Enghouse Systems, a 30-year old software and services company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, has acquired Sweden’s Aktavara and its 19 employees for an undisclosed amount. Founded back in 2002, Stockholm-based Aktavara offers software solutions for telecommunications service providers, servicing telcos and network operators across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Notably, this is […]
Barcelona-based social gaming startup Akamon Entertainment is to be acquired by publicly listed Canadian social gaming software company Imperus for a total of $25 million, Jaime Novoa reports.
Saplo, a Swedish startup specialised in text analysis for publishers, has been acquired by Sprinkle for an undisclosed amount. Sources close to the deal tell us the amount wasn’t massive but ‘good enough’. Professor Sverker Sikström and Mattias Tyrberg founded Saplo in Malmö circa 2008. The company has since raised north of one million dollars […]
DaoPay, a 14-year old Austrian company that offers carrier billing payment solutions, says it has acquired the ‘pay by call’ business of American rival Boku for an undisclosed amount. The Vienna-based company says the deal makes it the largest processor for pay by call payments worldwide. DaoPay founder and CEO Peter Krapfl, comments: “Boku’s pay […]
Markit, the UK-born and publicly-listed global fintech company, has acquired DealHub, a 30-year old provider of trading and business intelligence solutions with offices in London, New York and Singapore. DealHub’s customers include global and regional banks, interdealer brokers, FX electronic trading venues and asset managers. The company has approximately 55 people based primarily in London. […]
We analyse all of the merger, acquisition and IPO activity from Q2 2015, and present our key findings, including the fact that this year is on course to effectively double the total value of 2014’s tech exits.
We’re only two months into 2014, and we’ve already seen a lot of M&A action in Europe. Going back another four months paints a more interesting picture, and it looks like it will be bubbly year all around.