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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Airlines Reporting Corp., acquired nuTravel

synopsis: Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced that it has acquired a majority interest in nuTravel, the leading developer of applications that provide airlines with online retailing solutions with enhanced features to support travel agency services.
buyer: Airlines Reporting Corp.
The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is the premier driver of air travel intelligence and commerce in the travel industry, with leading business solutions, travel agency accreditation services, process and financial management tools, and high-quality data. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: nuTravel
Since 2002, over 8,000 companies have utilized nuTravel’s online booking technology. With combined industry experience spanning nearly 5x their age, nuTravel has blazed a new path in online booking technology in the B2B and B2C airline space.
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closed 12/23/2020 via Bloomberg

CAE, Inc., acquired Merlot Aero

synopsis: CAE Inc., a high technology company that provides solutions to make the world a safer place, has acquired Merlot Aero Ltd., a cloud based airline operations management solution based in New Zealand. Merlot Aero enables airlines to create long-range crew plans and optimize their schedules.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. CAE reimagines the customer experience and revolutionize training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare. "
target: Merlot Aero
Merlot Aero is a cloud based airline operations management solution based in New Zealand. Merlot Aero streamlines and optimizes aircraft and crew utilization for airlines of any operations type and size. Their solutions enable airlines to create long-range crew plans and optimize their schedules.
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closed 8/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Garmin, acquired FltPlan.com

synopsis: Garmin Ltd. announced that it has acquired FltPlan, a privately held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website FltPlan.com and mobile application FltPlan Go. FltPlan is one of the largest flight planning companies in the world.
buyer: Garmin (GRMN:$4,402.79)
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. "
target: FltPlan.com
Flight Plan is a privately held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website FltPlan.com and mobile application FltPlan Go. FltPlan is one of the largest flight planning companies in the world.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Flymya.com, acquired Switch.cm

synopsis: Flymya.com, Yangon-based air ticket, hotel reservation and car rental platform owned by local investment firm BOD Tech, has acquired SWITCH.CM, a London-based engineering team that designs reservations platforms for hotel and airlines.
buyer parent: BOD Tech
buyer: Flymya.com
Flymya.com is a Yangon-based air ticket, hotel reservation and car rental platform owned by local investment firm BOD Tech. At FlyMya, local tour operators can list their travel packages online without trying to build a website and to date, FlyMya.com has over 100 local operators using the platform."
target: Switch.cm
SWITCH.CM is a London-based engineering team that designs reservations platforms for hotel and airlines, SWITCH.CM is both a cloud-based property management system with an internal channel manager. SWITCH.CM has direct partnerships with sites like Booking.com, Expedia, and Agoda.
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closed 9/25/2012 via PR Newswire

Traxo LLC, acquired GoMiles

synopsis: Traxo, the leading website combining online travel organization and social travel tools, announced the acquisition of the assets of GoMiles, a well-respected provider of frequent flyer management services for consumers.
buyer: Traxo LLC
Traxo is the world’s most comprehensive aggregator of personal travel information, including: itineraries, miles, points, and elite status. The service automatically detects and aggregates travel information directly from over 160 different travel websites. "
target: GoMiles
GoMiles is the easiest and best way to manage frequent flyer miles. GoMiles helps users take control of their frequent flyer miles once and for all, by helping users manage all their accounts in one place, protect them from expiring, earn more miles faster, and redeem smarter.
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closed 7/7/2010 via BusinessWire

Sabre Holdings Corporation, acquired Flightline Data Services, Inc.

synopsis: Sabre Holdings announced the acquisition of Flightline Data Services Inc., a leading provider of airline crew member schedule management solutions. This acquisition will enhance Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations suite of Airline Operations products and services.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Sabre Holdings Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world's greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. "
target: Flightline Data Services, Inc.
Based in Fayetteville, Georgia, Flightline serves over 20 airlines in North America. It provides airlines and crew members with solutions to successfully manage complex crew management issues, including planning and scheduling.
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closed 4/13/2011 via BusinessWire

