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closed 5/3/2004 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Q-Link Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it has acquired Q-Link Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator in business process management software. The acquisition provides powerful Java-based workflow technology that will be integrated with the Adobe Intelligent Document Platform.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Q-Link Technologies, Inc.
Q-Link provides a pure J2EE component based workflow architecture that enables developers to visually assemble complete applications faster than traditional application development. From workflow to forms, UI design, rules, web services, integration and Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Q-Link of
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Karnov Group AB, will acquire DIB

synopsis: Karnov Group AB (publ), the leading provider of legal, tax and accounting information in Denmark and Sweden, will acquire DIBkunnskap AS (DIB), a Norwegian provider of knowledge and workflow software solutions. DIB offers cloud-based solutions for finance, accounting, auditing, company law, and HR law.
buyer: Karnov Group AB (OM:KAR:$92.68)
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology. "
target: DIB
DIB is a Norwegian provider of knowledge and workflow software solutions. DIB offers cloud-based solutions for finance, accounting, auditing, company law, and HR law. Their tools help businesses to streamline their everyday operations and save time and money.
price ($mm)
$33
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$56
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
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0.7x
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3.5x
closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ownr, acquired Founded Technologies

synopsis: Toronto-based Ownr by RBC Ventures has acquired Founded Technologies, an innovative, all-in-one technology platform that has helped thousands of Canadian entrepreneurs start and grow a business. With the acquisition, Ownr will solidify its strengths in business formation while building towards helping entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey.
buyer parent: Royal Bank of Canada
buyer: Ownr
Canada-based Ownr simplifies the process of registering or incorporating a business and makes it easy, accessible, and affordable. By combining technology, seamless customer service, and the resources business owners need, Ownr enables entrepreneurs to start, manage, and grow their business. "
target: Founded Technologies
Founded is an all-in-one technology platform that helps Canadian entrepreneurs start and grow a business. Founded lets businesses automate sophisticated legal tasks such as incorporations, equity management, and legal agreements while saving thousands of dollars in legal fees.
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closed 9/10/2020 via Company Press Release

ParkerGale Capital, acquired SMA Technologies Inc.

synopsis: ParkerGale Capital, a private equity firm that invests in founder-owned technology companies, has acquired a majority stake in SMA Technologies Inc., a leading provider of workload automation software. SMA Technologies offers OpCon, a modern automation platform that enables businesses to create reliable workflows and streamline their IT processes.
buyer: ParkerGale Capital
ParkerGale Capital is a small private equity fund that buys profitable, founder-owned technology companies and corporate carve-outs where the firm’s operating resources can have a meaningful impact on the outcome. "
target: SMA Technologies Inc.
SMA Technologies is a leading provider of workload automation software. SMA Technologies offers OpCon, a modern, low-code workload automation platform that automates repetitive tasks. OpCon enables businesses to create repeatable, reliable workflows and streamline their IT processes.
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announced 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Grapevine

synopsis: Ideanomics has agreed to sell its influencer marketing platform and related assets, comprised of Grapevine Logic, Fintalk, and CommentsRadar, to Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd. The Grapevine Influencer Platform and its suite of technologies will be merged into the Techconn Group's influencer operations.
buyer: Techconn Holding Group Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen-based Techconn is a large multinational company specializing in intelligent manufacturing and technology services. The company invests in advanced technology fields to build a high-quality innovation technology engine that promotes upgrading and development in the manufacturing industry. "
target parent: Ideanomics
target: Grapevine
Grapevine is an end-to-end influencer marketing platform that enables collaboration between advertisers and social content creators to produce promotional content at scale. It provides marketers with proprietary data about YouTube and Instagram creators to help clients make confident decisions.
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closed 1/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Appian, acquired Jidoka

synopsis: Appian, a provider of a low-code automation platform, has acquired Novayre Solutions SL, the Spain-based developer of the Jidoka RPA platform. Jidoka is the most widely deployed Java-based Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software. The acquisition makes Appian a one-stop shop for Automation, with best-in-class solutions for workflow, AI, and RPA.
buyer: Appian
Appian provides a low-code automation platform that accelerates the creation of high-impact business applications. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. "
target: Jidoka
Jidoka is the most widely deployed Java-based Robotic Process Automation, integrating Business and IT visions in a collaborative way. Companies use Jidoka software robots to automate their front and back office processes, freeing people from "robotic" work to engage in higher value-added activities.
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closed 12/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Diversis Capital, acquired WorldAPP

