Like Micello

announced 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HERE, will acquire Micello

synopsis: HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a software company that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they help their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: Micello
Micello is a worldwide leading provider of indoor maps and navigation data. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions. Micello has generated indoor maps for over 25,000 venues around the world.
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closed 2/8/2012 via BusinessWire

OVGuide, acquired Live Matrix, Inc.

synopsis: OVGuide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to online video, announced the acquisition of Live Matrix, the first guide to live and scheduled events on the Web. Live Matrix will continue operation as a stand-alone site focused on live, scheduled events, including video and audio webcasts, live chats, limited-time sales, and more.
buyer parent: Baroda Ventures
buyer: OVGuide
OVGuide is the Web’s most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to online video. It categorizes online video content from over 6,000 sources, facilitating the user discovery of, and guidance to, both short and long form videos via a comprehensive database and proprietary search engine. "
target: Live Matrix, Inc.
Livematrix.com is a full content calendar for live and scheduled events on the Web. It was the first guide to link users to any online event that has a start time and can be attended online: audio and video webcasts, live chats, limited-time sales and auctions, conferences, and more.
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closed 9/3/2013 via Market Wire

Eventbrite, acquired Lanyrd

synopsis: Eventbrite, the global self-service ticketing platform, announced it has acquired London-based event data company Lanyrd. This acquisition will bring powerful product and technical assets to the leading events platform. The Lanyrd team will relocate to Eventbrite's headquarters in San Francisco.
buyer: Eventbrite
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. "
target: Lanyrd
Lanyrd, a social conference directory based in London, allows users to add and discover events as well as track friends' professional event activity. The company was founded in 2010, and has helped nearly 40,000 events in 148 countries have a better and more social event experience.
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closed 8/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

BizTradeShows.com, acquired PlayCez

synopsis: Biztradeshows has acquired PlayCez. PlayCez is a local event discovery platform which monitors social media and location check-in activity in an area, and recommends popular events and activities to users by identifying locations like bars, restaurants, night clubs, among others in the area and tracking the highest consumer traffic in those places.
buyer parent: IndiaMART
buyer: BizTradeShows.com
BizTradeShows.com is the world's largest service provider for business event organizers. Biztradeshows enables organizers to effectively manage and market their events to an audience of over 20 million users across the world on a single freakishly amazing platform. "
target: PlayCez
PlayCez is a local event discovery platform which monitors social media and location check-in activity in an area, and recommends popular events and activities to users by identifying locations like bars, restaurants, night clubs, among others in that area.
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closed 2/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Centaur Media plc, acquired Profile Group (UK) Limited

synopsis: Centaur Media plc, the business information and events group, has acquired Profile Group (UK) Limited ("Profile"), a specialist digital information business for media, PR and marketing professionals. Profile's information brands include Fashion Monitor, Red Pages, Entertainment News, Year Ahead and Foresight News.
buyer: Centaur Media plc (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Media is a leading UK based business information, publishing and events group. It provides marketing and information solutions to buyers and sellers within several high value professional and commercial market communities. "
target: Profile Group (UK) Limited
Profile Group (UK) Limited is a specialist digital information business for media, PR and marketing professionals. Profile provides forward planning and contact information to enable them to optimise journalistic workflow and plan future PR and sponsorship campaigns.
price ($mm)
$13
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$5
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$2
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8.0x
closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Guitaarr.com, acquired Tiickets

synopsis: Guitaarr.com, the guitar lessons and reviews site known for its objective approach to delivering information about the music industry, has acquired content ticket comparison website Tiickets in a move that furthers its reach whilst expanding its website portfolio.
buyer: Guitaarr.com
Guitaarr is a popular music industry blog focusing on providing guitar reviews, deep analysis of reputable online guitar lessons, and has content such as the popular guide for beginner guitarists. "
target: Tiickets
Tiickets is a concert ticket price comparison site, committed to providing fans of live music the chance to purchase tickets fairly.
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closed 12/19/2013 via Company Press Release