Google Inc., acquired ITA Software

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a multi-stage investment firm focused on technology and innovation worldwide, announced that Google has acquired Cambridge, MA-based portfolio company ITA Software. ITA's QPX software tool for organizing flight information is used by leading airlines and travel distributors worldwide.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: Battery Ventures
target: ITA Software
ITA Software creates innovative solutions for the travel industry. ITA's QPX software tool for organizing flight information is used by leading airlines and travel distributors worldwide, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Bing, Continental Airlines, Hotwire, Kayak, etc.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Amadeus IT Group S.A., purchased Sky Suite from Optym

synopsis: Building on a three-year partnership, Amadeus commits to advancing network planning and scheduling software for airlines with the acquisition of Optym's Sky Suite. Optym Sky Suite is a software solution that creates highly profitable flight schedules that are robust enough to withstand day-to-day disruptions.
buyer: Amadeus IT Group S.A. (BME:AMS:$5,993.12)
Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels and rail etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies). "
seller: Optym
Optym Sky Suite is a software solution that creates highly profitable flight schedules that are robust enough to withstand day-to-day disruptions.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Satcom Direct, acquired AircraftLogs

synopsis: Global aeronautical communications provider, Satcom Direct (SD), announced it has acquired AircraftLogs (“Stewart-Ratliff Aviation Services, Inc”), a company based in Columbus, OH, that offers the latest technology in aircraft flight scheduling software and tax reporting tools for corporate and private flight departments.
buyer: Satcom Direct
Satcom Direct (SD) provides global connectivity solutions for business and -general aviation, military, government, and heads of state aircraft, as well as operations in areas with connectivity limitations such as remote locations, large scale events, and disaster recovery. "
target: AircraftLogs
AircraftLogs provides web-based aviation data management solutions for corporate and private aircraft. It has become a market leader for scheduling software with the release of a web-based solution that incorporates a user-friendly dashboard and high level of customization.
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closed 4/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

CAE, Inc., acquired RosterBuster

synopsis: CAE, a high technology company that provides solutions to make the world a safer place, has acquired RosterBuster, a flight and cabin crew management app based in the Netherlands. RosterBuster enables airline crews to better-manage their busy schedules, connect to vital and relevant operational information, and communicate with other crew members.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. CAE reimagines the customer experience and revolutionize training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare. "
target: RosterBuster
RosterBuster is a flight and cabin crew management app based in the Netherlands. RosterBuster enables airline crews to better-manage their busy schedules, connect instantly to vital and relevant operational information, communicate with other crew members and improve work-life balance.
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closed 8/26/2019 via BusinessWire

PROS Holdings, Inc., acquired Travelaer SAS

synopsis: PROS® , a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, announced it has acquired Travelaer SAS, an eCommerce software company that enables Airline partners to increase sales and customer loyalty.
buyer: PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO:$221.70)
PROS Holdings, Inc. provides AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy. PROS solutions make it possible for companies to price, configure and sell their products and services in an omnichannel environment with speed, precision and consistency. "
target: Travelaer SAS
Travelaer is an eCommerce software company that enables Airline partners to increase sales and customer loyalty. Their core product is Travel Paas which is an Internet Booking Engine that allows aggregation of products and data while enabling "best of breed" offering and Innovation.
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announced 1/19/2011 via BusinessWire

RightNow Technologies, Inc., will acquire Q-go.com B.V.

synopsis: RightNow announced the Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Q-go.com B.V., a best-in-class natural language search solutions provider. The acquisition is expected to open new sales opportunities in key industries with both new and existing clients.
buyer: RightNow Technologies, Inc. (RNOW:$0.00)
RightNow CX, the customer experience suite, helps organizations deliver exceptional customer experiences across the web, social networks and contact centers, all delivered via the cloud. RightNow is the customer experience fabric for nearly 2,000 organizations around the globe. "
target: Q-go.com B.V.
Q-go is a global industry leader in online customer service technology for the airline, financial services and telecommunications industries. Q-go’s SaaS-based application is powered by comprehensive vertical domain dictionaries and the most advanced semantic technology available.
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$36
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Kontainers

