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    HID Global Acquires Real-Time Location Systems Leader Bluvision to Enhance its Internet of Things Offerings

HID Global Acquires Real-Time Location Systems Leader Bluvision to Enhance its Internet of Things Offerings

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Bluvision

BOSTON, December 8, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client Bluvision Inc., a provider of real-time asset tracking and monitoring solutions for the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market, has been acquired by HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions and a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY Group (STO: AAY.ST). With a team led by John Emery and Kevin Hawkins, Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Bluvision.

Bluvision’s industry-leading beacon solutions and cloud management platform for asset tracking, … Read More

HID Global Acquires Real-Time Location Systems Leader Bluvision to Enhance its Internet of Things Offerings

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Bluvision

BOSTON, December 8, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client Bluvision Inc., a provider of real-time asset tracking and monitoring solutions for the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market, has been acquired by HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions and a subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY Group (STO: AAY.ST). With a team led by John Emery and Kevin Hawkins, Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Bluvision.

Bluvision’s industry-leading beacon solutions and cloud management platform for asset tracking, … Read More

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    No IPO On The Horizon, But You Want To Sell Your Company? Here’s How To Get Started

No IPO On The Horizon, But You Want To Sell Your Company? Here’s How To Get Started

Original Article from Forbes.com

Bijan Khosravi, Forbes.com Contributor

Symantec purchased Blue Coat Systems for $4.65 billion to create an enterprise security giant. SnapChat acquired mobile search startup Vurb for $110 million. ScienceLogic acquired AppFirst for $15 million. Any deal, whether a billion dollar mega deal or one that scores just a few million dollars, make headlines and have entrepreneurs dreaming of their own exit. Take caution, though. Selling a company is a well-thought out and planned process. It doesn’t happen overnight. The process of selling a company is time-sensitive and requires … Read More

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BroadSoft Acquires Intellinote

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to BroadSoft

BOSTON, June 8, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that BroadSoft, a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, has acquired Intellinote, an enterprise messaging-based team communication and collaboration software application built for the increasingly mobile and millennial workforce.

The acquisition advances BroadSoft’s vision for Project Tempo, an open communications framework that enables team collaboration and productivity by integrating popular enterprise cloud applications with contextual intelligence and real-time unified communications services provided by BroadSoft UC-One.

Bowen Advisors has advised BroadSoft on a … Read More

BroadSoft Acquires Intellinote

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to BroadSoft

BOSTON, June 8, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that BroadSoft, a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, has acquired Intellinote, an enterprise messaging-based team communication and collaboration software application built for the increasingly mobile and millennial workforce.

The acquisition advances BroadSoft’s vision for Project Tempo, an open communications framework that enables team collaboration and productivity by integrating popular enterprise cloud applications with contextual intelligence and real-time unified communications services provided by BroadSoft UC-One.

Bowen Advisors has advised BroadSoft on a … Read More

Nokia Acquires Access Security Software Leader Nakina

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Nakina

BOSTON, April 6, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client Nakina Systems, a provider of security and orchestration software for virtual and hybrid networks, has been acquired by Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK). With a team led by John Emery, Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Ottawa, Canada-based Nakina.

Nakina’s industry-leading access security solutions further reinforce Nokia’s strong position in security software for service providers at a time when these companies are rapidly bolstering defenses to cope with the … Read More

Nokia Acquires Access Security Software Leader Nakina

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Nakina

BOSTON, April 6, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client Nakina Systems, a provider of security and orchestration software for virtual and hybrid networks, has been acquired by Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK). With a team led by John Emery, Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Ottawa, Canada-based Nakina.

Nakina’s industry-leading access security solutions further reinforce Nokia’s strong position in security software for service providers at a time when these companies are rapidly bolstering defenses to cope with the … Read More

ADVA Acquires Overture Networks

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Overture

BOSTON, January 26, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that Overture Networks, provider of the award-winning Ensemble suite of control and orchestration solutions for virtual network systems and headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, has been acquired by Munich-based ADVA Optical Networking (Xetra: ADV). Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Overture.

Click here for ADVA’s press release.

“When we first started working with Bowen Advisors in the spring of 2014, very few people outside of Overture knew about our cloud, virtualization, and software driven … Read More

ADVA Acquires Overture Networks

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Overture

BOSTON, January 26, 2016 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that Overture Networks, provider of the award-winning Ensemble suite of control and orchestration solutions for virtual network systems and headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, has been acquired by Munich-based ADVA Optical Networking (Xetra: ADV). Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Overture.

Click here for ADVA’s press release.

“When we first started working with Bowen Advisors in the spring of 2014, very few people outside of Overture knew about our cloud, virtualization, and software driven … Read More

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    Descartes Acquires Oz Development to Strengthen eCommerce Fulfillment Capabilities

Descartes Acquires Oz Development to Strengthen eCommerce Fulfillment Capabilities

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Oz

BOSTON, December 1, 2015 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that Oz Development, Inc. (Oz), a leading provider of cloud-delivered application and data integration solutions for SMBs, has been acquired by Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX; TSX: DSG). Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Oz.

For over 10 years, Oz has been helping a growing SMB community connect to, and integrate with, leading ERP, CRM, eCommerce and supply chain platforms. Oz’s strong relationships with key SMB channel partners, such as UPS and … Read More

Descartes Acquires Oz Development to Strengthen eCommerce Fulfillment Capabilities

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Oz

BOSTON, December 1, 2015 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that Oz Development, Inc. (Oz), a leading provider of cloud-delivered application and data integration solutions for SMBs, has been acquired by Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX; TSX: DSG). Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Oz.

For over 10 years, Oz has been helping a growing SMB community connect to, and integrate with, leading ERP, CRM, eCommerce and supply chain platforms. Oz’s strong relationships with key SMB channel partners, such as UPS and … Read More

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BroadSoft Acquires PBXL

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to BroadSoft

BOSTON, November 19, 2015 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that BroadSoft, the leading provider of cloud software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their IP networks, has acquired Tokyo-headquartered PBXL, a provider of innovative cloud-based communication solutions.

The purchase of PBXL enables BroadSoft to expand its BroadCloud footprint and meet growing business demand in Japan. By leveraging BroadSoft’s and PBXL’s expertise delivering hosted UC services, service providers will be able to target an underserved Japanese market … Read More

BroadSoft Acquires PBXL

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to BroadSoft

BOSTON, November 19, 2015 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that BroadSoft, the leading provider of cloud software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their IP networks, has acquired Tokyo-headquartered PBXL, a provider of innovative cloud-based communication solutions.

The purchase of PBXL enables BroadSoft to expand its BroadCloud footprint and meet growing business demand in Japan. By leveraging BroadSoft’s and PBXL’s expertise delivering hosted UC services, service providers will be able to target an underserved Japanese market … Read More

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    Evolving Systems Acquires Sixth Sense Media for Mobile Marketing Leadership

Evolving Systems Acquires Sixth Sense Media for Mobile Marketing Leadership

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Sixth Sense Media

BOSTON, October 6, 2015 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that Sixth Sense Media, a leading provider of real-time mobile marketing and analytics software headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, has been acquired by Evolving Systems (NasdaqCM: EVOL), a leader in activation, enablement and management of services for connected mobile devices worldwide. With a team led by Paul Johnson, Bowen Advisors acted as the sole financial advisor to Sixth Sense Media and principal shareholder Second Alpha Partners, a New York-based investor in growth … Read More