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closed 6/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Eggplant Software

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, and Eggplant, the digital automation intelligence specialist, announced that Keysight has completed the acquisition of Eggplant from The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies, Inc. is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Eggplant Software
Eggplant provides user-centric, Digital Automation Intelligence solutions that enhance the quality and performance of the digital experience. Eggplant enables organizations to test, monitor, analyze, and report on the quality of software applications across different interfaces, and platforms.
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$330
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$38
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closed 6/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Digital.ai, acquired Experitest

synopsis: Digital.ai has acquired Israel-based Experitest, a continuous quality provider, and Numerify. The acquisitions bring AI-powered business analytics and secure, integrated continuous testing capabilities to the Digital.ai Value Stream Platform, making it the most complete end-to-end value stream management solution in the industry.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Digital.ai
Digital.ai is an industry-leading technology company that helps Global 5000 enterprises achieve digital transformation goals. Digital.ai combines innovative technologies in agile planning, application protection, software delivery, and artificial intelligence into a unified Value Stream Platform. "
target: Experitest
Israel-based Experitest enables organizations to rapidly release better quality digital applications to the market. Its SeeTest SaaS-based Continuous Testing Platform enables web & mobile application testing across 2,000+ browsers and real mobile devices, and under real end-user conditions.
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired Peach Tech

synopsis: GitLab has acquired Peach Tech, a security software firm specializing in protocol fuzz testing and dynamic application security testing (DAST) API testing, and Fuzzit. The acquisitions will add fully-mature testing solutions, including protocol fuzzing, API fuzzing, DAST API testing, and coverage-guided fuzz testing.
buyer: GitLab
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. "
target: Peach Tech
Peach Tech is a security software firm specializing in protocol fuzz testing and dynamic application security testing (DAST) API testing. The company utilizes cutting-edge technology to deliver leading products, such as Peach API security and its acclaimed fuzz testing solution Peach Fuzzer.
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closed 8/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Resolve Systems, acquired FixStream Network Inc.

synopsis: Resolve Systems®, the leading IT automation and orchestration platform, announced the acquisition of FixStream, a pioneer in AIOps.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Resolve Systems
Resolve is the #1 IT automation and orchestration platform, powering more than a million automations every day from simple, high-volume tasks to incredibly complex processes that go well beyond what is imagined as automatable. "
target parent: Mahindra Group
target: FixStream Network Inc.
FixStream is one of the fastest-growing AIOps platforms. Its proven solution provides automated dependency mapping that dynamically tracks the changing relationships between applications and underlying infrastructure to aid in quickly diagnosing the root cause of performance issues and outages.
price ($mm)
$24
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$5
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4.7x
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired TestProject

synopsis: Tricentis, the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, has acquired TestProject, the world’s first cloud-based, community testing platform. TestProject makes it easier for testers to do their jobs quickly, and to collaborate using popular open source frameworks (e.g., Selenium and Appium) to ensure quality with speed.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target: TestProject
TestProject is the world’s first cloud-based, community testing platform. TestProject makes it easier for testers to do their jobs quickly, and to collaborate using popular open source frameworks (e.g., Selenium and Appium) to ensure quality with speed.
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closed 2/25/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Worksoft

synopsis: Worksoft, Inc., a leading provider of continuous test automation software, and Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, announced Marlin’s majority recapitalization of and growth equity investment in Worksoft.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Worksoft
Worksoft is a leading global provider of automation software for high-velocity business process testing and discovery. Enterprises use Worksoft intelligent automation to innovate faster, lower technology risk, reduce costs, improve quality, and understand their real end-to-end business processes.
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announced 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

