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closed 9/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ACME AtronOmatic, acquired EndpointAI Inc.

synopsis: ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, the makers of the popular MyRadar weather app, announced that it has acquired EndpointAI Inc., a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation.
buyer: ACME AtronOmatic
ACME AtronOmatic is a leading software application development company. They develop applications such as aviation-related web sites, providing flight tracking services to the aviation community, and mobile applications such as MyRadar, a hi-resolution weather radar application. "
target: EndpointAI Inc.
EndpointAI Inc. is a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation. Endpoint showcases unique, machine-learning enhanced road condition and road risk forecasts with cutting-edge ground-truth validation.
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announced 5/1/2012 via Market Wire

Sutron Corporation, will acquire IPS Meteostar, Inc.

synopsis: Sutron Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the commercial and operating assets of IPS Meteostar, a leader in the environmental analysis, display and integration/distribution systems market for the meteorological, aviation, and hydrology community.
buyer: Sutron Corporation (STRN:$20.22)
Sutron Corporation has led the world in providing Real-Time Hydro-Met/Oceanic Monitoring & Control Systems, Stations, Software & Services. Sutron's products collect, store, transmit and/or host real-time data gathered from extreme, remote sites. "
target: IPS Meteostar, Inc.
IPS MeteoStar has been a leader in the environmental analysis, display and integration/distribution systems market for the meteorological, aviation, and hydrology community since 1987. LEADS® is an advanced set of scalable tools specializing in weather, water and environmental monitoring solutions.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Petrosys, acquired GLOBE Claritas

synopsis: Petrosys, the leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management solutions for petroleum E&P, has acquired GLOBE Claritas from GNS Science, a geoscience research institute in New Zealand. GLOBE Claritas is a seismic processing software solution in New Zealand that allows users to create or grow their seismic data processing capabilities.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Petrosys
Petrosys is the leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management software solutions for petroleum E&P. Their software suite produces high quality maps and surface models. It manages seismic, well, geoscience and other specialised data used in the search for oil and gas at over 300 sites. "
target parent: GNS Science
target: GLOBE Claritas
GLOBE Claritas is a seismic processing software solution in New Zealand. GLOBE Claritas allows users to create or grow their seismic data processing capabilities. Their solutions lets users test, compare, and check results more efficiently, increasing productivity and reducing risk.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Orbit Geospatial Technologies

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Inc., the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Belgium-based Orbit Geospatial Technologies, a global provider of 3D and mobile mapping software.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc.
Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. "
target: Orbit Geospatial Technologies
Belgium-based Orbit GT's offerings help users efficiently manage, process, and share very large amounts of imagery, point cloud, and 3D (mobile, oblique, terrestrial, UAS, indoor) mapping data for use with reality modeling and digital twins.
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announced 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

1Spatial Holdings PLC, will acquire Geomap-Imagis

synopsis: 1Spatial, the global geospatial software and solutions company, will acquire Geomap-Imagis, a French geospatial software solutions provider focused on the Transportation, Government, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Facilities Management sectors. Geomap-Imagis provides ready to market business solutions that are interoperable with other software.
buyer: 1Spatial Holdings PLC (AIM:SPA:$22.22)
1Spatial is a software solutions provider and global leader in managing geospatial data. They work with their clients to deliver real value by making data current, complete and consistent through the use of automated processes. "
target: Geomap-Imagis
Geomap-Imagis is a French geospatial software solutions provider focused on the Transportation, Government, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Facilities Management sectors. Geomap-Imagis provides ready to market business applications that are interoperable with other software such as CAD and BIM.
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$7.83
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$9
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closed 9/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Balfour Beatty plc, acquired Omnicom Engineering Limited

synopsis: Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announced its acquisition of Omnicom Engineering, an innovative company which specializes in the development of vehicle borne software and hardware platforms for asset survey, inspection and monitoring for use across the transportation sector to enhance effectiveness of infrastructure assets.
buyer: Balfour Beatty plc (LSE:BBY:$8,678.09)
Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. With 34,000 employees, they provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. "
target: Omnicom Engineering Limited
Founded in 1995, Omnicom Engineering is an innovative UK company which specializes in the development of vehicle borne software and hardware platforms for asset survey, inspection and monitoring for use across the transportation sector to enhance effectiveness of infrastructure assets.
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closed 11/1/2012 via PR Newswire

