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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

West Corporation, acquired FlowRoute

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired Seattle-based Flowroute, a leading software-centric service provider that supplies communication services and technology for cloud-based products.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: FlowRoute
Flowroute, the first software-centric carrier, provides communication services and technology for cloud-based platforms. By providing businesses programmatic access to communications infrastructure services, Flowroute removes the complexity of introducing new communications solutions to market.
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announced 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bambuser Ab, will acquire Viddget AB

synopsis: Bambuser, a Swedish software company that offers B2B solutions for live video, will acquire Viddget AB, a unique video chat solution in Sweden. Viddget enables companies to communicate with their customers in a more humanized and personalized manner through an easy-to-use video chat solution.
buyer: Bambuser Ab (OM:BUSER:$0.47)
Bambuser is a Swedish software company that offers B2B solutions for live video. Bambuser allows users to effortlessly create engaging experiences in any app using their developer-friendly tools and fully managed live video platform. "
target: Viddget AB
Viddget is a unique video chat solution in Sweden. Viddget enables companies to communicate with their customers in a more humanized and personalized manner through an easy-to-use video chat solution, resulting in more satisfied customers and increased sales.
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$0.12
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announced 10/23/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Broadsoft, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco and BroadSoft announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire BroadSoft, Inc. BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since the company was established. Cisco's people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,241 [$1,873]
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$362
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
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80.7x
announced 12/9/2016 via Company Press Release

CLX Communications, will acquire Sinch

synopsis: CLX Communications AB, a leading global provider of cloud-based communication services, announces that it has submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of all shares in Sinch AB. Sinch provides developers with a communications platform that enables iOS and Android developers to add a layer of voice and messaging to their application.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target: Sinch
Sinch AB provides developers with a communications platform that enables iOS and Android developers to add a layer of voice and messaging to their application.
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announced 12/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Focused Capital Corp., will acquire AGNITY Global, Inc.

synopsis: Focused Capital Corp., a capital pool company, is to acquire AGNITY Global, Inc., a leading global provider of applications and application infrastructure for communication service providers and healthcare service providers.
buyer: Focused Capital Corp. (TSXV:FLO.H:$0.00)
Focused, a capital pool company within the meaning of the policies of the Exchange, does not have any operations and has no assets other than cash. Focused's business is to evaluate businesses and assets with a view to completing a Qualifying Transaction under the policies of the Exchange. "
target: AGNITY Global, Inc.
AGNITY Global is a leading global provider of applications and application infrastructure for communication service providers and healthcare service providers.
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closed 4/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired Octoshape, ApS

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired Octoshape. Octoshape's services are designed to help optimize the quality of video streams for over-the-top (OTT) content and to enable Internet Protocol television (IPTV) solutions.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere. "
target: Octoshape, ApS
Octoshape is a revolutionary cloud over-the-top (OTT) IPTV service provider that focuses on delivering broadcast, enterprise, and carrier solutions. Octoshape's cloud technologies are adopted worldwide to enable the evolution of broadcast TV to broadband TV.
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closed 3/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Quickplay, acquired Roundbox Inc.

synopsis: Quickplay, the global expert in powering premium video to any device, announced the acquisition of New Jersey based Roundbox Inc., the leading technology provider for the optimization of video and other data-intensive applications over mobile networks.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Quickplay
Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV over any device, allowing premium video service providers to focus on growing their business. Quickplay’s proven services leverage an open platform, cloud economics, and best-of-breed partners so providers can offer the best TV experience anywhere. "
target: Roundbox Inc.
Roundbox enables service providers, content owners & device manufactures to monetize the explosive growth of wireless applications. Roundbox’s cloud-enabled infrastructure leverages broadcast/multicast (one-to-many), and unicast (one-to-one) technologies.
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closed 1/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Aastra Technologies Ltd., acquired Telepo

synopsis: Aastra Technologies Ltd's European subsidiary has acquired Telepo Ltd. Telepo AB provides enterprise mobility and converged communication solutions for businesses and service providers. It offers Business Communication Solution that provides mobile business users and enterprise voice administrators with various services.
buyer: Aastra Technologies Ltd. (AATSF:$692.99)
Aastra Technologies Limited is a global company at the forefront of the Enterprise Communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative and integrated solutions that address the communication needs of businesses. "
target: Telepo
Telepo AB provides enterprise mobility and converged communication solutions for businesses and service providers. It offers Business Communication Solution that provides mobile business users and enterprise voice administrators with various services.
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closed 9/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Allot Communications Ltd., acquired Oversi Networks

