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Thursday, December 18, 2014

EXOS Acquires MediFit

Phoenix-based EXOS said this morning that it has completed MediFIT, a provider of management and staffing services in the health, fitness, and wellness center industry. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. MediFit was base din New...

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

BidSync Acquired By Periscope Holdings

American Fork, Utah-based BidSync, a developer of cloud-based software for procurement and bidding in the public sector, has been acquired by Periscope Holdings, the companies announced this morning. Financial details of the buy were not di...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

AFS Technologies Acquires The POP Company

Phoenix-based AFS Technologies>, a developer of supply chain software for the food, beverage, CPG, and other industries, said late Wednesday that it has acquired The POP Company, a provider of cloud-based sales force automation and retail e...

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Zayo Buys Kansas Network Operator

Boulder-based Zayo Group is continuing to build out its fiber infrastructure through acquisition deals, saying this morning that it has acquired the carrier and enterprise segment--and network--of Kansas-based IdeaTek Systems. Financial ter...

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

IO Plans Split Into Two Companies

Phoenix-based IO, the data center operator and data center technology developer, said today that it is planning to split those two businesses into separate companies. According to IO, it will split into IO, focused on colocation and cloud s...

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Monday, November 24, 2014

WealthTouch Acquired by Archway

Denver-based WealthTouch, a provider of consolidated investment reporting services for the advisors to ultra high net worth families and family offices, has been acquried by software company Archway Technology, the companies said Friday. Fi...

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Aereo Files For Bankruptcy

Aereo, the Barry Diller-backed startup which had tried to use Utah and Colorado to help launch a broadcast TV-to-Internet venture, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In a letter to users, Aereo said it had filed for Chapter 11 reorganizat...

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Friday, November 21, 2014

GHX Completes Vendormate Buy

Louisville, Colorado-based Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), which develops healthcare supply chain software, said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Vendormate, which develops vendor relationship management software for the ...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Pluralsight Buys Smarterer For $75M

Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, the online training site focused on technology and software professionals, said this morning that it has acquired Smarterer, a developer of skills assessment and skills testing software, for $75M. Pluralsig...

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Friday, November 14, 2014

ParentLink Acquired By Blackboard

Provo, Utah-based ParentLink, which develops K-12 communications tools to help connect teachers with parents, has been acquired by education software giant Blackboard. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Blackboard said the move ...

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tectonic Buys Local Cloud9

Denver-based Tectonic, a provider of technology services to the mid-sized business and enterprise market, said this morning that it has acquired Local Cloud9, a cloud services consulting and marketing company. Local Cloud9 is also based in...

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

GHX Acquires Vendormate

Louisville, Colorado-based Global Healthcare Exchange, a provider of healthcare supply chain software, has acquired Vendormate, a developer of healthccare vendor relationship management software, the companies said this morning. Financial t...

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Maritz Buys Allegiance Software

South Jordan-based customer feedback software developer Allegiance Software and enterprise market research company Maritz Holdings said Wednesday that Maritz has acquired Allegiance, and created a new commpany called MaritzCX. Financial ter...

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

WebPT Acquires WebOutcomes

Phoenix-based electronic medical records software developer WebPT announced this morning that it has acquired WebOutcomes, a developer of software used by physical and occupational therapists for patient outcome tracking. Financial terms of...

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Level 3 Completes tw telecom Acquisition

Broomfield, Colorado-based communications provider Level 3 Communications said Friday that it has completed its acquisition of tw telecom. The deal was worth approximately $7.3 billion. The deal had been announced in June. The two said the ...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Foundry Group Gets Exit At Spanning

Boulder-based venture cpaital firm Foundry Group has scored another exit out of its portfolio, as Austin, Texas-based Spanning was acquired by data storage giant EMC...

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Revolv Acquired By Nest

Boulder-based Revolv said today that it has been acquired by smart device maker Nest. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Revolv said it will continue to offer up its service to current customers, but will not make the service av...

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Friday, October 24, 2014

Zayo Nets $285M In IPO

Boulder-based Zayo Group said this week that it sold 16,008,679 shares of its common stock at $19.00 per share in its IPO, which is equal to around $285M in total. The company sold a total of 24.0M shares in its offering, with the remainder...

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Ubooly Maker Smart Toy Acquired By Cartwheel Kids

Boulder-based Smart Toy, the maker of the smartphone-connected Ubooly toy, has been acquired by Cartwheel Kids, the companies said this week. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The announcement was made as part of the Techstars...

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Zayo Prices IPO, To Trade Today

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo priced its IPO late Thursday evening at $19.00 per share, below its estimated $21.00 to $24.00 pricing range, and will start trading this morning on the New York Stock Exchange as ZAYO. The company--whi...

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Zayo Expected To Price IPO This Week

The long awaited IPO of Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group is expected to price this week, according to market sources. Zayo is seeking to raise nearly $780M in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange, and currently anticipates its I...

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Zayo Group Sets IPO Range

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group has moved one step closer to its IPO, saying this morning that it will offer up 28,900,000 shares of its common stock, and is now expecting its IPO price to be between $21.00 and $24.00 per share....

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Vivint Solar Raises $330M In IPO

Provo, Utah-based solar power installer Vivint Solar has raised $330M in its IPO, and is now trading on the NYSE as VSLR, after pricing its IPO Tuesday evening. Vivint priced at $16.00 per share, at the lower end of an earlier, estimated $1...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

LANDESK Buys Naurtech

Salt Lake City-based LANDESK said this morning that it has acquired Naurtech, a developer of mobile access software for Windows CE. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. LANDESK said the acquisition will help it expand its business...

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Friday, September 26, 2014

TechStars Gets In-House M&A Advisor

Boulder-based startup accelerator TechStars has bolstered its executives, adding an advisor specifically aimed at helping portfolio companies with partners, business strategy, and M&A. The startup accelerator has added Don Loeb, a TechStars...

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Vivint Solar Sets IPO Range

Lehi, Utah-based Vivint Solar, the solar installation spinout of Vivint, has set its estimated IPO pricing range this morning, saying that it now expects to IPO at between $16.00 and $18.00 per share. Vivint has been approved to list on the...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pelion Ventures Gets Exit At Metacloud

Salt Lake City-based venture capital investor Pelion Ventures has gotten an early exit at one of its portfolio companies, OpenStack cloud operator Metacloud. Technology giant Cisco announced today that it is acquiring Metacloud, in a bid to...

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Front Porch Digital Acquired By Oracle

Lafayette, Colorado-based Front Porch Digital, a developer of content storage management technology, has been acquired by Oracle. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Front Porch Digital develops content storage management used to...

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Monday, September 15, 2014

TriZetto Acquired By Cognizant For $2.7 Billion

Englewood, Colorado-based healthcare IT provider TriZetto has agreed to be acquired by Cognizant, in a deal worth $2.7 billion in cash, the two said this morning. Cognizant, a provider of information technology, consulting, and business pro...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

PracticeMax Acquires Optimum Medical Management

Scottsdale, Arizona-based PracticeMax, which helps medical practices with billing, software, consulting, electronic health records efforts, and more, said today that it has acquired Optimum Medical Management (OptiMED). Financial terms of t...

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Vivint Buys Space Monkey

Provo, Utah-based Vivint has acquired Space Monkey, a provider of cloud-based storage, the company announced this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Space Monkey uses peer-to-peer networking for its cloud storag...

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Level 3, tw telecom Get DOJ Nod On Acquisition

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications and tw telecom said last night that the U.S. Department of Justic has cleared Level 3's pending acquisition of tw telecom. The two had announced the $7.3 billion deal back in June. The move ...

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Monday, September 8, 2014

CenturyLink Considers Rackspace Buy, Says Report

High speed Internet services provider CenturyLink, which has substantial operations in Denver, thanks to its acquisition of Qwest back in 2010, is looking at a possible buy of cloud computing provider Rackspace, according to a report. Accor...

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Cologix Buys Colo5

Denver-based data center operator Cologix has acquired fellow data center operator Colo5, the company said Thursday afternoon, in a deal which expands its footprint in Florida. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Cologix said the...

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Verecloud Acquired By Westcon Group

Broomfield, Colorado-based Verecloud, a developer of a platform which helps resellers offer up cloud-based services, has been acquired by new York-based Westcon Group, the companies announced today. Financial detail sof the asset acquisitio...

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

BeyondTrust Acquired By Private Equity Firm Veritas Capital

Phoenix-based cybersecurity software developer BeyondTrust has been acquired by private equity firm Veritas Capital, the companies said yesterday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. BeyondTrust was owned by another, private equi...

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

MWI Veterinary Buys UK Software Maker

Boise, Idaho-based MWI Veterinary Supply, a distributor of animal health products, said yesterday that it has acquired a developer of practice management software for the veterinary market. According to MWI Veterinary Supply, it has acquire...

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

TeleTech Buys rogenSi

Denver-based TeleTech Holdings, the provider of business process outsourcing services for the telecom and other industries, said this morning that it has completed the acquisition of rogenSi, a sales, leadership, and change management consu...

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Microchip Technology Eyes UK Company

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor developer Microchip Technology said Thursday evening that it is in preliminary discussions to acquire CSR plc, a UK-based provider of AV< connectivity, and location technology. Financial details of the ...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

EFT Source Acquired by CPI Card Group

EFT Source, a provider of card personalization service for the ATM and debit card industry, which has major operations in Colorado Springs, has been acquired by CPI Card Group, the company said late Monday. Financial terms of the deal were ...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sienna Sky Jewelry Acquired By Private Equity Firm

Longmont, Colorado-baesd Sienna Sky Jewelry, a jewelry brand (aka 0Left Hand Studios), has been acquired by Succession Capital, the private equity investor said Monday. Sienna Sky Jewelry is a manufacturer and distributor of fashion jewelr...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

TeamSnap Buys EasyTeamManager

Boulder-based online sports team management service provider TeamSnap is on an acquisition roll, announcing this morning that it has acquired Lone Tree, Colorado-based Easy Team Manager, a fellow provider of sports team management software....

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Domo Eyes IPO With New CFO

Domo, the Provo, Utah-based developer of business dashboard software, said today that it has named Bruce Felt as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, in what could be a preliminary move towards an IPO. The company--which raised a huge...

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

GoDaddy Bolsters Small Business Products With Mad Mimi Buy

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy is bolstering its lineup of small business products, saying today that it has acquired Mad Mimi, a provider of small business email marketing tools. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Mad Mimi o...

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Monday, August 18, 2014

ON Semiconductor Completes $400M Aptina Imaging Buy

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said today that it has completed its acquisition of Aptina Imaging. The deal was worth approximately $400M in cash. ON Semiconductor said the funds for the buy came from cash on its balance sheet, plus its exi...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Swiftpage Sells Saleslogix To Infor

Denver-based marketing and CRM software developer Swiftpage has agreed to sell its Salelogix business unit and product line to Infor, as part of an effort to focus on its Act! CRM software, the company said Thursday. Financial terms of the ...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Goal Zero Acquired By NRG Energy

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Goal Zero, the developer of solar charging products for the outdoor and consumer markets, has been acquired by NRG Energy, the companies said this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According ...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cherwell Software Buys Express Metrix

Colorado Springs-based Cherwell Software said today that it has acquired Express Metrix, a developer of IT and software asset management products. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Express Metrix is based in Seattle, where it w...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Gnip Exit To Twitter Worth $134M

Adding another big exit for the region, the sale of Boulder-based Gnip to Twitter was worth $134M in stock and cash, according to a regulatory filing by Twitter Monday. Twitter--which acquired Gnip in May--disclosed in its quarterly report ...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

MakeMusic Merges Into Peaksware

MakeMusic, a developer of music technology and software based in Minneapolis, has merged with Boulder, Colorado-based Peaksware, the companies said Wednesday. Both companies were already owned by LaunchEquity Partners. According to Peakswar...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Rover.com Acquires Sleepover Rover, And Launches New Service In Denver

Phoenix-based Sleepover Rover, a provider of dog boarding services which links dog-loving retirees, stay-at-home parents, and professionals working from home offices and dog owners needing care, has been acquired by Rover.com, the companies...

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Micron Completes Sale Of Nampa, Idaho Team, Product

Boise-based Micron Technology has completed its sale of its Color Filter Array (CFA) processing image line to Aptina, the two said this morning. The deal gives ownership of Micron's related fabrication facility in Nampa, Idaho, and nearly 1...

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Friday, August 1, 2014

SpotXchange Acquired By European Entertainment Firm For $144M

Denver-based online video advertising marketplace operator SpotXchange has been acquired by a European entertainment firm, RTL Group, in a deal worth $144M plus earnout. According to RTL Group, it is acquiring a 65 percent majority stake in...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Foundry Backed Interactive Toy Maker Sifteo Acquired

Sifteo, a developer of interactive toys known as "Sifteo Cubes", has been acquired by robotic drone and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) maker 3D Robotics. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Sifteo was venture backed by Boulder, Co...

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ulthera, Merz Finalize Acquisition Deal

Mesa, Arizona-based Ulthera, which makes aesthetic medicine medical devices for face and neck lifts, is now part of Merz, after regulatory approvals by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, the companies said...

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Apple Buys Boise's BookLamp

Boise, Idaho-based startup BookLamp, has quietly been acquired by Apple Computer, according to reports over the weekend. BookLamp was developing algorithms which were being used to categorize books based on their content, to help provide re...

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Level 3 Swizzles Exec Team

Broomfield, Colorado-based bandwidth provider Level 3 Communications said this week that it has swizzled its executive team, to accommodate for the company's recent acquisition of tw telecom. According to company, Jeff Storey will serve as ...

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

HealthEquity Sets IPO Range

Draper, utah-based HealthEquity, which develops technology and software to help manage Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for employers, has set its initial public offering range, saying it expects its IPO to price at between $10.00 and $12.00 ...

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Fusion-io Acquisition Deal Moves Past Milestone

The acquisition of Salt Lake City-based flash storage maker Fusion-io by flash storage device maker SanDisk is moving forward, as SanDisk said this morning that it has just passsed the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart...

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

GoDaddy Buys Canary

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy has acquired Canary, a software developer which develops calendar software for the iPhone. The developers of Canary said they will be joining Godaddy's Get Found Online team, to help small businesses with t...

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Airy Technology Acquired By Particles Plus

Orem, Utah-based Airy Technology, a manufacturer of handheld and remote particle counters, has been acquired by ...

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Zayo Files For IPO

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group has filed for an IPO, saying in its S-1 filing that it is looking to raise up to $100M in a public offering. The IPO is being underwritten by Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Goldman, Sachs & Co., RBC Ca...

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Zayo Buys Colocation Company In Atlanta

Boulder-based Zayo Group said this morning that its colocation division, zColo, has acquired Colo Facilities Atlanta (AtlantaNAP), a data center and managed services provider in Atlanta. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Zayo s...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Ulthera Acquired By Merz For $600M

Mesa, Arizona-based aesthetic medicine device maker Ulthera has been acquired by German pharmaceuticals firm Merz, in a deal worth $600M, the company said Thursday. Ulthera, which has 170 employees in Mesa, will continue to have operations ...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

One on One Buys Lead Media Partners

Lehi, Utah-based One On One Marketing, which operates a portfolio of web properties--including ClassesandCareers.com and CollegeAtlas.org--said Monday that it has acquired another web property operator, Lead Media Partners. Financial terms ...

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

MasteryConnect Buys Socrative

Salt Lake City-based MasteryConnect said today that it has acquired Socrative, a developer of teaching assessment software for classrooms. According to MasteryConnect, it paid $5M in cash and stock for Socrative. MasteryConnect said the acq...

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Level 3 Buys TW Telecom

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications said Monday that it has acquired fellow Colorado communications service provider tw telecom, in a deal worth $7.3 billion. Level 3 said it will pay stock-and-cash worth $40.86 per share for ...

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Fusion-io Acquired By SanDisk For $1.1 Billion

Salt Lake City-based flash-based storage maker Fusion-io is in a deal to be acquired by SanDisk, for $1.1 billion, according to SanDisk. According to SanDisk, the deal will be all cash, and will help to bolster its enterprise growth efforts...

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Celestech Acquired By Exelis

Celestech, a technology development and engineering firm which has operations in Phoenix and Chantilly, Virginia, has been acquired by systems integrator Exelis, Exelis said Thursday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Celestech...

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Mercury Payment Systems Withdraws S-1 After Acquisition

In a not-unexpected move, Durango, Colorado-based payment systems provider Mercury Payment Systems withdrew its S-1 IPO filing this week, as expected after the company was acquired by a private equity buyer. Mercury is being acquired by Van...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

HealthEquity Files For IPO

Draper, Utah-based HealthEquity which develops technology-enabled service to help manage Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for employers, has filed for an IPO, saying this morning that it is looking to raise up to $100M. The company said it ha...

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

ON Semiconductor Buys Aptina Imaging For $400M

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said late Monday that it has acquired Aptina Imaging, to help bolster the company's sensors in the automotive and industrial semiconductor market. ON Semiconductor said it would pay approximately $400M in cash...

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Monday, June 9, 2014

GoDaddy Files For IPO

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy filed for an IPO Monday, saying that it is looking to raise up to $100M in an offering. The company has not yet selected an exchange. The IPO is being underwritten by Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Citigroup,...

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Eversync Acquired by Infrascale

Salt Lake City-based Eversync, which developed cloud-based backup appliances, has been acquired by Los Angeles-based online backup provider Infrascale, Infrascale announced today. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Infrascale sa...

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

First Solar Buys Skytron Energy For European Footprint

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar has acquired European solar technology developer Skytron-energy, the company said Tuesday. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Skytron-energy was a subsidiary of AEG Power Solutions, and provide...

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Crexendo Buys One Stop Voice

Phoenix-based hosting company Crexendo said today that it has acquired the assets of One Stop Voice, which was based in Scottsdale. Financial details of the asset purchase were not disclosed. One Stop Voice provides cloud-based communicatio...

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Micron Sells Unit To Aptina

Boise, Idaho-based memory maker Micron has sold one of its business units to Aptina, the two said earlier this week. According to Aptina, it has agreed to purchase Micron's purchase CFA (Color Filter Array) processing and probe imaging asse...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

InsideSales.com Buys iHance For Email Tracking Tools

Provo, Utah-based InsideSales.com has acquired software developer iHance, the company said Wednesday, to help bolster the company's cloud-based sales software. Financial details of the buy were not disclsoed. iHance develops email tracking ...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Spectranetics Buys AngioScore

Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics said Tuesday that it is acquiring AngioScore, a developer of specialty balloons for the cardiovascular market, in a deal worth $230M plus additional earnout. AngioScore's venture backers include Californ...

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Graphicly Acquired By Blurb

Graphicly, the developer of comic book and other publishing tools which got its start in Boulder, has been acquired by custom book publishing company Blurb, Blurb announced today, and will be hiring away the key members of Graphicly's team....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Microchip Buys Taiwanese Bluetooth Provider

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology announced this morning that it has acquired a Taiwanese provider of Bluetooth and wireless products, ISSC Technologies Corporation (ISSC). MicroChip said it will pay approximately $328.5M for ISS...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

LANDESK Buys LetMobile

Salt Lake City-based LANDESK announced this morning that it has acquired Israeli software firm LetMobile, which develops "application wrapping" technology used for securing email, content, and apps. Financial terms of the buy were not discl...

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Zayo Group Gets $275M For Acquisitions

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group reported this morning that it has raised $275M in a term loan facility to go towards two acquisitions. Zayo said the term loan--which is an add on to an existing, $1.74 billion term loan facility-...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Mercury Payment Systems Acquired By Vantiv For $1.65 Billion

Durango, Colorado-based Mercury Payment Systems, the provider of payment processing services, has been acquired by Vantiv, in a deal worth $1.65 billion, the companies said late Monday. Mercury Payment Systems was owned by private equity fi...

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Gnip Makes Twitter Win A Public, Charity Affair

In an unusual move for a company's "closing dinner"--which typically happens after a company is acquired or has an IPO--Boulder's Gnip has decided to hold a public event to celebrate its success--with the proceeds to go to the Entrepreneur ...

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Zayo Shuffles Board Ahead Of Possible IPO

Boulder-based Zayo Group--ahead of what looks like an IPO effort for the company--has shuffled its board, saying it has added Linda Rottenberg, CEO of Endeavor, as a new member ofits board. Zayo also said that Tony Downer of Oak Investment ...

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Zayo Group Seeking IPO, Says Report

A report Friday says that Boulder, Colorado-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group has hired two investment bankers to help lead its IPO. The report, from Reuters, said that Zayo Group has picked Barclays Plc and Morgan Stanley to lead an IPO ...

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Foundry Portfolio Firm Awe.sm Acquired

Awe.sm, one of the portfolio firms of Boulder's Foundry Group has been acquired, the company said today, by cloud marketing software developer Unified. According to Unified, it has acquire Awe.sm, and will integrate that company's social me...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

GlobeImmune Sets IPO Pricing Range

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune has set the initial pricing range for its IPO, saying in a regulatory filing late Tuesday that is estimating its initial public offering price to be between $15.00 and $17.00 per share. The company, wh...

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Grey Mountain Partners Acquires Fleetwood Industries

Boulder, Colorado-based private equity investor Grey Mountain Partners said today that it has acquired Fleetwood Industries, which sells custom furnishings and displays to retailers. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Grey Mount...

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Zayo Group Buys French Company

Boulder-based Zayo Group is in a major expansion overseas today, saying that it has acquired a French company, Neo Telecoms. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Zayo said it would purchase Neo Telecoms with its cash on ha...

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Accuvant Acquisition By Blackstone Completes

The acquisition of Denver-based Accuvant by private equity firm Blackstone has completed, according to the companies, with Blackstone saying it will make "significant further investment" in Accuvant to accelerate growth at the company. Fina...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Ulthera Files For IPO

Mesa, Arizona-based Ulthera, the developer of medical devices aimed at the aesthetic medicine market, has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $86.25M on the NASDAQ Global Market as ULTH. The IPO is being underwritten ...

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Sportsman's Warehouse Up Slightly In IPO

Midvale, Utah-based Sportsman's Warehouse rose slightly in its first day on the public markets on Thursday, closing at $9.75 per share after its first day of trading. The company had priced at $9.50 per share Wednesday evening. The IPO was ...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Gnip Acquired By Twitter

Boulder-based social data provider Gnip has been acquired by Twitter, the two said this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Gnip has been a provider of social data from Twitter and other social services, for use by compa...

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Google Buys New Mexico's Titan Aerospace

Titan Aerospace, a Moriarty, New Mexico-based maker of smart, robotic drones, has been acquired by Google. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Titan Aerospace calls its drones "atmospheric satellites", and was aiming its technolo...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Report: GoDaddy Picks IPO Bankers

In a step towards an upcoming IPO, Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy has apparently picked Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan as two of its investment bankers for a public offering, according to a report late Wednesday. The report--from Bloomberg-...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

mcaConnect Buys SalesMetrix

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based mcaConnect, a provider of Microsoft Dynamics integration and consulting, has acquired a fellow consulting firm, SalesMetrix, the two said Wednesday. Financial details of the deal were not announced. mcaConn...

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Pluralsight Buys Digital-Tutors In $45M Deal

Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, the online professional education service led by Aaron Skonnard, has made another acquisition, saying this morning that it has acquired Digital-Tutors, in a $45M deal. Digital-Tutors provides an online, tra...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Photon Machines Acquired By Teledyne

Bozeman, Montana-based Photon Machines, a developer of laser-based spectroscopy and spectrometry devices, has been acquired by Teledyne Instruments, a California-based electronics instrumentation, aerospace, and defense electronics firm. Fi...

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

GoDaddy Partners With Women's Technology Group

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy is further boosting its profile as a supporter of women, through a new partnership with the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), which helps encourage the advancement of women in technology. According to the company...

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Monday, April 7, 2014

JDA Software Sells Software Line To DiCentral

Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software has sold off one of its product lines, selling its On-Demand Warehouse Management System (WMS) to Texas-based DiCentral. Financial details of the deal were not announced by the companies. JDA said that...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

ON Semiconductor Buys Truesense Imaging For $92M

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said late Wednesday that it has acquired Truesense Imaging, a Rochester, New York-based developer of industrial image sensors. ON Semiconductor said it will pay approximately $92M in cash for Truesense. Trusen...

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Mercury Payment Systems Files For IPO

Durango, Colorado-based Mercury Payment Systems, which provides payment processing services, has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $100M in its initial public offering. The company said it has applied to list on the...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

ActivaTek Acquired By North Coast Medical

Salt Lake City-based ActivaTek, which manufacturers transdermal drug delivery patches being used for delivering anti-inflammatory drugs, has been acquired by North Coast Medical, North Coast said today. Financial terms of the acquisition we...

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Ping Identity Buys Accells Technologies

Denver-based Ping Identity, which provides online identification and single sign-on software, said Friday that it has acquired accells technologies, a provider of mobile authentication technology. Financial terms of the acquisition were not...

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Welltok Buys Mindbloom For Health Apps

Denver-based Welltok, which uses social, gaming, and other rewards to encourage healthy activities among employees, said this morning that it has acquired health app developer Mindbloom, which is based in Seattle. Financial terms of the buy...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

GlobeImmune Tries Again On IPO

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune, which it developing biopharmaceuticals for treating treating cancer and infectious diseases, has re-filed for an IPO, saying Monday that it is looking to raised up to $35.0M on the NASDAQ Global Marke...

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Impact Telecom Completes Citessentials Buy

Denver-based Impact Telecom, aprovider of Voice and data telecommunications services, said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Citessentials, a provider of SMS services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The ...

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Friday, March 14, 2014

GoDaddy Getting Set To File For IPO, Says Report

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy is getting prepped for an IPO, according to a report late Friday from the WSJ. According to the report, GoDaddy is looking to file for an IPO as soon as Q2 of this year. The report cited un-named sources....

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

GHX Acquisition By Thoma Bravo Completes

The acquisition of Louisville, Colorado-based Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), the developer of healthcare supply chain software and services, by private equity firm Thoma Bravo has completed, the companies said Tuesday. Thoma Bravo announ...

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Accuvant Acquired By Blackstone

Denver-based Accuvant, which provides information security services, said today that it is in a definitive agreement to be acquired by Blackstone. Financial terms of the move were not announced. Accuvant said that Blackstone will acquire a ...

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Sportsman's Warehouse Files For IPO

Utah has more than its share of IPO's over the past few years--mostly from the area's growing high tech area, which has been billed as the "Silicon Slopes". The latest IPO exit propect in Utah--this time, in the retail space--comes from Mid...

