Like Message Broadcast, LLC

announced 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Message Broadcast, LLC

synopsis: LINK Mobility has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Message Broadcast, LLC, a leading provider of mission critical customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. Message Broadcast offers its proprietary communications platform EONS (Emergency Outage Notification System) as well as API driven communication.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Message Broadcast, LLC
Message Broadcast is a provider of customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. The company offers its proprietary communications platform EONS (Emergency Outage Notification System) as well as API driven communication for email, A2P SMS and voice communication.
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$260
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closed 2/5/2015 via PR Newswire

One Call Now, acquired Safeguard Communications (UK) Limited

synopsis: One Call Now, America's largest message notification provider, announced it has acquired Safeguard Communications (UK) Ltd., a leader in crisis communications and business continuity message notification services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: One Call Now
One Call Now is America's largest message notification provider. Thousands of schools, businesses, churches, and organizations across the country rely on One Call Now to improve and simplify their group's communications— sending voice, text and email messages to thousands of members simultaneously. "
target: Safeguard Communications (UK) Limited
Safeguard Communications provides clients with practical and workable resilient communication solutions that are tailored to their exact needs and work in partnership with them to deliver mobile messaging, automated notification and crisis communication projects.
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closed 2/2/2011 via BusinessWire

West Corporation, acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.

synopsis: West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions, has announced it has acquired Twenty First Century Communications, Inc., a provider of automated alerts and notification solutions to the electric utilities industry, government, public safety and corporate markets.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven, voice and data solutions. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. "
target: Twenty First Century Communications, Inc.
Public and private organizations use Twenty First Century Communications' notification and call-handling solutions to relieve their call center, respond to a crisis, protect people, mobilize first responders, and much more.
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$41
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closed 1/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Everbridge, acquired Svensk Krisledning AB

synopsis: Everbridge, Inc. a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced that it has acquired Sweden-based Svensk Krisledning AB, the developer of the SaaS mobile crisis management solution, Crisis Commander.
buyer: Everbridge (EVBG:$200.88)
Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company that provides critical communications and enterprise safety applications that enable customers to automate and accelerate the process of keeping people safe and businesses running during critical events. "
target: Svensk Krisledning AB
Svensk Krisledning AB is the developer of the SaaS mobile crisis management solution, Crisis Commander. The Crisis Commander product provides mobile access to recovery, crisis and brand protection plans, as well as to manage a crisis or event through role-based assignments and status updates.
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announced 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Everbridge, will acquire xMatters, inc.

synopsis: Everbridge, a global software company, is to acquire xMatters, a service reliability platform that helps DevOps, Site Reliability Engineers (SREs), and operations teams rapidly deliver products at scale by automating workflows and ensuring infrastructure and applications are always working.
buyer: Everbridge (EVBG:$200.88)
Everbridge, Inc. is a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response to critical events in order to keep people safe and businesses running. "
target: xMatters, inc.
xMatters is a service reliability platform that helps DevOps, Site Reliability Engineers (SREs), and operations teams rapidly deliver products at scale by automating workflows and ensuring infrastructure and applications are always working.
price ($mm)
$240
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announced 7/8/2020 via Company Press Release

HgCapital, will acquire F24 AG

synopsis: Hg, Europe’s leading software investor, has entered into an agreement to invest in F24, a pan-European sector leader for emergency notification, crisis & incident management and critical communications. Hg will invest in a stake currently owned by Armira and co-founder Ralf Meister, and will become the majority shareholder.
buyer: HgCapital
Hg is a European investor in software and services businesses, with increasing global presence. Hg is a specialist investor, committed to building businesses that change the way people do business, through deep sector specialisation and dedicated operational support. "
target parent: Armira
target: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 is the leading SaaS provider for alerting and crisis management for sensitive and critical communications in Europe. F24 is able to offer a highly innovative solution and help customers all over the world to successfully and efficiently manage incidents, emergencies and critical situations.
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closed 4/25/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Technology Crossover Ventures, acquired Rave Mobile Safety

synopsis: Rave Mobile Safety, the leading critical communication and data platform, was bought by Technology Crossover Ventures, a capital provider to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures provides capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. TCV has invested over $11 billion in leading technology companies and has helped guide CEOs through more than 120 IPOs and strategic acquisitions. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and data platform trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the award-winning Rave platform protects millions of individuals.
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announced 3/26/2019 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, will acquire Criticall Ltd.

