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closed 6/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired DISC Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Rivetz, the leading decentralized mobile security solutions provider, announced it acquired DISC Holdings Ltd., a developer of secure mobile blockchain-based payment applications. The DISC Platform uses blockchain and distributed ledger technology to offer a more efficient, secure and cost-effective alternative to existing payment platforms.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz technology and services provides a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data. "
target: DISC Holdings Ltd.
Based in the UK, the DISC (Digital Identity Security Company) Platform architecture provides a framework for managing and transacting digital assets. Based on an innovative blockchain foundation Disc provides the model for users to interact with digital assets.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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$72
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closed 1/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Paymynt, acquired Lettuce Pay

synopsis: Boston-based fintech start-up PAYMYNT Financial has acquired LettucePay, an award-winning payment technology firm specializing in cryptocurrency payments. The acquisition makes it possible for PAYMYNT Financial to integrate cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, as a form of payment at top retail locations.
buyer: Paymynt
PAYMYNT is a digital commerce and financial technology company created to make online shopping more rewarding. PAYMYNT Rewards is a mobile commerce application that integrates online shopping, digital banking, peer-to-peer payments, and financial investments into an all-in-one platform. "
target: Lettuce Pay
LettucePay is an award-winning payment technology firm specializing in cryptocurrency payments. The LettucePay mobile app enables merchants to settle cryptocurrency amounts as USD payments for minimal transaction fees.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Binance, acquired Trust Wallet

synopsis: Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced the acquisition of Trust Wallet, a popular Ethereum and ERC20 mobile wallet and decentralized application browser that has built a strong reputation for security by never requesting user data or private information.
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info and Charity Foundation. Binance Exchange is one of the fastest growing and most popular cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. It is one of the fastest exchanges in the world. "
target: Trust Wallet
Trust Wallet is a secure mobile Ethereum wallet that supports Ethereum and ERC20, ERC223 and ERC721 tokens. It provides a fully security audited system to send, receive and store digital assets. Customers have complete control over their private keys that are only stored on their device.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Watch Out!, Inc., acquired BitWall

synopsis: Watch Out! Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of BitWall Co., a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency".
buyer: Watch Out!, Inc.
Watch Out!® provides immediate recall and safety notifications to consumers. The Watch Out!® platform supports mutual benefit for consumers and retailers. By keeping their consumers safe and informed, brands and businesses have enhanced channels to engage with and delight their consumers. "
target: BitWall
BitWall is a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency". BitWall pioneered bitcoin micropayments for the digital news ecosystem.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haili Metal One, acquired Union Mobile Pay Ltd.

synopsis: Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. declared to offer shares acquiring a 91.56% stake in Union Mobile Pay. The company is a leading domestic provider of professional mobile finance and e-commerce industry chain service.
buyer: Haili Metal One (002537:$0.00)
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors. "
target: Union Mobile Pay Ltd.
Union Mobile Pay (UMPay) provides professional mobile payment for businesses and consumers. UMPay, a joint venture between China Mobile and China UnionPay, is the leading provider of e-commerce products and services in China specializing in financial services, payments and mobile commerce.
price ($mm)
$462*
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$108
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EV / rev
4.7x
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announced 10/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., will acquire Bread

synopsis: Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading provider of data-driven marketing, loyalty and payment solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bread, a technology-driven digital payments company offering an omnichannel solution for retailers and platform capabilities to bank partners.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$4,872.50)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Bread
Bread is a technology-driven payments company that partners with retailers to personalize payment options for their customers. Bread integrates directly with retailers on their ecommerce site and gives them a single platform that lets them offer more ways to pay over time.
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$450
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closed 12/18/2013 via New York Times

klarna AB, acquired Sofort AG

synopsis: Klarna has announced the acquisition of Sofort, a provider of online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna was founded in 2005 to create safer, simpler and more fun online shopping. It does this by letting the consumer receive the goods first and pay afterwards, while klarna assumes the credit and fraud risks on goods from the e-stores. "
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: Sofort AG
Sofort AG provides online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
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announced 4/2/2012 via Market Wire

