Like Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.

closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Trak Global Group, acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.

synopsis: Trak Global Group, one of the world's largest telematics companies, has acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS), a leader in connected car technology. IMS' cloud-based DriveSync connected car platform leverages current, and future, devices, infrastructure and data with advanced analytics to provide intelligent services to drivers.
buyer: Trak Global Group
Trak Global Group is one of the world's largest telematics companies, gathering and interpreting data from connected devices to help organizations manage driver and vehicle risk. The business has partnerships with global insurers, leading motor manufacturers, corporate fleets and rental companies. "
target: Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) is a leader in connected car technology. Their cloud-based DriveSync connected car platform leverages current, and future, devices, infrastructure and data with advanced analytics to provide intelligent services to drivers.
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closed 7/24/2018 via Company Press Release

VNC Automotive Limited, acquired VNC Automotive Limited

synopsis: VNC Automotive's management has acquired VNC Automotive from RealVNC, a provider of remote access software. VNC Automotive provides car connectivity software solutions for in-car infotainment and telematics applications. Their VNC Telematics solution connects vehicles and the cloud, enabling telemetry data streaming, firmware updates, and more.
buyer: VNC Automotive Limited
VNC Automotive provides advanced car connectivity software solutions for in-car infotainment and telematics applications. Their VNC Telematics solution securely and reliably connects vehicles and the cloud, enabling telemetry data streaming, firmware updates, real-time traffic information, and more."
target parent: RealVNC Limited
target: VNC Automotive Limited
VNC Automotive provides advanced car connectivity software solutions for in-car infotainment and telematics applications. Their VNC Telematics solution securely and reliably connects vehicles and the cloud, enabling telemetry data streaming, firmware updates, real-time traffic information, and more.
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announced 11/29/2017 via Company Press Release

HERE, will acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH

synopsis: HERE Technologies announced plans to acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a Germany-based software company developing highly secure over-the-air (OTA) software updating technology for the automotive industry. ATS solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they empower their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH
ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is a German software company specializing in open standards-based software products for the automotive industry, with a special focus on software over-the-air updates. Their solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

QuickLogic Corporation, acquired SensiML Corporation

synopsis: QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions, has acquired SensiML Corporation, a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI.
buyer: QuickLogic Corporation (QUIK:$12.38)
QuickLogic is a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions. QuickLogic Corporation enables OEMs to maximize battery life for highly differentiated, immersive user experiences with Smartphone, Wearable and IoT devices. "
target: SensiML Corporation
SensiML is a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI. SensiML empowers smart device developers to create and deploy algorithms that are chipset-ready to run locally on low-cost, low-power microcontrollers for IoT and wearable sensors.
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announced 3/16/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Etteplan, will acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy

synopsis: Etteplan has agreed to acquire Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy. Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
buyer: Etteplan (HLSE:ETTE:$256.29)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target: Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy
Espotel is one the leading engineering services companies in the Nordics specializing in embedded systems, production testing solutions and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for industrial purposes. Soikea is a specialist in digital data transfer and management.
price ($mm)
$32
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$32
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closed 3/22/2016 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Jasper Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT, announced it has completed its acquisition of Jasper Technologies, Inc., a privately held company based in Santa Clara that delivers a cloud-based IoT service platform to help enterprises and service providers launch, manage and monetize IoT services on a global scale.
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: Jasper Technologies, Inc.
Jasper is the industry's leading IoT service platform in terms of number of enterprises and service providers; in fact, many of the world's largest enterprises and service providers are using the Jasper platform to scale their IoT services business globally.
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$1,400
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closed 8/23/2016 via Company Press Release