synopsis: F24 AG further strengthens its leading European market position in the field of emergency notification, crisis management and critical communications with the acquisition of the British company Criticall Ltd., a core provider of SaaS emergency mass notification solutions in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 AG develops and operates high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions for emergency, crisis and business continuity management situations in medium- and large-size companies and public-sector organisations worldwide. "
target: Criticall Ltd.
Criticall provide software solutions that enable organisations or communities to deliver personalised, relevant and appropriate critical information to people via all modern voice and text communications devices.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Agility Recovery, acquired Preparis

synopsis: Agility Recovery, North America’s premier provider of business continuity and recovery solutions, has acquired Preparis, a company that offers an all-in-one cloud-based business continuity and emergency messaging platform for organizations looking to protect themselves and their workforce in times of crisis.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Agility Recovery
Agility Recovery is the leading provider of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. After a business interruption, they deliver the resources that make recovery and resilience simple. Their customers have access to furnished mobile office space, communications equipment, and technology."
target: Preparis
Preparis offers an all-in-one cloud-based business continuity and emergency messaging platform for organizations looking to protect themselves and their workforce in times of crisis.
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closed 12/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Rave Mobile Safety, acquired SwiftReach Networks

synopsis: Rave Mobile Safety, a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, announced the acquisition of SwiftReach Networks. SwiftReach is a leading provider of emergency notification and incident management solutions used by emergency management in the government, utilities, education, healthcare, and enterprise sectors.
buyer: Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides leading critical communication and data platforms trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the platform protects millions of individuals through its public safety solutions. "
target: SwiftReach Networks
SwiftReach is a leading provider of emergency notification and incident management solutions. Since 2001, SwiftReach has been a reliable and trusted authority in emergency management in the government, utilities, education, healthcare, and enterprise sectors.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

F24 AG, acquired AlarmTILT

synopsis: F24 AG, a developer of high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions, has acquired AlarmTILT, an innovative SaaS-based alerting and crisis management solution in Luxembourg. AlarmTILT allows users to send unlimited mass alerts via SMS, email, fax and voice message.
buyer parent: Armira
buyer: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 AG develops and operates high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions for emergency, crisis and business continuity management situations in medium- and large-size companies and public-sector organisations worldwide. "
target: AlarmTILT
AlarmTILT is an innovative SaaS-based alerting and crisis management solution in Luxembourg. Their solution allows users to send unlimited mass alerts via SMS, email, fax and voice message. AlarmTILT helps their clients to deal with any emergency and keep their business running.
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closed 5/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Resurgens Technology Partners, acquired Assurance Software

synopsis: Resurgens Technology Partners has acquired the Assurance Business Continuity Management Planning software business from Sungard Availability Services. Assurance helps businesses develop an end-to-end business continuity program, including business impact analysis, disaster recovery planning and reporting and emergency notification management.
buyer: Resurgens Technology Partners
Resurgens Technology Partners is an Atlanta-based private equity investor focused on partnering with software and technology-enabled businesses located throughout North America. "
target parent: Fidelity National Financial
target: Assurance Software
Assurance helps businesses develop an end-to-end business continuity program, including business impact analysis, incident management, disaster recovery planning and reporting and emergency notification management.
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closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rave Mobile Safety, acquired Emergency Response Management Services Corporation

synopsis: Emergency Response Management Services Corp (ERMS), a SaaS-based emergency notification system provider based in Ontario, Canada, announced it has been acquired by Rave Mobile Safety, provider of critical communication and data platform solutions. ERMS' emergency communication system is the most secure, reliable and comprehensive system in Canada.
buyer: Rave Mobile Safety
Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and data platform trusted to help save lives. Used by leading education and healthcare institutions, enterprises and state and local public safety agencies, the award-winning Rave platform protects millions of individuals. "
target: Emergency Response Management Services Corporation
Emergency Response Management Services Corp. ("ERMS") is a SaaS emergency notification system provider. It provides the features, flexibility, and functionality Business Continuity professionals need to prepare, execute, and report on the notification portion of their continuity plans.
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closed 6/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Emergency Communications Network, Inc., acquired Send Word Now