Universal Vision Group Inc., will acquire Webteh d.o.o.

synopsis: Universal Vision Group Inc., a leading provider of prepaid cards and e-commerce software, has reached an agreement with Webteh d.o.o. and its founders whereby Webteh will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Vision Group as it expands globally. Webteh is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments.
buyer: Universal Vision Group Inc.
Universal Vision Group is a leading provider of international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers on its proprietary software that offers a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. "
target: Webteh d.o.o.
Webteh ltd. is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments. Webteh performs acceptance and contracting for merchants in Montenegro as IPSP Atlasmont Bank AD.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., acquired Ethos.io

synopsis: Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd., a crypto asset broker, has acquired Ethos.io PTE LTD, a leading Universal Wallet & Blockchain Service Provider. Assets acquired include the Ethos Universal Wallet, a digital wallet to securely store, track, and send and receive crypto assets for free, and Ethos Bedrock, an enterprise blockchain application.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.51)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
target: Ethos.io
Ethos.io is a blockchain platform company dedicated to making it easy and safe for consumers and businesses to interact with the new economy. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 6/20/2016 via Market Wire

WRIT Media Group, Inc., merged with Pelecoin

synopsis: WRIT Media Group, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in private equity firm Pandora Venture Capital Corp. WRIT Media has acquired Pandora's Pelecoin digital currency, proprietary Blockchain technologies, and digital currency exchange, which wil be used to organize trade in digital currency instruments.
buyer: WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:WRIT:$0.00)
WRIT Media Group, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 9, 2007 under the name of Writers’ Group Film Corp. to produce films, television programs and entertainment programs for various media formats. "
target: Pelecoin
Pelecoin's emission is based on a simple proprietary algorithm, accessible and clear to all internet users. The system generates pelecoins on every event, increasing currency's (pelecoin) worth.
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closed 5/2/2018 via Reuters

Tyros AG, acquired Next Gen Gifting Inc.

synopsis: Tyros AG, a German investment company that focuses on cryptocurrency and blockchain companies, has acquired Next Gen Gifting (NGG) by increasing its stake in the company from 27% to 51%. NGG is building a platform for physical and digital gift cards that can be transformed into cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Litecoin Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash.
buyer: Tyros AG (HMSE:T7RA:$1.44)
Tyros AG is a German investment company that focuses on cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. The company works with a select group of entrepreneurs who are powering the cryptocurrency marketplace. "
target: Next Gen Gifting Inc.
Next Gen Gifting (NGG) is building the leading platform for physical and digital gift cards that can be transformed into cryptocurrency. NGG gift cards can be used for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Litecoin Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash.
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$1.27*
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closed 10/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Uphold, acquired Bitnet Technologies

synopsis: Uphold, the leading cloud-based financial platform, has announced the acquisition of Bitnet Technologies. Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services.
buyer: Uphold
Uphold, Inc. operates a cloud based money platform for moving, converting, transacting, and holding money or commodities. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: Bitnet Technologies
Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services. They are building an industrial grade platform to provide a global payment processing service for enterprise-class merchants.
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closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., acquired Bitnet Technologies

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world's leading Internet services companies, has acquired Bitnet Technologies, a company that enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: Bitnet Technologies
Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services. They are building an industrial grade platform to provide a global payment processing service for enterprise-class merchants.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Tilt

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Tilt, a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Tilt
Tilt is a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online. In addition to helping social organizers, the company is legally certified in securing fundraisers for non-profit organizations.
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closed 6/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Katapult Holding, Inc. merged with FinServ Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Katapult, an e-commerce focused financial technology company, and FinServ Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have completed their merger, in which FinServ will take Katapult public. Katapult is a leading provider of e-commerce point-of-sale purchase options for nonprime US consumers.
buyer: FinServ Acquisition Corp. (FSRV:$0.00)
FinServ Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with one or more businesses or entities in the financial services industry or businesses providing technology services to the financial services industry. "
target: Katapult Holding, Inc.
Katapult is a leading provider of e-commerce point-of-sale purchase options for nonprime US consumers. Katapult’s fully digital platform provides consumers with a flexible lease purchase option to enable them to obtain essential durable goods from Katapult’s network of top tier e-commerce retailers.
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Affirm, acquired PayBright

