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closed 11/26/2019 via BusinessWire

GigCapital, Inc., acquired Kaleyra S.p.a

synopsis: GigCapital, Inc., a Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity corporation, has acquired Milan-based Kaleyra S.p.A., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering secure application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market.
buyer: GigCapital, Inc. (:KLR.ASE:$0.00)
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. "
target: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Milan-based Kaleyra, Inc. is a global group providing mobile communication services for financial institutions and enterprises of all sizes worldwide. Through its proprietary platform, Kaleyra manages multi-channel, integrated communication services on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$192
rev ($mm)
$78
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announced 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Uniti Wireless, will acquire Fone Dynamics

synopsis: Uniti Wireless, an Internet service provider and licensed telecommunications carrier that delivers fixed wireless broadband services in Australia, has revealed plans to acquire Australian communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) company Fone Dynamics. Based in Brisbane, Fone Dynamics specializes in inbound voice and business-grade SMS services.
buyer: Uniti Wireless (ASX:UWL:$3.77)
Uniti Wireless Limited, an Internet service provider and licensed telecommunications carrier, delivers fixed wireless broadband services in Australia. "
target: Fone Dynamics
Fone Dynamics is communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) company based in Australia. Based in Brisbane, Fone Dynamics specializes in inbound voice and business-grade SMS services.
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$3.55
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announced 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire Hook Mobile

synopsis: Kaleyra, a global provider of telecommunication services for banks, SME, and large enterprises, will acquire Hook Mobile, a mobile cloud services company. Hook Mobile offers robust mobile application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to power their customer's mobile needs in messaging, carrier intelligence and more.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Kaleyra is a global communications solutions provider that offers telecommunication services for banks, SME, and large enterprises. Kaleyra enables its customers manage multi-channel notification services such as messages, push notifications, emails, instant messaging and voice services. "
target: Hook Mobile
Hook Mobile is a mobile cloud services company based in Vienna, Virginia. Their core competencies are in mobile messaging, device, and network intelligence. They offer robust mobile application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to power their customer's mobile needs.
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closed 3/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Zulip

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has quietly acquired Zulip, the makers of a workplace chat solution for desktop and mobile, which had yet to publicly launch.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Zulip
Zulip is a workplace chat solution for desktop and mobile. It had already developed a suite of applications for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Android, which allowed users to share both public and private messages with their co-workers.
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announced 5/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Twilio, will acquire Zipwhip

synopsis: Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zipwhip, the leading business-texting platform in North America, helping more than 30,000 organizations engage their customers and drive growth through texting.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$1,986.90)
Twilio powers the future of business communications and is used by millions of developers. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use. "
target: Zipwhip
Zipwhip is the leading business-texting platform in North America, helping more than 30,000 organizations engage their customers and drive growth through texting. Zipwhip has text-enabled more than 5 million landline and toll-free numbers so that businesses can reach their customers immediately.
price ($mm)
$850
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announced 5/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Secunet Security Networks AG, will acquire stashcat

synopsis: secunet Security Networks AG, Germany’s leading cybersecurity company, will acquire stashcat GmbH, the market leader for high-security messaging in Germany. stashcat provides a secure solution that covers a company's need for confidential communication. Their platform provides solutions for messaging, file storage, voice and video calls and more.
buyer: Secunet Security Networks AG (XTRA:YSN:$347.52)
secunet is one of the leading German providers of high-quality IT security. Over 380 experts work in the areas of cryptography, e-government, business security and automotive security, and develop innovative products in these fields in addition to highly secure and reliable solutions. "
target: stashcat
stashcat is the market leader for high-security messaging in Germany. stashcat provides a secure solution that covers a company's need for confidential communication and data exchange. Their platform provides solutions for messaging, file storage, voice and video calls, push notifications and more.
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announced 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Stone River eLearning LLC, will acquire Hibox.co

synopsis: Joincube, Inc., a developer of multiple B2B SaaS products including Beamer, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell Hibox, team communication and collaboration platform, to Stone River eLearning LLC. Hibox was the first SaaS platform to combine chat, task management, file sharing and videoconferencing in one.
buyer: Stone River eLearning LLC
Stone River eLearning was founded in 2011, and since then they have taught over 1,000,000 students through their website and reseller partners. Stone River eLearning's focus is on developing high quality video training in all areas of the technology field. "
target parent: Beamer
target: Hibox.co
Hibox was built by the team at Joincube, Inc. in 2015 to give companies a better way to communicate and collaborate online. Hibox was the first SaaS platform to combine chat, task management, file sharing and videoconferencing in one.
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closed 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Datastax, acquired Kesque Inc.

