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closed 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Mosaik Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of Mosaik Solutions, a company that builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
As a strategic partner to mobile operators and network-dependent solution providers, Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. It builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
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closed 2/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson Emodo, acquired Placecast, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the Swedish networking and telecom company announced its acquisition of Placecast, a combo data management and demand-side platform (DSP) for location data. Placecast is now part of Emodo, Ericsson’s programmatic mobile ad platform.
buyer parent: Ericsson AB
buyer: Ericsson Emodo
Emodo is an end-to-end data management solution and advertising platform, offering high quality addressable audiences at scale for advertisers and publishers. Emodo is Ericsson AB's programmatic mobile ad platform that helps telcos monetize their subscriber data. "
target: Placecast, Inc.
Placecast is the industry’s leading enterprise mobile data management platform (DMP) that combines carrier data, location data, and user behavior across different devices to provide marketers a rich understanding between people and places and to help them make smarter marketing decisions.
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closed 1/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Guavus, Inc., acquired Neuralitic Inc.

synopsis: Guavus, a leading provider of big data analytics solutions, announced it has acquired Neuralitic Systems, the mobile data monetization and marketing analytics experts serving the telecommunications industry.
buyer: Guavus, Inc.
Founded in February 2006, Guavus has been built from the ground up to unlock the value of operational, sensor and network-generated Big Data to reduce the economic and technology risk associated with deploying a traditional business intelligence solution. "
target: Neuralitic Inc.
Neuralitic Systems is the leading provider of Mobile Data Monetization and Big Data solutions. The company’s mission is to enable Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to unlock the value of their subscribers’ data.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Sicap AG

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has completed its seventh acquisition in the Communications vertical with the acquisition of SICAP Schweiz AG, a global mobile device management provider to Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Operators, Enablers and Aggregators.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Sicap AG
SICAP Schweiz AG is a mobile device management provider to Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Operators. Sicap’s solutions provide customer insight and engagement, device & SIM management, mobile security, enterprise mobility management & Internet of Things (IoT) service enablement.
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closed 10/25/2013 via Market Wire

Evolving Systems, Inc., acquired Telespree Communications

synopsis: Evolving Systems, Inc., a leading provider of activation-based solutions to telecom operators worldwide, announced it has acquired privately held Telespree Communications, a SaaS provider of service activation, self-service mobile applications and data enablement solutions to wireless carriers and MVNOs(mobile virtual network operators).
buyer: Evolving Systems, Inc. (EVOL:$24.32)
Evolving Systems provides activation, dynamic SIM allocation and number management software and services to communication providers globally, helping them to improve process efficiency, reduce costs and enhance their customer's experience. "
target: Telespree Communications
Telespree is a leading enabler of cloud-based wireless data services for carriers, retailers, and wholesale providers. Their Mobile Services Platform delivers service enrollment, session monitoring, policy management, real-time charging and mobile marketing services via a virtualized environment.
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$1.56
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closed 6/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Oberthur Technologies, acquired Prodo Telecom AB

synopsis: Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Prodo Telecom. The company is one of the few companies exclusively specialized in Over-The-Air (OTA) platforms.
buyer: Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies (OT) is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of smartphones. "
target: Prodo Telecom AB
Prodo Telecom has developed and supported mobile / cellular solutions that have helped operators achieve their business goals by providing implementation and optimization strategies that uniquely fit Network Operators needs.
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announced 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Digital Turbine Group, LLC., will acquire Mobile Posse

synopsis: Digital Turbine will acquire Mobile Posse, Inc., a mobile content discovery and advertising platform company. The acquisition of Mobile Posse will allow Digital Turbine to provide a comprehensive media and advertising solution for its operator and OEM partners while enriching the mobile experience for end users by delivering relevant content.
buyer: Digital Turbine Group, LLC. (APPS:$126.56)
Digital Turbine innovates at the convergence of media and mobile communications, connecting mobile operators, OEMs, and publishers with app developers and advertisers. Its Mobile Delivery Platform powers user acquisition and engagement, operational efficiency, and monetization opportunities. "
target: Mobile Posse
Mobile Posse turns telecom companies into mobile media leaders through its Firstly Mobile content discovery platform. The Firstly Mobile Platform creates a better smartphone experience by presenting engaging curated content without having to open, load, search, and wait.
price ($mm)
$42
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$55
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$10
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6.6x
closed 4/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Mobilethink