synopsis: WorldAPP, the leading provider of enterprise-grade mobile workflow and data capture technology, announced they have been acquired by Diversis Capital, a software and technology focused private equity fund that targets situations where it can add unique value.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Diversis is a software and technology focused private equity fund that targets situations where it can add unique value. With a collaborative approach to investing, its Operating Partners and Strategic Advisors work alongside management teams to help build successful organizations. "
target: WorldAPP
WorldAPP helps mid to large organizations improve how they collect, manage, and leverage data across the enterprise. Using the Form.com and Key Survey platforms, WorldAPP works with customers to understand their needs and configure complete solutions which integrate with their current systems.
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closed 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Wolfepak Software, acquired DocVue

synopsis: WolfePak Software, a leading provider of accounting, regulatory compliance and automation software for the oil and gas industry, announced today its acquisition of DocVue, a provider of imaging, document management and workflow software.
buyer parent: Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Wolfepak Software
WolfePak Software is a leading provider of financial, accounting and regulatory compliance software to the oil and gas industry. WolfePak's software packages can be customized with additional modules to meet more complex accounting and reporting needs as their client's business grows. "
target: DocVue
DocVue is a provider of imaging, document management and workflow software. The DocVue imaging, document management and workflow tools enable companies to intelligently capture, secure, distribute and manage documents and their associated approval processes.
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closed 10/10/2019 via Company Press Release

RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S, acquired Rider International B.V.

synopsis: Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec has acquired the Dutch company Rider International B.V. from Ponooc. Rider International developed the advanced workforce performance platform Rider, technology geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
buyer parent: Polaris Private Equity
buyer: RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S
Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec is the world leader in safety and survival training predominantly delivered to the Oil & Gas, Maritime, Offshore Wind, and High-Risk industries from our 34 training centres in 20 countries across the world. "
target parent: Ponooc B.V.
target: Rider International B.V.
Rider International is a Dutch company behind the advanced workforce performance platform called Rider. The Rider technology is geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
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closed 9/26/2019 via PR Newswire

MHC Software, Inc., acquired Vanguard Systems, Inc.

synopsis: MHC Software, a leader in enterprise content automation and document management software solutions, has acquired Vanguard Systems, a leader in workflow and process automation solutions. The combined company delivers enterprise-grade content automation solutions that allow customers to enhance their productivity and profitability.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: MHC Software, Inc.
MHC Software is a leader in enterprise content automation and document management software and services. MHC's solutions accelerate customers' digital transformation journeys via in-context content and automation to expedite information-sharing while reducing costs and increasing productivity. "
target: Vanguard Systems, Inc.
Vanguard Systems provides workflow and process automation solutions designed to improve organizational efficiency and regulatory compliance. Vanguard's solutions solve the paper/productivity issues and make the power of information instantly available anywhere across the enterprise.
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closed 9/19/2019 via PE Hub

insightsoftware, acquired Bizview

synopsis: Insightsoftware has acquired Bizview Systems, one of the leading systems for planning, reporting, analytics and dashboards. With adaptable features and powerful workflow management, users at all levels in the organization can participate in the planning and reporting process.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: insightsoftware
insightsoftware turns financial and operational data into a 360-degree view of the financial reporting lifecycle for better business outcomes. Through turnkey reporting and enterprise performance management solutions, it provides real time access to data-driven insights and overviews. "
target: Bizview
Bizview is one of the leading systems for planning, reporting, analytics and dashboards. With adaptable features and powerful workflow management, users at all levels in the organization can participate in the planning and reporting process.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Finrock Growth Partners, acquired BP Logix

synopsis: BP Logix, provider of Low-Code BPM solutions for rapid digital application development, announced that the company has been acquired by Finrock Growth Partners, a private equity firm that acquires and operates businesses in the software sector.
buyer: Finrock Growth Partners
Finrock Growth Partners is a software focused private equity firm based in Austin, TX. Since 2009, Finrock has been investing in software businesses with a goal of helping them achieve category leadership. "
target: BP Logix
BP Logix Inc., headquartered near San Diego, pioneered predictive business process management (BPM) with its many patented innovations, empowering individuals and teams to rapidly develop, deploy, and enhance critical digital applications.
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closed 8/1/2019 via PR Newswire

ActiveOps Ltd, acquired OpenConnect

synopsis: UK headquartered ActiveOps Ltd, a leader in digital operations management solutions has acquired OpenConnect Inc, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. OpenConnect is the leader in process intelligence and workforce analytics solutions that automatically discover, automate, and improve service processes and optimize workforce productivity.
buyer: ActiveOps Ltd
ActiveOps is a leading provider of digital operations management solutions to financial services, shared services, BPOs, government, healthcare and other service industries. Their cloud-based solutions are proven to optimise operations, reduce costs, and improve service delivery. "
target: OpenConnect
OpenConnect is the leader in process intelligence and workforce analytics solutions that automatically discover, automate, and improve service processes and optimize workforce productivity. OpenConnect enables clients to more quickly address and adapt to operational and competitive challenges.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired Safety Media Ltd

