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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of INXPO, a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. INXPO specializes in delivering interactive webcasts and online events to global audiences of any size to any device.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: INXPO, Inc.
INXPO is a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. Their video platform is built upon a secure, reliable and scalable foundation that has powered thousands of digital events and touched millions of users.
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closed 5/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Vidyo, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Vidyo, Inc. a provider of enterprise-class video software solutions that support visual communications across diverse end-points, networks of varying bandwidth and geographically dispersed locations.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$276.89)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Vidyo, Inc.
Vidyo enriches people's lives by embedding real-time video into digital communications. Its secure, scalable technology and cloud-based platform integrates with virtually any application environment, network, and device to deliver the highest quality experiences.
price ($mm)
$40
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$60
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closed 11/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Subscribe Technologies Inc., acquired WebinarIgnition

synopsis: Subscribe Technologies Inc., a company that develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based software as a service (SAAS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises, is pleased to announce the acquisition of WebinarIgnition, a proprietary platform for creating professional live & automated webinar funnels.
buyer: Subscribe Technologies Inc. (CNSX:SAAS:$0.00)
Subscribe Technologies develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based software as a service (SAAS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). "
target: WebinarIgnition
WebinarIgnition is a proprietary platform for creating professional live & automated webinar funnels. WebinarIgnition enables users to easily deploy live or pre-recorded (evergreen) webinars and charge viewers through the integrated payment system.
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announced 10/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Videxio will be merged with Pexip AS,

synopsis: Videxio, a cloud video service provider that makes it easy for organizations of any size to use professional video conferencing, is to merge with Pexip, a company that enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees.
buyer: Pexip AS
Pexip enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees. The Pexip Infinity cloud enterprise application enables seamless collaboration between incompatible video and audio technologies. "
target: Videxio
Videxio is a cloud video service provider that makes it easy for organizations of any size to use professional video conferencing. They are based in Norway.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Slack Technologies, Inc, acquired HipChat, Inc.

synopsis: Slack, the workplace chat app, has acquired HipChat from Atlassian, a provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together.
buyer: Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc. "
target parent: Atlassian Pty Ltd.
target: HipChat, Inc.
HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together. HipChat is available on various platforms, including Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux.
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announced 11/20/2015 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Acano Limited

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT that enables people to make powerful connections, announced its intent to acquire Acano Limited, a privately held company based in London that provides collaboration infrastructure and conferencing software.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: Acano Limited
Acano is a fast-growing technology company with a fresh perspective on audio, web and video conferencing. As a privately-held company based in London, Acano’s 170+ employees span four continents and form a dedicated group committed to changing collaboration technology. Acano makes teams work better.
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$700
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Web

Jive Communications, acquired Speek Inc.

synopsis: Jive Communications, a leading Cloud communications provider, announced the acquisition of audio and web conference service vendor, Speek. Speek’s platform allows users to make visual conference calls and share their screen using a simple unique Web URL rather than PIN numbers, dial in codes, or downloads.
buyer: Jive Communications
Jive Communications provides enterprise-grade Hosted VoIP and Unified Communications to businesses. Jive’s hosted services run on a cloud-based platform built on open industry standards. The Jive Cloud is purpose-built to deliver reliable and economical communication services available. "
target: Speek Inc.
Speek is super simple, free and visual conference calling. Use a personal or business link (i.e., speek.com/YourName), instead of a phone number and PIN for conference calls. Speek allows people to see who's joined, who's talking, share files, use call controls and more.
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Limeade, Inc., acquired 9Slides

synopsis: Limeade, an award-winning employee engagement company, announced it acquired 9Slides, a leading mobile multimedia learning solution. 9Slides, a privately held company in Redmond, Wash., delivers mobile technology for employees to watch video presentations, answer quizzes to test their knowledge, and even create their own presentations to share.
buyer: Limeade, Inc.
Limeade is a technology company that engages employees in health, well-being, performance and culture. The Limeade engagement platform and its people and partners bring company culture to life, inspire change and deliver fresh innovations. "
target: 9Slides
9slides is a powerful communication tool, which allows users to capture and share experience of "being there" in the presentation room with a remote audience, anytime, anywhere. Their audience can watch it on a PC, Mac or even iPad without downloading any app.
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closed 9/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Requestec

