Like GlobalSCAPE, Inc.

announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. will be merged with HelpSystems, LLC,

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data, has signed a definitive merger agreement with HelpSystems, LLC. The combined company would focus on providing the most comprehensive collection of trusted security and automation solutions to customers worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE is a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data. GlobalSCAPE's data exchange and integration software and cloud services are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, as well as small and medium enterprises.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$219]
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$41
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$17
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Backup ONE AG, acquired FileSync GmbH

synopsis: Switzerland-based Backup ONE acquires FileSync as a 100% subsidiary. FileSync GmbH, also a Bernese company, has been successfully operating cloud storage for customers from the entire DACH region since 2012. Both Backup ONE and FileSync have been able to show constant growth since its inception.
buyer: Backup ONE AG
Backup ONE AG offers military-standard secure, flexible and easy-to-use backup solutions for home users and businesses. All backup data and metadata are stored exclusively in highly secure Tier IV data centers in Switzerland. "
target: FileSync GmbH
FileSync GmbH, a Bern, Switzerland-based company, has been successfully operating cloud storage for customers from the entire DACH region since 2012. With FileSync, its client's data is always secure, available, and up-to-date. FileSync is available for desktops and mobile devices.
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closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

Amwest Imaging Incorporated, acquired LokDrop

synopsis: Amwest Imaging Incorporated, a development stage company, has acquired LokDrop, a virtual Cloud based 256 bit key secured digital safe deposit box where users can access, store, share, transfer and backup digital information in an ultra secure Cloud based, private and encrypted location.
buyer: Amwest Imaging Incorporated (AMWI:$0.00)
Amwest Imaging Incorporated, a development stage company, focuses on helping companies become efficient through digital conversion and indexing of documentation. "
target: LokDrop
LokDrop is a virtual Cloud based 256 bit key secured digital safe deposit box where users can access, store, share, transfer and backup digital information in an ultra secure Cloud based, private and encrypted location.
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closed 12/2/2011 via BusinessWire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc., acquired TappIn, Inc.

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a leading developer of secure information exchange solutions for businesses and consumers, announced that the company has expanded its capabilities by acquiring privately-held, Seattle-based mobile file sharing innovator TappIn, Inc., formerly known as HomePipe Networks, Inc.
buyer: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
San Antonio, Texas-based GlobalSCAPE, Inc. is a leading provider of software and services that enable its customers to exchange information quickly, securely, and reliably. GlobalSCAPE helps businesses and consumers facilitate cost-effective secure information exchange. "
target: TappIn, Inc.
TappIn, Inc., formerly HomePipe, allows users to“Tapp In” to their files, stored in multiple locations, using any web browser and most Internet-enabled mobile devices. TappIn removes the need for uploading, syncing, or paying for additional cloud storage.
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announced 6/11/2010 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., will acquire humyo

synopsis: Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, announced a definitive agreement to purchase online storage and data synchronization company humyo, based in Leeds, UK. humyo has established itself as a leading online storage provider with its easy-to-use, yet technically powerful solutions.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. Trend Micro's flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. "
target: humyo
humyo is a online storage service which enables users to backup and sync their data over multiple devices, access it from anywhere and share it with friends and co-workers. Customers can download a client, which synchronizes files across all their computers and enables access to humyo.
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closed 7/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

thedocyard, acquired LockBox Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: thedocyard, a global leader in end-to-end transaction management solutions, has acquired LockBox Technologies, an Australian cybersecurity software development company specialising in encrypted storage technology. LockBox's products include a SaaS solution for secure board meeting preparation and a mobile app for securely storing personal data.
buyer: thedocyard (ASX:TDY:$0.49)
thedocyard is a global leader in end-to-end transaction management solutions. thedocyard offers a cloud-based deal management platform that can manage the entire lifecycle of any corporate or commercial transaction. The platform enables advisers to run and execute every stage of a deal in one place."
target: LockBox Technologies Pty Ltd
LockBox Technologies is an Australian cybersecurity software development company specialising in end-to-end encrypted storage technology. LockBox's Athena Board is a SaaS solution for secure board meeting preparation. Their LockPass mobile app allows users to securely store their personal data.
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announced 9/20/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Registered Express Corporation, will acquire TranzFile Corporation

