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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
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closed 1/14/2008 via BusinessWire

Chyron Corporation, acquired AXIS Graphics

synopsis: Chyron announced a powerful and innovative change in how graphics can be created for digital video and the Internet with the launch of Chyron Online. The foundation for this new division is today's acquisition of AXIS Graphics, a unique proprietary web-based graphics system that has pioneered online graphics production.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: AXIS Graphics
AXIS is the world's first online content creation system for broadcasters. Utilizing existing on-air graphics packages, AXIS enables anyone in a newsroom the ability to build broadcast quality news graphics directly from the desktop. No special hardware or software is required.
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$3.06
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announced 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Matterport, will acquire Arraiy

synopsis: Matterport, the world leader in 3D capture technology and data, announced that it intends to acquire Arraiy, the pioneer behind breakthrough machine learning and computer vision technology that allows visual creators to integrate real and virtual worlds.
buyer: Matterport
Matterport is the world leader in immersive 3D technology, offering a platform for prosumers and professionals to easily capture, edit and share 3D models of physical spaces. These navigable virtual tours are presented in Matterport's proprietary photo-realistic digital media format. "
target: Arraiy
Arraiy is leveraging machine learning and computer vision to unlock the next generation of visual storytelling. With self-improving AI at the core of its software products, Arraiy makes it easy for broadcasters and visual content creators to seamlessly integrate real and virtual worlds.
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closed 3/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired Disguise Systems Ltd.

synopsis: The Carlyle Group announced it has acquired a majority stake in disguise, a leading provider of extended reality (xR) technology. Headquartered in London, UK, they specialize in combining real-time 3D visualization-based software with high performance hardware.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. "
target: Disguise Systems Ltd.
Disguise is a leading provider of extended reality (xR) technology. Headquartered in London, UK, they specialize in combining real-time 3D visualization-based software with high performance hardware.
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closed 3/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Artomatix

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired Artomatix, an Irish software company that uses AI and neural networks to streamline 3D artistic workflows in top studios worldwide. Artomatix’s ArtEngine platform leverages AI to help artists accelerate their creative workflows for material creation.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$840.22)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Artomatix
Dublin-based Artomatix is an AI-driven 3D content creation platform, used by AAA studios and 3D artists working across gaming, entertainment, industrial, and design industries. Artomatix’s ArtEngine platform leverages AI to help artists accelerate their creative workflows for material creation.
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announced 11/4/2009 via Market Wire

GenArts, Inc., will acquire wondertouch, LLC

synopsis: GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced a definitive agreement to acquire wondertouch, LLC. wondertouch is the creator of particle illusion, a sprite-based particle effects application designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool.
buyer: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is a premier provider of visual special effects software for the film and video industry. GenArts' Sapphire Plug-ins extend the capabilities of editing and effects workstations by providing digital artists with a collection of over 200 state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects."
target: wondertouch, LLC
wondertouch is a software developer specializing in particle effects for the visual effects industry. The company's flagship product particleIllusion, a sprite-based particle effects application, is designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool and efficient workflow.
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announced 4/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

iStudy Co., Ltd., will acquire e frontier, Inc.

synopsis: iStudy, a Japanese e-learning company, will acquire a 99.9% stake in e frontier from NCXX Group, a Japanese manufacturer of communication-related devices. e frontier is a Japanese developer of 3D computer graphic design software. e frontier offers solutions and tools for 3D graphic design, character creation, landscape creation, and 2D animations.
buyer parent: V-cube, Inc.
buyer: iStudy Co., Ltd. (:$8.44)
iStudy is a Japanese e-learning company. Their iStudy Academy provides courses to help people acquire new skills in the advanced IT technology field. They also offer iStudy LMS, is a learning management system that helps businesses to create accurate training plans. "
target parent: NCXX Group Inc.
target: e frontier, Inc.
e frontier is a Japanese developer of 3D computer graphic design software. e frontier offers solutions and tools for 3D graphic design, character creation, landscape creation, and 2D animations. Their software products are used by architects, video editors, animation studios and game developers.
price ($mm)
$0.75*
rev ($mm)
$1
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0.6x
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aniplex Inc., acquired Live2D Inc.

