Like Iftac AB

announced 12/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Hexatronic Group AB, will acquire Iftac AB

synopsis: Hexatronic Group AB, an innovative Swedish technology group specializing in fiber communications, entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Iftac AB. Iftac, based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, conducts training and certification in IT and telecommunications.
buyer: Hexatronic Group AB (OM:HTRO:$212.68)
Hexatronic is an innovative Swedish technology group, specializing in fiber communications. They provide products and solutions for the fiber optic network and together, their five independent, entrepreneurial companies offer a full range of passive infrastructure. "
target: Iftac AB
Based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Iftac provides IT and telecommunications training and certification. Iftac offers Scandinavia’s most complete broadband infrastructure training.
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announced 6/29/2018 via BusinessWire

The Kevin Ross Gruneich Legacy Trust, will acquire Learning Tree International, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Tree International, a trusted partner delivering mission-critical IT training and certifications, announced one of its founders, Dr. David C. Collins, and his wife, Mrs. Mary C. Collins, have entered into a definitive Securities Purchase Agreement selling their shares (approximately 58%) to The Kevin Ross Gruneich Legacy Trust.
buyer: The Kevin Ross Gruneich Legacy Trust
The Kevin Ross Gruneich Legacy Trust is a wealth trust of Mr. Kevin Gruneich. Mr. Gruneich currently serves on the Board of The University of Iowa Center for Advancement and on its Investment Committee, as well as on the Advisory Board for Spy Hop Productions, a leading youth media arts program. "
target: Learning Tree International, Inc. (LTRE:$66.83)
Learning Tree International is a trusted, global partner delivering mission-critical IT training and certifications, as well as the communication and critical thinking skills necessary to effectively deploy and deliver major IT initiatives.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.50 [$4.49]*
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$67
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$1
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closed 12/11/2014 via PR Newswire

SolutionsIQ, acquired BigVisible Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: SolutionsIQ® Corporation, the leader for enterprise Agile transformation services, announced it has acquired BigVisible Solutions®, a Boston-based Agile consultancy. With nearly 150 Agile consultants, the combined company forms the largest and most experienced Agile consulting firm focused exclusively on enterprise Agile adoption.
buyer: SolutionsIQ
A leading provider of Agile transformation services, SolutionsIQ takes a real-world approach. With global reach, a large and highly-experienced consulting staff, and decades of success across diverse industries, SolutionsIQ offers the broadest range of services in the Agile industry. "
target: BigVisible Solutions, Inc.
BigVisible Solutions®, a Boston-based Agile consultancy, has the knowledge and expertise to overcome the real-world business challenges, complex impediments and underlying issues that prevent organizations from delivering innovative, quality products at scale.
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closed 12/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Rhone Group, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners has sold GK Holdings, Inc. ("Global Knowledge"), the largest worldwide corporate training company, to investment funds affiliated with Rhone Capital L.L.C. Global Knowledge is the leading global provider of IT and business skills training, educating over 200,000 corporate professionals across 22,000 class sessions each year.
buyer: Rhone Group
Rhône Group LLC is one of the world’s leading mid-market private equity firms. The company specializes in Merges and Acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalization and partnerships with particular focus on European and Trans- Atlantic investments. "
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, they provide customers with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Reuters

TalentSprint Educational Services, acquired Axiom Academy

synopsis: TalentSprint Educational Services Pvt Ltd has acquired Axiom Academy, an institute specialising in placement training and engineering coaching. It offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
buyer: TalentSprint Educational Services
TalentSprint is a leader in creating skilled and certified professionals for the global industry through fast track SPRINT IT programs, focusing on the Information Technology and Banking sectors. "
target: Axiom Academy
Axiom Academy offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
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on offer 9/17/2012 via

Learning Tree International, Inc., offer to acquire Learning Tree International, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Tree International Inc.'s chief executive and his wife have offered to take the education company. Mr. Collins and his wife own around 32% of the company's outstanding shares. Learning Tree provides software and related training for information-technology professionals in business and government agencies.
buyer: Learning Tree International, Inc. (LTRE:$66.83)
Learning Tree International sets the world standard for effective hands-on IT and management training. Learning Tree Course participants from organizations worldwide have enhanced their skills through intensive hands-on exercises under the guidance of expert instructors with real-world experience. "
target: Learning Tree International, Inc. (LTRE:$66.83)
Learning Tree International sets the world standard for effective hands-on IT and management training. Learning Tree Course participants from organizations worldwide have enhanced their skills through intensive hands-on exercises under the guidance of expert instructors with real-world experience.
price ($mm)
$47*
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$131
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$5
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0.5x
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14.8x
closed 10/25/2011 via PR Newswire