synopsis: Registered Express Corporation announced an agreement to acquire TranzFile Corporation. TranzFile's proprietary "shadow technology" complements Registered Express's system and network and will be integrated into its processes, creating a next level for security, storage and delivery of valued digital content and its accountability.
buyer: Registered Express Corporation (RGTX:$0.00)
Registered Express Corporation is in the principal business of marketing and deploying a registered system for the secure and verifiable delivery of electronic documents. Registered Express™ is designed as an easy-to-use, web-based service. "
target: TranzFile Corporation
TranzFile™ is a utility software application that allows users to securely store, protect, and deliver digital assets. This application is based on TranzFile's™ "shadow technology" that operates independently in the background of consumer and business online services.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

AuthenTec, Inc., acquired Proxure, Inc.

synopsis: AuthenTec, a leading provider of mobile and network security, announced that it has acquired the assets of Proxure, Inc., a provider of syncing and cloud-based storage services for PCs and mobile devices. AuthenTec has acquired all of the assets of Proxure, including all software products and intellectual property.
buyer: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure networking, content and data protection, access control and strong fingerprint security on PCs and mobile devices. "
target: Proxure, Inc.
Proxure, Inc. is a provider of syncing and cloud-based storage services for PCs and mobile devices. Proxure was founded in 2005 by consumer software experts from Roxio, Sonic, and VERITAS.
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$0.44
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closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Data Haven Limited

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of cloud-based services for businesses, announced that it has acquired Data Haven Limited, an Ireland-based provider of online data backup services for businesses. Customers can easily tell Data Haven what they want to back up and how often to back up the data.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,653.44)
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 more than 4,300 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Data Haven Limited
Data Haven Limited is an Ireland-based provider of online data backup services for businesses. Customers can tell Data Haven what they want to back up and how often to back up the data.
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announced 4/28/2010 via Company Press Release

HP, will acquire Palm, Inc.

synopsis: HP and Palm, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase Palm, a provider of smartphones powered by the Palm webOS mobile operating system, at a price of $5.70 per share of Palm common stock in cash or an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$62,070.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems."
target: Palm, Inc.
Palm, Inc. creates intuitive and powerful mobile experiences that enable consumers and businesses to connect to their information in more useful and usable ways. The company’s groundbreaking Palm webOS platform is designed exclusively for mobile application.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,401 [$1,200]
rev ($mm)
$1,071
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EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired Piriform

synopsis: Avast, the global leader in digital security products, announced that it has acquired Piriform, the leading provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, speeds up PCs and smartphones by intelligently removing junk and improving the performance of computers and phones.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$892.90)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: Piriform
Piriform is the leading provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, speeds up PCs and smartphones by intelligently removing junk and improving the performance of computers and phones.
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closed 9/11/2014 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Movirtu

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Movirtu
Movirtu is a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
price ($mm)
$33
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announced 1/12/2012 via PE Hub

DeskStream Inc., will acquire WorldDesk Ltd.

synopsis: DeskStream Inc., a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualisation software space, WorldDesk Ltd.
buyer: DeskStream Inc.
DeskStream Inc. is a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software. It has developed the Dynamic Virtual Desktop (DVD) platform, the next-generation user-centric desktop virtualization platform. The DVD platform is highly scalable and simple to manage. "
target: WorldDesk Ltd.
Founded in 2010, WorldDesk Ltd. is a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualization software space. With WorldDesk's products, your entire desktop experience can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, on any device.
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closed 7/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Awareness Technologies, acquired LegiTime Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Awareness Technologies, the makers of InterGuard – the only SaaS-based Unified Insider Threat Protection Platform, announced that it has acquired LegiTime, a mobile technology company. LegiTime's technology extends Awareness clients' ability to monitor and block transmission of confidential data to smartphones.
buyer: Awareness Technologies
Awareness Technologies is a privately-held security software company. It was originally founded to provide software tools for national intelligence agencies, but shifted its focus five years ago to building the most practical and powerful security software for businesses and consumers. "
target: LegiTime Technologies, Inc.
LegiTime is a mobile technology company that improves clients' ability to monitor and block transmission of confidential data to smartphones.
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closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Emsi Software GmbH, purchased Online Armor Firewall Software from Tall Emu

