Like ViaNett

announced 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire ViaNett

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of ViaNett AS. ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: ViaNett
ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers. ViaNett is No. 1 on donation solutions via SMS in Norway. ViaNett has experiences solid organic growth in revenue and profits during the last years.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.5x
announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

CLX Networks, acquired Voltari Corporation

synopsis: CLX Networks, the global leader in enterprise messaging and awarded Europe's fastest large company revenue grower of the year, is proud to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Voltari's messaging business in North America.
buyer: CLX Networks (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX is a market-leading enabler of mobile enterprise communications. With its cloud-based API and an unparalleled lineup of mobile operator relationships globally, CLX enables enterprises direct and efficient access to more than six billion mobile subscribers worldwide. "
target: Voltari Corporation (VLTC:$10.88)
Voltari is a digital advertising company. Voltari's messaging business includes direct operator connections in both the USA and Canada.
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announced 10/24/2007 via BusinessWire

80108 Media will be merged with Go2,

synopsis: go2®, a leader in mobile search and directory services, and 80108 Media, a pioneer in original local mobile content, today announced plans to merge, forming go2 Media™, a company focused on the growing user demand for more localized, personalized mobile content.
buyer: Go2
A leader in mobile search and directory services since 1999, go2 owns and operates a broad range of online and mobile websites including go2 Movies, go2 Dining, go2 Pets, go2 Golf and over 300 mobile websites dedicated to specific colleges and universities throughout the U.S. "
target: 80108 Media
80108 offers a network of mobile correspondents creating relevant, local content and a proprietary and innovative SMS delivery system. 80108 Media is backed by several Boston-area venture capital firms.
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closed 3/18/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired cNotify

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, has acquired cNotify, the business notification and automated messaging service provided by CBTS (Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions). cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target parent: Cincinnati Bell, Inc.
target: cNotify
cNotify is a Hosted Messaging Service that provides real time, "on-demand" outbound communications to a large number of people. cNotify combines the uses of phone call, email, text message, pager, and fax to ensure that users will receive the critical messages.
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closed 4/18/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Forumer

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, has announced that it has acquired the assets of free forum hosting pioneer, Forumer.com. Forumer, which serves 35 million monthly pageviews across 200,000 active forums, joins CrowdGather’s existing free forum hosting platforms FreeForums.org and Lefora.com.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Forumer
Forumer is a free forum hosting pioneer which serves 35 million monthly pageviews across 200,000 active forums. Features include over 30 free skins, a great custom portal, a live chatroom, and much more.
price ($mm)
$0.40
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closed 11/1/2006 via

CDC Corporation, purchased Beijing TimeHeart Information Technology Ltd. and TimeHeart Science Technology Ltd. from Fresh Earn Holdings Ltd

synopsis: China.com Inc., controlled by software company CDC Corp. , has agreed to buy two mobile value-added service firms for HK$198 million (US$25.4 million) to boost its wireless services. That acquisition would be bankrolled with cash, stock in CMMC and an eventual issuance of China.com shares, the firm said.
buyer: CDC Corporation (CHINA:$0.00)
A leading global provider of Enterprise Software Solutions to medium and large enterprises. Our solutions include : ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), SCM (Supply Chain Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), HRM (Human Resources Management) and BPM (Business Performance Management). "
seller: Fresh Earn Holdings Ltd
Fresh Earn Holdings Ltd is a China based holding company. Created to parent Beijing TimeHeart Information Technology Ltd. and TimeHeart Science Technology Ltd.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 6/15/2007 via PR Newswire

Xinhua Finance Media Limited, acquired Beijing Mobile Interactive Co., Ltd

synopsis: Xinhua Finance Media, China's leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of a 100% interest in Beijing Mobile Interactive Co., Ltd ("M-in").
buyer parent: Xinhua Finance Limited
buyer: Xinhua Finance Media Limited (XSEL:$0.00)
Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL"), formerly XFMedia, is a leading sports and entertainment media company in China. Catering to a vast audience of young and upwardly mobile consumers, XSEL is well-positioned in China with its unique content and access. "
target: Beijing Mobile Interactive Co., Ltd
Mobile Interactive is a mobile service provider in China with SP licenses nationwide operating on wireless Mobile Value-Added Service platforms. Its wide range of mobile capabilities include WAP (Wireless Application Protocol), text messaging, Multimedia Messaging Service and more.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 9/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

