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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tracker.com, purchased FindMe from die Mobiliar

synopsis: Tracker.com, a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions, has acquired FindMe from die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more.
buyer: Tracker.com
Tracker.com is a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions. They offer GPS, mobile, and LoRa based solutions that allow users to track people, vehicles, valuables, and more. Their solutions transmit positions in real time to ensure the safety of people and objects. "
seller: die Mobiliar
FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more. FindMe belongs to die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired StreetCred Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Snapchat’s parent company Snap has acquired StreetCred, a New York, NY based decentralized point-of-interest (POI) marketplace that enables the collection, verification, and distribution of fresh, accurate location data for places people care about worldwide.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: StreetCred Labs, Inc.
StreetCred is a New York, NY based decentralized point-of-interest (POI) marketplace that enables the collection, verification, and distribution of fresh, accurate location data for places people care about worldwide.
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closed 8/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Life360, Inc., acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies

synopsis: Life360, the leading Family Network, announced that it has acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies. They are creators of an industry-leading contextual-awareness engine that combines location with other passively-collected data to understand people's day-to-day patterns and routines.
buyer: Life360, Inc.
Life360 is the world's largest network for families available for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. Using proprietary location-based technology, Life360 enables over 50 million families to privately share location, communicate with ease and stay connected with in-app messaging. "
target: Chronos Mobile Technologies
Chronos Mobile Technologies, Inc. develops a time-tracking application for mobile devices. It offers Chronos that connects with other services the user use to provide insights into how they spend their time.
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closed 8/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

BuyMyPlace, acquired Pleased Property Pty Ltd

synopsis: Real estate disruptor Buymyplace.com.au Limited has bought Australia-based Pleased.Property, an online rental management platform. Pleased.Property is an online property management platform, for residential property owners, to lease their properties and it provides an ecosystem to manage all aspects of the property including rental.
buyer: BuyMyPlace (ASX:BMP:$2.09)
buyMyplace is an online real estate business that helps Australians sell their homes without paying commissions to real estate agents, saving an average of $19,000 in real estate agent commissions to the vendor. "
target: Pleased Property Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Pleased Property is an online property management platform for residential property owners. It allows them to lease their properties and provides an ecosystem to manage all aspects of the property including rental payments, property maintenance requests and inspections.
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closed 5/18/2022 via PR Newswire

SS&C Technologies, Inc., acquired MineralWare

synopsis: SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of services and software, has acquired MineralWare, a mineral management software solution for financial institutions, foundations, high-net-worth individuals and family offices. MineralWare allows users to keep track of their assets, automate JIB statements, and manage their royalty income.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$5,112.60)
SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software for the global financial services and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has offices around the world. "
target: MineralWare
MineralWare is a mineral management software solution for financial institutions, foundations, high-net-worth individuals and family offices. MineralWare is a cloud solution that allows users to keep track of all of their assets, automate JIB statements, and manage their royalty income.
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$18
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired SocialRadar, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has acquired SocialRadar. Using street-level imagery, some human interaction and proprietary algorithms, SocialRadar can pinpoint exactly where a business is located.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: SocialRadar, Inc.
SocialRadar is building technology that gives users real-time information and location insights on the people and places around them. SocialRadar’s LocationKit enables developers to dramatically improve location inside of their mobile applications through a free SDK.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Spindle

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Spindle, an app for local discovering - of shops, restaurants, event venues, parks, and other nearby businesses and organizations. The Spindle team will move to San Francisco and shutter the Spindle app.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Spindle
Spindle is a geo-restricted real-time stream, in a mobile app. Spindle tries to find content from Facebook and Twitter relevant to shops, restaurants, bars, event venues, museums, art galleries, parks, and other businesses and organizations around the user.
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announced 9/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Addison Lee, will acquire Tandem Technologies

synopsis: Addison Lee Group, the world's largest managed premium car service, announced that it is acquiring car service booking and management platform Tandem Technologies from Transdev. Tandem provides car service booking and management software to corporate customers in New York.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Addison Lee
Based in the United Kingdom, Addison Lee is the world's largest managed premium car service. It was the first UK ground transport business to launch a booking app, and the company operates 5,000 of its own vehicles and provides up to 30,000 rides a day in London alone. "
target parent: Transdev
target: Tandem Technologies
Tandem Technologies is a car service booking and management platform. They are a world-leading enterprise solution for corporate ground transportation. Tandem is also a leader in fleet solutions, including dispatch, billing and cashiering.
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announced 9/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Nautilus, Inc., will acquire Vay AG

