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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...

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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...