plan and manage their Continuous Transformation journeys, has acquired Cleanshelf Inc, a leading enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) management solution with more than 3,000 integrations.
buyer: LeanIX
Based in Germany, LeanIX is a platform that promotes continuous transformation and enables Corporate IT and Product IT teams to establish superior governance while efficiently organizing, planning, and managing IT landscapes. "
target: Cleanshelf
Cleanshelf is the leading enterprise SaaS management platform focused on tracking, controlling, and benchmarking SaaS applications. The company's software provides an automated view of all SaaS applications in an enterprise, simplifying management and enabling resource optimization.
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announced 3/22/2021 via PR Newswire

IFS AB, will acquire Axios Systems

synopsis: IFS, announces it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Axios Systems PLC, a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software. Recognized as a leader in IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM), Axios Systems has built a reputation for the quality of its service management solutions.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IFS AB
IFS, based in Sweden, is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning, enterprise asset management and enterprise service management. IFS brings customers closer to their business, helps them be more agile. "
target: Axios Systems
UK-based Axios delivers innovative IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Operations Management (ITOM) solutions. These solutions help customers improve infrastructure operations and enhance service delivery across HR, Facilities Management, Finance and all business functions.
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closed 2/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Apptio, acquired Targetprocess Inc.

synopsis: Apptio, Inc. has acquired Targetprocess, a leading Agile portfolio and work management solution. The acquisition of Targetprocess builds on Apptio's robust platform and reinforces its position as a market-leading provider of solutions that offer a holistic view of technology investments across on-premise, cloud, and development resources.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Apptio (NasdaqGM:APTI:$224.71)
Apptio is the leading provider of technology business management solutions. Apptio automatically ingests and structures vast amounts of enterprise and technology-specific financial and operational data, enabling users to report, analyze, plan, and govern their investments with confidence. "
target: Targetprocess Inc.
Targetprocess is an agile portfolio and work management solution which natively supports SAFe and other frameworks for scaling Agile. Targetprocess provides a bi-directional integration with team-based tools like Azure DevOps.
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announced 2/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Astreya, will acquire Yolk Inc.

synopsis: Astreya, a leading global IT solutions provider, will acquire Yolk Inc., an agile software company in the enterprise automation space. The Yolk acquisition reinforces Astreya's commitment to building technology-enabled services that elevate human potential and experience in a digitally transformed work environment.
buyer: Astreya
Astreya's IT Managed Services provides always-on, constantly-connected support around the globe. Utilizing innovations in technology, Astreya's services include 24/7 end-user support, network and data center operations, and IT logistics. "
target: Yolk Inc.
Based in Canada, Yolk is an agile software company specializing in conversational automation of enterprise service management. Yolk allows organizations to easily automate everything from intake to resolution for level 1 IT, HR, or SecOps issues, all through Chat, using their no-code platform.
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announced 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Ivanti, will acquire Cherwell Software

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., the automation platform that makes every IT connection smarter and more secure, will acquire Cherwell Software, a global leader in enterprise service management solutions. The acquisition of Cherwell accelerates Ivanti's innovation at the intersection of unified endpoint management, security, and enterprise service management.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti’s automation platform makes every IT connection smarter and secure. From PCs and mobile devices to virtual desktop infrastructure, Ivanti discovers, manages, secures, and services IT assets from cloud to edge in the everywhere enterprise while delivering personalized employee experiences. "
target: Cherwell Software
Cherwell empowers organizations to transform their business through the adoption and management of digital services. Cherwell’s adaptable platform enables organizations to modernize their business operations with customizable service management, automation, and reporting across the enterprise.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Newswire

ControlUp, acquired Avacee

synopsis: ControlUp, an industry-leading digital experience monitoring and optimization platform, has acquired Avacee, a cloud-first, scalable platform for managing systems and devices. Avacee enables users to remotely manage all devices from the cloud, improve workspace performance, and discover compliance and privacy issues.
buyer: ControlUp
ControlUp is an industry-leading digital experience monitoring and optimization platform. ControlUp enables ITOps teams to monitor, analyze and directly remediate problems in their on-premises, hybrid cloud, and cloud infrastructure in real-time. "
target: Avacee
Avacee is a cloud-first, scalable platform for managing systems and devices. Avacee provides a way to manage IT systems no matter where they are. The platform enables users to remotely manage all devices from the cloud, improve workspace performance, and discover compliance and privacy issues.
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announced 3/31/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., will acquire Internet Software Sciences