synopsis: The Access Group, a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market, has acquired Safety Media Ltd, a provider of Health & Safety e-learning and software solutions in the UK. Safety Media offers over 100 health, safety and compliance e-learning courses. Their online platform provides solutions for audits, risk management, and more.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Safety Media Ltd
Safety Media is a provider of Health & Safety e-learning and software solutions in the UK. Safety Media offers over 100 health, safety and compliance e-learning courses. Their Health & Safety online platform provides solutions for incident reporting, audits, risk management, and document management.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Nintex, acquired EnableSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, announced its acquisition of EnableSoft, a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) provider and maker of Foxtrot RPA. The acquisition will bring Nintex customers and partners powerful, easy-to-use RPA capabilities with the fastest time to value.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Nintex
Nintex is the global standard for process management and automation. Public and private sector clients turn to the Nintex Platform to accelerate progress on their digital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing business processes. "
target: EnableSoft, Inc.
EnableSoft makes a product called Foxtrot RPA, which uses bots to automate repetitive tasks, such as generating boilerplate financial documents or copying account numbers, addresses and other customer information between databases.
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closed 2/6/2019 via PE Hub

K1 Investment Management, acquired GoCanvas

synopsis: K1 Investment Management, an investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally, has acquired GoCanvas, the maker of mobile-friendly web forms for businesses. GoCanvas' mobile platform makes it simple for businesses to automate how work is done, replacing outdated process and expensive paperwork.
buyer: K1 Investment Management
K1 is an investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally. K1 seeks to help dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities that position its companies as industry leaders. "
target: GoCanvas
GoCanvas is a mobile platform that makes it simple for business to automate how work is done, replacing outdated process and expensive paperwork. The GoCanvas App works on smartphones and tablets, helping companies easily collect information across their organization and share it with others.
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$100
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Dropbox, Inc., acquired HelloSign

synopsis: Dropbox, Inc., a leading global collaboration platform, has completed the acquisition of HelloSign, an eSignature and document workflow platform with more than 80,000 customers.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: HelloSign
HelloSign simplifies work for millions of people. Over 80,000 customers world-wide trust the HelloSign platform – which includes eSignature, document workflow and online fax solutions with HelloSign, HelloWorks and HelloFax – to automate and manage their most important business transactions.
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$230
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Web

KPA L.L.C., acquired Compli

synopsis: KPA, a leading software as a service (SaaS) and services provider for compliance and workforce management solutions, announced its acquisition of Compli, a provider of HR business process automation solutions. Compli helps organizations meet workforce corporate compliance demands through easy-to-use business process automation software.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: KPA L.L.C.
KPA is a market leader in cloud-based Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) risk management solutions for the automotive, collision repair, manufacturing, insurance, and distribution & logistics industries. KPA’s innovative software platform combined delivers a comprehensive solution. "
target: Compli
Compli helps organizations meet workforce corporate compliance demands through easy-to-use business process automation software. The Compli platform integrates policy review and acceptance, online training, and forms completion into a single cloud-based system.
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announced 1/11/2019 via Company Press Release

MCS Solutions, will acquire Axxerion

synopsis: Software provider Nemetschek announced that its brand MCS Solutions will acquire Axxerion, a Dutch SaaS provider of workflow-based enterprise cloud software active in facility management and property & real estate management.
buyer parent: Nemetschek
buyer: MCS Solutions
Headquartered in Belgium, MCS Solutions is a technology and consulting firm, supporting its clients across the globe to improve the performance of their building portfolios. Their core purpose is to make buildings work harder for their occupants through unlocking the power of building data. "
target parent: Main Capital Partners BV
target: Axxerion
Axxerion is a developer of enterprise cloud software for workplace and facility automation via Internet. Their software provides integrated modules streamlining business processes, including CRM, contract management, HR, asset management, property management, project management, finance and more.
price ($mm)
$86
rev ($mm)
$14
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6.3x
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closed 11/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Diversis Capital, acquired Tempo

synopsis: Tempo, a leader in productivity-enhancing project management solutions, welcomes Diversis Capital as a new strategic owner with a controlling interest in the company. Former owner and founder, Origo, will retain a 45% stake in Tempo, and remains an important partner.
buyer: Diversis Capital
Founded in 2013, Diversis Capital, LLC is a private equity firm that invests in lower and middle-market companies, targeting situations where it can add unique value in helping a company reach the next level. "
target parent: Origo
target: Tempo
Tempo is a cloud-first software company that helps teams at 10,000+ companies—SMBs and large-scale enterprises—collaborate, plan and schedule resources, manage budgets, and track time directly from their daily workflow. They are based in Iceland.
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closed 5/3/2004 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Q-Link Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it has acquired Q-Link Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator in business process management software. The acquisition provides powerful Java-based workflow technology that will be integrated with the Adobe Intelligent Document Platform.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Q-Link Technologies, Inc.
Q-Link provides a pure J2EE component based workflow architecture that enables developers to visually assemble complete applications faster than traditional application development. From workflow to forms, UI design, rules, web services, integration and Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Q-Link of
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closed 12/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired WorkFront