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Monday, March 10, 2014

VacationRoost Acquires LeisureLink

Salt Lake City-based VacationRoost, the vacation rental marketplace operator, has acquired LeisureLink, a fellow developer of booking software, the companies said last week. According to VacationRoost, the acquisition deal will create a new...

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Friday, March 7, 2014

ArmorActive Acquired By Mobile Technologies

Salt Lake City-based ArmorActive, which develops technology to enclose tablets in kiosks, has been acquired by Mobile Technologies Inc., the companies said this week. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Mobile Technologies Inc. i...

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Zayo Group Buys CoreXchange

Boulder-based Zayo Group said this morning that its colocation division, zColo, has acquired a Dallas, Texas data center operator called CoreXchange. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Zayo Group said the deal will add 1...

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

TechStars Gets Exit At Vizify

Boulder-based TechStars has seen an exit out of its Seattle program, as startup Vizify announced it has been sold to Yahoo Wednesday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed....

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Centershift Acquired By Yardi

Salt Lake City-based Centershift, a developer of cloud-based software used by the self-storage business, has been acquired by property management and real estate management software company Yardi. Financial terms of the buy were not disclos...

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Telerus Acquired By Securus Technologies

Denver-based Telerus, a developer of interactive voice response (IVR) systems aimed at the jails and correction industry, has been acquired by fellow jail communications service provider Securus Technologies. Financial terms of the acquisit...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Impact Telecom Buys Citessentials

Denver-based voice and data provider Impact Telecom announced today that it has acquired business SMS services provider Citessentials. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Impact Telecom said the acquisition will give its custom...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

AFS Technologies Acquired By Private Equity Investor

Phoenix-based software developer AFS Technologies, which develops software for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, has been acquired by private equity firm Court Square Capital Partners. According to AFS Technologies, Court Square C...

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Friday, February 14, 2014

V3 Systems Acquired By Sphere 3D For $9.7M

Salt Lake City-based V3 Systems, a developer of desktop cloud management software, is being acquired by a Canadian company called Sphere 3D. Sphere 3D announced the acquisition of V3 Systems earlier this week. The deal was owrth $9.7M, spli...

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Amedica Raises $20M In IPO

Salt Lake City-based Amedica Corporation, the developer of medical devices for the hip and knee surgery market, priced its IPO late Wednesday evening at $5.75 per share, netting the company $20.1M in the public offering. The company is now ...

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

TechStars Portfolio Firm Wander Acquired By Yahoo

Chalk up one more acquisition for Boulder-based TechStars. In the latest acquisition from one of the accelerator's many programs, New York-based Wander, a developer of social sharing apps for the travel industry, has been acquired by Yahoo....

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Microchip Buys Supertex For $246M

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology said this morning that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based Supertex, Inc., a developer of high voltage analog and mixed signal chips. Microchip said the deal was worth $246M after accounting for...

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Lumidigm Acquired By HID Global

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based biometric fingerprint acquisition technology developer Lumidigm has been acquired by HID Global, the two announced this morning. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Lumdigm develops multisp...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

GHX Acquired By Thoma Bravo

Louisville, Colorado-based GHX, the developer of healthcare supply chain software and services, has been acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Thoma Bravo, the curre...

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Monday, February 3, 2014

Liberty Global Completes Chellomedia Sale

Denver-based media giant Liberty Global said late night that it has completed its sale of international channel unit Chellomedia, to AMC Networks. The deal was worth $1.0 billion. The deal had first been announced in October. Chellomedia's ...

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Quick Left Merges With Sprintly

Boulder-based Quick Left, a provider of agile software development services, said this week that it has merged with fellow software development company Sprintly. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed. According to Quick Left, the...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Spinnaker Buys Plan4Demand

Denver-based supply chain consulting and services company Spinnaker announced today that it has acquired Plan4Demand, a provider of supply chain consulting, process enhancements, technology implementation and optimization services based in ...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

IdenTrust Acquired By HID Global

IdenTrust, a provider of SSL certificates and other digital identity products which has its major operations in Salt Lake City, has been acquired by HID Global, HID said this morning. Financial term sof the acquisition were not disclosed. H...

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Picosecond Pulse Labs Acquired By Tektronix

Boulder, Colorado-based Picosecond Pulse Labs, a develper of ultra high speed, test equipment used for bit error rate testing (BERT), has been acquired by Tektronix. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Picosecond develops ultra-h...

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Harris Broadcast Completes Imagine Communications Buy

Denver-based Harris Broadcast, the content management and infrastructure company which serves the television broadcasting market, said this week that it has completed its acquisition of Imagine Communications. The deal had been announced De...

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

FullContact Buys Cobook

Denver-based FullContact, which is developing cloud-based, address book software, said today that it has acquired Cobook, a Latvian developer address book software. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. FullContact, the TechStars g...

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Excelsius Surgical Acquired By Globus Medical

Phoenix, Arizona-based Excelsius Surgical, a company developing surgical robots for the spine, brain, and other surgical markets, has been acquired by Globus Medical. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Excelius Surgical was deve...

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Monday, January 13, 2014

AFS Technologies Buys European Software Maker

Phoenix-based AFS Technologies, a developer of business software for the consumer packaged good, food and beverage, financial, and other markets, said today that it has acquired European software maker Visicom. Financial terms of the buy we...

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

HireVue Acquires Reschedge

Salt Lake City-based HireVue, the developer of software tools for handling recruiting and video interviews, has made an acquisition, saying it has acquired Reschedge, a developer of interview coordination software. Financial details of the ...

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Rogue Wave Buys Klocwork For Source Code Analysis

Boulder-based software development tools vendor Rogue Wave Software has acquired Klocwork, a developer of software development tools used for source code analysis, the company announced this morning. Rogue Wave did not disclose financial de...

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

IQNavigator Buys ProcureStaff Technologies

Denver-based workforce management software developer IQNavigator has acquired ProcureStaff Technologies, the vendor management solutions software products which were part of Volt Information Sciences. Financial terms of the agreement were n...

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Wayin Buys Comenta TV

Denver-based social media software developer Wayin announced this morning that it has purchased a South American software company, which develops analytics and social engagement software for the TV market. According to Wayin, it has acquire...

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

EchoStar Buys European Satellite Services Operator

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite operator EchoStar said Monday that it has acquired European mobile satellite services operator Solaris Mobile Ltd., based in Dublin, Ireland. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Solaris Mobil...

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Monday, January 6, 2014

Spindle Buys Yowza For Mobile Coupons

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Spindle, a provider of mobile marketing and commerce software, said today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Yowza!!, a provider of mobile couponing technology and mobile apps. Financial terms ...

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Friday, January 3, 2014

MatchMate Acquired By LikeBright

Provo, Utah-based online dating software developer MatchMate has been acquired in an asset deal by online and mobile dating software developer LikeBright, the two said this week. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Like...

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Monday, December 30, 2013

Avnet Buys Rest Of MSC Investoren GmbH

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet announced this morning that it has acquired the remaining interest in German electronics distributor MSC Investoren GmbH. Avnet had already acquired a majority interest in MSC Investoren GmbH in O...

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

LifeLock Acquires Lemon's Mobile Wallet Software For $42.6M

Tempe, Arizona-based LifeLock announced this morning that it has acquired Lemon, a developer of mobile wallet software, for $42.6M in cash, plus equity earnout over the next three years. LifeLock said it will use Lemon to help launch a new ...

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Friday, December 6, 2013

eSoft Acquired By Untangle

Broomfield, Colorado-based eSoft, the developer of security appliances which included firewall, email, and web threat security software, has been acquired by Untangle. According to Untangle, the deal was structured as an asset purchase, and...

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Harris Broadcast Buys Imagine Communications

Denver-based Harris Broadcast, the provider of broadcast media streaming and broadcasting services to the television and broadband video market, said today that it has acquired Imagine Communications, which provides digital video solutions ...

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

CSG Buys Volubill Assets

Englewood, Colorado-based CSG International, the provider of services and support to the telecom market, said today that it has purchased the key assets of Volubill, a provider of services used by mobile, satellite, and fixed broadband oper...

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Microchip Technology Buys EqcoLogic

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology said late Thursday that it has acquired European semiconductor firm EqcoLogic. Financial terms of the buy were not announced. EqcoLogic is a developer of equalizer and coaxial transceiver product...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Amedica Files For IPO

Salt Lake City-based medical device developer Amedica has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $35.0M on the NASDAW Global Market as AMDA. The private equity backed startup's IPO is being underwritten by a sole underwr...

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Zayo Group Revenues Grow 10 Percent In Quarter

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo Group saw a 10 percent growth in its revenues for its fiscal first quarter, which ended September 30th, with revenues reaching $264.3M. The company--which is still privately held, but announces its resu...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Pluralsight Buys Tekpub

Salt Lake City-based online training company Pluralsight is on an acquisition roll, saying today that it has acquired another, technical training company, Tekpub. The acquisition is the third for the company in as many months, as it comes o...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

ZTEC Instruments Acquired By LitePoint

Albuquerque, New Mexico- and Orlando, Florida-based wireless test products developer ZTEC Instruments has been acquired by wireless test products firm LitePoint, LitePoint announced this morning. Financial details of the acquisition were no...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Arrow Electronics Completes $317M Computerlinks Acquisition

Englewood, Colorado-based electronics distributor Arrow Electronics said today that it has completed its acquisition of Computerlinks, a German value-added distributor. Arrow Electronics said it paid approximately $317M for Computerlinks, w...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Virtela Acquired By NTT For $525M

Denver-based Virtela, the networking and IT services provider, has been acquired by NTT Com, in a deal worth $525M in cash, the companies said today. According to NTT, the move will allow it to deliver cloud networking services, backbone, c...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Mindshare Technologies Names Executive

Salt Lake City-based Mindshare Technologies said this morning that it has appointed Dr. Gary Edwards as the company's new Chief Customer Officer. Edwards was previously Chief Customer Officer for Emphathica, the company Mindshare acquired l...

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

GoDaddy Acquires Hosting Company Media Temple

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy said Tuesday that it has acuired Media Temple, a web hosting and cloud services company based in Los Angeles. Financial terms of the by were not disclosed. Media Temple's clients included Sony, Nordstrom, T...

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Monday, October 14, 2013

MedPlast Buys Orthoplastics

Tempe, Arizona-based MedPlast, a provider of plastics manufacturing technology for the healthcare market, announced this morning that it has acquired Orthoplastics, a UK-based custom manufacturer of components for the orthopedic device impl...

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

MSN Communications Acquired For $40M

Englewood, Colorado-based MSN Communications, a provider of IT infrastructure panning, engineering, installation, and management services, has been acquired by Chicago-based Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., in a $40M deal. According to Tel...

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

petroWEB Buys NeuraDB

Denver-based geographical information systems provider petroWEB announced this morning that it has acquired NeuraDB, a line of software for the oil and gas industry, from Neuralog. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Neur...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Confio Acquired By SolarWinds

Boulder-based database performance management software developer Confio Software has been acquired by IT management software developer SolarWinds, in a deal worth $103M in cash, the two announced Monday. Confio was led by Matt Larson, and d...

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Rally Software Donates $1M Towards Colorado Community Groups

Boulder-based Rally Software said this morning that it is donating more than $1M in its stock towards local, Colorado community groups, following through on a pledge it made to the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado over ten years ago. Ac...

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Zayo Group Acquires Midwestern Fiber Operator

Boulder-based Zayo Group is continuing to grow out its network, saying this morning that it has acquired Midwestern dark fiber company FiberLink, LLC. Zayo did not disclose the price it paid for FiberLink, but did say it drew funds from its...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

GoDaddy Buys Ronin For Online Invoicing Tools

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy said Wednesday that it has acquired Ronin, a provider of online invoicing software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. GoDaddy said that the acquisition is its fifth in the past 15 months. Roni...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Zayo Group Completes Access Communications Buy

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Access Communications, the provider of bandwidth infrastructure in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The deal was worth $41M in cash. Zayo said th...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Acoustic Technologies Acquired By Cirrus Logic

Mesa, Arizona-based Acoustic Technologies, a developer of embedded firmware for voice processing, has been acquired by analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Cirrus Logic. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Acou...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Cymphonix Acquired By Untangle

Midvale, Utah-based Cymphonix, the developer of network security and traffic management products, has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based Untangle. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. According to Untangle, the acquisit...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Sorenson Capital, Peterson Partners Back Mindshare

Salt Lake City-based investment firms Sorenson Capital and Peterson Partners announced this morning that they have provided financing to Mindshare Technologies, to help that firm acquire Empathica, a provider of customer experience manageme...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

41st Parameter Acquired By Experian

41st Parameter, a provider of fraud detection technology which was founded in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been acquired by credit reporting agency and credit services provider Experian. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. 41...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

C7 Data Centers Buys Managed Service Provider

Bluffdale, Utah-based C7 Data Centers said last week that it has acquired managed services provider IntegraTechs. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. IntegraTechs has offices in American Fork, Utah, as well as Seattle, Ph...

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Monday, September 30, 2013

TechStars Gets Exit At Power2Switch

Boulder-based startup accelerator TechStars has seen another exit in its batch of startups, this time out of Chicago, with portfolio company Power2Switch. Online energy marketplace provider Choose Energy said it acquired TechStars portfolio...

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

TechStars Buys NameLayer

Boulder-based TechStars is not only buildling out a startup accelerator empire--it's also become the owner of a giant portfolio of domain names, after it acquired NameLayer, a domain name startup founded by Julian Shapiro and Edward Zeiden...

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Monday, September 23, 2013

IO Plans IPO

Phoenix-based data center operator and data center technology developer IO said Friday that it plans to conduct an initial public offering of its stock, and is in the midst of submitting a draft registration statement of the IPO to the SEC....

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mindshare Buys Empathica

Salt Lake City-based customer feedback management software provider Mindshare Technologies announced this morning that it has acquired Toronto-based Empathica, a developer of social media software for gathering customer feedback. Financial ...

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

GoDaddy Buys Afternic

Scottsdale, Arizona-based domain name giant GoDaddy is acquiring Afternic, on online domain marketplace which lets people buy and sell domain names. Financial terms were not disclosed. The deal was first disclosed to Afternic's customers. A...

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Wowza Media Buys Camfoo

Evergreen, Colorado-based Wowza Media Systems announced today that it has acquired Camfoo, a provider of cloud media streaming software. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Camfoo is a provider of online, cloud-based transcodin...

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Standing Cloud Acquired By AppDirect

Boulder-based cloud management services startup Standing Cloud has been acquired by a fellow, cloud-based software developer, AppDirect, AppDirect said this morning. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced by the company. St...

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Monday, September 9, 2013

ArcherDX Acquired By Enzymatics

Boulder-based ArcherDX, which develops testing and diagnostics kits for cancer, has been acquired by Enzymatics, a developer of reagents, kits, and assays for the life sciences market. Financial details of the acquisition, which was announc...

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

VacationRoost Buys Two Online Vacation Rental Companies

Salt Lake City-based VacationRoost, which provides an online marketplace for vacation rental properties, has acquired two online vacation rental sites. VacationRoost said it has acquired Hawaiian Beach Rentals and Vacation Rental Agent, bot...

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

R&R Images Acquired By Shutterfly

Phoenix-based R&R Images, a personalized stationery printing and product company, has been acquired by Shutterfly, the photo printing and photo products company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. California-based Shutte...

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Arrow Electronics Buys Germany's Computerlinks For $300M

Englewood, Colorado-based electronics and computer products distributor Arrow Electronics said yesterday that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Munich, Germany-based value added IT distributor Computerlinks. Arrow Electronics said ...

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Eberle Design Acquired By Private Equity Group

Phoenix-based Eberle Designs, a developer of electronics for the traffic and rail control industries, has been sold by its private equity owner to another private equity company. According to the company's investors, Brazos Private Equity P...

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Ancestry.com CFO Joins Board Of Internet Advertising's OpenX

Howard Hochhauser, the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com, is lending his industry experience to the developer of Internet ad serving software. Los Angeles-based OpenX said this morning tha...

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Friday, August 23, 2013

SMART Storage Acquired By SanDisk

SMART Storage Systems, a developer of enterprise, solid state disk drives with operations in Longmont, Colorado, has been acquired by SanDisk in a $307M deal, which completed today. The deal--which had been announced in July--makes SMART St...

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Monday, August 19, 2013

GoDaddy Buys Locu

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Internet services provider GoDaddy has acquired Locu, a provider of tools to let restaurants build their own websites. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Locu had been venture backed by Cata...

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Monday, August 19, 2013

BRAVEN Acquired By INCIPIO

Provo, Utah-based mobile speaker and accessory maker BRAVEN has been acquired by fellow mobile accessory company INCIPIO, the two said this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. BRAVEN was a maker of Bluetooth, pow...

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Precog Acquired By RichRelevance

Boulder-based software analytics developer Precog, which is headed by John De Goes and was part of TechStars Boulder, has been acquired. According to San Francisco-based RichRelevance is has acquired the assets of Precog, and will expand Pr...

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Monday, August 12, 2013

TeleTech Completes WebMetro Buy

Denver-based TeleTech Holdings announced this morning that it has completed its acquisition of WebMetro, the digital marketing firm it announced it would buy in July. WebMetro was based in San Dimas, California. TeleTech said that WebMetro ...

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Friday, August 9, 2013

TechStars' GoodApril Acquired By Intuit

GoodApril, a developer of online tax planning software for freelancers, professionals, and others, which was part of TechStars Boulder, has just been acquired by Intuit. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. GoodApril was part of t...

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

First Solar In Equity Deal With GE, Buys Properties From Element Power

GE has taken a stake in Tempe, Arizona-based solar panel developer First Solar, as part of a commercial partnership between the companies, the two firms said Tuesday. According to GE and First Solar, GE received 1.75 million shares of First...

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Pluralsight Buys TrainSignal for $23.6 Million

Salt Lake City-based online IT and software training company Pluralsight is in a big acquisition deal this morning, saying that it has acquired IT training company TrainSignal. According to Pluralsight, it is paying $23.6M for TrainSignal, ...

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Monday, August 5, 2013

Control4 Soars In IPO Debut

The region's latest high tech IPO got a rousing welcome Friday, after Salt Lake City-based Control4 soared in its IPO debut. Control4, which is now listed on the NASDAQ as CTRL, closed at $20.05, after pricing at $16.00 per share, in the mi...

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Amkor, Toshiba Complete Malaysian Semiconductor Sale

Chandler, Arizona-based Amkor Technology, the provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, has completed its acquisition of Toshiba Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., the companies said today. Toshiba Electronics Malaysia (TEM) was T...

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

TeleTech Buys Search Marketing Agency WebMetro

Denver-based TeleTech Holdings, the provider of outsourced customer support services, has expanded into search marketing, and has acquired search marketing and digital agency WebMetro. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced b...

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Webroot Signals Strong Sales, Growth

Privately held cloud security software Webroot said this morning that it had "significant growth" in the fourth quarter, although the company did not release any financial details of that growth. The company said growth of its new cloud ser...

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Rally Software Announces Follow-on Pricing

Boulder-based Rally Software priced its secondary offering today, saying that it will offer up 4,860,397 shares of its common stock at $24.75 per share. Rally announced the secondary offering earlier this month, the company has looked to he...

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Pluralsight Buys PeepCode

Salt Lake City-based PluralSight, which offers up an online library of training courses and content for software developers, has acquired PeepCode, a provider of online training for open source developers. Financial details of the buy wer e...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Control4 Sets IPO Offering Range

In the next step towards an IPO, Salt Lake City-based Control4 has set its expected offering range for its IPO. The firm said in a filing that it is now expecting to sell 4,000,000 shares of its common stock at between $15.00 and $17.00 a s...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Ping Identity Raises $44M More, Eyes IPO

Denver-based Ping Identity, the provider of single sign-on software, has raised $44M in funding--and is reportedly eyeing an IPO. According to Ping Identity, the funding round was led by W Capital Partners and DFJ Growth, and also included ...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

IHS Completes R.L. Polk & Co. Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of automative information provider R.L. Polk & Co.. The deal is worth around $1.4 billion, and had originally been announced in June. The new acquisition ...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Rally's Secondary Aims At Investor Liquidity

Boulder-based Rally Software filed for a secondary market offering Friday, saying that it is looking to offer up $70M of its shares to the public. The move looks to primarily be one of liquidity for its existing investors, as Rally said the...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Aspect Software Buys Voxeo For $150M

Phoenix, Arizona-based Aspect Software, a developer of interactive voice response software and services, said today that it has acquired Voxeo...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Backflip Studios Sells Majority Stake To Hasbro For $112M

Boulder-based mobile game firm Backflip Studios has sold a 70 percent majority stake in the company to game maker Hasbro, in a deal worth $112M. Backflip said it will remain in Boulder, and continue to be run by its current management team....

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Pierce-Eislen Acquired By Real Estate Software Company

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Pierce-Eislen, a provider of property and market research for the multifamily real estate industry, has been acquired by real estate software company Yardi. The acquisition was announced last week. Financial detail...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Avnet Buys Another European Distributor

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet is continuing to gobble up electronics distributors worldwide, saying Sunday that it has agreed to acquire a European distributor, MSC Investoren GmbH. Financial details of the buy were not announ...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Cadeka Microcircuits Acquired By Exar

Loveland, Colorado-based mixed signal semiconductor developer Cadeka Microcircuits has been acquired by Exar Corporation. Exar said it paid $29M in cash and stock, plus unspecified earnout, for Cadeka this morning. Cadeka provides amplifier...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Tech Media Network Acquires Publisher Of Tom's Hardware

Ogden, Utah-based Tech Media Network continues to expand out its publishing empire, and has acquire Bestofmedia Group, which publishes the popular Tom's Hardware, Tom's Guide, and Tom's IT Pro online information technology publications. Fin...

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Control4 Files For IPO

Salt Lake City-based Control4 has filed for an IPO, saying that it intends to go public on the NASDAQ Global market as CTRL. The maker of home automation products filed for the IPO on Monday. The firm's IPO is being underwritten by BofA Mer...

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

DISH Network Drops Clearwire Bid

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite television operator DISH Network said Wednesday afternoon that it is dropping its bid for wireless broadband infrastructure firm Clearwire. The move officially puts a close to the competition between DISH...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

TeamSnap Buys Rteamsite

TeamSnap, the online sports league and team management service headed by David DuPont, has acquired another sports team management service, Rteamsite, the company said Wednesday. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. According to...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Wilson Electronics Acquired By Sorenson Capital

Wilson Electronics, the manufacturer of cell phone signal boosters and related equipment, has been acquired by Salt Lake City investment firm Sorenson Capital. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to Wilson Ele...

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Monday, June 24, 2013

IHS Buys Intellichem

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS announced this morning that it has acquired a Houston-based consulting firm, Intellichem. IHS, whose information and consulting services are used by businesses and government, said the acquisition will strength...

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Gogo Fails To Take Flight In IPO

In-flight wireless provider Gogo debuted in its IPO Friday on the NASDAQ stock market, but fell 5.8 percent in trading, hurt by its debut shortly after a big decline in the markets Wednesday. Gogo is trading as GOGO on the NASDAQ Global Sel...

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Foundry Group Scores Win At MakerBot

The acquisition yesterday of 3D printer maker MakerBot had a big local beneficiary: Boulder venture investor Foundry Group, one of Makerbot's investors. MakerBot was acquired for $403M in stock plus up to $201M in earnout by Stratasys, a hu...

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

IHS Buys PFC Energy

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said today that it has acquired PFC Energy, a provider of information and analytical products for the oil and gas industry. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. IHS said the buy will help it provide n...

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Transform Software Acquired By Drillinginfo

Denver-based Transform Software & Services, a provider of analytics and modeling for the oil and gas industry, has been acquired by Austin, Texas-based Drillinginfo, a developer of decision support software for the oil and gas market. Fina...

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Innovative Market Analysis Buys MetaStock

Salt Lake City-based Innovative Market Analysis said today that it has acquired MetaStock, the developer of technical analysis software used for stock trading, from Thomson Reuters. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Innovative ...

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Peterson Partners Buys Angoss Software

Salt Lake City-based private equity investor Peterson Partners said today that it has acquired Angoss Software, a developer of predictive analytics software, for $8.4M. Angoss is based in Toronto, Canada, and was previously listed on the TS...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

DISH Edged Out By Softbank With New Bid For Sprint

In the latest development in the bid by DISH Network to acquired Sprint, competing bidder SoftBank has increased its offer to buy Sprint Nextel to $21.6 billion. DISH Network said that it will analyze the revised Softbank bid and consider i...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Gogo Sets IPO Offering Range

Gogo, the in-flight wireless services company which has operations in Broomfield, Colorado, has set an offering range for its IPO. The company said today in a filing that it will offer up 11,000,000 shares of its common stock at between $15...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

iXtend Acquired By Velocity Technology Solutions

Denver-based iXtend, a provider of managed services for the Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World software, has been acquired by Velocity Technology Solutions, a New York-based cloud application hosting company. Financial details of the...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

IHS Buys R.L. Polk In $1.4 Billion Deal

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said today that it is in a deal to acquire R.L. Polk & Co., in a deal worth $1.4 billion. R.L. Polk is a provider of automotive information and analytics, including the well known CARFAX and Polk brands. IHS sa...

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Avnet Buys Seamless Technologies

Phoenix-based Avnet said this morning that it has agreed to acquire Seamless Technologies, a data center and cloud automation services provider. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Avnet said it acquired substantially all of the ...

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Instructure's New Funding Aims Company At IPO

The new, $30M funding this week of Instructure, the educational and learning management software firm headed by Josh Coates, is aimed at getting the company to the NASDAQ. Coates told multiple outlets yesterday that the firm hopes to reach ...

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

StillSecure Sells Off Managed Services Business, Shuffles Execs

Superior, Colorado-based security software and services provider StillSecure has sold off its Managed Security Services division, and has shuffled its executive staff today. StillSecure has sold of its Managed Security Services divisoin to ...

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Zayo Group Buys Texas Data Center Operator

Boulder-based bandwidth and colocation provider Zayo Group said this morning that it has acquired Core NAP, a data center operator based in Austin, Texas. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Zayo Group said the acquisition is i...

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Microchip Buys Novocell

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor developer Microchip Technology said this morning that its subsidiary, Silicon Storage Technology, has acquired Novocell Semiconductor. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Novocell is a provid...

