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closed 4/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SRFax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of SRFax, a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SRFax
SRFax is a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes. They offer Email to Fax, Fax to Email, Online Faxing and an excellent Internet Fax API.
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closed 12/6/2010 via PR Newswire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Protus IP Solutions

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communication services, announced that it has acquired Protus IP Solutions, Inc., a Canadian provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) communication services and solutions to the business market.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. With offices in eight cities worldwide, j2 Global's network spans more than 4,100 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Protus IP Solutions
Protus provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) communication services and solutions to the business market, including: MyFax® the award-winning and the fastest growing Internet fax service and my1voice™, a feature-rich virtual phone service that connects regardless of phone-type or location.
price ($mm)[EV]
$205 [$169]
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$79
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
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2.6x
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9.3x
closed 11/14/2008 via Reuters

Citrix Systems, Inc., acquired Vapps, Inc.

synopsis: U.S. infrastructure software maker Citrix Systems Inc has acquired venture capital-backed start-up company Vapps Inc for $26.6 million, according to a regulatory filing. The acquisition marks Azure Capital's third exit this year, in an economic downturn that has limited opportunities for the venture capital industry.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS:$2,949.89)
Citrix Systems, Inc. is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. "
target parent: Azure Capital Partners
target: Vapps, Inc.
Vapps, Inc. is a technology company utilizing its patent-pending audio conferencing technology to provide managed audio conferencing solutions to the SMB, Enterprise and Service Provider markets. The company has been delivering solutions to well-known customers in each of these markets.
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$25
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closed 10/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Skype Technologies SA

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has closed its acquisition of Skype Global S.a r.l. Skype is the leading Internet communications company. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video using Skype.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target parent: Silver Lake Partners
target: Skype Technologies SA
Skype is a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,600 [$9,182]
rev ($mm)
$860
EBITDA ($mm)
$193
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10.7x
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47.6x
closed 11/19/2009 via BusinessWire

A Consortium of 4 buyers acquired Skype Technologies SA

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that it has successfully completed the previously announced sale of its Skype communications unit. The buyer, who will control an approximately 70 percent stake, is an investor group led by Silver Lake and includes Joltid Limited and certain affiliated parties, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Andreessen Horowitz.
buyer: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Andreessen Horowitz
buyer: Index Ventures
buyer: CPP Investment Board
Silver Lake is the leading private equity firm focused on large-scale investing in technology. Silver Lake's ability to source and structure large-scale, private equity transactions and add value to portfolio companies is unmatched by other private equity firms investing in the technology industry. "
target parent: eBay
target: Skype Technologies SA
Skype, the Global Internet Communications Company, allows people everywhere to make free, unlimited, superior quality voice calls via its award-winning innovative peer-to-peer software for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Pocket PC platforms.
price ($mm)
$2,025*
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$612
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closed 10/14/2005 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Skype Technologies SA

synopsis: eBay has completed its previously announced acquisition of Skype, a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video using Skype.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Skype Technologies SA
Skype, the Global Internet Communications Company, allows people everywhere to make free, unlimited, superior quality voice calls via its award-winning innovative peer-to-peer software for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Pocket PC platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,567 [$2,546]
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$30
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128.5x
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closed 11/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Enreach, acquired Botsquad

synopsis: Enreach, the fast-growing European unified communications group, has acquired Netherlands-based Botsquad, a pioneer in conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI). Botsquad’s state-of-the-art technology provides a solid foundation for conversational applications from smart IVRs (Interactive Voice Response) to chat-based customer service.
buyer: Enreach
Enreach is the parent company of various labels such as Voiceworks, Swyx, Centile, Eazit, ipnordic, M Mobility, Network Telecom, masvoz and HeroBase. Enreach provides collaboration technology and telecoms services via their reselling partners or direct brands. "
target: Botsquad
Founded in 2017, the Botsquad team brings 20 years of experience in conversational AI for chat, voice and apps. Botsquad’s state-of-the-art technology provides a solid foundation for conversational applications from smart IVRs (Interactive Voice Response) to chat-based customer service.
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closed 5/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Knowlarity, acquired Sunoray

synopsis: Singapore-headquartered cloud-based telephony services provider Knowlarity Communications Pvt. Ltd has acquired Mumbai-based Sunoray Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a company that provides cloud communication solutions for businesses.
buyer: Knowlarity
Knowlarity is the largest provider of cloud based communications solutions to businesses in Southeast Asia and Middle Eastern markets. Knowlarity is headquartered in Singapore and was founded in 2009. "
target: Sunoray
Sunoray provides cloud communication solutions for businesses. These solutions help businesses take advantage of their enterprise grade communication platform to prospect, acquire, service, engage and retain customers.
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closed 9/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Intermedia Inc., acquired AnyMeeting, Inc.

