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closed 3/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired ProtectWise

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it closed its acquisition of ProtectWise, Inc., a Colorado-based company which provides cloud-delivered Network Detection and Response. This acquisition allows Verizon to expand its product offering in Network Detection and Response and bring additional talent to the company.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: ProtectWise
ProtectWise™ provides Cloud-delivered Network Detection & Response (NDR). Organizations can achieve defense in depth via advanced analytics in Enterprise, Cloud and Industrial environments with real time and retrospective detections.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

LiveAction, acquired CounterFlow AI

synopsis: LiveAction, the leader in network performance management, has acquired CounterFlow AI, a leading network detection and response (NDR) provider. CounterFlow AI's ThreatEye is a cloud-based platform that uses machine learning to identify patterns associated with network faults, anomalies, and threats in real-time.
buyer: LiveAction
LiveAction develops IT visibility, analytics and diagnostic solutions designed to simplify network management. Their two platforms, LiveNX (Network Experience) and LiveSP (Service Provider Experience) were each built by team experts to focus on delivering key functionality to their users. "
target: CounterFlow AI
CounterFlow AI is a leading network detection and response (NDR) provider. CounterFlow AI is changing how organizations monitor their networks. Their cloud-based ThreatEye platform uses machine learning to identify patterns associated with network faults, anomalies, and threats in real-time.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fortinet Inc., acquired ShieldX Networks

synopsis: Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances, has acquired ShieldX, a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX's cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data from cyber threats.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,727.00)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: ShieldX Networks
ShieldX is a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX redefines cloud security to better protect organizations against cyber threats. Their cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data.
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closed 4/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, acquired Alsid

synopsis: Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, has acquired Alsid SAS, a leader in Active Directory security. Alsid for Active Directory is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with an on-premises deployment option that monitors the security of Active Directory in real time.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$483.81)
Tenable® is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 30,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. "
target: Alsid
Alsid SAS is a leader in Active Directory security. Alsid for Active Directory is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution with an on-premises deployment option that monitors the security of Active Directory in real time.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., will acquire Volterra

synopsis: F5 Networks, the leader in application security and delivery, will acquire Volterra, the first universal edge-as-a-service platform. With the addition of Volterra’s technology platform, F5 is creating an edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,536.24)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Volterra
Based in Santa Clara, CA, Volterra provides a distributed cloud services platform to deploy, network and secure applications across multi-cloud and the edge.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

SilverSky, acquired SilverSky

synopsis: A private investor group has completed the purchase of the cyber security provider, SilverSky. Richard Dobrow along with Cary Conrad led the initiative to acquire the company along with support from members of the current management team.
buyer: SilverSky
Richard Dobrow, most recently co-Founder of outSOC, a leading SOC-as-a-Service platform and past CEO of Perimeter eSecurity (later renamed SilverSky) along with Cary Conrad, led the initiative to acquire the Company along with support from members of the current management team. "
target parent: BAE Systems
target: SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. Their Security-as-a-Service platform delivers cloud-based software and managed services, such as Email Protection Services with advanced Data Loss Prevention, Network Security Services, and more.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Cybera, Inc.

synopsis: PDI, a global provider of leading enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, announced that it has acquired Cybera Inc., a leading providers of managed security solutions to protect customers against cybersecurity threats.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
PDI helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations, and unify their business across the entire value chain. "
target: Cybera, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. helps convenience retailers and petroleum wholesalers thrive through digital transformation and enterprise software that enables them to grow topline revenue, optimize operations and unify their business across the entire value chain.
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Akamai Technologies, acquired Asavie

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired Asavie, whose global platform manages the security, performance and access policies for mobile and internet-connected devices.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,334.66)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: Asavie
Asavie delivers secure, frictionless access to business resources for a fully mobile workforce. The company automates the creation of self-serve, private, network-based services that secure access from mobile and internet-connected devices to applications and data.
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closed 7/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fortinet Inc., acquired OPĀQ Networks

synopsis: Fortinet has purchased Opaq Networks to strengthen distributed network protection. OPAQ Networks is a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) cloud provider based in Herndon, Virginia. OPAQ’s Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) cloud solution protects organizations’ distributed networks.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,727.00)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: OPĀQ Networks
OPAQ Networks is a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) cloud provider based in Herndon, Virginia. OPAQ’s Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) cloud solution protects organizations’ distributed networks – from data centers, to branch offices, to remote users, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
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announced 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Lastline, Inc.

