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closed 6/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired 24sevenbackup

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and Digital Media, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of 24sevenbackup, Ireland’s premier online backup service. 24sevenbackup specialises in the provision of automated Data Backup for SME businesses.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: 24sevenbackup
24sevenbackup is Ireland’s premier online backup service. 24sevenbackup specialises in the provision of automated Data Backup for SME businesses. It is an ideal Data Protection solution for users who appreciate the value of critical business data and require an on-going solution to protect it.
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closed 12/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

CenturyLink, Inc., acquired DataGardens Inc.

synopsis: CenturyLink Inc., the third largest wireline service provider in the U.S. recently acquired DataGardens, a leading Canadian provider of software for cloud-based disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS). DataGardens' flagship SafeHaven is ideally suited for small and mid-sized enterprises.
buyer: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL:$22,821.00)
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice and wireless services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. "
target: DataGardens Inc.
DataGardens is a pioneer and leading provider of disaster recovery software systems. Major cloud providers use DataGardens flagship software suite, SafeHaven®, to offer their end-customers cloud-based Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS).
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Web

Acronis Inc., acquired BackupAgent

synopsis: Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, announced the acquisition of BackupAgent, the pioneering company in cloud backup. The BackupAgent solution provides easy backup and restore of data from any device, being a PC, laptop or server, over the internet to a secured remote datacentre location.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis is a leading provider of next generation data protection and disaster recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. With Acronis' backup, disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users can better protect and maintain availability of critical servers and data. "
target: BackupAgent
BackupAgent is a leading vendor of cloud backup software. BackupAgent enables service providers and resellers to offer reliable backup services to consumers and SMB customers. The BackupAgent solution provides easy backup and restore of data from any device.
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announced 10/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Persistent Systems Ltd., will acquire Doyenz Inc.

synopsis: Persistent Systems Ltd has struck a deal to acquire 'rCloud', an innovative cloud platform business of Doyenz, Inc. Doyenz’s rCloud provides backup and disaster recovery for VMware environments allowing IT professionals to restore virtual environments in under fifteen minutes, providing quick access to business-critical applications.
buyer: Persistent Systems Ltd. (BSE:533179:$488.67)
Persistent Systems Ltd provides outsourced software development services primarily to software companies in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Asia. They design, develop, and maintain software systems and solutions. They focus primarily in telecommunications, life sciences, and infrastructure. "
target: Doyenz Inc.
Doyenz provides an innovative cloud platform that meets the business continuity needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Its rCloud provides backup and disaster recovery for VMware environments allowing IT professionals to restore virtual environments in under fifteen minutes.
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$4
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closed 9/28/2011 via PR Web

VaultLogix, LLC, acquired Utility Backup Solutions, LLC

synopsis: VaultLogix, a provider of secure backup and recovery capabilities for business data at a cost-effective price point, has completed the acquisition of assets of Utility Backup Solutions, a leading provider of secure online backup and recovery. This deal increases VaultLogix’s customer base for its Internet Vault Live online backup service.
buyer: VaultLogix, LLC
VaultLogix, LLC provides online backup and restore services. The company offers VaultLogix Internet Vault, a business-class online backup service that addresses the drawbacks of the fragmented tape-based approach to backup. "
target: Utility Backup Solutions, LLC
Utility Backup Solutions offers best-of-breed, one-stop data protection and recovery solutions designed specifically to address the special needs of today’s small- and-medium-sized businesses.
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announced 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Excalibur Mining Corporation, will acquire DropMySite

synopsis: DropMySite, a company that backs up the Internet, with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases and more, is being acquired by Excalibur Mining Corporation, a company that acquires, explores for and produces gold and base metals in Australia and Europe.
buyer: Excalibur Mining Corporation (ASX:EXM:$0.00)
Excalibur Mining Corporation Limited acquires, explores for and produces gold and base metals in Australia and Europe. "
target: DropMySite
Dropmysite is a company that backs up the Internet, with a focus on backing up Cloud data, such as websites, emails, databases and more. The latest product offering is Dropmyemail Business, which will allow SMEs full control and backup of its corporate email accounts.
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announced 2/7/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

HostPapa, will acquire Data Deposit Box Inc.

