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announced 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Appen, will acquire Quadrant.io

synopsis: Australia-based Appen Limited will acquire Quadrant, a global leader in mobile location data, Point-of-Interest data, and corresponding compliance services. Quadrant and Appen’s unified business will be strongly positioned to deliver high-quality data to organisations that rely on geolocation for their business.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Based in Australia, Appen is the provider of the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, and video used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. "
target: Quadrant.io
Singapore-based Quadrant provides location data and location-based business solutions that are fit for purpose, easy to use, and simple to organise. Quadrant’s proprietary Geolancer platform provides authentic, accurate, and up-to-date Point-of-Interest data, manually verified on the ground.
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closed 6/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Verizon Communications, acquired Senion

synopsis: Verizon announced the acquisition of Senion, a global leader in location-responsive solutions. The developer of an indoor positioning platform, Senion’s advanced machine-learning sensor fusion technology delivers sub-meter accuracy for precise positioning and navigation of indoor spaces.
buyer: Verizon Communications (VZ:$129,549.00)
Verizon Communications Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. "
target: Senion
Senion is a global leader in indoor positioning solutions, bringing a seamless, responsive, and consumer-friendly foundation for location-based services applications. Senion comprehensive IPS services include analytics, wayfinding, geofencing, friend finder and tracking.
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closed 1/30/2020 via PR Newswire

The Earnest Research Company, acquired Alpha Hat

synopsis: Earnest Research, the largest provider of data analytics for measuring the consumer economy, has acquired Alpha Hat, a leading mobile geolocation intelligence provider. Alpha Hat provides real-time foot traffic intelligence on over 300 retail, restaurant and entertainment brands, offering actionable insight insight into company performance.
buyer: The Earnest Research Company
Earnest Research provides restaurants, retailers, e-commerce companies and investment clients with critical knowledge on consumer behavior to power data-driven business decisions. Earnest Research provides accurate and near real-time data on sales, foot traffic, orders and other purchasing trends. "
target: Alpha Hat
Alpha Hat is a leading mobile geolocation intelligence provider. Alpha Hat provides real-time foot traffic intelligence on over 300 retail, restaurant and entertainment brands, offering actionable insight into company performance through a variety of research and data products.
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announced 4/16/2021 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire myInvenio

synopsis: IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire myInvenio, a process mining software company based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. myInvenio Process Mining is the solution to instantly boost the organization’s core business processes by automatically discovering activities and constantly monitoring compliance and performance.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: myInvenio
myInvenio is a process mining software company based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. myInvenio Process Mining is the solution to instantly boost the organization’s core business processes by automatically discovering activities and constantly monitoring compliance and performance.
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announced 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Diligent, will acquire Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Governance software provider Diligent has agreed to acquire Steele Compliance, the global leader in Ethics & Compliance Management. Steele partners with the world’s largest, most respected companies to deliver compliance products and services that help organizations embrace a culture of compliance while protecting their brand.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Diligent (NZSE:DIL:$94.01)
Diligent is the leading provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Clients rely on Diligent to provide secure, intuitive access to their most time-sensitive and confidential information, ultimately helping them make better decisions. "
target parent: Bregal Investments
target: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele is the global leader in Ethics & Compliance Management. Steele partners with the world’s largest, most respected companies to deliver compliance products and services that help organizations embrace a culture of compliance while protecting their brand.
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closed 7/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Informatica Corp., acquired Compact Solutions LLC

synopsis: Informatica®, the enterprise cloud data management leader, has acquired Compact Solutions to bring expanded metadata management to the Informatica Intelligent Data Platform™, powered by the CLAIRE™ AI engine. Compact Solutions provides data governance in complex enterprises, enabling organizations to meet regulatory compliance requirements.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Informatica Corp. (INFA:$1,047.95)
Informatica is the only proven Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader that accelerates data-driven digital transformation. Informatica enables companies to fuel innovation, become more agile, and realize new growth opportunities, resulting in intelligent market disruptions. "
target: Compact Solutions LLC
Compact Solutions was founded in 2003 with engineering operations in Krakow, Poland. The company has focused on automated solutions for data governance in complex enterprises, enabling organizations worldwide to meet regulatory compliance requirements.
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announced 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Foursquare, will acquire Placed Inc.