MidOcean Partners, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners announced that it has acquired Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in IT and business skills training. Global Knowledge delivers via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling its customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
buyer: MidOcean Partners
MidOcean Partners is a premier private equity firm focused on the middle market. MidOcean is committed to investing in high quality companies with stable market positions and multiple opportunities for growth in the United States and Europe. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business training. Global Knowledge delivers via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling its customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
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closed 11/26/2007 via BusinessWire

Psychological Services, Inc., acquired Lasergrade Computer Testing Inc.

synopsis: PSI, an industry-leading provider of professional testing services and talent assessment solutions, announced today the acquisition of LaserGrade, LP. LaserGrade provides affordable and efficient computer-based testing through its network of testing centers located throughout North America.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Psychological Services, Inc.
Psychological Services, Inc. is an industry-leading provider of assessment and evaluation programs for corporations, state governments and professional associations. PSI provides a range of assessments for pre-employment selection, evaluation, placement, and licensure and certification. "
target: Lasergrade Computer Testing Inc.
LaserGrade, has secure computer-based testing centers across the United States and Canada. LaserGrade offers proctored computer-based test administration for occupational and professional licensure and certification, IT certification and the FAA using its own secure network and software.
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closed 7/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Digium, Inc., acquired Sokol & Associates

synopsis: Digium, Inc., the Asterisk company, has acquired Sokol & Associates, the premier provider of training for Asterisk users and producer of the AstriCon open source conference. Digium has long enjoyed a close relationship with Steve Sokol and his colleagues, all of whom have joined Digium’s team.
buyer: Digium, Inc.
Digium, Inc., the Asterisk company, is the original creator and primary developer of Asterisk, the industry’s first open source telephony platform. Digium provides hardware and software products. Digium also offers consulting, technical support and custom software development. "
target: Sokol & Associates
Sokol & Associates is staffed with network and systems engineers and software developers whose deep knowledge of Asterisk’s many features allow them to run intensive training sessions across North America and Europe. Sokol & Associates created and manages AstriCon, an Asterisk conference.
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closed 12/7/2006 via Company Press Release

Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd., acquired Enlight

synopsis: Knowledge Solutions (UK) Ltd today announced the acquisition of over 30% of the shares of Enlight International AB (publ), a leading, publicly-traded provider of knowledge assurance solutions, for an undisclosed sum. Enlight is listed as ENLI B on the First North public stock exchange in Stockholm.
buyer: Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd.
Knowledge Solutions develops and markets a range of solutions designed to support business process change and the transfer, and management, of knowledge from those who know to those who need to know. "
target: Enlight
Enlight is the largest European provider of online solutions for testing and certification. Over 7 million tests have been taken in more than 60 countries in over 3000 Test Centres using Enlight's solutions, and Enlight has offices in Sweden, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
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closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

3Cloud, acquired Pragmatic Works

synopsis: 3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, announced that it has acquired the consulting arm of Pragmatic Works, an award-winning services firm focused on Microsoft’s cloud and data platforms.
buyer: 3Cloud
3Cloud is a “born in the cloud” Gold-certified Microsoft Azure technology consulting firm and Azure Expert Managed Services Provider that provides cloud strategy, design, implementation, and managed services to clients across multiple industries. "
target parent: SentryOne
target: Pragmatic Works
Pragmatic Works is a software, consulting and training company that focuses on helping customers optimize their data lifecycle. They are experts on data management and performance, business intelligence, big data and cloud technologies.
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announced 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Zhengdong Zhu and Baohong Yin, will acquire China Distance Education Holdings Limited

synopsis: China Distance Education Holdings Limited, a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, will have all outstanding ordinary shares acquired by its co-founders Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, chairman of the Board and chief executive officer, and Ms. Baohong Yin, deputy chairman of the Board.
buyer: Zhengdong Zhu and Baohong Yin
Zhengdong Zhu is the co-founder, Chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of China Distance Education Holdings Limited. Baohong Yin is the co-founder and deputy chairm of the board of China Distance Education Holdings Limited. "
target: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL:$223.74)
China Distance Education Holdings Limited is a provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China. The courses offered through its websites help professionals seeking to obtain and maintain professional licenses and to enhance their job skills.
price ($mm)[EV]
$188 [$111]*
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$224
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$59
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1.3x
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4.8x
closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sunset Learning Institute, acquired Advanced Network Information, Inc.