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Kontainers, a leading provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$348.66)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
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closed 6/8/2016 via PR Web

National Express Group PLC, acquired Ecolane

synopsis: National Express has announced its acquisition of Philadelphia and Finland-based Ecolane and its business assets. Ecolane is a market leader in the demand responsive transportation (DRT) and the paratransit solutions market. Ecolane’s software platform restores community engagement to people who might not otherwise have access and mobility.
buyer: National Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX:$3,198.30)
Durham School Services, Stock Transportation, Petermann Bus and National Express Transit Corporation, make up National Express, headquartered in Warrenville, Ill. As a leader in transit and student transportation, National Express is committed to exceptional safety. "
target: Ecolane
Ecolane is the most flexible, affordable and reliable choice for transit agency managers, directors and decision-makers with responsibility for implementing easy-to-deploy scheduling and dispatch solutions.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Tuvoli, acquired FlyEasy Software

synopsis: Tuvoli, an open technology platform for the private aviation industry, has acquired FlyEasy, a Canadian provider of aviation software solutions. FlyEasy helps charter operators and brokers to streamline charter sales. Their digital marketing platform enable users to better engage with their customers and automate their promotion efforts.
buyer: Tuvoli
Tuvoli is an open technology platform for the private aviation industry. Tuvoli enables charter aircraft brokers and operators to seamlessly buy, sell and pay for flights. Their platform connects brokers and operators to suppliers in a fast, efficient, and secure manner. "
target: FlyEasy Software
FlyEasy Software is a Canadian provider of aviation software solutions. FlyEasy helps charter operators and brokers to streamline charter sales. Their digital marketing platform offers easy to use tools that enable users to better engage with their customers and automate their promotion efforts.
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announced 9/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Wheels Up, will acquire Avianis

synopsis: Wheels Up, a leading private aviation company, will acquire Avianis Systems, LLC, an advanced Flight Management System (FMS) for private aircraft owners, operators, management companies, charter brokers, and flight departments. Avianis simplifies and streamlines day-to-day business operations to help increase productivity, safety, and sales.
buyer: Wheels Up
Wheels Up is a leading private aviation company. It offers three membership options, Connect, Core, and Business, that significantly reduce the cost to fly privately, while providing unparalleled safety, service, flexibility, and quality to over 6,000 Wheels Up Members across North America. "
target: Avianis
Avianis is an advanced Flight Management System (FMS) for private aircraft owners, operators, management companies, charter brokers, and flight departments. Avianis simplifies and streamlines day-to-day business operations to help increase productivity, safety, and sales.
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closed 11/22/2010 via BusinessWire

ITT Corporation, purchased Airport Operations Solutions from SRA International, Inc.

synopsis: ITT Corporation announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of SRA International’s Airport Operations Solutions (AOS) group, a leading provider of airport solutions in North America since 1974.
buyer: ITT Corporation (ITT:$2,319.20)
ITT is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company with more than 40,000 employees. Their businesses are aligned with enduring, global growth drivers, and bringing extraordinary focus to meeting the needs of the people who buy and use their products and services. "
seller: SRA International, Inc.
Airport Operations Solutions developed AirScene.com software, the world’s most comprehensive, web-based application suite for airport operations. The AirScene.com application utilizes a common database to ensure the accuracy and consistency of all airport system data.
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$6.00
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closed 9/14/2020 via BusinessWire