SeatGeek, acquired FanSnap, Inc.

synopsis: SeatGeek, a ticket search engine, has acquired FanSnap, the leading online ticket comparison shopping site. Fans use FanSnap to shop 50+ of the most trusted secondary market ticket sites for the best deals on sports, theater and concert tickets.
buyer: SeatGeek
SeatGeek is a ticket search engine that makes finding tickets to live entertainment a cinch. They search dozens of the biggest ticket sites and present the results all in one place, with a simple interface designed for speed and savings. "
target parent: Wize Commerce
target: FanSnap, Inc.
FanSnap is the leading online ticket comparison shopping site. Fans use FanSnap to shop 50+ of the most trusted secondary market ticket sites for the best deals on sports, theater and concert tickets.
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closed 12/7/2011 via PR Newswire

NexTag, acquired FanSnap, Inc.

synopsis: Nextag® taps the event ticketing market through the acquisition of FanSnap®, a leading online ticket comparison shopping site. The FanSnap ticket search engine provides consumers with a single, comprehensive view of event tickets available from leading ticket providers and resellers.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: NexTag
Nextag is the ultimate resource for online shoppers. Offering the most comprehensive product catalog online, Nextag delivers the tools and technology that can help shoppers make smarter purchasing decisions. "
target: FanSnap, Inc.
FanSnap® is the leading online ticket comparison shopping site. Fans use FanSnap to shop 50+ of the most trusted secondary market ticket sites for the best deals on sports, theater and concert tickets.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bustle Digital Group, acquired Flavorpill Media Inc.

synopsis: Bustle Digital Group acquired Flavorpill Media Inc. to build out the company’s experiential programming. Flavorpill Media Inc. is an online publisher and experiential brand that launched in 2000.
buyer: Bustle Digital Group
Bustle Digital Group is the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women. Every month, nearly 80 million readers turn to Bustle Digital Group publications — Bustle, Romper, Elite Daily, and The Zoe Report — for impactful conversation around the interests and issues engaging women today. "
target: Flavorpill Media Inc.
Flavorpill Media Inc. is an online publisher and experiential brand that launched in 2000. Flavorpill offers email alerts to fans who can subscribe to learn more about upcoming events. They also operate Flavorwire, an online culture magazine.
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announced 5/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Events High will be merged with Treebo Hotels,

synopsis: Treebo Hotels, a new age budgel hotel, will acquire Bengaluru-based travel start-up Events High, which operates an online discovery platform for local events and activities.
buyer: Treebo Hotels
Treebo is a new age budget hotel brand offering everything customers need for a comfortable stay, delivered with a smile. Treebo prides itself on being Affordable Luxury. "
target parent: Axilor Ventures
target: Events High
Events High, founded in 2014, is a platform for discovering, booking, and organizing events. The platform further enables users to make bookings personalised to their interests, location, and social circle.
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closed 10/2/2015 via PR Newswire

XO Group Inc., acquired GigMasters

synopsis: XO Group Inc., the premier consumer internet and media company dedicated to helping people navigate and enjoy life's biggest moments together, announced the acquisition of GigMasters, a leading transactional marketplace for entertainment. This acquisition will help XO Group users book more of the services they need to plan the perfect wedding.
buyer: XO Group Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
XO Group is the media and technology company behind the brands The Knot, The Nest and The Bump devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. They provide women with the trusted information, products and advice they need to guide them through the most transformative events of their lives."
target: GigMasters
GigMasters is the one stop source for all event service needs. They combine the efficiency of the web with the personal touch of a private event planner. They have the web’s largest selection of the best, client-reviewed entertainers and event vendors.
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closed 4/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Virtua Research, acquired StockConferenceCalendar

