Like Nova Language Services Ltd.

closed 5/11/2016 via Market Wire

Welocalize, acquired Nova Language Services Ltd.

synopsis: Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, has acquired Nova Traductors i Intèrprets, S.L., doing business as Nova Language Services (Nova). Founded in 1998, Nova, provides specialized translation and localization services to multinational businesses.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize, Inc. offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. They provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. "
target: Nova Language Services Ltd.
Nova Language Services provides regulated industry language solutions including translation, web and marketing localization, interpretation and multimedia services. Nova primarily focuses on services for the life sciences industry, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

BIG Language Solutions, LLC, acquired Dora Wirth Languages

synopsis: BIG Language Solutions, a top 20 full-service language provider, announced the completion of the Dora Wirth Languages (DWL) acquisition, expanding their global footprint and life sciences business. BIG and DWL offer life science, pharmaceutical, CRO, and medical device customers best-in-class language services capabilities.
buyer: BIG Language Solutions, LLC
BIG Language Solutions is disrupting the highly fragmented language industry by assembling a portfolio of high-performing and complementary language service providers (LSPs). Collectively, they navigate the complex nature of language services for customers so they can achieve global success. "
target: Dora Wirth Languages
Dora Wirth Languages (DWL) provides language solutions to major players in the life sciences industry, from international pharmaceutical companies to CROs (Contract Research Organizations). DWL can help with all stages of translation project cycles.
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

RWS Holdings plc, acquired Iconic Translation Machines

synopsis: RWS Holdings plc, one of the world’s leading language, intellectual property support services and localization providers, announces the acquisitions of Iconic Translation Machines, Ltd. Iconic Translation Machines is a multi-award winning Neural Machine Translation provider who specialises in bespoke solutions for enterprise users.
buyer: RWS Holdings plc (AIM:RWS:$471.81)
Based in the UK, RWS is a leading provider of patent translations and one of the leading players in the provision of intellectual property support services and a market leader in life sciences translations and linguistic validation as well as a language service provider in other technical areas. "
target: Iconic Translation Machines
Iconic Translation Machines is a multi-award winning Neural Machine Translation provider who specialises in bespoke solutions for enterprise users. Iconic helps the world’s largest enterprises to adopt bespoke, secure AI-powered translation solutions.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
16.7x
EV / EBITDA
869.6x
closed 3/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Morningside Translations, Inc., acquired Net-Translators

synopsis: Morningside, a leading translation services company, has acquired Net-Translators, a leading translation, localization, and multilingual testing company based in Isreal. Net-Translators helps medical-device manufacturers, software developers and hardware companies prepare their products and services for worldwide deployment.
buyer: Morningside Translations, Inc.
Morningside is a leading translation services company partnering with the Am Law 100 and Fortune 500 companies around the globe. Headquartered in New York City, they maintain a powerful global network of language consultants and legal professionals in over 100 languages and dialects. "
target: Net-Translators
Net-Translators is a leading translation, localization, and multilingual testing company based in Isreal. Net-Translators helps medical-device manufacturers, software developers and hardware companies prepare their products and services for worldwide deployment.
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closed 11/6/2015 via BusinessWire

RWS Group, acquired Corporate Translations

synopsis: Corporate Translations Inc (CTi), the world's leading life sciences translation and linguistic validation provider, has been acquired by RWS, the leading provider of intellectual property support services. CTi is based in Connecticut, USA to cater for the growing demand for high quality translation services in the life sciences sector.
buyer parent: RWS Holdings plc
buyer: RWS Group (AIM:RWS:$139.20)
RWS Group is a global leader in language services. It is a leading provider of intellectual property support services and high level technical translation and localisation services for clients in engineering, electronics, pharmaceutical and life sciences, chemical, legal and financial industries. "
target: Corporate Translations
Corporate Translations is the preferred supplier of translation solutions to the the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Founded in 1990, the company has become a recognized expert in successfully managing translation projects for the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.6x
announced 3/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Etteplan Oyj, will acquire Tedopres International B.V.