synopsis: Allot Communications Ltd., a leading global provider of service optimization and revenue generation solutions for fixed and mobile data networks, announced it has completed its acquisition of Oversi Networks. Oversi is a global provider of rich-media caching and content delivery solutions for Internet video and peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic.
buyer: Allot Communications Ltd. (ALLT:$82.28)
Allot Communications Ltd. is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization solutions. Designed for carriers, service providers and enterprises, Allot solutions apply deep packet inspection technology to transform broadband pipes into smart networks. "
target: Oversi Networks
Oversi's innovative caching and acceleration solutions help both fixed and mobile service providers to relieve the heavy network congestion associated with Internet video traffic. Its technology identifies popular content and caches it at the edge of the network.
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$16
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closed 10/10/2008 via Company Press Release

PEQAB, acquired EmblaCom AB

synopsis: PEQ Invest has signed an agreement to acquire the Mobile Office business unit from Teligent AB. The Mobile Office operations will be carved out from Teligent into a standalone company named EmblaCom AB. EmblaCom is a provider of enterprise telephony solutions to telecom network operators and service providers.
buyer: PEQAB
PEQAB is a private equity fund firm focused on investing in and developing companies in the SME segment in Sweden. The first fund, PEQ Invest 1 AB, was set up during 2008 with a capital of SEK 280 million, and investors include e.g. the Söderberg family (founders of Ratos). "
target parent: Teligent Telecom AB
target: EmblaCom AB
The EmblaCom Mobility Suite enables companies the ability to integrate mobile telephony with their existing fixed telephony environments or to fully replace fixed telephony with mobile telephony all with no deterioration in service levels.
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closed 12/23/2013 via PR Web

Dyn, acquired ReadyStatus

synopsis: Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet performance solutions, announced it has acquired ReadyStatus, a tool that notifies customers of planned and unplanned service interruptions, thereby creating improved communication between end users and companies.
buyer: Dyn
Dyn solutions is at the core of Internet performance. Through traffic management, message management and performance assurance, Dyn is connecting people through the Internet and ensuring information gets where it needs to go, faster and more reliably than ever before. "
target: ReadyStatus
ReadyStatus is the easy solution for communicating with customers about planned and unplanned service interruptions. ReadyStatus allows companies to keep their customers informed on active incidents, updates, history, and even sign up for email alerts.
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closed 5/18/2009 via BusinessWire

Geodesic, Ltd., acquired Interactive Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Geodesic Limited, a leading provider of award-winning mobile and desktop communication and entertainment solutions, including instant messaging, VoIP, SMS over IP, Internet radio and video, announced that it has acquired Interactive Networks Inc., a South America-based software provider of advanced instant messaging and value added solutions.
buyer: Geodesic, Ltd. (BSE:503699:$0.00)
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio. "
target: Interactive Networks, Inc.
Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, Interactive Networks specializes in secure private instant messaging solutions for enterprises, private label IM solutions for internet services and IM solutions for mobile operators.
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closed 9/30/2008 via BNC Analysis

Tetco Technologies SA, acquired Voxpilot Ltd.

synopsis: Tetco Technologies, a French company dedicated to unified communications and voice and data convergence, has acquired Voxpilot, a major player in VoiceXML technology for interactive voice and video applications.
buyer: Tetco Technologies SA
Group Tetco is fully dedicated to the telecommunication market and has become a major actor in development, integration and distribution of Value Added Services and Solutions for both Telecom Operators and Enterprises. "
target: Voxpilot Ltd.
Voxpilot is a provider of IMS-Ready, VoiceXML and Video-In-VoiceXML technology. Voxpilot brings the next generation of interactive telecommunication services to enterprises, integrators, carriers and service providers.
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closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

Dovecot Oy merged with Open-Xchange,

synopsis: Open-Xchange(OX) and Dovecot OY have announced the completion of a merger between the two companies. Dovecot Oy develops an Open Source IMAP server software with 2.9 million servers installed, accounting for 57 per cent market share of all active IMAP servers. Open-Xchange develops real-time communication and collaboration software.
buyer: Open-Xchange
Open-Xchange (OX) develops real-time communication and collaboration software. Their OX App Suite gives individuals the freedom to collaborate, work and communicate in the way they want to by combining document creation and editing, email, social media management, messaging, and more. "
target: Dovecot Oy
Dovecot Oy develops an Open Source IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) server software. Their Dovecot solution has an installed base of over 2.9 million email servers all over the world and a global market share of 57% of all IMAP servers.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unikie Oy, acquired Silta

