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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., acquired Vexigo

synopsis: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (MTS) announced that it has acquired Vexigo Ltd., a privately-held Israeli-based software company supporting video advertising over the internet and mobile devices, which will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTS.
buyer: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL:$8.45)
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing. "
target: Vexigo
Vexigo is a global provider of online video advertising software and services delivering compelling results through a propriety in-house technology and an easy-to-use and very effective publishing platform specifically designed for content publishers.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DanAds, acquired Backbone Consulting AB

synopsis: DanAds, a leading provider of digital advertising self-service platforms in Sweden, has acquired Backbone Consulting, a Swedish developer of CRM/order management systems for the media industry. Backbone's main product, Backbone4Media, allows media sales organizations to get more precision in their sales and improve their sales margins.
buyer: DanAds
Founded in 2013, DanAds is a leading provider of digital advertising self-service platforms in Sweden. Their platforms features ad forecasting, one-to-one direct programmatic, targeting options and ad-tools for publishers and advertisers. "
target: Backbone Consulting AB
Backbone Consulting is a Swedish developer of CRM/order management systems for the media industry. Their main product, Backbone4Media, is an end-to-end solution for media sales organizations. Backbone4Media allows organizations to get more precision in their sales and improve their sales margins.
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closed 5/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Amobee, Inc., acquired Videology, Inc.

synopsis: Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, announced it has completed the acquisition of assets from Videology—a leading software provider for advanced TV and video advertising.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Amobee, Inc.
Amobee is a global marketing technology company that provides innovative data driven cross channel digital advertising solutions for the world’s leading agencies and brands, including Lexus, Kellogg’s, and Airbnb. "
target: Videology, Inc.
Videology is a leading software provider for converged TV and video advertising. By simplifying big data, they empower marketers and media companies to make smarter advertising decisions to fully harness the value of their audience across screens.
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closed 11/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Next14, acquired Zodiak Advertising

synopsis: Next14, an Italian industrial holding company, has acquired Zodiak Advertising from the De Agostini Group, a family-owned private group that is active in 4 business areas. Zodiak Advertising is an ad-tech company in Italy. It offers publishers and advertising dealers an integrated platform that helps them optimize their monetization systems.
buyer: Next14
Next14 is an Italian industrial holding company that aims to build the first independent network of leading companies in the data-driven advertising and data-driven content marketing realm. Each business controlled by Next14 is a fully independent legal entity. "
target parent: The De Agostini Group
target: Zodiak Advertising
Zodiak Advertising is one of the leading ad-tech companies in the South-European market. It offers publishers and advertising dealers an integrated platform that helps them optimize their display, mobile, and video advertising monetization systems.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Algomizer, acquired Linkury Ltd.

synopsis: Algomizer, a public company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and specializing in the online marketing field, signed an agreement and completed the acquisition of Linkury Ltd., provider of software monetization solutions.
buyer: Algomizer (TASE:ALMO:$0.21)
Algomizer is an Internet Technology company that specializes in developing online marketing tools for SMB's. Their expert team of developers, analysts and online advertising experts develop innovative algorithmic tools for online advertising campaigns. "
target: Linkury Ltd.
Linkury supplies monetization solutions for software applications and content publishers across web, mobile and desktop. It delivers both B2C products using various user acquisition techniques and B2B platform services in the form of customized monetization tools.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
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closed 5/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

FreeWheel, acquired StickyADS.tv

synopsis: Comcast’s FreeWheel online-video division has acquired StickyAds.tv, a French company that provides tools and a private exchange for video publishers to sell ads programmatically.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: StickyADS.tv
StickyADS.tv is a leading video supply-side platform (SSP), that offers premium publishers software to build, run and operate their own private exchange.
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closed 8/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Zealot Networks, acquired AllScreen

synopsis: Zealot Networks, a digital-first media and entertainment company, announced the acquisition of AllScreen, a premium global video syndication company. AllScreen has reinvented how content is distributed across any device with their proprietary video formats and scalable syndication methods.
buyer: Zealot Networks
Zealot Networks, Inc. is a digital-first media and entertainment company poised to lead the next chapter in the ongoing evolution of digital media with its holistic approach to connecting entrepreneurs with brands and like-minded communities. "
target: AllScreen
AllScreen is reinventing video syndication by connecting users with engaging content across every device. AllScreen provides publishers and advertisers premium, scalable video distribution through its breakthrough, propriety syndication platforms.
price ($mm)
$85
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announced 10/20/2014 via Market Wire