AFV Partners LLC, acquired Seattle Avionics Software

synopsis: AFV Partners LLC has acquired Seattle Avionics, a leading provider of general aviation applications, FAA-certified and geo-referenced charts, and flight data, and augmented reality (AR) technology. The acquisition will accelerate AFV Partner's offering while adding critical chart and navigation data capabilities.
buyer: AFV Partners LLC
Founded by serial technology entrepreneur and investor Tony Aquila, and anchored by some of the world’s largest and most experienced investors, AFV Partners is an affirmative low-leverage capital vehicle that invests in long-term mission critical software and data businesses. "
target: Seattle Avionics Software
Seattle Avionics creates compelling pre-flight and in-flight user experiences with its cloud-based solutions providing direct user access to flight planning, weather, fuel prices, and group document management for the general aviation market.
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closed 9/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Stratacache, Inc., acquired Walkbase

synopsis: STRATACACHE, the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement, and rich media customer engagement at retail, announced it has acquired Walkbase, the leading in-store analytics and marketing platform for retailers and airports to measure, optimize and personalize the omnichannel customer experience.
buyer: Stratacache, Inc.
STRATACACHE, Inc. is the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement, and rich media customer engagement at retail. "
target: Walkbase
Walkbase is the leading in-store analytics and marketing platform for retailers and airports to measure, optimize and personalize the omnichannel customer experience. They are based in Finland.
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closed 6/2/2017 via Company Press Release

MOIA GmbH, acquired Split Finland Oy

synopsis: MOIA, a company that aims to develop mobility services that make the lives of people living in urban areas cleaner and safer, has acquired Split Finland Oy, a software company for smarter shared rides. Split dynamically combines rides heading in the same direction into one vehicle, making it the most efficient shared-ride solution available.
buyer parent: Volkswagen AG
buyer: MOIA GmbH
MOIA was set up for the purpose of redefining mobility for people living in urban areas. The company aims to become one of the world’s leading mobility service providers. Its focus is on the in-house development of IT-based on-demand offerings such as ride-hailing and pooling services. "
target: Split Finland Oy
Split Finland Oy is a software company for smarter shared rides. Split is the first fully automatic solution to dispatch shared rides on the fly. The technology dynamically combines rides heading in the same direction into one vehicle, making it the most efficient shared-ride solution available.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Airlines Reporting Corp., acquired nuTravel

synopsis: Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced that it has acquired a majority interest in nuTravel, the leading developer of applications that provide airlines with online retailing solutions with enhanced features to support travel agency services.
buyer: Airlines Reporting Corp.
The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is the premier driver of air travel intelligence and commerce in the travel industry, with leading business solutions, travel agency accreditation services, process and financial management tools, and high-quality data. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: nuTravel
Since 2002, over 8,000 companies have utilized nuTravel’s online booking technology. With combined industry experience spanning nearly 5x their age, nuTravel has blazed a new path in online booking technology in the B2B and B2C airline space.
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closed 9/7/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Certify, Inc., acquired nuTravel

synopsis: Leading automated travel and entertainment expense management software provider, Certify, announced the acquisition of the corporate online booking technology platform from nuTravel. Since 2002, over 8,000 companies have utilized nuTravel’s online booking technology.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
buyer: Certify, Inc.
Certify is the leading online travel and expense management solution for companies of all sizes. Organizations worldwide book travel and complete expense reports quickly, easily, and cost-effectively using Certify cloud and mobile applications. "
target: nuTravel
Since 2002, over 8,000 companies have utilized nuTravel’s online booking technology. With combined industry experience spanning nearly 5x their age, nuTravel has blazed a new path in online booking technology in the B2B and B2C airline space.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Airlines Reporting Corp., acquired nuTravel

synopsis: Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) announced that it has acquired a majority interest in nuTravel, the leading developer of applications that provide airlines with online retailing solutions with enhanced features to support travel agency services.
buyer: Airlines Reporting Corp.
The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is the premier driver of air travel intelligence and commerce in the travel industry, with leading business solutions, travel agency accreditation services, process and financial management tools, and high-quality data. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: nuTravel
Since 2002, over 8,000 companies have utilized nuTravel’s online booking technology. With combined industry experience spanning nearly 5x their age, nuTravel has blazed a new path in online booking technology in the B2B and B2C airline space.
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announced 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cirium, will acquire Snowflake Software Ltd