China TransInfo Technology Corp., acquired China TransInfo Technology Corp.

synopsis: China TransInfo Technology Corp, which makes 2D and 3D geography information system software for the Chinese government, has been taken private by its CEO. The company is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China.
buyer: China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO:$122.73)
China TransInfo Technology Corp. was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing. The company is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. "
target parent: SAIF Partners
target: China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO:$122.73)
China TransInfo Technology Corp. is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. The company was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing.
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$112 [$86]*
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$159
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonardyne International Ltd., acquired EIVA a/s

synopsis: Sonardyne International Ltd., a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology, has acquired EIVA A/S, a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world.
buyer: Sonardyne International Ltd.
Sonardyne is a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology. Sonardyne offers an unrivalled portfolio of acoustic and non-acoustic technologies that facilitate safe, secure, economical and environmentally sound operations upon and within the world’s oceans and seas."
target: EIVA a/s
EIVA is a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world. Their NaviSuite solution provides a multipurpose suite of software products for any sonar and sensor survey or engineering operation.
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closed 7/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc., acquired BlueView Technologies

synopsis: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc., has completed the acquisition of BlueView Technologies, Inc. BlueView, located in Seattle, Wash., provides compact forward-looking imaging sonar, microbathymetry systems and 3D scanning sonar.
buyer parent: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
buyer: Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc.
Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets underwater acoustic Doppler products for current profiling and precision navigation applications. Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. "
target: BlueView Technologies
BlueView delivers instrumentation for underwater vision, monitoring, survey, detection and navigation. Since its founding in 2005, BlueView has pioneered new technologies in compact forward-looking imaging sonar, microbathymetry systems and 3D scanning sonar.
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closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Total Specific Solutions, acquired Quality Positioning Services B.V.

synopsis: Total Specific Solutions, a Dutch provider of IT business solutions, has acquired Quality Positioning Services (QPS) from Saab, a global defence and security company. QPS is a Dutch software design company specialised in Hydrographic and Maritime applications. QPS offers software systems for hydrographic surveys and seafloor mapping.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Total Specific Solutions is a Dutch provider of IT business solutions and consists of independent business units that deliver products and services to their specific vertical market segments. This market expertise is based on decades of experience. TSS is part of Constellation Software Inc. "
target parent: Saab AB
target: Quality Positioning Services B.V.
Quality Positioning Services (QPS) is a Dutch software design company specialised in Hydrographic and Maritime applications. QPS offers software systems for hydrographic surveys and seafloor mapping. Their solutions are used for hydrographic surveying, offshore construction, oil and gas, and more.
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closed 7/6/2005 via PR Newswire

Telvent, acquired Almos Systems

synopsis: Telvent GIT S.A., the Global RealTime IT Company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Almos Systems, a market leading supplier of meteorological solutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
buyer: Telvent (TLVT:$960.49)
Telvent, the Global RealTime IT Company, is specialized in high value-added solutions for four specific industrial sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America and China. "
target: Almos Systems
Almos designs and manufactures a wide range of meteorological and monitoring products and solutions for national meteorological centers, civil aviation authorities and defence organizations worldwide.
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closed 1/23/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired GeoMicro, Inc.

