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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Callyo

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired Callyo, a cloud-based mobile applications provider for law enforcement. Their portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Callyo
Callyo is a SaaS serving thousands of public safety customers across North America. Its portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
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closed 12/1/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

IST Research, acquired Rescue Forensics

synopsis: IST Research, which creates and offers proven technology to address human security challenges, announced its acquisition of Rescue Forensics, a Y Combinator-funded analytical platform and a leading intelligence solution for law enforcement, prosecutors and intelligence analysts.
buyer: IST Research
Founded in 2008, IST Research was created to explore the possibilities created by the development of technology within new and challenging operational environments. The company's Pulse Platform allows organizations to gain a comprehensive understanding of complex human security challenges. "
target: Rescue Forensics
Rescue Ops is a digital forensic that archives massive quantities of data from classified advertisement websites specializing in commercial sex ads for law enforcement agencies to use in anti-trafficking investigations.
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closed 1/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Cubic Corporation, acquired PIXIA Corp

synopsis: Cubic, a market-leading global provider of innovative, mission-critical solutions, has acquired PIXIA, the industry leader in high-performance scalable data access solutions. PIXIA offers cloud-based platforms designed to access and manage large amounts of imagery data, wide-area motion imagery and geospatial data for U.S. intelligence agencies.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic is a technology-driven, market-leading provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR, and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries’ effectiveness and operational readiness. "
target: PIXIA Corp
PIXIA is the industry leader in high-performance scalable data access solutions. PIXIA offers cloud-based platforms designed to access and manage large amounts of imagery data, wide-area motion imagery and geospatial data for U.S. intelligence agencies and other government customers.
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closed 2/5/2015 via PR Newswire

FARO Technologies, Inc., acquired ARAS 360 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: FARO Technologies, Inc., the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology, announces the acquisition of ARAS 360 Technologies Inc., a global leader in the development of accident and crime reconstruction, simulation and animation software.
buyer: FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO:$300.58)
FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures. "
target: ARAS 360 Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Kamloops, British Columbia, ARAS produces a full suite of accident and crime reconstruction software tools that offer advanced graphics, advanced analytical tools, and the ability to work with large point cloud data sets from 3D laser scanners.
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closed 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Envisage Technologies, acquired Vault Exposure Tracker

synopsis: Envisage Technologies announced its acquisition of the California-based company, VaultRMS, and the addition of the Exposure Tracker™ product to Envisage’s solutions built for first responders. Exposure Tracker is a cloud-based software service that allows first responders to document and access data related to exposure to toxic materials.
buyer: Envisage Technologies
Envisage Technologies provides solutions that automate the complex training operations for first responders. The company’s Acadis Readiness Suite training and compliance software platform is the USA's most widely adopted training management system for public safety. "
target: Vault Exposure Tracker
Exposure Tracker, offered by VaultRMS, Inc., is a cloud-based software service that allows first responders to document and access data related to exposure to toxic materials, carcinogens, and other harmful substances on any internet-connected device.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

CivicPlus, acquired SeeClickFix

synopsis: CivicPlus has added another competitor to its ever-expanding suite of integrated communications software in SeeClickFix, a tool that has offered citizens ways to use mobile devices to report issues à la 311. SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space.
buyer: CivicPlus
By combining intuitive technology with a wealth of knowledge about local government, CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help our clients do more with less. CivicPlus has partnered with over 2000 local governments to streamline their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: SeeClickFix
SeeClickFix is an online and mobile tool that allows citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in the public space. Issues that are reported through the website are recorded on a map for everyone to see and interact with.
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closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

CivicPlus, acquired Virtual Towns & Schools

synopsis: CivicPlus, the nation’s leader in integrated technology for local government, has announced it has acquired Virtual Towns & Schools and its Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The addition will allow CivicPlus to offer a CivicCMS product solution that will expand its product portfolio & strengthen its ability to provide a right-sized CMS.
buyer: CivicPlus
CivicPlus provides tailored solutions that help clients do more with less. Through the power of their product suites, they have partnered with over 2000 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. "
target: Virtual Towns & Schools
Virtual Towns & Schools (VTS) offers a Drupal®-based content management system (CMS). VTS is the largest provider of government websites in the Northeast U.S., and in total, support 450+ municipal and K-12 clients in 15 States.
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closed 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Lightbox RE, acquired Digital Map Products

