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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
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closed 3/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Brex, acquired Neji, Inc.

synopsis: Brex, the corporate card that accelerates entrepreneurs and scaling businesses, has acquired Neji, a San Francisco-based startup building blockchain and networking technologies for businesses. The acquisition of Neji allows Brex to redouble its security, privacy, and risk posture as the company advances its product development roadmap.
buyer: Brex
Brex is transforming B2B payments by creating corporate cards, rewards, and travel programs that are tailored to specific industries. The company uses its technology to navigate the financial and regulatory hurdles that typically exacerbate negative banking product experiences. "
target: Neji, Inc.
Neji is a San Francisco-based startup building blockchain and networking technologies for businesses. The company specializes in addressing the security and networking challenges of scaling distributed ledgers across hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud deployments.
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closed 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Untangle

synopsis: Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, announced that it has been acquired by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with $47 billion in assets under management.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $47 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world.
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closed 12/22/2015 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Lancope Inc.

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT, announced it has completed the acquisition of Lancope, Inc., a privately held network security company. Lancope provides network behavior analytics, threat visibility and security intelligence to help protect companies against top cyber security threats.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: Lancope Inc.
Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against threats. By collecting and analyzing flow data, Lancope’s StealthWatch System helps organizations detect a range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats.
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closed 8/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired Cyan, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Cyan, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation software and platforms to enable open, agile and scalable software-defined networks, pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. "
target: Cyan, Inc. (CYNI:$117.45)
Cyan enables network transformation. The company’s SDN, NFV, and packet-optical solutions deliver orchestration, agility, and scale to networks, that until now, have been static and hardware driven.
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announced 4/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Total Defense, Inc., will acquire Untangle

synopsis: Total Defense, Inc., a leading Internet security company, has entered into an agreement with Untangle, Inc., a leading network software and appliance company, whereby Untangle will merge with its consumer business line.
buyer parent: Updata Partners
buyer: Total Defense, Inc.
Total Defense is a global leader in Internet security. The company develops Internet and threat management solutions that defend millions of consumers and small businesses across the world. "
target: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small.
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closed 4/7/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Medina Capital, acquired Cryptzone AB

synopsis: Cryptzone, a leading provider of encryption solutions and identity and access management (IAM), has been acquired by Medina Capital, a high-growth equity investment firm focused on the IT infrastructure sector.
buyer: Medina Capital
Medina Capital is a high-growth equity investment firm focused on IT infrastructure companies in areas such as cloud computing, cybersecurity, big data, software-defined security and software-defined networking. "
target: Cryptzone AB
The Cryptzone Group is a technology innovator of proactive controls to mitigate IT security risk. Its solutions enable organizations to securely connect, collaborate and comply within the digital workplace, thereby improving document security, access control and compliance auditing capabilities.
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$4
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closed 11/5/2012 via Market Wire

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., acquired Vyatta

synopsis: Brocade announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta. Vyatta is based in Belmont, Calif. and is a networking industry innovator through its software-based network operating system that is highly relevant for multiple applications in network virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and private/public cloud computing platforms.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
Brocade delivers the industry's leading platforms, solutions, and services for intelligently connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments. "
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides network routing and security software and hardware appliances. It offers network routing, security, and traffic management software solution that enables administrators to leverage the performance of Intel/AMD hardware, as well as run in VMWare, Xen, and HyperV virtual environments.
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closed 12/6/2011 via Company Press Release

AuthenTec, Inc., acquired PeerSec Networks LLC

synopsis: AuthenTec, a leading provider of mobile and network security, announced that it has acquired Seattle-based PeerSec Networks, an innovative provider of networking security solutions. AuthenTec has acquired all of the assets of PeerSec Networks, including all products and intellectual property.
buyer: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec provides security, identity management and touch control solutions for enterprise and consumer applications. The Company's smart sensor products and security solutions are used in virtually every aspect of life, from PC's to the mobile device to the server in the cloud. "
target: PeerSec Networks LLC
PeerSec Networks was founded in 2002 to provide a software solution that combines security, Web services, and presence based messaging to solve current challenges in device management.
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closed 12/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Aruba Networks, Inc., acquired Avenda Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aruba Networks has completed its acquisition of Avenda Systems. Avenda Systems is a leading developer of network security solutions that securely connect users and their personal mobile devices to business networks. These solutions facilitate development and enforcement of Bring Your Own Device initiatives in the workplace.
buyer: Aruba Networks, Inc. (US:ARUN:$516.77)
Aruba Networks provides network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. Its Mobile Virtual Enterprise architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. "
target parent: OVP Venture Partners
target: Avenda Systems, Inc.
Avenda Systems is a leading developer of network security solutions that securely connect users and their personal mobile devices to business networks. These solutions facilitate development and enforcement of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives in the workplace.
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announced 2/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Corero Plc, will acquire Top Layer Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Corero plc and Top Layer Security, a leading provider of real-time Intrusion Prevention and DDoS protection systems, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Corero to acquire Top Layer Security. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies.
buyer: Corero Plc (CORO:$20.57)
Corero designs, develops and delivers software that streamlines business processes. Its clients include the financial institutions, and business and education markets in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. It operates in two divisions, Financial Markets and Business Systems. "
target: Top Layer Networks, Inc.
Top Layer Security is a leading global provider of Network IPS, developing and bringing to market network security infrastructure solutions that help commercial and government organizations protect their critical on-line assets from the losses and risks associated with cyber threats.
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closed 3/2/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Pari Networks