synopsis: Enghouse Systems, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, announced it has acquired Mobilethink A/S of Aarhus, Denmark. Mobilethink A/S is a software business specializing in device management solutions, with two leading brands in the mobile B2B sector.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Mobilethink
Mobilethink is a world leading mobile device intelligence provider, serving mobile operators for more than a decade. The company presents a fully fledged and robust mobile operator-centric device intelligence management suite for device management, customer engagement and smartphone support.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mobilethink and Tweakker, acquired Mobilethink and Tweakker

synopsis: A new era began at Mobilethink and Tweakker in Denmark following a management buyout from Spirent Communications by Pierre Hagendorf, previously general manager of the two businesses. Mobilethink and Tweakker help operators to better manage the growing complexities associated with feature phones, smartphones and any other connected mobile device.
buyer: Mobilethink and Tweakker
Mobilethink Holdings is the parent entity of Mobilethink and Tweakker. Mobilethink and Tweakker help operators to better manage the growing complexities associated with feature phones, smartphones and any other connected mobile device on a network. "
target parent: Spirent Communications plc
target: Mobilethink and Tweakker
Mobilethink Holdings is the parent entity of Mobilethink and Tweakker. Mobilethink and Tweakker help operators to better manage the growing complexities associated with feature phones, smartphones and any other connected mobile device on a network.
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closed 9/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Spirent Communications plc, acquired Mobilethink A/S

synopsis: Spirent Communications plc, a leading communications technology company, announced that it has acquired Mobilethink A/S, a provider of mobile device management, device analytics and intelligence solutions for mobile operators.
buyer: Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT:$457.90)
Spirent Communications plc., a global leader in test and measurement, offers an extensive portfolio of solutions to test data centers, cloud computing and virtualized environments, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, and positioning technologies. "
target: Mobilethink A/S
Headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, Mobilethink is a provider of mobile device management, device analytics and intelligence solutions for mobile operators. Mobilethink has over 100 mobile operator and MVNO customers across Europe and emerging markets in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
price ($mm)
$20
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$8
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closed 3/4/2016 via Market Wire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired CellVision AS

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired CellVision AS. CellVision enables spatial intelligence and visual dashboard analytics for network operators. The company's mBOSS product line includes a suite of applications that integrates with data sources in the telecommunications service provider's operating environment.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: CellVision AS
Founded in 2000 in Oslo, CellVision is focused on advanced and streamlined network analysis and customer communications to improve the customer experience and reduce mobile operator costs.
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closed 5/6/2014 via PR Newswire

WidePoint Corporation, acquired Soft-ex Communications

synopsis: WidePoint Corporation, a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services featuring enterprise-wide telecommunications management and Cybersecurity solutions, announced that it has acquired Soft-ex Communications, Ltd., a leading software provider of Telecom Data Intelligence solutions throughout European and Middle Eastern markets.
buyer: WidePoint Corporation (WYY:$78.42)
WidePoint is a leading provider of secure, cloud-delivered, enterprise-wide information technology-based solutions that can enable enterprises and agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. "
target: Soft-ex Communications
Soft-ex is a leading supplier of Telecom Data Intelligence Software as a Service solutions that provide unique online data intelligence for Communication Service Providers and their Enterprise customers for fixed, mobile and PABX communications.
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announced 2/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Ribbon Communications Inc., will acquire Anova Data, Inc.

synopsis: Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, will acquire Anova Data, Inc., a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization.
buyer: Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Ribbon Communications Inc. is a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe."
target: Anova Data, Inc.
Anova Data is a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization. Anova Data enables operators to improve their network efficiency and customer experience.
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announced 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ericsson AB, will acquire CENX, Inc.