synopsis: Affirm, a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of PayBright, one of Canada’s leading buy-now-pay-later providers.
buyer: Affirm (AFRM:$669.62)
Affirm offers services that empower consumers to advance their financial well-being. Their mission is to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Affirm shoppers get the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases. "
target: PayBright
PayBright is one of Canada's leading providers of installment payment plans for e-commerce and in-store purchases. Through partnerships with over 7,000 domestic and international retailers, PayBright allows Canadian consumers to buy now and pay later in a quick and easy experience.
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$260
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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announced 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Campfire, Inc., will acquire Faavo

synopsis: Campfire announced that it has agreed to acquire Faavo, an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
buyer: Campfire, Inc.
Campfire is Japan's largest cloud funding platform that lets anyone start a project with confidence. Campfire democratizes financing, and makes it easier for anyone anywhere to make their voice heard. "
target parent: Search Field inc.
target: Faavo
Faavo is an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
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closed 6/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired DISC Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Rivetz, the leading decentralized mobile security solutions provider, announced it acquired DISC Holdings Ltd., a developer of secure mobile blockchain-based payment applications. The DISC Platform uses blockchain and distributed ledger technology to offer a more efficient, secure and cost-effective alternative to existing payment platforms.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz technology and services provides a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data. "
target: DISC Holdings Ltd.
Based in the UK, the DISC (Digital Identity Security Company) Platform architecture provides a framework for managing and transacting digital assets. Based on an innovative blockchain foundation Disc provides the model for users to interact with digital assets.
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closed 6/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired DISC Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Rivetz, the leading decentralized mobile security solutions provider, announced it acquired DISC Holdings Ltd., a developer of secure mobile blockchain-based payment applications. The DISC Platform uses blockchain and distributed ledger technology to offer a more efficient, secure and cost-effective alternative to existing payment platforms.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz technology and services provides a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data. "
target: DISC Holdings Ltd.
Based in the UK, the DISC (Digital Identity Security Company) Platform architecture provides a framework for managing and transacting digital assets. Based on an innovative blockchain foundation Disc provides the model for users to interact with digital assets.
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closed 3/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired CyberDeadbolt

synopsis: Rivetz, a pioneer in trusted computing and embedded cyber security, has acquired CyberDeadbolt, a Silicon Valley-based cyber security startup utilizing social encryption for the transfer and protection of digital assets. CyberDeadbolt's secure platform incorporates human factors to authenticate and authorize the exchange of sensitive information.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz is focused on solving problems associated with consumer and machine-to-machine digital transactions. Rivetz technology and services aim to provide a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. "
target: CyberDeadbolt
CyberDeadbolt is a Silicon Valley-based cyber security startup utilizing social encryption for the transfer and protection of digital assets. The CyberDeadbolt secure, scalable platform incorporates human factors to authenticate and authorize the exchange of sensitive information.
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announced 9/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ivanti, will acquire MobileIron

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire MobileIron, the mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. MobileIron leverages a zero trust approach to secure access and protect data across the enterprise.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: MobileIron (MOBL:$214.91)
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with a mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. The company leverages a zero trust approach, which assumes bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by a never trust, always verify model.
price ($mm)
$872
rev ($mm)
$215
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4.1x
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Lydsec Digital Technology Co., Ltd, acquired Keypasco

synopsis: Lydsec, a Taiwanese tech company, has acquired Keypasco, a Swedish security company. Keypasco offers a software-based authentication solution that combines various factors to provide a strong multi-factor authentication that is improved continuously.
buyer: Lydsec Digital Technology Co., Ltd
Lydsec is a Taiwanese tech company. Lydsec provides state-of-the-art security solutions to businesses in Taiwan. Lydsec offers security solutions for authentication, app protection, VPN, program scanning, open source scanning, and biometric systems. "
target: Keypasco
Keypasco is a Swedish security company. Keypasco offers a software-based authentication solution that combines various factors to provide a strong multi-factor authentication that is improved continuously. Their solution opens new innovative business models and enables the creation of new services.
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closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