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital media and digital marketing solutions, has acquired Workfront, the leader in enterprise work management. Workfront provides companies a single system to support planning, collaboration and governance to unlock organizational productivity and create exceptional experiences.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: WorkFront
Workfront is the modern work management application platform, helping people do their best work so companies can thrive in a digital world. Workfront is built for people, effortlessly connecting teams and easily integrating into existing applications and systems.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Oculus Medium from Oculus VR

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, its virtual reality sculpting tool, to Adobe. Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. Facebook bought the tech and VR firm for $2 billion in 2014 and launched Medium two years later.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller parent: Facebook
seller: Oculus VR
Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. With Medium, users can draw, paint, simulate action and create 3D models in a VR environment.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Allegorithmic

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, makers of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is the recognized leader in 3D material and texture authoring for most AAA1 gaming franchises, and the tools used in the making of award-winning movies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Allegorithmic
Allegorithmic is the maker of Substance, the industry standard for 3D textures and material creation in game and video post-production. Allegorithmic is based in France and has a diverse customer base across gaming, film and television, ecommerce, retail, automotive, architecture, design and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Marketo, Inc

synopsis: Adobe has completed the acquisition of Marketo, the market-leading cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement. Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers - from acquisition to advocacy.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Marketo, Inc (MKTO:$241.40)
Marketo provides the leading engagement marketing software and solutions designed to help marketers develop long-term relationships with their customers - from acquisition to advocacy. Marketo is built for marketers, by marketers and is setting the innovation agenda for marketing technology.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Magento Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, world's leader in designing and delivering digital experiences, announced the completion of its acquisition of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform. Magento Commerce Cloud brings digital commerce and order orchestration for both physical and digital goods across a range of industries.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Permira
target: Magento Inc.
Magento Commerce is a global leader in cloud commerce innovation. Magento Commerce boasts a strong portfolio of cloud-based omnichannel solutions, integrating digital and physical shopping experiences and powering $155 billion in gross merchandise.
price ($mm)
$1,680
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$150
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closed 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Sayspring, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Sayspring, a platform that allows anyone to design, build, and prototype voice interfaces for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Sayspring's platform features a drag-and-drop design tool and generates a script for each user flow.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Sayspring, Inc.
Sayspring is a platform that allows anyone to design, build, and prototype voice interfaces for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The platform features a drag-and-drop design tool and generates a script for each user flow, allowing them to follow along during the testing of their application.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Skybox Tools from Mettle

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced it has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: Mettle
The acquisition includes the SkyBox technology from Mettle, a global developer of best-in-class 360-degree and virtual reality software. The Skybox toolset is designed exclusively for post-production in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC.
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closed 12/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired TubeMogul

synopsis: Adobe announced the completion of its acquisition of TubeMogul, a leader in video advertising that enables brands and agencies to plan and buy video advertising across desktops, mobile, streaming devices and TVs.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: TubeMogul (TUBE:$212.05)
TubeMogul is a leader in software for brand advertising. By reducing complexity, improving transparency and leveraging real-time data, our platform enables advertisers to gain greater control of their global advertising spend and achieve their brand advertising objectives.
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announced 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Livefyre

synopsis: Adobe announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Livefyre, a content curation and audience engagement company. The Livefyre platform gives brands and publishers instant access to billions of pieces of user generated content that can be streamed in real-time right to their sites, ads, emails, TV, and apps.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Livefyre
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. As one of the largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 400 leading brands.
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announced 11/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will purchase Digital Analytix Business from comScore, Inc.

synopsis: ComScore announced that Adobe would buy comScore’s Digital Analytix big data business intelligence service. Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller: comScore, Inc. (SCOR:$368.82)
Digital Analytix Enterprise combines the best of analytics and audience demographics to give unparalleled data access and visibility into the characteristics of an entire user base.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Mixamo, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Mixamo, Inc., a company that saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Mixamo, Inc.
Mixamo saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections. The end-to-end solution takes minutes, not days - accelerating 3D projects to new levels of creativity.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Tumri, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe announced it has acquired Tumri (also known as Ensemble), the leading provider of dynamic creative optimization and personalization solutions for advertisers and agencies, from Collective.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Collective Media
target: Tumri, Inc.
Tumri is the leading provider of dynamic creative optimization and personalization solutions for advertisers and agencies. The Tumri Ensemble platform combines next-generation ad-serving with dynamic creative production to enable real-time 1:1 personalized marketing at scale.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Fotolia

synopsis: Adobe has acquired privately-held Fotolia, a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Fotolia will be integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud, providing current and future Creative Cloud members with the ability to access and purchase over 34 million images and videos.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Fotolia
Fotolia is a leading marketplace for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and HD video. Buyers access over 34 million images, vectors and videos at great prices, while contributing artists receive the highest commission rate on the market. Fotolia currently operates in 23 countries in 14 languages.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2014 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Aviary

