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closed 8/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Stratus Video Interpreting, acquired Capiche

synopsis: Stratus Video Interpreting, a national leader in video remote interpreting (VRI), is broadening its capabilities with the acquisition of Capiche, a mobile video interpreting platform, in an effort to provide equal access to quality language services for the U.S. Limited English Proficiency population.
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video Interpreting provides on-demand interpreter services by using technology to connect clients with interpreters in over 175 spoken and signed languages. Stratus clients use the technology to connect with their own staff interpreters, as well as with Stratus interpreters. "
target: Capiche
Capiche is a mobile video interpreting platform. By combining the latest video chat technology with intuitive scheduling and billing features; Capiche is creating an entire ecosystem that unlocks the potential of the interpreting industry.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Technicis Translation, acquired TextMaster S.A.

synopsis: TextMaster, a Paris, France-based translation startup, has been acquired by French translation agency Technicis. TextMaster's cloud-based platform connects companies with translators and copywriters to create marketing content for launching and operating in new markets. Clients can access TextMaster online or through a range of partners.
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis, headquartered in Paris, France, is one of Europe’s largest translation service agencies. Technicis is able to meet all of the language needs of businesses from any sector and in any language combination thanks to its global network of 4,500 specialised translators. "
target: TextMaster S.A.
TextMaster is a France-based translation startup. TextMaster's cloud-based platform connects companies with translators and copywriters to create marketing content for launching and operating in new markets. Clients can access TextMaster online or through a wide range of integrations and partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
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0.0x
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closed 10/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Webinterpret, acquired Ekos Global

synopsis: WebInterpret announced the acquisition of London based Cross-Border Ecommerce Platform, Ekos Global. Ekos enables online retailers to expand into foreign markets by generating localised versions of their online store. Ekos connects with over 30 ecommerce platforms and allows retailers to run international stores in sync with their domestic store.
buyer: Webinterpret
Webinterpret is a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions and has years of experience with the internationalization of e-Commerce. Their service includes the translation and synchronization of your offers, and communication with international customers. "
target: Ekos Global
With their ground-breaking global ecommerce platform, Ekos Global lowers and eliminates many of the traditional barriers preventing businesses from successfully selling online in foreign markets. They enable businesses to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities of selling worldwide online.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired XLOC Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired XLOC Inc. Based in Raleigh, NC, XLOC has developed the leading web-based integrated globalization content management system for videogames (XLOC), supported by consulting and customisation services.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: XLOC Inc.
Based in Raleigh, NC, XLOC has developed the leading web-based integrated globalization content management system for videogames (XLOC), supported by consulting and customisation services.
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$0.90
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closed 8/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Stratus Video Interpreting, acquired Capiche

synopsis: Stratus Video Interpreting, a national leader in video remote interpreting (VRI), is broadening its capabilities with the acquisition of Capiche, a mobile video interpreting platform, in an effort to provide equal access to quality language services for the U.S. Limited English Proficiency population.
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video Interpreting provides on-demand interpreter services by using technology to connect clients with interpreters in over 175 spoken and signed languages. Stratus clients use the technology to connect with their own staff interpreters, as well as with Stratus interpreters. "
target: Capiche
Capiche is a mobile video interpreting platform. By combining the latest video chat technology with intuitive scheduling and billing features; Capiche is creating an entire ecosystem that unlocks the potential of the interpreting industry.
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announced 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., will acquire Stratus Video Interpreting

synopsis: AMN Healthcare Services, the nation's leading innovator in healthcare talent solutions and staffing services, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Stratus Video, a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers.
buyer: AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS:$2,677.20)
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. "
target parent: Kinderhook Industries
target: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video is a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers. Stratus Video is the largest and fastest growing video remote interpreting company in the world.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$119
EBITDA ($mm)
$34
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.0x
closed 5/23/2019 via PE Hub

InDemand Interpreting merged with Stratus Video Interpreting,

synopsis: Stratus Video, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, announced the acquisition of InDemand Interpreting, a Seattle, WA-based provider of video and audio interpreting solutions for Limited English Proficient, Deaf, and Hard of Hearing patients through medically qualified/certified interpreters.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video is a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers. Stratus Video is the largest and fastest growing video remote interpreting company in the world. "
target: InDemand Interpreting
By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology, InDemand Interpreting provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care.
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closed 1/26/2016 via BusinessWire

