Software Equity Group’s Client, Verdazo, Acquired by Pason

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Software Equity Group (SEG) is delighted to announce the sale of our client, Verdazo Analytics, Inc., a leading software provider of analytics solutions to the oil & gas sector, to Pason Systems, Inc. (TSX:PSI). SEG acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to Verdazo Analytics. For additional information about the transaction, please see the press release.

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 12/7/2012 – 12/14/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of December 7, 2012 – December 14, 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:

•Trident Private Holdings’ acquisition of TNS Inc. [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $844.3M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 1.5x]

•Yahoo Japan Corporation’s acquisition of CyberAgent FX [for an EV of $252.5M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.5x]

•Juniper Networks’ acquisition of Contrail Systems [for an EV of $169.1M]

•Accruent’s acquisition of Evoco Inc.

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 11/23/2012 – 11/30/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of November 23, 2012 – November 30, 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:

•NCR Corp’s acquisition of Retalix [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $605.1M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.4x]

•Siemens’ acquisition of Invensys Rail [for an EV of $2.8B]

•Cisco’s acquisition of Cariden Technologies [for an EV of $141.0M]

•Zillow’s acquisition of HotPads [for an EV of $16.0M]

•Bayer’s acquisition of Radimetrics

•Google’s acquisition of Incentive Targeting

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Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 11/9/2012 – 11/16/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of November 9, 2012 – November 16, 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:

•Epsilon Data Management’s acquisition of Hyper Marketing [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $460.0M]

•Cisco’s acquisition of Cloupia [for an EV of $125.0M]

•NQ Mobile’s acquisition of Beijing Feiliu Jiutian Tech [for an EV of $48.2M]

•Akamai’s acquisition of Verivue

•Nokia’s acquisition of Earthmine

•Dell’s acquisition of Gale Technologies

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 11/2/2012 – 11/8/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of November 2, 2012 – November 8, 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:

•Bazaarvoice’s acquisition of Longboard Media [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $44.2M]

•Zillow’s acquisition of Mortech [for an EV of $17.4M]

•Brocade’s acquisition of Vyatta

•Jive’s acquisition of Bitplay

•Jive’s acquisition of Producteev

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 10/26/2012 – 11/2/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of October 26, 2012 – November 2, 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:

•RedPrairie Corporation’s acquisition of JDA Software Group [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $1.9B, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.8x]

•Riverbed Technology’s acquisition of OPNET Technologies [for an EV of $899.2M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 5.0x]

•NPC Group’s acquisition of Litle & Co. [for an EV of $361.0M]

•EMC’s acquisition of Silver Tail Systems

Selected M&A Deals for the Week of 10/19/2012 – 10/25/2012

The table below includes a select list of Software, SaaS, Internet and Mobile M&A transactions for the week of October 19, 2012 – October 25, 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:

•Permira Adviser’s acquisition of Ancestry.com [for an Enterprise Value (EV) of $1.3B, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 3.0x]

•McLaren Software’s acquisition of FMx [for an EV of $9.0M, implying an EV/Rev multiple of 2.1x]

•Gree’s acquisitionof Pokelabo [for an EV of $173.8M]

•Accelerys’ acquisition of Aegis Analytical Corporation [for an EV of $30.0M]

•Yahoo’s acquisition of Stamped, Inc.