synopsis: Emsisoft, an anti-malware software developer, has completely acquire the Online Armor Firewall software from Tall Emu, including the Online Armor development team.
buyer: Emsi Software GmbH
Emsisoft's aim is to produce and sell the best antivirus software for home and business use. The rapidly growing company is a leading European supplier of behavior-based technology for detecting malicious code such as viruses, trojans, spyware, keyloggers and other malware. "
seller: Tall Emu
Founded in 2001, Tall Emu Pty is committed to delivering and supporting high-quality, easy to use software solutions. The company's products are Online Armor Personal Firewall, Tall Emu CRM and many other bespoke unbranded solutions for private enterprise.
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announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BabbleLabs

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held BabbleLabs, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA. BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: BabbleLabs
BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

MobileMonkey, acquired ChattyPeople

synopsis: MobileMonkey, a Facebook Messenger marketing platform, has acquired Chattypeople, an AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. Chattypeople enables users to create, test, deploy, measure, and manage their bots and create personalized experiences within a messaging platform.
buyer: MobileMonkey
MobileMonkey is a Facebook Messenger marketing platform. They connect customers with companies and make it easy to build chatbots and execute marketing automations without a line of code. Users can do chat blasting, drip campaigns, and list building in Messenger with powerful chatbot building tools."
target: ChattyPeople
Chattypeople is the ultimate AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. It enables users to create, test, deploy, measure and manage their bots creating personalized, native conversational experience within the messaging app of choice.
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closed 3/24/2015 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SugarSync, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced the acquisition of the online file backup, synchronization, and sharing assets of SugarSync, Inc., of San Mateo, California. SugarSync allows users to back up, access, sync and share all of their documents, photos, music and movies across multiple computers and mobile devices.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,653.44)
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: SugarSync, Inc.
SugarSync is a powerful sync and online backup software+service that offers always-connected consumers and busy professionals a powerful way to access all their files on-the-go, instantly and securely from any Mac, PC or mobile device.
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closed 11/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Asurion Corporation, acquired Soluto

synopsis: Asurion, the global leader in technology protection solutions, took another step forward in its development of advanced support service capabilities by completing the acquisition of Soluto. The award-winning software and services provider is used by millions of people who want the best experience when using their PCs, tablets and smartphones.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Asurion Corporation
Asurion, LLC is an insurance company that provides mobile protection to millions of customers worldwide. International Headquarters is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Asurion provides more than 70 million consumers worldwide with device replacement. "
target: Soluto
Soluto is a privately-held company, offers an innovative platform for managing technology. With more than 3M downloads and 15M user actions in the past five years, the company has been recognized as a leader in delivering customer-friendly technology support solutions.
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$130
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closed 2/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Critical Path, Inc., acquired Laszlo Systems Inc.

synopsis: Critical Path, Inc. has acquired Laszlo Systems Inc., creators of the award-winning WebtopTM application. The addition of Webtop will enable Critical Path to deliver a unified application platform integrating a wide range of messaging, IM, voice, video, media and social services for the business and consumer markets.
buyer: Critical Path, Inc.
Critical Path's extensive portfolio of applications and services are delivered to leading service providers, under the Memova® brand for white-label applications, to enable people to communicate, connect, share and organize while providing industry-leading safety and assurance. "
target: Laszlo Systems Inc.
Laszlo Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of Rich Unified Internet Applications. Its web-based platform merges email, voice and messaging with social networking and other applications to deliver an integrated communications and real-time collaboration experience.
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announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. will be merged with HelpSystems, LLC,

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data, has signed a definitive merger agreement with HelpSystems, LLC. The combined company would focus on providing the most comprehensive collection of trusted security and automation solutions to customers worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE is a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data. GlobalSCAPE's data exchange and integration software and cloud services are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, as well as small and medium enterprises.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$219]
rev ($mm)
$41
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$17
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13.5x
closed 12/2/2011 via BusinessWire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc., acquired TappIn, Inc.