Stratus Video Interpreting, acquired Optimal Phone Interpreters, Inc.

synopsis: Stratus Video, a leading provider of interpretation solutions with a focus in the healthcare industry, announced it has acquired Optimal Phone Interpreters, a leader in over-the-phone (OPI) solutions. Optimal Phone Interpreters providers on-demand over-the-phone interpretation services in over 200 languages.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video provides on-demand interpreter services by using a cloud-based video solution to connect clients with interpreters. Stratus’s solution delivers unique features to virtually any PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet committing to its mission of improving lives through better communication. "
target: Optimal Phone Interpreters, Inc.
Optimal Phone Interpreters (OPI) provides on-demand over-the-phone interpretation services in over 200 languages. A bilingual operator answers all OPI calls, helps identify the caller’s language needs and connects the caller to a trained, experienced and credentialed U.S.-based interpreter.
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closed 8/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Stratus Video Interpreting, acquired Capiche

synopsis: Stratus Video Interpreting, a national leader in video remote interpreting (VRI), is broadening its capabilities with the acquisition of Capiche, a mobile video interpreting platform, in an effort to provide equal access to quality language services for the U.S. Limited English Proficiency population.
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video Interpreting provides on-demand interpreter services by using technology to connect clients with interpreters in over 175 spoken and signed languages. Stratus clients use the technology to connect with their own staff interpreters, as well as with Stratus interpreters. "
target: Capiche
Capiche is a mobile video interpreting platform. By combining the latest video chat technology with intuitive scheduling and billing features; Capiche is creating an entire ecosystem that unlocks the potential of the interpreting industry.
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announced 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., will acquire Stratus Video Interpreting

synopsis: AMN Healthcare Services, the nation's leading innovator in healthcare talent solutions and staffing services, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Stratus Video, a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers.
buyer: AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS:$2,677.20)
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. "
target parent: Kinderhook Industries
target: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video is a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers. Stratus Video is the largest and fastest growing video remote interpreting company in the world.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$119
EBITDA ($mm)
$34
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.0x
closed 5/23/2019 via PE Hub

InDemand Interpreting merged with Stratus Video Interpreting,

synopsis: Stratus Video, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, announced the acquisition of InDemand Interpreting, a Seattle, WA-based provider of video and audio interpreting solutions for Limited English Proficient, Deaf, and Hard of Hearing patients through medically qualified/certified interpreters.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video is a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers. Stratus Video is the largest and fastest growing video remote interpreting company in the world. "
target: InDemand Interpreting
By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology, InDemand Interpreting provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care.
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closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

RWS Holdings plc, acquired PharmaQuest Ltd.

synopsis: RWS Holdings has completed the acquisition of PharmaQuest Limited. PharmaQuest specialises in providing high quality translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures resulting from clinical trials conducted globally.
buyer: RWS Holdings plc (AIM:RWS:$471.81)
RWS Holdings provides intellectual property support services such as patent translations and technical searches for clients in the medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, aerospace, and telecommunications industries. "
target: PharmaQuest Ltd.
PharmaQuest is a medical translation company specialising in the translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures. PharmaQuest specialises in the translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures.
price ($mm)
$3.58
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Language Line Services, acquired Pacific Interpreters, Inc.

synopsis: Language Line Services, the number one provider of interpretation and translation services across all types of businesses, announced it has acquired competitor Pacific Interpreters, a nearly $50 million provider of language services to the healthcare industry, from private equity firm Sterling Partners.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Language Line Services
Language Line Services, the global leader in telephone interpreting and language solutions, serves clients in government, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, utilities, insurance and many other industries. "
target parent: Sterling Partners
target: Pacific Interpreters, Inc.
Pacific Interpreters provides language services helping to eliminate language barriers for Limited English Proficient and Deaf individuals. It provides telephonic interpreting, regional onsite interpreting—including support for American Sign Language—document translation, and expert consulting.
price ($mm)
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$50
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