synopsis: Cisco has announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Pari Networks, a leading provider of network configuration and change management (NCCM) and compliance management solutions.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,071.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment,Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target: Pari Networks
Pari Networks, Inc. provides network security risk and policy compliance management solutions to enterprises and managed security service providers.
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closed 12/6/2010 via Market Wire

Juniper Networks, acquired Altor Networks

synopsis: Juniper Networks has acquired Altor Networks, a provider of virtualization security technology that enables organizations to secure the virtualized world. This acquisition will allow Juniper to extend its market-leading security position by delivering an integrated, highly-scalable security architecture that protects physical and virtual systems.
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,430.60)
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. "
target: Altor Networks
Altor Networks is the leading innovator and provider of security for virtual data centers and in the cloud. The company developed the world's first purpose-built firewall for virtual networks and has continued to embed multiple layers of protections including on-board intrusion detection (IDS).
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closed 10/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Digital & Analog Design, LLC, acquired Spliced Networks, LLC

synopsis: In an effort to better serve customers, Digital & Analog Design, LLC has purchased Spliced Networks, LLC in a 100 percent cash deal. Spliced Networks is an open source software company that develops next-generation Linux appliance and data center solutions.
buyer: Digital & Analog Design, LLC
Digital & Analog Design, headquartered in Cincinnati with offices in Cleveland and Columbus, has been one of the largest and most visible regional business telephony solutions providers for more than 25 years. "
target: Spliced Networks, LLC
Spliced Networks is an open source software company that develops next-generation Linux appliance and data center solutions.
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closed 9/8/2008 via BusinessWeek

Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc., acquired CounterStorm

synopsis: Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading developer of cross-domain solutions for secure access and sharing of classified information and a supplier of Linux-based security applications, announced the acquisition of CounterStorm, a provider of internal network security and threat analysis technology.
buyer: Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc.
Trusted Computer Solutions provides commercial and government organizations with solutions for securely sharing and protecting critical information assets. The company's SecureOffice Suite of software products enable government organizations to securely share information. "
target: CounterStorm
CounterStorm is a leading provider of internal network security and threat analysis technology. CounterStorm was formed to commercialize patent-pending technologies developed at Columbia University.
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announced 2/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, will acquire Alsid

synopsis: Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alsid SAS, a leader in Active Directory security. Alsid for Active Directory is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with an on-premises deployment option that monitors the security of Active Directory in real time.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$440.22)
Tenable® is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 30,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. "
target: Alsid
Alsid SAS is a leader in Active Directory security. Alsid for Active Directory is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with an on-premises deployment option that monitors the security of Active Directory in real time.
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$98
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., will acquire Volterra

synopsis: F5 Networks, the leader in application security and delivery, will acquire Volterra, the first universal edge-as-a-service platform. With the addition of Volterra’s technology platform, F5 is creating an edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,350.82)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Volterra
Based in Santa Clara, CA, Volterra provides a distributed cloud services platform to deploy, network and secure applications across multi-cloud and the edge.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

SilverSky, acquired SilverSky

synopsis: A private investor group has completed the purchase of the cyber security provider, SilverSky. Richard Dobrow along with Cary Conrad led the initiative to acquire the company along with support from members of the current management team.
buyer: SilverSky
Richard Dobrow, most recently co-Founder of outSOC, a leading SOC-as-a-Service platform and past CEO of Perimeter eSecurity (later renamed SilverSky) along with Cary Conrad, led the initiative to acquire the Company along with support from members of the current management team. "
target parent: BAE Systems
target: SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. Their Security-as-a-Service platform delivers cloud-based software and managed services, such as Email Protection Services with advanced Data Loss Prevention, Network Security Services, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Cybera, Inc.