synopsis: Unikie, a Finnish software development company, has acquired Neusoft Mobile Solutions from Neusoft, a leading IT solutions & services company. Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a Finnish company that developed Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application for telco businesses.
buyer: Unikie Oy
Unikie is a Finnish software development company that develops demanding software solutions. Unikie offers a simulation and testing environment for LiDAR based systems and self-controlling technologies. For carriers they offer the latest IP based voice and messaging solutions. "
target parent: Neusoft Corporation
target: Silta
Neusoft Mobile Solutions is a company in Finland that delivers mobile solutions to telco customers. They offer Silta, a whitelabel IP based voice and messaging application that creates value for their customer's business. They offer full branding services to customize Silta to a client's brand.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Xura, Inc., acquired Mitel Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Xura Inc, a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of the acquisition of Mitel Mobility, a division of Mitel Networks Corporation. Mitel Mobility is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution, Voice-over-WiFi, video, Rich Communication Services, messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Xura, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. They help communication service providers and enterprises navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem to create innovative, new experiences. "
target parent: Mitel Networks Corporation
target: Mitel Mobility, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mitel Mobile, formerly Mavenir Systems, is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution (“VoLTE”), Voice-over-WiFi (“VoWiFi”), video, Rich Communication Services (“RCS”), messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
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$385
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closed 8/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Siris Capital Group, acquired Xura, Inc.

synopsis: Xura, Inc., a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Siris Capital Group, LLC. Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on making control investments in data, telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies. "
target: Xura, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. They help communication service providers and enterprises navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem to create innovative, new experiences.
price ($mm)[EV]
$654 [$683]
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$293
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$0
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2.3x
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1847.0x
closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Jibe Mobile

synopsis: Google Inc. announced the acquisition of Jibe Mobile to help bring Rich Communications Services (RCS) to its Android products. Jibe - The IP Communications Cloud Company - provides an open platform that bridges the gap between carriers, subscribers, and their friends across devices and networks.
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: Jibe Mobile
Jibe - The IP Communications Cloud Company - provides an open platform that bridges the gap between carriers, subscribers, and their friends across devices and networks - to build the new global communications ecosystem.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Nokia Networks, Inc., will acquire Eden Rock Communications, LLC

synopsis: Eden Rock Communications, LLC announced for the acquisition of Eden Rock by Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks will gain access to Eden Rock’s multivendor Self Organizing Network (SON) solution. SON is one of the fastest growing and most important segments within the mobile broadband industry.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: Nokia Networks, Inc.
Nokia Networks provides broadband infrastructure software and services and operates at the forefront of their industry. From the first ever call on GSM to the first call on LTE, they have set the pace of innovation, a record that continues with future technologies such as 5G. "
target: Eden Rock Communications, LLC
Eden Rock Communications is a pioneer in the Self Organizing Network (SON) space and creator of an industry leading multi-vendor, multi-technology, centralized SON solution, Eden-NET.
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closed 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Mitel Networks Corporation, acquired Mavenir Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mitel®, a global leader in business communications, announced the completion of its acquisition of Mavenir Systems, Inc, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions for mobile carriers.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. "
target: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products.
price ($mm)
$560
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$130
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

West Corporation, acquired FlowRoute

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired Seattle-based Flowroute, a leading software-centric service provider that supplies communication services and technology for cloud-based products.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: FlowRoute
Flowroute, the first software-centric carrier, provides communication services and technology for cloud-based platforms. By providing businesses programmatic access to communications infrastructure services, Flowroute removes the complexity of introducing new communications solutions to market.
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closed 4/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Notified

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired NSO Group AB, d.b.a. Notified, a Swedish-based provider of a complete suite of cloud media monitoring and measurement tools.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: Notified
Notified was formed to create a radically different social listening platform. Notified was founded based on the belief that businesses need smarter software that helps marketers get better insights from social data to better prove the value of marketing in social media.
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closed 10/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Ambassador

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired ZFERRAL, d.b.a. Ambassador, a cloud-based relationship marketing platform. Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target parent: Ludlow Ventures LLC
target: Ambassador
Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth. Their marketer-friendly software simplifies referral marketing, automating the process of enrolling, tracking, rewarding and managing customers, affiliates, influencers and partners.
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of INXPO, a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. INXPO specializes in delivering interactive webcasts and online events to global audiences of any size to any device.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: INXPO, Inc.
INXPO is a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. Their video platform is built upon a secure, reliable and scalable foundation that has powered thousands of digital events and touched millions of users.
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

West Corporation, acquired FlowRoute

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired Seattle-based Flowroute, a leading software-centric service provider that supplies communication services and technology for cloud-based products.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: FlowRoute
Flowroute, the first software-centric carrier, provides communication services and technology for cloud-based platforms. By providing businesses programmatic access to communications infrastructure services, Flowroute removes the complexity of introducing new communications solutions to market.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired AVOKE

