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closed 6/30/2015 via BusinessWire

RideScout LLC, acquired GlobeSherpa

synopsis: RideScout, the leading mobile app that allows users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand, announced they have acquired GlobeSherpa. The company is a market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets, such as Portland, San Francisco and Chicago.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: RideScout LLC
RideScout is a technology platform that aggregates transportation options on its free iOS and Android apps and, utilizing predictive technology, helps users get around cities faster and smarter. "
target: GlobeSherpa
GlobeSherpa provides a secure, mobile payment platform for transit systems interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Strategic Mapping, acquired moovel N.A.

synopsis: Ontario-based Strategic Mapping, a complete end–to–end solution provider for North America's leading transit agencies, has acquired moovel North America from Daimler AG. moovel partners with public transit agencies, cities, employers, universities and transportation organizations to simplify travel through mobile ticketing apps.
buyer: Strategic Mapping
Ontario-based Strategic Mapping is an end–to–end solution provider, offering hardware design, software application, and system integration services to North America's leading transit agencies. They focus on creating leading edge solutions that address people's everyday transportation challenges. "
target parent: Daimler AG
target: moovel N.A.
moovel North America partners with public transit agencies, cities, employers, universities and transportation organizations to simplify the travel experience in cities through mobile ticketing apps.
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closed 8/5/2014 via PR Newswire

American Traffic Solutions, Inc, acquired Rent A Toll, Ltd

synopsis: American Traffic Solutions, Inc. has acquired substantially all of the assets of Rent A Toll. Rent A Toll is a Carrollton, TX-based toll technology solutions provider specializing in providing convenient electronic toll solutions that reduce toll violation exposure, and costly toll fines.
buyer: American Traffic Solutions, Inc
Working with some of North America's largest fleet management and rental car companies, American Traffic Solutions is a leading provider of fleet toll and violation management solutions. "
target: Rent A Toll, Ltd
Based outside of Dallas, TX, Rent A Toll is a technology services company focused on providing electronic toll payment solutions for car rental companies and their clients, fleet leasing companies, and corporate fleet managers.
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closed 6/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

ICM Mobility Group, acquired Unwire

synopsis: ICM Mobility Group announces the acquisition of Unwire, joining a group of companies with a portfolio of solutions deployed in over 100 cities around the world, making more efficient journeys and payments for everyone. Unwire is an innovative Danish specialized in mobile mobility and payment solutions.
buyer parent: ICM Limited
buyer: ICM Mobility Group
The ICM Mobility Group enables public and private transport to move into the digital era. From planning journeys and issuing smart tickets, to streamlining electronic payments and providing insights, ICM Mobility Group invests in companies shaping the digital transformation of the mobility sector. "
target: Unwire
Unwire is an innovative Danish company founded in 2001, specializing in mobile mobility and payment solutions. Unwire has implemented mobile mobility and payment solutions for transit agencies around the world, including projects in Dallas and Phoenix.
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announced 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

TNS, Inc., will acquire ADVAM

synopsis: Transaction Network Services (TNS) announced it has agreed to acquire ADVAM, one of the world’s leading providers of unattended payments and eCommerce solutions to the parking, airport, shopping center, government and self-service sectors. ADVAM is based in Australia.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) is a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions. Their global network and innovative value-added services enable transactions and the exchange of information to many of the world’s leading companies. "
target: ADVAM
Headquartered in Adelaide, Australia, ADVAM is one of the world’s leading providers of unattended payments and eCommerce solutions to the parking, airport, shopping center, government and self-service sectors. ADVAM processes millions of transactions and reservations daily in over 20 countries.
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closed 9/10/2013 via Company Press Release

U.S. Bancorp, acquired Syncada LLC

synopsis: U.S. Bancorp has announced that they have acquired Syncada from their joint venture with Visa. Syncada offers payment automation solutions to businesses and banks. The company, through its financial supply chain network, provides solutions for automating payment processes to manage freight payments, payables and receivables process, and more.
buyer: U.S. Bancorp (USB:$21,235.00)
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The company provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Syncada LLC
Syncada LLC offers payment automation solutions to businesses and banks. The company, through its financial supply chain network, provides solutions for automating payment processes to manage freight payments, payables and receivables process, utility payments, and cash flow management.
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closed 7/20/2021 via PR Newswire

