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announced 3/13/2014 via Reuters

Thales SA, will acquire LiveTV

synopsis: France's Thales, Europe's largest defence electronics company, said it agreed to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. "
target parent: JetBlue Airways Corporation
target: LiveTV
LiveTV is a free website for live sport streams, sport videos and live score. Users can watch medium to high quality streams and discuss what they watch with fans from all over the world.
price ($mm)
$400
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$150
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2.7x
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

fuboTV merged with FaceBank Group, Inc.,

synopsis: FaceBank Group, Inc., a leading celebrity and sports focused virtual entertainment company, and fuboTV Inc., the world’s only sports-focused live TV streaming service, announced the closing of their previously announced merger agreement.
buyer: FaceBank Group, Inc. (OTCPK:FBNK:$5.83)
Facebank Group, Inc. is a character-based virtual entertainment company, and a leading developer of digital human likeness for celebrities and consumers, focused on applications in traditional entertainment, sports entertainment, live events, mixed reality (AR/VR) and artificial intelligence. "
target: fuboTV
fuboTV is the world’s only sports-focused live TV streaming service with top leagues and teams, plus popular shows, movies and news for the entire household. They stream the most popular entertainment, news and sports programming in the world.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genius Sports Group Limited, acquired Oppia Performance

synopsis: Genius Sports, a UK-based global leader in sports data technology, distribution and integrity services, acquired Oppia Performance, a Belgian streaming and performance analysis company whose innovative software-based solution is designed to help athletes and sport enthusiasts stay on top of their game and up performance levels.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Genius Sports Group Limited
Genius Sports is a UK-based global leader in sports data technology, distribution and integrity services. They work in partnership with sports leagues, federations and rights holders, providing innovative and data-driven solutions to drive revenue and bring fans and customers closer to the action. "
target: Oppia Performance
Headquartered in Belgium, Oppia Performance is a streaming and performance analysis company. Their innovative software-based solution is designed to help athletes and sport enthusiasts stay on top of their game, up performance levels, and increase support and fan-bases.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Perform Group

synopsis: STATS has announced its acquisition of Perform, the complete sports content company in the UK. STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI. Together, the companies will combine STATS’ world-class expertise in AI with both companies’ historical archives, to create a treasure trove of sports data.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI to unlock the past, present and future of sports. STATS continues to speed innovation with AutoSTATS, the first-ever AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any television broadcast. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Perform Group
Perform is the complete sports content company in the UK. They work with media owners, rights-holders, bookmakers and professional teams to produce and distribute content that transforms how the world experiences sport through 5 brands: Opta, OptaPro, Omnisport, RunningBall and Watch&Bet.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

MultiTV Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, acquired Veqta

synopsis: MultiTV, a global provider of OTT platform solutions, has acquired VEQTA, India's only OTT subscription service dedicated exclusively to sports. VEQTA offers more than 6,000 hours of exclusive live and on-demand sports video content from across the world.
buyer: MultiTV Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd
MultiTV is a global provider of OTT platform solutions. MultiTV offers solutions for OTT, video advertising, monetization, and live streaming. MultiTV's Automator is an OTT video distribution solution that allows businesses to optimize the cost to quality and render the best video possible. "
target: Veqta
VEQTA is India's only OTT subscription service dedicated exclusively to sports. VEQTA offers more than 6,000 hours of exclusive live and on-demand sports video content from across the world. VEQTA features premium sports content from various sports like tennis, motorsport, football, and more.
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announced 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

The Walt Disney Company, will acquire BAMTech, LLC

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced that it has agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC. Disney will acquire an additional 42% stake in BAMTech—a leader in direct-to-consumer streaming technology and marketing services, data analytics, and commerce management—from MLBAM, the interactive media & Internet company of Major League Baseball.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$75,125.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, and consumer products and interactive media. "
target parent: Major League Baseball
target: BAMTech, LLC
BAMTech’s technology services give consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time, or location. BAMTech aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the premier provider of video streaming solutions globally.
price ($mm)
$1,580*
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closed 3/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