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a leading developer of secure information exchange solutions for businesses and consumers, announced that the company has expanded its capabilities by acquiring privately-held, Seattle-based mobile file sharing innovator TappIn, Inc., formerly known as HomePipe Networks, Inc.
buyer: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
San Antonio, Texas-based GlobalSCAPE, Inc. is a leading provider of software and services that enable its customers to exchange information quickly, securely, and reliably. GlobalSCAPE helps businesses and consumers facilitate cost-effective secure information exchange. "
target: TappIn, Inc.
TappIn, Inc., formerly HomePipe, allows users to“Tapp In” to their files, stored in multiple locations, using any web browser and most Internet-enabled mobile devices. TappIn removes the need for uploading, syncing, or paying for additional cloud storage.
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$9.00
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

GlobalScape, acquired Availl, Inc

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a leading provider of secure file transport products, has acquired 100% of the stock of privately held Availl, Inc., a leading provider of Wide-Area File System, collaboration and continuous data protection products.
buyer: GlobalScape (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE provides secure file management software that enables companies to safely send data over the Internet. GlobalSCAPE’s products guarantee the privacy of critical information such as the transfer of financial data, medical records, customer files, intellectual property, sensitive documents."
target: Availl, Inc
Based in Andover, Mass., Availl is the market leader in real time wide area file systems (WAFS) and Continuous Data Protection software.
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closed 5/13/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Agari Data, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Agari, a recognized leader in enterprise solutions protecting against advanced email threats, to enhance its data security suite. Agari's solutions detect, defend against, and respond to email attacks by using massive data sets, data science, and the power of cloud computing.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Agari Data, Inc.
Agari is a provider of enterprise solutions that protect against advanced email threats. Using applied data science and a diverse set of signals, Agari protects the workforce from inbound business email compromise, supply chain fraud, spear phishing, and account takeover-based attacks.
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closed 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Beyond Security

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Beyond Security, a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated tools enable businesses to accurately manage security weaknesses in their networks, apps, and networked software.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Beyond Security
Beyond Security is a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated, accurate and simple tools enable businesses to accurately assess and manage security weaknesses in their networks, applications, industrial systems, and networked software.
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closed 2/3/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Defense

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Digital Defense, a leading provider of vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions. Digital Defense offers SaaS solutions that deliver consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing results.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Digital Defense
Digital Defense is a leading provider of vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions. Digital Defense helps organizations across numerous industries safeguard sensitive data. Their SaaS solutions deliver consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing results.
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closed 1/4/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired FileCatalyst

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired FileCatalyst, a leading accelerated file transfer solution in Canada. FileCatalyst provides software-based solutions designed to accelerate and optimize file transfers across global networks.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: FileCatalyst
FileCatalyst is a leading accelerated file transfer solution in Canada. FileCatalyst provides software-based solutions designed to accelerate and optimize file transfers across global networks. They enable companies to securely send files of any size or format at full line speed.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Vera

synopsis: HelpSystems has announced the acquisition of Vera, a leading cloud-based data protection solution provider. Vera empowers customers in financial services, manufacturing, media & entertainment, and other industries to achieve the fine balance between strong security and productive collaboration.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Vera
Vera is a data security company enabling businesses of all sizes to secure, track and share any kind of data, no matter where it’s stored or located. Vera's data-centric security solution enables employees to collaborate freely while ensuring a high level of security, visibility, and control.
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announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. will be merged with HelpSystems, LLC,

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data, has signed a definitive merger agreement with HelpSystems, LLC. The combined company would focus on providing the most comprehensive collection of trusted security and automation solutions to customers worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE is a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data. GlobalSCAPE's data exchange and integration software and cloud services are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, as well as small and medium enterprises.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$219]
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$41
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$17
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Boldon James Limited