synopsis: Emergency Communications Network (ECN), a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of critical event management and emergency notification systems, announced it has acquired Send Word Now, a global leader in enterprise notification solutions. The combined companies have rebranded as OnSolve.
buyer parent: Veritas Capital Partners
buyer: Emergency Communications Network, Inc.
Emergency Communications Network Inc. is a Florida company that delivers critical, time-sensitive communications to people on behalf of government entities and schools. Its offerings include CodeRED, CodeRED Weather Warning, CodeED, and CheckUp Call. "
target: Send Word Now
Send Word Now is the leading worldwide provider of critical communications solutions. Their easy-to-use, web-based emergency notification, enterprise collaboration and mobile applications are used by organizations worldwide to ensure fast, effective, two-way communication when it is needed the most.
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announced 12/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Armira, will acquire F24 AG

synopsis: The Armira Group will acquire a majority stake in F24 AG. The F24 Group is a provider of high-security cloud-based messaging, notification, alerting and crisis management solutions.
buyer: Armira
Armira is an industrial holding company focusing on direct equity investments in privately-held, medium-sized “Mittelstand” businesses in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Armira engages in established, profitable companies typically generating up to EUR 500m in sales. "
target: F24 AG (DB:F2Y:$12.06)
F24 AG develops and operates high-security notification, alerting and crisis management solutions for emergency, crisis and business continuity management situations in medium- and large-size companies and public-sector organisations worldwide.
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closed 6/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Veritas Capital Partners, acquired Emergency Communications Network, Inc.

synopsis: Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that an affiliate of Veritas has acquired Emergency Communications Network (ECN), a national provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) -based unified critical communications, from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Veritas Capital Partners
Veritas Capital is a private equity firm specializing in investments in leveraged recapitalizations, buyouts, and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in companies involved in technology and outsourcing services to the government. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Emergency Communications Network, Inc.
Emergency Communications Network Inc. is a Florida company that delivers critical, time-sensitive communications to people on behalf of government entities and schools. Its offerings include CodeRED, CodeRED Weather Warning, CodeED, and CheckUp Call.
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closed 10/6/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired Emergency Communications Network, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Co. has acquired Emergency Communications Network ("ECN"). Using its automated software and telephone services, ECN delivers messages to citizens or predetermined groups in specific geographic areas to communicate about weather, missing persons and other vital information.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: Emergency Communications Network, Inc.
Emergency Communications Network Inc. is a Florida company that delivers critical, time-sensitive communications to people on behalf of government entities and schools. Its offerings include CodeRED, CodeRED Weather Warning, CodeED, and CheckUp Call.
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announced 3/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire ARCOS, Inc.

synopsis: ARCOS LLC, the market leader for utility and critical infrastructure resource-management solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on market-leading enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ARCOS, Inc.
ARCOS is the North American leader in delivering Resource Management SaaS solutions to the utility industry. ARCOS automates crew assembly and resource management daily and during emergencies, ultimately helping to restore energy faster, yet safely, to communities.
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closed 11/7/2013 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired ARCOS, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Company has made a majority investment in ARCOS. ARCOS provides SaaS products that automatically call and assemble crews to restore power, handle emergent work in power plants and fix gas/water leaks. Riverside intends to support ARCOS’ continued growth through investing in product development, adding customers, and expanding sales.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $250 million (€200 million in Europe). Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 300 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 75 companies. "
target: ARCOS, Inc.
ARCOS is a market-leading provider of mission-critical software to the utilities industry. ARCOS addresses accountability, transparency, and results for crew callout in industries with staffing qualification requirements, diverse regulations, and urgent response times.
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closed 3/15/2018 via BusinessWire

InterVision Systems, acquired BlueLock

synopsis: InterVision announced the acquisition of Bluelock, a recognized leader in Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Bluelock helps organizations confidently mitigate IT risk by providing DRaaS for complex environments and sensitive data.
buyer parent: Huron Capital Partners LLC
buyer: InterVision Systems
InterVision’s mission is to unlock value by delivering innovative technology through a consultative approach. The company delivers innovation through a broad portfolio of IT managed services, on-premise solutions, professional services, cloud solutions, automation and consulting services. "
target: BlueLock
Bluelock provides Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service for complex environments and sensitive data to help companies mitigate risk with confidence. Bluelock is the provider enterprise organizations turn to for highly resilient cloud services because of its ability to support unique requirements.
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announced 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Message Broadcast, LLC

synopsis: LINK Mobility has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Message Broadcast, LLC, a leading provider of mission critical customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. Message Broadcast offers its proprietary communications platform EONS (Emergency Outage Notification System) as well as API driven communication.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Message Broadcast, LLC
Message Broadcast is a provider of customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. The company offers its proprietary communications platform EONS (Emergency Outage Notification System) as well as API driven communication for email, A2P SMS and voice communication.
price ($mm)
$260
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announced 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Message Broadcast, LLC

