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announced 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, will acquire Velostrata

synopsis: Google plans to buy the small enterprise startup Velostrata as the search giant continues growing its cloud computing business. Google said it would acquire Israel-based Velostrata, which specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Velostrata
Israel-based Velostrata specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Israel-based Velostrata specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Velostrata has 25 employees and debuted in 2014.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

SoftwareONE, acquired BNW Consulting

synopsis: SoftwareONE Holding AG, a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions, announced that it has acquired BNW Consulting, a specialist in SAP platform transformation, public cloud migration and application management services.
buyer: SoftwareONE (SWX:SWON:$5,756.72)
SoftwareONE, a global leader in software and cloud portfolio management, is modernizing the way organizations budget and optimize their global IT spend from on-premises to the cloud. "
target: BNW Consulting
Based in Melbourne, BNW Consulting is a long standing technology and cloud consulting company specializing in services around SAP platform transformation and migration from on-premises to public cloud hyperscale platforms, such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform.
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announced 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, will acquire Contino

synopsis: Cognizant announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Contino, a privately-held technology consulting firm. Contino specializes in helping Global 2,000 clients accelerate their digital transformation by leveraging enterprise DevOps methodologies, a cloud-native development approach, and advanced data platforms.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,458.00)
Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Their unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. "
target: Contino
Contino is an Enterprise DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy. They specialize in helping highly-regulated enterprises transform their way of working, and accelerate the adoption of cloud-native technologies as a platform for innovation.
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Web

GuideIT, LLC, acquired Entasis Technology Consulting LLC

synopsis: GuideIT, LLC, a provider of consulting, managed IT, and cybersecurity solutions, has acquired Entasis, a cloud services provider that includes cloud advisory, agile development, and cloud integration and implementation. The acquisition expands GuideIT's cloud capabilities to provide customers with optimized and elastic cloud solutions.
buyer parent: Perot Holdings
buyer: GuideIT, LLC
GuideIT provides IT services that make technology contribute to business success. Through its consulting, managed IT, digital business, and cybersecurity solutions, GuideIT utilizes technology in an industry context to enable the creation of business value and create an IT experience that delivers. "
target: Entasis Technology Consulting LLC
Entasis is a cloud consulting business that modifies conventional approaches to technology to achieve better outcomes. Through its advisory, implementation, and development services, Entasis delivers cloud solutions that are elastic, resilient in design, and achieve targeted performance levels.
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announced 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ahead, LLC, will acquire Sovereign Systems LLC

synopsis: Chicago-based AHEAD and Atlanta-based Data Blue, both leading providers of digital infrastructure to large enterprises, announced an agreement to merge their two companies, plus acquire Sovereign Systems, also of Atlanta. Sovereign Systems is a leader in Storage, Virtualization and Cloud Services.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Ahead, LLC
Ahead, LLC develops and distributes enterprise service management, cloud infrastructure, and mobility solutions. The company offers IT service automation, IT business management, business process automation, portfolio management, data center infrastructure, automation and orchestration. "
target: Sovereign Systems LLC
Launched in 2007, Sovereign Systems is a leader in Storage, Virtualization and Cloud Services. They help companies transform legacy IT infrastructure into ultra-efficient, cloud-based platforms.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired Datatrend Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a Canadian IT solutions provider, has acquired Datatrend Technologies, Inc., a leading technology solutions provider. Datatrend provides planning, design, integration and project management for data centers, cloud environments, cabling and wireless solutions for multi-site rollouts and the Internet of Things.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$416.67)
Headquartered in Canada, Converge combines innovation accelerators and foundational infrastructure solutions to deliver the best solutions and services to customers. They are building a platform to enhance their ability to provide multi-cloud solutions, blockchain, resiliency, and managed services. "
target: Datatrend Technologies, Inc.
Datatrend is a leading technology solutions provider. Datatrend provides planning, design, implementation, integration and project management for next generation data centers, cloud environments, cabling and wireless solutions for multi-site rollouts and the Internet of Things.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.2x
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5.6x
closed 9/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Smartiks, acquired Compello Analytics Consulting

synopsis: Smartiks, a Turkish software company that provides effective business solutions, software development, and consultancy services, has acquired Compello, a provider of IT consultancy and software development services in Turkey. Compello offers services for analytics, mobile application development, cloud solutions, and outsourced software testing.
buyer: Smartiks
Smartiks is a Turkish software company that provides effective business solutions, software development, and consultancy services. Smartiks offers solutions for Oracle Human Resources, Oracle Siebel CRM, Oracle Customer Experience, corporate software development, IoT, and more. "
target: Compello Analytics Consulting
Compello is a provider of information technology consultancy and software development services in Turkey. Compello offers services for analytics, mobile application development, cloud solutions, and outsourced software testing.
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$2.45
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closed 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

