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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
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$1,064
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announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$13,052.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 1/30/2014 via Company Press Release

TeleNav, Inc., acquired skobbler

synopsis: Telenav, Inc., the leader in personalized navigation, announced that it has acquired skobbler GmbH, the European-based navigation company with the highest rated OpenStreetMap (OSM)-based GPS navigation apps in the world. skobbler developed sophisticated algorithms that evolved OSM data from a display map to a navigable map.
buyer: TeleNav, Inc. (TNAV:$220.90)
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation. "
target: skobbler
Skobbler GmbH is the European-based navigation company with the highest rated OpenStreetMap (OSM)-based GPS navigation apps in the world. Skobbler developed sophisticated algorithms that evolved OSM data from a display map to a navigable map.
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$24
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announced 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AT Technology Co Ltd, will acquire Taba

synopsis: AT technology Co Ltd will buy 37,427 shares (55%) of Taba, a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
buyer: AT Technology Co Ltd (KOSDAQ:A073570:$120.12)
AT technology Co., Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor testing equipment. The Company's products include wafer test equipment, LCD testing equipment, and other semiconductor related components. "
target: Taba
Taba is a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
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$5.20*
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closed 5/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bharti Softbank Holdings Pte. Ltd., acquired Y2CF Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp, has bought the remaining stake in Gurgaon-based Y2CF Digital Media Pvt Ltd, owner of Hoppr, a location based check-in service that works across all mobile devices.
buyer parent: Bharti Enterprises
buyer: Bharti Softbank Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp. BSB is also the owner of Hike, a peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging app that uses both data and SMS to deliver messages. "
target: Y2CF Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.
Hoppr is a location based check-in service that works across all mobile devices. It offers a loyalty program for businesses, and allows them to create their own reward structure for returning customers.
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire UpNext

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc agreed to buy mapping startup UpNext. UpNext Founders Raj Advani, Vik Advani, Robin Har and Danny Moon will move from New York to Seattle, where Amazon is based, to lead the e-commerce company's mapping efforts. UpNext is a NYC based startup developing extremely detailed 3D maps for the mobile devices.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$265,469.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: UpNext
UpNext is a NYC based startup developing extremely detailed 3D maps for the mobile devices. Within the UpNext 3D Cities iPhone app a complete 3-D representation of each city is offered, down to practically every single building.
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closed 4/18/2011 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Pelago

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Pelago, maker of location-based social network Whrrl. Whrrl has been used by companies looking to build loyalty and repeat visits.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Pelago
Pelago’s first product is Whrrl. It’s a social network, Google maps mash-up, mobile and GPS service all in one. The social network experience allows members to share opinions and knowledge about local restaurants, bars, retail stores, and hotels.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Glu Mobile Inc., acquired Poke Radar

synopsis: Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, announced the acquisition of community-driven App, Poke Radar, a Pokemon GO assistant application for discovering the location of any Pokemon found by other players.
buyer: Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU:$252.92)
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS. "
target: Poke Radar
Poke Radar for Pokemon GO is an assistant app for discovering the location of any Pokemon that have been found by other players. Their mission is make it easier for players of the popular Pokemon GO mobile game to "catch 'em all."
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$0.50
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closed 12/21/2011 via PR Newswire

UrtheCast, acquired GroundMap

synopsis: UrtheCast announced the acquisition of GroundMap, a media geo-archiving and aggregator tool, which will allow for seamless social media aggregation into the UrtheCast Platform. As part of the acquisition GroundMap will be merged into UrtheCast to lead development of the UrtheCast web platform.
buyer: UrtheCast (TSX:UR:$20.53)
UrtheCast (pronounced "EarthCast") is a company created around a unique vision: to provide the world's first ever, live HD video feed of Earth from space. UrtheCast is building, launching, installing, and operating two cameras on the Russian module of the International Space Station. "
target: GroundMap
Founded in San Francisco in 2009, GroundMap is a media geo-archiving and aggregator tool. It serves as a social geo-tagging platform and allows for the tagging of all online media on an interactive map.
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closed 12/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Zvents, Inc.

synopsis: Ticketing giant StubHub, owned by eBay, has acquired local event-discovery and promotion service Zvents, according to eBay’s internal employee blog eBayInk. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub is the fan's ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value. The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment. "
target: Zvents, Inc.
Zvents is a powerful search engine with groundbreaking algorithms and revolutionary search technology. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
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announced 5/27/2008 via PR Newswire

