Like Paragon Total Solutions, Inc.

closed 8/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Paragon Total Solutions, Inc. merged with ComnetiX, Inc.,

synopsis: ComnetiX Inc, a leading provider of biometric identification and authentication solutions across North America, announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held, Carrollton, GA-based Paragon Total Solutions Inc, a well-established provider of biometric technology serving law-enforcement and government agencies.
buyer parent: L-1 Identity Solutions
buyer: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc. "
target: Paragon Total Solutions, Inc.
Paragon provides a complete comprehensive suite of public safety software and integrated turnkey solutions that include mobile systems, a full-featured computer aided dispatch system, live-scan (criminal & applicant), Internet data sharing, AFIS and archive systems.
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$4.45
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closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Interact Public Safety Systems, Inc., purchased Law Enforcement Division from BIO-key International, Inc.

synopsis: InterAct Public Safety Systems, a leading provider of safety and security software used by government agencies as well as private sector businesses, today announced the completion of its acquisition of BIO-key International’s Law Enforcement Division, including MobileCop®, PocketCop® and InfoExchange®.
buyer: Interact Public Safety Systems, Inc.
Since 1975, InterAct Public Safety has led the industry in providing both stand-alone and fully integrated mission-critical public safety and homeland security systems and products. "
seller: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$2.24)
BIO-key develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, governments and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with real time data and images.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$10
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EV / rev
1.2x
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announced 4/21/2007 via PR Newswire

Intelligentias, Inc., will acquire DATAKOM GmbH

synopsis: Intelligentias, Inc. a company seeking to become a recognized leader in the Homeland Security Industry has executed a non-binding term sheet to purchase, for cash and Intelligentias common stock, all of the outstanding common stock of DATAKOM, located in Ismaning, (Munich) Germany.
buyer: Intelligentias, Inc.
Intelligentias is a world-wide group of data intelligence Companies. We market Homeland Security products to Law Enforcement Agencies, Telco's and ISP's all over the world. "
target: DATAKOM GmbH
DATAKOM based in Ismaning, Germany, is joint-owned and operated by Paul Hoffmann CEO, and Lydia Krowka. DATAKOM has been in the Network Monitoring and intelligence-gathering business for over twenty years, and specializes in information sent via telecommunications systems and the internet.
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closed 11/6/2018 via BusinessWire

HighBAR Partners, acquired SS8

synopsis: SS8 Networks, a leader in Lawful Intercept and Monitoring Center platforms, announced that it has been acquired by HighBar Partners. SS8 provides solutions to help customers quickly identify, track and investigate devices and subjects of interest.
buyer: HighBAR Partners
HighBar Partners is a private investment firm focused on strategic growth capital investments in enterprise and infrastructure software companies. The firm invests in companies undergoing significant change or transition and provides patient, long-term capital to build successful businesses. "
target: SS8
SS8, a network intelligence company, provides solutions to help customers quickly identify, track and investigate devices and subjects of interest. SS8 generates, stores, and recursively analyzes high-definition metadata records and content extracted from network packets.
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closed 12/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

OPSWAT, Inc, acquired Impulse Point

synopsis: Critical infrastructure protection company OPSWAT has acquired Network Access Control (NAC) and Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) solutions provider Impulse. Impulse provides financial services, energy, higher education and government organizations with secure access to traditional networks, along with remote and cloud access.
buyer: OPSWAT, Inc
OPSWAT is a software company that provides solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure. They deliver solutions that provide manageability of endpoints and networks, and help organizations protect against zero day attacks by using multiple antivirus engine scanning and document sanitization. "
target: Impulse Point
Impulse is a provider of Network Access Control (NAC) and Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) solutions. Impulse provides financial services, energy, higher education and government organizations with secure access to traditional networks, along with remote and cloud access.
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closed 6/11/2014 via PR Newswire

SECURUS Technologies, Inc., acquired JLG Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Securus Technologies, one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, announced the acquisition of JLG Technologies, LLC, a provider of sophisticated continuous (throughout the call) voice biometric analysis and investigative analysis tools to the corrections and law enforcement sectors.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. "
target: JLG Technologies, LLC
JLG Technologies, founded in 2005, is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts and provides sophisticated continuous (throughout the call) voice biometric analysis and investigative analysis tools to the corrections and law enforcement sectors.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Callyo