synopsis: Foursquare, a company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence, will be acquiring Placed, the leader in location analytics. By directly measuring locations, Placed is able to index the real-world paths and behaviors of consumers.
buyer: Foursquare
Foursquare is a company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence. Millions of people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. "
target parent: Snap Inc.
target: Placed Inc.
Placed is the leader in location analytics. By directly measuring locations through smartphones and leveraging big data principles, Placed is able to index the real-world paths and behaviors of consumers.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired TransparINT

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. has acquired TransparINT, a leading technology company harnessing AI technology for compliance tools. TransparINT’s negative news monitoring application uses machine learning and natural language processing to filter vast quantities of unstructured data from millions of sources to identify risk potential.
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele Compliance is a global compliance intelligence firm offering comprehensive third-party due diligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help organizations comply with regulatory requirements and align with best practices. "
target: TransparINT
TransparINT is a full service technology company focused on providing the next generation of financial crimes compliance tools. They provide simple to use web-based applications that give access to the industry's largest amount of real-time negative news and adverse media data.
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closed 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Placed Inc.

synopsis: Snapchat parent Snap has acquired Placed, a Seattle-based startup that operates a consumer location analytics platform. Placed measures millions of consumer locations every day from those that opt-in to share their whereabouts.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
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: Placed Inc.
Placed is the leader in location analytics, providing clients the most complete understanding of what consumers do in the physical world – and turns that information into actionable insights.
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closed 3/3/2016 via PR Newswire

AiRISTA, purchased Ekahau RTLS from Ekahau, Inc.

synopsis: AiRISTA Flow, an AiRISTA affiliate company and the world leader in true Wi-Fi enabled location services and workflow software solutions, announced the acquisition of Ekahau RTLS and Ekahau RTLS International. The Ekahau Real Time Location System (RTLS) includes Ekahau Vision™, an advanced location analytics platform.
buyer: AiRISTA
AiRISTA develops and manufactures leading Identification & Track and Trace solutions using passive, active, and semi-active RFID, RTLS, GPS, and other technologies. AiRISTA's solutions are robust and comprehensive enabling increased visibility, security and safety of critical assets and personnel. "
seller: Ekahau, Inc.
The Ekahau Real Time Location System (RTLS) includes Ekahau Vision™, an advanced location analytics platform and Ekahau Wi-Fi tags, creating powerful business intelligence that impacts decision-making and workflow processes.
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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Mapsense

synopsis: Apple has purchased mapping startup Mapsense. Mapsense is a San Francisco-based startup that's able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
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: Mapsense
Mapsense is a San Francisco-based startup that's able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps.
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closed 7/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlowe plc, acquired Barbour EHS

synopsis: Marlowe plc has acquired Barbour EHS from Informa plc. Headquartered in London, Barbour EHS has evolved into a leading regulatory SaaS platform, providing data, information and insights to more than 1,000 customers who use its online subscription product to manage their health, safety and environmental regulatory compliance.
buyer: Marlowe plc (MRL.L:$264.30)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: Barbour EHS
Headquartered in London and established in 1957, Barbour EHS has evolved into a leading regulatory SaaS platform, providing data, information and insights to more than 1,000 customers who use its online subscription product to manage their health, safety and environmental regulatory compliance.
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closed 8/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