synopsis: Data Deposit Box Inc., a global provider of cloud backup and recovery technology, has signed a binding letter of intent to be acquired by HostPapa, Inc., a web technology company specializing in web hosting and cloud services for small businesses.
buyer: HostPapa
HostPapa, based in Burlington, Ontario, is a web hosting and cloud-based service provider to small businesses across the globe. HostPapa's commitment is to provide a complete array of enterprise-grade solutions to every small business owner. "
target: Data Deposit Box Inc.
Data Deposit Box is one of the world’s leading cloud backup and storage providers for IT Resellers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and Small and Medium Businesses. The company’s patented technology allows SMB’s to backup and manage an unlimited number of devices with one, easy to use app.
price ($mm)[EV]
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announced 11/11/2019 via BusinessWire

OpenText, will acquire Carbonite, Inc.

synopsis: Carbonite, Inc., a global leader in data protection and cybersecurity, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by OpenTextTM, a market leader in Enterprise Information Management software and solutions.
buyer: OpenText (OTEX:$2,934.81)
OpenText enables organizations to gain insight through market leading information management solutions, on-premises or in the cloud. They are committed to delivering differentiated content solutions in the cloud that enable marketers to produce and securely collaborate on digital content. "
target: Carbonite, Inc. (CARB:$405.29)
Carbonite provides a Data Protection Platform for businesses, including backup, disaster recovery, high availability and workload migration technology. The Carbonite Data Protection Platform supports any size business, in locations around the world with scalable global cloud infrastructure.
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$357
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$36
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closed 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Liquid Web, acquired iThemes

synopsis: Liquid Web, a leader in managed hosting services to SMBs, has acquired iThemes, a leader in WordPress plugins that include BackupBuddy, iThemes Security Pro, multiple site management Sync and iThemes Sales Accelerator.  iThemes' BackupBuddy is a WordPress backup plugin that handles WordPress backups, site restores, migrations and WordPress staging.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Liquid Web
Liquid Web powers content, commerce, and potential for SMB entrepreneurs and the designers, developers and digital agencies who create for them. An industry leader in managed hosting, managed WordPress and cloud services, Liquid Web is known for its high-performance services. "
target: iThemes
iThemes offers WordPress plugins that include BackupBuddy, iThemes Security Pro, multiple site management Sync and iThemes Sales Accelerator. iThemes' BackupBuddy is the original all-in-one WordPress backup plugin that handles WordPress backups, site restores, migrations and WordPress staging.
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closed 6/27/2009 via BusinessWire

F-Secure Corporation, acquired Steek SA

synopsis: F-Secure Corporation has announced the acquisition of Steek SA, a leading European software provider for online storage and data management solutions to fixed line and mobile operators. Steek SA is recognized for its services that enable consumers to store, share and manage personal digital content with PCs and mobile phones.
buyer: F-Secure Corporation (HLSE:FSC1V:$199.79)
F-Secure Corporation protects individuals and businesses against computer viruses and other threats spreading through the Internet and mobile networks. Our award-winning products include antivirus, network encryption, desktop firewall with intrusion prevention, anti-spam and parental control. "
target: Steek SA
Steek SA is a leading European software provider for online storage and data management solutions to fixed line and mobile operators.
price ($mm)
$38
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$3
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announced 4/23/2018 via Company Press Release

Change Co., Ltd, will acquire Headwaters Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Change Co., Ltd., an IT and network security and solutions provider, will be acquiring Headwaters Co., Ltd., a software-as-a-service company that works with AI applications, robot applications, and IT consulting. Headwaters serves small and medium sized enterprises in Japan and internationally.
buyer: Change Co., Ltd (TSE:3962:$20.08)
Based in Japan, Change Co., Ltd. provides IT and network security and solutions. They help businesses with IT consulting regarding applications and mobile products, security and communication through their business infrastructure software, and training services for IT technology. "
target: Headwaters Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Headwaters Co., Ltd. provides AI applications, robot application (with the Pepper application), and IT consulting. The company serves small and medium sized enterprises in Japan and internationally.
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closed 10/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired Cymphonix Corporation

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the acquisition of Cymphonix Corporation. Their network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: Cymphonix Corporation
Cymphonix Internet Management network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
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closed 5/16/2011 via Company Press Release