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired Callyo, a cloud-based mobile applications provider for law enforcement. Their portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Callyo
Callyo is a SaaS serving thousands of public safety customers across North America. Its portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Airbus DS Communications

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Airbus DS Communications, a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target parent: Airbus Group
target: Airbus DS Communications
Airbus DS Communications is a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling. Its VESTA ® suite is a comprehensive 911 call-handling solution, operating on a flexible, open software architecture.
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closed 6/15/2011 via BusinessWire

Intrado, Inc., acquired Contact One, Inc.

synopsis: Intrado, a provider of 911 technology solutions, announced the acquisition of Contact One, a leader in integrated 9-1-1 geographic information system (GIS) data management solutions for public safety. This key expansion of its GIS service portfolio allows Intrado to provide customers with a graphical Master Street Address Guide management tool.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Intrado, Inc.
In business for more than 30 years, Intrado, Inc. has maintained a focus and passion for saving lives and supporting the needs of public safety. Agencies and telecommunication services providers throughout the world depend on Intrado for emergency communication services and technology. "
target: Contact One, Inc.
Contact One is a leader in integrated 9-1-1 geographic information system (GIS) data management solutions for public safety. Contact One was founded in 2000 with a passion to reduce public safety response times through easy-to-use software while providing accurate 9-1-1 and GIS data.
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closed 4/4/2006 via PR Newswire

West Corporation, acquired Intrado, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of outsourced communication solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Intrado Inc. after Intrado's shareholders voted in favor of the transaction in a special shareholders meeting held earlier today.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of outsourced communication solutions to many of the world's largest companies, organizations and government agencies. West helps its clients communicate effectively, maximize the value of their customer relationships and drive greater profitability. "
target: Intrado, Inc.
For more than twenty-five years, telecommunications providers, public safety organizations and government agencies have turned to Intrado for their communications needs.
price ($mm)
$449
rev ($mm)
$146
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
12.3x
closed 8/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Sensity, acquired Eucetus

synopsis: Sensity Systems Inc., provider of a leading Internet of Things platform for Smart Cities, announced it has acquired Eutecus, an embedded software and configurable processor solutions provider for critical video and multi-sensory analytics systems.
buyer: Sensity
Sensity Systems uses energy-efficient LED lighting as the foundation for its IoT platform for Smart Cities. The company enables light owners to capitalize on the LED conversion process by embedding networking technology within both retrofit and new LED luminaires. "
target: Eucetus
Eutecus, Inc. develops and licenses embedded software and configurable coprocessors that enables the design of intelligent cameras, radars and other smart sensing devices. Their products include surveillance, traffic monitoring, building security and more.
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closed 9/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Route1 Inc., acquired Spyrus, Inc

synopsis: Route1 Inc., an advanced North American provider of data-centric business empowerment solutions, has acquired Spyrus Solutions, Inc, a company that develops and manufactures cryptographic products, including the SPYCOS smart card operating system, enabling strong protection for data-in-motion, data-at-rest and data-in-process.
buyer: Route1 Inc. (:$21.34)
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements. "
target: Spyrus, Inc
Based in San Jose, California, Spyrus develops and manufactures cryptographic products, including the SPYCOS smart card operating system, enabling strong protection for data-in-motion, data-at-rest and data-in-process.
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closed 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Pointsharp, acquired SecMaker

synopsis: Pointsharp, a Swedish provider of security products for secure login and mobile solutions, has acquired SecMaker, a provider of certificate-based security solutions for healthcare providers and public sector organisations in the Nordic region. SecMaker provides a complete set of products for fast, simple and secure multi-factor authentication.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Pointsharp
Pointsharp is a Swedish provider of security products for secure login and mobile solutions. Pointsharp enables enterprises to secure the login of their users to all their applications. They provide solutions for multi-factor authentication, secure access, user provisioning and password management. "
target: SecMaker
SecMaker is a leading provider of certificate-based security solutions for healthcare providers and public sector organisations in the Nordic region. SecMaker provides a complete set of products for fast, simple and secure multi-factor authentication.
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., acquired Resilient Trust Network

synopsis: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., a leading data security and privacy software company, has acquired the intellectual property rights and assets of Resilient Network Systems, a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations.
buyer: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK:ATDS:$1.90)
Data443 is an industry leader in the data security and privacy business. The company provides software and services to enable secure data across local devices, network, cloud, and databases, at rest and in flight, to provide user-enabled, governance-enabled, up-to-date security for every data point."
target: Resilient Trust Network
Resilient Network Systems'​ Resilient Access™ is a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations. Their policy workflow engine discovers, organizes and resolves the information required to provide the context to make smarter access decisions.
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closed 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

