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closed 5/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Blue Jeans Network

synopsis: Verizon Business has completed the acquisition of BlueJeans Network, a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Blue Jeans Network
BlueJeans Network is a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Xyresic Capital, acquired Tele-Town Hall, LLC

synopsis: Xyresic, a private equity firm, has acquired Tele-Town Hall, the first large-scale, personal communication tool with the power to help organizations easily interact with thousands— even millions —in minutes through a town hall-style meeting conducted via the telephone and web.
buyer: Xyresic Capital
Xyresic, based in Chicago, IL, is a private equity firm specializing in developing strategic value creation plans with a strong operational focus to professionalize lower middle market businesses and drive growth. "
target: Tele-Town Hall, LLC
Tele-Town Hall is the first large-scale, personal communication tool with the power to help organizations easily interact with thousands— even millions —in minutes through a town hall-style meeting conducted via the telephone and web.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BusinessWire

BCM One, Inc., acquired CoreDial

synopsis: BCM One has acquired CoreDial, a provider of leading white label cloud-based UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) services. The acquisition of CoreDial gives BCM One a significant footprint in the UCaaS space and allows it to serve customers with a variety of leading products.
buyer parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
buyer: BCM One, Inc.
BCM One is a managed technology solutions provider offering next generation voice and managed network services. BCM One offers a variety of solutions supporting businesses' critical network infrastructure, including Unified communications as a Service, SDWAN, cloud, SIP Trunking, and more. "
target: CoreDial
CoreDial is a leading provider of high quality and scalable cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions. The company’s solutions are quickly and easily auto-provisioned through its CoreNexa platform, which seamlessly integrates with other essential business applications.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Pexip AS, acquired Skedify NV

synopsis: Pexip, a leading enterprise video communication platform provider, announced the acquisition of Skedify, a Belgium based Software-as-a-Service customer engagement solution. The addition of the Skedify customer engagement platform to the Pexip portfolio enables Pexip to provide an end-to-end solution to meet the needs of customers in key verticals.
buyer: Pexip AS (OB:PEXIP:$88.71)
Pexip is a video communication platform that empowers and connects people across borders, business and technologies. Their scalable platform enables high-quality video meetings, with enterprise-grade security, and is easily adapted to fit customers’ IT requirements and existing infrastructure. "
target: Skedify NV
Skedify is a Belgium based Software-as-a-Service customer engagement solution for enterprises in Financial services, HR & Recruitment, Public services and High-Involvement Retail with extensive customer facing interactions that want to offer an end-to-end scheduling and meeting experience
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announced 5/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Secunet Security Networks AG, will acquire stashcat

synopsis: secunet Security Networks AG, Germany’s leading cybersecurity company, will acquire stashcat GmbH, the market leader for high-security messaging in Germany. stashcat provides a secure solution that covers a company's need for confidential communication. Their platform provides solutions for messaging, file storage, voice and video calls and more.
buyer: Secunet Security Networks AG (XTRA:YSN:$347.52)
secunet is one of the leading German providers of high-quality IT security. Over 380 experts work in the areas of cryptography, e-government, business security and automotive security, and develop innovative products in these fields in addition to highly secure and reliable solutions. "
target: stashcat
stashcat is the market leader for high-security messaging in Germany. stashcat provides a secure solution that covers a company's need for confidential communication and data exchange. Their platform provides solutions for messaging, file storage, voice and video calls, push notifications and more.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

MessageBird, acquired 24sessions

synopsis: MessageBird, the Dutch omnichannel cloud communications platform, has acquired 24sessions, a video-first customer engagement platform in the Netherlands. 24sessions enables businesses to host secure video calls on their site and allows their customers to book or start an instant video call.
buyer: MessageBird
Amsterdam-based MessageBird connects companies to their customers on billions of devices through versatile and reliable communication APIs. MessageBird's SMS, Chat, and Voice APIs revolutionize company-customer interactions by making contact easier, more efficient, and more accessible. "
target: 24sessions
24sessions is a video-first customer engagement platform in the Netherlands. 24sessions helps businesses to personally connect with their customers via video. Their platform enables businesses to host secure video calls on their site and allows their customers to book or start an instant video call.
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announced 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Stone River eLearning LLC, will acquire Hibox.co