ParkHub, acquired CurbTrac, LLC

synopsis: ParkHub, the leading B2B parking technology provider, has acquired CurbTrac, a parking payment management platform. CurbTrac's software centralizes payment data from parking applications into a single platform. The acquisition of CurbTrac's payment management solution will extend ParkHub's offering to a broader market segment.
buyer: ParkHub
ParkHub provides cutting-edge enterprise technology to support the destination industry. The company's products offer contactless payment options, real-time operational data, robust performance analytics, and leading integrations with ticketing and parking reservation providers. "
target: CurbTrac, LLC
CurbTrac provides enterprise mobility solutions that promote mobile payment adoption and enhance curb space management. Its platform centralizes parking applications, allowing clients to improve efficiency, increase revenue, and reduce capital expenditures on traditional parking payment hardware.
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announced 6/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Nium, will acquire Ixaris Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Nium, a leading global B2B payments platform, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ixaris, a leader in travel payments optimisation. Ixaris provides flexible funding and payment methods that help airlines and online travel agents (OTAs) in the £230 billion travel sector reduce surcharges, and flatten fees.
buyer: Nium
Headquartered in Singapore with offices across Asia, Europe and the U.S., Nium is one of the world’s fastest-growing B2B payment platform. Nium serves more than 130 million customers in 100+ countries, processes an estimated $8 billion in transactions, and is doubling its growth year over year. "
target: Ixaris Systems Ltd.
Ixaris is a leading provider of virtual payment technologies and solutions. Ixaris provides flexible funding and payment methods that help airlines and online travel agents (OTAs) in the £230 billion travel sector reduce surcharges, earn rebates, flatten FX fees, and streamline reconciliation.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Strategic Mapping, acquired moovel N.A.

synopsis: Ontario-based Strategic Mapping, a complete end–to–end solution provider for North America's leading transit agencies, has acquired moovel North America from Daimler AG. moovel partners with public transit agencies, cities, employers, universities and transportation organizations to simplify travel through mobile ticketing apps.
buyer: Strategic Mapping
Ontario-based Strategic Mapping is an end–to–end solution provider, offering hardware design, software application, and system integration services to North America's leading transit agencies. They focus on creating leading edge solutions that address people's everyday transportation challenges. "
target parent: Daimler AG
target: moovel N.A.
moovel North America partners with public transit agencies, cities, employers, universities and transportation organizations to simplify the travel experience in cities through mobile ticketing apps.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

moovel N.A., acquired Validated

synopsis: moovel NA, the leading provider of mobile ticketing solutions in North America, announced that it has acquired Validated, a technology platform that allows businesses, universities, retailers and restaurants to subsidize transportation for customers and employees.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: moovel N.A.
moovel North America offers cities, public transit agencies and users access to multimodal transportation options through simple smartphone applications. A pioneer in Mobility-as-a-Service and the leading provider of mobile ticketing solutions, moovel NA simplifies the travel experience. "
target: Validated
Validated offers a patented technology platform that allows businesses to generate footfall and build customer loyalty through subsidized transportation options. Validated offers services in Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco.
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closed 6/30/2015 via BusinessWire

RideScout LLC, acquired GlobeSherpa

synopsis: RideScout, the leading mobile app that allows users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand, announced they have acquired GlobeSherpa. The company is a market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets, such as Portland, San Francisco and Chicago.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: RideScout LLC
RideScout is a technology platform that aggregates transportation options on its free iOS and Android apps and, utilizing predictive technology, helps users get around cities faster and smarter. "
target: GlobeSherpa
GlobeSherpa provides a secure, mobile payment platform for transit systems interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.
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closed 6/30/2015 via BusinessWire

RideScout LLC, acquired GlobeSherpa

synopsis: RideScout, the leading mobile app that allows users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand, announced they have acquired GlobeSherpa. The company is a market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets, such as Portland, San Francisco and Chicago.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: RideScout LLC
RideScout is a technology platform that aggregates transportation options on its free iOS and Android apps and, utilizing predictive technology, helps users get around cities faster and smarter. "
target: GlobeSherpa
GlobeSherpa provides a secure, mobile payment platform for transit systems interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

car2go North America LLC, acquired RideScout LLC

synopsis: moovel GmbH announced that car2go North America LLC, a brand of moovel, has acquired RideScout LLC, the leading app-based mobility platform in North America, dedicated to allowing users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: car2go North America LLC
car2go North America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation and a brand of moovel GmbH, offers an innovative mobility solution in rapidly growing urban areas via a carsharing network of eco-friendly smart fortwo vehicles around the world. "
target: RideScout LLC
RideScout is a technology platform that aggregates public, private and social rideshare on its free iOS and Android apps, allowing people to search and compare ground transportation options on demand and in real time.
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Mobileye, acquired Moovit