synopsis: UK-based Snowflake Software Ltd, an innovator in fusing and streaming live flight and navigational data, will be acquired by the London company Cirium, an expanding aviation analytics group. Cirium expects the acquisition to give the combined group a world-class capability in handling live flight data for the global air transport industry.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Cirium
Cirium is an aviation analytics group in the UK that combines data and analytics. Cirium delivers insights that enable travel companies, aircraft manufacturers, and airports, among others, to make informed decisions that shape the future of travel, grow revenue, and enhancing customer experiences. "
target: Snowflake Software Ltd
UK-based Snowflake Software accelerates innovation in the aviation industry by making the world’s aviation data accessible and easy to use. Its Laminar Data Platform is the world’s first commercial platform dedicated to cleaning, fusing, and organizing the world’s aviation data.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

FlightGlobal, acquired Diio, LLC

synopsis: FlightGlobal has acquired Diio, a pioneering US business that will help create a powerhouse in data analytics for the global air travel sector. Diio, a leading provider of airline market intelligence tools, and FlightStats, a pioneer in flight data services, will now sit alongside FlightGlobal's existing portfolio of aircraft data services.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: FlightGlobal
FlightGlobal helps achieve a complete understanding of the aviation industry, the global fleet of aircraft and the market dynamics and drivers – both now and in the future. Via online tools, and expert reports, FlightGlobal can help identify growth opportunities and assess risk. "
target: Diio, LLC
Diio provides a portfolio of online intelligence tools for the global air transport and travel industry, both under its own brand and those of its partners. The company's flagship Diio Mi service brings together schedules, fares and traffic data into a single online market intelligence toolset.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

Garmin, acquired AeroData

synopsis: Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, has acquired AeroData, a provider of software-based performance solutions. AeroData helps aircraft operators to streamline operations, assure regulatory compliance, reduce costs and maximize performance. They provide solutions for aircraft performance, load planning, and airport & obstacle data.
buyer: Garmin (GRMN:$4,402.79)
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. "
target: AeroData
AeroData is a provider of software-based performance solutions. AeroData helps aircraft operators to streamline operations, assure regulatory compliance, reduce costs and maximize performance. They provide solutions for aircraft performance, load planning, and airport & obstacle data.
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closed 4/19/2021 via The Wichita Eagle

AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., acquired Measure Global Inc.

synopsis: AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., an industry leading drone solutions provider, acquired Measure Global Inc., an award-winning aerial intelligence solutions company. Measure enables enterprises to realize the transformative benefits of drone technology through its game-changing Ground Control SaaS solution.
buyer: AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. (AMEX:UAVS:$1.28)
AgEagle is a provider of drone imagery data analytics for the precision and sustainable agriculture markets. The company designs, produces, distributes and supports technologically-advanced small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) that collect valuable information for farmers. "
target: Measure Global Inc.
Measure Global Inc. is an award-winning aerial intelligence solutions company. Measure enables enterprises to realize the transformative benefits of drone technology through its game-changing Ground Control SaaS solution.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

TBX Group, acquired FleXyber Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: TBX Group, Inc., a software and technology based management and holding company based in Memphis TN, announced that it has completed the acquisition of FleXyber Solutions, Inc., the developer of Magnum Flight Systems; a one-stop web-based aviation management system for the general aviation industry.
buyer: TBX Group
TBX Group, Inc. is a software and technology based management and holding company focused on "growth stage" companies and ideas based in Memphis, TN. TBX Group's goal is to acquire and manage various technology based companies and ideas and grow these companies to higher standards of profitability. "
target: FleXyber Solutions, Inc.
Flexyber Solutions is the developer of Magnum Flight Systems, a one-stop web-based aviation management system for the general aviation industry.
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closed 9/28/2010 via BusinessWire