synopsis: Intermedia, a leading cloud business applications provider, announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of AnyMeeting, an Irvine, California-based web conferencing, video conferencing and webinar provider with more than one million registered users.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Intermedia Inc.
Intermedia integrates the essential IT applications that companies need to do business, including email, voice, backup and file sharing, productivity, identity and access management, security and archiving – all delivered by a single provider and integrated into one control panel. "
target: AnyMeeting, Inc.
AnyMeeting offers full-featured and easy-to-use web conferencing, video conferencing, and webinar services that are built on the company's proprietary technology platform made for SMBs. AnyMeeting has more than one million registered users of its services.
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closed 4/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

3CX Ltd., acquired LazyDroid

synopsis: 3CX Ltd., developer of the award-winning Windows VoIP PBX 3CX Phone System and 3CX Mobile Device Manager, acquired LazyDroid, a popular remote desktop application for Android which makes it easier for users to access their files, documents, photos, camera, etc. 3CX has rebranded LazyDroid to 3CX Remote Android Desktop.
buyer: 3CX Ltd.
3CX is the developer of 3CX Phone System, an open standard unified communications platform for Windows that works with standard SIP phones and replaces any proprietary PBX. "
target: LazyDroid
LazyDroid is a popular remote desktop application for Android which makes it easier for users to access their files, documents, photos, camera, and allows them to make calls, text messages, and view the system logs of the device directly from within their web browser.
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closed 8/6/2012 via Market Wire

Broadsoft, Inc., acquired Adaption Technologies

synopsis: BroadSoft, Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of Texas-based Adaption Technologies Ventures, Ltd., a provider of hosted business VoIP solutions. The acquisition will enable BroadSoft® to enhance its BroadCloud™ Software-as-a-Service delivery platform to include BroadWorks®' award-winning features and functionality.
buyer: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft is the leading provider of software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol networks. "
target: Adaption Technologies
Adaption Technologies is a provider of hosted business VoIP solutions. SIP Advantage OfficeFone® is a hosted PBX solution that delivers the business value of VoIP to small and medium businesses in an easy to use, easy to manage, streamlined, affordable package.
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$22
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announced 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, will acquire Videoconference LLC

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced is acquiring videoconference.com which provides flash based videoconferencing technology.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Videoconference LLC
Videoconference allows you to easily see, hear, and chat with people all over the world through a web page. Webcam users can broadcast streaming audio and video. No camera is required to see and hear people.
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closed 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Broadview Networks, acquired Natural Convergence, Inc.

synopsis: Broadview Networks announced that it has completed the purchase of select assets of Natural Convergence Inc. (NCI) of Ottawa, Canada. As a result of the purchase, Broadview Networks now owns the intellectual property of NCI’s premier application, Silhouette™, as well as other related software and materials.
buyer: Broadview Networks (OTCPK:BVWN:$288.76)
Broadview Networks is a network-based business communications provider serving customers throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S. "
target: Natural Convergence, Inc.
Natural Convergence supplies hosted VoIP applications that enable service providers to sell dramatically improved services to the huge, yet untapped, small business market.
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closed 1/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Rounds

synopsis: Kik Interactive, the creator of popular chat platform Kik, announced it will unite with Rounds, the Israel-based communications platform. Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Its live communication platform makes it easier, faster and more fun to connect to friends and family.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Rounds
Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Using Rounds, friends can get together and send text messages, video chat with up to 12 participants and engage in activities while chatting.
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announced 2/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Viber

synopsis: Rakuten Inc, one of the world’s largest Internet services companies, announced its acquisition of pioneering messaging and VoIP company, Viber. Rakuten will acquire Viber for a total consideration of $900 million.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$12,183.11)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. "
target: Viber
Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. With Viber, everyone in the world can connect freely. More than 200 million Viber users text, call, and send photo and video messages worldwide over Wifi or 3G for free.
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$900
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closed 2/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Voxox Inc., acquired PokeTALK

