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GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Oxide Games on its Investment by AMD

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LUTHERVILLE-TIMONIUM, Md.  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) and Oxide Games today announced a multi-year partnership to co-develop graphics technologies for the growing cloud gaming market. By combining leadership gaming hardware and graphics expertise from...

#Gaming

Anson Kwan promoted to Director at GrowthPoint

Menlo Park, CA – Anson Kwan, previously a Vice President at GrowthPoint, has been promoted to Director. Prior to joining GrowthPoint Technology Partners, Anson was a technology practitioner with extensive experience in security and software. He...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to CNL Software on its Acquisition by Everbridge

Burlington, MA – Everbridge, the global leader in critical event management (CEM) will broaden its support for PSIM and IoT applications for corporate, government and healthcare organizations and enhance Everbridge’s enterprise risk management approach with...

#Security Orchestration

Nick DeRose promoted to Managing Director at GrowthPoint

Menlo Park, CA – Nick DeRose, previously a Director at GrowthPoint, has been promoted to Managing Director. Prior to joining GrowthPoint Technology Partners, Nick ran technical alliances between NetApp and Cisco. As an Alliance Manger...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Noon on its Acquisition by Racepoint Energy

Osterville, MA – Racepoint Energy, a leader in energy solutions for homes and businesses, has announced the acquisition of the technology and team of NOON Home, including residential lighting control innovations developed by the NOON team...

#Home automation

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to ServiceBridge on its Acquisition by GPS Insight

Scottsdale, AZ -(BUSINESS WIRE)–GPS Insight, a leading provider of fleet software for organizations with vehicles, trailers and other mobile assets, today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based ServiceBridge, a leading field service management software company for small...

#Field Service

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Nytec on its Acquisition by Accenture

New York and Kirkland, WA– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Nytec Inc., an award-winning product innovation and engineering company. Founded in 1975, Nytec is headquartered in Kirkland, WA, and has a team...

#Services

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Omnition on its Acquisition by Splunk

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that our client, Omnition, a SaaS observability platform for microservices applications has been acquired by Splunk. Businesses are changing at speeds that require new approaches for...

#software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to MSI Data on its Acquisition by Luminate Capital Partners

Milwaukee and San Francisco – MSI Data, a leading provider of field service management software, announced today that it has received a strategic growth investment from Luminate Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm,...

#Field Service

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Davis Instruments on its Acquisition by Union Park Capital

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that our client, Davis Instruments (“Davis”), a leader in precision weather and environmental instrumentation, has been acquired by Union Park Capital, a Boston based private equity firm...

#Industrial Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Intelledox on its Acquisition by Smart Communications, a portfolio company of Accel-KKR

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that our client, Intelledox, a leader in digital workflow content automation software, has been acquired by Smart Communications, a portfolio company of Accel-KKR. The combination will empower...

#Application Software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Immersive Technologies on its Acquisition by Komatsu

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that our client, Immersive Technologies Pty Ltd, a provider of mining simulators and workforce management solutions, has been acquired by Komatsu Ltd. GrowthPoint acted as the exclusive...

#Industrial Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Swizznet on its Acquisition by Bluff Point Associates

Seattle, WA – Swizznet, a leading provider of cloud services and IT resources to CPA firms and accounting departments, announced today that it has been acquired by Bluff Point Associates. Since launching the company in March...

#Services

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to NetFort on its Acquisition by Rapid7

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is excited to announce that their client, NetFort, a provider of network traffic, security monitoring, and analytics, has been acquired by Rapid7. Bringing NetFort’s network monitoring, traffic visibility and analytics...

#Security

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to OnBoard Security on its Acquisition by QTI, a Subsidiary of Qualcomm

Wakefield, MA – Brook Venture Partners announced the completion of the sale of its stake in OnBoard Security Inc., a leader in advanced security technologies for the Automotive, IoT and trusted computing markets. OnBoard Security...

#Security

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Altia Systems on its Acquisition by GN Audio

GN extends intelligent audio solutions leadership with digital video to deliver integrated audio and video Unified Communication solutions Today, GN Audio has signed an agreement to acquire Altia Systems Inc. (“Altia Systems”). Altia Systems, based...

