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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Morpho, acquired AirTag

synopsis: Morpho (Safran) has finalized its acquisition of AirTag, a French startup specialized in innovative mobile payment solutions. AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. This latest acquisition further reinforces Morpho's growth strategy in the digital security market.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. "
target parent: Seventure Partners
target: AirTag
AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. The company developed AirPass, a "virtual bank card" solution using HCE* (Host Card Emulation) technology and based on a proprietary Tokenization platform (involving a single-use payment token).
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closed 10/14/2020 via finextra.com

wiGroup merged with Yoyo Wallet,

synopsis: wiGroup has merged with Yoyo, the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
buyer: Yoyo Wallet
Yoyo is the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. Yoyo provides shoppers with an easy-to-use app that allows fast, secure mobile payment and automatic loyalty collection. Their platform enables retailers to identify their customers at the point-of-sale and better engage with them. "
target: wiGroup
wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time transactional and event based rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
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closed 11/18/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Society Pass Incorporated, acquired HotTab

synopsis: Society Pass (SoPa), SEA's leading universal data-driven loyalty platform, is pleased to announce its successful acquisition of HotTab, the prominent Vietnam-based e-commerce and POS solutions provider. HotTab is a multilingual POS for restaurants, cafes or stores that works offline on Android phones or tablets.
buyer: Society Pass Incorporated (NasdaqCM:SOPA:$0.11)
SocietyPass (SoPa) is Southeast Asia's leading universal data-driven loyalty program, connecting relevant merchants to engaged consumers. SoPa empowers merchants by providing them with unprecedented control over how consumers engage with their brand. "
target: HotTab
Established in 2015, HotTab is a pioneering e-commerce and POS solution for Vietnamese merchants and consumers. HotTab is a multilingual POS for restaurants, cafes or stores that works offline on Android phones or tablets.
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closed 7/28/2019 via PR Web

CreditPilot PLC, acquired iPSP.de GmbH

synopsis: Cyprus-based CreditPilot, a financial technology company, has acquired iPSP.de GmbH, a German online acquiring services provider and financial technology developer. iPSP.de GmbH offers online payment acquiring, card payout, and other processing-related services to online merchants and mobile application developers.
buyer: CreditPilot PLC
Cyprus-based CreditPilot is a European financial technology company specializing in digital and mobile financial services, transactional and payment infrastructure. CreditPilot’s flagship product for non-financial consumer-facing businesses is A2A (Any2Any), a digital payment ecosystem. "
target: iPSP.de GmbH
Germany-based iPSP.de GmbH offers online payment acquiring, card payout, and other processing-related services to online merchants and mobile application developers. The company also provides access to its platforms under the “managed Software as a Service (SaaS)” model.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lyf Pay, acquired Neos

synopsis: Lyf Pay, a universal mobile payment app in France, has acquired NEOS, a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
buyer: Lyf Pay
Lyf Pay is a universal mobile payment app in France. Lyf Pay is an easy-to-use payment app that covers a broad set of needs, including in-store payments, online shopping, friend and family payments, charitable donations, and more. Lyf Pay also integrates payment cards, loyalty cards and coupons. "
target: Neos
NEOS is a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

GK Software AG, acquired Valuephone GmbH

synopsis: GK Software, a leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers, has taken over valuephone GmbH. Valuephone is a leading provider of mobile couponing, mobile payment and mobile loyalty services in Germany.
buyer: GK Software AG (DB:GKS:$109.94)
GK Software AG has become the leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers with stores around the globe. Currently in over 40 countries, GK Software continues to expand along with their customers throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. "
target: Valuephone GmbH
Valuephone is a leading provider of mobile couponing, mobile payment and mobile loyalty services in Germany. The software company develops innovative applications for mobile marketing and loyalty management for a variety of retail and other businesses.
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$3
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
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closed 2/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Uphold, acquired Cortex MCP

synopsis: Uphold, a provider of a digital money platform, has acquired Cortex MCP, a leading mobile commerce and authentication company that provides the most secure mobile wallet technology in the industry. Cortex's platform and solutions enable service providers to safely accept cryptos, giving businesses and consumers the widest possible choice.
buyer: Uphold
Uphold offers a digital money platform that lets users instantly and safely access traditional currencies, cryptocurrencies, and other investments all in one place. The platform provides access to the widest range of currencies and investments available in one place, with transparency and security. "
target: Cortex MCP
Cortex MCP is a leading mobile commerce and authentication company that provides the most secure mobile wallet technology in the industry. Cortex's platform and solutions enable merchants and service providers to safely accept cryptos, giving businesses and consumers the widest possible choice.
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closed 3/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Synchrony Financial, acquired GPShopper, LLC