synopsis: Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, will acquire CENX, a service assurance and network analytics firm. CENX's predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson AB is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, with more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries. They offer services in the areas of software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud. "
target: CENX, Inc.
CENX is a service assurance and network analytics firm. Their predictive and historical analytics provide service providers with a holistic perspective of the network in real time. CENX allows operators to pinpoint and prevent faults, optimize capacity, and spot and exploit new opportunities.
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closed 12/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Enea AB, acquired Qosmos

synopsis: Enea announced the completion of the acquisition of Qosmos, a privately held company with leading positions in IP traffic classification and network intelligence. Qosmos is a supplier of Network Intelligence software based on Deep Packet Inspection (”DPI”) and commands a dominating share of its market.
buyer: Enea AB (OM:ENEA:$71.72)
Enea is a global supplier of network software platforms and world class services, with a vision of helping customers develop amazing functions in a connected society. "
target: Qosmos
Qosmos is a supplier of Network Intelligence software based on Deep Packet Inspection (”DPI”) and commands a dominating share of its market. More than 100 telecom networks worldwide use solutions powered by Qosmos.
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closed 11/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Mobileum

synopsis: Mobileum announced it has been acquired by Audax Private Equity, a private equity firm focused on building leading middle market companies. Mobileum helps telecom service providers leverage the power of predictive analytics and real-time insights to drive game-changing business transformation.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Private Equity has been focused on building leading middle market companies. Through its disciplined Buy & Build approach, Audax seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth, optimize operations, and significantly increase equity value. "
target: Mobileum
Mobileum helps telecom service providers leverage the power of predictive analytics and real-time insights to drive game-changing business transformation.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Confirmit, acquired Integrasco

synopsis: Confirmit announced the acquisition of Integrasco. Integrasco AS provides social media monitoring and analytics services to the telecommunications industry. It offers Internet word of mouth research and consulting services based on information found in blogs, bulletin boards, and other interactive consumer channels.
buyer: Confirmit
Confirmit AS provides software for market research and enterprise feedback management. The company offers a range of software products for feedback/data collection, panel management, data processing, market research analysis, media research analysis, and reporting. "
target: Integrasco
Integrasco AS provides social media monitoring and analytics services to the telecommunications industry. It offers Internet word of mouth research and consulting services based on information found in blogs, bulletin boards, and other interactive consumer channels.
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closed 8/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired TTS Wireless

synopsis: Amdocs, a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announced it has acquired TTS Wireless, a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning, and software-enabled solutions.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,144.85)
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Their Amdocs Optima is a digital customer management and commerce platform designed to rapidly and securely monetize any product or service. "
target: TTS Wireless
TTS Wireless is a privately-owned provider of mobile network engineering services, specializing in network optimization, planning, and software-enabled solutions.
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closed 1/23/2018 via BusinessWire

IDEMIA, acquired Otono Networks

synopsis: IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity for an increasingly digital world, announced the acquisition of Otono Networks and its industry-leading eSIM orchestration technology. Otono Networks, Inc. is a leader in eSIM (embedded SIM) enablement and orchestration solutions for any device or mobile operator worldwide.
buyer: IDEMIA
IDEMIA is the global leader in augmented reality in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, with the ambition to empower citizens and consumers alike to interact, pay, connect, travel and vote in ways that are now possible in a connected environment. "
target: Otono Networks
Otono Networks, Inc. is a leader in eSIM (embedded SIM) enablement and orchestration solutions for any device or mobile operator worldwide. The comprehensive cloud-based Otono Platform is the leading platform for anyone deploying eSIM-based devices to their network.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Web