Sabre Airline Solutions, acquired f:wz aviation software

synopsis: Sabre Holdings announced the acquisition of f:wz, a leading provider of flight planning solutions. This acquisition will enhance Sabre AirCentre Enterprise Operations suite of flight planning products and services.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Sabre Airline Solutions
The world's leading provider of integrated solutions and services for airlines and airports, Sabre Airline Solutions helps companies generate more revenue by optimizing performance in 14 key areas of airline operations. "
target parent: Dubai Aerospace Enterprises
target: f:wz aviation software
f:wz provides state-of-the-art solutions to airlines worldwide. In addition to its core Flight Planning capabilities, f:wz’s tools also provide services for navigation database management, aircraft performance support, route and restriction database support and NOTAM management.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Thales SA, acquired Aviobook

synopsis: Thales announced the acquisition of Aviovision. With the acquisition of Aviovision, leading software and services provider for the aviation industry, Thales will be able to extend its Electronics Flight Bag offer, ranging from full systems to state-of-the-art applications.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
From Aerospace, Space and Defence to Security and Transportation, Thales helps its customers to create a safer world by giving them the tools they need to perform critical tasks. "
target: Aviobook
AvioVision has developed AVIOBOOK, an EFB (Electronic Flight Bag) applications platform already successfully implemented at 25 airlines, and currently used on more than 900 aircrafts. Pilots use AVIOBOOK to prepare and optimize their flight in collaboration with their Airline Operation Center.
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announced 12/13/2016 via BusinessWire

IFS AB, will acquire Mxi Technologies

synopsis: IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has signed an agreement with the owners of Mxi Technologies Ltd to acquire the company. Mxi is the leading provider of integrated and intelligent maintenance management software solutions for the global aviation industry.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: IFS AB
IFS is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning, enterprise asset management and enterprise service management. IFS brings customers closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. "
target parent: NexPhase Capital
target: Mxi Technologies
Mxi Technologies is a leading provider of integrated and intelligent maintenance management software, support, and services catering specifically to the global aviation industry, including commercial and defense operators, third-party MROs, and OEM aftermarket service providers.
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closed 5/22/2012 via Company Press Release

Moelis Capital Partners, acquired Mxi Technologies

synopsis: Moelis Capital Partners, the private equity business affiliated with Moelis & Company, announced the acquisition of Mxi Technologies, a leading provider of aviation maintenance management software solutions to commercial airlines, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul organizations and defense operators.
buyer parent: Moelis & Company
buyer: Moelis Capital Partners
Moelis Capital Partners is a middle market private equity firm. Moelis Capital Partners manages $700 million of committed private equity capital and specializes in traditional private equity investments in the middle market. "
target: Mxi Technologies
With solutions designed specifically for aviation maintenance, Mxi Technologies provides integrated and intelligent software, support, and services to commercial airlines, MROs, OEM aftermarket service providers, and defense operators.
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closed 9/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

FLIR Systems, Inc., acquired Acyclica

synopsis: FLIR Systems announced that it has acquired Acyclica, Inc., a leading developer of software for automotive roadway and intersection data generation and analysis. Acyclica’s solutions provide high-resolution, real-time traffic information to transportation department end-users.
buyer: FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR:$1,851.82)
FLIR Systems is a world-leading maker of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness, helping to save lives, improve productivity, and protect the environment. FLIR’s vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense” by leveraging thermal imaging and adjacent technologies. "
target: Acyclica
Based in Denver, Colorado, Acyclica delivers cloud-based analytics of data generated from proprietary technology and from other sensing sources, such as visible and thermal cameras, roadway sensors, radars, and intersection signals.
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closed 9/11/2008 via BusinessWeek

Sabre Airline Solutions, acquired Flight Explorer, Inc.