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

DISH Network Makes New Offer For Clearwire

Englewood, Colorado-based Dish Network made a counter offer to acquire Clearwire this morning, saying that it will offer $4.40 per share in cash for Clearwire. Clearwire is in the midst of an acquisition by Sprint Nextel. Sprint--which alre...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

DISH Waves National Security In Sprint Acquisition

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite television operator DISH Network has raised the issue of national security in its fight with Japanese firm SoftBank over acquisition of Sprint. Sprint outlined its concerns in a statement Thursday, saying...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Fahrenheit IT Buys IT Staffing Firm Indecon

Littleton, Colorado-based Fahrenheit IT Staffing and Consulting said this week that it has acquired fellow IT staffing firm Indecon Solutions. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Fahrenheit IT is a dvisio nof Global Employment ...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Otterbox Buys LifeProof

Fort Collins-based protective case maker OtterBox has acquired another, electronics accessory maker--LifeProof, the firm said Wednesday. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. LifeProof (TreeFrog Development Inc.) was based in San...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Solera Networks Acquired By Blue Coat Systems

Salt Lake City-based Solera Networks, the developer of security, packet monitoring, and analytics tools, has been acquired by Blue Coat Systems. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Blue Coat said it will use the acquisition to...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

TeamSnap Buys WePlay

Boulder-based amateur sports software provider TeamSnap has picked up fellow online sports site WePlay, the company said this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not announced by the companies. TeamSnap said it has acquired WePlay's te...

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Monday, May 20, 2013

360 Vantage Acquired By IMS Health

Chandler, Arizona-based 360 Vantage, a developer of cloud-based, customer relationship mangaement software, has been acquired by Connecticut-based IMS Health. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. IMS Health is a provider of heal...

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Monday, May 13, 2013

Utah Sees Rise In Mergers, Acquisitions

It looks like 2012 was a great year for mergers and acquisition activity in Utah, according to local group the MountainWest Capital Network. The group--which keeps close tabs on deals in the state--said there was more than 110 M&A deals, to...

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Inviragen Acquisition By Takeda Worth Up To $250M

The acquisition of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Inviragen could be worth up to $250M for the company's backers, based on its milestones. Takeda Pharmaceutical and Inviragen announced the acquisition deal Tuesday, saying that Takeda will pay...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Rakuten MediaForge Claims Growth

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten says that its acquisition of Salt Lake City-based MediaForge is paying off for the company, as the newly renamed Rakuten MediaForge has seen "double digit" growth for the second consecutive quarter since it...

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Fusion-io Acquires NexGen Storage

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the publicly held developer of solid state storage products, has acquired fellow data storage developer NexGen Storage, the company announced Wednesday afternoon. Fusion-io said it paid $114M in cash and appr...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Rally Software IPO Closes

Boulder-based Rally Software has officially closed its IPO, the firm said today, having sold 6,900,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $14.00 per share. The company said that included 900,000 shares of common stock issued to its un...

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Monday, April 15, 2013

DISH Network Launches Competing Offer To Buy Sprint

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite broadcaster DISH Network said this morning that it is offering up $25.5 billion in cash and stock, to acquire Sprint Nextel...

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Rally Software Surges In IPO Debut

Boulder-based Rally Software saw a big bump in its IPO this morning, up more than 25% in morning trading after pricing higher than initial estimates. The firm was trading as high as $18.38 this morning, after pricing at $14.00 last night in...

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Rally Software Prices IPO At $14 Per Share, Above Estimates

Boulder-based Rally Software, the developer of Agile software development tools, has priced its IPO, offering up six million shares of its common stock at $14.00 per share. Rally is set to debut on the New York Stock Exchange as RALY. Ral...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Rally Software IPO Expected Friday

Boulder-based Agile software developer Rally Software is expected to become the next big IPO to emerge out of the region's high tech industry Friday, and is scheduled to go public tomorrow. The firm is expected to raised around $85.9M in an...

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

First Solar Buys TetraSun

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar said Tuesday that it is buying Silicon Valley-based TetraSun, a developer of CdTE thin film solar power technology. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. TetraSun was formerly owned by JX Nippon Oi...

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

LANDesk Buys VMware Product Line

Salt Lake City-based security and IT software developer LANDesk Software has snagged an entire product line from virtualization software developer VMware, the firms said this morning. According to the two, LANDesk has acquired VMware's Prot...

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Monday, April 8, 2013

HomeAdvisor Buys Dutch Home Improvement Website

Golden, Colorado-based HomeAdvisor, an online site owned by IAC which provides information on home repair and improvement projects, said today that it has acquired Werkspot.nl, a Netherlands-based site which connects homeowners with craftsm...

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Monday, April 8, 2013

IHS Buys Fekete Associates

Englewood, Colorado-based information and consulting firm IHS has acquired another software company, the firm said today. The firm said it has acquired Fekete Associates, a software and services firm aimed at the oil and gas industry. Finan...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Rally Software Sets IPO Pricing Range

Boulder-based Rally Software set the pricing range for its IPO today, estimating that the firm would price its IPO at between $11.00 and $13.00 per share. The firm, which is a provider of Agile development software, is planning to list on t...

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Monday, April 1, 2013

Qualtrics Turns Down $500M Acquisition Offer

Provo, Utah-based Qualtrics has turned down a $500M acquisition offer, according to CEO Ryan Smith. In a segment on CNBC, Smith said that the firm turned down an acquisition offer of $500M, and that it expects it might receive other similar...

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Liberty Global Buys Stake In Dutch Cable Operator

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Global said Thursday that it has acquired 12.5 percent of a cable operator in the Netherlands, Ziggo N.V.. Liberty Global paid approximately $812.26M US for the stake. Liberty Global said it expects the dea...

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Avnet Buys Asian Components Distributor

Phoenix-based electronics components distributor Avnet has acquired another company, this time a distributor of wireless, optical, telecom, data communications, and industrial components in Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China. Avne...

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Swiftpage Completes ACT!, Sage SalesLogix Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based Swiftpage, the developer of marketing and customer relationship management software, said today that it has completed its acquisition of ACT! and Sage SalesLogix, the CRM tools owned by Sage Group Plc.. Financial t...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Firehole Composites Acquired By Autodesk

Laramie, Wyoming-based materials analysis software developer Firehole Composites, which develops software for the design and analysis of composite materials, has been acquired by CAD software giant Autodesk. Financial terms of the buy were ...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

StarTek Buys Ideal Dialogue

Denver-based business process outsourcing firm StarTek is getting into the customer experience research area, via an acquisition of a firm called Ideal Dialogue, Co., the firm announced late Tuesday. Financial terms of the buy were not disc...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

iTRACS Acquired By CommScope

Tempe, Arizona-based iTRACS, a provider of enterprise, data center infrastructure management services, has been acquired by North Carolina-based CommScope, the companies said today. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. CommScope s...

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Fusion-io Buys ID7 For Linux Driver Skills

Salt Lake City-based solid state storage developer Fusion-io said Monday that it has agreed to acquire a developer of open source storage software, ID7. UK-based ID7 is on eof the key developer of the SCST SCSI Linux Target Subsystem softw...

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Chefs Catalog Acquired By Target

Colorado Springs-based Chefs Catalog, the online retailer of cookware, kitchen tools and gadgets, bakeware, and other kitchen products, has been acquired by Target Corp., Target said Thursday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. ...

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Rally Software Files For IPO

Boulder-based agile software development firm Rally Software has filed for an IPO, saying Monday afternoon that it is looking to raised $70M in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO is being underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities...

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Friday, March 8, 2013

Grey Mountain Partners Sells Off Portfolio Firm

Boulder-based private equity investor Grey Mountain Partners said this morning that it has sold off one of its portfolio companies, AQS Holdings, a developer of software for the commercial property and casualty insurance carrier market. Fin...

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Monday, March 4, 2013

TechStars Gets Exit At Microsoft Accelerator

Rack up another successful acquisition out of a TechStars accelerator program: MetricsHub, a TechStars company run out of the Microsoft Accelerator in Bellevue, Washington, has been acquired by Microsoft, the firms said Monday evening. Fin...

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Sound Surgical Technologies Acquisition Completes

The acquisition of Louisville, Colorado-based Sound Surgical Technologies, which develops ultra-sound based liposection equipment, has completed, according to buyer Solta Medical. The deal was worth $25.5M in Solta common stock, $5.0M in ca...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Radish Systems Joins Colorado Entrepreneurs Foundation

The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado, the effort which seeks to get startup entrepreneurs to give back to the local community by pledging their future success with local nonprofits, has signed up a new company, Radish Systems. According...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Micron Sells Off Manufacturing Plant In Italy

Boise, Idaho-based Micron Technology has sold off a manufacturing plant in Italy, the firm said late Monday, in a deal with LFoundry. The two said they are in an agreement where LFoundry will buy Micron Technology Italia, Srl., and all of i...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

First To File, With Operations In Boise, Acquired

First To File, a developer of electronic document management systems used for the intellectual property (IP) industry--and which has its operations in Boise, Idaho--has been acquired by CPA Global, CPA Global said Wednesday. Financial detai...

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Swiftpage Snags Funding To Buy Sage ACT!, SalesLogix

Englewood, Colorado-based digital marketing software developer Swiftpage said today that it has reached a deal with The Sage Group plc, to buy that firm's Sage ACT! contact management and Sage SalesLogix customer relationship management (CR...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Rally Software Buys Flowdock For Agile Communications

Boulder-based Rally Software, the provider of Agile software development tools, is expanding its offerings today via an acquisition, of social collaboration software developer Flowdock. According to Rally, the acquisition adds unified commu...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Go Daddy Buys Mobile Website Builder M.dot

Scottsdale, Arizona-based domain and web hosting giant Go Daddy said Monday afternoon that it has acquired M.dot, a developer of a mobile app which helps small businesses create their own, mobile websites from their phone. Financial details...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

How LineRate Systems' Funding Turned Into An Exit

How did working on a second round of funding turn into a huge exit for Louisville's LineRate Systems (www.lineratesystems.com)? Steve Georgis, CEO of LineRate, sat down with us today to tell us about the company's rise from the research out...

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Monday, February 11, 2013

LineRate Systems Acquired By F5 Networks

Louisville, Colorado-based Linerate Systems, which develops software defined networking technology, has been acquired by F5 Networks, the developer of Internet traffic shaping appliances. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. F5 sa...

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Friday, February 8, 2013

Ennovate Acquired By Ameresco

Denver-based Ennovate, a provider of energy services in Colorado, Nebraska, Montana and Wyoming, has been acquired by Massachusetts-based Ameresco, Ameresco said Thursday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Ameresco provides ene...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Google Buys Channel Intelligence

Channel Intelligence, a developer of software and services to help companies list their products in Google Shopping and other online shopping engines--and which has an office in Phoenix--has been acquired by Google. The deal was worth $125...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Harris Broadcast Communications Deal Completes

The acquisition of Denver-based Harris Broadcast Communications completed Monday, officially spinning out the former division of Harris as an independent company. Harris Broadcast Communications was acquired by private equity firm The Gores...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Envysion Snags Private Equity Funding

Louisville, Colorado-based Envysion, the managed video-as-a-service provider headed by Matt Steinfort, has just scored some major backing from a private equity firm. Parthenon Capital Partners, a growth and private equity firm based in San ...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Sound Surgical Technologies Acquired By Solta Medical

Louisville, Colorado-based Sound Surgical has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based aesthetic medicine firm Solta Medical, in a deal worth up to $40M. Solta Medical said that it acquired Sound Surgical, a developer of ultra-sound based lipo...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Infusionsoft Buys GroSocial

Chandler, Arizona-based Infusionsoft, the developer of sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced today that it has acquired Orem, Utah-based social media marketing software developer GroSocial. Financial terms of the buy ...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

TeleTech Buys Technology Solutions Group

Englewood, Colorado-based Teletech Holdings, which provides management and IT consulting reported that it has acquired Technology Solutions Group (TSG), which it says provides "customer-focused communication solutions." Financial terms of ...

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Best Practice Systems Merges With Billtrust

Englewood, Colorado-based Best Practice Systems, a provider of billing services--including electronic billing, phone billing, payment processing, and other services--has merged with private equity backed Billtrust, the two said Thursday. Fi...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

First Solar Acquires Chilean Solar Firm

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar said today that it has acquired Solar Chile, a Santiago, Chile-based developer of solar power projects. Financial term sof the buy were not disclosed. First Solar said that Solar Chile has a portfolio of ear...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

DISH Network Takes On Sprint With Bid For Clearwire

Englewood, Colorado-based DISH Network emerged as a surprise bidder for 4G wireless network developer Clearwire Tuesday afternoon, proposing to acquired Clearwire for $3.30 per share, valuing Clearwire at roughly $4.9 billion. The new bid c...

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Name.com Acquired By Demand Media

Denver-based Name.com, the domain registrar founded and headed by Bill Mushkin, has been acquired by Demand Media. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Demand Media said it will use Name.com to bolster its platform ahead of releas...

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Avnet Buys TSSLink

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said this morning that it has acquired TSSLink, a professional IT services organization based in San Jose, California. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Avnet said that TSSLink had ...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

TriZetto Buys Tennessee Firm

Denver-based TriZetto, the provider of healthcare information technology and services, said this morning that it has acquired Healthcare Productivity Automation, a Tennessee-based provider of healthcare workflow automation products. Financi...

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Friday, December 21, 2012

Merit Medical Completes Acquisition

South Jordan-based Merit Medical Systems, a manufacturer and marketer of disposable medical products for the cardiology, radiology and endoscopy markets, said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Thomas Medical Products, Inc.. ...

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Friday, December 21, 2012

Micron Gets Japanese Clearance On Elpida Buy

Boise, Idaho-based semiconductor maker Micron Technology reported this morning that it has received clearance from the Japan Fair Trade Commission on its acquisition of Elpida. Micron says it still requires approval by Elpida creditors, the...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

BroadHop Acquired By Cisco

Denver-based BroadHop, a developer of policy control and serve management hardware for mobile and fixed networks, has been acquired by Cisco. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Cisco said the acquisition will help add a ...

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Monday, December 17, 2012

DigiCert Gets Funding From Private Equity Investor

Lindon, Utah-based Digicert, a provider of enterprise, SSL certificates and other digital security products, has scored a majority investment from private equity firm TA Associates. Size and terms of the investment were not announced by the...

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Avnet Buys USI Electronics

Phoenix-based Avnet, the electronics distributor, said today that it is acquiring the assets of USI Electronics. Financial details of the buy were not announced. USI Electronics is a distributor of discrete semiconductor, passive and electr...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Global Solar Energy Confirms Job Cuts

Tucson-based think film solar firm Global Solar Energy confirmed Tuesday that it has laid off 70 percent of its workforce, and is now seeking a buyer, about a week after Inside Tucson said the firm was in the midst of layoffs. Global Solar ...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Harris Broadcast Communications Acquired By Private Equity Firm

Denver-based Harris Broadcast Communications has been acquired by private equity firm The Gores Group, in a deal worth $225M, the firms said Monday. Harris Broadcast Communications, which was part of Harris Corporation, develops hardware an...

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Entrepreneurs Buy Powder Mountain To Set Up Startup Community

A conference operator targeting Silicon Valley entrepreneurs said today that it has acquired Powder Mountain, the Eden, Utah-based ski resort, as the new headquarters for its entrepreneurial efforts. The Summit Series, which runs a series o...

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Blackfoot Buys Idaho Operations From Fairpoint

Missoula, Montana-based telecommunications provider Blackfoot Telecommunications Group has acuqired the Idaho-based operations of communications and broadband provider FairPoint Communications, the two said yesterday. The deal was worth $30...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

MyHeritage Buys Geni.com, Raises $25M

Provo, Utah-based genealogy site MyHeritage has acquired family tree site Geni.com, and raised $25M in a funding round, the firm said today. Financial details of the Geni acquisition were not disclosed. MyHeritage said the new funding round...

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Monday, November 26, 2012

Albeo Technologies Acquired By GE

Boulder-based Albeo Technologies, which develops LED-based, solid state lighting fixtures, has been acquired by GE Lighting, GE said Monday afternoon. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Privately held Albeo was founded in 2004, ...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Peterson Partners Trumpets Vivint Exit

Salt Lake City-based Peterson Partners said today that the firm has closed the deal to sell its investment in Vivint to private equity firm Blackstone Capital Partners. The deal had been announced on September 19th, and was worth more than ...

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Everlater Acquired By MapQuest

EverLater, a startup developing an online service to share travel experiences, has been acquired by MapQuest, EverLater announced this week. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Everlater was a graduate of TechStars, having been p...

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Techstars: 175 Companies, 17 Acquisitions, $260.8M

Boulder-based Techstars, the startup acceleration program, is holding its annual FounderCon startup conference this week, and released a few figures about the program Monday. Techstars said that so for, 175 companies out of its programs hav...

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Friday, November 9, 2012

Avnet Divests Chinese Unit

Phoenix-based Avnet, the technology distribution giant, announced today that it is selling a Chinese banking software developer, vandasoft Technology Holdings Limited, which was part of its Avnet Vanda Group. Avnet said it will sell that ba...

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Lumension Buys CoreTrace

Scottsdale, Arizona-based security software developer Lumension said this morning that it has acquired the assets of Coretrace, a developer of application control software used for system security. Financial terms of the buy were not disclo...

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Vico Software Acquired By Trimble

Boulder-based Vico Software, a developer of software for the commercial construction industry, has been acquired by Trimble, Trimble announced Friday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Trimble said the asset acquisition will he...

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Avnet Buys Genilogix

Phoenix-based Avnet said this morning that it has acquired Genilogix, a provider of IT application lifecycle management products and services. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Avnet said that GEnilogix had revenue of approxima...

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

JDA To Merge With RedPrairie

JDA Software, the developer of enterprise software, is in a merger deal with Atlanta-based RedPrairie, the two said this morning. The two said that RedPrairie will acquire all of the outstanding shares of JDA's common stock for $45 in cash ...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Aegis Analytical Acquired For $30M

Lafayette, Colorado-based Aegis Analytical Corp., the developer of manufacturing and process management software headed by Robert Di Scipio, has been acquired by a California company for $30M. According to San Diego, California-based Accele...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Pan Am Education Acquired By Pivotal Group

Chandler, Arizona-based Pan Am Education, a provider of online ducation services, has been acquired by Phoenix private equity firm Pivotal Group. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Pivotal said it acquired the assets of Pan Am...

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Avnet Buys Two Companies

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said Friday that it has acquired two companies. The firm said it has agree dto acquire BrightStar Partners Inc. and related firm BSP Software LLC, both of whom are IBM partners and resellers. Fina...

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Monday, October 22, 2012

iTS Solutions Acquired by RPI Consultants

Phoenix-based IT consulting firm iTS Solutions has been acquired by Baltimore based ERP consulting firm RPI Consultants. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. The two said the acquisition was completed in July. The firms said that ...

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Ancestry.com Acquired For $1.6 Billion

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com said this morning that it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Permira, in a deal worth $1.6 billion. Ancestry.com said that the deal was worth $32 per share. Spectrum Equity will remain an investo...

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Friday, October 19, 2012

Zayo Buys First Telecom Services

Louisville, Colorado-based bandwidth provider Zayo said this week that it has signed a deal to acquire First Telecom Services, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services in the northeastern and midwestern United States. Zayo said it wo...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

David Cohen Gets Exit At ThinkNear

TechStars' David Cohen has scored a nice exit from one of his seed investments today, after navigation technology firm TeleNav said it was acquiring ThinkNear, a developer of hyper-local mobile advertising technology. TeleNav said it would ...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Accellos Gets Funding From Accel-KKR

Colorado Springs-based Accellos, which develops supply chain management software for SMBS, has scored a major investment from private equity firm Accel-KKR. Details of the investment were not announced. According to Accel-KKR, the funding g...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Report: After Funding, IO Data Centers On Track To 2013 IPO

That big, $90M venture funding round for Scottsdale, Arizona-based IO Data Centers this morning? Just a funding injection before an expected, 2013 IPO for the company, according to a report from FORTUNE this morning. IO announced the fundin...

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

TeleTech Buys Management Consulting Firm

Englewood, Colorado-based TeleTech Holdings, the provider of IT consulting services, said Monday afternoon that it has acquired Guidon Performance Solutions, along with its wholly owned subsidiary, Synovation Health Collaborative. Financial...

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Friday, October 5, 2012

Ligocyte Acquired By Japanese Firm

Bozeman, Montana-based biopharmaceuticals developer LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by Japanese firm Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Takeda said this morning. Takeda will pay $60M for LigoCyte, giving it access to LigoCyte's norovirus...

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Full Partner Acquired By New Jersey Firm, Synduit

Boulder-based Full Partner, a developer of software used for hosting web-based businesses and handling e-commerce, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and much more, has been acquired by New Jersey-based Synduit. Financial terms of the b...

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Marketron Buys Emmis Interactive

Hailey, Idaho-based Marketron, which provides software for the traditional media and radio industry, said it has acquired Emmis Interactive, a developer of data analytics and reporting products, from Emmis Communications Corporation. Financ...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

LifeLock Drops In IPO

Tempe, Arizona-based identity theft protection provider LifeLock had its IPO this morning, after pricing at $9 per share, below its initial estimated IPO range of $9.50 and $11.50 per share. The venture-backed company was trading down this ...

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Ancestry.com Buys 1000memories

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com, the family history site, has acquired 1000memories, a San Francisco operator of a service which converts and digitizes photographs and puts them into a digital archive for users. Financial terms of the deal w...

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Accelerated Payment Technologies Acquired For $413M

Pleasant Grove, Utah-based Accelerated Payment Technologies, a provider of payment technology for small and medium sized companies, has been acquired by Atlanta-based Global Payments, a provider of electronic transaction processing technolo...

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Monday, October 1, 2012

Arrow Electronics Buys Redemtech

Englewood, Colorado-based Arrow Electronics announced this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Redemtech, a provider of electronic asset disposition services. Arrow has not disclosed terms of the buy, but said that Columbus, Oh...

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Monday, October 1, 2012

Avnet Buys Magirus Group

Phoenix-based Avnet said this morning that it has closed on its acquisition of the Magirus Group, a European distributor of data center products and services. Financial details of the buy have not been announced by the company. Magirus was ...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Rally Software Makes WSJ Top Startups List

In what is at least the second, high profile recognition of local software developer Rally Software, the Denver startup is the only area startup to be recognized on a list of the Top 50, U.S. venture backed startups this morning in the Wall...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Ramtron Gets New Offer From Cypress, Gives Okay On Acquisition

Colorado Springs-based memory maker Ramtron has received a new, higher offer from Cypress Semiconductor for the company. Cypress offered up $3.10 per share for Ramtron, which values Ramtron at about $109.8M. Ramtron's board has voted unanim...

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Report: GlobeImmune Delays IPO

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune has reportedly delayed its IPO, according to Fortune's Term Sheet. The reason for the delay was not given, however, the report said the company had scheduled the IPO for this week. The developer of bio...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Stoneware Acquired By Lenovo

Stoneware, a developer of cloud computing software which has operations in Salt Lake City, has been acquired by computer giant Lenovo, Lenovo said Tuesday, in a deal which will bolster its product portfolio. According to Lenovo, it is addin...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

LifeLock Sets Estimated IPO Range

Tempe, Arizona-based LifeLock, the venture backed provider of identity theft protection services, has set the estimated IPO pricing range for its initial public offering. The firm said it will offer its IPO at between $9.50 and $11.50 per s...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Vivint Acquired By Blackstone For More Than $2.0 Billion

Provo, Utah-based home automation provider Vivint has found a buyer, saying today that it is being acquired by private equity firm Blackstone. The two said the deal is worth in excess of $2.0 billion. Blackstone is buying Vivint from its ex...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Ancestry.com Has Three Bidders, Says Report

A deal to take Ancestry.com has three private equity bidders, according to a report today from Reuters. Ancestry.com, which has been in play since at least June, apparently is seeing bids around $1.5 billion, or $35 per share for the compan...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Report: LifeLock Tapping Yahoo For President

Tempe, Arizona-based LifeLock is expected to announce the hiring of Yahoo executive Hilary Schneider, according to a report Monday afternoon. AllthingsD, citing sources, said Hilary Schneider, previously one of the top executives at Yahoo, ...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

myDials Acquired By Adaptive Planning

myDials, a developer of online, cloud-based business dashboard and visualization software, has been acquired by Adaptive Planning, a Silicon Valley developer of corporate performance management software. Financial terms of the buy were not ...

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Ramtron Rejects Upgraded Takeover Offer

Colorado Springs-based memory maker Ramtron has rejected the revised, hostile takeover attempt by Cypress Semiconductor this morning, saying that the unsolicited tender offer is "inadequate". Cypress offered to acquire all of the outstandin...

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Vivint Looks For Buyer, Says Report

Provo, Utah-based Vivint, the installer of home automation, home security, and other products and services, is looking for a buyer, according to a report this morning from Reuters. Reuters said that is has hired BofA Merrill Lynch and Citig...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

GlobeImmune Sets Estimated IPO Pricing Range

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune, which develops biopharmaceuticals aimed at treating cancer and infectious diseases, has set its estimated initial public offering price. The firm said in a filing that it now expects an IPo at between...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

mediaFORGE Acquired By Rakuten LinkShare

Salt Lake City-based mediaFORGE, the developer of advertising retargeting technology headed by Tony Zito, has been acquired by a unit of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten. According to Rakuten LinkShare, it has entered into a definitive agr...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Arrow Electronics Buys Global Link

Englewood, Colorado-based electronics distributor Arrow Electronics said today that it has acquired Global Link Technology, a provider of electronics asset disposition (EAD) services. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Global Li...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Flywheel Gets Big Exit At MicroProbe

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based venture capital firm Flywheel Ventures has seen a big exit in its porfolio, after Astria Semiconductor Holdings, the parent firm of MicroProbe, was acquired in a $116.8M deal. FormFactor, a developer of semicon...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Nodester Acquired By AppFog

Nodester, a developer of Node.js platform-as-a-service software, has been acquired by AppFog, a provider of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) software tools for the cloud computing market. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Nodester'...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

LifeLock Files For IPO

Tempe, Arizona-based LifeLock, the venture backed provider of identity theft protection services, has filed for an IPO, saying Tuesday afternoon that it is looking to raised $175M in its public offering. The firm said it intends to list on ...

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Sunquest Information Systems Acquisition Completes

Tucson, Arizona-based Sunquest Information Systems, which provides diagnostic and laboratory information systems to health care providers, has officially become part of Roper Industries, Roper said Thursday. Roper said the deal was worth ap...

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Ancestry.com Buyout Bids Lower Than Desired, Says Report

An effort by Provo, Utah-based genealogy and family history site Ancestry.com to sell itself to a private equity firm apparently is not going as well as the company had hoped, and has been coming in for less than the company is looking for,...