synopsis: DataStax has acquired Kesque, a cloud messaging service fully managed and powered by Apache Pulsar. With the Kesque acquisition, DataStax enables technology leaders to deliver modern data apps with infinite scalability, accelerated developer velocity, and elastic, serverless cloud economics.
buyer: Datastax
DataStax is the open, multi-cloud stack for modern data apps. DataStax gives enterprises the freedom of choice, simplicity, and true cloud economics to deploy massive data, delivered via APIs, powering rich interactions on multi-cloud, open source and Kubernetes. "
target: Kesque Inc.
Based in Ontario, Kesque offers a fully managed cloud messaging service (SaaS) powered by Apache Pulsar. The company's product features streaming events and traditional messaging, multi-regional hybrid cloud with georeplication, support for multiple teams, schema and SQL, tiered storage, and more.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired Lane Data Solutions Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio-based private investment company Dura Software has acquired Lane, a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Lane's services include secure fax and closed network communications, and Dura expects to build on that infrastructure to create new capabilities.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: Lane Data Solutions Inc.
Lane is a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Founded in 1976 by Dick Lane, the company provides services in more than 50 countries.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afinum Management GmbH, acquired Threema GmbH

synopsis: AFINUM has acquired Threema GmbH, the Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. As part of this transaction, the three founders have made a substantial reinvestment and will continue to run the company as managing directors.
buyer: Afinum Management GmbH
Afinum has been founded in 2000 by a team that knew each other well before that. Afinum invests in small- and medium-sized companies and is one of the leading mid-cap investment firms in the German-speaking region. "
target: Threema GmbH
Threema GmbH is a Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. Threema is designed to generate as little user data as possible, and all communication is always end-to-end encrypted.
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closed 4/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alltech France, acquired Azendoo SAS

synopsis: The start-up Azendoo has found a buyer to continue the development of its SaaS collaboration solution. Alltech, a player in the digital transformation of companies, headquartered in Bordeaux, has acquired Azendo, a French messaging app used by remote teams.
buyer: Alltech France
Based in France, Alltech Consulting was born from an offer of expertise in the fields of Web and mobile. Alltech's main activity is the field of engineering and consulting in new technologies, especially in the IT development sector. "
target: Azendoo SAS
Azendoo is a work collaboration platform, available both on desktop and mobile, and a digital transformation specialist. One of the fastest growing startups in France, Azendoo is a messaging app used by remote teams. It was founded in 2011 by Benoit Droulin and Grégory Lefort.
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closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Sonar

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Sonar Technologies, an enterprise text and messaging sales engagement and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Sonar
Sonar is a leading business text messaging platform for large companies with dedicated sales and marketing teams. They bridge the gap between businesses and their customers over mobile, while demonstrating the power of utilizing AI and chatbots at scale.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

MIND CTI, will acquire GTX Messaging

synopsis: MIND CTI, an Israeli provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, will acquire GTX GmbH, a German provider of enterprise messaging communication. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing businesses with a robust system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
Israel-based MIND CTI Ltd. is a leading provider of convergent end-to-end billing and customer care product-based solutions for service providers, unified communications analytics, and call accounting solutions for enterprises as well as enterprise messaging solutions. "
target: GTX Messaging
GTX Messaging is a provider of enterprise messaging communication, based in Germany. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing business partners with a robust and easy-to-use system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality and attractive pricing.
price ($mm)
$0.28
rev ($mm)
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announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$1,188.70)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
26.9x
closed 8/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Komutel, Inc., acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: Komutel Inc., a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions, has acquired VuduMobile, a Montreal-based company specializing in text messaging for enterprises through its unique and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solutions.
buyer: Komutel, Inc.
Komutel is a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions. Komutel is a leader for call distribution (PSPA), radio and telephony call recording, notifications to fire services, medical teams, and more. "
target parent: ATW Tech Inc
target: VuduMobile Inc.
Canada-based VuduMobile was created by individuals with a passion to improve communication and engagement between businesses and their users and customers. VuduMobile aims to provide users with the best experience through its multi-channel messaging platform and tools and customer care.
price ($mm)
$1.01
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired CONVRG Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Haptik announced it has acqui-hired Convrg, a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: CONVRG Technologies, Inc.
Convrg is a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants, using a consistent brand voice.
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closed 5/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc., a customer service software company, announced it has acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC, the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 145,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC
Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC is the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
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announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