synopsis: Intel Corporation, through its company Mobileye, has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company. Moovit is known for its urban mobility application that offers travelers around the world the best multimodal trip planning by combining public transportation, bicycle and scooter services, ride-hailing, and car-sharing.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor. "
target: Moovit
Moovit is a leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) provider and the maker of the world’s most popular urban mobility app. Moovit’s free app on iOS, Android and the Web guides people in getting around town effectively and conveniently, using any mode of transport.
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announced 7/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hailo will be merged with mytaxi,

synopsis: Daimler’s mytaxi said it will merge with British rival Hailo in an all-share deal, creating Europe’s largest smartphone-based taxi-hailing business. Hailo is the evolution of the taxi hail - a free smartphone app which puts users just two taps away from a licensed vehicle, and lets drivers get more passengers when they want them.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: mytaxi
Mytaxi booking app enables direct communication between the taxi driver and the passenger. The app has been downloaded by more than 10 million users and is available in 40 cities with more than 45,000 affiliated taxis. "
target: Hailo
Hailo is the Taxi Magnet - a free smartphone app which puts people two taps away from a licensed taxi, and lets cabbies get more passengers when they want them.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

car2go North America LLC, acquired RideScout LLC

synopsis: moovel GmbH announced that car2go North America LLC, a brand of moovel, has acquired RideScout LLC, the leading app-based mobility platform in North America, dedicated to allowing users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: car2go North America LLC
car2go North America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation and a brand of moovel GmbH, offers an innovative mobility solution in rapidly growing urban areas via a carsharing network of eco-friendly smart fortwo vehicles around the world. "
target: RideScout LLC
RideScout is a technology platform that aggregates public, private and social rideshare on its free iOS and Android apps, allowing people to search and compare ground transportation options on demand and in real time.
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closed 7/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired HopStop

synopsis: Apple, Inc. has confirmed the acquisition of HopStop, a leading location-based service, providing free door-to-door mass transit, walking, biking, and taxi directions for over 1,000 transit agencies in over 750 cities throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Russia, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: HopStop
HopStop, is a leading location-based service, providing free door-to-door mass transit, walking, biking, and taxi directions for over 1,000 transit agencies in over 750 cities throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Russia, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Arrive, acquired sPARK Parking Technologies

synopsis: Arrive is acquiring sPARK, a Tel Aviv-based technology company. sPARK has developed a technology that enables drivers to locate a convenient parking spot, to get to meetings on time and that allows busy cities worldwide to deliver a complete parking solution to their communities.
buyer: Arrive
Arrive is the leading provider of solutions for the last-mile of mobility. Their technology helps companies like Ticketmaster, Honda, and GasBuddy embed friction-free parking and other mobility-related services into their own products. "
target: sPARK Parking Technologies
sPARK has developed a technology that enables drivers to locate a convenient parking spot, to get to meetings on time and that allows busy cities worldwide to deliver a complete parking solution to their communities.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Double Map merged with Ride Systems, LLC,

synopsis: Ride Systems, LLC and DoubleMap, Inc. announced a merger of the two companies into Journey Holding Corp., now considered the largest intelligent transportation system provider in North America. Journey Holding Corp. provides a portfolio of technology services in over 700 locations and offers unrivaled reach to public transit riders.
buyer: Ride Systems, LLC
DoubleMap is a software company providing automatic vehicle location services to municipalities, universities, airports, hospitals, and corporate fleets. Through TapRide, they deliver municipal first-mile/last-mile and microtransit solutions and remains the current market leader. "
target: Double Map
Ride Systems is a software company providing real-time vehicle tracking solutions. They provide hardware and software for GPS tracking for administrators and the public, passenger counting, vehicle inspection, automatic voice announcements, on-demand pick-up dispatching and online reporting.
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announced 3/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