AppSmart, acquired Telegration

synopsis: AppSmart, the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services, announced it has acquired Telegration, Inc., a company that provides a comprehensive range of voice, internet, long distance, mobility, cable, data, cloud, hosted PBX and managed IT services.
buyer: AppSmart
AppSmart is the channel-led, one-stop shop for all B2B technology services. The company offers the industry's largest catalog of applications and services from leading providers—such as Google, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink—available through one website to access, manage, and get support."
target: Telegration
Telegration is a leading master agent providing partners with technology services from more than 150 of the industry’s leading providers. Telegration provides a comprehensive range of voice, internet, long distance, mobility, cable, data, cloud, hosted PBX and managed IT services.
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closed 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Logicalis, acquired Orange Networks

synopsis: Logicalis, a UK-based international IT solutions and managed services provider, has acquired Orange Networks, a Microsoft services business focused on Microsoft cloud and managed services, with Germany wide presence including Hamburg, Munich, Offenbach and Düsseldorf.
buyer parent: Datatec Limited
buyer: Logicalis
Headquartered in the UK, Logicalis is an international multi-skilled solution provider providing digital enablement services to help customers harness digital technology and innovative services to deliver powerful business outcomes. Logicalis designs, builds and supports ICT solutions. "
target: Orange Networks
Orange Networks is one of the most important Microsoft partners in Germany in the areas of Microsoft Cloud and Microsoft Artificial Intelligence. As a strategic consulting partner, product and service provider, they are the preferred and industry-neutral partner of the German corporate world.
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$5
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announced 8/14/2019 via GlobeNewswire

BC Partners, will acquire Presidio, Inc.

synopsis: Presidio, Inc., a leading North American IT solutions provider delivering Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for commercial and public sector customers, will be acquired by BC Partners, a leading UK investment firm with over €22 billion of assets under management.
buyer: BC Partners
UK-based BC Partners is a leading international investment firm with over €22 billion of assets under management in private equity, private credit and real estate. BC Partners has played an active role in developing the European buy-out market for three decades. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Presidio, Inc. (PSDO:$3,047.00)
Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions. They deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,383 [$2,299]
rev ($mm)
$3,026
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$220
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10.8x
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Miss Group, acquired Ilait Group AB

synopsis: The UK-based Miss Group has acquired Global Cloud Wholesaler company Ilait. Headquartered in Sweden, Ilait is a global cloud computing and hosting wholesaler providing white-label services such as email, web hosting, domain registration, dedicated servers, and virtual private servers (VPS) services exclusively to its partners.
buyer: Miss Group
UK’s Miss Group is an International Web Hosting Group that offers a range of Hosting related services at favorable prices such as Web Hosting, Domain Registration, VPS, Dedicated Servers, Sitebuilder, SSL-Certificate, SEO Tools, Web Security and Domain Management. "
target: Ilait Group AB
Sweden-based Ilait is a global cloud computing and hosting wholesaler providing white-label services exclusively to partners. After years of experience from the IT consulting business and the web hosting industry, Ilait wanted to take cloud computing and hosting to the next level.
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$3
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$1
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc., acquired Huon IT Pty Ltd

synopsis: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., a Japanese manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, has acquired Huon IT Pty Ltd, a full service IT consultancy firm in Australia. Huon IT offers managed services, cloud, cybersecurity, software development, and other B2B services.
buyer parent: KYOCERA
buyer: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. headquartered in Osaka, Japan is a leading manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, including colour and monochrome multifunctional products and printers and wide format devices. "
target: Huon IT Pty Ltd
Huon IT is a full service IT consultancy firm in Australia. Huon IT offers managed services, cloud, cybersecurity, software development, and other B2B services. Huon IT services small, medium and large organisations nationwide, helping them to become more successful through innovative technology.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

ScanSource, acquired intY Ltd

synopsis: ScanSource, Inc., a leading global provider of technology products and solutions focusing on point-of-sale (POS), announced the acquisition of intY, a pioneer for the distribution of Cloud services and owner of CASCADE, a self-service portal and the original Cloud Marketplace.
buyer: ScanSource (SCSC:$3,906.13)
ScanSource, Inc. is a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and telecom services. "
target parent: Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l.
target: intY Ltd
intY is a pioneer for the distribution of Cloud services from the biggest cloud software vendors in the world, including Microsoft. CASCADE, intY’s self-service portal and the original Cloud Marketplace, enables partners to seamlessly order and manage cloud services for their clients 24/7.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlanNet21 Communications Limited, acquired Hutchinson Networks Ltd.

