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closed 3/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Research In Motion, acquired Ascendent Systems

synopsis: Research In Motion today announced it has acquired Ascendent Systems, a leading provider of solutions that simplify voice mobility implementations in the enterprise. Ascendent will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIM. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Ascendent Systems
Ascendent Systems is the premier voice mobility company that delivers on the goal of the telephone: instant voice communication. Employees are available to respond to customers and crisis immediately, regardless of location.
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closed 3/9/2011 via PR Newswire

SkyWeaver, Inc., acquired envIO Networks, Inc.

synopsis: SkyWeaver, Inc., which enables search, discovery and advertising on the social web, has announced that it has acquired the assets and select business relationships of envIO Networks, Inc. envIO Networks' patent-pending Social Genome technology leverages social networks to help consumers discover relevant mobile apps and content.
buyer: SkyWeaver, Inc.
As the social web grows and the content that is being shared multiplies, the SkyWeaver platform helps consumers, content owners and advertisers filter, prioritize and target. "
target: envIO Networks, Inc.
envIO Networks' patent-pending Social Genome technology leverages social networks to help consumers discover relevant mobile apps and content.
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closed 5/19/2008 via PR Newswire

InfoLogix, acquired Aware Interweave, Inc.

synopsis: InfoLogix, Inc., a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility and advanced wireless asset tracking solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, has acquired the assets of Aware Interweave, Inc., a company specializing in enterprise mobility of critical business data for users of SAP enterprise software.
buyer: InfoLogix
As the leading provider of mobile intelligence solutions, InfoLogix uses the industry's most advanced wireless information technology to increase the efficiency, accuracy, and transparency of complex business and clinical processes. "
target: Aware Interweave, Inc.
Aware Interweave, Inc. is a market leader in providing Enterprise Mobility and mobile access for users of SAP(R) enterprise software. Aware's suite of Co-Pilot software enables the delivery of corporate information anywhere, anytime to an executive's or field worker's mobile device.
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announced 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

TMW Systems, Inc., will acquire Hurray! Times Communication Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Hurray! Holding Co., Ltd., a leader wireless value-added services in China, announced the signing of definitive agreements to transfer its software and system integration business unit, Hurray! Times Communication Co., Ltd. for US$ 4.8 million in cash to TWM Holding Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan Mobile.
buyer parent: Taiwan Mobile Co., Ltd
buyer: TMW Systems, Inc.
TWM Holding Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan Mobile which is a leading telecom service provider in Taiwan. "
target parent: Hurray! Holdings Co., Ltd.
target: Hurray! Times Communication Co., Ltd.
Hurray! Times Communication (Beijing) Co., Ltd. is the software and system integration business unit of Hurrah! Holdings Co., Ltd.
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closed 3/15/2007 via BusinessWire

Tangoe, Inc., acquired TRAQ Wireless

synopsis: Tangoe, Inc. a leading provider of Telecom Expense Management solutions and TRAQ Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of Mobile Lifecycle Management Solutions, announced the completion of the merger of the two companies. The new organization will operate under the name Tangoe, Inc.
buyer: Tangoe, Inc. (TNGO:$219.45)
Tangoe, Inc., a global leader in telecommunications lifecycle solutions, provides technology-based software and service solutions that enable global organizations to procure, manage, and control their voice, data, and wireless communications resources. "
target: TRAQ Wireless
TRAQ is the leading provider of Mobile Lifecycle Management delivered as a managed-service that automates and simplifies the management of mobile devices and services. From procurement to retirement TRAQ helps enterprises worldwide maximize the return on their mobile wireless investment.
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closed 2/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired @Road

synopsis: Following the approval of @Road stockholders, Trimble completed its acquisition of @Road for a total purchase price of approximately $493.1 million. Under the terms of the agreement, @Road common stock holders will receive $5.00 in cash and 0.0447 shares of Trimble common stock for each outstanding share of @Road common stock.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. "
target: @Road
Founded in 1996, @Road leverages its patented LocationSmartSM wireless Internet technology to offer a range of mobile intelligence services for businesses with mobile professionals on the move. In 1998 @Road unveiled an Internet-based Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solution.
price ($mm)
$407
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$100
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4.1x
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closed 11/20/2006 via