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to RazorSync on its Acquisition by Celero, a portfolio company of LLR partners

FEBRUARY 12, 2019 Celero’s latest acquisition furthers its core mission to provide a fully-integrated suite of commerce solutions that combines best-in-class business management software, analytics, and payment processing for small and mid-sized businesses Celero Commerce (“Celero”),...

#Field Service

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to ShootProof on its Acquisition by Providence Equity

Atlanta -(BUSINESS WIRE)–ShootProof (the “Company”), a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, today announced a significant growth investment by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate...

#Application Software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Pixeom on its Investment by Intel Capital, National Grid Partners, and others.

Phoenix -(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pixeom, Inc., the market leading software defined edge computing company, is proud to announce it has secured $15 million capital funding led by Intel Capital, National Grid Partners and others. The influx of funds will enable the...

#software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Evolved Intelligence on its Acquisition by Mobileum

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is excited to announce that their client, Evolved Intelligence, a leading provider of mobile network analytics and security solutions, has been acquired by Mobileum. Headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom, Evolved Intelligence...

#Security

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Avametric on its Acquisition by Gerber Technology

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is excited to announce that their client, Avametric, a  leading 3D & AR clothing simulation technology company, has been acquired by Gerber Technology, which is backed by AIP. Headquartered in San...

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Philo on its Investment by AMC Networks, Discovery, and Viacom

San Francisco, CA – (BUSINESS WIRE) Philo, a live streaming television service focused on entertainment, lifestyle and knowledge programming, today announced that it has launched on Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV, giving consumers broader access...

#Media

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Stream Technologies on its Acquisition by Arm

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is excited to announce that their client, Stream Technologies, a leading IoT & eSIM Connectivity Management Platform, has been acquired by Arm Limited. GrowthPoint acted as the exclusive financial advisor...

#software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to MarianaIQ on its Acquisition by 8x8

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that their client, MarianaIQ, a high-growth Silicon Valley AI and Machine Learning startup, has been acquired by 8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT), a leading provider of cloud phone, meeting,...

#Application Software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Tec-Sem on its Acquisition by Brooks Automation

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that their client, Tec-Sem Group AG, a provider of semiconductor fab automation equipment with a focus on reticle management, has been acquired by Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS)....

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Denim Group on its Investment by Wipro

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that Denim Group, a leading application security solutions provider, has sold a minority stake to Wipro Limited. GrowthPoint acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Denim Group...

#software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Innovative Photonic Solutions on its Acquisition by Metrohm

Photonic Solutions (IPS) from Monmouth Junction in New Jersey, USA, are pleased to announce the acquisition of IPS by Metrohm AG. The acquisition of IPS contributes to the strategic growth of Metrohm enhancing the company’s...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Cmpute.io on its Acquisition by Cisco

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint is pleased to announce that their client, Cmpute.io, a leading cloud cost optimization technology company, has been acquired by Cisco. GrowthPoint acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Cmpute.io (also known...

#cloud computing

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Xcentric on its Acquisition by Right Networks

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint advises Xcentric on its acquisition by Right Networks, a BV Investment Partners portfolio company. GrowthPoint announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Xcentric on its acquisition by Right...

#Services

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to StacksWare on its Acquisition by Avi Networks

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint advises StacksWare on its acquisition by Avi Networks. GrowthPoint announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to StacksWare on its acquisition by Avi Networks. Based in San Francisco, StacksWare...

#cloud computing

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to RevStream on its Acquisition by Aptitude Software (Microgen plc)

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint advises RevStream on its acquisition by Aptitude Software (Microgen plc). GrowthPoint announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to RevStream on its acquisition by Aptitude Software (Microgen plc). RevStream...

#Application Software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Datacastle on its Acquisition by Carbonite

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint advises Datacastle on its acquisition by Carbonite. GrowthPoint announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Datacastle on its acquisition by Carbonite. Datacastle offers enterprises protection from mobile data...

#cloud computing

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Space-Time Research on its Acquisition by WingArc1st

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint advised Space-Time Research in a transaction with WingArc1st. To read more about this transaction, please visit the official press release.

#software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to VitalFields on its Acquisition by Monsanto - Climate Corporation

Menlo Park, CA— GrowthPoint is pleased to announce another successful transaction: the acquisition of VitalFields. SAN FRANCISCO & TALLINN, Estonia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, announced the acquisition of VitalFields, a...