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of leading enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, announced that it has acquired Cybera Inc., a leading providers of managed security solutions to protect customers against cybersecurity threats.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
PDI helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations, and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: Cybera, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations and unify their business across the entire value chain.
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Akamai Technologies, acquired Asavie

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired Asavie, whose global platform manages the security, performance and access policies for mobile and internet-connected devices.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: Asavie
Asavie delivers secure, frictionless access to business resources for a fully mobile workforce. The company automates the creation of self-serve, private, network-based services that secure access from mobile and internet-connected devices to applications and data.
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
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closed 11/5/2012 via Market Wire

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., acquired Vyatta

synopsis: Brocade announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta. Vyatta is based in Belmont, Calif. and is a networking industry innovator through its software-based network operating system that is highly relevant for multiple applications in network virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and private/public cloud computing platforms.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
Brocade delivers the industry's leading platforms, solutions, and services for intelligently connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments. "
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides network routing and security software and hardware appliances. It offers network routing, security, and traffic management software solution that enables administrators to leverage the performance of Intel/AMD hardware, as well as run in VMWare, Xen, and HyperV virtual environments.
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closed 12/22/2020 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, acquired You.i TV

synopsis: WarnerMedia has completed its acquisition of You.i TV, a leading provider of cross-platform development tools for TV and media companies. The company’s You.i Engine One enterprise development platform delivers video apps across mobile, tablet, game consoles, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and Smart TVs using a single codebase.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is a leading media, advertising, and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV and others."
target: You.i TV
You.i TV is a leading provider of cross-platform development tools for TV and media companies. The company’s You.i Engine One enterprise development platform delivers video apps across mobile, tablet, game consoles, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and Smart TVs using a single codebase.
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announced 12/10/2020 via BusinessWire

FUNimation, will acquire Crunchyroll

synopsis: AT&T has agreed to sell its Crunchyroll anime business to Funimation Global Group, LLC. Crunchyroll is the world’s most popular anime brand that connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: FUNimation
Funimation distributes the best anime to a passionate, global community of fans. Funimation delivers anime to fans and is pioneering an omnichannel approach to engaging and entertaining millions where they want it most—streaming, home entertainment, theatrical, merchandising, live events, and more. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the world’s most popular anime brand that connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences.
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closed 5/5/2020 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, purchased Spanish-Speaking HBO-Branded Services from Ole Communications

synopsis: WarnerMedia has finalized its acquisition of Ole Communications’ minority stakes in both HBO Ole Partners and HBO Brasil Partners, the joint ventures between WarnerMedia and Ole Communications, and now owns 100% of all HBO, Cinemax and HBO Go services in Spanish-speaking Latin America and Caribbean, as well as in Brazil.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is a leading media, advertising, and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV and others."
seller: Ole Communications
Ole Communications is an international multi-media company and a pioneer in the Latin American Pay TV industry. The company is a founding partner of the joint ventures HBO Latin America Group, A+E Networks Latin America and NBCUniversal International Networks Spanish Latin America.
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closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

WarnerMedia, acquired The Widget Company

synopsis: WarnerMedia, through its subsidiary Turner Broadcasting System Europe, has acquired The Widget Co. (TWC), a Dutch technology provider, as it continues its shift to streaming. TWC puts users at the center of a "TV Everywhere world," developing tech solutions across connected TVs, game consoles, set-top boxes, and mobile apps.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is a leading media, advertising, and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV and others."
target: The Widget Company
Amsterdam-based The Widget Company (TWC) is a digital agency in the field of next-generation TV. TWC specializes in multiscreen app strategy, concept, design and development, creating custom live & on-demand video applications for Smart TVs, game consoles, media players, and other connected devices.
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closed 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