synopsis: Etteplan Oyj announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of the Dutch-based Tedopres International B.V. Tedopres provides writing and editing of manuals.
buyer: Etteplan Oyj (HLSE:ETTE:$316.95)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target parent: Main Capital Partners BV
target: Tedopres International B.V.
Tedopres specializes in all assets that come with technical documentation, including technical translation in over 50 languages, technical illustrations, as well as software development to support the creation and management of technical documentation.
price ($mm)
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$11
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0.0x
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closed 7/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Emergent Medical Associates, acquired Language Access Network Inc.

synopsis: Emergent Medical Associates is pleased to announce it has finalized the purchase of a majority interest in Language Access Network, LLC. LAN provides on-demand language interpretation services through video and audio conferencing in hospitals and other health care venues nationwide.
buyer: Emergent Medical Associates
Emergent Medical Associates, headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA, is a premier provider of physician staffing & practice management services for 15 Emergency Departments with an annual census of over 400,000 visits throughout California. "
target: Language Access Network Inc.
Language Access Network Inc. is a pioneer in video language interpretation services. Language Access Network provides pharmacies and medical facilities with professionally trained interpreters 24 hours a day, seven days a week through our centralized video language center.
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announced 10/18/2017 via PR Newswire

RWS Holdings plc, will acquire Moravia

synopsis: Moravia announced that RWS Holdings plc has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the Moravia IT Group companies. Based in the Czech Republic, Moravia is a globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, and life sciences industries to enter global markets with high quality multilingual products.
buyer: RWS Holdings plc (AIM:RWS:$471.81)
Based in the UK, RWS is a leading provider of patent translations and one of the leading players in the provision of intellectual property support services and a market leader in life sciences translations and linguistic validation as well as a language service provider in other technical areas. "
target parent: Clarion Capital Partners, LLC
target: Moravia
Based in the Czech Republic, Moravia is a leading globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, and life sciences industries to enter global markets with high quality multilingual products.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
$159
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.8x
closed 6/8/2016 via BusinessWire

United Language Group, acquired KJ International Resources

synopsis: KJ International Resources (KJI) announced that it has been acquired by United Language Group, a Minneapolis-based global organization. KJI is a leading provider of translation and localization services in a wide range of medical, technical and other highly regulated fields. KJI is strategically important to ULG's porfolio of language solutions.
buyer parent: United Language Group
buyer: United Language Group
United Language Group is a global organization headquartered in Minneapolis with offices in New York, Hong Kong, Galway (Ireland), and London. ULG is dedicated to building and managing a portfolio of high-performing and complementary language service providers. "
target: KJ International Resources
KJ International Resources is a leading provider of translation and localization services in a wide range of medical, technical and other highly regulated fields. KJ is committed to excellent customer service and high quality language services.
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closed 2/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Moravia

synopsis: Moravia, a leading globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, and life sciences industries to enter global markets with high-quality multilingual products, announced that Clarion Capital Partners, a New York-based middle market private equity firm, has acquired a majority interest in the company.
buyer: Clarion Capital Partners, LLC
Clarion Capital Partners, LLC is a private equity investment firm which seeks to make primarily control private equity investments in a diversified portfolio of middle-market companies. The firm focuses in industries such as Business, Healthcare, Financial, Consumer Products, Retail, and Media. "
target: Moravia
Moravia's services address the complex localization demands of leading global brands and fast-growing companies, primarily in the IT and life science industry sectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$100
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0.0x
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announced 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., will acquire Stratus Video Interpreting

synopsis: AMN Healthcare Services, the nation's leading innovator in healthcare talent solutions and staffing services, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Stratus Video, a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers.
buyer: AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS:$2,677.20)
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. "
target parent: Kinderhook Industries
target: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video is a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers. Stratus Video is the largest and fastest growing video remote interpreting company in the world.
price ($mm)
$475
rev ($mm)
$119
EBITDA ($mm)
$34
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
14.0x
closed 5/23/2019 via PE Hub

InDemand Interpreting merged with Stratus Video Interpreting,

synopsis: Stratus Video, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, announced the acquisition of InDemand Interpreting, a Seattle, WA-based provider of video and audio interpreting solutions for Limited English Proficient, Deaf, and Hard of Hearing patients through medically qualified/certified interpreters.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video is a language services company that is changing the way limited English proficiency patients communicate with their healthcare providers. Stratus Video is the largest and fastest growing video remote interpreting company in the world. "
target: InDemand Interpreting
By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology, InDemand Interpreting provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care.
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closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

