Like Hiiir Inc.

announced 7/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd, will acquire Hiiir Inc.

synopsis: Far EasTone Telecommunications agreed to acquire Hiiir Inc. Hiiir, Inc. is an innovative service company for mobile networks. They are committed to the development of mobile commerce shopping platforms, and assists brands and channels in actively developing mobile shopping platforms.
buyer: Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. provides mobile communication and Internet access services. Far EasTone develops several multimedia application services, including FET Video Store, FET Omusic and FET eBook Town. "
target: Hiiir Inc.
Hiiir, Inc. is an innovative service company for mobile networks. They are committed to the development of mobile commerce shopping platforms, and assists brands and channels in actively developing mobile shopping platforms.
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closed 12/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Ness Technologies, Inc., acquired Imano plc

synopsis: Ness Technologies, and Imano, a full-service digital agency specializing in mobile strategy, design and development, announced Ness' acquisition of Imano. The pairing of Imano's front-end capabilities with Ness' execution expertise is expected to deliver maximum value to Ness' mobility customers.
buyer parent: Citigroup
buyer: Ness Technologies, Inc.
Ness Technologies is a global provider of IT and business services and solutions with specialized expertise in software product engineering and system integration, application development, consulting, and software distribution. "
target: Imano plc
Imano is an agency established in 1996 that specialized in digital design and web applications. It developed a successful in-house e-Commerce platform but has recently found its stride creating and delivering engaging and innovative applications for the mobile world.
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closed 5/28/2013 via PR Newswire

Refinery29, acquired Socialbomb Inc.

synopsis: Refinery29, the leading lifestyle platform for inspiration on how to live a more stylish and creative life, announced the acquisition of Brooklyn based creative technology studio Socialbomb. The executive team of Socialbomb will assume senior leadership positions in product and technology, accelerating Refinery29's mobile and social initiatives.
buyer: Refinery29
Refinery29, the largest independent fashion and style website in the United States, is a lifestyle platform that delivers nonstop inspiration to live a more stylish and creative life. "
target: Socialbomb Inc.
Socialbomb helps developers and creatives build innovative apps for social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and the iPhone. Socialbomb also provides a web-based administration and analytics suite to manage and measure the apps running on each platform.
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closed 3/5/2012 via PR Newswire

MDC Partners, Inc., acquired Dotbox, Inc.

synopsis: MDC Partners, Inc announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Dotbox, Inc., a New York-based full-service social commerce firm that has a client roster of premium fashion, affordable luxury and mass retail clients.
buyer: MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA:$1,252.82)
MDC Partners is a Business Transformation Organization that utilizes technology, marketing communications, data analytics, insights and strategic consulting solutions to drive meaningful returns on Marketing and Communications Investments for multinational clients. "
target: Dotbox, Inc.
Dotbox, Inc. builds next-generation digital experiences at the intersection of ecommerce & social media. Its expertise is in merging content and commerce, with a social flair, and an onmi-channel perspective across high fashion, home, beauty and luxury.
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closed 2/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Icecat NV, acquired Testseek

synopsis: Icecat, a worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator, has acquired Testseek, a global provider of review solutions for brands, e-retailers and other eCommerce related online portals. Testseek's Live and XML API provides their clients with unbiased product review content which fits naturally into their product pages.
buyer: Icecat NV
Icecat NV is an independent worldwide publisher of ecommerce statistics and product content syndicator. The Icecat catalog includes 4.2 million product data-sheets in 47 world languages. Icecat analyzes the performance of more than 18,000 brands. "
target: Testseek
Testseek is a global provider of review solutions for brands, e-retailers and other eCommerce related online portals. Testseek's Live and XML API provides their clients with unbiased product review content which fits naturally into their product pages.
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closed 11/13/2014 via Market Wire

Waterfall International Inc., purchased Mobile Marketing Services Division from Archer, Inc.