synopsis: Nautilus, Inc., an innovation leader in home fitness for over 30 years, will acquire Switzerland-based VAY, a leader in motion technology. Through a combination of machine learning expertise and a deep knowledge of human biomechanics, VAY’s proprietary technology enables computers to understand human motion using cameras.
buyer: Nautilus, Inc. (:$664.91)
Nautilus, Inc. is a global leader in digitally connected home fitness solutions. The company’s brand family includes Bowflex, Nautilus, Schwinn, and JRNY, its digital fitness platform. "
target: Vay AG
Based in Switzerland, VAY specializes in computer vision and AI technology solutions and has developed reliable and precise software solutions for human motion analysis using any normal (RGB) camera from a device, such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.
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closed 9/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Russmedia Equity Partners, acquired calimoto GmbH

synopsis: Russmedia Equity Partners, the investment holding company of the Austrian Russmedia Group, has acquired a majority stake in calimoto, the leading global app for motorcyclists. calimoto maximizes all aspects of riding a motorcycle as a lifestyle. The app allows motorcyclists to track all their rides, share their trips, and discover amazing roads.
buyer parent: Russ Media
buyer: Russmedia Equity Partners
Russmedia Equity Partners is a European company that invests in digital marketplaces, aggregators and SaaS solutions. Russmedia Equity Partners runs a profitable portfolio of 20 digital platform businesses across 7 countries in Europe. Russmedia Equity Partners is part of the Russmedia Group. "
target: calimoto GmbH
calimoto is the leading global app for motorcyclists. calimoto maximizes all aspects of riding a motorcycle as a lifestyle, recreational and social experience. The app allows motorcyclists to track all their rides, share their trips with other bikers and discover amazing roads.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Zenly

synopsis: Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Snapchat has bought Zenly, an app that lets users see where their friends currently are on a map using constant GPS in the background.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Zenly
Zenly is a simple way to know what your friends and family are up to! Who’s nearby? Where’s the party? When are your friends arriving? On iOS & Android.
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$200
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closed 11/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired GPS Status Test & Fix

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired the highly regarded GPS Status Test & Fix app from US-based developer Mark Pfluger. GPS Status Test & Fix allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: GPS Status Test & Fix
GPS Status Test & Fix is an Android app that allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well. Users love the functionality of the well-designed app, with nearly 60% of reviewers giving it five stars.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Daum Kakao, will acquire Loc&All

synopsis: Daum Kakao said that it has decided to acquire Loc&All, a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. The app has more than 8 million subscribers, and is one of nation's two biggest mobile navigation services along with SK Telecom's T-Map.
buyer: Daum Kakao (KOSE:A035720:$3,683.19)
Daumkakao is a global mobile lifestyle platform company with services spanning messaging, mail, search, news, advertising, gaming, e-commerce, music, maps and more. Daumkakao reaches consumers, businesses and others via its portfolio of popular assets: KakaoTalk, KakaoGame, Daum Mail and more. "
target: Loc&All
Loc&All is a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. Kimgisa is a location-based app for iOS and Android that acts as a sort of touch-screen sat-nav device.
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closed 5/17/2015 via New York Times

Apple, Inc., acquired Coherent Navigation, Inc.

synopsis: Apple confirmed that it had purchased Coherent Navigation, a Bay Area global positioning company, further bolstering Apple’s location technology and services. Coherent Navigation was a small firm that focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Coherent Navigation, Inc.
Coherent Navigation is focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator. Coherent Navigation provides navigation systems technology that is far stronger than many consumer-grade global positioning systems.
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closed 10/14/2014 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Location Labs

synopsis: AVG® Technologies N.V., the online security company™, announced the acquisition of privately-held Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile technology to protect people. This acquisition significantly broadens AVG's position as the online security company by accelerating its mobile security business.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Location Labs
Location Labs is the leader in mobile location-based services. The company operates the world’s most successful mobile location-based personal safety service. Its location-as-a-Service Platform offers solutions to 4,700 developers and enterprises to leverage location capabilities.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 1/3/2013 via PR Newswire