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired the assets of AVOKE from Raytheon Company. AVOKE enables complete visibility into a customer call from the first ring to call completion – across all interactive voice response (“IVR”) systems and transfers.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target parent: Raytheon Company
target: AVOKE
AVOKE enables complete visibility into a customer call from the first ring to call completion – across all interactive voice response (“IVR”) systems and transfers.
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closed 4/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, purchased Public Relations Solutions & Digital Media Services from Nasdaq, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired the Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services from Nasdaq. The solutions and services consist of a portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services. The products and services include GlobeNewswire, webhosting, webcasting, media intelligence and an influencers database.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
seller: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,199.00)
The Public Relations Solutions and Digital Media Services is a comprehensive portfolio of communication tools, media intelligence and multimedia services for organizations. Nasdaq is a global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services.
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$335
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closed 1/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired PhoneTree

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has acquired the assets of PhoneTree, a provider of automated appointment reminder services and patient communication software to physician practices, enterprise healthcare organizations and other niche vertical markets.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services and safety services. "
target: PhoneTree
PhoneTree is a provider of automated appointment reminder services and patient communication software to physician practices, enterprise healthcare organizations and other niche vertical markets. PhoneTree was founded in 1989 and has grown to serve thousands of customers.
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closed 11/8/2017 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired ECaTS

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired ECaTS, a division of DirectApps, Inc. ECaTS provides 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services and safety services. "
target parent: Direct Technology
target: ECaTS
ECaTS provides unified 911 SaaS-based network traffic monitoring and call reporting solutions for local and statewide agencies. They offer a platform that reports on all aspects of Public Safety Answering Point operations, providing a complete management information system for public safety clients.
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closed 5/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

West Corporation, acquired CallPointe

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, has acquired Callpointe.com, Inc., a provider of automated appointment messaging services for healthcare providers.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services, safety services & more."
target: CallPointe
Callpointe is a customer-centric company that delivers common sense solutions; high-quality, custom patient communications for healthcare providers. Practice managers and healthcare organizations turn to Callpointe when they are committed to patient outreach.
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closed 3/7/2017 via GlobeNewswire

West Unified Communications Services, purchased Cloud Collaboration Practice & Assets from Vocus Group Ltd

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, announced it has completed the acquisition of the cloud collaboration practice and assets from Vocus Group in Australia. The acquired business assets and operations will be integrated into West's Unified Communications Services reportable segment.
buyer parent: West Corporation
buyer: West Unified Communications Services
West Unified Communications Services (formerly InterCall), a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest service provider specializing in collaboration and conference communications. They help companies be more productive by providing advanced audio, event, Web and video conferencing solutions. "
seller: Vocus Group Ltd (ASX:VOC:$1,172.06)
Vocus Group's Cloud Collaboration Practice and Assets provides Cisco’s hosted Unified Communications stack in the Asia-Pacific region. Their facilities in Perth and Melbourne, Australia operates with a fully-dedicated and experienced personnel driving business development & support of clients.
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closed 12/12/2016 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired 911 ETC

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, announced it has acquired 911 ETC, Inc., a leading provider of E9-1-1 services for the enterprise. 911 ETC serves thousands of client sites, helping first responders pinpoint a caller’s location within a facility and organizations meet E9-1-1 regulations.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: 911 ETC
911 ETC is the industry leader in the world of enhanced 911. A fully automated hosted, or SaaS solution enables 911 ETC to interface with virtually any administration platform in existence, providing a cost-effective and simple-to-implement plan and ongoing database management for the enterprise.
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closed 3/14/2016 via Company Press Release

West Corporation, acquired SynreVoice Technologies Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Synrevoice Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of messaging and notification services to the K-12 education and commercial markets. Synrevoice, based in Markham, Ontario, has grown to serve thousands of school clients throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: SynreVoice Technologies Inc.
Synrevoice provides a notification and communication SaaS platform used by K-12 educators. Their leading product, SchoolConnects, enables the delivery of daily attendance, special announcements, and school-wide messages to parents, staff, and school groups within schools and school districts.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

West Corporation, acquired ClientTell Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, the Omaha-based U.S. leader in telephone conference calls, announced that it has completed the acquisition of ClientTell Inc., a provider of automated notifications and lab reporting services to the health care industry. ClientTell will become part of West Corporation's interactive services line of business.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: ClientTell Inc.
ClientTell is a leading provider of automated appointment reminders and patient notification solutions. Founded in 1999, ClientTell has grown to become one of the largest providers of automated notification and lab reporting services in the healthcare industry.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2015 via PR Newswire