#Industrial Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Wise.io on its Acquisition by GE Digial

Menlo Park, CA— GrowthPoint is pleased to announce another successful transaction: the acquisition of their client Wise.io. GE Digital acquired Wise.io, a leading machine learning and intelligent systems company. This acquisition will enable GE Digital...

#Application Software

GrowthPoint Acted as Financial Advisor to Convertr on its Investment by Albion Ventures

By Business Matters Albion has invested in Convertr Media to aid global expansion. Convertr is an award winning enterprise technology platform, launched in 2011 by entrepreneurs Emma Bowkett, CEO and Clive Brett, which helps advertisers...

#Media

GrowthPoint Acted as Financial Advisor to Albata Technologies its Acquisition by Zenrin

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint advises Abalta Technologies on equity transaction with Zenrin. GrowthPoint announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Abalta Technologies (“Abalta”) on its sale of equity to Zenrin (TSE:9474). Abalta...

#Services

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Wave on its Acquisition by ESW Capital

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint is pleased to announce another successful transaction in cyber security and cryptography. GrowthPoint advised Wave Systems in a transaction with ESW Capital. Wave Systems is a leading provider of client...

#Cyber security

Rishi Mehta Promoted to Associate

Menlo Park, CA – Rishi Mehta, previously an Analyst at GrowthPoint, has been promoted to an Associate. Rishi joined GrowthPoint two years ago as an Analyst after working at Woodside Capital Partners. He graduated from UC...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Wave System on its Acquisition by Chime

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint advised Wave Systems in a transaction with Chime Inc. The acquisition included select assets from Wave, a software security company that provides data protection capabilities for endpoint computing platforms. “Wave...

#Cyber security

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Altaflex on its Acquisition by OSI Electronics

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint is pleased to announce another successful transaction: the acquisition of our client Altaflex, a leading provider of quick-turn flex circuit prototypes and projected capacitance touch panels, by OSI Electronics. To read...

#Services

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Gotham Digital Science on its Acquisition by Stroz Friedberg

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint is excited to announce that our client, Gotham Digital Science (GDS), has been acquired by Stroz Friedberg. Gotham Digital Science (GDS) is an international security services company specializing in application penetration...

#Services

Jake Kaldenbaugh Joins the GrowthPoint Team

Menlo Park, CA – GrowthPoint Technology Partners is excited to announce that Jake Kaldenbaugh has joined its team as a Director at the Menlo Park office.  “We are delighted that Jake has decided to join...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to StackStorm on its Acquisition by Brocade

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint is pleased to announce another successful transaction: the acquisition of their client StackStorm, an event driven automation platform, by Brocade. To view the blog from StackStorm, please read StackStorm joining Brocade.

#cloud computing

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to ArcTouch on its Acquisition by Grey

Menlo Park, CA — GrowthPoint is pleased to announce another successful transaction: the acquisition of their client ArcTouch, a leading full-service mobile design and development company, by WPP’s Grey Group. ArcTouch’s team of designers and developers...

#Services

Kara Frederick speaks at the ADC Forum in Australia

Kara Frederick, GrowthPoint’s Director and Head of Australia and New Zealand, was invited to speak at the ADC Forum in September of 2015. The ADC Forum is a prestigious organization in Australia that brings leaders together to improve...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Boundary on its Acquisition by BMC

Palo Alto, CA — GrowthPoint is excited to announce another successfully closed transaction – BMC acquired the assets of our client Boundary. The Boundary team will become an integral part of BMC’s Digital Enterprise Management blueprint. They...

#software

Rachel Reid Promoted to Associate

Palo Alto, CA – Rachel Reid, previously an Analyst at GrowthPoint, has been promoted to an Associate. Rachel joined GrowthPoint over two years ago as an Analyst after graduating from Santa Clara University with a...

GrowthPoint Relocates to Sand Hill Road Offices in Menlo Park

After nine years on Page Mill Road, GrowthPoint Technology Partners is moving up the road to new offices on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park.  The move is effective as of August 24, 2015.  There...

Alex Loukas Promoted To Associate

Palo Alto, CA – Alex Loukas, previously an Analyst at GrowthPoint, has been promoted to an Associate. Alex joined GrowthPoint over two years ago as an Analyst after leaving FanTravel.com, which he co-founded. Prior to...