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Orative

synopsis: Cisco announced a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-held company, Orative Corp. of San Jose, California. Orative provides an application which will allow Cisco to extend its Unified Communications portfolio to mobile devices such as cell phones and smartphones.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Orative
Orative develops mobile software that lets employees reach the Right Resource, Right Now. Using innovative presence technology running on mobile phones, Orative software gives employees the ability to reach co-workers so that they can make decisions and move business forward.
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closed 5/5/2004 via BusinessWire

THQ Wireless, acquired MINICK

synopsis: THQ Inc. today announced that its wireless games division, THQ Wireless(TM) has purchased the controlling interest in European-based mobile applications and billing expert MINICK. MINICK is an acknowledged leader in creating high quality wireless services, such as SMS, EMS and MMS messaging, information, multimedia and voting applications.
buyer parent: THQ, Inc.
buyer: THQ Wireless
THQ Wireless, subsidiary of THQ Inc., is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of applications for mobile devices with an expansive catalog of licensed and original content including applications based on the WWE, professional sports leagues, MotoGP, Worms and popular Nickelodeon properties."
target: MINICK
MINICK is the pioneer of interactive mobile applications and infrastructure solutions. MINICK develops and operates mobile services for network operators such as T-Mobile, Telefonica, and Swisscom, for media companies such as MTV, RTL Newmedia, Channel 4, and Universal Music, as well as for corpora
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closed 4/11/2006 via BusinessWire

Skype Technologies SA, acquired Sonorit Holding AS

synopsis: Skype, the global Internet communications company, announced that it has acquired Sonorit Holding AS and its US subsidiary Camino Networks, Inc., a provider of voice technology for the Internet.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: Skype Technologies SA
Skype, the Global Internet Communications Company, allows people everywhere to make free, unlimited, superior quality voice calls via its award-winning innovative peer-to-peer software for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Pocket PC platforms. "
target: Sonorit Holding AS
Based in San Francisco, with additional offices in Aalborg, Denmark, and Stockholm, Sweden, Sonorit, and its US subsidiary Camino Networks, is a start-up company building unique solutions for high quality speech processing, coding, and transmission for the next generation of Internet-based networks.
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closed 9/12/2005 via PR Newswire

WebEx, acquired Intranets.com, Inc.

synopsis: WebEx Communications, the leading provider of on-demand web meeting applications, today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of privately held Intranets.com of Burlington, Massachusetts.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: WebEx
With 2.2 million registered users, WebEx is the global leader in on-demand applications for collaborative business on the web. These applications enhance high-touch business processes, such as sales and training, with efficient web-touch interactions. "
target: Intranets.com, Inc.
Intranets.com is the leading provider of on-demand collaboration applications for small businesses, and departments and groups inside large organizations. The company provides its secure, web-based collaboration suite that allows users to share documents, calendars, database applications and task li
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$45
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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.
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closed 11/16/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Velti plc, acquired Mobile Interactive Group

synopsis: Velti plc, the leading mobile marketing and advertising technology provider for brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media, announced the acquisition of Mobile Interactive Group ("MIG"), the UK's largest mobile marketing company. MIG offers mobile marketing, mobile commerce and mobile billing services in 44 countries.
buyer: Velti plc (VELT:$189.20)
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices. "
target: Mobile Interactive Group
Mobile Interactive Group is a leading mobile and digital communications business engaged in advertising, marketing, billing, messaging, technology and services provision, multi channel digital solutions, internet publishing, experiential design and application development.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 6/16/2011 via Company Press Release

Comamtech, merged with DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.

synopsis: DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Mobility and RFID solutions, announced that Copernic, Inc. has closed on the sale of the company to N. Harris Computer Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc.
buyer parent: Copernic Technologies Inc.
buyer: Comamtech (CNIC:$0.00)
Comamtech is the successor company of Copernic, Inc. following various agreements to divest all of its operating businesses. "
target: DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCPK:DPSI:$31.10)
DecisionPoint offers end-to-end software and hardware solutions and professional services for the global enterprise wireless mobile and RFID computing markets and Federal, State and local governments.
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announced 6/22/2009 via BusinessWire