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Monday, August 20, 2012

ViaWest Buys Las Vegas Data Center

Denver-based data center operator ViaWest has acquired a data center in Las Vegas from CoreLink, the company said today. Size and financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. ViaWest said the acquisition will double its total curr...

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Friday, August 10, 2012

Attolist Acquired By Newforma

Denver-based Attolist, which develops AEC-Sync, a web-based, construction collaboration softare product, has been acquired by Newforma, the firms said this week. The two said that Newforma agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets o...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Rally Software Buys Agile Advantage

Boulder-based Rally Software, the developer of Agile software development tools headed by Tim Miller, said this morning that it has acquired Agile Advantage, a company that helps organizations maximize the financial return of Agile software...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Avnet Buys Pepperweed Consulting

Phoenix-based Avnet, the electronics distribution giant, said today that it has acquired an IT management and integration provider, Pepperweed Consulting. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. Avnet said that Pepperweed has had mo...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Microchip Completes SMSC Buy

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor developer Microchip Technology and fellow semiconductor manufacturer SMSC said this morning that the two have completed the acquisition of SMSC by Microchip. The deal had been originally announced on Ma...

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

HireVue Buys CodeEval

Salt Lake City-based HireVue, the developer of online and video interviewing tools headed by David Bradford, has just bolstered its technology today, buying San Francisco-based CodeEval. HireVue, which did not disclosed financial details of...

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Avnet Buys Israeli Electronic Components Firm

Phoenix-based Avnet, the electronics distributor, has made another acquisition, this time of an Israeli electronics components distribution business. Avnet said it has acquired the operating assets of the electronic components distribution ...

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Savvis Buys Parts of Ciber's IT Outsourcing Arm

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based Ciber, the provider of information technology consulting and managed services, is selling parts of its global IT Outsourcing business to Savvis, for $7M in cash plus unspecified earnout, the firms said toda...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Report: Ancestry.com Closing In On Sale

A new report Tuesday from the New York Times says that Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com is nearing a deal to go private. The firm--which has been rumored to be on the block since June--apparently values the company at around $1.5 billion. Anc...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

TriZetto Buys ClaimLogic

Denver-based TriZetto Group, the provider of healthcare information management services, has acquired ClaimLogic, a medical claims and payment processing company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. TriZetto acquired Clai...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Go Daddy Buys Outright

Scottsdale, Arizona-based domain name registrar and web hosting provider GoDaddy has acquired Outright, a developer of cloud-based, financial management applications, the firm said Wednesday. Financial terms of the buy were not announced. O...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

WOW! Completes Knology Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone, the residential and commercial Internet, cable, and television provider backed by private equity firm Avista Capital Partners, said Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of Kno...

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Monday, July 16, 2012

CSG Acquires Swedish Firm

Englewood, Colorado-based CSG International said this morning that it has acquired a Swedish software company, Ascade. The deal was worth approximately $19M in cash. Ascade is a developer of trading and routing software used by telecommunic...

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

IHS Buys Invention Machine

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS, the provider of research and information services, continues to go on the acquisition prowl, and has acquired a Boston-based provider of semantic search technology. IHS said it has acquired Invention Machine i...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Auction Genius Acquired By vAuto

Auction Genius, a Longmont, Colorado developer of software used for auto dealer auctions, has been acquired by Illinois-based vAuto, vAuto said today. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. vAuto is a developer of inventory manageme...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Datavail Buys Blue Gecko

Broomfield, Colorado-based Datavail, a provider of remote database administration services, said today that it has acquired Blue Gecko, a fellow provider of remote database administration (DBA) services. Financial terms of the buy were not ...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pike Research Acquired By Navigant

Boulder-based market research firm Pike Research, a provider of smart grid, clean technology, and other energy related research reports and services, has been acquired by Navigant, a Chicago company in the expert services industry. Financia...

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Monday, July 9, 2012

IHS Closes GlobalSpec Acquisition

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS has completed its acquisition of GlobalSpec, the provider of information search and products data for engineering, scientific, manufacturing, and other professionals. The deal was worth $135M. IHS acquired Glob...

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Monday, July 9, 2012

FlipChip International Buys Chinese Firm

Phoenix-based FlipChip International, the provider of semiconductor packacing technology, reported today that it has acquired a Chinese company, focused on semiconductor assembly and test. Financial details of the acquisition were not given...

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

GlobeImmune Files For IPO

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune, the developer of biopharmaceuticals aimed at treating cancer and infectious diseases, filed for an IPO Tuesday, saying it is looking to raise up to $69M on the NASDAQ Global Market. The firm is lookin...

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Zayo Closes AboveNet Buy

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo reported this week that it has closed its $2.2 billion acquisition of New York-based AboveNet. Zayo is paying $84.00 per share in cash for AboveNet, which is based in New York. AboveNet is a provider of a pri...

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Avnet Looks To Buy Japanese Firm Internix

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said today that it is looking to acquire Japanese electronics components distributor Internix, via one of its subsidiaries. According to Avnet, it has launched a tender offer to acquire all of the...

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Ramtron Rejects Takeover Offer

Colorado Springs-based Ramtron, the developer of ferroelectric random access memory (RAM), said today that its board has unanimously concluded a hostile offer from Cypress Semiconductor is "inadequate". The semiconductor maker said the offe...

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Micron Buys Elpida For $2.5 Billion

Boise, Idaho-based memory maker Micron said yesterday that it is paying $2.5 billion for Japanese memory maker Elpida. The deal includes $750M in cash, plus $1.75 billion in milestone payments through 2019. Micron also said that it has reac...

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Arrow Electronics Completes ALTIMATE Group Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based Arrow Electronics, the electronics components distributor, said today that it has completed its acquisition of the ALTIMATE Group, a French distributor of enterprise and midrange computing products, services, and s...

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Avnet Buys Magirus Group

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said this morning that it is in a deal to acquire the Magirus Group, a European distributor of data center solutions and services. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Avnet sa...

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Limelight Gets Exit At Gaikai

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight Networks has scored an investment exit, after streaming games firm Gaikai was acquired by Sony in a deal worth $380M. Limelight invested in Gaikai in July of 2010. Gaikai was venture backed by Benchmark Capita...

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

LANDesk Buys Wavelink

Salt Lake City-based LANDesk Software announced this morning that it has acquired Wavelink, a developer of mobile device management software which is also based in Salt Lake. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. LANDesk, which is ...

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Ramtron Rejects Takeover Offer

Colorado Springs-based semiconductor memory maker Ramtron rejected the takeover offer from Cypress Semiconductor today, saying that the offer of $2.48 per share of common stock for Ramtron is "not in the best interest" of its stockholders. ...

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

WebPT Buys Health Data Solutions

Phoenix-based WebPT, which develops software-as-a-service used to manage physical therapy clinics, said today that it has acquired Health Data Solutions, a provider of physical therapy and chiropractic billing and revenue cycle management. ...

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Ramtron Gets Hostile Bid From Cypress Semiconductor

Colorado Springs-based Ramtron, a developer of memory semiconductors, reported today that it has received a unsolicited proposal from Cypress Semiconductor Corp, the acquire all of the outstanding stock of the firm at $2.48 per share in cas...

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Friday, June 8, 2012

Report: Rally Software Prepping IPO

A report Friday from Reuters says that Boulder-based Rally Software is one of a number of business software companies expected to file for an IPO in the next few months. Rally, which has been hinting at "strong growth" over the last few mon...

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Microchip Gets Antitrust Clearance

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip, the developer of analog and microcontroller semiconductors, said last night that it has received antitrust clearance from the U.S., in connection with its deal to acquire Standard Microsystems Corporation ...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Ancestry.com Seeks Buyer, Says Report

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com is reportedly seeking a buyer, after hiring an investment banker to potentially sell the company or find other strategic alternatives. According to Bloomberg, the firm has hired Qatalyst Partners, an investmen...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Keating Capital Takes Stake In Stoke

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based investor Keating Capital says it has taken a stake in privately held, venture backed company Stoke. Stoke develops technology used for the LTE and 3G telecommunications market. According to Keating Capital,...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Collective Intellect Acquired By Oracle

Boulder-based Collective Intellect, the developer of a cloud-based, social media monitoring and analytics service, has been acquired by Oracle, Oracle said this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Collective Inte...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Zayo Buys FiberGate

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group, the fiber and bandwidth provider headed by Dan Caruso, has acquired another company today, this time in Washington, D.C. Zayo said it has acquired FiberGate, which provides dark fiber services around t...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Quark Buys Mobile IQ

Denver-based Quark, the developer of desktop and other publishing software, said Tuesday that it has acquired Mobile IQ, a developer of cloud-based, digital publishing tools. Financial details of the deal were not announced. Mobile IQ has o...

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Friday, May 18, 2012

Reveal Systems Sells Product Lines

Longmont, Colorado-based Reveal Systems has sold two of its products, TrueForms and Formulator, to Michigan-based Ziplogix, the two said this week. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. According to the companies, the acquisition ...

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Certiport Acquired For $140M

American Fork, Utah-based Certiport has been acquired by a European publisher, Pearson, in a deal worth $140M in cash. Pearson said that the buy will extend its product range and geographic reach of its professional testing business. Certip...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Alliance Health Networks Buys Medify

Salt Lake City-based online health social networking site Alliance Health Networks said Tuesday that it has acquired Medify, the operator of an online site which allowed users to learn more about disease conditions based on the experiences ...

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

TriZetto Buys Medical Practice Management Software Firm

Denver-based TriZetto Group, the developer of healthcare management software headed by Trace Devanny, is expanding today, saying that its subsidiary Gateway EDI has acquired NHXS, a software firm that helps medical practices manage physicia...

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Monday, May 14, 2012

IHS Acquires XeDAR

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS, the provider of information analysis services and other related services, said Friday that it has acquired Arvada, Colorado-based XeDAR. IHS said it paid approximately $28M for XeDar, which is a provider of ge...

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Rogue Wave Software Buys Software Line From IBM

Boulder-based software development tool developer Rogue Wave Software is expanding its lineup of tools through an acquisition, the firm said Thursday, of IBM's ILOG Visualization for C++ Products line. Financial terms of the acquisition wer...

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Coalfire Acquires California Company

Louisville, Colorado-based Coalfire, the provider of IT audit, risk assessment and compliance management products and services, announced today that it has acquired Digital Resources Group (DRG), a California-based provider of information s...

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

eEye Acquired By BeyondTrust

Security software developer eEye, which has operations in Phoenix, has been acquired by fellow security software firm BeyondTrust, the firms said this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. BeyondTrust said that it ...

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Friday, May 4, 2012

DigitalGlobe Gets Unsolicited Acquisition Offer From GeoEye

Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe said this morning that it has received an unsolicited offer from competitor GeoEye, to acquire the company for $17.00 per share in cash and stock. The deal is worth approximately $792M. DigitalGlobe sai...

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Ajubeo Acquired By Grey Mountain Partners

Boulder-based cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider Ajubeo has been acquired, by Boulder private equity firm Grey Mountain Partners, the firms said today. Financial term sof the deal were not disclosed. Grey Mountain Partners sa...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Microchip Technology Buys SMSC

Chandler, Arizona-based microcontroller manufacturer Microchip Technology said this morning that it will pay $939M for Standard Microsystems Corporation a manufacturer of a broad set of semiconductor and electronics products. Microchip said...

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Google Sells SketchUp

SketchUp, the 3D modeling tool owned by Google--which started its life as a software product of Boulder-based @Last Software--has been sold. Google said Thursday that it is selling off the SketchUp team and technology to Trimble, a maker of...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Ancestry.com Buys Archives.com For $100M

Provo, Utah-based family history site Ancestry.com said Wednesday that it has gobbled up Archives.com, a competing family history website, for $100M in cash and assumed liabilities. Ancestry.com said the move will help it add differentiated...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

LANdesk Acquires Managed Planet

Salt Lake City-based LANDesk Software, the developer of IT infrastructure management software, said today that it has acquired Managed Planet, a provider of IT asset management, business to business connectors, hardware discovery, reporting...

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Friday, April 20, 2012

Comfluent Acquired By CoreSite

Comfluent, a Denver-based colocation provider providing carrier-neutral colocation services, has been acquired by data center operator Coresite Realty Corporation. According to CoreSite, it pay approximately $3M plus earn-out for Comfluent,...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Homefacts Acquired By Realtytrac

Salt Lake City-based Homefacts, an online service which provides health, environmental, safety, and other information about homes, has been acquired by Realtytrac, the online service which tracks home foreclosures and properties. Financial ...

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Microchip Technology Buys Roving Networks

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology, the microcontroller and analog components manufacturer, said this morning that it has acquired Roving Networks, a developer of low power embedded Wi-Fi and Bluetooth products. Financial terms of...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion

Englewood, Colorado-based residential and commercial high speed Internet, TV, and telephone provider WOW!, which is owned by private equity firm Avista Capital Partners, said Wednesday that it has acquired Knology, a provider of interactive...

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Precision Photonics Acquired by IDEX

Boulder-based Precision Photonics, a developer of optical components and coatings, has been acquired by IDEX, a fluid and metering equipment firm based in Chicago, in a deal worth $20M, IDEX said Wednesday. Publicly held IDEX said that Prec...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

EffectiveUI Acquired By WPP

Denver-based EffectiveUI, a provider of user experience design and web, mobile, and application development services, has been acquired by ad agency giant WPP. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. EffectiveUI was headed by R...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Avnet Completes Nexicore Services Acquisition

Phoenix-based Avnet said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of hartford Computer Group, Inc. and subsidiary Nexicore Services. The electronics components distributor had announced the acquisition of Nexicore in December. Fin...

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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Aztek Networks Acquired By GENBAND

Boulder-based Aztek Networks, a developer of switching and IP gateway products, has been acquired by GENBAND, a manufacturer of IP telecommunications gear based in Texas. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. GENBAND said the techn...

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Earth911 To Merge With YouChange

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Earth911, an online site focused on providing information on recycling and reuse of products, and oTCBB traded YouChange Holdings Corp. said today that the two hav executed a letter of intent to merge. Financial de...

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Computer Software Associates Acquired By Tyler Technologies

Billings, Montana-based Computer Software Associates, a developer of financial management systems for schools and county governments, has been acquired. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Computer Software Associates was acqui...

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Avnet Buys Ascendant Technology

Phoenix-based Avnet said Monday that it has agreed to buy IT consulting firm Ascendant Technology, which has operations in North America, Europe, Brazil, and India. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Avnet said that Ascendant ...

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

IHS Buys IMS Research For $46M

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS is buying another, market research firm this morning, saying that it has acquired IMS Research, a provider of market research and consulting for the global electronics industry. IHS said it will pay approximate...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

ISYS Acquired By Lexmark

Denver-based ISYS Search Software, which develops enterprise search software, said today that it has been acquired by Lexmark International. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. ISYS said it will become part of Lexmark's Perceptiv...

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Zayo Buys AboveNet For $2.2 Billion, Gets Private Equity Backing

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group, the bandwidth provider headed by Dan Caruso, has made a huge acquisition this morning, saying it is paying $2.2 billion to buy AboveNet, Inc.. Zayo said it will pay $84.00 per share in cash for publicl...

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Foundry Might See Liquidity With New Zynga Offering

Boulder-based Foundry Ventures might be seeing some liquidity from its recent exit success at social gaming maker Zynga, after Zynga said this week that a number of its existing investors are seeking to offload shares in a $400M, secondary ...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Lifelock Acquires ID Analytics, Raises $100M

Tempe, Arizona-based LifeLock said Wednesday that it has acquired ID Analytics, a provider of risk and identification management services. LifeLock said that it has raised $100M in new, preferred equity as part of the acquisition. The new f...

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Monday, March 12, 2012

DISH Network Closes Spectrum Acquisitions

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite TV operator DISH Network reports this morning that it has acquired two companies. It said that it acquire the reorganized DBSD North America, Inc. and substantially all of the assets of TerreStar Networks...

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Monday, March 12, 2012

Ubee Acquires AirWalk Communications

Ubee Interactive, a developer of cable modem and other hardware products which has its U.S. headquarters in Denver, has acquired AirWalk Communications, a manufacturer of small cell and femtocell technology. Financial terms of the acquisiti...

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Monday, March 12, 2012

Ciber Completes Sale Of Federal Division

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based Ciber, the information technology consulting firm, reported today that it has closed on the sale of its federal division. The sale was worth $40M. CIBER had announced the sale of its Federal division to CRG...

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Maxim's Colorado SAS Unit Acquired By PMC-Sierra

The Colorado Springs-based unit of Maxim Integrated Products, which develops 12 Gb/s SAS expander technology, has been sold to PMC-Sierra, PMC said this morning. According to PMC, it acquired the Server Storage 12 Gb/s Expander Product Line...

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

DA NanoMaterials Acquired By Air Products

Chemicals giant DuPont and specialty gases firm Air Products said today that Air Products is in an agreement to acquire all of DuPont's stake in Tempe, Arizona-based DuPont Air Products NanoMaterials (DA NanoMaterials). DA NanoMaterials is ...

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Micron Pays $600M For Intel Flash Assets

Boise, Idaho-based Micron is paying approximately $600M to Intel, to acquire the stake in two of Intel's wafer factories developing NAND flash. The two announced the deal Tuesday, saying that the move would expand their NAND Flash memory jo...

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Boston Life Labs Acquired by NantWorks, Moved To Phoenix

Boston Life Labs, a Boston-based developer of systems for remotely monitoring patient biometric data, has moved to Phoenix as part of an acquisition by NantWorks, a firm which has been acquiring life sciences companies and other technology ...

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Arrow Electronics Buys Asset Recovery Corporation

Englewood, Colorado-based Arrow Electronics, the electronics distribution giant, said this morning that it has acquired Asset Recovery Corporation, a provider of electronics asset disposition (EAD) services headquartered in St. Paul, Minn....

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Tendril Buys Recurve, Sets West Coast Office

Boulder-based Tendril said today that it has acquired San Francisco-based Recurve, a developer of residential energy auditing software and analytics. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Tendril said the bu included specific intel...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

LiteTouch Acquired By Savant

Salt Lake City-based LiteTouch, a manufacturer of lighting control products, has been acquired by Savant Systems, a developer Apple-based home automation and control systems. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. LiteTouch ...

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

BlueFolder Acquired By Quest Software

Colorado Springs-based BlueFolder, a developer of field and professional service management software, has been acquired by IT software firm Quest Software. Quest announced the acquisition this morning, although it did not detail financial t...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

CellTrust Buys RevMobile

Scottsdale, Arizona-based CellTrust, a developer of mobile messaging and SMS gateways, said this morning that it has acquired mobile marketing firm RevMobile. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Celltrust said that RevMobile foun...

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Friday, February 3, 2012

Arizona Investor Buys CallSource Division, Moves Firm To Scottsdale

An Arizona entrepreneur and investor, Mike Mueller, has acquired a division of a California-based firm, and plans to move the company's operations to Scottsdale. According to Mueller--who is best known for founding AllApartments.com, which ...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Avnet Buys Canvas Systems

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet is on an acquisition roll, saying Tuesday that it has acquired Canvas Systems, a supplier of IT hardware and services, which serves the United States, UK, and the Netherlands. Financial details of...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Avnet Completes Pinnacle Data Systems Buy

Phoenix-based Avnet said today that it has completed its acquisition of Pinnacle Data Syetms, a provider of reverse logistics services to the OEM market. The deal was worth approximately $22M, and had been announced in November. Avnet said ...

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Friday, January 27, 2012

ClearOne Buys VCON Video Conferencing

Salt Lake City-based ClearOne, a provider of audio conferencing equipment, said this morning that it has acquired Israeli firm VCON Video Conferencing Ltd., a developer of software video conferencing products. ClearOne said it will acquire ...

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Monday, January 23, 2012

CIBER Sells Division

Greenwood Village-based CIBER, which provides information technology consulting and services, said this morning that it has sold its Federal Division to CRGT, Inc.. CRTG is owned by private equity firm Veritas Capital, and provides technolo...

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Monday, January 23, 2012

AmSafe Acquired By TransDigm For $750M

Phoenix-based AmSafe Global Holdings, a supplier of safety and restraint equipment for the aerospace industry, has been acquired by Cleveland-based TransDigm Group, in a deal worth $750M in cash. TransDigm said it is buying AmSafe from a gr...

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Monday, January 23, 2012

Offsite Backup Solutions Acquired By j2 Global

Phoenix-based Offsite Backup Solutions, LLC, an operator of an online, backup service, has been acquired by j2 Global, j2 said this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. j2 Global said it will use the acquisition t...

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

InPhase Hopes To Sell Patent Portfolio

Longmont, Colorado-based InPhase Technologies, the bankrupt developer of holographics storage products and technology, is looking to sell or license its patents, according to majority shareholder Signal Lake. Signal Lake said it has retaine...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Arrow Electronics Buys TechTurn

Englewood, Colorado-based Arrow Electronics said today that it has acquired TechTurn Ltd., a provider of electronics asset disposition (EAD) and recycling services. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. TechTurn, which is based in ...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Acteea Acquired By PivotLink

Salt Lake City-basd Acteea, a developer of software-as-a-service used for e-commerce analytics, has been acquired by PivotLink, a developer of retail performance management software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Ac...

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

ILX Lightwave Acquisition Completes

The acquisition of Bozeman, Montana-based ILX Lightwave has completed, according to buyer Newport Corporation. Newport said it paid $9.3M in cash for ILX, which had 2011 revenues of approximately $8M. Newport had said it would buy ILX at th...

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Procerus Technologies Acquired By Lockheed Martin

Orem, Utah-based Procerus, a developer of autopilot, targeting and payload technologies for unmanned aircraft, has been acquired by Lockheed Martin. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Lockheed Martin said the acquisition will en...

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Friday, January 13, 2012

LeadMD Buys Marketing Engine

Phoenix-based LeadMD, which provides marketing and lead generation services to small and medium sized businesses, said yesterday that it has acquired Marketing Engine, a company which specialized in Salesforce.com implementation. Financial ...

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Friday, January 13, 2012

Insight Buys German Firm

Tempe, Arizona-based Insight Enterprises, the technology products provider, said this week that it is acquiring Inmac, a B2B, hardware reseller based in Frankfurt, Germany. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Insight said that In...

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

SimpleGeo Service Gets Sunset Date

It looks like it's finally the end for SimpleGeo, the location-based information service started by Matt Galligan and Joe Stump which was founded at Boulder-based TechStars. In a blog post to SimpleGeo's users Thursday, Urban Airship, the n...

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

ALMSA Acquired By Yardi

Eagle, Idaho-based ALMSA Corporation, a developer of software used to manage electronic health record (EHR) and electronic medication administration in assisted living and long-term care communities, has been acquired by property management...

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

TriZetto Acquires Medical Data Express

Denver-based TriZetto Group, the healthcare IT software provider headed by Trace DeVanny, said this morning that it has acquired Medical Data Express, a provider of technology and services for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid. Financial term...

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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

ZColo Buys MarquisNet

Louisville, Colorado-based zColo, the colocation subsidiary of the Zayo Group, reported this morning that it has acquired the data center business of MarquisNet. Financial terms of the buy were not announced. The colocation provider is the ...

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Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Toolbox.com Acquired By Ziff Davis

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Toolbox.com, an online community for enterprise IT professionals, has been acquired Ziff Davis. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Ziff Davis said it acquired Toolbox.com from the Corporate Executive Bo...

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Thursday, December 29, 2011

ILX Lightwave Acquired By California Photonics Firm

ILX Lightwave, a developer of high performance, test and measurement equipment for laser diodes and other photonics equipment, has been acquired by California-based Newport Corporation. Newport said it paid $9.3M in cash for ILX, which is e...

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

RightNow Shareholders Approve Merger With Oracle

The shareholders of Bozeman, Montana-based RightNow have approved that firm's $1.5 billion merger with Oracle, the firm said Friday. Oracle said in October that it would pay $43 per share in cash for RightNow, which developer customer relat...

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Friday, December 23, 2011

Gogo Files for IPO

Gogo, the provider of inflight wireless services which has operations in Broomfield, Colorado, has filed for an IPO. Gogo said it is looking to raise up to $100M in its IPO, and is hoping to trade as GOGO. The firm has not yet selected an e...

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Foundry Gets Big Exit At Zynga

Boulder-based Foundry Venture Capital scored a huge win Friday for its 2007 fund, Foundry Venture Capital 2007, as one of its portfolio companies, Zynga, hit the public markets. Zynga debuted on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Friday at ...

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Avnet Buys Electronics Recycler Round2

Phoenix-based Avnet, the electronics distributor, said today that it has acquired ROUND2 Technologies, a provider of electronics recycling services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Round2 provides electronic testing a...

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Avnet Buys Computer and Electronics Repair Firm

Phoenix-based Avnet, the electronics distributor, said today that it has picked up the assets of Nexicore Services, a provider of computer repair and installation services. Nexicore was in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and was based in Simi Valley...

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Friday, December 9, 2011

P2 Energy Solutions Buys Beyond Compliance

Denver-based P2 Energy Solutions, a provider of software, geospatial data, and other tools and services to the energy industry, said this week that it has acquired Beyond Compliance, a Canadian firm providing automated compliance management...

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Private Equity Firm Grey Mountain Buys Stratix

Grey Mountain Partners, a Boulder-based private equity firm, said this morning that it has acquired Stratix Corporation, a Georgia-based developer of enterprise mobile software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Grey Mo...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Breakaway Group Acquired By ACS

Denver-based The Breakaway Group, a developer of web-based technology used for training healthcare provider of electronic medical records (EMR) software, has been acquired by IT outsourcing firm ACS, a subsidiary of Xerox. Financial terms o...

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Clovis Oncology Raises $130M In IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, a developer of cancer treatments, had its IPO Wednesday, raising $130M for the company in its first day as a public company. The firm is trading on the NASDAQ Global Market as CLVS. The firm debuted at $13.00 ...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Clovis Oncology Prices IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, the developer of anti-cancer drugs, has priced its IPO, saying Tuesday evening that it is offering up 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at $13.00 per share. Clovis will debut on the NASDAQ Global Select Ma...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Clovis Oncology On Tap For IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, a developer of anti-cancer drugs, is expected to debut in an IPO on the market this week on the NASDAQ Global Market, under the ticker symbol CLVS. Clovis--which set its initial pricing range at between $13.00...

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Friday, November 11, 2011

IHS Buys Purvin & Gertz

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS has acquired a provider of market research and advice to the oil and gas industry, Purvin & Gertz, the firm said this morning. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Purvin & Gertz, which employes aroun...

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Avnet Acquires Pinnacle Data Systems

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said Thursday that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Pinnacle Data Systems, a provider of application specific hardware and support to OEMs. Avnet said it will pay approximately $22M, or ...