synopsis: LINK Mobility has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Message Broadcast, LLC, a leading provider of mission critical customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. Message Broadcast offers its proprietary communications platform EONS (Emergency Outage Notification System) as well as API driven communication.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Message Broadcast, LLC
Message Broadcast is a provider of customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. The company offers its proprietary communications platform EONS (Emergency Outage Notification System) as well as API driven communication for email, A2P SMS and voice communication.
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire AMM SpA

synopsis: LINK Mobility entered into the agreement to acquire 81% of AMM S.p.A and will launch a mandatory offer for the remaining shares. AMM S.p.A. is an Italian SMS and media marketing company founded in 2008. It is currently listed on the Italian Stock Exchange on the AIM list.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: AMM SpA (AMM.MI:$16.32)
Headquartered in Italy, AMM specializes in web marketing services and supplying technology for sending mass messages, allowing companies to communicate with their customers. Their experience in both marketing segments allow them to take care of every aspect related to corporate communication.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$14]*
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$16
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$2
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1.1x
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11.0x
announced 4/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire MarketingPlatform

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group Holding ASA, Europe’s leading provider of mobile messaging and mobile services, will acquire MarketingPlatform, an omnichannel marketing platform in Denmark. MarketingPlatform helps thousands of companies with their email marketing and marketing automation needs. Their platform covers email, SMS, web & app, and social media.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: MarketingPlatform
MarketingPlatform is a leading omnichannel marketing platform in Denmark. MarketingPlatform helps thousands of companies across Europe with their email marketing and marketing automation needs. Their omnichannel marketing platform covers email, SMS, web & app, and social media.
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$15
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netsize

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Europe’s leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the French omnichannel messaging company, Netsize S.A .
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target parent: Gemalto NV
target: Netsize
Netsize is a leading omni-channel messaging solution provider with a strong presence in Western Europe. Netsize helps more than 600 clients build stronger customer relationships through impactful engagement and personalized user experiences.
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$62
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
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announced 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SeeMe

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA ("LINK"), one of Europe’s leading providers of cloud based mobile messaging and mobile solutions services, will acquire SeeMe, a Hungarian mobile messaging company that provides web and application programming interface (API) based messaging services.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SeeMe
SeeMe is a Hungarian mobile messaging company that provides web and application programming interface (API) based messaging services. SeeMe helps businesses increase their sales and build better relationships with their customers by enabling them to easily manage their SMS marketing campaigns.
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$2.46
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announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
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$13
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announced 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Austrian mobile messaging companies Simple SMS GmbH and Simple SMS Wholesale GmbH (together Simple SMS Group). Simple SMS Group offers secure SMS messaging whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Simple SMS Group
Based in Austria, Simple SMS Group is a specialist in web based platform & services for a huge range of professional mobile messaging for business customers. Simple SMS offers simple, fast and secure SMS messaging solutions for their users, whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
price ($mm)
$2.37
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$2
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$0
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6.3x
announced 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in Europe, will acquire Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG, a software company that develops products for telecom and marketing services. Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland that provides services to more than 175 countries.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Horisen AG
Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland with a strong footprint delivering services to more than 175 countries globally. Horisen Messaging is a part of Horisen, a software company specialized in developing products for telecom and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$11
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$2
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5.0x
announced 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netmessage SARL

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe's leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of French mobile messaging company Netmessage SARL.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Netmessage SARL
Netmessage, located in Paris, France, is a leading mobile messaging and marketing company. Netmessage provides CRM marketing solutions, that collect, analyze and transform the collected customer data to send perfectly targeted offers.
price ($mm)
$12
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$2
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6.0x
announced 9/22/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Archynet s.r.l.

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of Italian mobile messaging and marketing company Archynet s.r.l. (Totalconnect).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Archynet s.r.l.
Archynet s.r.l. (Totalconnect) is an Italian mobile messaging company. Totalconnect was established in 1998, and is located in Turin in Italy. Totalconnect has a strong position in the Italian market with direct interconnect with the Italian mobile operators.
price ($mm)
$2.97
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$1
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5.5x
announced 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire ViaNett

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of ViaNett AS. ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: ViaNett
ViaNett is a specialist in mobile messaging and mobile payment, with a strong Norwegian and Swedish customer portfolio of 1.100 enterprise customers. ViaNett is No. 1 on donation solutions via SMS in Norway. ViaNett has experiences solid organic growth in revenue and profits during the last years.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.5x
closed 1/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired Global Messaging Solutions, S.L.