synopsis: Sabre Holdings announced the acquisition of Flight Explorer, the leading provider of Commercial Aircraft Situation Display solutions providing real-time tracking, reporting, and display of en-route aircraft. This acquisition is part of Sabre’s long-term growth plans and continual investments in the company’s airline portfolio.
buyer: Sabre Airline Solutions
The world's leading provider of integrated solutions and services for airlines and airports, Sabre Airline Solutions helps companies generate more revenue by optimizing performance in 14 key areas of airline operations. "
target: Flight Explorer, Inc.
Flight Explorer is a global Aircraft Situation Display solutions provider to the commercial and business aviation community. FE provides these solutions to over 800 corporate clients, including over 85 percent of the North American major and regional airlines.
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closed 3/21/2018 via PE Hub

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, acquired Avetta

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is buying a majority of Avetta, while TCV is acquiring a minority. Avetta, of Irvine, California, provides cloud-based risk-management software to businesses in sectors such as oil and gas, chemicals and transportation.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) focuses its investment activity in two target industries: technology and healthcare. Since its founding in 1979, WCAS has organized 16 limited partnerships with total capital of over $22 billion. "
target: Avetta
Avetta, of Irvine, California, provides cloud-based risk-management software to businesses in sectors such as oil and gas, chemicals and transportation. Over 55,000 suppliers and service providers use Avetta’s platform to manage their relationships with enterprise clients.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

WebCargo S.L., acquired Air Freight Bazaar Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: WebCargo, a provider of freight rate management solutions to airfreight and seafreight forwarders, has acquired Air Freight Bazaar, an air freight rate aggregator in India. Air Freight Bazaar enables airlines, agents, and freight forwarders to view, input and sell rates to each other through their secure platform.
buyer parent: Freightos
buyer: WebCargo S.L.
WebCargo is a groundbreaking software company that seeks to give competitive edge to airfreight and seafreight forwarders by optimizing rate management tasks. They have developed a web-based software defined as a milestone in freight rate management and a shortcut to all freight market options. "
target: Air Freight Bazaar Pvt. Ltd.
Air Freight Bazaar is an air freight rate aggregator in India that provides a one stop solution for the air cargo industry. Air Freight Bazaar enables airlines, agents, and freight forwarders to view, input and sell rates to each other through their secure platform.
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Randall-Reilly, LLC, acquired Central Analysis Bureau

synopsis: Randall-Reilly has acquired Central Analysis Bureau (CAB), the leading provider of risk assessment tools and data for the transportation insurance industry. CAB's management team, including CEO Jean Gardner, COO Shuie Yankelewitz and Senior Vice President Chad Krueger, will continue to lead the company to ensure consistency.
buyer parent: Aurora Capital Group
buyer: Randall-Reilly, LLC
Randall-Reilly is the leading B2B data provider in the industrial markets they service, including trucking, construction, agriculture, and select other markets. Clients utilize Randall-Reilly's data and media platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes. "
target: Central Analysis Bureau
Central Analysis Bureau develops a proprietary system for rating, tracking and analyzing motor carrier's financial and safety strength. The system and team of legal experts, financial analysts, data gurus, statisticians and risk managers allow its subscribers to make better, more informed decisions.
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closed 1/14/2020 via Company Press Release

Resilience360, acquired Riskpulse

synopsis: Resilience360, a cloud-based supply chain risk management platform, has acquired Riskpulse, a supply chain risk analytics company. Riskpulse helps shippers, carriers, distributors, and their customers increase their on-time performance and avoid waste caused by operational and natural, social or infrastructure-driven variability.
buyer parent: Deutsche Post AG
buyer: Resilience360
Resilience360 is a cloud-based supply chain risk management platform. Resilience360 enables companies to visualize, track, and mitigate risks in their supply chain. Their risk mitigation tools provide businesses with the information they need for supply chain visualization and trade compliance. "
target: Riskpulse
Riskpulse is a supply chain risk analytics company. Riskpulse helps shippers, carriers, distributors, and their customers increase their on-time performance, reduce unnecessary freight spending and avoid waste caused by operational and natural, social or infrastructure-driven variability.
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Kapsch TrafficCom, acquired Fluidtime