synopsis: PlanNet21 Communications, a Cisco gold partner and a leading provider of managed services in Ireland, has acquired Hutchinson Networks Ltd, a networking firm in the UK. Hutchinson Networks offers solutions and services for cloud computing, cyber security, digital ready networks, and communications.
buyer: PlanNet21 Communications Limited
Founded in 1998, PlanNet21 is a Cisco gold partner and a leading provider of managed services in Ireland. PlanNet21 implements class-leading IT infrastructure to enable their enterprise clients to operate efficiently and reliably in an innovative environment. "
target: Hutchinson Networks Ltd.
Hutchinson Networks is a networking firm in the UK. Hutchinson Networks specialises in creating customer-focused IT solutions that empower organisations to achieve their business goals. Their solutions and services include cloud computing, cyber security, digital ready networks, and communications.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Oracle Corporation, acquired Oxygen Systems

synopsis: Oracle has acquired Oxygen Systems, a NetSuite SuiteCloud Developer Network partner that provides localization solutions to address the complex tax and reporting requirements for companies with operations in Brazil. The acquisition strengthens Oracle NetSuite support for international and global customers.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. "
target: Oxygen Systems
Oxygen Systems is a NetSuite SuiteCloud Developer Network partner that provides localization solutions to address the complex tax and reporting requirements for companies with operations in Brazil.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Elite Group, acquired MWL Systems

synopsis: Elite Group, a leading provider of unified communications and IT services in the UK, has acquired MWL Systems, a UK-based IT solutions provider. MWL Systems provides solutions to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Their services include IT consultancy and support, cloud and data storage, infrastructure and hardware, WiFi, and more.
buyer: Elite Group
Elite Group is a leading provider of unified communications and IT services in the UK. Elite Group provides best-in-class, future-proof communications and IT services to help businesses improve their productivity and help their businesses grow. "
target: MWL Systems
MWL Systems is a UK-based IT solutions provider. MWL Systems provides solutions to businesses of all shapes and sizes and in a diverse range of industries. Their services include IT consultancy and support, cloud and data storage, infrastructure and hardware, WiFi, and more.
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$8
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announced 5/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Voztelecom, will acquire ComyMedia

synopsis: VozTelecom, a Spain-based communications provider that specializes in cloud communications and IP telephony, will acquire ComyMedia, a managed communications and IT solutions provider in Spain. ComyMedia provides solutions and services for unified communications, IT consulting, security systems, networking, cloud, and more.
buyer parent: Inveready
buyer: Voztelecom
VozTelecom is a Spain-based communications provider that specializes in cloud communications and IP telephony. VozTelecom offers ICT services to small and medium-sized enterprises. VozTelecom provides cloud communications and IP telephony services to thousands of companies throughout the country. "
target: ComyMedia
ComyMedia is a managed communications and IT solutions provider in Spain. ComyMedia provides solutions and services for unified communications, IT consulting, security systems, networking, cloud, and more. ComyMedia delivers technological solutions to optimize and improve businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.45
rev ($mm)
$4
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$0
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0.1x
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2.3x
announced 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Ahead, LLC, will acquire Link Solutions Group, LLC

synopsis: AHEAD, a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions, will acquire Link Solutions Group, an IT solutions provider with a core focus in Data Center solutions. Link Solutions Group provides solutions for Converged Infrastructure, Cloud Strategy, Flash Solutions, Big Data, Data Protection, Compute, Core Network and Software Defined Data Centers.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Ahead, LLC
Ahead, LLC develops and distributes enterprise service management, cloud infrastructure, and mobility solutions. The company offers IT service automation, IT business management, business process automation, portfolio management, data center infrastructure, automation and orchestration. "
target: Link Solutions Group, LLC
Link Solutions Group is an IT solutions provider with a core focus in Data Center solutions. Link Solutions Group provides solutions for Converged Infrastructure, Cloud Strategy, Flash Solutions, Big Data, Data Protection, Compute, Core Network and Software Defined Data Centers.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Devoteam, acquired Avalon Solutions