WidePoint Corporation, purchased Probaris ID from Probaris

synopsis: WidePoint Corporation, a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services, has acquired the assets of Probaris' Identity Management System software suite (Probaris ID®). Probaris ID® is the most advanced commercial off-the-shelf product available for the production and management of strong identity and authentication credentials.
buyer: WidePoint Corporation (WYY:$78.42)
WidePoint is a leading provider of wireless mobility management and cybersecurity solutions. Identity Access Management, Multi-Factor Authentication and Critical Response Management offer advanced information technology through its innovative solutions to the government and commercial markets. "
seller: Probaris
The acquisition includes the Probaris ID Identity Management System software suite (Probaris ID®) from Probaris. Probaris ID® is the most advanced commercial off-the-shelf product available for the production and management of strong identity and authentication credentials.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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closed 6/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Acuant, acquired AssureTec

synopsis: Acuant, the leading provider of identity management solutions, announced the acquisition of AssureTec Technologies, a leading provider of identity document authentication and data capture solutions.
buyer: Acuant
Acuant's patented intelligent data capture, advanced document authentication and identity verification technologies provide a comprehensive suite of solutions. "
target: AssureTec
AssureTec Technologies is a leading provider of identity document authentication and data capture solutions. AssureTec is the industry’s premier provider of revolutionary software and solutions that enable the development of new technologies in the fight for greater identity management.
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announced 7/26/2011 via Company Press Release

L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. will be merged with Safran SA,

synopsis: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. and Safran, a leading international high-technology group, have received approval for the pending merger transaction. L-1 Identity Solutions protects and secures personal identities and assets. Its divisions include Biometrics / Enterprise Access and Secure Credentialing solutions and Enrollment services.
buyer: Safran SA (ENXTPA:SAF:$26,889.36)
Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: aerospace, defence and security. Operating worldwide, the Group has more than 54,000 employees and generated sales of 10.8 billion euros in 2010. "
target: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. protects and secures personal identities and assets. Its divisions include Biometrics / Enterprise Access and Secure Credentialing solutions and Enrollment services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,118 [$1,585]
rev ($mm)
$645
EBITDA ($mm)
$71
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 11/9/2007 via PR Newswire

China Public Security Technology, Inc., acquired Shenzhen Information Security

synopsis: China Public Security Technology, Inc., a provider of public security information technology and Geographic Information Systems software services, announced the acquisition of Information Security Development Technology (Shenzhen) Company Ltd.
buyer: China Public Security Technology, Inc. (CNIT:$68.84)
China Information Security Technology, Inc. is a leading application software developer, systems integrator and full-service Geographic Information Systems ("GIS") solutions provider to the public security and civil-use markets in China. "
target: Shenzhen Information Security
Shenzhen Information Security, provides a leading Certification Authority (CA) application platform and e-Government solution technology, and is an exclusive CA application provider for the Shenzhen municipality.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 12/17/2013 via BusinessWire

Datacard Group, acquired Entrust, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced the sale of portfolio company Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing digital identities and information, to Datacard Group, a leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions .
buyer: Datacard Group
Datacard Group is a driving force in virtually every major card program around the world. Their secure ID and card personalization solutions are used to issue millions of financial cards and identification documents each day. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Entrust, Inc.
Entrust, Inc. is a world leader in securing digital identities and information. Over 1,400 enterprises and government agencies in more than 50 countries use Entrust solutions to help secure the digital lives of their citizens, customers, employees and partners.
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closed 7/28/2009 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Entrust, Inc.

