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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
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$92
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closed 12/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Dubber Pty Ltd, acquired Speik

synopsis: Australia-based Dubber Corporation Limited has acquired Speik, a UK-based provider of call recording and PCI Compliance solutions. The acquisition furthers Dubber's vision of dubbing the world's networks and communications solutions to put AI on every phone, transforming voice data into a source of value for Enterprises and Governments globally.
buyer: Dubber Pty Ltd (DUB.ASX:$7.39)
Australia-based Dubber is the world's most scalable Unified Call Recording service and Voice Intelligence Cloud. Dubber allows service providers to offer call recording for compliance, business intelligence, sentiment analysis, AI and more on any phone. "
target: Speik
Speik is a leading UK-based provider of call recording and PCI Compliance solutions. The company's solutions cover fixed-line and mobile call recording, PCI phone payments, call archive services, live phone fraud detection, and real-time speech analytics.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stripe Inc., acquired Touchtech Payments

synopsis: Stripe, a San Francisco, CA-based payments infrastructure company, acquired Touchtech Payments, a Dublin, Ireland-based verification tech company. Touchtech Payments provides advanced SCA-ready authentication technology for some of Europe’s fintech companies and challenger banks.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Touchtech Payments
Touchtech Payments is a Fintech company in Ireland. Touchtech specialises in online authentication for financial institutions. Touchtech provides compliant solutions that can be used to authenticate just about anything, from online payments to loan agreements to banking logins.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

ASG Technologies Group, Inc., will acquire Mitek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ASG Technologies, the trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management, and governance for the world’s top enterprises, has announced its intent to acquire Mitek Systems, a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning.
buyer parent: Elliott Management Corp.
buyer: ASG Technologies Group, Inc.
ASG Technologies Group, Inc. provides global organizations with a modern approach to Digital Transformation to succeed in the Information Economy. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems. "
target: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$110.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction.
price ($mm)[EV]
$423 [$405]
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
96.8x
closed 12/6/2016 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, acquired InAuth

synopsis: American Express announced it has acquired InAuth, Inc., a provider of mobile device authentication and intelligence solutions. InAuth’s technology is used by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, payment networks and merchants to reduce risk and identify potential fraud utilizing its mobile-first device authentication capabilities.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: InAuth
InAuth is the leading digital device intelligence company for a mobile-first world. InAuth delivers advanced device identification, risk detection, and analysis capabilities to help organizations limit risk, remove friction, and reduce fraud within their digital channels.
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closed 7/7/2016 via Market Wire

Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc., acquired Cyberloq

synopsis: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. announced that is has acquired joint ownership along with Mark Carten, the company CTO of the CyberloQ technology. The CyberloQ technology is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
buyer: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ACRT:$0.01)
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. has developed a credit management software platform that allows large and small businesses to offer credit management tools to its clients. "
target: Cyberloq
CyberloQ is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
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announced 12/31/2015 via PE Hub

MCI Capital S.A., will acquire Mobiltek

synopsis: MCI, one of the most dynamic private equity groups in Emerging Europe, is to acquire Mobiltek, the largest player in the aggregation of text message services. Mobiltek is also involved in developing IT solutions, with a focus on mobile banking and payments.
buyer: MCI Capital S.A. (WSE:MCI:$38.71)
MCI Capital S.A. is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey. "
target: Mobiltek
Mobiltek is the largest player in the aggregation of text message services. The company is also involved in developing IT solutions, with a focus on mobile banking and payments. Currently Mobiltek is a recognised expert in the sector of mobile financial services.
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closed 4/7/2014 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, acquired Metaforic

synopsis: INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced that it has acquired Metaforic, a leader in the development of software obfuscation technologies and encryption-related security software for a variety of industries, including the mobile payment and mobile banking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
target: Metaforic
Metaforic Technology allows software creators to render their Applications and Data self-defending from the time it is released. Developers automatically integrate Metaforic into their own applications to protect them from subversion, theft, tampering, or other corruption.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Kreditech, acquired Kontomierz