synopsis: Devoteam, a company that delivers innovation technology consulting for businesses, has acquired Avalon Solutions, a company that delivers a digital workplace based on sustainable solutions from leading innovative partners.
buyer: Devoteam (ENXTPA:DVT:$736.57)
Based in the Netherlands, Devoteam delivers innovation technology consulting for businesses. They are dedicated to ensuring their clients win their digital battles to ensure successful execution of enterprise transformations. "
target: Avalon Solutions
Based in Sweden, Avalon Solutions’ mission is to add value to their customers by delivering a digital workplace based on sustainable solutions from leading innovative partners. Their partnerships include Google Cloud, Salesforce, Okta and DocuSign.
price ($mm)
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$16
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Accenture, acquired Cirruseo

synopsis: Accenture has completed its acquisition of Cirruseo, a leading pure-play Google Cloud services provider in France. Cirruseo provides consulting and implementation services for Google Cloud Platform and G Suite solutions. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s capability in Google Cloud in the French market and more broadly across Europe.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,215.01)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Cirruseo
Providing consulting and implementation services for Google Cloud Platform and G Suite solutions, Cirruseo has nearly 100 highly skilled Google Cloud professionals and is a Google Cloud Premier Partner, as well as a certified trainer for Google Cloud technologies.
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announced 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, will acquire Velostrata

synopsis: Google plans to buy the small enterprise startup Velostrata as the search giant continues growing its cloud computing business. Google said it would acquire Israel-based Velostrata, which specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Velostrata
Israel-based Velostrata specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Israel-based Velostrata specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Velostrata has 25 employees and debuted in 2014.
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announced 11/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Fitbit Inc.

synopsis: Fitbit, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google LLC. Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Fitbit Inc. (FIT:$1,550.22)
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the Connected Health & Fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,087 [$1,623]
rev ($mm)
$1,550
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
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announced 7/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Elastifile

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms, will be acquiring Elastifile, a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Elastifile
Elastifile is a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud. They’ve built a unique software-defined approach to managed Network Attached Storage.
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announced 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Looker

synopsis: Google LLC announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics. Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Looker
Looker is a unified data platform that delivers actionable business insights to every employee at the point of decision. Looker integrates data into the daily workflows of users to allow organizations to extract value from data at web scale.
price ($mm)
$2,600
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Alooma

synopsis: Google announced its intent to acquire Alooma, a leader in data migration. Alooma helps enterprise companies streamline database migration in the cloud with an innovative data pipeline tool that enables them to move their data from multiple sources to a single data warehouse.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Alooma
Alooma helps enterprise companies streamline database migration in the cloud with an innovative data pipeline tool that enables them to move their data from multiple sources to a single data warehouse.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Superpod

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Superpod, a company that develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Superpod
Superpod develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
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$60
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closed 12/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Google, acquired DORA

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Dora, a company that transforms the IT industry by instituting a scientific approach to software development, product management, and organizational transformation.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: DORA
DORA's mission is to transform the IT industry by instituting a scientific approach to software development, product management, and organizational transformation. DORA’s data-driven approach has helped teams leverage automation, process, and cultural change.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Where Is My Train

synopsis: Google has acquired Where is My Train, a train tracking mobile app run by the developers, Sigmoid Labs. It is one of the most-downloaded train-based apps in India with over 10 million downloads. It offers offline integration of Indian Railways and IRCTC timetables, using celltower information to locate trains.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Where Is My Train
Where is My Train is a train tracking mobile app run by the developers, Sigmoid Labs. It is one of the most-downloaded train-based apps in India with over 10 million downloads. It offers offline integration of Indian Railways and IRCTC timetables, using celltower information to locate trains.
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closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Google, acquired Workbench

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Workbench, an online platform for educators to build, find, customize, share and assign standards-aligned lessons for the classroom.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Workbench
Workbench is an online platform for educators to build, find, customize, share and assign standards-aligned lessons for the classroom. Workbench’s platform aims to offer a central place to find lessons centered around project-based learning, which involves hands-on problem-solving.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Onward

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that specializes in internet-related services and products, has acquired Onward, a customer service automation platform. Onward's platform helps clients automate lower-value customer service requests, freeing up agents for the complex, high value issues.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Onward
Onward is a customer service automation platform. They help clients achieve 40% of tickets automated, 40% of messages automated, and 40 second average response time. Onward's platform helps clients automate lower-value customer service requests, freeing up agents for the complex, high value issues.
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closed 8/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired GraphicsFuzz

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired GraphicsFuzz, a company that builds a framework for testing the security and reliability of Android graphics drivers.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: GraphicsFuzz
Based in the UK, GraphicsFuzz has pioneered the combination of fuzzing and metamorphic testing to yield a highly automatic method for testing graphics drivers that quickly finds and fixes bugs that could undermine reliability and security before they affect end users.
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closed 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Cask Data, Inc.