RWS Holdings plc, acquired PharmaQuest Ltd.

synopsis: RWS Holdings has completed the acquisition of PharmaQuest Limited. PharmaQuest specialises in providing high quality translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures resulting from clinical trials conducted globally.
buyer: RWS Holdings plc (AIM:RWS:$471.81)
RWS Holdings provides intellectual property support services such as patent translations and technical searches for clients in the medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, aerospace, and telecommunications industries. "
target: PharmaQuest Ltd.
PharmaQuest is a medical translation company specialising in the translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures. PharmaQuest specialises in the translation and linguistic validation of patient reported outcome measures.
price ($mm)
$3.58
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$2
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1.7x
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Language Line Services, acquired Pacific Interpreters, Inc.

synopsis: Language Line Services, the number one provider of interpretation and translation services across all types of businesses, announced it has acquired competitor Pacific Interpreters, a nearly $50 million provider of language services to the healthcare industry, from private equity firm Sterling Partners.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Language Line Services
Language Line Services, the global leader in telephone interpreting and language solutions, serves clients in government, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, utilities, insurance and many other industries. "
target parent: Sterling Partners
target: Pacific Interpreters, Inc.
Pacific Interpreters provides language services helping to eliminate language barriers for Limited English Proficient and Deaf individuals. It provides telephonic interpreting, regional onsite interpreting—including support for American Sign Language—document translation, and expert consulting.
price ($mm)
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$50
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 7/30/2012 via PR Web

Pacific Interpreters, Inc., acquired Fluent Language Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Pacific Interpreters, Inc. announced it has combined forces with North Carolina-based Fluent Language Solutions, Inc., a comprehensive language services provider offering face-to-face, over-the-phone and video interpreting, as well as translation services, to more than 1,700 customers.
buyer parent: Sterling Partners
buyer: Pacific Interpreters, Inc.
Pacific Interpreters, Inc. is a comprehensive language services provider, helping to eliminate language barriers for Limited English Proficient individuals by offering telephonic interpreting 24/7/365 in over 180 languages, fast and accurate document translation, and expert consulting. "
target: Fluent Language Solutions, Inc.
Fluent Language Solutions, Inc. is one of the largest full-service language services providers in the country. The company serves over 1,700 clients in the healthcare, government services, legal, educational, and corporate communities.
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closed 4/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Insignia Capital Group, acquired Metanexgen, Inc.

synopsis: Insignia Capital Group announced the acquisition of metanexgen from DFW Capital Partners. Based in Bensalem, PA, metanexgen is a provider of technology-enabled multi-channel marketing solutions that allow pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device brands to effectively market their products to healthcare practitioners.
buyer: Insignia Capital Group
Insignia Capital is a private equity firm working with lower-middle market companies. Insignia Capital works with a wide variety of companies but their specialty is consumer, business services and healthcare. "
target parent: DFW Capital Partners
target: Metanexgen, Inc.
Metanexgen is a provider of technology-enabled multi-channel marketing solutions that allow pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device brands to effectively market their products to healthcare practitioners.
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closed 5/11/2016 via Market Wire

Welocalize, acquired Nova Language Services Ltd.

synopsis: Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, has acquired Nova Traductors i Intèrprets, S.L., doing business as Nova Language Services (Nova). Founded in 1998, Nova, provides specialized translation and localization services to multinational businesses.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize, Inc. offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. They provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. "
target: Nova Language Services Ltd.
Nova Language Services provides regulated industry language solutions including translation, web and marketing localization, interpretation and multimedia services. Nova primarily focuses on services for the life sciences industry, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Welocalize, acquired SearchStar

synopsis: Welocalize, a company that enables brands to reach and grow global audiences around the world, has acquired SearchStar, a leading independent digital media buying agency with deep analytics and conversion expertise.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize enables brands to reach and grow global audiences in over 200 languages through solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, and automation. Delivering multilingual content that accelerates global business performance is at the heart of what they do. "
target: SearchStar
Based in the UK, SearchStar is a leading independent digital media buying agency with deep analytics and conversion expertise. Tried, tested and trusted, they achieve outstanding results by spending time getting to know businesses and its goals.
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closed 5/11/2016 via Market Wire