synopsis: Kreditech, the consumer finance technology Group, has acquired 100% of Kontomierz.pl Sp. z o. o. Kontomierz has built a market leading technology named KontoX to verify client identity (KYC) and gain read-only access to bank accounts. KontoX provides a missing API to bank systems.
buyer: Kreditech
The Kreditech Group uses big data and complex machine-learning algorithms to serve a simple mission: “Building a ‘digital bank’ for the unscored worldwide.” Its proprietary technology allows it financial service providers to acquire, identify, score, pay out and upsell customers within seconds. "
target: Kontomierz
Kontomierz is the leading provider of account aggregation technology in Europe. Having developed unique expertise in the field of financial information, they have been providing valuable B2B and B2C services for many years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SilverLake Axis Limited, will acquire X Infotech

synopsis: Silverlake Axis Ltd, a leading provider of Digital Economy Solutions and Services, has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire an 80% stake in XInfotech, a global provider of software solutions for the issuance and verification of digital identity documents and smart cards.
buyer: SilverLake Axis Limited (SGX:5CP:$141.53)
Silverlake Axis Ltd (SAL) is a leading provider of digital economy solutions and services for major organisations in Banking, Insurance, Payments, Retail and Logistics industries. Founded in 1989, SAL has an impeccable track record of successful delivery of innovative and transformative solutions. "
target: X Infotech
Latvia-based XInfotech Group (“XInfo”) is a global provider of software solutions for the issuance and verification of digital identity documents and smart cards.
price ($mm)
$16*
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closed 1/17/2014 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired IdenTrust

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired IdenTrust. IdenTrust, Inc. provides digital identity authentication solutions to the financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, department of defense, energy, and supply chain markets internationally. Its solutions include PLOT, policies, legal framework, operations hosting, and technology.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. provides digital identity authentication solutions to the financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, department of defense, energy, and supply chain markets internationally. Its solutions include PLOT, policies, legal framework, operations hosting, and technology.
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closed 9/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Parallax Capital Partners LLC, acquired IdenTrust

synopsis: US-based private equity fund Parallax Capital Partners, LLC has bought Chennai-based Polaris Financial Technology Ltd's US arm IdenTrust, Inc. IdenTrust Inc, a subsidiary of Polaris, is engaged in the business of trusted identity solutions and digital identity authentication services based in the United States.
buyer: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
Parallax Capital Partners specializes in acquiring and operating software companies that have proven products and established customer bases. Parallax provides its portfolio companies with experienced management skills as well as cost effective infrastructure support. "
target parent: Polaris Financial Technology Limited
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. is a global leader in trusted identity solutions accepted by global financial institutions, government agencies, and corporations. As the only government regulated, bank-built identity company, IdenTrust provides a worldwide network of trusted credentials based on global standards.
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announced 4/27/2011 via Company Press Release

Polaris Software Lab Ltd., will acquire IdenTrust

synopsis: Polaris Software Lab Ltd announced a strategic investment in IdenTrust, a global leader in trusted identity solutions recognized by global financial institutions and one of the premier providers of digital identity authentication services to several key banks, United States federal identity programs as well as supply chain markets.
buyer: Polaris Software Lab Ltd. (BSE:532254:$296.85)
Polaris Software Lab is a leading Financial Technology company, with its comprehensive portfolio of products, services and consulting. Polaris has a talent strength of over 9,000 solution architects, domain and technology experts. "
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. is a global leader in trusted identity solutions accepted by global financial institutions, government agencies, and corporations. As the only government regulated, bank-built identity company, IdenTrust provides a worldwide network of trusted credentials based on global standards.
price ($mm)
$20*
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ company, has acquired Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: AllClear ID
target: Encap Security
Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes, as a single solution for customer mobile authentication and security, for all digital use cases and across all channels.
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closed 11/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Lock Trust, Inc., acquired Advisor TLC Inc.

synopsis: Lock Trust, Inc. announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC., a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Lock Trust was founded in 2013, providing core bank framework and a robust payment solution that will now offer One-Click Videos within the payment engine.
buyer: Lock Trust, Inc.
Lock Trust, Inc. is a startup founded in 2013 by a 25-year vet in the industry. The Company is based in both London, UK and Tampa, Florida. Lock Trust is a streamlined technology and payment processing firm serving individual consumers, small to large-market institutions. "
target: Advisor TLC Inc.
Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC. is a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Advisor TLC is a video marketing and communication system which creates custom client experiences.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

FICO, acquired EZMCOM Inc.