IDOX plc, acquired thinkWhere Limited

synopsis: ldox plc has acquired thinkWhere Limited, a UK based geospatial information services (GIS) technology business. Their flagship data platform, groundMapper, is a complete managed service for geographic data. It’s the only cloud-based Software as a Service platform that unites public and in-house datasets.
buyer: IDOX plc (AIM:IDOX:$94.29)
UK-based Idox is a leading supplier of specialist software, services and content to the public sector. Their provision of cost-effective, digital solutions help their clients transform their operations, increase engagement and realise true outcomes in their respective industries and sectors. "
target: thinkWhere Limited
thinkWhere Limited is a UK based geospatial information services (GIS) technology business. Their flagship data platform, groundMapper, is a complete managed service for geographic data. It’s the only cloud-based Software as a Service platform that unites public and in-house datasets.
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closed 7/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Dataminr, acquired Watchkeeper

synopsis: Dataminr, a real-time information discovery platform, has acquired UK-based WatchKeeper, a real-time data geovisualization platform for corporate enterprises. WatchKeeper's platform will provide seamless navigation through layers of internal company data and external contextual data in a single pane-of-glass interface alongside Dataminr alerts.
buyer: Dataminr
Dataminr is the creator of the world's leading real-time information discovery platform. Recognized as one of the world's leading AI businesses, Dataminr enables faster response, more effective risk mitigation, and stronger crisis management for public and private sector organizations. "
target: Watchkeeper
Based in the UK, WatchKeeper is a real-time data platform to manage physical security threats at scale. The company combines geospatial technology and cloud services to map client's assets, employees, and internal network-connected systems to give organizations complete situation awareness.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Foursquare, acquired Unfolded, Inc.

synopsis: Foursquare announced its acquisition of Unfolded a next generation platform for geospatial analytics. With the addition of Unfolded’s capabilities to the Foursquare technology stack, enterprises and brands can soon come to Foursquare for merging, enriching, analyzing, and visualizing spatial data - in whatever environment they choose.
buyer: Foursquare
Foursquare is the leading independent location technology company. Their solutions help businesses make smarter decisions and developers create more engaging experiences. Foursquare has uncompromising accuracy, accessibility, scale, and respect for consumer data privacy. "
target: Unfolded, Inc.
Unfolded is a next generation platform for geospatial analytics. Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling -- including its signature product, Unfolded Studio is a self-serve platform that allows users to tranform geospatial data into insightful maps.
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closed 3/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Iread, acquired Geosigweb

synopsis: iread, the data science subsidiary of Business Immo, has acquired Geosigweb, a France-based company that develops spatial based management and organization platforms. They offer full web GIS platforms allowing the growth and analysis of multisource and multiformat data including the analysis and processing of recent satellite images.
buyer parent: Business Immo
buyer: Iread
iread - Real Estate Research Analysis Data - is a new Europe-wide research and advisory using Big Data to serve the global real estate industry. iread is based in France. "
target: Geosigweb
Geosigweb develops spatial based management and organization platforms. The company is based in France. They offer full web GIS platforms allowing the growth and analysis of multisource and multiformat data including the analysis and processing of recent satellite images.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

SystemicLogic Holdings (Proprietary) Limited, acquired Knowledge Factory (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: Global financial innovation and technology company SystemicLogic has acquired Kagiso Media-owned data analytics company Knowledge Factory. Established in 1997, Knowledge Factory offers solutions based on property data and marketing insights.
buyer: SystemicLogic Holdings (Proprietary) Limited
Headquartered in Johannesburg, SystemicLogic helps companies build their innovation capability by offering ICT products and services, including enterprise asset management, data management and crowd-sourcing. "
target parent: Kagiso Media
target: Knowledge Factory (Pty) Ltd.
Knowledge Factory is a leading data, property and marketing insight services company. They consolidate, interrogate and interpret relevant data sets to provide reliable market data that highlights needs and opportunities to support informed strategic business decision making.
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announced 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire July Systems

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a multinational technology company, has announced that it will be acquiring July Systems, a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems provides an enterprise-grade location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: July Systems
Founded in 2001, July Systems is a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems' Proximity MX cloud platform enables clients to integrate location intelligence into their enterprise and turn insights into action, allowing them to better understand their customers.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Leviathan Analytics merged with Findyr,

synopsis: Findyr, the global platform for crowdsourcing of hyper local, street-level data and insights, has announced its merger with Leviathan, the big data analytics platform specializing in analysis of cloud ingested big data with leading machine learning models.
buyer parent: Granahan McCourt Capital
buyer: Findyr
Findyr, the world’s offline search engine, is a marketplace that enables users to make real-time information requests to collectors in over 120 countries and gather local data, perform surveys, take photos or capture videos at any location. "
target: Leviathan Analytics
Leviathan Analytics builds machine-learning tools to quantify and predict event risk for any location in the world. The Leviathan platform offers simple cloud-based applications to generate real-time analytics and measure and forecast risk for any global lat/long position.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Digital Map Products, acquired DMTI Spatial Inc.