Welocalize, acquired Nova Language Services Ltd.

synopsis: Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, has acquired Nova Traductors i Intèrprets, S.L., doing business as Nova Language Services (Nova). Founded in 1998, Nova, provides specialized translation and localization services to multinational businesses.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize, Inc. offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. They provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. "
target: Nova Language Services Ltd.
Nova Language Services provides regulated industry language solutions including translation, web and marketing localization, interpretation and multimedia services. Nova primarily focuses on services for the life sciences industry, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device.
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closed 2/29/2016 via Market Wire

Welocalize, acquired Adapt Worldwide

synopsis: Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, announced they have acquired Adapt Worldwide. Adapt Worldwide provides specialized multilingual digital marketing services to brand leaders and global organizations across multiple industries including technology, manufacturing, leisure, retail, travel and hospitality.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize, Inc. offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. They provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. "
target: Adapt Worldwide
Adapt Worldwide helps brands expand their global reach across markets and platforms in more than 175 languages. Increasing demands for an integrated approach between marketing and localization, Adapt Worldwide assists through the cultural adaption of content across digital channels.
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announced 2/8/2012 via PE Hub

Welocalize, will acquire Park IP Translations

synopsis: Riverside Partners, a Boston based private equity firm, announced that it has come to agreement to make a significant investment in Park IP Translations, the market leader in the highly technical field of patent translation. The investment will be made through Riverside Partners’ portfolio company, Welocalize.
buyer parent: Riverside Partners, LLC.
buyer: Welocalize
Welocalize offers integrated globalization services and products for the fluid and rapid deployment of enterprise content and applications to international markets. It provides globalization consulting, translation, localization, testing solutions and enterprise translation management tools. "
target: Park IP Translations
Park IP Translations is a language services company that serves the legal intellectual property services community through translation, interpretation, and consultancy services. Park is headquartered in New York City and possesses a network of offices and supplier relationships worldwide.
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announced 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Straker Translations, will acquire Lingotek, Inc.

synopsis: New Zealand-based language service provider (LSP) Straker Translations has acquired Lingotek, a Utah-based translation management system provider and LSP. Lingotek’s Translation Network is the only cloud-based SaaS solution to connect all an organization’s global content in one place, giving them the power to manage their brand worldwide.
buyer: Straker Translations (ASX:STG:$20.79)
New Zealand-based Straker Translations is a cloud-enabled translation services provider. The company has built a technology platform using Artificial Intelligence that enables human translators to deliver faster and more accurate translations at a lower cost. "
target: Lingotek, Inc.
Lingotek’s Translation Network is the only cloud-based SaaS solution to connect all an organization’s global content in one place, giving them the power to manage their brand worldwide.
price ($mm)
$6.47
rev ($mm)
$8
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EV / rev
1.2x
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired Memsource

synopsis: Global investment firm The Carlyle Group announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Memsource, a leading translation technology provider based in Prague that assists global corporations and the language services industry to automate the localisation of large volumes of multilingual content.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target: Memsource
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, Memsource is a leading translation technology provider that assists global corporations and the language services industry to automate the localisation of large volumes of multilingual content.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Transfluent, acquired Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy

synopsis: Transfluent Oy, which develops and offers digital translation services, has acquired Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy. Navitep Oy is a software company whose main product is software developed for automating the translation process. Translatum Oy is an expert company specialising in international communications and a wide range of translation services.
buyer: Transfluent
Transfluent Oy, established in 2007, develops and provides digital translation services. Transfluent specialises in a translation experience that is as automated and easy to use as possible. High-quality translations are produced by professional translators via digital services. "
target: Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy
Navitep Oy, established in 2012, is a software company whose main product is software developed for automating the translation process. Translatum Oy is an expert company specialising in international communications and combining a wide range of translation services and innovative technologies.
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closed 8/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Aspect Software, acquired LinguaSys