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, acquired ALK Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble has acquired ALK Technologies, a global leader in routing, mapping, mileage and navigation technologies. ALK Technologies offers proprietary routing and international map-based solutions for transportation, logistics and mobile workforces. ALK® is expected to extend and complement Trimble's Transportation and Logistics product portfolio.
buyer parent: Trimble Navigation Limited
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Division is a leading provider of end-to-end technology solutions to for-hire motor carriers, private fleets, freight brokerage, and third-party logistics providers of all sizes worldwide. "
target: ALK Technologies, Inc.
ALK Technologies, a global leader in GeoLogistics™ and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics and mobile workforces. For 30 years, ALK has led the transportation industry with high-quality routing, mileage and mapping solutions.
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closed 1/10/2008 via BusinessWire

uLocate Communications, Inc., purchased Buddy Beacon from HELIO, INC.

synopsis: uLocate Communications Inc. announced their acquisition of the Buddy Beacon™ name from Helio LLC. Introduced by Helio in partnership with uLocate in 2006, Buddy Beacon leverages location based technology to allow users to share their location from their mobile device so they can more easily connect with their friends.
buyer: uLocate Communications, Inc.
uLocate Communications, Inc. is an application and technology service provider of wireless location-based services. uLocate integrates GPS enabled cell phone technology with the convenience of the internet to provide a variety of LBS services for both enterprise applications and personal use. "
seller parent: SK Telecom
seller: HELIO, INC.
HELIO is a new mobile brand custom-built for young, connected consumers. HELIO brings together the innovation from the world leader in wireless - SK Telecom - and the service and support synonymous with leading Internet Service Provider - EarthLink - to deliver a breakthrough mobile experience.
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closed 7/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Wayfinder Systems AB, acquired Navicore Oy

synopsis: Wayfinder and Navicore announced that an agreement has been signed finalising the acquisition of the Finnish navigation company Navicore by Wayfinder. By joining forces the combined entity will offer award winning location applications and services on all major platforms in connected mobile devices.
buyer: Wayfinder Systems AB
Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports. "
target: Navicore Oy
Navicore is a provider of interactive navigation products for connective mobile devices running on different operating systems like Symbian and Linux. Navicore Personal software together with a GPS turns your connective mobile device into a fully functional navigator that is always with you.
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announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sberbank, will acquire Doma.ai

synopsis: Sberbank, a Russian banking and financial services company, will acquire a 78.04% stake in Doma.ai, a mobile property management solution in Russia. Doma.ai enables property owners to chat with employees, check reports, keep track of tasks, and build relationships with their residents.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$23,544.42)
Sberbank is a state-owned Russian banking and financial services company headquartered in Moscow. The company was known as "Sberbank of Russia" until 2015. Sberbank has operations in several European and post-Soviet countries. "
target: Doma.ai
Doma.ai is a mobile property management solution in Russia. Doma.ai enables property owners to chat with employees, check reports, keep track of tasks, and build relationships with their residents. The app also allows residents to easily pay their bills and communicate with the property owner.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Glu Mobile Inc., acquired Poke Radar

synopsis: Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, announced the acquisition of community-driven App, Poke Radar, a Pokemon GO assistant application for discovering the location of any Pokemon found by other players.
buyer: Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU:$540.52)
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS. "
target: Poke Radar
Poke Radar for Pokemon GO is an assistant app for discovering the location of any Pokemon that have been found by other players. Their mission is make it easier for players of the popular Pokemon GO mobile game to "catch 'em all."
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

die Mobiliar, acquired Buildigo SA

synopsis: Die Mobiliar has acquired the start-up Buildigo in western Switzerland. Buildigo.ch is a Swiss web platform created to facilitate the search for local craftsmen of confidence and quality. The project was born from the desire to make the building market more transparent and fair.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target: Buildigo SA
Buildigo.ch is a Swiss web platform created to facilitate the search for local craftsmen of confidence and quality. The project was born from the desire to make the building market more transparent and fair.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

die Mobiliar, acquired bexio AG

synopsis: bexio, part of the RedAlpine fund, has been acquired by die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. bexio provides SMBs with customer management, order processing, easy bookkeeping and integrated E-Banking.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target parent: RedAlpine
target: bexio AG
Based in Switzerland, bexio offers cloud-based business and accounting software solutions to manage their customers, write quotes and invoices, and more. It develops and sells accounting software for small and medium companies.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tracker.com, purchased FindMe from die Mobiliar