synopsis: Data443 Risk Mitigation Inc. will acquire the assets and customer base of Internet Software Sciences (ISS), an innovator of asset management capabilities for IT help desk operations and customer support organizations. ISS’s Web+Center is an open source suite of six web-based IT help desk, Sales CRM, and customer support applications.
buyer: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK:ATDS:$1.90)
Data443 is an industry leader in the data security and privacy business. The company provides software and services to enable secure data across local devices, network, cloud, and databases, at rest and in flight, to provide user-enabled, governance-enabled, up-to-date security for every data point."
target: Internet Software Sciences
Internet Software Sciences is an innovator of asset management capabilities for IT help desk operations and customer support organizations. The company's Web+Center is a suite of open source, web based help desk software applications for IT help desk, customer support, asset tracking, and more.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Qualys, Inc., acquired Adya

synopsis: Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, announced it has acquired Adya, Inc, a company that helps enterprises manage and secure their SaaS applications. Adya provides a single tool that helps with central administration, security and compliance, auditing and reporting, and license management.
buyer: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS:$384.33)
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives. "
target: Adya
Adya helps enterprises manage and secure their SaaS applications. Adya provides a single tool that helps with central administration, security and compliance, auditing and reporting, and license management.
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closed 12/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kaseya Limited, acquired IT Glue

synopsis: Kaseya, the leading provider of complete IT infrastructure management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and internal IT organizations, announced the completed acquisition of IT Glue, the market leader in IT documentation software.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Kaseya Limited
Kaseya® is the leading provider of complete IT management solutions for Managed Service Providers and small to midsized businesses. Kaseya allows organizations to efficiently manage and secure IT in order to drive IT service and business success. "
target: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sysco AS, acquired Basecare

synopsis: SYSCO, a Stavanger, Norway-based company providing IT solutions for the energy industry, announced the acquisition of a majority equity package in the Danish company Basecare. Basecare, is a SAAS provider based on Oracle, having developed having developed Basecare Discover – a secure and simple solution to monitor Oracle systems.
buyer parent: Credo Partners AS
buyer: Sysco AS
SYSCO, founded in 2004 and led by CEO Frank Vikingstad, is a company supplying Oracle-based IT services and software to the energy utility sector. The company is owned by Credo Partners, whch acquired 60% of the company in 2016. "
target: Basecare
Basecare, based in Søborg, Denmark and led by CEO Christian Skytt, is a SAAS provider based on Oracle, having developed Basecare Discover – a secure and simple solution to monitor Oracle systems and maintain them proactively.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Description

Martello Technologies, Inc., will acquire Savision B.V.

synopsis: Martello Technologies Group Inc. a leading provider of network performance management solutions, will acquire Savision B.V. Savision is a Microsoft Gold Partner founded in 2006 that provides enterprise software for the visualization of IT systems management data such as performance metrics, outage information and incidents.
buyer: Martello Technologies, Inc. (TSXV:MTLO:$9.40)
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience. "
target: Savision B.V.
Savision is a Microsoft Gold Partner founded in 2006 that provides enterprise software for the visualization of IT systems management data such as performance metrics, outage information and incidents.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.5x
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closed 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

JAMF, acquired Orchard & Grove

synopsis: Jamf, the management standard for the Apple ecosystem, announced its acquisition of Orchard & Grove, makers of NoMAD--an open source and commercial set of software products to simplify the Mac administration process.
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Since 2002, Jamf has been focused on helping organizations succeed with Apple. Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education and government organizations via its Jamf Pro and Jamf Now solutions. "
target: Orchard & Grove
Founded in 2016, Orchard & Grove creates and supports the NoMAD family of products, which allow Mac admins to easily integrate their fleet with Active Directory, Okta and other Identity Providers without sacrificing the user experience.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

ITRS Group Plc, acquired OP5 AB

synopsis: ITRS Group (ITRS), the leading provider of real-time monitoring and analytics for financial services, has acquired OP5, a Stockholm-based provider of IT monitoring and log analysis technology. OP5 offers server monitoring solutions that help IT staff gain control over their operations and deliver more effective IT services for better business.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: ITRS Group Plc
ITRS Group is a leading provider of real-time monitoring and IT operations analytics. ITRS work with over 190 leading financial institutions, including investment banks, exchanges and trading venues, hedge funds, brokers and data vendors. "
target: OP5 AB
OP5 is a Stockholm-based provider of IT monitoring and log analysis technology. OP5 offers server monitoring solutions that help IT staff gain control over their operations and deliver more effective IT services for better business.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

La Financière Sennechael, acquired Clarilog SA

synopsis: Paris-based Financière Sennechael, a company led by Denis Sennechael that acquires software providers, has taken over Clarilog. Clarilog is a French leader in IT Asset Management and Service Desk Software. ClariLog, a branch of FleXos SA, offers modular, flexible, upgradable and affordable solutions for Small & Medium businesses’ IT Departments.
buyer: La Financière Sennechael
Paris-based Financière Sennechael acquires, manages and internationally grow Software Editors and Digital Service Providers that offer demanding B2B customers strategic business solutions, in different vertical business areas, for both public and private markets. "
target parent: FleXos SA
target: Clarilog SA
Clarilog is a French leader in IT Asset Management and Service Desk Software. ClariLog, a branch of FleXos SA, is a software publisher specialized in IT Service Management. ClariLog offers modular, flexible, upgradable and affordable solutions for Small & Medium businesses’ IT Departments.
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announced 5/29/2018 via Reuters

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire BMC Software, Inc.