VMware Inc., acquired Shavlik Technologies, LLC

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, has acquired Shavlik Technologies, a leading provider of easy-to-use, effective cloud-based IT management solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs).
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$11,095.00)
VMware delivers virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable IT organizations to energize businesses of all sizes. Customers rely on its platform vSphere® to reduce capital and operating expenses, improve agility, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and go green. "
target: Shavlik Technologies, LLC
Shavlik Technologies is a global leader in simplifying the complexity of IT management. Shavlik's solutions enable customers to manage both physical and virtual machines, deploy software, discover assets, simplify configuration, control power usage and ensure endpoint security.
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closed 12/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Cradlepoint, acquired Pertino

synopsis: Cradlepoint, the global leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions for enterprises, announced it has acquired Pertino, a privately held Silicon Valley company that pioneered the use of software-defined networking (SDN) to deliver cloud-based networks as-a-service for enterprise and small-to-medium business (SMB) customers worldwide.
buyer: Cradlepoint
Cradlepoint is the global leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions. Enterprise adoption of cloud, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is driving the need for always-on connectivity for people, places and things anywhere. "
target: Pertino
Pertino, Inc., a cloud networking software company, provides cloud networking services for organizations in the United States and internationally. Its cloud networking software simplifies the way businesses securely connect their people and partners with the IT resources.
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closed 7/29/2014 via PR Newswire

BridgeWays, Inc., acquired Nubigenus Ltd.

synopsis: BridgeWays, a leading provider of monitoring, management and reporting solutions, has completed the acquisition of exclusive rights of the Nubigenus Ltd. software assets and intellectual property. Nubigenus is a UK-based privately-held company that provides web-based access to System Center monitoring capabilities via a Software-as-a-Service model.
buyer: BridgeWays, Inc.
BridgeWays is an innovative software company that provides Operations Risk Management solutions for businesses large and small. Their products include Software-as-a-Service/Cloud monitoring solutions as well as Microsoft System Center Management Packs for VMware, and Oracle Database, among others. "
target: Nubigenus Ltd.
Nubigenus is a UK-based privately-held company that provides web-based access to System Center monitoring capabilities via a Software-as-a-Service model. Nubigenus specializes in cloud based solutions around Microsoft System Center to provide quick and easy access to the best solution.
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closed 7/28/2009 via PR Newswire

GFI Software Ltd., acquired HoundDog Technology, Ltd.

synopsis: GFI Software announced that it has bought HoundDog Technology Ltd, a successful best-of-breed remote monitoring and management company. The HoundDog technology provides Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Value Added Resellers (VARs) and IT support organizations with an easier, more affordable way to monitor and manage their client networks.
buyer: GFI Software Ltd. (NYSE:GFIS:$151.79)
GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. "
target: HoundDog Technology, Ltd.
HoundDog Technology Ltd. was established in early 2003 and today helps over 1,700 VARs, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and independent IT support companies monitor and administer thousands upon thousands of small business clients worldwide.
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired AVG Technologies

synopsis: Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. They will operate as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$871.10)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award-winning consumer portfolio includes internet security, performance optimization, location services, data controls and insights, and privacy and identity protection, for mobile devices and desktops.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,448]
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$431
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$125
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announced 5/30/2007 via InfoWorld

Google Inc., will acquire GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: GreenBorder Technologies annouced that it has agreed to a buyout by Google. . The company is a venture-backed provider of browser-based host intrusion protection tools for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.
GreenBorder provides Web security software for consumers, small and medium-size businesses, and enterprises. The company's products seamlessly protect users against Web-based threats – even the latest rootkits and other undetectable exploits – and identity thieves.
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Francisco Partners, Vector Capital, acquired WatchGuard Technologies

synopsis: Vector Capital, a private equity specializing in established technology businesses, and Francisco Partners, one of the world's largest technology-focused private equity funds, announced today an agreement to have Vector Capital co-invest equally in Francisco Partners' previously announced acquisition of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Vector Capital is a private equity boutique specializing in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the public and private markets. "
target: WatchGuard Technologies
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. is a provider of dynamic, comprehensive Internet security solutions designed to protect small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that use the Internet for electronic commerce and communications.
price ($mm)
$151
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$75
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closed 2/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Nominet UK, acquired CyGlass