PeggyBank, LLC merged with ScanDigital,

synopsis: PeggyBank, an Omaha-based company that digitizes and uploads old printed photos, slides and VCR tapes to the cloud, has merged with ScanDigital.com, a similar outfit in California that offers a simple, speedy and safe photo and home movie transfer service.
buyer: ScanDigital
ScanDigital offers a simple, speedy and safe photo and home movie transfer service that allows users to preserve their precious memories. ScanDigital assists people by converting photos, slides, negatives, video and reel to reel film into digital format. "
target: PeggyBank, LLC
PeggyBank.com, LLC offers a platform that enables users to digitize and upload old printed photos, slides, and VCR tapes to the cloud. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.
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closed 7/22/2013 via PR Newswire

(10) digit-inc, acquired NumberGarage

synopsis: All assets of Tennessee-based NumberGarage, LLC, founded in 2008 byJeff Heeren of Nashville, Tenn., have been assigned to Ten-Digit Inc., also based in Tennessee. NumberGarage is a cloud-based remote call forward virtual telephone number service. NumberGarage has an entirely new custom-built platform for processing subscription-based services.
buyer: (10) digit-inc
Ten-Digit, Inc. d/b/a (10) digit-inc. is a Tennessee based corporation formed December 21, 2012. Ten-Digit Inc. is focused on providing subscription-based services affiliated with telephone numbers. "
target: NumberGarage
NumberGarage is a virtual telephone number service that was created in 2005 and launched in 2008. It allows people to easily manage their phone number(s) with or without traditional phone service all from the NumberGarage website.
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closed 8/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Comverse, Inc., acquired Acision

synopsis: Comverse, Inc, a global leader in digital services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Acision, a privately-held leader in secure mobile messaging and engagement services, based in Reading, United Kingdom.
buyer: Comverse, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Comverse is a leading global provider of telecom business solutions that enable communication service provider success in the hyper-connected world through service innovation and smart monetization. The company's proven and innovative product portfolio includes BSS, and Digital Services. "
target: Acision
Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless mobile engagement services that interoperate across all IP platforms and enrich the user experience creating value and new communication opportunities for carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$200 [$357]
rev ($mm)
$191
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 2/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Atlantic Bridge Ventures, acquired Acision

synopsis: Atlantic Bridge Ventures, a European multi-stage technology private equity fund, has led a consortium of private equity buyers in the acquisition of LogicaCMG's Telecoms Products business, for a cash consideration of GBP265m (EUR392m).
buyer: Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Atlantic Bridge is a multi-stage technology private equity fund, with offices in Dublin and London and focused on the telecoms infrastructure, semi conductor and software markets. Atlantic Bridge brings together one of the strongest technology investment teams in the market. "
target parent: LogicaCMG
target: Acision
Telecoms Products is the world's leading provider of converged mobile messaging solutions for text and multimedia messaging for 300 customers, who serve over 1 billion consumers worldwide. They also provide voice and video mail services and are a leading provider of intelligent payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$518
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
17.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2016 via Market Wire

Virtual Hold Technology, LLC, acquired Zoove Corporation

synopsis: Virtual Hold Technology, a company that offers multichannel callback and virtual queuing solutions to contact centers, has acquired Zoove, the exclusive provider of memorable, short mobile codes that drive awareness by customizing how people interact with a brand.
buyer: Virtual Hold Technology, LLC
Virtual Hold Technology, LLC offers multichannel callback and virtual queuing solutions to contact centers. The company provides Conversation Bridge, a multichannel callback platform. It caters to communication, energy, utilities, financial, government, healthcare, insurance, and retail sectors. "
target parent: mBlox Inc.
target: Zoove Corporation
Zoove Corporation is the exclusive provider of StarStar and StarStar Me, a unique mobile phone number that connects people with the things they care about most — great content, favorite brands, and one another.
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closed 11/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