synopsis: Voxox, the most comprehensive cloud-based rich communication service for consumers and businesses, announced that it has acquired international calling service PokeTALK from E Mobile, Inc. PokeTALK enables consumers to make international calls through Web-based and mobile applications (iOS, Android).
buyer: Voxox Inc.
Voxox offer the most complete, sophisticated, unified communications solution on the planet, powered by the most comprehensive service ever created. Their innovative VoIP and cloud communications solutions cover more channels, networks and devices than any other provider. "
target: PokeTALK
PokeTALK enables consumers to make international calls through Web-based and mobile applications (iOS, Android). The PokeTALK service is also accessible on various tablets and laptops through a link preloaded by the Original Equipment Manufacturers.
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closed 4/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Numera, Inc., acquired BlueLibris, LLC

synopsis: Numera announced the acquisition of BlueLibris, LLC, a leader in personal health monitoring and safety technologies. The acquisition adds a novel, mobile telecare platform to Numera’s existing telehealth products, social engagement solutions, and professional services portfolio.
buyer: Numera, Inc.
Numera, Inc. provides telehealth solutions for care management and general wellness programs to healthcare companies and consumers. The company’s products are deployed in integrated delivery networks, hospitals, payor-sponsored and corporate wellness programs, and pharmacy providers. "
target: BlueLibris, LLC
BlueLibris, LLC is a leader in personal health monitoring and safety technologies. Their mobile solution enables the real-time sensing of health information, the automatic monitoring of user location and activity, and simultaneous voice communication with users.
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announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Voip-Pal.Com Inc., will acquire CallArc

synopsis: Voip-Pal.Com Inc. ("Voip-Pal") and Bleam Technology Ventures Inc. ("Bleam Technology") announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Voip-Pal to acquire Bleam Technology and its product and services including CallArc.com. Bleam Technology owns and operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service.
buyer: Voip-Pal.Com Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com Inc. is a broadband VoIP telecom company offering local and long distance VoIP services to consumers and business owners. The company offers turnkey VoIP communication and reseller solutions for its Partners. "
target: CallArc
Bleam Technology Ventures is a mobile company developing products and services that makes communication easy and free and without boundaries. Bleam Technologies operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service. CallArc.com offers an alternative to expensive long distance and international calls.
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$0.25
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closed 12/13/2007 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired RapidFAX

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc. has acquired the RapidFaxTM business of Easylink Services International, including all RapidFax customers, the RapidFax trademark and other related assets.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global's network spans greater than 2,900 cities in 42 countries on five continents. "
target parent: EasyLink Services International Corporation
target: RapidFAX
RapidFAX combines the utility of fax with high-speed Internet connected computing to meet the needs of the small office and home office. RapidFAX is powered by EasyLink Services, an early pioneer of Internet-based faxing and a company that today serves over 60 of the Fortune 100.
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$4.40
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

CoreDial, acquired eZuce

synopsis: CoreDial, a provider of cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions, has acquired eZuce, a provider of team collaboration solutions. eZuce offers a video collaboration platform that allows users to hold meetings or work in a virtual workspace. They also offer solutions for unified communications and contact centers.
buyer: CoreDial
CoreDial is a leading provider of high quality and scalable cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions. CoreDial offers a feature-rich unified communications solution that combines contacts, calling, voicemail, chat, video conferencing, screenshare & more in one tool. "
target: eZuce
eZuce provides team collaboration solutions to small and medium enterprises. eZuce offers a cloud-based video collaboration platform that allows users to hold meetings or work in a virtual workspace. They also offer solutions for unified communications and contact centers.
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closed 4/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SRFax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of SRFax, a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SRFax
SRFax is a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes. They offer Email to Fax, Fax to Email, Online Faxing and an excellent Internet Fax API.
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closed 10/6/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired ibVPN

synopsis: J2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of ibVPN, a company that provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: ibVPN
ibVPN provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
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announced 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., will acquire RetailMeNot