synopsis: Waterfall, the leading cloud mobile marketing platform, announced that it has acquired the mobile marketing services division of Archer USA Inc., a global provider of mobile engagement solutions. The acquisition solidifies Waterfall's mobile marketing industry by helping retailers build meaningful customer relationships through mobile messaging.
buyer: Waterfall International Inc.
Waterfall enables brands to engage customers across SMS, Passbook, Facebook, Twitter, 2D Codes, IVR, mobile wallets, mobile coupons and push notifications. Its mobile and social marketing platform offers intuitive tools for interactive customer dialogues, progressive profiling, and much more. "
seller: Archer, Inc.
Archer’s Mobile Marketing Services Division is one of the original mobile marketing pioneers and is widely acknowledged as a leading team of mobile experts. Archer is a global provider of mobile engagement solutions.
price ($mm)
$2.90
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Telenor Group, acquired Liquid Barcodes AS

synopsis: Telenor Group, one of the world's major mobile operators, acquires Liquid Barcodes AS, a technology marketing company that delivers mobile coupons, membership cards and tickets through the use of barcodes. Telenor strengthens its focus on coupons and value codes through this acquisition.
buyer: Telenor Group (OB:TEL:$12,463.85)
Telenor ASA provides tele, data and media service in the Nordics, Central and Eastern Europe and Asia. The company’s mobile communication services include voice, data, Internet, content, and electronic commerce services, as well as customer equipment, such as telephone sets. "
target: Liquid Barcodes AS
LIQUID Barcodes AS is a technology marketing company. They've developed a unique mobile technology system that delivers mobile coupons, membership cards and tickets by issuing mobile barcodes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 2/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Havas, acquired Plastic Mobile Inc.

synopsis: Havas, one of the world's largest global advertising, digital and communications groups, announced the acquisition of Plastic Mobile, an award-winning mobile agency that builds applications and other strategic solutions for m-commerce, encompassing retail, loyalty, payments, coupons, and in-store initiatives.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Havas is one of the world's largest global communications groups, offering a range of communications services, including digital, advertising, direct marketing, media planning and buying, corporate communications, human resources, multimedia interactive communications, public relations, and more. "
target: Plastic Mobile Inc.
Plastic Mobile is an award-winning mobile marketing agency building strategic solutions in m-commerce - encompassing payments, wallets, transactions and coupons - as well as mobile loyalty, location-based marketing, mobile gaming, and in-store initiatives.
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closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Shopping.net

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. has acquired Shopping.net, a privately-held company based in London, for approximately $13.3 million in cash, net of cash acquired. Shopping.net owns and operates 27 websites that provide comparison shopping, search and vertical market content to European online consumers.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and robust revenue streams for publishers. "
target: Shopping.net
Shopping.net is a free service which allows you to save time and money when shopping online. We don't sell products directly but instead provide independent shopping search, information and comparison tools allowing you to find the best deals and lowest prices no matter what you're shopping for.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 4/10/2006 via AP - Associated Press

United Online, Inc., acquired My Points, Inc.

synopsis: Web company United Online Inc. said Monday it bought My Points Inc. from UAL Corp. for $56 million in cash. MyPoints.com, with 1.4 million active members, reported revenue of $38.4 million in 2005 and income of $2.4 million. The site offers members rewards for numerous marketing activities, such as purchasing products from participating advertisers
buyer: United Online, Inc. (UNTD:$151.12)
United Online wants to bring people together on the Internet. Created in 2001 by the merger of leading US Internet service providers NetZero and Juno Online Services, United Online continues the free Internet service model with hopes of converting faithful users into paying customers. "
target parent: UAL Corp.
target: My Points, Inc.
MyPoints.com is a leading provider of member-driven Internet direct marketing services. Our service features a True Opt-in® database of more than 10 million members, and provides advertisers with an integrated suite of media products — including enhanced email and dynamically served web offers.
price ($mm)
$56
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 4/27/2022 via BusinessWire