synopsis: UK based cyber security provider Nominet has acquired the US cyber company CyGlass. CyGlass is a SaaS application that identifies, detects and responds to network-based cyber attacks in real-time by leveraging their advanced layered Artificial Intelligence (AI) approach.
buyer: Nominet UK
Since 1996, Nominet has been operating at the heart of the internet infrastructure as proud guardians of the .UK domain name registry. Nominet manages and runs over 13 million .UK domain names, as well as over 70 top level domains, including .wales, .bbc and .london. "
target: CyGlass
CyGlass is a SaaS application that identifies, detects and responds to network-based cyber attacks in real-time by leveraging their advanced layered Artificial Intelligence (AI) approach. Using an ensemble of algorithms, CyGlass learns the customer’s network and can detect threats of unknown origin.
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closed 6/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired 24sevenbackup

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and Digital Media, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of 24sevenbackup, Ireland’s premier online backup service. 24sevenbackup specialises in the provision of automated Data Backup for SME businesses.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: 24sevenbackup
24sevenbackup is Ireland’s premier online backup service. 24sevenbackup specialises in the provision of automated Data Backup for SME businesses. It is an ideal Data Protection solution for users who appreciate the value of critical business data and require an on-going solution to protect it.
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closed 4/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SRFax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of SRFax, a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SRFax
SRFax is a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes. They offer Email to Fax, Fax to Email, Online Faxing and an excellent Internet Fax API.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Buffered VPN merged with Encrypt.me,

synopsis: Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service, has announced that it will be merging with Buffered VPN. Encrypt.me is part of the J2 Global family. Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi. "
target: Buffered VPN
Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web. With servers in over 30 countries, Buffered VPN is able to provide their users with unfettered access to international websites from anywhere in the world.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Spiceworks

synopsis: Spiceworks, the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, has been acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers. Their media network known for its leadership, editorial and industry content is trusted by the decision makers customers need to reach. "
target: Spiceworks
Spiceworks is a social network for IT professionals. They’re the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, making it the largest, most unique IT community of its kind.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Encrypt.me

synopsis: j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to keep their personal information secure when they're using public Wi-Fi.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SafeSend

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired SafeSend, a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SafeSend
SafeSend is a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
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closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iContact

synopsis: iContact, an email marketing firm launched in the Triangle 15 years ago, has been acquired by j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company. Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: iContact
Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
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closed 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Castle Connolly Top Doctors

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. has acquired Castle Connolly, a company that since 1991 has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Since 1991 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired DemandShore Solutions

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced they have acquired DemandShore. Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: DemandShore Solutions
Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally. DemandShore has worked with more than 250 technology companies, helping them achieve success with their go-to-market programs and accelerating revenue growth.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Communicator Corp

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of The Communicator Corporation, an email marketing software company that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Communicator Corp
Communicator is email marketing software that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results. Their Software Suite is powered by SMARTSend™, the email delivery solution that ensures emails can be sent faster while making them more likely to reach the inbox.
price ($mm)
$10.00
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Ookla, acquired Ekahau, Inc.

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Ekahau, the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Ekahau, Inc.
Ekahau is the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting. Ekahau's tools are used by the leading Wi-Fi infrastructure vendors and telecom operators to minimize network deployment time and ensure sufficient wireless network performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ookla, acquired Downdetector.com

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Downdetector.com, the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. Downdetector.com aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Downdetector.com
Downdetector.com is the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. It aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives, including internet providers, public transport, online services and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Mosaik Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of Mosaik Solutions, a company that builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
As a strategic partner to mobile operators and network-dependent solution providers, Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. It builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., purchased VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack Security

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that they have completed the acquisition of VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
seller: ThreatTrack Security
The acquisition includes the VIPRE Security software products from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. ThreatTrack specializes in cyber security and malware software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Vipre

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, has acquired VIPRE, the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Vipre
VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. It is powered by the world's most sophisticated security technologies that protect millions of users from today’s top online threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2017 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired BlackFriday.com