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

RTP Acquired By Active Network

Avon, Colorado-based RTP, a developer of software used to manage ski resort ticket sales, activities, and rentals, has been acquired by online sports and events registrations firm Active Network. Active Network announced the acquisition Thu...

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Fusion-io Looks To Raise Another $100M In Follow-On

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of solid state disk drives, said today in a filing with the SEC that it is looking to offer approximately $100M more in common stock. In addition, the firm said that its existing shareholders ar...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Radiate Media Raises $22M

Salt Lake City-baseed Radiate Media, a newly formed company which is the combination of Matchbin and the NAVTEQ Broadcast Media Division, said today that it has raised $22M in a first institutional financing. The deal included $10M in equit...

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Monday, October 31, 2011

SimpleGeo Acquired By Urban Airship

Boulder-based SimpleGeo, the developer of location-based APIs for acquiring information about physical locations, businesses, and more, has been acquired by Urban Airship. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed, although the deal was...

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Monday, October 24, 2011

RightNow Acquired by Oracle For $1.5 Billion

Bozeman, Montana-based RightNow Software, the developer of customer relationship management and support software, has been acquired by database giant Oracle, the firms said today, in a deal worth $1.5 billion. Oracle said it would acquire R...

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Friday, October 14, 2011

Windsor Management Group Acquired By Texas Firm

Tempe, Arizona-based Windsor Management Group, a developer of financial and human resources management software for the K-12 education market, has been acquired by Texas-based software firm Tyler Technologies. Tyler said that it paid $23.5M...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Accuvant Buys UK Firm V3rity

Denver-based Accuvant, a provider of information security services, said today that it has acquired V3rity ltd., a UK-based company developing database forensics and analysis software. Accuvant said the asset deal will add database security...

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Hosting.com Buys NeoSpire

Denver-based Hosting.com, a provider of managed hosting and cloud hosting services, said today that it has acquired fellow managed hosting firm Neospire. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. Hosting.com said the acquisition will ...

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Friday, October 7, 2011

Zayo Buys 360Networks

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group said Friday that it has agreed to acquire 360networks Holdings (USA) Inc., a Seattle-based fiber network and telecom services provider. Zayo did not disclose financial terms of the deal. According to Za...

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Report: Lijit Sold For Just Under $100M

Boulder-based Lijit, the blog widget and Internet advertising network, was sold for just under $100M in stock, according to reports. Fortune cited "multiple sources" on the figure. Federated Media and Lijit announced that Federated would bu...

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Lijit Acquired By Federated Media

Boulder-based Lijit, the online ad network and blog widget developer, announced this morning that it has been acquired by Federated Media, the online advertising rep firm headed by John Battelle. Financial terms of the acquisition were not ...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

BackupMyTree Acquired By Israeli Firm

Boulder-based BackupMyTree, a provider of on automatic, online backup service for family tree data, has been acquired by Tel Aviv, Israel-based MyHeritage.com. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. MyHeritage.com said the b...

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Market Force Acquires European Firm

Boulder-based Market Force Information, the developer of business and market intelligence software and services headed by Karl Maier, said this morning that it has acquired a UK-based customer experience and mystery shopping provider, Retai...

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

CoorsTek Buys Ceramics Business From BAE Systems

Golden, Colorado-based CoorsTek, a manufacturer of technical ceramics, said Thursday that it has acquired the advanced ceramics business of BAE Systems. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. CoorsTek said it acquired the pu...

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Zinch Acquired By Chegg

Provo, Utah-based Zinch, an online site which connects prospective college and graudate students to scholarships, has been acuqired by Chegg, the online education site, Chegg said Thursday. Financial terms of the buy were disclosed. Zinch i...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

OneRiot Acquired By Walmart

Boulder-based OneRiot, the social media targeting and advertisement network, has been acquired by Walmart, the firms said late Tuesday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Walmart, OneRiot becomes part of its Walmart...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Frontier Scientific Buys ASDI

Logan, Utah-based Frontier Scientific Services, a provider of chemical compounds and services, said today that it has acquired the assets of ASDI, Inc., a provider of chemical services to the pharmaceutical and industrial industry. Financia...

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Seven Peaks Buys Daily Deals Site CityDeals

Provo, Utah-based Seven Peaks, the operator of the Seven Peaks Waterparks and Trafalgar Fun Centers, said Monday that it has acquired online daily deals site CityDeals. Financial terms of the asset acquisition were not disclosed. Seven Peak...

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Friday, September 2, 2011

AFS Technologies In Recap

Phoenix, Arizona-based AFS Technologies, a developer of ERP software for the food and beverage industry, said Thursday afternoon that it has received a new equity financing led by Goldman, Sachs & Co. The firm said the recapitalization will...

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

HEIT Acquired By Kentucky Firm

Fort Collins, Colorado-based HEIT, a provider of cloud-based managed compliance, security, and IT services, has been acquired by Paducah, Kentucky-based Computer Services, Inc.. Financial details of the buy were not announced. Computer Serv...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Limelight Networks Sells EyeWonder

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight Networks said this morning that it has sold its EyeWonder rich media advertising unit to DG, in a deal worth $66M in cash. Limelight asid that DG plans to combine EyeWonder and MediaMind to create a provider o...

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Monday, August 29, 2011

ProStor Systems Acquired By Imation

Boulder, Colorado-based ProStor, the developer of archival backup systems and technology, has been acquired by Imation, a provider of data storage products, Imation announced this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announc...

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

SNTech Acquires Electric Motor Firm

Phoenix, Arizona-based SNTech, a venture backed firm developing highly energy efficient electric motors, said Wednesday that it has acquired the electric motor product line from Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC). Financial details of the deal ...

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Monday, August 22, 2011

APS Energy Services Acquired By Ameresco

Tempe, Arizona-based APS Energy Services Company, a provider of integrated energy efficiency and renewable energy services to institutional customers, has been acquired by Ameresco. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. APS...

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Monday, August 22, 2011

PracticeMax Buys American Billing Services

Scottsdale, Arizona-based PracticeMax, a provider of revenue cycle management and software services for the healthcare industry, said today that it has acquired American Billing Services, of Portland, Oregon. Financial terms of the acquisit...

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

IHS Closes Seismic Micro-Technology Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said today that it has completed its acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology, a developer of geoscience software used in the oil and gas industry. The acquisition was worth $500M in cash, and is the biggest eve...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Quark Acquired By Private Equity Firm

Denver-based page layout software developer Quark has been acquired by private equity firm Platinum Equity, the private equity firm said this morning. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to the firms, Platinum E...

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Fusion-io Acquires IO Turbine

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of flash-based disk drive technology, said Thursday aftenroon that it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy IO Turbine, a developer of caching products for virtual environments. Fusion-...

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Sharper Agent Acquired By Market Leader

Denver-based Sharper Agent, a developer of online and print marketing for real estate agents, has been acquired by real estate marketing software developer Market Leader. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. SharperAgent's president...

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Realfast Acquired By Michigan Firm

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Avnet Buys Two Asian Firms

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said today that it has acquired two Asian distribution firms. Avnet said it acquired Prospect Technology, an electronics components distributor in Taiwan with 70 employees, and J.C. Tally Trading ...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

IHS Acquires Seismic-Micro Technology

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS Inc. said Tuesday afternoon that it is acquiring Seismic Micro-Technology, a developer of geoscience software, for $500M in cash. IHS said the acquisition is the largest in its history. Seismic Micro-Technology...

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Monday, July 25, 2011

First Solar Sells Spanish Solar Power Plant

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar, the manufacturer of thin film solar power panels, said over the weekend that it has sold a 10MW solar power plant near Zamora, Spain. The firm said it sold the 9.9 megawatt solar power plant to the European...

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Skullcandy Flat In IPO

Park City-based Skullcandy, the maker of headphones and other electronics gear, was flat in its IPO Wednesday. The firm priced at $20.00, and closed at the same price, $20.00. The firm's pricing was above its earlier, expected range of $17 ...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Skullcandy Increases IPO Size

Salt Lake City-based Skullcandy, the audio headphone and electronics accessories maker, has upped its IPO size, ahead of an expected IPO on Wednesday. Skullcandy said Monday in a filing that it has increased its offering to 8,489,825 shares...

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Monday, July 18, 2011

SocialBios Acquired By Move

Denver-based SocialBios, the developer of social search and business referral software, has been acquired by real estate website operator Move. Move, which is based in Silicon Valley, did not disclosed financial details of the acquisition. ...

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

GoLocal.Biz Acquired By Broadcasting Firm

St. George, Utah-based GoLocal.biz, a provider of Internet-based, local business directory, coupon, movie, and entertainment information to broadcasting firms, has been acquired by publicly held broadcaster Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.....

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Skullcandy Sets IPO Range, Shares

In a sign that IPO plans at Salt Lake City-based Skullcandy are progressing, the maker of audio headphones and accessories indicated that it plans to sell 8,333,334 shares of its common stock in an IPO at between $17.00 and $19.00 per share...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Go Daddy Sold To Private Equity Firms

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Go Daddy Group, the domain name registrar headed by Bob Parsons, said late Friday that it was acquired by three private equity firms. The firm said it will receive a strategic investment and enter into a partnershi...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Avnet Buys French Distributor

Phoenix-based Avnet, the electronics distributor, said today that it has acquired a French firm, Amosdec SAS. Avnet did not disclose financial terms of the acquisition, but did say that Amosdec had revenues of approximately $90M in calendar...

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Friday, July 1, 2011

Foundry To Benefit From Zynga IPO

San Francisco-based social games make Zynga filed for an IPO Friday, in what could be potentially one of the biggest paydays for Boulder-based Foundry Venture Capital. Zynga said it is looking to raise up to $1 billion in its IPO, which is ...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

SoftHotel Acquired By Travel Giant Sabre

Chandler, Arizona-based SoftHotel, a developer of web-based, hotel property management systems, has been acquired by travel booking giant Sabre Holdings. Sabre Holdings announced the deal Wednesday, but did not disclose financial details of...

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Alanco Merges With YuuZoo

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Alanco Technologies, which previously provided wireless and RFID tracking systems, has merged with a social networking firm, YuuZoo Corporation, the firm said Wednesday morning. Alanco--which had essentially divest...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Centennial Ventures, Meritage Get Exit At Masergy

Two Colorado venture capital and investment firms -- Centennial Ventures and Meritage Funds, have scored an exit at portfolio firm Masergy Communications. According to Masergy, a provider of secure, virtual network services based in Texas, ...

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Monday, June 27, 2011

LanSchool Acquired By Stoneware

Orem, Utah-based LanSchool Technologies, which develops classroom management software, said today that it has been acquired by Stoneware, a Philadelphia-based developer of private cloud and virtual web desktop tools. Financial terms of the ...

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Friday, June 24, 2011

Report: GoDaddy To Be Sold For $2.5 Billion

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy, the domain name registrar headed by Bob Parsons, is set to sell itself to a number of private equity firms, according to reports today. The firm is reportedly being acquired for $2.5B by KKR & Co., Silver ...

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

TriGeo Acquired By SolarWinds

Post Falls, Idaho-based TriGeo, a developer of event and log management software, has been acquired by IT management firm SolarWinds. SolarWinds said it will pay $35M in cash for TriGeo, to bolster its portfolio of software offerings. TriGe...

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Clovis Oncology Files For IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, a developer of anti-cancer drugs, has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raised up to $149.5M on the public markets. The firm has applied to list on the NASDAQ GLobal Market as CLVS. The firm's IPO...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

TechMediaNetwork Buys LAPTOP

Ogden, Utah-based TechMediaNetwork has acquired LAPTOP and LaptopMag.com, online publications focused on mobile technology. Financial terms of the asset acquisition were not disclosed. TechMediaNetwork said the deal is expected to close in ...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

ZAGG Buys iFrogz

Salt Lake City-based ZAGG, the manufacturer of protective skins for consumer electronics products, said Tuesday evening that it has acquired iFrogz, an audio and mob ile device accessory firm. The deal was worth approximately $105M. iFrog d...

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Zerigo Acquired By Silicon Valley Firm

Littleton, Colorado-based Zerigo,a provider of virtual private servers, managed DNS services, and monitoring tools for cloud-based servers, has been acquired by 8x8, a Silicon Valley cloud computing firm. Financial terms of the acquisition ...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Intrado Acquires Contact One

Longmont-based Intrado, the developer of 9-1-1 and public safety equipment, said this morning that it has acquired Contact One, a provider of 9-1-1 geographic information systems (GIS). Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed....

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Fishbowl Management Buys Firm

Orem, Utah-based Fishbowl, the developer of Quickbooks inventory management software, said today that the firm's management team has acquired the entire ownership of the firm from a former, majority shareholder. Name of that shareholder, an...

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Fusion-io Soars In IPO Thursday

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io was up 18 percent in its IPO Thursday, after pricing at $19.00. The firm closed its first day on the NYSE, trading as FIO, at $22.50 a share. Fusion-io had estimated its IPO pricing at between $16.00 to $18.00...

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Report: $400M Acquisition of AdMeld Huge Exit For Foundry Group

A reported acquisition of New York-based online advertising firm AdMeld by Google would be a huge exit for Boulder-based venture capital firm Foundry Group, if confirmed. The acquisition has not yet been announced by either of the firms, bu...

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Fusion-io Surges In Debut

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of solid state disk drives (SSD), surged in its IPO this morning, soaring as high as $29.65 a share, after pricing at $19.00 per share last night. The firm, whose flash-based memory devices are ...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Fusion-io Prices IPO

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of flash-based, solid state storage devices for the enterprise market, priced its IPO Wednesday evening, at $19.00 per share. The firm priced above its $16.00 to $18.00 per share pricing range -...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

NewsGator Spins Off Sepia Labs

Denver-based NewsGator said this morning that it has spun off a new company, Sepia Labs. According to NewsGator, the new company is manned by the team which developed both iPhone software development app TapLynx, and the iPhone, iPad, and M...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Fusion-io Bumps Anticipated IPO Range

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, which develops flash-based, solid state memory products, has bumped its IPO offering range, saying in a filing this morning that it now expects its offering of 12.3M shares of its common stock to price at bet...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Fusion-io Set To For IPO Debut Thursday

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of flash-based, data storage devices, is set to have its IPO Thursday on the NYSE. The firm has applied to list as FIO. Fusion-io is venture backed by Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz Fund, ...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

HP Sells Boise Data Center

Hewlett Packard has sold a data center in Boise to real estate firm and high tech investment firm The Benaroya Company. According to Benaroya, it has purchased the 60,252 square foot Boise Data Center from HP, which was sold by HP as part o...

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Friday, June 3, 2011

Push IO Buys TapLynx From NewsGator

Boulder-based Push IO, which develops mobile push notification services, said Thursday that it has acquired TapLynx, s platform for creating iPone and iPad apps, from NewsGator. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Push IO...

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Test Advantage Buys Philippine Firm

Tempe, Arizona-based Test Advantage, a provider of automated test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry, said today that it has acquired Phillippines-based Microstats, LLC, a provider of hardware repair services for the automated t...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

TeleTech Completes eLoyalty Unit Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based TeleTech Holdings said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of the Integrated Contact Solutions (ICS) business unit of eLoyalty. The deal had originally been announced in March. Financial details of t...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Printelligent Acquired By HP

Salt Lake City-based Printelligent, a provider of managed print services, has been acquired by HP, HP announced Tuesday afternoon. HP said it is acquiring "substantially all" of Printelligent in an asset deal. Financial terms of the buy wer...

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Fusion-io Sets IPO Pricing Range

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of high speed, flash-based memory storage, has set details of its IPO, saying today that it will be offering up 12,300,000 shares of its common stock on the NYSE as FIO. The firm also set its pr...

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Intermap Gets $600,000 Order, As Firm Seeks Buyer

Denver-based Intermap, the provider of 3D mapping data, reported today that it has scored a $600,000 order from a customer in France. The order came from an existing customer. The firm said the data will be used to provide terrain data alon...

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

MyTopo Acquired By Trimble

Billings, Montana-based MyTopo, an online provider of topographic maps, has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based Trimble. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. MyTopo's web site allows users to order up waterproof topographic, sat...

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Prostor's RDX Sold To Tandberg

Westminster, Colorado-based Tandberg Data announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the RDX business from Prostor Systems. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Tandberg Data, it will acq...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

CVI Melles Griot Acquired By IDEX Corporation

CVI Melles Griot, a manufacturer of specialty lasers, light sources, electro-optical components, and other related products, which is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been acquired by IDEX Corporation. IDEX said it will pay $400M in ca...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Flypaper Studio Acquired By Trivantis

Phoenix-based Flypaper Studio, the develeoper of web-based, interactive presentation creation software, is being acquired by Cincinnati-based Trivantis Corporation. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Trivantis said it has agreed...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Flypaper Studio Acquired By Trivantis

Phoenix-based Flypaper Studio, the develeoper of web-based, interactive presentation creation software, is being acquired by Cincinnati-based Trivantis Corporation. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Trivantis said it has agreed...

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

TechStars Gets Exit In Boston

Boulder-based TechStars, the startup mentoring and acceleration program run by David Cohen, has scored its first exit in its Boston 2009 class, the firm said this week. TechStars said that Sensobi was acquired by GroupMe. Financial terms of...

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Monday, May 9, 2011

Limelight Buys AcceloWeb

Tempe, Arizona-based content delivery network Limelight Networks said today that it has acquired AcceloWeb, an Israeli provider of web application acceleration technology. Financial terms of the deal, which included both Limelight Networks ...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

IHS Acquires CMAI

Englewood, Colorado-based information and analyst firm IHS is on an acquisition roll, saying today that it has acquired Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI). CMAI is a provider of advisory services for the petrochemical, specialty chemic...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

ePlan Services Acquired by Paychex

Denver-based ePlan Services, a provider of recordkeeping services for 401(k) providers, has been acquired by payroll firm Paychex. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. ePlan Services was founded in 1999, and was co-founde...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Limelight Networks Buys Clickability

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight Networks said Tuesday that it has acquired Clickability, a developer of web content management software-as-a-service. Limelight said the deal was worth approximately $10M in a combination of its common stock a...

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Skullcandy Buys Astro Gaming

Park City, Utah-based Skullcandy, the maker of audio headphones and accessories, revealed that it has acquired gaming headphones maker Astro Gaming, in a deal worth $10.8M. Skullcandy, which is in the process of an IPO, said it acquired Ast...

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mobius Portfolio Firm Impinj Files For IPO

One of the investments of Boulder-based Mobius Venture Capital, RFID chip maker Impinj, has filed for an IPO. Impinj, which is based in Seattle, said Thursday afternoon in an IPO filing that it is looking to raised $100M on the markets. Mo...

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Evolving Systems Sells Unit To Neustar

Englewood, Colorado-based Evolving Systems, which provides services to the telecommunications industry, said today that it is selling its Numbering Solutions business to Neustar, in a deal worth $39M in cash. The firm's Numbering Systems bu...

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Monday, April 18, 2011

Efficient Workflow Solutions Acquired By Canadian Firm

Grand Junction, Colorado-based Efficient Workflow Solutions, a developer of software for the moving and storage industry, has been acquired, according to Toronto, Canada-based Constellation Software. Constellation Software said that its who...

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Monday, April 18, 2011

IHS Buys ODS-Petrodata

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said today that it has acquire ODS-Petrodata, a provider of data to the offshore energy industry. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. IHS said the ODS-Petrodata would be an "excellent fit" within its...

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Level 3 Buys Global Crossing

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications announced this morning that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Global Crossing, in a deal worth approximately $3.0 billion. The firm said it will provide 16 shares of its ...

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

PrimeStar Solar Acquired By GE

Arvada, Colorado-based PrimeStar Solar, a developer of thin film photovoltaic solar technology, has been acquired by GE, GE said today. GE said the acquisition came after advancements at PrimeStar resulted in a record-setting, photovoltaic ...

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

DISH Network Scores Blockbuster For $320M

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite broadcaster DISH Network has acquired the assets of bankrupt video rental chain Blockbuster, in a deal worth $320M, DISH said Wednesday morning. After adjustments for cash an inventory, DISH said it will ...

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Mozy Shifts To VMware

Mozy, the data storage service owned by EMC and which has operations in Pleasant Grove, Utah, has become part of VMware, the firms said last night. VMware said it has hired the team and acquired the assets of the Mozy cloud-based data prote...

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Hypercom's Payments Business Sold To Ingenico

The U.S. payment systems business of Scottsdale, Arizona-based Hypercom has been sold to Ingenico S.A, according to VeriFone Systems. VeriFone, which recently acquired HyperCom, said it will receive $54M in cash for Hypercom's payments busi...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Insys Therapeutics Files For IPO

Phoenix, Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, a developer of pharmaceuticals focused on cancer supportive care, has filed for an IPO, saying Tuesday that it is looking to raise up to $55M in an IPO on the Nasdaq Global Market. The firm is look...

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Market Force Buys Canadian Firm

Boulder-based Market Force Information, the developer of software for business intelligence tools for retailers, said this morning that it as acquired Canadian firm Tell Us About Us (TUAU), a provider of web and interactive voice response s...

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Friday, March 18, 2011

TeleTech Buys Company

Englewood, Colorado-based TeleTech Holdings said Thursday afternoon that it has acquired the Integrated Contact Solutions Business unit of eLoyalty. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. TeleTech said the unit had revenues ...

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Fusion-io Files For IPO

Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, the developer of solid state disk drives, has filed for an IPO, saying today that it is looking to raise up to $150M on the public markets. The firm's IPO is being underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan...

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

ENCRYPTX Acquired By Imation

Louisville, Colorado-based ENCRYPTX Corporation, a developer of encryption software for removable storage devices and media, has been acquired by Imation. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Imation, it will transfe...

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

AdvancedMD Sold To ADP

Salt Lake City-based AdvancedMD Software, which develops practice management and electronic health record software to the health industry, has been acquired by Automatic Data Processing, according to Francisco Partners, the private equity o...

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Monday, February 28, 2011

ON Semiconductor Completes Buy of CMOS Sensor Business

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor reported this morning that it has completed its acquisition of the CMOS Image Sensor business unit of Cypress Semiconductor. The deal was worth $31.4M in cash. ON Semiconductor said the buy would solidify its ...

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Hypercom Stockholders Approve VeriFone Merger

Scottsdale-based Hypercom Corporation, a provider of electronic payment products and services, said this morning that its stockholders have approved the firm's acquisition by VeriFone Systems. The two firms had announced the acquisition in ...

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Byers Peak Acquired For $4.35M

Denver-based Byers Peak, a manufacturer of medical devices for the OEM and emerging technology market, has been acquired for $4.35M by Sparton Corporation. Sparton said its wholly owned subsidiary, Sparton BP Medical Denver will acquire ce...

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

TriZetto Acquires Gateway EDI

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based TriZetto Group reported this morning that it is in a deal to acquire Gateway EDI, a provider of healthcare revenue cycle management services. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Gateway EDI is ba...

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Carefx Acquired By Harris Corporation

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Carefx, a provider of patient information systems and software, has been acquired by Harris Corporation. Harris said it will pay $155M in cash for Carefx. Carefx was founded in 2002, has nearly 250 employees, and w...

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Friday, February 18, 2011

DirectPointe Looking To Sell Managed Services Business

Lindon, Utah-based DirectPointe, a provider of managed IT services, is looking to sell its managed services business, according to a report from MSPmentor. The report says that DirectPointe has hired Redwood Capital Group to assist with the...

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Monday, February 14, 2011

EchoStar Buys Hughes

Englewood, Colorado-based EchoStar said today that it is acquiring satellite communications provider Hughes Communications, Inc. in a deal worth approximately $2 billion. EchoStar said it would acquire all of the outstanding equity of Hughe...

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Foundry Gets Exit In Gist

Boulder-based venture capital firm Foundry Group has scored a portfolio exit this morning, via the acquisition of Gist by Research In Motion, the developer of the BlackBerry smart phone. Financial terms of the deal were not disclsoed. Gist ...

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Numira Biosciences Buys Firm

Salt Lake City-based Numira Biosciences, a contract research organization focused on high resolution, 3D imaging services, said this morning that it has acquired the Efficacy Pharmacology operating unit of Ricera Biosciences, LLC. The firm ...

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Monday, February 7, 2011

MapQuest Becomes Part Of AOL's New Huffington Post Unit

Denver-based MapQuest, the online mapping unit of AOL, has become part of a new content unit at AOL, the firm said last night, after it acquired The Huffington Post. AOL said it paid $315M for The Huffington Post, which is headed by Arianna...

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

M2M Data Corporation Acquires Implicit Monitoring Solutions

Englewood, Colorado-based M2M Data Corporation, which provides remote monitoring services for the oil and gas market, said this week that it has acuqired the operating assets of Implicit Monitoring Solutions. Implicit develops software and ...

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

DISH Buys Satellite Firm For $1B

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite TV operator DISH Network said that it is buying DBSD North America, a communications firm which provides hybrid satellite-terrestrial communications, in a deal worth $1 billion. DISH purchased DBSD out of...

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Monday, January 31, 2011

SkullCandy Files For IPO

Park City-based SkullCandy has filed for an IPO, saying Friday that it is looking to raise up to $125M in an offering on the Nasdaq Global Market as SKUL. The firm develops headphones and other audio products for the consumer electronics ma...

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Friday, January 28, 2011

M2M Communicaitons Acquired By EnerNOC

Boise, Idaho-based M2M Communications, a developer of wireless energy management products, has been acquired by EnerNOC, an energy management firm based in Boston. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. M2M was founded in Boise in...

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

ON Semiconductor Buys Cypress Business Unit

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor announced today that it has acquired the CMOS image sensor business unit from Cypress. The deal was worth $31.4M in cash. The business unit develops custom and standard CMOS image sensors, used in digital phot...

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

SafetyWeb Buys Two Firms

Denver-based SafetyWeb, the provider of personal security products, said today that it has acquired iHound Mobile and myID.com. Financial terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. iHound is a mobile application for the iPhone, iPad, and...

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Advanced Thin Films Acquired For $32M

Boulder-based Advanced Thin Films, a provider of optical components and coatings, has been acquired in a deal worth $32M, according to acquiring firm IDEX Corporation. IDEX said it will pay $32M in cash for Advanced Thin Films (ATFilms), an...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Gevo Sets IPO Offering Range

Englewood, Colorado-based Gevo, which develops biofuels technology, has set its expected offering range for its IPO. In a filing with the SEC Wednesday, the firm said it is looking to sell 7,150,000 shares of its common stock at between $13...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Adobe Boosts Omniture With Demdex Buy

Adobe Systems said Tuesday afternoon that it is further bolstering its Online Marketing Suite, powered by Omniture, with the acquisition of data management software firm Demdex. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Demdex helps p...