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology. Through WebRTC's open standard protocols, Requestec delivers high quality IP telephony, video conferencing and instant messaging directly within desktop and mobile browsers, eliminating the need for downloads or plugins.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company and is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They partner with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world. "
target: Requestec
Requestec has been delivering Video Calling, Conferencing and IVR software development since 2007. They developed Saypage, a Real-Time Collaboration and Communications Platform that embraces open standards surrounding video calling from H.323 and SIP through to Flash, HTML5 and WebRTC.
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closed 9/22/2014 via PR Newswire

PGi, acquired TalkPoint

synopsis: PGi, a global leader in collaboration software and services, announced the acquisition of TalkPoint Holdings, L.L.C., a leading provider of webcasting software and services. TalkPoint's Convey™ platform provides self-service and fully managed audio and video webcasting for events with up to 10,000 attendees.
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is a global provider of meeting and collaboration software. PGi’s cloud-based software applications empower business users to connect, collaborate and share ideas and information from their desktop, tablet or smartphone, enabling greater productivity in the office or on the go. "
target: TalkPoint
TalkPoint offers Convey™, a robust cloud-based, self-service webcasting technology for companies to improve communications with their internal and external constituencies.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Market Wire

ClearSlide Inc., acquired Crunched

synopsis: ClearSlide, provider of the leading sales engagement platform, announced the acquisition of Crunched. Crunched builds smart and simple platform to make it easy to connect with customers. Crunched invested its resources in building its technology, including an online presentation capability, screen sharing, tracking and analytics.
buyer: ClearSlide Inc.
ClearSlide is a sales communications platform. It provides a fully web-based service designed specifically for the communication needs of sales teams. It strives to make customer facing interactions more effective and to ultimately help sales close more business. "
target: Crunched
Crunched is a sales and marketing intelligence platform that helps companies close more deals with deeper insights into their customers. They are backed in their mission to revolutionize sales and marketing by leading investors.
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closed 11/5/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Jive Software, acquired Meetings.io

synopsis: Jive Software, Inc. announced the acquisition of Meetings.io. Meetings.io, a next generation real-time communication platform, allows people to seamlessly and simply create video and chat connections instantly with anyone around the world via a web browser.
buyer: Jive Software (JIVE:$204.09)
Jive Software is the world's leader in social business, bringing social technology innovations to enterprises securely and at scale, changing the way work gets done. The platform combines the power of big data, enterprise integrations and social collaboration technologies. "
target: Meetings.io
Meetings.io, a next generation real-time communication platform, allows people to seamlessly and simply create video and chat connections instantly with anyone around the world via a web browser.
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$5.72
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closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
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$78
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2.1x
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on offer 3/13/2012 via

SalesCrunch, offer to acquire WebEx Communications, Inc.

synopsis: SalesCrunch announced that it is making an unsolicited bid of $1 plus 15% equity in SalesCrunch to the shareholders of Cisco Systems, Inc. to acquire WebEx, the networking conglomerate’s web conferencing service. WebEx lets users video conference, share desktops, record and much more.
buyer: SalesCrunch
SalesCrunch is an online meeting platform, focused on applying science to the art of selling. One single platform enables sales professionals to establish strong connections with customers, monitor engagement during meetings, collaborate with others across an organization, and more. "
target parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
target: WebEx Communications, Inc.
WebEx offers secure video conferencing for individuals, business and the enterprise. Users can meet via their computers or mobile phones. WebEx allows them to video conference, share desktops, record, and much more.
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closed 12/2/2011 via BNC Analysis