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of one of Spain's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging services, Global Messaging Solutions (GMS). GMS offers online marketing services, launching Email Marketing, SMS, Voice and Fax campaigns.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Global Messaging Solutions, S.L.
Global Messaging Solutions is an international company operating in the global market since 2001. Specialized in digital communication, they offer online marketing custom services in many sectors, launching Email Marketing, SMS, Voice and Fax campaigns.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
announced 1/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Didimo

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA ("LINK" or the "Company), the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in the Scandinavian, Baltic and German markets, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of one of Spain's leading providers of B2C mobile messaging services, the Didimo -JetTelecom Group (Didimo).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Didimo
Didimo offers an easy, fast, cost-effective and reliable platform to send tailor-made or bulk SMS. Promotions, notifications or reminders are examples of content for which SMSs have become the preferred communication channel.
price ($mm)
$7.71
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
6.0x
closed 7/8/2016 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, purchased Mobile Messaging Business from Globalmouth AB

synopsis: LINK Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, has acquired Globalmouth AB’s mobile messaging business, Globalmouth Marketing AB. This further strengthens its position as the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile solutions in the Scandinavian and Baltic markets.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Globalmouth AB
Globalmouth Marketing AB is Globalmouth AB's mobile messaging business. Globalmouth is a mobile specialist that helps companies and organizations to enhance their business with mobile solutions, such as responsive- or mobile websites and web or native apps.
price ($mm)
$0.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
announced 6/24/2016 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Linus AS

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, through the planned acquisition of Linus AS, further strengthen its position as the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile solutions. Linus is a major provider of both mobile messaging and mobile communication solutions in the Norwegian market, especially for the financial sector.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Linus AS
Linus is a major provider of both mobile messaging and mobile communication solutions in the Norwegian market, especially for the financial sector. The mobile solutions developed by Linus contribute to a simpler and more effective way for a business to establish mobile dialog with its customers.
price ($mm)
$7.87
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
8.0x
announced 3/17/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Responsfabrikken

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, which helps companies to communicate by mobile phone with their customers, will acquire Responsfabrikken A/S, a company that offers mobile marketing and develops solutions for digital platforms such as, web, mobile, tablets, and social media.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility helps companies to communicate by mobile phone with their customers. With their services for mobile dialogue, marketing and mobile payment systems, their customers strengthen their customer relations – for better results, faster contact and greater loyalty. "
target: Responsfabrikken
Responsfabrikken A/S offers mobile marketing and develops solutions for digital platforms such as, web, mobile, tablets, and social media. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
price ($mm)
$7.60
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
5.6x
closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Dept Agency, acquired Blazing Edge

synopsis: Dutch digital agency Dept has entered the Croatian market by taking over local IT company Blazing Edge. Blazing Edge is a Croatian IT company that provides clear cut web, mobile and IoT development. Blazing Edge has provided services to companies like Indigo Ag, Globalization Partners, and Discovery Channel.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Dept Agency
Dept is an international digital agency, headquartered in Amsterdam. The agency unites creativity, technology and data to help clients reinvent and accelerate their digital reality. Their teams comprise of experts in creative, digital, marketing and commerce. "
target: Blazing Edge
Blazing Edge is a Croatian IT company that provides clear cut web, mobile and IoT development. Blazing Edge knows languages, frameworks, and builds progressive web and mobile apps. Blazing Edge has provided services to companies like Indigo Ag, Globalization Partners, and Discovery Channel.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

LimeLight Marketing, acquired DevSquared, LLC

synopsis: LimeLight Marketing announced the acquisition of DevSquared, a web and mobile app development firm that specializes in website, mobile app and software development. DevSquared brings specialization in website, mobile app and software development and a history of working with small businesses, larger corporations and educational systems.
buyer: LimeLight Marketing
LimeLight Marketing is a marketing agency dedicated to helping clients maximize their success. Their team collaborates to provide savvy strategies, purposeful brand experiences, eye-catching design, and innovative technologies. It’s both who they are and what they do that delivers for their clients."
target: DevSquared, LLC
DevSquared works with their customers to identify how technology can solve their customer's challenges. They create web and mobile apps and sites that delight their customers. DevSquared builds from scratch, integrate with their customer's legacy systems, or leverage the latest technologies.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Sonar

