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announced 3/27/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Affirmed Networks

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized, cloud-native 5G networks. With the acquisition of Affirmed Networks, Microsoft will be able to offer new and innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of operators, including managing their network workloads in the cloud.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Affirmed Networks
Affirmed Networks is the leader in virtualized, cloud-native 5G networks. Operators deploy Affirmed’s NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) solutions to deliver differentiated 5G services, including mobile broadband, IoT, carrier-grade Wi-Fi roaming, connected cars, and more.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Xura, Inc., acquired Mitel Mobility, Inc.

synopsis: Xura Inc, a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of the acquisition of Mitel Mobility, a division of Mitel Networks Corporation. Mitel Mobility is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution, Voice-over-WiFi, video, Rich Communication Services, messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Xura, Inc. (MESG:$292.74)
Xura, Inc. offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. They help communication service providers and enterprises navigate and monetize the digital ecosystem to create innovative, new experiences. "
target parent: Mitel Networks Corporation
target: Mitel Mobility, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mitel Mobile, formerly Mavenir Systems, is a leading provider of Voice-over-Long-Term Evolution (“VoLTE”), Voice-over-WiFi (“VoWiFi”), video, Rich Communication Services (“RCS”), messaging, radio access and packet core solutions.
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closed 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Mitel Networks Corporation, acquired Mavenir Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Mitel®, a global leader in business communications, announced the completion of its acquisition of Mavenir Systems, Inc, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions for mobile carriers.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. "
target: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products.
price ($mm)
$560
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$130
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4.3x
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closed 11/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Mavenir Systems, Inc., acquired Stoke, Inc.

synopsis: Mavenir Systems®, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, announced that it has acquired Stoke, Inc., subject to customary closing conditions. Stoke provides mobile gateway solutions to the broadband network industry and has been a market leader in deployed LTE Security Gateways.
buyer: Mavenir Systems, Inc. (MVNR:$123.22)
Mavenir Systems provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products. "
target: Stoke, Inc.
Stoke provides mobile gateway solutions to the broadband network industry and has been a market leader in deployed LTE Security Gateways. STOKE® products have been selected by the world's leading mobile network operators for technical excellence and quality.
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$4.80
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closed 4/24/2012 via Company Press Release

u-blox AG, acquired 4m Wireless Ltd.

synopsis: u-blox, a leading fabless provider of positioning and wireless semiconductors, software and solutions, announced the acquisition of 4M Wireless. 4M Wireless designs and develops leading software and test solutions that are crucial for developing fourth generation (4G) mobile wireless devices based on the latest Long Term Evolution (LTE) standards.
buyer: u-blox AG (SWX:UBXN:$242.01)
u-blox is a leading fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. "
target: 4m Wireless Ltd.
Founded in 2006 by telecom industry veterans, 4M Wireless is a key player in the 4G ecosystem, providing the mobile technology industry with critical software solutions.
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closed 4/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

AIRCOM International, acquired Symena

synopsis: AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation solutions provider, announced that it is to acquire Symena, the world leader in optimisation and Automatic Cell Planning tools.
buyer: AIRCOM International
AIRCOM is an independent provider of network management tools and services. I-VIEW, our open, standards-based framework, allows mobile network operators to rapidly, efficiently and seamlessly plan, manage, configure and optimise their networks. "
target: Symena
Symena develops market-leading software that automates cell planning, network deployment and ongoing operations. Founded in 2002, Symena was the first company to offer a commercial ACP solution for LTE.
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closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
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$30
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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
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7.9x
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23.3x
closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

TAA Group, Inc., acquired Clarity Communication Systems Inc.