QASymphony will be merged with Tricentis GmbH,

synopsis: Tricentis and QASymphony announced their agreement to merge under the name of Tricentis. Tricentis’ market-leading Continuous Testing platform has earned the company unanimous “leader” recognition among the top industry analysts. QASymphony is recognized as the industry’s leading test management solution.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target: QASymphony
QASymphony accelerates digital transformation with software testing solutions that help enterprises prioritize quality, develop reliable software and increase speed to market. The qTest platform streamlines software testing in agile and DevOps environments and centralizes testing efforts.
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closed 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Perforce, acquired PRQA (Programming Research)

synopsis: Clearlake Capital-backed Perforce Software acquired UK-based Programming Research (PRQA), which provides enterprise-grade static code analysis. PRQA solutions are used by organizations whose products need to perform securely and reliably in mission critical and safety critical environments, such as the automotive, aerospace, and medical industries.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Perforce
Perforce Software is a leading provider of enterprise scale software solutions to technology developers and development operations (“DevOps”) teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the development lifecycle. "
target parent: TOYO Corporation
target: PRQA (Programming Research)
PRQA (Programming Research) has been the leader in defect prevention. Their solutions designed to work hand-in-hand with developers, promote safe coding practices and proactively ensure the highest quality code for safety-critical and mission-critical systems.
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closed 1/13/2016 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired TestPlant Limited

synopsis: TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, announced that The Carlyle Group has acquired a majority shareholding in the company. TestPlant is headquartered in London with development centers in the USA and UK, and sales and support centers in the USA, UK,Germany, China, India and Japan.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $194 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 142 fund of funds vehicles. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: TestPlant Limited
TestPlant is an international software business based in London. It has development centers in the USA and the UK with sales and support centers in the USA, the UK, Germany, India, China and Japan as well as an extensive network of business partners.
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closed 8/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

GL Education Group, acquired The Test Factory LLC

synopsis: GL Education Group has acquired The Test Factory in County Durham which supplies assessment technology for clients including Nestle and Google. Their Online Assessment Platform is rich in functionality and features whilst flexible by design to build customised solutions with limited time and investment.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: GL Education Group
Based in London, GL Education Group, formerly Granada Learning, provides assessment products and services used by teachers to measure students' core abilities and to take decisions about their learning paths. The company comprises two business units: GL Assessment and GL Performance. "
target: The Test Factory LLC
The Test Factory delivers customised and published online assessment solutions, tailored to a client’s exact need. Their Online Assessment Platform is rich in functionality and features whilst flexible by design to build customised solutions with limited time and investment.
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closed 7/25/2014 via Company Press Release

TOYO Corporation, acquired PRQA (Programming Research)

synopsis: TOYO Corporation, a Japanese company that imports and distributes measuring instruments, has acquired a majority stake in Programming Research Group Ltd (PRQA), a leader in defect prevention. PRQA's solutions promote safe coding practices and proactively ensure the highest quality code for safety-critical and mission-critical systems.
buyer: TOYO Corporation (TSE:8151:$201.39)
Founded in 1953, TOYO Corporation is a Japanese company that imports and distributes measuring instruments used in research and development fields. The company distributes measuring instruments for the ICT, automobile, energy, marine, software, and healthcare industries. "
target: PRQA (Programming Research)
PRQA (Programming Research) has been the leader in defect prevention. Their solutions, designed to work hand-in-hand with developers, promote safe coding practices and proactively ensure the highest quality code for safety-critical and mission-critical systems.
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closed 4/22/2013 via Company Press Release

TestPlant Limited, acquired Facilita Software Development Ltd.

synopsis: TestPlant announced it has acquired Facilita Software Development Limited, a specialist in load and performance testing. Facilita’s Forecast tool is widely used across the public sector and in large enterprises to performance test applications, servers, websites and IT infrastructures of all sizes and complexity.
buyer: TestPlant Limited
TestPlant is an international software business with its HQ in the City of London.The company is the maker of eggPlant, the leading software testing tool which automates the traditionally manual process of software testing and validation. "
target: Facilita Software Development Ltd.
Facilita Software Development Ltd. develops software testing for load and performance testing. Established in 2001, Facilita is one of the UK’s most successful and credible software testing technology companies.
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closed 4/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Xamarin Inc., acquired LessPainful

synopsis: Xamarin announced that it has recently acquired the Danish mobile testing startup LessPainful. LessPainful is the company behind the popular open source cross-platform functional test platform for Android and iOS. It allows customers to use their Device Clouds to test their Android and iOS apps on many real devices in parallel.
buyer: Xamarin Inc.
Xamarin mission is to produce the best software development tools in the world, and to make it fast, easy and fun to build great mobile apps. "
target: LessPainful
LessPainful ApS designs and develops mobile testing platforms. It allows customers to use their Device Clouds to test their Android and iOS apps on many real devices in parallel. The Device Clouds support fully automated testing as well as visual test reports for manual inspection.
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closed 3/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Worksoft, acquired Test Factory LLC