West Corporation, acquired Magnetic North Software Ltd

synopsis: West Corporation has acquired Magnetic North, a provider of proprietary hosted customer contact center and unified communications solutions to enterprises. The technology that Magnetic North has developed will be used across West to provide clients with the capability to deliver seamless and contextual multi-channel consumer experiences.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: Magnetic North Software Ltd
Magnetic North is a U.K.-based provider of proprietary hosted customer contact center and unified communications solutions to enterprises. It is leading the contact center in the cloud revolution by providing organizations of every size with a high-availability, secure, enterprise-class solution.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

SchoolMessenger, acquired SharpSchool, Inc.

synopsis: SchoolMessenger has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Intrafinity, Inc., doing business as SharpSchool, a leading provider of website and content management system (CMS) software-as-a-service solutions for the K-12 education market.
buyer parent: West Corporation
buyer: SchoolMessenger
Reliance Communications, through its SchoolMessenger brand, is a provider of on-demand notification solutions for the education market. The company is counted on by school districts and other institutions to keep parents, staff and students informed in both emergency and non-emergency situations. "
target: SharpSchool, Inc.
SharpSchool is a provider of educational technology solutions for schools and school districts. SharpSchool specializes in communication and learning platforms which have been built to enable community engagement and communication by digitally connecting teachers, students, parents and staff.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired GroupCast, LLC

synopsis: West Corporation Acquired GroupCast, LLC, a provider of alert and notification services for corporations, government entities and K-12 school districts. GroupCast operates a proprietary and patented call processing network, backed by world-class customer training and support.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: GroupCast, LLC
GroupCast delivers mass notification and custom interactive voice response solutions under a SaaS business model. Their customers enjoy high speed voice, email and SMS messaging technology, massive capacity, robust reporting, and quick speed to market, all under a low-cost, high-service environment.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/16/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, will acquire Health Advocate, Inc

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Health AdvocateTM, Inc., the nation's leading independent provider of healthcare advocacy services.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Health Advocate, Inc
Health Advocate, Inc. offers healthcare advocacy and assistance services. The company provides claims denials, healthcare bills, payment arrangements, and physicians, hospitals, and healthcare provider advisory and consulting services.
price ($mm)
$265
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, will acquire SchoolMessenger

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communication services, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Reliance Holding, Inc. d/b/a SchoolMessenger, a leading provider of notification and mobile communication solutions for the K-12 education market.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: SchoolMessenger
Reliance Communications, through its SchoolMessenger brand, is a provider of on-demand notification solutions for the education market. The company is counted on by school districts and other institutions to keep parents, staff and students informed in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of Smoothstone IP Communications, a leading provider of cloud-based communications solutions for the enterprise, adding to its market-leading unified communications portfolio.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.
Smoothstone IP Communications is the leading provider of cloud based communications for the enterprise - including MPLS-based application network management, enterprise voice, unified threat management, and advanced contact center solutions, unified messaging and collaboration tools.
price ($mm)
$121
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, has announced it has acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., a provider of automated alerts and notification solutions to the electric utilities industry, government, public safety and corporate markets.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.
Public and private organizations use Twenty First Century Communications' notification and call-handling solutions to relieve their call center, respond to a crisis, protect people, mobilize first responders, and much more.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired Teliris

synopsis: In a move to expand its Managed Services for Visual Communications (MSVC) operations, Dimension Data announced that it has acquired 100% of Teliris, a privately-owned cloud video managed services business with offices in London, Connecticut and New York, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. "
target: Teliris
Teliris is one of the first industry pioneers to deliver cloud-based managed telepresence services, and provides immersive telepresence and videoconferencing services via its own proprietary platform, Lentaris. Peak 10 provides reliable IT infrastructure solutions to companies with a range of needs.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2016 via Market Wire

GreatCall, Inc, acquired Healthsense, Inc.

synopsis: GreatCall Inc., the leader in connected health for active aging, has acquired Healthsense, the leading provider of passive remote monitoring services for the senior care continuum. Healthsense helps senior care providers reduce costs, increase independence, and enhance caregiver and senior experiences.
buyer: GreatCall, Inc
GreatCall is the leader in connected health for active aging. With health and safety solutions for older adults and their family caregivers, GreatCall’s innovative suite of easy-to-use mobile products and award-winning approach to customer care helps aging consumers live more independent lives. "
target: Healthsense, Inc.
Healthsense, the fastest growing provider of aging services technology, provides technology-enabled care solutions for the entire senior care continuum. Healthsense offers a full range of remote monitoring, emergency response, and wellness management solutions to senior care providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Arrow Business Communications Limited, acquired Abica

