eCommerce Leader Miva Completes Growth Recapitalization Investment with Bison Capital

Bowen Advisors Serves as Exclusive Strategic Advisor to Miva

BOSTON, May 14, 2017 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client, Miva Inc., a leading provider of eCommerce software and hosting services to the “emerging enterprise” market, has completed a growth recapitalization investment with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Bison Capital. With a team led by Managing Director Tom Crews, Bowen Advisors acted as San Diego-based Miva’s exclusive strategic advisor.

Since 1997, Miva’s eCommerce solution has powered over $100 billion in online sales for some of the world’s most successful B2B … Read More

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Firm Description: Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Boston, Bowen Advisors is a leading investment banking advisory firm dedicated to serving the corporate finance needs of emerging and established technology companies. We provide sellside and buyside M&A, private placement and strategic advisory services to leading technology companies across a range of sectors and geographies. Bowen Advisors provides each client with a unique, strategy-driven approach designed to maximize successful outcomes. Our proven execution skills, complemented by deep domain knowledge and industry relationships, directly benefit … Read More

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ams signs agreement to acquire VCSEL technology leader Princeton Optronics

Transaction expands ams’ value chain in optical sensor solutions for mobile 3D sensing and imaging, consumer augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) and automotive applications

Premstaetten, Austria (16 March 2017) – ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor and analog solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Princeton Optronics, Inc., a leading provider of Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSELs), in an all-cash transaction.

Princeton Optronics develops and supplies high performance VCSELs which offer specific differentiation for mobile, consumer, automotive, and industrial applications. In the mobile … Read More

RedShift BioAnalytics Raises $11 Million Series C Preferred Stock Co-Led by Waters Corporation and Technology Venture Partners

BOSTON, March 21, 2017 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client RedShift BioAnalytics, Inc., an innovative provider of bioanalytical instrumentation for the research, development and manufacturing of protein therapeutic drugs, has closed on an $11 million Series C Preferred Stock offering co-led by Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), a developer and manufacturer of advanced analytical and material science technologies for laboratory-dependent organizations, and Technology Venture Partners. Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive strategic financial advisor to RedShift.

RedShift’s ProLaser™ protein characterization system combines five critical protein characterization tests into … Read More

GRO Capital Acquires Business Intelligence Software Leader TARGIT to Accelerate International Growth

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to TARGIT

BOSTON, March 15, 2017 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that TARGIT A/S, a developer of agile business intelligence (BI) software solutions for small and mid-tier enterprises (SMEs), has been acquired by GRO Capital, a technology-focused middle market private equity firm based in Copenhagen, Denmark. With a deal team led by Bob Cronin and Chris Dubyak, Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to TARGIT.

TARGIT’s powerful platform represents one of the few truly “bimodal” BI/analytics offerings that addresses both the self-serve … Read More

Upland Acquires Document Capture Software Leader Omtool to Enhance its Workflow Automation Portfolio

Bowen Advisors Serves as M&A Advisor to Omtool

BOSTON, January 18, 2017 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that Omtool, an Andover, Massachusetts-based provider of enterprise document capture and workflow software solutions, has been acquired by Upland Software (Nasdaq: UPLD), a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. With a deal team led by Bob Cronin, John Emery and Chris Dubyak, Bowen Advisors acted as exclusive sellside M&A advisor to Omtool.

Omtool’s industry-leading AccuRoute® platform enables secure document process automation for customers that include some of the world’s largest financial institutions, … Read More

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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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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