Canusa Capital Corp., will be merged with DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.

synopsis: DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. announced that on June 18, 2009 it closed a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger among DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., f/k/a Canusa Capital Corp. and DecisionPoint Systems Holdings, Inc. whereby DecisionPoint has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.
buyer: Canusa Capital Corp.
Canusa Capital Corp. is a shell company trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker CUSA. "
target: DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCPK:DPSI:$31.10)
DecisionPoint offers end-to-end software and hardware solutions and professional services for the global enterprise wireless mobile and RFID computing markets and Federal, State and local governments.
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closed 8/6/2008 via BusinessWire

CallWave, Inc., acquired WebMessenger

synopsis: CallWave, Inc., a leading provider of Internet and mobile-based unified communications solutions, announced that it has acquired WebMessenger, Inc., a privately held enterprise mobile messaging software and services company, for $9.0 million in cash.
buyer: CallWave, Inc. (OTCPK:CLWA:$16.35)
CallWave develops unified communication applications which allow today’s professional to communicate, collaborate and conference from anywhere and from any device. CallWave’s FUZE enables mobile and desktop high-definition synchronized video collaboration with high-definition audio conferencing. "
target: WebMessenger
WebMessenger, Inc. provides mobile real-time presence, VoIP, and collaboration products for enterprises and workers on-the-go. The company’s enterprise and hosted solutions—compatible with all leading IM networks, mobile devices and platforms—set the industry standard for IM connectivity.
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closed 2/8/2008 via BusinessWire

WebMessenger, acquired WebMessenger

synopsis: WebMessenger, Inc., a privately held mobile unified communications company, today announced the acquisition of Apptix WebMessenger, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Apptix, Inc., by its original founders in a move designed to enable WebMessenger to focus exclusively on its longstanding strengths in mobile real-time enterprise communications.
buyer parent: Apptix
buyer: WebMessenger
WebMessenger, Inc. provides mobile real-time presence, VoIP, and collaboration products for enterprises and workers on-the-go. The company’s enterprise and hosted solutions—compatible with all leading IM networks, mobile devices and platforms—set the industry standard for IM connectivity. "
target parent: Apptix
target: WebMessenger
WebMessenger, Inc. provides mobile real-time presence, VoIP, and collaboration products for enterprises and workers on-the-go. The company’s enterprise and hosted solutions—compatible with all leading IM networks, mobile devices and platforms—set the industry standard for IM connectivity.
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closed 8/13/2007 via BusinessWire

CSG Systems International, Inc., acquired Prairie Voice Services, Inc.

synopsis: CSG Systems International, Inc. a leading provider of customer care and billing solutions, has completed the acquisition of Prairie Voice Services, Inc. CSG initially announced the acquisition on July 30, 2007. Additionally, CSG and Prairie have agreed to rename the company Prairie Interactive Messaging, Inc.
buyer: CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS:$998.03)
CSG Systems International is the leading provider of outsourced billing, customer care and print and mail solutions and services supporting the North American cable and direct broadcast satellite markets. CSG's solutions support some of the world's largest and most innovative providers. "
target: Prairie Voice Services, Inc.
Prairie Interactive Messaging Inc., formerly Prairie Voice Services, provides a set of unified, interactive messaging solutions developed to manage customer interactions through inbound and outbound automated voice, text/SMS, email, and fax messaging services.
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closed 5/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Apptix, acquired WebMessenger