synopsis: Advancing its mission to empower decision makers through every step of the real estate workflow, LightBox announced the acquisition of Digital Map Products (DMP), a location intelligence and mapping platform. DMP is a provider of cloud-based technology and solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to mainstream users.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Lightbox RE
LightBox was formed in 2018 when technology investment firms Silver Lake and Battery Ventures acquired EDR, the leading provider of environmental due diligence information. The EDR, Collateral360 and RIMS platforms are workflow software solutions for due diligence, appraisals and compliance. "
target parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
target: Digital Map Products
Digital Map Products is a provider of cloud-based technology and solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to mainstream business, government and consumer users. SpatialStream®, the company’s spatial development platform, enables API access to mapping technology and location data sets.
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closed 10/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Atkins Global, acquired Data Transfer Solutions, LLC

synopsis: SNC-Lavalin announced the acquisition of Data Transfer Solutions. The acquisition will add to the capabilities of SNC-Lavalin's Atkins sector. Data Transfer Solutions (DTS) is a leader in asset management and geographic information systems. DTS is the creator of VueWorks, a comprehensive enterprise asset management software solution.
buyer parent: SNC-Lavalin
buyer: Atkins Global
Based in the UK, Atkins is one of the world’s most respected consultancies in design, engineering and project management, with a leadership position across the infrastructure, transportation and energy sectors. "
target: Data Transfer Solutions, LLC
Data Transfer Solutions (DTS) is a leader in asset management and geographic information systems. As the creator of VueWorks, a comprehensive enterprise asset management software solution, DTS provides state-of-the-art tools and solutions to clients with large, complex infrastructure assets.
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$45
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announced 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Granicus, Inc.

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has snapped up another Denver technology company. Granicus, which offers cloud-based software for government users, agreed to sell the majority of itself to Vista, the private equity firm that recently acquired Ping Identity, a Denver security firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With over $25 billion in cumulative capital commitments, Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams looking to reach their full potential. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
target: Granicus, Inc.
Granicus, Inc. is the leading government cloud computing provider for transparency, efficiency, and citizen participation. It offers the first cloud platform and product suites designed specifically to help government agencies establish meaningful connections with citizens.
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closed 6/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Accela, Inc., acquired Envista Corporation

synopsis: Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced that it has acquired Envista, a Massachusetts-based provider of right-of-way management solutions that help more than 120 customers better manage more than 160,000 projects in the United States.
buyer: Accela, Inc.
Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. "
target: Envista Corporation
Envista is an enterprise suite of dynamic map-based solutions delivered via the web, providing visibility and real-time insight into street projects and activities of all kinds that occur within the public right-of-way (ROW).
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closed 6/12/2015 via PR Newswire

SunGard Public Sector, acquired CRW Systems, Inc.

synopsis: SunGard Public Sector announced that it has acquired San Diego based CRW Systems, Inc. ("CRW"). CRW is a leading developer of solutions that help local government agencies manage community development.
buyer parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
buyer: SunGard Public Sector
SunGard Public Sector products include public administration and public safety and justice software applications, as well as cloud-based services. "
target: CRW Systems, Inc.
CRW Systems, Inc. has been developing government software solutions to improve the way agencies do business. The TRAKiT e-government solution is their modular, integrated approach to local government software solutions.
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closed 5/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Insight Venture Partners, acquired CivicPlus

synopsis: Insight Partners, a global venture capital firm, has acquired CivicPlus, a market-leading provider of integrated software solutions for local governments, from BV Investment Partners. CivicPlus enables local governments to deliver consistently optimized interactions between citizens and local governments across every department and every service.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software ScaleUp companies. The firm has invested in more than 400 companies worldwide and has raised through a series of funds more than $30 billion in capital commitments. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: CivicPlus
CivicPlus is a provider of integrated software solutions for local governments. CivicPlus delivers the industry's only Civic Experience Platform, enabling local governments to drive more revenue, operate more efficiently, and generate positive recognition for the many services they provide.
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announced 10/1/2020 via PR Newswire

KANG BO SI NAN, will acquire Gridsum Holding Inc.