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Cask Data, a startup that helps run big data analytics on Hadoop. Cask’s primary product is the open source Cask Data Application Platform, the first unified integration platform for big data.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Cask Data, Inc.
Cask Data is a startup that helps run big data analytics on Hadoop. Cask makes building and running big data solutions on-premises, in the cloud or in hybrid environments easy with Cask Data Application Platform, the first unified integration platform for big data.
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announced 5/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, will acquire Velostrata

synopsis: Google plans to buy the small enterprise startup Velostrata as the search giant continues growing its cloud computing business. Google said it would acquire Israel-based Velostrata, which specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Velostrata
Israel-based Velostrata specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Israel-based Velostrata specializes in helping companies move their internal corporate infrastructure to cloud providers. Velostrata has 25 employees and debuted in 2014.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Tenor, Inc.

synopsis: Google, a provider of innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day, has announced its acquisition of Tenor, a GIF search engine. Tenor was launched as a way to search for GIFs both on desktop and on mobile. On mobile, it allows users to quickly and easily search for GIFs straight from their keyboard.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Tenor, Inc.
Tenor is a GIF search engine. Tenor was launched as a way to search for GIFs both on desktop and on mobile. On mobile, it allows users to quickly and easily search for GIFs straight from their keyboard. A massive 300 million Tenor users search for GIFs 12 billion times every month.
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announced 3/5/2018 via New York Times

The Infatuation, will acquire Zagat

synopsis: The Infatuation, a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform designed to help people find the perfect restaurant for every situation, is to acquire Zagat, the world's most trusted source for consumer-generated survey information, from Google.
buyer: The Infatuation
The Infatuation is a website, app, newsletter, and recommendation platform designed to help people find the perfect restaurant for every situation. They operate out of New York, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Washington DC, Austin, and more. "
target parent: Google
target: Zagat
Zagat is the world's most trusted source for consumer-generated survey information. With a worldwide network of surveyors, Zagat rates and reviews restaurants, hotels, nightlife, movies, music, golf, shopping and a range of other entertainment categories.
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announced 2/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, will acquire Xively

synopsis: Google has announced that it intends to buy Xively from LogMeIn. Xively offers award-winning IoT platforms and connected product management platforms for enterprises building connected products and services.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: LogMeIn, Inc.
target: Xively
Xively offers award-winning IoT platforms and connected product management platforms for enterprises building connected products and services. Xively enables companies to easily build and manage IoT security, IoT connected devices and IoT products.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

DxO Labs SAS, acquired Nik Collection

synopsis: DxO has announced that it has acquired Nik Collection from Google and will continue development “for the benefit of the photographer community.” The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
buyer: DxO Labs SAS
For well over a decade, DxO has been developing some of the world’s most advanced image processing technologies. DxO designs and manufactures the DxO ONE, a connected, miniaturized, and pro-quality camera for iPhone and iPad. "
target parent: Google
target: Nik Collection
The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Relay Media

synopsis: Relay Media, a company founded by an ex-Googler that had developed technology to help convert web pages to the AMP format, has been acquired by Google. Relay Media converts publishers' standard web content to AMP HTML, the new format for instantly-loading mobile pages with support for ads, analytics and paywalls.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Relay Media
Relay Media converts publishers' standard web content to AMP HTML, the new format for instantly-loading mobile pages with support for ads, analytics and paywalls. They are based in Palo Alto, CA.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired 60dB

synopsis: Google announced it has acquired short-form podcast app, 60dB. Building a more personal radio, 60dB curates and streams today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology to consumers all around the world.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: 60dB
Building a more personal radio, 60dB curates and streams today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology to consumers all around the world.
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closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Bitium

synopsis: Google Cloud announced that it has acquired Bitium, a company that focused on offering enterprise-grade identity management and access tools, such as single-sign on, for cloud-based applications. Founded in 2012, Bitium offers a single-stop solution for managing Google Apps, Office 365, social network, CRM, collaboration and marketing tools.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Bitium
Bitium is a cloud-based identity platform that includes single sign-on, credential management, and analytics for midmarket and enterprise companies. Bitium's flexible, easy-to-use solution allows IT to operate more efficiently and enables CIOs to be the agent of change inside their organization.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verily Life Sciences, acquired Senosis Health Inc.