synopsis: Synchrony Financial, a consumer financial services company that offers their customers a variety of credit products through their websites, mobile apps, and partner locations, announced that it has acquired GPShopper, an innovative developer of mobile apps that offer retailers and brands a full suite of commerce, engagement and analytic tools.
buyer: Synchrony Financial (SYF:$7,216.00)
Synchrony Financial is one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. Through their partners’ over 350,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites, they offer their customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services. "
target: GPShopper, LLC
GPShopper is the leading mobile commerce and engagement platform for retailers and brands that want to create custom app experiences for their customers. Their native mobile app solutions and proprietary SDK empower retailers to drive customer engagement and loyalty through multiple touch points.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Netcetera AG, acquired Nexperts GmbH

synopsis: Netcetera has acquired a 100% stake in Nexperts GmbH, complementing its offering in the payment area with the wallet, mobile payment and NFC expertise from Nexperts. Nexperts is a leading provider of mobile contactless solutions in the area of payments, with profound experience and expertise in bringing NFC applications to mobile platforms.
buyer: Netcetera AG
As a leading Swiss software company, Netcetera supports its customers worldwide with trend-setting products and custom software. They cover the entire IT service lifecycle, from strategy to implementation and operation. "
target: Nexperts GmbH
Nexperts is a leading provider of mobile contactless solutions in the area of payments. The company has profound experience and expertise in bringing NFC applications to mobile platforms such as Android and iPhone. Solutions from Nexperts are used by banks, retailers and mobile operators.
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announced 3/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ackroo Inc., will acquire Appetite

synopsis: Ackroo Inc. and D1 Mobile announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Ackroo to acquire D1 Mobile's Appetite® Mobile Pay and Loyalty platform and D1 Mobile's customer base of 281 locations. The Appetite® platform empowered franchisors and retail chains with in-store mobile payment and loyalty solutions.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$5.02)
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty solutions into the North American gift card and loyalty market. Their solutions enable businesses, merchants and business networks to increase profitability and build long-term customer relationships through customized gift card and loyalty programs. "
target parent: D1 Mobile
target: Appetite
The Appetite® platform empowered franchisors and retail chains with in-store mobile payment and loyalty solutions, and instantaneous engagement and data aggregation tools.
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closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Boku, Inc., acquired mopay

synopsis: Boku, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, announced the acquisition of mopay, one of the largest carrier billing companies in the world. The acquisition makes Boku the largest standalone provider of carrier billing-based mobile payment services in the world, adding marquee merchant customers like Valve, gameloft, and Wargaming.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target parent: Acision
target: mopay
mopay is a global leader in innovative payment solutions for online merchants. mopay’s core platform enables merchants of virtual, digital and physical goods and services to bill charges directly to consumers’ cell phone, land line and broadband accounts.
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closed 9/17/2014 via Market Wire

Slyce, acquired Pounce

synopsis: Slyce Inc. announced the acquisition of mobile commerce company BuyCode, Inc, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based company that developed the Pounce image recognition-based shopping app. The Pounce app identifies product images in offline media (flyers, magazines, catalogs, billboards) and enables instant purchasing without leaving the app.
buyer: Slyce (SLC:$0.83)
Slyce integrates with the world's leading retail brands to provide their shoppers with the ability to find the things that inspire them simply by snapping a photo with their smartphone or scanning an image on their desktop. "
target: Pounce
Pounce brings 1-click purchases to the offline world of brick&mortar retailers. The Pounce app identifies product images in offline media (flyers, magazines, catalogs, billboards) and enables instant purchasing without leaving the app.
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closed 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Leaf Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, the nation's fifth largest payment processor and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, announced that it acquired Leaf, creator of a mobile Point of Sale (POS) tablet specifically designed for commerce.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, mobile commerce, e-commerce, marketing solutions, security technology, payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to more than 275,000 business and educational locations nationwide. "
target: Leaf Holdings, Inc.
Founded in 2011, Leaf is a mobile POS payment system specifically designed to meet the needs of small merchants. The Android-based Leaf tablets accept all forms of customer payment, including credit cards, gift cards, cash, PayPal, and mobile payments.
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closed 8/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Manhattan Associates, acquired Global Bay Mobile Technologies

