Like Limitless Ltd.

closed 1/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lytro, acquired Limitless Ltd.

synopsis: Limitless, a company developing content and tools for creating cinematic VR experiences, has joined Lytro. Seattle-based virtual reality company Limitless offers a cloud-based animation toolset that allows rapid prototyping of animated VR content inside a virtual reality world.
buyer: Lytro
Lytro is building the world’s most powerful Light Field imaging platform enabling artists, scientists and innovators to pursue their goals with unprecedented levels of freedom and flexibility. Lytro Cinema is the world's first Light Field capture system for cinematic content. "
target: Limitless Ltd.
Seattle-based virtual reality company Limitless offers a cloud-based animation toolset that allows rapid prototyping of animated VR content inside a virtual reality world.
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closed 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Moodstocks

synopsis: Google, the maker of Android and search giant, announced that it has acquired Moodstocks, a startup based out of Paris that develops machine-learning based image recognition technology for smartphones whose APIs for developers have been described as “Shazam for images.”
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Moodstocks
Moodstocks leverages the power of machine learning for image recognition on smartphones. Its application programming interface has been available to more than 2,200 developers worldwide.
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closed 8/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Vidpresso

synopsis: Facebook has hired the team behind Vidpresso, a startup focused on helping broadcasters with streaming videos to Facebook Live and other social platforms. The social media giant also acquired certain assets related to Vidpresso’s technology.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Vidpresso
Vidpresso, Inc. provides a solution for broadcasters, event producers, and podcasters to use social media in their live productions. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Ogden, Utah.
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announced 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stompy Bot Corporation, will acquire Token Play Inc.

synopsis: Stompy Bot Corporation will acquire Token Play Inc. (Token), a private Ontario corporation headquartered in Toronto. Token is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
buyer: Stompy Bot Corporation
Stompy Bot is an independent video game developer and digital media publisher. Stompy Bot's growth strategy is to become a premier independent multimedia publisher. "
target: Token Play Inc.
Token Play, based in Toronto, ON, is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
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$1.86
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closed 5/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Cima Group, Inc., acquired Knetik Inc.

synopsis: Cima Group, a telecommunications and digital conglomerate, announced they have finalized the acquisition of Knetik Inc, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company that provides intelligent revenue-optimization with its business rules automation, digital and physical entitlements, and contextualized analytics.
buyer: Cima Group, Inc.
Cima Group is a global telecommunications and digital solutions provider and integrator. Cima Group is committed to delivering simple solutions through reliable technology and innovative services. "
target: Knetik Inc.
Knetik is a Platform as a Solution (PaaS) that provides for services management of any digital experience online. Powering personalization, engagement, and monetization, the Knetik Platform enables clients to rapidly deploy next-generation services leveraging a robust and scalable back-end.
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closed 9/2/2009 via PR Newswire

DivX, Inc., acquired AnySource Media

synopsis: DivX, Inc., a digital media company, announced it has acquired AnySource Media LLC, creator of a leading Internet Television streaming platform that allows users to directly connect their TV to a wide variety of content and services on the Internet, enabling hundreds of virtual on-demand channels.
buyer: DivX, Inc. (DIVX:$75.18)
DivX, Inc. is a digital media company that enables consumers to enjoy a high-quality video experience across any kind of device. DivX creates, distributes and licenses digital video technologies that span the "three screens" comprising today's consumer media environment--PC, television, and mobile. "
target: AnySource Media
AnySource Media is the creator of Internet Video Navigator(TM), a part of its Internet Television platform, which allows the television set to be directly connected to the Internet.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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closed 2/9/2016 via Market Wire

Pocket Games, Inc., acquired Viximo, Inc.

synopsis: Pocket Games, a video game development and testing company focused on full-spectrum game testing and the acquisition and growth of innovative IP in the video game space, acquired Viximo, a social gaming platform that empowers social networks and game developers to capitalize on social application and gaming opportunities.
buyer: Pocket Games, Inc. (OTCPK:PKGM:$0.06)
Pocket Games, Inc. is a video game development and testing company focused on full-spectrum game testing and the acquisition and growth of innovative IP in the video game space. . "
target: Viximo, Inc.
Viximo, Inc. empowers social networks and game developers to capitalize on social application and gaming through its "write once, deploy everywhere" social gaming platform. Viximo's platform is complete with social tools, payment options, one click purchasing and a robust virtual currency system.
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$3.50
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closed 12/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Quantum Corporation, acquired CatDV

synopsis: Quantum Corp., a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, has acquired CatDV, a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, and more.
buyer: Quantum Corporation (QTM:$365.37)
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. "
target: CatDV
CatDV is a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses of any size to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, audio files, PDFs, and more.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 4/28/2008 via BusinessWire