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that the company has acquired BlackFriday.com, a website that lets shoppers view popular Black Friday ads in one central location. BlackFriday.com helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: BlackFriday.com
BlackFriday.com is a website that helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers. Since 2006, BlackFriday.com has helped hundreds of millions of shoppers view the popular Black Friday ads in one central location.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired Health eCareers

synopsis: DHI Group, Inc. announced that it has sold its Health eCareers business to Everyday Health Professional, a subsidiary of j2 Global. Health eCareers is the online destination for healthcare careers with news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: DHI Group, Inc.
target: Health eCareers
Health eCareers is the destination for healthcare careers with news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities. They the only true single source for all of healthcare recruitment needs, providing unparalleled access to job seekers across all disciplines and specialties.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

FreeConference.com, acquired FreeConferencePro

synopsis: iotum, a leader in teleconference and group calling solutions, announced the acquisition of FreeConferencePro, a Connecticut-based provider of innovative and free audio conferencing services. With this acquisition, iotum continues to add voice-conferencing-services providers and customers to its robust group-calling platform, FreeConference.com.
buyer parent: Iotum
buyer: FreeConference.com
FreeConference is the original free conference calling service. FreeConference serves over a billion minutes a year of all-digital conference calls to businesses and individuals requiring top-tier performance at little or no cost. "
target: FreeConferencePro
FreeConferencePro is the highest quality, easiest to use, and most innovative audio conferencing service available to all users for free. It is an automated and secure system that allows you to sign up and receive a Conference Access Number and your own personal Passcode, ready for use immediately.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Ozefax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of a service provider, Sydney-based OzeFax. Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Ozefax
Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Iotum, acquired Freeconference

synopsis: iotum, operator of the popular and versatile teleconferencing service Calliflower.com for small business, announced that it is expanding with the acquisition of California-based Global Conference Partners, provider of FreeConference.com and associated teleconferencing services.
buyer: Iotum
iotum is an international company with roots in VoIP, telecom switch development, and innovative voice and mobile services. They provide several teleconferencing platforms and collaboration services to millions of users worldwide. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Freeconference
FreeConference is a service of Global Conference Partners, a leader in telephony and group communications solutions since 1985. FreeConference offers a variety of solutions to fit the conferencing needs of businesses, enterprises, individuals, community and nonprofit organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

AT Conference, Inc., acquired A Professional Conference Call

synopsis: AT Conference, Inc., a leading provider of audio and web conferencing services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ‘A Professional Conference Call’ of Duluth, GA.
buyer: AT Conference, Inc.
Founded in 1999, AT Conference provides conference calling services for businesses, including web conferencing, operator assisted conferencing, and special services for investor relation conferencing. Primarily focused on the SMB market, AT Conference has over 50,000 customers worldwide. "
target: A Professional Conference Call
A Professional Conference Call's experience within this changing industry has allowed us to empower our business clients with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate worldwide, while providing the highest level of conferencing products and professional customer services available.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire ACL Mobile

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, is to acquire ACL Mobile Limited, a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$71*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Select Communications, acquired Lighthouse Conferencing

synopsis: Select Communications, a communications services provider, has acquired Lighthouse Conferencing, a provider of online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas.
buyer: Select Communications
Select Communications is a communications services provider that provides the broadest product selection and highest-quality communication services to organizations worldwide, with a time-saving, one-stop shopping opportunity. "
target: Lighthouse Conferencing
Lighthouse Conferencing provides online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas. They are a premium collaboration solutions partner focused on providing clients the highest level of thought, guidance, and service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Videonor AS, acquired appear.in

synopsis: Videonor, a company that offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost, has acquired a majority stake in appear.in from Telenor Group, a leading telecommunications company. appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants.
buyer: Videonor AS
Videonor offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost. With clients in 50+ countries, Videonor helps global enterprises, startups, academic institutions and national sports teams communicate more effectively. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: appear.in
appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants. The service lets users start video calls directly in the browser without any downloads. appear.in works on almost any device and even lets users share their screen to show presentations, photos or spreadsheets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Euronext N.V., acquired Company Webcast B.V.

