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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
closed 10/1/2020 via PR Newswire

Alianza, acquired Message Hopper Inc.

synopsis: Alianza, Inc., the leading cloud communications platform for service providers, announced the acquisition of Message Hopper, a software company delivering a cloud-native SMS solution for businesses. Message Hopper's Business Text Messaging application helps businesses connect with their customers using SMS.
buyer: Alianza
Alianza connects people. They do that by powering a feature-rich and robust suite of cloud communications products for service providers. Their cloud communications platform is a better way to deliver VoIP. "
target: Message Hopper Inc.
Message Hopper, a software company delivering a cloud-native SMS solution for businesses. Message Hopper's Business Text Messaging application helps businesses connect with their customers using SMS and MMS.
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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:$1,178.73)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
26.9x
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
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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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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)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
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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 5/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Censhare Ag, acquired 360dialog GmbH

synopsis: Censhare AG announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the real time customer interaction management software vendor 360dialog. 360dialog is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging easily managed from one central place.
buyer: Censhare Ag
Censhare is a universal, smart content management platform that global organizations use to take charge of their digital experience, delivering personalized content across multiple channels, devices and languages. "
target: 360dialog GmbH
360dialog is marketing platform that helps brands (re)engage and convert their audience to maximize customer lifetime value and enhance the customer journey. At its core is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging.
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closed 10/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AtmanCo, acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: AtmanCo Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of VuduMobile. VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution.
buyer: AtmanCo (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
AtmanCo is a leader in the psychometrics industry. The company offers psychometric tests online for the purposes of recruitment and hiring. AtmanCo's mission is to boost a organization's productivity, performance and prosperity by focusing on the their most important assets: their employees. "
target: VuduMobile Inc.
VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution allowing management of text message management programs in all kind of businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.47
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zendesk, acquired Outbound

synopsis: Zendesk is elevating its customer service platform with the acquisition of Outbound.io, which will help brands be more proactive in their outreach. Founded in 2013 by Dhruvkaran Mehta and Josh Weissburg, Outbound gives brands the tools they need to send messages to customers through SMS, responsive email, web, or push notifications.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. With more than 60,000 paid customer accounts, Zendesk’s products are used by organizations in 150 countries and territories to provide support in more than 40 languages. "
target: Outbound
Outbound gives brands the tools they need to send messages to customers through SMS, responsive email, web, or push notifications. They allow marketers to set up automated messages when they need users to take an action, then test how well each message works.
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announced 3/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

IMImobile Pvt Ltd., will acquire Infracast Ltd.

synopsis: Cloud communications software and services company IMImobile has agreed to acquire Infracast, a Berkshire provider of multi-channel messaging applications and middleware. Infracast builds and delivers strategic mobile customer engagement solutions for enterprise clients.
buyer: IMImobile Pvt Ltd. (AIM:IMO:$219.10)
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations. "
target: Infracast Ltd.
Infracast is a leading provider of multi-channel messaging applications and middleware. They build and deliver strategic mobile customer engagement solutions for enterprise clients. Their solutions are trusted by global enterprise customers as an integral component of their business processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10 [$10]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
41.8x
closed 2/24/2017 via BusinessWire

Layer, acquired Cola

synopsis: Layer Inc. announced the acquisition of Cola, a messaging startup known for the Cola Messenger app and the Cola Bubble platform, which transforms simple communications into actionable and collaborative messages.
buyer: Layer
Layer’s award winning Communications Platform powers invaluable conversations that enable brands to embed rich, engaging communications experiences directly into customer conversations across channels that boost both customer engagement and retention. "
target: Cola
Cola is the world’s first Messaging OS, designed to make texting more convenient and provide users the full functionality of their smartphone without leaving a conversation. Cola was founded by a team of seasoned Silicon Valley veterans.
price ($mm)
$0.08
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announced 1/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Didimo