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group has acquired GeoMicro, Inc., a leading California-based provider of advanced geographic information systems (GIS) and commercial turn-by-turn navigation. GeoMicro's cutting-edge GIS platform enables advanced routing, navigation, field service, and spatial data business intelligence solutions.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$331.49)
Descartes is the global leader in logistics technology. Descartes' Logistics Technology Platform combines the power of The Global Logistics Network with the industry's broadest array of modular and interoperable web and wireless logistics applications. "
target: GeoMicro, Inc.
GeoMicro, Inc., a leading California-based provider of advanced geographic information systems (GIS) and commercial turn-by-turn navigation. GeoMicro's cutting-edge GIS platform enables advanced routing, navigation, field service, and spatial data business intelligence solutions.
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announced 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Mentor Graphics Corporation, will acquire Austemper Design Sys. Inc.

synopsis: Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based Austemper Design Systems Inc., a startup software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Mentor Graphics Corporation (MENT:$1,282.47)
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. "
target: Austemper Design Sys. Inc.
Austin-based Austemper Design Systems Inc. is a software company that offers analysis, auto-correction and simulation technology. This technology allows customers to test and harden IC (integrated circuit) designs for functional safety in applications such as automotive and industrial systems.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Tetra Tech, Inc., acquired BridgeNet International Inc.

synopsis: Tetra Tech, a provider of consulting and engineering services, has acquired BridgeNet International, an aviation technology solutions firm that is focused on aerospace data analytics and 3D airspace visualization. Their proprietary software, Volans, is a web-based 3D application designed to create, evaluate and display flight operations.
buyer: Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK:$2,386.45)
Tetra Tech is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services. They are differentiated by Leading with Science® to provide innovative technical solutions to their clients. They support global commercial and government clients focused on water, resource management and energy. "
target: BridgeNet International Inc.
BridgeNet develops innovative management and technology solutions that address complex aircraft noise and airspace issues for airports and air traffic organizations. Their proprietary software, Volans, is a web-based 3D application designed to create, evaluate and display flight operations.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

SITAOnAir, purchased GTD Air Services from GTD System & Software Engineering

synopsis: Switzerland-based SITAONAIR has acquired GTD Air Services, the aviation branch of Spanish software provider GTD System & Software Engineering. GTD Air Services is the developer of the eWAS portfolio, a market-leading electronic weather situational awareness mobile applications currently in use by 50,000 pilots worldwide.
buyer parent: SITA
buyer: SITAOnAir
Switzerland-based SITAONAIR is the air travel industry’s connected aircraft service expert, powering innovation with recognized expertise and future-proof solutions. SITAONAIR offers solutions and services for passengers, onboard crew, flight operations, aircraft big data and air traffic management."
seller: GTD System & Software Engineering
GTD Air Services, the aviation branch of Spanish software provider GTD System & Software Engineering, is the developer of the eWAS portfolio, a market-leading electronic weather situational awareness mobile applications currently in use by 50,000 pilots worldwide.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Appareo, acquired Aerovie

synopsis: Appareo, a product development and technology company that specializes in software and hardware for industrial and commercial electronics, announced the acquisition of Aerovie, a company that offers the most powerful electronic flight bag (EFB) on the market, allowing users to visualize weather with weather threat detection and radar forecasting.
buyer: Appareo
Appareo is a product development and technology company that specializes in software and hardware for industrial and commercial electronics. They research, develop, design, and manufacture tangible technology that utilizes AI and innovative electronics designed to deliver exceptional customer value."
target: Aerovie
Aerovie offers the most powerful electronic flight bag (EFB) on the market for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. It allows users to visualize weather with vertical weather profile, weather threat detection, and radar forecasting.
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closed 8/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Rizing, LLC, acquired Transcend Spatial Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Rizing, LLC, the privately held global SAP functional and technical firm, has acquired Transcend Spatial Solutions (Transcend), a Geographic Information System (GIS) services and solutions company. Transcend's services include transportation GIS and LRS services, mobile LiDAR, and custom application development.
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Rizing, LLC
Based in Stamford, Conn., USA, Rizing is a multinational company providing SAP functional and technical consulting services. Rizing is the parent company of Vesta Partners, a leading SAP EAM services firm, /N SPRO, a top SAP HCM, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP for Retail services firm, and more. "
target: Transcend Spatial Solutions, LLC
Transcend Spatial Solutions is a Geographic Information System (GIS) services and solutions company. Transcend's commercial off-the-shelf products help to jump-start transportation projects. Their services include transportation GIS and LRS services, mobile LiDAR, and custom application development.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