synopsis: Joincube, Inc., a developer of multiple B2B SaaS products including Beamer, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell Hibox, team communication and collaboration platform, to Stone River eLearning LLC. Hibox was the first SaaS platform to combine chat, task management, file sharing and videoconferencing in one.
buyer: Stone River eLearning LLC
Stone River eLearning was founded in 2011, and since then they have taught over 1,000,000 students through their website and reseller partners. Stone River eLearning's focus is on developing high quality video training in all areas of the technology field. "
target parent: Beamer
target: Hibox.co
Hibox was built by the team at Joincube, Inc. in 2015 to give companies a better way to communicate and collaborate online. Hibox was the first SaaS platform to combine chat, task management, file sharing and videoconferencing in one.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Clickindia, acquired directly.live

synopsis: ClickIndia, a free classifieds website in India, has acquired directly.live, a SaaS-based meeting booking tool in India. directly.live allows users to create paid or free meetings and connect with their customers through one-on-one video calls.
buyer: Clickindia
ClickIndia is a free classifieds website in India. ClickIndia aims to make life simpler for its users by enabling them to easily buy or sell products and services. The platform allows users to search for vehicles, electronics, clothing, jobs, houses, and more. "
target: directly.live
directly.live is a SaaS-based meeting booking tool in India. directly.live allows users to create meetings and connect with their customers through one-on-one video calls. The platform enables educators, freelancers, influencers, and more to securely talk with their clients across the globe.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired SPACES INC.

synopsis: Apple has acquired another startup, Spaces, which has a team specialized in virtual reality technologies (VR). Spaces was created in 2016 by DreamWorks Animation veterans, and the startup has been developing VR products since then, including a Zoom add-on that allows users to hold VR video conferencing using animated avatars.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: SPACES INC.
Spaces was created in 2016 by DreamWorks Animation veterans, and the startup has been developing VR products since then, including a Zoom add-on that allowed users to hold virtual reality video conferencing using animated avatars.
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closed 5/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Vidyo, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Vidyo, Inc. a provider of enterprise-class video software solutions that support visual communications across diverse end-points, networks of varying bandwidth and geographically dispersed locations.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$390.66)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Vidyo, Inc.
Vidyo enriches people's lives by embedding real-time video into digital communications. Its secure, scalable technology and cloud-based platform integrates with virtually any application environment, network, and device to deliver the highest quality experiences.
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closed 11/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Subscribe Technologies Inc., acquired WebinarIgnition

synopsis: Subscribe Technologies Inc., a company that develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based software as a service (SAAS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises, is pleased to announce the acquisition of WebinarIgnition, a proprietary platform for creating professional live & automated webinar funnels.
buyer: Subscribe Technologies Inc. (CNSX:SAAS:$0.00)
Subscribe Technologies develops, partners with, acquires, and invests in cloud based software as a service (SAAS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). "
target: WebinarIgnition
WebinarIgnition is a proprietary platform for creating professional live & automated webinar funnels. WebinarIgnition enables users to easily deploy live or pre-recorded (evergreen) webinars and charge viewers through the integrated payment system.
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announced 10/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Videxio will be merged with Pexip AS,

synopsis: Videxio, a cloud video service provider that makes it easy for organizations of any size to use professional video conferencing, is to merge with Pexip, a company that enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees.
buyer: Pexip AS (OB:PEXIP:$88.71)
Pexip enables enterprises and organizations to provide video-based communication and collaboration to all employees. The Pexip Infinity cloud enterprise application enables seamless collaboration between incompatible video and audio technologies. "
target: Videxio
Videxio is a cloud video service provider that makes it easy for organizations of any size to use professional video conferencing. They are based in Norway.
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired INXPO, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has completed the acquisition of INXPO, a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. INXPO specializes in delivering interactive webcasts and online events to global audiences of any size to any device.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: INXPO, Inc.
INXPO is a provider of feature-rich webcasting and online events for the enterprise. Their video platform is built upon a secure, reliable and scalable foundation that has powered thousands of digital events and touched millions of users.
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closed 7/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Slack Technologies, Inc, acquired HipChat, Inc.

synopsis: Slack, the workplace chat app, has acquired HipChat from Atlassian, a provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together.
buyer: Slack Technologies, Inc (WORK:$902.61)
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc. "
target parent: Atlassian Pty Ltd.
target: HipChat, Inc.
HipChat is a messaging platform built for businesses. HipChat's secure, compliant, and flexible communication platform features group chat, video chat, and screen sharing to bring teams together. HipChat is available on various platforms, including Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux.
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announced 11/20/2015 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Acano Limited

