Like Caller Authentication

closed 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., purchased Caller Authentication from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the caller authentication assets from Transaction Network Services.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS's caller authentication assets include mobile, broadband and wireless services with offerings that include subscriber data storage, database management, caller indentification and verification services. TNS is a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 8/9/2022 via BusinessWire

Transaction Network Services, Inc., acquired AGNITY Global, Inc.

synopsis: Transaction Network Services (TNS) has announced the acquisition of AGNITY Global, a leading provider of intelligent business communication applications and infrastructure to organizations in the telecommunications and healthcare industry verticals.
buyer parent: KOCH Industries, Inc
buyer: Transaction Network Services, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) is one of the leading global providers of infrastructure-as-a-service solutions for mission-critical applications and a trusted partner to thousands of financial institutions, telecommunications providers and retailers around the world. "
target: AGNITY Global, Inc.
AGNITY Global is a leading provider of intelligent business communication applications and infrastructure to organizations in the telecommunications and healthcare industry verticals.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

KOCH Industries, Inc, will acquire Transaction Network Services, Inc.

synopsis: Koch Industries, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Transaction Network Services, Inc. ("TNS") from affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC and TNS' other minority equity holders. TNS is one of the leading global providers of infrastructure-as-a-service solutions for mission-critical applications.
buyer: KOCH Industries, Inc
Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; electronics, software and data analytics; and more. "
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: Transaction Network Services, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) is one of the leading global providers of infrastructure-as-a-service solutions for mission-critical applications and a trusted partner to thousands of financial institutions, telecommunications providers and retailers around the world.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

TNS, Inc., acquired NetXpress

synopsis: Transaction Network Services, a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions, announced the acquisition of NetXpress, an innovator in the managed service space that has minimized the burden of excessive switch hops with an entirely flattened network within its colocation data centers.
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: NetXpress
NetXpress is an innovator in the managed service space, providing financial firms with a latency edge for exchange connectivity. By deploying a unique layer1 distribution, they have minimized the burden of excessive switch hops with an entirely flattened network within its colocation data centers.
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announced 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

TNS, Inc., will acquire R2G Services

synopsis: Transaction Network Services (TNS) announced the acquisition of Chicago-based market data, connectivity and hosting specialist R2G Services. With this acquisition, TNS is now a unique full-service managed infrastructure provider that can meet the demanding needs of financial market participants through a single supplier relationship.
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: R2G Services
R2G was founded in 2010 around their core strengths in market data, exchange connectivity, and proximity datacenter hosting. R2G cost-effective model of shared infrastructure is aimed at reducing the overall cost of business for their clients.
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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 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., purchased Caller Authentication from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the caller authentication assets from Transaction Network Services.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS's caller authentication assets include mobile, broadband and wireless services with offerings that include subscriber data storage, database management, caller indentification and verification services. TNS is a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

DataCash Group plc, will purchase Payment Gateway Services business from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Payment Gateway Services business of Transaction Network Services (TNS). The business has a broad portfolio of solutions that includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services. The business will join DataCash in expanding MasterCard’s global payment gateway solutions.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: DataCash Group plc (GB:DATA:$0.00)
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS' Payment Gateway Services business portfolio of solutions includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services, used by many of the top banks, transaction processors, and ATM deployers around the world. Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company.
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closed 10/4/2010 via BusinessWire

TNS, Inc., acquired Cequint

synopsis: TNS, Inc. a leading provider of critical data communications services for the telecommunications, payments and financial services industries, completed its acquisition of Cequint, Inc., a leader in carrier-grade caller ID products and enhanced services with top US-based mobile operators.
buyer: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company that enables payments, money and voices, to move around the world. TNS’ mission is to enable the world to transact. "
target: Cequint
Cequint is a leading provider of mobile Caller ID products and enhanced services. With millions of handsets released to date, Cequint works with leading OEMs to integrate their patented Caller ID solutions for distribution through top mobile operators.
price ($mm)
$111
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closed 6/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Transaction Network Services, Inc., acquired Dialect Payment Technologies (Pty) Ltd