synopsis: Apptix, the premiere provider of unified on-demand business communications solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, announced the acquisition of WebMessenger, Inc., a market leading technology company with a suite of Mobile Instant Messaging products that work across more devices, platforms, and public & private IM networks than any other.
buyer: Apptix
Apptix is a premiere provider of on-demand messaging and collaboration solutions to over 130,000 end users across more than 12,000 customers worldwide. Its offerings provide small and medium-sized businesses with a more affordable, reliable and secure alternative to software applications in-house. "
target: WebMessenger
WebMessenger, Inc. provides mobile real-time presence, VoIP, and collaboration products for enterprises and workers on-the-go. The company’s enterprise and hosted solutions—compatible with all leading IM networks, mobile devices and platforms—set the industry standard for IM connectivity.
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closed 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Tellme Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of Tellme Networks Inc., the Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of voice services for everyday life, including nationwide directory assistance, enterprise customer service and voice-enabled mobile search.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Tellme Networks, Inc.
Tellme improves how people and businesses use the phone. By combining Internet data and a voice interface, Tellme radically simplifies how people use the phone to get the information they need every day. Tellme's goal is to let anyone say what they want and get it, from any phone.
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announced 7/12/2006 via BNC Analysis

@Road, will acquire MobileAria, Inc.

synopsis: Mobile resource management provider @Road Inc. said Tuesday it agreed to buy assets of MobileAria Inc. for $11.4 million. Fremont-based @Road said it was the high bidder at auction for the sale of MobileAria, a debtor-in-possession in a bankruptcy case pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of of New York.
buyer parent: Trimble Navigation Limited
buyer: @Road
Founded in 1996, @Road leverages its patented LocationSmartSM wireless Internet technology to offer a range of mobile intelligence services for businesses with mobile professionals on the move. In 1998 @Road unveiled an Internet-based Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solution. "
target parent: Delphi Corporation
target: MobileAria, Inc.
MobileAria is a leader in next generation Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and Mobile Workforce Connectivity solutions that: Deliver real-time connectivity between corporate networks, mobile resources, and workers Enable centralized and intelligent monitoring and control of resources.
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$11
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closed 3/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Research In Motion, acquired Ascendent Systems

synopsis: Research In Motion today announced it has acquired Ascendent Systems, a leading provider of solutions that simplify voice mobility implementations in the enterprise. Ascendent will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIM. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Ascendent Systems
Ascendent Systems is the premier voice mobility company that delivers on the goal of the telephone: instant voice communication. Employees are available to respond to customers and crisis immediately, regardless of location.
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closed 2/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Blackberry, acquired Cylance Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry, a mobile-native software and services company, has acquired Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity leader. Cylance applies A.I., algorithmic science, and machine learning to cybersecurity software that has proven highly effective at predicting and preventing known and unknown threats to fixed endpoints.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive. "
target: Cylance Inc.
Cylance develops artificial intelligence to deliver prevention-first, predictive security products and smart, simple, secure solutions. It provides full spectrum predictive threat prevention and visibility across the enterprise to combat the most notorious and advanced cybersecurity attacks.
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$1,400
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closed 2/24/2016 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Encription Limited

synopsis: BlackBerry, a global leader in secure mobile communications, announced that it has acquired U.K.-based cyber security consultancy Encription. Encription’s specialties range from deep technical skills in software security to hardware capabilities.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality. "
target: Encription Limited
Encription Limited is a UK based CESG CHECK IT Security Company, where they complete Penetration Testing and IT Security training courses for a mixture of Private and Public Companies. They make IT systems and information, whether complex or not, more secure.
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announced 9/4/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd said it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Inc to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. The deal may help BlackBerry win new customers for its services business, a priority as it shifts focus to device management software for enterprise customers.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in secure mobility solutions, providing the leading secure mobility solution for enterprises and governments worldwide, across all stages of the mobility lifecycle.
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$425
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$212
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announced 7/22/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire AtHoc

synopsis: BlackBerry has plans to buy privately-held AtHoc, a provider of secure, networked crisis communications. AtHoc enables organizations to communicate with their people through numerous devices, and empowers organizations to create their own permission-based network to establish interoperable communication with other organizations in their community.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric emergency mass notification systems to military, homeland security, government and commercial organizations.
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announced 4/21/2015 via Market Wire

Blackberry, will acquire WatchDox

synopsis: BlackBerry, a global leader in mobile communications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox, a data security company offering the most secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solutions that allow users to protect, share and work with their files on any device.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: WatchDox
WatchDox is the leading secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solution, enabling users to share, work with and control their files on every device.
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closed 9/11/2014 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Movirtu