Tele2 AB, acquired Kombridge

synopsis: Tele2 announces that it has closed a deal to acquire the Sweden based company Kombridge AB. Since 2010, Kombridge has offered security services, connected device management and application management for Internet of Things applications and services.
buyer: Tele2 AB (OM:TEL2 B:$3,208.38)
Tele2 AB is a telecommunications company. The Company offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services and content services. Tele2 operates throughout Europe. "
target parent: Chalmers Ventures
target: Kombridge
Kombridge AB develops and markets Internet-of-Things software solutions for companies that want to remotely monitor and control their connected products. Kombridge offers products and services to the Industry, Safety & Security, and Automotive business segments.
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closed 9/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Telit Wireless Solutions, acquired ILS Technology, LLC

synopsis: Telit Wireless Solutions Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Telit Communications Plc, has entered into an agreement to purchase US-based (Boca Raton, FL) ILS Technology LLC, a leading provider of a ready-to-use, off-the-shelf, cloud platform to connect enterprise IT systems to m2m-connected devices and machines for business-critical use.
buyer: Telit Wireless Solutions (AIM:TCM:$207.39)
Telit is an enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications worldwide providing wireless module technology enhanced by managed and value added services, including connectivity. Telit offers an extensive portfolio of quality cellular, short-range, and GNSS modules, available in over 80 countries. "
target parent: Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.
target: ILS Technology, LLC
ILS Technology, LLC, provides software technology and services that change the way companies share information – within their own operations and their end-to-end supply chain.
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$8.50
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closed 1/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired TouchStar Group LLC

synopsis: PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum, and logistics industries, announced it has acquired TouchStar Group LLC, a multinational logistics automation company.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
PDI helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Over 1,200 customers trust PDI to optimize their entire operations whether they are a single site, multi-site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: TouchStar Group LLC
TouchStar is a proven leader in mobility and workforce automation. Through their FleetAtlas Framework, they provide a complete set of automation solutions that improve the efficiency and simplify the management of fleet and mobile workforces.
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closed 5/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Voicebox Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of voice and language solutions, has acquired Voicebox Technologies, a company that builds award-winning voice applications for the Auto, Home and Mobile markets. Voicebox's VoiceAI platform allows businesses to create natural, multi-person, cross-device experiences.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. "
target: Voicebox Technologies Corporation
Voicebox builds award-winning voice applications for the Auto, Home and Mobile markets. By integrating Artificial Intelligence into their patented Context Management, their VoiceAI platform creates a uniquely natural, multi-person, cross-device experience.
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$82
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closed 11/8/2011 via Market Wire

Minerva Networks, Inc., acquired TVBLOB

synopsis: Minerva Networks, a provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks, has acquired privately held TVBLOB. TVBLOB develops software products for the delivery of entertainment services on consumer electronics devices combining legacy television with Internet media sources.
buyer: Minerva Networks, Inc.
Minerva Networks is the leading provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks (Television-over-IP). Over 250 network operators worldwide have deployed Minerva's software platform for next-generation entertainment and communications services. "
target: TVBLOB
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, TVBLOB develops software products for the delivery of entertainment services on consumer electronics devices combining legacy television with Internet media sources.
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announced 12/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Thundersoft, will acquire Rightware Oy

synopsis: Rightware, the leading provider of automotive user interface software, announced its acquisition by Thundersoft, the world's leading provider of operating systems and smart device platform technology.
buyer: Thundersoft (SZSE:300496:$151.01)
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware. "
target: Rightware Oy
Rightware® is the market leader in advanced User Interface technology, serving automotive and other embedded industries with its Kanzi® solution for rapid user interface design and deployment.
price ($mm)
$68
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closed 8/12/2014 via BusinessWire

ThingWorx, acquired Axeda Corporation

synopsis: PTC announced it has acquired privately-held Axeda Corporation, a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud. Axeda’s technology innovation, extensive customer base, and powerful partnerships directly complement the PTC ThingWorx business.
buyer parent: PTC Inc.
buyer: ThingWorx
ThingWorx provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and run the applications of today’s connected world. ThingWorx’s model-based design and search-based intelligence simplifies application development efforts by minimizing cost, and risk while accelerating time to value. "
target parent: JMI Equity
target: Axeda Corporation (:$12.90)
Axeda Corporation is a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud. An innovator in the IoT technology market, Axeda currently serves more than 150 customers, processing hundreds of millions of machine messages daily across multiple industry sectors.
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closed 6/28/2011 via BusinessWire