GrowthPoint Recognized in Australian Tech Market

GrowthPoint Technology Partners has been recognized in the Australian tech market as an American investment bank seeking to advise growing Australian tech startups to reach an exit. John Savage, a Managing Director at GrowthPoint in...

GrowthPoint Welcomes New Managing Director, Vijay Rawat

Palo Alto, CA – GrowthPoint Technology Partners LLC announced today that Vijay Rawat has joined its team as a Managing Director at the Palo Alto office, with a particular focus on Software and Technology Services. GrowthPoint is...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to WeTransfer on its Investment by Highland Capital

Amsterdam – Leading file-transfer service lands investment from Highland Capital Partners Europe. GrowthPoint Technology Partners initiated and advised WeTransfer on the transaction. In 2014, WeTransfer experienced very strong growth and as a result, very high...

#Media

GrowthPoint Technology Partners Announces Opening of the Sydney Office

Sydney – GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC announced today that it has opened an office in Sydney, Australia. GrowthPoint is a technology investment bank with a global footprint, offering advisory services to innovative technology companies. Kara...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to BundleTech Limited on its acquisition by Borderfree

London – GrowthPoint Technology Partners acted as an exclusive financial advisor to Bundle Tech Limited, the operator of DutyCalculator on its acquisition by Borderfree (Nasdaq: BRDR). DutyCalculator makes import duty and taxes easy for global ecommerce. The transaction...

#Media

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Continuent on its acquisition by VMware

Palo Alto, CA — GrowthPoint is excited to announce another successfully closed transaction – today VMware acquired the assets of our client Continuent. The Continuent team joins VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business Unit. “Continuent offers VMware...

#software

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to AnaFocus on its acquisition by e2v

Seville, Spain – GrowthPoint Technology Partners is proud to announce e2v plc’s acquisition of AnaFocus. GrowthPoint was privileged to serve as exclusive financial advisor to AnaFocus. AnaFocus, which will become an integral part of e2v’s...

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Movea on its Acquisition by InvenSense

San Jose, CA – GrowthPoint Technology Partners is proud to announce InvenSense, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:INVN) acquisition of Movea SA, a leader in motion sensing and data fusion software for ultra-low power location, activity tracking and context sensing....

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Mesaplexx on its Acquisition by Nokia

Espoo, Finland – Nokia confirms that it has recently completed the acquisition of the Australian company Mesaplexx Pty Ltd in order to boost its radio capabilities in the Networks business. Mesaplexx has unique know-how in developing...

#Communications

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to GreenButton on its Acquisition by Microsoft

Big Compute for Microsoft Azure – Announcing the Acquisition of GreenButton Data, combined with incredible computing power, is changing the way we do business every day, and customers from all industries – from science and...

#cloud computing

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to DMS on its Acquisition by Brooks Automation

Palo Alto, CA – GrowthPoint Technology Partners is proud to announce the acquisition of Dynamic Micro Systems Semiconductor Equipment, GmbH (DMS) by Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). The cash purchase price was $31 million dollars, subject to...

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Financial Advisor to Senseg on its Investment by NXP Semiconductors

Investment in spatial haptic feedback technology leader Eindhoven, Netherlands and Helsinki, Finland – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced its investment in Senseg, the leader in next-generation spatial haptic feedback technology. The investment is part...

#Communications

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Crunchroll on its Investment by The Chernin Group

Palo Alto, CA – GrowthPoint Technology Partners is proud to have advised Crunchyroll, Inc. on the sale of a majority stake of the company to The Chernin Group (TCG), which was announced December 2, 2013....

GrowthPoint Technology Partners Added to Stellar List of NetSuite Open Sponsors

San Francisco, CA – GrowthPoint Technology Partners, one of Silicon Valley’s leading technology giants, has partnered with the upcoming NetSuite Open Squash Championships as a Silver Level sponsor. The announcement was made by John Nimick, NetSuite Open...

GrowthPoint Technology Partners promotes three staff members

GrowthPoint Technology Partners is proud to announce the promotion of three of our staff members effective July 1, 2013. Andrew Patton, previously Vice President, has been promoted to Director. Andrew joined us nearly five years...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Tribold on its Acquisition by Sigma Systems

Sigma’s acquisition of Tribold creates ‘Idea-to-Install’ platform for Communications, Media and High Tech service providers.Toronto — Sigma Systems, the leader in catalog-driven service fulfillment solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of UK-based Tribold Limited, the...