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

RightNow Buys Q-Go For $34M

Bozeman, Montana-based RightNow, the developer of customer relationship management (CRM) software, said Tuesday afternoon that it has acquired European software firm Q-Go. RightNow said it will pay $34M in cash to acquire all of Q-Go's stoc...

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Friday, January 7, 2011

First Solar Buys Raytracker

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar, the manufacturer of photovoltaic power modules, said Friday that it has acquired RayTracker, a developer of solar tracking technology. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. First Solar said that R...

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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Echostar Buys Move Networks

Englewood, Colorado-based Echostar and American Fork, Utah-based Move Networks said Thursday afternoon that Echostar has acquired the assets of Move Networks. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Echostar said that the acquisitio...

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Innovative Technology Systems Acquired By Virginia Firm

Larkspur, Colorado-based Innovative Technology Systems, a provider of technology products for the intelligence, defense, and government market, has been acquired by Virginia-based A-T Solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclose...

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Applied Intelligence Solutions Acquired

Boulder-based Applied Intelligence Solutions, a developer of software focused on retailers, has been acquired, according to Silicon Valley-based DemandTec. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. DemandTec said it has acquired subst...

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Avnet Sells Unit To ACS

Phoenix-based Avnet said this morning that it has sold one of its business units, New Prosys Corp., to an affiliate of Applied Computer Solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. New Prosys Corp. is a value added reseller an...

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Printelligent Buys DirectPointe Unit

Salt Lake City-based Printelligent, a provider of printing services, said today that it has acquired Lindon, Utah-based DirectPointe's Printing and Imaging Group. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Printelligent said the buy in...

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Monday, January 3, 2011

Avnet Completes Buy Of Australian VAR

Phoenix-based Avnet said Monday evening that it has completed its acquisition of itX Group Limited, an Australian value added distributor of IT software, hardware, and services. The deal was worth $791.M. Avnet said the acquisition will sig...

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Monday, January 3, 2011

ON Semiconductor Completes Acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of the SANYO Semiconductor subsidiary of SANYO Electric. The deal was worth $144M in cash, plus a draw down of approximately $378M in a loan agreement wi...

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Monday, January 3, 2011

CoorsTek Buys Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics

Golden, Colorado-based CoorsTek, a major manufacturer of ceramics, said today that it has completed the purchase of the advanced ceramics business of Saint-Gobain. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. CoorsTek said the buy...

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Mesa Labs Buys Apex Laboratories Unit

Lakewood, Colorado-based Mesa Labs said this week that it has acquired a unit of Apex Laboratories, a North Carolina-based supplier of biological indicators for hydrogen peroxide vapor systems. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed...

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

EZWatch Pro Sold To Private Equity Firm

Salt Lake City-based EZWatch Pro, a provider of video surveillance and camera systems, has been sold to Generations3 Capital LLC, according to Generational Equity, a provider of mergers and acquisitions advisory services. Financial terms of...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Ascent Media Buys Monitronics

Englewood, Colorado-based Ascent Media said late Friday that it has acquired Monitronics, a provider of security monitoring services for homes and businesses. The deal was worth approximately $1.2 billion. Ascent Media is controlled by John...

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Mechatronic Solutions Acquired

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Mechatronic Solutions, a provider of mechanical engineering and other consulting services, has been acquired by California-based National Technical Systems. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Nation...

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Spectrum Human Resource Systems Acquired By Epicor

Denver-based Spectrum Human Resource Systems Corporation, a developer of human resources management software, has been acquired by a California-based firm, Epicor. According to Epicor, it will pay $16M in cash for Spectrum. Epicor said that...

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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Myriad Genetics Buys Genetic Marker Technology

Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics said this week that it has signed an agreement to acquire proprietary technology from California-based Melanoma Diagnostics, used for the diagnosis and prognosis of malignant melanoma. Financial details ...

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

TimeShareWare Acquired By Connecticut Firm

Kaysville, Utah-based TimeShareWare, a developer of timeshare and real estate management software, has been acquired, according to acquiring firm SS&C Technologies. SS&C is based in Windsor, Connecticut. Financial terms of the buy were not ...

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Medicity Acquired By Aetna For $500M

Salt Lake City-based Medicity, a provider of health information exchange technology, has been acquired by Aetna, Aetna said Tuesday. According to Aetna, it will pay approximately $500M for Medicity, which provides health information exchang...

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Monday, December 6, 2010

ViaWest Buys SingleEdge

Denver-based ViaWest, a provider of colocation and managed services, announced this morning that it has acquired Salt Lake City-based SingleEdge, a colocation and managed services firm. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. ViaWest...

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Monday, December 6, 2010

Liberty Global Buys Polish Firm

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Global said today that it is acquiring Polish cable operator Aster Sp., Z.o.o., which provides services to 368,000 video, 177,000 Internet, and 70,000 fixed telephony subscribers in Poland. Liberty said it ...

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Monday, November 22, 2010

Novell Acquired By Attachmate

Novell has been acquired by Attachmate, a Texas firm developing IT management software, in a deal worth $2.2 billion, Attachmate said this morning, According to Attachmate, it will pay $6.10 per common share in cash for Novell, which makes ...

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Hypercom Acquired By Verifone

Phoenix-based Hypercom, a provider of electronic payment services, has been acquired by VeriFone Systems in a deal worth approximately $485M in stock. According to San Jose-based VeriFone Systems, which also provides secure electronic payme...

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Friday, November 5, 2010

Microchip Completes Integration Of SST

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology announced Thursday evening that it has decided to retain the RF and Superflash Memory units of Silicon Storage Technology, the firm Microchip acquired in April. The company--which said at the tim...

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Everon Technology Services Acquired By PlumChoice

Everon Technology Services, a managed IT service provider with offices in Broomfield, Colorado, has been acquired by PlumChoice, a remote technical services provider. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Everon provides ma...

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

IHS Buys iSuppli

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquired iSuppli Corporation, a provider of technology research and advisory services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to...

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Ancestry.com Eyes Secondary Offering

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com, which operates an online family history and genealogy site, said today in a filing with the SEC that it has proposed a secondary public offering of its common stock. The firm said its shareholders are looking...

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Monday, November 1, 2010

Webroot Buys Prevx

Boulder-based Internet security software firm Webroot said Monday that it has acquired Prevx, a UK-based developer of anti-malware products. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Webroot said it will integrate Prevx's techn...

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Monday, November 1, 2010

Centennial, Meritage To Benefit From Masergy IPO

Two, Denver-area investors have had one of their portfolio firms file for an IPO today. Centennial Ventures and Meritage Funds together own most of Plano, Texas-based Masergy, which said this morning it has filed for a $100M IPO on the NYSE...

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Electronic Legal Software Sells Software Line

Denver-based Electronic Legal Software, LLC, a developer of legal document review software, has sold its flagship software, E.L. Native Review, to Orlando, Florida-based Wave Software. Wave, a provider of early case assessment, litigation s...

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Ancestry.com Completes iArchives Buy

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of iArchives, Inc. and its branded Web site, Footnote.com. Ancestry.com said it would issue approximately 1.022 million shares of its common stock as part of...

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Tendril Raises $23M, Buys GroundedPower

Boulder-based Tendril, a maker of energy management systems, said Tuesday that it has raised $23M in a funding, and acquired GroundedPower, a Massachusetts firm which develops energy management and efficiency software. Financial terms of th...

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Eleutian Technology Merges With Chinese Firm Idapted

Cody, Wyoming-based Eleutian Technology, a provider of English teachers to students via the internet, has merged with Chinese firm Idapted Ltd.. According to the two firms, they have merged to become Eleutian Technology Inc. The firm is ven...

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

iGo Buys AERIAL7

Scottsdale, Arizona-based iGo, the manufacturer of electronic device accessories, said late Thursday that it has acquired AERIAL7, a designer of headphones for the mobile electronics and professional audio markets. The deal was worth $3.34...

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Instant Software Acquired by HomeAway

Denver-based Instant Software, a developer of vacation rental management software, has been acquired by vacation rental marketplace firm HomeAway. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to HomeAway, ISI has approximately 1...

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Monday, October 4, 2010

Neutron Interactive Buys EnticeLabs

Salt Lake City-based Neutron Interactive said Monday that it has acquired EnticeLabs, which develops online recruitment software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. EnticeLabs, which was based in Provo, was backed by Fir...

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Monday, October 4, 2010

Rogue Wave Acquires Acumem

Boulder-based Rogue Wave Software, a developer of cross platform, embedded software development tools, announced this morning tha tit has acquired Acumem, a developer of memory optimization software. Acumem is based in Sweden. Financial ter...

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Monday, October 4, 2010

ViaWest Buys Consonus

Denver-based ViaWest, a provider of colocation and managed services, reported today that it has acquired the data center assets of Salt Lake City-based Consonus, a provider of colocation services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not...

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Dynamic Card Solutions Acquired

Englewood, Colorado-based Dynamic Card Solutions, a developer of software used by banks, credit unions, and retailers to issue PIN numbers, has been acquired. According to Minnetonka, Minnesota-based Datacard Group, it has acquired Dynamic ...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

eSoft Sells Assets Of Security Appliance Business, Becomes zvelo

Broomfield, Colorado-based eSoft said Wednesday afternoon that it has sold off the assets associated with its UTM Internet security appliance (InstaGate, ThreatWall, ThreatPaks and SoftPak Director) to a new firm, eSoft Acquisition Limited....

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Marketron Buys mSnap

Hailey, Idaho-based Marketron said today that it has acquired Denver-based mSnap, a provider of mobile SMS advertising products. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Marketron, mSnap is the largest, broadcast-...

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

LANDesk Acquisition Completes

The acquisition of Salt Lake City-based LANDesk Software has completed, according to private equity buyer Thoma Bravo. Financial terms of the acquisition--which was originally announced in August--have not been disclosed. Thoma Bravo said t...

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Ancestry.com Buys iArchives, Owner of Footnote.com

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com announced this morning it has acquired Salt Lake City-based iArchives, Inc., the owner of Footnote.com, in a deal worth $27M in cash, stock, and assumption of liabities. According to Ancestry.com, the buy will...

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

IHS Buys Two Firms

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS Inc., which supplies health and safety information to companies, said today that it has acquired two other companies, Atrion International and Syntex Management Systems. IHS said it spend a combined $80M on the...

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Accuvant Buys Ciphent

Denver-based Accuvant, which is owned by Sverica International, said today that it has acquired Ciphent, a provider of cyber security products based in BAltimore, Maryland. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Sverica...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

GoDaddy Looks For Buyer, Says Report

Scottsdale, Arizona-based domain name registrar GoDaddy.com appears to be for sale, according to a report Friday from the Wall Street Journal. According to the WSJ, investment banking firm Qatalyst Partners, run by Frank Quattrone, is shopp...

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

IHS Buys B2B Information Firm

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said Tuesday that it has acquired the chemical and energy portfolio assets of Access Intelligence LLC a provider of B2B information owned by private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Financial terms of the ...

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Xtensible Solutions Acquired

Greenwood Village-based Xtensible Solutions, a provider of information management software for the smart grid market, has been acquired by EXCO Technologies Inc., a developer of smart metering applications for the electric, gas, and water i...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

EPIC Ventures Gets Exit In TriCipher

Salt Lake City-based venture capital firm EPIC Ventures has scored an exit with one of its portfolio firms, TriCipher, a developer of single-sign on software. According to virtualization giant VMware today, it acquired TriCipher, along with...

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Stratavia Acquired By HP

Denver-based Stratavia, a developer of run book and IT automation software used for managing database and applications, has been acquired by HP, HP announced this morning. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to HP, the...

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Monday, August 23, 2010

LANDesk Acquired By Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo

Salt Lake City-based LANDesk Software, the developer of IT services management software, announced this morning that it is in a deal to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. L...

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Sparkplug Communications Merges With Airband

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Sparkplug Communications, a provider of fixed wireless broadband services for businesses, has merged with fellow fixed wireless provider Airband, which is based in Dallas. Financial terms of the merger were not dis...

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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Alanco Divests TSI PRISM

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Alanco Technologies said today that it has completed a divestiture of its subsidiary, Alanco/TSI PRISM, which develops RFID inmate tracking technology for the correctoins market. The firm said it sold TSI PRISM's a...

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Monday, August 16, 2010

Accubid Acquired By Trimble

Accubid Systems, a developer of project estimating, project management, and service management software for the electrical and mechanical contracting market, has been acquired. The firm, which has U.S. offices in Denver, was acquired by Tri...

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Friday, August 13, 2010

Avnet Buys Australian VAD

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet is continuing its acquisition roll, saying this morning that it has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of itX Group Limited, an Australian value added distributor. The deal is worth $...

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Gevo Files For IPO

Englewood, Colorado-based Gevo, a developer of renewable chemicals and biofuels technology, has filed for an IPO. According to the firm's S-1, which was filed with the SEC Thursday, the firm is looking to raise up to $150M on the Nasdaq Glo...

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

iGo Acquires Adapt Mobile Ltd.

Scottsdale, Arizona-based iGo, a manufacturer of power management accessories, said today that it has acquired Adapt Mobile Ltd., a London-based marketer of electronics accessories. The deal was worth $900,000 in cash. iGo said that Adapt M...

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Monday, August 9, 2010

Delphi Medical Systems Acquired By Sparton Corporation

Shaumburg, Illinois-based Sparton Corporation, a supplier of electronics and electro-mechanical subassemblies to the medical, defense, security, and aerospace market, said today that it has completed its acquisition of Sparton Medical Syste...

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Monday, August 2, 2010

Limelight Buys Delve Networks

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight Networks, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) services, said today that it has acquired Delve Networks, a provider of cloud-based video publishing and analytics services. Financial terms of the buy we...

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Monday, July 26, 2010

AccessData Corporation Closes CT Summation Merger

Lindon, Utah-based AccessData said today that it has completed its merger with CT Summation. According to the firms, they have become AccessData Group LLC. Both firms provides e-discovery software used for legal litigation and other related...

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Southwest Windpower Buys Deerpath Energy

Flagstaff, Arizona-based Southwest Windpower, a designer and distributor of small wind turbines for the energy generation market, said today that it has acquired Deerpath Energy, a venture backed provider of site analysis and deployment for...

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

ON Semiconductor To Buy SANYO Semiconductor In $366M Deal

Phoenix, Arizona-based ON Semiconductor said late Wednesday evening that it has agreed to acquire SANYO Semiconductor, a subsidiary of SANYO Electric, in a deal worth approximately $366M in cash and stock. ON Semiconductor said that SANYO S...

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Rally Buys iPhone App From Boulder Firm

Boulder-based Rally Software, a developer of Agile software management tools, announced today that it has acquired ScrumAway, an application for the iPhone, and made it a part of its offerings. Rally said the software--which has been rename...

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Monday, July 12, 2010

First Solar Buys NextLight Renewable Power

Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar said Monday that it has acquired NextLight Renewable Power, a solar development firm owned by private equity firm Energy Capital Partners. The deal was worth $297M in cash. First Solar said that the buy now ...

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Monday, July 12, 2010

Delphi Medical Systems Sells Contract Manufacturing Business

Denver, Colorado-based Delphi Medical Systems, a manufacturer of OEM medical devices for the therapeutic device market, is selling off its contract manufacturing business to Sparton Corporation, Sparton said today. Illinois-based Sparton sa...

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Zog Media Sells Off ZooLoo.com

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Zog Media, a digital marketing firm, said this morning that it has sold of its site ZooLoo.com to a group of private investors. Financial terms of the deal, and investors, were not disclosed. ZooLoo.com is an onlin...

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

SafetyWeb Buys Internet Security Firm Odojo

Denver-based SafetyWeb, a provider of Internet safety services for parents, said Tuesday that it has acquired online security firm Odojo. Financail terms of the buy were not disclosed. Odojo develops technology which helps parents to monito...

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Webroot Buys BrightCloud

Boulder, Colorado-based Webroot, a developer of Internet security tools, said today that it has acuqired BrightCloud, a web content classification and security services provider. FInancial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Webroo...

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Report: IPO Activity Triples In Q2

A new report released this morning from PricewaterhouseCoopers says that U.S. IPO activity nearly tripled in the second quarter. According to PwC, IPO deals nearly tripled in the second quarter, compared to last year, with 39 IPOs raising $...

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Friday, July 2, 2010

Zayo Closes AGL Networks Acquisition

Louisville-based Zayo Group said Thursday afternoon it has closed on its acquisition of AGL Networks, a provider of dark fiber bandwidth in Atlanta, Phoenix and Charlotte. The firm said the acquisition adds approximately 850 route miles of ...

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Move Networks Lays Off Staff, Looks For Buyer

Move Networks, the video streaming technology provider started by Novell founder Drew Major, confirmed Wednesday evening that it is looking for a buyer, and has laid off staff. The firm also said that its President and CEO, Roxanne Austin, ...

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Zayo Group Buys American Fiber Systems

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group said today that it is buying another firm, American Fiber Systems Holdings Corporation. Zayo, which provides bandwidth and colocation services, said the acquisition will both augment and expand its fibe...

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

eBay Acquires RedLaser From Occipital

Online marketplace firm eBay has acquired RedLaser, the barcode scanning application for the iPhone from Boulder, Colorado-based Occipital. eBay announced Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to eBay, it acqu...

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

CIBER Buys Danish Firm

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based CIBER, a provider of information technology consulting, said today that it has acquired the assets of Denmark-based Segmenta A/S, a provider of SAP consulting serviecs. Financial terms of the deal were not ...

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Fatpipe Drops Indian IPO Plans

Salt Lake City-based Fatpipe Networks, the venture backed provider of WAN optimization hardware, has dropped its plans for an IPO in India, according to reports from Indian financial publications. The firm, which had been looking to raise $...

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Ancestry.com Buys Swedish Firm

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com announced Monday afternoon that it has acquired a Swedish firm, Genline.se, in a deal worth $6.7M in cash. Genline.se operates an online, Swedish family history site, and is publicly traded on the Stockholm ex...

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

CrimeReports.com Buys TipSoft

Salt Lake City-based CrimeReports.com said Wednesday that it has acquiredTipSoft, a developer of software used for gathering police tips and intelligence. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. TipSoft's software is used by law enf...

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

ON Semiconductor Buys Sound Design Technologies

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said this morning that it has acquired Sound Design Technologies, a Canadian supplier of DSP technology used for hearing aids and other audio processing applications. The deal was worth $22M in cash. ON Semico...

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Monday, June 7, 2010

Fatpipe Looks To Raise $10M In IPO In India

Salt Lake City-based Fatpipe Networks, a developer of WAN optimization hardware, is in the midst of an IPO in India, according to reports from Indian business publications. Fatpipe, which is venture backed by Draper & Associates, vSpring, W...

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Avnet To Buy Japanese Firm

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said this morning that it is looking to acquire Unidux, a Japanese electronic components distributor. Avnet said that Unidux had 2009 revenues of approximately $370M. Financial terms of the acquis...

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Viawest Acquisition Completes

Denver-based colocation and managed IT services firm Viawest said this morning that it has completed its acquisition by private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners. Financial terms of the deal have not been announced. Viawest had said in ...

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Monday, May 24, 2010

Microchip Sells SST's NAND Drive Assets

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology said this morning that it has sold certain assets of its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary. Microchip said it sold its NAND Drive, NAND controller, smart card IC, combo memory, concurre...

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Report: Utah Firms Raised $663M In 2009

A report released Thursday by the Mountain West Capital Network (MWCN) tallies up $663M in investments in Utah during 2009, as the state saw 94 venture capital, angel, and seed stage deals, 31 mergers and acquisitions, and one public offeri...

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

DailyBurn Sells Majority Stake To IAC

Boulder-based DailyBurn, which operates an online community and site focused on weight loss and fitness, has sold a majority stake in the firm to Mindspark/IAC. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. DailyBurn, which is a TechStars...

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Associated Content Acquired By Yahoo

Denver-based Associated Content, the content publishing firm founded by Luke Beatty, has been acquired by Yahoo, Yahoo announced Tuesday afternoon. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, however, some reports place the acqui...

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

COMPLETE XRM Buys Rights To Franklin Covey's PlanPlus Products

Salt Lake City-based Franklin Covey Co. is selling the rights to the firm's PlanPlus product line to COMPLETE XRM, the company said today. Franklin Covey, which developed its PlanPlus products in a partnership with COMPLETE XRM, did not dis...

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

IHS Buys Software Firm Quantitative Micro Software

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said this morning that it has acquired Quantitative Micro Software (QMS), a developer of Windows-based econometric and forecasting software. The deal was worth $40M. QMS develops EViews, used for economics simu...

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Unirac Acquired By Hilti

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Unirac, a manufacturer of photovoltaic solar panel mounting hardware, has been acquired by Hilti Group, based in Liechtenstein. According to Hilti Group, the acquisition will broaden its product portfolio and e...

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Advanced Energy Completes PV Powered Buy

Fort Collins, Colorado-based Advanced Energy Industries said Monday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of PV Powered, a manufacturer of grid-tied PV inverters for the photovoltaic (solar) market. The deal was worth $50M, made u...

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Limelight Completes EyeWonder Buy

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight Networks said today that it has completed its acquisition of EyeWonder, which operates a video advertising network. Financial terms of the buy, which was originally announced in December, were not disclosed. L...

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Avnet Buys Latin American Distributor

Phoenix-based Avnet said today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Tallard Technologies companies, a distributor of products to Latin America. Tallard is part of Itautec S.A. - Grupo Itautec. Financial terms of th...

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

First Solar Acquires NextLight

Tempe, Arizona-based solar module manufacturer First Solar said today that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire NextLight Renewable Power, a San Francisco-based developer of utility scale solar projects. First Solar said it would pay ...

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Qwest Acquired By CenturyLink In $10.6 Billion Deal

Denver-based Qwest Communications is in a deal this morning to be acquired by CenturyLink, in a deal worth approximately $10.6 billion. According to the two firms, CenturyLink will acquire Qwest in a stock-for-stock transaction, worth appro...

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

ViaWest Acquired By Oak Hill Capital

Denver-based ViaWest, a provider of colocation and managed data center services, has been acquired by private equity firm Oak Hill Capital, according to the company. ViaWest, which is already owned by private equity firms Trinity Equity Inv...

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Rockwest Technology Buy Completes

Denver-based Rockwest Technology Group, a provider of identification and security products, is now part of Identive Group, Identive said today. Identive said it paid 2.6 million shares of its common stock for Rockwest, in a deal worth appro...

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Mercury Payment Systems Gets Investment From Silver Lake

Durango, Colorado-based Mercury Payment Systems, a provider of payment processing services, has received a strategic growth investment from private equity firm Silver Lake, the firms said today. According to the two, Silver Lake will acquir...

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Rally Buys AgileZen

Boulder-based Rally Software announced this morning that it has acquired AgileZen, a developer of a visual project collaboration tool for Agile products. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Rally, the acquisition wil...

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Friday, April 9, 2010

Microchip Completes SST Buy

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology said late Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Silicon Storage Technology. The firm said approximately 90.9 percent of the shares of SST were voted in favor of the merger agreement, ...

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Avnet Buys Indonesian Firm

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet is continuing its acquisition roll, saying today that it has acquired an Indonesian firm, to help it grow in Asia. According to Avnet, it acquired certain assets of PT Datamation Purwana Utama and...

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

iGo To Stay Independent

Scottsdale, Arizona-based iGo, a manufacturer of chargers accessories for computer laptops and consumer electronic devices, reported today that the firm has decided to stay independent, after undergoing a review of strategic alternatives. T...

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

SmallFoot Buy Worth $250,000

The acquisition of Boulder-based Smallfoot, a developer of wireless control products for the commercial energy market last week by EnerNOC, was worth $250,000 in equity, according to regulatory filing by EnerNOC today. EnerNOC, which annou...

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Reaction Web Acquired by LoopNet

Centennial, Colorado-based Reaction Web, a developer of custom web sites and marketing for the commercial real estate industry, has been acquired by San Francisco-based Loopnet. Loopnet, a big online commercial real estate marketplace, said...

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

RockWest Technology Group Acquired

Denver-basd RockWest Technology Group, a supplier of ID management and security products, has been acquired by Identive Group, Identive said today. Financial details of the stock-based transaction were not disclosed. RockWest supplies photo...

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Avnet Buys Bell Microproducts

Phoenix-based Avnet announced this morning that it is acquiring Bell Microproducts, in a deal worth approximately $594M. According to Avnet, it will pay $7.00 per share in cash for Bell Microproducts, with an equity value of approximately $...

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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Zayo Buys AGL Networks

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group, the bandwidth and network provider run by Dan Caruso, said late Wednesday that it has reached a definitive agreement to purchase AGL Networks, a provider of fiber services in Georgia, Arizona, and Nort...

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

SmallFoot Acquired By EnerNoc

Boulder, Colorado-based SmallFoot, a developer of wireless control products for the commercial energy market, has been acquired by EnerNOC, a developer of energy management products. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Ac...

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Sorenson Capital Sells Interest In Provo Craft To Private Equity Firm

South Jordan, Utah-based Provo Craft & Novelty, a developer of software and electronics products for the arts and crafts market, announced today that Salt Lake City-based Sorenson Capital has sold a majority equity interest in the firm to p...

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Friday, March 19, 2010

Advanced Circuits Buys Circuit Express

Aurora, Colorado-based Advanced Circuits, a quick turn PCB manufacturer, said this week that it has acquired Circuits Express, a Tempe, Arizona-based PCB manufacturer. The deal was worth $15.6M. Advanced Circuits is a subsidiary of holding ...

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Market Force Information Buys Ted Costas Group

Boulder, Colorado-based Market Force Information, a provider of customer and market information services for retailers, announced today that it has acquired the Ted Costas Group, a provider of film print checking and digital quality control...

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Rentbits.com Buys ApartmentFrog.com

Denver-based Rentbits.com, which operates an online site to help renters search for houses, condos, and apartments, announced today that it has acquired ApartmentFrog.com, an online site focused on multi-family rentals. Financial terms of t...

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Webroot Buys Swedish Internet Security Firm

Boulder-based Webroot, a developer of Internet security products, said today that it has acquired Email Systems Scandinavia (ESS), a provider of corporate Internet security in the Nordic region. Financial terms of the acquisition were not d...

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Monday, March 8, 2010

Microchip Ups Offer for Silicon Storage Technology

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor firm Microchip Technology has bumped up its offer for Silicon Storage Technology, the firm said today, to $3.05 per share in cash, compared to its prior offer of $3.00 per share. According to MicroChip,...