truconnect, acquired wefi

synopsis: TruConnect Communications, Inc., one of the nation's fastest growing prepaid mobile service providers, announced that it has formed TruConnect Technologies, LLC, a new unit that acquired the business, operating assets, and technology of WeFi, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wi-fi offload and mobile analytics in the network operator space.
buyer: truconnect
TruConnect is a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching millions of Americans where they live, work, and play. Their data plans are comprised of Forever Data, which means that it is your data and it never expires. "
target: wefi
wefi is a key innovator and a market leader in mobile broadband Smart Always Best Connection solution and heterogeneous network management. wefi offers a complete network of solutions that enable providers and operators to make the best decisions for their user experience.
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closed 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Mosaik Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of Mosaik Solutions, a company that builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
As a strategic partner to mobile operators and network-dependent solution providers, Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. It builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
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closed 2/2/2016 via Market Wire

Mosaik Solutions, Inc., acquired Sensorly SAS

synopsis: Mosaik, a company that enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience, announced it has acquired Sensorly, a crowdsourced coverage mapping service, with a mission to deliver the most comprehensive, useful and unbiased wireless network information to consumers and network operators across the globe.
buyer: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. Mosaik develops intelligence solutions that help executives, marketers, engineers and analysts improve marketing and retention programs, competitive network planning and site acquisition efforts. "
target: Sensorly SAS
Sensorly is a free, crowdsourced coverage mapping service for wireless networks, available for all to use. Using data collected anonymously and shared by the Sensorly mobile app users, the service benefits from the contributions of people who share information on their real experience as customers.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Market Wire

Mosaik Solutions, Inc., acquired TowerSource

synopsis: Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, announces its acquisition of TowerSource, North America's largest and most comprehensive vertical asset database, adding greater value to Mosaik's network coverage database. TowerSource is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America.
buyer: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence. It maintains the most in-depth network coverage and infrastructure database in the world, enabling clients to understand complex spectrum and network coverage dynamics. "
target: TowerSource
TowerSource was formed in 1990. Originally a set of publications known as Fryer's Site Guides, it is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America and evolved into a real estate marketplace for vertical assets. TowerSource is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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closed 4/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SRFax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of SRFax, a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SRFax
SRFax is a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes. They offer Email to Fax, Fax to Email, Online Faxing and an excellent Internet Fax API.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Buffered VPN merged with Encrypt.me,

synopsis: Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service, has announced that it will be merging with Buffered VPN. Encrypt.me is part of the J2 Global family. Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi. "
target: Buffered VPN
Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web. With servers in over 30 countries, Buffered VPN is able to provide their users with unfettered access to international websites from anywhere in the world.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Spiceworks

synopsis: Spiceworks, the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, has been acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers. Their media network known for its leadership, editorial and industry content is trusted by the decision makers customers need to reach. "
target: Spiceworks
Spiceworks is a social network for IT professionals. They’re the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, making it the largest, most unique IT community of its kind.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Encrypt.me

synopsis: j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to keep their personal information secure when they're using public Wi-Fi.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SafeSend

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired SafeSend, a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SafeSend
SafeSend is a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
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closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iContact

synopsis: iContact, an email marketing firm launched in the Triangle 15 years ago, has been acquired by j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company. Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: iContact
Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
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closed 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Castle Connolly Top Doctors

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. has acquired Castle Connolly, a company that since 1991 has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Since 1991 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired DemandShore Solutions

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced they have acquired DemandShore. Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: DemandShore Solutions
Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally. DemandShore has worked with more than 250 technology companies, helping them achieve success with their go-to-market programs and accelerating revenue growth.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Communicator Corp

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of The Communicator Corporation, an email marketing software company that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Communicator Corp
Communicator is email marketing software that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results. Their Software Suite is powered by SMARTSend™, the email delivery solution that ensures emails can be sent faster while making them more likely to reach the inbox.
price ($mm)
$10.00
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Ookla, acquired Ekahau, Inc.