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a global investment firm, will acquire BMC Software from an investment group led by Bain Capital, Golden Gate Capital, and others. BMC Software is a global leader in software solutions that help IT transform businesses into digital enterprises. Their solutions help make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. KKR generates attractive investment returns by following a patient investment approach. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC is a global leader in software solutions that help IT transform traditional businesses into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. Their Digital Enterprise Management set of IT solutions is designed to make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized.
price ($mm)
$8,500
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Flexera, acquired Brainwaregroup

synopsis: Flexera, the company that’s reimagining how software is bought, sold, managed and secured, has acquired the Switzerland-based Software Asset Management (SAM) provider, Brainwaregroup. Brainwaregroup offers solutions across disciplines, from SAM to software and operating system deployment, security patch remediation and datacenter inventory.
buyer parent: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
buyer: Flexera
Flexera is reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured. They view the software industry as a supply chain, and make the business of buying and selling software and technology asset data more profitable, secure, and effective. "
target: Brainwaregroup
Brainwaregroup is a Switzerland-based Software Asset Management (SAM) provider. With an end-to-end competency in software lifecycle management, they offer solutions across disciplines, from SAM to software and operating system deployment, security patch remediation and datacenter inventory.
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announced 4/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire LogicMonitor

synopsis: LogicMonitor, the leading SaaS-based monitoring platform for hybrid IT infrastructures and cloud services, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on software, data, and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: LogicMonitor
LogicMonitor® is an automated, SaaS-based IT performance monitoring platform that provides the end-to-end visibility and actionable data needed to manage complex and agile IT environments.
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$23.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1401
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Ticker: MUEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Musician’s Exchange
Musician’s Exchange
Musicians Exchange is a global community with an eye towards online commercial exchange. It features digital music & video distribution, classified ads, and global opportunity for the musician, artist, band, videographer, producer, writer, and others.
year
2009
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Ticker: OTCPK:MCGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MedCAREERS GROUP
MedCAREERS GROUP
MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TTGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc. is an online IT media related firm. It runs various online review sites, such as TechnologyGuide.com and ComputerWeekly.com, as well as enterprise IT sites with the "Search" prefix, including SearchStorage.com.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$198.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.99
EBIT ($mm)
$32.52
Net Income ($mm)
$17.02
Employees
940
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Ticker: TSE:4436
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid is a Japanese media company. Minkabu provides financial information to individuals and corporations through their websites. The company operates websites that focus on investing, FOREX, virtual currency, insurance, commodities, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.21
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.71
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:HNSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Healthnostics, Inc.
Healthnostics, Inc.
Healthnostics, Inc. is a medical and biotechnology analytics company that provides patient clinical monitoring and risk management systems to acute care hospitals, and utilizes its Internet portals to deliver medical and biotechnology resource information.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.20
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LEON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LION bioscience AG
At the heart of LION’s offering is SRS, the world’s leading integration software for biological data, which seamlessly integrates information from hundreds of publicly available databases with in-house research data.
year
2004
rev ($mm)
$32.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($57.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DRVW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DirectView, Inc.
DirectView, Inc. is a full-service provider of high-quality, cost-efficient videoconferencing technologies and services. DirectView provides businesses with multipoint videoconferencing, network integration services, custom room design, staffing, document conferencing and webconferencing services.
year
2002
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$980.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$223.99
EBIT ($mm)
$135.69
Net Income ($mm)
$30.88
Employees
3274
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$603.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($13.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,236.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$831.64
EBIT ($mm)
$620.79
Net Income ($mm)
$504.45
Employees
8400
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$411.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($48.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1847
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Ticker: PD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PagerDuty Inc
PagerDuty Inc
PagerDuty is a leader in digital operations management, helping organizations deliver a perfect digital experience to their customers. Teams use PagerDuty to identify issues and opportunities in real time and bring together the right people to fix problems faster and prevent them in the future.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$189.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($51.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
669
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Ticker: EXTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.12
EBIT ($mm)
($10.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1378
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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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