synopsis: Arrow Business Communications has acquired Abica and its subsidiary PCR IT to extend its telecoms and IT services offering. The acquired firms have offices in Glasgow, further expanding Arrow’s presence in Scotland.
buyer: Arrow Business Communications Limited
Based In the UK, Arrow specializes in telephony, data, IT and energy solutions for businesses. It offers a diverse product range including hosted telephony and mobiles through to mobile device management, telephone systems, IT services, voice and data connectivity. "
target: Abica
UK-based Abica have a range of innovative business broadband, mobile & telecoms products to suit businesses of all sizes. They offer solutions around connectivity, mobility, IoT and unified communications for both private and public sector organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Strategic Products and Services (SPS), acquired Jones Communications

synopsis: Strategic Products and Services announced the acquisition of Texas-based Jones Communications. Jones Communications specializes in unified communications, data applications, wireless solutions, cabling and infrastructure.
buyer: Strategic Products and Services (SPS)
Strategic Products and Services (SPS) has helped companies across the globe boost revenues, overcome business obstacles and gain an edge on the competition. SPS designs, implements and supports technology solutions to help customers be more efficient and competitive in their markets. "
target: Jones Communications
Jones Communications specializes in unified communications, data applications, wireless solutions, cabling and infrastructure. Jones' experience, knowledge base, certifications and resources make them well positioned to support Nortel clients through strategic consulting and maintenance services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Complete Telecom, acquired Intellicom Ireland

synopsis: Complete Telecom has acquired Intellicom Ireland. Intellicom Ireland Ltd designs, develops, and supports business communications solutions. The company offers enterprise telephony and contact center solutions.
buyer: Complete Telecom
Complete Telecom is one of Ireland’s leading enterprise providers of managed network and telecoms services. Its all-fibre next generation network and extensive experience of converged network infrastructure means it can deliver fully integrated connectivity. "
target: Intellicom Ireland
Intellicom Ireland Ltd designs, develops, and supports business communications solutions. The company offers enterprise telephony and contact center solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Global Telecom & Technology, Inc., acquired nLayer Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. announced the acquisition of privately-held, Chicago-based nLayer Communications, Inc. nLayer Communications is a leading provider of wholesale IP Transit, Data Transport, and Managed Networking Services in major markets throughout North America and Europe.
buyer: Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (GTT:$1,680.30)
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (GTT) is a global network operator delivering managed data services to large enterprise, government and carrier customers in over 80 countries worldwide. GTT provides customers with innovative connectivity solutions by utilizing the company's own network assets. "
target: nLayer Communications, Inc.
nLayer Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of wholesale IP Transit, Data Transport, and Managed Networking Services in major markets throughout North America and Europe. nLayer sets the new standard for affordable, high quality Internet services.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Utility Telephone, will acquire Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC

synopsis: Utility Telephone, Inc, the premier integrated provider of business telecommunications in California and Northern Nevada, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the customer base and network assets of San Carlos-based Metro Ethernet and Hosted VoIP provider Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC.
buyer: Utility Telephone
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Stockton, CA, Utility Telephone provides business-to-business telephone and internet services focusing on competitive pricing, comprehensive product lines and long-term customer relationships. "
target: Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC
Creative Interconnect Communications is a full service VoIP provider in the San Francisco Bay area. They offer Metro Ethernet and Hosted VoIP services across the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/7/2012 via BusinessWire

Avtex Solutions, LLC, purchased Contact Center and VoIP Division from Sage Innovations, LLC

synopsis: Avtex, a provider of integrated, interaction solutions, announced the completion of the acquisition of the Contact Center and VoIP division of Sage Innovations, a respected technology solutions provider and Interactive Intelligence reseller based in Chesterfield, MO.
buyer parent: Pohlad Family Companies
buyer: Avtex Solutions, LLC
Providing multimedia contact center solutions since 1971, Avtex is an application and systems integration company that designs, deploys and supports contact center, IP telephony and unified messaging solutions, enabling organizations to embrace their customers. "
seller: Sage Innovations, LLC
Based in Chesterfield, MO, Sage Innovations is a technology solutions provider focusing on Contact Center, VoIP, Virtualization, Storage and Infrastructure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2012 via Market Wire

United Network Services, Inc., acquired IPNetZone Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UNSi has announced the acquisition of IPNetZone Communications, a privately-held global network provider based in New York providing Internet, multiprotocol label switching, VPLS, managed network and monitoring solutions to enterprise and carrier clients internationally.
buyer: United Network Services, Inc.
United Network Services (UNSi) is a leading provider of managed services for voice and data networks. UNSi provides a complete managed solution for IT professionals (CIO, IT Directors) so they can more efficiently manage the critical IT infrastructure of their business. "
target: IPNetZone Communications, Inc.
IPNetZone Communications, Inc. is a rapidly growing, privately-held global network provider based in New York providing Internet, multiprotocol label switching, VPLS, managed network and monitoring solutions to enterprise and carrier clients internationally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/26/2012 via BusinessWire