synopsis: Virtua Research, a leading financial services technology company focused on web-enabled information delivery, announced the acquisition of StockConferenceCalendar, the largest database of investment conferences and presenters worldwide, effective immediately.
buyer: Virtua Research
Virtua is a financial services technology company focused on web-enabled information delivery. Virtua’s unique combination of investment research experience, data expertise, and software development capabilities enables it to provide industry-leading financial research tools and services. "
target parent: Demer IR Counsel, Inc.
target: StockConferenceCalendar
StockConferenceCalendar is a leading online database of investment conferences and presenters, currently featuring more than 17,500 tickers/presenters at almost 9,700 unique events sponsored by over 700 investment banks and other sponsors in 116 countries.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skift, acquired EventMB

synopsis: Skift, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, has acquired EventMB, the first blog for event professionals. EventMB is the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry. EventMB offers daily articles that are read by thousands of event professionals from around the globe.
buyer: Skift
Skift is the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, providing news, information, data and services to all sectors of the world’s largest industry. Skift identifies and synthesizes existing and emerging trends in its daily coverage of the global travel industry. "
target: EventMB
EventMB is the first blog for event professionals. EventMB is the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry. EventMB offers daily articles that are read by thousands of event professionals from around the globe.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Jorte Inc., acquired EventBank Corporation

synopsis: Jorte, a mobile app with 30 million downloads and one of the most popular calendar&organizer applications, has acquired EventBank. EventBank operates the largest platform in Japan, "EventBank Press", which delivers information on 40,000 festival / events, collected annually from local organizations and event organizers.
buyer: Jorte Inc.
Jorte Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo, provides an application that has a track record of 30 million downloads worldwide. Jorte is an application designed for smartphones and tablets that combines the ease of use of a paper organizer with the handiness of a portable device. "
target: EventBank Corporation
Event Bank Co., Ltd. operates the largest platform in Japan, "EventBank Press", which delivers information on 40,000 festival / events, collected annually from local organizations and event organizers.
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announced 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Computicket (Pty) Ltd, will acquire Entry Ninja

synopsis: Computicket, South Africa's only national ticketing company, has reached an agreement to acquire Entry Ninja, an online start-up that facilitates entries into South African sporting events.
buyer parent: Shoprite
buyer: Computicket (Pty) Ltd
Computicket is South Africa's only national ticketing company with tickets for hundreds of events on sale. As one of the most recognized brand names in the country, Computicket offers theatre, concert, festival, and sport, along with bus tickets, airline tickets and holiday packages. "
target: Entry Ninja
Entry Ninja is an online start-up that facilitates entries into South African sporting events. Entry Ninja’s functionality enables a customer to create and save a personal profile. They are based in Pretoria, South Africa.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Teleinfo Media Public Co., Ltd., acquired Thailand YellowPages

synopsis: Teleinfo Media Public Co., Ltd., the official publisher and distributor of telephone directories in Thailand, has acquired a 99.94% stake in Thailand YellowPages, the most reliable online source for information on Thailand businesses. Thailand YellowPages allows users to search for businesses in a wide variety of industries.
buyer parent: CS LoxInfo Plc.
buyer: Teleinfo Media Public Co., Ltd.
Teleinfo Media Public Co., Ltd. is the official publisher and distributor of telephone directories in Thailand. The company provides telephone directory services through traditional telephone directories, directory assistant services, and Yellow Pages. "
target: Thailand YellowPages
Thailand YellowPages is the most reliable online source for information on Thailand businesses. Users can search for businesses in a wide variety of industries, including housing, automotive, technology and IT, health and beauty, travel, education, fashion, financial services, and more.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Newswire