synopsis: Tracker.com, a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions, has acquired FindMe from die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more.
buyer: Tracker.com
Tracker.com is a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions. They offer GPS, mobile, and LoRa based solutions that allow users to track people, vehicles, valuables, and more. Their solutions transmit positions in real time to ensure the safety of people and objects. "
seller: die Mobiliar
FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more. FindMe belongs to die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tracker.com, purchased FindMe from die Mobiliar

synopsis: Tracker.com, a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions, has acquired FindMe from die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more.
buyer: Tracker.com
Tracker.com is a Swedish developer and distributor of positioning solutions. They offer GPS, mobile, and LoRa based solutions that allow users to track people, vehicles, valuables, and more. Their solutions transmit positions in real time to ensure the safety of people and objects. "
seller: die Mobiliar
FindMe is a mobile app that allows users to use their smartphone to track and protect valuables such as keys, laptops, bicycles, cars and more. FindMe belongs to die Mobiliar, the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland.
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announced 12/10/2008 via AP - Associated Press

Vodafone Group Plc, will acquire Wayfinder Systems AB

synopsis: Vodafone Group PLC, the world's biggest mobile phone provider by sales, said it has offered to buy Swedish wireless navigation device company Wayfinder Systems for 239 million Swedish kronor ($29 million) in cash.
buyer: Vodafone Group Plc (LSE:VOD:$48,527.23)
Vodafone's vision is to be the world's mobile communications leader - enriching customers' lives, helping individuals, businesses and communities be more connected in a mobile world. "
target: Wayfinder Systems AB
Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports.
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announced 6/24/2015 via BusinessWire

SkyBitz, Inc., will acquire GPS North America

synopsis: SkyBitz, a remote asset tracking and information management solutions, will acquire GPS North America, a commercial telematics company in the local fleet management market. GPS North America offers fleet management solutions including asset tracking, hours-of-service compliance, vehicle dispatch and fleet reporting all under the SignalTrack brand.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: SkyBitz, Inc.
SkyBitz provides global remote asset management solutions and real-time information on the status of assets. Many enterprises rely on SkyBitz technology to achieve total asset visibility, improved security, lower operating and capital expenses, and enhanced customer service. "
target: GPS North America
GPS North America delivers integrated fleet management solutions to sales, service, and delivery companies. They offer a full continuum of fleet management capabilities—including GPS tracking with integrated dispatch—along with a range of products for locating virtually any company asset.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Xirgo Technologies, acquired Baltic Car Equipment

synopsis: Xirgo Technologies, a leading provider of innovative, full-featured, application-specific wireless IoT communication devices, has acquired Baltic Car Equipment, a provider of a variety of fleet management solutions, including hardware and software suites for light vehicles, trucks, heavy machinery, and agricultural equipment.
buyer parent: Hammond Kennedy Whitney
buyer: Xirgo Technologies
Xirgo Technologies, LLC. is a leading provider of innovative, full-featured, application-specific wireless IoT communication devices. An expansive product line facilitates best-in-class solutions for numerous markets and verticals. "
target: Baltic Car Equipment
Based in Lithuania, Baltic Car Equipment (BCE) provides a variety of fleet management solutions, including hardware and software suites for light vehicles, trucks, heavy machinery, and agricultural equipment targeting a variety of industries.
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closed 10/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Smart Kids Group, Inc., acquired Paragon GPS, Inc.

synopsis: Smart Kids Group, Inc. announced the acquisition of Paragon GPS, Inc., a leading developer of personal tracking devices designed specifically for children and parents concerned about child safety. Smart Kids Group develops, distributes and licenses quality safety programs and children's character based Edutainment products.
buyer: Smart Kids Group, Inc. (SKGP:$0.00)
Smart Kids Group develops, distributes and licenses quality safety programs and children's character based Edutainment products through a variety of media including television, DVD, retail, direct marketing, and the Internet. "
target: Paragon GPS, Inc.
Paragon GPS is a consumer products technology company engaged in the research and development of location tracking devices that use global positioning satellites to conveniently and accurately track the location of children, parents, relatives and loved ones.
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closed 3/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