CRIF, acquired Inventia

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions, has acquired a majority stake in Inventia, a global leader in id management and customer onboarding solutions. Inventia's solutions simplifies the onboarding process and ensures that all ids are verified.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. Established in 1988 in Bologna (Italy), CRIF has an international presence, operating over four continents (Europe, America, Africa and Asia). "
target: Inventia
Inventia is a global leader in id management and customer onboarding solutions. Inventia offers an innovative platform that allows companies to acquire and identify new customers. Their solutions simplifies the onboarding process and ensures that all ids are verified.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Entrust Datacard, acquired Safelayer

synopsis: Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure issuance technology solutions, has acquired Safelayer Secure Communications S.A., a leading provider of security software for public key infrastructure (PKI), multi-factor authentication, electronic signature, data encryption and for the protection of electronic transactions.
buyer: Entrust Datacard
Entrust Datacard offers trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make purchases, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks reliable and secure. Their solutions range from financial cards, passports and ID cards to digital authentication and secure communications. "
target: Safelayer
Safelayer Secure Communications S.A. is a leading provider of security software for public key infrastructure (PKI), multi-factor authentication, electronic signature, data encryption and for the protection of electronic transactions.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Entrust Datacard, acquired SMS Passcode A/S

synopsis: Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced it has made an investment in CensorNet and acquire it's adaptive multi-factor authentication capabilities technology, SMS Passcode.
buyer: Entrust Datacard
Entrust Datacard offers trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make purchases, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks reliable and secure. Their solutions range from financial cards, passports and ID cards to digital authentication and secure communications. "
target parent: CensorNet
target: SMS Passcode A/S
SMS Passcode is a technology leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication, improving enterprise security and productivity by delivering an easy to use and intelligent solution that ensures the safety of corporate networks and applications.
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closed 5/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Shearwater Group plc, acquired SecurEnvoy

synopsis: Shearwater Group plc has acquired SecurEnvoy, a leading UK based provider of award-winning multifactor authentication software solutions. SecurEnvoy has enabled over 1,000 organisations across the world bolster their identity and access management security safeguards with innovative and easy to deploy authentication solutions.
buyer: Shearwater Group plc (AIM:SWG:$11.33)
Shearwater Group is an AIM-listed company focused on building a UK based group providing digital resilience solutions. Their aim is to acquire and develop information security, cyber and cyber security companies with a leading product, solution or service capability. "
target: SecurEnvoy
SecurEnvoy is a leading UK based provider of award-winning multifactor authentication software solutions. SecurEnvoy has enabled over 1,000 organisations across the world bolster their identity and access management security safeguards with innovative and easy to deploy authentication solutions.
price ($mm)
$26
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$4
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$3
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6.4x
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9.6x
closed 6/17/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Mitek Systems, Inc., acquired IDchecker.com

synopsis: Mitek, the leading innovator of mobile capture and identity solutions for customer acquisition, announced that it has acquired IDchecker, a global provider of cloud based identity document verification and facial recognition solutions.
buyer: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$110.80)
Mitek is a mobile imaging software solutions provider that allows users to remotely deposit checks, pay their bills, open accounts, get insurance quotes, and transfer credit card balances by snapping pictures with their camera-equipped smartphones and tablets instead of using the device keyboard. "
target: IDchecker.com
IDchecker checks and processes digitalised identification documents so that the user can easily establish the identity of a potential employee, customer or visitor, in person or online.
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$8.60
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closed 3/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Ping Identity Corporation, acquired accells technologies

synopsis: Ping Identity, an identity security company whose identity and access management platform gives enterprise customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device, announced it has acquired accells technologies, a pioneer in context-based mobile authentication.
buyer: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$250.39)
Ping Identity Corporation's identity and access management platform gives enterprise customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device. Over 1,000 companies rely on their products to make the digital world a better experience for hundreds of billions of people. "
target: accells technologies
accells technologies is a leading cybersecurity innovator of mobile ID and smart authentication services, addressing the lack of security inherent in user-managed passwords and the significant limitations of token/one-time-password based solutions.
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closed 9/7/2010 via BusinessWire