synopsis: ISCO International, Inc. announced the sale of all of the common stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Clarity Communication Systems Inc, to TAA Group Inc. Clarity’s operations and assets constituted the software segment of ISCO International’s business.
buyer: TAA Group, Inc.
TAA group is an International studio for Architecture, Planning, Design and Property Development led by Tayo Ayanlola. Our goal and central concern is to harness design's ability to empower people and transform communities and organizations. "
target parent: ISCO International, Inc.
target: Clarity Communication Systems Inc.
Clarity Communication Systems is a leading provider of applications and platforms for the wireless industry. Our portfolio of applications for mobile devices includes end-to-end Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions and Location-Based Services (LBS).
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Dialogic Corporation, purchased Platforms business from NMS Communications

synopsis: Dialogic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with NMS Communications Corporation through which Dialogic plans to acquire the NMS Communications Platforms business, which provides enabling technology and tools for value-added services in mobile telecommunications.
buyer: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies. "
seller: NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 6/10/2008 via BusinessWire

IntelliNet Technologies, acquired Azaire Networks

synopsis: IntelliNet Technologies has acquired the assets of Azaire Networks Inc. The deal significantly strengthens the company’s position in the expanding Fixed Mobile Convergence marketplace by adding to its already established portfolio of technology and product offerings.
buyer: IntelliNet Technologies
IntelliNet Technologies provides network convergence technology and solutions to accelerate the deployment of next generation applications and services. We work with the telecom industry’s network equipment providers and network operators to deliver solutions customized for their needs. "
target: Azaire Networks
Azaire Networks is a leader in developing I-WLAN based solutions that enable mobile operators to deploy Multi-Access networks. Multi-access networks provide relief for the in-building coverage issues associated with 3G networks to deliver the media rich mobile applications to users.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

CounterPath Solutions, Inc., acquired BridgePort Networks

synopsis: CounterPath Corporation, a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, has acquired BridgePort Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in Fixed Mobile Convergence solutions for service providers.
buyer: CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (CPAH:$13.87)
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers. "
target: BridgePort Networks
BridgePort Networks is a leader in providing mobile convergence enabling IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and pre-IMS applications for a variety of service providers. The company's products are backed by eighteen patents either pending or granted.
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closed 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Sicap AG, acquired Swapcom

synopsis: Sicap, a leading provider of products and solutions for mobile operators, today announced that it has acquired Swapcom. The acquisition will strengthen Sicap's position in the market as leader in the Mobile Device Management space.
buyer: Sicap AG
Sicap is a software company based in Bern, Switzerland that develops and provides mobile applications and network products for GSM operators. Sicap's goal is to continuously improve and innovate by adding value through ingenuity. "
target: Swapcom
Specialized in server-side mobile architecture, Swapcom consistently delivers software solutions in line with emerging technology issues. The Swapcom approach involves remote management of devices and carrier-grade hub services as part of a user-shaped mobile multimedia solutions portfolio.
price ($mm)
$23
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$8
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closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Dickson Media, Inc. announced today that it has acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc, a private corporation and a leading developer and provider of proprietary technology and value added services for the wireless telecommunications sector.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector. "
target: VocalWave Technologies Inc.
VocalWave Technologies Inc. is currently a privately held and funded Nevada corporation in the business of developing wireless application solutions and providing compelling content to mobile carriers.
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announced 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., will acquire 724 Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Austin Ventures has delivered a letter to the board of directors of 724 Solutions, Inc. outlining a proposal by Austin Ventures to acquire, through investment funds affiliated with Austin Ventures, all of the outstanding equity interests of 724 Solutions not already owned by Austin Ventures for US$3.07 per share in cash.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$18
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EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
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closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

TEOCO Corporation, acquired AIRCOM International

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to communications service providers (CSP) worldwide, announced it has completed its acquisition of AIRCOM International, the leading provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communication Service Providers worldwide. Teoco's product portfolio includes Customer Analytics, Margin Assurance, Service Assurance and Network Optimization solutions. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: AIRCOM International
Aircom is the leading independent provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks. AIRCOM’s products, all of which are LTE capable, enable operators to regain visibility and control of their network, which in turn drives efficiency and profitability.
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closed 7/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Taqua, LLC, acquired Tatara Systems

synopsis: Taqua, LLC, a leading supplier of convergence switching and small cell deployment solutions, has completed the acquisition of Acton, MA-based Tatara Systems, the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions. Tatara Systems has focused exclusively on developing applications for the mobile convergence market.
buyer: Taqua, LLC
Taqua is a leading supplier of next-generation fixed and mobile convergence switching, IP peering, backhaul systems, and enhanced applications. hundreds of carriers utilize Taqua to provide a full array of revenue generating, broadband and mobile applications to all types of communication devices. "
target: Tatara Systems
Tatara Systems is the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions. Founded in 2001, Tatara Systems has focused exclusively on developing applications for the mobile convergence market, the first of which is for femtocells.
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closed 1/21/2010 via PR Newswire