Purch, acquired Business.com Media

synopsis: Purch, a digital content and commerce company that helps 100MM users make better buying decisions, announced it has acquired Business.com, a leading online resource portal for small- to mid-sized businesses.
buyer: Purch
Purch is a portfolio of digital brands and services that helps make complex buying decisions easy for 100 million consumers monthly. Its respected sites such as Top Ten Reviews, Tom's Guide, Tom's Hardware, and Live Science integrate commerce and content in more than 1000 product categories. "
target parent: JMI Equity
target: Business.com Media
Business.com is the premier online destination for businesses of all sizes to research, find, and compare the products and services they need to run their businesses.
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announced 7/11/2012 via PR Newswire

ePublishing, Inc., will acquire Ellington

synopsis: ePublishing, Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the clients and technology of Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace from The World Company's Mediaphormedia software division. Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America.
buyer: ePublishing, Inc.
ePublishing provides software, custom development and design to publishers and media companies. It offers a fully customizable Enterprise Publishing System that integrates content management, community, e-commerce, workflow, audience management, video, advertising, e-mail, directories, CRM and SEO. "
target parent: The World Company
target: Ellington
Begun in 2000 as a business venture of World Co.'s Lawrence Journal-World, Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America and has helped clients amass a multitude of top industry awards.
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closed 3/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Versa Capital Management, acquired Impressions Media

synopsis: Impressions Media announced that it has been acquired by Versa Capital Management, LLC. Impressions Media operates The Times Leader, several community papers, associated websites and digital media businesses that serve communities in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
buyer: Versa Capital Management
Versa Capital Management is a private equity investment firm which focuses on control investments in special situations involving middle market companies where value and performance growth can be achieved through enhanced operational and financial management. "
target: Impressions Media
Impressions Media operates The Times Leader, several community papers, associated websites and digital media businesses that serve communities in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
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closed 2/16/2011 via PR Newswire

Resource Nation, Inc., acquired Business.com, Inc.

synopsis: Resource Nation, the quality leader in connecting businesses to pre-screened vendors, announced that it has acquired the brand and associated assets of Business.com, Inc., the leading online destination for business buyers looking for business-to-business (B2B) solutions.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: Resource Nation, Inc.
From local proprietors to Fortune 500 companies, Resource Nation connects businesses actively looking to make a purchase to pre-screened vendors. The company has interactive tools, buyer guides, and the comprehensive resources you need to find the best vendors at the best prices. "
target parent: Dex One Corporation
target: Business.com, Inc.
Business.com, Inc. is the leading online destination for business buyers looking for business-to-business (B2B) solutions.The company allows purchasers to find and connect with vendors across thousands of products and services.
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announced 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HERE, will acquire Micello

synopsis: HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a software company that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they help their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: Micello
Micello is a worldwide leading provider of indoor maps and navigation data. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions. Micello has generated indoor maps for over 25,000 venues around the world.
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announced 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HERE, will acquire Micello

synopsis: HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a software company that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they help their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: Micello
Micello is a worldwide leading provider of indoor maps and navigation data. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions. Micello has generated indoor maps for over 25,000 venues around the world.
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announced 11/29/2017 via Company Press Release

HERE, will acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH

synopsis: HERE Technologies announced plans to acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a Germany-based software company developing highly secure over-the-air (OTA) software updating technology for the automotive industry. ATS solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they empower their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH
ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is a German software company specializing in open standards-based software products for the automotive industry, with a special focus on software over-the-air updates. Their solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
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announced 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

synopsis: HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc., a Seattle-based company that is a pioneer in the emerging field of real-time predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio is the world’s largest provider of predictive app analytics and the leader in optimizing the lifetime value of mobile customers. The company currently tracks and analyzes over one billion events every day.
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closed 5/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Here, acquired Desti

synopsis: SRI International announced the acquisition of Desti, an SRI spin-off venture, by HERE, a Nokia Company, for an undisclosed amount. Desti is the first smart travel planner to help users find exactly what they're looking for by using artificial intelligence (AI) to sift through thousands of places, find the best matches and explain the relevance.
buyer: Here
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target parent: SRI International
target: Desti
Desti is the first smart travel planner to help users find exactly what they're looking for by using artificial intelligence (AI) to sift through thousands of places, find the best matches and explain the relevance.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
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announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,183.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 1/30/2014 via Company Press Release

