Like Livescribe, Inc.

announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

ST Imaging, acquired nextScan Inc.

synopsis: ST Imaging, a division of Digital Check Corporation and technology provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology, has acquired nextScan Inc., the industry's top manufacturer of high performance production Microfilm Scanners and Workflow Software Technology.
buyer parent: Digital Check Corporation
buyer: ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary all digital ST200 film scanner, changing the way library customers view film. "
target: nextScan Inc.
nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.
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closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
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$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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13.6x
closed 10/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Vilant Systems Oy

synopsis: Turck has acquired a majority stake in Vilant Systems. Finland-based Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
buyer: Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, and connectivity products -- as well as interface technology, human-machine interfaces, and RFID systems -- Germany-based Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation applications. "
target: Vilant Systems Oy
Based in Finland, Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle. "
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications. "
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
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closed 3/12/2008 via

Better Online Solutions Ltd., acquired Dimex Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Better Online Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd.
buyer: Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC:$0.00)
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components. "
target: Dimex Systems Ltd.
Dimex Systems Ltd. is a private Israeli company, established in 1988. Dimex is a leading integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection systems (AIDC) solutions based on RFID and Barcode technology.
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$0.96
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announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
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1.1x
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13.0x
closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$9,551.30)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
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$140
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closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
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$78
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
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announced 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

NETGEAR, Inc., will acquire CP Secure, Inc.

synopsis: NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held CP Secure, Inc.
buyer: NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR:$1,321.23)
NETGEAR designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. NETGEAR's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications. "
target: CP Secure, Inc.
CP Secure, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of gateway content security appliances. The company protects all-sized organizations from network based malware through innovative technologies, effective products and solid support.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CIVIQ Smartscapes, acquired elevate DIGITAL

synopsis: JMC Capital Partners through its portfolio company, CIVIQ Smartscapes, a company that designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures, has acquired elevate Digital. Elevate Digital is a leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology that engages with people and devices within verticals.
buyer parent: JMC Capital Partners
buyer: CIVIQ Smartscapes
CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures that provide access to and enhance public information, commerce, safety and efficiency to create "smartscapes" – the future of intelligent urban infrastructure. "
target: elevate DIGITAL
elevate DIGITAL is the leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology. The elevate platform manages and controls connective messaging, digital applications, geo-targeted services and data collection within SMART display technology.
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closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
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0.4x
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8.2x
closed 3/1/2005 via Company Press Release

Library Video Company, acquired SAFARI Video Networks

synopsis: Today, Library Video Company, the leading distributor of educational VHS and DVD programs to schools nationwide, completed the purchase of SAFARI Technologies’ Video Networking Division. SAFARI Video Networks is the leading provider of video networking solutions for schools in the U.S.
buyer: Library Video Company
[BWP 01/25/2000]: the leading distributor of educational video, CD-ROM, audiobook and DVD to schools and public libraries nationwide. The company stocks over 12,000 titles covering a diverse range of topics for all ages and grade levels. Each program has been carefully reviewed and selected for con "
target: SAFARI Video Networks
SAFARI Video Networks is the leading provider of video networking solutions for schools in the U.S.. SAFARI's leading product is a digital content system providing a single interface for all educational publishers and school created libraries; and a WAN (Wide Area Network) that delivers rich media r
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closed 4/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ingenico Group, acquired Think&Go NFC

synopsis: Ingenico Group, a global leader in seamless payment, announced the acquisition of Think&Go NFC, a company that develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
buyer: Ingenico Group (ENXTPA:ING:$3,337.79)
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, they deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. "
target: Think&Go NFC
Think&Go develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
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closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
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$400
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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announced 2/10/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire we-inspire