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT that enables people to make powerful connections, announced its intent to acquire Acano Limited, a privately held company based in London that provides collaboration infrastructure and conferencing software.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: Acano Limited
Acano is a fast-growing technology company with a fresh perspective on audio, web and video conferencing. As a privately-held company based in London, Acano’s 170+ employees span four continents and form a dedicated group committed to changing collaboration technology. Acano makes teams work better.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Web

Jive Communications, acquired Speek Inc.

synopsis: Jive Communications, a leading Cloud communications provider, announced the acquisition of audio and web conference service vendor, Speek. Speek’s platform allows users to make visual conference calls and share their screen using a simple unique Web URL rather than PIN numbers, dial in codes, or downloads.
buyer: Jive Communications
Jive Communications provides enterprise-grade Hosted VoIP and Unified Communications to businesses. Jive’s hosted services run on a cloud-based platform built on open industry standards. The Jive Cloud is purpose-built to deliver reliable and economical communication services available. "
target: Speek Inc.
Speek is super simple, free and visual conference calling. Use a personal or business link (i.e., speek.com/YourName), instead of a phone number and PIN for conference calls. Speek allows people to see who's joined, who's talking, share files, use call controls and more.
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Limeade, Inc., acquired 9Slides

synopsis: Limeade, an award-winning employee engagement company, announced it acquired 9Slides, a leading mobile multimedia learning solution. 9Slides, a privately held company in Redmond, Wash., delivers mobile technology for employees to watch video presentations, answer quizzes to test their knowledge, and even create their own presentations to share.
buyer: Limeade, Inc.
Limeade is a technology company that engages employees in health, well-being, performance and culture. The Limeade engagement platform and its people and partners bring company culture to life, inspire change and deliver fresh innovations. "
target: 9Slides
9slides is a powerful communication tool, which allows users to capture and share experience of "being there" in the presentation room with a remote audience, anytime, anywhere. Their audience can watch it on a PC, Mac or even iPad without downloading any app.
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closed 9/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Requestec

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology. Through WebRTC's open standard protocols, Requestec delivers high quality IP telephony, video conferencing and instant messaging directly within desktop and mobile browsers, eliminating the need for downloads or plugins.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company and is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They partner with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world. "
target: Requestec
Requestec has been delivering Video Calling, Conferencing and IVR software development since 2007. They developed Saypage, a Real-Time Collaboration and Communications Platform that embraces open standards surrounding video calling from H.323 and SIP through to Flash, HTML5 and WebRTC.
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closed 9/22/2014 via PR Newswire

PGi, acquired TalkPoint

synopsis: PGi, a global leader in collaboration software and services, announced the acquisition of TalkPoint Holdings, L.L.C., a leading provider of webcasting software and services. TalkPoint's Convey™ platform provides self-service and fully managed audio and video webcasting for events with up to 10,000 attendees.
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is a global provider of meeting and collaboration software. PGi’s cloud-based software applications empower business users to connect, collaborate and share ideas and information from their desktop, tablet or smartphone, enabling greater productivity in the office or on the go. "
target: TalkPoint
TalkPoint offers Convey™, a robust cloud-based, self-service webcasting technology for companies to improve communications with their internal and external constituencies.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Market Wire

ClearSlide Inc., acquired Crunched

synopsis: ClearSlide, provider of the leading sales engagement platform, announced the acquisition of Crunched. Crunched builds smart and simple platform to make it easy to connect with customers. Crunched invested its resources in building its technology, including an online presentation capability, screen sharing, tracking and analytics.
buyer: ClearSlide Inc.
ClearSlide is a sales communications platform. It provides a fully web-based service designed specifically for the communication needs of sales teams. It strives to make customer facing interactions more effective and to ultimately help sales close more business. "
target: Crunched
Crunched is a sales and marketing intelligence platform that helps companies close more deals with deeper insights into their customers. They are backed in their mission to revolutionize sales and marketing by leading investors.
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closed 5/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Blue Jeans Network

synopsis: Verizon Business has completed the acquisition of BlueJeans Network, a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Blue Jeans Network
BlueJeans Network is a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
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closed 6/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Senion