ThingWorx, acquired Palantiri Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ThingWorx, a revolutionary platform designed to accelerate the development of applications connecting people, systems and physical world, announced that it acquired Palantiri Systems, a visionary provider of the AlwaysOn™ software platform that enables intelligent machines to participate in a connected, collaborative world.
buyer: ThingWorx
ThingWorx™ develops and markets the first application platform for the Connected World™. ThingWorx combines the key functionality of real-time data, mashups, search, social media and the semantic web, and applies it to any process that involves people, systems, devices and other real world "things.""
target: Palantiri Systems, Inc.
Palantiri Systems provides the software that enables intelligent machines to participate in a connected world. Their AlwaysOn™ Product Suite allows machines and production equipment to communicate with each other and the people responsible for their continued operation.
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closed 12/5/2005 via PR Newswire

JMI Equity Fund, acquired Axeda Corporation

synopsis: Axeda Corporation, the leading provider of device relationship management (DRM) software and services, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the DRM business and related assets from ITA Holdings, Inc., formerly Axeda Systems, Inc.
buyer: JMI Equity Fund
JMI Equity, based in San Diego and Baltimore, is a private equity firm exclusively focused on investments in the software and business services industries. "
target parent: ITA Holdings, Inc.
target: Axeda Corporation (:$12.90)
Axeda Corporation delivers secure remote service and support capabilities to some of the world's leading manufacturing companies and large enterprises.
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$7.00
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Körber AG, acquired Connyun GmbH

synopsis: Körber has acquired IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) specialist Connyun to further strengthen its digital competence. Karlsruhe, Germany-based Connyun GmbH is focused on IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Cloud Software, Connectivity, Big Data Technology and Data Science as well as Industry 4.0 consulting.
buyer: Körber AG
Körber AG is the holding company for an international technology Group with approx. 12,000 employees around the world. The Group comprises leading-edge technology companies and more than 130 production, service, and sales entities. "
target parent: KUKA AG
target: Connyun GmbH
Karlsruhe, Germany-based Connyun GmbH is a provider of an Industry 4.0 Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution. Connyun is focused on IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Cloud Software, Connectivity, Big Data Technology and Data Science as well as Industry 4.0 consulting.
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closed 11/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Elektrobit AG, acquired Argus Cyber Security

synopsis: Continental AG acquired Israel-based Argus Cyber Security through its subsidiary Elektrobit AG. Argus, the global leader in automotive cyber security, provides comprehensive and proven solution suites to protect connected cars and commercial vehicles against cyber-attacks.
buyer parent: Continental AG
buyer: Elektrobit AG
Based in Germany, Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software solutions and services for the automotive industry. EB's software offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure and navigation. "
target: Argus Cyber Security
Based in Israel, Argus is a leader in automotive cyber security and offers comprehensive solution suites to protect connected cars and commercial vehicles against cyber-attacks. Argus technologies illustrate decades of experience in cyber security and the automotive industry.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Intellectsoft LLC, acquired Meople

synopsis: Intellectsoft, a full-cycle enterprise software and mobile application development company, announced the acquisition of Meople, a pioneer in the development and integration of software for internet-connected vehicles. The acquisition is the latest step in the Transportation & Automotive sphere for Intellectsoft.
buyer: Intellectsoft LLC
Intellectsoft is a full-cycle developer of enterprise software and mobile applications that creates custom solutions for some of the world's biggest brands, including Harley-Davidson, Jaguar Land Rover, Shell, and Eurostar. "
target: Meople
Meople is a software development company behind Meople. Connector, an application for FORD SYNC AppLink enabled vehicles which allows drivers to remain safe and connected while on the road.
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closed 2/10/2006 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Intellisync Corporation

synopsis: Nokia announced it has completed its acquisition of Intellisync, a leader in platform-independent wireless messaging and applications for mobile devices. As a result of the acquisition, Intellisync common stock is no longer publicly traded and each share of Intellisync common stock has been converted into the right to receive $5.25 in cash.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Intellisync Corporation
Intellisync Corporation is a leading provider of mobile software and platforms to large enterprises, mobile operators, software providers and device manufacturers.
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$411
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$64
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