MIND CTI, will acquire Message Mobile GmbH

synopsis: MIND C.T.I., a leading provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Message Mobile, a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
MIND is a leading Israel provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs. "
target parent: Materna Information & Communications
target: Message Mobile GmbH
Message Mobile is a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication. From simple SMS dispatch via mobile payment to instant messaging and the programming of chatbots, they develop and implement the best solution packages for clients.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired Mediaburst Limited

synopsis: UK's Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of Mediaburst from Stericycle Inc. Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider that forms a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: Mediaburst Limited
Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider. They form a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message. Their main tools are Textburst, Clockwork, and SurveyMill.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, acquired optimise-it GmbH

synopsis: Ströer, a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, has acquired optimise-it GmbH, one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: optimise-it GmbH
optimise-it GmbH is one of the leading chat service providers in Europe. In addition to classic sales and service text chat, optimise-it also offers extensions for video chat, co-browsing, social chat, ad chat and more.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire mGage

synopsis: Kaleyra announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire mGage, a Vivial company. mGage serves its customers through its cloud-based enterprise mobile messaging platform Communicate Pro, their API solution Connect, as well as Omnichannel mobile messaging offering such as SMS, MMS and RCS.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Kaleyra is a leading CPaaS (Communication-Platform-as-a-Service) company, empowering businesses to communicate safely, securely, and seamlessly. With offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States, Kaleyra has become a worldwide provider of innovative cloud-based communications solutions. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: mGage
mGage is a global mobile engagement provider with more than 15 years of mobile CRM (mCRM) experience. Their SaaS, cloud-based technology enables brands to intelligently personalize mobile communications for the omni-channel consumer, across marketing and customer care interactions.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 11/26/2019 via BusinessWire

GigCapital, Inc., acquired Kaleyra S.p.a

synopsis: GigCapital, Inc., a Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity corporation, has acquired Milan-based Kaleyra S.p.A., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering secure application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market.
buyer: GigCapital, Inc. (:KLR.ASE:$0.00)
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. "
target: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Milan-based Kaleyra, Inc. is a global group providing mobile communication services for financial institutions and enterprises of all sizes worldwide. Through its proprietary platform, Kaleyra manages multi-channel, integrated communication services on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$192
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire Hook Mobile

synopsis: Kaleyra, a global provider of telecommunication services for banks, SME, and large enterprises, will acquire Hook Mobile, a mobile cloud services company. Hook Mobile offers robust mobile application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to power their customer's mobile needs in messaging, carrier intelligence and more.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Kaleyra is a global communications solutions provider that offers telecommunication services for banks, SME, and large enterprises. Kaleyra enables its customers manage multi-channel notification services such as messages, push notifications, emails, instant messaging and voice services. "
target: Hook Mobile
Hook Mobile is a mobile cloud services company based in Vienna, Virginia. Their core competencies are in mobile messaging, device, and network intelligence. They offer robust mobile application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to power their customer's mobile needs.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ubiquity s.r.l., acquired Solutions Infini Technologies India Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Leading Italian mobile services provider, Ubiquity announced that it has acquired a 51% majority stake in Solutions Infini, an enterprise communication and cloud telephony services startup headquartered in Bangalore.
buyer: Ubiquity s.r.l. (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Ubiquity is a Global Messaging Platform provider founded in 1999, focusing on Ubiquitous Communication for Large Enterprises and providing innovative solutions: all-in-one. Ubiquity provides professional messaging services and mobile payment solutions for different industries. "
target: Solutions Infini Technologies India Pvt Ltd
Founded in 2009, Solutions Infini has a state-of-the-art cloud-based technology platform which enables enterprises across industries to engage with their customers using mobile messaging, voice communication and e-mail.
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announced 11/24/2020 via BusinessWire

UpHealth Inc. will be merged with GigCapital, Inc.,

synopsis: GigCapital2, a Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, announced that it has entered into a business combination agreement with UpHealth, one of the largest national and international digital healthcare providers.
buyer: GigCapital, Inc. (:KLR.ASE:$0.00)
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. "
target: UpHealth Inc.
UpHealth is a global comprehensive digital health technology and tech-enabled services platform that empowers providers, health systems and payors globally to manage care for people with complex medical, behavioral and social needs, while dramatically improving access to primary care.
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announced 11/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Cloudbreak Health will be merged with GigCapital, Inc.,

synopsis: GigCapital2, a Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, announced that it has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Cloudbreak Health, a leading unified telemedicine and video medical interpretation solutions provider.
buyer: GigCapital, Inc. (:KLR.ASE:$0.00)
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. "
target: Cloudbreak Health
Cloudbreak Health revolutionized patient and provider communication with the introduction of video remote interpreting (VRI), establishing Cloudbreak as a pioneer in telehealth technology.
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closed 11/26/2019 via BusinessWire