synopsis: Entrust, a world leader in securing digital identities and information, announced at the Company's Special Meeting of Stockholders today, the required supermajority of Entrust stockholders voted to approve the amended merger agreement with an affiliate of Thoma Bravo, LLC ("Thoma Bravo"), and the transaction has been completed.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Entrust, Inc.
Entrust, Inc. is a world leader in securing digital identities and information. Over 1,400 enterprises and government agencies in more than 50 countries use Entrust solutions to help secure the digital lives of their citizens, customers, employees and partners.
price ($mm)[EV]
$123 [$96]
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, has acquired Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc. (EAS), a provider of law enforcement software. EAS serves over 200 governmental agencies across the Southeastern U.S. They offer solutions for records management, jail management, applicant fingerprinting systems, and mobile patrol tools.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Headquartered in Canada, Harris provides feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to Public Sector, Schools, Utility, and Health Care agencies. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with its customers and ensuring that it meets the changing needs of its customers over time. "
target: Eagle Advantage Solutions Inc.
Eagle Advantage Solutions (EAS) is a leading provider of law enforcement software. EAS serves more than 200 governmental agencies across the Southeastern U.S. They offer solutions for records management, jail management, applicant fingerprinting systems, and mobile patrol tools.
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closed 8/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Paragon Total Solutions, Inc. merged with ComnetiX, Inc.,

synopsis: ComnetiX Inc, a leading provider of biometric identification and authentication solutions across North America, announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held, Carrollton, GA-based Paragon Total Solutions Inc, a well-established provider of biometric technology serving law-enforcement and government agencies.
buyer parent: L-1 Identity Solutions
buyer: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc. "
target: Paragon Total Solutions, Inc.
Paragon provides a complete comprehensive suite of public safety software and integrated turnkey solutions that include mobile systems, a full-featured computer aided dispatch system, live-scan (criminal & applicant), Internet data sharing, AFIS and archive systems.
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announced 1/22/2007 via PR Newswire

BIO-key International, Inc., will acquire ComnetiX, Inc.

synopsis: BIO-key International Inc., a leader in wireless public safety solutions and finger based biometric identification, has commenced a formal tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of ComnetiX, Inc. for US $1.29 per share.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$2.24)
BIO-key develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, governments and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with real time data and images. "
target: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc.
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closed 2/21/2007 via BusinessWire

L-1 Identity Solutions, acquired ComnetiX, Inc.

synopsis: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. completed the acquisition of ComnetiX Inc., first announced by L-1 in November 2006, at a price of US$1.17 per share, for a total purchase price of approximately US$17.83 million. The acquisition is expected to enhance L-1 Identity Solutions’ fingerprint products and services.
buyer: L-1 Identity Solutions (ID:$0.00)
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., together with its portfolio of companies, offers a comprehensive set of products and solutions for protecting and securing personal identities and assets. L-1 leverages the industry's most advanced multi-modal biometric platform for finger, face and iris recognition. "
target: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$9
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EV / rev
2.0x
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closed 8/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Paragon Total Solutions, Inc. merged with ComnetiX, Inc.,

synopsis: ComnetiX Inc, a leading provider of biometric identification and authentication solutions across North America, announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held, Carrollton, GA-based Paragon Total Solutions Inc, a well-established provider of biometric technology serving law-enforcement and government agencies.
buyer parent: L-1 Identity Solutions
buyer: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc. "
target: Paragon Total Solutions, Inc.
Paragon provides a complete comprehensive suite of public safety software and integrated turnkey solutions that include mobile systems, a full-featured computer aided dispatch system, live-scan (criminal & applicant), Internet data sharing, AFIS and archive systems.
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closed 8/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Paragon Total Solutions, Inc. merged with ComnetiX, Inc.,

synopsis: ComnetiX Inc, a leading provider of biometric identification and authentication solutions across North America, announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held, Carrollton, GA-based Paragon Total Solutions Inc, a well-established provider of biometric technology serving law-enforcement and government agencies.
buyer parent: L-1 Identity Solutions
buyer: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc. "
target: Paragon Total Solutions, Inc.
Paragon provides a complete comprehensive suite of public safety software and integrated turnkey solutions that include mobile systems, a full-featured computer aided dispatch system, live-scan (criminal & applicant), Internet data sharing, AFIS and archive systems.
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announced 5/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Cogent Systems, will purchase Security Solutions Division from Enliven Marketing Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Cogent Systems and MAXIMUS announced that Cogent Systems has completed the acquisition of MAXIMUS Security Solutions Division (SSD) for an aggregate cash purchase price of $5 million.
buyer: Cogent Systems
Cogent is a global biometric identification solutions provider to governments, law enforcement agencies, and commercial enterprises. Cogent provides the highest quality identification systems, products and services with leading technology, accuracy and speed. "
seller: Enliven Marketing Technologies Corporation (MMS:$3,588.86)
MAXIMUS, Inc., one of the largest government services companies, provides government program operations, consulting and information technology services primarily to state and local governments. The company has over 5,200 employees located across the U.S, Canada and Australia.
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closed 3/13/2007 via PR Newswire