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Sonar Technologies, an enterprise text and messaging sales engagement and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Sonar
Sonar is a leading business text messaging platform for large companies with dedicated sales and marketing teams. They bridge the gap between businesses and their customers over mobile, while demonstrating the power of utilizing AI and chatbots at scale.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

MIND CTI, will acquire GTX Messaging

synopsis: MIND CTI, an Israeli provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, will acquire GTX GmbH, a German provider of enterprise messaging communication. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing businesses with a robust system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
Israel-based MIND CTI Ltd. is a leading provider of convergent end-to-end billing and customer care product-based solutions for service providers, unified communications analytics, and call accounting solutions for enterprises as well as enterprise messaging solutions. "
target: GTX Messaging
GTX Messaging is a provider of enterprise messaging communication, based in Germany. GTX offers global SMS services for B2B customers, providing business partners with a robust and easy-to-use system to send SMS to end-users at the best possible quality and attractive pricing.
price ($mm)
$0.28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$1,178.73)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
26.9x
closed 8/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Komutel, Inc., acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: Komutel Inc., a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions, has acquired VuduMobile, a Montreal-based company specializing in text messaging for enterprises through its unique and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solutions.
buyer: Komutel, Inc.
Komutel is a Canadian high tech company that specializes in the development and marketing of innovative telecommunications and interoperability solutions. Komutel is a leader for call distribution (PSPA), radio and telephony call recording, notifications to fire services, medical teams, and more. "
target parent: ATW Tech Inc
target: VuduMobile Inc.
Canada-based VuduMobile was created by individuals with a passion to improve communication and engagement between businesses and their users and customers. VuduMobile aims to provide users with the best experience through its multi-channel messaging platform and tools and customer care.
price ($mm)
$1.01
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

MIND CTI, will acquire Message Mobile GmbH

synopsis: MIND C.T.I., a leading provider of convergent end-to-end prepaid/postpaid billing and customer care product based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Message Mobile, a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication.
buyer: MIND CTI (MNDO:$19.54)
MIND is a leading Israel provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs. "
target parent: Materna Information & Communications
target: Message Mobile GmbH
Message Mobile is a German specialist for tailor-made, mobile communication. From simple SMS dispatch via mobile payment to instant messaging and the programming of chatbots, they develop and implement the best solution packages for clients.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired Mediaburst Limited

synopsis: UK's Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of Mediaburst from Stericycle Inc. Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider that forms a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: Mediaburst Limited
Based in the UK, Mediaburst is a global SMS text messaging provider. They form a vital link between mobile networks and businesses who want to communicate via text message. Their main tools are Textburst, Clockwork, and SurveyMill.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Triumph Corporation ltd., will acquire C2 Corporation

synopsis: Triumph Corporation will acquire the C2 Company through acquisition of outstanding shares and a share transfer agreement which will make C2 a wholly owned subsidiary of Triumph Corporation. The C2 company mainly develops applications for smartphones.
buyer: Triumph Corporation ltd. (TSE:3651:$21.98)
Triumph Corporation ltd. is a holding company. They are focused on information technology, equipment manufacturing, real estate, distribution sales, sales promotion, and travel accommodation businesses. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: C2 Corporation
C2 develops apps for mobile, and operates 4 units: BtoBtoC, in which apps for consumers are distributed by mobile phone carriers; BtoB, which develops applications and web services; BtoC, which delivers their own apps directly to consumers; and new business, which sets ad space in popular apps.
price ($mm)
$0.01*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2018 via PR Newswire

Katalyst Technologies Inc., acquired Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Katalyst Technologies Inc. acquired Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd., a custom software development company based out of Pune, India, specializing in web and mobile application development. Panacea has extensive delivery capability in Magento development, e-commerce, mobility, cloud computing and digital marketing.
buyer: Katalyst Technologies Inc.
Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, Katalyst Technologies is a best-in-class software technology services and solutions provider. With offices across the world, Katalyst has decades of experience in ERP, supply chain, engineering, digital and e-commerce, professional services and e-publishing. "
target: Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
Panacea Infotech Pvt. Ltd., a custom software development company based out of Pune, India, specializing in web and mobile application development. Panacea has extensive delivery capability in Magento development, e-commerce, mobility, cloud computing and digital marketing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Censhare Ag, acquired 360dialog GmbH