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acquired privately held Aviary, a developer of mobile SDKs (Software Development Kits) for the delivery of creative apps. Aviary also offers a photo-editing platform built to ignite creative freedom. Its imaginative tools empower millions of people all over the world to freely express themselves through imagery.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Aviary
Aviary is a photo-editing platform built to ignite creative freedom. Its imaginative tools empower millions of people all over the world to freely express themselves through imagery. Aviary powers thousands of mobile applications, and has been used to edit billions of images.
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closed 7/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Satellite

synopsis: Adobe has bought Satellite, a tag management technology that helps marketers with analytics and media tracking across web sites to further strengthen its marketing and analytics business. Satellite had been part of a larger interactive marketing agency called Search Discovery.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target parent: Search Discovery, Inc.
target: Satellite
Satellite is a fully-featured analytics, media tracking, and other front-end utility management tool that aims to remove the esoteric layer of javascript and other technical elements from the picture.
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closed 7/23/2013 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Neolane, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the completion of its acquisition of privately held Neolane, a leader in cross-channel campaign management technology, headquartered in Paris, France.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Neolane, Inc.
Neolane offers a best-in-class platform for sophisticated automation and execution of campaigns across the Web, email, social, mobile, call center, direct mail and point of sale (POS). This enables marketers to deliver consistent customer experiences, personalized campaigns and increased ROI.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Ideacodes

synopsis: Adobe announced that it has acqui-hired Ideacodes, a San Francisco-based creative consultancy that specializes in “the design and user experience of smart application, digital product and networked communities.” Ideacodes’ co-founders Emily Chang and Max Kielser will join Adobe as creative directors of Creative Cloud.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe Systems Incorporated offers business and mobile software and services for professionals, designers, consumers, original equipment manufacturer partners, developers annd enterprises for creating, managing & engaging with compelling content and experiences across multiple platforms. "
target: Ideacodes
Ideacodes is the website design firm co-founded by Emily Chang and Max Kiesler, award-winning designers, consultants, and technologists. For over a decade, Chang and Kiesler have designed successful and creative solutions for clients and memorable experiences for users.
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closed 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Behance, acquired Thumb Labs

synopsis: Adobe is acquiring Thumb Labs, a New York-based mobile app design agency, in its efforts to become the go-to place in the cloud for designers and creative industries.
buyer parent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
buyer: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites. "
target: Thumb Labs
Thumb Labs is a boutique mobile agency that specializes in creating stylish and innovative applications for mobile devices. The company was founded in 2009 and is located in Manhattan. Services include strategy, design, development, and maintenance for iOS and Android platforms.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Forbes

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Behance

synopsis: Adobe announced that it is acquiring Behance, “a leading online social media platform that enables creatives to showcase and share their work,” to become part of their Creative Cloud suite of tools and online services for designers. The privately-held portfolio powerhouse has one million members and also host portfolios.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Behance
Behance's core product is the Behance Network, the leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Members create multi-media portfolios that showcase their work within the Network, as well as throughout partner sites and organizations, and the industry-specific Served Sites.
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closed 1/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Omniture, Inc., acquired Efficient Frontier

synopsis: Adobe Systems Inc announced the completion of its acquisition of Efficient Frontier, a leader in optimizing multi-channel and auction-based digital advertising across search, display and social media. Efficient Frontier manages more than $1 billion in annual digital marketing spend on behalf of its clients globally.
buyer parent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
buyer: Omniture, Inc.
Omniture, Inc. provides online business optimization software enabling customers to manage and enhance online, offline, and multichannel business initiatives. The company hosts and delivers its Omniture online business optimization platform to its customers as an on-demand subscription service. "
target: Efficient Frontier
Efficient Frontier is a leader in online digital marketing, managing search, display and social media campaigns for advertisers and agencies around the world. Efficient Frontier manages more than $1 billion in annual digital marketing spend on behalf of its clients globally.
price ($mm)
$375
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2008 via BusinessWire

ARM Holdings plc, acquired Logipard AB

synopsis: ARM announced that it has acquired Logipard AB, a leading Sweden-based video IP company. The acquisition enables ARM to bring to market the ARM® Mali™-VE multi standard video engine family of products.
buyer: ARM Holdings plc (ARM:$1,404.42)
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. "
target: Logipard AB
Logipard AB is a leading video IP company. They are designers of power-efficient video encode and decode acceleration technologies for the mobile and consumer markets and are the leading provider of video IP to one of the world’s leading mobile technology suppliers for platforms used by LG.
price ($mm)
$1.22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2006 via BusinessWire