IdentiPHI, LLC, purchased SAFsolution and SAFmodule software from Saflink(R) Corporation

synopsis: IdentiPHI LLC, announces the purchase of SAFsolution and SAFmodule software from Saflink(R) Corporation and received certain rights under Saflink's patent portfolio. The terms of the agreement were composed of an up-front cash investment as well as ongoing royalties for three years.
buyer: IdentiPHI, LLC
IdentiPHI is an innovative technology company offering a comprehensive suite of enterprise security solutions and consulting services. Comprised of experienced partners and thought-leaders in the industry, IdentiPHI is setting the standard for what companies are looking for in security solution. "
seller: Saflink(R) Corporation
Saflink Corporation offers biometric security solutions and smart card and cryptographic technologies that help protect intellectual property, secure information and eliminate passwords. Saflink technologies provide the basis for identity assurance management solutions.
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announced 1/22/2007 via PR Newswire

BIO-key International, Inc., will acquire ComnetiX, Inc.

synopsis: BIO-key International Inc., a leader in wireless public safety solutions and finger based biometric identification, has commenced a formal tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of ComnetiX, Inc. for US $1.29 per share.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$2.24)
BIO-key develops and delivers advanced identification solutions and information services to law enforcement departments, public safety agencies, governments and private sector customers. BIO-key's mobile wireless technology provides first responders with real time data and images. "
target: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc.
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closed 2/21/2007 via BusinessWire

L-1 Identity Solutions, acquired ComnetiX, Inc.

synopsis: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. completed the acquisition of ComnetiX Inc., first announced by L-1 in November 2006, at a price of US$1.17 per share, for a total purchase price of approximately US$17.83 million. The acquisition is expected to enhance L-1 Identity Solutions’ fingerprint products and services.
buyer: L-1 Identity Solutions (ID:$0.00)
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., together with its portfolio of companies, offers a comprehensive set of products and solutions for protecting and securing personal identities and assets. L-1 leverages the industry's most advanced multi-modal biometric platform for finger, face and iris recognition. "
target: ComnetiX, Inc.
ComnetiX™ Inc. provides secure identification and authentication solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout North America.ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, etc.
price ($mm)
$18
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$9
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Cross Match Technologies, Inc., acquired C-VIS GmbH

synopsis: Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of high-quality interoperable biometric identity applications and solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of C-VIS GmbH, which specializes in biometric computer vision, person and face recognition, and automated vision analysis.
buyer: Cross Match Technologies, Inc.
Cross Match Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of high-quality interoperable biometric identity applications and solutions. "
target: C-VIS GmbH
C-VIS has been a pioneer of face recognition applications since its foundation in 1992 by a team of scientists from the internationally renowned Institute for Neurocomputing at Bochum University in Germany.
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closed 8/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Identix Corp merged with Viisage Technology, Inc.,

synopsis: The merger between Viisage Technology, Inc. and Identix Incorporated was approved by shareholders and the Boards of Directors of both companies today, with the combined company now operating as L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. The company's shares will trade on the New York Stock Exchange as "ID" beginning August 30, 2006.
buyer: Viisage Technology, Inc. (ID:$0.00)
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., together with its portfolio of companies, offers a comprehensive set of products and solutions for protecting and securing personal identities and assets. L-1 leverages the industry's most advanced multi-modal biometric platform for finger, face and iris recognition. "
target: Identix Corp
Founded in 1982, Identix Incorporated develops, manufacturers and markets the world's leading finger biometric software, hardware and services and an open Internet access control platform.
price ($mm)
$770
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$74
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announced 12/30/2005 via BusinessWire

CryptoMetrics, Inc. will be merged with JAG Media Holdings, Inc.,

synopsis: JAG Media Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a merger agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which the Company's wholly-owned and newly created subsidiary, Cryptometrics Acquisition, Inc., will, subject to the terms and conditions of the merger agreement, merge into Cryptometrics, Inc.
buyer: JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (:$0.00)
JAG Media Holdings, Inc. is a provider of Internet-based equities research and financial information that offers its subscribers a variety of stock market research, news, commentary and analysis, including "JAG Notes", the Company's flagship early morning consolidated research product. The Company "
target: CryptoMetrics, Inc.
CryptoMetrics® is a privately held security software solution provider, building and integrating secure trustworthy applications using the most advanced technology in cryptography and biometrics. This powerful combination of patented software and biometric hardware is unique to the industry, offeri
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closed 10/6/2004 via BusinessWire