synopsis: Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of GlobalBay Technologies from VeriFone, a leading provider of next-generation mobile retail solutions.
buyer: Manhattan Associates (MANH:$451.49)
Manhattan Associates brings companies closer to their customers. They design, build and deliver market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions that drive top line growth by converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution and efficiency. "
target parent: VeriFone, Inc.
target: Global Bay Mobile Technologies
Global Bay Mobile Technologies is a leading provider of next-generation mobile retail solutions. Global Bay works with retailers to increase sales and improve customer satisfaction with mobile applications that leverage existing POS, e-commerce, and traditional store systems.
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closed 5/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Phunware, Inc., acquired Digby

synopsis: Phunware Inc., an Austin mobile software maker, has acquired another software developer operated by Austin-based 30 Second Software Inc. 30 Second Software, Inc., doing business as Digby, provides mobile commerce and mobile in-store customer engagement solutions for retailers.
buyer: Phunware, Inc.
Phunware is the global pioneer of Mobile-as-a-Service (MaaS) -- the only fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize users on mobile. "
target: Digby
Digby provides mobile commerce and mobile in-store customer engagement solutions for retailers. Digby's Localpoint is a mobile platform that enables location-based marketing, analytics, and commerce for brands to attract, and influence relationship with their loyal customers across channels.
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closed 10/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Sequent Software, Inc., acquired ViVOTech, Inc.

synopsis: Sequent, a leading provider of Trusted Service Manager software and services, has acquired the software division of ViVOtech, one of the pioneering companies in Near Field Communication (NFC).
buyer: Sequent Software, Inc.
Founded in 2010 by payment and mobile industry veterans, Sequent provides a leading Trusted Service Manager software and services platform. Sequent's software and services platform enables consumers to easily and securely download payment cards and other credentials to their mobile devices. "
target: ViVOTech, Inc.
ViVOtech is a market leader in contactless/ Near Field Communication (NFC) payment software, over the air (OTA) card provisioning, promotion, and transaction management infrastructure software, NFC smart posters, and contactless readers/writers.
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closed 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired 5th Finger, LLC.

synopsis: Merkle, a leading customer relationship marketing (CRM) firm and the nation’s largest privately-held agency, announced that it has acquired San Francisco-based 5th Finger, a leading technology-enabled mobile solutions provider.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is the nation’s largest and fastest growing customer relationship marketing agency. By combining a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines, Merkle works with clients to design, execute and evaluate Integrated Customer Marketing™ programs. "
target: 5th Finger, LLC.
5th Finger brings the power of in-store mobile and m-commerce to the retail experience and improves medication adherence and health through mobile sites, apps and tablet solutions for healthcare industry clients.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

VeriFone, Inc., acquired Global Bay Mobile Technologies

synopsis: VeriFone Systems, Inc. has acquired Global Bay Mobile Technologies, provider of next-generation mobile retail solutions. Global Bay has worked with retailers across North America, Europe and Asia to increase sales and improve customer satisfaction with mobile applications that leverage existing POS, e-commerce, and traditional store systems.
buyer: VeriFone, Inc. (PAY:$2,000.46)
VeriFone Systems, Inc. is the global leader in secure electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated, consumer-facing and self-service payment systems. "
target: Global Bay Mobile Technologies
Global Bay Mobile Technologies is a leading provider of next-generation mobile retail solutions. Global Bay works with retailers to increase sales and improve customer satisfaction with mobile applications that leverage existing POS, e-commerce, and traditional store systems.
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$28
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closed 12/17/2010 via BusinessWire

LiveWire Mobile, acquired FoneStarz Media Group

synopsis: Livewire Mobile, Inc., a world leader in mobile music and content, announced that it has acquired FoneStarz Media Group Limited, an award-winning mobile digital storefront and mobile content supplier currently working with many of the world’s largest telecom and media brands.
buyer: LiveWire Mobile (LVWR:$13.25)
LiveWire Mobile, is a global provider of managed personalization services for mobile operators. Their integrated suite of music and video services includes ringback tones, ringtones and full track downloads, as well as dedicated content and service marketing. "
target: FoneStarz Media Group
FoneStarz powers the mobile content experience for Operators, OEMs and branded media partners around the world. Its managed portal services deliver results, improving the customer experience and delivering mobile entertainment products available to more than 4,000 different handsets.
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$2.30
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Morpho, acquired AirTag

synopsis: Morpho (Safran) has finalized its acquisition of AirTag, a French startup specialized in innovative mobile payment solutions. AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. This latest acquisition further reinforces Morpho's growth strategy in the digital security market.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. "
target parent: Seventure Partners
target: AirTag
AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. The company developed AirPass, a "virtual bank card" solution using HCE* (Host Card Emulation) technology and based on a proprietary Tokenization platform (involving a single-use payment token).
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Morpho, acquired AirTag