synopsis: Censhare AG announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the real time customer interaction management software vendor 360dialog. 360dialog is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging easily managed from one central place.
buyer: Censhare Ag
Censhare is a universal, smart content management platform that global organizations use to take charge of their digital experience, delivering personalized content across multiple channels, devices and languages. "
target: 360dialog GmbH
360dialog is marketing platform that helps brands (re)engage and convert their audience to maximize customer lifetime value and enhance the customer journey. At its core is a conversation hub that automates and personalizes communication through a real time engine and multichannel messaging.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Methys, acquired 4i Mobile

synopsis: Methys Group and 4i announced that 4i has merged with Methys Digital, a Methys Group Company. South African 4i is a leading mobile-first, digital solutions company servicing clients around the world.
buyer: Methys
Methys is a unique international technology hub with expertise in Digital, Data and Acceleration, through which they drive business performance for their clients. Methys works closely with clients to completely understand the problem that their custom software solution needs to solve. "
target: 4i Mobile
South African 4i is a leading mobile-first, digital solutions company servicing clients around the world. It has built various apps for its clients, such as ParkFind, a mobile app that enables users to find open parking bays and pay for parking in Cape Town.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2018 via DGAP

True North Energy Corporation, acquired Kryptonite Korea Limited

synopsis: True North Energy Corp., announced that it has acquired 100% of the common shares in South Korea's leading digital media company, Kryptonite Korea Limited ('Kryptonite'). Kryptonite owns a diverse digital intellectual property portfolio and operates a variety of social media applications.
buyer: True North Energy Corporation (OTCPK:TNEN:$1.83)
Traditionally, True North Energy Corporation has engaged in the identification, acquisition and development of oil and gas properties. Through its subsidiary, True North Acquisition Corp, the Company intends to scale-up digital operations, focusing on the immense Social, Gaming and Dating market. "
target: Kryptonite Korea Limited
Kryptonite has a large footprint in engineering social applications for major industry players, such as Time Warner for its Cartoon Network & Samsung for its Galaxy devices. The company is specialized in developing leading smartphone consumer internet applications, primary for social entertainment.
price ($mm)
$0.85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ernst & Young, LLP, acquired Applix

synopsis: Ernst & Young (EY), a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has acquired Applix, a company focused on mobile solutions for brands, publishers and institutions. Applix supports their clients with the digital transformation of their services, products and content.
buyer: Ernst & Young, LLP
Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. "
target: Applix
Founded in 2010, Applix is a company focused on mobile solutions for brands, publishers and institutions willing to create their own digital presence in an innovative and relevant way. Applix specialises in three main lines of business: Digital Publishing, Education, Mobile & Apps.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/15/2017 via Reuters

PCI Holdings, Inc., will acquire leafnet Co., Ltd.

synopsis: PCI Holdings, a company that, through its subsidiaries, designs and develops information technology and software products, is to fully acquire leafnet Co., Ltd. through stock swap. leafnet Co., Ltd. designs and develops smart-phone applications and system integration services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
buyer: PCI Holdings, Inc. (TSE:3918:$135.35)
PCI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs and develops information technology and software products. The company is involved in the development of embedded control software for automobiles, heavy machinery, construction machinery and more. "
target: leafnet Co., Ltd.
leafnet Co., Ltd. designs and develops smart-phone applications and system integration services. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Them Advertising, acquired Appcelerate

synopsis: Them Advertising, South Australia's largest locally owned full-service advertising and digital agency, has acquired Appcelerate, an App Development and Web Design agency. Appcelerate uses their expertise in the web design, social media and Google scene to showcase South Australian brands, products and businesses to the world.
buyer: Them Advertising
Them Advertising is a full-service advertising and digital agency with expertise in strategy, branding, design, TV/radio, account service, digital and media. Their team of experts have gone above and beyond to help clients at a local, national and global level reach their unique audiences. "
target: Appcelerate
Appcelerate is a small but dedicated App Development and Web Design agency specialising in business websites and bringing App ideas to life. They use their expertise in the web design, social media and Google scene to showcase South Australian brands, products and businesses to the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

tarienna GmbH, acquired Socialbit GmbH

synopsis: Tarienna GmbH, an information technology and services company that specializes in software and application development, has acquired Socialbit GmbH, a company that develops social and mobile applications for smartphones.
buyer: tarienna GmbH
Tarienna GmbH is an information technology and services company that specializes in software and application development. They were founded in 2008 and are located in Friedrichshafen, Germany. "
target: Socialbit GmbH
Socialbit GmbH develops social and mobile applications for smartphones. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