UPEK, Inc. merged with AuthenTec, Inc.,

synopsis: AuthenTec, a leading provider of security, identity management and touch control solutions, and privately-held UPEK, a leading supplier of fingerprint solutions for consumer, business and government applications, announced that the companies have combined.
buyer: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec provides security, identity management and touch control solutions for enterprise and consumer applications. The Company's smart sensor products and security solutions are used in virtually every aspect of life, from PC's to the mobile device to the server in the cloud. "
target: UPEK, Inc.
UPEK, Inc. is the global leader in providing fingerprint solutions. UPEK authentication hardware and software are integrated into laptops from four of the world's top five largest PC makers, as well as USB flash drives, external hard disk drives, and mobile phones from leading manufacturers.
price ($mm)
$32
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$22
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closed 2/18/2020 via BusinessWire

AlpInvest Partners N.V., Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Symphony Technology Group, acquired RSA Security

synopsis: A consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, and AlpInvest Partners have acquired RSA, a provider of business-driven security solutions, from Dell Technologies. The acquisition includes the purchase of RSA Archer, RSA NetWitness Platform, RSA SecurID, RSA Fraud and Risk Intelligence, and RSA Conference.
buyer: AlpInvest Partners N.V.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Symphony Technology Group is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan. Amsterdam-based AlpInvest is a leading global private equity investor. "
target parent: Dell Technologies
target: RSA Security
RSA offers business-driven security solutions that provide organizations with a unified approach to managing digital risk that hinges on integrated visibility, automated insights, and coordinated actions.
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closed 4/3/2013 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, purchased Consumer KBA Technology from RSA Security

synopsis: LexisNexis Risk Solutions announced the acquisition of RSA Security’s consumer Knowledge Based Authentication (KBA) technology to drive further innovation in LexisNexis’ identity proofing solutions and strengthen its leadership position in the identity management and fraud sector.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. "
seller parent: EMC Corporation
seller: RSA Security
RSA Identity Verification is a consumer authentication and fraud prevention service that confirms a user’s identity using dynamic knowledge-based authentication (KBA) that challenges users with a series of top-of-mind questions generated from information within databases.
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announced 11/28/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian plc, will acquire 192.com Business Services

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has agreed to acquire 192business Limited, subject to approval by the Office of Fair Trading. Launched in 2002, 192business is a leading provider of online identity verification services based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: 192.com Business Services
192business Limited helps organisations to verify and manage the identity of their customers online. Organisations use Its ID check technologies to prevent fraud, money laundering and ID theft, to detect underage customers, to screen employee backgrounds, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/30/2010 via BNC Analysis

H&C Network Co. Ltd., acquired Initech Co. Ltd.

synopsis: H&C Network, a Korean HR consulting services company, acquired 57% of Initech, a Korean e-commerce security software provider, for US$63m.
buyer: H&C Network Co. Ltd.
H&C Network Co. is a Korean HR consulting services company. "
target: Initech Co. Ltd.
Initech Co., Ltd. is a Korea-based company involved in the provision of data encryption and authentication solutions for the Internet security market.
price ($mm)[EV]
$63 [$61]*
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
16.8x
closed 9/18/2006 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation, acquired RSA Security

synopsis: EMC Corporation the leader in information management and storage, announced it has completed the acquisition of Massachusetts-based RSA Security, the leader in protecting and managing online identities and digital assets.
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: RSA Security
RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the Company leads the way in strong authentication and encryption, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform.
price ($mm)
$2,100
rev ($mm)
$322
EBITDA ($mm)
$49
EV / rev
6.5x
EV / EBITDA
42.7x
closed 6/3/2021 via PR Newswire