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in the UK, Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging. The addition to HelpSystems' security portfolio establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: QinetiQ
target: Boldon James Limited
UK-based Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging. The company's solutions integrate with powerful data security and governance ecosystems to enable customers to effectively manage data, streamline operations, and proactively respond to regulatory change.
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$37
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closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Clearswift Ltd.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a developer of IT management software, has acquired Clearswift, a UK-based content threat protection software company. Clearswift’s deep content inspection capability enables information to be scanned as it enters or leaves the organization, allowing sensitive data to be securely transmitted via email or other web-based methods.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. The company's software secures IT environments, monitors and automates processes, and provides easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: RUAG Holding
target: Clearswift Ltd.
UK-based Clearswift provides advanced content threat protection and the highest level of defense against breaches through digital communication channels. Their technology supports an adaptive data loss prevention solution, allowing for visibility and the control of sensitive information flow.
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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Core Security

synopsis: HelpSystems announced it has acquired the Core Security assets from SecureAuth. The assets acquired from SecureAuth are industry-leading solutions for identity governance and administration, penetration testing, threat detection, and vulnerability management.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: SecureAuth Corporation
target: Core Security
Core Security offers enterprises leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that enable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. Their approach to security enables customers to manage access and identify vulnerabilities.
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closed 11/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired JAMS Software

synopsis: HelpSystems announced that it has acquired MVP Systems Software. Founded in 1985, MVP Systems Software develops enterprise job scheduling and workload automation solutions for the world’s most critical IT infrastructures. MVP’s flagship product JAMS is used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target: JAMS Software
Founded in 1985, MVP Systems Software develops enterprise job scheduling and workload automation solutions for the world’s most critical IT infrastructures. MVP’s flagship product JAMS is used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Midrange Performance Group

synopsis: HelpSystems announced that it has acquired Midrange Performance Group (MPG), a company whose solutions enable organizations to optimize their IT environments. Midrange Performance Group (MPG) specializes in performance management and capacity planning software for IBM Power systems including IBM i, Linux AIX operating systems.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target: Midrange Performance Group
Midrange Performance Group (MPG) specializes in performance management and capacity planning software for IBM Power systems including IBM i, Linux AIX operating systems. Midrange Performance Group is based out of Boulder, Colorado, and was founded in 1990.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/26/2018 via PE Hub

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: HGGC has agreed to recapitalize Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based HelpSystems, a provider of IT operations management, security, and analytics solutions. HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a leading middle-market private equity firm with $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Based in Palos Alto, Calif., HGGC is distinguished by its “Advantaged Investing” model that enables the firm to source and acquire scalable businesses at attractive multiples. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Fox Technologies Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems announced that it has acquired Fox Technologies, a solution provider in the cybersecurity industry since 2001, from Parallax Capital Partners. Fox Technologies solutions help organizations tighten security by centralizing Linux and Unix identity and access management.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: Fox Technologies Inc.
Fox Technologies is a global security company that helps organizations centralize Linux and Unix access management for cloud, on-premise, or hybrid IT environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired TeamQuest Corporation

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions, has acquired TeamQuest, the global leader in IT Service Optimization (ITSO) software.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. Their software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: TeamQuest Corporation
TeamQuest Corporation is the global leader in IT Service Optimization (ITSO) software, specializing in Infrastructure Monitoring, Capacity Planning and Capacity Management, and Business Value Dashboards.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2016 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Linoma Software

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Linoma Software, whose secure managed file transfer (MFT) and data encryption products have propelled exciting growth. The acquisition broadens the HelpSystems security portfolio with solutions that fit specific needs and run on major operating systems.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need. "
target: Linoma Software
Linoma Software Inc. provides technologies for protecting sensitive data and automating data movement for Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, and government entities worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/25/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Tango/04 Computing Group

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Tango/04 Computing Group, which has built a strong presence in Europe and Latin America providing IT monitoring solutions to hundreds of customers. As part of the acquisition, HelpSystems gains expertise, resources and offices in Spain and Argentina.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need. "
target: Tango/04 Computing Group
Tango/04 Computing Group is one of the leading companies in the development of corporate monitoring software that helps companies to operate fluidly, without interruptions, in a safe environment and with full visibility.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/12/2015 via Company Press Release