synopsis: Google's Verily unit has acquired Senosis Health. Senosis has developed a family of medical condition monitoring and measurement applications for use via smartphones.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: Verily Life Sciences
Verily lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Verily is developing tools to collect and organize health data, then creating interventions and platforms that put insights derived from that health data to use for more holistic care management. "
target: Senosis Health Inc.
Senosis Health has developed a family of smartphone apps that monitor newborn jaundice, lung function and blood hemoglobin by using the smartphone’s camera and microphone.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Web

WbSrch, acquired Snagr.io

synopsis: WbSrch, a general-purpose search engine based in Portland, OR, has purchased the music search engine Snagr.io and has rebranded it as MusicSrch.com. Snagr.io searches a selection of popular social media and music sites such as Spotify, Tidal, Musicbrainz, and Twitter for the online presences of a band, DJ, or musician.
buyer: WbSrch
WbSrch is an general-purpose web search engine with indexes in more than 30 languages. It currently has a small crawl index that is being used to refine its search algorithms. "
target: Snagr.io
SNAGR is music artists search engine. It searches on 12+ different streaming, video, and music sites for artists. Sites are searched in parallel and results are on-the-fly combined, ranked and sorted to give user readable and an understandable overview.
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announced 6/26/2013 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., will acquire Gigablast, Inc.

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., a unified search company known for its search clustering technology and eDiscovery tools, announced that it has agreed to acquire Gigablast, Inc. through a letter of intent with binding provisions. Gigablast provides Internet search services for both consumers and businesses.
buyer: Yippy, Inc. (OTCPK:YIPI:$0.08)
Based in Fort Myers, FL, Yippy, Inc. is a technology company specializing in the development of search, data normalization and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets. "
target: Gigablast, Inc.
Gigablast is an independent, algorithmic, Internet search engine that provides Internet search services for both consumers (at www.gigablast.com) and businesses (via an XML search feed or through the Gigablast customized Hosted Search offering).
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Searchmetrics, acquired W3 Solutions GmbH

synopsis: Searchmetrics, the world leader in search and social analytics software, has completed the acquisition of German search engine technology specialist, W3 Solutions.
buyer: Searchmetrics
Searchmetrics uses the most advanced engineering to move a company up the search engine ranks. Its integrated suite of search analytics tools accesses the largest and freshest database − 100 million keywords and 75 million domains. "
target: W3 Solutions GmbH
W3 Solutions GmbH provides site search engine technology. The company offers SiteSearch, a search engine to ensure customers find content they are searching for.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Apture, Inc.

synopsis: Apture, a startup aiming to bring a richer reading experience to partners websites like The New York Times and the Financial Times, has announced that it has been acquired by Google. The company launched its first product in 2008, billing it as a way for bloggers and other website publishers to make their content more "three-dimensional."
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: Clearstone Venture Management Services
target: Apture, Inc.
Apture provides the first rich communication platform that allows people to intuitively experience the web. With just one line of code, publishers and bloggers can quickly and easily turn flat pages of text into a compelling multimedia experience.
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announced 12/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aucfan Co., Ltd., will acquire MiningBrownie, Inc.

synopsis: Aucfan, Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website, has announced their agreement to acquire MiningBrownie, a developer of data mining and webcrawler technology.
buyer: Aucfan Co., Ltd. (TSE:3674:$39.08)
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past. "
target: MiningBrownie, Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, MiningBrownie Inc. provides internet tools for data mining and crawler technology. The company was founded in 2006.
price ($mm)
$0.28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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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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:$186,941.22)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
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 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Clarivate Analytics, acquired TrademarkVision

synopsis: Brisbane-based start-up TrademarkVision, which has created image recognition technology for trademark searches, has been acquired by US-based Clarivate Analytics. In 2013 TrademarkVision released the world’s first visual search engine for trademarks which immediately picked up commercial traction.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target: TrademarkVision
TrademarkVision was founded in 2011 as a computer vision spinout from a research organisation in Australia. In 2013 they released the world’s first visual search engine for trademarks which immediately picked up commercial traction.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Graphiq

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc. acquired a Santa Barbara data analysis and search engine start-up in to help improve its Alexa virtual assistant. Graphiq is a semantic technology company that instantly delivers deep insights from the world’s data.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$252,063.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: Graphiq
Graphiq is a semantic technology company that instantly delivers deep insights from the world’s data. Since 2009, the company has amassed the world's deepest knowledge graph, encompassing 500 collections, 1 billion entities, 250 billion data points and 25 billion curated relationships.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Audioboom, acquired SONR News

synopsis: Audioboom Group PLC, the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content, said it has completed its acquisition of SONR News Ltd, Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics, all in one, easy to use dashboard.
buyer: Audioboom (AIM:BOOM:$0.59)
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world. "
target: SONR News
Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics as they pick up steam, all in one, easy to use dashboard. Using two proprietary forms of artificial intelligence, Sonr reduces the clutter of newsfeeds.
price ($mm)
$1.75*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