DRINKS, acquired Electriq Marketing

synopsis: DRINKS, the leader in e-commerce alcohol, announced that it has acquired Electriq Marketing, a Shopify-focused digital retention and growth agency. Electriq's proprietary process utilizes custom growth-focused plans for clients to increase customer lifetime value and build a strong, sustainable platform for growth.
buyer: DRINKS
DRINKS connects retailers, brands, and marketplaces to the $250 billion alcohol market and powers their e-commerce alcohol programs. The company's Wine as a Service (WaaS) platform enables its partners to bring adult beverages safely and conveniently to their customers across the US in 1-2 days. "
target: Electriq Marketing
Electriq Marketing is a retention and growth agency built for the forward-thinking DTC brand. Electriq's proprietary process utilizes custom growth-focused plans for clients to increase customer lifetime value and build a strong, sustainable platform for growth.
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announced 3/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Wongdoody, will acquire oddity

synopsis: Infosys a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, announced a definitive agreement to acquire oddity, a Germany-based digital marketing, experience, and commerce agency. As part of Infosys' digital experience and design offering, oddity will become part of WONGDOODY, an Infosys company.
buyer parent: Infosys Limited
buyer: Wongdoody
Wongdoody is an award-winning creative agency and the global experience-and-design platform for Infosys. The company is recognized for branding, retail, and consumer insights. Wongdoody clients have included Amazon, Honda, CITI, and a wide range of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: oddity
oddity is a Germany-based digital marketing, experience, and commerce agency. oddity finds better answers for people's needs in the on-demand world by going deeper, co-creating, and empowering each other.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
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closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Avenue7Media, acquired Cascadia Seller Solutions

synopsis: Avenue7Media, a leading provider of fully managed services, strategies, and execution for brands selling on the Amazon and Walmart online marketplaces, has acquired Cascadia Seller Solutions, a Seattle, Washington-based company. Cascadia offers fully-managed services and consulting to brands selling on the Amazon and Walmart marketplaces
buyer: Avenue7Media
Avenue7Media is a software-enabled service business that provides every aspect of Amazon, Walmart, and other eCommerce marketplace managed services supporting its clients’ growth and sales strategy. Avenue7Media was founded by Jason Boyce, a former U. S. Marine and top 200 Amazon Seller. "
target: Cascadia Seller Solutions
Since 2016, Cascadia has helped brands grow their revenue, curate their marketing message, and handle challenging Performance compliance issues on the Amazon Marketplace. Based in the Pacific Northwest and founded by former Amazonians, they believe in strong collaborative relationships with clients.
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closed 3/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Acadia.io LLC, acquired Bobsled Marketing LLC

synopsis: Bobsled Marketing has been acquired by Acadia, a next-generation digital agency that provides best-in-class growth services for mid-market brands. Bobsled Marketing is an Amazon Agency based in New York. They are Amazon consultants who manage Vendor Central and Seller Central accounts, advertising campaigns, and marketing.
buyer: Acadia.io LLC
Acadia is a full-service growth marketing platform with locations in Atlanta, Grand Rapids, and New York City. Acadia is a trusted growth platform that delivers results via technology, digital expertise, and co-investment to help brands and companies try and out-flank their competition. "
target: Bobsled Marketing LLC
Bobsled Marketing is an Amazon Agency based in New York. They are Amazon consultants who manage Vendor Central and Seller Central accounts, advertising campaigns, and marketing. Their Amazon experts helped hundreds of brands maximize return on investment.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Acosta, Inc., acquired OeP

synopsis: Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider, announced it has acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Acosta, Inc.
Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. "
target: OeP
OeP is a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple categories and increasing brand presence and ROI on the world's largest eCommerce platform, Amazon.
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closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Smartphoto Group NV, acquired Nayan

synopsis: Smartphoto group NV, the Belgium-based player in personalized e-commerce, has acquired Nayan (Frucon²) from entrepreneur Benny Sintobin. Nayan is an international team of omnichannel specialists, dedicated to helping brands sell directly to their end-consumers.
buyer: Smartphoto Group NV (ENXTBR:SMAR:$69.91)
Smartphoto group operates in 12 European countries and focuses on both consumers and businesses. Smartphoto group operates in B2C E-commerce with affordable high-quality personalized products, such as photo books, personalized gifts, cards, calendars, wall decoration and prints. "
target: Nayan
Nayan is an international team of omnichannel specialists, dedicated to helping brands sell directly to their end-consumers. Entrepreneurial and ambitious, Nayan uses its knowledge and experience to generate data-driven, sustainable and profitable growth for the brands with whom we work.
price ($mm)
$5.26
rev ($mm)
$14
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EV / rev
0.4x
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closed 12/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Pure SEO, acquired This Side Up Ltd