I.D. Systems, Inc., acquired CarrierWeb

synopsis: I.D. Systems, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things technology, has acquired the U.S.-based assets of telematics provider CarrierWeb. CarrierWeb is a provider of real-time in-cab mobile communications technology, electronic logging devices, and trailer tracking.
buyer: I.D. Systems, Inc. (IDSY:$53.06)
I.D. Systems is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets such as industrial vehicles, rental cars, and cargo. "
target: CarrierWeb
CarrierWeb provides, real-time in-cab mobile communications, with an easy-to-use fully compliant ELD (electronic logging device) solution, driver workflow and activity capture for private and for-hire fleets seeking an ELD solution.
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$2.80
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Trak Global Group, acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.

synopsis: Trak Global Group, one of the world's largest telematics companies, has acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS), a leader in connected car technology. IMS' cloud-based DriveSync connected car platform leverages current, and future, devices, infrastructure and data with advanced analytics to provide intelligent services to drivers.
buyer: Trak Global Group
Trak Global Group is one of the world's largest telematics companies, gathering and interpreting data from connected devices to help organizations manage driver and vehicle risk. The business has partnerships with global insurers, leading motor manufacturers, corporate fleets and rental companies. "
target: Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) is a leader in connected car technology. Their cloud-based DriveSync connected car platform leverages current, and future, devices, infrastructure and data with advanced analytics to provide intelligent services to drivers.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Trak Global Group, acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.

synopsis: Trak Global Group, one of the world's largest telematics companies, has acquired Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS), a leader in connected car technology. IMS' cloud-based DriveSync connected car platform leverages current, and future, devices, infrastructure and data with advanced analytics to provide intelligent services to drivers.
buyer: Trak Global Group
Trak Global Group is one of the world's largest telematics companies, gathering and interpreting data from connected devices to help organizations manage driver and vehicle risk. The business has partnerships with global insurers, leading motor manufacturers, corporate fleets and rental companies. "
target: Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc.
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) is a leader in connected car technology. Their cloud-based DriveSync connected car platform leverages current, and future, devices, infrastructure and data with advanced analytics to provide intelligent services to drivers.
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closed 12/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Zurich Financial Services Group, acquired Bright Box HK Limited

synopsis: Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced that it has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Bright Box HK Limited (Bright Box) and its subsidiaries. The company provides telematics solutions that link drivers to their vehicles, and the vehicles to networks of car dealers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
buyer: Zurich Financial Services Group (SWX:ZURN:$47,205.00)
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Bright Box HK Limited
Bright Box HK Limited provides telematics solutions that link drivers to their vehicles, and the vehicles to networks of car dealers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). It was founded in 2012, is headquartered in Hong Kong, has operations in Europe and conducts business globally.
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announced 12/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Harman International Industries Inc, will acquire S1nn

synopsis: Harman International Industries, the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire S1nn GmbH & Co. KG, an innovative developer of infotainment systems, connectivity and car audio solutions.
buyer: Harman International Industries Inc (HAR:$6,545.87)
Harman International Industries manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. "
target: S1nn
S1nn possesses advanced capabilities in Infotainment and Automotive Services, including HTML-5 based multi-display head unit solutions, mobile device integration, and car audio systems.
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closed 7/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

The Generali Group, acquired MyDrive Solutions

synopsis: The Generali Group announced that it has acquired MyDrive Solutions. The company is among the leading companies in the use of data analytics tools to profile driving styles with the aim of identifying innovative and tailor-made products for the customers and favourable tariffs for low risk drivers.
buyer: The Generali Group (BIT:G:$101,718.57)
The Generali Group is one of the most significant players in the global insurance and financial products market. It is primarily focused on the life segment. Its offer ranges from savings and family protection policies to unit-linked policies and complex plan for multinationals. "
target: MyDrive Solutions
MyDrive offers an end to end insurance capability. They are agnostic with respect to data collection device, and deliver highly accurate and granular driver profiles to the insurer.
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closed 4/20/2015 via Market Wire