CricHQ, acquired My Action Replay

synopsis: CricHQ, the world's largest digital platform for cricket, has acquired My Action Replay, a UK-based sports video highlight provider. Clients can get instant, action replays from their Sports and Leisure venues to delight their customers and help them improve.
buyer: CricHQ
CricHQ is the world's largest digital platform for cricket. The company has grown to be the online home for all levels of cricket around the world, making cricket even better for everyone by providing mobile enabled cricket administration, CRM and reporting, scoring, performance analytics and more. "
target: My Action Replay
My Action Replay is a UK-based sports video highlight provider. Clients can get instant, action replays from their Sports and Leisure venues to delight their customers and help them improve. Showcase a venue and engage with customers as replays are shared online and shown on big screens.
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closed 12/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Le Sports, acquired Zhangyu.tv

synopsis: Le Sports, China’s leading Internet-based eco-sports company and the subsidiary of online video company LeTV, is reported to have acquired Zhangyu.tv, one of the largest live sports platforms in China.
buyer parent: LeTV
buyer: Le Sports
Le Sports is China’s leading Internet-based eco-sports company known for its unique business model spanning event operation, content platform, smart devices, and value-added service. "
target: Zhangyu.tv
Zhangyu.tv provides live sports streaming services online. The company is based in Beijing, China.
price ($mm)
$46
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneUp Sports, acquired CineSport, LLC

synopsis: OneUp Sports, a leading mobile sports platform, announced the acquisition of CineSport, a leading sports digital video network. The merger integrates the CineSport video platform and programming services into OneUp’s innovative team and league fan engagement platforms.
buyer: OneUp Sports
OneUp Sports offers live-action, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. OneUp's platforms brings profressional sports teams, fans and friends together like never before. "
target: CineSport, LLC
CineSport is an innovative web video syndication company that offers sports highlights on line and on-demand. CineSport provides easy-to-watch video packages. News and information sites receive localized reports from their home cities that are perfectly targeted to their users.
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

Metacafe, acquired Go211

synopsis: Metacafe, the first online destination solely dedicated to showcasing the best entertainment-related videos, acquired Action Sports, Inc. the parent company of the popular Go211.com, which features live webcasts of and video highlights from top action sports events around the world.
buyer: Metacafe
Metacafe is a trusted source that keeps millions of viewers plugged into their entertainment passions every day, and connect marquee brand advertisers with their target consumers via close association with the most popular entertainment content on the web. "
target: Go211
GO211 is an Action Sports community that represents athletes within Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Surfing and Bike. GO211 presents live webcasts of major alternative sports events happening around the world.
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closed 11/2/2009 via Market Wire

NeuLion Incorporated, acquired Interactive Netcasting Systems, Inc.

synopsis: NeuLion, Inc., an end-to-end IPTV service provider of live and on-demand sports, international and variety programming over the Internet, announced the closing of its acquisition of Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. The acquisition brings together unique synergies that exist between the two companies' respective sports clients.
buyer: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion is an end to end IPTV service provider that builds private broadcasting networks operating over the Internet. By using the public Internet, content can reach viewers anywhere in the world. "
target: Interactive Netcasting Systems, Inc.
Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. is a leading webcasting company, enabling enterprises and content owners to distribute and monetize online video which can help improve communications, increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$7.70
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
20.4x
closed 4/24/2009 via PR Newswire

NTN Buzztime, Inc., acquired iSports, Inc.

synopsis: NTN Buzztime, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved the asset purchase of iSports. iSports delivers cutting-edge mobile sports and entertainment content including near real-time sports scores and news, and unique interactive gameplay within its acclaimed and graphically rich user experience.
buyer: NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN:$25.31)
NTN Buzztime, Inc., a leader in interactive entertainment for 25 years, is based in Carlsbad, CA. Buzztime is distributed in-home and out-of-home across broadband platforms including online, cable TV, satellite TV and in approximately 3,750 restaurants, sports bars and pubs throughout North America."
target: iSports, Inc.
iSports is a pioneer and market leader in the category of Mobile Social Gaming, offering sports scores, gamecasting, and news alongside addictive interactive challenge games.
price ($mm)[EV]
$0.14 [$0.24]
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closed 12/10/2008 via PR Newswire