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

COPAN Systems Acquired by SGI

Longmont, Colorado-based COPAN Systems, a developer of data storage devices which used power-managed disk drives to replace backup tape, has been purchased by SGI. The deal was worth $2M in cash. SGI said that it will use the buy to expand ...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

MidTech Partners Acquired By IT Provider

Denver-based MidTech Partners, a provider of IT services to the health care industry, has been acquired by Washington firm Evolute Consolidated Holdings, the firms said yesterday. The firms did not disclose financial details of the acquisit...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Microchip Ups Offer For Silicon Storage Technology

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology announced this morning that it has upped its offer to buy Silicon Storage Technology, to $3.00 per share in cash. The offer is up from an earlier, $2.85 per share offered by the firm. Microchip s...

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Friday, February 19, 2010

Hypercom In Joint Venture

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Hypercom Corporation, a provider of electronic payment services, and investment firm The McDonnell Group, announced yesterday that the two have closed on the formation of a joint venture. The two said they are deve...

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Friday, February 19, 2010

Liberty Global Sells Stake In Jupiter Telecommunications

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Global reported late Thursday evening that it has completed its sale of its subsidiaries which hold its interest in Jupiter Telecommunications Co. Ltd (J:COM). The firm sold the entities to KDDI Corporation...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Graphic.ly Buys iFanboy

Boulder-based Graphic.ly, an online community focused on comic publishers, fans, and creators, said today that it has acquired site iFanBoy. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Graphic.ly, iFanBoy will become a divis...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Intelliden Acquired By IBM

Intelliden, a venture-backed maker of network automation and management software, has been acquired by IBM, IBM said this morning. Intelliden was started and maintains operations in Colorado Springs, but now has its headquarters in Silicon ...

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

FundingUniverse Buys TwitJump

South Jordan, Utah-based FundingUniverse, the online networking and deal search site for angel investors and entrepreneurs run by Brock Blake, said Thursday that it has acquired TwitJump, an online social media startup. Financial terms of t...

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

IHS Buys Emerging Energy Research

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said Wednesday that it has acquired Emerging Energy Research, a provider of advice covering the emerging energy sector. IHS said the deal was worth approximately $18M. Emerging Energy Research provides advisory...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Micron Buys Numonyx In $1.2B Deal

Boise, Idaho-based memory maker Micron said Tuesday that it is buying European DRAM manufacturer Numonyx Holdings B.V., in a deal worth approximately $1.27 billion. According to MIcron, the acquisition is made up of 140 million shares of it...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Microchip To Acquire SST

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology, a manufacturer of microcontrollers and analog components, is on an acquisition roll, and is buying Silicon Valley firm SST (Silicon Storage Technology). According to SST, Microchip will pay $2.8...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

JDA Completes i2 Buy

Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software reported Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of i2 Technologies. The acquisition was worth approximately $604M. J2 said it paid $19.79 per common share for i2, a supplier of supply chain man...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Pondera Engineers Acquired By Trimble

Post Falls, Idaho-base dPondera Engineers, a developer of software and services for designing and siting high voltage power transmission and distribution lines, has been acquired by Silicon Valley firm Trimble. Trimble announced the deal th...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

ON Semiconductor Completes Offer For California Micro Devices

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said today that it has completed its tender offer for California Micro Devices, with approximately 90.5 percent of the outstanding shares of CAMD, or 21,257,315 shares, tendered in the offering. The firm said ...

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

CloudSync Acquired By Good Technology

Denver-based CloudSync, a developer of mobile device management software, has been acquired by California-based Good Technology, Good said today. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Good Technology, it will u...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

NewsGator Buys Tomoye

Denver-based NewsGator announced Wednesday that it has acquired Tomoye, a developer of enterprise collaboration and social computing software. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to NewsGator, the Tomoye team,...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

IP5280 Buys CEWest

Englewood, Colorado-based IP5280 Communications, a provider of VoIP and data communications, is buying fellow Colorado firm CEWest Consulting, the firm said Tuesday. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to IP52...

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

First Solar Buys Solar Projects From Partner

Tempe, Arizona-based solar panel manufacturer First Solar has acquired a number of solar power projects in California and the Southwest, the firm said today. According to First Solar, it has completed acquisition of a portion of Edison Miss...

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Monday, January 11, 2010

MediConnect Global Buys PassportMD

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global, a provider of medical records retrieval, scanning and storage, said this morning that it has acquired PassportMD, a developer of software for creating and maintaining personal health records. Financi...

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Monday, January 11, 2010

Microchip Buys ZeroG Wireless

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology said today that it has acquired ZeroG Wireless, a startup based in Sunnyvale, California, developing embedded Wi-Fi semiconductors. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. ZeroG ...

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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Filtrbox Acquired by Jive Software

Boulder, Colorado-based Filtrbox, a developer of social media and news monitoring tools for brands, has been acquired by Jive Software, a developer of social networking software for businesses. Jive did not disclose financial terms of the a...

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

AdvancedMD Buys PracticeOne

Salt Lake City-based AdvancedMD Software, a developer of software-as-a-service tools for medical practice management, announced today that it has acquired PracticeOne, a provider of electronic health record software. Financial terms of the ...

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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Silver Creek Systems Acquired By Oracle

Database giant Oracle said Tuesday that it is buying Westminster, Colorado-based Silver Creek Systems, a developer of data integration and quality products. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Oracle, the buy is expe...

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Semitool Acquisition Completes

The acquisition of Kalispell, Montana-based Semitool, a maker of electrochemical plating and wafer surface preparation equipment for the semiconductor industry, has completed, Applied Materials said Monday. Applied Materials, based in Santa...

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Limelight Buys EyeWonder

Tempe, Arizona-based Limelight Networks is in a deal to acquire EyeWonder, a developer of a video advertising serving platform. Limelight said it would pay approximately $110M, in a combination of $62M in cash plus 12.74 million shares of i...

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Incentra's Reseller Business Acquired by Datalink

Broomfield, Colorado-based Incentra, a provider of data center infrastructure and services, has been acquired by Minnesota-based Datalink, Datalink said Thursday. The deal was worth $8.8M in cash. Datalink said that Incentra's technology, c...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Photobucket Merges With Ontela

Denver-based photo sharing site PhotoBucket, which is now a part of News Corp., has merged with Seattle-based mobile applications developer Ontela, the firms said Wednesday afternoon. According to the firms, they will merge their operations...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Report: AOL Tried To Buy Associated Content, Failed

Denver-based Associated Content, which operates an online content aggregation site, was in talks to be acquired by AOL, according to a report today from the Business Insider. The Insider, quoting a "source familiar with the talks" said the ...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

DAZ 3D Merges With Israeli Firm, Gets VC Funding

Draper, Utah-based DAZ 3D, a publisher of 3D models and 3D software, said today that it has merged with Israeli software provider Gizmoz. The two said the merger will create an online marketplace for high-quality, and inter-compatible digit...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Wildblue Becomes Part of ViaSat

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based satellite Internet communications provider WildBlue Communications is now officially part of ViaSat, the firms said Tuesday afternoon, as ViaSat's acquisition of WildBlue officially completed. Viasat said i...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

ON Semiconductor Buys California Micro Devices

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor, a provider of power and other semiconductor products, said today that it is in a definitive merger agreement to buy California Micro Devices. The deal is worth approximately $108M, or $4.70 per share in cash....

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

TheraDoc Acquired By Illinois Firm

Salt Lake City-based TheraDoc, a developer of hospital informatics systems used for infection control, has been acquired by Illinois-based Hospira, Hospira said Wednesday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Hospira said ...

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Avnet Completes Vietnamese Buy

Phoenix-based Avnet, a distributor of electronics products, said late Monday evening that it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Vietnamese firm Sunshine Joint Stock Company. The firm said that Sunshine had revenues of approx...

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Monday, November 23, 2009

AFS Technologies Buys Softrax

Phoenix-based AFS Technologies, a developer of enterprise software for the food and beverage market, said today that it has acquired certain assets of Softrax Corporation, a provider of revenue management and billing solutions. Financial te...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Semitool Acquired By Applied Materials For $364M

Kalispell, Montana-based Semitool, a developer of electrochemical plating and wafer surface preparation equipment for the semiconductor industry, has been acquired by Silicon Valley firm Applied Materials, Applied said today. AMAT said it w...

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Liberty Global Buys German Cable Operator For $3.0 Billion

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Global said late Thursday that it is in a deal to acquire Unity Media S.C.A., Germany's second largest cable operator. Liberty Global said the deal is worth approximately $3.0 billion. The firm said it is a...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Prospect9 Acquired By Florida Firm

Salt Lake City-based Prospect9, a developer of client management and marketing software, has been acquired by Florida-based Blue Frog Solutions. Blue Frog did not detail financial aspects of the acquisition. Prospect9 develops I-Relay, a we...

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

redPear Acquires OpenRain

Tempe, Arizona-based redPear, a developer of web site, iPhone, and other custom software, said earlier this week that it has acquired Mesa, Arizona-based OpenRain, a developer of Rub on Rails and Android software. Financial terms of the acq...

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Friday, November 6, 2009

Advent Solar Acquired By Applied Materials

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Advent Solar, a developer of technology for crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic cells, has been acquired by Silicon Valley's Applied Materials in a cash acquisition. Applied Materials announced the acquisit...

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

JDA Software Buys i2 Technologies

Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software said today that it is acquiring i2 Technologies, a maker of supply chain management software, in a deal worth approximately $434.4M. The two companies said the acquisition will create a new company wit...

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

ClearOne Snags NetStreams

Salt Lake City-based ClearOne, which develops and sells audio conferencing systems, said Tuesday that it has acquired NetStreams, a Texas firm developing digital media networking hardware based on Internet Protocol (IP) technology. ClearOne...

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Monday, November 2, 2009

NextAction Gets Funding, Becomes DataLogix

Westminster, Colorado-based NextAction, a provider of marketing, data, and analytics for marketers and advertisers, said today that it has scored a "large" private equity investment, and rebranded itself as DataLogix. The firm said the fund...

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Energy Billing Systems Acquired By California Firm

Colorado Springs-based Energy Billing Systems, a provider of utility management services for the multifamily housing industry, has been acquired by a California firm. Yardi Systems, a developer of real estate management software, said it ac...

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Monday, October 26, 2009

TopTenREVIEWS Acquires Space.com, Other Sites

Ogden, Utah-based TopTenREVIEWS, an operator of comparison shopping and news web sites, has acquire a slate of Internet media properties from Imaginova Inc., the firm said today. According to TopTenREVIEWS, it acquired the Consumer Media Di...

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Omniture Acquisition Nears Close

The acquisition of Orem, Utah-based web analytics provider Omniture by Adobe Systems is expected to complete today, according to Adobe. Adobe said that it compelted its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Omnit...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Critigen Spins Out Of CH2M Hill

Denver-based Critigen, a new company providing technology consulting services, said today that it has spun out of CH2M Hill's engineering business. According to Critigen it will serve both public and private sector clients, including govern...

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Firehole Technologies Buys CompositePro

Laramie, Wyoming-based Firehole Technologies, a developer of composite analysis and simulation software, announced today that it has acquired CompositePro, a software product used for composite design and analysis, from Arvada, Colorado-bas...

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Avnet Buys Asian IT Provider

Phoenix-based Avnet said today that it has acquired a controlling interest in a provider of IT solutions and services in China, Hong Kong, and Macau. According to Avnet, it acquired a controlling interest in Vanda Group from Hutchinson Wham...

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

AFS Technologies Buys Becton Schantz

Phoenix-based AFS TEchnologies, a developer of software for the food and beverage industry, said Monday that it has acquired Becton Schantz, an Atlanta-based provider of integrated administrative solutions for sales agencies serving those m...

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Inviragen Merges With SingVax, Takes $15M

Fort Collins, Colorado-based Inviragen, a developer of vaccines for infection disease, said this week that it has merged with SingVax, and raised $15M in a Series A investment. According to the firm, the investment came from Charter Life Sc...

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Medical Imaging Holdings Buys Sonora Medical Systems

Golden, Colorado-based Medical Imaging Holdings, the private-equity backed firm focused on medical imaging equipment, said Monday that it has acquired Sonora Medical Systems from Misonix, Inc. According to Medical Imaging Holdings--which is...

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Colorado vNet Acquired

Loveland, Colorado-based Colorado vNet, a manufacturer of automation and control systems, has been acquired by Russond, which is based in New Hampshire. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Colorado vNet will remain in Loveland, t...

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

WildBlue Communications Acquired By ViaSat

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based WildBlue Communications, a provider of satellite broadband services, has been acquired by California-based ViaSat, ViaSat said this morning. The deal is worth $568M in cash and stock. According to ViaSat, t...

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Medical Imaging Holdings Buys Colorado Firm, Creates New Venture

Golden, Colorado-based Medical Imaging Holdings, a new firm created by private equity firm Galen Partners, said yesterday that it has acquired two firms in the medical imaging equipment market. Medical Imaging Holdings said it acquired Barr...

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Friday, September 18, 2009

IHS Buys Environmental Support Solutions

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS Inc. reported late Thursday that it has acquired Tempe, Arizona-based Environmental Support Solutions, a developer of environmental, health, and safety software. The deal was worth approximately $59M. According...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

RightNow Completes HiveLive Buy

Bozeman, Montana-based RightNow reported Wednesday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Boulder-based HiveLive, a developer of social networking and community software. The sale had been announced on September 8th. HiveLive wa...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

RecruitHire Buys Dayak

American Fork, Utah-based RecruitHire, which operates a site which connects employers to recruiters, said yesterday that it has acquired the online recruiting marketplace of Dayak. Dayak, which is based in San Diego, California, operates an...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Omniture Acquired By Adobe For $1.8 Billion

Orem, Utah-based web analytics provider Omniture is being acquired by Adobe Systems, in a deal worth $1.8 billion, Adobe said Tuesday afternoon. Adobe said it would pay $21.50 per share in cash for Omniture, which develops web analytics and...

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Friday, September 11, 2009

Vericept Acquired By Trustwave

Denver-based Vericept, a provider of data loss prevention software, has been acquired by Trustwave, a provider of security and payment card industry compliance management software, Trustwave announced Thursday. Financial terms of the deal w...

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Zayo Group Completes FiberNet Telecom Buy

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group has completed its acquisition of FiberNet Telecom Group, FiberNet said late Wednesday. The deal was worth $90.7M. The acquisition was originally announced in May. FiberNet was a New York-based operator ...

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

HiveLive Acquired By RightNow Technologies

Boulder, Colorado-based HiveLive, a developer of social networking and community software, announced Tuesday afternoon that it has been acquired by Bozeman, Montana-based RightNow Technologies. The deal is worth $6M in cash. According to Hi...

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Friday, September 4, 2009

MD-IT Acquires Pikes Peak Transco

Boulder-based MD-IT, a provider of medical documentation services and software to physicians, said Friday that it has acquired Colorado Springs-based Pikes Peak Transco, Inc.. Financial details on the acquisition were not disclosed. Transco...

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Examiner.com Buys NowPublic

Denver-based Examiner.com, the local news firm owned by The Anschutz Company, said yesterday that it has acquired NowPublic, a Vancouver-based firm operating a user-generated, local news network. Financial terms of the buy were not disclose...

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

IHS Buys Canadian Firm

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS, a publisher of research, data, and software, said today that it has acquired LogTech (Canda) Ltd., a developer of software and services for the petroleum industry. The deal was worth CA$3.3M. The firm said the...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

WildCharge, Pure Energy In Operating Agreement

Boulder, Colorado-based WildCharge reports that the firm is in a deal with Pure Energy Visions Corporation, where the two will jointly develop, market, and sell WildCharge's battery charging technology. The firm said that the deal is expect...

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

MWH Soft Merges With UK Firm

Broomfield, Colorado-based MWH Soft, a developer of software used for hydraulic modeling in the water and wastewater industry, said this week that it has merged with UK-based Wallingford Software. Financial terms of the merger were not disc...

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

SEO.com Acquires Graphics.net

Salt Lake City-based SEO.com, a provider of search engine marketing and optimization services, said today that it has acquired Graphics.net, a web site design and development firm based in Maryland. Financial terms of the acquisition were n...

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Monday, August 10, 2009

Boulder Ventures Gets Exit In Everest Software

Venture capital firm Boulder Ventures has scored an exit for one of its portfolio firms, Everest Software, which was acquired Friday. Everest Software, a developer of business operations software for small and mid-sized companies based in V...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Ancestry.com Files For IPO

Provo, Utah-based Ancestry.com has filed for an IPO, saying in a filing late Monday that it is looking to raise up to $75M in a public offering on either the Nasdaq Global Select Market or the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO is being under...

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Friday, July 31, 2009

The Fuel Team Acquired By PR Newswire

Denver-based website software firm The Fuel Team has been acquired by news release firm PR Newswire, PR Newswire said this morning. The Fuel Team develops the software used by PR Newswire for its online newsroom and investor tools. Financia...

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

MX Logic Acquired By McAfee

Denver-based MX Logic is being acquired by security giant McAfee, McAfee announced Thursday. According to McAfee, it will pay approximately $140M in cash for MX Logic, plus up to $30M in cash in earn-out dependent on performance targets. MX...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Sparxent Acquires Cemaphore Systems

Salt Lake City-based Sparxent confirmed Tuesday that it has acquired Cemaphore Systems, a provider of email synchronization and replication services. Financial terms of the deal, which first came to light last week, were not disclosed. The ...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Telesphere Buys VoIP Business

Phoenix-based Telesphere, a provider of business phone and Internet services, said today that it has agreed to acquire the VoIP business of Denver-based Unity Business Networks. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Unity provides ...

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Monday, July 27, 2009

Micron, IDT In Solid State Disk Alliance

Boise, Idaho-based memory products manufacturer Micron, and semiconductor developer IDT announced this morning that the two firms are in a strategic alliance. According to the two, they will jointly develop PCI Express-based, Solid State di...

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Monday, July 27, 2009

Acme Aerospace Acquired

Tempe, Arizona-based Acme Aerospace, a subsidiary of Actuant Corporation which produces nickel cadmium batteries and power conversion equipment for the Boeing 777 and other aircraft, has been sold to Cleveland-based TransDigm Group. TransDi...

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Friday, July 24, 2009

Alpha Bay Hires Investment Bank, Looks For Acquisitions

Salt Lake City-based Alpha Bay, a developer of software for the retail market, said late Thursday that it is looking to acquire companies, and has hired on an investment banker as part of the effort. According to Alpha Bay, it has engaged W...

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Cemaphore Acquired, Sparxent Possible Buyer, Says Report

Cemaphore, a developer of email synchronization software which has its development offices in Provo, Utah, has reportedly been acquired, according to a report in industry publication eWeek. No details on the acquisition have been announced ...

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Report: M2E Power Acquired

Boise, Idaho-based M2E Power, a developer of power recharging devices that use kinetic energy and movement, has been acquired, according to reports. M2E Power was a spinout of Boise National Labs, and was backed by @Ventures, Highway 12 Ven...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sparxent Completes XAware Buy

Salt Lake City-based Sparxent reported Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of Colorado Springs-based XAware, a developer of open source, XML data integration software. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. Sp...

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Knowledge Computing, i2 Complete Merger

Tucson, Arizona-based Knowledge Computing Corporation, which provides software to the law enforcement industry, said late last week that it has completed its merger with i2, a provider of visual analytics software. Financial deals of the me...

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

JDA Software Buys Part Of German, Polish Firms

Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software Group, a developer of supply chain management software, said Thursday that the firm has acquired 49 percent of Germany-based Strategix Enterprise Technology GmbH, and related Polish firm Strategix Ente...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Sparxent Spends Around $24.4M In Acquisitions

Salt Lake City-based Sparxent, which has been on an acquisition roll in the last few months of IT consulting firms, has raised around $24.4M which it put into two of its acquisitions, according to regulatory filings from the firm. According...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Allegiance Buys Inquisite

Salt Lake City-based Allegiance, a developer of feedback management software, said this morning that it has acquired online survey software provider Inquisite, which is based in Texas. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Inquisit...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Hoku Materials May Seek Sale, Slows Construction

Hoku Materials, the firm which is looking to build a polysilicon factory in Pocatello, Idaho, said late Friday that the firm has slowed down its construction and has engaged Deutsche Bank Securities as an advisor in a possible sale of the f...

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Zayo, FiberNet Deal Back On Track

The acquisition of New York-based FiberNet Telecom Group by Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group is back on, after a competing offer from RCN Corporation was withdrawn Thursday. FiberNet Telecom said yesterday that it is continuing to proc...

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Tallika Acquired By New York Firm

Tallika Corporation, a provider of design engineering services for the semiconductor industry which has operations in both Phoenix and Chennai, India, has been acquired, according to New York-based SMSC. SMSC, which provides design services...

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

Contexo Media Acquired By Maryland Firm

Salt Lake City-based Contexo Media, a provider of medical coding and reimbursement books and software for the medical billing industry, has been acquired by a Maryland firm. According to Rockville, Md.-based Access Intelligence LLC, it has ...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Telemetric Acquired By Sensus

Boise, Idaho-based Telemetric, a developer of communications equipment and software for power utility and other smart grid communications products, has been acquired by North Carolina's Sensus. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed....

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

White Electronic Designs Abandons Sale Efforts

Phoenix-based White Electronic Designs Corporation, a developer of multi-chip, semiconductor packaging technology, said today that it has dropped its "strategic alternatives" process, finding that its sharedholders will be better served run...

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Informatix Laboratories Acquired By Florida Firm

Salt Lake City-based Informatix Laboratories Corporation, a developer of revenue cycle management software for healthcare centers, has been acquired by a Florida firm. According to Florida-based Document Storage Systems, it has acquired ILC...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sparxent Buys Firms In Russia

Salt Lake City-based Sparxent, a provider of IT consulting and business services, said today that the firm has acquired Arbyte Group, an IT service provider based in Moscow; in a related move, the firm said that Arbyte has acquired RIkkon, ...

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Monday, June 8, 2009

Informatix Laboratories Acquired By Florida Firm

Informatix Laboratories, a healthcare management and billing services provider headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been acquired by a Florida-based competitor, the purchaser announced Monday. Financial terms of the transaction were n...

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Monday, June 8, 2009

Qwest Declines To Sell Long Distance Assets

Denver-based Qwest Communications reported today that the firm has decided it will not sell its long distance network assets, after received an unsolicited request for purchase of the assets. According to Qwest, it determined that the asset...

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Firm Sells Tucson Operations

A California firm, Newport Corporation, is selling its high-power, diode laser manufacturing operations in Tucson, as part of a corporate swap with another California company, Oclaro, the firms said today. According to Newport Corporation a...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Micron to Sell Majority Interest in Aptina Subsidiary

Boise, Idaho-based computer memory manufacturer Micron Technology Inc. announced Monday that it has agreed to sell a controlling interest in its imaging solutions business to a pair of private equity firms headquartered in California's Sili...

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Monday, June 1, 2009

Advanced Circuits Acquires Circuit Board Express

Aurora, Colo.-based printed circuit board manufacturer Advanced Circuits Inc. announced today that it has acquired fellow PCB maker Circuit Board Express Inc. of Haverhill, Mass. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Advanced Circ...

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Friday, May 29, 2009

Zayo Group Acquires FiberNet

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Group is on an acquisition roll, saying Thursday that it is in a deal to buy New York-based FiberNet Telecom Group. According to FiberNet, the definitive agreement and plan of merger with Zayo Group is worth ...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

EMC Buys Configuresoft

Colorado Springs-based Configuresoft, a developer of server management and configuration tools, has been acquired by data storage giant EMC, EMC said Wednesday. According to EMC, it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ConfigureSoft...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Interview with John P. Raeder Jr., IQNavigator

IQNavigator (www.iqnavigator.com) develops software used to manage outsourced projects, contractors and other services. Headquartered in the Denver suburb of Centennial, Colo., the company has grown immensely since its inception. We recentl...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Limelight Networks Acquires Kiptronic

Tempe, Arizona-based content delivery network provider Limelight Networks announced today that it has acquired Kiptronic, a provider of content delivery optimization and monetization technology. Financial terms of the acquisition were not d...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

HostMySite Acquires Hosting.com

Denver-based HostMySite a provider of web hosting and application hosting services, said Tuesday that it has acquired Hosting.com, a Louisville, Kentucky-based firm providing colocation and other services. Financial terms of the acquisition...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

ColdSpark Acquired By Backup Software Firm

Broomfield, Colorado-based ColdSpark, a developer of email infrastructure software for the enterprise, has been acquired by a data backup software firm, BakBone Software. According to BakBone, it willl pay approximately $15.9M in a combina...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

WildCharge, Pure Energy In Merger Talks

Boulder-based WildCharge, a developer of technology used for recharging portable devices, is in a effort to merge its efforts with Canadian firm Pure Energy Visions. According to Pure Energy Visions, it is negotiating with WildCharge to joi...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Sparxent Buys XAware

Salt Lake City-based IT consulting firm Sparxent said Wednesday that it has acquired Colorado Springs-based XAware, developer of open source, XML-based data integration software. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to S...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Move Networks Gains $7.78M

American Fork-based Move Networks has raised $7.783M in funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. Source of the funding was not given, however, the firm's filing said the funding came in connection with the firm's acquisi...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Rogue Wave Acquires Visual Numerics

Boulder, Colorado-based Rogue Wave Software announced today that the firm has acquired Houston, Texas-based Visual Numerics, a developer of analytics software. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Visual Numerics develops software...

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Move Networks Acquires U.K.-based Inuk Networks

American Fork, Utah-based Move Networks, a provider of high definition video streaming technology, announced today that it has acquired U.K.-based Inuk Networks. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. According to Move, Inuk...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Lumension Agrees to Acquire Securityworks

Scottsdale, Arizona-based security software maker Lumension Security announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Securityworks Inc., a Texas-based publisher of compliance and risk management applications. Financial terms of the transacti...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

ACULIS Acquires Indian Development Studio

Salt Lake City-based outsourced software development agency ACULIS announced Thursday that it has acquired an offshore facility in Chennai, India. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to James Stone, ACULIS' chief execu...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Incentra Solutions Sold In Bankruptcy Sale

Boulder, Colorado-based Incentra Solutions, a provider of IT consulting and outsourcing, has been sold in a bankruptcy sale, according to buyer Incentra LLC. According to Incentra LLC, it acquired Incentra Solutions, inc. out of bankruptcy ...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Primus Geographics Acquired By Canadian Firm

Denver-based Primus Geographics, a provider of location based software and data, has been acquired by a Canadian firm. KOREM, which develops web-based mapping and geographic information systems, said Wednesday afternoon that it acquired Pri...