synopsis: New Zealand’s most prominent SEO and digital marketing agency is excited to announce the acquisition of data-led, specialist ecommerce and programmatic digital advertising agency, This Side Up. This Side Up complements Pure SEO’s stable of brands, consisting of Pure SEO, Digital Popcorn, and Conversion Surgeons.
buyer: Pure SEO
Pure SEO is an independent, New Zealand-owned Digital Marketing agency and the most awarded Digital Search agency in the country. It provides clients across both New Zealand and Australia with a range of digital marketing services including Search Engine Optimisation. "
target: This Side Up Ltd
This Side Up is a data-led, specialist ecommerce and programmatic digital advertising agency based in New Zealand. This Side Up works out the best way to grow traffic, grow leads, grow sales, and grow profits for its customers.
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closed 10/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Glamit

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Glamit, a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. Glamit offers experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Glamit
Glamit is a boutique e-commerce agency in Argentina. They offer experience design and technology, including e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing services and direct-to-consumer solutions.
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Brainlabs, acquired Molzi

synopsis: Brainlabs, a digital marketing agency in the UK, has acquired Molzi, a global full-service Amazon agency that helps brands to grow their Amazon business worldwide. Molzi helps Amazon sellers improve sales and launch new products. They provide Amazon management, marketplace management and Amazon training and consultancy services.
buyer: Brainlabs
UK-based Brainlabs is a digital marketing agency and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) technology provider. Using data and automation, Brainlabs drives growth for clients in paid search, programmatic, paid social, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), and analytics. "
target: Molzi
Molzi is a global full-service Amazon agency that helps brands to grow their Amazon business worldwide. Molzi helps Amazon sellers improve sales, launch new products and expand into new marketplaces. They provide Amazon management, marketplace management and Amazon training and consultancy services.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Spreetail, acquired Buy Box Experts

synopsis: Amazon marketing agency Buy Box Experts has been acquired by Spreetail. Spreetail buys merchandise from consumer brand manufacturers to sell on more than 15 online marketplaces, including Amazon, Walmart and eBay. Buy Box Experts specialize in Amazon account management, including A+ content detail pages.
buyer: Spreetail
Spreetail is the end-to-end ecommerce Partner for manufacturers who want to accelerate ecommerce reach, revenue, and reward without scaling up complexity and risk. Spreetail buys merchandise from consumer brand manufacturers to sell on over 15 online marketplaces, including Amazon, Walmart and eBay."
target: Buy Box Experts
Buy Box Experts specialize in Amazon account management, including A+ content detail pages, Amazon product SEO, and brand equity management. Amazon sales consultants and branding strategy managers at Buy Box Experts help businesses sell more on Amazon and protect their brand equity.
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announced 7/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd, will acquire Hiiir Inc.

synopsis: Far EasTone Telecommunications agreed to acquire Hiiir Inc. Hiiir, Inc. is an innovative service company for mobile networks. They are committed to the development of mobile commerce shopping platforms, and assists brands and channels in actively developing mobile shopping platforms.
buyer: Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. provides mobile communication and Internet access services. Far EasTone develops several multimedia application services, including FET Video Store, FET Omusic and FET eBook Town. "
target: Hiiir Inc.
Hiiir, Inc. is an innovative service company for mobile networks. They are committed to the development of mobile commerce shopping platforms, and assists brands and channels in actively developing mobile shopping platforms.
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announced 7/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd, will acquire Hiiir Inc.