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA ("LINK" or the "Company), the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in the Scandinavian, Baltic and German markets, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of one of Spain's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging services, the Didimo -JetTelecom Group (Didimo).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Didimo
Didimo offers an easy, fast, cost-effective and reliable platform to send tailor-made or bulk SMS. Promotions, notifications or reminders are examples of content for which SMSs have become the preferred communication channel.
price ($mm)
$7.71
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
announced 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire HeyWire

synopsis: Salesforce.com, Inc. has struck a deal to acquire HeyWire, a cloud-based messaging platform for consumers. HeyWire brings cloud-based mobile messaging to business landlines and existing customer support numbers connecting businesses and professionals with co-workers and customers.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: HeyWire
HeyWire provides cloud-based business messaging solutions. The company brings cloud-based mobile messaging to business landlines and existing customer support numbers connecting businesses and professionals with co-workers and customers.
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closed 7/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Clementine

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Clementine, an enterprise communication service. Clementine focuses on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number. It’s an important area for the workplace, given that more and more people are connecting their work software to personal devices.
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: Clementine
Clementine is an enterprise communication service focused on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number.
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closed 5/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

mGage, acquired Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd

synopsis: mGage has acquired Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd to bolster presence in the enterprise mobile marketing and mobile customer relationship management (CRM) market in India. Unicel is a mobile messaging company providing integrated cloud communications solutions across SMS, voice, USSD and e-mail platforms in India.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: 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. "
target: Unicel Technologies Pvt Ltd
Unicel is a mobile messaging company providing integrated cloud communications solutions across SMS, voice, USSD and e-mail platforms in India. Unicel has a client base of over 1,000 enterprises across India including various Fortune 500 brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

SOPRANO Design Pty Ltd., acquired SITmobile S.L.

synopsis: Soprano Design, a leading Sydney-based global provider of mobile messaging technology for mobile network operators, announced the acquisition of SITmobile, the leading Spanish and South American provider of mobile messaging solutions, to form the largest business of its kind in the world.
buyer: SOPRANO Design Pty Ltd.
Soprano is a leading provider of intelligent enterprise and business messaging software solutions for mobile network operators (MNOs) worldwide. Their explosive global growth in recent years is a direct result of Soprano’s continued focus on global enterprise customer needs. "
target: SITmobile S.L.
SITmobile brings mobile communication expertise to their clients. The mobile way is to drive real engagement through strategic push messaging. SITmobile operates in the SMS, Instant Messaging, notifications, mobile internet and App arenas.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Acision, acquired MindMatics AG

synopsis: Acision, a global leader in mobile engagement services and an industry innovator in WebRTC technology, announces that it has acquired MindMatics Secure Messaging. MindMatics core product, the Mobile Messaging Platform, provides highly reliable and cost-effective, worldwide message transmission and reception.
buyer: Acision
Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless mobile engagement services that interoperate across all IP platforms and enrich the user experience creating value and new communication opportunities for carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world. "
target: MindMatics AG
MindMatics Secure Messaging provides international companies with a powerful communication solutions for the mobile channel. Their core product, the Mobile Messaging Platform, provides highly reliable and cost-effective, worldwide message transmission and reception
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closed 4/22/2014 via PR Web

9Slides, acquired Now Meeting

synopsis: 9Slides, the communication and collaboration platform for modern, mobile business, announced they are acquiring Now Meeting, a mobile enterprise solution that helps teams communicate faster using video, audio, and text messaging.
buyer: 9Slides
9SLIDES is a powerful communication tool, which allows users to capture and share experience of "being there" in the presentation room with a remote audience, anytime, anywhere. The audience can watch it on a PC, Mac or even iPad without downloading any app. "
target: Now Meeting
Now Meeting helps companies leverage mobile communication to solve problems faster, make better decisions, and generate more ideas. Now Meeting was founded in Seattle by cloud and mobile visionary Shane Jones who previously founded Daptiv and was an early strategic advisor to Box, Inc.
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closed 1/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired TomFoolery Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo has closed the acquisition of Tomfoolery, an enterprise app studio. Their first product is an app called Anchor, a real-time conversation platform. Users of the app can create groups for different threads. Anchor also integrates with other popular apps such as Box, Dropbox, and Evernote.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: TomFoolery Inc.
TomFoolery is an enterprise app studio. Their first product is an app called Anchor, a real-time conversation platform. Users of the app can create groups for different threads. Anchor also integrates with other popular apps such as Box, Dropbox, and Evernote.
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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
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
closed 11/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Callcap

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Callcap, a leading call monitoring and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Callcap
Founded in 2001, Callcap was the first call measurement company to provide real-time complete caller data and a recording of the call. They are still a leader in providing innovative call monitoring and call tracking solutions that help businesses to deliver excellent customer experiences.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Telmetrics