synopsis: Worksoft, announced the acquisition of TestFactory, a premier provider of performance and life cycle management solutions that optimize application quality and lower the total cost of ownership for new ERP implementations, ongoing application upgrades, and new business application extensions including analytics and web-based services.
buyer: Worksoft
Worksoft pioneers innovative approaches to software quality testing, and is a premier provider of lifecycle automation solutions for use with SAP solutions to reduce the total cost of ownership for users. "
target: Test Factory LLC
Test Factory develops solutions to facilitate automated and advanced testing services of the entire SAP solution-based landscape.
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closed 6/26/2007 via PR Newswire

EDS Corp., acquired RelQ Software Private Ltd.

synopsis: EDS has completed the acquisition of RelQ Software Private Limited, a Bangalore, India-based software testing company. RelQ will be fully integrated into EDS' global testing organization.
buyer: EDS Corp.
Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is a leading global technology services company delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technology outsourcing industry 45 years ago. "
target: RelQ Software Private Ltd.
RelQ is an Independent Software Testing, Validation & Verification (V&V), and Quality Assurance (QA) services company. RelQ with its growing team of QA / Test engineers, currently over 500 strong, has completed over 700 projects for leading companies worldwide.
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closed 8/19/2019 via BusinessWire

OpenGate Capital, acquired InRule Technology, Inc.

synopsis: OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, has acquired InRule Technology, Inc., a market-leading decision management platform and business rules management system (BRMS). InRule provides an end-to-end, fully auditable platform that acts as a “single source of truth” for enterprises processing complex business rules and decision workflows.
buyer: OpenGate Capital
OpenGate Capital is a global private equity firm that strives to acquire and optimize lower middle market businesses throughout North America and Europe with a strategic focus on operational improvement, innovation and growth. "
target: InRule Technology, Inc.
InRule Technology enables enterprises to understand and automate decisions with speed, agility, accuracy, and transparency. IT and business personnel rely on InRule’s Decision Platform and Business Rules Management System (BRMS) to increase productivity, grow revenue, and enhance customer service.
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closed 10/1/2018 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Zephyr, Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear, the leader in software quality tools for teams, has acquired Zephyr, a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster.
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announced 10/10/2011 via BNC Analysis

Keynote Systems, Inc., will acquire DeviceAnywhere

synopsis: Keynote Systems has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobile Complete, Inc., d/b/a DeviceAnywhere. DeviceAnywhere provides cloud-based products and services for testing and monitoring the functionality, usability, performance and availability of mobile apps and web sites.
buyer: Keynote Systems, Inc.
Keynote Systems is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud monitoring. Keynote's testing, monitoring and measurement products and services are used by a variety of enterprises such as online portals, e-commerce sites, B2B sites, mobile operators and mobile infrastructure providers. "
target: DeviceAnywhere
DeviceAnywhere specializes in testing and monitoring of mobile websites and apps for enterprises. It provides end-to-end planning, testing, monitoring and analysis solutions that assure the quality of their apps and services as they extend their business and brand to the mobile channel.
price ($mm)[EV]
$49 [$53]
rev ($mm)
$20
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4.5x
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closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Kalistick SAS

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Kalistick, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
buyer parent: Synopsys, Inc.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity’s award-winning development testing platform helps developers create and deliver better software, faster, by automatically testing source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches or catastrophic system failure. "
target: Kalistick SAS
Kalistick is a provider of cloud-based software solutions that boost testing efficiency by enabling software development organizations to easily identify and prioritize which critical tests need to be run by Quality Assurance (QA).
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired SOASTA, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced the company has completed its acquisition of SOASTA, a leader in Digital Performance Management. Soasta's CloudTest products and services leverage the power of cloud computing to quickly and affordably test consumer-facing web and mobile apps at scale.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere. "
target: SOASTA, Inc.
Soasta's CloudTest products and services leverage the power of cloud computing to quickly and affordably test consumer-facing web and mobile apps at scale, providing customers with the confidence that their business-critical web apps will be reliable and scalable, even under extreme loads.
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$200
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closed 6/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Eggplant Software