synopsis: Far EasTone Telecommunications agreed to acquire Hiiir Inc. Hiiir, Inc. is an innovative service company for mobile networks. They are committed to the development of mobile commerce shopping platforms, and assists brands and channels in actively developing mobile shopping platforms.
buyer: Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. provides mobile communication and Internet access services. Far EasTone develops several multimedia application services, including FET Video Store, FET Omusic and FET eBook Town. "
target: Hiiir Inc.
Hiiir, Inc. is an innovative service company for mobile networks. They are committed to the development of mobile commerce shopping platforms, and assists brands and channels in actively developing mobile shopping platforms.
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announced 1/26/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire SMS Italia Srl

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of SMS Italia Srl, one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: SMS Italia Srl
SMS.it is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Italy. Established in 1996, SMS.it was the first in the world to provide mobile Internet services and the first mobile messaging provider on a global scale.
price ($mm)
$9.95
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

green.ch, acquired Genotec AG

synopsis: Swiss ISP and data centre operator Green.ch has acquired 100 percent of Swiss hosting provider Genotec. Genotec Ltd. is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Provider in Switzerland.
buyer: green.ch
green.ch was founded in 1995 and is now one of the leading ICT service providers in Switzerland. The company offers high-quality products and services, both nationally and internationally. "
target: Genotec AG
Genotec is one of the top 3 leading independent Internet Service Providers in Switzerland.
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closed 6/6/2013 via PR Newswire

iTalk Inc., acquired My800online, Inc.

synopsis: iTalk Inc., a global provider of advanced communications and mobile broadband services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of My800online, Inc., an established global residential and business toll-free telephone service provider.
buyer: iTalk Inc. (TALK:$0.00)
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities. "
target: My800online, Inc.
Established in 2005, My800online delivers the highest quality toll-free service with unmatched features to consumers and businesses worldwide with the convenience of routing calls to any landline or mobile phone anywhere.
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closed 3/15/2010 via PR Newswire

VoIP Innovations, Inc., acquired VoIPstreet

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-based VoIP providers, VoIPstreet and VoIP Innovations, have come together to create an all-in-one VoIP solutions provider that offers both retail and wholesale VoIP services and boasts one of the nation's largest networks.
buyer: VoIP Innovations, Inc.
VoIP Innovations, a wholesale Voice-over-Internet-Protocol provider with more than 20 years in the industry, offers U.S. and toll-free inbound calling and U.S. and International outbound to VoIP service providers. "
target: VoIPstreet
VoIP Street focuses on a superior customer service experience and a quality infrastructure to provide the best possible voice quality for you and your customers.
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closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Betterware de Mexico, acquired GuruComm

synopsis: Betterware de México S.A.B. de C.V., the leading direct-to-consumer company in Mexico that focuses on the home organization and solutions segment with a two-tier distribution model, announced that it acquired 60% of GurúComm, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator and Communications Software developer.
buyer: Betterware de Mexico (BWMX:$351.86)
Betterware de Mexico are the leading Mexican company in wholesale home solutions. They bring harmony to Mexican homes with products and opportunities that solve the day-to-day lives of millions of people. "
target: GuruComm
GuruComm, based in Mexico, is the first smart phone line that records and transcribes calls, understands the conversations with their customer's clients, analyzes the topics and integrates functionalities so that they give a better service, make their team more productive and win more clients.
price ($mm)
$2.19*
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closed 3/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Twilio, acquired ValueFirst

synopsis: ValueFirst, an enterprise communication platform company that connects businesses with their consumers, has been acquired by Twilio, a leading cloud communications and customer engagement platform.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$2,547.18)
Twilio powers the future of business communications and is used by millions of developers. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use. "
target: ValueFirst
Founded in 2003, ValueFirst is an enterprise communication platform company that connects businesses with their consumers. They enable intelligent conversations across telecom and internet channels through their communication platforming enabling circa 4 Billion interactions a month.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
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announced 6/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire ACL Mobile