CalAmp Corp., acquired Crashboxx

synopsis: CalAmp Corp., a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced that it has acquired privately held Crashboxx™, an early stage technology company focused on insurance telematics applications across the entire auto insurance lifecycle, from driver risk assessment through claims processing automation.
buyer: CalAmp Corp. (CAMP:$241.26)
CalAmp is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmp's scalable cloud service platform, and targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments. "
target: Crashboxx
Crashboxx™ is an early stage technology company focused on insurance telematics applications across the entire auto insurance lifecycle, from driver risk assessment through claims processing automation.
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$1.50
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closed 12/18/2014 via PR Newswire

Dolphin Technologies, acquired Dolphin Technologies

synopsis: The Board of Directors and founders of Dolphin Technologies, a leading European developers of telematic solutions for vehicle insurance companies, with ILAG, a private Austrian investment company, has bought back a majority holding of shares of the company from the MetaSystem Group in a management buyout.
buyer parent: ILAG
buyer: Dolphin Technologies
Based in Vienna, Austria, Dolphin Technologies is the technology leader when it comes to insurance telematics. Dolphin's main area of activity is the development and marketing of holistic telematics solutions for the vehicle insurance market. "
target parent: MetaSystem Group
target: Dolphin Technologies
Based in Vienna, Austria, Dolphin Technologies is the technology leader when it comes to insurance telematics. Dolphin's main area of activity is the development and marketing of holistic telematics solutions for the vehicle insurance market.
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closed 5/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Quindell Portfolio Plc, acquired IT-Freedom

synopsis: Quindell Portfolio, the acquisitive new entrant into the insurance business process services space, has acquired IT-Freedom, a claims management software provider specialising in telematics systems. IT-Freedom has developed a robust customer base for its technology solutions, being Insurance Component Environment (“ICE”) product suite.
buyer: Quindell Portfolio Plc (AIM:WTG:$81.11)
Quindell Portfolio Plc is a provider of sector leading expertise in Software, Consulting and Technology Enabled Outsourcing in its key markets being Insurance, Telecommunications and their Related Sectors. "
target: IT-Freedom
IT-Freedom is a claims management software provider specialising in telematics systems. It has developed a robust customer base for its technology solutions, being Insurance Component Environment (“ICE”) product suite: ICE Claims, ICE Policy and ICE Track (Insurance Analytics).
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$5.25
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$5
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announced 6/5/2013 via PR Web

Masternaut Limited, will acquire E.Novation BTC GmbH

synopsis: Masternaut has announced that it is to acquire E.Novation BTC. E.Novation, a German-based data service provider, offers solutions for the archiving and analysis of vehicle data via digital tachograph, as well as the monitoring of European toll charges and vehicle costs.
buyer: Masternaut Limited
Masternaut designs and delivers innovative solutions for managing the mobile workforce that enable customers and partners to achieve evolutionary step-changes in their performance and service delivery. "
target: E.Novation BTC GmbH
E.Novation BTC is an experienced IT specialist in the transportation, logistics and automotive fields. E.Novation BTC offers cost effective and complete solutions around the digital tachograph, mobile order management, vehicle and fleet tracking, & European toll charges and vehicle cost monitoring.
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closed 8/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Innova Electronics Corporation, acquired Aftermarket Telematics Technologies

synopsis: Aftermarket Telematics Technologies (ATT), a software developer dedicated to automotive aftermarket applications, announced that it is acquired by Innova Electronics Corporation. ATT's Vehimatics program collects vehicle DTC alerts and other data to allow vehicle owners to direct their service to the shop of their choice.
buyer: Innova Electronics Corporation
Innova Electronics Corporation is a leading supplier of test equipment and diagnostic reporting for the automotive aftermarket, offering high quality products, innovative diagnostics and value to their customers. "
target: Aftermarket Telematics Technologies
Aftermarket Telematics Technologies, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, is a software developer dedicated to automotive aftermarket applications. Its Vehimatics program collects vehicle DTC alerts and other data to allow vehicle owners to direct their service to the shop of their choice.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