TeleNav, Inc., acquired skobbler

synopsis: Telenav, Inc., the leader in personalized navigation, announced that it has acquired skobbler GmbH, the European-based navigation company with the highest rated OpenStreetMap (OSM)-based GPS navigation apps in the world. skobbler developed sophisticated algorithms that evolved OSM data from a display map to a navigable map.
buyer: TeleNav, Inc. (TNAV:$220.90)
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation. "
target: skobbler
Skobbler GmbH is the European-based navigation company with the highest rated OpenStreetMap (OSM)-based GPS navigation apps in the world. Skobbler developed sophisticated algorithms that evolved OSM data from a display map to a navigable map.
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announced 5/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Technology One Ltd, will acquire Digital Mapping Solutions

synopsis: TechnologyOne, Australia's largest enterprise software company and a leader in innovation and creativity, has entered into an agreement to acquire Digital Mapping Solutions, a company that specialises in the development and implementation of integrated mapping solutions for commercial and government organisations.
buyer: Technology One Ltd (ASX:TNE:$152.35)
TechnologyOne is Australia's largest publicly listed software company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. They create solutions that transform business and make life simple for their customers. "
target: Digital Mapping Solutions
Desktop Mapping Systems Pty Ltd, doing business as Digital Mapping Solutions, specialises in the development and implementation of integrated mapping solutions for commercial and government organisations.
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closed 5/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Keynetix Ltd

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Keynetix, a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators. Their Microstation-based engineering and digital twin cloud services advance the project delivery and asset performance of various sectors. "
target: Keynetix Ltd
Keynetix is a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data. Keynetix's HoleBASE SI solution is a geotechnical knowledge management system that helps users easily enter, analyze, and visualize site investigation data.
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closed 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Lightbox RE, acquired Digital Map Products

synopsis: Advancing its mission to empower decision makers through every step of the real estate workflow, LightBox announced the acquisition of Digital Map Products (DMP), a location intelligence and mapping platform. DMP is a provider of cloud-based technology and solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to mainstream users.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Lightbox RE
LightBox was formed in 2018 when technology investment firms Silver Lake and Battery Ventures acquired EDR, the leading provider of environmental due diligence information. The EDR, Collateral360 and RIMS platforms are workflow software solutions for due diligence, appraisals and compliance. "
target parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
target: Digital Map Products
Digital Map Products is a provider of cloud-based technology and solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to mainstream business, government and consumer users. SpatialStream®, the company’s spatial development platform, enables API access to mapping technology and location data sets.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

GeoDecisions, acquired WorldView Solutions

synopsis: GeoDecisions, an information technology company specializing in geospatial solutions, has acquired WorldView Solutions, a geographic information systems (GIS) consulting firm. WorldView Solutions offers ready to install GIS products and software customization and development services.
buyer parent: Gannett Fleming, Inc.
buyer: GeoDecisions
GeoDecisions is an information technology company specializing in geospatial solutions. They deliver strategic geographic information systems (GIS), information technology (IT), and intelligent transportation system (ITS) solutions and applications to empower clients to make more-informed decisions."
target: WorldView Solutions
WorldView Solutions is a geographic information systems (GIS) consulting firm. Their ready to install products provides businesses with efficient GIS systems that are easily configurable. Their software customization and development services spans desktop, mobile, and web mapping solutions.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Respec Inc., acquired Flat Rock Geographics, LLC

synopsis: Flat Rock Geographics has been acquired by Respec, Inc. Flat Rock Geographics is a geospatial software and services company that specializes in developing web-based and mobile mapping applications to support applied geographic analysis, business intelligence, asset management, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data creation and management.
buyer: Respec Inc.
Respec is an integrated consulting and services firm providing mining, engineering, surface water and groundwater modeling, watershed management services since 1969. Respec is 100% employee owned with an annual revenue over $30 million. "
target: Flat Rock Geographics, LLC
Flat Rock Geographics is a geospatial software and services company that specializes in developing web-based and mobile mapping applications to support applied geographic analysis, business intelligence, asset management, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data creation and management.
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closed 7/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

