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Serenova Acquires TelStrat

Bowen Advisors Serves as Strategic Advisor to TelStrat

BOSTON, October 26, 2017 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client, TelStrat, a Dallas-based leading provider of call recording, quality, analytics, and workforce management (WFM) solutions, has been acquired by Serenova, a globally scalable contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider. Serenova, formerly known as LiveOps Cloud, is backed by Marlin Equity, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. Bowen Advisors acted as the exclusive sellside M&A advisor to TelStrat. The transaction, Bowen Advisors’ 14th of 2017, represents the … Read More

BroadReach Raises Growth Equity From PG Impact Investments

Bowen Advisors Serves as Strategic Advisor to BroadReach

BOSTON, October 19, 2017 – Bowen Advisors is pleased to announce that its client, BroadReach Healthcare, LLP, a leading provider of SaaS-based advanced analytics and workflow solutions to healthcare systems in the developing world, has completed a growth financing with PG Impact Investments (PGII). PG Impact Investments is a private sector, mission-driven, global investment firm specializing in investment solutions aimed at delivering financial returns as well as creating a positive social and/or environmental impact. While being independent from Partners Group, PG Impact Investments entities … Read More

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    Neutral Connect Networks Acquires 5 Bars, a Leader in Deploying DAS Systems in the Sports and Entertainment Sectors

Neutral Connect Networks Acquires 5 Bars, a Leader in Deploying DAS Systems in the Sports and Entertainment Sectors

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., JULY 6, 2017 — Neutral Connect Networks (NCN), a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure, announced today the purchase of DAS Communications and 5 Bars. Additionally, M/C Partners has committed up to $30 million to fund NCN’s continued expansion.

DAS, founded in 2007 by Tyler Kratz, has successfully built and continues to operate multiple wireless networks at strategic venues in Boston and New York.

5 Bars, an Irvine, California-based neutral host distributed antenna system (DAS) operator, is a leader in deploying DAS systems in the sports … Read More

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    eCommerce Leader Miva Completes Growth Recapitalization Investment with Bison Capital

eCommerce Leader Miva Completes Growth Recapitalization Investment with Bison Capital

Bowen Advisors Serves as 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 and … Read More

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    ams signs agreement to acquire VCSEL technology leader Princeton Optronics

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

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

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

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

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

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    Alarm.com Closes Acquisition of Business Units from Icontrol Networks

Alarm.com Closes Acquisition of Business Units from Icontrol Networks

TYSONS, Va., March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alarm.com (Nasdaq:ALRM), the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of two business units, Connect and Piper, from Icontrol Networks.

Connect, based in Redwood City, California, provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions including ADT Pulse®.  Piper, based in Ottawa, Canada, designs, produces and sells an all-in-one video and home automation hub.

“We are pleased to wrap up our acquisition of the Icontrol Connect … Read More

EXFO Acquires Ontology Systems

UK-based leader in real-time network topology discovery and service-chain mapping for automated root-cause analysis
Acquisition strengthens EXFO’s offering in service assurance and 3D analytics for hybrid physical-virtual networks and is a key step towards closed-loop automation

QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, March 2, 2017 — EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF), the global network test, data and analytics experts, announces the company has acquired privately held Ontology Systems, technology leader in real-time network topology discovery and service-chain mapping, for a total consideration of US$7.6 million, net … Read More

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    Metaswitch Acquires OpenCloud to Further Accelerate Mobile Virtualization

Metaswitch Acquires OpenCloud to Further Accelerate Mobile Virtualization

Cloud native communications software leader adds open mobile TAS and service creation environment; offers complete, virtualized mobile solutions for 3G, 4G LTE and beyond

LOS ALTOS, Calif. — February 15, 2017 — Cloud native communications software leader Metaswitch today announced the acquisition of OpenCloud, recognized experts in mobile service enablement. Currently in use by more than 60 operators worldwide, OpenCloud products transform the real-time communications service layer to create innovative revenue-generating services and migrate traditional IN-based mobile voice services to IMS. This acquisition enables Metaswitch to offer global service providers … Read More

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    Stratoscale Acquires Database-As-A-Service Provider Tesora And Announces Availability of Relational Database Service to Accelerate Delivery of Cloud Services

Stratoscale Acquires Database-As-A-Service Provider Tesora And Announces Availability of Relational Database Service to Accelerate Delivery of Cloud Services

Febuary 06, 2017 – Stratoscale, the cloud infrastructure company that delivers an AWS-region within the data center, today announced it acquired Cambridge, MA-based Tesora, a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that fulfills the promise of DBaaS from any public, private or hybrid cloud computing platform.
In addition, Stratoscale announced the availability of a fully-managed and AWS-compatible relational database service (RDS), offering a single-click deployment and seamless scalability, while removing operational friction.

Tesora’s team and DBaaS platform augments and enhances Stratoscale’s capabilities in delivering database services for an on-prem AWS region, addressing … Read More

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

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

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

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