2080 Media, Inc, acquired PlayON Sports

synopsis: Atlanta-based 2080 Media, Inc. announced that the Company is acquiring the assets of PlayON Sports from Turner Sports International Enterprises, Inc., effective immediately. 2080 Media is a digital media company focused on production and distribution of broadband content.
buyer: 2080 Media, Inc
2080 Media is a digital media company focused on production and distribution of broadband content. "
target parent: Time Warner, Inc.
target: PlayON Sports
PlayON Sports is a digital media company that offers a comprehensive solution for high quality, low cost production and distribution of untelevised live events via the Internet. PlayON Sports is a private company based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is owned and operated by 2080 Media.
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closed 8/31/2007 via BusinessWire

JumpTV, purchased XOS Broadband Network business unit from XOS Technologies

synopsis: XOS Technologies, Inc., today announced that it has closed the sale of the assets of its Broadband Network business unit to JumpTV Inc. The asset purchase agreement between XOS Technologies and JumpTV originally was announced on July 17, 2007.
buyer: JumpTV (:$0.00)
JumpTV is the world's leading distributor of live Internet television. JumpTV delivers full-screen news, sports and entertainment content on a real-time basis from all corners of the globe to computers, Internet-enabled TV sets, IP set-top-boxes and cell phones with browser access. "
seller: XOS Technologies
XOS Technologies, Inc. provides sports technology and media solutions to professional and collegiate teams, conferences, leagues, and athletic administrators. It offers digital video editing coaching tools, network online fan management platforms, and ticketing and donor management solutions.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.1x
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired The Players' Tribune

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, is acquiring The Players' Tribune, a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune is a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. Founded by former professional Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter, The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

The Players' Tribune, acquired Unscriptd

synopsis: The Players' Tribune, the first-of-its-kind athlete-led content platform, announced its acquisition of Unscriptd, the media and technology company for global athletes. Founded in 2014, Unscriptd exists to enable athletes to be better publishers through a suite of proprietary technology, content, distribution and data services.
buyer: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune (TPT) is a content platform that was developed by athletes to help them connect with their fans through the power of storytelling. More than 2,000 athletes have contributed to the platform through impactful and powerful long- and short-form stories, video series and audio. "
target: Unscriptd
Unscriptd is a leading global athlete media & technology company that connects athletes to content and brands directly to fans. Unscriptd helps professional athletes to create and publish their unfiltered personal stories in short-form video format, through a proprietary publishing platform.
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closed 8/8/2018 via PR Newswire

FITE, acquired Avid AI

synopsis: Flipps Media Inc. (DBA FITE), the premium digital network for streaming live combat sports globally, announced it has acquired the sports startup Avid AI Inc. in a cash and stock transaction. Avid AI is a mobile-first community for the next generation of sports fans.
buyer: FITE
FITE is a premium digital live streaming network. With live programming from over 200 content holders across 5 continents, FITE delivers premium MMA, boxing and pro wrestling events live to close to a million registered combat sports fans. "
target: Avid AI
Avid AI is a mobile-first community for the next generation of sports fans. They apply machine learning techniques to provide its sports community with an intelligent, personalized and social experience. It has features like a chatbot that provided real-time sports news and a public chat group.
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,317.18)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
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$200
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closed 5/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Battery Ventures, acquired Stretch Internet

synopsis: CE Holdco, LLC, a portfolio company of Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Stretch Internet LLC, the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA).
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Stretch Internet
Stretch Internet LLC, located in Gilbert, Arizona, is the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA) and partnering with 32% of all collegiate conferences.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd., acquired Garage Entertainment

synopsis: Madman, Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company, has acquired Garage Entertainment from SurfStitch. Garage Entertainment is a company that produces and digitally distributes premium action and extreme sports long form films and TV content.
buyer: Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd.
Madman is Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company, specializing in the wholesale distribution of DVD and BLU RAY product into sales channels throughout Australia and New Zealand. "
target parent: SurfStitch Group
target: Garage Entertainment
Garage Entertainment produces and digitally distributes premium action and extreme sports long form films and TV content. It has the largest library of actions sports online with over 3,000 titles which it distributes through its own platform and dedicated TV channels.
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announced 3/13/2014 via Reuters

Thales SA, will acquire LiveTV

synopsis: France's Thales, Europe's largest defence electronics company, said it agreed to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. "
target parent: JetBlue Airways Corporation
target: LiveTV
LiveTV is a free website for live sport streams, sport videos and live score. Users can watch medium to high quality streams and discuss what they watch with fans from all over the world.
price ($mm)
$400
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$150
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closed 1/25/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Guavus, Inc., acquired SQLstream, Inc.

