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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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announced 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Hub Security will be merged with ALD,

synopsis: Advanced Logistics Development Ltd. (ALD), which is traded publicly on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), has announced its plans to merge with Israeli cybersecurity company, HUB Security provider advanced encrypted computing solutions for companies and organizations aiming to prevent hostile intrusion and exposure of sensitive data.
buyer: ALD (TASE:ALD:$36.50)
ALD, based in Israel, is a leading consulting firm and software house in the field of Reliability Engineering and Analysis, Safety Analysis and Safety Managementnt, Quality Engineering and Quality Assurance. "
target: Hub Security
HUB Security provides advanced encrypted computing solutions for companies and organizations aiming to prevent hostile intrusion and exposure of sensitive data while protecting commercial IP and key information from theft.
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announced 2/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, will acquire Alsid

synopsis: Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 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:$440.22)
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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closed 1/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

SocialSurvey, acquired Zyudly Labs

synopsis: SocialSurvey announces that they have completed the acquisition of Zyudly Labs Data Solutions. Zyudly Labs, based in Chennai, India, has emerged as a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Their team of data scientists have created a machine learning-based framework for conversational interfaces across multiple channels.
buyer: SocialSurvey
SocialSurvey offers companies and quality professionals a simple way to manage their online reputation and capture customer data to create a winning social strategy and boost customer satisfaction. "
target: Zyudly Labs
Zyudly Labs is a cyber security startup that is disrupting the cloud security market with its cloud assurance platform (ZCAP) ™ and associated solutions and services. Zyudly Labs, based in Chennai, India, has emerged as a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
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closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

LogRhythm, Inc., acquired Mist Net

synopsis: LogRhythm has acquired MistNet, a cloud-based analytics platform that delivers vast network visibility and accurate threat detection. The acquisition of MistNet's solution will facilitate LogRhythm's goal of addressing current and emerging endpoint security needs for its global customers and partners.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LogRhythm, Inc.
LogRhythm enables security professionals to promote visibility for cybersecurity programs and reduce risk to their organization. The company's NextGen SIEM Platform delivers security analytics, user and entity behavior analytics, and more for rapid detection, response, and neutralization of threats."
target: Mist Net
MistNet offers a security threat detection and prevention platform that is designed to minimize exposure to cybersecurity risks. The company’s main offering, TensorMist-AI, constructs a geodistributed, meshed data pipeline by combining scale-out data management with distributed processing analytics.
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closed 12/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Viking Cloud

synopsis: Sysnet Global Solutions, a leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions, announced that it has acquired Viking Cloud, a company that delivers asset, event and compliance management through its industry-leading next-generation cloud security platform.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions is the leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions operating in over 60 countries worldwide. Sysnet provides merchant compliance and security management solutions to some of the world’s largest, global acquiring organisations. "
target: Viking Cloud
Viking Cloud is transforming the way organizations approach cyber defense. Their customer-centric technology and services enable cutting edge ways to secure assets and provide assurance testing and assessments.
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closed 11/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Mandiant Corporation, acquired Respond Software

synopsis: FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, announced the acquisition of Respond Software, the cybersecurity investigation automation company and creator of the Respond Analyst. Respond will be integrated into Mandiant, a cyber security company.
buyer parent: FireEye
buyer: Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Solutions brings together the world’s leading threat intelligence and frontline expertise with continuous security validation to arm organizations with the tools needed to increase security effectiveness and reduce organizational risk, regardless of the security technologies deployed. "
target: Respond Software
Respond Software gives every business an edge in the battle for cyber-security with affordable, easy-to-implement software that delivers expert-level decisions at scale.
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closed 11/17/2020 via BusinessWire

Flashpoint, acquired Crft, Inc.