synopsis: Software company VMware has agreed to acquire Lastline, a provider of AI-based cybersecurity services. Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Lastline, Inc.
Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network. Lastline protects network, email, cloud, and web infrastructures, minimizing the risk of damaging and costly data breaches.
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closed 11/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sumo Logic, Inc., acquired JASK

synopsis: Sumo Logic, the leader in continuous intelligence, has acquired JASK Labs, Inc., a provider of cloud-native autonomous security operations center (ASOC) software. The acquisition brings together Sumo Logic’s Continuous Intelligence Platform with JASK’s ASOC, offering to deliver a leading cloud-native security intelligence solution.
buyer: Sumo Logic, Inc. (SUMO:$209.65)
Sumo Logic is a secure, cloud-native, Continuous Intelligence Platform for DevSecOps delivering real-time, continuous intelligence from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data across the entire application lifecycle and stack. "
target: JASK
JASK is a provider of cloud-native Autonomous Security Operations Center (ASOC) software. JASK's ASOC platform fuses intelligence and automation to perform security analyst workflows and automatically triage alerts—increasing efficiency and enabling analysts to focus on critical security functions.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Broadcom Limited, purchased Enterprise Security Business from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: Broadcom has purchased Symantec's enterprise security business. Symantec's enterprise security business has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$26,510.00)
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's solutions include data center networking and storage, and more. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec's enterprise security business is recognized as an established leader in the growing enterprise security space and has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Zscaler, Inc., acquired Appsulate

synopsis: Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, has acquired Appsulate, a browser isolation company providing users secure access to web-based applications and content by rendering safe pixels to the browser, protecting corporate endpoints from security concerns. Zscaler plans to incorporate browser isolation technology into its extensible platform.
buyer: Zscaler, Inc. (ZS:$601.91)
Zscaler enables organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. "
target: Appsulate
Appsulate is a browser isolation company providing users secure access to web-based applications and content by rendering safe pixels to the browser, protecting corporate endpoints from security concerns.
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announced 5/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire MetaNetworks

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Meta Networks, an innovator in zero trust network access. Proofpoint will strengthen its cloud-based architecture and people-centric security platform, enabling customers to better protect their people and the applications and data they access beyond the traditional perimeter.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: MetaNetworks
Meta Networks, the technology leader in zero trust network access, is reinventing the enterprise network for the cloud age. Meta Networks’ Network-as-a-Service, enterprises can rapidly connect people, applications, clouds, data centers and offices, and secure them with a software-defined perimeter.
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

SecureSky, acquired EvengX, LLC

synopsis: SecureSky Inc., a cloud security management company, has completed its acquisition of EvengX, LLC, and its agent-based and network technology SafetyNet.  SafetyNet offers cross-platform technology and defense capabilities against threats and malicious behaviors.
buyer: SecureSky
SecureSky provides a full portfolio of cloud security services and business relevant metrics that enable executive and board level engagement, and allow organizations to fully secure their cloud workloads, data, applications and infrastructure. "
target: EvengX, LLC
EvengX offers cross-platform technology and defense capabilities against threats and malicious behaviors. The patented detection communication techniques and lightweight technology enables rapid deployment and operations in dynamic cloud environments.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Ricoh Co Ltd, acquired ZeedSecurity

synopsis: Ricoh Spain has expanded its security offering through the acquisition of ZeedSecurity software. The software platform enables the assessment and maintenance of security across all connected devices in a network. 
buyer: Ricoh Co Ltd (TSE:7752:$17,842.90)
Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. Ricoh is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems. "
target: ZeedSecurity
ZeedSecurity is a security software development company with the main goal of protecting the companies’ IT investment in the Internet, an environment of continuous change. ZeedSecurity is changing the way small and medium enterprises manage and reduce their website security risks.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired CloudCoreo, Inc.

synopsis: VMware has acquired CloudCoreo to assist customers in understanding risks associated with public cloud services. CloudCoreo's configuration-management solution monitors cloud infrastructure stacks for errors, misconfigurations, and public cloud cybersecurity risks so they can be fixed before breaches or compliance policy violations can occur.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. With VMware solutions, organizations are improving business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds, and by driving innovation with modern apps. "
target: CloudCoreo, Inc.
CloudCoreo offers a solution for proactively identifying public cloud risks at the time of deployment to prevent breaches of compliance violations before they occur. The solution also continuously scans and monitors cloud infrastructure to keep applications and data safe.
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closed 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Outpost24 AB, acquired SecludIT Inc.