Brother Industries, Ltd., acquired Nefsis Corporation

synopsis: The Brother group of companies, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality printing devices for home, office and commercial environments, has acquired Nefsis Corporation, an innovator in web-based remote collaboration and conferencing software. The company has developed a range of solutions for messaging and collaboration.
buyer: Brother Industries, Ltd. (BRTHF:$497,390.00)
Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. Brother markets many industrial products, home appliances, and business products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. "
target: Nefsis Corporation
Nefsis Corporation is a communications technology company with headquarters in San Diego, California. Its global cloud provides multipoint HD video conferencing and advanced collaboration tools to business, government and educational customers in more than 45 countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
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$5
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closed 10/14/2011 via Market Wire

Polycom Inc., acquired ViVu, Inc.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc. announced the acquisition of ViVu, Inc., a video collaboration software company. ViVu has developed innovative video collaboration software that can be easily embedded into web applications such as enterprise, social, and vertical industry applications to enable instant web-based HD video collaboration.
buyer: Polycom Inc. (PLCM:$1,197.80)
Polycom, Inc. is a global leader in unified communications solutions with industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions built on open standards. Polycom powers smarter conversations, transforming lives and businesses worldwide. "
target: ViVu, Inc.
ViVu, Inc. is a privately- held video collaboration software company. ViVu has developed innovative video collaboration software that can be easily embedded into web applications such as enterprise, social, and vertical industry applications to enable instant web-based HD video collaboration.
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announced 9/29/2011 via Company Press Release

VisiInc Plc, will acquire VIA3 Corporation

synopsis: VisiInc PLC announced a definitive agreement to acquire VIA3 Corporation in an all-stock transaction. VIA3 is the only trusted communication software with end-to-end encryption and multiple layers of security ensuring users' online communications are private. VisiInc PLC acquisition marks major push into the Australian E-health market.
buyer: VisiInc Plc
VisiInc PLC is a leading software company that has developed an innovative patent-pending collaboration and communications platform with a universal "viewer" that distributes large sets of data and renders the visualization natively anywhere in the world. "
target: VIA3 Corporation
VIA3 Corporation is the company behind the VIA3. VIA3's software is a seamless integration of online essentials - instant messaging, real-time high quality video, real-time full duplex audio and a comprehensive web-based workspace designed to connect users, processes and information.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 10/3/2011 via Market Wire

iLinc Communications, Inc. merged with Broadsoft, Inc.,

synopsis: BroadSoft, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based iLinc Communications, Inc., a leading provider of web collaboration services for global businesses, governments and educational institutions. With its extensive capabilities, iLinc meets the web collaboration needs of enterprises of all sizes.
buyer: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft provides BroadWorks® software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver voice and multimedia services over their IP-based networks. "
target: iLinc Communications, Inc. (ILNC:$8.81)
iLinc™ is a leading provider of web conferencing services for global businesses, governments and educational institutions. The firm's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based web collaboration tools enable organizations to efficiently and cost-effectively engage, learn and collaborate.
price ($mm)
$9.76
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closed 7/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Glowpoint, Inc., purchased Telepresence & Video Conferencing Assets from Avaya Inc.

synopsis: Glowpoint, a leading global provider of cloud managed video services, announced that it has completed its acquisition of certain assets that Avaya used in its "Managed Service for Video" offering. The assets acquired include telepresence and video conferencing endpoints and network infrastructure utilized to deliver cloud managed video services.
buyer: Glowpoint, Inc. (GLOW:$13.63)
Glowpoint is a leading provider of advanced video communications solutions. Its suite of advanced and robust telepresence and video communications service solutions empower global organizations to dramatically enhance the impact and productivity of their internal and external communications. "
seller parent: Silver Lake Partners
seller: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides Unified Communications, Contact Centers, Data solutions and related services directly and through its Channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world.
price ($mm)
$1.60
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closed 1/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Dimdim, Inc.