synopsis: Anoto Group, the global leader in digital writing and drawing solutions, has entered an agreement to acquire We-Inspire. The We-Inspire system transforms empty walls into large interactive surfaces teams can use for productivity, collaboration, ideation, and creation. We-Inspire's software will be fully integrated into Anoto’s existing solutions.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group AB is a global leader in digital writing and drawing solutions. Its technology platform and branded products enable high-precision pen or stylus input on nearly any surface. Their solutions enable fast and efficient capture, transmission, distribution and storage of digital data. "
target: we-inspire
we-inspire develops large interactive surfaces with the overall goal of improving communication and collaboration among and across teams. The we-inspire wall transforms empty walls into seamless interactive surfaces, with software optimized to boost productivity and innovative thinking.
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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closed 5/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Anoto Group AB, acquired DevelopIQ Ltd.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB, which develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, has acquired DevelopIQ Ltd. DevelopIQ has extensive experience in integrating Anoto based digital pen and paper solutions, developing cross-platform mobile apps and delivering innovative cloud services.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: DevelopIQ Ltd.
DevelopIQ has extensive experience in integrating Anoto based digital pen and paper solutions, developing cross-platform mobile apps and delivering innovative cloud services. The company is based in Basingstoke and works in close partnerships with mobile operators, software vendors and resellers.
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$2.95
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announced 12/7/2011 via Company Press Release

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Talario LLC

synopsis: Anoto Group AB has approved an agreement to acquire Talario. Talario’s Xpaper software makes it easy to use Anoto’s digital pen and paper technology with any software application or paper document, and is installed by thousands of users in over 50 countries for a wide variety of personal, professional, commercial, and government uses.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group AB is the pioneering leader of digital pen & paper technology. Anoto technology optimizes paper-based processes by rapidly and reliably converting handwritten information from business forms into digital documents. "
target: Talario LLC
Talario is an innovator in the emerging digital writing market. The company focuses on creating scalable, general purpose software that makes using digital paper as simple as using regular paper. Its flagship product is Xpaper, a document capture solution for document management systems.
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$0.67
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announced 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Anoto Group AB, will purchase routing technology source code from Covelus

synopsis: Anoto has signed a contract with software developer Covelus about acquiring the company’s routing technology. According to the contract Anoto buys the source code for Covelus’ router in order to further develop it and improve availability for future products.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group AB is the pioneering leader of digital pen & paper technology. Anoto technology optimizes paper-based processes by rapidly and reliably converting handwritten information from business forms into digital documents. "
seller: Covelus
Covelus is a software development company with offices in the UK and Sweden. We produce state-of-the-art Routing software that enables Anoto digital pen and paper technology to function efficiently across multiple devices & platforms.
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Anoto Group AB, will acquire Talario LLC

synopsis: Anoto Group AB has approved an agreement to acquire Talario. Talario’s Xpaper software makes it easy to use Anoto’s digital pen and paper technology with any software application or paper document, and is installed by thousands of users in over 50 countries for a wide variety of personal, professional, commercial, and government uses.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group AB is the pioneering leader of digital pen & paper technology. Anoto technology optimizes paper-based processes by rapidly and reliably converting handwritten information from business forms into digital documents. "
target: Talario LLC
Talario is an innovator in the emerging digital writing market. The company focuses on creating scalable, general purpose software that makes using digital paper as simple as using regular paper. Its flagship product is Xpaper, a document capture solution for document management systems.
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closed 4/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Evolve IP, acquired Jog.ai Inc.

synopsis: Evolve IP, a provider of cloud computing and cloud communications services, has acquired Jog.ai, a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The interactive screenplay allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Evolve IP
Evolve IP delivers customized strategies and integrated services for both cloud computing and communications; solutions that are designed to work together and with the applications already used in their clients' businesses. "
target: Jog.ai Inc.
Jog.ai is a speech analytics and natural language technology firm. Jog.ai provides an automated call recording and transcribing solution that creates a ‘screenplay’ for calls. The screenplay is clickable, copiable, and sharable and allows users to flag important moments for fast reference.
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closed 4/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Transcend Services, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that the company has closed the acquisition of Transcend Services, Inc., a leading provider of medical transcription and speech editing services. The combination of Nuance and Transcend will significantly improve the way patient data is captured, processed and used across the small- to mid-size hospital market.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target: Transcend Services, Inc.
Transcend Services is a provider of clinical documentation solutions for healthcare organizations. Its high-quality transcription services and applications, leading data extraction, and reporting tools, provide critical data needed to document patient encounters and help drive decision making.
price ($mm)[EV]
$316 [$302]
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$125
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$26
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12.2x
closed 11/6/2012 via PR Newswire

iMedX, Inc., acquired Greenlight Transcription, LLC

synopsis: iMedX Inc., a leading healthcare software and services company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Greenlight Transcription, LLC. ("Greenlight"). With this acquisition, iMedX adds Greenlight's many clinics in Oregon to its customer base.
buyer parent: RFE Investment Partners
buyer: iMedX, Inc.
iMedX is a leading outsource provider of healthcare software and services to hospitals and medical practices throughout the United States. iMedX's innovative Internet-based transcription delivery platform, TurboScribe®, is used by thousands of providers across the country. "
target: Greenlight Transcription, LLC
Greenlight Transcription has provided outstanding medical, legal and business transcription services to clients nationwide. Utilizing the latest in digital technology, their HIPAA-compliant Web-based document management system takes the headache out of sending and receiving work.
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closed 8/17/2012 via BusinessWire