AED-SICAD Aktiengesellschaft, acquired Geocom Informatik AG

synopsis: German AED-SICAD, Battery Ventures’ core portfolio company in the geographic-information systems (GIS) market, has completed the acquisition of Geocom Group. With locations in Switzerland and Germany, Geocom is the partner of experience for GIS in the utility, industrial plant management, transport and logistics markets.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: AED-SICAD Aktiengesellschaft
Headquartered in Germany, AED-SICAD GmbH is the leading GIS application company in Europe, offering standard applications and tailor-made solutions. Their portfolio comprises high-end geo-information systems for the key segments utilities, cadaster and land management. "
target: Geocom Informatik AG
With locations in Switzerland and Germany, Geocom is the partner of experience for GIS in the utility, industrial plant management, transport and logistics markets. The integration of its applications within existing corporate processes contributes enormously to information and planning security.
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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Smartrak Holdings Limited, acquired PoolCar

synopsis: Smartrak, one of Australasia’s most sophisticated providers of location-based business intelligence, has acquired PoolCar, an Australian developer of mobility and car sharing solutions for corporate vehicle fleets. PoolCar offers solutions for car booking systems, fleet management systems, GPS tracking, keyless entry, and electronic key cabinets.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Smartrak Holdings Limited
Smartrak is one of Australasia’s most sophisticated providers of location-based business intelligence, covering people, vehicles, and assets. Driven by the EyeQ Visual Intelligence Suite, the TrakWise and TrakSafe products gather fleet and safety information about remote operations. "
target: PoolCar
PoolCar is an Australian company that creates mobility and car sharing solutions for corporate vehicle fleets. PoolCar offers solutions for car booking systems, fleet management systems, GPS tracking, keyless entry, and electronic key cabinets.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

GPSTrackIt, acquired TSO Mobile

synopsis: GPSTrackIt, a portfolio company of private investment firm Inverness Graham, has acquired TSO Mobile, a leader in SaaS based asset-tracking and fleet management. Established in 2002, TSO Mobile has a continuous record of providing cutting-edge, web-based software solutions to commercial and consumer markets.
buyer parent: Inverness Graham Investments
buyer: GPSTrackIt
GPS Trackit is a software product development company that delivers a powerful and highly customizable suite of web-based fleet management solutions. Their solutions are specifically designed to help companies improve operations, reduce costs, and boost productivity. "
target: TSO Mobile
TSO Mobile is an innovative leader in mobile resource management solutions, logistics products, and GPS software services. Established in 2002, TSO Mobile has a continuous record of providing cutting-edge, web-based software solutions to commercial and consumer markets.
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closed 9/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ACME AtronOmatic, acquired EndpointAI Inc.

synopsis: ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, the makers of the popular MyRadar weather app, announced that it has acquired EndpointAI Inc., a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation.
buyer: ACME AtronOmatic
ACME AtronOmatic is a leading software application development company. They develop applications such as aviation-related web sites, providing flight tracking services to the aviation community, and mobile applications such as MyRadar, a hi-resolution weather radar application. "
target: EndpointAI Inc.
EndpointAI Inc. is a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation. Endpoint showcases unique, machine-learning enhanced road condition and road risk forecasts with cutting-edge ground-truth validation.
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closed 9/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ACME AtronOmatic, acquired EndpointAI Inc.