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Telmetrics, a call and text tracking and analytics company that enables, tracks and analyzes offline interactions to increase engagement and return on advertising spend.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Telmetrics
Telmetrics is a call and text tracking and analytics company that enables, tracks and analyzes offline interactions to increase engagement and return on advertising spend.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2013 via Company Press Release

Adiant, acquired Marchex Pay-Per-Click

synopsis: Adiant, owner of the largest content-style ad platform on the web, announced the acquisition of assets from Marchex, including assets from the former IndustryBrains, a suite of high-quality news and financial publications that will greatly expand Adiant’s mission of offering advertisers placements adjacent to the highest quality online content.
buyer: Adiant
Adiant is a digital media technology company whose mission is to deliver the most innovative advertising solutions to quality publishers and advertisers. Our brands have been engineered from the ground up to offer both immediate and long term sustained value with a high level of customer service. "
target parent: Marchex, Inc.
target: Marchex Pay-Per-Click
Marchex Pay-Per-Click, formerly IndustryBrains, is a leading performance advertising media company that uses keyword search and relevant editorial targeting to achieve superior advertising results for marketers. They offer premium performance marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Mindwork Labs, acquired MyDeals.com

synopsis: London-based Mindwork Labs is trying to make the daily deals you receive from across the Web more relevant under the name MyDeals.com, a domain they’ve just purchased from Marchex for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Mindwork Labs
Mindwork Labs is small team of dediciated people developing innovative websites and technology to benefit both consumers and the businesses. Most of the projects they undertake involve an affiliate marketing element. "
target parent: Marchex, Inc.
target: MyDeals.com
MyDeals.com provides consumers with more control over the deals they see and the notifications they receive, while notifying which offers are most desirable to them.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Jingle Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Jingle Networks, adding an important and growing source of mobile distribution to its call advertising network. Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex’s mission is to unlock local commerce globally by helping advertisers reach customers through the phone when they are ready to buy. The company's performance-based call advertising products are reinventing how businesses acquire and upsell new customers through phone calls. "
target: Jingle Networks, Inc.
Jingle Networks is one of the leading providers of mobile voice search performance advertising and technology solutions in North America. Jingle Networks’ core business is providing performance advertising solutions to mobile carriers and mobile network operators.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$24]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Voicestar, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. a local online advertising company and leading publisher of local content, has completed its acquisition of VoiceStar, one of the largest providers of call-based advertising services for local advertisers, for approximately $20 million, including approximately $12.9 million in cash and $7.1 million in restricted stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Voicestar, Inc.
VoiceStar offers essential marketing services for companies doing business on and offline. The company's full suite of phone-to-web products and tools help businesses connect with highly motivated customers.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Open List, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Open List, Inc., including its robust content aggregation, search technology, and user-generated content platform that Marchex plans to deploy to its proprietary network of vertical and local Web sites.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Open List, Inc.
Open List, Inc. was founded in 2003 to help people make better everyday decisions. To accomplish this, Open List interprets, structures and organizes the mass of relevant but highly fragmented information that exists on the Web today.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 5/2/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired AreaConnect, LLC.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of AreaConnect LLC, a provider of local online traffic to Yellow and White Pages publishers, for $16 million in cash and Marchex common stock, and $1.7 million in additional restricted common stock (valued based on the 10-day trailing average prior to the closing date).
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: AreaConnect, LLC.
AreaConnect receives 2 million unique users per month through its directory focused local sites, that drive search leads from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating carriers and localized search products.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired IndustryBrains, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired IndustryBrains, Inc. for $30.6 million, plus transaction costs, consisting of $15.6 million in cash and $15 million in stock. Based in New York City, IndustryBrains is a leader in monetizing vertical and brand-name Web sites through contextual advertising solutions.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: IndustryBrains, Inc.
IndustryBrains is a leading performance advertising media company that uses keyword search and relevant editorial targeting to achieve superior advertising results for marketers. We offer premium performance marketing solutions for advertisers and publishers.
price ($mm)
$31
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/27/2005 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Pike Street Industries, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Pike Street Industries, Inc., an online yellow pages and lead generation provider for local merchants, for $16.5 million in cash and stock and $3.5 million in additional restricted common stock.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Pike Street Industries, Inc.
Pike Street receives more than 2 million unique visitors per month through its local- and directory-focused vertical portals, such as Yellow.com and Whitepages.net, that drive local search traffic from online consumers primarily to regional bell operating company partners.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
announced 11/22/2016 via Company Press Release