synopsis: Transaction Network Services, a global communications and network services provider, has acquired Dialect Payment Technologies, a privately owned international payments processing technology company headquartered in Australia, for $4.2 million. The transaction is expected to become accretive to earnings within 12 months.
buyer: Transaction Network Services, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
Transaction Network Services is an international communications company that enables payments, money and voices to move around the world. TNS has designed and implemented multiple data networks, each designed specifically for the transport of transaction-oriented data. "
target: Dialect Payment Technologies (Pty) Ltd
Dialect Payment Technologies is a payments processing technology company with global clients who procure and use our products and services under either enterprise or "software-as-a-service" licensing arrangements. Dialect offers predominantly ‘card not present’ and IP payment processing services.
price ($mm)
$4.20
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Neustar, a premier identity resolution company with leading solutions in Marketing, Fraud and Communications, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most.
price ($mm)
$3,100
rev ($mm)
$575
EBITDA ($mm)
$115
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
27.0x
closed 11/29/2018 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired TRUSTID

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced it has completed the acquisition of TRUSTID, the leading provider of caller authentication and fraud prevention systems for contact centers.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
As a global information services provider and the leader in Connection Science, Neustar has the most complete understanding of how to connect people, places, and things. Their marketing, risk, security, registry, and communications solutions help over 12,000 clients grow and guard their business. "
target: TRUSTID
TRUSTID serves organizations that need to authenticate callers to protect account access, prevent fraud or comply with regulations. Deploying its patented telephone network forensic approach, TRUSTID delivers caller authentication, identity and risk solutions.
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closed 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced the completion of the Company’s previously announced acquisition by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital. Neustar has built a robust market position around unique, hard-to-replicate datasets and the data science that provides authoritative identities.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
As a global information services provider and the leader in Connection Science, Neustar has the most complete understanding of how to connect people, places, and things. Their marketing, risk, security, registry, and communications solutions help over 12,000 clients grow and guard their business.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,011 [$2,878]
rev ($mm)
$1,165
EBITDA ($mm)
$420
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 12/9/2015 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired Marketshare

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted neutral provider of real-time information services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of MarketShare Partners, LLC, a fast-growing marketing analytics technology provider to major brands.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is the first real-time provider of cloud-based information services, enabling marketing and IT security professionals to promote and protect their businesses. Neustar operates complex data registries and deliver data-driven insights that help clients make business decisions. "
target: Marketshare
MarketShare helps marketers grow revenue. Combining advanced analytics technology, scientific leadership and deep domain expertise, MarketShare enables large companies to measure, predict and dramatically improve Marketing’s impact on revenue.
price ($mm)
$450
rev ($mm)
$57
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., purchased Caller Authentication from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the caller authentication assets from Transaction Network Services.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS's caller authentication assets include mobile, broadband and wireless services with offerings that include subscriber data storage, database management, caller indentification and verification services. TNS is a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 7/30/2015 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired Bombora Technologies

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced it has acquired Bombora Technologies Pty Ltd (Bombora), based in Australia. Bombora Technologies is a group of companies with a strong history in Internet infrastructure technology.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
target: Bombora Technologies
Bombora Technologies is a group of companies with a strong history in Internet infrastructure technology. The Group brings together hardware, software and highly skilled people to create a wave of energy and opportunity within the Internet world.
price ($mm)
$86
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/20/2014 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., will acquire .CO Internet

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire .CO Internet S.A.S. and certain associated assets. .CO Internet is the exclusive operator of the worldwide registry for Internet addresses with the “.co” top-level domain.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
target: .CO Internet
.CO Internet is the exclusive operator of the worldwide registry for Internet addresses with the “.co” top-level domain. Since its global launch in 2010, names under management for .co have grown to more than 1.6 million in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2013 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired Aggregate Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted neutral provider of real-time information and analysis, announced it has acquired Aggregate Knowledge, Inc., a leading campaign and predictive analytics platform for advertising agencies and brand marketers.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a provider of market-leading, innovative solutions and directory services that enable trusted communication across networks, applications, and enterprises around the world. "
target: Aggregate Knowledge, Inc.
Aggregate Knowledge is the only media intelligence company that offers advertisers and agencies an exact science to pinpoint where to reach highest performing customers in a single platform.
price ($mm)
$119
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closed 11/9/2011 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired TARGUSinfo