Ooyala, will acquire Videoplaza

synopsis: Ooyala announced a definitive agreement to acquire Videoplaza, a leader in video advertising technology and monetization. Videoplaza operates one of the world's largest premium video ad serving platforms and programmatic trading solutions, delivering ads to viewers across all devices.
buyer parent: Telstra Corporation Limited
buyer: Ooyala
Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens and is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Ooyala harnesses the power of big data to deliver TV-quality online video experiences globally, across every imaginable device. "
target: Videoplaza
Videoplaza operates one of the world's largest premium video ad serving platforms and programmatic trading solutions, delivering ads to viewers across all devices. It is used by the most successful broadcasters and media companies in Europe and the Asia Pacific region to maximize video monetization.
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closed 6/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

DoubleClick Inc., acquired mDialog

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired video advertising company mDialog and will incorporate their technology into DoubleClick. The company works with the largest media companies in North America to manage, deliver, and measure video advertising across IP-connected devices, including iPad, iPhone, Android, GoogleTV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: DoubleClick Inc.
DoubleClick is the ad technology foundation to create, transact, and manage digital advertising for the world's buyers, creators and sellers. DoubleClick offers publishers a complete ad revenue engine, helping publishers streamline operations and capture the most value for every impression. "
target parent: Relay Ventures
target: mDialog
mDialog works with the largest media companies in North America to manage, deliver, and measure video advertising across IP-connected devices, including iPad, iPhone, Android, GoogleTV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox.
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closed 3/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired FreeWheel

synopsis: Comcast Corp. has acquired FreeWheel Media Inc. FreeWheel helps media companies deliver ads in Web video. The company’s technology, which is used by traditional TV networks’ websites and online-only outlets, ensures that ads are seen by viewers they are aimed at.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,390.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: FreeWheel
FreeWheel offers the most formidable system for digital video ad management and monetization. FreeWheel’s solution set arms content owners and distributors with the tools and services they need to make the most money possible from video content.
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$360
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closed 9/6/2013 via BusinessWire

AOL Inc., acquired Adap.tv

synopsis: AOL Inc., a leading global Web services company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Adap.tv, Inc., a leading global, programmatic video advertising platform for the world’s largest brands, agencies, and publishers.
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Adap.tv
Adap.tv is the video advertising platform of choice for the world’s largest brands, agencies, publishers and ad networks. It's a unified, programmatic platform that provides buyers and sellers with automated tools to plan, buy and measure across linear TV and online video.
price ($mm)
$405
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closed 12/6/2011 via BusinessWire

24/7 Real Media, Inc., acquired Panache

synopsis: 24/7 Real Media, Inc., WPP’s marketing technology company, announced its acquisition of Panache®. Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: 24/7 Real Media, Inc.
24/7 Real Media, Inc. provides digital marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers globally by empowering them to reach their target audiences with greater precision and transparency, resulting in better ROI. "
target: Panache
Panache provides digital video ad fulfillment software and services that help premium publishers accelerate ad revenues through ad planning, innovative ad formats, workflow processes and performance metrics.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Auditude Inc.

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated, announced that it has acquired privately held Auditude Inc., a leader in video ad management and monetization technologies for premium publishers and media companies. Adobe also plans to integrate Auditude with the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$11,171.30)
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: Auditude Inc.
Auditude Inc. is a leader in video ad management and monetization technologies for premium publishers and media companies. It lets premium publishers and media companies efficiently create a high-quality, TV-like, multi-device advertising experience.
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announced 9/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adslot Pty Ltd., will acquire Facilitate Digital

synopsis: Adslot has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Facilitate Digital, which creates digital advertising and direct marketing solutions that emphasise simplicity, integration and flexibility for agencies, web publishers and marketers worldwide.
buyer: Adslot Pty Ltd. (ADJ:$4.33)
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords. "
target: Facilitate Digital (FAC:$5.98)
Facilitate Digital creates digital advertising and direct marketing solutions that emphasise simplicity, integration and flexibility for agencies, web publishers and marketers worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15 [$14]
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