synopsis: Outpost24, a leading provider of Vulnerability Management solutions for commercial and government organizations, announced that it acquired the business of SecludIT, an award-winning cloud infrastructure security pioneer.
buyer parent: Monterro
buyer: Outpost24 AB
Founded in 2001, Outpost24 is a vulnerability management company providing best-in-class solutions to help users identify and mitigate weaknesses in their network. Outpost24 offers real-time vulnerability alerts and solution-based reports that facilitate the instant recognition of imminent threats. "
target: SecludIT Inc.
SecludIT is a software company, founded by seasoned experts in network infrastructure security and virtualization. The company develops Elastic Detector, a comprehensive software suite to identify vulnerabilities of computing infrastructures.
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announced 7/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Observable Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announces its intent to acquire Observable Networks, a privately held software company headquartered in St. Louis. Observable Networks provides cloud-native network forensics security applications delivered as a service.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Observable Networks, Inc.
Observable Networks provides cloud-native network forensics security applications delivered as a service. Observable Networks’ solutions provide security analysts with the ability to gain real-time situational awareness of all users, devices and traffic on the network.
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closed 1/31/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Radware Ltd., acquired Seculert

synopsis: Radware has acquired Seculert, a cloud-based provider of protection against enterprise network breach & data exfiltration. The acquisition enhances Radware’s attack mitigation system with access to heightened machine learning technology and big data analytics tools that allow the firm to conduct advanced threat analysis.
buyer: Radware Ltd. (RDWR:$229.04)
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility. "
target: Seculert
Seculert is a cloud-based provider of protection against enterprise network breach and data exfiltration. Organizations worldwide use Seculert to identify known and unknown security threats, while enhancing the effectiveness of their IT security investments.
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closed 3/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired ProtectWise

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it closed its acquisition of ProtectWise, Inc., a Colorado-based company which provides cloud-delivered Network Detection and Response. This acquisition allows Verizon to expand its product offering in Network Detection and Response and bring additional talent to the company.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: ProtectWise
ProtectWise™ provides Cloud-delivered Network Detection & Response (NDR). Organizations can achieve defense in depth via advanced analytics in Enterprise, Cloud and Industrial environments with real time and retrospective detections.
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closed 6/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Senion

synopsis: Verizon announced the acquisition of Senion, a global leader in location-responsive solutions. The developer of an indoor positioning platform, Senion’s advanced machine-learning sensor fusion technology delivers sub-meter accuracy for precise positioning and navigation of indoor spaces.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. "
target: Senion
Senion is a global leader in indoor positioning solutions, bringing a seamless, responsive, and consumer-friendly foundation for location-based services applications. Senion comprehensive IPS services include analytics, wayfinding, geofencing, friend finder and tracking.
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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Apollo Global Management, acquired Verizon Media

synopsis: Apollo Global Management, Inc. announced that funds managed by its affiliates have completed the acquisition of Yahoo - formerly Verizon Media - one of the world’s premier global technology and media companies.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets under management of approximately $455 billion in credit, private equity and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Verizon Media
Verizon Media, a division of Verizon Communications, Inc., houses a trusted media ecosystem of premium brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and Engadget to help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and media partners to connect.
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announced 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

BuzzFeed, will acquire HuffPost

synopsis: BuzzFeed, the leading social news organization, is acquiring HuffPost from Verizon Media. HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post) is an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions.
buyer: BuzzFeed
BuzzFeed is the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: HuffPost
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post) is an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions. The site offers news, satire, blogs and original content, and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, and more.
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closed 5/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Blue Jeans Network

synopsis: Verizon Business has completed the acquisition of BlueJeans Network, a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Blue Jeans Network
BlueJeans Network is a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
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announced 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., will acquire Tumblr, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has agreed to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic Inc. Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr is a free service that hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Tumblr, Inc.
Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr is a free service that hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art.
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closed 3/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired ProtectWise