synopsis: Guavus, a Thales company and pioneer in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based analytics, announced that it has acquired SQLstream, a real-time streaming analytics company based in San Francisco, CA. SQLstream brings businesses and all their data in one interactive streaming analytics platform.
buyer parent: Thales SA
buyer: Guavus, Inc.
Guavus is at the forefront of AI-based big data analytics and machine learning innovation, driving digital transformation at 6 of the 7 world's largest telecommunications providers. "
target: SQLstream, Inc.
SQLstream brings businesses and all their data in one interactive streaming analytics platform. With SQLstream, businesses can make the best decisions when they are needed most, because they empower users to analyze all their data continuously and in real time.
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closed 12/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Gemalto NV merged with Thales SA,

synopsis: Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence & Security markets, has completed the acquisition of Gemalto, the global leader in digital security, bringing trust to a connected world. Their technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data.
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence & Security markets. With over 23,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. "
target: Gemalto NV (ENXTAM:GTO:$3,383.47)
Gemalto is the global leader in digital security, bringing trust to a connected world. Their technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, and the cloud.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,525 [$6,513]
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$3,562
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$548
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1.8x
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11.9x
announced 4/28/2017 via Market Wire

Thales SA, will acquire Guavus, Inc.

synopsis: Guavus, Inc., a pioneer in developing Machine Intelligent, big data analytics platforms, announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Thales, a global technology leader for the aerospace, transport, defence and security markets, will acquire Guavus.
buyer parent: QIPCO Holding
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a key player in keeping the public safe and secure, guarding vital infrastructure and protecting national security interests of countries around the globe. Thales designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets. "
target: Guavus, Inc.
Proven across Fortune 500 enterprises, Guavus provides the only operational intelligence platform that delivers an end-to-end, real-time view across business operations and currently processes over half a trillion records every day.
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announced 3/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Imprimerie Nationale SA, will purchase Identity Management Business from Thales SA

synopsis: Imprimerie Nationale Group will acquire Thales's identity management business from Thales SA. Thales's identity management system business designs, develops and deploys identity management solutions encompassing the collection of biographic data from citizens, biometric enrollment, management of identity systems, and more.
buyer: Imprimerie Nationale SA
The Imprimerie Nationale Group is a high tech company, expert in engineering solutions for official credentials, the global management of identities and rights, the protection of sensitive data and controlling flows and complex printing processes. "
seller: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales's identity management system business designs, develops and deploys identity management solutions encompassing the collection of biographic data from citizens, biometric enrolment, management of identity systems, and more.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Thales SA, acquired Aviobook

synopsis: Thales announced the acquisition of Aviovision. With the acquisition of Aviovision, leading software and services provider for the aviation industry, Thales will be able to extend its Electronics Flight Bag offer, ranging from full systems to state-of-the-art applications.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
From Aerospace, Space and Defence to Security and Transportation, Thales helps its customers to create a safer world by giving them the tools they need to perform critical tasks. "
target: Aviobook
AvioVision has developed AVIOBOOK, an EFB (Electronic Flight Bag) applications platform already successfully implemented at 25 airlines, and currently used on more than 900 aircrafts. Pilots use AVIOBOOK to prepare and optimize their flight in collaboration with their Airline Operation Center.
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closed 3/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Thales SA, acquired Vormetric, Inc.

synopsis: Thales SA announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vormetric, Inc., a leading provider of data protection solutions in physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures. Vormetric helps over 1,500 enterprises, including 17 of the US top 30 companies, to protect their sensitive data from both internal and external threats.
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Aerospace, Space, Ground Transportation, Defence and Security markets worldwide. Thales' leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems."
target: Vormetric, Inc.
Vormetric’s comprehensive high performance data security platform helps companies protect data wherever it resides. Advanced transparent encryption, powerful access controls, and centralized key management lets organizations encrypt everything efficiently, with minimal disruption.
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announced 3/13/2014 via Reuters

Thales SA, will acquire LiveTV

synopsis: France's Thales, Europe's largest defence electronics company, said it agreed to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. "
target parent: JetBlue Airways Corporation
target: LiveTV
LiveTV is a free website for live sport streams, sport videos and live score. Users can watch medium to high quality streams and discuss what they watch with fans from all over the world.
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$400
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$150
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cancelled 4/16/2009 via