synopsis: Digital Map Products, Inc., a pioneer in geospatial mapping technology and intelligence, has acquired DMTI Spatial from Neopost, the number two global supplier of Mail Solutions. DMTI Spatial is the market leader in location-based information and data quality. They provide industry-leading solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies.
buyer parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
buyer: Digital Map Products
Digital Map Products (DMP), headquartered in Irvine, CA, is the leading provider of cloud-based location technology and content solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to over 350,000 mainstream business, government and consumer users. "
target parent: NeoPost SA
target: DMTI Spatial Inc.
DMTI Spatial is the Canadian market leader in location-based information and data quality. They provide industry-leading location economics and Master Address Management (MAM) solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies.
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announced 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Appen, will acquire Quadrant.io

synopsis: Australia-based Appen Limited will acquire Quadrant, a global leader in mobile location data, Point-of-Interest data, and corresponding compliance services. Quadrant and Appen’s unified business will be strongly positioned to deliver high-quality data to organisations that rely on geolocation for their business.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Based in Australia, Appen is the provider of the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, and video used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. "
target: Quadrant.io
Singapore-based Quadrant provides location data and location-based business solutions that are fit for purpose, easy to use, and simple to organise. Quadrant’s proprietary Geolancer platform provides authentic, accurate, and up-to-date Point-of-Interest data, manually verified on the ground.
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announced 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Appen, will acquire Quadrant.io

synopsis: Australia-based Appen Limited will acquire Quadrant, a global leader in mobile location data, Point-of-Interest data, and corresponding compliance services. Quadrant and Appen’s unified business will be strongly positioned to deliver high-quality data to organisations that rely on geolocation for their business.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Based in Australia, Appen is the provider of the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, and video used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. "
target: Quadrant.io
Singapore-based Quadrant provides location data and location-based business solutions that are fit for purpose, easy to use, and simple to organise. Quadrant’s proprietary Geolancer platform provides authentic, accurate, and up-to-date Point-of-Interest data, manually verified on the ground.
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closed 3/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Appen, acquired Figure Eight

synopsis: Appen, a global leader in the provision of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and AI, has acquired Figure Eight, a best in class machine learning software platform which uses highly automated tools to transform unlabeled text, image, audio, and video data into high-quality AI training data.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning. "
target: Figure Eight
Figure Eight combines the best of human and machine intelligence to provide high-quality annotated training data that powers the world’s most innovative machine learning and business solutions.
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$175
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Cognate

synopsis: GoDaddy, a company that provides domain names, has acquired Cognate, a Boston-based startup that uses blockchain to do Common Law trademarks registry. Cognate reviews your proof of use, and once confirmed, creates a permanent, time-stamped record of a users' trademark information and proof.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,670.30)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Cognate
Cognate is The Common Law Trademark (CM) Registry - the only fast, easy, and affordable way to protect your trademark rights. Cognate uses blockchain technology to make an immutable record of users' trademark rights.
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closed 7/26/2006 via BusinessWire

eNom, Inc., acquired BulkRegister L.L.C.

synopsis: eNom, Inc., has completed the purchase of the business and operations of BulkRegister LLC. Already one of the largest registrars in the world in terms of domain names under management, the addition of BulkRegister gives eNom an additional 1.5 million domain names, and 35,000 bulk membership customers.
buyer parent: Demand Media, Inc.
buyer: eNom, Inc.
eNom is an ICANN accredited company offering world-class Internet domain name services at competitive prices. eNom specializes in domain name registration and related services, and is the #1 reseller registrar, according to Name Intelligence(R), with the largest and most active distribution network."
target parent: Alabanza Corporation
target: BulkRegister L.L.C.
If you’re like most businesses, your domain names can be priceless. They allow potential customers to find you. They reflect your branding investment. They represent your online storefront real estate.
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closed 6/14/2005 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., acquired Kelkea, Inc.