synopsis: Flashpoint has acquired CRFT, Inc., a security automation provider that empowers teams to streamline daily security tasks through a seamless, no-code design and delivery engine. The acquisition allows Flashpoint to empowers security and threat teams to streamline workflows and trigger actions that mitigate threats automatically.
buyer: Flashpoint
Flashpoint is a globally trusted leader in risk intelligence. From bolstering cyber and physical security to detecting fraud and insider threats, Flashpoint partners with customers across the private and public sectors to help them rapidly identify threats and mitigate critical security risks. "
target: Crft, Inc.
CRFT is a security automation provider that empowers teams of all sizes and skill levels to streamline daily security tasks through a seamless, no-code design and delivery engine. CRFT is cloud-native, taking care of reliability monitoring, logging, and performance at scale.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Fyde

synopsis: Barracuda, a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has acquired Fyde, a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) provider, to expand the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform with ZTNA capabilities. The Fyde solution will now be available as Barracuda CloudGen Access to businesses of all sizes.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Fyde
Fyde is the new standard for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Fyde's ZTNA solution addresses the security risks associated with traditional remote access by continuously verifying that only the right person with the right device and the right permissions can access company resources.
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announced 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Expanse

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks will acquire Expanse Inc., a leader in attack surface management. The Expanse platform will significantly enrich Palo Alto Network's Cortex product suite and create the ability to stitch together external, internal, and threat data to provide organizations with a complete, integrated view of the enterprise.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Expanse
Expanse is an enterprise software company and leader in Internet Operations Management. Using data collection, processing, and analysis technology, Expanse improves visibility, governance, and IT operations, reducing risks associated with Internet Assets and enabling a secure digital transformation.
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announced 11/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire PAS

synopsis: Sweden-based Hexagon AB will acquire PAS Global, LLC, a provider of Operational Technology Integrity software solutions. Together, PAS and Hexagon will provide customers with a comprehensive software portfolio to manage the industrial lifecycle, from plant design to cybersecurity risk management and industrial digital transformation.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,472.23)
Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software, and autonomous solutions. The company is putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. "
target: PAS
PAS, the Operational Technology Integrity company, delivers software solutions that prevent, detect, and remediate cyber threats, reduce process safety risks and optimize profitability, and enable trusted data for decision-making.
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announced 10/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Forcepoint LLC

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses, will acquire Forcepoint, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protects the critical data and networks of thousands of customers throughout the world, from Raytheon Technologies.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Raytheon Company
target: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Its behavior-based solutions are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, protects confidential data, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders.
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closed 10/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Telecom Brokerage Inc, acquired Armor

synopsis: Telecom Brokerage Inc (TBI), North America’s leading technology brokerage firm, has acquired Armor, a global cybersecurity software company. Armor simplifies protecting data and applications in private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. Their Armor Anywhere solution prevents threats, simplifies compliance, and reduces noise.
buyer: Telecom Brokerage Inc
Telecom Brokerage Inc (TBI) is North America’s largest privately held Master Agent. TBI assists Systems Integrators, VARs, MSPs, IT consultants, developers, software distributors and more in advising and sourcing the right technology solutions. "
target: Armor
Armor is a global cybersecurity software company. Armor simplifies protecting data and applications in private, public, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. Their Armor Anywhere solution prevents threats, simplifies compliance, reduces noise and enables users to respond faster to incidents.
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announced 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

VMware, Inc., will acquire SaltStack

synopsis: VMware is to acquire SaltStack, a Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
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: SaltStack
SaltStack is Python-based, open-source software for event-driven IT automation, remote task execution, and configuration management. SaltStack intelligent automation helps enterprise IT operations, SecOps, and DevOps teams manage and secure a software-defined world.
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announced 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

SecureWorks Inc, will acquire Delve Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Secureworks will acquire Delve, a provider of vulnerability management solutions for enterprises. The acquisition demonstrates Secureworks’ commitment to evolving its cloud-native Red Cloak Platform, and extending Threat Detection and Response (TDR) application with new integrations, analytics, and user experience improvements.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: SecureWorks Inc (:$562.98)
Secureworks is a global cybersecurity leader, enabling its customers and partners to outpace adversaries with more precision. With the combination of a cloud-native SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, Secureworks provides the most grounded security platform available. "
target: Delve Labs, Inc.
Delve is transforming the way enterprises conduct vulnerability management. The company’s SaaS solution is powered by AI and machine learning to provide customers with more accurate and actionable data about the highest risk vulnerabilities across their network, endpoints, and cloud.
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announced 8/6/2020 via Company Press Release