ATD Health Network Inc., acquired Patients Connected Ltd.

synopsis: Toronto-based Ask The Doctor, a health platform that connects users to doctors to receive immediate help, has acquired Patients Connected Ltd., one of the largest telehealth services in the United Kingdom. Patients using the telehealth platform can easily connect to thousands of licensed physicians in the UK.
buyer: ATD Health Network Inc.
ATD Health Network is the most trusted and popular source of personalized medical information in the world. Through its website AskTheDoctor.com, consumers can ask health questions and a top physician will respond. "
target: Patients Connected Ltd.
Patients Connected Ltd. is one of the largest telehealth services in the United Kingdom. Patients using the telehealth platform can easily connect to thousands of licensed physicians in the UK.
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announced 10/31/2014 via PR Newswire

Garnero Group Acquisition Company, will acquire WISeKey

synopsis: Garnero Group Acquisition Company ("GGAC"), a blank check company, and WISeKey SA, an international mobile cybersecurity provider, announced that they have entered into definitive agreements whereby GGAC will acquire approximately 70% ownership stake in WISeKey from certain holders of WISeKey shares.
buyer: Garnero Group Acquisition Company
Garnero Group Acquisition Company (GGAC) is a Cayman Islands exempted company incorporated as a blank check company for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, and more. "
target: WISeKey (SIX:WIHN:$2.11)
WISeKey is an eSecurity company which offers its digital security solutions to a wide range of customers, governments, business and individual website hosts.
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closed 7/14/2014 via BusinessWire

mBlox Inc., acquired Zoove Corporation

synopsis: Mblox, the largest, independent application-to-person SMS provider in the world with more than 100 direct commercial carrier and operator connections, has acquired Zoove, the exclusive provider of StarStar and StarStar Me, a unique mobile phone number that connects people with the things they care about most.
buyer: mBlox Inc.
Mblox is the largest independent application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging provider in the world, trusted by more companies to carry their mission-critical traffic than any other service. "
target: Zoove Corporation
Zoove Corporation is the exclusive provider of StarStar and StarStar Me, a unique mobile phone number that connects people with the things they care about most — great content, favorite brands, and one another.
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announced 1/11/2011 via Market Wire

Integrated Mobile, Inc. will be merged with BroadSource, Inc.,

synopsis: BroadSource, Inc., the expert in telecom expense management technology and services, and Integrated Mobile (IMI) have announced that the two companies will merge. Integrated Mobile is the leading provider of managed mobility services with customers representing more than 25% of the Fortune 1000.
buyer: BroadSource, Inc.
BroadSource is known as the expert in telecom expense management technology and services, exclusively for companies with telecom expenses under $20 million annually. "
target: Integrated Mobile, Inc.
Integrated Mobile (IMI) is the leading provider of managed mobility services with customers representing more than 25% of the Fortune 1000. IMI offers a full suite of managed mobility solutions and services that deliver end-to-end management of the enterprise's entire wireless lifecycle.
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closed 11/4/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Sunset Brands, Inc., acquired Kaizen Communications

synopsis: Sunset Brands, Inc proudly announces its acquisition of Kaizen Communications, a mobile tech firm specializing in wireless messaging, distribution of mobile content and mobile campaign management.
buyer: Sunset Brands, Inc.
Sunset Brands, Inc. trades on the Pink Sheets under the symbol SSBN. "
target parent: NuMobile, Inc.
target: Kaizen Communications
Kaizen Communications, Inc. is a technology company specializing in mobile commerce, specifically as an application provider in the SMS/MMS/IVR (texting, video, multi-media, interactive voice response) equation.
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closed 10/30/2020 via BusinessWire

Comlinkdata, acquired ShareTracker

synopsis: Comlinkdata, the leader in telecom market analytics, announced it has acquired ShareTracker, the the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and flow share measurement products and analytics.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Comlinkdata
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights in North America. It provides unique, real-time market performance data and pairs this with a team of telecom-savvy analysts to help clients identify, understand and execute on growth opportunities. "
target: ShareTracker
ShareTracker is the the largest U.S. market research company dedicated to telecom market share and flow share measurement products and analytics. With ShareTracker, clients get the technology-based data they must have to make mission critical decisions.
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closed 6/19/2014 via Market Wire