synopsis: J2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire leading savings destination RetailMeNot from Vericast, a premier marketing solutions company.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
target: RetailMeNot (SALE:$280.42)
RetailMeNot, Inc. is a leading savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of offers to save money while they shop or dine out.
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$420
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired kickbox

synopsis: Email deliverability firm Kickbox has been acquired by J2 Global. Kickbox's Email Deliverability Suite is a set of tools designed to help marketers monitor all aspects of their email program and understand how to improve their inbox placement, without having to rely on extensive training or help from a deliverability professional.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: kickbox
Kickbox is a white hat service provider focused on email services. Kickbox's Email Deliverability Suite helps marketers monitor all aspects of their email program and understand how to improve their inbox placement, without having to rely on extensive training or help from professionals.
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closed 4/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SRFax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of SRFax, a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SRFax
SRFax is a Canadian-based company offering Internet fax service to clients across North America. SRFax gives users the convenience of mobility by using email to send and receive faxes. They offer Email to Fax, Fax to Email, Online Faxing and an excellent Internet Fax API.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Buffered VPN merged with Encrypt.me,

synopsis: Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service, has announced that it will be merging with Buffered VPN. Encrypt.me is part of the J2 Global family. Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi. "
target: Buffered VPN
Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web. With servers in over 30 countries, Buffered VPN is able to provide their users with unfettered access to international websites from anywhere in the world.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Spiceworks

synopsis: Spiceworks, the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, has been acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers. Their media network known for its leadership, editorial and industry content is trusted by the decision makers customers need to reach. "
target: Spiceworks
Spiceworks is a social network for IT professionals. They’re the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, making it the largest, most unique IT community of its kind.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Encrypt.me

synopsis: j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to keep their personal information secure when they're using public Wi-Fi.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SafeSend

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired SafeSend, a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SafeSend
SafeSend is a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
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closed 1/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iContact

synopsis: iContact, an email marketing firm launched in the Triangle 15 years ago, has been acquired by j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company. Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: iContact
Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Castle Connolly Top Doctors

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. has acquired Castle Connolly, a company that since 1991 has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Since 1991 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired DemandShore Solutions

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced they have acquired DemandShore. Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: DemandShore Solutions
Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally. DemandShore has worked with more than 250 technology companies, helping them achieve success with their go-to-market programs and accelerating revenue growth.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Communicator Corp

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of The Communicator Corporation, an email marketing software company that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Communicator Corp
Communicator is email marketing software that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results. Their Software Suite is powered by SMARTSend™, the email delivery solution that ensures emails can be sent faster while making them more likely to reach the inbox.
price ($mm)
$10.00
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Ookla, acquired Ekahau, Inc.

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Ekahau, the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Ekahau, Inc.
Ekahau is the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting. Ekahau's tools are used by the leading Wi-Fi infrastructure vendors and telecom operators to minimize network deployment time and ensure sufficient wireless network performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ookla, acquired Downdetector.com

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Downdetector.com, the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. Downdetector.com aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Downdetector.com
Downdetector.com is the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. It aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives, including internet providers, public transport, online services and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Mosaik Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of Mosaik Solutions, a company that builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
As a strategic partner to mobile operators and network-dependent solution providers, Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. It builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., purchased VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack Security

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that they have completed the acquisition of VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
seller: ThreatTrack Security
The acquisition includes the VIPRE Security software products from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. ThreatTrack specializes in cyber security and malware software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

FreeConference.com, acquired FreeConferencePro

synopsis: iotum, a leader in teleconference and group calling solutions, announced the acquisition of FreeConferencePro, a Connecticut-based provider of innovative and free audio conferencing services. With this acquisition, iotum continues to add voice-conferencing-services providers and customers to its robust group-calling platform, FreeConference.com.
buyer parent: Iotum
buyer: FreeConference.com
FreeConference is the original free conference calling service. FreeConference serves over a billion minutes a year of all-digital conference calls to businesses and individuals requiring top-tier performance at little or no cost. "
target: FreeConferencePro
FreeConferencePro is the highest quality, easiest to use, and most innovative audio conferencing service available to all users for free. It is an automated and secure system that allows you to sign up and receive a Conference Access Number and your own personal Passcode, ready for use immediately.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Ozefax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of a service provider, Sydney-based OzeFax. Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Ozefax
Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Iotum, acquired Freeconference