Medasys SA, cancelled a purchase of hospital IT systems integration activity from Thales SA

synopsis: Medasys SA announced that it has signed an agreement with Thales SA for the acquisition of its hospital Information Technology (IT) systems integration activity. The acquisition includes current projects associated to a portfolio of customers including hospitals in Bordeaux, Rennes and Strasbourg, as well as software developed by Thales SA.
buyer: Medasys SA (ENXTPA:MED:$38.05)
Medasys SA engages in the design and development of software packages for hospitals and health care institutions. The company’s solutions are used in the fields of medical imaging, radiology, and biology, as well as for patient’s medial files, nursing care, medication use, and others. "
seller: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems.
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closed 10/10/2008 via BusinessWire

Thales, acquired nCipher

synopsis: Thales announces that its acquisition of nCipher PLC, purchased for £50.7 million in cash, became effective on Friday 10 October. nCipher is a leading supplier of encryption products for organizations that need to protect sensitive data. nCipher is delivering solutions in the fields of key management and cryptographic hardware.
buyer: Thales (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. "
target: nCipher
nCipher protects critical enterprise data for many of the world's most security-conscious organizations. Delivering solutions in the fields of identity management, data protection, enterprise key management and cryptographic hardware, nCipher enables businesses to secure data.
price ($mm)[EV]
$80 [$72]
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$38
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$4
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22.3x
closed 9/30/2014 via BusinessWire

BAE Systems, acquired Signal Innovations Group, Inc

synopsis: BAE Systems, a global defense, security and aerospace company, announced it has acquired Signal Innovations Group, Inc., a provider of imaging technologies and analytics to the U.S. intelligence and defense communities.
buyer: BAE Systems (BAESF:$25,808.79)
BAE Systems is a global defense, security, and aerospace company. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support and services. "
target: Signal Innovations Group, Inc
SIG is a small business focused on federal defense, intelligence, and security markets. SIG's video and multi-source analytics product lines, including enterprise software and ruggedized appliances.
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closed 10/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Cubic Corporation, acquired Trafficware

synopsis: KRG Capital Partners, a Denver-based buyout firm, has sold Trafficware, a leading provider of intelligent traffic solutions (ITS) for the transportation industry, to Cubic Corporation, a public corporation providing diversified systems and services to the transportation and defense markets worldwide.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic is a market-leading, technology provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries' effectiveness and operational readiness. "
target parent: KRG Capital Partners
target: Trafficware
Based in Sugar Land, Texas, Trafficware provides a fully integrated, innovative suite of software, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and hardware solutions that provide customers with enhanced mobility and improved safety.
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closed 3/31/2008 via PR Newswire

March Networks, acquired Cieffe S.p.A.

synopsis: March Networks, a leading provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cieffe S.p.A. and its related company, Insignis Technologies S.r.l.
buyer: March Networks (MNTWF:$80.90)
March Networks is a leading provider of innovative IP-based video applications used for security surveillance and monitoring. Our solutions allow businesses to increase operational efficiencies, address risk, and manage assets with an integrated set of video-based intelligence tools. "
target: Cieffe S.p.A.
CIEFFE deals with the design and implementation of digital technologies in Integrated Security Systems. In 2001 CIEFFE works out and introduces the concepts of DVMS (Digital Video Management System) and of Pentaplex, which quickly spread in the security market.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
$106
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2007 via

Northrop Grumman Corporation, acquired Essex Corporation

synopsis: Essex Corporation has signed a definitive merger agreement with a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation under which Northrop Grumman will acquire Essex Corporation for $24 in cash per common share.
buyer: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC:$23,805.00)
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide. "
target: Essex Corporation
Essex provides advanced signal, image, information processing, information assurance and cyber-security solutions, primarily for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers, as well as for commercial customers.
price ($mm)
$580
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

SECURUS Technologies, Inc., purchased Corrections Telemedicine Assets from PHD Medical, Inc.

synopsis: Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced that it has acquired PHD Medical's corrections focused telemedicine hardware, software, management and development assets in Baie d'Urfe, Quebec, Canada.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies is committed to serve by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, inmate self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live. "
seller: PHD Medical, Inc.
The acquisition includes PHD Medical's corrections focused telemedicine hardware, software, management and development assets. PHD Medical offers telemedicine and diagnostic software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2017 via PR Newswire