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Ekahau, the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Ekahau, Inc.
Ekahau is the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting. Ekahau's tools are used by the leading Wi-Fi infrastructure vendors and telecom operators to minimize network deployment time and ensure sufficient wireless network performance.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ookla, acquired Downdetector.com

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Downdetector.com, the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. Downdetector.com aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Downdetector.com
Downdetector.com is the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. It aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives, including internet providers, public transport, online services and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Mosaik Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of Mosaik Solutions, a company that builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
As a strategic partner to mobile operators and network-dependent solution providers, Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. It builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., purchased VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack Security

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that they have completed the acquisition of VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
seller: ThreatTrack Security
The acquisition includes the VIPRE Security software products from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. ThreatTrack specializes in cyber security and malware software.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Vipre

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, has acquired VIPRE, the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Vipre
VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. It is powered by the world's most sophisticated security technologies that protect millions of users from today’s top online threats.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2017 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired BlackFriday.com

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that the company has acquired BlackFriday.com, a website that lets shoppers view popular Black Friday ads in one central location. BlackFriday.com helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: BlackFriday.com
BlackFriday.com is a website that helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers. Since 2006, BlackFriday.com has helped hundreds of millions of shoppers view the popular Black Friday ads in one central location.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired Health eCareers

synopsis: DHI Group, Inc. announced that it has sold its Health eCareers business to Everyday Health Professional, a subsidiary of j2 Global. Health eCareers is the online destination for healthcare careers with news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: DHI Group, Inc.
target: Health eCareers
Health eCareers is the destination for healthcare careers with news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities. They the only true single source for all of healthcare recruitment needs, providing unparalleled access to job seekers across all disciplines and specialties.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

FreeConference.com, acquired FreeConferencePro

synopsis: iotum, a leader in teleconference and group calling solutions, announced the acquisition of FreeConferencePro, a Connecticut-based provider of innovative and free audio conferencing services. With this acquisition, iotum continues to add voice-conferencing-services providers and customers to its robust group-calling platform, FreeConference.com.
buyer parent: Iotum
buyer: FreeConference.com
FreeConference is the original free conference calling service. FreeConference serves over a billion minutes a year of all-digital conference calls to businesses and individuals requiring top-tier performance at little or no cost. "
target: FreeConferencePro
FreeConferencePro is the highest quality, easiest to use, and most innovative audio conferencing service available to all users for free. It is an automated and secure system that allows you to sign up and receive a Conference Access Number and your own personal Passcode, ready for use immediately.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Ozefax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of a service provider, Sydney-based OzeFax. Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Ozefax
Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Iotum, acquired Freeconference

synopsis: iotum, operator of the popular and versatile teleconferencing service Calliflower.com for small business, announced that it is expanding with the acquisition of California-based Global Conference Partners, provider of FreeConference.com and associated teleconferencing services.
buyer: Iotum
iotum is an international company with roots in VoIP, telecom switch development, and innovative voice and mobile services. They provide several teleconferencing platforms and collaboration services to millions of users worldwide. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Freeconference
FreeConference is a service of Global Conference Partners, a leader in telephony and group communications solutions since 1985. FreeConference offers a variety of solutions to fit the conferencing needs of businesses, enterprises, individuals, community and nonprofit organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

AT Conference, Inc., acquired A Professional Conference Call

synopsis: AT Conference, Inc., a leading provider of audio and web conferencing services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ‘A Professional Conference Call’ of Duluth, GA.
buyer: AT Conference, Inc.
Founded in 1999, AT Conference provides conference calling services for businesses, including web conferencing, operator assisted conferencing, and special services for investor relation conferencing. Primarily focused on the SMB market, AT Conference has over 50,000 customers worldwide. "
target: A Professional Conference Call
A Professional Conference Call's experience within this changing industry has allowed us to empower our business clients with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate worldwide, while providing the highest level of conferencing products and professional customer services available.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire ACL Mobile