H.I.G. Capital, Split Rock Partners, acquired HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that its affiliate, along with Split Rock Partners, has closed the acquisition of HelpSystems, LLC. HelpSystems is a leading provider of system & network management, business intelligence, and security & compliance solutions.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Split Rock Partners
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. Split Rock Partners, with offices in Minneapolis and San Francisco, invests in leading software and Internet services companies. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2015 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired SkyView Partners Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security solutions announced the acquisition of SkyView Partners, Inc., a company that develops security administration and compliance software.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: SkyView Partners Inc.
SkyView Partners Inc. develops security administration and compliance software. The company is based in Issaquah, Washington.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/8/2015 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Halcyon Software, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems management, business intelligence, and security solutions, announced the acquisition of Halcyon Software. Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: Halcyon Software, Inc.
Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2021 via PR Newswire

STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc. merged with Netwrix,

synopsis: Stealthbits, a cybersecurity leader that protects sensitive data and credentials from attackers, has merged with Netwrix. The combined entity will continue to offer its portfolio of over a half dozen security solutions aimed at identifying and detecting data security risk as well as protecting, responding, and recovering from cybersecurity attacks.
buyer: Netwrix
Netwrix makes data security easy, thereby simplifying how professionals can control sensitive, regulated, and business-critical data, regardless of where it resides. The company's solutions secure sensitive data, prove compliance, increase the productivity of IT teams, and more. "
target: STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc.
Stealthbits is a customer-driven cybersecurity software company focused on protecting an organization's sensitive data. By removing inappropriate data access, enforcing security policy, and detecting advanced threats, Stealthbits reduces security risks, fulfill compliance requirements, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 2/26/2018 via PE Hub

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: HGGC has agreed to recapitalize Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based HelpSystems, a provider of IT operations management, security, and analytics solutions. HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a leading middle-market private equity firm with $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Based in Palos Alto, Calif., HGGC is distinguished by its “Advantaged Investing” model that enables the firm to source and acquire scalable businesses at attractive multiples. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2015 via BusinessWire

LANDesk Software, acquired Xtraction Solutions Pty Ltd.

synopsis: LANDESK announced it has acquired Xtraction Solutions, a company that brings business intelligence to IT operations initiatives. This acquisition furthers LANDESK’s vision for user-centered IT service management. Xtraction Solutions allows even non-technical users to quickly visualize the state of their IT environment and make informed decisions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LANDesk Software
LANDesk enables users to be their most productive while helping IT embrace the speed of change. LANDESK provides the integration and automation of IT systems management, endpoint security management, service management, IT asset management, and mobile device management. "
target: Xtraction Solutions Pty Ltd.
Xtraction Solutions provides efficient, self-service status and reporting software for elevated business intelligence and service management. Their visually rich intuitive design is focused on the end-user being able to access and interact with the information with minimal training time or skills.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2015 via Company Press Release

H.I.G. Capital, Split Rock Partners, acquired HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that its affiliate, along with Split Rock Partners, has closed the acquisition of HelpSystems, LLC. HelpSystems is a leading provider of system & network management, business intelligence, and security & compliance solutions.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Split Rock Partners
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. Split Rock Partners, with offices in Minneapolis and San Francisco, invests in leading software and Internet services companies. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/24/2014 via PR Newswire

AlphaPoint Technology, Inc., acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. has acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc., a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliverService via Software (SvS).
buyer: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCPK:APPO:$0.00)
AlphaPoint Technology provides Data Center and IT Asset Management Software. AssetCentral™ is a cutting-edge, easy-to-use, web-based IT Asset Management and Data Center Infrastructure Management solution. "
target: N'compass Solutions, Inc.
N'compass Solutions, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliver Service via Software (SvS).
price ($mm)
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closed 11/2/2010 via

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

synopsis: CA Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Hyperformix, a leading provider of capacity management software for dynamic physical, virtual, and cloud IT infrastructures.
buyer: CA, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. "
target: Hyperformix, Inc.
The integrated suite of solutions for automated capacity management from Hyperformix enables IT organizations to make informed business decisions to predictably, efficiently, and dependably deliver good business outcomes, productivity and growth.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2008 via Market Wire