synopsis: Sunset Learning Institute, a learning solutions company, has acquired Advanced Network Information (ANI), a company that develops learning solutions for Tech-related Fortune 500 customers. ANI develops sales enablement programs that speed technology adoption and increase revenue for Tech customers’ new products and services.
buyer: Sunset Learning Institute
Sunset Learning Institute (SLI) is a learning solutions company that specializes in technology training. SLI's goal is to help customers optimize their cloud technology investments by providing convenient, high-quality technical training that customers can rely on. "
target: Advanced Network Information, Inc.
Advanced Network Information (ANI) develops and delivers customized learning solutions to Silicon Valley Tech and Tech-related Fortune 500 customers. ANI develops sales enablement programs that speed technology adoption and increase revenue for Tech customers’ new products and services.
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Global Knowledge, Inc., acquired Lerio

synopsis: Global Knowledge, the Cary N.C.-based worldwide leader in technology skills development, has acquired HODAC Training (Lerio) in The Netherlands. HODAC is comprised of Lerio, which specializes in Microsoft applications and end-user adoption services, and GK Noord, which has been a reseller of Global Knowledge courses in the Netherlands.
buyer: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge supports major enterprises and tech professionals everywhere with the broadest and deepest portfolio of IT training solutions, wherever, whenever and however they are needed. Established in 1995, Global Knowledge delivers over one million separate courses every year. "
target: Lerio
HODAC is comprised of Lerio, which specializes in Microsoft applications and end-user adoption services, and GK Noord, (formerly Compu'Train Noord), which has been a reseller of Global Knowledge courses in the northern Netherlands provinces of Drenthe, Friesland and Groningen since 2012.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Clicksafety.com, Inc., acquired SPAN Safety Workshops

synopsis: ClickSafety, a leader in online safety training for construction and general industries, has acquired SPAN International Training, the leading provider of certification exam study materials for safety, health and environmental professionals.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Clicksafety.com, Inc.
ClickSafety, a leader in online safety training for construction and general industries, has delivered award-winning online safety training to more than 10,000 organizations worldwide. It was the first to offer the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour safety courses online. "
target: SPAN Safety Workshops
SPAN International Training LLC, is the leading provider of certification exam study materials for safety, health and environmental professionals. SPAN professional development programs help clients achieve important career goals through advancing competencies for safety management excellence.
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closed 4/15/2019 via BusinessWire

SHI International Corp., acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc.

synopsis: SHI International, one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc. (CTG). A leading provider of training solutions, CTG has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
buyer: SHI International Corp.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $8.5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. "
target: Corporate Training Group, Inc.
A leading provider of training solutions, Corporate Training Group (CTG) has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PR Newswire

MIS Training Institute, acquired LeaderQuest

synopsis: MIS Training Institute (MISTI), a leading global information security, IT audit and internal audit training company, has acquired LeaderQuest, a leading provider of cybersecurity and related IT training. LeaderQuest provides training and job placement services for veterans and individuals seeking to transition to new career paths in the IT arena.
buyer parent: Boathouse Capital
buyer: MIS Training Institute
Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute (MISTI) is the international leader in audit, IT audit and information security training, with offices in Boston and London. MISTI’s expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents. "
target: LeaderQuest
LeaderQuest is a leading provider of cybersecurity and related information technology training. LeaderQuest provides training and job placement services for veterans and individuals seeking to transition to new career paths in the information technology arena.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Advanced Personnel Management, acquired MCI Solutions

synopsis: Advanced Personnel Management (APM) has acquired multi-award-winning learning organisation MCI Solutions. MCI consults to top organisations on their learning and development needs. They are a multi award-winning training and education provider offering accredited and non accredited programs in a wide range of business and IT areas.
buyer: Advanced Personnel Management
Advanced Personnel Management (APM) delivers job seeker, disability, workplace health, NDIS support and home assessment services to thousands of Australians every year. They are Australia’s largest provider of Disability Employment Services with a proven track record of helping people find work. "
target: MCI Solutions
MCI Solutions consults to top organisations on their learning and development needs. They are a multi award-winning training and education provider offering accredited and non accredited programs in a wide range of business and IT areas.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cours Legendre SAS, acquired Methodia SAS

synopsis: Methodia has been bought by Les Cours Legendre, a French tutoring company. Based in Lyon and Paris, Methodia is a major player in the innovative training market. Methodia offers innovative training courses for individuals and businesses to help them succeed in their professional challenges.
buyer parent: AXA Group
buyer: Cours Legendre SAS
For more than 50 years, Les Cours Legendre has been helping students succeed through its tutoring and support services. Based in France, Cours Legendre is the expert in all aspects of school support. "
target: Methodia SAS
Based in Lyon and Paris, Methodia is a major player in the innovative training market. Methodia offers innovative training courses for individuals and businesses to help them succeed in their professional challenges, everywhere.
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$1
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Catalyst IT Australia, acquired Open Query