ULead Systems, Inc. merged with InterVideo, Inc.,

synopsis: Corel Corporation a leading global software provider, announced that its InterVideo subsidiary has completed its acquisition of Ulead Systems, Inc. InterVideo announced its intention to purchase Ulead in July 2006. On December 12, 2006, Corel acquired InterVideo and on December 28, 2006 completed the acquisition of the remaining Ulead shares.
buyer parent: Corel Corporation
buyer: InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software. InterVideo has developed a technology platform from which it has created a broad suite of integrated multimedia software products that allow users to capture, edit, author, burn, distribute, and play digital video. "
target: ULead Systems, Inc.
Ulead is a leading developer of innovative video, imaging and DVD authoring software for desktop, server, mobile and Internet platforms. Ulead software is about personalizing digital media. Digital photos, video or audio; Ulead software allows users of all levels to create and share digital content.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$1,103
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
2.2x
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Magic Leap, purchased 3D Division from Dacuda AG

synopsis: Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup, has acquired the 3D division of Dacuda, a computer vision startup based out of Zurich. One of Dacuda’s focuses had been developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
buyer: Magic Leap
Magic Leap is a proprietary wearable technology that enables users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. "
seller: Dacuda AG
Dacuda's 3D Division focuses on developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras (and not just cameras, but any device with a camera function) to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
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closed 9/15/2008 via BusinessWeek

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired YaWah ApS

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired YaWah ApS, a European dynamic imaging software provider based in Aarhus, Denmark. The acquisition will accelerate the European and global expansion of Adobe® Scene7, the leading hosted rich media platform designed for eCommerce and multi-channel marketing companies.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: YaWah ApS
YaWah is recognized today as a leading supplier of cross-media imaging solutions and eCommerce components. Drawing on decades of experience in the imaging software industry, YaWah is dedicated to simplifying cross-media imaging and high-resolution, rich media content publishing.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/29/2006 via

NVIDIA Corporation, acquired Hybrid Graphics, Ltd.

synopsis: NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hybrid Graphics Ltd., the leading developer of embedded 2D and 3D graphics software for handheld devices. No further terms of the acquisition were disclosed.
buyer: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA:$10,918.00)
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. "
target: Hybrid Graphics, Ltd.
Founded in 1994 and based in Finland, Hybrid Graphics is a highly respected software company at the forefront of developing and licensing graphics technology solutions for handheld consumer devices.
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announced 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Matterport, will acquire Arraiy

synopsis: Matterport, the world leader in 3D capture technology and data, announced that it intends to acquire Arraiy, the pioneer behind breakthrough machine learning and computer vision technology that allows visual creators to integrate real and virtual worlds.
buyer: Matterport
Matterport is the world leader in immersive 3D technology, offering a platform for prosumers and professionals to easily capture, edit and share 3D models of physical spaces. These navigable virtual tours are presented in Matterport's proprietary photo-realistic digital media format. "
target: Arraiy
Arraiy is leveraging machine learning and computer vision to unlock the next generation of visual storytelling. With self-improving AI at the core of its software products, Arraiy makes it easy for broadcasters and visual content creators to seamlessly integrate real and virtual worlds.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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closed 1/14/2008 via BusinessWire

Chyron Corporation, acquired AXIS Graphics

synopsis: Chyron announced a powerful and innovative change in how graphics can be created for digital video and the Internet with the launch of Chyron Online. The foundation for this new division is today's acquisition of AXIS Graphics, a unique proprietary web-based graphics system that has pioneered online graphics production.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: AXIS Graphics
AXIS is the world's first online content creation system for broadcasters. Utilizing existing on-air graphics packages, AXIS enables anyone in a newsroom the ability to build broadcast quality news graphics directly from the desktop. No special hardware or software is required.
price ($mm)
$3.06
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Skymatter Limited