RWS Holdings plc, acquired Iconic Translation Machines

synopsis: RWS Holdings plc, one of the world’s leading language, intellectual property support services and localization providers, announces the acquisitions of Iconic Translation Machines, Ltd. Iconic Translation Machines is a multi-award winning Neural Machine Translation provider who specialises in bespoke solutions for enterprise users.
buyer: RWS Holdings plc (AIM:RWS:$471.81)
Based in the UK, RWS is a leading provider of patent translations and one of the leading players in the provision of intellectual property support services and a market leader in life sciences translations and linguistic validation as well as a language service provider in other technical areas. "
target: Iconic Translation Machines
Iconic Translation Machines is a multi-award winning Neural Machine Translation provider who specialises in bespoke solutions for enterprise users. Iconic helps the world’s largest enterprises to adopt bespoke, secure AI-powered translation solutions.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
16.7x
EV / EBITDA
869.6x
closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Technicis Translation, acquired HL Trad SARL

synopsis: Technicis Translation, a European leader in the professional translation sector, announces the acquisition of the translation company HL Trad, a leading translation and interpreting company for the legal and financial industries.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis Translation is the leading translation agency in France, and counts among the three main players in Europe. Because of 350 global employees and a network of 7,000 specialized translators, Technicis meets the needs of companies across all industries and in any language combination. "
target: HL Trad SARL
Headquartered in Paris with offices in London, Brussels, Geneva, Amsterdam, Milan and Frankfurt, HL TRAD is a leading European translation and interpreting company, exclusively focused on the legal and financial industries. HL TRAD has specialists, translators and Interpreters in 100 languages.
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closed 11/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., acquired Geotext Translations, Inc.

synopsis: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., a provider of translation, online marketing and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, announced its acquisition of Geotext Translation, Inc., a provider of legal translation services. This enables Lionbridge to meet growing demand for integrated, high-quality legal translation solutions.
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. provide translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Geotext Translations, Inc.
Geotext Translations is a specialist supplier of language solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments worldwide. They provide translation of all legal, financial, technical, and corporate documents required by lawyers and support staff.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
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closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired China Law & Practice

synopsis: ALM has acquired China Law & Practice from Euromoney. China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws, as well as legal and risk management resources. Its clientele consists of senior executives and in-house legal counsel, domestic Chinese companies, government organizations and leading law firms.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM’s award-winning media properties. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: China Law & Practice
China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws and is the most respected legal and risk management resource designed to help subscribers interpret changes on the ground in China.
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closed 7/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Emergent Medical Associates, acquired Language Access Network Inc.

synopsis: Emergent Medical Associates is pleased to announce it has finalized the purchase of a majority interest in Language Access Network, LLC. LAN provides on-demand language interpretation services through video and audio conferencing in hospitals and other health care venues nationwide.
buyer: Emergent Medical Associates
Emergent Medical Associates, headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA, is a premier provider of physician staffing & practice management services for 15 Emergency Departments with an annual census of over 400,000 visits throughout California. "
target: Language Access Network Inc.
Language Access Network Inc. is a pioneer in video language interpretation services. Language Access Network provides pharmacies and medical facilities with professionally trained interpreters 24 hours a day, seven days a week through our centralized video language center.
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closed 5/20/2008 via BusinessWire

Transperfect, acquired Overtaal

synopsis: TransPerfect, the largest privately held language services provider in the world, has completed an acquisition of Overtaal, a Netherlands-based provider of translation and language training services for the European Union, as well as for a diverse range of legal, financial, and corporate clients.
buyer: Transperfect
TransPerfect is a family of companies including TransPerfect Translations, TransPerfect Staffing, TransPerfect Document Management, TransPerfect Transcriptions, TransPerfect Deal Interactive, and Translations.com. TransPerfect is one of the world's leading providers of language services. "
target: Overtaal
Overtaal serves customers in Netherlands and abroad, providing document translation services to the European Union, other governmental institutions, and a range of corporate clients. Overtaal’s Language Training Business Unit provides training services throughout the Netherlands.
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