One Equity Partners, acquired M*Modal

synopsis: M*Modal announced Legend Acquisition Sub, Inc. successfully completed its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of M*Modal. M*Modal is a leading provider of clinical transcription services, clinical documentation workflow solutions, advanced cloud-based Speech UnderstandingTM technology, and advanced unstructured data analytics.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: One Equity Partners
Founded in 2001, One Equity Partners manages an $11 billion portfolio of proprietary investments and commitments of JP Morgan Chase & Co. By working in partnership with owners and managers, OEP invests in transactions that promote strategic and operating change, creating long-term value. "
target: M*Modal
M*Modal is a leading provider of clinical transcription services, clinical documentation workflow solutions, advanced cloud-based Speech Understanding™ technology, and advanced unstructured data analytics. It is recognized as the largest clinical transcription service in the U.S.
price ($mm)[EV]
$797 [$1,055]
rev ($mm)
$457
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$112
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2.3x
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9.6x
closed 10/23/2006 via BusinessWire

Vemics Inc, acquired NuScribe Inc

synopsis: Vemics, a leading provider of hosted, real-time collaboration and meeting solutions announced the acquisition of Austin-based NuScribe™, Inc., a developer of voice recognition software applications and web-based productivity tools for the medical, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries for $9 Million in an all-stock transaction.
buyer: Vemics Inc (VMCI:$0.44)
Vemics, Inc is a leading provider of hosted, real-time conferencing and collaboration applications. Vemics LiveAccess solutions combine multipoint video/voice and data technologies with industry specific content, consulting expertise and deep customer support. "
target: NuScribe Inc
NuScribe began operating with its SMR, an appliance-based voice recognition product, where doctors purchased and maintained their own "stand-alone" units. NuScribe developed NuScribe Online—an internet based application that securely stores the doctor’s documents in a virtual repository.
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$9.00
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closed 4/23/2010 via PR Newswire

MedQuist Inc., acquired Spheris, Inc.

synopsis: MedQuist Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled clinical documentation services, announces that it has completed the purchase of the domestic business of Spheris Inc. Simultaneously, CBay Inc., MedQuist's majority owner, has acquired the stock of Spheris India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Spheris.
buyer parent: CBay Systems Ltd.
buyer: MedQuist Inc.
MedQuist Inc. is a leading provider of medical transcription software technology and services, enabling health systems, hospitals and group medical practices throughout the United States to efficiently manage clinical documentation workflow from voice capture through coding. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Spheris, Inc.
Spheris is a leading global provider of clinical documentation technology and services to more than 500 health systems, hospitals and group practices throughout the U.S. Spheris solutions address the needs of practitioners, health information directors, IT directors and administrators.
price ($mm)[EV]
$116 [$305]
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.0x
closed 4/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired NET Data Corporation

synopsis: i3 Verticals, Inc. has acquired Northeast Texas Data, LLC and Graves Humphries Stahl, LLC (collectively, “Net Data”). Net Data provides software and services for municipalities and local governments, primarily within Texas. The platform provides solutions for judicial management, property tax collection, court records, and more.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$338.85)
i3 Verticals delivers seamlessly integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and other organizations in strategic vertical markets, such as education, non-profit, public, property management, and healthcare and to the business-to-business payments market. "
target: NET Data Corporation
Net Data provides software and services for municipalities and local governments, primarily within Texas. The platform provides solutions for judicial management, property tax collection, court records, law enforcement and traffic violations, and other programs critical to local governments.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 12/4/2012 via PE Hub

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Accentus Inc.