724 Solutions, Inc. merged with Mobixell Networks,

synopsis: Mobixell Networks, announced the acquisition of mobile internet company, 724 Solutions. The merged company will create a global organization with local sales and support capability in the US, UK, China, Switzerland, India, Israel, and other countries, and with a customer base of over 350 mobile oper
buyer: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
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announced 3/27/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Affirmed Networks

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized, cloud-native 5G networks. With the acquisition of Affirmed Networks, Microsoft will be able to offer new and innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of operators, including managing their network workloads in the cloud.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Affirmed Networks
Affirmed Networks is the leader in virtualized, cloud-native 5G networks. Operators deploy Affirmed’s NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) solutions to deliver differentiated 5G services, including mobile broadband, IoT, carrier-grade Wi-Fi roaming, connected cars, and more.
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closed 9/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired TakeLessons

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired TakeLessons, the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: TakeLessons
TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
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closed 9/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Clipchamp Pty Ltd

synopsis: Microsoft is acquiring Clipchamp, the online video editor that empowers anyone to tell stories worth sharing. Their in-browser platform gives users access to professional video editing tools and features from simple cropping and resizing to special effects like transitions, motion titles, and even Green Screen.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Clipchamp Pty Ltd
Clipchamp is the online video editor that empowers anyone to tell stories worth sharing. Their in-browser platform gives users access to professional video editing tools and features from simple cropping and resizing to special effects like transitions, motion titles, and even Green Screen.
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closed 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Peer5

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Peer5, which operates the world’s largest peer-to-peer (p2p) content delivery network. Peer5 features a WebRTC-based eCDN solution that runs in-browser to optimize bandwidth use and to lessen overall impacts on the company network.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Peer5
Peer5 features a WebRTC-based eCDN solution that runs in-browser to optimize bandwidth use and to lessen overall impacts on the company network. The Peer5 mesh networks self-balance and scale as the number of viewers increases, with no additional installation or user endpoints needed.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Jumprope, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has acquired how-to video app Jumprope as part of its expanded video focus. Jumprope, which describes itself as "the best place for anyone to create a how-to and export it to every social platform", enables users to create step-by-step tutorials, using video and still image assets, with preset formats and overlays.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Jumprope, Inc.
Jumprope is the place to discover, create and share step-by-step how-to videos. Users don’t need any video-editing experience to create useful and engaging recipes, beauty tutorials, fitness routines and more. Reach an engaged community on Jumprope, and share videos to any social platform.
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closed 7/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Suplari, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Suplari, a Seattle startup that uses artificial intelligence to help companies understand and get a handle on their spending. Founded in 2016, Suplari analyzes procurement and spending data flowing into various enterprise systems. It can provide recommendations for cost savings, risk exposure, and other efficiency gaps.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Suplari, Inc.
Suplari delivers the first-ever Spend Intelligence Cloud that enables finance, procurement and business leaders to continuously and collaboratively optimize sourcing, forecasting, risk and compliance. Suplari helps achieve spend agility by automating spend analytics to manage costs.
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closed 7/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CloudKnox Security, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired CloudKnox Security, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). CloudKnox helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CloudKnox Security, Inc.
CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform built from the ground-up to support the monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented Activity-based Authorization technology.
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announced 7/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire RiskIQ