RAC Limited, acquired Nebula Systems Ltd

synopsis: RAC, a British automotive services company whose principal services are roadside assistance and general insurance, has acquired Nebula Systems, a company that has developed a secure, cloud-based, vehicle data Analytics Platform that accesses the vast and unexploited data generated by modern vehicles.
buyer: RAC Limited
RAC Limited is a British automotive services company headquartered in Walsall, West Midlands. Its principal services are roadside assistance and general insurance. "
target: Nebula Systems Ltd
Nebula Systems has developed a secure, cloud-based, vehicle data Analytics Platform that accesses the vast and unexploited data generated by modern vehicles. This platform, called MECH5®, addresses the main problem in the Connected Car World: limitation in obtaining key data from virtually any car.
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closed 10/13/2010 via Capital IQ

KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd., acquired In2Soft GmbH

synopsis: KPIT Cummins, a leading product engineering and IT consulting partner to manufacturing companies, announced that it has completed the merger of German vehicle diagnostics and telematics specialist In2Soft Gmbh.
buyer: KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. (BSE:532400:$455.15)
KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides software services and information technology enabled services with special focus on Automotive, Energy & Utilities, Industrial Equipments, and Semiconductor industries in India and internationally. "
target: In2Soft GmbH
In2Soft GmbH offers software and hardware solutions for the vehicle diagnostics and communication application to the automotive industry.
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$2.16*
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closed 12/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Octo Telematics, acquired Nebula Systems Ltd

synopsis: OCTO Telematics, the leading global provider in transforming an IoT Big Data set into actionable intelligence, has acquired the entire share capital of Nebula Systems Ltd. Nebula specializes in the development of advanced cloud technologies for the automotive and connected car industries.
buyer: Octo Telematics
Octo is the Number 1 global provider of telematics and data analytics solutions for the auto insurance industry. Today, they are the largest and most experienced insurance telematics company in the world, providing actionable intelligence to more than 60 insurance partners. "
target parent: RAC Limited
target: Nebula Systems Ltd
Nebula Systems has developed a secure, cloud-based, vehicle data Analytics Platform that accesses the vast and unexploited data generated by modern vehicles. This platform, called MECH5®, addresses the main problem in the Connected Car World: limitation in obtaining key data from virtually any car.
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closed 6/12/2017 via BusinessWire

ORBCOMM, acquired inthinc, Inc.

synopsis: ORBCOMM Inc., a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of inthinc, Inc. inthinc provides best-in-class fleet management and driver safety solutions to a broad range of industrial enterprises.
buyer: ORBCOMM (ORBC:$202.00)
ORBCOMM is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things, providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency. The company offers a broad set of asset monitoring and control solutions. "
target: inthinc, Inc.
Based in Salt Lake City, UT, inthinc provides best-in-class fleet management and driver safety solutions to a broad range of industrial enterprises. inthinc’s vehicle telematics solutions are focused on improving driver safety, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance & workforce optimization.
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$35
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closed 1/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Viasat Group, acquired MobileFleet

synopsis: Viasat Group, a specialized group in the design, manufacture and supply of telematics products & services to the Insurance industry and for the management of fleets of vehicles, has acquired MobileFleet. MobileFleet, based in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) is a company specializing in the provision of telematics services for vehicle fleets.
buyer: Viasat Group
Viasat, established in Italy in 1974, is a specialized group in the design, manufacture and supply of telematics products & services to the Insurance industry and for the management of fleets of vehicles. "
target: MobileFleet
MobileFleet is a company with more than 12 years of experience in the field of automotive safety. They work in the development and commercialization of their product MobileFleet, specialized in the integral management of fleets.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Porsche Automobil Holding SE, acquired CETITEC GmbH