synopsis: Verizon announced the acquisition of Senion, a global leader in location-responsive solutions. The developer of an indoor positioning platform, Senion’s advanced machine-learning sensor fusion technology delivers sub-meter accuracy for precise positioning and navigation of indoor spaces.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. "
target: Senion
Senion is a global leader in indoor positioning solutions, bringing a seamless, responsive, and consumer-friendly foundation for location-based services applications. Senion comprehensive IPS services include analytics, wayfinding, geofencing, friend finder and tracking.
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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Apollo Global Management, acquired Verizon Media

synopsis: Apollo Global Management, Inc. announced that funds managed by its affiliates have completed the acquisition of Yahoo - formerly Verizon Media - one of the world’s premier global technology and media companies.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets under management of approximately $455 billion in credit, private equity and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Verizon Media
Verizon Media, a division of Verizon Communications, Inc., houses a trusted media ecosystem of premium brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and Engadget to help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and media partners to connect.
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announced 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

BuzzFeed, will acquire HuffPost

synopsis: BuzzFeed, the leading social news organization, is acquiring HuffPost from Verizon Media. HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post) is an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions.
buyer: BuzzFeed
BuzzFeed is the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and viral content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: HuffPost
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post) is an American news aggregator and blog, with localized and international editions. The site offers news, satire, blogs and original content, and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, and more.
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closed 5/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Blue Jeans Network

synopsis: Verizon Business has completed the acquisition of BlueJeans Network, a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Blue Jeans Network
BlueJeans Network is a trusted enterprise-grade video conferencing and event platform. BlueJeans is regularly cited as one of the market-leading video conference and collaboration tools, including cloud-based meetings and large, interactive events that are simple, scalable and secure.
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announced 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., will acquire Tumblr, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has agreed to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic Inc. Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr is a free service that hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Tumblr, Inc.
Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr is a free service that hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art.
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closed 3/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired ProtectWise

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced that it closed its acquisition of ProtectWise, Inc., a Colorado-based company which provides cloud-delivered Network Detection and Response. This acquisition allows Verizon to expand its product offering in Network Detection and Response and bring additional talent to the company.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: ProtectWise
ProtectWise™ provides Cloud-delivered Network Detection & Response (NDR). Organizations can achieve defense in depth via advanced analytics in Enterprise, Cloud and Industrial environments with real time and retrospective detections.
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closed 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Verizon Communications, acquired Vidder

synopsis: Verizon acquired the PrecisionAccess™ solution and other Software Defined Perimeter related assets from privately held Vidder, Inc., a company offering trusted and unified access control. The PrecisionAccess solution provides trusted and unified access control across internal networks, clouds, and external users.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Vidder
Vidder is changing how modern day enterprises approach security in the increasingly untrusted and diverse IT landscape. The company’s PrecisionAccess™ solution provides trusted and unified access control across internal networks, clouds, and external users.
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announced 4/20/2018 via BusinessWire

SmugMug, will acquire Flickr

synopsis: SmugMug, the largest, most comprehensive, independent photo management platform in the world, has agreed to purchase Flickr, the online photo management and sharing application. Flickr is an active, global community of photographers that encourages users to find their inspiration and is home to tens of billions of photos and two million groups.
buyer: SmugMug
Home to more than four billion photos, SmugMug is the most popular photography site in the world. SmugMug provides passionate photographers at any level of experience a place to store, share and sell high-quality photos. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Flickr
Flickr is an online photo management and sharing application. Flickr is an active, global community of photographers that encourages users to find their inspiration. Home to tens of billions of photos and two million groups, photography lovers come to Flickr to share their passion.
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closed 4/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Moment

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a broadband and telecommunications company, has closed its acquisition of Moment, a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. Moment transforms business through design, encouraging organizations to change the way they consider and create digital products.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations. "
target: Moment
Moment is a New York-based design and strategy firm founded in 2002. They transform business through design, encouraging organizations to change the way they consider and create digital products.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BusinessWire

MoviePass, acquired MovieFone

synopsis: MoviePass Inc. has acquired Moviefone, an entertainment service that provides over 6 million monthly unique visitors full access to the entertainment ecosystem. Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more.
buyer parent: Helios and Matheson
buyer: MoviePass
MoviePass Inc. is a technology company dedicated to enhancing the exploration of cinema. As the nation's premier movie-theater subscription service, MoviePass provides film enthusiasts the ability to attend up to one movie per day for a low subscription price. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: MovieFone
Moviefone delivers the best in entertainment, including movie show times and tickets, trailers, TV schedules, streaming information, cast and crew interviews, photo galleries and more. Moviefone’s editorial coverage includes up-to-date entertainment news, trailers and clips.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