ShoreTel Inc., acquired M5 Networks

synopsis: ShoreTel, the leading provider of brilliantly simple premise and cloud-based business phone system and communication solutions with fully integrated unified communications (UC) and contact center capabilities, announced it has completed its acquisition of M5 Networks. ShoreTel adds M5’s hosted Unified Communications to its portfolio.
buyer: ShoreTel Inc. (SHOR:$360.44)
ShoreTel, Inc. is the provider of brilliantly simple Unified Communication (UC) solutions based on its IP business phone system. With its UC solution, enterprises trade complexity for plug-and-play simplicity in integrated voice, video, data, and mobile communication. "
target: M5 Networks
M5 Networks, the market leader in managed, hosted Voice-over-IP (VoIP), allows companies to work the way they want to, while connecting them to their customers, their applications and their businesses.
price ($mm)
$124
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Zimo Communications Ltd.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the provider of cloud services for business, announced that it has acquired Zimo Communications Ltd., the UK-based provider of Numberstore™ cloud voice services. From 0800 freephone to premium rate numbers, Numberstore offers a range of call tariffs and service plans for every organisation, regardless of size.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,600 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Zimo Communications Ltd.
Zimo Communications Ltd., based in the UK, is a leading telecoms innovator. Zimo is best known for its popular Numberstore site which provides non-geographic numbers and powerful online call management tools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Destiny NV, acquired OZMO cloud communications

synopsis: Belgian-based Destiny has acquired the Dutch OZMO cloud communications. OZMO specializes in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. OZMO supports partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer cloud communication solutions.
buyer: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device. "
target: OZMO cloud communications
Netherlands-based OZMO cloud communications specialize in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. They support partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer a cloud communication solution to end customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/10/2008 via Company Press Release

BT Group plc, will acquire Wire One Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: BT has agreed to acquire Wire One Holdings Inc. (“Wire One”), one of the leading providers of videoconferencing solutions in the United States. It is intended that Wire One will form the core of BT Conferencing’s video services unit.
buyer: BT Group plc (BT:$18,897.00)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Wire One Technologies, Inc.
Wire One Communications, with over 20 years of conferencing support expertise, is one of the recognized leaders in providing easy to use, reliable, and cost effective video communication solutions to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired TextAnywhere

synopsis: Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of TextAnywhere from Stericycle Inc. TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: TextAnywhere
TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Artilium Plc, acquired interactive digital media GmbH

synopsis: Belgian telecoms service provider Artilium announced it has acquired Interactive Digital Media (IDM), a Germany-based provider of cloud communications services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
buyer: Artilium Plc (AIM:ARTA:$12.84)
Artilium is a leading Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) through its own state of the art Cloud platform. They provide a fully branded mobile offering complete with sim cards and a control panel. "
target: interactive digital media GmbH
Interactive Digital Media GmbH (IDM) specializes in worldwide SMS transmission, mobile and telecommunication services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
price ($mm)
$4.25
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Austrian mobile messaging companies Simple SMS GmbH and Simple SMS Wholesale GmbH (together Simple SMS Group). Simple SMS Group offers secure SMS messaging whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Simple SMS Group
Based in Austria, Simple SMS Group is a specialist in web based platform & services for a huge range of professional mobile messaging for business customers. Simple SMS offers simple, fast and secure SMS messaging solutions for their users, whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
price ($mm)
$2.37
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
announced 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

MessageMedia, will acquire MessageNet Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Salmat announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell MessageNet, the Salmat Group's SMS business, to MessageMedia. As a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995, MessageNet provides cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions to organizations across all industries and sectors.
buyer: MessageMedia
MessageMedia is Australia's largest business mobile messaging service provider. Through its reliable and innovative IT solutions and award-winning customer service, MessageMedia helps businesses of all sizes deliver business efficiencies, improve customer engagement and increase revenue. "
target parent: Salmat Ltd.
target: MessageNet Pty Ltd.
MessageNet has been a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995. Organizations across all industries and sectors rely on MessageNet to provide cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in Europe, will acquire Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG, a software company that develops products for telecom and marketing services. Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland that provides services to more than 175 countries.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Horisen AG
Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland with a strong footprint delivering services to more than 175 countries globally. Horisen Messaging is a part of Horisen, a software company specialized in developing products for telecom and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
closed 6/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, acquired Esendex Limited