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a provider of market-leading, innovative solutions and directory services, has completed its acquisition of Targus Information Corporation, or TARGUSinfo, a leading, independent provider of real-time, on-demand information and analytics services including Caller ID.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a provider of market-leading, innovative solutions and directory services that enable trusted communication across networks, applications, and enterprises around the world. "
target: TARGUSinfo
TARGUSinfo is a trusted information services company headquartered in Vienna, VA, that delivers for businesses authoritative, up-to-date and real-time insight for customer and prospect-initiated transactions — over the phone, on the Web or at the point of sale.
price ($mm)
$658
rev ($mm)
$149
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 7/1/2011 via Market Wire

NeuStar, Inc., purchased Numbering Solutions Business from Evolving Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Evolving Systems, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions and services to the wireless, wireline and IP carrier market, announced it has closed the sale of its Numbering Solutions business to Neustar, Inc. Evolving Systems, Inc. is a provider of software and services to 50 network operators in over 40 countries worldwide.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
NeuStar, Inc. is a provider of market-leading, innovative solutions and directory services that enable trusted communication across networks, applications, and enterprises around the world. "
seller: Evolving Systems, Inc. (EVOL:$27.19)
Evolving Systems provides activation, dynamic SIM allocation and number management software and services to communication providers globally, helping them to improve process efficiency, reduce costs and enhance their customer's experience.
price ($mm)[EV]
$39 [$46]
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

NeuStar, Inc., acquired Quova, Inc.

synopsis: Quova, a company that claims to power 95 percent of location searches on the Web, has been acquired by Neustar. The financial details were not disclosed, but Quova will continue to operate from its Mountain View, Calif. headquarters as a subsidiary of Neustar.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
NeuStar, Inc. is the leading provider of neutral, third party clearinghouse services to the telecommunications industry. NeuStar provides an array of services that enable communications networks to interoperate. "
target: Quova, Inc.
Quova, Inc. enables online businesses to instantly identify where a visitor to their Web site is geographically located. Major e-retailers, ad networks, banks and government agencies integrate Quova's data into their Web applications.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired Webmetrics

synopsis: NeuStar, Inc. has acquired San Diego, CA-based Webmetrics, a leading provider of web and network performance testing, monitoring and measurement services, in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
NeuStar, Inc. is the leading provider of neutral, third party clearinghouse services to the telecommunications industry. NeuStar provides an array of services that enable communications networks to interoperate. "
target: Webmetrics
Webmetrics provides web performance testing, monitoring and analytics services to enterprises and service providers worldwide. Our goal is to help companies maximize profitability of their web applications by ensuring 24/7 uptime and performance integrity.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 11/27/2006 via PR Newswire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired Followap, Inc.

synopsis: NeuStar, Inc., a provider of essential communications services to the global communications and Internet industry, has acquired Followap, Inc., a UK-based leading provider of mobile instant messaging products in Europe and Asia, for approximately $139 million in cash.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
NeuStar, Inc. is the leading provider of neutral, third party clearinghouse services to the telecommunications industry. NeuStar provides an array of services that enable communications networks to interoperate. "
target: Followap, Inc.
Headquartered in London, Followap is the leading provider and an innovator of Presence, Instant Messaging and Interconnect solutions to the telecommunications industry.
price ($mm)
$139
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2006 via PR Newswire