LogPoint, will acquire agileSI GmbH

synopsis: LogPoint , the up-and-coming SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) company, has signed a takeover agreement for agileSI™, the leading SAP security solution, with Orange Cyberdefense Germany, part of the Orange Group. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP.
buyer: LogPoint
LogPoint is committed to creating the best SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) in the world. LogPoint enables organizations to convert data into actionable intelligence: supporting cybersecurity, compliance, IT operations, and business analytics. "
target parent: Orange S.A.
target: agileSI GmbH
agileSI™ is a leading SAP security solution. agileSI ™ overcomes the discrepancies between SAP and SIEM and eliminates the "security blindspot" in SAP by enabling the complete integration of security data from the SAP ERP platform in SIEM solutions.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Qualys, Inc., acquired Spell Security

synopsis: Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has acquired Spell Security, a cybersecurity company in India. Spell Security offers an end to end security platform for automated threat hunting and phishing and breach simulations.
buyer: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS:$332.53)
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives. "
target: Spell Security
Spell Security is a cybersecurity company in India. Spell Security offers an end to end security platform for automated threat hunting and phishing and breach simulations. The platform provides visibility and actionable reports to help businesses become less vulnerable to attacks and hidden threats.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Micro Focus International Limited, acquired Atar Labs

synopsis: UK enterprise software company Micro Focus has acquired the entirety of ATAR Labs, a Turkish cybersecurity company known for its security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) technology.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,145.50)
Micro Focus is a leading global enterprise software company uniquely positioned to help customers extend existing investments while embracing new technologies in a world of Hybrid IT. Micro Focus provides a world-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable solutions with analytics built in. "
target: Atar Labs
ATAR Labs builds next generation Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platforms. Their flagship product ATAR helps SOC teams to become more vigilant and effective while helping them achieve more.
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

HMD Global Oy, acquired Valona Labs

synopsis: Finland-based HMD Global has acquired the assets of Valona Labs, a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas. The acquisition of Valona Labs, with its expertise in mobile, enterprise, and cybersecurity software, will further HMD’s reputation as a global leader in smartphone software updates and security.
buyer: HMD Global Oy
Finland-based HMD Global is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. "
target: Valona Labs
Valona Labs is a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas that develops mobile cybersecurity software and solutions for enterprises. The company's Valona DPC application allows IT administrators to manage corporate devices from Android phones and tablets.
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announced 6/15/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire Spanugo Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spanugo, a US-based provider of cloud cybersecurity posture management solutions. To further meet the security demands of its clients in highly regulated industries, IBM will integrate Spanugo software into its public cloud.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$75,030.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Spanugo Inc.
Spanugo is a world-leading company providing Cybersecurity Posture Assurance for the enterprise hybrid cloud. It automates all aspects of Risk, Cybersecurity and Compliance assurance, including automating resource discovery, configuration management, and security best practices.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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closed 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired BluVector

synopsis: LLR Partners announced the acquisition of BluVector, an advanced, next-generation machine learning threat detection and cyber hunting solution, from Northrop Grumman Corporation. BluVector is a cyber-threat detection and hunting platform that defends enterprises against evolving security threats.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Northrop Grumman Corporation
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: FloSports, a leading sports streaming and original content network, announced the acquisition of Trackwrestling, an NBC Sports Group/SportsEngine, Inc. company and an established leader in wrestling event management tools, including all of the company’s assets and existing broadcast rights.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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announced 12/17/2020 via BusinessWire

FreeWheel, will acquire Beeswax

synopsis: FreeWheel, a company that provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape, has agreed to acquire Beeswax, a software as a service (SaaS) advertising company. Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: Beeswax
Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control. Its Bidder-as-a-Service™ platform gives brands, media companies, and advertising technology firms greater control, flexibility, and transparency over their programmatic advertising.
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closed 7/1/2020 via PR Newswire