GrowthPoint Acted as exclusive Financial Advisor to Enstratius on its Acquisition by Dell

GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC acted as the financial advisor to Enstratius, Inc. in its sale to Dell, Inc (NASDAQ:DELL), a $57 billion global leader in innovative technology and services. Founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2008,...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to ionGrid on its Acquisition by NetApp

GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC acted as the financial advisor to ionGrid, Inc. in its sale to NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP), a $6 billion global leader in networked storage solutions. Headquartered in Mountain View, CA, ionGrid developed...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Lincor Solutions on its Investment by Edison Ventures

GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC acted as the financial advisor to Lincor Solutions on its $9.5M fundraise from Edison Ventures, a well-known New Jersey-based expansion-stage investor. Previously headquartered in Cork, Ireland, Lincor will move its headquarters...

Markus Salolainen Speaking at TMT M&A Forum on March 14, 2013

Markus Salolainen of GrowthPoint Technology Partners will be speaking on the Financial Panel at the TMT M&A Forum in London on March 14th. This event will be taking place at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair....

Laurie Yoler to Take Role as SVP of Business Development at Qualcomm

The GrowthPoint team would like to congratulate Laurie Yoler, one of our Managing Directors, on her new role as SVP of Business Development at Qualcomm. Laurie will be transitioning from GrowthPoint to Qualcomm on March...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Sunpower on its Acquisition by AMETEK, Inc.

GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC acted as the financial advisor to Sunpower, Inc. in its sale to AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME), a $10 billion industrial technology conglomerate. Headquartered in Athens, OH, Sunpower, Inc. designs and develops high...

Roundup on Q4 2012 & some interesting M&A Deals

We hope you had a great 4th quarter and holiday break! We had a busy quarter at GrowthPoint, closing one M&A transaction, building up our video knowledge base, and adding a new wave of high...

GrowthPoint Acted as Financial Advisor to Mozes on its Acquisition by ePrize

PLEASANT RIDGE, MI–(Marketwire – Jan 16, 2013) – ePrize, a global leader in engagement for mobile, social, and web campaigns — and the largest provider of interactive promotions — today announced the acquisition of Mozes, a...

#Media

GrowthPoint’s Quarterly GrowthPoints for Q3 2012

Dear Friends of GrowthPoint, We hope you had a nice summer! After a difficult Q2, this quarter saw stocks recoup their losses despite sluggish growth in employment and business investment. The technology M&A market saw...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Distra on its Acquisition by ACI Worldwide

GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC acted as the financial advisor to Distra in their sale to ACI Worldwide, a leading international provider of payment systems. The USD $48.75 million cash transaction closed September 13, 2012. Financial...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Open Kernel Labs on its Acquisition by General Dynamics

GrowthPoint Technology Partners acted as the financial advisor to Open Kernel Labs, Inc. (“OK Labs”) in their sale to General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The closing of the transaction was announced September 10, 2012. OK Labs...

GrowthPoint Announces Opening Of A London Office

London – GrowthPoint Technology Partners LLC today announced that it has opened an office in London, United Kingdom. GrowthPoint is a technology investment bank with a global footprint, offering advisory services to innovative technology companies....

GrowthPoint has opened an office in Tel Aviv, Israel

GrowthPoint Technology Partners, LLC, an investment bank that is headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today that it has opened an office in Tel Aviv, Israel. Mr. Adoram Gaash, who recently joined GrowthPoint as a Managing...

GrowthPoint is now on Twitter…

Stay in the loop with our upcoming events, market analysis, and videos. See Our Tweets. Follow us at @GrowthPointTech. Who are we? GrowthPoint Technology Partners provides research-driven and relationship-focused corporate finance expertise, exclusively to publicly...

Presentation to Nordic Venture Capital Tour on cross-border M&A trends (May 2012)

Of special interest is our original research on M&A cross-border flows, especially from the acquisitions between companies in the US and EU. Also, we have outlined some of the largest overall acquirers. Download this presentation...