synopsis: Morpho (Safran) has finalized its acquisition of AirTag, a French startup specialized in innovative mobile payment solutions. AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. This latest acquisition further reinforces Morpho's growth strategy in the digital security market.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. "
target parent: Seventure Partners
target: AirTag
AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. The company developed AirPass, a "virtual bank card" solution using HCE* (Host Card Emulation) technology and based on a proprietary Tokenization platform (involving a single-use payment token).
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closed 9/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Morpho, acquired Dictao

synopsis: Morpho, one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions, has finalized the acquisition of Dictao, the leading publisher of software solutions for security and digital trust. Their software platform guarantees the security of digital transactions, and gives users confidence thanks to reliable proof.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. "
target: Dictao
Dictao is the leading publisher of software solutions for security and digital trust. Their software platform guarantees the security of digital transactions, and gives users confidence thanks to reliable proof.
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closed 7/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Morpho, acquired Cassis International

synopsis: Morpho (Safran group), one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions, announced it has acquired Cassis International, a pioneer and leader in Trusted Service Management (TSM).
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. "
target: Cassis International
Cassis International Pte. Ltd. develops software technology and services in the field of secure personal devices. The company offers trusted services management (TSM), mobile payments, and near field communications (NFC) technologies.
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announced 7/26/2011 via Company Press Release

L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. will be merged with Safran SA,

synopsis: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. and Safran, a leading international high-technology group, have received approval for the pending merger transaction. L-1 Identity Solutions protects and secures personal identities and assets. Its divisions include Biometrics / Enterprise Access and Secure Credentialing solutions and Enrollment services.
buyer: Safran SA (ENXTPA:SAF:$26,889.36)
Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: aerospace, defence and security. Operating worldwide, the Group has more than 54,000 employees and generated sales of 10.8 billion euros in 2010. "
target: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. protects and secures personal identities and assets. Its divisions include Biometrics / Enterprise Access and Secure Credentialing solutions and Enrollment services.
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$1,118 [$1,585]
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closed 3/12/2018 via PR Newswire

StereoVision Imaging, Inc., acquired Digital Signal Corporation

synopsis: StereoVision Imaging, Inc., the global leader of man-portable mid-range 3D facial recognition systems, has acquired Digital Signal Corporation, a world leader in three dimensional (3D) long-range facial recognition solutions for government and commercial clients.
buyer: StereoVision Imaging, Inc.
StereoVision Imaging has developed and deployed with the U.S. Military a revolutionary mid-range, hand-held 3D facial recognition technology that integrates traditional binocular optics with proprietary image enhancement facial analytic algorithms. "
target: Digital Signal Corporation
Digital Signal Corporation (DSC) is a world leader in three dimensional (3D) long-range facial recognition solutions for government and commercial clients. They offer comprehensive enterprise biometric solutions and customized applications to suit customer needs.
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closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Interact Public Safety Systems, Inc., purchased Law Enforcement Division from BIO-key International, Inc.

synopsis: InterAct Public Safety Systems, a leading provider of safety and security software used by government agencies as well as private sector businesses, today announced the completion of its acquisition of BIO-key International’s Law Enforcement Division, including MobileCop®, PocketCop® and InfoExchange®.
buyer: Interact Public Safety Systems, Inc.
Since 1975, InterAct Public Safety has led the industry in providing both stand-alone and fully integrated mission-critical public safety and homeland security systems and products. "
seller: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$5.24)
BIO-key develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, governments and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with real time data and images.
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$11
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closed 6/11/2014 via PR Newswire

SECURUS Technologies, Inc., acquired JLG Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Securus Technologies, one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, announced the acquisition of JLG Technologies, LLC, a provider of sophisticated continuous (throughout the call) voice biometric analysis and investigative analysis tools to the corrections and law enforcement sectors.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. "
target: JLG Technologies, LLC
JLG Technologies, founded in 2005, is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts and provides sophisticated continuous (throughout the call) voice biometric analysis and investigative analysis tools to the corrections and law enforcement sectors.
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Paragon Total Solutions, Inc. merged with ComnetiX, Inc.,

synopsis: ComnetiX Inc, a leading provider of biometric identification and authentication solutions across North America, announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held, Carrollton, GA-based Paragon Total Solutions Inc, a well-established provider of biometric technology serving law-enforcement and government agencies.
buyer parent: L-1 Identity Solutions
buyer: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc. "
target: Paragon Total Solutions, Inc.
Paragon provides a complete comprehensive suite of public safety software and integrated turnkey solutions that include mobile systems, a full-featured computer aided dispatch system, live-scan (criminal & applicant), Internet data sharing, AFIS and archive systems.
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closed 11/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired AFIX