LeadDesk Oy, will acquire Qumido GmbH

synopsis: LeadDesk Oy, Europe’s leading provider of contact center software, announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Qumido GmbH in an asset deal. Qumido is considered one of Germany’s leading outbound software providers, offering a 100% web-based campaign management and dialer system.
buyer: LeadDesk Oy (HLSE:LEADD:$16.30)
LeadDesk provides industry-standard software for contact centers, inside sales and telemarketers. The company’s cloud-based SaaS software replaces legacy on-premise solutions and offers contact centers and sales teams of all sizes greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower costs and complexity. "
target: Qumido GmbH
Qumido is a highly specialized IT company that offers a software solution to optimize the complex business and communication processes of call centers. As Germany’s leader in outbound call center software, Qumido offers a 100% web-based campaign management and dialer system.
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announced 10/7/2020 via PR Web

leadHOOP, LLC, will acquire MatchMaximizer

synopsis: leadHOOP, LLC, a leading SaaS company, signed an agreement on to acquire the assets of MatchMaximizer, a privately held competitor. MatchMaximizer is a full-service, turnkey lead generation technology. It is all-in-one solution for contact centers, web partners, schools, and agencies.
buyer: leadHOOP, LLC
leadHOOP is a leading lead generation SaaS Platform & Marketplace. Leveraging their technology, they help improve consumer inquiry results with an easy to use set of tools for buyers, sellers, and aggregators. Founded in 2017, the company is headquartered in the suburbs of New York City. "
target: MatchMaximizer
MatchMaximizer is a full-service, turnkey lead generation technology. MatchMaximizer was developed initially to support technical platform needs of lead generation contact centers. Since then, it has grown as an all-in-one solution for contact centers, web partners, schools, and agencies.
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LINK Mobility AS
LINK Mobility AS
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$424.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.99
EBIT ($mm)
$2.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
649
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Ticker: ENXTAM:CMCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CM Telecom
CM Telecom
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$167.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
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Ticker: BSE:532790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tanla Mobile
Tanla Mobile
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: AMEX:KLR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kaleyra S.p.a
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$153.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($20.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
370
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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: OTCPK:TLNU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecorp Inc.
Telecorp Inc.
Telecorp is an emerging provider of communication solutions to an array of companies and industries including, automotive, real estate, financial, health, charities, and many more. Telecorp offers creative software solutions for communicating with customers at levels never seen before.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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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: LPSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$396.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1218
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Ticker: WSE:ITL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InteliWISE
InteliWISE utilizes language recognition and interactive video technology to optimize online customer service experiences. They are enabling the digital transformation of the Customer Engagement and Service, by providing the intelligent, AI – powered, industry – leading cloud-based services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.07
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WSE:VRC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vercom S.A.
Vercom S.A.
Since 2005, Poland-based Vercom has been creating global cloud communication platforms (CPaaS) that enable companies to build and develop lasting relationships with recipients through multiple channels : communication : email, sms, push, instant messaging (OTT).
year
2020
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Employees
0
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Ticker: SMSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$51.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.12
EBIT ($mm)
$3.54
Net Income ($mm)
$4.17
Employees
255
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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: 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: 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: MCHX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marchex, Inc.
Marchex, Inc.
Marchex’s mission is to unlock local commerce globally by helping advertisers reach customers through the phone when they are ready to buy. The company's performance-based call advertising products are reinventing how businesses acquire and upsell new customers through phone calls.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$100.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.11
EBIT ($mm)
($5.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
254
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Ticker: HLSE:LEADD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LeadDesk Oy
LeadDesk provides industry-standard software for contact centers, inside sales and telemarketers. The company’s cloud-based SaaS software replaces legacy on-premise solutions and offers contact centers and sales teams of all sizes greater efficiency and flexibility, with lower costs and complexity.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$16.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.56
EBIT ($mm)
$0.35
Net Income ($mm)
$0.24
Employees
116
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