Valuation Timing

In the Technology M&A business, we often meet fast-growing companies that have reached a critical “growth point.” In fact, we consider this to be such an interesting and increasingly relevant time in a company’s lifecycle...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Nanda Technologies on its Acquisition by Nanometrics

We wanted to update our friends in the Semiconductor Capital Equipment Industry on our most recent completed transaction in the space: Nanda Technologies acquired by Nanometrics, Inc. — On November 22, 2011 we closed the...

#Deep Tech

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to enStratus on its investment by El Dorado Ventures

Funding led by El Dorado Ventures enables the company to expand the team and extend leadership in enterprise cloud management Minneapolis, MN – enStratus announced today that the company has closed on $3.5M in Series A...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Enxsuite on its Acquisition by Infor

Atlanta, GA – Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced it has acquired the ENXSuite product line. A natural complement to Infor10 EAM‘s convergence of energy and asset management,...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Crescendo Networks on its Acquisition by f5

Crescendo’s core engineering team joins F5, bolsters company’s ADN expertise Seattle, WA – F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), today announced that it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Crescendo Networks....

Qualcomm Acquires Gesture Recognition Assets from GestureTek

San Diego, CA – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that it has acquired certain assets from GestureTek, a developer of gesture recognition technology. A leader in the gesture recognition field, GestureTek has more than 25 years...

Intalio Completes Financing to Advance Its Private Cloud Business Applications

Intalio Adds VMware as Strategic Investor Palo Alto CA – PRNewswire via COMTEX – Intalio, Inc., the leader in private cloud applications, today announced a new round of venture financing that will enable the company to...

Zeus Acquires German-based Web Application Firewall Company art of defence

Increasing Demand for Innovative Web Application Security in the Cloud is the Driving Force behind the Acquisition Cambridge, UK – Zeus Technology, the pioneers of Application Delivery Controller software, today announced it has purchased the assets...

KIT digital Acquires Kyte, Signaling Era of Video-Driven Social Media

Prague, Czech Republic and New York, NY – KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a leading global provider of cloud-based video asset management solutions (VAMS) for multi-screen delivery, has acquired San Francisco-based Kyte. KIT digital acquired privately-held...

Imagination Technologies plc – Acquisition Announcement

Imagination to acquire Caustic Graphics, developer of real-time ray-tracing graphics technology, for $27 million Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG, “Imagination” or “the Group”), a leading multimedia, communications and embedded processor technology company, has signed...

BMC Software Acquires GridApp Systems, Inc.

BMC acquires industry leader in automating database provisioning, patching and administration BMC Software (NASDAQ:BMC-News) today announced the acquisition of privately held GridApp Systems, Inc., the industry leader in automating database provisioning, patching and administration. With...

Microelectronics Technology Inc. and RadioComp ApS Sign Equity and Intellectual Property Acquisition Agreements

Microelectronics Technology Inc. (stock code: 2314; hereinafter referred to as the Company) announces that it has signed equity and intellectual property purchase agreements with the Danish company RadioComp ApS (hereinafter referred to as RadioComp). Both...

Phoenix Technologies Announces Strategic Sale of HyperSpace Assets to HP

Milpitas, CA – Phoenix Technologies Announces Strategic Sale of HyperSpace Assets to HP. PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network – Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced that HP has...

Evri Announces Acquisition of Twine, Relaunches Consumer Site

Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA – Evri (www.evri.com), the search and discovery engine that filters the real-time web for news and conversations that matter and distills them into intelligent information streams, announced today the acquisition of...

Intel Announces Acquisition of Virtutech

Wind River to add Virtutech Simics Products to Comprehensive Embedded Software Portfolio Alameda, CA – Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, today announced it will add the Virtutech product line to its embedded...

Cavium Networks Completes Acquisition of MontaVista Software

Mountain View, CA – Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, wireless, storage and video applications, today announced that they have completed their acquisition of...

Sun Microsystems Expands Cloud Computing Offerings with Acquisition of Q-layer

Q-layer Technology Simplifies Cloud Computing Development and Deployment Santa Clara, CA — Sun Microsystems Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced it has acquired Q-layer, a cloud computing company that automates the deployment and management of both...