Viisage Technology, Inc., acquired Imaging Automation

synopsis: Viisage (Nasdaq: VISG), a leading provider of advanced technology identity solutions, today announced the Company has acquired Imaging Automation (iA), a privately-held company headquartered in Bedford, New Hampshire.
buyer: Viisage Technology, Inc. (ID:$0.00)
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., together with its portfolio of companies, offers a comprehensive set of products and solutions for protecting and securing personal identities and assets. L-1 leverages the industry's most advanced multi-modal biometric platform for finger, face and iris recognition. "
target: Imaging Automation
Imaging Automation, is the industry and market leader in automated identity document authentication technologies. With over 2,300 installations in 20 countries around the world from North America to Europe and Asia, iA has established itself as the leader of technology that facilitates the security
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$30
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closed 6/22/2021 via BusinessWire

Ping Identity Corporation, acquired SecuredTouch

synopsis: Ping Identity Holding Corp. has acquired Israel-based SecuredTouch, a leader in fraud and bot detection and mitigation. By leveraging behavioral biometrics, AI, machine learning, and deep learning, SecuredTouch provides identity, risk, and fraud teams unmatched early visibility into potential malicious activity happening across digital properties.
buyer: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$251.12)
Ping Identity is the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise. The PingOne Cloud Platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise. "
target: SecuredTouch
Based in Israel, SecuredTouch is an industry leader in bot attack prevention, identity risk, and fraud intelligence. SecuredTouch helps organizations address multiple fraud use cases with one platform, including account takeover, bot detection, payment fraud and more.
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$40
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closed 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

BioCatch, acquired AimBrain Solutions Ltd

synopsis: BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometrics, has acquired AimBrain, a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud.
buyer: BioCatch
BioCatch is the global leader in behavioral biometrics. BioCatch enables secure online experiences through innovation in AI-driven behavioral biometrics. BioCatch is used by banks and other enterprises to reduce online fraud and protect against cyber threats, without compromising user experience. "
target: AimBrain Solutions Ltd
AimBrain is a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud. AimBrain is omni-channel, deployed using open-source SDKs and adheres to best security practices.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Veriff Inc, acquired BrowserID

synopsis: Online identity verification company Veriff has just acquired device insight and network intelligence company BrowserID. BrowserID serves international customers like Ekspress Grupp, GoEuro, Heathmont, TransferWise and 8bet. BrowserID will continue to provide services to its customers based on same agreements as before acquisition.
buyer: Veriff Inc
Estonia-based Veriff is a technology company that transforms physical identity to online. Veriff's breakthrough technology helps organizations establish customer relations quickly and securely. Retailers can focus on risk-free global growth instead of carrying out customer due diligence procedures. "
target: BrowserID
Based in Estonia, BrowserID is focused on delivering device and network intelligence software as a service. BrowserID offers integrate active, passive and network fingerprinting. BrowserID label risk information and tag browsers to facilitate detection.
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announced 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Grupo Amper, will acquire Rubricall SL

synopsis: Grupo Amber, a multinational company, will be acquiring Rubricall, a software development company specializing in Security Software. Their well-known products and services include validation of ID documents, identification through biometrics and AI technologies, and voice signature technology.
buyer: Grupo Amper (:$153.29)
Grupo Amper, a multinational company based in Madrid, Spain, has a mission to facilitate the transformation of the market towards new business models, integrating sectoral solutions and communications technology. "
target: Rubricall SL
Based in Spain, Rubricall is a software development company specializing in Security Software. Their well-known products and services include validation of ID documents, identification through biometrics and AI technologies, and voice signature technology.
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$1.14*
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

VoiceTrust merged with LumenVox LLC,

synopsis: LumenVox LLC and VoiceTrust GmbH announce that they have merged their operations to create a leading global provider of speech technology and biometric authentication solutions. VoiceTrust provides voice biometrics solutions that make authentication more secure than passwords, PINs, and security questions.
buyer: LumenVox LLC
LumenVox is a speech automation solutions company providing core speech technologies that include the LumenVox Speech Recognizer, Text-to-Speech Engine, Call Progress Analysis, and Speech Tuner, Natural language solutions support and Multifactor Biometric Authentication. "
target: VoiceTrust
Based in Germany, VoiceTrust provides voice biometrics solutions that make authentication more secure than passwords, PINs, and security questions. Their multi-factor authentication solutions prevent identity theft, protect access to applications, and deliver an enjoyable authentication experience.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Confirm.io