FreakOut, inc, acquired Playwire Media

synopsis: FreakOut, a global marketing technology company, has acquired Playwire, a global technology company that specializes in maximizing advertising monetization for publishers. Playwire's platform empowers publishers and content providers to effectively encode, manage and deliver video content through a centralized CMS and global, multichannel CDN.
buyer: FreakOut, inc (TSE:6094:$142.75)
FreakOut Holdings, inc. operates as a marketing technology company in Japan and internationally. It offers Demand Side platform, a platform that maximizes the advertisement effectiveness of advertisers. FreakOut Holdings, inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Playwire Media
Playwire is a global technology company that specializes in maximizing advertising monetization for publishers. The Playwire technology platform empowers publishers and content providers to effectively encode, manage and deliver video content through a centralized CMS and global, multichannel CDN.
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announced 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bmax AS, will acquire Maxifier

synopsis: Bmax AS, a Norwegian company under incorporation controlled by John T. Sviland, will acquire a 70% stake in Maxifier from Cxense, the global leader in data management and personalization solutions. Maxifier is a global performance optimization solution that enables premium publishers and media companies to maximize the value of their inventory.
buyer: Bmax AS
Bmax AS is a Norwegian company under incorporation controlled by John T. Sviland. John T. Sviland is an experienced business developer and founder with demonstrated success in the information technology and services industry. "
target parent: Cxense
target: Maxifier
Maxifier is a global performance optimization solution that enables premium publishers and media companies to maximize the value of their inventory. Maxifier’s ADMAX technology suite helps increase advertising effectiveness by improving campaign and inventory performance to drive higher yields.
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$0.18*
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announced 6/1/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cxense, will acquire Maxifier

synopsis: Cxense ASA, a global data and personalization technology company , announced its intention to acquire leading ad optimization company Maxifier. Maxifier is used by premium publishers to visualize and optimize all direct sold premium advertising campaigns, freeing up ad operations teams time, whilst optimizing campaign performance.
buyer: Cxense (OB:CXENSE:$19.56)
Cxense helps businesses succeed in a digital world. Using audience data and advanced real-time analytics, Cxense creates hyper-relevant content recommendations, targeted advertising and predictive search that help increase digital revenue for media and e-commerce businesses. "
target: Maxifier
Maxifier is the global leader in total performance optimization, enabling premium publishers and media companies to unlock and maximize the value of their inventory. Maxifier's ADMAX technology is specifically designed to optimize around premium, high-value inventory.
price ($mm)
$5.95
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

ZMG | Ruckus Factory, acquired Accelerated Media

synopsis: ZMG | Ruckus Factory acquired Accelerated Media. Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
buyer: ZMG | Ruckus Factory
ZMG | Ruckus Factory is a leader in news and lifestyle video creation. ZMG delivers in excess of 1,000 original, topical video stories each month to the most respected media sites around the world. "
target: Accelerated Media
Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
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closed 2/7/2017 via Market Wire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Netseer

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an advertising technology and digital publishing company, announced that it had purchased substantially all the assets of Silicon Valley based NetSeer, Inc., a provider of visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an advertising technology and digital publishing business that serves hundreds of millions of income generating ads monthly across a network of websites and apps serving desktop, tablet and mobile devices. "
target: Netseer
NetSeer provides market leading visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers backed by its patented ConceptGraph™ intent engine. ConceptGraph offers an accurate, nuanced picture of an audience's mindset resulting in a more precise and predictive targeting solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.51 [$34.77]
rev ($mm)
$21
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EV / rev
3.2x
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired LiveRail

synopsis: Facebook has just bought video ad tech startup LiveRail, which connects marketers to publishers on web and mobile to target 7 billion video ads to visitors per month. LiveRail sets the standard for innovative video advertising technology solutions.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: LiveRail
LiveRail is the leading publisher monetization platform for video. With over 3 billion monthly impressions (25% of all online video ads) delivered via their platform each month, LiveRail sets the standard for innovative video advertising technology solutions.
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., acquired Vexigo

synopsis: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (MTS) announced that it has acquired Vexigo Ltd., a privately-held Israeli-based software company supporting video advertising over the internet and mobile devices, which will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTS.
buyer: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL:$8.45)
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing. "
target: Vexigo
Vexigo is a global provider of online video advertising software and services delivering compelling results through a propriety in-house technology and an easy-to-use and very effective publishing platform specifically designed for content publishers.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$3
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., acquired Vexigo

synopsis: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (MTS) announced that it has acquired Vexigo Ltd., a privately-held Israeli-based software company supporting video advertising over the internet and mobile devices, which will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTS.
buyer: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL:$8.45)
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing. "
target: Vexigo
Vexigo is a global provider of online video advertising software and services delivering compelling results through a propriety in-house technology and an easy-to-use and very effective publishing platform specifically designed for content publishers.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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$3
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announced 12/23/2008 via PR Newswire