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, and Eggplant, the digital automation intelligence specialist, announced that Keysight has completed the acquisition of Eggplant from The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies, Inc. is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Eggplant Software
Eggplant provides user-centric, Digital Automation Intelligence solutions that enhance the quality and performance of the digital experience. Eggplant enables organizations to test, monitor, analyze, and report on the quality of software applications across different interfaces, and platforms.
price ($mm)
$330
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$38
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closed 3/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Eggplant, purchased Web Performance Division from NCC Group plc

synopsis: Eggplant (formerly Testplant), the provider of Digital Automation Intelligence solutions, announced the acquisition of NCC Group’s Web Performance Division. The Web Performance Division offers businesses website performance monitoring, load testing, user monitoring and more.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Eggplant
Eggplant, the fastest growing test automation provider and a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, provides user-centric, Digital Automation Intelligence solutions that enhance the quality and performance of the digital experience. "
seller: NCC Group plc (LSE:NCC:$335.96)
The acquisition includes the Web Performance Division of NCC Group, a global expert in cyber security and risk mitigation. The Web Performance Division offers businesses website performance monitoring, load testing, user monitoring and more.
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$11
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closed 1/13/2016 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, acquired TestPlant Limited

synopsis: TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, announced that The Carlyle Group has acquired a majority shareholding in the company. TestPlant is headquartered in London with development centers in the USA and UK, and sales and support centers in the USA, UK,Germany, China, India and Japan.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $194 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 142 fund of funds vehicles. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: TestPlant Limited
TestPlant is an international software business based in London. It has development centers in the USA and the UK with sales and support centers in the USA, the UK, Germany, India, China and Japan as well as an extensive network of business partners.
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closed 4/22/2013 via Company Press Release

TestPlant Limited, acquired Facilita Software Development Ltd.

synopsis: TestPlant announced it has acquired Facilita Software Development Limited, a specialist in load and performance testing. Facilita’s Forecast tool is widely used across the public sector and in large enterprises to performance test applications, servers, websites and IT infrastructures of all sizes and complexity.
buyer: TestPlant Limited
TestPlant is an international software business with its HQ in the City of London.The company is the maker of eggPlant, the leading software testing tool which automates the traditionally manual process of software testing and validation. "
target: Facilita Software Development Ltd.
Facilita Software Development Ltd. develops software testing for load and performance testing. Established in 2001, Facilita is one of the UK’s most successful and credible software testing technology companies.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Eggplant Software

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, and Eggplant, the digital automation intelligence specialist, announced that Keysight has completed the acquisition of Eggplant from The Carlyle Group.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies, Inc. is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: Eggplant Software
Eggplant provides user-centric, Digital Automation Intelligence solutions that enhance the quality and performance of the digital experience. Eggplant enables organizations to test, monitor, analyze, and report on the quality of software applications across different interfaces, and platforms.
price ($mm)
$330
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$38
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closed 4/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Ixia

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. and Ixia announced that Keysight has completed its acquisition of Ixia. Ixia provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight’s solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in the network. "
target: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Ixia provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,673 [$1,563]
rev ($mm)
$485
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$76
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closed 8/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Anite

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Anite. The company is a leading supplier of software solutions for wireless research and development.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies is a global electronic measurement technology and market leader helping to transform its customers’ measurement experience through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. "
target: Anite (LSE:AIE:$185.48)
Anite is a leading supplier of test and measurement solutions to the international wireless market. It provides testing, measurement, optimisation and analytics systems based on its specialist sector knowledge and its proprietary software and hardware products.
price ($mm)
$600
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closed 3/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

GPS Bulgaria, acquired Mobiliz

synopsis: Turkish private equity firm Mediterra Private Equity sold its portfolio company Mobiliz Information and Communication Technologies Inc. to GPS Bulgaria. Mobiliz provides telematics solutions for vehicle tracking, mobile video recording and camera tracking.
buyer: GPS Bulgaria
GPS Bulgaria is a leading Bulgarian provider of technologically advanced GPS/GSM based solutions for fleet management, vehicle security, personal tracking, monitoring of ships and railway vehicles, as well as other specialized solutions for businesses in Bulgaria. "
target parent: Mediterra Capital
target: Mobiliz
Founded in 2004, Mobiliz is one of the two biggest players in Turkish fleet telematics industry. Fleet telematics services allow companies to better manage their fleet in terms of driver, vehicle and operational management.
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TomTom NV, acquired Coordina