synopsis: ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, the makers of the popular MyRadar weather app, announced that it has acquired EndpointAI Inc., a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation.
buyer: ACME AtronOmatic
ACME AtronOmatic is a leading software application development company. They develop applications such as aviation-related web sites, providing flight tracking services to the aviation community, and mobile applications such as MyRadar, a hi-resolution weather radar application. "
target: EndpointAI Inc.
EndpointAI Inc. is a weather technologies company, specializing in enhanced forecasting for surface transportation. Endpoint showcases unique, machine-learning enhanced road condition and road risk forecasts with cutting-edge ground-truth validation.
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closed 1/30/2014 via Company Press Release

TeleNav, Inc., acquired skobbler

synopsis: Telenav, Inc., the leader in personalized navigation, announced that it has acquired skobbler GmbH, the European-based navigation company with the highest rated OpenStreetMap (OSM)-based GPS navigation apps in the world. skobbler developed sophisticated algorithms that evolved OSM data from a display map to a navigable map.
buyer: TeleNav, Inc. (TNAV:$220.90)
Telenav, Inc. is a wireless location-based services company that provides services including global positioning system navigation, local search, automotive navigation solutions, mobile advertising, enterprise mobility and workflow automation. "
target: skobbler
Skobbler GmbH is the European-based navigation company with the highest rated OpenStreetMap (OSM)-based GPS navigation apps in the world. Skobbler developed sophisticated algorithms that evolved OSM data from a display map to a navigable map.
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closed 1/5/2007 via AP - Associated Press

Garmin Ltd., acquired Digital Cyclone

synopsis: Garmin Ltd., which makes personal navigational devices, has acquired technology company Digital Cyclone Inc. for $45 million in cash.
buyer: Garmin Ltd. (GRMN:$3,847.56)
Garmin International Inc. is a member of the Garmin Ltd. group of companies that designs, manufactures, and markets navigation and communications equipment for the aviation and consumer markets. Our products serve aviation, marine, automotive, wireless, OEM, and general recreation applications. "
target: Digital Cyclone
Digital CycloneSM provides personalized weather intelligence for wireless devices. Digital Cyclone's products include Pilot My-Cast® aviation weather information system, My-Cast® weather for consumers and businesses, and Weather Scout® which tailors weather for anglers and hunters.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

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

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

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

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$14,591.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$143,015.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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closed 7/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Wayfinder Systems AB, acquired Navicore Oy

synopsis: Wayfinder and Navicore announced that an agreement has been signed finalising the acquisition of the Finnish navigation company Navicore by Wayfinder. By joining forces the combined entity will offer award winning location applications and services on all major platforms in connected mobile devices.
buyer: Wayfinder Systems AB
Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports. "
target: Navicore Oy
Navicore is a provider of interactive navigation products for connective mobile devices running on different operating systems like Symbian and Linux. Navicore Personal software together with a GPS turns your connective mobile device into a fully functional navigator that is always with you.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Zenly

synopsis: Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Snapchat has bought Zenly, an app that lets users see where their friends currently are on a map using constant GPS in the background.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$1,544.47)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Zenly
Zenly is a simple way to know what your friends and family are up to! Who’s nearby? Where’s the party? When are your friends arriving? On iOS & Android.
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announced 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AT Technology Co Ltd, will acquire Taba

synopsis: AT technology Co Ltd will buy 37,427 shares (55%) of Taba, a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
buyer: AT Technology Co Ltd (KOSDAQ:A073570:$120.12)
AT technology Co., Ltd. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor testing equipment. The Company's products include wafer test equipment, LCD testing equipment, and other semiconductor related components. "
target: Taba
Taba is a location-based service company. Taba is the world's first travel O2O ( online-to-offline) platform starting in Jeju, Korea.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired GPS Status Test & Fix