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., will acquire AnchorPoint, Inc.

synopsis: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., a global provider of business support systems (BSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing (CC&B) solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the telecom expense management business of AnchorPoint, Inc. of Framingham, Massachusetts.
buyer: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL:$8.45)
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing. "
target: AnchorPoint, Inc.
AnchorPoint is a leading provider of Telecom Expense Management Solutions that enable enterprises to gain visibility and control of strategic assets that drive key business processes and crucial competitive advantage.
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$1.94
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closed 8/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., purchased the telecom expense management and call accounting software assets from TelSoft Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd., a global provider of business support systems for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions, announced today the completion of the acquisition of the telecom expense management and call accounting software assets of TelSoft Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL:$8.45)
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing. "
seller: TelSoft Solutions, Inc.
TelSoft Solutions, Inc. is a privately held corporation located in the financial district of Glendale, CA.TelSoft has been providing call accounting and telecom billing services to organizations with as few as 100 stations to large multi-location companies exceeding 100,000 employees.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

SilverTree Equity, acquired Agility CIS

synopsis: SilverTree Equity, a private equity firm in the UK that invests in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses, has acquired a 65% stake in Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility software solutions. Agility CIS provides billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
buyer: SilverTree Equity
SilverTree Equity is a sector specialist private equity firm in the UK. SilverTree invests exclusively in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses. The firm is differentiated by its focus on value creation, sector specialism, and deep network of operational resources. "
target: Agility CIS
Agility CIS is a New Zealand-based solution provider serving energy companies in Australasia, the Middle East and North America. Agility CIS provides proven cost effective billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chess Telecom Limited, acquired TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)

synopsis: Chess ICT has expanded with the acquisition of an independent billing specialist, TM Solutions (TMS). TMS was founded in 2001 by Suzanne and David Chappell. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
buyer: Chess Telecom Limited
Established in 1993, Chess is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of business voice and data solutions providing businesses with broadband, phone lines, calls, mobiles, data, VoIP and telephone systems. They deliver tailored solutions alongside great service, at the best possible prices. "
target: TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)
TM Solutions (TMS) is headquartered in Oxfordshire, offers independent channel support services to the UK telecoms industry. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
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closed 4/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Experian Decision Analytics, acquired Decisioning Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Experian announced the acquisition of Decisioning Solutions, a market-driven Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, which will broaden the capabilities and strengthen the global reach of Experian's originations and customer acquisition software products. The acquisition will become part of Experian's Decision Analytics business.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Decision Analytics
Experian Decision Analytics integrates predictive data and analytics into valuable business decisions that provide greater insight into decision performance and helps companies keep pace with changing business priorities. "
target: Decisioning Solutions Inc.
Decisioning Solutions offers advanced customer and account decision engine and workflow management technology that perfects the automation of decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Ericsson AB, acquired ConceptWave Software Inc.

synopsis: ConceptWave Software Inc., a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions for the global communications service provider market, announced that it has been acquired by Ericsson, the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, through a 100% share purchase transaction.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. Ericsson enables the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow people to study, work and live their lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. "
target: ConceptWave Software Inc.
ConceptWave is a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions that enable communications service providers to rapidly introduce new market offers and to empower superior customer experience.
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Polystar, acquired P-OSS Solutions S.L.

synopsis: Polystar, a leading supplier of Customer Experience Management, Service Assurance and Network Monitoring solutions for the telecom industry, announced that it has acquired P-OSS, a leading provider of Performance Management solutions. P-OSS provides end-to-end multi-domain service and network performance management with its iPe-Bot platform.
buyer: Polystar
Polystar enables CSPs to achieve excellence in CEM, Big Data Analytics, Service Assurance, Network Monitoring, Service Enablement and High-Performance Testing. Polystar's real-time Network and Customer Insights uncover a goldmine of data, which yields indispensable analytics to CSPs. "
target: P-OSS Solutions S.L.
P-OSS Solutions offers iPe-Bot, a Performance Management system that shows users what their network is delivering. iPe-Bot is a fully web-based system that collects data from the LTE-2G-3G radio, transmission, core, NGN and VAS domains of wireless networks and also IP and wire line networks.
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announced 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Spirent Communications plc, will acquire DAX Technologies Corp.