T2 Systems, acquired ParkingSoft

synopsis: T2 Systems, a provider of the industry's most comprehensive parking solutions, announced it has acquired ParkingSoft. ParkingSoft provides cloud-based software enabled PARCS (Parking Access Revenue Control Systems), valet and events products with state-of-the-art features such as barcode and LPR.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: T2 Systems
T2 continues to be the largest parking technology provider in North America, with more than 23 years in the parking management industry and currently serving thousands of parking professionals. "
target: ParkingSoft
Based in Atlanta, GA, ParkingSoft develops and manufactures user-friendly parking access and revenue control systems (PARCS) that let their clients focus on their core businesses, helping them to increase profits and customer satisfaction.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Trinity Services Group, acquired Swanson Services Corporation

synopsis: Trinity Services Group, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, LLC, and one of the nation’s largest providers of food, commissary and technology services to the corrections industry, acquired Swanson Services Corporation, a leading national provider of commissary products and integrated software services to correctional facilities.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Trinity Services Group
Trinity Services Group is one of the nation’s largest providers of food service, commissary and technology services to the corrections industry. Founded in 1990, Trinity provides support services to 400 correctional facilities across 33 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. "
target: Swanson Services Corporation
Swanson Services Corporation is financially sound, and built on a foundation of superior customer service, innovation and technology. They focus on correctional industry efficiency through commissary services, resident banking software and kiosk communication solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Bullard, acquired Darix

synopsis: Bullard announced the acquisition of Switzerland-based Darix, a company comprised of a team of specialists in image processing and software, user experience and design, micro-electronics and rapid prototyping, and is a frontrunner on smart-glasses for industrial and commercial safety and emergency responder applications.
buyer: Bullard
Bullard is a leading manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment and systems that are marketed worldwide. Product lines include thermal imagers, hard hats, firefighter and rescue helmets, supplied air respirators, powered air-purifying respirators, and air quality equipment. "
target: Darix
Darix, founded in 2017, is comprised of a team of specialists in image processing and software, user experience and design, micro-electronics and rapid prototyping, and is a frontrunner on smart-glasses for industrial and commercial safety and emergency responder applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
price ($mm)
$1.58
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/5/2015 via PR Newswire

TASER International Inc., will acquire MediaSolv Solutions Corp.

synopsis: TASER International, the global leader in cloud-based digital evidence management and body-worn video, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MediaSolv Solutions Corp., a leading solution for interview room video, CCTV, in-car and on premises digital evidence management.
buyer: TASER International Inc. (TASR:$242.21)
TASER International makes communities safer with innovative public safety technologies. TASER transformed law enforcement with its electrical weapons. TASER continues to define smarter policing with its growing suite of technology solutions. "
target parent: ManTech International Corporation
target: MediaSolv Solutions Corp.
MediaSolv Solutions Corp. is a leading solution for interview room video, CCTV, in-car and on premises digital evidence management. MediaSolv delivers an integrated digital evidence management software product for law enforcement that handles evidence from interview rooms and surveillance cameras.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2019 via BusinessWire