GPS Bulgaria, acquired Mobiliz

synopsis: Turkish private equity firm Mediterra Private Equity sold its portfolio company Mobiliz Information and Communication Technologies Inc. to GPS Bulgaria. Mobiliz provides telematics solutions for vehicle tracking, mobile video recording and camera tracking.
buyer: GPS Bulgaria
GPS Bulgaria is a leading Bulgarian provider of technologically advanced GPS/GSM based solutions for fleet management, vehicle security, personal tracking, monitoring of ships and railway vehicles, as well as other specialized solutions for businesses in Bulgaria. "
target parent: Mediterra Capital
target: Mobiliz
Founded in 2004, Mobiliz is one of the two biggest players in Turkish fleet telematics industry. Fleet telematics services allow companies to better manage their fleet in terms of driver, vehicle and operational management.
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closed 8/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

TomTom NV, acquired Coordina

synopsis: TomTom announced the acquisition of Coordina (Gestion Electronica Logistica, S.L.), the Spanish market leader in Fleet Management Solutions, based in Barcelona. TomTom Business Solutions, the European market leader of Fleet Management Solutions, reinforces its position as Europe’s fastest growing provider of fleet management services.
buyer: TomTom NV (ENXTAM:TOM2:$1,079.90)
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. "
target: Coordina
Coordina (Gestion Electronica Logistica, S.L.) is the Spanish market leader in Fleet Management Solutions, based in Barcelona.
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closed 9/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Wireless Matrix Corporation, acquired SkyGuard, LLC

synopsis: Wireless Matrix Corporation, a leading provider of GPS fleet tracking services, announced that it has closed on the purchase of certain assets of SkyGuard, LLC. SkyGuard is a private company with over 20 years of experience in wireless technology and vehicle security.
buyer: Wireless Matrix Corporation (WSMXF:$33.33)
Wireless Matrix Corporation provides GPS fleet tracking solutions to improve service fleet delivery metrics. The Company’s solutions provide location intelligence for managing, measuring and monitoring service execution. "
target: SkyGuard, LLC
SkyGuard provides fleet management services to businesses throughout the U.S. using a secure web-based application and telematics device that collects a wealth of valuable information that can be displayed in the application or integrated into a customer’s software application.
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cancelled 7/7/2010 via Capital IQ

Agri-Dynamics, Inc., cancelled merger with GPS Tracking Network, Inc.

synopsis: Agri Dynamics, Inc. Cancelled the Acquisition of GPS Tracking Network, Inc.
buyer: Agri-Dynamics, Inc.
Agri-Dynamics, Inc. is a holding company providing management consulting services, incorporated under the laws of the State of Iowa. Its shares are currently traded on over-the-counter market (OTC) and are listed on the Pink Sheets. "
target: GPS Tracking Network, Inc.
GPS Tracking is a minority-owned company providing internet-based vehicle tracking service to commercial vehicle operators and governmental agencies, especially law enforcement units, where its competitive products and services are proven to demonstrate a significant cost savings to its end users.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired Veltec

synopsis: Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held Veltec, a fleet management provider that delivers solutions to transportation companies to improve safety and reduce operational costs. Veltec is headquartered in Londrina, Brazil.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,659.10)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: Veltec
Veltec is a leading fleet mobility provider, developing technologies that improve safety and reduce operational costs. Based in Londrina, Brazil, Veltec serves more than 900 companies.
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closed 9/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Safe Fleet, acquired Seon

synopsis: Safe Fleet, the leading provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles announced the acquisition of Seon, the leading manufacturer of video surveillance and fleet management solutions for school and transit buses.
buyer: Safe Fleet
Safe Fleet is the leading provider of safety solutions for fleet vehicles. Safe Fleet owns a portfolio of brands that helps its customers improve the safety and efficiency of their fleets, their operators, passengers and pedestrians. "
target: Seon
Seon develops, manufactures and markets mobile video surveillance systems for the school and transit bus markets. Seon helps transportation managers capture, record, view, and wirelessly download on-board security footage, quickly and reliably.
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closed 2/13/2014 via Company Press Release