CNN Worldwide, acquired Canopy Crest Corporation

synopsis: CNN has announced that it acquired Canopy, a 15-person startup that developed a personalized, privacy-focused content-recommendation engine. Canopy uses on-device machine learning to discover sights, sounds, and stories to inspire your life. Their app, Tonic, gives people a personalized selection of reads every day.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: CNN Worldwide
CNN is a portfolio of more than two-dozen news and information services across cable, satellite, radio, wireless devices and the Internet in more than 200 countries. Domestically, CNN reaches more individuals on television, the web and mobile devices than any other TV news organization in the US. "
target: Canopy Crest Corporation
Canopy is a 15-person startup that developed a personalized, privacy-focused content-recommendation engine. Canopy uses on-device machine learning to discover sights, sounds, and stories to inspire your life. Their app, Tonic, gives people a personalized selection of reads every day.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Firstlight Media, Highview Capital, LLC, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: Highview Capital, LLC announced that it has partnered with Firstlight Media, a proprietary user engagement platform that enables OTT video and entertainment providers to optimize their user experience and drive increased monetization of their content, to acquire Quickplay from AT&T Inc. Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device.
buyer: Highview Capital, LLC
buyer: Firstlight Media
Firstlight Media is a Toronto-based software company focused on using artificial intelligence to drive user engagement and monetization for Tier 1 operators across the technology and media landscapes. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Quickplay
Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. The company’s managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so its customers can focus on growing their business.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Xandr, acquired clypd

synopsis: Xandr, an advertising company, has acquired clypd, an advertising technology platform for the television industry. clypd empowers media owners and their agency and brand partners with programmatic ad solutions. Their TV sales platform delivers workflow automation and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Xandr
Xandr is an advertising company. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments. "
target: clypd
clypd is an advertising technology platform for the television industry. clypd empowers media owners and their agency and brand partners with programmatic ad solutions. Their TV sales platform delivers workflow automation and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts.
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announced 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Crunchyroll, will acquire Viz Media Europe, S.A.R.L.

synopsis: Crunchyroll, an anime sharing platform serving fans in over 200 countries, will acquire VIZ Media Europe Group, one of Europe's established licensors and distributors of Japanese animation. The acquisition will bring together Crunchyroll's global platform with VIZ Media Europe Group's EMEA-wide network of partners, distributors, and licensees.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is an anime sharing platform connecting 50 million registered users and 2 million subscribers. Via its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices, and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. "
target parent: Shogakukan Inc
target: Viz Media Europe, S.A.R.L.
Paris-based VIZ Media Europe (VME) specializes in managing the development, marketing, and distribution throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa of some of the most popular Japanese manga and animation properties for consumers of all ages.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

InKing Ideas merged with Imagine Movies,

synopsis: Inking Ideas, Mumbai-based digital marketing agency with a vision to bring brands closer to their consumers, has announced its merger with Imagine Movies, a Dubai-based Free-To-Air Bollywood movie channel that showcases indelible movies across all genres.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Imagine Movies
Imagine Movies is a Dubai-based Free-To-Air Bollywood movie channel that showcases indelible movies across all genres. They are the only FTA channel with the most reach in the MENA (the Middle East & North Africa) region. "
target: InKing Ideas
Headquartered in India, InKing Ideas is a digital marketing agency with a vision to bring brands closer to their consumers. They carefully entwine creative ideas with cutting edge digital marketing techniques and tell stories that consumers would want to listen to.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

WarnerMedia, acquired Otter Media

synopsis: AT&T has acquired The Chernin Group’s controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, Crunchyroll and VRV, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth. Otter Media will be a part of AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: WarnerMedia (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
WarnerMedia is comprised of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros. Together, these business units are leaders in the industry in creating premium content, operate one of the world’s largest TV and film studios and own a vast library of entertainment. WarnerMedia is one of four distinct business units of AT&T."
target parent: The Chernin Group
target: Otter Media
Otter Media, a leading subscription, advertising and content company, comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries Ellation, an online subscription video service provider, with offerings under the Crunchyroll and VRV brands, as well as a full-service digital media company, Fullscreen, and Rooster Teeth.
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announced 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

AT&T, will acquire Alien Vault

synopsis: AT&T, a global company that provides customers with entertainment, mobile, high-speed internet and voice services, announced they plan to acquire Alien Vault, a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. AlienVault is a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyber attacks, including the Open Threat Exchange (OTX).
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: Alien Vault
AlienVault is a developer of commercial and open source solutions to manage cyber attacks, including the Open Threat Exchange (OTX). Their unified platform combines key security capabilities with expert threat intelligence that is updated every 30 minutes.
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, acquired Plexchat

synopsis: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced the acquisition of Plexchat – a communications platform for mobile gamers. The acquisition aims to elevate the social experience within the company’s suite of mobile titles by integrating enhanced community features and chat capabilities to encourage and facilitate increased player engagement.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together all of its businesses involved in the delivery of home entertainment content to consumers. WBHE focuses on maximizing distribution scenarios to make content available to audiences through as many channels, platforms and devices as possible. "
target: Plexchat
Plexchat is a communications platform for mobile gamers. Founded in 2015, Plexchat’s platform was designed to foster a community for players to connect with the games they love. The company is focused on building the premier tool for social coordination in mobile games.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired AppNexus