AOL Inc., acquired Yahoo! Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a company that that offers wireless telecommunications products and services, has completed its acquisition of the operating business of Yahoo! Inc., known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services. Verizon has combined these assets with its existing AOL business.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company with a mission to connect consumers and creators through open marketplaces. AOL uses data to disrupt content production, distribution and monetization. The company connects publishers with advertisers across its global, programmatic platforms. "
target: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe.
price ($mm)
$4,826
rev ($mm)
$4,894
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
31.9x
announced 7/5/2016 via Company Press Release

OpenMail LLC, will acquire Infospace

synopsis: Blucora, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Infospace business to OpenMail LLC. InfoSpace is a leading provider of white label search and monetization solutions.
buyer: OpenMail LLC
OpenMail believes in the power of using data for more relevant and targeted marketing. OpenMail helps emailers and email marketers gain audience insights and produce strong results with the most effective email data and analytics platforms ever created. "
target parent: Blucora, Inc.
target: Infospace
InfoSpace is a leading provider of white label search and monetization solutions. They serve a network of more than 100 web publishers globally, offering core search solutions as a proven means to monetize audience via a search-based advertising revenue stream.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Synata, Inc

synopsis: Cisco Systems, Inc., a company that provides hardware, software, and service offerings to create internet solutions, announced the acquisition of Synata. Synata’s technology allows users to search both on-premise and cloud-based applications simultaneously from one platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: Synata, Inc
Synata, the world's first enterprise cloud search engine, is building a better way to search the cloud. Synata allows users search the data siloed across their enterprise cloud applications from a single place. Their algorithms prioritize the data that is most relevant to the user.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired TheFind, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook announced it has acquired personalized shopping search engine TheFind, Inc. Its product allows people to get recommendations for products while searching through its database of products. A user could enter generic terms like “black sweater” and then compare prices on black sweaters from a wide array of retailers aggregated by TheFind.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$62,604.00)
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: TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc. applies patented e-commerce technology to make the consumer shopping experience easy, efficient and fun. The technology works in a multi-channel environment to personalize the shopping experience.
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announced 11/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Hottolink, Inc., will acquire Socialgist

synopsis: Hottolink has agreed to acquire Effyis, doing business as Socialgist. The company helps their users get access to the world’s social media data. They find it, index it, structure it and make it query-able. They do it at scale, on their own infrastructure and in their own data centers.
buyer: Hottolink, Inc. (TSE:3680:$8.88)
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them. "
target: Socialgist
Socialgist helps their users get access to the world’s social media data. They find it, index it, structure it and make it query-able. And they do it at scale, on their own infrastructure and in their own data centers, allowing the largest companies and largest brands in the world to rely on them.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Rainmaker Group Ventures, LLC., acquired Rent Jungle

synopsis: Pittsburgh-based Rent Jungle has been acquired by Atlanta-based The Rainmaker Group. Rent Jungle aggregates rental listings for multifamily and single-family homes with more than 1 million active listings and 1.5 million monthly site visits.
buyer: The Rainmaker Group Ventures, LLC.
Rainmaker is the market leader in profit optimization solutions for the Gaming & Hospitality and Multifamily Housing industries. Rainmaker leverages cutting-edge research in order to bring customers the most sophisticated solutions to their revenue management challenges. "
target: Rent Jungle
Rent Jungle LLC, a search engine company, operates an apartment search and market research Website in the United States. It enables users to find, lease, move, and decorate their new homes.
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closed 10/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Baarzo, Inc.