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired the AFIX™ suite of biometric products from Maxar Technologies. AFIX provides turnkey face and fingerprint biometric matching and forensic analysis software for small and medium-sized law enforcement and government agencies.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target parent: Maxar Technologies
target: AFIX
AFIX provides turnkey face and fingerprint biometric matching and forensic analysis software for small and medium-sized law enforcement and government agencies.
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N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, has acquired Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc. (EAS), a provider of law enforcement software. EAS serves over 200 governmental agencies across the Southeastern U.S. They offer solutions for records management, jail management, applicant fingerprinting systems, and mobile patrol tools.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Headquartered in Canada, Harris provides feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target: Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc.
Eagle Advantage Solutions (EAS) is a leading provider of law enforcement software. EAS serves more than 200 governmental agencies across the Southeastern U.S. They offer solutions for records management, jail management, applicant fingerprinting systems, and mobile patrol tools.
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closed 12/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Avedon Capital Partners, acquired WCC Group B.V.

synopsis: Dutch-based growth capital investor Avedon Capital Partners has acquired a majority shareholding in WCC Group, an employment software solutions firm. WCC delivers software solutions to the Employment and the Identity Market.
buyer: Avedon Capital Partners
Avedon Capital Partners is a growth investor passionate about supporting exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams of high growth companies to realise their fast track ambitions in partnership. "
target: WCC Group B.V.
WCC delivers software solutions to the Employment and the Identity Market. In the Employment market WCC serves many of the world’s public employment services, as well as staffing companies around the world.
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Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired AGNITIO

synopsis: Nuance Communications has acquired long-time Voice Biometrics specialist Agnitio. Agnitio offers voice verification systems including speakers and software application for forensic analyzes of voice samples, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$1,463.14)
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. "
target: AGNITIO
Agnitio provides voice biometric solutions. The Company offers voice verification systems including speakers and software application for forensic analyzes of voice samples, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence.
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Spindle, Inc.
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year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: RTGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RTG Ventures, Inc.
RTG Ventures, Inc.
RTG Ventures offers Music & Entertainment Technology Solutions and Digital Marketing Services. Harnessing the strength of its digital marketing agency, the company has applied its knowledge process in developing cutting edge technology platforms for web, mobile and tablet devices.
year
2010
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
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2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
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BigCommerce Pty. Ltd.
BigCommerce Pty. Ltd.
Bigcommerce is a leading software-as-a-service ecommerce platform that empowers merchants of all sizes to build, innovate and grow their businesses online. BigCommerce provides merchants sophisticated enterprise-grade functionality, customization, and performance with simplicity and ease-of-use.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$219.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($70.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
813
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$130.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.67
EBIT ($mm)
$9.50
Net Income ($mm)
$7.82
Employees
642
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
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rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: LSE:ATG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Auction Technology Group
Auction Technology Group
ATG ("Auction Technology Group") is a global technology company headquartered in London Bridge. The company's platform powers live and timed auctions across multiple verticals, including Art and Antiques, Classic Cars, Industrial & Commercial, and Consumer Retail Returns.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.21
EBIT ($mm)
($2.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WSE:SHO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shoper S.A.
Shoper S.A.
Shoper is the leader of e-commerce platforms available on the Polish market in the SaaS model. The Shoper software enables entrepreneurs to quickly, easily and conveniently set up their own online store and conduct online sales.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$13.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.81
EBIT ($mm)
$4.81
Net Income ($mm)
$3.73
Employees
135
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Ticker: TSXV:PBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc.
PowerBand Solutions is a Canadian provider of cloud-based Auction and Finance Portal software tools for automotive dealerships, OEMs, and rental companies. Their remarketing platform incorporates the latest auction technologies, inventory management, market intelligence, and appraisal processes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: BLIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital is developer of the award-winning iAPPS Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions. The iAPPS platform integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites or eCommerce web stores.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$11.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.57
EBIT ($mm)
$0.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: GLBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global-e
Global-e
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$216.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($37.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
289
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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$66.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.57
EBIT ($mm)
$2.81
Net Income ($mm)
$1.74
Employees
282
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Ticker: AIM:ATQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC launched its merchandising platform, Freestyle Merchandising, in 2009. It provides product recommendations, site search and visual merchandising. The company now has over 120 clients including Vans, boohoo.com and Superdry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
133
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Ticker: TSXV:QIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its dealership and customer management system, XSELLERATOR. XSELLERATOR automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
44
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Ticker: US:AWRE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aware, Inc.
Aware, Inc.
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$16.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.73)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
90
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