synopsis: Kapsch TrafficCom, a provider of intelligent transportation systems, has acquired Fluidtime Data Services GmbH, Austria’s leading supplier of IT-systems for integrated mobility. Since 2004, Fluidtime develops and operates software solutions and user-friendly mobile services in the fields of integrated mobility.
buyer: Kapsch TrafficCom (WBAG:KTCG:$775.85)
Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in the solution segments of road user charging, urban access and parking, traffic management, road safety enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, electronic vehicle registration and V2X cooperative systems. "
target: Fluidtime
Fluidtime is Austria's leading provider of IT solutions for integrated mobility. Since 2004 Fluidtime has been developing user friendly software solutions and mobile services in the fields of Integrated Mobility, Traffic Data Management and Traffic Operator Services.
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closed 7/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

B3Bar Holdings LLC, acquired NAR

synopsis: San Antonio-based B3Bar has completed its acquisition of the UAV/drone inspection software company NAR. A technology leader in the rapidly growing field of UAV/UAS analytics for infrastructure, inspection and surveillance, NAR delivers a mobile suite that enables real-time data management for both analysts and operations managers.
buyer: B3Bar Holdings LLC
B3Bar Holdings is the owner of Air Data Solutions, WORK Technologies, TMI Solutions, VOLT, UAV Recon and the WORK Platform. B3Bar is based in San Antonio, TX. "
target: NAR
Leveraged for 5000+ hours of flights so far, NAR is the 1st software for drones that helps analyze data in real-time, saving time & money. NAR is a tablet-based app that automates drone data management at a fraction of the time and cost.
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closed 1/14/2020 via BusinessWire

AFV Partners LLC, acquired Aircraft Performance Group, Inc

synopsis: AFV Partners LLC has acquired Aircraft Performance Group, LLC (APG), a leading global provider of mission critical flight operations software to the business and charter aviation segments of the global aerospace industry. APG develops and distributes proprietary aircraft performance, weight and balance, and flight planning software solutions.
buyer: AFV Partners LLC
Founded by serial technology entrepreneur and investor Tony Aquila and anchored by some of the world’s largest and most experienced investors, AFV Partners is an affirmative low-leverage capital vehicle that invests in long-term mission critical software and data businesses. "
target parent: Liberty Hall Capital Partners
target: Aircraft Performance Group, Inc
Aircraft Performance Group (APG) is a leading global provider of proprietary flight operations software solutions into the aftermarket of the aerospace industry. APG operates a software as a service business model focused on the corporate and business aviation segment of the aerospace industry.
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announced 12/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Gaztransport & Technigaz, will acquire Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd

synopsis: Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), a manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage of LNG (liquefied natural gas), will acquire a 75% stake in Ascenz, the Asian leader in operational risk intelligence solutions for the maritime industry. Ascenz provides vessel performance systems such as fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$434.74)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: Ascenz Solutions Pte Ltd
Ascenz is the Asian leader in operational risk intelligence solutions for the maritime industry. Ascenz provides vessel performance systems, such as fuel consumption and bunkering monitoring, for global shipping companies seeking fuel savings, emissions compliance and efficiency management.
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closed 12/7/2016 via PR Newswire

The Hearst Corporation, acquired CAMP Systems International, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation, one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies, acquired CAMP Systems International, Inc., the leading provider of aircraft maintenance tracking and information services. The acquisition will boost the storied media firm's investments in the transportation sector.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst is one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks; Hearst Health; 30 television stations; newspapers; more than 300 magazines; and more. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: CAMP Systems International, Inc.
CAMP Systems International, Inc. is the leading provider of aircraft maintenance tracking and information services to business aviation globally. CAMP allows operators to enhance the safety of their aircraft and ensure its regulatory compliance and value preservation.
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