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, is to acquire ACL Mobile Limited, a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$1,362.30)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$71*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 4/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Voyager Internet Ltd, acquired HD Net Limited

synopsis: Local New Zealand internet service provider Voyager Internet has completed its acquisition of HD Net, one of New Zealand’s leading privately owned and operated ISPs specialising in Internet Services, Telecommunications, Cloud and Datacentre Services.
buyer: Voyager Internet Ltd
Voyager are broadband and communication specialists. Proudly New Zealand owned, they keep Kiwis online at home and at work with their supersonic broadband speeds. They enable businesses to grow with their smart IT business solutions, from simple phone plans to website hosting and domain names. "
target: HD Net Limited
HD is one of New Zealand’s leading privately owned and operated ISPs specialising in Internet Services, Telecommunications, Cloud and Datacentre Services.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Commify, acquired TextAnywhere

synopsis: Commify, the company behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands, has announced the acquisition of TextAnywhere from Stericycle Inc. TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
buyer: Commify
UK's Commify is the team behind a global portfolio of business messaging brands. Commify provides SMS, voice, web, IP/OTT, email and intelligent multichannel messaging services both on a self-serve basis (through an online platform or API), and as a tailored solution to more complex needs. "
target parent: Stericycle, Inc.
target: TextAnywhere
TextAnywhere is a text/SMS messaging service provider in the UK. They provide and develop ever-improving and wide ranging text-messaging solutions to businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, acquired HSL Mobile

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Norway's leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has acquired HSL Mobile, a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: HSL Mobile
HSL Mobile is known as a reputable and highly reliable mobile messaging provider for organizations in the UK, with its own carrier connected SMSC. The HSL SMS gateway provides reliable and fast business SMS services that enable organizations to send and receive SMS messages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

IRIDEOS, acquired Enter srl

synopsis: IRIDEOS, the new Italian ICT provider for Businesses and Public Administration, announced the acquisition of Enter, a leading European network and cloud provider focused on providing connectivity, data center and internet solutions throughout Europe, the U.S. and Asia-Pacific.
buyer parent: F2i SGR
buyer: IRIDEOS
IRIDEOS is the new Italian ICT provider for Businesses and Public Administration. IRIDEOS’ solutions combine cloud, data center, optical fiber, security and managed services. "
target: Enter srl
Enter is a leading European network and cloud provider focused on providing connectivity, data center and internet solutions throughout Europe, the U.S. and Asia-Pacific.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Artilium Plc, acquired interactive digital media GmbH

synopsis: Belgian telecoms service provider Artilium announced it has acquired Interactive Digital Media (IDM), a Germany-based provider of cloud communications services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
buyer: Artilium Plc (AIM:ARTA:$12.84)
Artilium is a leading Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) through its own state of the art Cloud platform. They provide a fully branded mobile offering complete with sim cards and a control panel. "
target: interactive digital media GmbH
Interactive Digital Media GmbH (IDM) specializes in worldwide SMS transmission, mobile and telecommunication services. IDM provides highly reliable and cost efficient cloud communication services on a global scale to mobile operators, mobile service providers and businesses across all industries.
price ($mm)
$4.25
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Simple SMS Group

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Austrian mobile messaging companies Simple SMS GmbH and Simple SMS Wholesale GmbH (together Simple SMS Group). Simple SMS Group offers secure SMS messaging whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is one of Europe’s leading providers within mobile communications, specialized in mobile messaging services, mobile solutions and mobile data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of scalable services and solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: Simple SMS Group
Based in Austria, Simple SMS Group is a specialist in web based platform & services for a huge range of professional mobile messaging for business customers. Simple SMS offers simple, fast and secure SMS messaging solutions for their users, whether online, via email or http, XML or smtp interface.
price ($mm)
$2.37
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
announced 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