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk announced an agreement to purchase Skymatter's assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: Skymatter Limited
Skymatter is a private technology company committed to providing real solutions to the high-end needs of the Visual Effects, Gaming and Design industries. The Skymatter team has deep experience with diverse subjects including advanced mathematics, game engine development and rendering technology.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Emergent Game Technologies, acquired NDL

synopsis: Emergent Game Technologies, a venture capital funded developer of the Emergent Platform(TM), a suite of video game tools and online infrastructure, and NDL, a leading developer of 3D graphics technology for the computer and video game industry, have merged.
buyer: Emergent Game Technologies
Emergent Game Technologies provides software, tools and infrastructure for the video game and military simulation industries. These products include a highly optimized platform, The Emergent Platform(TM) for online games, based on open standards, that provides unparalleled scalability, reliability a"
target: NDL
NDL is an independent developer of highly flexible 3D graphics software used by leading game publishers and developers such as Atari, Vivendi Universal Games, Firaxis, Mythic Entertainment, Bethesda Softworks, and Irrational Games. The company's flagship product, the Gamebryo graphics engine and too
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired RedLaser

synopsis: eBay announced that it has acquired RedLaser, the popular barcode-scanning application for iPhone, and related technology from Occipital. With over two million downloads, RedLaser is the top-selling iPhone barcode-scanning application for comparison shopping and finding product information using a mobile device.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target parent: Occipital
target: RedLaser
RedLaser is a barcode-scanning application for comparison shopping and finding product information using a mobile device. The state-of-the-art barcode scanning technology was created specifically to deal with non-autofocus cameras, and continues to evolve with innovative mobile visual capabilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

ESRI, acquired Procedural Inc.

synopsis: Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: Procedural Inc.
Procedural, Inc. is one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Procedural was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and is located in Zurich, Switzerland. With CityEngine, Procedural Inc.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 7/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Pixlr

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pixlr, a popular free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service. The Pixlr service provides accessible tools for non-professionals to create, edit, and share images online and socially via platforms like Facebook.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. "
target: Pixlr
Pixlr is a popular free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire SwiftKey

synopsis: Microsoft has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SwiftKey, whose highly rated, highly engaging SwiftKey software keyboard and SDK powers more than 300 million Android and iOS devices.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: SwiftKey
SwiftKey's highly rated, highly engaging SwiftKey software keyboard and SDK powers more than 300 million Android and iOS devices. SwiftKey estimates that its users have saved nearly 10 trillion keystrokes, across 100 languages, saving more than 100,000 years in combined typing time.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

MailChimp, acquired Sawa

synopsis: Mailchimp, an always-on marketing platform for small businesses, has acquired Sawa, an automated graphic design platform that allows small and medium-sized businesses to easily create beautiful designs and content. Sawa uses artificial intelligence to learn the user's brand, enabling it to automatically populate design assets suited for the brand.
buyer: MailChimp
Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. MailChimp makes it easy for businesses to design and send beautiful emails, manage their contacts, and stay on top of their marketing. Their tools allow users to create emails, Facebook ads, landing pages, and more. "
target: Sawa
Sawa is an automated graphic design platform that allows small and medium-sized businesses to easily create beautiful designs and content. Sawa uses artificial intelligence to learn the user's brand, enabling it to automatically create a profile and populate design assets suited for the brand.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/4/2009 via Market Wire

GenArts, Inc., will acquire wondertouch, LLC

synopsis: GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced a definitive agreement to acquire wondertouch, LLC. wondertouch is the creator of particle illusion, a sprite-based particle effects application designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool.
buyer: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is a premier provider of visual special effects software for the film and video industry. GenArts' Sapphire Plug-ins extend the capabilities of editing and effects workstations by providing digital artists with a collection of over 200 state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects."
target: wondertouch, LLC
wondertouch is a software developer specializing in particle effects for the visual effects industry. The company's flagship product particleIllusion, a sprite-based particle effects application, is designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool and efficient workflow.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/7/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Nuxeo, acquired Inevo

synopsis: Nuxeo, developers of the Nuxeo Platform, which enables organizations to manage complex digital content at massive scale, announced the acquisition of InEvo, a 3D enterprise content management software developer based in Lisbon, Portugal.
buyer: Nuxeo
The Nuxeo Platform offers modern technologies, a powerful plug-in model and extensive packaging capabilities for Document Management, Digital Asset Management and Case Management applications. Over 1,000 organizations rely on Nuxeo to run business-critical applications. "
target: Inevo
InEvo is a 3D enterprise content management software developer based in Lisbon, Portugal. InEvo is the developer of Diorama, a collaborative, cloud-based digital asset management (DAM) solution for 3D content.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