SSENSE, acquired Polyvore

synopsis: Polyvore, the community-powered shopping website, has been acquired by SSENSE, a global fashion platform. Polyvore is a leading social shopping site with millions of users participating in making and sharing virtual mood boards and digital collages of their favorite fashion items from across the web.
buyer: SSENSE
Based in Canada, SSENSE is a global fashion platform. SSENSE sells products from a wide array of indie, luxury and streetwear designers, and produces its own original, high-quality editorial content. SSENSE provides exclusive original content and a curated selection of over 400 fashion designers. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Polyvore
Polyvore is a community-powered social shopping website. Polyvore has millions of users participating in making and sharing virtual mood boards and digital collages of their favorite fashion items from across the web. Users of Polyvore are empowered to create, share, discover and shop.
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announced 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oath Inc., will acquire Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Seven West Media (SWM) has announced that Oath Inc. is to take full control of Yahoo7 by acquiring SWM’s 50 percent stake in the business. Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Oath Inc.
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. They reach one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of media and technology brands. Oath brands include Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, Engadget, TechCrunch, Tumblr, MAKERS and the Build Series. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd.
Yahoo7 is a premium media and publishing company in the ANZ market, which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month. Yahoo7 aims to bring all the best articles in news, entertainment and lifestyle in the one place.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Verizon Telematics Inc., acquired Movildata Internacional Sociedad Limitada

synopsis: Verizon Telematics, a provider of next generation connected services in vehicles, assets, and wearable devices, has acquired Movildata Internacional, a Spain-based provider of commercial fleet management solutions. Movildata's mission is to provide the data and tools necessary for the optimization and efficient management of mobility resources.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Telematics Inc.
Verizon Telematics is a provider of next generation connected services in vehicles, assets, and wearable devices. Their full suite of solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, smarter, more efficient and more compliant. "
target: Movildata Internacional Sociedad Limitada
Movildata Internacional is a Spain-based provider of commercial fleet management solutions. Movildata specializes in localization systems, fleet management and mobile assets. Their mission is to provide the data and tools necessary for the optimization and efficient management of mobility resources.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Niddel

synopsis: Adding to its portfolio of managed security detection and response services for enterprise customers, Verizon acquired privately held Niddel Corp., a company offering machine-learning-based automated threat hunting.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Niddel
Niddel revolutionizes the Threat Hunting landscape by introducing Magnet, the first Autonomous Threat Hunting System that automates the way human analysts would hunt for compromised or infected machines in a network.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired Skyward

synopsis: Verizon, America's most reliable wireless network, announced it has acquired Skyward, a drone operations and management company based out of Portland, Oregon. The Skyward platform connects all the people, projects, and equipment involved in a drone program into one efficient workflow.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Skyward
The Skyward platform connects all the people, projects, and equipment involved in a drone program into one efficient workflow. Companies and fleet operators configure Skyward to meet their business requirements in order to scale faster and easily manage complex processes.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verizon Communications, acquired SocialRadar, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has acquired SocialRadar. Using street-level imagery, some human interaction and proprietary algorithms, SocialRadar can pinpoint exactly where a business is located.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: SocialRadar, Inc.
SocialRadar is building technology that gives users real-time information and location insights on the people and places around them. SocialRadar’s LocationKit enables developers to dramatically improve location inside of their mobile applications through a free SDK.
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closed 10/26/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Vessel

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the technology and software that underlies Vessel's online video subscription service, which provides early access to videos from online video stars. Vessel has developed smart video platforms that provide experiences that match viewer demand.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. operates America's most reliable wireless network. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. "
target: Vessel
Vessel, headquartered in San Francisco, is an online short-form video subscription platform. The service launched in 2015 and has paying subscribers in 155 countries, providing early exclusive access to digitally native video.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, will acquire Sensity

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc. announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Sensity Systems Inc., a private company based in Sunnyvale, California. Sensity is a leading provider of internet of things (IoT) solutions for smart communities with a strong ecosystem of partners.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premiere all-fiber network. "
target: Sensity
Sensity Systems uses energy-efficient LED lighting as the foundation for its IoT platform for Smart Cities. The company enables light owners to capitalize on the LED conversion process by embedding networking technology within both retrofit and new LED luminaires.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Communications, acquired FleetMatics, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., America's most reliable wireless network, has acquired Fleetmatics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile workforce management solutions. Their solution enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 112 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide."
target: FleetMatics, Inc. (FLTX:$320.40)
Fleetmatics is a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service. Their solution enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,350 [$2,183]
rev ($mm)
$311
EBITDA ($mm)
$66
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
32.9x
closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

