Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 9/21/2012 – 9/27/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of September 21, 2012 – September 27, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting http://www.softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.

Notable transactions for the week include:

•Amaya Gaming Group’s acquisition of Cadillac Jack [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $167.0M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.1x]
•Digital River’s acquisition of LML Payment Systems [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $71.6M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.1x]
•IBM’s acquisition of Butterfly Software
•Groupon’s acquisition of Savored
•McKesson Corporation’s acquisition of MedVentive
•Ericsson’s acquisition of ConceptWave Software

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 9/14/2012 – 9/20/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of September 14, 2012 – September 20, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting http://www.softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.

Notable transactions for the week include:

•Publicis Groupe’s acquisition of LBi International [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $533.8M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 1.9x]

•Parametric Technology’s acquisition of Servigistics [for an EV of $220M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.8x]

•Google’s acquisition of Nik Software

•Oracle’s acquisition of SelectMinds

•Shutterfly’s acquisition of Penguin Digital

•Zynga’s acquisition of A Bit Lucky

Select Industry Acquisitions – 9/14/2012

Elsevier acquires ExitCare

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of ExitCare, LLC, an enterprise-wide solution for patient education and discharge instructions. ExitCare provides peer-reviewed patient education and discharge instructions to support clinicians, empower patients and help providers meet their patients’ educational needs.

http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authored_newsitem.cws_home/companynews05_02456

ESI Group acquires OpenCFD

ESI Group, pioneer and world-leader in Virtual Prototyping and Virtual Engineering solutions, today announces the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd., the leader in the Open Source Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software segment, from SGI, the trusted leader in Technical Computing.

http://www.esi-group.com/corporate/finance/news/financial-press-release/acquisiton-of-opencfd-ltd-the-leader-in-open-source-software-in-computional-fluid-dynamics

SkyDox acquires Workshare

SkyDox, a leader in the provisioning of cloud-enabled file sharing, synchronization and collaboration tools, today announced that it has joined forces with Workshare, a leading provider of document collaboration software. By combining their respective capabilities, they will provide existing and future customers with a unique platform for policy-based, cloud-enabled file sharing and enterprise collaboration.

http://www.skydox.com/company/news-room/skydox-and-workshare-join-forces-to-launch-first-policy-based-enterprise-collaboration-platform

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 9/7/2012 – 9/13/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of September 7, 2012 – September 13, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting http://www.softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.

Notable transactions for the week include:

•Infosys’s acquisition of Lodestone Management Consultants [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $349.2M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 3.7x]

•Thoma Bravo’s acquisition of Mediware Information Systems [for an EV of $158.9M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.5x]

•ACI Worldwide’s acquisition of Distra [for an EV of $48.8M]

•Epicor Software’s acquisition of Solarsoft Business Systems

SEG Publishes Its September 2012 Monthly Flash Report

Our complimentary September 2012 Flash Report assesses the financial and market performance of more than 250 publicly traded software, SaaS, and Internet companies, sorted by product category. The Report also highlights a selection of the most recent software M&A transactions.

Download the report by visiting: http://www.softwareequity.com/research_flash_reports.aspx

Select Industry Acquisitions – 9/10/2012

NCR acquires Transoft International

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) has acquired Transoft International, Inc., a global leader in cash cost optimization software for financial institutions and retailers. NCR will integrate Transoft’s software and SaaS-based product suite and employees into its Financial Services line of business in order to strengthen NCR’s existing cash management offering, eventually bringing financial institutions and retailers a unique and compelling integrated cash management solution.

http://www.ncr.com/newsroom/resources/acquire-transoft

LexisNexis acquires EDIWatch

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions,  a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk, announced it has acquired EDIWatch, Inc., a privately-held leading provider of fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) technology solutions exclusively for the health care payer industry.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/risk/newsevents/press-release.aspx?id=1346849260314151

Datalogix acquires Connection Engine

Datalogix, the leader at connecting digital media and offline sales, announced today it has acquired Connection Engine, a fastgrowing, venture-backed company that provides real-time insights for marketers. Connection Engine develops digital marketing technologies to help companies understand and reach their most valuable customers and prospects

http://www.datalogix.com/dlx11/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Datalogix-Acquires-Connection-Engine.pdf

 

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 8/31/2012 – 9/7/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of August 31, 2012 – September 7, 2012.  For a comprehensive analysis of software industry mergers and acquisitions and public software company financial performance you can download our research reports by visiting http://www.softwareequity.com/research_reports.aspx.

Notable transactions for the week include:

•Seven Bank’s acquisition of Financial Consulting & Trading International [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $130.0M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 3.1x]

•Billing Service Group’s acquisition of Connection Services [for an EV of $9.5M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 5.5x]

•Walter Investment Management’s acquisition of Reverse Mortgage Solutions [for an EV of $120.0M]