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire RiskIQ, a leader in global threat intelligence and attack surface management. RiskIQ helps customers discover and assess the security of their entire enterprise attack surface—in the Microsoft cloud, AWS, other clouds, on-premises, and from their supply chain.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: RiskIQ
RiskIQ is a leader in internet security intelligence, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures.
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closed 6/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired ReFirm Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired ReFirm Labs, enriching the company's firmware analysis and security capabilities across devices that form the intelligent edge. ReFirm is the developer of Binwalk, an open-source software product that defends thousands of potential entry points into a user's network by providing deep visibility into device vulnerabilities.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: ReFirm Labs, Inc.
ReFirm Labs is a provider of proactive IoT and firmware security solutions. Its Binwalk Enterprise product detects and reports potential zero-day vulnerabilities, hidden crypto keys, backdoor passwords, and known vulnerabilities in IoT devices without needing access to source code.
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Kinvolk GmbH

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Kinvolk GmbH, one of the most trusted names in the cloud native space. They build and maintain open source projects based on their expertise that spans all layers of the cloud native stack, from Kubernetes, and down through the container runtimes, systemd and the Linux kernel.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Kinvolk GmbH
Kinvolk is one of the most trusted names in the cloud native space. They build and maintain open source projects based on their expertise that spans all layers of the cloud native stack, from Kubernetes, and down through the container runtimes, systemd and the Linux kernel.
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announced 4/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Nuance Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. will acquire Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of conversational AI and cloud-based ambient clinical intelligence for healthcare providers. With the acquisition, Microsoft will be better able to empower healthcare providers through the power of ambient clinical intelligence and other Microsoft cloud services.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$1,463.14)
Nuance is a technology pioneer with market leadership in conversational AI and ambient intelligence. A full-service partner trusted by 77 percent of U.S. hospitals and 85 percent of the Fortune 100 companies worldwide, Nuance creates intuitive solutions that amplify people's ability to help others.
price ($mm)
$19,700
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$1,494
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$297
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closed 12/2/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Smash.gg

synopsis: Microsoft, a leading software corporation, has acquired Smash.gg, an esports tournament and event organization platform. Smash.gg supports over 6,000 active event organizers across a broad mix of games. Their platform provides bracket and registration functionality for both online and live events.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Smash.gg
Smash.gg is an esports tournament and event organization platform. Smash.gg supports over 6,000 active event organizers across a broad mix of games. Their platform provides bracket and registration functionality for both online and live events.
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announced 9/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire ZeniMax Media, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft, a leading software corporation, will acquire ZeniMax Media, a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment. ZeniMax creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and mobile devices. Their titles include major franchises such as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, DOOM, RAGE, Wolfenstein, and more.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: ZeniMax Media, Inc.
ZeniMax Media is a video game publisher which has assembled a strong creative team of world-class game developers, graphic artists, designers and programmers to create and sell premium video game titles to a growing worldwide market. Their titles include Fallout, DOOM, The Elder Scrolls, and RAGE.
price ($mm)
$7,500
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Scribd, Inc., acquired SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: Scribd, an American e-book and audiobook subscription service, has acquired SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community, from LinkedinIn.
buyer: Scribd, Inc.
Scribd is an American e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. Scribd hosts 60 million documents on its open publishing platform. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Orions Systems

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Snoqualmie, Wash.-based Orions Systems, a pioneer in the development of large-scale, hybrid smart vision systems, powered by algorithms and human cognition. Orions Smart Vision Platform enables public and private enterprises to collect and analyze the data in high value, video and image content.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Orions Systems
Orions Systems is a pioneer in the development of large-scale, hybrid smart vision systems, powered by algorithms and human cognition. Orions Smart Vision Platform enables public and private enterprises to collect and analyze the data in high value, video and image content.
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closed 6/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Azure, acquired Adrm Software

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired ADRM Software, a leading provider of large-scale industry data models, which are used by large companies worldwide as information blueprints. ADRM's comprehensive industry models will be combined with Microsoft Azure to create an intelligent data lake where data from multiple lines of business can be harmonized more quickly.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Azure
Microsoft's Azure platform is a cloud–computing platform that lets users focus on solving business problems and addressing customer needs. The open, flexible cloud platform enables users to build, deploy, and manage apps across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. "
target: Adrm Software
ADRM Software is the leading independent developer of large-scale industry-specific data models to help organizations to quickly, confidently, and effectively apply industry best-practice information architecture to their business problems across a broad set of requirements.
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closed 5/20/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Softomotive