AOL Inc., acquired Yahoo! Inc.

synopsis: Verizon Communications Inc., a company that that offers wireless telecommunications products and services, has completed its acquisition of the operating business of Yahoo! Inc., known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services. Verizon has combined these assets with its existing AOL business.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company with a mission to connect consumers and creators through open marketplaces. AOL uses data to disrupt content production, distribution and monetization. The company connects publishers with advertisers across its global, programmatic platforms. "
target: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe.
price ($mm)
$4,826
rev ($mm)
$4,894
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
31.9x
closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Voyager Internet Ltd, acquired HD Net Limited

synopsis: Local New Zealand internet service provider Voyager Internet has completed its acquisition of HD Net, one of New Zealand’s leading privately owned and operated ISPs specialising in Internet Services, Telecommunications, Cloud and Datacentre Services.
buyer: Voyager Internet Ltd
Voyager are broadband and communication specialists. Proudly New Zealand owned, they keep Kiwis online at home and at work with their supersonic broadband speeds. They enable businesses to grow with their smart IT business solutions, from simple phone plans to website hosting and domain names. "
target: HD Net Limited
HD is one of New Zealand’s leading privately owned and operated ISPs specialising in Internet Services, Telecommunications, Cloud and Datacentre Services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/6/2013 via PR Newswire

iTalk Inc., acquired My800online, Inc.

synopsis: iTalk Inc., a global provider of advanced communications and mobile broadband services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of My800online, Inc., an established global residential and business toll-free telephone service provider.
buyer: iTalk Inc. (TALK:$0.00)
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities. "
target: My800online, Inc.
Established in 2005, My800online delivers the highest quality toll-free service with unmatched features to consumers and businesses worldwide with the convenience of routing calls to any landline or mobile phone anywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2012 via Company Press Release

Aurelius AG, acquired Getronics NV

synopsis: AURELIUS acquired 70 percent of Getronics Europe/APAC's operating units in May 2012. Getronics is a leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology services and solutions.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
The Aurelius Group specializes in acquiring companies with development potential and providing them with operational support. With respect to the acquisition of subsidiaries, AURELIUS strives to identify, analyze, develop and exploit all available opportunities in the market. "
target parent: KPN Telecom
target: Getronics NV
Getronics is a leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology services and solutions. Getronics helps organisations by providing them with the ability to share information and to work together efficiently, securely and effectively, wherever and whenever they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$617
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Communications Company, Inc. merged with Time Warner Cable Inc.,

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Insight Communications Company, Inc. Insight offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. "
target: Insight Communications Company, Inc.
Insight Communications Company offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers and delivers cn|2, a new kind of news and information network, to all of its Kentucky and Indiana customers.
price ($mm)
$2,900
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
$369
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
closed 3/15/2010 via PR Newswire

VoIP Innovations, Inc., acquired VoIPstreet

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-based VoIP providers, VoIPstreet and VoIP Innovations, have come together to create an all-in-one VoIP solutions provider that offers both retail and wholesale VoIP services and boasts one of the nation's largest networks.
buyer: VoIP Innovations, Inc.
VoIP Innovations, a wholesale Voice-over-Internet-Protocol provider with more than 20 years in the industry, offers U.S. and toll-free inbound calling and U.S. and International outbound to VoIP service providers. "
target: VoIPstreet
VoIP Street focuses on a superior customer service experience and a quality infrastructure to provide the best possible voice quality for you and your customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

green.ch, acquired Genotec AG

synopsis: Swiss ISP and data centre operator Green.ch has acquired 100 percent of Swiss hosting provider Genotec. Genotec Ltd. is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Provider in Switzerland.
buyer: green.ch
green.ch was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading ICT service providers in Switzerland. The company offers high-quality products and services, both nationally and internationally. "
target: Genotec AG
Genotec is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Providers in Switzerland.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Time Warner Cable Inc., purchased Cable Systems from NewWave Communications