synopsis: AT&T has acquired AppNexus, a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: AppNexus
AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Adult Swim, acquired Big Pixel Studios

synopsis: Turner’s Adult Swim announced the acquisition of United Kingdom game developer Big Pixel Studios. Big Pixel developed the popular mobile game Pocket Mortys based on characters from Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, the No. 1 comedy across all of television in 2017.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Adult Swim
Adult Swim launched in 2001, and is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes. "
target: Big Pixel Studios
UK-based Big Pixel Studios is a game developer. Big Pixel developed the popular mobile game Pocket Mortys based on characters from Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, the No. 1 comedy across all of television in 2017.
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 11/21/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, DISH Network, WPP Group, plc, will acquire INVIDI Technologies Corporation

synopsis: AT&T, DISH Network Corporation, and WPP have announced plans to acquire INVIDI Technologies, a leader in addressable advertising platforms. INVIDI’s software lets advertisers deliver addressable video advertising to the target audience — on TV and across multiple distribution platforms.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,321.00)
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
buyer: DISH Network (DISH:$15,149.07)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. WPP is the world’s largest communications services group. DISH Network Corp. provides subscribers with the highest-quality programming and technology with the most choices. "
target: INVIDI Technologies Corporation
INVIDI Technologies Corporation is the world’s leading advanced addressable television advertising solutions company. Their expertise in building smart advertising systems across multiple platforms provides the capability for delivering the right advertising message to the right audience.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Time Warner, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T, one of the country's largest providers of wireless phone and Internet service, has completed the acquisition of Time Warner, Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE:TWX:$31,532.00)
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$83,073 [$105,266]
rev ($mm)
$28,506
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,916
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.5x
closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: AT&T has completed its acquisition of Quickplay Media, Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners. The deal complements AT&T’s strategy to deliver video content wherever and whenever viewers want it by adding a leader in powering over-the-top (OTT) video and TV Everywhere services to AT&T's portfolio.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,890.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: Quickplay
Backed by a decade of experience, Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. Their managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so users can focus on growing theirs business.
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closed 1/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Deezer, acquired Muve Music

synopsis: Deezer, the music streaming service, has acquired the assets of Muve Music from Cricket, the wireless carrier acquired by AT&T in 2014, and it will now partner with AT&T to sell Deezer music services to Cricket subscribers. Muve Music is a media platform that delivers a premium digital music experience on mobile phones for a monthly subscription.
buyer: Deezer
Deezer is the first truly worldwide digital music streaming service in over 180 countries, with 16 million monthly active users and 5 million paid subscribers worldwide. Deezer is at the forefront of a music revolution, allowing fans instant access to the largest music catalogue in the world. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Muve Music
Muve Music is a media platform that delivers a premium digital music experience to the masses through the carrier. Muve's solutions helps wireless carriers design, build and operate content services that meet strategic objectives while creating significant value for music consumers and artists.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Interactions Corporation, acquired AT&T Watson

synopsis: Interactions Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of the AT&T Watson technology program. AT&T Watson is a globally renowned speech recognition and natural language understanding platform. The acquisition positions Interactions as the leading provider of speech and multi-modal technologies.
buyer: Interactions Corporation
Interactions, Inc. provides a hosted interactive voice response (IVR) service that enables companies to interact with their customers. "
target parent: AT&T
target: AT&T Watson
AT&T Watson is a globally renowned speech recognition and natural language understanding platform. AT&T Watson converts between different communication modalities, allowing for humans and devices to interact more readily.
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closed 6/6/2013 via PR Newswire

iTalk Inc., acquired My800online, Inc.

synopsis: iTalk Inc., a global provider of advanced communications and mobile broadband services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of My800online, Inc., an established global residential and business toll-free telephone service provider.
buyer: iTalk Inc. (TALK:$0.00)
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities. "
target: My800online, Inc.
Established in 2005, My800online delivers the highest quality toll-free service with unmatched features to consumers and businesses worldwide with the convenience of routing calls to any landline or mobile phone anywhere.
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closed 3/15/2010 via PR Newswire