XTD Limited, will acquire Contact Light Pty Ltd

synopsis: XTD Limited announced the proposed acquisition of the 62.67% interest that it currently does not own in Contact Light Pty Ltd. Contact Light develops Embark, a mobile app that connects commuters with public transport information, and Nearcast, a technology platform that allows interaction between digital OOH screens and people’s mobile devices.
buyer: XTD Limited (ASX:XTD:$2.00)
XTD’s media system offers a new era of metro-rail transport communications to the world’s major metro-rail networks. XTD is a globally-focused business offering world-first cross-track digital media systems that bring new revenue streams to major rail operators and outdoor media companies. "
target: Contact Light Pty Ltd
Contact Light develops new ideas for transit, advertising, and wayfinding. Their products include Embark, a mobile app that connects commuters with public transport information, and Nearcast, a technology platform that allows interaction between digital OOH screens and people’s mobile devices.
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closed 2/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Pilotfish Networks AB, acquired Appello Systems AB

synopsis: Gothenburg-based Pilotfish is now acquiring a 100% stake in Gothenburg-based Appello, which in partnership with Pilotfish has specialised in innovative applications and user-friendly interfaces for bus operators’ activities. Appello is a location based services company with expertise in the fields of app development, maps and navigation services.
buyer: Pilotfish Networks AB
Pilotfish supplies connectivity and cloud based services to public transport vehicles. Their approach is centred on structured digitalisation based around an open communication platform which can be supplemented with various user-friendly applications for utilization. "
target: Appello Systems AB
Appello Systems AB is a location based services (LBS) company with expertise within the fields of application development, maps and navigation services used by millions of end-users. They create LBS solutions for all needs.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions Limited, acquired Apparcar

synopsis: Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions, the UK's largest and most experienced provider of parking, environmental and traffic management systems, has acquired Apparcar, an online booking system that enables individuals to find and reserve on-street parking spots using their smartphones.
buyer: Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions Limited
Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions is the UK's largest and most experienced provider of parking, environmental and traffic management systems. ICES provides fully-integrated business processing and I.T. solutions to public authorities, universities, hospitals and private enforcement contractors. "
target: Apparcar
Apparcar is an online booking system that enables individuals to find and reserve on-street parking spots using their smartphones. They are based in Madrid, Spain.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Seilon Inc., acquired PayandPark

synopsis: The Seilon Inc Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired Payand Park.Com, Ltd. Payand Park has developed two new apps for Android and Apple phones. These apps will allow drivers to pay for parking at parking lots and underground parking garages using their phones.
buyer: Seilon Inc. (OTCPK:SEIL:$0.00)
Seilon Inc., based in Canada, operates as a holding company. "
target: PayandPark
PayandPark allows users to park without the hassle of dealing with an attendant or fumbling for a wallet. Open the app and scan a barcode to open the gate. When users leave, scan out and let the app take care of the rest.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

BMW Group, acquired Parkmobile Group B.V.

synopsis: BMW has taken a majority share in the leading mobile parking solution Parkmobile. Parkmobile lets users start and stop their parking actions using their mobile phones with pay-by-phone parking, smsparking, internet parking or via the Parkmobile App.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (BMW Group), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. Its Automotive segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells cars and off-road vehicles under the BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce brands. "
target: Parkmobile Group B.V.
Parkmobile lets users start and stop their parking action using their mobile phones with pay-by-phone parking, smsparking, internet parking or via the Parkmobile App. At the end of each month Parkmobile will collect parking fees using the user's payment method of choice.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BusinessWire

RedZone merged with Helios and Matheson,

synopsis: Helios and Matheson Analytics, a provider of integrated Big Data technology, advanced analytics and data visualization solutions to Fortune 500 companies, and Zone Technologies, Inc., maker of the RedZone Map crime and navigation map, announced the closing of their merger, whereby Zone survives the merger as a wholly-owned subsidiary of HMNY.
buyer: Helios and Matheson (HMNY:$4.82)
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. provides Big Data technology and advanced analytics services, with extensive domain expertise in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), including data visualization to empower its clients to unlock the value of data to make better decisions. "
target: RedZone
RedZone Maps is a state-of-the-art mapping and spatial analysis company. Its safety map application enhances mobile GPS navigation by providing proprietary technology, to easily and safely guide travelers to avoid potentially risky areas deemed "red zones," due to high groupings of crime data.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