synopsis: Gridsum Holding Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions in China, will be acquired by an investor consortium led by Mr. Guosheng Qi, chairman of the board of directors of the company.
buyer: KANG BO SI NAN
KANG BO SI NAN (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. is a company formed by the Consortium that was created to take Gridsum Holding Inc. private. KANG BO SI NAN is led by Mr. Guosheng Qi, the Chairman of Gridsum. "
target: Gridsum Holding Inc. (GSUM:$48.09)
Gridsum is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China.
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$76
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closed 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IBI Group Inc., acquired GreenOwl Mobile

synopsis: IBI Group, a global design and technology firm, announced that it has completed the asset purchase of Ontario-based GreenOwl Mobile, including all intellectual property. GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for the public sector.
buyer: IBI Group Inc. (TSX:IBG:$349.75)
IBI Group Inc. is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,700 professionals around the world. "
target: GreenOwl Mobile
Founded in 2010, GreenOwl Mobile is a leader in mobile technologies for smart cities. It has developed and deployed numerous award-winning solutions for transportation authorities, cities, municipalities, and private media corporations.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Neighborland, acquired IdeaMapr

synopsis: Neighborland is acquiring IdeaMapr, an online civic engagement platform funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
buyer: Neighborland
Neighborland is a communications platform (SaaS) that empowers civic organizations to collaborate with their stakeholders in an accessible, participatory, and equitable way. "
target: IdeaMapr
IdeaMapr is a simple tool to help local governments collaborate with their communities on civic decisions. IdeaMapr combines different methods of gathering feedback, such as surveys or maps or budgeting scenarios.
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closed 6/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Roxit B.V., acquired Crotec BV

synopsis: The Roxit Group has added Crotec to its portfolio. Merging the companies is a strategic choice of Roxit Group to strengthen its position in the field of Spatial Planning and the Geo-field. Crotec is a IT company with geospatial solutions and services enabling and driving business processes to support and manage the entire workflow.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Roxit B.V.
Roxit produces and delivers software and services for information management to authorities in the fields of the area domain. Clients are mainly from the public sector and consist of environment services, provinces, municipalities, environmental services and water management. "
target: Crotec BV
Crotec is a IT company with geospatial solutions and services enabling and driving business processes to support and manage the entire workflow from data-creation, -exchange, -management, (mobile) exploration, -analyses and -publishing.
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closed 11/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ShotSpotter, acquired CrimeCenter Software

synopsis: ShotSpotter, the leader in solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, has acquired Leeds, LLC, dba CrimeCenter Software. CrimeCenter Software is a leading provider of cloud-based investigative software for law enforcement agencies.
buyer: ShotSpotter (SSTI:$44.00)
ShotSpotter is the leader in gunfire detection, location and incident-specific forensic analysis solutions that assist police and security personnel in their efforts to deter gun violence. "
target: CrimeCenter Software
Leeds, LLC, dba as CrimeCenter Software, is a leading provider of cloud-based investigative software for law enforcement agencies. Built by law enforcement experts, the platform helps agencies modernize every phase of an investigation and accelerate case work with easy-to-use software tools.
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closed 6/8/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Advanced Public Safety, Inc.

synopsis: Aptean, a leading provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Advanced Public Safety Inc. (APS), a business of Trimble, which provides software solutions that increase safety and productivity for law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a provider of industry-focused mission critical enterprise software solutions. They build and acquire solutions to support the evolving operational needs of their customers. Their solutions help nearly 5,000 organizations by satisfying their customers and continuing to operate efficiently."
target parent: Trimble
target: Advanced Public Safety, Inc.
Advanced Public Safety, doing business as Trimble Public Safety, provides automated mobile solutions to public safety agencies to address the administrative challenges of issuing traffic citations and accident reports. Their flagship product, Virtual Partner 2.0, is delivered as a SaaS offering.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vigilant Solutions, acquired Shotcaller Global Inc.