synopsis: Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, has announced it has completed its acquisition of Dimdim for approximately $31 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Dimdim was founded in 2007 by DD Ganguly and Prakash Khot, with a focus on developing enterprise applications on a cloud-based communications platform.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$14,013.00)
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers. "
target: Dimdim, Inc.
Dimdim was founded in 2007 by DD Ganguly and Prakash Khot, with a focus on developing enterprise applications on a cloud-based communications platform. Its current offerings allow users to host or attend live online meetings, demos and webinars using just a web browser.
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$37
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of INXPO, a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. INXPO specializes in delivering interactive webcasts and online events to global audiences of any size to any device.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: INXPO, Inc.
INXPO is a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. Their video platform is built upon a secure, reliable and scalable foundation that has powered thousands of digital events and touched millions of users.
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closed 4/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Notified

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

West Corporation, acquired Ambassador

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

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

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

West Corporation, acquired FlowRoute

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

West Corporation, acquired AVOKE

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

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

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

West Corporation, acquired PhoneTree

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

West Corporation, acquired ECaTS

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

West Corporation, acquired CallPointe

synopsis: West Corporation, a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services, has acquired Callpointe.com, Inc., a provider of automated appointment messaging services for healthcare providers.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services, safety services & more."
target: CallPointe
Callpointe is a customer-centric company that delivers common sense solutions; high-quality, custom patient communications for healthcare providers. Practice managers and healthcare organizations turn to Callpointe when they are committed to patient outreach.
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$26
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closed 3/7/2017 via GlobeNewswire

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

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

West Corporation, acquired 911 ETC

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

West Corporation, acquired SynreVoice Technologies Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Synrevoice Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of messaging and notification services to the K-12 education and commercial markets. Synrevoice, based in Markham, Ontario, has grown to serve thousands of school clients throughout the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure solutions. West helps manage or support essential enterprise communications with services such as unified communication services, public safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, and more. "
target: SynreVoice Technologies Inc.
Synrevoice provides a notification and communication SaaS platform used by K-12 educators. Their leading product, SchoolConnects, enables the delivery of daily attendance, special announcements, and school-wide messages to parents, staff, and school groups within schools and school districts.
price ($mm)
$9.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

West Corporation, acquired ClientTell Inc.

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

West Corporation, acquired Magnetic North Software Ltd

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

SchoolMessenger, acquired SharpSchool, Inc.

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

West Corporation, acquired GroupCast, LLC

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

West Corporation, will acquire Health Advocate, Inc

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

West Corporation, will acquire SchoolMessenger

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

West Corporation, acquired Smoothstone IP Communications, Inc.

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

West Corporation, acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

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

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired Teliris

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

GreatCall, Inc, acquired Healthsense, Inc.

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

Arrow Business Communications Limited, acquired Abica

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

Strategic Products and Services (SPS), acquired Jones Communications

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

Complete Telecom, acquired Intellicom Ireland

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

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

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

Utility Telephone, will acquire Creative Interconnect Communications, LLC

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

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

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

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

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

ShoreTel Inc., acquired M5 Networks

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

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

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

Destiny NV, acquired OZMO cloud communications

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

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

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

Commify, acquired TextAnywhere

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

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

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

Artilium Plc, acquired interactive digital media GmbH

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

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

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

MessageMedia, will acquire MessageNet Pty Ltd.