VoIP Innovations, Inc., acquired VoIPstreet

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-based VoIP providers, VoIPstreet and VoIP Innovations, have come together to create an all-in-one VoIP solutions provider that offers both retail and wholesale VoIP services and boasts one of the nation's largest networks.
buyer: VoIP Innovations, Inc.
VoIP Innovations, a wholesale Voice-over-Internet-Protocol provider with more than 20 years in the industry, offers U.S. and toll-free inbound calling and U.S. and International outbound to VoIP service providers. "
target: VoIPstreet
VoIP Street focuses on a superior customer service experience and a quality infrastructure to provide the best possible voice quality for you and your customers.
price ($mm)
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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
closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
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closed 9/16/2011 via BusinessWire

UPC Polska Sp. z o.o., acquired Aster Sp. z.o.o.

synopsis: Liberty Global, Inc. announced that, following regulatory approval, it has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Aster Sp. z.o.o., provider of telecommunication services, from funds managed by Mid Europa Partners LLP. Effective upon closing, Aster became part of the UPC Holding B.V. credit group.
buyer parent: Liberty Global Inc.
buyer: UPC Polska Sp. z o.o.
UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. offers cable television, video, broadband, and digital (VoIP) telephony services. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Global Inc. "
target parent: Mid Europa Partners LLP
target: Aster Sp. z.o.o.
Aster Sp. z o.o. provides telecommunication services. The company offers cable television, broadband Internet, and fixed and mobile telephony services. Aster Sp. z o.o. was formerly known as Magens Investments Sp. z.o.o. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$793]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2012 via Market Wire

WideOpenWest, LLC, acquired Broadstripe LLC

synopsis: Broadstripe, a provider of a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services, has completed the sale of its cable systems to Wave Broadband and WOW!
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: WideOpenWest, LLC
WideOpenWest, LLC provides Internet, cable television, and telephone services in the United States. It offers various Internet services, including anti-virus and firewall protection, Web-filtering and spam blockers, anti-spyware protection, and pop-up blocking. "
target: Broadstripe LLC
Broadstripe is dedicated to providing their residential and business customers superior entertainment, communication products and outstanding customer service in all the markets they serve. They provide a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Voip-Pal.Com Inc., will acquire CallArc

synopsis: Voip-Pal.Com Inc. ("Voip-Pal") and Bleam Technology Ventures Inc. ("Bleam Technology") announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Voip-Pal to acquire Bleam Technology and its product and services including CallArc.com. Bleam Technology owns and operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service.
buyer: Voip-Pal.Com Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com Inc. is a broadband VoIP telecom company offering local and long distance VoIP services to consumers and business owners. The company offers turnkey VoIP communication and reseller solutions for its Partners. "
target: CallArc
Bleam Technology Ventures is a mobile company developing products and services that makes communication easy and free and without boundaries. Bleam Technologies operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service. CallArc.com offers an alternative to expensive long distance and international calls.
price ($mm)
$0.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

green.ch, acquired Genotec AG

synopsis: Swiss ISP and data centre operator Green.ch has acquired 100 percent of Swiss hosting provider Genotec. Genotec Ltd. is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Provider in Switzerland.
buyer: green.ch
green.ch was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading ICT service providers in Switzerland. The company offers high-quality products and services, both nationally and internationally. "
target: Genotec AG
Genotec is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Providers in Switzerland.
price ($mm)
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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 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$81,482.19)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, acquired Pryte

synopsis: Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Pryte
Pryte is a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Oaktree Capital Management, LLC, acquired Cloud5 Communications

synopsis: Cloud5 Communications announced that funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., one of its primary investors, has acquired a majority interest position in the Company. Cloud5 Communications is a leading provider of communications solutions for the world's top hotel brands and management companies.
buyer: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC (:$1,315.17)
Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments. They emphasize an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt, control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. "
target: Cloud5 Communications
Cloud5 is hospitality's leading communications technology & services provider. Its two world-class business units serve the unique needs of thousands of hotels from global brands and independents to management companies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 11/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Honeywell International Inc., will acquire Satcom1

synopsis: Honeywell, a technology manufacturer, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Satcom1, the leading provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services.
buyer: Honeywell International Inc. (HON:$33,233.00)
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, and energy. They have approximately 132,000 employees worldwide, including more than 19,000 engineers and scientists. "
target: Satcom1
Satcom1 is the leading provider of on board communications routing software and a satellite communications provider of airtime and consulting services. Satcom1 is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Itech Group will be merged with enepath,