synopsis: Euronext announces the acquisition of a 51% majority stake in Company Webcast, a Dutch company specialised in professional webcast and webinar services. Company Webcast, based in the Netherlands, provides high-end webcast and webinar solutions to more than 260 corporates and local governments, through its state-of-the-art platform.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Company Webcast B.V.
Company Webcast is market leader in the Benelux region for high-end webcast and webinar solutions, which are based on a state of the art platform using the most advanced technology. Company Webcast can handle all aspects of organising, recording, broadcasting and archiving of webcasts.
price ($mm)
$3.83*
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/12/2017 via PR Newswire

PGi, will acquire ReadyTalk

synopsis: PGi, the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Denver-based ReadyTalk, a leading provider of cloud communications services, including audio, web and video conferencing, and self-service and managed webinar solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is the world's largest pure-play provider of collaboration software and services. PGi's unified collaboration platform empowers business users and teams to connect, share ideas and manage projects with the simplicity and everywhere-access of the latest cloud technologies. "
target: ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk delivers cloud communication services, including audio, video, web and voice conferencing as well as webinars, that inspire collaboration and improve communication for today's digital and mobile workforce.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2016 via Company Press Release

meetyoo conferencing GmbH, acquired ubivent GmbH

synopsis: Meetyoo Conferencing GmbH, a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts, has acquired Ubivent, Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
buyer: meetyoo conferencing GmbH
Based in Berlin, meetyoo conferencing GmbH is a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts. "
target: ubivent GmbH
Ubivent is Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired Teliris

synopsis: In a move to expand its Managed Services for Visual Communications (MSVC) operations, Dimension Data announced that it has acquired 100% of Teliris, a privately-owned cloud video managed services business with offices in London, Connecticut and New York, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. "
target: Teliris
Teliris is one of the first industry pioneers to deliver cloud-based managed telepresence services, and provides immersive telepresence and videoconferencing services via its own proprietary platform, Lentaris. Peak 10 provides reliable IT infrastructure solutions to companies with a range of needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2011 via Market Wire

Arkadin, will acquire ConferencePlus Inc.

synopsis: Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ConferencePlus, Inc., a conferencing services provider and a subsidiary of Westell Technologies, Inc. ConferencePlus provides Arkadin with a complementary set of services and an expanded presence in North America and Europe.
buyer: Arkadin
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a global Collaboration Service Provider, offering audio, web and video conferencing solutions. Arkadin enables organizations to communicate and collaborate using customizable, cost-efficient, user-friendly solutions. "
target parent: Westell Technologies, Inc.
target: ConferencePlus Inc.
ConferencePlus, a leading global provider of audio, video, webcasting and web conferencing services, is dedicated to providing high quality, reliable conferencing services that customers trust with their most important events.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired MaxEmail

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a company that provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media, has acquired MaxEmail, a company that makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax and voice mail services to its clients.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: MaxEmail
MaxEmail makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax an voice mail services to its clients. Faxes can be sent and received through email without the need for a fax machine or dedicated phone line.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Faxmate

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of Australian service provider Brisbane-based Faxmate. The company provides fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Faxmate
FaxMate provides business grade virtual fax services in Australia. They provide fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services. FaxMate® completely replaces the need for a conventional fax machine for both sending and receiving faxes
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Interwise

synopsis: AT&T Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Interwise, a leading global provider of Internet Protocol (IP)-based voice, Web and video conferencing services. In parallel, AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Connect, the first in a planned series of converged AT&T-branded voice, video and web conferencing products and services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$179,145.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Interwise
Interwise is the leader in delivering unlimited voice, Web, and video conferencing for the enterprise. Interwise’ fixed price/unlimited usage business model and enterprise-class technology combine to make it easy for companies to deliver conferencing and collaboration as a core business application.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/10/2008 via Company Press Release

BT Group plc, will acquire Wire One Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: BT has agreed to acquire Wire One Holdings Inc. (“Wire One”), one of the leading providers of videoconferencing solutions in the United States. It is intended that Wire One will form the core of BT Conferencing’s video services unit.
buyer: BT Group plc (BT:$28,856.04)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Wire One Technologies, Inc.
Wire One Communications, with over 20 years of conferencing support expertise, is one of the recognized leaders in providing easy to use, reliable, and cost effective video communication solutions to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Destiny NV

synopsis: Apax Partners, a Paris-based European leader in private equity, has signed an agreement with Mentha Capital to succeed them as investor in the Destiny Group, a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Mentha Capital
target: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Rondee