synopsis: Catalyst IT, a world leading open source company with an international reputation for delivering innovative, high quality software solutions, has acquired Open Query, a company that develops and delivers training and expertise for MySQL & related technologies, including system administration and security. Both companies are based in Australia.
buyer: Catalyst IT Australia
Catalyst IT is a world leading open source company with an international reputation for delivering innovative, high quality software solutions. "
target: Open Query
Open Query Pty Ltd develops and delivers training and expertise for MySQL & related technologies, including system administration and security. Based in Australia, they have engineers in a number of locations. Generally they work remotely although on-site consulting and training is available.
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announced 12/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Hexatronic Group AB, will acquire Iftac AB

synopsis: Hexatronic Group AB, an innovative Swedish technology group specializing in fiber communications, entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Iftac AB. Iftac, based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, conducts training and certification in IT and telecommunications.
buyer: Hexatronic Group AB (OM:HTRO:$212.68)
Hexatronic is an innovative Swedish technology group, specializing in fiber communications. They provide products and solutions for the fiber optic network and together, their five independent, entrepreneurial companies offer a full range of passive infrastructure. "
target: Iftac AB
Based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Iftac provides IT and telecommunications training and certification. Iftac offers Scandinavia’s most complete broadband infrastructure training.
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announced 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Hexatronic Group AB, will acquire The Light Brigade Inc.

synopsis: Hexatronic Group AB (publ), a Swedish technology group which specializes in fiber communications, will acquire The Light Brigade Inc. from AFL Telecommunications, a provider of fiber optic products. Light Brigade is a provider of fiber optic training services. They provide training to various sectors, including wireless, utility, mining, and more.
buyer: Hexatronic Group AB (OM:HTRO:$212.68)
Hexatronic is an innovative Swedish technology group, specializing in fiber communications. They provide products and solutions for the fiber optic network and together, their five independent, entrepreneurial companies offer a full range of passive infrastructure. "
target parent: Fujikura
target: The Light Brigade Inc.
Light Brigade is a provider of fiber optic training services. Light Brigade has trained over 60,000 people worldwide in its instructor-led classes. They provide training to the wireless, broadband communication, service providers, data centre, electric utility, mining, and industrial market sectors.
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announced 12/21/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Hexatronic Group AB, will acquire Iftac AB

synopsis: Hexatronic Group AB, an innovative Swedish technology group specializing in fiber communications, entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Iftac AB. Iftac, based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, conducts training and certification in IT and telecommunications.
buyer: Hexatronic Group AB (OM:HTRO:$212.68)
Hexatronic is an innovative Swedish technology group, specializing in fiber communications. They provide products and solutions for the fiber optic network and together, their five independent, entrepreneurial companies offer a full range of passive infrastructure. "
target: Iftac AB
Based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Iftac provides IT and telecommunications training and certification. Iftac offers Scandinavia’s most complete broadband infrastructure training.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Wireless Logic, acquired Matooma

synopsis: Wireless Logic Group, UK's independent Machine to Machine and Internet of Things connectivity platform provider, has acquired Matooma, a French company, recognized for its expertise and innovation within the cellular IOT connectivity space, with a broad base of customers using their secure network solutions across multiple applications.
buyer parent: Montagu Private Equity
buyer: Wireless Logic
UK-based Wireless Logic is an independent Machine to Machine and Internet of Things connectivity platform provider. Wireless Logic works with application providers, systems integrators, and enterprises to deliver services including management platforms, private network infrastructure, and more. "
target: Matooma
Headquartered in France, Matooma is recognized for its expertise and innovation within the cellular IOT (Internet of Things) connectivity space, with a broad base of customers using their secure network solutions across multiple applications.
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$12
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closed 11/30/2006 via Company Press Release

Alcatel merged with Lucent Technologies Inc.,

synopsis: Alcatel and Lucent Technologies today announced the completion of their merger transaction and that they will begin operations as the world's leading communication solutions provider on December 1st, 2006.
buyer: Lucent Technologies Inc. (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: Alcatel
Alcatel provides end-to-end communications solutions, enabling carriers, service providers and enterprises to deliver content to any type of user, anywhere in the world.
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$15,554
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$1,408
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closed 12/3/2014 via Market Wire

Alpha Technologies Inc., acquired Cheetah Technologies, L.P.