Local Matters, Inc., will purchase Facebook Neighborhoods application from Point2 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Point2 Technologies Inc., the real estate industry's largest independent provider of website and listing syndication software for real estate professionals, and Local Matters, Inc., a media technology solutions provider and specialized online media publisher, announced an Agreement of Sale for Point2's Facebook Neighborhoods application.
buyer: Local Matters, Inc.
Local Matters, Inc. is a media technology solutions provider and specialized online media publisher focused on the local search industry. It offers solutions that enable consumers to search for local content both online and through voice-based directory assistance. "
seller: Point2 Technologies Inc.
Point2 Technologies develops and markets web-based software solutions for the real estate and heavy equipment industries. In real estate, Point2 is the largest independent provider of website and listing syndication software for real estate professionals.
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired SocialRadar, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has acquired SocialRadar. Using street-level imagery, some human interaction and proprietary algorithms, SocialRadar can pinpoint exactly where a business is located.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$131,087.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: SocialRadar, Inc.
SocialRadar is building technology that gives users real-time information and location insights on the people and places around them. SocialRadar’s LocationKit enables developers to dramatically improve location inside of their mobile applications through a free SDK.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Spindle

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Spindle, an app for local discovering - of shops, restaurants, event venues, parks, and other nearby businesses and organizations. The Spindle team will move to San Francisco and shutter the Spindle app.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,360.82)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Spindle
Spindle is a geo-restricted real-time stream, in a mobile app. Spindle tries to find content from Facebook and Twitter relevant to shops, restaurants, bars, event venues, museums, art galleries, parks, and other businesses and organizations around the user.
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closed 7/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Wayfinder Systems AB, acquired Navicore Oy

synopsis: Wayfinder and Navicore announced that an agreement has been signed finalising the acquisition of the Finnish navigation company Navicore by Wayfinder. By joining forces the combined entity will offer award winning location applications and services on all major platforms in connected mobile devices.
buyer: 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. "
target: Navicore Oy
Navicore is a provider of interactive navigation products for connective mobile devices running on different operating systems like Symbian and Linux. Navicore Personal software together with a GPS turns your connective mobile device into a fully functional navigator that is always with you.
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announced 5/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Technology One Ltd, will acquire Digital Mapping Solutions

synopsis: TechnologyOne, Australia's largest enterprise software company and a leader in innovation and creativity, has entered into an agreement to acquire Digital Mapping Solutions, a company that specialises in the development and implementation of integrated mapping solutions for commercial and government organisations.
buyer: Technology One Ltd (ASX:TNE:$152.35)
TechnologyOne is Australia's largest publicly listed software company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. They create solutions that transform business and make life simple for their customers. "
target: Digital Mapping Solutions
Desktop Mapping Systems Pty Ltd, doing business as Digital Mapping Solutions, specialises in the development and implementation of integrated mapping solutions for commercial and government organisations.
price ($mm)
$9.49
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tracker.com, purchased FindMe from die Mobiliar

synopsis: Tracker.com, a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions, has acquired FindMe from die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more.
buyer: Tracker.com
Tracker.com is a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions. They offer GPS, mobile, and LoRa based solutions that allow users to track people, vehicles, valuables, and more. Their solutions transmit positions in real time to ensure the safety of people and objects. "
seller: die Mobiliar
FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more. FindMe belongs to die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Zenly

synopsis: Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Snapchat has bought Zenly, an app that lets users see where their friends currently are on a map using constant GPS in the background.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$1,544.47)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Zenly
Zenly is a simple way to know what your friends and family are up to! Who’s nearby? Where’s the party? When are your friends arriving? On iOS & Android.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 11/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired GPS Status Test & Fix

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired the highly regarded GPS Status Test & Fix app from US-based developer Mark Pfluger. GPS Status Test & Fix allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: GPS Status Test & Fix
GPS Status Test & Fix is an Android app that allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well. Users love the functionality of the well-designed app, with nearly 60% of reviewers giving it five stars.
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announced 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HERE, will acquire Micello

synopsis: HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a software company that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they help their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: Micello
Micello is a worldwide leading provider of indoor maps and navigation data. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions. Micello has generated indoor maps for over 25,000 venues around the world.
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announced 11/29/2017 via Company Press Release