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

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

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

HgCapital, acquired Esendex Limited

synopsis: HgCapital has acquired Nottingham-based messaging services business Esendex from Darwin Private Equity. Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve service, and communicate in a crisis.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Darwin Private Equity LLP
target: Esendex Limited
Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve customer service, communicate in a crisis and reduce operating costs.
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Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: WSE:ITL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InteliWISE
InteliWISE utilizes language recognition and interactive video technology to optimize online customer service experiences. They are enabling the digital transformation of the Customer Engagement and Service, by providing the intelligent, AI – powered, industry – leading cloud-based services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.07
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: QUMU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qumu, Inc.
Qumu, Inc.
Qumu Corporation provides the tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, distribute and measure the success of their videos. Qumu's innovative solutions release the power in video to engage and empower employees, partners and clients.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$85.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.18)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
259
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: OM:CLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLX Communications
CLX Communications
CLX Communications provides cloud-based communication services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. CLX's mobile communication services enable companies to quickly, securely and cost-effectively communicate globally with customers and connected devices.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$369.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.46
EBIT ($mm)
$7.85
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
340
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Ticker: ASX:NET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetLinkz
NetLinkz
NetLinkz is an Australian provider of secure and efficient cloud network solutions. NetLinkz offers Virtual Invisible Network, a network technology solution that allows organisations to connect sites, devices and staff over the internet through a unique network solution that is generally invisible.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
54
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Ticker: JSE:MTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MTN Group
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,278.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,431.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.24
Net Income ($mm)
$236.62
Employees
17054
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Ticker: LVLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications is an international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$3,651.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$788.00
EBIT ($mm)
($88.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: BEZQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bezeq
Bezeq is Israel’s largest and leading telecommunications group. The companies that make up the Bezeq Group offer the full range of telecom services – domestic and international, fixed and mobile, high-speed Internet, transmission, and more. Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,776.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,113.72
EBIT ($mm)
$794.07
Net Income ($mm)
$514.18
Employees
6479
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Ticker: GTT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,680.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.40
EBIT ($mm)
$151.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3000
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Ticker: LSE:DAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daisy Group plc
Daisy Group plc
Daisy is a fast-growing independent UK supplier of cost-effective services and bespoke unified business communications solutions to SME, mid-market and corporate businesses. It offers network services, such as fixed line and rentals, number translation, and select services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$533.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.82
EBIT ($mm)
($12.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1545
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Ticker: XTRA:QSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QSC AG
QSC AG
QSC AG is a service provider for voice and data communication, as well as ICT services. It is the first provider to operate an Open Access platform in Germany, which unites a wide range of broadband technologies to offer national and international site networking, including Managed Services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$408.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.48
EBIT ($mm)
($1.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1371
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Ticker: ASX:OTW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire is a Telecommunications and IT solution provider in Australia. Over the Wire specializes in converged voice and data networks, data centres, and hosted infrastructure solutions for corporate clients. Their core offerings include data networks, voice, managed cloud, and colocation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.74
EBIT ($mm)
$5.98
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:5GN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5G Networks Limited
5G Networks offers a level of broadband services that businesses can rely upon to succeed. They provide state of the art services ranging from Integrated Fibre and Wireless, High Speed Internet Access and Cloud Computing Services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$19.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: BIT:ACO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group SpA is an Italy-based company operating in the information and communications technology (ITC) sector. Acotel is structured into three business areas, Acotel TLC, Acotel Interactive, and Acotel TLC.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$72.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
293
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Ticker: TSE:3778
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAKURA Internet Inc.
SAKURA Internet Inc.
SAKURA Internet is a Japanese company that offers high quality internet services centered on data centers. Their data centers have high availability and provide high-capacity and high-speed internet connections. SAKURA Internet offers diverse services to meet the needs of their client's business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.06
EBIT ($mm)
$6.71
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
563
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Ticker: AIM:ADT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AdEPT Telecom plc
AdEPT is a telecommunications provider. They unite communication and innovation through the use of technology. They deliver products and services that help businesses to grow, be competitive, increase profitability and improve the way they communicate with their customers and their employees.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$59.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.06
EBIT ($mm)
$7.76
Net Income ($mm)
$5.02
Employees
200
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Ticker: OTCPK:PVSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pervasip Corp.
Pervasip Corp.
Pervasip is a new generation communications company providing wholesale and retail Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. Pervasip is focusing its resources on the growth of its wholly owned subsidiary, VoX Communications.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.70
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: RNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RigNet
RigNet is a leading global provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements. They provide digital technology solutions serving remote locations, including energy facilities and maritime vessels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$200.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.81
EBIT ($mm)
($5.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
508
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Ticker: TKLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tekelec
Tekelec
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to Long Term Evolution and IP multimedia subsystem.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$423.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.39
EBIT ($mm)
$25.08
Net Income ($mm)
$15.01
Employees
1291
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