Black Duck Software, Inc., acquired Koders

synopsis: Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, has acquired the assets of Koders as well as the company’s popular on-line search engine for open source software and other web-downloadable code.
buyer: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Black Duck Software is the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source and third-party code. Black Duck™ enables companies to shorten time-to-market and reduce development and maintenance costs. "
target: Koders
Koders.com is a free on-line search engine for open source software and other web-downloadable code. Over 30,000 developers each day rely on Koders to search over 766 million lines of code written in over 30 languages and identified with 28 software licenses.
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announced 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

asknet AG, will acquire Nexway

synopsis: asknet, a German based supplier of e-business technologies and solutions, will acquire Nexway, a French leader in software, game and digital service monetization. Nexway's solutions enables businesses to monetize products and services through a suite of micro-services and connects them to a powerful content and distribution network.
buyer parent: The Native SA
buyer: asknet AG (:$86.01)
asknet is a German based supplier of e-business technologies and solutions for the global distribution and management of digital and physical goods. asknet provides online shops, subscription management and cloud services that fully integrate into existing websites, applications and backend systems."
target: Nexway
Nexway is a French leader in software, game and digital service monetization. Their Nexway MONETIZE SaaS solution enables businesses to monetize products and services through a suite of micro-services. Their Nexway CONNECT solution connects clients to a powerful content and distribution network.
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closed 8/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Orbitera Inc.

synopsis: Google, a top web property in all major global markets, announced that it has acquired Orbitera, a Cloud Commerce company that simplifies and automates the buying and selling of products in the cloud. Orbitera enable the operations and processes that software and service providers rely on to sell, distribute, and deliver their solutions.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Orbitera Inc.
Orbitera is a Cloud Commerce company that simplifies and automates the buying and selling of products in the cloud. They enable the operations and processes that software and service providers rely on to sell, distribute, and deliver their solutions.
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closed 1/4/2007 via PR Newswire

Plimus, Inc., acquired Order1.Net

synopsis: Plimus, Inc., a global e-commerce solutions provider, has acquired Order1.Net, a provider of e-commerce services for software authors. Under the terms of the agreement, Plimus has acquired certain assets, vendor contracts and intellectual property of Order1.Net. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Plimus, Inc.
Plimus, Inc.,a global e-commerce solutions provider, builds and manages online businesses for software publishers, web hosting companies and online retailers.Plimus helps companies and publishers of all sizes maximize online revenues and reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation."
target: Order1.Net
Order1.Net is a provider of e-commerce services for software authors.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired OTO Systems Inc.

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of OTO, an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$929.45)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: OTO Systems Inc.
OTO Systems Inc. is an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments. Other use cases include call centers, healthcare, wearables and robotics.
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closed 8/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

OnMobile Global Limited, acquired rob0

synopsis: OnMobile Global Ltd, a global player in mobile entertainment, has acquired Technologies rob0 Inc. (rob0), an AI-powered visual retention analytics tool for video game developers in Canada. rob0 offers a SaaS solution that allows PC, VR, and mobile game developers to see when and why players leave their apps.
buyer: OnMobile Global Limited (BSE:532944:$72.60)
OnMobile, headquartered in Bangalore, India, and with offices in all regions of the world, delivers over 575 million music plays daily to mobile customers worldwide. Based on current deployments, OnMobile has an addressable base of more than 1.5 billion mobile users across several geographies. "
target: rob0
rob0 is an AI-powered visual retention analytics tool for video game developers in Canada. rob0 offers a SaaS solution that allows PC, VR, and mobile game developers to see when and why players leave their apps. Their solution shows design patterns that hurt game profitability and user experience.
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closed 7/22/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Unity Technologies, acquired SpeedTree

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired SpeedTree, a suite of vegetation modeling and middleware products. SpeedTree offers tools for foliage customization and environment development. Their software is used to create trees, plants, 3D vegetation, and virtual foliage for films, television shows, and video games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$929.45)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: SpeedTree
SpeedTree is a suite of vegetation modeling and middleware products. SpeedTree offers tools for foliage customization and environment development. Their software is used to create trees, plants, 3D vegetation, and virtual foliage for films, television shows, and video games.
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announced 4/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Vitec Group PLC, will acquire Lightstream, Inc.