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired the highly regarded GPS Status Test & Fix app from US-based developer Mark Pfluger. GPS Status Test & Fix allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: GPS Status Test & Fix
GPS Status Test & Fix is an Android app that allows users to check how well their GPS is working and adjust any problems, ensuring that all apps and tools that require GPS work well. Users love the functionality of the well-designed app, with nearly 60% of reviewers giving it five stars.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Daum Kakao, will acquire Loc&All

synopsis: Daum Kakao said that it has decided to acquire Loc&All, a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. The app has more than 8 million subscribers, and is one of nation's two biggest mobile navigation services along with SK Telecom's T-Map.
buyer: Daum Kakao (KOSE:A035720:$2,432.03)
Daumkakao is a global mobile lifestyle platform company with services spanning messaging, mail, search, news, advertising, gaming, e-commerce, music, maps and more. Daumkakao reaches consumers, businesses and others via its portfolio of popular assets: KakaoTalk, KakaoGame, Daum Mail and more. "
target: Loc&All
Loc&All is a startup known for its major hit navigation app Kimgisa, which means "Driver Kim" in Korean. Kimgisa is a location-based app for iOS and Android that acts as a sort of touch-screen sat-nav device.
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closed 5/17/2015 via New York Times

Apple, Inc., acquired Coherent Navigation, Inc.

synopsis: Apple confirmed that it had purchased Coherent Navigation, a Bay Area global positioning company, further bolstering Apple’s location technology and services. Coherent Navigation was a small firm that focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Coherent Navigation, Inc.
Coherent Navigation is focused on creating commercial navigation services based on partnerships with companies like Boeing and Iridium, the satellite network operator. Coherent Navigation provides navigation systems technology that is far stronger than many consumer-grade global positioning systems.
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closed 10/14/2014 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Location Labs

synopsis: AVG® Technologies N.V., the online security company™, announced the acquisition of privately-held Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile technology to protect people. This acquisition significantly broadens AVG's position as the online security company by accelerating its mobile security business.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Location Labs
Location Labs is the leader in mobile location-based services. The company operates the world’s most successful mobile location-based personal safety service. Its location-as-a-Service Platform offers solutions to 4,700 developers and enterprises to leverage location capabilities.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bharti Softbank Holdings Pte. Ltd., acquired Y2CF Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp, has bought the remaining stake in Gurgaon-based Y2CF Digital Media Pvt Ltd, owner of Hoppr, a location based check-in service that works across all mobile devices.
buyer parent: Bharti Enterprises
buyer: Bharti Softbank Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Bharti Softbank (BSB), a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japanese Internet firm Softbank Corp. BSB is also the owner of Hike, a peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging app that uses both data and SMS to deliver messages. "
target: Y2CF Digital Media Pvt. Ltd.
Hoppr is a location based check-in service that works across all mobile devices. It offers a loyalty program for businesses, and allows them to create their own reward structure for returning customers.
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closed 8/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Locomatix

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Locomatix. Locomatix is an unified platform that supports both real-time analytics and real-time stream query processing to power enterprise and consumer mobile applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,480.08)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Locomatix
Locomatix's key product is a single unified platform that supports real-time stream query processing and real-time analytics on rich data types including location data, social graphs, and annotated text data.
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closed 3/21/2013 via Market Wire

Spindle, Inc., acquired MeNetwork

synopsis: Spindle, Inc. announced that it has concluded the acquisition of MeNetwork, an international location and time-based mobile marketing platform for merchants and consumers. The integration of MeNetwork's technology into the Spindle platform creates a comprehensive mobile commerce solution that incorporates mobile marketing and mobile payments.
buyer: Spindle, Inc. (OTCPK:SPDL:$0.59)
Spindle, Inc. is an innovator of mobile payment solutions for the banking industry, retail sector and consumer-facing companies. Spindle actively develops new and improved ways for companies and end consumers to fluidly transact and exchange funds, regardless of platform. "
target: MeNetwork
MeNetwork is the world’s most powerful and flexible mobile marketing platform. It is revolutionizing both marketing and commerce by creating a marketplace where merchants and consumers connect in real time.
price ($mm)
$4.01
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Glassmap