Versata, Inc., acquired Ecora

synopsis: Versata Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based Ecora Software Corp., a leading provider of automated configuration auditing and compliance reporting solutions.
buyer parent: Trilogy Software, Inc.
buyer: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers. "
target: Ecora
Ecora Software provides configuration audit and compliance reporting solutions to customers worldwide, ensuring their IT infrastructures remain operationally effective, secure and compliant.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,383 [$2,248]
rev ($mm)
$894
EBITDA ($mm)
$177
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, Vector Capital, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc., a provider of simple and innovative IT management solutions, announced that it has cancelled an amendment to its announced merger agreement with affiliates of Insight Venture Partners to provide for the addition of Vector Capital as a member of the buyout group and for an increase in the merger consideration.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
cancelled 3/9/2012 via

Insight Venture Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy Quest Software, a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 4/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Allen Systems Group, Inc., acquired TRILOGexpert Group

synopsis: Allen Systems Group has announced that it has acquired TRILOGexpert Group, a leading provider of performance management solutions in the mainframe space. The combined offering of ASG and TRILOGexpert Group will provide ASG customers a more holistic approach to application management combining two market-leading solutions.
buyer: Allen Systems Group, Inc.
Allen Systems Group provides a full range of practical software solutions that help IT organizations lower costs, save time, and make proactive decisions that drive business success. "
target: TRILOGexpert Group
TRILOGexpert is a leading competence centre for z/OS Application Performance Management. Automated AQM (Application Quality Management) is a solution which automatically identifies a company’s overall optimization potential regarding the performance of all z/OS systems and applications.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Virtual Instruments, acquired Metricly

synopsis: Virtual Instruments, the leader in AIOps for hybrid infrastructure management, announced that it has completed its acquisition of SaaS-based cloud cost, optimization and monitoring service provider Metricly. Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources.
buyer: Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in AIOps for hybrid IT infrastructure management, providing comprehensive infrastructure monitoring and AI-powered analytics for the hybrid data center. "
target: Metricly
Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources. Metricly specializes in full-stack monitoring and optimization of application middleware, containers and microservices in public cloud environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Compuware Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its acquisition of Compuware Corporation. Compuware is the technology performance company that exists solely to help customers optimize the performance of their most important and innovative technologies—those that drive their businesses forward.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo, LLC is a leading private equity investment firm. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, with a particular focus in enterprise and infrastructure software and financial and business services. "
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware Corporation is the technology performance company that provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value, and they exist solely to help their customers optimize the performance of their most important and innovative technologies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,327 [$2,052]
rev ($mm)
$714
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
24.5x
on offer 12/17/2012 via

Elliott Management Corp., offer to acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: Elliott Management Corp. has offered to acquire Compuware Corporation for $11.00 per share in cash, or an aggregate of $2.3 billion. Compuware, the technology performance company, provides IT software, services and best practices to deliver peak performance for technologies worldwide.
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
Elliott Management Corporation is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. "
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,198 [$2,194]*
rev ($mm)
$966
EBITDA ($mm)
$155
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.1x
closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

uXcomm, Inc., acquired Virtugo Software

synopsis: uXcomm, the leading provider of software products that monitor, control and optimize virtual and physical server environments, has acquired the assets of Virtugo Software, a pioneer in performance and service level management tools for virtual environments.
buyer: uXcomm, Inc.
uXcomm is a provider of software products that monitor, control and dynamically optimize virtual and physical server environments. The company's platform unifies virtual and physical environments into a common management framework regardless of the hardware or virtualization technology deployed. "
target: Virtugo Software
Virtugo Software is the leading provider of software technologies for the virtual computing platform. The company’s products enable on demand or utility style computing utilizing server virtualization technology, while increasing hardware utilization.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Planview, acquired Business Engine Corporation

synopsis: Planview, the leading provider of comprehensive portfolio management solutions, has acquired substantially all of the assets of San Francisco-based, Business Engine. Business Engine’s 20-year history and focus in IT portfolio management further strengthens Planview as the clear independent market leader in the IT portfolio management market.
buyer: Planview
Since 1989, Planview has been a market leader and trusted partner in software solutions for high performance IT management, enabling organizations to integrate the decision-making process to improve alignment of IT resources with business strategies. "
target: Business Engine Corporation
Business Engine is a market leader in portfolio management software solutions for IT and R&D organizations. Our solutions provide visibility and control across the entire portfolio and specialize in providing financial transparency into spend and performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 1/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Software, Inc., acquired Versata, Inc.