Wind n Sea Media Partners, LLC, acquired Wirefly.com

synopsis: BIZX, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., announced the acquisition by its subsidiary, Wind N Sea Technology Partners, LLC, of Wirefly.com and related assets, one of the largest online cell phone retail portals in the world.
buyer parent: BIZX, LLC
buyer: Wind n Sea Media Partners, LLC
Wind n Sea's professional team partners with clients, bringing deep industry knowledge and experience with in each area, such as: Creative third party funding, Exclusive Partnerships, Effective Branding & Marketing, Management Sourcing, Celebrity Endorsements, and Capacity-Building Technologies. "
target: Wirefly.com
Wirefly.com has been one of the web's largest online retail wireless web sites for over a decade providing visitors the ability to compare and purchase cell phones and service plans from a wide variety of suppliers.
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announced 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire ViaNett

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of ViaNett AS. ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: ViaNett
ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers. ViaNett is No. 1 on donation solutions via SMS in Norway. ViaNett has experiences solid organic growth in revenue and profits during the last years.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.5x
announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netsize

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Europe’s leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the French omnichannel messaging company, Netsize S.A .
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target parent: Gemalto NV
target: Netsize
Netsize is a leading omni-channel messaging solution provider with a strong presence in Western Europe. Netsize helps more than 600 clients build stronger customer relationships through impactful engagement and personalized user experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
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announced 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SeeMe

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA ("LINK"), one of Europe’s leading providers of cloud based mobile messaging and mobile solutions services, will acquire SeeMe, a Hungarian mobile messaging company that provides web and application programming interface (API) based messaging services.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SeeMe
SeeMe is a Hungarian mobile messaging company that provides web and application programming interface (API) based messaging services. SeeMe helps businesses increase their sales and build better relationships with their customers by enabling them to easily manage their SMS marketing campaigns.
price ($mm)
$2.46
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announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
announced 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Austrian mobile messaging companies Simple SMS GmbH and Simple SMS Wholesale GmbH (together Simple SMS Group). Simple SMS Group offers secure SMS messaging whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Simple SMS Group
Based in Austria, Simple SMS Group is a specialist in web based platform & services for a huge range of professional mobile messaging for business customers. Simple SMS offers simple, fast and secure SMS messaging solutions for their users, whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
price ($mm)
$2.37
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
announced 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in Europe, will acquire Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG, a software company that develops products for telecom and marketing services. Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland that provides services to more than 175 countries.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Horisen AG
Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland with a strong footprint delivering services to more than 175 countries globally. Horisen Messaging is a part of Horisen, a software company specialized in developing products for telecom and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$11
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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5.0x
announced 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netmessage SARL

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe's leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of French mobile messaging company Netmessage SARL.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Netmessage SARL
Netmessage, located in Paris, France, is a leading mobile messaging and marketing company. Netmessage provides CRM marketing solutions, that collect, analyze and transform the collected customer data to send perfectly targeted offers.
price ($mm)
$12
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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6.0x
announced 9/22/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Archynet s.r.l.

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of Italian mobile messaging and marketing company Archynet s.r.l. (Totalconnect).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Archynet s.r.l.
Archynet s.r.l. (Totalconnect) is an Italian mobile messaging company. Totalconnect was established in 1998, and is located in Turin in Italy. Totalconnect has a strong position in the Italian market with direct interconnect with the Italian mobile operators.
price ($mm)
$2.97
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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5.5x
announced 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire ViaNett

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of ViaNett AS. ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: ViaNett
ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers. ViaNett is No. 1 on donation solutions via SMS in Norway. ViaNett has experiences solid organic growth in revenue and profits during the last years.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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1.0x
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5.5x
closed 1/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired Global Messaging Solutions, S.L.