synopsis: The Vitec Group plc, a leading global provider of premium branded products and solutions for the image capture and content creation market, has acquired Lightstream, a developer of cloud-based live production software. Lightstream enables content creators to improve their live video streams and better engage their audience with interactive widgets.
buyer: The Vitec Group PLC (GB:VT:$399.07)
The Vitec Group is a leading global provider of premium branded products and solutions to the fast changing and growing “image capture and content creation” market. Vitec designs and manufactures camera supports, robotic camera systems, prompters, LED lights, mobile power, monitors and more "
target: Lightstream, Inc.
Lightstream is a developer of cloud-based live production software. Lightstream enables content creators to improve their live video streams. Their software allows users to create more professional and impactful live streams and better engage their audience with alerts and interactive widgets.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
19.9x
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closed 3/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Hopin, acquired Streamable Inc.

synopsis: UK-based Hopin, the leading virtual experience platform, has acquired Streamable, a popular video hosting service that receives 75,000 new video uploads per day and has over 5,000 paying customers in more than 100 countries.
buyer: Hopin
Based in the UK, Hopin enables brands and communities to create all-in-one live video experiences for their audiences. Through its platforms, attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. "
target: Streamable Inc.
Streamable is an internet video streaming company that powers innovative video experiences for thousands of creators and businesses all around the world. With Streamable, users can upload, crop, trim, embed, and share videos without ever leaving the browser.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired Portent.IO

synopsis: YouGov, an international, full-service research company, has acquired Portent.IO, a UK-based, comprehensive social analytics platform for the film and television industry. Portent.IO combines A.I. with digital, social, survey and marketing data to create insights, recommendations and strategies for their clients.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$212.67)
YouGov is an international, full-service research company primarily using online panels to provide quantitative and qualitative research across a range of industries, including consumer products, financial services, public sector, technology and telecom and media. "
target: Portent.IO
Portent.IO is a UK-based, comprehensive social analytics platform for the film and television industry. Portent.IO combines A.I. with digital, social, survey and marketing data to create insights, recommendations and strategies for their clients.
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announced 10/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, will acquire Blue Vision Labs

synopsis: Lyft, the transportation on demand company is acquiring the London-based augmented reality startup Blue Vision Labs. Blue Vision Labs is a startup out of London that has developed a way of ingesting street-level imagery and is using it to build collaborative, interactive augmented reality layers.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a P2P transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: Blue Vision Labs
Blue Vision Labs is a startup out of London that has developed a way of ingesting street-level imagery and is using it to build collaborative, interactive augmented reality layers — all by way of basic smartphone cameras.
price ($mm)
$72
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closed 10/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

New Relic, Inc, acquired CodeStream, Inc.

synopsis: NewRelic, a software analytics company that provides deep performance analytics for every part of the software environment, has acquired CodeStream, an application that works within integrated developer environments to let developers write related notes to each other alongside the code itself.
buyer: New Relic, Inc (NEWR:$685.55)
New Relic is a software analytics company that provides deep performance analytics for every part of the software environment. Their SaaS platform allows users to easily view and analyze massive amounts of data, and gain actionable insights in real-time. "
target: CodeStream, Inc.
CodeStream is an application that works within integrated developer environments to let developers write related notes to each other alongside the code itself. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in New York City, New York.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lytro, acquired Limitless Ltd.

synopsis: Limitless, a company developing content and tools for creating cinematic VR experiences, has joined Lytro. Seattle-based virtual reality company Limitless offers a cloud-based animation toolset that allows rapid prototyping of animated VR content inside a virtual reality world.
buyer: Lytro
Lytro is building the world’s most powerful Light Field imaging platform enabling artists, scientists and innovators to pursue their goals with unprecedented levels of freedom and flexibility. Lytro Cinema is the world's first Light Field capture system for cinematic content. "
target: Limitless Ltd.
Seattle-based virtual reality company Limitless offers a cloud-based animation toolset that allows rapid prototyping of animated VR content inside a virtual reality world.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lytro, acquired Limitless Ltd.

synopsis: Limitless, a company developing content and tools for creating cinematic VR experiences, has joined Lytro. Seattle-based virtual reality company Limitless offers a cloud-based animation toolset that allows rapid prototyping of animated VR content inside a virtual reality world.
buyer: Lytro
Lytro is building the world’s most powerful Light Field imaging platform enabling artists, scientists and innovators to pursue their goals with unprecedented levels of freedom and flexibility. Lytro Cinema is the world's first Light Field capture system for cinematic content. "
target: Limitless Ltd.
Seattle-based virtual reality company Limitless offers a cloud-based animation toolset that allows rapid prototyping of animated VR content inside a virtual reality world.
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closed 7/22/2019 via Company Press Release