synopsis: Trilogy, Inc. and Versata, Inc. today jointly announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of Versata at a price of $0.40 net per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on Jan. 17, 2006.
buyer parent: Funk Software, Inc.
buyer: Trilogy Software, Inc.
Trilogy Enterprises, Inc. creates technology-powered business solutions that deliver profitable new customers to companies worldwide. Trilogy, through its affiliates, has enjoyed decades of success by delivering innovative solutions to the world's largest companies. "
target: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, acquired 1E Consulting

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in 1E, a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: 1E Consulting
1E is a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates and integrates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

SolarWinds, will acquire Samanage

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Samanage, a highly reviewed and highly rated IT service desk solution company based in Cary, NC.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$980.95)
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Their products give organizations worldwide size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments in the cloud or in hybrid models. "
target: Samanage
Samanage is the most reviewed and highest rated IT service management solution in the industry, serving thousands of customers around the globe from SMB to enterprise. Deliver faster and smarter services across organizations with Samanage, and get work done in intelligent and productive ways.
price ($mm)[EV]
$350 [$329]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: GCMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geos Communications, Inc.
Geos Communications, Inc.
Geos Communications, Inc. is creating solutions for the rapidly growing global, mobile community. Geos provides products and applications for enterprises, small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and consumers on the go.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.14)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
19
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,623.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,129.00
Net Income ($mm)
$617.00
Employees
2800
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Ticker: NQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of consumer and enterprise mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile's portfolio of offerings includes mobile security and productivity, mobile search, mobile games & advertising applications.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$375.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.65
EBIT ($mm)
($15.87)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.53
Employees
1019
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Ticker: OPMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Options Media Group
Options Media Group
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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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: 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)
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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: TSE:9629
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation develops and sells computer software in Japan. It offers PCA Cloud, a cloud-based service that allows users to access data centers over the Internet and use software that has been installed on rented servers and PCA Dream21, an integrated ERP software package.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$95.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.88
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$6.05
Employees
471
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$78,710.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,011.62
EBIT ($mm)
$20,392.54
Net Income ($mm)
$27,620.00
Employees
89228
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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
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,683.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$637.89
EBIT ($mm)
$401.79
Net Income ($mm)
$137.89
Employees
2300
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$297.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.38
EBIT ($mm)
($4.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
810
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,171.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$633.24
EBIT ($mm)
$234.86
Net Income ($mm)
$170.50
Employees
13096
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
Prophecy International Holdings Limited is an Australian company that has been growing its eMite and Snare lines of business. Snare is a comprehensive set of event monitoring and analysis tools. eMite is a service intelligence platform delivering personalised, dashboards for IT service management.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.59
Employees
24
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Ticker: ASX:DTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$19.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
90
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$980.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$223.99
EBIT ($mm)
$135.69
Net Income ($mm)
$30.88
Employees
3274
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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)
$603.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($13.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: IDIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IDI Global, Inc.
Provides software application services for Web-based Internet applications. Provides infrastructure technologies and services aimed at the small business, home office market and large companies. Its software application tools allow users to easily build e-commerce enabled websites. Internet Develop
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
121
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Ticker: IS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ironSource
ironSource
Israel-based ironSource is a leading business platform for the App Economy. App developers use ironSource's platform to turn their apps into successful, scalable businesses, leveraging a comprehensive set of software solutions which help them grow and engage users, monetize content, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$451.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.45
EBIT ($mm)
$78.45
Net Income ($mm)
$69.15
Employees
898
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