synopsis: Porsche, a German sports car manufacturer, has acquired a majority stake in CETITEC, an independent German software development company. CETITEC offers firmware based products such as application frameworks, and gateways between the leading automotive networks.
buyer: Porsche Automobil Holding SE (DB:PAH3:$115.69)
Porsche Automobil Holding SE is a Germany-based holding company engaged in the automobile manufacture industry. The Company is engaged in the holding and managing of its investments in Volkswagen AG, through which the Company manages twelve motor brands from seven European countries. "
target: CETITEC GmbH
CETITEC is an independent German software development company. CETITEC offers firmware based products such as application frameworks, and gateways between the leading automotive networks. Their area of work covers all phases of software development for embedded and PC based applications.
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closed 7/24/2018 via Company Press Release

VNC Automotive Limited, acquired VNC Automotive Limited

synopsis: VNC Automotive's management has acquired VNC Automotive from RealVNC, a provider of remote access software. VNC Automotive provides car connectivity software solutions for in-car infotainment and telematics applications. Their VNC Telematics solution connects vehicles and the cloud, enabling telemetry data streaming, firmware updates, and more.
buyer: VNC Automotive Limited
VNC Automotive provides advanced car connectivity software solutions for in-car infotainment and telematics applications. Their VNC Telematics solution securely and reliably connects vehicles and the cloud, enabling telemetry data streaming, firmware updates, real-time traffic information, and more."
target parent: RealVNC Limited
target: VNC Automotive Limited
VNC Automotive provides advanced car connectivity software solutions for in-car infotainment and telematics applications. Their VNC Telematics solution securely and reliably connects vehicles and the cloud, enabling telemetry data streaming, firmware updates, real-time traffic information, and more.
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announced 11/29/2017 via Company Press Release

HERE, will acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH

synopsis: HERE Technologies announced plans to acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a Germany-based software company developing highly secure over-the-air (OTA) software updating technology for the automotive industry. ATS solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they empower their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: ATS Advanced Telematic Systems GmbH
ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is a German software company specializing in open standards-based software products for the automotive industry, with a special focus on software over-the-air updates. Their solutions seamlessly integrate into existing automotive back-ends and vehicle infrastructures.
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closed 8/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired BestTransport.com, Inc.

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired BestTransport.com, Inc., a cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) provider focused on flatbed-intensive manufacturers and distributors.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$286.16)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: BestTransport.com, Inc.
BestTransport.com, Inc. is a cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) provider focused on flatbed-intensive manufacturers and distributors. BestTransport helps connect shippers and carriers to streamline transportation processes.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 4/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Wind River Systems, acquired Arynga

synopsis: Wind River announced it has added the Arynga software product line to its automotive portfolio. Arynga provides over-the-air (OTA) update software for automotive solutions, including both software-over-the-air (SOTA) and firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) update technologies. Arynga’s software and development team are now part of Wind River.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Wind River Systems
Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO). Wind River enables companies to develop, run and manage device software faster, better, at lower cost and more reliably. Wind River platforms are pre-integrated, fully standardized, enterprise-wide development solutions. "
target: Arynga
Arynga, Inc. operates as a software solutions and services company. The company focuses on delivering wireless solutions for transportation, energy, oil and gas, and consumer electronics companies. It offers CarSync, a software/firmware update module for automotive companies.
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closed 3/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Harman International Industries Inc, acquired TowerSec

synopsis: HARMAN, the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of TowerSec. TowerSec is a global automotive cyber security company specializing in network protection for connected vehicles.
buyer: Harman International Industries Inc (HAR:$6,545.87)
HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services. "
target: TowerSec
TowerSec, a global automotive cyber security supplier, delivers on-board cyber security technology to OEMs, suppliers and the aftermarket that will stop cyber threats now and in the future.
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