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of one of Spain's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging services, Global Messaging Solutions (GMS). GMS offers online marketing services, launching Email Marketing, SMS, Voice and Fax campaigns.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Global Messaging Solutions, S.L.
Global Messaging Solutions is an international company operating in the global market since 2001. Specialized in digital communication, they offer online marketing custom services in many sectors, launching Email Marketing, SMS, Voice and Fax campaigns.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
announced 1/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Didimo

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA ("LINK" or the "Company), the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in the Scandinavian, Baltic and German markets, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of one of Spain's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging services, the Didimo -JetTelecom Group (Didimo).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Didimo
Didimo offers an easy, fast, cost-effective and reliable platform to send tailor-made or bulk SMS. Promotions, notifications or reminders are examples of content for which SMSs have become the preferred communication channel.
price ($mm)
$7.71
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 7/8/2016 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, purchased Mobile Messaging Business from Globalmouth AB

synopsis: LINK Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, has acquired Globalmouth AB’s mobile messaging business, Globalmouth Marketing AB. This further strengthens its position as the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile solutions in the Scandinavian and Baltic markets.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Globalmouth AB
Globalmouth Marketing AB is Globalmouth AB's mobile messaging business. Globalmouth is a mobile specialist that helps companies and organizations to enhance their business with mobile solutions, such as responsive- or mobile websites and web or native apps.
price ($mm)
$0.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
announced 6/24/2016 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Linus AS

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, through the planned acquisition of Linus AS, further strengthen its position as the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile solutions. Linus is a major provider of both mobile messaging and mobile communication solutions in the Norwegian market, especially for the financial sector.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Linus AS
Linus is a major provider of both mobile messaging and mobile communication solutions in the Norwegian market, especially for the financial sector. The mobile solutions developed by Linus contribute to a simpler and more effective way for a business to establish mobile dialog with its customers.
price ($mm)
$7.87
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
8.0x
announced 3/17/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Responsfabrikken

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, which helps companies to communicate by mobile phone with their customers, will acquire Responsfabrikken A/S, a company that offers mobile marketing and develops solutions for digital platforms such as, web, mobile, tablets, and social media.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility helps companies to communicate by mobile phone with their customers. With their services for mobile dialogue, marketing and mobile payment systems, their customers strengthen their customer relations – for better results, faster contact and greater loyalty. "
target: Responsfabrikken
Responsfabrikken A/S offers mobile marketing and develops solutions for digital platforms such as, web, mobile, tablets, and social media. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
price ($mm)
$7.60
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
5.6x
closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Sonar

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Sonar Technologies, an enterprise text and messaging sales engagement and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Sonar
Sonar is a leading business text messaging platform for large companies with dedicated sales and marketing teams. They bridge the gap between businesses and their customers over mobile, while demonstrating the power of utilizing AI and chatbots at scale.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

MIND CTI, will acquire GTX Messaging

synopsis: MIND CTI, an Israeli provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, will acquire GTX GmbH, a German provider of enterprise messaging communication. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing businesses with a robust system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
Israel-based MIND CTI Ltd. is a leading provider of convergent end-to-end billing and customer care product-based solutions for service providers, unified communications analytics, and call accounting solutions for enterprises as well as enterprise messaging solutions. "
target: GTX Messaging
GTX Messaging is a provider of enterprise messaging communication, based in Germany. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing business partners with a robust and easy-to-use system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality and attractive pricing.
price ($mm)
$0.28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
26.9x
closed 8/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Komutel, Inc., acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: Komutel Inc., a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions, has acquired VuduMobile, a Montreal-based company specializing in text messaging for enterprises through its unique and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solutions.
buyer: Komutel, Inc.
Komutel is a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions. Komutel is a leader for call distribution (PSPA), radio and telephony call recording, notifications to fire services, medical teams, and more. "
target parent: ATW Tech Inc
target: VuduMobile Inc.
Canada-based VuduMobile was created by individuals with a passion to improve communication and engagement between businesses and their users and customers. VuduMobile aims to provide users with the best experience through its multi-channel messaging platform and tools and customer care.
price ($mm)
$1.01
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