TN Marketing, acquired Bluprint

synopsis: TN Marketing, a Minneapolis-based global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions, has acquired assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal.  Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses of video content surrounding crafts and hobbies.
buyer: TN Marketing
TN Marketing is a global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions. Its how-to instructional content is centered around lifelong hobbies and reaches members in more than 150 countries. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Bluprint
Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses and other forms of video content surrounding crafts, hobbies and lifestyle topics that was launched as Craftsy in 2011.
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closed 4/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fandango, acquired VUDU, Inc.

synopsis: Fandango, which is owned by Comcast, has purchased digital movie retailer and streaming service Vudu from Walmart. Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. "
target parent: Walmart
target: VUDU, Inc.
Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home. Users can rent or own from over 100,000 titles, or watch thousands of movies free with Vudu Movies On Us.
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closed 11/20/2019 via MSNBC

NBC Sports, Inc., acquired EZLinks Golf LLC

synopsis: NBC Sports, the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, acquired EZLinks Golf, a company that brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBC Sports, Inc.
NBC Sports is the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC, owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated national sports cable channels. "
target parent: PGA TOUR, Inc.
target: EZLinks Golf LLC
EZLinks Golf brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. EZLinks software and service suite includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, and an online tee time marketplace.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Metrological Group BV

synopsis: Comcast, a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal, has acquired Metrological, the Dutch technology company responsible for natively integrating apps including Netflix and YouTube into the cable operator’s X1 video platform.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target: Metrological Group BV
Metrological enables operators to seamlessly integrate premium OTT services and niche content into a single TV viewer experience. The Metrological Application Platform delivers a product suite for onboarding and managing the lifecycle of web and native apps across set-top boxes.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

PA Distribution, acquired Leisure Arts Inc.

synopsis: PA Distribution, a wholesale distributor of crafts, has acquired Leisure Arts from Comcast Corp., a global media and technology company. Leisure Arts is a leading publisher of lifestyle and instructional craft publications. Leisure Arts publishes books for diamond painting, adult coloring, needle crafting, paracord, and more.
buyer: PA Distribution
PA Distribution is a wholesale distributor of crafts. PA Distribution distributes crafting products to a wide variety of retailers. Their wide range of products and quick turnaround times help keep stores stocked with everything they need, from basic creative supplies to holiday and seasonal items. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Leisure Arts Inc.
Leisure Arts is a leading publisher of lifestyle and instructional craft publications. Leisure Arts publishes books and products that provoke imagination and inspire possibility among makers of all ages. They offer books for diamond painting, adult coloring, needle crafting, paracord, and more.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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announced 7/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: Viacom confirmed it’s acquiring digital media company AwesomenessTV, whose network reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV is a TV network that reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Web

Advanced Event Systems, acquired BracketPal

synopsis: SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, announced that it has acquired BracketPal, the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. The BracketPal team joins forces with Advanced Event Systems (AES), which was acquired by SportsEngine in 2015.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems (AES) delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking."
target: BracketPal
BracketPal is the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. BracketPal offers its clients online results tracking for parents, players and recruiters, support for publishing results to SeedingPal.com, same day registrations, automated scheduling, and more.
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announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 33,000 screens worldwide, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: MovieTickets.com
MovieTickets.com offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online and via mobile devices. The company currently enables remote movie ticketing for consumers across the globe, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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announced 6/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

A&E Television Networks, will acquire A+E Networks Germany

synopsis: A+E Networks has agreed to take full ownership of A+E Networks Germany, following a 12-year joint venture with NBCUniversal International. A+E Networks Germany operates the History and A&E branded television channels in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Alto Adige and Liechtenstein.
buyer: A&E Television Networks
A+E Networks is a global media company with six original brands: A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, LMN, FYITM and VICELANDSM. They reach 330 million people worldwide, can be found in eight out of 10 American homes and have 500 million digital users. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: A+E Networks Germany
A+E Networks Germany operates the History and A&E branded television channels in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Alto Adige and Liechtenstein. A+E Networks Germany was formed as a joint venture between A+E Networks and NBCUniversal International in 2005.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

NBCUniversal, LLC., acquired Craftsy Inc.