GigCapital, Inc., acquired Kaleyra S.p.a

synopsis: GigCapital, Inc., a Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity corporation, has acquired Milan-based Kaleyra S.p.A., a rapidly growing cloud communications software provider delivering secure application programming interfaces (APIs) and connectivity solutions in the API/Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) market.
buyer: GigCapital, Inc. (:KLR.ASE:$0.00)
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. "
target: Kaleyra S.p.a (AMEX:KLR:$147.37)
Milan-based Kaleyra, Inc. is a global group providing mobile communication services for financial institutions and enterprises of all sizes worldwide. Through its proprietary platform, Kaleyra manages multi-channel, integrated communication services on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$192
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: WORK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$902.61
EBITDA ($mm)
($253.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($281.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2545
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: BSE:543228
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route Mobile Limited
Route Mobile Limited
Route Mobile Limited, based in India, is a technology service provider for mobile communications industry with a focus on messaging & voice solutions. It has developed an indigenous technology platform to support Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), OTT Players, Enterprises, Aggregators and Resellers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$177.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.42
EBIT ($mm)
$17.23
Net Income ($mm)
$15.09
Employees
603
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$219.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.24
EBIT ($mm)
$14.60
Net Income ($mm)
$5.44
Employees
1114
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:CXDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crexendo, Inc.
Crexendo, Inc.
Crexendo, Inc. is an award-winning premier provider of UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), call center, collaboration services, and other cloud business services that are designed to provide enterprise-class cloud services to any size business at affordable monthly rates.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$15.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
56
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Ticker: ZM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom
Zoom
Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Their easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$622.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.15
EBIT ($mm)
$12.70
Net Income ($mm)
$25.31
Employees
2532
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Ticker: API
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agora, Inc.
Agora, Inc.
Agora’s mission is to make real-time engagement ubiquitous, allowing everyone to interact with anyone, in any application, anytime and anywhere. Agora’s platform provides developers simple, flexible, and powerful APIs to embed real-time video and voice engagement experiences into their applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$119.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.68
EBIT ($mm)
$0.15
Net Income ($mm)
$0.73
Employees
447
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Ticker: :KLR.ASE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GigCapital, Inc.
GigCapital, Inc.
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MDW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediawan S.A.
Mediawan S.A.
Mediawan is a ‘Special Purpose Acquisition Company’ (SPAC) created to acquire one or more operating businesses with an intention to focus on “target businesses or companies with principal operations in the traditional and digital media content and entertainment industries in Europe”.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$570.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.86
EBIT ($mm)
$36.46
Net Income ($mm)
$0.56
Employees
549
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Ticker: JSE:CTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital Appreciation Limited
Capital Appreciation Limited
Capital Appreciation (CTA) is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company. They intend to acquire a Viable Asset that would provide a platform for future growth and expansion in South Africa, Africa and beyond. CTA has concluded that the FinTech industry satisfies its investment interests and objectives.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$2.17
Net Income ($mm)
$1.56
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:ZICX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zicix Corporation
Originally founded as a service provider to the Healthcare industry, the Zicix Corporation has recently been restructured with the intention of acquiring and developing technology applications designed for service companies in consumer, retail and other industries.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$0.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.10
Employees
6
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Ticker: TSX:KEW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kew Media Group Inc.
Based in Canada, Kew Media Group is a leading content company that produces and distributes multi-genre content worldwide. Kew Media Group companies develop, produce and distribute more than 1,000 hours of content every year, as well as distribute a library of more than 10,000 hours.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$172.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.25
EBIT ($mm)
$4.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
171
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Ticker: OTCPK:ITKH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTeknik Holding Corporation
iTeknik Holding Corporation's strategy is to acquire fundamentally sound companies that are market accepted, scalable and demonstrate a quantifiable value proposition. Their focus is in companies in the Marketing, Advertising and Digital Media space.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$12.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.37
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
7
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Ticker: MLGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mLight Tech, Inc.
mLight Tech, Inc., a development stage company, intends to provide software solutions to simplify the management of networked personal computers.
year
2013
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Ticker: PRPM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ProTek Capital, Inc.
ProTek Capital, Inc.
ProTek Capital, Inc is a East Coast based corporation that is focused in investing or acquiring software companies that are privately held or traded on the public markets. The company is based in Delray Beach, Florida.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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