synopsis: Aniplex, a Japanese anime production company, has acquired a majority stake in Live2D, a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Live2D's software allows artists to create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, apps, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Aniplex Inc.
Aniplex is a Japanese anime production company. The company produces high-quality animated TV programs, OVAs, and animated theatrical films. Their productions are based on popular manga series such as Rurouni Kenshin, Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, Yakitate!! Japan, and more. "
target: Live2D Inc.
Live2D is a software company in Japan that offers computer graphics software. Their software allows artists to easily create 3D models and animations from 2D images. Live2D supports a wide spectrum of applications and can be used for video games, movies, events, signage, apps, live streams and more.
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closed 6/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Image Metrics, Ltd., acquired Character-FX

synopsis: Image Metrics, Inc., the leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, announced that it has acquired avatar technology company Character-FX, founded by 3D animation pioneer John Riggs.
buyer: Image Metrics, Ltd. (IMGX:$0.00)
Image Metrics provides facial animation software and services to the interactive entertainment and film industries. Image Metrics’ proprietary software utilizes video of an actor’s performance to drive the animation of a facial performance without markers or makeup. "
target: Character-FX
CharacterFX ("CFX") is a complete software solution for 3D character rigging. CFX’s unique approach allows rapid construction of animator friendly rigs that enable high quality animation results for high-end film, games and consumer projects.
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closed 7/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., acquired Dynamixyz

synopsis: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. has acquired privately-held Dynamixyz, a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. They own and operate a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning
buyer: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO:$3,372.77)
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. "
target: Dynamixyz
Dynamixyz is a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. They own and operate a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning
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closed 10/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired IKinema ltd.

synopsis: Apple has acquired IKinema, a UK-based 3D animation company. IKinema develops motion capture technology that could morph video footage of people into animated characters. Apple has purchased several small companies with a similar 3D graphics focus in the past, which were integrated into Apple’s Animoji feature.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: IKinema ltd.
iKinema Ltd. is a UK developer of motion capture software whose products are used in the production of films, virtual reality content, and video games. The company provides a software engine that can take motion capture data and use the measurements to animate a virtual character.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Thinkbox Software, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon Web Services has acquired Thinkbox Software, which makes technology used by media and entertainment architects and engineers to manage render farms — large systems for processing computer-generated graphics and video.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides trusted, cloud-based solutions to help meet business needs. The AWS Cloud makes a broad set of services, partners, and support options easily available to help make sure that they can focus on what will make their solution a success. "
target: Thinkbox Software, Inc.
Thinkbox Software provides creative tools and pipeline technology for both small and large scale projects including the worlds largest feature films. Thor, Green Lantern, Harry Potter, Avatar, Tron, GI-Joe the Rise of Cobra and hundreds of other films have utlized their software.
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closed 9/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired IRIDAS

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has acquired certain assets of privately held IRIDAS, a leader in high-performance tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopic technology. IRIDAS aims to streamline production and post from on set to finishing.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: IRIDAS
IRIDAS is a leader in high-performance tools for digital color grading and enhancement of professional film and video content, including stereoscopic technology. IRIDAS aims to streamline production and post from on set to finishing, and helps make stereoscopic moviemaking an everyday reality.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

ESRI, acquired Procedural Inc.

synopsis: Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution.
buyer: ESRI
The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide. Esri applications provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. "
target: Procedural Inc.
Procedural, Inc. is one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Procedural was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and is located in Zurich, Switzerland. With CityEngine, Procedural Inc.
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announced 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Boris FX, will acquire GenArts, Inc.

synopsis: Boris FX, a leading developer of visual effects, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries.
buyer: Boris FX
Boris FX is a leading developer of visual effects, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals. Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide. "
target: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries. GenArts develops tools that have become the standard for high-end visual effects creation at leading studio, broadcast and post-production facilities of all sizes around the world.
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announced 11/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, will acquire Vizrt Ltd.