synopsis: Vigilant Solutions, a global machine vision and data analytics company, has acquired the assets of ShotCaller Global Inc., developer of GunOps and DNAOps investigative solutions for law enforcement. GunOps and DNAOps are web-based interactive investigation tools.
buyer: Vigilant Solutions
Vigilant Solutions’ technology helps law enforcement solve crimes faster to keep officers and communities safe. Vigilant Solutions provides license plate recognition, facial recognition and ballistic analysis to deliver intelligence to agencies across the globe. "
target: Shotcaller Global Inc.
Shotcaller Global Inc. is a small but agile group of business, law enforcement and technical experts delivering a field proven and robust GunOps™ cloud-based web solution, located in Anaheim, California.
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closed 5/8/2019 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, purchased Lumen from Numerica Corporation

synopsis: LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a provider of risk management solutions and services, has acquired Lumen from Numerica Corporation, a provider of technology solutions to government and industry customers. Lumen is a tool that quickly connects data sources and creates actionable information for police officers, analysts, dispatchers, and detectives.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a provider of risk management solutions and services. LexisNexis Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. "
seller: Numerica Corporation
Lumen is a tool that quickly connects data sources and creates actionable information for police officers, analysts, dispatchers, detectives, and command staff. Lumen belongs to Numerica Corporation, a provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions to government and industry customers.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
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closed 10/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Forensic Logic, acquired COPLINK

synopsis: Forensic Logic, the premier provider of network search technology and cloud-based information services to law enforcement, announced it has acquired the COPLINK suite of products from IBM. COPLINK is a leading public safety information sharing platform and provider of analytical, tactical and operational software for law enforcement.
buyer: Forensic Logic
Forensic Logic is a technology company that provides secure cloud services to U.S. law enforcement and public safety. The company deploys a national-scale search engine and information network developed in partnership between the technology community and local, state and federal law enforcement. "
target parent: IBM
target: COPLINK
COPLINK software is designed to help law enforcement organizations solve crimes faster, keep officers safer and disrupt crime and terrorism by organizing and providing tactical, strategic and command-level access to vast quantities of seemingly unrelated data.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired PublicEngines

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired PublicEngines, a privately held provider of cloud-based solutions that deliver crime analysis, predictive policing and citizen engagement capabilities for law enforcement agencies, governments and other organizations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,643.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: PublicEngines
PublicEngines develops easy-to-use, cloud-based software that helps law enforcement, government, defense and other organizations gather, analyze and share intelligence to improve public safety.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

SAS Institute Inc., acquired Memex Technology Limited

synopsis: SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, has acquired Memex, a leader in intelligence management solutions that help improve intelligence processes, enhance public safety, and prevent and deter crime, terrorism and other threats. The company has a strong presence in the law enforcement and homeland security markets.
buyer: SAS Institute Inc.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. "
target: Memex Technology Limited
Memex is a worldwide leader in intelligence management solutions helping to improve intelligence processes, enhance public safety, and prevent and deter criminal acts. Since 1979, Memex has delivered innovative technology solutions and services around the world.
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announced 7/2/2009 via PR Newswire

Knowledge Computing Corporation will be merged with i2 Inc.,

synopsis: Knowledge Computing Corporation, the premier provider of crime-fighting solutions to leading edge law enforcement agencies nationwide, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with i2, the premier provider of visual analysis software.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: i2 Inc.
i2 Inc. is the leading worldwide provider of visual investigative analysis software for law enforcement. Our integrated suite of products enables investigators and analysts to quickly understand complex scenarios and volumes of seemingly unrelated data, perform analysis and communicate the results. "
target: Knowledge Computing Corporation
Since its formation in 1998, Knowledge Computing Corp. has provided technology-based crime-fighting solutions to leading edge law enforcement agencies nationwide. COPLINK supports over 3000 jurisdictions nationwide, spanning 20 states, and including four of the nation's five largest cities.
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Tritech Software Systems merged with Superion,