synopsis: NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, has acquired a majority stake in Craftsy, a producer of engaging, interactive, broadcast-quality video online classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, jewelry making, and more. Their Courses are taught by world-renowned instructors.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBCUniversal, LLC.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. "
target: Craftsy Inc.
Craftsy provides passionate makers with an extraordinary learning experience through video classes, inspirational kits and patterns, and a wide assortment of physical products. Craftsy offers classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, photography, cooking and many more categories.
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closed 4/6/2017 via New York Times

E! Entertainment, acquired People’s Choice Awards

synopsis: E! has purchased the People’s Choice Awards. The People's Choice Awards is an American live awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. The show, in which fans vote for winners across the movie, television and music industries, is regarded as one of the more democratic award shows.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable & satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty & lifestyle."
target parent: Procter & Gamble
target: People’s Choice Awards
The People's Choice Awards is an American live awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. The show, in which fans vote for winners across the movie, television and music industries, is regarded as one of the more democratic award shows.
price ($mm)
$9.00
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Watchwith

synopsis: Comcast, an American global telecommunications conglomerate, has acquired Watchwith, a company that has built a video metadata platform that can decipher what’s happening inside a movie, TV show or sporting event.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$104,254.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Watchwith
Watchwith is the TV industry's standard for time-based (a.k.a. scene based) metadata. TV networks use Watchwith to create, control, and distribute deep metadata about their content. TV service providers use Watchwith data and software to power exciting new video products.
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closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Fandango, acquired Cinepapaya

synopsis: Fandango announced it is expanding its business in Latin America with the acquisition of top online movie ticketer, Cinepapaya. Fandango's acquisition of Cinepapaya will nearly double the company's consumer reach in the region and extend its ticketing business to seven new countries: Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 28,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: Cinepapaya
Peru-based Cinepapaya engages millions of moviegoers across Latin America with movie-related content and an active social network that drives ticket sales across its online platform and popular mobile apps, supporting all major operating systems including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and others.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportsEngine, acquired RallyMe, Inc.

synopsis: SportsEngine announced that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: RallyMe, Inc.
RallyMe is a crowdfunding application and online fundraising tool that empowers athletes, teams, and sports organizations to harness the power of their internet, along with their own personal and professional networks, in order to help fund their goals.
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closed 7/28/2016 via PR Web

SportsEngine, acquired Beyond The Scores

synopsis: SportsEngine, the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports, announced that it has acquired Beyond The Scores, a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: Beyond The Scores
Beyond the Scores is a sports automation platform for the athletes, coaches, families, clubs, and fans involved in amateur athletics.
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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.
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announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

iSentric Sdn. Bhd., will acquire My Play Company Limited

synopsis: iSentric Limited announced that it has executed a term sheet for the proposed acquisition of My Play Company Limited ("My Play"). My Play is a leader in the mobile gaming market in Myanmar. My Play was founded by Mr. Myint Kyaw Thu and Mr. Zaw Ye Myint, and is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar.
buyer parent: Donaco International Limited
buyer: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Ltd is engaged in the business of provision of software-based mobile telecommunications and technology business in the Asia-Pacific market. The Company's business divisions include Enterprise Mobility, Digital Payments and Digital Media Services. "
target parent: MyanTel
target: My Play Company Limited
My Play is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar. My Play has 3 games amongst the Top 10 local mobile games in Myanmar (Shan Koe Mee World, Pawthoot Run and Trishaw Master Nga Pain).
price ($mm)
$4.59
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announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, acquired Pryte

synopsis: Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Pryte
Pryte is a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Millicom International Cellular S.A., acquired Cablevision Paraguay

synopsis: Millicom International Cellular S.A. announced that it has received all necessary documentation to complete the transaction to acquire 100% of Cablevision Paraguay. Cablevisión Paraguay began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
buyer: Millicom International Cellular S.A. (NasdaqGS:TIGO:$4,126.00)
Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. "
target parent: Grupo Clarin SA
target: Cablevision Paraguay
Cablevisión Paraguay is controlled by the listed company Grupo Clarín S.A. It began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
price ($mm)
$142
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announced 10/17/2011 via BusinessWeek