synopsis: Aspect Software, a leading award-winning cloud provider of fully-integrated consumer engagement, workforce optimization, and back-office solutions, announced the acquisition of the technology assets of LinguaSys, an Interactive Text Response (ITR), and natural language user interface provider.
buyer: Aspect Software
Aspect helps enterprise contact centers deliver remarkable customer experiences across every conversation and every channel – through a single, elegant software platform. "
target: LinguaSys
LinguaSys provides Interactive Text Response (ITR), natural language user interface, and near-real time text translations to leading Fortune 100 companies. LinguaSys' technology allows channels like SMS and Twitter to become two-way conversations, expanding omni-channel service interactions.
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closed 10/17/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Sajan, Inc., acquired New-Global Corporation

synopsis: Sajan, Inc., a global provider of language services and translation management software, has acquired the New-Global Group of companies. New-Global is a provider of multilingual communication services and technologies - serving clients in the United States, Canada and Europe through offices in Montreal, Canada and Madrid, Spain.
buyer: Sajan, Inc. (SAJA:$29.22)
Sajan is a leading provider of global language translation and localization services, helping clients around the world expand seamlessly into any global market. The foundation of Sajan's solution is its industry leading language translation management system technology, GCMSTM. "
target: New-Global Corporation
Through its industry leading translation services and advanced technology systems, and multilingual call center services, New-Global helps the world's leading global companies and organizations communicate and manage information in the new global business environment.
price ($mm)
$0.49
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
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closed 3/21/2018 via PR Newswire

LanguageWire A/S, acquired Frontlab ApS

synopsis: LanguageWire, a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform for collaborating with language experts, has acquired Frontlab, a company in Denmark that provides software for optimizing the production of both print & online materials. Frontlab's product suite enables efficient creation and proofing of high-quality marketing.
buyer parent: Catacap
buyer: LanguageWire A/S
LanguageWire is a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform that allows businesses to collaborate with experts in the language and translation industry. Their platform provides access to a global network of over 5,000 language experts, including translators, copywriters and more. "
target: Frontlab ApS
Founded in 2005, Frontlab is a company in Denmark that provides software for optimizing the production of both print & online materials for enterprises, language service providers & creative agencies. Frontlab's product suite enables efficient creation and proofing of high-quality marketing.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Technicis Translation, acquired TextMaster S.A.

synopsis: TextMaster, a Paris, France-based translation startup, has been acquired by French translation agency Technicis. TextMaster's cloud-based platform connects companies with translators and copywriters to create marketing content for launching and operating in new markets. Clients can access TextMaster online or through a range of partners.
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis, headquartered in Paris, France, is one of Europe’s largest translation service agencies. Technicis is able to meet all of the language needs of businesses from any sector and in any language combination thanks to its global network of 4,500 specialised translators. "
target: TextMaster S.A.
TextMaster is a France-based translation startup. TextMaster's cloud-based platform connects companies with translators and copywriters to create marketing content for launching and operating in new markets. Clients can access TextMaster online or through a wide range of integrations and partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
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closed 8/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Stratus Video Interpreting, acquired Capiche

synopsis: Stratus Video Interpreting, a national leader in video remote interpreting (VRI), is broadening its capabilities with the acquisition of Capiche, a mobile video interpreting platform, in an effort to provide equal access to quality language services for the U.S. Limited English Proficiency population.
buyer: Stratus Video Interpreting
Stratus Video Interpreting provides on-demand interpreter services by using technology to connect clients with interpreters in over 175 spoken and signed languages. Stratus clients use the technology to connect with their own staff interpreters, as well as with Stratus interpreters. "
target: Capiche
Capiche is a mobile video interpreting platform. By combining the latest video chat technology with intuitive scheduling and billing features; Capiche is creating an entire ecosystem that unlocks the potential of the interpreting industry.
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

PDFTron Systems, Inc., acquired Iceni Technology Ltd.