CEVA, Inc., acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, announced the acquisition of the Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc. a leading global supplier of software and components for sensor processing in consumer and IoT devices.
buyer: CEVA, Inc. (CEVA:$77.28)
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT. "
target parent: InterDigital
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics, robotics and IoT devices. Hillcrest delivers innovative solutions that power a variety of consumer electronics, commercial and industrial products.
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closed 12/20/2016 via GlobeNewswire

InterDigital, acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, announced the acquisition of Hillcrest Labs, a pioneer in sensor processing technology.
buyer: InterDigital (IDCC:$288.59)
InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. They solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience. "
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) segments.
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announced 9/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Immersive Tech, will acquire Synthesis VR Inc.

synopsis: Immersive Tech is pleased to announce that it will acquire Synthesis VR Inc., a leading Location-based Virtual Reality (“VR”) content store & technology engine empowering approximately 300 out-of-home entertainment locations worldwide.
buyer: Immersive Tech (CNSX:VRAR:$0.00)
Immersive Tech is an industry leading Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) entertainment and attractions manufacturer blending amusement park engineering and video game development into the world’s first Immersive Entertainment Platform, and physical portal to the Metaverse. "
target: Synthesis VR Inc.
Synthesis VR Inc. is a leading Location-based Virtual Reality (“VR”) content store & technology engine empowering approximately 300 out-of-home entertainment locations worldwide. Synthesis VR manages all guest bookings, payment processing, game licensing which supports multiple billing options.
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$1.59
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Cineplex Entertainment LP, acquired VRStudios

synopsis: Cineplex Inc., the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 162 theatres, has acquired a majority stake in VRstudios Inc., a pioneer and leader in delivering turn-key large-scale, multiplayer, freeroaming commercial VR attraction systems for the location based entertainment industry.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 162 theatres approximately 70 million guests annually. Cineplex operates theatres and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies. "
target: VRStudios
VRstudios is a pioneer and leader in delivering turn-key large-scale, multiplayer, freeroaming commercial VR attraction systems for the location based entertainment industry. VRstudios is a one-stop-shop that makes it easy for owners and operators to offer innovative virtual reality attractions.
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closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
announced 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Xyratex Ltd., will acquire ARIO Data Networks

synopsis: Xyratex Ltd. has reached a tentative agreement with Ario Data Networks to acquire key Ario Data Network assets. Under the terms of the agreement Xyratex will acquire certain intellectual property, capital assets and skilled resources.
buyer: Xyratex Ltd. (XRTX:$1,158.90)
Xyratex is a leading provider of enterprise class data storage subsystems and network technology. "
target: ARIO Data Networks
Venture-backed ARIO Data Networks provides highly scalable, and highly modular, "bladed" storage solutions and RAID controllers. ARIO's Capacity Storage Array family of "bladed" solutions takes storage to the next level of ease of use.
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announced 9/25/2008 via PR Newswire

Hybrilonics, Inc., will be merged with FailSafe Solutions, LLC.

synopsis: FailSafe Solutions LLC, developers of automated network management solutions, announced its intent to enter into a reverse merger with Hybrilonics, Inc, a pink-sheet listed shell company. The merger will enable FailSafe, an Israeli high tech company, to broaden its access to much needed expansion capital as a public entity.
buyer: Hybrilonics, Inc.
Hybrilonics, Inc. Is a non-reporting, Delaware Corporation, formerly traded under the symbol HBLC - "pink sheets". Hybrilonics, Inc. became a shell corporation by way of an asset sale and distribution to its shareholders. "
target: FailSafe Solutions, LLC.
FailSafe Solutions LLC develops a network management device called the RITS (Robotic IT Solution) that automates much of the manual IT professional's tasks, such as maintenance, problem resolution, and storage support functions.
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closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
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1.3x
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

SanDisk Corporation, acquired Fusion-io, Inc.

synopsis: SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has acquired Fusion-io, a leading developer of flash-based PCIe hardware and software solutions that enhance application performance in enterprise and hyperscale datacenters.
buyer: SanDisk Corporation (SNDK:$6,341.22)
SanDisk Corporation, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For more than 25 years, SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. "
target: Fusion-io, Inc. (FIO:$359.35)
Fusion-io accelerates the data-intensive applications that enrich our lives. As the industry leader, they provide the most advanced portfolio of flash memory products for small businesses to the world's largest data centers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,263 [$1,038]
rev ($mm)
$387
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2.7x
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closed 7/20/2009 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., acquired Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corp., the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced that it has acquired majority ownership of Data Domain, Inc. Data Domain will become the foundation of a new product division within EMC's storage business focused on the development and delivery of next-generation disk-based backup, recovery and archive solutions.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
cancelled 6/3/2009 via