MIND CTI, will acquire Message Mobile GmbH

synopsis: MIND C.T.I., a leading provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Message Mobile, a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
MIND is a leading Israel provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs. "
target parent: Materna Information & Communications
target: Message Mobile GmbH
Message Mobile is a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication. From simple SMS dispatch via mobile payment to instant messaging and the programming of chatbots, they develop and implement the best solution packages for clients.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired Mediaburst Limited

synopsis: UK's Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of Mediaburst from Stericycle Inc. Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider that forms a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: Mediaburst Limited
Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider. They form a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message. Their main tools are Textburst, Clockwork, and SurveyMill.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Triumph Corporation ltd., will acquire C2 Corporation

synopsis: Triumph Corporation will acquire the C2 Company through acquisition of outstanding shares and a share transfer agreement which will make C2 a wholly owned subsidiary of Triumph Corporation. The C2 company mainly develops applications for smartphones.
buyer: Triumph Corporation ltd. (TSE:3651:$21.98)
Triumph Corporation ltd. is a holding company. They are focused on information technology, equipment manufacturing, real estate, distribution sales, sales promotion, and travel accommodation businesses. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: C2 Corporation
C2 develops apps for mobile, and operates 4 units: BtoBtoC, in which apps for consumers are distributed by mobile phone carriers; BtoB, which develops applications and web services; BtoC, which delivers their own apps directly to consumers; and new business, which sets ad space in popular apps.
price ($mm)
$0.01*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2018 via PR Newswire

Katalyst Technologies Inc., acquired Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Katalyst Technologies Inc. acquired Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd., a custom software development company based out of Pune, India, specializing in web and mobile application development. Panacea has extensive delivery capability in Magento development, e-commerce, mobility, cloud computing and digital marketing.
buyer: Katalyst Technologies Inc.
Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, Katalyst Technologies is a best-in-class software technology services and solutions provider. With offices across the world, Katalyst has decades of experience in ERP, supply chain, engineering, digital and e-commerce, professional services and e-publishing. "
target: Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd., a custom software development company based out of Pune, India, specializing in web and mobile application development. Panacea has extensive delivery capability in Magento development, e-commerce, mobility, cloud computing and digital marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Censhare Ag, acquired 360dialog GmbH

synopsis: Censhare AG announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the real time customer interaction management software vendor 360dialog. 360dialog is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging easily managed from one central place.
buyer: Censhare Ag
Censhare is a universal, smart content management platform that global organizations use to take charge of their digital experience, delivering personalized content across multiple channels, devices and languages. "
target: 360dialog GmbH
360dialog is marketing platform that helps brands (re)engage and convert their audience to maximize customer lifetime value and enhance the customer journey. At its core is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Methys, acquired 4i Mobile

synopsis: Methys Group and 4i announced that 4i has merged with Methys Digital, a Methys Group Company. South African 4i is a leading mobile-first, digital solutions company servicing clients around the world.
buyer: Methys
Methys is a unique international technology hub with expertise in Digital, Data and Acceleration, through which they drive business performance for their clients. Methys works closely with clients to completely understand the problem that their custom software solution needs to solve. "
target: 4i Mobile
South African 4i is a leading mobile-first, digital solutions company servicing clients around the world. It has built various apps for its clients, such as ParkFind, a mobile app that enables users to find open parking bays and pay for parking in Cape Town.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2018 via DGAP

True North Energy Corporation, acquired Kryptonite Korea Limited

synopsis: True North Energy Corp., announced that it has acquired 100% of the common shares in South Korea's leading digital media company, Kryptonite Korea Limited ('Kryptonite'). Kryptonite owns a diverse digital intellectual property portfolio and operates a variety of social media applications.
buyer: True North Energy Corporation (OTCPK:TNEN:$1.83)
Traditionally, True North Energy Corporation has engaged in the identification, acquisition and development of oil and gas properties. Through its subsidiary, True North Acquisition Corp, the Company intends to scale-up digital operations, focusing on the immense Social, Gaming and Dating market. "
target: Kryptonite Korea Limited
Kryptonite has a large footprint in engineering social applications for major industry players, such as Time Warner for its Cartoon Network & Samsung for its Galaxy devices. The company is specialized in developing leading smartphone consumer internet applications, primary for social entertainment.
price ($mm)
$0.85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ernst & Young, LLP, acquired Applix