synopsis: enepath and itech are pleased to announce a merger, whereby itech will be absorbed into the enlarged enepath Group, with the group continuing trading as enepath. Itech is one of a new set of more cost efficient, streamlined, service oriented organizations, based around a customer centric model, delivering best of breed IP solutions.
buyer: enepath
enepath enables Financial Institutions to embrace the best in VoIP. They occupy a unique position within the voice trading market, with a solution that addresses stark gaps in existing platforms and meets the needs of both IT departments and traders alike. "
target: Itech Group
Itech is a professional support company delivering integrated technology solutions for financial institutions. They specialise in converged voice and data management and support services modelled to deliver efficient scalable platforms for financial trading organisations.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 7/12/2016 via BusinessWire

mBlox Inc. merged with CLX Communications,

synopsis: CLX Communications announced that it has acquired Mblox Inc. Mblox is one of the largest application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging providers globally processing more than 7 billion messages in 2015.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target: mBlox Inc.
Mblox is the largest independent application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging provider in the world, trusted by more companies to carry their mission-critical traffic than any other service.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
17.0x
announced 3/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

WebLib SAS, will acquire Urban Koncept

synopsis: Parisian startup WebLib, specialized in digitizing points of sale by collecting datas, has acquired 100% of the Girondine company Urban Koncept, whose job is to deploy wifi hotspots for the General public. Urban Koncept provides ten years of experience in the installation of secure wifi equipment, from deployment to operation and customer service.
buyer: WebLib SAS
WeLlib is a technology company and software editor that provides in-store digital solutions to international brands (retailers and restaurants chains). Their expertise ranges from mobile marketing to social WiFi and customer-facing tablets. "
target: Urban Koncept
Urban Koncept provides ten years of experience in the installation of secure wifi equipment, from deployment to operation and customer service. Located in Cenon, France, it specializes in the sector of consulting in computer systems and software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Livingbridge, acquired FluidOne

synopsis: Rigby Group (RG) plc has sold leading data connectivity aggregator FluidOne to Livingbridge. FluidOne are communications service integrators, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry.
buyer: Livingbridge
Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm of over 75 people in the UK and Australia with over £1bn to invest in fast growing companies over the next five years. "
target parent: Rigby Group plc
target: FluidOne
Established in 2006, FluidOne are communications service integrators, serving the connectivity needs of thousands of business customers and several hundred managed service partners with the best quality connectivity solutions available in the industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/22/2018 via GlobeNewswire

CLX Communications, will acquire Unwire Communication

synopsis: CLX Communications, a global CPaaS provider, has agreed to acquire Denmark-based Unwire Communication, a mobile messaging services and solutions provider to a broad enterprise customer base across industry verticals in the Nordic Region. The acquisition excludes Unwire Payments & Mobility ApS which has been carved out prior to the acquisition.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications provides cloud-based communication services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. CLX's mobile communication services enable companies to quickly, securely and cost-effectively communicate globally with customers and connected devices. "
target: Unwire Communication
Unwire Communication is a Denmark-based leading enterprise cloud communications provider in the Nordic market. Unwire Communication provides mobile messaging services and solutions to a broad enterprise customer base across industry verticals in the Nordic financial services sector.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2017 via Company Press Release

CLX Communications, acquired Xura Secure Communications GmbH

synopsis: CLX Communications announces that it has acquired the German technology company Xura Secure Communications GmbH, a subsidiary of Xura Inc. Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: Xura Secure Communications GmbH
Xura Secure Communications Gmbh is one of Germany's leading mobile messaging companies, processing more than 500M messages per year for some of the country's largest banking and aviation organizations.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 7/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airangel Limited, acquired Captive.net and Fdxtended