Network Appliance Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: NetApp and Data Domain announced that they have entered into a revised acquisition agreement under which NetApp will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Data Domain common stock for $30 per share in cash and stock in a transaction valued at approximately $1.9B, net of Data Domain's cash.
buyer: Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP:$5,899.00)
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)
$2,134
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
83.5x
cancelled 6/1/2009 via

EMC Corp., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, proposed to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Data Domain, Inc. for $30.00 per share in cash. EMC's all-cash proposal is superior to the proposed NetApp transaction and EMC is promptly commencing a tender offer for all outstanding Data Domain common stock.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
announced 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from Thoma Bravo. Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to access and protect endpoints and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its launch, Francisco Partners has become one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to support people, access and protect endpoints, and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats and speed business performance. Organizations use Bomgar to deliver support services and reduce threats to valuable data and systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,587 [$1,380]
rev ($mm)
$367
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
43.1x
closed 7/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Hive-IO, acquired Atlantis Computing

synopsis: Hive-IO, a fast-emerging leader in software-defined infrastructure, announced it has acquired certain assets of Atlantis Computing. Atlantis Computing offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform delivered both as an all software solution and as a flash-based, hyperconverged appliance.
buyer: Hive-IO
Hive-IO is an infrastructure innovation company that delivers the power, value and agility of the public cloud with all the security, control and governance of the private cloud. "
target: Atlantis Computing
Atlantis Computing offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform delivered both as an all software solution and as a flash-based, hyperconverged appliance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2017 via Market Wire

StorageCraft, acquired Exablox Corporation

synopsis: StorageCraft, a provider of backup and recovery solutions, has announced the acquisition of Exablox, a provider of NAS storage solutions. This acquisition provides the current and future customers of the combined firm with a complete and competitive family of enterprise products for analyzing, protecting, & storing information.
buyer: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company, develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops. The company was founded in 2004 and is based on Draper, UT. "
target: Exablox Corporation
Exablox produces flash and HDD based scale-out NAS storage solutions using an innovative object storage architecture. Exablox's customers include top Fortune 500 companies, prestigious research and educational institutions, leading technology innovators, and government entities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/17/2017 via Reuters

HP, will acquire SimpliVity

synopsis: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said it would buy privately held cloud software company SimpliVity for $650 million in cash, as it looks to expand in the fast-growing market for hybrid cloud platforms.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$62,070.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges. "
target: SimpliVity
SimpliVity is an exciting high-tech startup, developing radically new IT infrastructure technology for the modern data center and the cloud.
price ($mm)
$650
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the acquisition of Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from TA Associates. Bomgar helps businesses improve productivity and security by enabling secure, controlled access to any system or device, anywhere in the world.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that provides equity and support to management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions. "
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar is a leader in Secure Access solutions that empower businesses. Bomgar’s leading remote support, privileged access management, and identity management solutions help support and security professionals improve productivity and security by enabling secure, controlled connections to any system.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Overland Storage merged with Sphere3D,

synopsis: Sphere 3D Corporation announced that it has merged with Overland Storage, Inc. Sphere 3D Corporation is a virtualization technology solution provider. Overland is a trusted global provider of unified data management and data protection solutions.
buyer: Sphere3D (ANY:$4.78)
Sphere 3D is a virtualization technology solution provider. Sphere 3D's Glassware 2.0 platform delivers virtualization of many of the most demanding applications in the marketplace today; making it easy to move applications from a physical PC or workstation to a virtual environment. "
target: Overland Storage (OVRL:$53.55)
Overland Storage delivers robust data backup solutions that are affordable, flexible, and easily integrated into existing network attached storage infrastructures. They offer a broad portfolio of tape libraries and autoloaders, virtual tape libraries, and disk-based backup systems.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$60]
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
3.5x
closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired SonicWALL, Inc.

synopsis: Dell Inc. announced it has finalized its acquisition of SonicWALL, Inc., a leader in advanced network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and management and reporting. The SonicWALL acquisition expands Dell’s security software and services portfolio.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: SonicWALL, Inc.
SonicWALL provides dynamic network security and data protection solutions to enterprise organizations of all sizes worldwide. It delivers award-winning solutions that include network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and policy and management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$260
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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