synopsis: Google has closed its acquisition of Baarzo, a video search service. It lets users find specific moments inside a video with the help of an auto detect feature for people, objects and actions. Baarzo's acquisition by Google is said to help the company improve its YouTube search feature.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Baarzo, Inc.
Baarzo provides a platform that makes search within video possible. Their advanced algorithms automatically detect and recognize people, objects, scenes, and actions. Their indexes pin-point these occurrences to exact frames, making any video easily searchable via natural language queries.
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8KMiles
8KMiles
8K Miles Software Services is a global Cloud, SaaS & Security Solutions company. They provide digital technology solutions – SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) for seamless connectivity between consumers, SMBs, large enterprises, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$56.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.04
EBIT ($mm)
$16.08
Net Income ($mm)
$9.79
Employees
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Ticker: SYAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloudeeva, Inc.
Cloudeeva, Inc.
Cloudeeva is the leading provider of fully diversified, end-to-end enterprise cloud solutions and information technology solutions to commercial and government clients worldwide.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$40.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: BIT:WIIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wiit S.p.A.
Wiit S.p.A.
WIIT is a leading Italian Cloud Computing company. They specialize in Hosted Private and Hybrid Cloud services for enterprises requiring critical application and business continuity management. WIIT manages the main application platforms—SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft—using an end-to-end approach.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$30.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.71
EBIT ($mm)
$5.17
Net Income ($mm)
$5.03
Employees
77
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Ticker: ASX:BPF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bulletproof
Bulletproof is the most innovative cloud services provider in Australia/New Zealand and a trusted partner to over 600 organisations.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$19.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.01
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
31
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Ticker: DB:INW1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GBS Business Software AG
GBS Business Software AG
GROUP Business Software (GBS) is a leading vendor of solutions and services in the fields of messaging security and workflow for the IBM and Microsoft collaboration platforms. The company operates in Europe, North America and Asia.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.52
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: BWDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Wireless & Data, Inc.
Blue Wireless & Data, Inc. offers complete turn-key solutions in the field of Information Technology. The Company provides overall assessment of all Internet and information technology needs, Internet access services, and customization of technology to suit the needs of individual businesses.
year
2008
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Ticker: ICOA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICOA, Inc.
ICOA, Inc.
ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access.
year
2012
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Netyear Group Corporation
Through thorough user perspective and digital technology, the Net Year Group promotes corporate management and develops end-users through consulting on digital marketing, planning and production of digital contents, system development, marketing tools, planning and sales of cloud-type office tools.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
292
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Ticker: ICLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InterCloud Systems, Inc.
InterCloud Systems, Inc.
InterCloud Systems is a global single-source provider of value-added services for both corporate enterprises and service providers, offering cloud and managed services, professional consulting services and voice, data and optical solutions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
241
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Ticker: TSXV:CTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Converge Technology Partners Inc.
Converge Technology Partners Inc.
Converge Technology Solutions Corp. combines innovation accelerators and foundational infrastructure solutions to deliver best-of-breed solutions and services to customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$416.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.50
EBIT ($mm)
$6.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GOOGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Google Inc.
Google Inc.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$155,058.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$33,126.00
EBIT ($mm)
$44,069.00
Net Income ($mm)
$32,620.00
Employees
114096
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Ticker: BIDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find what they're looking for.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13,248.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,513.28
EBIT ($mm)
$2,722.54
Net Income ($mm)
$3,463.10
Employees
39343
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Ticker: KOSE:A035420
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,765.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,101.84
EBIT ($mm)
$908.72
Net Income ($mm)
$632.78
Employees
2346
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Ticker: TSE:4689
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Yahoo Japan Corporation operates Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online information portal that offers auctions, entertainment, news, and online shopping in addition to its search engine and Internet directory.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$3,937.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,247.58
EBIT ($mm)
$2,112.33
Net Income ($mm)
$1,587.74
Employees
7034
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Ticker: KOSE:A0354
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver {duplicate}
Naver {duplicate}
NAVER Corporation is Korea’s premier Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, Korea’s first online children’s portal “Jr. Naver”, and the nation’s first online donation portal “Happybean”.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
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Ticker: YNDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yandex N.V.
Yandex N.V.
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,296.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$586.60
EBIT ($mm)
$402.39
Net Income ($mm)
$292.97
Employees
9005
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: LOCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation, a leading online local media company, enables brick-and-mortar businesses to connect with online customers using a variety of digital marketing products. The company reaches more than 20 million consumers each month on the flagship Local.com website.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$97.80
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3754
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Excite Japan Co., Ltd. provides Internet information services in Japan. It operates a media content portal; and provides Internet-connection services and paid content to users. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$58.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.31
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
251
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:YIPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yippy, Inc.
Yippy, Inc.
Yippy, Inc is a unified search company known for its clustering technology, big data consolidation and eDiscovery tools. Specializing in the development of search, data normalization, and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.15
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
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Ticker: OPERA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opera Software
Opera Software
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$496.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.40
EBIT ($mm)
($21.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$412.50
Employees
851
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Ticker: TSE:2468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd. provides mobile phone solutions. It offers sound generators, and speech recognition and translation products. The company also provides memory card writing services for the education market. Fuetrek Co. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$2.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
199
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