Nintex, acquired AssureSign

synopsis: Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, has acquired AssureSign, an electronic signature pioneer and leading digital transaction management (DTM) software provider, to meet customer demand for a native eSignature capability within the Nintex Process Platform.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Nintex
Nintex is the global standard for process management and automation. Public and private sector clients turn to the Nintex Platform to accelerate progress on their digital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing business processes. "
target: AssureSign
Since 2000, AssureSign has helped the most well-known brands execute over one billion electronic signatures worldwide. Customizable as a public or managed private cloud solution, AssureSign enables businesses of all sizes to send documents for signature to any device, at any time, and from anywhere.
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closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Acuant, acquired Hello Soda

synopsis: Acuant, the global trusted identity platform for fraud prevention and AML compliance, announced the completion of the acquisition of Hello Soda, an innovative and global provider of identity verification, KYC (know your customers) and AML (anti money laundering) solutions.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Acuant
Acuant provides seamless identity verification to build business with valid customers. The Acuant Trusted Identity Platform is powered by AI for the highest speed and accuracy rates. Omnichannel products provide superior customer experiences that allow businesses to establish trust. "
target: Hello Soda
Hello Soda is an innovative and global provider of identity verification, KYC (know your customers) and AML (anti money laundering) solutions. With headquarters in the UK, they provide unique solutions for clients across more than 172 countries to onboard customers in seconds.
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announced 4/15/2021 via Company Press Release

PrimeKey Solutions AB will be merged with Keyfactor,

synopsis: Keyfactor® and PrimeKey® announced their intent to merge under the Keyfactor brand while committing to increased investments across all product lines. Keyfactor is the pioneer of PKI (public-key infrastructure) as-a-Service, and the recognized leader in certificate lifecycle automation and crypto-agility solutions.
buyer: Keyfactor
Keyfactor is the leader in cloud-first PKI-as-a-Service and crypto-agility solutions. Its Crypto-Agility Platform™ empowers security teams to seamlessly orchestrate every key and certificate across their entire enterprise. "
target: PrimeKey Solutions AB
PrimeKey is one of the world’s leading PKI (public-key infrastructure) and signing solutions providers and has developed several innovative products, including EJBCA® Enterprise, SignServer Enterprise, PKI Appliance, PrimeKey SEE and Identity Authority Manager.
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closed 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trust Stamp, acquired PixelPin

synopsis: Trust Stamp, a global provider of AI-powered identity services for use in multiple sectors, has acquired PixelPin, an authentication solutions provider in the UK. PixelPin offers an image-based authentication solution that provides a secure and personal way to log into online accounts.
buyer: Trust Stamp (OTCQX: IDAI:$0.00)
Trust Stamp is a global provider of AI-powered identity services. Trust Stamp's technology empowers organisations with biometric identity solutions that reduces fraud, protects personal data privacy, and increases operational efficiency. "
target: PixelPin
PixelPin is an authentication solutions provider in the UK. PixelPin offers an image-based authentication solution that provides a secure way to log into online accounts. Their cloud solution uses a picture and 4 points in a sequence to provide a simple but fraud-resistant authentication process.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Okta, will acquire Auth0

synopsis: Okta, Inc., the leading independent identity provider, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auth0, a cloud service that provides a set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables single sign-on and user management for any application, API or IoT device. It's modern identity infrastructure, built for developers.
buyer: Okta (OKTA:$835.42)
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. "
target: Auth0
Auth0 is a cloud service that provides a set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables single sign-on and user management for any application, API or IoT device. It's modern identity infrastructure, built for developers.
price ($mm)
$6,500
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

TPG Capital, acquired Centrify Corporation

synopsis: Private equity firm TPG Capital has acquired privileged access management (PAM) software company Centrify from Thoma Bravo. Centrify empowers least privilege access for human and machine identities based on verifying who is requesting access
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with approximately $83 billion of assets under management and offices in Austin, Beijing, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, and Washington, DC. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Centrify Corporation
Centrify is a leading provider of modern privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Centrify empowers least privilege access for human and machine identities based on verifying who is requesting access, the context of the request, and the risk of the access environment.
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