América Móvil, will acquire DLA Inc.

synopsis: America Movil, Latin America's largest wireless company, agreed to buy DLA Inc. from Claxson Interactive Group Inc, adding video-on-demand programming and Latin America cable-TV channels including Playboy TV and the Concert Channel.
buyer: América Móvil (AMXA:$0.00)
América Móvil is Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. Some of its wireless voice and data services include: SMS, MMS, internet access, mobile connection, and localization services. "
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: DLA Inc.
DLA is the leading corporation in the development, integration, and delivery of entertainment products made for digital distribution (TV, Internet, Mobile) in Latin America, Iberia and the Hispanic market in the United States, and in the Caribbean.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 9/16/2011 via BusinessWire

UPC Polska Sp. z o.o., acquired Aster Sp. z.o.o.

synopsis: Liberty Global, Inc. announced that, following regulatory approval, it has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Aster Sp. z.o.o., provider of telecommunication services, from funds managed by Mid Europa Partners LLP. Effective upon closing, Aster became part of the UPC Holding B.V. credit group.
buyer parent: Liberty Global Inc.
buyer: UPC Polska Sp. z o.o.
UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. offers cable television, video, broadband, and digital (VoIP) telephony services. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Global Inc. "
target parent: Mid Europa Partners LLP
target: Aster Sp. z.o.o.
Aster Sp. z o.o. provides telecommunication services. The company offers cable television, broadband Internet, and fixed and mobile telephony services. Aster Sp. z o.o. was formerly known as Magens Investments Sp. z.o.o. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$793]
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closed 1/17/2012 via Market Wire

WideOpenWest, LLC, acquired Broadstripe LLC

synopsis: Broadstripe, a provider of a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services, has completed the sale of its cable systems to Wave Broadband and WOW!
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: WideOpenWest, LLC
WideOpenWest, LLC provides Internet, cable television, and telephone services in the United States. It offers various Internet services, including anti-virus and firewall protection, Web-filtering and spam blockers, anti-spyware protection, and pop-up blocking. "
target: Broadstripe LLC
Broadstripe is dedicated to providing their residential and business customers superior entertainment, communication products and outstanding customer service in all the markets they serve. They provide a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services.
price ($mm)
$55
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announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Voip-Pal.Com Inc., will acquire CallArc

synopsis: Voip-Pal.Com Inc. ("Voip-Pal") and Bleam Technology Ventures Inc. ("Bleam Technology") announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Voip-Pal to acquire Bleam Technology and its product and services including CallArc.com. Bleam Technology owns and operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service.
buyer: Voip-Pal.Com Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com Inc. is a broadband VoIP telecom company offering local and long distance VoIP services to consumers and business owners. The company offers turnkey VoIP communication and reseller solutions for its Partners. "
target: CallArc
Bleam Technology Ventures is a mobile company developing products and services that makes communication easy and free and without boundaries. Bleam Technologies operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service. CallArc.com offers an alternative to expensive long distance and international calls.
price ($mm)
$0.25
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc., acquired ComedyNet TV, Inc.

synopsis: Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc., a film and entertainment marketing company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of ComedyNet.TV, Inc.
buyer: Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc.
Red Rock Pictures finances and co-produces feature films and entertainment for all media. Dedicated to truly partnering with the creative community Red Rock Pictures is built on its commitment to creative entertainment, finance and innovation. "
target: ComedyNet TV, Inc.
ComedyNet broadcasts to 19 million homes through most major cable operators. ComedyNet is also carried on broadband portals such as Sling Media, HULU and ActiveVideo. Through its affiliation with QuickPlay, ComedyNet is available via subscription on most AT&T, Verizon and Sprint cellphones.
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2007 via BusinessWire