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Glassmap, a real-time location sharing and local discovery service optimized for Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Glassmap
Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time, complete with free in-app text-messaging and calling.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2013 via PR Newswire

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, acquired ALK Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble has acquired ALK Technologies, a global leader in routing, mapping, mileage and navigation technologies. ALK Technologies offers proprietary routing and international map-based solutions for transportation, logistics and mobile workforces. ALK® is expected to extend and complement Trimble's Transportation and Logistics product portfolio.
buyer parent: Trimble Navigation Limited
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Division is a leading provider of end-to-end technology solutions to for-hire motor carriers, private fleets, freight brokerage, and third-party logistics providers of all sizes worldwide. "
target: ALK Technologies, Inc.
ALK Technologies, a global leader in GeoLogistics™ and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics and mobile workforces. For 30 years, ALK has led the transportation industry with high-quality routing, mileage and mapping solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/14/2012 via PE Hub

Airbnb, acquired Localmind

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Localmind, a platform that uses crowdsourcing to find out what’s happening in a given community. Localmind is a new service that allows users to send questions and receive answers about what is going on in real time at places they care about.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Localmind
Localmind is a mobile app that gives people the ability to know what's happening in the world. By temporarily and anonymously connecting users to someone at the location they are interested in, they are able to ask any question they want about that location, and get an answer, in real-time.
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closed 10/17/2012 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired Urbantag

synopsis: Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, announced at San Francisco's Social Edge Summit that it has acquired Urbantag, a community for discovering and sharing your favorite places. The acquisition will contribute significantly to Tagged's social discovery business and to its focus on mobile.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Tagged is the largest Social Discovery network in the world with over 330 million members in 220 countries, allowing users to meet new people. Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize through advanced browsing and matching features, shared interests and more. "
target: Urbantag
Urbantag was founded to make it easy for users to curate real-world places through bookmarking and social recommendations. It allows its users to tag their favorite places, and share them with a trusted network.
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announced 7/23/2012 via PR Web

GoGo Cast, Inc., will acquire Dingo Mobile Inc.

synopsis: GoGo Cast Inc., a global leader in dynamic content and digital merchandising in the place-based Digital Out of Home space, announced that it has executed an agreement to acquire Dingo Mobile Inc., who specializes in the development, deployment and management of social-based mobile applications for iPhone®, iPad® and Droid devices.
buyer: GoGo Cast, Inc.
Using an aggregated network of digital media and audience-targeted content, GoGo Cast delivers direct-to-consumer advertising that enables retailers, brands, manufactures, advertisers and promoters to reach highly targeted audiences, influence brand choice and receive measurable results. "
target: Dingo Mobile Inc.
Dingo Mobile, Inc. is a mobile software and brand developer that has built a patent pending software platform that is both context and ambience aware. The integrated social network combines time and location with consumer interests.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire UpNext

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc agreed to buy mapping startup UpNext. UpNext Founders Raj Advani, Vik Advani, Robin Har and Danny Moon will move from New York to Seattle, where Amazon is based, to lead the e-commerce company's mapping efforts. UpNext is a NYC based startup developing extremely detailed 3D maps for the mobile devices.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$280,522.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: UpNext
UpNext is a NYC based startup developing extremely detailed 3D maps for the mobile devices. Within the UpNext 3D Cities iPhone app a complete 3-D representation of each city is offered, down to practically every single building.
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$122.73
EBITDA ($mm)
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Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung Technology Corp.
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year
2018
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$21.04
EBITDA ($mm)
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Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation
Local.com Corporation, a leading online local media company, enables brick-and-mortar businesses to connect with online customers using a variety of digital marketing products. The company reaches more than 20 million consumers each month on the flagship Local.com website.
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Mobiquity Technologies
Mobiquity Technologies
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
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Digital Caddies, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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1Spatial Holdings PLC
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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