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, is to acquire ACL Mobile Limited, a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$71*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Select Communications, acquired Lighthouse Conferencing

synopsis: Select Communications, a communications services provider, has acquired Lighthouse Conferencing, a provider of online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas.
buyer: Select Communications
Select Communications is a communications services provider that provides the broadest product selection and highest-quality communication services to organizations worldwide, with a time-saving, one-stop shopping opportunity. "
target: Lighthouse Conferencing
Lighthouse Conferencing provides online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas. They are a premium collaboration solutions partner focused on providing clients the highest level of thought, guidance, and service.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Videonor AS, acquired appear.in

synopsis: Videonor, a company that offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost, has acquired a majority stake in appear.in from Telenor Group, a leading telecommunications company. appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants.
buyer: Videonor AS
Videonor offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost. With clients in 50+ countries, Videonor helps global enterprises, startups, academic institutions and national sports teams communicate more effectively. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: appear.in
appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants. The service lets users start video calls directly in the browser without any downloads. appear.in works on almost any device and even lets users share their screen to show presentations, photos or spreadsheets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Euronext N.V., acquired Company Webcast B.V.

synopsis: Euronext announces the acquisition of a 51% majority stake in Company Webcast, a Dutch company specialised in professional webcast and webinar services. Company Webcast, based in the Netherlands, provides high-end webcast and webinar solutions to more than 260 corporates and local governments, through its state-of-the-art platform.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Company Webcast B.V.
Company Webcast is market leader in the Benelux region for high-end webcast and webinar solutions, which are based on a state of the art platform using the most advanced technology. Company Webcast can handle all aspects of organising, recording, broadcasting and archiving of webcasts.
price ($mm)
$3.83*
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/12/2017 via PR Newswire

PGi, will acquire ReadyTalk

synopsis: PGi, the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Denver-based ReadyTalk, a leading provider of cloud communications services, including audio, web and video conferencing, and self-service and managed webinar solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is the world's largest pure-play provider of collaboration software and services. PGi's unified collaboration platform empowers business users and teams to connect, share ideas and manage projects with the simplicity and everywhere-access of the latest cloud technologies. "
target: ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk delivers cloud communication services, including audio, video, web and voice conferencing as well as webinars, that inspire collaboration and improve communication for today's digital and mobile workforce.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2016 via Company Press Release

meetyoo conferencing GmbH, acquired ubivent GmbH

synopsis: Meetyoo Conferencing GmbH, a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts, has acquired Ubivent, Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
buyer: meetyoo conferencing GmbH
Based in Berlin, meetyoo conferencing GmbH is a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts. "
target: ubivent GmbH
Ubivent is Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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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announced 12/21/2011 via Market Wire

Arkadin, will acquire ConferencePlus Inc.

synopsis: Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ConferencePlus, Inc., a conferencing services provider and a subsidiary of Westell Technologies, Inc. ConferencePlus provides Arkadin with a complementary set of services and an expanded presence in North America and Europe.
buyer: Arkadin
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a global Collaboration Service Provider, offering audio, web and video conferencing solutions. Arkadin enables organizations to communicate and collaborate using customizable, cost-efficient, user-friendly solutions. "
target parent: Westell Technologies, Inc.
target: ConferencePlus Inc.
ConferencePlus, a leading global provider of audio, video, webcasting and web conferencing services, is dedicated to providing high quality, reliable conferencing services that customers trust with their most important events.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired MaxEmail

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a company that provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media, has acquired MaxEmail, a company that makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax and voice mail services to its clients.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: MaxEmail
MaxEmail makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax an voice mail services to its clients. Faxes can be sent and received through email without the need for a fax machine or dedicated phone line.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Faxmate