synopsis: FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, is adding two new product families to its portfolio: FICO® Identity Proofing and FICO® User Authentication. To support this effort, FICO has acquired EZMCOM, a security access provider for technology to protect from credential theft, account takeover and breaches.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$932.17)
FICO is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company's groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries."
target: EZMCOM Inc.
EZMCOM is a security access provider for innovative and easy-to-use technology that can be deployed to protect users, data, and applications from credential theft, account takeover and breaches. EZMCOM is working with companies worldwide to change the way they authenticate and authorize.
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closed 5/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., acquired Dealflo Limited

synopsis: VASCO Data Security, a global provider of authentication and digital signature solutions, has acquired Dealflo, a provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions in the UK. Dealflo's solutions helps businesses increase sales, reduce costs, improve compliance, improve user experience and reduce risk.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security is a world leader in providing two-factor authentication and digital signature solutions to financial institutions. More than half of the top 100 global banks rely on VASCO's solutions to protect their online, mobile and ATM channels. "
target: Dealflo Limited
Dealflo is a leading provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions in the UK. Dealflo's solutions helps businesses increase sales, reduce costs, improve compliance, improve user experience and reduce risk.
price ($mm)
$55
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announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

synopsis: First Data, a leader in commerce-enabling technology, has entered into an agreement to acquire Acculynk, a leading Atlanta-based technology company that delivers eCommerce solutions for debit card acceptance. Acculynk’s unique debit routing technology allows merchants to process online debit payments through the most cost-effective debit network.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: Acculynk
Acculynk is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializing in online payments and authentication. Acculynk's suite of software-only services secure bring PIN debit to online transactions and provide significant value to merchants, issuers, EFT networks and consumers.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AllClear ID, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Austin, U.S.-based AllClear ID, a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services, has quietly acquired Norway’s Encap Security. The Oslo-based company offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry.
buyer: AllClear ID
AllClear ID is a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services. AllClear ID is the leader in customer security, providing data breach response services to business that aim to protect their greatest asset: customers. "
target: Encap Security
Encap Security offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry. It claims customers such as Santander, EnterCard, BinckBank, TatraBanka, mydesq, Sparebanken Vest, and AllClear ID.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
price ($mm)
$92
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
price ($mm)
$92
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Cryptography Research, Inc.

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced the closing of its acquisition of Cryptography Research, Inc., a leading semiconductor security R&D and licensing company. The acquisition expands the breadth of Rambus’ breakthrough technologies available for licensing with patented innovations and solutions for content protection, network security, and more.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Founded in 1990, Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies. As a company of inventors, Rambus focuses on the development of technologies that enrich the end-user experience of electronic systems. "
target: Cryptography Research, Inc.
Cryptography Research, Inc. provides technology to solve complex security problems. In addition to security evaluation and applied engineering work, the company is actively involved in long-term research and technology licensing in areas including content protection and financial services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$249 [$187]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
12.0x
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37.5x
closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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closed 4/4/2013 via PR Newswire

American Paper Optics, Inc., acquired Jaco-Bryant Printers, Inc.

synopsis: American Paper Optics, LLC announced the acquisition of the assets and stock of Jaco-Bryant Printers , Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee. Jaco-Bryant is the largest vendor of American Paper Optics. Jaco-Bryant has helped the success and growth of American Paper Optics on their way to selling over two billion pairs of 3D glasses worldwide.
buyer: American Paper Optics, Inc.
American Paper Optics, LLC is the world's leading manufacturer of 3D glasses, operating from a 28,000 square foot plant in Bartlett, Tennessee. American Paper Optics has made numerous successful acquisitions including competitors and optical technologies. "
target: Jaco-Bryant Printers, Inc.
Jaco-Bryant Printers is the printing vendor of American Paper Optics, LLC. American Paper Optics supplies Jaco-Bryant with special paper board and production files, while Jaco-Bryant prints the sheets with excellent precision and quality, and then converts them into paper 3D glasses.
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closed 7/22/2019 via Company Press Release

CEVA, Inc., acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, announced the acquisition of the Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc. a leading global supplier of software and components for sensor processing in consumer and IoT devices.
buyer: CEVA, Inc. (CEVA:$77.28)
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT. "
target parent: InterDigital
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics, robotics and IoT devices. Hillcrest delivers innovative solutions that power a variety of consumer electronics, commercial and industrial products.
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closed 12/20/2016 via GlobeNewswire