synopsis: Created by the merger of four innovative software businesses, CentralSquare Technologies launched as an industry-leading provider of public sector software. The completed merger brings together the capabilities of Superion, TriTech Software Systems along with Zuercher Technologies, and the public sector and healthcare business of Aptean.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Superion
Superion is a leading software and information technology solutions provider that meets the specialized requirements of city, municipal, and county governments, as well as public safety and justice agencies and nonprofit organizations. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Tritech Software Systems
TriTech leads the way as the undisputed leader with software that covers every facet within the incident-response workflow. The TriTech family also includes Zuercher Technologies, a partnership that allows the company to service law enforcement agencies of all types and sizes.
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Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK, acquired Essa Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK, a part of the Jenoptik Group, has acquired all shares in ESSA Technology, a UK software developer specializing in Police and enforcement back office solutions. ESSA Technology interface real time vehicle information with operators’ data and objectives, through the use of powerful data mining and analysis tools.
buyer parent: Jenoptik AG
buyer: Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK
Jenoptik Traffic Solutions are world leaders in innovative and industry leading solutions for the Intelligent Transportation Systems market. Their services range from 'out of box' camera products though to fully managed service delivery applications. "
target: Essa Technology Ltd.
ESSA has been a trusted partner to government and security agencies, with a track record of developing cutting edge number plate recognition applications, in particular its industry leading Back Office. ESSA offers the most sophisticated and powerful systems available to track and analyse traffic.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Petards Group plc, acquired QRO Solutions Limited

synopsis: Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QRO Solutions Limited. QRO provides end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces.
buyer: Petards Group plc (AIM:PEG:$21.05)
Petards Group plc (Petards) is a supplier of products to OEMs, system integrators and end-users in the rail, security and defense markets in refurbishment and retrofit applications. "
target: QRO Solutions Limited
QRO was established over 15 years ago as a private business based in Northamptonshire providing end-to-end Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) security and speed enforcement solutions to UK police forces and to integrators serving the police and security markets.
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closed 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Zuercher Technologies, LLC, acquired Law Enforcement Technology Group

synopsis: Zuercher Technologies, a software company, has acquired Law Enforcement Technology Group. LETG has built a customer base of over 200 agencies and established itself as the most widely used public safety software provider in the state of Minnesota.
buyer parent: Tritech Software Systems
buyer: Zuercher Technologies, LLC
Zuercher Technologies, LLC is a software company on a mission to provide public safety professionals with the highest quality, easiest to use, and best supported software possible. Founded in 2003, Zuercher Technologies is based in Sioux Falls, SD. "
target: Law Enforcement Technology Group
Law Enforcement Technology Group, LLC (LETG) specializes in the development, integration, and implementation of computer hardware and software systems for public safety and government-related entities.
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SECURUS Technologies, Inc., will acquire Archonix Systems, LLC.

synopsis: Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services and investigative technologies, announced the acquisition of Archonix Systems, LLC, the leading provider of jail management systems, emergency dispatch, court monitoring, and business intelligence systems.
buyer parent: Castle Harlan Inc.
buyer: SECURUS Technologies, Inc.
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. "
target: Archonix Systems, LLC.
Archonix is a rapidly growing provider of advanced public safety software to Police Departments, Fire Departments, Correctional Institutions and other Public Safety Agencies. Archonix software has been utilized by public safety agencies now for over 20 years.
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closed 9/14/2017 via PR Web

Kologik, acquired Murphy Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Software developer Kologik announced this week its acquisition of Murphy Technologies of Mandeville, Louisiana. For more than 15 years, Murphy Technologies has supplied comprehensive public safety software applications to public safety agencies.
buyer parent: TSB Ventures, LLC
buyer: Kologik
Founded to provide safety to first responders, Kologik allows users to share distributed information across multiple platforms. KOLOGIK creates technology-based solutions for data interoperability by making it possible for multiple sources of intelligence to effectively speak to one another. "
target: Murphy Technologies, LLC
For more than 15 years, Murphy Technologies has supplied comprehensive public safety software applications to public safety agencies. Murphy Technologies was founded by Sean Murphy and is based in Mandeville, LA.
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closed 1/13/2021 via PR Web

Omnigo Software, acquired Rhodium Incident Management

synopsis: Omnigo Software has acquired Incident Response Technologies, Inc. (IRT), makers of the Rhodium Incident Management Suite, a leading provider of incident management solutions in North America. Rhodium provides a complete command and control solution allowing users to quickly consolidate information, coordinate assets, and act accordingly.
buyer: Omnigo Software
Omnigo Software is the leading provider of public safety, incident and security management solutions for law enforcement, education, healthcare, and other enterprises. Omingo offers easy-to-use and flexible applications that provide actionable insight for making more informed decisions. "
target: Rhodium Incident Management
Incident Response Technologies (IRT) provides cloud-based solutions for public safety organizations. IRT’s Rhodium Incident Management Suite provides a complete command and control solution allowing users to quickly consolidate information, coordinate assets, and act accordingly.
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closed 5/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Zuercher Technologies, LLC, acquired EmergiTech, Inc.