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leader in Nordic private equity investments, announced that it has agreed to acquire Vizrt Ltd. They are a provider of real-time 3D graphics, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital private equity funds have invested in large and medium sized companies primarily in the Nordic region since 1989. Through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital enables value creation in its investments. "
target: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools.
price ($mm)[EV]
$369 [$318]
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$139
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$29
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announced 5/17/2010 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., will acquire Benchmark Broadcast Systems

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., the leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Benchmark Broadcast Systems Pte. Ltd. Benchmark is a leading video asset management provider and broadcast video systems integrator.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital, Inc. is a global provider of proprietary IP-based video distribution technologies and video-centric interactive marketing solutions. KIT digital works closely with consumer brands, content providers and telcos to maximize the value of video content via the Internet and mobile networks. "
target: Benchmark Broadcast Systems
Benchmark Broadcast is a leading video asset management provider and broadcast system integrator in Asia with offices in Singapore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Beijing and sales/engineering presence in Dhaka, Kuala Lumpur & Taipei. Its customers are located in countries from Dubai to China.
price ($mm)
$4.90
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announced 1/20/2009 via PR Newswire

GenArts, Inc., will acquire SpeedSix Software Limited

synopsis: GenArts Inc., the leading provider of digital visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SpeedSix Software Limited.
buyer: GenArts, Inc.
GenArts is a premier provider of visual special effects software for the film and video industry. GenArts' Sapphire Plug-ins extend the capabilities of editing and effects workstations by providing digital artists with a collection of over 200 state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects."
target: SpeedSix Software Limited
SpeedSix was founded in late 2002 to develop and market visual effects software plugins for high-end film and TV post-production.The company is privately owned and funded by people with many years experience of image processing, 3D animation and visualisation.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired NewTek, Inc.

synopsis: Vizrt has acquired NewTek to create what it says is “the largest company in the broadcast space dedicated to enabling IT-based video production.” NewTek is the IP video tech company behind the royalty-free software-based IP video technology NDI.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: NewTek, Inc.
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and ground-breaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line and LightWave 3D®.
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closed 6/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, acquired Mixamo, Inc.

synopsis: Adobe, the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has acquired Mixamo, Inc., a company that saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$12,436.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Mixamo, Inc.
Mixamo saves countless hours of work for creatives working in 3D. Create, rig and animate production-quality 3D models with Mixamo's online software and asset collections. The end-to-end solution takes minutes, not days - accelerating 3D projects to new levels of creativity.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
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closed 5/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ericsson AB has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media Ltd. Red Bee Media is a world-leading media management company providing technology and creative solutions that help channels, broadcasters, content rights holders and brand owners reach and engage with their audiences in traditional and new ways.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Macquarie Group Limited
target: Red Bee Media Limited
Red Bee Media provides a range of media services; from media asset management to playout and digital video publishing, metadata services, multilingual access services and creative services to major broadcasters and broadband platforms.
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closed 6/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ross Video Limited, acquired Primestream Corporation

synopsis: Ross Video has acquired media-asset-management solutions provider Primestream. Primestream offers Media Asset workflow solutions that enable the capture, production, management and distribution of media assets.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Canada-based Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency production solutions. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, and various other entertainment and educational content."
target: Primestream Corporation
Primestream offers Media Asset workflow solutions that enable the capture, production, management and distribution of media assets. Their solutions are used by major international corporations, including Cisco, Microsoft Studios, Verizon Media, the NFL Network, ABP News, and Sun TV.
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closed 4/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, acquired Coiron, Inc

synopsis: Ottawa-based Ross Video, a provider of video production solutions, has acquired Coiron, Inc., a technology company that develops software solutions for TV and Broadcasting. Coiron, Inc. has partnered with Ross Video to develop a suite of popular applications for use with the XPression family of real-time motion graphics systems.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Canada-based Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency production solutions. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, and various other entertainment and educational content."
target: Coiron, Inc
Coiron is a US-based technology company that develops software solutions for TV and Broadcasting. The company has also created Realtime 3D graphics for prime-time projects like dynamic Elections Graphics, Virtual Sets, and Augmented Reality.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, purchased Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media Limited

synopsis: Ross Video, a manufacturer of innovative products for video production, has acquired Piero Sports Graphics from Red Bee Media, a global media services company. Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of smart production solutions. "
seller parent: Ericsson AB
seller: Red Bee Media Limited
Piero Sports Graphics is an award-winning sports analysis tool-set used by high profile broadcasters to provide audiences with new angles and virtual views of sports events through 3D graphics and image recognition. Piero Sports Graphics belongs to Red Bee Media, a global media services company.
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closed 3/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, acquired Automated Data Systems

synopsis: Ross Video has acquired Automated Data Systems (ADS) of Lacrosse, Wisconsin, USA. ADS is known for innovative, feature packed and easy to use solutions for data delivery, automation and broadcast production requirements – their main product line being EZNews.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Ross Video designs, manufactures and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in video production applications. "
target: Automated Data Systems
Automated Data Systems (ADS) is known for innovative, feature packed and easy to use solutions for data delivery, automation and broadcast production requirements , their main product line being EZNews.
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closed 5/17/2010 via Market Wire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired Mixed Signals, Inc.