NeuStar, Inc., acquired UltraDNS Corporation

synopsis: NeuStar, Inc., a leading provider of essential communications services to the global communications and Internet industry, announced today the completion of its acquisition of UltraDNS Corporation of Reston, Virginia. UltraDNS is now a wholly owned subsidiary of NeuStar.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
NeuStar, Inc. is the leading provider of neutral, third party clearinghouse services to the telecommunications industry. NeuStar provides an array of services that enable communications networks to interoperate. "
target: UltraDNS Corporation
UltraDNS Corporation is a leading Managed DNS Service Provider, delivering superior security, reliability and performance to organizations that rely on DNS for their critical business processes, applications and services.
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

NeuStar, Inc., purchased Caller Authentication from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the caller authentication assets from Transaction Network Services.
buyer: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar, Inc. is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analytics to the communications services, financial services, retail, and media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies to help its clients promote and protect their businesses. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS's caller authentication assets include mobile, broadband and wireless services with offerings that include subscriber data storage, database management, caller indentification and verification services. TNS is a leading global provider of data communications and interoperability solutions.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Neustar, a premier identity resolution company with leading solutions in Marketing, Fraud and Communications, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most.
price ($mm)
$3,100
rev ($mm)
$575
EBITDA ($mm)
$115
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
27.0x
closed 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, announced the completion of the Company’s previously announced acquisition by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital. Neustar has built a robust market position around unique, hard-to-replicate datasets and the data science that provides authoritative identities.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. They operate as a private holding company and recapitalize, restructure, and ultimately build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. "
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
As a global information services provider and the leader in Connection Science, Neustar has the most complete understanding of how to connect people, places, and things. Their marketing, risk, security, registry, and communications solutions help over 12,000 clients grow and guard their business.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,011 [$2,878]
rev ($mm)
$1,165
EBITDA ($mm)
$420
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 9/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Comlinkdata, acquired Tutela

synopsis: Comlinkdata, the North American leader in telecom market performance analytics, has acquired Tutela, a mobile crowdsourced customer experience data company. Tutela gathers information on mobile infrastructure and tests wireless experience, helping organizations in the mobile industry to understand and improve the world's networks.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Comlinkdata
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights in North America. It provides unique, real-time market performance data and pairs this with a team of telecom-savvy analysts to help clients identify, understand and execute on growth opportunities. "
target: Tutela
Tutela is a mobile crowdsourced customer experience data company. Tutela gathers information on mobile infrastructure and tests wireless experience, helping organizations in the mobile industry to understand and improve the world's networks.
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closed 5/11/2007 via

Mach Sarl, acquired Cibernet

synopsis: MACH, the leading global clearing and settlement partner for mobile based transactions, has announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire CB Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Cibernet; a leading mobile roaming, clearing and business solutions provider.
buyer: Mach Sarl
MACH is the leading global clearing and settlement partner for mobile based transactions. MACH helps telecommunications companies and enterprises across the world to secure and develop existing and new revenue streams. "
target: Cibernet
Cibernet provides clearing and settlement services globally to more then 250 operators, through its state-of-the-art One1Clear™ platform, assuring mobile operators roaming revenues with an integrated end-to-end service.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/30/2004 via BusinessWire

Syniverse Technologies, purchased EDS Interoperator Services North America from EDS Corp.

synopsis: Syniverse Technologies, a global communications technology company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of EDS Interoperator Services North America (EDS IOS). EDS IOS was owned by Electronic Data Systems, Inc. (EDS). The purchase price was $53.7 million payable in cash, including working capital adjustments.
buyer: Syniverse Technologies
Syniverse Technologies solutions allow more than 650 communications companies in over 140 countries to provide seamless mobile services by making it possible for disparate technologies and standards to interoperate. "
seller: EDS Corp.
Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is a leading global technology services company delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technology outsourcing industry 45 years ago.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/18/2017 via Market Wire

Distil Networks, acquired Are You A Human

synopsis: Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, announced the acquisition of Are You A Human, experts in analyzing and understanding how real humans interact with the internet. Are You A Human's real time human detection technology and biometric interaction dataset will be integrated into the Distil Bot Defense Platform.
buyer: Distil Networks
Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, is the only proactive and precise way to mitigate bad bots across web applications, mobile and APIs. With Distil, clients automatically mitigate 100% of OWASP Automated Threats without impacting legitimate users. "
target: Are You A Human
Are You A Human enables any website to be sure they are addressing a real human before serving content, services, or ads. Each day they analyze hundreds of millions of interactions across millions of websites to verify real human users and eliminate bots.
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closed 11/30/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Incode Telecom Group

