Ignite-TEK, a holding company focused on improving the consumer experience, announces its purchase of Ignite Media Solutions, LLC. and the former 531 Networks, LLC. With the recent acquisitions, Ignite-TEK now completes the offering of a full suite of consumer first marketing solutions.
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Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cornerstone Environmental Group of Middletown, New York and anticipates closing this transaction in May 2015. Cornerstone is an environmental engineering and consulting firm focused on solid waste markets in the United States. The company has more than 160 employees and approximately $30 million in annual revenue.
MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) for $600 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, and Teachers’ Private Capital, the private investor department of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, have completed their acquisition of Riverbed Technology, Inc., the leader in application performance infrastructure. The acquisition is valued at approximately $3.5 billion, with Riverbed stockholders receiving $21.00 per share in cash. With the transaction’s close, Riverbed stock has ceased trading on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol RVBD.
IDEX CORPORATION (NYSE:IEX) announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Novotema, SpA, a leader in the design, manufacture and sale of specialty sealing solutions for use in the building products, gas control, transportation, industrial and water markets. The transaction is expected to close within 45 days, pending regulatory approval.
PatientBond, LLC, an innovative provider of patient and member engagement solutions, has acquired Cincinnati-based c2b Horizons, LLC, a leader in statistically based consumer profiling techniques for healthcare payers and providers.
Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has completed its acquisition of Agilex Technologies, Inc. (Agilex), a provider of digital solutions for the U.S. federal government, enhancing Accenture’s digital capabilities in analytics, cloud and mobility for federal agencies.
Open Windows, the leading supplier of tender and contract management solutions to Australian organisations, is pleased to announce that they have purchased the software and IP assets of Canberra based eSourcing vendor eValua Pty Ltd.
Cloud Equity Group, an investment management company focused on opportunistic acquisitions of web service providers, announced the acquisition of Fresh Roasted Hosting, a leading provider of premium web services based out of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
AT&T1 (NYSE:T) has closed its US$2.5 billion acquisition of Mexican wireless provider Iusacell from Grupo Salinas. AT&T acquired all of Iusacell’s wireless properties, including licenses, network assets, retail stores and approximately 9.2 million subscribers. The Iusacell wireless network currently covers about 70 percent of Mexico’s approximately 120 million citizens.
Centerline Solutions, the most trusted provider of cell tower services to the wireless telecommunications industry, announced that it has acquired Washington-based Cascadia PM—an acquisition that immediately makes Centerline one of the leading wireless infrastructure services providers for the Pacific Northwest. This strategic acquisition not only expands the company’s turnkey wireless services to a new geographic region of the United States, but also enhances Centerline’s program management capabilities through the addition of Cascadia’s highly respected team and resources.
Zumasys, a leading provider of cloud computing solutions for business-critical software applications and ERP systems, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the jBASE database from Temenos, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Temenos will continue to support its customers running jBASE.
Perficient Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology and management consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, announced it has completed the acquisition of Zeon Solutions Incorporated and its subsidiary, Grand River Interactive LLC, and an Indian affiliate (collectively, “Zeon Solutions”). Details and terms of the acquisition were previously announced on December 18th, 2014.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., (NYSE: VSH), one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, acquired all of the remaining outstanding shares of Taiwan based Capella Microsystems Inc. (GreTai Securities Market: 3582) for approximately NT$668.2 million or US$21.0 million, pursuant to the terms of its previously announced merger agreement with Capella. Capella is a fabless IC design company specializing in optoelectronic products.
Assurant Solutions, a business segment of Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), has made a binding offer and has been granted exclusivity to acquire CWI Group, a market leading mobile insurance administrator in France, for approximately €56 million ($71 million), subject to certain conditions with a possible earnout payment based on future performance. The acquisition would strengthen Assurant Solutions’ market-leading capabilities in mobile device protection and expand its distribution into independent retailers and the financial services affinity market in Europe.
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) announced completion of its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T Inc.’s (NYSE: T) wireline business, statewide fiber network, and U-verse operations in Connecticut. As part of the acquisition, Frontier also acquired AT&T’s DISH satellite TV customers in Connecticut. As a result of the transaction, Frontier will offer broadband, voice, video and other products to residential and business customers in Connecticut, the 28th state in the company’s portfolio.
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced that a subsidiary has acquired the business and substantially all of the assets of The Oceanscience Group Ltd. (“Oceanscience”). Based in Carlsbad, California, Oceanscience designs and manufactures marine sensor platforms and unmanned surface vehicles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk. (Telkom) with its subsidiary Telekomunikasi Indonesia International Australia Pty. Ltd or Telkom Australia has announced its 75% acquisition of Contact Centres Australia Pty. Ltd (CCA), a Sydney based company who runs Business Process Outsourcing, in a deal worth AUD$11 million.
Emerchants Limited (ASX:EML) (Emerchants) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire 100% of the issued capital of Store Financial Services UK Limited (SFUK) from the shareholders of SFUK. SFUK is a leading provider of prepaid stored value programs in 9 European countries, including the UK and has grown to become one of Europe’s largest shopping mall gift card processors and program managers, with over 100 programs in place. SFUK is affiliated with Store Financial Systems LLC (Store), the world’s largest provider of shopping mall prepaid programs.
SMILE Business Group has brought cutting edge technologies and business solutions to the Sunshine Coast with its acquisition of Local Experts in Schools and Computers (LESC) in Caloundra.
- This acquisition makes Gemalto the reference in cloud data, software and transaction security adding core network data protection technologies to its authentication offerings that protect the edge of the network
- The purchase price of US$890 million will be financed by available cash and existing credit facilities
- Closing is expected to occur in Q4 2014
- Gemalto 2017 profit from operation objective of €600 million is expected to be surpassed by around +10%