synopsis: Spirent Communications plc, a leading communications technology company, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of DAX Technologies Corp., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management solution software.
buyer: Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT:$457.90)
Spirent Communications plc is a global leader in test and measurement inspiring innovation within development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. They deploy life-enriching communications networks, devices, services and applications. "
target: DAX Technologies Corp.
DAX is a leading provider of Customer Experience Management solution software that enables mobile and wireline service providers to understand and quantify services as experienced by their customers.
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$37
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Verdane Capital, acquired Penetrace & Zisson

synopsis: Verdane Capital announced it has closed a transaction with Skagerak Maturo containing Zisson, a provider of cloud-based communication center software, and Penetrace, a provider of software tools to marketing professionals.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses. The funds are distinctive in that they can invest either in a single company, or in portfolios of companies. "
target parent: Skagerak Maturo
target: Penetrace & Zisson
Penetrace is an all-in-one marketing intelligence platform enabling advertisers and agencies to see clearly how marketing can drive short- and long-term sales. Zisson connects telecom operators’ networks and user interfaces for multi-channel customer dialogue.
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announced 2/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Ribbon Communications Inc., will acquire Anova Data, Inc.

synopsis: Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, will acquire Anova Data, Inc., a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization.
buyer: Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Ribbon Communications Inc. is a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe."
target: Anova Data, Inc.
Anova Data is a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization. Anova Data enables operators to improve their network efficiency and customer experience.
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$18
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closed 3/4/2016 via Market Wire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired CellVision AS

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired CellVision AS. CellVision enables spatial intelligence and visual dashboard analytics for network operators. The company's mBOSS product line includes a suite of applications that integrates with data sources in the telecommunications service provider's operating environment.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: CellVision AS
Founded in 2000 in Oslo, CellVision is focused on advanced and streamlined network analysis and customer communications to improve the customer experience and reduce mobile operator costs.
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closed 9/8/2006 via BBC

Comverse Technology. Inc, acquired Netonomy

synopsis: Comverse, a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc., and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services, has completed its acquisition of privately-held Netonomy for approximately $19 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Comverse Technology. Inc (CMVT:$1,594.40)
Comverse Technology, Inc. is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services. "
target: Netonomy
Netonomy(R) is a leader in customer self-service solutions, providing online account management, e-Commerce and electronic bill analysis for the communications industry.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Connectwise, Inc., acquired ITBoost

synopsis: ConnectWise, the leading provider of business automation software for technology solution providers (TSPs), announced the acquisition of ITBoost, a cloud-based unified platform that offers IT Service Providers with Documentation, Password Management, Customer Feedback and Business Intelligence - all in one place.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Connectwise, Inc.
ConnectWise is a community-driven software company dedicated to the success of Technology Solutions Providers. Their suite helps customers Manage their business, Sell more efficiently and remotely Control technology so they can consistently deliver amazing customer experiences. "
target: ITBoost
ITBoost is a cloud-based unified platform that offers IT Service Providers with Documentation, Password Management, Customer Feedback and Business Intelligence - all in one place.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired Qpass

synopsis: Amdocs, the leading provider of software and services to enable integrated customer management and the intentional customer experience(TM), today announced that it completed the acquisition of Qpass, a leading provider of digital commerce software and solutions, for approximately $275 million in cash.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and the intentional customer experience(TM) - at every point of service. "
target: Qpass
Qpass, headquartered in the US and with offices in Europe, is the proven and preferred provider of mobile commerce software for leading mobile operators. Qpass customers collectively reach more than 70 million subscribers today.
price ($mm)
$275
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Accanto Systems Oy, will acquire InstantCEM

synopsis: Accanto Systems, an established provider of customer experience management (CEM) and network analytics, is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy InstantCEM, an application provider enabling device-based customer experience feedback and operator communication.
buyer: Accanto Systems Oy
InstantCEM is a new solution for measuring and reporting the real customer experience accurately. It provides a new smart way for improving two-way communication between subscribers and the service provider. "
target: InstantCEM
Accanto Systems provides Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Network Analytics solutions to Service Providers. By analyzing network performance and customer satisfaction, Accanto’s iCEM platform calculates the QoE (Quality of Experience), creating a single-view of the customer.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2014 via Market Wire