synopsis: Trend Micro Inc., a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today announced it has acquired Kelkea Inc. a leading authority on IP filtering and reputation services, by Trend Micro's United States subsidiary.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro, Inc. is a leader in network antivirus and internet content security software and services. The Tokyo-based corporation has business units worldwide. Trend Micro products are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and managed service providers. "
target: Kelkea, Inc.
Kelkea Reputation Services, based on the world's first and largest IP reputation database with ratings for more than 1.5 billion IP addresses, dynamically block spam, phishing and spyware attacks.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired TheRobotReport

synopsis: Business-to-Business publisher, WTWH Media, LLC announced it has acquired The Robot Report. Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. "
target: TheRobotReport
Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

MotoPress, acquired Gutenix

synopsis: MotoPress, a developer of WordPress plugins and themes, has acquired Ukraine-based Gutenix, a high-quality multipurpose WordPress theme that was designed as a Gutenberg-first solution. The acquisition of Gutenix affirms MotoPress's dedication to invest and contribute to Gutenberg as the WordPress stronghold.
buyer: MotoPress
MotoPress creates innovative and healthy digital solutions for small and midsize businesses. The company's multipurpose WordPress plugins and themes, which include Content Editor, WordPress Hotel Booking, and Vacation Rental, deliver the best quality and services to end-users and developers. "
target: Gutenix
Ukraine-based Gutenix is a high-quality multipurpose WordPress theme that was designed as a Gutenberg-first solution. The theme ships with the dedicated starter template libraries for popular WordPress page builders, giving users the flexibility to choose a design and a customization toolset.
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closed 4/10/2018 via BusinessWire

npm, Inc., acquired ^Lift Security

synopsis: npm, Inc., which runs the world’s largest software registry and maintains the npm software package management application, has acquired ^Lift Security, curator of the public Node Security Platform database, which furnishes valuable data about JavaScript vulnerabilities to other developers and security vendors at no cost.
buyer: npm, Inc.
npm, Inc. maintains the npm package manager for JavaScript and hosts the world’s largest software registry. npm has been embraced by millions of developers worldwide for client- and server-side applications as diverse as IoT, mobile development, financial services and aerospace. "
target: ^Lift Security
The ^Lift Security team has curated and maintained the public Node Security Platform database, which furnishes valuable data about JavaScript vulnerabilities to other developers and security vendors at no cost. ^Lift customers include Netflix, Mozilla, Morningstar, Intuit and Redfin.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PE Hub

CCMI, acquired FiberLocator

synopsis: CCMI, a provider of telecom data and information, has acquired FiberLocator from New England Fiber, Inc., one of the nation’s top telecommunications brokerage and consulting firms. FiberLocator operates as an online SaaS fiber mapping database that gives access to telecom research data that’s difficult to find all in one place.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: CCMI
CCMI is the choice of the leading telecom companies in the industry and is a trusted source for telecom data and information. They have delivered high-quality services and events to communication services providers and enterprise end-users since 1971. "
target parent: New England Fiber, Inc.
target: FiberLocator
FiberLocator operates as an online SaaS fiber mapping database. FiberLocator gives access to telecom research data that’s difficult to find all in one place. FiberLocator saves time and serves as a at-the-ready research and planning tool for any telecom or data center project.
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closed 8/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Moz, Inc., acquired SERPscape

synopsis: Moz, Inc., a company that develops inbound marketing software, provides robust APIs for link data and social influence, and hosts the web's most vibrant community of online marketers, has acquired SERPscape, a dataset and tool that contains data on 40,000,000 US search results.
buyer: Moz, Inc.
Moz develops inbound marketing software, provides robust APIs for link data and social influence, and hosts the web's most vibrant community of online marketers. The company is based in Washington. "
target: SERPscape
SERPscape is a dataset and tool that contains data on 40,000,000 US search results and includes an API capable of querying loads of interesting data about what appears in those results (e.g. the relative presence of a domain, keywords that particular pages rank for, and search rankings by industry).
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closed 3/18/2014 via Market Wire