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it closed its acquisition of ProtectWise, Inc., a Colorado-based company which provides cloud-delivered Network Detection and Response. This acquisition allows Verizon to expand its product offering in Network Detection and Response and bring additional talent to the company.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: ProtectWise
ProtectWise™ provides Cloud-delivered Network Detection & Response (NDR). Organizations can achieve defense in depth via advanced analytics in Enterprise, Cloud and Industrial environments with real time and retrospective detections.
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closed 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Verizon Communications, acquired Vidder

synopsis: Verizon acquired the PrecisionAccess™ solution and other Software Defined Perimeter related assets from privately held Vidder, Inc., a company offering trusted and unified access control. The PrecisionAccess solution provides trusted and unified access control across internal networks, clouds, and external users.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Vidder
Vidder is changing how modern day enterprises approach security in the increasingly untrusted and diverse IT landscape. The company’s PrecisionAccess™ solution provides trusted and unified access control across internal networks, clouds, and external users.
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SmugMug, will acquire Flickr

synopsis: SmugMug, the largest, most comprehensive, independent photo management platform in the world, has agreed to purchase Flickr, the online photo management and sharing application. Flickr is an active, global community of photographers that encourages users to find their inspiration and is home to tens of billions of photos and two million groups.
buyer: SmugMug
Home to more than four billion photos, SmugMug is the most popular photography site in the world. SmugMug provides passionate photographers at any level of experience a place to store, share and sell high-quality photos. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Flickr
Flickr is an online photo management and sharing application. Flickr is an active, global community of photographers that encourages users to find their inspiration. Home to tens of billions of photos and two million groups, photography lovers come to Flickr to share their passion.
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closed 4/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Moment

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a broadband and telecommunications company, has closed its acquisition of Moment, a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. Moment transforms business through design, encouraging organizations to change the way they consider and create digital products.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Moment
Moment is a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. They transform business through design, encouraging organizations to change the way they consider and create digital products.
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MoviePass, acquired MovieFone

synopsis: MoviePass Inc. has acquired Moviefone, an entertainment service that provides over 6 million monthly unique visitors full access to the entertainment ecosystem. Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more.
buyer parent: Helios and Matheson
buyer: MoviePass
MoviePass Inc. is a technology company dedicated to enhancing the exploration of cinema. As the nation's premier movie-theater subscription service, MoviePass provides film enthusiasts the ability to attend up to one movie per day for a low subscription price. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: MovieFone
Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more. Moviefone’s editorial coverage includes up-to-date entertainment news, trailers and clips.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

SSENSE, acquired Polyvore

synopsis: Polyvore, the community-powered shopping website, has been acquired by SSENSE, a global fashion platform. Polyvore is a leading social shopping site with millions of users participating in making and sharing virtual mood boards and digital collages of their favorite fashion items from across the web.
buyer: SSENSE
Based in Canada, SSENSE is a global fashion platform. SSENSE sells products from a wide array of indie, luxury and streetwear designers, and produces its own original, high-quality editorial content. SSENSE provides exclusive original content and a curated selection of over 400 fashion designers. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Polyvore
Polyvore is a community-powered social shopping website. Polyvore has millions of users participating in making and sharing virtual mood boards and digital collages of their favorite fashion items from across the web. Users of Polyvore are empowered to create, share, discover and shop.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oath Inc., will acquire Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Seven West Media (SWM) has announced that Oath Inc. is to take full control of Yahoo7 by acquiring SWM’s 50 percent stake in the business. Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Oath Inc.
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. They reach one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. Oath brands include Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, Engadget, TechCrunch, Tumblr, MAKERS and the Build Series. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.
Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company in the ANZ market, which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month. Yahoo7 aims to bring all the best articles in news, entertainment and lifestyle in the one place.
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closed 1/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Verizon Telematics Inc., acquired Movildata Internacional Sociedad Limitada

synopsis: Verizon Telematics, a provider of next generation connected services in vehicles, assets, and wearable devices, has acquired Movildata Internacional, a Spain-based provider of commercial fleet management solutions. Movildata's mission is to provide the data and tools necessary for the optimization and efficient management of mobility resources.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Telematics Inc.
Verizon Telematics is a provider of next generation connected services in vehicles, assets, and wearable devices. Their full suite of solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, smarter, more efficient and more compliant. "
target: Movildata Internacional Sociedad Limitada
Movildata Internacional is a Spain-based provider of commercial fleet management solutions. Movildata specializes in localization systems, fleet management and mobile assets. Their mission is to provide the data and tools necessary for the optimization and efficient management of mobility resources.
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closed 1/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Niddel

synopsis: Adding to its portfolio of managed security detection and response services for enterprise customers, Verizon acquired privately held Niddel Corp., a company offering machine-learning-based automated threat hunting.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Niddel
Niddel revolutionizes the Threat Hunting landscape by introducing Magnet, the first Autonomous Threat Hunting System that automates the way human analysts would hunt for compromised or infected machines in a network.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired Skyward