EasyPark, acquired Parko

synopsis: EasyPark Group, one of the leading mobile payment companies globally, announced its acquisition of parktech start-up Parko, which specializes in advanced algorithms for determining on-street block-by-block parking availability helping drivers discover the most efficient route for finding parking.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: EasyPark
EasyPark is one of the leading mobile payment companies globally. With a clear focus on parking, they serve as the glue between cities and operators and the motorists with a need for parking. "
target: Parko
Parko brings a data-driven solution for finding the best available on-street parking. Through their smart algorithms they collect information on drivers' parking behaviors to create intelligent predictive parking availability maps.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Daum Kakao, will acquire Loc&All

synopsis: Daum Kakao said that it has decided to acquire Loc&All, a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. The app has more than 8 million subscribers, and is one of nation's two biggest mobile navigation services along with SK Telecom's T-Map.
buyer: Daum Kakao (KOSE:A035720:$3,683.19)
Daumkakao is a global mobile lifestyle platform company with services spanning messaging, mail, search, news, advertising, gaming, e-commerce, music, maps and more. Daumkakao reaches consumers, businesses and others via its portfolio of popular assets: KakaoTalk, KakaoGame, Daum Mail and more. "
target: Loc&All
Loc&All is a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. Kimgisa is a location-based app for iOS and Android that acts as a sort of touch-screen sat-nav device.
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closed 5/17/2015 via New York Times

Apple, Inc., acquired Coherent Navigation, Inc.

synopsis: Apple confirmed that it had purchased Coherent Navigation, a Bay Area global positioning company, further bolstering Apple’s location technology and services. Coherent Navigation was a small firm that focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Coherent Navigation, Inc.
Coherent Navigation is focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator. Coherent Navigation provides navigation systems technology that is far stronger than many consumer-grade global positioning systems.
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closed 3/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Redbus.in, acquired YourBus

synopsis: New Delhi-based ibiboGroup, a subsidiary of South African digital media conglomerate Naspers Group, has acquired bus tracking and analytics platform YourBus.in from Bangalore-based Lucido SoftLabs Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount. As part of the deal, the YourBus team will join ibiboGroup's redBus.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: Redbus.in
RedBus.in provides an online service to purchase bus tickets in India. It has the largest number of tie-ups (and growing) with bus operators and a large and satisfied customer base. "
target: YourBus
YourBus helps bus operators to manage the fleet and provide better customer service, while at the same time helping passengers get bus location/delay information on their mobiles in real time. Using Google maps, passengers can also track the location of the bus throughout the journey.
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closed 3/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

DoubleMap, acquired TapRide

synopsis: DoubleMap, Indianapolis based transportation software company, announced it has acquired TapRide, an on demand, ride hailing and dispatching system developed by Florida based software technology company.
buyer: DoubleMap
DoubleMap provides a full intelligent transportation (ITS) with software and hardware to leading transit agencies around the world. "
target: TapRide
TapRide merges personal safety with the convenience of mobile for on-demand transportation. TapRide is a real-time ride hailing and dispatching mobile system, boosting ridership and efficiency along the way.
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Garmin Ltd., acquired Navigon AG

synopsis: Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Navigon AG, a privately-held navigation provider headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Navigon has an automotive OEM and navigation application for smartphones and also manufactures portable navigation devices.
buyer: Garmin Ltd. (GRMN:$4,402.79)
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. "
target: Navigon AG
Navigon is a world-leading navigation company from Germany. With its own portable navigation devices and thanks to successful partnerships in the consumer electronics, mobile phone service and automotive sectors, it stands for high-quality GPS navigation for PNDs, smartphones and other platforms.
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AutoNavi Holdings Limited, will acquire PDAger Mobility Inc.

synopsis: AutoNavi Holdings Limited, a leading provider of digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions (LBS) in China, has announced it has entered into an agreement to fully acquire PDAger Mobility Inc., a location-based service provider in China and major partner in China Telecom's mobile navigation business.
buyer: AutoNavi Holdings Limited (AMAP:$0.00)
AutoNavi Holdings Limited is a leading provider of digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in China through its digital map database and proprietary technology platform. "
target: PDAger Mobility Inc.
PDAger Mobility Inc. is a location-based service provider in China and a major partner in China Telecom's mobile navigation business. PDAger was founded in 2001 and was one of the first companies to offer mobile navigation applications in China.
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Vodafone Group Plc, will acquire Wayfinder Systems AB

synopsis: Vodafone Group PLC, the world's biggest mobile phone provider by sales, said it has offered to buy Swedish wireless navigation device company Wayfinder Systems for 239 million Swedish kronor ($29 million) in cash.
buyer: Vodafone Group Plc (LSE:VOD:$48,527.23)
Vodafone's vision is to be the world's mobile communications leader - enriching customers' lives, helping individuals, businesses and communities be more connected in a mobile world. "
target: Wayfinder Systems AB
Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports.
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Updater Inc.
Updater makes moving easier for the 17 million households that relocate every year in the US. With Updater, users seamlessly transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, and much more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.19)
Net Income ($mm)
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