WABCO, acquired Transics International NV

synopsis: WABCO Holdings Inc., a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, announced that it has acquired 96.84 percent of the shares of Transics International NV, which develops and commercializes fleet management solutions for the transport and logistics sector in Europe.
buyer: WABCO (NYSE:WBC:$2,931.50)
WABCO is a leading global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough mechanical, mechatronic and electronic technologies for braking, stability and transmission automation systems. "
target: Transics International NV (TRAN:$68.33)
Transics International NV develops and commercializes fleet management solutions for the transport and logistics sector in Europe. Its fleet management solutions include on-board computers and related software and hardware products, such as tachographs, CAN Bus, and temperature peripherals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$131 [$111]*
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
9.3x
closed 1/6/2014 via PR Web

Comdata Corporation, acquired eFueling Technologies

synopsis: Comdata Inc. has acquired eFueling Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Woodfin Oil Company, and the developer of a comprehensive family of products, services and supporting business model that puts businesses back in control of spiraling fleet management and fueling costs.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Comdata Corporation
Comdata is a leading financial and data transaction processor that specializes in "trust-enabled" payment transactions based on an individual company's business rules. This includes transactions such as controlled spending, purchasing, payroll, cash card and similar transactions. "
target parent: Woodfin Oil Company
target: eFueling Technologies
eFueling developed a comprehensive family of products, services and supporting business model that puts businesses back in control of spiraling fleet management and fueling costs.
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closed 11/1/2012 via PR Newswire

China TransInfo Technology Corp., acquired China TransInfo Technology Corp.

synopsis: China TransInfo Technology Corp, which makes 2D and 3D geography information system software for the Chinese government, has been taken private by its CEO. The company is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China.
buyer: China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO:$122.73)
China TransInfo Technology Corp. was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing. The company is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. "
target parent: SAIF Partners
target: China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO:$122.73)
China TransInfo Technology Corp. is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. The company was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$112 [$86]*
rev ($mm)
$159
EBITDA ($mm)
$19
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
announced 1/18/2022 via GlobeNewswire

ASSA ABLOY AB, will acquire Vigil Health Solutions

synopsis: Vigil Health Solutions, a leader in innovative call systems and resident monitoring solutions for senior living, is to be acquired by ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security, safety and convenience.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
Based in Sweden, ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end user needs for security, safety and convenience. The Group has a leading position in areas such as access control, identification technology, entrance automation and hotel security. "
target: Vigil Health Solutions (VGL:$5.16)
Vigil Health Solutions is a leader in innovative call systems and resident monitoring solutions for senior living. The Vigil Integrated Care Management System is the one platform that addresses resident needs throughout the full continuum of care.
price ($mm)[EV]
$12 [$9]
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.6x
announced 12/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Gaztransport & Technigaz, will acquire Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage of LNG (liquefied natural gas), will acquire a 75% stake in Ascenz, the Asian leader in operational risk intelligence solutions for the maritime industry. Ascenz provides vessel performance systems such as fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$434.74)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd
Ascenz is the Asian leader in operational risk intelligence solutions for the maritime industry. Ascenz provides vessel performance systems, such as fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring, for global shipping companies seeking fuel savings, emissions compliance and efficiency management.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonardyne International Ltd., acquired EIVA a/s

synopsis: Sonardyne International Ltd., a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology, has acquired EIVA A/S, a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world.
buyer: Sonardyne International Ltd.
Sonardyne is a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology. Sonardyne offers an unrivalled portfolio of acoustic and non-acoustic technologies that facilitate safe, secure, economical and environmentally sound operations upon and within the world’s oceans and seas."
target: EIVA a/s
EIVA is a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world. Their NaviSuite solution provides a multipurpose suite of software products for any sonar and sensor survey or engineering operation.
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closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Ascentis Software, acquired Cincinnati Time Systems

synopsis: Ascentis, a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions, announced the acquisition of Cincinnati Time Systems. Cincinnati Time Systems is known for its excellent reputation in providing businesses and institutions with extensive expertise in time-based service offerings.
buyer parent: Palm Ventures, LLC
buyer: Ascentis Software
Ascentis helps organizations improve their human resources and payroll functions by offering an all-in-one human capital management solutions suite, supported with a first-of-its-kind client centric service model. "
target: Cincinnati Time Systems
Cincinnati Time Systems is known for its excellent reputation in providing businesses and institutions with extensive expertise in time-based service offerings. They specialize in time and attendance, parking systems, access control and video surveillance.
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