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Movirtu
Movirtu is a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
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announced 7/29/2014 via Company Press Release

Blackberry, will acquire Secusmart GmbH

synopsis: BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, has entered into an agreement to acquire Secusmart GmbH, a leader in high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers in Germany and internationally.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Secusmart GmbH
Secusmart is the leading expert in the development and implementation of comprehensive anti-eavesdropping solutions for German government agencies and organizations responsible for the provision of emergency services as well as governments and public authorities outside of Germany.
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announced 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, will acquire NewBay Software Ltd.

synopsis: Research In Motion, the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry® smartphone, is buying NewBay Software, a provider of white-label cloud-based content services. NewBay enables operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: NewBay Software Ltd.
NewBay Software is the leader in digital content services, enabling operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
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$100
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closed 7/22/2011 via Reuters

The Astonishing Tribe, acquired JayCut AB

synopsis: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's The Astonishing Tribe has bought Swedish video editing company JayCut and hinted the operation will work on features for its PlayBook tablet computer. JayCut AB is an online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. Its customers include some of the world's leading brands.
buyer parent: Research In Motion
buyer: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology. "
target: JayCut AB
JayCut AB is a Swedish online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. JayCut's customers include some of the world's leading brands, and the company has recieved some of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
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announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$84,580.24)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, acquired Scoreloop, Inc.

synopsis: As part of its continued push to add deeper social media integration into the applications that run on its BlackBerry smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, Research In Motion Ltd. has acquired Scoreloop Inc., a San Francisco-based company that specializes in weaving elements of social media into mobile games.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: Scoreloop, Inc.
Scoreloop Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that specializes in weaving elements of social media into mobile games. Scoreloop’s social gaming ecosystem and SDK creates instant communities and connections, and new ways to generate revenues from mobile games.
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closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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closed 12/2/2010 via Reuters

Research In Motion, acquired The Astonishing Tribe

synopsis: Research In Motion has bought Swedish design company The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) as the BlackBerry maker seeks to enhance the look and functionality of its screens ahead of the launch of its PlayBook tablet.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology.
price ($mm)
$119
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closed 9/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, acquired DataViz, Inc.

synopsis: RIM has confirmed that they have acquired DataViz, the company that makes the popular Documents To Go app for mobile platforms that allows you to open and edit Microsoft Office documents on your phone.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: DataViz, Inc.
DataViz is an industry leader in developing and marketing Office compatibility and productivity solutions across a variety of platforms including Apple iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Java, Linux, Maemo 5, Palm OS, Symbian, WebOS, Windows Mobile, Windows and Macintosh.
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closed 6/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired QNX Software Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Harman International Industries Incorporated, the global audio and infotainment group, announced the sale of its software operating systems unit, QNX Software Systems. Harman has sold the business to Research In Motion Limited of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, for US$200M.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target parent: Harman International Industries Inc
target: QNX Software Systems Ltd.
QNX Software Systems is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of QNX's middleware provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2009 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired Torch Mobile

synopsis: Torch Mobile announced that it has been acquired by Research In Motion. Torch's team of developers will join RIM’s global organization and will now be focused on utilizing their WebKit-based mobile browser expertise to contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Torch Mobile
Torch Mobile, an experienced developer of WebKit solutions, provides innovative and cutting-edge software applications and services for mobile and embedded devices. The Iris Browser is Torch Mobile's flagship product.
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closed 2/3/2009 via

Research In Motion, acquired Certicom Corp

synopsis: Certicom Corp. announced the receipt of an offer from Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") for the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company by way of a statutory plan of arrangement at a cash price of C$3.00 per share.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Certicom Corp
Certicom manages and protects the value of content, applications and devices with government approved security. Adopted by the National Security Agency (NSA) for government communications, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) provides the most security per bit of any known public-key scheme.
price ($mm)[EV]
$108 [$77]
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2008 via

Research In Motion, acquired Chalk Media Corp.