synopsis: Verizon, America's most reliable wireless network, announced it has acquired Skyward, a drone operations and management company based out of Portland, Oregon. The Skyward platform connects all the people, projects, and equipment involved in a drone program into one efficient workflow.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Skyward
The Skyward platform connects all the people, projects, and equipment involved in a drone program into one efficient workflow. Companies and fleet operators configure Skyward to meet their business requirements in order to scale faster and easily manage complex processes.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired SocialRadar, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has acquired SocialRadar. Using street-level imagery, some human interaction and proprietary algorithms, SocialRadar can pinpoint exactly where a business is located.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: SocialRadar, Inc.
SocialRadar is building technology that gives users real-time information and location insights on the people and places around them. SocialRadar’s LocationKit enables developers to dramatically improve location inside of their mobile applications through a free SDK.
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closed 10/26/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Vessel

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the technology and software that underlies Vessel's online video subscription service, which provides early access to videos from online video stars. Vessel has developed smart video platforms that provide experiences that match viewer demand.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Vessel
Vessel, headquartered in San Francisco, is an online short-form video subscription platform. The service launched in 2015 and has paying subscribers in 155 countries, providing early exclusive access to digitally native video.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, will acquire Sensity

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Sensity Systems Inc., a private company based in Sunnyvale, California. Sensity is a leading provider of internet of things (IoT) solutions for smart communities with a strong ecosystem of partners.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premiere all-fiber network. "
target: Sensity
Sensity Systems uses energy-efficient LED lighting as the foundation for its IoT platform for Smart Cities. The company enables light owners to capitalize on the LED conversion process by embedding networking technology within both retrofit and new LED luminaires.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, acquired FleetMatics, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., America's most reliable wireless network, has acquired Fleetmatics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile workforce management solutions. Their solution enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 112 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide."
target: FleetMatics, Inc. (FLTX:$320.40)
Fleetmatics is a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service. Their solution enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,350 [$2,183]
rev ($mm)
$311
EBITDA ($mm)
$66
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
32.9x
closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

AOL Inc., acquired Yahoo! Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a company that that offers wireless telecommunications products and services, has completed its acquisition of the operating business of Yahoo! Inc., known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services. Verizon has combined these assets with its existing AOL business.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company with a mission to connect consumers and creators through open marketplaces. AOL uses data to disrupt content production, distribution and monetization. The company connects publishers with advertisers across its global, programmatic platforms. "
target: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe.
price ($mm)
$4,826
rev ($mm)
$4,894
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
31.9x
closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Voyager Internet Ltd, acquired HD Net Limited

synopsis: Local New Zealand internet service provider Voyager Internet has completed its acquisition of HD Net, one of New Zealand’s leading privately owned and operated ISPs specialising in Internet Services, Telecommunications, Cloud and Datacentre Services.
buyer: Voyager Internet Ltd
Voyager are broadband and communication specialists. Proudly New Zealand owned, they keep Kiwis online at home and at work with their supersonic broadband speeds. They enable businesses to grow with their smart IT business solutions, from simple phone plans to website hosting and domain names. "
target: HD Net Limited
HD is one of New Zealand’s leading privately owned and operated ISPs specialising in Internet Services, Telecommunications, Cloud and Datacentre Services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/6/2013 via PR Newswire

iTalk Inc., acquired My800online, Inc.

synopsis: iTalk Inc., a global provider of advanced communications and mobile broadband services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of My800online, Inc., an established global residential and business toll-free telephone service provider.
buyer: iTalk Inc. (TALK:$0.00)
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities. "
target: My800online, Inc.
Established in 2005, My800online delivers the highest quality toll-free service with unmatched features to consumers and businesses worldwide with the convenience of routing calls to any landline or mobile phone anywhere.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2012 via Company Press Release

Aurelius AG, acquired Getronics NV

synopsis: AURELIUS acquired 70 percent of Getronics Europe/APAC's operating units in May 2012. Getronics is a leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology services and solutions.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
The Aurelius Group specializes in acquiring companies with development potential and providing them with operational support. With respect to the acquisition of subsidiaries, AURELIUS strives to identify, analyze, develop and exploit all available opportunities in the market. "
target parent: KPN Telecom
target: Getronics NV
Getronics is a leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology services and solutions. Getronics helps organisations by providing them with the ability to share information and to work together efficiently, securely and effectively, wherever and whenever they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$617
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Communications Company, Inc. merged with Time Warner Cable Inc.,