MessageMedia, will acquire MessageNet Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Salmat announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell MessageNet, the Salmat Group's SMS business, to MessageMedia. As a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995, MessageNet provides cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions to organizations across all industries and sectors.
buyer: MessageMedia
MessageMedia is Australia's largest business mobile messaging service provider. Through its reliable and innovative IT solutions and award-winning customer service, MessageMedia helps businesses of all sizes deliver business efficiencies, improve customer engagement and increase revenue. "
target parent: Salmat Ltd.
target: MessageNet Pty Ltd.
MessageNet has been a market leader for trusted & reliable Enterprise SMS Communications since 1995. Organizations across all industries and sectors rely on MessageNet to provide cost effective, business critical, mobile messaging solutions.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/13/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will purchase Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, a provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services in Europe, will acquire Horisen Messaging from Horisen AG, a software company that develops products for telecom and marketing services. Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland that provides services to more than 175 countries.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Horisen AG
Horisen Messaging is one of the leading mobile messaging providers in Switzerland with a strong footprint delivering services to more than 175 countries globally. Horisen Messaging is a part of Horisen, a software company specialized in developing products for telecom and marketing services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
5.0x
closed 6/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, acquired Esendex Limited

synopsis: HgCapital has acquired Nottingham-based messaging services business Esendex from Darwin Private Equity. Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve service, and communicate in a crisis.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a sector expert private equity investor, supporting management teams to grow industry champions. They invest in expanding segments of the TMT, Services and Industrials sectors across Western Europe. HgCapital manages close to £9 billion for leading institutional and private investors. "
target parent: Darwin Private Equity LLP
target: Esendex Limited
Esendex is the leading provider of business SMS services. It has been at the forefront of business messaging since 2001, helping companies harness the power of text messaging to increase sales, improve customer service, communicate in a crisis and reduce operating costs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

iSentric Sdn. Bhd., will acquire My Play Company Limited

synopsis: iSentric Limited announced that it has executed a term sheet for the proposed acquisition of My Play Company Limited ("My Play"). My Play is a leader in the mobile gaming market in Myanmar. My Play was founded by Mr. Myint Kyaw Thu and Mr. Zaw Ye Myint, and is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar.
buyer parent: Donaco International Limited
buyer: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Ltd is engaged in the business of provision of software-based mobile telecommunications and technology business in the Asia-Pacific market. The Company's business divisions include Enterprise Mobility, Digital Payments and Digital Media Services. "
target parent: MyanTel
target: My Play Company Limited
My Play is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar. My Play has 3 games amongst the Top 10 local mobile games in Myanmar (Shan Koe Mee World, Pawthoot Run and Trishaw Master Nga Pain).
price ($mm)
$4.59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Modica Group, acquired Run The Red Ltd