synopsis: Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") and Chalk Media Corp. announced that the two companies have entered into an arrangement agreement for RIM to acquire Chalk, a publicly-held company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an all-cash transaction at a price per share of CDN $0.142, or CDN $23,125,000.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Chalk Media Corp. (CHKMF:$0.00)
Chalk's mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboardTM, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Chalk's software and content helps organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Research In Motion, acquired Ascendent Systems

synopsis: Research In Motion today announced it has acquired Ascendent Systems, a leading provider of solutions that simplify voice mobility implementations in the enterprise. Ascendent will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIM. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Ascendent Systems
Ascendent Systems is the premier voice mobility company that delivers on the goal of the telephone: instant voice communication. Employees are available to respond to customers and crisis immediately, regardless of location.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, acquired Pacific Star Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Curtiss-Wright Corporation has completed the acquisition of Pacific Star Communications, a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
buyer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW:$2,378.66)
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface treatment technologies to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. "
target: Pacific Star Communications, Inc.
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
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closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2008 via PR Newswire

Belden Communications, acquired Trapeze Networks

synopsis: Belden has completed the acquisition of Trapeze Networks, a technology leader in wireless LAN equipment and network management software, for a cash price of approximately $133 million.
buyer: Belden Communications (BDC:$2,209.11)
Belden® provides signal transmission solutions for a wide range of markets, including data networking, industrial automation, professional audio and video, security and surveillance, aerospace and many other specialty electronics markets. "
target: Trapeze Networks
Trapeze Networks is a leading provider of enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless, providing scalable wireless LANs for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services, and indoor/outdoor connectivity.
price ($mm)
$137
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., acquired Applianz Technologies

synopsis: Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc., an information management and technology company, announced it has acquired Corner Post Holdings, Inc. DBA Applianz Technologies, an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
buyer: Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Underground Vaults & Storage specializes in secure records and asset storage and management. UV&S serves national and international clients representing numerous industries including healthcare, legal, financial, insurance, cultural, oil/gas, entertainment, and government. "
target: Applianz Technologies
Applianz Technologies is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

TeamViewer, will acquire Ubimax

synopsis: TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ubimax, the leader in Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for the frontline workforce.
buyer: TeamViewer (XTRA:TMV:$569.12)
TeamViewer is one of the world wide leading solutions for desktop sharing and online collaboration over the Internet. The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication. "
target: Ubimax
Ubimax is the leading provider of fully integrated industrial augmented reality (AR) solutions. The solution platform Ubimax Frontline improves manual work processes across industries along the entire value chain on the basis of the latest wearable computing technologies.
price ($mm)
$157
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Sandvik, acquired Newtrax Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Sandvik, a global engineering group, has acquired Newtrax, a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,070.17)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Newtrax Technologies Inc.
Newtrax is a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

iQsTel Inc., acquired IoT Labs Mx SAPI

synopsis: iQSTEL Inc. is pleased to announce the 100% acquisition of IoT Labs Mx SAPI has been completed, an Internet of Things Technology Developer, with its Star Product “IoT Smart Gas Platform”. The IoT Smart Gas Platform consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
buyer: iQsTel Inc. (OTCPK:IQST:$18.03)
iQSTEL is a technology company offering a wide array of services to the Telecommunications Industry. These include services to International Long-Distance Telecommunications Operators, Retail and Corporate markets, Submarine Fiber Optic Network capacity, Satellite Communications services, and more. "
target: IoT Labs Mx SAPI
IoT Labs MX is a full service IoT logistics solution Their product, IoT Smart Gas Platform, consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
price ($mm)
$0.55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Meddo, acquired Doxper

synopsis: Meddo, a digital outpatient care platform in India, has acquired Doxper, a health record management and patient engagement platform in India. Doxper is an AI powered digital pen and paper solution that allows doctors to digitise their case sheets. Their platform provides easy access to patient info and sends automated reminders to patients.
buyer: Meddo
Meddo is a digital outpatient care platform in India. Meddo is re-defining how primary and secondary healthcare is provided in India through a connected care delivery platform. Their platform allows patients to easily book appointments and consult with doctors online. "
target: Doxper
Doxper is a health record management and patient engagement platform in India. Doxper is an AI powered digital pen and paper solution that allows doctors to digitise their case sheets. Their platform provides easy access to patient info and sends automated reminders to patients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Internet of Things Inc., acquired Weather Telematics Inc.