synopsis: iotum, operator of the popular and versatile teleconferencing service Calliflower.com for small business, announced that it is expanding with the acquisition of California-based Global Conference Partners, provider of FreeConference.com and associated teleconferencing services.
buyer: Iotum
iotum is an international company with roots in VoIP, telecom switch development, and innovative voice and mobile services. They provide several teleconferencing platforms and collaboration services to millions of users worldwide. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Freeconference
FreeConference is a service of Global Conference Partners, a leader in telephony and group communications solutions since 1985. FreeConference offers a variety of solutions to fit the conferencing needs of businesses, enterprises, individuals, community and nonprofit organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

AT Conference, Inc., acquired A Professional Conference Call

synopsis: AT Conference, Inc., a leading provider of audio and web conferencing services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ‘A Professional Conference Call’ of Duluth, GA.
buyer: AT Conference, Inc.
Founded in 1999, AT Conference provides conference calling services for businesses, including web conferencing, operator assisted conferencing, and special services for investor relation conferencing. Primarily focused on the SMB market, AT Conference has over 50,000 customers worldwide. "
target: A Professional Conference Call
A Professional Conference Call's experience within this changing industry has allowed us to empower our business clients with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate worldwide, while providing the highest level of conferencing products and professional customer services available.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire ACL Mobile

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, is to acquire ACL Mobile Limited, a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$71*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Select Communications, acquired Lighthouse Conferencing

synopsis: Select Communications, a communications services provider, has acquired Lighthouse Conferencing, a provider of online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas.
buyer: Select Communications
Select Communications is a communications services provider that provides the broadest product selection and highest-quality communication services to organizations worldwide, with a time-saving, one-stop shopping opportunity. "
target: Lighthouse Conferencing
Lighthouse Conferencing provides online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas. They are a premium collaboration solutions partner focused on providing clients the highest level of thought, guidance, and service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Videonor AS, acquired appear.in

synopsis: Videonor, a company that offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost, has acquired a majority stake in appear.in from Telenor Group, a leading telecommunications company. appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants.
buyer: Videonor AS
Videonor offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost. With clients in 50+ countries, Videonor helps global enterprises, startups, academic institutions and national sports teams communicate more effectively. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: appear.in
appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants. The service lets users start video calls directly in the browser without any downloads. appear.in works on almost any device and even lets users share their screen to show presentations, photos or spreadsheets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Euronext N.V., acquired Company Webcast B.V.

synopsis: Euronext announces the acquisition of a 51% majority stake in Company Webcast, a Dutch company specialised in professional webcast and webinar services. Company Webcast, based in the Netherlands, provides high-end webcast and webinar solutions to more than 260 corporates and local governments, through its state-of-the-art platform.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Company Webcast B.V.
Company Webcast is market leader in the Benelux region for high-end webcast and webinar solutions, which are based on a state of the art platform using the most advanced technology. Company Webcast can handle all aspects of organising, recording, broadcasting and archiving of webcasts.
price ($mm)
$3.83*
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/12/2017 via PR Newswire

PGi, will acquire ReadyTalk

synopsis: PGi, the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Denver-based ReadyTalk, a leading provider of cloud communications services, including audio, web and video conferencing, and self-service and managed webinar solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is the world's largest pure-play provider of collaboration software and services. PGi's unified collaboration platform empowers business users and teams to connect, share ideas and manage projects with the simplicity and everywhere-access of the latest cloud technologies. "
target: ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk delivers cloud communication services, including audio, video, web and voice conferencing as well as webinars, that inspire collaboration and improve communication for today's digital and mobile workforce.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2016 via Company Press Release

meetyoo conferencing GmbH, acquired ubivent GmbH

synopsis: Meetyoo Conferencing GmbH, a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts, has acquired Ubivent, Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
buyer: meetyoo conferencing GmbH
Based in Berlin, meetyoo conferencing GmbH is a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts. "
target: ubivent GmbH
Ubivent is Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired Teliris

synopsis: In a move to expand its Managed Services for Visual Communications (MSVC) operations, Dimension Data announced that it has acquired 100% of Teliris, a privately-owned cloud video managed services business with offices in London, Connecticut and New York, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. "
target: Teliris
Teliris is one of the first industry pioneers to deliver cloud-based managed telepresence services, and provides immersive telepresence and videoconferencing services via its own proprietary platform, Lentaris. Peak 10 provides reliable IT infrastructure solutions to companies with a range of needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2011 via Market Wire