synopsis: Zuercher Technologies, a TriTech company, is excited to announce the acquisition of EmergiTech. The company has supplied high quality public safety software to public safety agencies in 18 states. Unlike other public safety software vendors, EmergiTech focuses exclusively on developing public safety software products.
buyer parent: Tritech Software Systems
buyer: Zuercher Technologies, LLC
Zuercher Technologies provides a comprehensive public safety software solution to agencies across the U.S. under its flagship product, Zuercher Suite, encompassing Computer-Aided Dispatch, Mapping, Records Management, Jail Management, Civil Process, Criminal Investigations, and more. "
target: EmergiTech, Inc.
For 30 years, EmergiTech, Inc. has supplied high quality public safety software to public safety agencies in 18 states. Unlike other public safety software vendors, EmergiTech focuses exclusively on developing public safety software products.
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closed 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Tritech Software Systems, acquired The Omega Group

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has sold The Omega Group, a company that provides mapping and analysis solutions to public agencies, to TriTech Software Systems, a leading provider of public safety software.
buyer: Tritech Software Systems
TriTech Software Systems has been developing innovative solutions for public safety for more than 25 years. The company provides products and services to address any size and type agency with an end-to-end product suite to meet the needs of any agency--police, fire or EMS. "
target parent: Trimble
target: The Omega Group
The Omega Group is an industry-leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise operational performance support software that integrates mapping, analytics, intelligence and mobile technologies, allowing public safety agencies to optimize patrol strategies and daily field work.
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closed 2/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Tritech Software Systems, acquired Tiburon, Inc.

synopsis: Tritech has announced that it has acquired Tiburon. The company has supplied public safety software to some of the largest and most advanced agencies in the United States and throughout the world.
buyer parent: WestView Capital Partners
buyer: Tritech Software Systems
TriTech Software Systems provides innovative, comprehensive public safety solutions for law enforcement, fire and EMS agencies through its integrated suite of public safety applications. "
target parent: Gores Group, LLC
target: Tiburon, Inc.
Established in 1980, Tiburon is the industry-leading provider of automated public safety and security solutions to meet the demanding and complex needs of law enforcement, fire and rescue and corrections agencies.
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closed 7/14/2014 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired The Omega Group

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired the assets of privately-held The Omega Group, an industry-leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise operational performance support software that integrates mapping, analytics, intelligence and mobile technologies, allowing public safety agencies to optimize patrol strategies and daily field work.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble Navigation Limited applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location: including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, and more. "
target: The Omega Group
The Omega Group is an industry-leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise operational performance support software that integrates mapping, analytics, intelligence and mobile technologies, allowing public safety agencies to optimize patrol strategies and daily field work.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired MobileEyes

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced it has acquired TradeMaster, Inc., commonly known in the industry as MobileEyes, a company that develops software to improve public safety by supporting fire prevention and suppression, emergency response, and structural safety.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,134.92)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of their constituents. "
target: MobileEyes
MobileEyes is a company that develops software to improve public safety by supporting fire prevention and suppression, emergency response, and structural safety. MobileEyes offers applications specifically targeted at fire marshals and fire prevention departments.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kologik, will acquire COPsync

synopsis: Kologik, a provider of technology solutions for data interoperability, entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire Copsync. Copsync is a technology company that connects law enforcement officers across the nation, enabling communication and sharing of mission-critical non-adjudicated information in real-time.
buyer: Kologik
Founded to provide safety to first responders, Kologik allows users to share distributed information across multiple platforms. Kologik creates technology-based solutions for data interoperability by making it possible for multiple sources of intelligence to effectively speak to one another. "
target: COPsync (OTCPK:COYN.Q:$6.47)
COPsync is a technology company that connects law enforcement officers across the nation, enabling communication and sharing of mission-critical non-adjudicated information in real-time. This saves officers’ lives, keeps the public safer, and helps law enforcement officers catch criminals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1.10 [$2.40]
rev ($mm)
$6
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EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA

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Gridsum Holding Inc.
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