synopsis: Internet of Things Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.). WTX is a data science company offering real-time advanced artificial intelligence based predictive road condition weather analytics for safer, connected and autonomous transportation.
buyer: Internet of Things Inc. (TSXV:ITT:$0.00)
Internet of Things Inc. is an Internet of Things (IoT) software and solutions provider. They acquire and implement strategic and disruptive technology solutions targeting the industrial IoT markets, including manufacturing, energy, agriculture, transportation, cybersecurity, e-commerce and fintech. "
target: Weather Telematics Inc.
Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.) is an IoT data science company offering road safety data products for industrial, government & consumer markets. The WTX Inc platform mitigates weather risk, reduces traffic congestion & makes connected & autonomous navigation safer in all types of road conditions.
price ($mm)
$2.23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired North Inc.

synopsis: Alphabet’s Google announced that it has acquired North Inc., a Canadian company that makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: North Inc.
North, Inc., formerly Thalmic Labs, makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Web

Brivo, Inc., acquired Parakeet

synopsis: Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based physical security, has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks, and lighting controls. The acquisition accelerates Brivo’s ongoing push to enhance its in-building capabilities beyond its current access control, video, and securi
buyer parent: Dean Drako
buyer: Brivo, Inc.
Brivo is the global leader in cloud-based security and property management solutions for commercial and multifamily properties that simplify security interactions for property managers, tenants, employees, and visitors. "
target: Parakeet
Parakeet provides comprehensive smart home automation for the vacation rental market and other remote facility management needs. The company's cloud platform and on-premise IoT gateway provide remote control of smart locks, thermostats, garage doors, freeze/flood sensors, and HVAC systems.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired PowerCloud Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast has announced their acquisition of PowerCloud Systems. The company provides system solutions specifically tailored to meet the dynamic needs of mobile Wi-Fi patrons in environments such as hotels, retail chains, restaurants, and managed care facilities. PowerCloud pioneered cloud-powered Networking as a Service.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: PowerCloud Systems, Inc.
PowerCloud Systems provides system solutions specifically tailored to meet the dynamic needs of mobile Wi-Fi patrons in environments such as hotels, retail chains, restaurants, and managed care facilities. PowerCloud pioneered cloud-powered Networking as a Service.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$2,968.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA

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Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$67.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies, Inc., is a mobile first, next generation, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for data and advertising.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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Ticker: ZOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies is a holding company with subsidiaries that engage in manufacturing, research and development, and sale of electronic and telecommunication products for the latest generation mobile phones, wireless communication circuitry, and related software products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: TSX:SW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless is the global leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions that simplify the connected world. They offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$651.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.36
EBIT ($mm)
$14.55
Net Income ($mm)
$20.39
Employees
1100
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Ticker: zmtp
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Telephonics, Inc.
Zoom Telephonics is the creator of innovative Internet access products that dependably connect people to the information they need and the people they love. The company delivers cable modems, routers, and other communications products under the globally recognized Motorola brand.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$44.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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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: USMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USA Mobility, Inc.
USA Mobility, Inc.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be a leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$242.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.56
EBIT ($mm)
$60.95
Net Income ($mm)
$88.64
Employees
676
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Roku connects users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,778.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.84
EBIT ($mm)
($20.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1925
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Ticker: OTCPK:ECSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc.
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc.
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc. offer integrated web-based applications with enabling technologies that transform the delivery of healthcare and the management of data for healthcare providers and consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ABHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AmbiCom
AmbiCom
AmbiCom is headquartered in Milpitas, California, and is a leading designer and developer of wireless products focusing on the wireless medical industry. The company's wireless modules and devices are based on their innovative application software for both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.49
EBIT ($mm)
$0.48
Net Income ($mm)
$0.51
Employees
5
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