synopsis: Tektronix, Inc., a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products and solutions, announced the acquisition of Mixed Signals, Inc. Mixed Signals’ award-winning, comprehensive, digital content monitoring solutions support the most advanced digital networks.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix provides test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test instrumentation for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. "
target: Mixed Signals, Inc.
Mixed Signals is the leading provider of digital content monitoring including digital services, transport streams, ad insertion, switched digital video and interactive content.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vizrt Ltd., acquired NewTek, Inc.

synopsis: Vizrt has acquired NewTek to create what it says is “the largest company in the broadcast space dedicated to enabling IT-based video production.” NewTek is the IP video tech company behind the royalty-free software-based IP video technology NDI.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Vizrt Ltd. (VIZ:$135.80)
Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry - interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. "
target: NewTek, Inc.
Benefiting producers and artists with its cost-effective and ground-breaking technologies, NewTek Inc. is a leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line and LightWave 3D®.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
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closed 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Wheatstone Corporation, acquired Audion Labs

synopsis: Wheatstone Corporation, designs and manufactures professional broadcast audio equipment, announced its acquisition of Audion Labs and with it, VoxPro digital audio editor. Audion's Voxpro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and edit calls on the fly for on-air broadcast.
buyer: Wheatstone Corporation
Wheatstone manufactures broadcast audio products, from digital consoles, control surfaces and Audioarts mixers to fully integrated audio over IP (AoIP) and TDM routing systems as well as spectral audio processing for on air and over the internet. "
target: Audion Labs
Audion Laboratories' VoxPro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and quickly edit phone calls on the fly for on-air broadcast. VoxPro is a digital audio editing software with an optional, professional grade Control Panel surface.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InterTrust Technologies Corp., acquired Kiora Media

synopsis: Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructures.
buyer: InterTrust Technologies Corp. (ITRU:$0.00)
Intertrust provides computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms. "
target: Kiora Media
Kiora provides a secure distribution platform for content providers to publish and deliver content to domains where Internet Bandwidth is inaccessible or sometimes unavailable. Their patented platform comes with a ready to deploy content appliance along with a publishing backend.
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Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corp. is a technology provider of semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing ("NLP"). The Company's technology platform has many practical applications, in multiple business and consumer verticals that are immersed in massive media and data rich settings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BITS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream Inc.
Bitstream develops software technologies and applications for the graphic art and mobile communications industries. Its fonts and font technologies enable device manufacturers and application developers to render the highest quality text in any language, on any device, at any resolution.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$23.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
144
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Ticker: OM:EDGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgeware AB
Edgeware is a global high-tech company that develops products that enable high-quality TV and video streaming. Edgeware’s solutions allows telecom and cable operators as well as broadcasters and content owners to securely and cost-efficiently make TV and video content available to their viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
96
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Ticker: HLIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harmonic, Inc.
Harmonic, Inc.
Harmonic Inc. is redefining video delivery with the industry's most powerful solutions for delivering live and on-demand video to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Harmonic's technical innovation and market leadership enable the company to offer a unique and comprehensive solution portfolio.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$398.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.23
EBIT ($mm)
($5.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1019
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Ticker: TRIDQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trident Microsystems
Trident Microsystems
Trident Microsystems, Inc., designs, develops and markets digital media for the masses in the form of multimedia integrated circuits for PCs and digital processing ICs for TVs and TV monitors. Trident's products are sold to a network of OEMs, original design manufacturers and system integrators.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$557.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($98.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($182.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1522
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Ticker: OM:EDGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgeware AB
Edgeware is a global high-tech company that develops products that enable high-quality TV and video streaming. Edgeware’s solutions allows telecom and cable operators as well as broadcasters and content owners to securely and cost-efficiently make TV and video content available to their viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
96
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Ticker: SIMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Image
Silicon Image
Silicon Image is a leading provider of multimedia connectivity solutions and services for mobile, consumer electronics and PC applications. Their semiconductor and intellectual property products feature wireless and wired technologies that deliver connectivity across a wide array of devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$275.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.44
EBIT ($mm)
$22.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.10
Employees
640
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