AtmanCo, acquired VuduMobile Inc.

synopsis: AtmanCo Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of VuduMobile. VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution.
buyer: AtmanCo (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
AtmanCo is a leader in the psychometrics industry. The company offers psychometric tests online for the purposes of recruitment and hiring. AtmanCo's mission is to boost a organization's productivity, performance and prosperity by focusing on the their most important assets: their employees. "
target: VuduMobile Inc.
VuduMobile is a well-established company in the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual text messaging application and turnkey solution allowing management of text message management programs in all kind of businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Monstar Lab, Inc., will acquire Nodes Group ApS

synopsis: Monstar Lab, Inc., a Japanese digital product development firm, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nodes Group ApS, a European software development company. Acquiring Nodes will pave the way for Monstar Lab to enter the European market and to create an ecosystem for digital product development with global top talents.
buyer: Monstar Lab, Inc.
Monstar Lab is a digital product development firm which provides digital product (mobile app and web) development services, music streaming services and mobile gaming services in 9 countries and 17 cities. "
target: Nodes Group ApS
Nodes is a mobile app development firm with high level UX and tech skills to create beautiful and complex applications. Its headquarters is in Copenhagen, with two other offices in London and Aarhus (Denmark). Nodes has 75 passionate developers, designers and mobile consultants.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/26/2017 via PR Web

Scintel Technologies, Inc., acquired Avisun Computer Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Scintel Technologies, a premier technology consulting firm with a substantial background in digital transformation, has acquired Avisun Computer Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a provider of engineering services for developing apps for smartphones and tablets. Avisun's FileAway app lets users scan, tag, and archive business cards with their smartphones.
buyer: Scintel Technologies, Inc.
Scintel Technologies is a premier technology consulting firm with a substantial background in digital transformation, business intelligence, and analytics. Scintel provides custom-tailored solutions to their clients that range from Fortune 500 companies to mid-size firms. "
target: Avisun Computer Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Avisun provides engineering services for developing apps for smartphones and tablets. Their FileAway app lets users scan, associate, tag, and archive business cards with their smartphones. Their A-Lock app locks selected applications with a 4-digit password on a users mobile device.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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EBITDA ($mm)
($5.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.02)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: OTCPK:APYP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppYea, Inc.
AppYea, Inc.
AppYea is a mobile application developer for iOS, Google Play, and Amazon platforms. AppYea operates its own titles as well as provides strategic partnerships with promising mobile app developers. They focus on a number of different categories including next-generation social networks and gaming.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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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: BSE:532790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tanla Mobile
Tanla Mobile
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: AMEX:KLR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kaleyra S.p.a
Kaleyra is a leading CPaaS (Communication-Platform-as-a-Service) company, empowering businesses to communicate safely, securely, and seamlessly. With offices in Europe, Asia, and the United States, Kaleyra has become a worldwide provider of innovative cloud-based communications solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$153.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($20.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
370
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: WORK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$902.61
EBITDA ($mm)
($253.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($281.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2545
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
920
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Ticker: XTRA:CLIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$81.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.78
EBIT ($mm)
$5.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.57
Employees
100
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Ticker: TSE:3962
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Change Co., Ltd
Change Co., Ltd
Based in Japan, Change Co., Ltd. provides IT and network security and solutions. They help businesses with IT consulting regarding applications and mobile products, security and communication through their business infrastructure software, and training services for IT technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.59
EBIT ($mm)
$3.42
Net Income ($mm)
$2.39
Employees
67
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Ticker: APCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp is an information technology company providing cloud services and merchant processing solutions with a focus in mobile payments. Their mission is to provide industry-leading cloud services and payment processing technologies to businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MSMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Room 21 Media, Inc.
Room21 is a media group specializing in proprietary phone app development for producing and monetizing content for film, television and the web. They develop and launch social commerce platforms for healthcare, entertainment, and industrial business.
year
2017
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Ticker: SMSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$51.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.12
EBIT ($mm)
$3.54
Net Income ($mm)
$4.17
Employees
255
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Ticker: TSE:3923
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd.
Rakus Co., Ltd. is a leading provider of cloud-based software for small and medium enterprises in Japan. The company offers various cloud-based chat and e-mail software. Their Mail Dealer software allows companies to share and manage e-mails with multiple targets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$49.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$9.32
Net Income ($mm)
$7.01
Employees
512
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