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Softomotive, one of the leading worldwide providers of Robotic Process Automation solutions, trusted by more than 8,000 companies worldwide. They help to reduce overall project risk and avoid high up-front costs which can make achieving a positive ROI that much harder.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Softomotive
Softomotive is one of the leading worldwide providers of Robotic Process Automation solutions, trusted by more than 8,000 companies worldwide. They help to reduce overall project risk and avoid high up-front costs which can make achieving a positive ROI that much harder.
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announced 5/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Metaswitch Networks

synopsis: Microsoft is moving to expand its cloud communications portfolio. The tech giant announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire cloud communications specialist Metaswitch. Metaswitch provides cloud-based voice, data, and communication software solutions for telecommunication providers.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch is the world’s leading cloud native communications software company. The company develops commercial and open-source software solutions that are constructively disrupting the way that service providers build, scale, innovate and account for communication services.
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closed 6/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CyberX

synopsis: The U.S. software giant Microsoft has acquired the Israeli industrial cybersecurity startup CyberX. CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CyberX
CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
price ($mm)
$165
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announced 3/27/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Affirmed Networks

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualized, cloud-native 5G networks. With the acquisition of Affirmed Networks, Microsoft will be able to offer new and innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of operators, including managing their network workloads in the cloud.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Affirmed Networks
Affirmed Networks is the leader in virtualized, cloud-native 5G networks. Operators deploy Affirmed’s NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) solutions to deliver differentiated 5G services, including mobile broadband, IoT, carrier-grade Wi-Fi roaming, connected cars, and more.
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announced 3/16/2020 via Company Press Release

GitHub Inc., will acquire npm, Inc.

synopsis: GitHub, an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git, will be acquiring npm, Ic., a company that provides an open source software and web registry to discover, share, and reuse packages of code, as well as paid products and services for teams and companies to organize, share, and secure code.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: GitHub Inc.
GitHub, a subsidiary of Microsoft, is an American web-based hosting service for version control using Git. It is mostly used for computer code. It offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git as well as adding its own features. "
target: npm, Inc.
Over 10 million software developers worldwide use npm, Inc.’s open source software and web registry to discover, share, and reuse packages of code. npm’s paid products and services offer teams and companies ways to organize, share, and secure code, integrate npm with testing and deployment tools.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$191,616.03)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,982.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Brave, acquired Tailcat

synopsis: Brave announced the acquisition of Tailcat, the open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat will become the foundation of Brave Search.
buyer: Brave
Brave Software’s fast, privacy-oriented browser, combined with its blockchain-based digital advertising platform, is reinventing the Web for users, publishers, and advertisers. Users get a private, speedier web experience with much longer battery life and publishers increase their revenue share. "
target: Tailcat
Tailcat is an open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat does not collect IP addresses or use personally identifiable information to improve search results.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

SunRoof Sverige AB, acquired Redlogger

synopsis: SunRoof, an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs, has acquired Redlogger, a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
buyer: SunRoof Sverige AB
SunRoof is an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs with superior energy output and design. They use their own design, innovations and advanced technology to create a truly unique product. They are based in Sweden. "
target: Redlogger
Redlogger is a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
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closed 7/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Corel Corporation

synopsis: KKR, a global investment firm, has acquired Corel, one of the world's top software platforms, from Vector Capital. Canada-based Corel offers a portfolio of software solutions to over 90 million knowledge workers, empowering professionals across industries in three main verticals: Creativity, Productivity, and Desktop-as-a-Service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Corel Corporation (CREL:$268.23)
Canada-based Corel offers some of the industry's best-known software brands, and give individuals and teams the power to create, collaborate, and deliver impressive results. Corel delivers a portfolio of innovative applications including CorelDRAW, ClearSlide, MindManager, Parallels, and WinZip.
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closed 4/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Travel and Transport, Inc, acquired TripLingo

synopsis: Travel and Transport, one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S., has acquired TripLingo, a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
buyer: Travel and Transport, Inc
Travel and Transport, Inc. is one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S. Travel and Transport specializes in corporate travel management, leisure/vacation travel and group/meeting travel services. Travel and Transport creates one-of-a-kind experiences for their partners. "
target: TripLingo
TripLingo is a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe, productive, and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
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closed 4/11/2019 via PR Web