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Insight Communications Company, Inc. Insight offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. "
target: Insight Communications Company, Inc.
Insight Communications Company offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers and delivers cn|2, a new kind of news and information network, to all of its Kentucky and Indiana customers.
price ($mm)
$2,900
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
$369
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
closed 3/15/2010 via PR Newswire

VoIP Innovations, Inc., acquired VoIPstreet

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-based VoIP providers, VoIPstreet and VoIP Innovations, have come together to create an all-in-one VoIP solutions provider that offers both retail and wholesale VoIP services and boasts one of the nation's largest networks.
buyer: VoIP Innovations, Inc.
VoIP Innovations, a wholesale Voice-over-Internet-Protocol provider with more than 20 years in the industry, offers U.S. and toll-free inbound calling and U.S. and International outbound to VoIP service providers. "
target: VoIPstreet
VoIP Street focuses on a superior customer service experience and a quality infrastructure to provide the best possible voice quality for you and your customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

green.ch, acquired Genotec AG

synopsis: Swiss ISP and data centre operator Green.ch has acquired 100 percent of Swiss hosting provider Genotec. Genotec Ltd. is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Provider in Switzerland.
buyer: green.ch
green.ch was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading ICT service providers in Switzerland. The company offers high-quality products and services, both nationally and internationally. "
target: Genotec AG
Genotec is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Providers in Switzerland.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Time Warner Cable Inc., purchased Cable Systems from NewWave Communications

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of cable systems from NewWave Communications, provider of communications services such as high-speed data, cable television and telephone to smaller, non-urban communities in the Midwest.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable Inc. is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 14 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. "
seller: NewWave Communications
NewWave Communications provides cable television, Internet, and digital telephone services. It offers cable television services by providing digital movie, music, news, sports, local, and pay-per-view channels, as well as HDTV and digital video recorder solutions.
price ($mm)
$259
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Betterware de Mexico, acquired GuruComm

synopsis: Betterware de México S.A.B. de C.V., the leading direct-to-consumer company in Mexico that focuses on the home organization and solutions segment with a two-tier distribution model, announced that it acquired 60% of GurúComm, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator and Communications Software developer.
buyer: Betterware de Mexico (BWMX:$351.86)
Betterware de Mexico are the leading Mexican company in wholesale home solutions. They bring harmony to Mexican homes with products and opportunities that solve the day-to-day lives of millions of people. "
target: GuruComm
GuruComm, based in Mexico, is the first smart phone line that records and transcribes calls, understands the conversations with their customer's clients, analyzes the topics and integrates functionalities so that they give a better service, make their team more productive and win more clients.
price ($mm)
$2.19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Twilio, acquired ValueFirst

synopsis: ValueFirst, an enterprise communication platform company that connects businesses with their consumers, has been acquired by Twilio, a leading cloud communications and customer engagement platform.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$1,986.90)
Twilio powers the future of business communications and is used by millions of developers. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use. "
target: ValueFirst
Founded in 2003, ValueFirst is an enterprise communication platform company that connects businesses with their consumers. They enable intelligent conversations across telecom and internet channels through their communication platforming enabling circa 4 Billion interactions a month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired DeepAffects

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a leading conversational intelligence pioneer that uses artificial intelligence to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone™, customer engagement, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces. "
target: DeepAffects
DeepAffects is a cloud-based conversation intelligence platform driven by AI, for the enterprise to quickly integrate secure, scalable & highly accurate speaker identification, diarization, emotion recognition, and speech enhancement into the voice products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired DeepAffects

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a leading conversational intelligence pioneer that uses artificial intelligence to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone™, customer engagement, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces. "
target: DeepAffects
DeepAffects is a cloud-based conversation intelligence platform driven by AI, for the enterprise to quickly integrate secure, scalable & highly accurate speaker identification, diarization, emotion recognition, and speech enhancement into the voice products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Welltel, acquired Intellicom Ireland

synopsis: Welltel, Ireland’s fastest-growing communications and IT company, announces that it has acquired Intellicom, an Irish company that develops and supplies telecommunications and UC (unified communications) and contact centre systems to business customers.
buyer: Welltel
Welltel is a rapidly growing communications company, currently employing 70 people and providing managed services to over 3,000 business customers in Ireland and internationally. "
target: Intellicom Ireland
Intellicom is an Irish company that develops and supplies telecommunications and UC (unified communications) and contact centre systems to business customers. Founded in 2005, Intellicom provides cloud and on-premises telephone, contact centre, direct and through channel partners
price ($mm)
$6.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire ACL Mobile