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire inCode Wireless, a global business and technology consulting firm.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target parent: Focus Ventures
target: Incode Telecom Group
inCode has become a global force in wireless business and technology consulting, with 14 offices in 10 countries. The company provides strategy consulting services to nearly every major wireless, wireline, cable operator and telecom equipment manufacturer, as well as leading enterprises.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Incode Telecom Group

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire inCode Wireless, a global business and technology consulting firm.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target parent: Focus Ventures
target: Incode Telecom Group
inCode has become a global force in wireless business and technology consulting, with 14 offices in 10 countries. The company provides strategy consulting services to nearly every major wireless, wireline, cable operator and telecom equipment manufacturer, as well as leading enterprises.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Comverse, Inc., acquired Acision

synopsis: Comverse, Inc, a global leader in digital services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acision, a privately-held leader in secure mobile messaging and engagement services, based in Reading, United Kingdom.
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company's proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, and Digital Services. "
target: Acision
Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless mobile engagement services that interoperate across all IP platforms and enrich the user experience creating value and new communication opportunities for carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$200 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$191
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 2/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Atlantic Bridge Ventures, acquired Acision

synopsis: Atlantic Bridge Ventures, a European multi-stage technology private equity fund, has led a consortium of private equity buyers in the acquisition of LogicaCMG's Telecoms Products business, for a cash consideration of GBP265m (EUR392m).
buyer: Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Atlantic Bridge is a multi-stage technology private equity fund, with offices in Dublin and London and focused on the telecoms infrastructure, semi conductor and software markets. Atlantic Bridge brings together one of the strongest technology investment teams in the market. "
target parent: LogicaCMG
target: Acision
Telecoms Products is the world's leading provider of converged mobile messaging solutions for text and multimedia messaging for 300 customers, who serve over 1 billion consumers worldwide. They also provide voice and video mail services and are a leading provider of intelligent payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$518
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
17.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Quess Corp Limited, will acquire Vedang Cellular Services Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Quess Corp, India’s leading business services provider, will acquire a 70% stake in Vedang Cellular Services. Vedang Cellular Services provides services for Network Planning, Network Optimization, Installation and Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance and In-Building Solutions.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess, India’s leading business services provider was established in 2007. It serves over 1300+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrial Asset Management. "
target: Vedang Cellular Services Pvt Ltd.
Vedang Cellular Services provides services for Network Planning, Network Optimization, Installation and Commissioning, Operations, Maintenance and In-Building Solutions. They help telecom companies raise productivity through improved strategy, quality, efficiency and cost reduction.
price ($mm)
$6.16*
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2007 via BusinessWire

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated, acquired NetForce Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: TESSCO Technologies Incorporated, a value-added supplier of the product solutions needed to build, operate, and use wireless systems, today announced the acquisition of NetForce Solutions, Inc., a provider of technical and sales training solutions to the wireless, telecommunications, and networking industries.
buyer: TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (TESS:$0.00)
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated is a value-added supplier of the product solutions needed to design, build, run, maintain and use wireless systems. "
target: NetForce Solutions, Inc.
NetForce Solutions, Inc. is a privately held Virginia corporation. NetForce is a complete training and consulting company focused in the telecommunications and networking industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