synopsis: PDFTron Systems Inc., a Canadian market-leading provider of document technology solutions for software developers, has acquired Norwich, UK-based Iceni Technology Ltd., specialists in PDF editing and translation software and producers of a series of firsts in the field of PDF manipulation.
buyer: PDFTron Systems, Inc.
Vancouver-based PDFTron is a premier global provider of high-performance document processing technology. PDFTron's market-leading SDK drives digital transformation and powers next generation software applications with dynamic document viewing, annotation, processing, and conversion capabilities. "
target: Iceni Technology Ltd.
Iceni Technology is a software development company based in the UK. Iceni provides products and software for translation and web-based PDF interaction and has produced a series of firsts in the field of PDF manipulation.
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closed 12/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Keywords Studios, acquired KantanMT.com

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired KantanMT, a leading machine translation technology company in Ireland. KantanMT provides a SaaS based machine translation platform that enables users to develop and manage customized machine translation engines in the cloud.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Ireland’s Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. It provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services to a blue-chip client base. "
target: KantanMT.com
KantanMT.com is a leading machine translation technology company in Ireland. KantanMT provides a SaaS based machine translation platform that enables users to develop and manage customized machine translation engines in the cloud.
price ($mm)
$3.89
rev ($mm)
$1
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8.8x
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announced 4/26/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Sajan, Inc. will be merged with Amplexor NV,

synopsis: Sajan Inc. and AMPLEXOR International SA, announced that a definitive merger agreement has been signed, whereby Sajan will be acquired by AMPLEXOR International. Sajan is a leading provider of global language translation and localization services, helping clients around the world expand seamlessly into any global market.
buyer parent: Euroscript International SA
buyer: Amplexor NV
AMPLEXOR International is a leading digital solution provider offering global compliance, digital experience and content solutions. AMPLEXOR helps customers across key industries achieve process efficiency, increase revenue generation, reduce time-to-market and ensure quality and compliance. "
target: Sajan, Inc. (SAJA:$29.22)
Sajan is a leading provider of global language translation and localization services, helping clients expand seamlessly into any global market. Sajan’s language translation management system technology, Sajan Transplicity, provides process automation and innovative multilingual content reuse.
price ($mm)[EV]
$28 [$25]
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$29
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$0
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0.8x
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99.3x
closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

MathStar, Inc., merged with Sajan, Inc.

synopsis: MathStar, Inc. and Sajan, Inc., a provider of language translation services and technology, announced the completion of the merger of Sajan with Garuda Acquisition, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and wholly-owned subsidiary of MathStar. Sajan is a leading provider of language translation management solutions.
buyer: MathStar, Inc. (MATH:$0.00)
MathStar is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, manufactures and markets a new class of programmable logic chips called "Field Programmable Object Arrays," or FPOAs. FPOAs are high-performance, reprogrammable integrated circuits that process logic functions at a clock rate up to 1 GHz. "
target: Sajan, Inc. (SAJA:$29.22)
Sajan, Inc. is the leading on-demand language translation service and technology provider. Sajan's primary objective is to provide innovative, yet easy to understand technical solutions that enable businesses to expand to all reaches of the globe.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
62.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2008 via Reuters

SDL International, acquired Idiom Technologies

synopsis: SDL plc, a leading provider of Global Information Management (GIM) solutions, announced that it has acquired Idiom Technologies Inc., one of the leading providers of "Software as a Service" translation management systems. SDL has acquired Idiom for a consideration of $21.7m plus the assumption of debt and working capital of $4.9m.
buyer: SDL International (SDLLF:$500.53)
SDL is the leader in Global Information Management solutions that empower organizations to accelerate the delivery of high-quality multilingual content to global markets. Its enterprise software and services integrate with existing business systems to manage global information. "
target: Idiom Technologies
Idiom® Technologies was founded in January 1998 with a mission to offer large global enterprises world-class software for simplifying complex globalization efforts. Idiom's WorldServer is the market-leading globalization management system.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22 [$27]
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dailyhunt, acquired ImageTranslate