synopsis: Pushpay Holdings, the mobile payments app developer, sold its Run The Red business, a personalised text messaging service for businesses to Modica Group.
buyer: Modica Group
Modica delivers Mobile and Internet Infrastructure services via Software and Platform as a Service (SaaS/PaaS) to help our clients talk to their customers using the Internet, and mobile channels for marketing and communications. "
target parent: Pushpay Limited
target: Run The Red Ltd
Run The Red business is a personalised text messaging service for businesses. Run The Red manages hundreds of mission critical messaging services for clients in the Telco, IT, Finance, Government, Health & Education, Media and Entertainment sectors.
price ($mm)
$3.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: US:CVIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Club Vivanet, Inc.
Club Vivanet is a global marketing company delivering a range of products and services through a network of agents and associated companies around the world in a very short time frame, which is imperative to capture market share.
year
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
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2100
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Ticker: OM:SPEQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speqta AB
Speqta AB
Speqta is a performance marketing company in Sweden. Speqta is a digital media house that owns and operates a leading international advertising network as well as several digital products and services within the performance-based marketing of e-commerce stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.91
EBIT ($mm)
$0.30
Net Income ($mm)
$0.03
Employees
0
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Ticker: TMUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Mobile US, Inc.
T-Mobile U.S. Inc. is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$79,674.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,814.00
EBIT ($mm)
$10,084.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,352.00
Employees
75000
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Ticker: TSE:9984
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Softbank Corporation
Softbank Corporation
The SoftBank Group comprises SoftBank Corp. and its subsidiaries and associates that offer a range of mobile communications, fixed-line communications and Internet services around the world. Maximizing synergies across its Group companies, SoftBank aspires to realize lifestyle innovation through IT.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$58,275.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,906.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,232.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
80909
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Ticker: TSE:9433
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation
KDDI Corporation are Japan’s global telecommunications pioneer and a Global Fortune 500 company providing their international customer base with data centers, networks, content delivery, system integration, and more around the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$43,688.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,172.11
EBIT ($mm)
$8,274.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4,940.96
Employees
35032
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Ticker: ASX:TLS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telstra Corporation Limited
Telstra Corporation Limited
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a range of services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia they provide 17.2 million mobile services, 7.0 million fixed voice services and 3.4 million retail fixed broadband services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$17,503.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,739.11
EBIT ($mm)
$1,460.21
Net Income ($mm)
$1,342.83
Employees
28959
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Ticker: TSE:3843
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freebit Co. Ltd.
Freebit Co. Ltd.
FreeBit.Com Co. Ltd. provides Internet access, advertising, marketing, and content provision services. The company was founded in 2000 and changed its name to FreeBit.Com Co., Ltd. in December 2002. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$394.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.55
EBIT ($mm)
$22.58
Net Income ($mm)
$1.20
Employees
989
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Ticker: WSE:TOA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOYA Sp z o.o.
TOYA Sp z o.o.
Toya is Poland's fifth largest cable television operator. Toya provides digital television, internet, and telephony services. They provide their services to 170,000 subscribers in eight cities throughout Poland. Their digital television service offers over 250 television channels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$100.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.15
EBIT ($mm)
$14.14
Net Income ($mm)
$11.79
Employees
220
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Ticker: OM:ATEL A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllTele
AllTele
AllTele is the challenger of the Swedish telecommunications and broadband market. Via AllTele Privat, fixed and mobile telephony and broadband services are delivered to private customers. Via AllTele Company, fixed and mobile telephone and broadband services are delivered to companies.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$81.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.82
EBIT ($mm)
$3.82
Net Income ($mm)
$3.42
Employees
100
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Ticker: JP:3834
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ASAHI Net, Inc.
ASAHI Net, Inc.
ASAHI Net, Inc. is a major Internet service provider based in Japan and is operated by ASAHI Net, Inc., a public company founded on April 2, 1990. ASAHI Net, Inc. has been listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange since December 2007.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$80.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.62
EBIT ($mm)
$19.59
Net Income ($mm)
$11.63
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:BGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BigAir
BigAir
The BigAir Group is an Australian public company which has quickly grown into one of Australia’s leading providers of managed services and cloud-based solutions, networking infrastructure, and fully managed campus-based networking.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$57.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.75
EBIT ($mm)
$8.81
Net Income ($mm)
$3.75
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:ST1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spirit Telecom
Spirit Telecom
Spirit Telecom Limited provides telecommunication services. The Company offers voice, fibre broadband, internet, and business services. Spirit Telecom operates in Australia.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$25.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.24
EBIT ($mm)
($0.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:PCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Platinum Communications Corporation
Platinum Communications Corporation
Platinum Communications Corporation is a leading provider of superior quality fixed wireless Internet and Broadband solutions in Alberta. Platinum uses licensed and unlicensed wireless broadband and fiber network that covers more than 65,000 square kilometers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$8.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.69
EBIT ($mm)
$0.46
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
12
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Ticker: ASX:UWL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uniti Wireless
Uniti Wireless
Uniti Wireless Limited, an Internet service provider and licensed telecommunications carrier, delivers fixed wireless broadband services in Australia.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.14)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: SAPX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven Arts Pictures PLC
Seven Arts Pictures PLC
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. is a global diversified company with wireless communications and motion picture production assets. Seven Arts vertically integrated portfolio of solutions target a diverse array of enterprises and multiple disciplines.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.14)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ICOA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICOA, Inc.
ICOA, Inc.
ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access.
year
2012
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Ticker: KOSE:A017670
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SK Telecom
SK Telecom
As Korea’s first wireless telecommunications service provider, SK Telecom have a recognized history of leadership and innovation in the domestic telecommunications sector. Today, they remain Korea’s leading wireless telecommunications services provider.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$15,237.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,001.59
EBIT ($mm)
$1,235.32
Net Income ($mm)
$1,506.01
Employees
3847
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