Ensighten, acquired Tagman

synopsis: Ensighten, the fastest-growing enterprise data and tag management provider and company behind the Agile Marketing Platform, announced it acquired TagMan, the pioneer tag management and attribution company.
buyer: Ensighten
Ensighten offers the industry’s first Real-Time™ Tag Management System built for the needs of enterprise websites. An intuitive interface empowers digital marketers to easily add, remove, or modify any third-party digital marketing tag or pixel in real-time, without IT or agency dependency. "
target: Tagman
TagMan is the pioneering global Tag Management System, Marketing Data and Marketing Attribution provider. Since 2007, digital marketers have relied on TagMan to improve website performance and harness third party vendor tags.
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closed 12/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired Ascender Fonts.com

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, announced it has acquired Ascender Corp., a privately held font provider with long-standing relationships with several leading brands including Google and Microsoft.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype Imaging combines technology with design to help the world communicate. Monotype Imaging brings text imaging and graphical user interface capabilities to consumer electronics devices such as laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, navigation devices, e-book readers and consumer appliances. "
target: Ascender Fonts.com
Ascender Corporation is a leading provider of advanced font products specializing in type design, font development and licensing. Ascender provides multilingual, custom font development for a wide range of customers including creative professionals, enterprises and hardware & software developers.
price ($mm)
$9.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Optus, will acquire Hivint Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Optus, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia, will acquire Hivint, an Australian consultancy firm which provides professional services within the field of cyber security, spanning technical, governance, risk and compliance services.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Optus
Optus is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia. Optus provides mobile, telephony, internet, satellite, entertainment and business network services to more than 10 million customers every day. "
target: Hivint Pty Ltd.
Hivint is an Australian consultancy firm which provides professional services within the field of cyber security, spanning technical, governance, risk and compliance services. They also offer Security Colony, a SaaS platform that provides access to a library of security resources.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2021 via PR Web

FieldCamp, acquired ZooBe

synopsis: FieldCamp, a premier field service management software provider announced its acquisition of ZooBe, the leading knowledge-sharing platform for field services. ZooBe offers free access to the most useful information and knowledge on field services and cloud-based software.
buyer: FieldCamp
FieldCamp is a field service management software that helps field service businesses with complete automation of operations that results in increased efficiency, streamlined processes and better workforce management. "
target: ZooBe
Zoobe.com is knowledge-sharing platform that was used to educate people about field services and field service scheduling software. The platform offers free access to the most useful information and knowledge on field services and cloud-based software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/22/2006 via BusinessWire

TouchStone Software, acquired Driverzone.com

synopsis: TouchStone Software Corporation today announced that it has acquired Driverzone.com, one of the Internet's premier Device Driver resource web sites. The acquisition includes the domain name and Driverzone.com's device driver library.
buyer: TouchStone Software
TouchStone Software Corporation is a leading developer of innovative software designed to help people use complex technologies. The company’s products, which include BIOS Agent, BIOS Wizard and Driver Agent, are distributed worldwide via the Internet. "
target: Driverzone.com
Driverzone.com, is basically a one man show, that would be me Barry Fanion. I came up with the idea for Driverzone.com almost by accident.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mavrck, acquired GroupHigh

synopsis: Mavrck, the all-in-one, advanced influencer marketing platform, has acquired GroupHigh, a marketing software platform used by more than 400 agencies and brands to identify bloggers, social media profiles, and manage the outreach marketing process.
buyer: Mavrck
Mavrck is the all-in-one, advanced influencer marketing platform enabling companies to harness the power of social proof that consumers trust today. Marketers use Mavrck to discover and collaborate with influencers to create trusted content and insights for customer journey touchpoints at scale. "
target: GroupHigh
GroupHigh is a marketing software platform used by more than 400 agencies and brands to identify bloggers, social media profiles, and manage the outreach marketing process. Their clients include major PR agencies, online marketing firms, and many of the top brands in the world.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/25/2003 via BusinessWire