TeleMasters Holdings Limited, will acquire PerfectWorx Consulting (Pty) Ltd

synopsis: Communications service provider TeleMasters has acquired a 100% shareholding in specialist networking systems integrator PerfectWorx Consulting. Founded in 2007, Perfectworx Consulting is a networking systems integrator specializing in next generation IP voice technologies. The companies are based in South Africa.
buyer: TeleMasters Holdings Limited (JSE:TLM:$5.20)
TeleMasters Holdings Limited is celebrating 23 years in the telecommunications services industry. TeleMasters delivers full digital SIP-based telecommunication connectivity voice services across South Africa to SMEs and enterprise clients. "
target: PerfectWorx Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Founded in 2007, Perfectworx Consulting is a networking systems integrator specializing in next generation IP voice technologies. They have accumulated a unique skill set and wealth of experience in providing world class services to Enterprise and Services Provider customers in South Africa.
price ($mm)
$0.03
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Xerox Corporation, will acquire WDSGlobal

synopsis: Xerox has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WDS, a firm that provides technical support, knowledge management and related consulting to the world’s largest wireless telecommunication brands. WDS uses a proprietary cloud-based platform called GlobalMineTM to capture, analyze and manage millions of technical support interactions.
buyer: Xerox Corporation (XRX:$6,996.00)
Xerox Corporation is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. "
target: WDSGlobal
WDS is a firm that provides technical support, knowledge management and related consulting to the world’s largest wireless telecommunication brands. WDS uses a proprietary cloud-based platform called GlobalMineTM to capture, analyze and manage millions of technical support interactions.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cloudteam, acquired AddisonEmerson Staffing

synopsis: Cloudteam announced it has acquired AddisonEmerson Staffing, a company that specializes in delivering high-quality IT technicians specializing in cable/telecom infrastructure to help client organizations meet project deadlines and achieve operational goals.
buyer: Cloudteam
Based in Tampa, Fla., Cloudteam thrives in finding the right candidate for the right job. The company realizes that its clients include job-seekers and corporations. It recruits professionals for all types of jobs including, information technology, engineering and medical. "
target: AddisonEmerson Staffing
AddisonEmerson Staffing specializes in delivering high-quality IT technicians specializing in cable/telecom infrastructure to help client organizations meet project deadlines and achieve operational goals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$71,288.04)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$256,898.00)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Moa Capital, LLC, acquired TeleGeography US

synopsis: TeleGeography, a global telecommunications market research and consulting firm, has been acquired by Moa Capital, a U.S.-based private equity firm. Under Moa Capital's ownership, TeleGeography will continue its commitment to delivering the best telecom data and analysis with security and integrity at the core.
buyer: Moa Capital, LLC
Moa Capital is a growth private equity firm focused on companies in the lower middle market. Moa Capital has a network of operating executives that assist with developing the business strategy and implementing growth initiatives. "
target: TeleGeography US
TeleGeography is a telecommunications market research and consulting firm that conducts in-depth research, compiles large data sets, and clearly presents this information in online reports and databases.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Roamware, Inc., acquired IPcom Technologies

synopsis: Roamware, Inc., the global leader in mobile operator service solutions, announced the acquisition of IPcom S.A., a leading provider of mobile value added services solutions from Uruguay. IPcom specializes in designing, developing and implementing Core Platforms and Value Added Solutions for the Mobile and Fixed Telephony Market.
buyer: Roamware, Inc.
Roamware, Inc. is the global leader in mobile operator service solutions with a customer base of over 530 mobile operators across 160 countries. Roamware helps operators increase revenue, reduce cost and compete with disruptive technologies. "
target: IPcom Technologies
IPcom Technologies specializes in designing, developing and implementing Core Platforms and Value Added Solutions for the Mobile and Fixed Telephony Market. The Company provides customers with high levels of profitability, stability and scalability, and contributes and commits to their growth.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2008 via PR Newswire

T3i Group LLC, purchased Telecom Intelligence Group from Access Intelligence, LLC

synopsis: T3i Group LLC, an investor-backed company formed by financier Richard Dorfman, announced that it has acquired the Telecom Intelligence Group (TIG) division of Access Intelligence. TIG is a leading provider of market research, data, analysis, and consulting and advisory services to the telecommunications industry.
buyer: T3i Group LLC
T3i Group is an investor-backed company that provides market research, data, analysis, and consulting and advisory services to the telecommunications industry. "
seller parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
seller: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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