synopsis: HgCapital has acquired Nottingham-based messaging services business Esendex from Darwin Private Equity. Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve service, and communicate in a crisis.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Darwin Private Equity LLP
target: Esendex Limited
Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve customer service, communicate in a crisis and reduce operating costs.
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rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
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Ticker: EXFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXFO, Inc.
EXFO, Inc.
EXFO develops smarter network test, data and analytics solutions for the world's leading communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and web-scale companies. Their portfolio of test orchestration and real-time 3D analytics solutions turn complex into simple.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$239.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.34
EBIT ($mm)
$16.77
Net Income ($mm)
$295.90
Employees
1600
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: ARTD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peer Media Technologies, Inc.
Peer Media Technologies, Inc.
Peer Media Technologies, formerly ARTISTdirect, Inc., is the leading provider of intellectual property protection and business intelligence services to major motion picture studios, record labels, television networks, gaming companies and software publishers.
year
2011
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Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ANET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arista Networks, Inc.
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,897.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$606.09
EBIT ($mm)
$584.16
Net Income ($mm)
$226.82
Employees
1800
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Ticker: JSE:MTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MTN Group
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,278.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,431.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.24
Net Income ($mm)
$236.62
Employees
17054
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Ticker: LVLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications is an international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$3,651.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$788.00
EBIT ($mm)
($88.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: BEZQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bezeq
Bezeq is Israel’s largest and leading telecommunications group. The companies that make up the Bezeq Group offer the full range of telecom services – domestic and international, fixed and mobile, high-speed Internet, transmission, and more. Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,776.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,113.72
EBIT ($mm)
$794.07
Net Income ($mm)
$514.18
Employees
6479
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Ticker: GTT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,680.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.40
EBIT ($mm)
$151.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3000
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Ticker: LSE:DAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daisy Group plc
Daisy Group plc
Daisy is a fast-growing independent UK supplier of cost-effective services and bespoke unified business communications solutions to SME, mid-market and corporate businesses. It offers network services, such as fixed line and rentals, number translation, and select services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$533.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.82
EBIT ($mm)
($12.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1545
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Ticker: XTRA:QSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QSC AG
QSC AG
QSC AG is a service provider for voice and data communication, as well as ICT services. It is the first provider to operate an Open Access platform in Germany, which unites a wide range of broadband technologies to offer national and international site networking, including Managed Services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$408.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.48
EBIT ($mm)
($1.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1371
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Ticker: ASX:OTW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire is a Telecommunications and IT solution provider in Australia. Over the Wire specializes in converged voice and data networks, data centres, and hosted infrastructure solutions for corporate clients. Their core offerings include data networks, voice, managed cloud, and colocation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.74
EBIT ($mm)
$5.98
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:5GN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5G Networks Limited
5G Networks offers a level of broadband services that businesses can rely upon to succeed. They provide state of the art services ranging from Integrated Fibre and Wireless, High Speed Internet Access and Cloud Computing Services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$19.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: BIT:ACO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group SpA is an Italy-based company operating in the information and communications technology (ITC) sector. Acotel is structured into three business areas, Acotel TLC, Acotel Interactive, and Acotel TLC.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$72.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
293
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Ticker: TSE:3778
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAKURA Internet Inc.
SAKURA Internet Inc.
SAKURA Internet is a Japanese company that offers high quality internet services centered on data centers. Their data centers have high availability and provide high-capacity and high-speed internet connections. SAKURA Internet offers diverse services to meet the needs of their client's business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.06
EBIT ($mm)
$6.71
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
563
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Ticker: AIM:ADT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdEPT Telecom plc
AdEPT is a telecommunications provider. They unite communication and innovation through the use of technology. They deliver products and services that help businesses to grow, be competitive, increase profitability and improve the way they communicate with their customers and their employees.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$59.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.06
EBIT ($mm)
$7.76
Net Income ($mm)
$5.02
Employees
200
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Ticker: OTCPK:PVSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pervasip Corp.
Pervasip Corp.
Pervasip is a new generation communications company providing wholesale and retail Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. Pervasip is focusing its resources on the growth of its wholly owned subsidiary, VoX Communications.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.70
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: RNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RigNet
RigNet is a leading global provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements. They provide digital technology solutions serving remote locations, including energy facilities and maritime vessels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$200.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.81
EBIT ($mm)
($5.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
508
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Ticker: TKLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tekelec
Tekelec
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to Long Term Evolution and IP multimedia subsystem.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$423.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.39
EBIT ($mm)
$25.08
Net Income ($mm)
$15.01
Employees
1291
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