synopsis: Dailyhunt, India's #1 news and local language content discovery mobile app, has acquihired ImageTranslate, an Indian provider of image translation solutions. ImageTranslate allows users to translate image text from one language to another in just 30 seconds. ImageTranslate helps businesses to create images and ads in a variety of languages.
buyer parent: Toutiao
buyer: Dailyhunt
Dailyhunt is India’s #1, News and local language content application with over 155 Million app installs offering 100,000 news articles in 14 languages. The Dailyhunt group has 80+ Million users spending over 7 Billion minutes on the service every month. "
target: ImageTranslate
ImageTranslate is an Indian provider of image translation solutions. ImageTranslate allows users to translate image text from one language to another in just 30 seconds. ImageTranslate helps businesses to create images and ads in a variety of languages.
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closed 5/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Sajan, Inc., acquired Reverbeo

synopsis: Sajan, Inc., a leading global language services and translation management technology provider, has purchased certain software assets of Reverbeo. Reverbeo is a cloud based translation management platform which helps businesses grow their global audience by creating automatic multilingual versions of their website.
buyer: Sajan, Inc. (SAJA:$29.22)
Sajan is a leading provider of global language translation and localization services, helping clients expand seamlessly into any global market. Sajan’s language translation management system technology, Sajan Transplicity, provides process automation and innovative multilingual content reuse. "
target: Reverbeo
Reverbeo is a cloud based translation management platform which helps small to medium sized businesses grow their global audience by creating automatic multilingual versions of their website and access to crowd or professional translation.
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closed 10/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Webinterpret, acquired Ekos Global

synopsis: WebInterpret announced the acquisition of London based Cross-Border Ecommerce Platform, Ekos Global. Ekos enables online retailers to expand into foreign markets by generating localised versions of their online store. Ekos connects with over 30 ecommerce platforms and allows retailers to run international stores in sync with their domestic store.
buyer: Webinterpret
Webinterpret is a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions and has years of experience with the internationalization of e-Commerce. Their service includes the translation and synchronization of your offers, and communication with international customers. "
target: Ekos Global
With their ground-breaking global ecommerce platform, Ekos Global lowers and eliminates many of the traditional barriers preventing businesses from successfully selling online in foreign markets. They enable businesses to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities of selling worldwide online.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired XLOC Inc.

synopsis: Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, has acquired XLOC Inc. Based in Raleigh, NC, XLOC has developed the leading web-based integrated globalization content management system for videogames (XLOC), supported by consulting and customisation services.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$451.13)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target: XLOC Inc.
Based in Raleigh, NC, XLOC has developed the leading web-based integrated globalization content management system for videogames (XLOC), supported by consulting and customisation services.
price ($mm)
$0.90
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/12/2019 via Forbes

Reliance Industries Limited, acquired Reverie Language Technologies

synopsis: Mumbai-based Reliance Industries has acquired the Bengaluru company Reverie Language Technologies. Reverie offers a language-as-a-service cloud platform providing Indic typing, content conversion, multilingual search and discovery. Reverie's platform enables localized experiences for end-users and consumer mobile apps for Indic language users.
buyer: Reliance Industries Limited (NSEI:RELIANCE:$86,476.96)
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is India’s largest private sector company. RIL’s activities span hydrocarbon exploration and production, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals, retail and digital services. "
target: Reverie Language Technologies
Reverie, an India-based company, has developed comprehensive language technology solutions for Indic localization and user engagement on digital platforms. Content from apps and portals can be delivered in multiple languages in real-time through Reverie's Language-as-a-Service platform.
price ($mm)
$38
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closed 1/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Across Systems GmbH

synopsis: Volaris Group has announced the acquisition of Across Systems GmbH, a DACH-based provider of professional translation software. Across delivers secure, automated translation processes for companies, service providers, and translators, helping to increase productivity and reduce the cost of quality translation.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Across Systems GmbH
Across Systems GmbH is a DACH-based provider of professional translation software. Across delivers secure, automated translation processes for companies, service providers, and translators, helping to increase productivity and reduce the cost of quality translation.
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announced 2/27/2014 via GlobeNewswire

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, will acquire MultiCorpora R&D Inc.

synopsis: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a global provider of integrated communications, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian-based MultiCorpora, an international provider of translation technology solutions.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. "
target: MultiCorpora R&D Inc.
Since 1999, MultiCorpora has been exclusively dedicated to providing language technology solutions to enterprises, governments and, language service providers.
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