HERE, will acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH

synopsis: HERE Technologies announced plans to acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a Germany-based software company developing highly secure over-the-air (OTA) software updating technology for the automotive industry. ATS solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they empower their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH
ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is a German software company specializing in open standards-based software products for the automotive industry, with a special focus on software over-the-air updates. Their solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
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announced 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

synopsis: HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc., a Seattle-based company that is a pioneer in the emerging field of real-time predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio is the world’s largest provider of predictive app analytics and the leader in optimizing the lifetime value of mobile customers. The company currently tracks and analyzes over one billion events every day.
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closed 5/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Here, acquired Desti

synopsis: SRI International announced the acquisition of Desti, an SRI spin-off venture, by HERE, a Nokia Company, for an undisclosed amount. Desti is the first smart travel planner to help users find exactly what they're looking for by using artificial intelligence (AI) to sift through thousands of places, find the best matches and explain the relevance.
buyer: Here
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target parent: SRI International
target: Desti
Desti is the first smart travel planner to help users find exactly what they're looking for by using artificial intelligence (AI) to sift through thousands of places, find the best matches and explain the relevance.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

BMW Group, acquired Parkmobile, LLC

synopsis: BMW Group, the world's leading premium manufacturer of automobiles, has acquired Parkmobile, LLC, the largest provider of mobile parking services in North America. Parkmobile's service can be used by drivers of all car brands and enables ticketless and cashless on-street parking via an app or directly from the car.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world's leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. "
target: Parkmobile, LLC
Parkmobile is the leading provider of parking solutions in North America, helping millions of people easily find and pay for parking on their mobile device. The company's technology is used in over 3,000 locations across the country, including college campuses, stadiums and airports.
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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 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$1,064
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EV / rev
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($4.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: ASX:NHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novita Healthcare
Novita Healthcare
Novita Healthcare Limited is an Australian Medical Technology Company. Novita's core focus is the development of TALI Health and the TALI Technology. TALI Train is a ground-breaking game-based training program for young children, clinically proven to improve attention.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:VOW3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Volkswagen AG
The Volkswagen Group with its headquarters in Wolfsburg is one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. In 2014, the Group increased the number of vehicles delivered to customers to 10.137 million (2013: 9.731 million).
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$266,315.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$29,658.19
EBIT ($mm)
$19,430.69
Net Income ($mm)
$13,318.39
Employees
665260
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Ticker: XTRA:DAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daimler AG
Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$186,941.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,128.52
EBIT ($mm)
$9,440.10
Net Income ($mm)
$7,902.33
Employees
299956
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Ticker: F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company,is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$158,654.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$12,098.50
EBIT ($mm)
$3,863.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,169.00
Employees
199000
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Ticker: GM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Motors Corporation
General Motors Corporation
General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 205,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$152,356.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,690.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,897.00
Net Income ($mm)
$9,687.00
Employees
215000
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Ticker: DB:BMW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BMW Group
BMW Group
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.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$119,863.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,131.65
EBIT ($mm)
$11,785.58
Net Income ($mm)
$9,306.15
Employees
129545
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Ticker: ENXTPA:UG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe PSA
Groupe PSA
Based in France, Groupe PSA designs unique automotive experiences and delivers mobility solutions to meet all customer expectations. The Group has five car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall, and provides a wide array of mobility and smart services under the Free2Move brand.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$86,015.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,732.66
EBIT ($mm)
$5,616.47
Net Income ($mm)
$2,430.91
Employees
170000
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Ticker: TSE:7201
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nissan Motor Corporation
Nissan Motor Corporation
Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2015, the company sold more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 12.19 trillion yen.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$117,432.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,871.62
EBIT ($mm)
$7,623.20
Net Income ($mm)
$4,988.66
Employees
161925
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Ticker: ENXTPA:RNO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe Renault
Groupe Renault
Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling more than 2.8 million vehicles in 125 countries in 2015, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,000 points of sales and employing more than 120,000 people.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$67,452.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,956.13
EBIT ($mm)
$4,487.75
Net Income ($mm)
$5,318.52
Employees
180000
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Ticker: TSLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tesla Motors, Inc.
Tesla Motors, Inc.
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation. California-based Tesla is committed to having the best-in-class in safety, performance, and reliability in all Tesla cars.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$24,941.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,332.33
EBIT ($mm)
$333.62
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
48817
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Ticker: THO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thor Industries Inc.
Thor Industries Inc.
Thor Industries is the sole owner of operating subsidiaries that combined represent one of the world’s largest manufacturers of RVs. Thor Industries’ subsidiaries include Airstream, Bison Coach, Crossroads RV, Cruiser RV, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$7,770.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$723.31
EBIT ($mm)
$628.95
Net Income ($mm)
$423.92
Employees
17800
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Ticker: DB:PAH3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porsche Automobil Holding SE
Porsche Automobil Holding SE is a Germany-based holding company engaged in the automobile manufacture industry. The Company is engaged in the holding and managing of its investments in Volkswagen AG, through which the Company manages twelve motor brands from seven European countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$115.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($53.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($67.39)
Net Income ($mm)
$3,900.93
Employees
935
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