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of Australian service provider Brisbane-based Faxmate. The company provides fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,372.05)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Faxmate
FaxMate provides business grade virtual fax services in Australia. They provide fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services. FaxMate® completely replaces the need for a conventional fax machine for both sending and receiving faxes
price ($mm)
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closed 11/2/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Interwise

synopsis: AT&T Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Interwise, a leading global provider of Internet Protocol (IP)-based voice, Web and video conferencing services. In parallel, AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Connect, the first in a planned series of converged AT&T-branded voice, video and web conferencing products and services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$179,145.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Interwise
Interwise is the leader in delivering unlimited voice, Web, and video conferencing for the enterprise. Interwise’ fixed price/unlimited usage business model and enterprise-class technology combine to make it easy for companies to deliver conferencing and collaboration as a core business application.
price ($mm)
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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:$28,856.04)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Wire One Technologies, Inc.
Wire One Communications, with over 20 years of conferencing support expertise, is one of the recognized leaders in providing easy to use, reliable, and cost effective video communication solutions to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Destiny NV

synopsis: Apax Partners, a Paris-based European leader in private equity, has signed an agreement with Mentha Capital to succeed them as investor in the Destiny Group, a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Mentha Capital
target: 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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Rondee

synopsis: Yahoo! has acquired Rondee, a free conference calling service founded in 2007. Rondee will be joining Yahoo! Small Business to continue innovating with technologies that help small businesses and groups.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Rondee
Rondee, Inc. is a leading provider of free conference calling services. Users can pick a theme, participants can invite others, times can be readjusted by participants, and the service sends an email reminder of the meeting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ZivVa Holdings, LLC, acquired Vocalocity

synopsis: ZivVa Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of hosted voice over internet (VoIP) applications, today announced the acquisition of Vocalocity Inc., a leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions.
buyer: ZivVa Holdings, LLC
ZivVa is an on-demand application service provider committed to simplifying the creation and deployment of VoIP services for enterprise customers and OEM partners. "
target: Vocalocity
A leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions. Vocalocity accelerates the migration to open telephony platforms with software that minimizes the development, integration and ongoing management burden of supporting VoiceXML, CCXML, SIP.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$138,699.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$76,846.86)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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Ticker: OM:EDGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgeware AB
Edgeware is a global high-tech company that develops products that enable high-quality TV and video streaming. Edgeware’s solutions allows telecom and cable operators as well as broadcasters and content owners to securely and cost-efficiently make TV and video content available to their viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
96
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Ticker: US:ADCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ADC Telecommunications Inc
We help the world communicate, supplying network equipment, software solutions, and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks that deliver data, video, and voice communications over telephone, cable television, Internet, broadcast, wireless, and enterprise networks. Our mission is t
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$996.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.70
EBIT ($mm)
$18.30
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9050
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Ticker: MBAP.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Assets Corp.
Mobile Assets Corp.
Mobile Assets Corporation is an emerging growth wireless company, creating scalable and global mobile technologies and applications through aggregation and development. The company has expertise in mobile content marketing and distribution.
year
2006
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: JCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,372.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$515.43
EBIT ($mm)
$283.40
Net Income ($mm)
$218.81
Employees
3090
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Ticker: EGHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. provides secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions. 8x8's cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible SaaS alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$352.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($90.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1497
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Ticker: AIM:ARTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is a demonstrated leader in the development of next generation communication technologies. Artilium's strategy focuses on supporting its customers to successfully grow their business by providing flexible, cost effective and innovative solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
73
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Ticker: OTCPK:KTEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KonaTel
KonaTel
KonaTel provides cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States. The company provides innovative mobile options, competitive prices, wireless invoice analysis & optimization, and outstanding support that empowers clients to expand their business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: RNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RingCentral, Inc
RingCentral, Inc
RingCentral is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate, and connect from anywhere, on any device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$624.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1352
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Ticker: FSNN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fusion
Fusion is a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses. Fusion's advanced, high availability cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$150.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.77
EBIT ($mm)
($4.75)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
271
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82,418.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,388.67
EBIT ($mm)
$4,141.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3,203.37
Employees
1941
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$217.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.82)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.54
Employees
860
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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: 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: NGM:INFRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InfraCom Group AB
InfraCom Group AB
InfraCom is a leading player in IT infrastructure. The company owns, operates and develops high-quality services in cloud-based telephony, cloud-based IT services, data centers, as well as data communication and Internet access to customers who demand high operational and data security.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$23.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$1.19
Employees
0
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