Riverlake Partners, LLC, acquired O'Currance Teleservices

synopsis: Riverlake Partners, LLC, has executed a majority control purchase of O’Currance Teleservices from Carla Meine and Wasatch Venture Funds to provide capital and leadership for growth. Zions First National Bank provided the senior debt financing, while Fifth Street Capital, LLC provided the subordinated debt financing. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Riverlake Partners, LLC
Riverlake Partners, LLC is a private equity buy out fund focused on traditional economy manufacturing, distribution and service businesses primarily located in the West and Midwest. Riverlake specializes in equity and equity-related debt investments in lower middle market sized companies. "
target parent: Wasatch Venture Fund
target: O'Currance Teleservices
O’Currance leads the way in the development of inbound-call management through Web-based virtual offices and remote telesales agents, a method that has quickly become an industry standard. O’Currance offers telemarketing, telesales and call center operations.
price ($mm)
$24
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Eagle Communications, Inc, purchased certain of its Kansas cable systems from Galaxy Cablevision

synopsis: DH Capital, LLC, a New York City based investment banking firm, announced that it represented Galaxy Cablevision in their recent sale of certain of its Kansas cable systems to Eagle Communications, Inc.. The cable system serves approximately 2,700 customers in central Kansas.
buyer: Eagle Communications, Inc
Eagle Communications is an employee owned communications company based in Hays, Kansas. Eagle owns and operates 18 radio stations in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri, along with 6 cable systems in Northwest Kansas. "
seller: Galaxy Cablevision
Galaxy Cablevision provides cable television programming to more than 170,000 customers in 13 states. The Missouri-based company provides distance learning and video conferencing to more than 300 schools.
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closed 9/20/2005 via PR Newswire

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd, acquired Galaxie Sport

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. announced that it has acquired 100% of Galaxie Sport, the leading cable sports channel serving the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, for CZK 118.7 million ($5.1 million) from PPF (Cyprus) Ltd.
buyer: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises, the pioneering international television broadcasting company, operates the leading group of networks and stations across Central and Eastern Europe. "
target parent: PPF a.s.
target: Galaxie Sport
Galaxie Sport broadcasts sports & sport-related programming in the Czech Republic & Slovak Republic. They own broadcast license rights to some of the most popular sports programming including the NHL, Premier League, Series A, Premiere Division, the NBA, ATP Tennis tournaments & automobile races.
price ($mm)
$5.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/9/2016 via New York Times

21st Century Fox, will acquire Sky plc

synopsis: 21st Century Fox, the international film and television giant behind hit shows like The Simpsons and Modern Family, has reached a preliminary deal to acquire Sky, the owner of Sky News. Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London.
buyer: 21st Century Fox (FOXA:$11,710.00)
21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, it has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks. "
target: Sky plc (LSE:SKY:$18,056.76)
Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14,130 [$22,736]*
rev ($mm)
$15,178
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,488
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 1/14/2013 via Wall Street Journal

News Corporation, acquired Sky Deutschland

synopsis: News Corp has raised its stake in pay-TV company Sky Deutschland AG to 54.5% from 49.9%. Sky Deutschland, which has 3.36 million subscribers, is the only pay-TV station in Germany that broadcasts live top-division German soccer matches and the latest blockbuster movies.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,785.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target: Sky Deutschland (SKDTF:$1,138.74)
Sky Deutschland AG is a German media company which operates a Direct Broadcast Satellite Pay TV platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland offering a collection of basic and premium digital subscription television channels of different categories via Satellite and Cable Television.
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closed 9/1/2004 via BusinessWire

R.H. Donnelley Corporation, purchased directory publishing business in Illinois and NW Indiana from SBC Communications

synopsis: H. Donnelley Corporation (NYSE: RHD) announced that it has completed the acquisition of SBC Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: SBC) directory publishing business in Illinois and Northwest Indiana, for $1.41 billion in cash, after working capital adjustments and the settlement of a $30 million liquidation preference related to the DonTech partnership.
buyer: R.H. Donnelley Corporation (DXM:$1,815.00)
R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its broad portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads. "
seller: SBC Communications (SBC:$40,843.00)
SBC Communications Inc., incorporated in 1983, provides communications services and products in the United States through its subsidiaries. The services and products that the Company offers vary by market and include local exchange services, wireless communications, long-distance services, Internet
price ($mm)
$1,410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2004 via BusinessWire