InterDigital, acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, announced the acquisition of Hillcrest Labs, a pioneer in sensor processing technology.
buyer: InterDigital (IDCC:$288.59)
InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. They solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience. "
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) segments.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired TechMass

synopsis: TeamSystem, the Italian leader in digital business management solutions, has acquired a majority stake in TechMass, a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the Italian leader in digital business management solutions. TeamSystem provides solutions for enterprises, craftspeople, accountants, business consultants, lawyers, property managers and associations. They offer solutions for ERP, accounting, CRM, document management, and more. "
target: TechMass
TechMass is a Germany-based company focused on the digitalization of production processes. TechMass provides an IoT cloud-based tool and a digital platform to track machine performance. TechMass enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the efficiency of their production floor.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Hartford Steam Boiler, acquired Meshify

synopsis: Hartford Steam Boiler, part of Munich Re, announced it has acquired Meshify, a startup with technology that connects disconnected devices through the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). The acquisition supports HSB’s IoT strategy of providing services and technology to help businesses and insurers improve operations and prevent or reduce loss.
buyer parent: Munich Re Group
buyer: Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a member of Munich Re’s Risk Solutions family since 2009, is a leading specialty insurer providing equipment breakdown, other specialty coverages, inspection services and engineering-based risk management that set the standard for excellence worldwide. "
target: Meshify
Meshify has developed software and communication hardware to operate in the growing market of the Internet of Things (IoT). The solution allows Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) and service providers to convert existing devices to internet-connected products quickly and efficiently.
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announced 3/16/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$256.29)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
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closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, purchased Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) from AuthenTec, Inc.

synopsis: INSIDE Secure announced it has completed the acquisition of Embedded Security Solutions (ESS). ESS, an asset of AuthenTec, Inc, is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property (IP) and software for a variety of industries, including the mobile and networking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
seller parent: Apple, Inc.
seller: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s Embedded Security Solutions is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property and software for a variety of industries.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
announced 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Xyratex Ltd., will acquire ARIO Data Networks

synopsis: Xyratex Ltd. has reached a tentative agreement with Ario Data Networks to acquire key Ario Data Network assets. Under the terms of the agreement Xyratex will acquire certain intellectual property, capital assets and skilled resources.
buyer: Xyratex Ltd. (XRTX:$1,158.90)
Xyratex is a leading provider of enterprise class data storage subsystems and network technology. "
target: ARIO Data Networks
Venture-backed ARIO Data Networks provides highly scalable, and highly modular, "bladed" storage solutions and RAID controllers. ARIO's Capacity Storage Array family of "bladed" solutions takes storage to the next level of ease of use.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$78,098.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15,300 [$14,700]
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
41.0x
EV / EBITDA
117.6x
announced 9/25/2008 via PR Newswire

Hybrilonics, Inc., will be merged with FailSafe Solutions, LLC.

synopsis: FailSafe Solutions LLC, developers of automated network management solutions, announced its intent to enter into a reverse merger with Hybrilonics, Inc, a pink-sheet listed shell company. The merger will enable FailSafe, an Israeli high tech company, to broaden its access to much needed expansion capital as a public entity.
buyer: Hybrilonics, Inc.
Hybrilonics, Inc. Is a non-reporting, Delaware Corporation, formerly traded under the symbol HBLC - "pink sheets". Hybrilonics, Inc. became a shell corporation by way of an asset sale and distribution to its shareholders. "
target: FailSafe Solutions, LLC.
FailSafe Solutions LLC develops a network management device called the RITS (Robotic IT Solution) that automates much of the manual IT professional's tasks, such as maintenance, problem resolution, and storage support functions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA

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VASCO Data Security International, Inc.
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$196.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.68
EBIT ($mm)
$7.54
Net Income ($mm)
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626
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Ticker: ASX:PIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peppermint Innovation Limited
Peppermint Platform is a mobile banking, payments and remittance technology designed for banks, mobile money operators, money transfer and funds remittance companies, payment processors, retailers/merchants, credit card companies and microfinance institutions.
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Ticker: BSE:532668
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
aurionPro Solutions
aurionPro Solutions
Aurionpro Solutions is a global technology solutions leader that helps enterprises accelerate their digital innovation, securely and efficiently. It combines core domain expertise, thought leadership in innovation, security and leverages industry.
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2020
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$48.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.33
EBIT ($mm)
$7.04
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$3.59
Employees
1029
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Censof Holdings Berhad
Censof, an investment holding company, develops and markets financial management software in Malaysia and Indonesia. It operates Financial Management Software Solution, Payment Aggregation Solutions, Wealth Management Solutions, Training Solution, and Information Communication Technology segments.
year
2018
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$18.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.93)
Net Income ($mm)
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0
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Ticker: US:ALTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Altera Corporation
Altera Corporation
Altera Corporation is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets.
year
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rev ($mm)
$1,195.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$331.76
EBIT ($mm)
$302.74
Net Income ($mm)
$251.06
Employees
2579
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Ticker: RMBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rambus Inc.
Rambus Inc.
Founded in 1990, Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies. As a company of inventors, Rambus focuses on the development of technologies that enrich the end-user experience of electronic systems.
year
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rev ($mm)
$296.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.69
EBIT ($mm)
$65.10
Net Income ($mm)
$203.76
Employees
495
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Ticker: AVGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadcom Limited
Broadcom Inc. is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions. Their extensive product portfolio serves four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & other.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$22,597.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,139.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,331.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,724.00
Employees
19000
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2146
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UT Group Co., Ltd.
UT Group Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based holding company. The Group specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers. They are based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$475.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.87
EBIT ($mm)
$28.45
Net Income ($mm)
$17.52
Employees
13079
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Ticker: CAVM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks
Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications, storage and security applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$101.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
467
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Ticker: ADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices, Inc.
Analog Devices is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a broad portfolio of high performance analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in virtually all types of electronic equipment.
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2016
rev ($mm)
$3,396.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,232.51
EBIT ($mm)
$1,025.39
Net Income ($mm)
$661.81
Employees
9700
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Ticker: SZSE:002622
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rongyu Group Co., Ltd.
Rongyu Group Co., Ltd.
Rongyu Group is principally engaged in the research and development, manufacture, and distribution of electrical switch products. The Group has more than 700 employees, seven subsidiaries and a joint-stock company, involved in 3 business segments: innovation and technology and financial services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$22.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.75)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.92
Employees
536
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Ticker: IFNNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies focuses on the three main areas: Energy efficiency, Communications and Security. Therefore it offers semiconductors and system solutions for automotive, industrial electronics, chip card and security as well as applications in communications.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5,020.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,030.15
EBIT ($mm)
$431.22
Net Income ($mm)
$356.69
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Ticker: KLSE:HUAAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sino Hua-An International Bhd
Sino Hua-An International Bhd
Sino Hua-An International Bhd (Hua-An Group) is a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia. Hua-An Group is primarily engaged in the production and sale of metallurgical coke and its by-products, including coal gas, tar, crude benzene, and ammonia sulfate.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$181.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($30.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($40.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DLPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delphi Automotive PLC
Delphi Automotive PLC
Delphi Automotive PLC is a leading global technology company for automotive and commercial vehicle markets delivering solutions that help make vehicles safe, green and connected. Delphi operates technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 33 countries.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$17,014.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,062.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,371.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,278.00
Employees
145000
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Ticker: AIM:TRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transense Technologies PLC
Transense Technologies PLC
Transense Technologies PLC is a technology research licensing company. The Company develops products such as surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensors for the automotive industry. Transense licenses its technology to manufacturers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
26
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Ticker: BOVESPA:WEGE3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WEG S.A.
WEG S.A.
WEG is a Brazil-based global electric engineering equipment company, operating mainly in the capital goods sector with solutions in electric machines, automation, and paints for several sectors, including infrastructure, steel, pulp and paper, oil and gas, mining, among many others.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,014.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$461.36
EBIT ($mm)
$386.16
Net Income ($mm)
$338.48
Employees
14098
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Ticker: STEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STEC, Inc.
STEC, Inc.
STEC, Inc. is a leading global provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and solutions tailored to meet the high-performance, high-reliability needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$308.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.62
EBIT ($mm)
$25.52
Net Income ($mm)
$25.10
Employees
954
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Ticker: DB:LEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leoni AG
LEONI is a global supplier of wires, optical fibers, cables and cable systems as well as related development services for applications in the automotive business and other industries.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$4,676.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$243.32
EBIT ($mm)
$84.06
Net Income ($mm)
$22.61
Employees
77013
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Ticker: SWX:IFCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INFICON
INFICON
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$406.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.68
EBIT ($mm)
$84.01
Net Income ($mm)
$68.50
Employees
1095
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