synopsis: Yahoo! has acquired Rondee, a free conference calling service founded in 2007. Rondee will be joining Yahoo! Small Business to continue innovating with technologies that help small businesses and groups.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Rondee
Rondee, Inc. is a leading provider of free conference calling services. Users can pick a theme, participants can invite others, times can be readjusted by participants, and the service sends an email reminder of the meeting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ZivVa Holdings, LLC, acquired Vocalocity

synopsis: ZivVa Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of hosted voice over internet (VoIP) applications, today announced the acquisition of Vocalocity Inc., a leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions.
buyer: ZivVa Holdings, LLC
ZivVa is an on-demand application service provider committed to simplifying the creation and deployment of VoIP services for enterprise customers and OEM partners. "
target: Vocalocity
A leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions. Vocalocity accelerates the migration to open telephony platforms with software that minimizes the development, integration and ongoing management burden of supporting VoiceXML, CCXML, SIP.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$76,846.86)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
965
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: OTCPK:WEYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Weyland Tech, Inc.
Weyland Tech, Inc.
Weyland Tech, Inc., formerly Seratosa, Inc., is specialized in providing e-commerce solutions and services that facilitate multi-channel business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) transactions. The Company’s CreateApp is an M-commerce applications platform.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$30.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
17
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Ticker: JCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,372.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$515.43
EBIT ($mm)
$283.40
Net Income ($mm)
$218.81
Employees
3090
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Ticker: EGHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. provides secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions. 8x8's cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible SaaS alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$352.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($90.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1497
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Ticker: AIM:ARTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is a demonstrated leader in the development of next generation communication technologies. Artilium's strategy focuses on supporting its customers to successfully grow their business by providing flexible, cost effective and innovative solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
73
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Ticker: OTCPK:KTEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KonaTel
KonaTel
KonaTel provides cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States. The company provides innovative mobile options, competitive prices, wireless invoice analysis & optimization, and outstanding support that empowers clients to expand their business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: RNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RingCentral, Inc
RingCentral, Inc
RingCentral is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate, and connect from anywhere, on any device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$624.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1352
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Ticker: FSNN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fusion
Fusion is a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses. Fusion's advanced, high availability cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$150.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.77
EBIT ($mm)
($4.75)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
271
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82,418.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,388.67
EBIT ($mm)
$4,141.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3,203.37
Employees
1941
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Ticker: LVLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications is an international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$3,651.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$788.00
EBIT ($mm)
($88.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: BEZQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bezeq
Bezeq is Israel’s largest and leading telecommunications group. The companies that make up the Bezeq Group offer the full range of telecom services – domestic and international, fixed and mobile, high-speed Internet, transmission, and more. Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,776.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,113.72
EBIT ($mm)
$794.07
Net Income ($mm)
$514.18
Employees
6479
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Ticker: GTT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,680.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.40
EBIT ($mm)
$151.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3000
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Ticker: LSE:DAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daisy Group plc
Daisy Group plc
Daisy is a fast-growing independent UK supplier of cost-effective services and bespoke unified business communications solutions to SME, mid-market and corporate businesses. It offers network services, such as fixed line and rentals, number translation, and select services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$533.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.82
EBIT ($mm)
($12.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1545
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Ticker: XTRA:QSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QSC AG
QSC AG
QSC AG is a service provider for voice and data communication, as well as ICT services. It is the first provider to operate an Open Access platform in Germany, which unites a wide range of broadband technologies to offer national and international site networking, including Managed Services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$217.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.82)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.54
Employees
860
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Ticker: ASX:OTW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire is a Telecommunications and IT solution provider in Australia. Over the Wire specializes in converged voice and data networks, data centres, and hosted infrastructure solutions for corporate clients. Their core offerings include data networks, voice, managed cloud, and colocation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.74
EBIT ($mm)
$5.98
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: NGM:INFRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InfraCom Group AB
InfraCom Group AB
InfraCom is a leading player in IT infrastructure. The company owns, operates and develops high-quality services in cloud-based telephony, cloud-based IT services, data centers, as well as data communication and Internet access to customers who demand high operational and data security.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$23.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$1.19
Employees
0
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