EchoStar Communications, acquired Superstar/Netlink Group LLC

synopsis: EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMST) announced today that EchoStar has completed its purchase of the Superstar/Netlink Group LLC (SNG), UVTV distribution and related assets from Gemstar-TV Guide.
buyer: EchoStar Communications (SATS:$0.00)
EchoStar Communications Corporation has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers. "
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: Superstar/Netlink Group LLC
Superstar/Netlink Group LLC, a C-Band provider of satellite TV programming, is one of six principal operating companies in Gemstar-TV Guide, Inc. The company, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers big dish customers the best service and products in the satellite TV industry. In 1999, Superstar, Netlin
price ($mm)
$48
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EBITDA ($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: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,050.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.77
EBIT ($mm)
($95.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3658
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Ticker: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALLIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallix
Wallix
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: OTCPK:CYBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software specializes in the acquisition and development of cyber security, content filtering and ad blocking technology. They are positioned to deal with various threats through innovative protection technologies for mobile, personal and business tech device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$928.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($138.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$391.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($54.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1480
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$108.25
EBIT ($mm)
$77.23
Net Income ($mm)
$74.76
Employees
1322
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Ticker: CMCSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$104,254.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,847.00
EBIT ($mm)
$18,822.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,316.00
Employees
190000
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Ticker: LBTYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc is the world’s largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. Liberty Global connects people to the digital world and enables them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18,351.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,417.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,607.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37000
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Ticker: JSE:MTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MTN Group
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,278.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,431.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.24
Net Income ($mm)
$236.62
Employees
17054
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Ticker: TSE:3738
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Gaia Corporation
T-Gaia Corporation
Based in Japan, T-Gaia Corporation sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, as well as tools for resolve issues that are useful for management and operation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,885.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.75
EBIT ($mm)
$142.61
Net Income ($mm)
$128.34
Employees
3884
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Ticker: TSX:QBR.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc., a Canadian leader in telecommunications, news media, entertainment and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Their subsidiaries are engaged in broadcasting, publishing, music retailing, game development, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,145.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,194.34
EBIT ($mm)
$707.05
Net Income ($mm)
$253.34
Employees
10158
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: TSX:CGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco Inc. is a diversified holding corporation which operates in the communications and media sectors. Through its Cogeco Cable Inc. subsidiary, Cogeco provides its residential and business customers with video, Internet and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,968.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.64
EBIT ($mm)
$441.72
Net Income ($mm)
$91.38
Employees
5199
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Ticker: SEHK:1310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Broadband Network
Hong Kong Broadband Network
HKBN Group is Hong Kong's largest provider of residential high speed fibre broadband (symmetrical 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps) services by number of subscriptions, and a fast growing enterprise solutions provider.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$548.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$154.67
EBIT ($mm)
$79.58
Net Income ($mm)
$45.31
Employees
3027
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Ticker: WSE:MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MNI S.A.
MNI S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various value added services to mobile telephony, telecommunications, and tourism in Poland. The company offers SMS, MMS, WAP, multimedia, and audio and video streaming in GSM and 3G for mobiles.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($1.15)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
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Ticker: CBBD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Broadband, Inc.
China Broadband is a new player in China's growing cable broadband market and more recently, electronic programming guide publication business and print media markets.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: TASE:VNTZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vonetize!
Vonetize offers video on demand, over-the-top content services and technology platforms as fully-managed services for set-top boxes, smartphones, smart TVs and other Internet-connected devices. The company offers multiscreen end-to-end video content solutions and cloud-based digital video delivery.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:ZIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZipTel
ZipTel
ZipTel is an Australian owned and operated telecommunications business focused on providing international roaming and calling solutions to the consumer, using state of the art technologies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
51
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Ticker: TALK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTalk Inc.
iTalk Inc.
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.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:UNL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Networks Limited
United Networks Limited
Australia-based United Networks is a telecommunications business specialising in voice, data, and value-add services. The company's products include global roaming SIM cards, local telecommunications services, and location-based services, including emergency services and Wi-Fi solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82,418.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,388.67
EBIT ($mm)
$4,141.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3,203.37
Employees
1941
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