synopsis: Alpha Technologies, worldwide power solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Cheetah Technologies based in Pittsburgh, PA. Cheetah is a leading developer and supplier of network monitoring hardware and software solutions for the Global Cable and Broadband industry.
buyer: Alpha Technologies Inc.
Alpha Technologies Inc. provides the communications industry with the most reliable, technologically advanced and cost-effective powering solutions available. Alpha provides a full line of power products. "
target: Cheetah Technologies, L.P.
Cheetah Technologies is a leading developer and supplier of network monitoring hardware and software solutions for the Global Cable and Broadband industry. Cheetah enables the highest performance in cable television networks and the highest quality in video delivery systems.
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announced 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, will acquire Smart Edge

synopsis: Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Smart Edge™ intelligent-edge platform business from Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., an IT infrastructure and service provider. Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC).
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$75,732.00)
Intel Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of computer products and technologies. It delivers computer, networking, and communications platforms. "
target parent: Pivot Technology Solutions
target: Smart Edge
Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC). With Smart Edge, enterprises and communications service providers can enable cloud-like services closer to the user on the customer-premise or network edge.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Telemisis Ltd. merged with Tioga Limited,

synopsis: Telemisis, one of the UK’s leading providers of advanced remote monitoring, control and Internet of Things solutions and Tioga Limited announced the creation of Tioga Group Limited. Formed through the merger of their combined assets, the new group has been created to accelerate international expansion and entry into new markets.
buyer: Tioga Limited
Founded in 1996, Tioga has developed into one of the UK’s leading privately owned Contract Electronic Manufacturers (CEM), offering a broad spectrum of electronic assembly, complete product manufacture and full turnkey solutions, providing wide-ranging expertise and exceptional service to customers."
target: Telemisis Ltd.
Telemisis, designs, develops and manufactures one of the most advanced remote monitoring, control and Internet of Things solutions to a range of industry sectors. The Telemisis team has experience in end-to-end solutions, including power source and manufacturing process, optimisation and control.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Genband will be merged with Sonus Networks, Inc.,

synopsis: Sonus Networks, Inc. and GENBAND announced a definitive agreement under which the two companies will merge under a newly formed holding company. GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.
buyer: Sonus Networks, Inc. (RBBN:$667.24)
Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by enabling and securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. "
target: Genband
GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. Kandy is its award-winning, disruptive real-time communications software development platform.
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closed 4/26/2012 via Market Wire

Acme Packet, Inc., acquired IPTEGO GmbH

synopsis: Acme Packet®, the leader in session delivery networks, announced that it has acquired privately held IPTEGO GmbH. IPTEGO is a provider of software solutions that offer real-time, end-to-end communications network intelligence, voice and video operations monitoring, customer experience management and fraud prevention and detection.
buyer: Acme Packet, Inc. (APKT:$274.44)
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. "
target: IPTEGO GmbH
IPTEGO GmbH develops and provides software and hardware appliances for the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry. The company offers PALLADION, a system for monitoring, managing, and controlling Session Initiation Protocol based networks.
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
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$358
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$2
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closed 7/22/2019 via Company Press Release

CEVA, Inc., acquired Hillcrest Labs

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

InterDigital, acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, announced the acquisition of Hillcrest Labs, a pioneer in sensor processing technology.
buyer: InterDigital (IDCC:$288.59)
InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. They solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience. "
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) segments.
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announced 9/25/2008 via PR Newswire

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

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

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

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InterTrust Technologies Corp., acquired Kiora Media

synopsis: Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructures.
buyer: InterTrust Technologies Corp. (ITRU:$0.00)
Intertrust provides computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms. "
target: Kiora Media
Kiora provides a secure distribution platform for content providers to publish and deliver content to domains where Internet Bandwidth is inaccessible or sometimes unavailable. Their patented platform comes with a ready to deploy content appliance along with a publishing backend.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

RealPage, Inc., acquired STRATIS IoT

synopsis: RealPage, Inc., a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, announced the acquisition of STRATIS IoT, which connects smart apartment systems and devices into a single, easy-to-use resident app.
buyer: RealPage, Inc. (RP:$1,072.25)
RealPage provides a technology platform that enables real estate owners and managers to change how people experience and use rental space. Clients use the platform to gain transparency in asset performance, leverage data insights, and monetize space to create incremental yields. "
target: STRATIS IoT
STRATIS IoT is among the largest and broadest integrators of smart devices and systems for multifamily and student apartment buildings, enabling a world class resident experience in over 380,000 units across the U.S., Japan, the UK, EU, and Latin America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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