Select Industry Acquisitions – 7/17/2012

Autodesk acquires Socialcam

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Socialcam for a purchase price of approximately $60 Million. Socialcam is a popular mobile social video capture, editing and sharing app and service that was launched in 2011.

http://investors.autodesk.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=117861&p=irol-newsArticle_Print&ID=1715296&highlight=

 

Tivo acquires TRA

Tivo, Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, today announced that it has agreed to acquire TRA, Inc., maker of the first and leading platform with the world’s largest database that directly links information from the same households as to what viewers watch with what they buy. TRA matches television exposures from 1.5 million TV homes with specific purchase transactions. The acquisition is expected to create a powerful combination of insights that will offer the TV advertising industry Internet-level measurement and accountability accelerating TiVo’s position in the billion dollar television analytics business.

http://pr.tivo.com/easyir/customrel.do?easyirid=CA934452BA6418EF&version=live&prid=909872&releasejsp=custom_150

 

Wolters Kluwer acquires Financial Architects

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, a leading worldwide provider of comprehensive risk management, compliance and audit solutions for the financial services industry, today announced the acquisition of FinArch, a leading provider of integrated finance, risk and performance measurement solutions that enable financial institutions to manage, measure and report all financial activities.

http://www.wolterskluwer.com/Press/Latest-News/2012/Pages/July16.aspx

 

 

 

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