Futuryng, Inc., acquired Declara

synopsis: Futuryng, an enterprise software solutions company, has acquired Declara, a leading knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
buyer: Futuryng, Inc.
Futuryng is a connected technology ecosystem for building Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Futuryng provides software solutions that enable customers to unlock and de-silo enterprise software and manufacturing processes to enhance connectivity, reduce operating costs and unlock insights. "
target: Declara
Declara is a community based, content-centric knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Immudyne, acquired PDFSimpli

synopsis: ImmuDyne, Inc., a technology-driven e-commerce company, announced the closing of a strategic acquisition. PDFSimpli is a software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
buyer: Immudyne (OTCPK:IMMD:$6.49)
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio. "
target: PDFSimpli
PDFSimpli is software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
price ($mm)
$0.15*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

IAC, acquired iTranslate GmbH

synopsis: Tinder owner IAC has acquired iTranslate, a translation app with over 80 million downloads. iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dictionary.com, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: iTranslate GmbH
With over 80 million downloads iTranslate is the leading translation and dictionary App. They enable travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hangar Technology, Inc, acquired Autoflight Logic

synopsis: Hangar, the Austin, TX based technology company developing an autonomous data capture ecosystem for drones, announced it acquired Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones.
buyer: Hangar Technology, Inc
Hangar is building an automated ecosystem for drones to deliver fast, professional aerial data across industry. Using a proprietary autonomous flight engine deeply integrated with the world’s top selling drones, Hangar allows a worldwide network of pilots to safely and professionally acquire data. "
target: Autoflight Logic
Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones. Autoflight Logic boasts over 150k autonomous flights in over 190 countries flown using its ground control software.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired Scientific Calculator

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired Android app Scientific Calculator from developer Petr Hapal. Scientific Calculator supports advanced calculations such as complex number equations and it has a large universal/physical/mathematical/chemical constant table, making it a tool ready for science.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: Scientific Calculator
Scientific Calculator is a powerful Android scientific calculator with a real look. It is one of the few Android calculators with complex number equations support.
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announced 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, will purchase Internet-Browser Operations from Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium. The Chinese bidders have agreed to buy certain parts of Opera’s consumer business in a deal valued at $600 million on an enterprise basis.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
seller: Opera Software (OPERA:$255.45)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2016 via GlobeNewswire

HMS Industrial Networks AB, acquired Intesis Software SL

synopsis: HMS Industrial Networks AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Networks AB (publ), has acquired all of the shares of the Spain-based company Intesis Software, S.L. - a leading provider of communication gateway solutions for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system integration within the fields of building automation.
buyer: HMS Industrial Networks AB (OM:HMS:$91.96)
HMS Industrial Networks is the leading independent supplier of products for industrial communication. HMS products enable industrial devices to connect to different industrial networks and also be monitored and controlled remotely. "
target: Intesis Software SL
Founded in 2000, Intesis Software is a leader in manufacturing innovative solutions for HVAC in the home and building automation market. Based in Igualada (Barcelona), Spain, it offers a wide range of products to customers in more than 90 countries.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Smartling, Inc., acquired VerbalizeIt

synopsis: Smartling announced it has acquired VerbalizeIt to augment its enterprise translation management platform with translation capabilities for audio, video and other multimedia content. VerbalizeIt is a New York-based technology startup delivering human-powered translation services to hundreds of businesses worldwide.
buyer: Smartling, Inc.
Smartling's content solution helps brands gain a more competitive global position by transforming the way their content is created and consumed around the world. Smartling's technology, the Global Fluency Platform, helps brands access new markets, more customers and greater value. "
target: VerbalizeIt
VerbalizeIt leverages technology to enable businesses and consumers to access a global network of professional human language translators.
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closed 4/14/2016 via Market Wire