synopsis: Airangel has announced that they have completed their latest acquisitions, Belgium-based companies Captive.net and FDXTENDED. Captive.net is well-known for delivering guest WiFi solutions to hospitality brands. FDXTENDED is a supplier of complimentary wireless products, namely a traditional on-premises internet gateway solution.
buyer: Airangel Limited
Airangel has provided public and guest WiFi solutions for over a decade, working with large hospitality brands such as The Ritz, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts, Malmaison, Generator Hostels, IHG, Coast & Country Hotels, and many more. "
target: Captive.net and Fdxtended
Captive.net is well-known for delivering guest WiFi solutions to some of the world's best-known and global hospitality brands. FDXTENDED is a supplier of complimentary wireless products, namely a traditional on-premises internet gateway solution. The companies are based in Belgium.
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$2,457.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$506.50
EBIT ($mm)
$438.70
Net Income ($mm)
$454.80
Employees
8075
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Ticker: FFIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,350.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$511.22
EBIT ($mm)
$415.37
Net Income ($mm)
$307.44
Employees
6079
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$391.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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Ticker: CSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,071.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,220.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,530.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,462.00
Employees
77500
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena Corporation
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,503.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$495.87
EBIT ($mm)
$375.47
Net Income ($mm)
$237.08
Employees
6013
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,026.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$904.90
EBIT ($mm)
$884.70
Net Income ($mm)
$835.30
Employees
5258
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Ticker: RDWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radware Ltd.
Radware Ltd.
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$229.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
$5.91
Employees
917
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$928.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($138.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: T
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT&T
AT&T
AT&T Inc. is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It consists of four businesses: WarnerMedia, AT&T Communications, AT&T Latin America, and Xandr.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$172,890.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$54,941.00
EBIT ($mm)
$29,756.00
Net Income ($mm)
$11,101.00
Employees
235000
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Ticker: TSE:9432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is the world's largest global IT and telecommunications services company and is ranked 29th on Fortune's Global 500 list. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation focuses on innovation in the cloud, mobility, network and communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$111,029.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$25,222.08
EBIT ($mm)
$16,457.23
Net Income ($mm)
$8,007.16
Employees
319039
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Ticker: DB:DTE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies. They provide fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology solutions for business and corporate customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$89,242.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,057.99
EBIT ($mm)
$11,272.95
Net Income ($mm)
$2,321.99
Employees
214609
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ORA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orange S.A.
Orange S.A.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$51,416.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,530.11
EBIT ($mm)
$6,815.70
Net Income ($mm)
$3,506.60
Employees
135619
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Ticker: CHTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter Spectrum TV® video entertainment programming,
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$46,296.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,808.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,935.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,811.00
Employees
95100
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Ticker: TSE:9433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation are Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer and a Global Fortune 500 company providing their international customer base with data centers, networks, content delivery, system integration, and more around the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$43,688.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.11
EBIT ($mm)
$8,274.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4,940.96
Employees
35032
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Ticker: CTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,821.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,216.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,285.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
43000
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Ticker: TWC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is a provider of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, Time Warner Cable Media offers innovative advertising solutions.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$22,120.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,980.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,699.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,954.00
Employees
50625
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Ticker: BIT:TIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia offers infrastructures and technological platforms on which voice and data become advanced telecommunications services and leading-edge ICT solutions and tools for development for the Group itself and for the entire nation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$19,538.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,947.43
EBIT ($mm)
$3,382.55
Net Income ($mm)
$1,466.44
Employees
54965
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Ticker: ASX:TLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telstra Corporation Limited
Telstra Corporation Limited
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a range of services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia they provide 17.2 million mobile services, 7.0 million fixed voice services and 3.4 million retail fixed broadband services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$17,503.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,739.11
EBIT ($mm)
$1,460.21
Net Income ($mm)
$1,342.83
Employees
28959
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Ticker: ADX:ETISALAT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Etisalat Group
Etisalat Group
UAE-based Etisalat Group is one of the world’s leading telecom groups in emerging markets. An international blue-chip organisation, Etisalat provides innovative solutions and services to 143 million customers in 15 countries across the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$14,172.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,962.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3,971.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2,381.57
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:TEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telenor Group
Telenor Group
Telenor Group is an international provider of tele, data and media communication services. The company has mobile operations in 13 markets in the Nordic region, Central and Eastern Europe and in Asia, as well as an economic stake of 33 per cent in VimpelCom Ltd., operating in 14 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12,463.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,709.12
EBIT ($mm)
$2,943.23
Net Income ($mm)
$798.95
Employees
31000
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Ticker: TU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TELUS Corporation
TELUS Corporation
TELUS is Canada's fastest-growing national telecommunications company. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol, voice, television, entertainment and video. TELUS is also Canada's largest healthcare IT provider.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$11,626.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,191.47
EBIT ($mm)
$2,088.60
Net Income ($mm)
$1,013.47
Employees
65600
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Ticker: IGLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Gold
Internet Gold Golden Lines Ltd. is a communications services provider. The Group has four areas of operation, which include Bezeq domestic fixed-line communications, Pelephone Communications Ltd., Bezeq International Ltd. and D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$11,376.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,463.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,479.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
570
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Ticker: OM:TELIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telia Company
Telia Company
Telia Company is a next generation telco headquartered in Stockholm. With a strong connectivity base, they’re the hub in the digital ecosystem, empowering people, companies and societies to stay in touch with everything that matters 24/7/365.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,249.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,725.13
EBIT ($mm)
$1,416.63
Net Income ($mm)
$505.49
Employees
19858
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