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook Inc. said it has acquired Confirm.io, a startup specializing in authenticating government-issued identity documents. Confirm.io has developed advanced forensic software that can pull information from an ID card and combine it with facial recognition and other biometrics to confirm a person’s identity.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
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: Confirm.io
Confirm.io is a startup specializing in authenticating government-issued identity documents. The company has developed advanced forensic software that can pull information from an ID card and combine it with facial recognition and other biometrics to confirm a person’s identity.
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closed 10/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Sterling Talent Solutions, purchased Commercial Segment from SureID, Inc

synopsis: Sterling Talent Solutions, one of the world's largest background screening and HR solutions companies, announced it has acquired the commercial segment business of SureID, Inc. The commercial segment is a leading provider of advanced identity management and biometric capture and processing solutions.
buyer: Sterling Talent Solutions
Sterling Talent Solutions delivers a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience for employers worldwide. Their suite of cloud-based background screening and onboarding solutions deliver accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle. "
seller: SureID, Inc
The acquisition includes the commercial segment business of SureID, Inc. The commercial segment is a leading provider of advanced identity management and biometric capture and processing solutions.
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closed 5/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Gemalto NV, purchased Identity Management Business from 3M

synopsis: 3M announced that it has completed the sale of its identity management business to Gemalto, a world leader in digital security. 3M’s identity management business provides biometric hardware and software that enable identity verification and authentication, as well as secure materials and document readers.
buyer: Gemalto NV (ENXTAM:GTO:$3,383.47)
Gemalto creates the secure software and technologies needed to bring trust to an increasingly connected world. Their solutions and services generate value for businesses and governments by protecting identities and data wherever they are. "
seller: 3M (MMM:$32,765.00)
The acquisition includes the identity management business of 3M. 3M’s identity management business provides biometric hardware and software that enable identity verification and authentication, as well as secure materials and document readers.
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$205
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announced 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire NuData Security

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology company that helps businesses prevent online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators. NuData’s flagship NuDetect product identifies authentic users from fraudsters based on their online, mobile app and smartphone interactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,640.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: NuData Security
NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company. Their flagship product, NuDetect, helps organizations form digital trust by identifying users based on their online interactions - behavior that can't be mimicked or replicated by a third party.
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announced 8/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aluf Holdings, Inc., will acquire Triad Biometrics LLC

synopsis: Aluf Holdings, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Triad Biometrics, LLC, a biometric software innovator, to acquire its assets. Triad Biometrics developed TEAMS, an enterprise level fingerprint biometric identification and authentication product that is setting a new paradigm for security and accountability.
buyer: Aluf Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:AHIX:$0.29)
Aluf Holdings, Inc. is a holding company engaged in acquiring, operating and managing subsidiary companies in the development and sale of proprietary software. Their goal is to strategically acquire profitable businesses with strong growth potential in the software and technology industries. "
target: Triad Biometrics LLC
Triad Biometrics developed TEAMS, a groundbreaking enterprise level fingerprint biometric identification and authentication product that is setting a new paradigm for security, interoperability, and accountability. TEAMS represents the next-generation in securely accessing web based applications.
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closed 2/23/2015 via BusinessWire

FotoNation Limited, acquired Smart Sensors Ltd

synopsis: FotoNation Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tessera Technologies, Inc. and the leading provider of computational imaging solutions for smartphones and digital still cameras, announced its acquisition of Smart Sensors Limited, an award winning developer of iris recognition biometric technology.
buyer parent: Tessera Technologies, Inc.
buyer: FotoNation Limited
FotoNation is giving life to computational imaging by merging technology with emotion. FotoNation develops technologies that serve the computational imaging space for handsets and cameras, as well as the automotive, surveillance, security, and augmented reality markets. "
target: Smart Sensors Ltd
Smart Sensors Limited helps its customers to build iris recognition engines. It does this either directly through collaborative development, or by supplying development tools, software and expertise for various product and processor platforms.
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