CACI International, Inc., acquired LGS Innovations

synopsis: CACI International Inc., providing information solutions and services announced that it has acquired LGS Innovations. LGS Innovations is a leading provider of real-time spectrum management and cyber products and solutions to the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.
buyer: CACI International, Inc. (CACI:$5,183.87)
CACI provides information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI provides dynamic careers for over 20,000 employees worldwide. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: LGS Innovations
LGS Innovations delivers solutions comprised of custom and commercial communications products, R&D, and supporting services to U.S. defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies, state and local governments, critical infrastructure operators, telecommunications and more.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$6.73
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
123
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Social Life Network, Inc.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$0.18
EBITDA ($mm)
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Employees
7
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Gaming Nation Inc.
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$8.80
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: WBAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
500.com Limited
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users.
year
2017
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$3.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($43.94)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
366
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Ticker: XSAT:EVERY A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within the sports media and sports technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport.
year
2017
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$11.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.38)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RGRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROO Group, Inc.
ROO Group, Inc.
ROO Group Inc. through its 100% subsidiary ROO Media Corporation, is the online video solutions company focused on meeting the specific needs of large enterprise companies globally.
year
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$9.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.07
EBIT ($mm)
($6.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: YY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YY Inc.
YY Inc. is a revolutionary real-time interactive social platform that engages users in real-time online group activities through voice, text and video. YY Client empowers users to create and organize groups of varying sizes to discover and participate in a wide range of online activities.
year
2018
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$2,350.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$429.20
EBIT ($mm)
$393.55
Net Income ($mm)
$244.80
Employees
3336
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Elbit Systems, Ltd.
Elbit Systems, Ltd.
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2,982.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$365.02
EBIT ($mm)
$246.79
Net Income ($mm)
$167.39
Employees
11851
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Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies’ operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,263.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$365.08
EBIT ($mm)
$275.40
Net Income ($mm)
$190.50
Employees
9200
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Ticker: MRCY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mercury Systems, Inc.
Mercury Systems, Inc.
Mercury Systems is a leading commercial provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. Optimized for customer and mission success, Mercury’s solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs.
year
2017
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$378.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$69.10
EBIT ($mm)
$40.10
Net Income ($mm)
$23.56
Employees
1075
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Ticker: OB:KOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
KONGSBERG is an international, knowledge-based technology corporation that develops advanced systems and technologies for the maritime, offshore, defence and aerospace industries. They have more than 7500 employees in over 25 countries worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,937.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$193.88
EBIT ($mm)
$141.12
Net Income ($mm)
$82.37
Employees
7742
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Sparton Corporation
Sparton Corporation
Sparton Corporation, now in its 115th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service, and refurbishment.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$338.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.07
EBIT ($mm)
$23.21
Net Income ($mm)
$10.89
Employees
1385
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Ticker: KVHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea, on land, and in the air, and is a leading news, music, and entertainment content provider to many industries.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$159.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.72
EBIT ($mm)
$2.37
Net Income ($mm)
$1.45
Employees
471
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Ticker: SZSE:002777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jiuyuan Yinhai
Jiuyuan Yinhai
Jiuyuan Yinhai is a company in China that provides IT services to a variety of industries. Their services include IT designing and consulting, custom software development, and systems integration. The company also manufacturers thermal imaging and wireless transmission products for military use.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$97.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.68
EBIT ($mm)
$18.40
Net Income ($mm)
$13.99
Employees
2035
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Digital Ally, Inc.
Digital Ally, Inc.
Digital Ally is a leading provider of advanced mobile video systems, including fleet video event data recorders, law enforcement in-car and other vehicular video systems, and wearable video systems, as well as advanced LIDAR speed enforcement systems. The U.S.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$17.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
154
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Rockwell Collins, Inc.
Rockwell Collins, Inc.
Rockwell Collins, Inc. is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronics solutions for both commercial and government applications.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$4,806.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,024.00
EBIT ($mm)
$883.00
Net Income ($mm)
$634.00
Employees
20500
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Nexbis Ltd
Nexbis Limited, incorporated in Australia and publicly listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, is a world leader in the development of applications which allow enterprises and Governments to interact and transact over the mobile internet.
year
2011
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$3.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.87)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Applied Signal Technology, Inc.
Applied Signal Technology, Inc.
Applied Signal Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) products, systems, and services that enhance global security.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$225.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.52
EBIT ($mm)
$25.44
Net Income ($mm)
$12.96
Employees
794
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Ticker: SCRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Track Group
Track Group is committed to delivering a superior portfolio of reliable tracking and intervention monitoring products and services for the global offender management marketplace. Track Group has a proven record of success leveraging new tracking technologies to create valuable solutions.
year
2014
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$10.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
96
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LRAD Corporation
LRAD Corporation’s proprietary Long Range Acoustic Devices® and revolutionary ONE VOICE® mass notification systems are designed to enable users to safely hail and warn, inform and direct, prevent misunderstandings, determine intent, establish large safety zones, and resolve uncertain situations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$20.31
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: AIM:DGB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Barriers plc
Digital Barriers plc
Digital Barriers provides visual intelligence technologies to the global surveillance, security and safety markets, delivering zero-latency streaming and analysis of secure video and related intelligence over wireless networks, including cellular, satellite, IP mesh and cloud platforms.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
164
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Ticker: AIM:PEG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Petards Group plc
Petards Group plc
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$21.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.67
Employees
120
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