Sensormatic Strengthens Technology Platform for Retailers Through Acquisition of Vue

Retailers to Gain Greater Operational Efficiency Capabilities with Vue’s In-Store RFID Technology Boca Raton, FL — Sensormatic Electronics Corporation, a Tyco International company, announced today the acquisition of Vue Technology, Inc. (Vue), a leading provider of...

LG-Nortel Acquires Novera Optics

Invests for Growth Opportunities in Optical Ethernet Seoul — LG-Nortel announced that it has closed the acquisition of Novera Optics Inc., a developer of fiber-optic access solutions that extend high-speed carrier Ethernet services from optical core...

Qualcomm Acquires Xiam Technologies Limited, Leading Provider of Wireless Content Discovery and Recommendations Technology

Deal Accelerates Commercialization of Intelligent Targeting Technology for Mobile San Diego, CA — Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced that it has acquired Xiam...

Sun Microsystems Announces Agreement to Acquire innotek, Expanding Sun xVM Reach to the Developer Desktop

Free and Open Source VirtualBox Desktop Virtualization Available for All Major Operating Systems Santa Clara, CA — Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire innotek,...

SWsoft Acquires Sphera to Accelerate Software-as-a-Service Delivery

Herndon, VA – SWsoft, Inc. has acquired Sphera Corporation to accelerate the delivery of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for consumers, businesses and service providers. SWsoft will merge Sphera with its automation software business unit that already powers...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Atempo on its Investment by Intel Capital, Steelpoint Capital and Ridgewood Capital

September 5, 2007 Investment by Intel Capital, Steelpoint Capital Partners, and Ridgewood Capital Supports Growth Potential and Value of Atempo Data Protection and Archiving Solutions Palo Alto, CA – Atempo, Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform...

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Viscom AG Acquires MX Product Family for Inspection of Semiconductor Products from Phoseon Technology Inc.

Hannover, Germany and Hillsboro, OR – Viscom AG, a leading company in inspection technology for the electronics industry, and Phoseon Technology Inc., the pioneer of Semiconductor Light Matrix (SLM) technology for solid state lighting, today announce...

Wolfson Acquires Sonaptic Limited

Wolfson Extends its Mixed-Signal Audio Leadership with the Acquisition of World Class Acoustic Technology – Enabling Exciting New User Experiences for Consumer Electronic Devices Wolfson Microelectronics plc (“Wolfson” or “the Company”), a leading supplier of...

ARC Acquires Teja Technologies To Create Software Platforms and Development Environments For the VRaptorª Multicore Architecture

Teja’s Award-Winning Multiprocessor Technology Will Accelerate Time to Market for ARC’s VRaptor-Based Subsystems ARC International (LSE: ARK) today announced that it has acquired the key assets of Teja Technologies, Inc., a privately held company based...

Chipidea to Acquire Data Converter Business Unit from Nordic Semiconductor ASA

Lisbon, Portugal and Oslo, Norway — Nordic Semiconductor ASA (OSE: NOD) and Chipidea®, the world leader in analog/mixed-signal subsystems and intellectual property (IP), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Chipidea to...

GrowthPoint Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Hal Knowledge Solutions on its Acquisition by Micro Focus

November 6, 2006 London, and Rockville, MD – Micro Focus International plc (“Micro Focus” or “the Company”; LSE: MCRO.L) today announces an update on trading for the half year to 31 October 2006, ahead of management’s...

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Analog Devices Acquires Audio IC Specialist, AudioAsics

Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE: ADI) today announced that it has acquired privately held AudioAsics A/S, a Danish company consisting of a team of experienced developers of high-performance, low-power microphone and audio signal conditioning technology. The...

GrowthPoint acted as exclusive financial advisor to SealedMedia on its acquisition by Stellent

Addition of enterprise digital rights management and content cleansing technologies will enable organizations to better secure sensitive information both inside and outside of the enterprise Stellent, Inc. (Nasdaq: STEL), a global provider of content management solutions,...

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Stellent Stakes Leadership Claim in Content Security with Two Acquisitions

Addition of enterprise digital rights management and content cleansing technologies will enable organizations to better secure sensitive information both inside and outside of the enterprise Stellent, Inc. (Nasdaq: STEL), a global provider of content management solutions,...

GrowthPoint acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to HPL on its Acquisition by Snopsys

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced it has completed its acquisition of HPL Technologies, Inc. (OTC: HPLA.PK), a leader in yield management software and...

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