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of cable systems from NewWave Communications, provider of communications services such as high-speed data, cable television and telephone to smaller, non-urban communities in the Midwest.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable Inc. is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 14 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. "
seller: NewWave Communications
NewWave Communications provides cable television, Internet, and digital telephone services. It offers cable television services by providing digital movie, music, news, sports, local, and pay-per-view channels, as well as HDTV and digital video recorder solutions.
price ($mm)
$259
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Betterware de Mexico, acquired GuruComm

synopsis: Betterware de México S.A.B. de C.V., the leading direct-to-consumer company in Mexico that focuses on the home organization and solutions segment with a two-tier distribution model, announced that it acquired 60% of GurúComm, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator and Communications Software developer.
buyer: Betterware de Mexico (BWMX:$351.86)
Betterware de Mexico are the leading Mexican company in wholesale home solutions. They bring harmony to Mexican homes with products and opportunities that solve the day-to-day lives of millions of people. "
target: GuruComm
GuruComm, based in Mexico, is the first smart phone line that records and transcribes calls, understands the conversations with their customer's clients, analyzes the topics and integrates functionalities so that they give a better service, make their team more productive and win more clients.
price ($mm)
$2.19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Twilio, acquired ValueFirst

synopsis: ValueFirst, an enterprise communication platform company that connects businesses with their consumers, has been acquired by Twilio, a leading cloud communications and customer engagement platform.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$2,547.18)
Twilio powers the future of business communications and is used by millions of developers. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use. "
target: ValueFirst
Founded in 2003, ValueFirst is an enterprise communication platform company that connects businesses with their consumers. They enable intelligent conversations across telecom and internet channels through their communication platforming enabling circa 4 Billion interactions a month.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired DeepAffects

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a leading conversational intelligence pioneer that uses artificial intelligence to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone™, customer engagement, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces. "
target: DeepAffects
DeepAffects is a cloud-based conversation intelligence platform driven by AI, for the enterprise to quickly integrate secure, scalable & highly accurate speaker identification, diarization, emotion recognition, and speech enhancement into the voice products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired DeepAffects

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a leading conversational intelligence pioneer that uses artificial intelligence to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone™, customer engagement, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces. "
target: DeepAffects
DeepAffects is a cloud-based conversation intelligence platform driven by AI, for the enterprise to quickly integrate secure, scalable & highly accurate speaker identification, diarization, emotion recognition, and speech enhancement into the voice products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Welltel, acquired Intellicom Ireland

synopsis: Welltel, Ireland’s fastest-growing communications and IT company, announces that it has acquired Intellicom, an Irish company that develops and supplies telecommunications and UC (unified communications) and contact centre systems to business customers.
buyer: Welltel
Welltel is a rapidly growing communications company, currently employing 70 people and providing managed services to over 3,000 business customers in Ireland and internationally. "
target: Intellicom Ireland
Intellicom is an Irish company that develops and supplies telecommunications and UC (unified communications) and contact centre systems to business customers. Founded in 2005, Intellicom provides cloud and on-premises telephone, contact centre, direct and through channel partners
price ($mm)
$6.50
rev ($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:$1,362.30)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($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 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 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Arrow Business Communications Limited, acquired Abica

synopsis: Arrow Business Communications has acquired Abica and its subsidiary PCR IT to extend its telecoms and IT services offering. The acquired firms have offices in Glasgow, further expanding Arrow’s presence in Scotland.
buyer: Arrow Business Communications Limited
Based In the UK, Arrow specializes in telephony, data, IT and energy solutions for businesses. It offers a diverse product range including hosted telephony and mobiles through to mobile device management, telephone systems, IT services, voice and data connectivity. "
target: Abica
UK-based Abica have a range of innovative business broadband, mobile & telecoms products to suit businesses of all sizes. They offer solutions around connectivity, mobility, IoT and unified communications for both private and public sector organizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Artilium Plc, acquired interactive digital media GmbH

synopsis: Belgian telecoms service provider Artilium announced it has acquired Interactive Digital Media (IDM), a Germany-based provider of cloud communications services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
buyer: Artilium Plc (AIM:ARTA:$12.84)
Artilium is a leading Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) through its own state of the art Cloud platform. They provide a fully branded mobile offering complete with sim cards and a control panel. "
target: interactive digital media GmbH
Interactive Digital Media GmbH (IDM) specializes in worldwide SMS transmission, mobile and telecommunication services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
price ($mm)
$4.25
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA

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2020
rev ($mm)
$15.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
56
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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: OB:PEXIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pexip AS
Pexip is a video communication platform that empowers and connects people across borders, business and technologies. Their scalable platform enables high-quality video meetings, with enterprise-grade security, and is easily adapted to fit customers’ IT requirements and existing infrastructure.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$88.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
451
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$302.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.43
EBIT ($mm)
$16.09
Net Income ($mm)
$10.21
Employees
656
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: QUMU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qumu, Inc.
Qumu, Inc.
Qumu Corporation provides the tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, distribute and measure the success of their videos. Qumu's innovative solutions release the power in video to engage and empower employees, partners and clients.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$24.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
105
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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)
$1,362.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$136.32
EBIT ($mm)
$81.04
Net Income ($mm)
$57.33
Employees
1716
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Ticker: VG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vonage Holdings Corporation
Vonage Holdings Corporation
Vonage is a cloud communications provider. Vonage also provides Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) solutions as part of the Vonage Communications Platform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,295.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$127.14
EBIT ($mm)
$37.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2198
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FSLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastly
Fastly
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$246.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($52.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
717
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Ticker: T
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT&T
AT&T
AT&T Inc. is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It consists of four businesses: WarnerMedia, AT&T Communications, AT&T Latin America, and Xandr.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$176,015.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$52,796.00
EBIT ($mm)
$30,700.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
230760
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Ticker: VZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company that operates 4G LTE and 3G networks as well as provides information and entertainment services. The company serves customers by delivering broadband and other wireline and wireless communication innovations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$129,549.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$48,435.00
EBIT ($mm)
$31,691.00
Net Income ($mm)
$18,890.00
Employees
132200
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Ticker: TSE:9432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is the world's largest global IT and telecommunications services company and is ranked 29th on Fortune's Global 500 list. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation focuses on innovation in the cloud, mobility, network and communications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$109,737.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$29,092.90
EBIT ($mm)
$15,356.26
Net Income ($mm)
$8,417.61
Employees
319039
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Ticker: DB:DTE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies. They provide fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology solutions for business and corporate customers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$89,242.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,057.99
EBIT ($mm)
$11,272.95
Net Income ($mm)
$2,321.99
Employees
214609
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Ticker: TMUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Mobile US, Inc.
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$79,674.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,814.00
EBIT ($mm)
$10,084.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,352.00
Employees
75000
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Ticker: TSE:9984
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Softbank Corporation
Softbank Corporation
The SoftBank Group comprises SoftBank Corp. and its subsidiaries and associates that offer a range of mobile communications, fixed-line communications and Internet services around the world. Maximizing synergies across its Group companies, SoftBank aspires to realize lifestyle innovation through IT.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58,275.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,906.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,232.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
80909
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Ticker: BME:TEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telefonica S.A.
Telefonica S.A.
Telefonica is a world-leading operator and digital telco, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions for 320+ million users across Europe and Latin America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$51,953.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.86
EBIT ($mm)
$6,149.75
Net Income ($mm)
$2,494.25
Employees
112543
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ORA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orange S.A.
Orange S.A.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$51,416.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,530.11
EBIT ($mm)
$6,815.70
Net Income ($mm)
$3,506.60
Employees
135619
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Ticker: CHTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter Spectrum TV® video entertainment programming,
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$46,296.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,808.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,935.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,811.00
Employees
95100
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Ticker: TSE:9433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation are Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer and a Global Fortune 500 company providing their international customer base with data centers, networks, content delivery, system integration, and more around the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$43,688.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.11
EBIT ($mm)
$8,274.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4,940.96
Employees
35032
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Ticker: BT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BT Group plc
BT Group plc
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$28,856.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,015.43
EBIT ($mm)
$4,381.59
Net Income ($mm)
$2,545.31
Employees
106700
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Ticker: CTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink, Inc.
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,821.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,216.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,285.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
43000
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Ticker: TWC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is a provider of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, Time Warner Cable Media offers innovative advertising solutions.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$22,120.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,980.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,699.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,954.00
Employees
50625
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Ticker: KOSE:A030200
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KT Corporation
KT Corporation
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$20,857.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,932.94
EBIT ($mm)
$1,090.50
Net Income ($mm)
$362.27
Employees
23371
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Ticker: BIT:TIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia
Telecom Italia offers infrastructures and technological platforms on which voice and data become advanced telecommunications services and leading-edge ICT solutions and tools for development for the Group itself and for the entire nation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$19,538.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,947.43
EBIT ($mm)
$3,382.55
Net Income ($mm)
$1,466.44
Employees
54965
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