Global Scanning A/S, acquired p3d.in

synopsis: Global Scanning A/S (STO:GLS) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire assets from Real Awesomesauce S.A. The acquisition includes “P3D.in”, a proven cloud-based solution for the sharing and editing of 3D files over the internet.
buyer: Global Scanning A/S (STO:GLS:$0.00)
Global Scanning A/S is the holding company of two leading, global brands of advanced Large Format Scanners: Contex and Colortrac. Large Format Scanners are used to scan large (larger than A3) and odd format objects for preserving, sharing and reuse. "
target: p3d.in
P3D.in by Real Awesomesauce S.A. is a proven cloud-based solution for the sharing and editing of 3D files over the internet.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
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AuthentiDate Holding Corp
AuthentiDate Holding Corp
Authentidate® is a worldwide provider of secure workflow management software and web-based services. The company's automated and trusted workflow solutions enable enterprises and office professionals to employ rules-based electronic forms and web and fax based communication capabilities.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($16.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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Ticker: ASX:SVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServTech Global Holdings Limited
ServTech Global Holdings Limited
ServTech Global is a cloud based workflow management technology firm in Australia. ServTech Global helps businesses manage their transactions through a customized software as a service (SaaS) workflow management application and back office support service.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: VITR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vitria Technology, Inc.
Vitria Technology, Inc.
Vitria Technology, Inc., a provider of business process integration products and solutions, combines technology leadership with industry expertise in healthcare and insurance, financial services, telecommunications and manufacturing to dramatically improve strategic business processes.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$53.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.73)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: JCDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacada Ltd.
Jacada is a leading global provider of unified service desktop and process optimization solutions that simplify and automate customer service processes. By bridging disconnected systems into a single, “intelligent” workspace, Jacada solutions create greater operational efficiency.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$16.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: ORCL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$39,766.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,371.00
EBIT ($mm)
$14,203.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,759.00
Employees
136000
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Ticker: SAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAP AG
SAP AG
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. SAP’s innovations enable more than 293,500 customers worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$33,111.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,786.09
EBIT ($mm)
$7,443.72
Net Income ($mm)
$5,358.87
Employees
101379
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Ticker: HPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, their technology makes IT more efficient, productive and secure.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$27,390.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,827.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,248.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61600
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Ticker: CRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salesforce.com, Inc.
Salesforce.com, Inc.
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$20,286.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,022.00
EBIT ($mm)
$266.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,557.00
Employees
49000
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Ticker: LSE:RMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Royal Mail Group Ltd.
Royal Mail Group Ltd.
Royal Mail Group Ltd. is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities across the country. They are the UK’s Universal Service provider, delivering letters and parcels, six days a week, to 29 million addresses across the UK.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13,073.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,233.12
EBIT ($mm)
$892.31
Net Income ($mm)
$444.04
Employees
160518
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Ticker: CA:CLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Celestica, Inc.
Celestica, Inc.
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive customers' success. Celestica delivers informed, flexible solutions that enable customers to succeed in the markets they serve.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$6,092.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$261.60
EBIT ($mm)
$164.30
Net Income ($mm)
$55.00
Employees
25000
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Ticker: TSX:CSU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Constellation Software, Inc.
Constellation Software, Inc.
Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a select number of industries, both in the public and private sectors. They acquire, manage and build industry specific software businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical software solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,834.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$638.00
EBIT ($mm)
$623.00
Net Income ($mm)
$380.00
Employees
19000
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Ticker: ADBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$12,436.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,558.89
EBIT ($mm)
$3,992.12
Net Income ($mm)
$3,861.46
Employees
22634
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Ticker: TASE:WSMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: BITS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream develops software technologies and applications for the graphic art and mobile communications industries. Its fonts and font technologies enable device manufacturers and application developers to render the highest quality text in any language, on any device, at any resolution.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$23.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: ENXTPA:DSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systemes SA
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,323.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,205.16
EBIT ($mm)
$774.83
Net Income ($mm)
$566.90
Employees
21557
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Ticker: SZSE:002230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$418.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.61
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
$65.81
Employees
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$529.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($107.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($149.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1824
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Ticker: IMGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics, Inc.
Image Metrics provides complete solutions for the film, television, interactive entertainment and commercial markets, and through its consumer products, enables Internet users to create new immersive experiences in games and social networks.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$640.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($27.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2093
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: JP:3635
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecmo Koei Holdings Co., Ltd.
Tecmo Koei Holdings Co., Ltd.
Tecmo Koei Holdings Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of game software for personal computers and home video game systems. It also offers software for online game and mobile phone, as well as game software-related products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$369.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.31
EBIT ($mm)
$6.86
Net Income ($mm)
$27.87
Employees
1548
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Ticker: NGM:BUBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bublar Group AB
Bublar Group AB
Bublar Group AB is the Nordic region's largest gaming studio and enterprise solutions company within Augmented Reality (AR) Virtual Reality (VR) technology. The game development is run by the subsidiary Virtual Brains AB and enterprise solutions by the subsidiary Vobling AB.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.93
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
296
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Ticker: TSXV:BKD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corp. is a technology provider of semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing ("NLP"). The Company's technology platform has many practical applications, in multiple business and consumer verticals that are immersed in massive media and data rich settings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:BTOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recall Studios
Recall Studios
Recall Studios is a next generation media company. With decades of experience developing immersive narratives across multiple platforms, Recall Studios specializes in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Non-Linear Storytelling.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.15
Employees
0
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