synopsis: Ernst & Young (EY), a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has acquired Applix, a company focused on mobile solutions for brands, publishers and institutions. Applix supports their clients with the digital transformation of their services, products and content.
buyer: Ernst & Young, LLP
Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. "
target: Applix
Founded in 2010, Applix is a company focused on mobile solutions for brands, publishers and institutions willing to create their own digital presence in an innovative and relevant way. Applix specialises in three main lines of business: Digital Publishing, Education, Mobile & Apps.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/15/2017 via Reuters

PCI Holdings, Inc., will acquire leafnet Co., Ltd.

synopsis: PCI Holdings, a company that, through its subsidiaries, designs and develops information technology and software products, is to fully acquire leafnet Co., Ltd. through stock swap. leafnet Co., Ltd. designs and develops smart-phone applications and system integration services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
buyer: PCI Holdings, Inc. (TSE:3918:$135.35)
PCI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs and develops information technology and software products. The company is involved in the development of embedded control software for automobiles, heavy machinery, construction machinery and more. "
target: leafnet Co., Ltd.
leafnet Co., Ltd. designs and develops smart-phone applications and system integration services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Them Advertising, acquired Appcelerate

synopsis: Them Advertising, South Australia's largest locally owned full-service advertising and digital agency, has acquired Appcelerate, an App Development and Web Design agency. Appcelerate uses their expertise in the web design, social media and Google scene to showcase South Australian brands, products and businesses to the world.
buyer: Them Advertising
Them Advertising is a full-service advertising and digital agency with expertise in strategy, branding, design, TV/radio, account service, digital and media. Their team of experts have gone above and beyond to help clients at a local, national and global level reach their unique audiences. "
target: Appcelerate
Appcelerate is a small but dedicated App Development and Web Design agency specialising in business websites and bringing App ideas to life. They use their expertise in the web design, social media and Google scene to showcase South Australian brands, products and businesses to the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

tarienna GmbH, acquired Socialbit GmbH

synopsis: Tarienna GmbH, an information technology and services company that specializes in software and application development, has acquired Socialbit GmbH, a company that develops social and mobile applications for smartphones.
buyer: tarienna GmbH
Tarienna GmbH is an information technology and services company that specializes in software and application development. They were founded in 2008 and are located in Friedrichshafen, Germany. "
target: Socialbit GmbH
Socialbit GmbH develops social and mobile applications for smartphones. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AtmanCo, acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: AtmanCo Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of VuduMobile. VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution.
buyer: AtmanCo (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
AtmanCo is a leader in the psychometrics industry. The company offers psychometric tests online for the purposes of recruitment and hiring. AtmanCo's mission is to boost a organization's productivity, performance and prosperity by focusing on the their most important assets: their employees. "
target: VuduMobile Inc.
VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution allowing management of text message management programs in all kind of businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Monstar Lab, Inc., will acquire Nodes Group ApS

synopsis: Monstar Lab, Inc., a Japanese digital product development firm, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nodes Group ApS, a European software development company. Acquiring Nodes will pave the way for Monstar Lab to enter the European market and to create an ecosystem for digital product development with global top talents.
buyer: Monstar Lab, Inc.
Monstar Lab is a digital product development firm which provides digital product (mobile app and web) development services, music streaming services and mobile gaming services in 9 countries and 17 cities. "
target: Nodes Group ApS
Nodes is a mobile app development firm with high level UX and tech skills to create beautiful and complex applications. Its headquarters is in Copenhagen, with two other offices in London and Aarhus (Denmark). Nodes has 75 passionate developers, designers and mobile consultants.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/26/2017 via PR Web