Arkadin, will acquire ConferencePlus Inc.

synopsis: Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ConferencePlus, Inc., a conferencing services provider and a subsidiary of Westell Technologies, Inc. ConferencePlus provides Arkadin with a complementary set of services and an expanded presence in North America and Europe.
buyer: Arkadin
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a global Collaboration Service Provider, offering audio, web and video conferencing solutions. Arkadin enables organizations to communicate and collaborate using customizable, cost-efficient, user-friendly solutions. "
target parent: Westell Technologies, Inc.
target: ConferencePlus Inc.
ConferencePlus, a leading global provider of audio, video, webcasting and web conferencing services, is dedicated to providing high quality, reliable conferencing services that customers trust with their most important events.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired MaxEmail

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a company that provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media, has acquired MaxEmail, a company that makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax and voice mail services to its clients.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: MaxEmail
MaxEmail makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax an voice mail services to its clients. Faxes can be sent and received through email without the need for a fax machine or dedicated phone line.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Faxmate

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of Australian service provider Brisbane-based Faxmate. The company provides fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Faxmate
FaxMate provides business grade virtual fax services in Australia. They provide fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services. FaxMate® completely replaces the need for a conventional fax machine for both sending and receiving faxes
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Interwise

synopsis: AT&T Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Interwise, a leading global provider of Internet Protocol (IP)-based voice, Web and video conferencing services. In parallel, AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Connect, the first in a planned series of converged AT&T-branded voice, video and web conferencing products and services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$179,145.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Interwise
Interwise is the leader in delivering unlimited voice, Web, and video conferencing for the enterprise. Interwise’ fixed price/unlimited usage business model and enterprise-class technology combine to make it easy for companies to deliver conferencing and collaboration as a core business application.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/10/2008 via Company Press Release

BT Group plc, will acquire Wire One Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: BT has agreed to acquire Wire One Holdings Inc. (“Wire One”), one of the leading providers of videoconferencing solutions in the United States. It is intended that Wire One will form the core of BT Conferencing’s video services unit.
buyer: BT Group plc (BT:$28,856.04)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Wire One Technologies, Inc.
Wire One Communications, with over 20 years of conferencing support expertise, is one of the recognized leaders in providing easy to use, reliable, and cost effective video communication solutions to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$79,592.24)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired MetroFax, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. announced that is has acquired MetroFax, Inc., the Bellevue, Washington provider of Internet faxing services and advanced features. MetroFax's affordable online fax service allows users to send and receive faxes via the Internet using email, a web browser or mobile smart phone applications.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,413.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: MetroFax, Inc.
MetroFax is a leading provider of Internet faxing with advanced features and flexible usage plans starting at $7.95 per month. Individuals and companies of all sizes have come to depend on the simple, affordable, and reliable MetroFax service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired TextAnywhere