synopsis: High Road Capital Partners has sold Accentus to Nuance Communications Inc. Ottawa, Ontario-based Accentus is a leading provider of medical transcription, document imaging, and remote coding technology and services to hospitals and physician groups in Canada and the United States.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Accentus Inc.
Accentus provides Integrated Medical Document Management Solutions – Transcription, Document Imaging, and Remote Coding – for the creation of electronic health records. Hospitals, medical clinics, and independent physicians rely on Accentus to capture accurate and timely patient health information.
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closed 1/15/2014 via Company Press Release

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Emdat, Inc.

synopsis: Emdat, Inc., based in Madison, Wisconsin, was acquired by Nuance Communications, Inc. Emdat is a leading provider of medical documentation software, allowing healthcare organizations to protect or increase physician productivity, while also meeting “meaningful use” of electronic health records.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target: Emdat, Inc.
Emdat is the leading independent technology solution for Medical Transcription Service Organizations and medical facilities. The Emdat Suite of Applications is an integrated web based software platform that completely automates the entire dictation, transcription and data documentation process.
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closed 7/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired webMedx, Inc.

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, has acquired Webmedx, the #1 KLAS-ranked transcription services provider. Webmedx offers transcription and editing services and clinical documentation technology for hospitals and clinics nationally.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target parent: Camden Partners Holdings, LLC
target: webMedx, Inc.
Webmedx provides clinical documentation services to leading healthcare organizations nationwide. Offering a range of service options—from traditional transcription to cost effective self-completion—it helps hospitals and healthcare systems achieve their operational goals.
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closed 8/18/2011 via GlobeNewswire

M*Modal merged with MedQuist Inc.,

synopsis: MedQuist Holdings Inc., a leading provider of integrated clinical documentation solutions for the U.S. healthcare system, announced that it has closed on the acquisition of M*Modal, a leader in advanced Speech and Natural Language Understanding technology.
buyer: MedQuist Inc.
MedQuist is a leading provider of medical transcription services and a leader in technology-enabled clinical documentation workflow. Its enterprise solutions include mobile voice capture devices, speech recognition, Web-based workflow platforms and a global network of medical editors. "
target: M*Modal
M*Modal, a leader in advanced Speech and Natural Language Understanding technology, transforms narrative medical documentation into structured, encoded information to create meaningful, valuable clinical intelligence that can be shared, analyzed, and used to inform collaborative care.
price ($mm)[EV]
$104 [$96]
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.3x
closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Descript, Inc., acquired Lyrebird

synopsis: Descript, a startup that builds audio transcription and editing tools, has acquired Lyrebird, a Montreal-based startup that creates speech synthesis software. With the acquisition, Descript is launching Overdub, a new feature that will allow users to create “templates” of their voices which can be used to create audio based on words that they type.
buyer: Descript, Inc.
Descript builds simple and powerful collaborative tools for new media creators in the realm of voice audio. Descript's array of tools include audio transcription, both automated and manually, editing tools, as well as Overdub, a product that lets users create audio based on the words that they type."
target: Lyrebird
Montreal-based Lyrebird is an AI startup that creates speech synthesis software and related products. The company offers users to create unique artificial voices using one minute of source audio and the ability to integrate digital voices into their applications via Lyrebird's Voice Avatar API.
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closed 3/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Focus Infomatics Inc

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech solutions, has closed its acquisition of Focus Infomatics, Inc. The acquisition expands Nuance’s ability to deliver Web-based speech recognition editing services and significantly accelerates Nuance’s strategy to automate manual transcription in healthcare.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target: Focus Infomatics Inc
Focus Infomatics, a healthcare transcription solutions company with operation in India and the United States, has been successfully providing transcription services to the healthcare industry since 1999. Focus now serves more than 100 medical facilities across the United States.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

BigHand Digital Dictation, acquired Verdatum, LLC

synopsis: BigHand Inc., a digital dictation workflow software provider, acquired Verdatum. With the acquisition, BigHand will incorporate Verdatum's dictation workflow software, Voice-Flow, into its product platform while continuing to support Verdatum's software and customer base.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: BigHand Digital Dictation
BigHand digital dictation workflow software enables professionals to get more done at work using their voice. With over 150,000 users and 1,450 customer organizations, BigHand is a global leader in delivering dictation and speech technologies. "
target: Verdatum, LLC
Verdatum provides a digital dictation management solution to law firms which use dictation and transcription as an integral part of their business process. Its solution offers the ability to automate the workflow of dictation and transcription, as well as manage and control it.
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