The Thomson Corporation, acquired Techstreet Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Corporation announced that it has acquired Techstreet, Inc.--a digital content delivery company that provides full-text industry standards and specifications to engineers, researchers, and technical and information professionals worldwide. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: The Thomson Corporation (TRI:$5,921.00)
The Thomson Corporation is a global leader in providing integrated information solutions to business and professional customers. Thomson provides value-added information, software tools and applications to more than 20 million users. "
target: Techstreet Inc.
Techstreet provides mission-critical information resources and information management tools for technical professionals. Through our web site, customers can find and purchase from over 500,000 technical information titles including one of the world's largest collections of industry standards and sp
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Gnip, inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Gnip, the social data provider that has long provided access to public Twitter data, and that has deepened its relationship with the social network over the years through a series of product and partnership announcements.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$4,799.30)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Gnip, inc.
Founded in 2008, Gnip created the first realtime social media data delivery platform. As the leading provider of social media data for enterprise applications, Gnip facilitates access to dozens of social media sources through a single application programming interface (API).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Brandwatch, acquired PeerIndex

synopsis: Brandwatch, the leading social intelligence tech company, announced its acquisition of PeerIndex, provider of the most transparent influencer mapping technology ever built. The acquisition includes ownership of the world's largest independent Twitter author database. The entire PeerIndex team of 10 will join Brandwatch immediately.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is a leading social intelligence company. Its social media listening and analytics technology platforms gather millions of online conversations every day and provides users with the tools to analyze them, empowering brands and agencies to make smarter, data-driven business decisions. "
target: PeerIndex
PeerIndex was founded on the belief that people power the social web. They have built an index of over 300m Twitter profiles – technology designed to track audiences, turning big data into human insights and helping clients identify the influencers and content that really matter to them.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired RelSci

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the global B2B information service provider of price discovery, essential market intelligence, and events, has acquired Relationship Science ("RelSci"), a global relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a global business-to-business information services business. They provide price discovery, essential market intelligence and events. The company manages a portfolio of businesses in markets where information, data, and convening market participants are valued."
target: RelSci
RelSci is a global relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations. Its proprietary software enables clients to easily identify and act upon their relationships across a range of core use-cases.
price ($mm)
$7.40
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Jetpack, acquired WPScan

synopsis: Jetpack, the ultimate toolkit for WordPress, has acquired WPScan, a WordPress vulnerability database. WPScan enables site owners to find vulnerabilities affecting their website. Their database covers WordPress vulnerabilities, plugin vulnerabilities and theme vulnerabilities. They also offer plugins and APIs that detects vulnerabilities.
buyer parent: Automattic Inc.
buyer: Jetpack
Jetpack is the ultimate toolkit for WordPress. Jetpack provides everything developers need to secure, design, and grow their WordPress website. Their tools allows users to add secure logins, protect their site from brute force attacks, fully customize their site, and increase their traffic. "
target: WPScan
WPScan is a WordPress vulnerability database. WPScan enables site owners to find vulnerabilities affecting their website. Their database covers WordPress vulnerabilities, plugin vulnerabilities and theme vulnerabilities. They also offer plugins and APIs that detects vulnerabilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2009 via BusinessWire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired Metasploit

synopsis: Rapid7, the leading provider of unified vulnerability management, compliance and penetration testing solutions, announced the acquisition of Metasploit, the principal organization behind the open source penetration testing framework and world’s largest database of public, tested exploits, the Metasploit Project.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is the leading provider of unified vulnerability management, compliance, and penetration testing solutions, delivering actionable intelligence about an organization’s entire IT environment. "
target: Metasploit
Metasploit provides useful information to people who perform penetration testing, IDS signature development, and exploit research. This project was created to provide information on exploit techniques and to create a useful resource for exploit developers and security professionals.
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