JDS Uniphase Corp., acquired Trendium, Inc.

synopsis: JDSU announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trendium, a provider of real-time intelligence software solutions for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and monetization of big data for 4G/LTE mobile network operators.
buyer: JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU:$1,676.90)
JDSU innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Its diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. "
target: Trendium, Inc.
Trendium is a provider of real-time intelligence software solutions for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and monetization of big data for 4G/LTE mobile network operators.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

TEOCO Corporation, acquired CIQUAL

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of planning & optimization, assurance and analytics solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide, announced the acquisition of CIQUAL Limited, a quality of experience (QoE) measurement solutions provider to global CSPs, regulators and enterprises.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is a leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to communication service providers (CSPs) and OEM’s. Their solutions enable the digital transformation of CSPs while enhancing their network QoS, improving their customer experience and reducing their operational costs. "
target: CIQUAL
CIQUAL enables mobile operators and enterprises to take action to quickly identify, verify, and resolve individual customer affecting issues by correlating in real-time with network, device, and service reachability.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

ZephyrTel, acquired Mobilogy

synopsis: ZephyrTel, a company dedicated to serving the global Telecommunications and Cellular industry, has acquired Mobilology, a world leader in providing Operators, Retailers and Aftermarket Service (AMS) Providers, with advanced mobile lifecycle solutions to enhance the customer experience, improve satisfaction, reduce cost, and generate revenue.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: ZephyrTel
ZephyrTel is a new ESW software company, dedicated to serving the global Telecommunications and Cellular industry. ZephyrTel is building a world class Telco Practice, which provides a multi-solution and services proposition to the global Telco industry. "
target: Mobilogy
Mobilogy is a world leader in providing Operators, Retailers and Aftermarket Service (AMS) Providers, with advanced mobile lifecycle solutions to enhance the customer experience, improve satisfaction, reduce cost, and generate revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Inovvo, acquired Subscriber Analytix

synopsis: Inovvo, a leader in wireless network analytics, announced that it has completed its purchase of comScore's Wireless Solutions division including the company's flagship Subscriber Analytix platform. Inovvo retains the licensing rights to the proprietary technology and data that were utilized as part of the platform.
buyer: Inovvo
Inovvo, a leader in wireless network analytics, answers the challenges that operators face today in marketing, customer care and network planning. Inovvo improves operator interactions with their subscribers and enhances customer experience by providing individual detailed customer feedback. "
target parent: comScore, Inc.
target: Subscriber Analytix
Subscriber Analytix provides the platform for understanding the consumer experience and behavior by fusing, filtering, organizing and providing out of the box insights from enterprise level data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2014 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Aito Technologies

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced it has acquired the business of Aito Technologies, a leading provider of customer experience analytics for mobile network operators, through an asset purchase deal.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test, service assurance and end-to-end quality of experience solutions for mobile and fixed network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: Aito Technologies
Aito Technologies offers out-of-the-box customer experience analytics software that unifies business, network, product and customer data for real-time analysis, discovery, reaction and decision support for a wide range of users and decision-makers within a wireless operator organization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Zettics, acquired Velocent Systems

synopsis: Zettics, the market leader in Actionable Subscriber Analytics for mobile operators, announced it has acquired Velocent Systems, the market leader in network analysis and Customer Experience Assurance for mobile data.
buyer: Zettics
Zettics, the leader in Actionable Subscriber Analytics for mobile operators, uses real-time insights to deliver a 360° subscriber view of data usage, network performance and customer experience, enabling operators to extract greater value from their networks, products, and services. "
target: Velocent Systems
Velocent is the market leader in network analysis and Customer Experience Assurance for Mobile Data and Voice over LTE.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Intermedia Inc., acquired Telax

synopsis: Intermedia, a leading unified communications as a service software provider for managed service providers and the small and medium-sized businesses they serve, announced the acquisition of Telax, Canada's only cloud contact center software provider to go-to-market by partnering exclusively with Communication Service Providers.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Intermedia Inc.
Intermedia is a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and business cloud email provider hyper-focused on delivering easy-to-use and secure communication and collaboration solutions to SMBs and the partners that serve them. "
target: Telax
Canada-based Telax is the only cloud contact center software provider to go-to-market by partnering exclusively with Communication Service Providers (CSP). Telax CCaaS solution is purpose-built and leverages CSPs carrier grade networks to increase reliability while driving down costs.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA

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