synopsis: TomTom announced the acquisition of Coordina (Gestion Electronica Logistica, S.L.), the Spanish market leader in Fleet Management Solutions, based in Barcelona. TomTom Business Solutions, the European market leader of Fleet Management Solutions, reinforces its position as Europe’s fastest growing provider of fleet management services.
buyer: TomTom NV (ENXTAM:TOM2:$1,079.90)
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. "
target: Coordina
Coordina (Gestion Electronica Logistica, S.L.) is the Spanish market leader in Fleet Management Solutions, based in Barcelona.
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China TransInfo Technology Corp., acquired China TransInfo Technology Corp.

synopsis: China TransInfo Technology Corp, which makes 2D and 3D geography information system software for the Chinese government, has been taken private by its CEO. The company is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China.
buyer: China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO:$122.73)
China TransInfo Technology Corp. was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing. The company is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. "
target parent: SAIF Partners
target: China TransInfo Technology Corp. (CTFO:$122.73)
China TransInfo Technology Corp. is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. The company was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing.
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$112 [$86]*
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$159
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$19
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closed 9/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Wireless Matrix Corporation, acquired SkyGuard, LLC

synopsis: Wireless Matrix Corporation, a leading provider of GPS fleet tracking services, announced that it has closed on the purchase of certain assets of SkyGuard, LLC. SkyGuard is a private company with over 20 years of experience in wireless technology and vehicle security.
buyer: Wireless Matrix Corporation (WSMXF:$33.33)
Wireless Matrix Corporation provides GPS fleet tracking solutions to improve service fleet delivery metrics. The Company’s solutions provide location intelligence for managing, measuring and monitoring service execution. "
target: SkyGuard, LLC
SkyGuard provides fleet management services to businesses throughout the U.S. using a secure web-based application and telematics device that collects a wealth of valuable information that can be displayed in the application or integrated into a customer’s software application.
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$2.22
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$2
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonardyne International Ltd., acquired EIVA a/s

synopsis: Sonardyne International Ltd., a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology, has acquired EIVA A/S, a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world.
buyer: Sonardyne International Ltd.
Sonardyne is a global provider of underwater acoustic, inertial, optical and sonar technology. Sonardyne offers an unrivalled portfolio of acoustic and non-acoustic technologies that facilitate safe, secure, economical and environmentally sound operations upon and within the world’s oceans and seas."
target: EIVA a/s
EIVA is a Danish maritime software and equipment specialist. EIVA provides software, equipment, and integrated system solutions to maritime players around the world. Their NaviSuite solution provides a multipurpose suite of software products for any sonar and sensor survey or engineering operation.
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closed 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.
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$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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EV / EBITDA
13.6x