synopsis: Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of TextAnywhere from Stericycle Inc. TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: TextAnywhere
TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.41
Net Income ($mm)
$22.49
Employees
309
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Ticker: OTCPK:CHIC.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc. (CHICF) is a Comprehensive Communications Platform in multiple languages for worldwide distribution. Users can make and receive Voice Calls, send and receive Text, Fax, Instant Messages, Emails and integrates with all online Social Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$56,607.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$20,215.31
EBIT ($mm)
$14,271.20
Net Income ($mm)
$13,447.33
Employees
64238
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Ticker: TWLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,392.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($260.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($368.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3284
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Ticker: KOSE:A035720
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakao
Kakao
Kakao is South Korea’s dominant mobile messaging app. Kakao is a South Korean internet company established in 2014. It was formed from a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao to Daum Kakao in 2014, and Daum Kakao changed its name to Kakao in 2015.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,432.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$273.20
EBIT ($mm)
$107.45
Net Income ($mm)
$101.65
Employees
5640
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Ticker: MOTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity is a mobile data solutions provider exclusively focused on the rapidly growing mobile Internet market. It serves some of the world's largest mobile operators and enterprises, simplifying the mobile Internet and creating high value and highly relevant mobile experiences for consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$121.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
297
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Ticker: TWTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,480.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$622.00
EBIT ($mm)
$265.27
Net Income ($mm)
$1,266.46
Employees
4900
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Ticker: OTCBB:SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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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: OTCPK:WEYL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Weyland Tech, Inc.
Weyland Tech, Inc.
Weyland Tech, Inc., formerly Seratosa, Inc., is specialized in providing e-commerce solutions and services that facilitate multi-channel business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) transactions. The Company’s CreateApp is an M-commerce applications platform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$43.31
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
17
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Ticker: ANET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arista Networks, Inc.
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,270.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$770.41
EBIT ($mm)
$733.15
Net Income ($mm)
$752.81
Employees
2300
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$480.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.15
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
1403
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Ticker: SPBU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc. specializes in helping consumers, small office/home office users and small to mid-sized businesses protect their computer data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. The company's flagship product is the first totally automated online backup service.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$1.72
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,413.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$525.39
EBIT ($mm)
$295.50
Net Income ($mm)
$185.47
Employees
3090
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Ticker: EGHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. provides secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions. 8x8's cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible SaaS alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$352.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($90.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1497
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Ticker: AIM:ARTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is a demonstrated leader in the development of next generation communication technologies. Artilium's strategy focuses on supporting its customers to successfully grow their business by providing flexible, cost effective and innovative solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
73
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Ticker: OTCPK:KTEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KonaTel
KonaTel
KonaTel provides cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States. The company provides innovative mobile options, competitive prices, wireless invoice analysis & optimization, and outstanding support that empowers clients to expand their business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82,418.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,388.67
EBIT ($mm)
$4,141.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3,203.37
Employees
1941
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Ticker: ENXTPA:EN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bouygues SA
Bouygues SA
Bouygues is a diversified group, structured by a strong corporate culture and whose businesses are organized around three activities: Construction with Bouygues Construction (BTP and Energies & Services), Bouygues Immobilier and Colas (Routes), Telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and Media with TF1.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$41,613.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,421.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,279.78
Net Income ($mm)
$843.36
Employees
133197
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Ticker: LVLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications is an international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$3,651.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$788.00
EBIT ($mm)
($88.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: GTT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,680.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.40
EBIT ($mm)
$151.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3000
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Ticker: LSE:DAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daisy Group plc
Daisy Group plc
Daisy is a fast-growing independent UK supplier of cost-effective services and bespoke unified business communications solutions to SME, mid-market and corporate businesses. It offers network services, such as fixed line and rentals, number translation, and select services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$533.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.82
EBIT ($mm)
($12.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1545
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Ticker: XTRA:QSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QSC AG
QSC AG
QSC AG is a service provider for voice and data communication, as well as ICT services. It is the first provider to operate an Open Access platform in Germany, which unites a wide range of broadband technologies to offer national and international site networking, including Managed Services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$217.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($42.82)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.54
Employees
860
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Ticker: ASX:OTW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire is a Telecommunications and IT solution provider in Australia. Over the Wire specializes in converged voice and data networks, data centres, and hosted infrastructure solutions for corporate clients. Their core offerings include data networks, voice, managed cloud, and colocation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$62.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.94
EBIT ($mm)
$5.45
Net Income ($mm)
$3.60
Employees
0
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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Ticker: NGM:INFRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InfraCom Group AB
InfraCom Group AB
InfraCom is a leading player in IT infrastructure. The company owns, operates and develops high-quality services in cloud-based telephony, cloud-based IT services, data centers, as well as data communication and Internet access to customers who demand high operational and data security.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$23.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.70
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$1.19
Employees
0
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Ticker: JSE:TLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeleMasters Holdings Limited
TeleMasters Holdings Limited
TeleMasters Holdings Limited is celebrating 23 years in the telecommunications services industry. TeleMasters delivers full digital SIP-based telecommunication connectivity voice services across South Africa to SMEs and enterprise clients.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.26
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.12
Employees
50
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Ticker: BIT:ACO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group S.p.A.
Acotel Group SpA is an Italy-based company operating in the information and communications technology (ITC) sector. Acotel is structured into three business areas, Acotel TLC, Acotel Interactive, and Acotel TLC.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$72.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
293
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