ESRI, acquired GeoIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Esri is buying a Virginia company to add more user experience, web development and cloud computing capabilities to its geographic information system portfolio. Terms of the deal to acquire GeoIQ were not disclosed. The company is based in Arlington, Va., and will become part of Esri’s ArcGIS platform.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: GeoIQ, Inc.
GeoIQ is a geospatial data management, visualization and analysis platform providing collaborative, browser-based data analysis tools for use by both technical and non-technical users. With GeoIQ you can quickly and intuitively make intelligent, data-driven decisions with no cumbersome training.
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closed 7/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

TerraGo Technologies, acquired Geosemble

synopsis: TerraGo Technologies Inc., an innovative provider of widely adopted geospatial intelligence software solutions, has acquired the complementary software products and technologies of Manhattan Beach, CA-based Geosemble Technologies Inc.
buyer: TerraGo Technologies
TerraGo Technologies geospatial collaboration software and GeoPDF maps and imagery are among the most widely adopted solutions to produce, access, update and share geospatial information and applications with anyone, anywhere. "
target: Geosemble
Geosemble Technologies, Inc. provides techniques for extracting and integrating geospatial information, including maps, aerial imagery, news, lists, events, databases, and business information.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Infas Holding AG, will acquire Lutum+Tappert

synopsis: Infas Holding, a German holding company engaged in the advertising and marketing sectors, is to acquire Lutum + Tappert, specialists for innovative geomarketing. They offer digital maps, market and company data and corresponding software - all essential components of a geomarketing system. They are based in Germany.
buyer: Infas Holding AG (DB:IFS:$34.24)
Infas Holding Aktiengesellschaft is a German holding company engaged in the advertising and marketing sectors. The Company divides its activities into the two business segments: Marketing and Social Research, and Photographic news agency. "
target: Lutum+Tappert
Lutum + Tappert are the specialists for innovative geomarketing. They offer digital maps, market and company data and corresponding software - all essential components of a geomarketing system. They are based in Germany.
price ($mm)
$0.80
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

uberall GmbH, acquired Navads

synopsis: Berlin-based location marketing startup Uberall acquired competitor Navads. Navads Inc. is an innovative listings and location data management company based in Amsterdam. Navads manages local listings for enterprise brands by pushing accurate NAP (Name, Address, Phone Number) and rich data directly into digital maps.
buyer: uberall GmbH
Uberall is a global leader in location marketing technology. Its flagship Location Marketing Cloud platform empowers the world’s biggest brands to connect with their customers and turn online interactions into offline sales. "
target: Navads
Navads Inc. is an innovative listings and location data management company based in Amsterdam. Navads manages local listings for enterprise brands by pushing accurate NAP (Name, Address, Phone Number) and rich data directly into digital maps by TomTom, HERE, Apple, Google, Waze and more.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Leica Geosystems AG, acquired Melown Technologies

synopsis: Leica Geosystems, a global provider of geospatial solutions, has acquired Melown Technologies from Helifreak Ltd., an investment company in Cyprus. Melown Technologies is a Prague-based developer of mass-scale computer vision and advanced visualisation technology. They offer a visualization platform for 2D, 2.5D and 3D geospatial data.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Leica Geosystems AG
Leica Geosystems is a global provider of geospatial solutions. Leica Geosystems offers precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services to help professionals worldwide capture, analyse and present spatial information. "
target parent: Helifreak Ltd.
target: Melown Technologies
Melown Technologies is a Prague-based developer of mass-scale computer vision and advanced visualisation technology. Melown Technologies offers a visualization platform for 2D, 2.5D and 3D geospatial data. Their platform allows users to create 3D maps using open, personal or commercial data.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