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Ticker: EXFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXFO, Inc.
EXFO, Inc.
EXFO develops smarter network test, data and analytics solutions for the world's leading communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and web-scale companies. Their portfolio of test orchestration and real-time 3D analytics solutions turn complex into simple.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$239.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.34
EBIT ($mm)
$16.77
Net Income ($mm)
$295.90
Employees
1600
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: TSE:3853
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infoteria Corporation
Infoteria Corporation
Infoteria Corporation is a leading enterprise software company from Japan that optimizes the automation of XML-enabled trading networks. Its flagship product “Asteria" is data integration middleware that supports the automation of operations through non-programming technology.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$14.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.89
EBIT ($mm)
$2.87
Net Income ($mm)
$2.34
Employees
71
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Ticker: WBAG:KTCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kapsch TrafficCom
Kapsch TrafficCom
Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in the solution segments of road user charging, urban access and parking, traffic management, road safety enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, electronic vehicle registration and V2X cooperative systems.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$775.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.54
EBIT ($mm)
$44.32
Net Income ($mm)
$27.77
Employees
5274
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Ticker: KEYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Keysight Technologies
Keysight Technologies
Keysight Technologies is a global electronic measurement technology and market leader helping to transform its customers’ measurement experience through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,197.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,090.00
EBIT ($mm)
$774.00
Net Income ($mm)
$588.00
Employees
13600
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Ticker: XTRA:TPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PVA TePla AG
PVA TePla AG
Based in Germany, PVA TePla AG is a manufacturer of ultrasound measuring systems. With years of experience, PVA has supported important manufacturing processes and technological developments. A market leader in virtually all areas of technology, PVA is continuously evolving.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$94.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.32
EBIT ($mm)
$3.46
Net Income ($mm)
$6.08
Employees
382
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Ticker: FARO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FARO Technologies, Inc.
FARO Technologies, Inc.
FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology. The Company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$325.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.56
EBIT ($mm)
$16.63
Net Income ($mm)
$16.45
Employees
1288
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Ticker: TSE:7732
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Topcon Corporation
Topcon Corporation
Topcon Corporation, located in Tokyo, Japan, is the sole proprietor of optomechatronics, a unique, synergistic blend of optics, mechanics, and electronics technologies. The main operations of the Topcon are divided into the three segments of Positioning, Smart Infrastructure and Eye Care.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,322.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.03
EBIT ($mm)
$113.59
Net Income ($mm)
$55.51
Employees
4723
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Ticker: ITRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Itron, Inc.
Itron, Inc.
Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. They provide comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,983.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$221.70
EBIT ($mm)
$159.40
Net Income ($mm)
$31.71
Employees
6200
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Ticker: SWX:DCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datacolor
Datacolor
Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, provides software, instruments and services to assure accurate color of materials, products and images.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$64.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.28
EBIT ($mm)
$4.78
Net Income ($mm)
$4.06
Employees
359
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Ticker: XTRA:AFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZEISS Group
ZEISS Group
ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,364.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$214.21
EBIT ($mm)
$198.03
Net Income ($mm)
$145.37
Employees
2937
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Ticker: KEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KEMET Corporation
KEMET Corporation
KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. KEMET offers customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$845.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.87
EBIT ($mm)
$33.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9500
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Ticker: XTRA:JEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jenoptik AG
Jenoptik AG
Jenoptik is a globally operating integrated photonics Group. Optical technologies are the very basis of their business. Their customers primarily include companies in the semiconductor equipment, automotive & automotive supplier, medical technology, defense & security, and aviation industries.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$724.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$93.46
EBIT ($mm)
$64.59
Net Income ($mm)
$59.03
Employees
3545
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Ticker: SZSE:002655
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shandong Gettop Acoustic Co., Ltd
Shandong Gettop Acoustic Co., Ltd., established in 2001, is a professional manufacturer of electro-acoustic components and assemblies as well as a provider of complete electro-acoustic solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$102.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.87
EBIT ($mm)
$6.48
Net Income ($mm)
$2.72
Employees
2257
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Ticker: ZILG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zilog, Inc.
Zilog is a global supplier of application-specific embedded system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for secured transactions, consumer electronics and industrial applications as well as an industry leader in remote control and universal IR database solutions.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$36.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.08)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.18
Employees
174
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Ticker: TRMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trimble
Trimble
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,255.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$640.40
EBIT ($mm)
$437.50
Net Income ($mm)
$513.90
Employees
11484
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Ticker: NZSE:WDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wellington Drive Technologies Limited
Wellington Drive Technologies Limited
Wellington Drive Technologies is a global provider of energy efficient electronic motors, airflows solutions and ‘Cloud Connected’ refrigeration control solutions for the commercial refrigeration markets. It serves some of the world’s leading food and beverage brands and refrigerator manufacturers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$29.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.20
EBIT ($mm)
($0.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
67
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Ticker: TSRA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tessera Holding Corporation
Tessera Holding Corporation
Tessera Holding Corporation is the parent company of Tessera, DTS, FotoNation and Invensas. They are one of the world's leading product and technology licensing companies.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$251.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$169.81
EBIT ($mm)
$143.95
Net Income ($mm)
$88.20
Employees
264
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Ticker: CTFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China TransInfo Technology Corp.
China TransInfo Technology Corp.
China TransInfo Technology Corp. is a leading provider of end-to-end intelligent transportation systems and related comprehensive technology solutions servicing the transportation industry in China. The company was founded in 2000 with headquarters in Beijing.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$122.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.98
EBIT ($mm)
$19.97
Net Income ($mm)
$15.47
Employees
725
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