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, is to acquire ACL Mobile Limited, a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$1,362.30)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$71*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Select Communications, acquired Lighthouse Conferencing

synopsis: Select Communications, a communications services provider, has acquired Lighthouse Conferencing, a provider of online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas.
buyer: Select Communications
Select Communications is a communications services provider that provides the broadest product selection and highest-quality communication services to organizations worldwide, with a time-saving, one-stop shopping opportunity. "
target: Lighthouse Conferencing
Lighthouse Conferencing provides online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas. They are a premium collaboration solutions partner focused on providing clients the highest level of thought, guidance, and service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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 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 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:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
price ($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

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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,106.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$941.50
EBIT ($mm)
$919.80
Net Income ($mm)
$840.40
Employees
5198
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Ticker: T
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT&T
AT&T
AT&T Inc. is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It consists of four businesses: WarnerMedia, AT&T Communications, AT&T Latin America, and Xandr.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$176,015.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$52,796.00
EBIT ($mm)
$30,700.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
230760
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Ticker: VZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$129,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$48,435.00
EBIT ($mm)
$31,691.00
Net Income ($mm)
$18,890.00
Employees
132200
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Ticker: TSE:9432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is the world's largest global IT and telecommunications services company and is ranked 29th on Fortune's Global 500 list. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation focuses on innovation in the cloud, mobility, network and communications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$109,737.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$29,092.90
EBIT ($mm)
$15,356.26
Net Income ($mm)
$8,417.61
Employees
319039
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Ticker: DB:DTE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies. They provide fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology solutions for business and corporate customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$89,242.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,057.99
EBIT ($mm)
$11,272.95
Net Income ($mm)
$2,321.99
Employees
214609
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Ticker: TSE:9984
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Softbank Corporation
Softbank Corporation
The SoftBank Group comprises SoftBank Corp. and its subsidiaries and associates that offer a range of mobile communications, fixed-line communications and Internet services around the world. Maximizing synergies across its Group companies, SoftBank aspires to realize lifestyle innovation through IT.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58,275.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,906.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,232.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
80909
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Ticker: BME:TEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telefonica S.A.
Telefonica S.A.
Telefonica is a world-leading operator and digital telco, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions for 320+ million users across Europe and Latin America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$51,953.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.86
EBIT ($mm)
$6,149.75
Net Income ($mm)
$2,494.25
Employees
112543
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ORA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orange S.A.
Orange S.A.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$51,416.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,530.11
EBIT ($mm)
$6,815.70
Net Income ($mm)
$3,506.60
Employees
135619
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Ticker: CHTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter Spectrum TV® video entertainment programming,
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$46,296.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,808.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,935.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,811.00
Employees
95100
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Ticker: TSE:9433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation are Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer and a Global Fortune 500 company providing their international customer base with data centers, networks, content delivery, system integration, and more around the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$43,688.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.11
EBIT ($mm)
$8,274.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4,940.96
Employees
35032
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Ticker: BT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BT Group plc
BT Group plc
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$28,856.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,015.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4,381.59
Net Income ($mm)
$2,545.31
Employees
106700
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Ticker: CTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,821.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,216.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,285.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
43000
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Ticker: TWC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is a provider of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, Time Warner Cable Media offers innovative advertising solutions.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$22,120.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,980.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,699.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,954.00
Employees
50625
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Ticker: KOSE:A030200
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KT Corporation
KT Corporation
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$20,857.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,932.94
EBIT ($mm)
$1,090.50
Net Income ($mm)
$362.27
Employees
23371
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Ticker: BIT:TIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia offers infrastructures and technological platforms on which voice and data become advanced telecommunications services and leading-edge ICT solutions and tools for development for the Group itself and for the entire nation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$19,538.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,947.43
EBIT ($mm)
$3,382.55
Net Income ($mm)
$1,466.44
Employees
54965
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Ticker: TSX:BCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BCE, Inc.
BCE, Inc.
BCE Inc. is Canada's largest communications company, providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband communications and content services to consumer, residential business and government customers in Canada.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$17,967.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,783.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4,182.84
Net Income ($mm)
$2,290.40
Employees
52790
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