SystemicLogic Holdings (Proprietary) Limited, acquired Knowledge Factory (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: Global financial innovation and technology company SystemicLogic has acquired Kagiso Media-owned data analytics company Knowledge Factory. Established in 1997, Knowledge Factory offers solutions based on property data and marketing insights.
buyer: SystemicLogic Holdings (Proprietary) Limited
Headquartered in Johannesburg, SystemicLogic helps companies build their innovation capability by offering ICT products and services, including enterprise asset management, data management and crowd-sourcing. "
target parent: Kagiso Media
target: Knowledge Factory (Pty) Ltd.
Knowledge Factory is a leading data, property and marketing insight services company. They consolidate, interrogate and interpret relevant data sets to provide reliable market data that highlights needs and opportunities to support informed strategic business decision making.
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announced 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire July Systems

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a multinational technology company, has announced that it will be acquiring July Systems, a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems provides an enterprise-grade location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: July Systems
Founded in 2001, July Systems is a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems' Proximity MX cloud platform enables clients to integrate location intelligence into their enterprise and turn insights into action, allowing them to better understand their customers.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Leviathan Analytics merged with Findyr,

synopsis: Findyr, the global platform for crowdsourcing of hyper local, street-level data and insights, has announced its merger with Leviathan, the big data analytics platform specializing in analysis of cloud ingested big data with leading machine learning models.
buyer parent: Granahan McCourt Capital
buyer: Findyr
Findyr, the world’s offline search engine, is a marketplace that enables users to make real-time information requests to collectors in over 120 countries and gather local data, perform surveys, take photos or capture videos at any location. "
target: Leviathan Analytics
Leviathan Analytics builds machine-learning tools to quantify and predict event risk for any location in the world. The Leviathan platform offers simple cloud-based applications to generate real-time analytics and measure and forecast risk for any global lat/long position.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Digital Map Products, acquired DMTI Spatial Inc.

synopsis: Digital Map Products, Inc., a pioneer in geospatial mapping technology and intelligence, has acquired DMTI Spatial from Neopost, the number two global supplier of Mail Solutions. DMTI Spatial is the market leader in location-based information and data quality. They provide industry-leading solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies.
buyer parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
buyer: Digital Map Products
Digital Map Products (DMP), headquartered in Irvine, CA, is the leading provider of cloud-based location technology and content solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to over 350,000 mainstream business, government and consumer users. "
target parent: NeoPost SA
target: DMTI Spatial Inc.
DMTI Spatial is the Canadian market leader in location-based information and data quality. They provide industry-leading location economics and Master Address Management (MAM) solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies.
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closed 1/4/2017 via Company Press Release

The Financial Times Ltd, acquired GIS Planning Inc.

synopsis: The Financial Times announces the acquisition of GIS Planning, a San Francisco-based internet technology company providing organisations with data and intelligence on foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic development in North America.
buyer parent: Nikkei Inc.
buyer: The Financial Times Ltd
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 793,000. "
target: GIS Planning Inc.
GIS Planning is the world leader in online economic development solutions. GIS Planning’s software provides real estate, demographic, and industry data to help businesses and site selection professionals select optimal geographic locations through powerful online mapping analysis.
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closed 1/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Qlik Technologies, Inc., acquired Idevio

synopsis: Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, announced it has acquired Idevio, a provider of geographical-related software and services and a Sweden-based Qlik partner. This acquisition not only extends Qlik’s current mapping capabilities, but also moves its offerings beyond visualization with support for a broad range of advanced geoanalytic use cases.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Qlik Technologies, Inc. (QLIK:$665.31)
Qlik is a leader in visual analytics. Its products meets customers' growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics. Customers rely on Qlik solutions to explore the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite ideas. "
target: Idevio
Founded in 2002, Idevio is a software company that develops innovative map solutions. Idevio delivers Mapping, Geocoding and Routing software based on RaveGeo, their own patented and award-winning compression and streaming technology for vector-based geographic information.
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