Scintel Technologies, Inc., acquired Avisun Computer Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Scintel Technologies, a premier technology consulting firm with a substantial background in digital transformation, has acquired Avisun Computer Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a provider of engineering services for developing apps for smartphones and tablets. Avisun's FileAway app lets users scan, tag, and archive business cards with their smartphones.
buyer: Scintel Technologies, Inc.
Scintel Technologies is a premier technology consulting firm with a substantial background in digital transformation, business intelligence, and analytics. Scintel provides custom-tailored solutions to their clients that range from Fortune 500 companies to mid-size firms. "
target: Avisun Computer Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Avisun provides engineering services for developing apps for smartphones and tablets. Their FileAway app lets users scan, associate, tag, and archive business cards with their smartphones. Their A-Lock app locks selected applications with a 4-digit password on a users mobile device.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tekplay Systems Limited, acquired XcellFORCE, LLC

synopsis: Chennai-based Tekplay Systems, a digital business transformation company acquired San Jose-based services player XcellFORCE. XcellForce offers a variety of solutions and partnerships to suit an organization such as software product testing, mobile application development, Oracle mobile solutions, and more.
buyer: Tekplay Systems Limited
Tekplay is a leading digital business transformation company. Tekplay works with Fortune 500 companies to unlock the full potential of Digital through powerful strategies, technologies and tools. Tekplay is based in Chennai, India. "
target: XcellFORCE, LLC
XcellForce offers a variety of solutions and partnerships to suit an organization such as software product testing, mobile application development, Oracle mobile solutions, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zendesk, acquired Outbound

synopsis: Zendesk is elevating its customer service platform with the acquisition of Outbound.io, which will help brands be more proactive in their outreach. Founded in 2013 by Dhruvkaran Mehta and Josh Weissburg, Outbound gives brands the tools they need to send messages to customers through SMS, responsive email, web, or push notifications.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. With more than 60,000 paid customer accounts, Zendesk’s products are used by organizations in 150 countries and territories to provide support in more than 40 languages. "
target: Outbound
Outbound gives brands the tools they need to send messages to customers through SMS, responsive email, web, or push notifications. They allow marketers to set up automated messages when they need users to take an action, then test how well each message works.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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T-Gaia Corporation
T-Gaia Corporation
Based in Japan, T-Gaia Corporation sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, as well as tools for resolve issues that are useful for management and operation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,885.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.75
EBIT ($mm)
$142.61
Net Income ($mm)
$128.34
Employees
3884
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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: ASX:ZIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZipTel
ZipTel
ZipTel is an Australian owned and operated telecommunications business focused on providing international roaming and calling solutions to the consumer, using state of the art technologies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
51
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Ticker: ENXTAM:CMCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CM Telecom
CM Telecom
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$105.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($1.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
266
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Ticker: OTCPK:APYP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppYea, Inc.
AppYea, Inc.
AppYea is a mobile application developer for iOS, Google Play, and Amazon platforms. AppYea operates its own titles as well as provides strategic partnerships with promising mobile app developers. They focus on a number of different categories including next-generation social networks and gaming.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
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Ticker: BSE:532790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tanla Mobile
Tanla Mobile
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: WORK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$768.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($267.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($295.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2431
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
920
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Ticker: XTRA:CLIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$81.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.78
EBIT ($mm)
$5.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.57
Employees
100
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Ticker: TSE:3962
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Change Co., Ltd
Change Co., Ltd
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.59
EBIT ($mm)
$3.42
Net Income ($mm)
$2.39
Employees
67
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Ticker: APCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp is an information technology company providing cloud services and merchant processing solutions with a focus in mobile payments. Their mission is to provide industry-leading cloud services and payment processing technologies to businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MSMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Room 21 Media, Inc.
Room21 is a media group specializing in proprietary phone app development for producing and monetizing content for film, television and the web. They develop and launch social commerce platforms for healthcare, entertainment, and industrial business.
year
2017
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Ticker: SMSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$38.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.47
EBIT ($mm)
$7.34
Net Income ($mm)
$9.85
Employees
153
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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: 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: AIM:MPOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MoPowered
MoPowered
MoPowered provides online merchants and leading brands with a complete suite of mobile commerce solutions including tablet and smartphone apps and end-to-end, fully transactional mobile websites.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$24.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
54
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