LULU Software, acquired Docudesk

synopsis: LULU Software, the maker of Soda PDF, is excited to announce the official acquisition of Docudesk, a major player in the PDF software industry. Docudesk serves over 350,000 customers, its main focus on providing PDF solutions for businesses.
buyer: LULU Software
LULU Software is the publisher of Soda® PDF, a portable document format (PDF) editing and creation application. Founded in 2010, LULU Software creates simple, smart and efficient software for PCs. "
target: Docudesk
Docudesk has been the leader in high value business grade PDF software solutions. With millions of installed downloads and customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies and governments to individual home users, Docudesk has built a reputation for delivering high quality software at affordable prices.
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Ticker: OM:SINCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,178.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$129.38
EBIT ($mm)
$75.41
Net Income ($mm)
$58.85
Employees
1610
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Ticker: CPAH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.73
Employees
74
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Ticker: TEUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$32.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
138
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Ticker: AIM:IMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile Pvt Ltd.
IMImobile provides software and services which help businesses capitalise on the growth in mobile communication. The company’s solutions allow customers to use mobile as a channel to create new revenue streams, as CRM and customer engagement channel and as a channel to improve business operations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$219.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.24
EBIT ($mm)
$14.60
Net Income ($mm)
$5.44
Employees
1114
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Ticker: DZSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc. is a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport, broadband access and network orchestration and cloud-native automation solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$300.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
750
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: BSE:543228
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route Mobile Limited
Route Mobile Limited
Route Mobile Limited, based in India, is a technology service provider for mobile communications industry with a focus on messaging & voice solutions. It has developed an indigenous technology platform to support Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), OTT Players, Enterprises, Aggregators and Resellers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$177.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.42
EBIT ($mm)
$17.23
Net Income ($mm)
$15.09
Employees
603
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.64
EBIT ($mm)
$16.41
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2209
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: AAPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$347,155.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$110,935.00
EBIT ($mm)
$99,938.00
Net Income ($mm)
$86,802.00
Employees
147000
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Ticker: MSFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$168,088.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$80,816.00
EBIT ($mm)
$69,916.00
Net Income ($mm)
$61,271.00
Employees
181000
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Ticker: GOOGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Google Inc.
Google Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$196,682.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63,002.00
EBIT ($mm)
$49,684.00
Net Income ($mm)
$51,363.00
Employees
139995
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Ticker: SZSE:002230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$418.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.61
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
$65.81
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:2468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd. provides mobile phone solutions. It offers sound generators, and speech recognition and translation products. The company also provides memory card writing services for the education market. Fuetrek Co. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$2.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
199
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Ticker: TASE:WSMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: ADBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,389.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,729.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,144.00
Net Income ($mm)
$5,582.00
Employees
22516
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,076.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($227.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($244.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3869
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$755.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.06
EBIT ($mm)
($62.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2046
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Ticker: COIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,885.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,737.71
EBIT ($mm)
$1,702.72
Net Income ($mm)
$1,061.81
Employees
1717
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Ticker: ADPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adaptec Inc.
Adaptec Inc.
Adaptec Inc. provides trusted storage solutions that reliably move, manage, and protect critical data and digital content. Adaptec's software and hardware-based solutions provide storage connectivity, data protection, and networked storage to enterprises, medium and small businesses worldwide.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$73.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
187
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Ticker: TSE:4813
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACCESS Co., Ltd.
ACCESS Co., Ltd.
ACCESS provides advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting companies and the automotive industry around the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.55
EBIT ($mm)
$4.77
Net Income ($mm)
$3.37
Employees
559
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Ticker: SEHK:1808
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited is principally engaged in providing integrated business software solutions; and manufacture and sale of bare copper wires and magnet wires in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$45.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.72
EBIT ($mm)
$7.20
Net Income ($mm)
$5.49
Employees
134
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Ticker: TASE:BBYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon Ltd.
Babylon.com is a leading global provider of Internet search services and language solutions. Babylon offers translations in 77 languages, dictionary definitions, and Wikipedia results in 25 languages.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$22.89
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$7.68
Employees
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