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Avinti Acquired By Marshal8e6

Orem, Utah-based Avinti, a developer of malware security software, has been acquired by Marshal8e6, a Southern California security software firm. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Marshal8e6 said that Avinti's team will...

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Micron Eyeing Acquisitions?

Boise, Idaho-based Micron said this week that it will raise $450M in a combination of stock and convertible notes, which it says will be used for working capital, capital expenditures, and potential acquisitions and strategic transactions. ...

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Microchip Technology Acquires R&E International

Microcontroller and analog semiconductor manufacturer Microchip Technology announced Wednesday that it has acquired R&E International Inc. Financial terms of the deal, which Microchip said was finalized on March 31, were not disclosed. Head...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Isonics Sells Wafer Business

Isonics Corp., a developer of silicon wafers and homeland security products, has sold one of its divisions, Isonics Semiconductor Group, to a Silicon Valley firm, WRS Materials. Isonics, which trades on the OTCBB, previously was based in Go...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Brightkite Merges With Limbo

Denver-based Brightkite, a provider of mobile, social networking applications, said today that it has combined with Silicon Valley-based Limbo. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed. According to the two firms, they will combine ...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

GreenAssetDisposal Acquired By Georgia Firm

Phoenix-based technology equipment recycling specialist GreenAssetDisposal has been acquired by CloudBlue Technologies Inc. of Alpharetta, Ga., CloudBlue announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Randy Altschuler, CloudBlue's c...

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Adventure Central Acquired By Competitor

Denver-based Adventure Central, an online web site which allows consumers to find and book adventure travel packages, has been acquired. According to competitor AdventureLink, which is based in Los Angeles, it is acquiring Adventure Central...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

NetDevil Acquired By MMO Game Development Firm

Louisville, Colorado-based NetDevil, a game development studio founded in 1997, has become part of Gazillion Entertainment, a Silicon Valley-based firm focused on massively multiplayer online games. Silicon Valley-based Gazillion Entertainm...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

QuickPen Acquired By Trimble

Englewood, Colorado-based QuickPen International, a developer of software used for modeling heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), mechanical construction and plumbing building projects, has been acquired by California-based Trim...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Microchip Acquires Aussie Software Firm

Chandler, Ariz.-based microcontroller and semiconductor manufacturer Microchip Technology Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired HI-TECH Software of Brisbane, Australia. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HI-TECH pro...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Blippr Acquired By Mashable

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Blippr, an online web site which allows users to create short, 160-character recommendations on web applications, books, games, movies, and music, has been acquired by blog firm Mashable. Financial terms of the acq...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

AFS Acquires Interactive Management Systems

Phoenix-based AFS Technologies Inc., a publisher of operations software for the food and beverage industry, announced today that it has concluded its acquisition of Interactive Management Systems Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. H...

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

IMV Publishing Acquires ProBusiness Online

Tucson, Arizona-based IMV Publishing, a online publisher of news and information for the dental market, said Wednesday that it has acquired Salt Lake City-based ProBusiness Online, which provides online continuing education for dental profe...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Microchip Abandons Atmel Bid

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor maker Microchip Technology said late Tuesday that the firm is terminating its bid for Atmel Corporation. According to Microchip, the firm pulled the bid, and is pulling its nomination of directors, due ...

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Monday, February 9, 2009

StillSecure Acquires ProtectPoint Security

Superior, Colo.-based StillSecure, a maker of network infrastructure security software, announced Monday that it has acquired ProtectPoint Security Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded more than seven years ag...

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Univita Health Acquires Web Services Firm

Scottsdale, Arizona-based in-home health care services provider Univita Health Inc. announced Tuesday that it has acquired ENURGI Inc., a Florida-based Web services firm. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered ...

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Monday, February 2, 2009

CIBER Acquires Canon's Consulting Business

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based system integration outsourcing and consulting firm CIBER Inc. announced Monday that its acquisition of Canon U.S.A. Inc.'s Canon Technology Solutions subsidiary is official. Financial terms of the deal were...

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

ServiceMagic Acquires Market Hardware

Golden, Colorado-based ServiceMagic Inc., operator of a comparison-shopping Web site for domestic services, announced Thursday that it has acquired Market Hardware Inc. Financial terms of the transaction, which closed Jan. 23, were not reve...

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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Groople Acquired By Travel Firm

Centennial, Colorado-based Groople, the group travel arrangement site funded by Arrowpath Venture Capital, Fatty Tuna, Flywheel Ventures, and Vista Ventures, has quietly been sold to Short's Travel Management. The sale was first reported by...

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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Alianza Sells GetFon Subsidiary to Mexico's Alestra

Lindon, Utah-based Alianza Inc. announced Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its GetFon LLC subsidiary to Alestra, a Mexican telecommunications provider jointly owned by AT&T Inc. and Grupo ALFA. Financial terms of the transaction were not ...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Avnet Gains U.K.-Based Abacus Group for $141.6M

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet Inc. announced Tuesday that it has acquired Abacus Group PLC, a distributor of electronic components and embedded systems located in the United Kingdom. According to Avnet, the final purchase pric...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Sony Buys Tucson Game Firm

Sony Online Entertaiment said Monday that it has acquired the online strategy game PoxNora from Tucson, Arizona-based Octopi LLC. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Sony, it has acquired PoxNora and other ke...

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Friday, January 16, 2009

Plasmon Goes To Alliance Storage Technologies

Colorado Springs-based Alliance Storage Technologies has acquired all of the assets of ill-fated optical storage maker Plasmon, the firm said this week. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Alliance said that the asset acquisitio...

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Medicity Merges with Novo Innovations

Medicity Inc. announced Wednesday that it has merged with Novo Innovations Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. However, Medicity said the combined company will operate under the Medicity name and its official corporate headqua...

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

JDA Software Wins Virgin Stores Account

JDA Software Group Inc., a publisher of supply chain and revenue management applications, revealed Tuesday that a French specialty retailer has adopted JDA solution suites in hopes of improving sales and customer service levels. The financi...

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Monday, January 12, 2009

CIBER Completes Indian Acquisition

CIBER Inc., a provider of system integration consulting and outsourcing, announced Monday that it has finalized its acquisition of Iteamic Private Ltd., a Bangalore, India-based firm that specializes in developing software applications for ...

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Rally Software Buys Analytics Firm

Boulder, Colorado-based Rally Software announced this morning that it has acquired the assets of 6th Sense Analytics, a developer of analytics and metrics tools for development organizations. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. A...

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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Sunquest Acquires Software Suite from PAML

Sunquest Information Systems Inc., a Tucson, Ariz.-based publisher of laboratory and diagnostic information applications, announced Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of a software suite from Pathology Associates Medical Laborat...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

CSG Systems Completes $15M Buy of Quaero Corp.

Colorado-based CSG Systems International Inc., a provider of billing and customer relationship management software and related services, announced Tuesday that it has concluded its acquisition of Quaero Corp. The $15 million cash deal was o...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Center 7 Acquires Tier Four, Changes Name

Center 7 Inc., a regional provider of colocation and managed hosting services, announced Tuesday that it has finalized its acquisition of fellow hosted infrastructure provider Tier Four Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not discl...

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Unique Software Solutions Acquired By Nashville Firm

Colorado Springs-based Unique Software Solutions, a maker of software used for managing environmental, health, and safety operations, has been acquired. PureSafety, based in Nashville, Tennessee, did not disclose financial terms of the deal...

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Avnet Buys Into IT Distribution In Turkey

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet is buying into an IT distribution business in the country of Turkey, the firm announced Friday, saying it will acquire 50.01 percent interest in a new joint venture with Sanko Holding Group in the...

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Sunquest to Acquire Business Suite from PAML

Tuscon, Ariz.-based Sunquest Information Systems Inc., a publisher of laboratory and diagnostic information applications, announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire a business management suite from Pathology Associates Medical Laborat...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Fiserv Buys Banking Services Firm

Fiserv Inc. announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire i_Tech Corp. from First Interstate BancSystem Inc., a $6 billion banking services organization headquartered in Billings, Montana. According to Fiserv, the $40 million transaction ...

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Monday, December 8, 2008

CSG Systems to Pay $15M in Cash for Quaero

Colorado-based CSG Systems International Inc., a provider of billing and customer relationship management software and related services, announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Quaero Corp., a marketing services provider headquartere...

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Thursday, December 4, 2008

JDA Software, i2 Technologies Acquisition Off

Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software and i2 Technologies have called off their merger plans, according to i2. According to i2 Technologies, it has terminated its Agreement and Plan of Merger with JDA Software, which was originally announc...

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Monday, December 1, 2008

Avnet Buys Japanese Firm

Phoenix-based electronics distributor Avnet said Sunday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a Japanese distributor of electronic components, Nippon Denso Industry Co., Ltd. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Accord...

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Monday, December 1, 2008

Wi5Connect Splits Into Two Companies

Provo, Utah-based Wi5Connect, a provider of online software for operating social networking communities, said Monday that the firm has split the company into two new entities. According to Wi5Connect, it will split into Wi5Connect, which wi...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

ON Semiconductor Nixes Atmel Bid

Phoenix and Chandler, Arizona-based ON Semiconductor said Tuesday that it is nixing its bid for Atmel Corporation. According to ON SEmi, it is withdrawing from its joint proposal with Microchip Technology Incorporated, due to the "unforseen...

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Mozy Merges Into New Firm

EMC, the parent firm of Utah-based data storage service Mozy, said today that it has merged Mozy with a new company. According to EMC, Mozy has been merged with another business to create a firm, Decho Corp., that will focus on helping cons...

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Omniture Completes Mercado Buy

Orem, Utah-based web analytics firm Omniture announced Wednesday afternoon that it has completed its buy of the business assets of Mercado, a provider of search and merchandising software. Omniture had announced earlier in October that it w...

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

enChoice Acquires CYA Technologies

Chandler, Ariz.-based enChoice Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired CYA Technologies of Shelton, Conn. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close in January, were not disclosed. enChoice, which develops enterprise content...

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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Replidyne to Merge with Cardiovascular Systems

Louisville, Colo.-based biopharmaceutical firm Replidyne Inc. announced Tuesday that it will merge with Cardiovascular Systems Inc. of St. Paul, Minn., in an all-stock transaction. According to Replidyne, CSI shareholders will own 83 percen...

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Monday, November 3, 2008

Jabber Officially Becomes Part Of Cisco

Denver-based Jabber, a provider of instant messaging and presence software, has officially become part of Cisco, Cisco said Monday. Cisco said it will use the acquisition to embed presence and messaging service "in the network" through its ...

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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Microchip, ON Semiconductor Rejected By Atmel In Acquisition Bid

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology and Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor have been rejected by Atmel in their bid to buy the California-based maker of semiconductors. According to a statement released by Atmel, it is rejecting the of...

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Monday, October 27, 2008

Sunquest to Acquire U.K.-Based Anglia Healthcare

Tucson, Ariz.-based Sunquest Information Systems Inc. announced today that it has agreed to acquire Anglia Healthcare Systems Ltd., a privately held provider of software and support for primary and secondary care trusts. Terms of the deal w...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Plasmon In Private Equity Buyout

Colorado Springs-based Plasmon Holdings LLC said Thursday taht it has completed a management buyout and organizational restructuring of assets from UK-based Plasmon PLC. According to the new firm, it has acquired Plasmon Inc. in the US, and...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Syntellect Buys Contact Center Firm

Phoenix, Arizona-based Syntellect, a provider of technology for the contact center market, said today that it and Enghouse Systems Limited have acquired the assets of Envoy Group AB. The firms said they paid $14M for Envox, which develops i...

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Microchip Buys Hampshire Company

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor firm Microchip Technology Incorporated said Wednesday that it has acquired Hampshire Company, Inc., a maker of touch screen controllers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. microchip said th...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Omniture Buys Search Firm's Assets

Orem, Utah-based web analytics provider Omniture said late monday that it has acquired certain assets of Mercado, a provider of search and merchandising software. Omniture said it would pay $6.5M in cash and assumption of certain related op...

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Monday, October 13, 2008

IHS Completes Global Insight Buy

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS Inc. said today that it has completed its acquisition of Global Insight, Inc., in a deal that was worth $118M in cash and approximately 1.3 million share of IHS common stock. Global Insight provides economic fo...

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Friday, October 10, 2008

Avnet Looks To Buy UK Distributor

Phoenix-based Avnet said Friday that it plans to acquire Abacus Group PLC, a distributor of electronic components in Europe, for approximately $73M. According to Avnet, it has offered £0.55 per share for Abacus Group, which had $497M in sal...

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Friday, October 10, 2008

ON Semiconductor Completes Catalyst Semiconductor Buy

Phoenix, Arizona-based ON Semiconductor said Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Catalyst Semiconductor. The deal was worth around $115M, and was announced in July. Catalyst Semiconductor produces analog, mixed-signal and non-vo...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Architectural Energy Corp. Acquired

Boulder, Colorado-based Architectural Energy Corp., a engineering firm which offers services to optimize the energy and environmental performance of buildings, has been acquired by UTC Power. Connecticut-based UTC Power, a unit of United Te...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Woodward Governor Acquires MotoTron

Fort Collins-based Woodward Governor, a provider of energy control systems, said earlier this week that it has acquired MotoTron Corporation, a provider of software used for developing control systems for the marine, power generation, indus...

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Friday, October 3, 2008

enableTV Buys Boulder Test Lab

Boulder-based enableTV, a new startup focused on the cable industry, has purchased the Boulder Engineering Center and test lab of Solekai Systems Corporation. California-based Solekai said that its engineering center will be combined with t...

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Thursday, October 2, 2008

Microchip, ON Semiconductor Make Bid For Atmel

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology and Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor have made a bid for semiconductor firm Atmel, saying Thursday morning that they are looking to acquire Atmel for $5.00 per share. The deal is worth approximatel...

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Lefthand Networks Acquired By HP

Boulder, Colorado-based LeftHand Networks has been acquired by HP, in a $360M deal, HP announced Wednesday morning. HP said Wednesday that it will acquire LeftHand Networks in an all-cash deal, for LeftHand's iSCSI SAN technology. LeftHand'...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Accellos Gets $28.5M In Second Round, Acquires Firm

Colorado-based Accellos, a provider of logistics management software, said Tuesday that it has raised $28.5M in a Series B funding and acquired a software firm. Accelos said the funding came from funds affiliated with Monitor Clipper Partne...

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

ARCA biopharma Merges With Nuvelo

Broomfield, Colorado-based ARCA biopharma, a privately funded, late-stage developer of cardiovascular therapies, said today that it is merging with California-based Nuvelo, Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The firms said...

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

madKast Set To Be Acquired By ShareThis

Multiple sources reported Tuesday that blog-sharing software developer madKast is about to be acquired by a competitor. Details are scarce, but news of the would-be deal circulated Tuesday at TechStars's Demo Day conference in Mountain View...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

IntenseDebate Acquired By Automattic

Boulder-based IntenseDebate, a provider of blog commenting tools, said today that it has been acquired by Automattic, a maker of blogging software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to IntenseDebate, the firm will te...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

TechStars' Gyminee Acquires Exertrack

TechStars startup Gyminee said today that it has acquired Exertrack, an online provider of fitness tracking software and programs. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Gyminee, which is one of this summer's slate of 10 startups i...

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Friday, September 19, 2008

Jabber Acquired By Cisco

Denver, Colorado-based Jabber, a maker of instant messaging and presence software, has been acquired by networking giant Cisco, Cisco said Friday morning. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Cisco said that Jabber will ...

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

IHS Acquires Global Insight

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said Thursday afternoon it has acquired Global Insight, a provider of global macroeconomic information, analysis and consulting services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. According to IHS...

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Convergent Broadband Acquired

Tempe, Arizona-based residential high-speed data service provider Convergent Broadband Communications Inc. has been acquired by Ygnition Networks, Ygnition announced Thursday. Terms of the deal, which includes service agreements and equipme...

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

NetPro Computing Acquired For $78.7M

Phoenix, Arizona-based NetPro Computing, a developer of software for managing Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and SQL Server environments, has been acquired by Quest Software for $78.7M. Quest announced the all-cash deal la...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

TheAppleBlog Acquired By Blog Publisher

Denver-based TheAppleBlog, the Apple Computer focused blog site run by Josh Pigford, said today that the firm has been acquired by Silicon Valley blogging outfit Giga Omni Media. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. TheAppleBlog ...

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Simtek Acquisition Offer Completes

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced Monday that it has completed its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Simtek Corp.'s common stock. Cypress announced that it was acquiring Simtek for $46M in August. Cypress said its tender...

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Friday, September 5, 2008

IHS Buys Documental Solutions

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS said Thursday that it has acquired Documental Solutions LLC, a provider of market intelligence and analysis tools for the defense and aerospace industry. According to IHS, it paid $24.5M in cash for Documental,...

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Broadweave Completes iProvo Buy

Broadweave Networks announced Tuesday that its acquisition of iProvo, the nation's largest municipal fiber-to-the-home network, is complete. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based company said the $40.6 million transaction, which was first reported...

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

AFS Technologies Raises Funding For Two Acquisitions

AFS Technologies Inc., a developer of software applications for the food and beverage industry, announced Tuesday that it has raised $13M in an equity funding, and acquired two software firms. AFS said taht the funding round was led by CIBC...

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Startup Acquires One IT Firm, Agrees to Another

Information technology consulting startup Sparxent Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired one IT outsourcing firm and has agreed to buy another. Sparxent, which was recently founded by software and semiconductor industry veterans Steve ...

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Friday, August 22, 2008

Unicircuit Acquired By Anaren

Littleton, Colorado-based Unicircuit, a manufacturer of printed circuit boards for the military and aerospace market, has been acquired. New York-based Anaren said it would pay approximately $22.5M for Unicircuit, which had sales of approxi...

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Socialthing Confirms Acquisition

Boulder-based Socialthing, which is developing a social networking management services, confirmed its acquisition by AOL Thursday. In a post on the firm's blog, Matt Galligan, the firm's CEO and founder, confirmed that the deal has closed, ...

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Liberty Media's Useful Networks Buys Location-based Services Firm

Denver-based Useful Networks, a developer of technology for the location-based services market, said today that it has acquired KnowledgeWhere, a Canadian firm providing mobile games, location-based advertising, and other products. Financia...

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Monday, August 11, 2008

JDA Software Buys i2 Technologies For $346M

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based supply chain applications developer JDA Software Group Inc. announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire competitor i2 Technologies Inc. of Dallas for some $346 million in cash. JDA said the merger will result in o...

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Monday, August 11, 2008

GTRI Acquires Anyware Network Solutions

Denver-based IT consulting firm Global Technology Resources Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired Anyware Network Solutions Inc. of Englewood, Colo., a provider of wireless networking integration services for the Rocky Mountain region....

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Monday, August 11, 2008

FIMAC to Purchase Profitdesk Banking Software

Denver-based FIMAC Solutions LLC, a developer of risk management and profitability applications for the banking industry, announced recently that it has agreed to acquire Profitdesk Software Inc.'s SmartRate deposit price optimization softw...

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Parascript Acquired By Authentidate

Workflow management software publisher Authentidate Holding Corp. has agreed to acquire Boulder, Colo.-based Parascript LLC, a developer of image analysis and pattern recognition software, Authentidate announced Wednesday. The Berkeley Heig...

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Monday, August 4, 2008

Simtek Acquired By Cypress Semiconductor

Colorado Springs-based Simtek Corp, a manufacturer of nonvolatile static random access memory, was acquired late Friday by Cypress Semiconductor. The deal was worth $46M in cash, or $2.60 per share of Simtek common stock. According to Cypre...

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Friday, August 1, 2008

Avnet Buys Firm In India

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet said Thursday that it has acquired Ontrack Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a Mumbai, India-based systems integrator. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ontrack provides systems integration services in the area ...

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Friday, August 1, 2008

E Source Buys EnergyWindow

Boulder-based E Source, a provider of analyst services for the energy industry, said Thursday that it has acquired EnergyWindow, a fellow Boulder-based provider of online tools and services focused on energy-sourcing decisions. Financial te...

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Monday, July 28, 2008

Fluensee Acquires TrenStar Tracking Solutions

Denver-based Fluensee, a publisher of RFID-enabled asset-tracking software, announced Monday that it has acquired fellow asset management software developer TrenStar Tracking Solutions. Terms of the deal, which included TrenStar's North Ame...

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

ePayments Corp. Acquires ACH Technologies

Denver-based ePayments Corp., a provider of online payment-processing and support services, announced Tuesday that it has acquired ACH Technologies Inc. of Hastings, Minn. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ePayments sai...

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Monday, July 21, 2008

RouteSmith Acquired By Wisconsin Firm

Denver, Colorado-based RouteSmith, a provider of software for optimizing driver routes for deliveries, has been acquired by Wisconsin-based Runzheimer International. Financial terms were not disclosed. According to Runzheimer, Matt DeWolfe,...

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Friday, July 18, 2008

Affinity BioReagents Acquired By Thermo Fischer Scientific

Golden, Colorado-based Affinity BioReagents, a provider of antibodies, peptides, proteins and other reagents for life science research, has been acquired by a Waltham, Mass. firm. Thermo Fischer Scientific said Thursday that it acquired Aff...

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Quark Buys XML Software Firm

Denver-based Quark Inc. said Thursday that it has acquired the asset sof In.vision Research Corporation, a firm which develops an XML authoring add-on for Microsoft Word. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In.vision, which is b...

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Catalyst Semiconductor

Phoenix-based embedded integrated circuit manufacturer ON Semiconductor Corp. announced Thursday that it has agreed to purchase Catalyst Semiconductor in an all-stock transaction estimated to be worth some $115 million in equity. Headquarte...

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Monday, July 14, 2008

BKM Technology Partners Buys Semiconductor Product Line

Phoenix, Arizona-based BKM Technology Partners, LLC, has purchased a product line from a semiconductor equipment manufacturer, Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Rudolph said today that it sold its lead scanner assets and licensed related intellect...

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Monday, July 14, 2008

O'Neil Group Acquires Braxton Technologies

The O'Neil Group Co., a Colorado Springs, Colo.-based organization that specializes in strategic acquisitions, announced Monday that it has acquired Braxton Technologies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The O'Neil Group said Braxt...

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Insight Enterprises Buys UK Systems Integrator

Insight Enterprises Inc., a provider of information technology hardware, software and services to private and public companies, announced Thursday that it has purchased MINX Ltd., a U.K.-based European Network integrator with Cisco Gold Par...

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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

IHS Buys Oil and Gas Information Assets

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS, a provider of energy and other data, said today that it has acquired the current inventory of digital log and raster image assets of Reservoir Visualization, a consultancy focused on data for the oil and gas i...

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Monday, July 7, 2008

Ensynch Buys Southern California IT Firm, Sells Hosting Unit

Tempe, Arizona-based Ensynch, a provider of IT consulting and staffing services, said Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire eBI Solutions, a IT consulting firm based in Southern California. Financial terms of the deal were not ...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Indigio Merges With Bridgeline Software

Denver-based Indigio, a providing web application development, web design, and other services, has been acquired by Bridgeline Software, a Boston-based software developer, Bridgeline announced Tuesday. Bridgeline said that it paid $6M for I...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Solidware Acquired By Coverity

Denver, Colorado-based Solidware, a provider of software bug detection and software code quality products, has been acquired by Coverity, a San Francisco-based firm. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. Coverity announced the buy...

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Monday, June 30, 2008

Avnet Buys Source Electronics

Phoenix-based Avnet, a electronics distributor, said Monday that it has acquired New Hampshire-based Source Electronics Corporation, a provider of custom programming services for integrated circuits. Financial terms of the deal were not dis...

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Monday, June 30, 2008

Avnet Acquires U.K. Distributor for $156.1M

Phoenix-based electronic components and computer products distributor Avnet Inc. announced Monday that its $156.1 million offer to purchase Horizon Technology Group PLC has been unconditionally accepted. Headquartered in the United Kingdom,...

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Liberty Media Buys Online Party Retailer

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Media said Thursday afternoon that it is acquiring Celebrate Express, a Kirkland, Washington-based online retailer of party supplies and costumes. The firms said that Liberty will pay $31M in cash, or $3.90...

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

IQNavigator Sold To Private Equity Firm

Denver, Colorado-based IQNavigator, a developer of software for managing outsourced labor, has been sold to private equity firm GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, and the management of IQNavigator. Baker Capital, a private equity firm which owns 40 p...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Flypaper Studio Sells Services Business

Phoenix-based Flypaper Studio, a firm which develops web-based, interactive presentation software, said Tuesday that the firm has soled its e-Learning services business to The GMarie Group. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Fl...

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Friday, June 20, 2008

iQmetrix Buys Software Firm

Centennial, Colorado-based iQmetrix said this week that it has acquired Work Software Systems, a developer of retail management software for the wireless industry. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to iQmetrix...

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Medicis Acquires Medical Device Firm

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Medicis said Monday that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Seattle-based LipoSonix, in a deal worth $150M in cash. Medicis and LipoSonix said that Medicis will acquire LipoSonix, a developer of...

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Friday, June 6, 2008

Level 3 Completes Vyvx Ad Business Sale

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications said Thursday that it has completed its sale of its advertising distribution business of Vyvx LLC, to DG FastChannel. The deal was worth approximately $129M in cash. Level 3 said it retains ...

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Monday, June 2, 2008

Center Line Data Sold To Houston Firm

Denver-based Center Line Data Corp., a privately held developer of well log digitizing software, has sold virtually all of its assets to TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co., TGS announced Monday. TGS, a seismic imaging software publisher headquartere...

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Friday, May 30, 2008

Sorrento Networks Buys Redfern Broadband Networks

Denver, Colorado-based Sorrento Networks said this morning that it has made an asset purchase of Redfern Broadband Networks, an Australian manufacturer of optical networking equipment. The company did not disclose financial details of the b...

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Friday, May 30, 2008

Alpha Bay Buys Software Firm

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Alpha Bay Corporation, a developer of software for retailers, said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Avorcor, a Virginia-based firm which develops service oriented architecture (SOA) software for t...

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Friday, May 23, 2008

Avnet Buys Indian Firm

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet said Friday morning that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Ontrack Solutions Pvt. Ltd of India. Ontrack Solutions, which is based in Mumbai, is a systems integrator focused on security, networking...

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Thursday, May 22, 2008

FranklinCovey Spins Off Consumer Business Unit

Salt Lake City, Utah-based FranklinCovey said Thursday afternoon that it is in an agreement with investment firm Peterson Partners, to create a new company called Franklin Covey Products, LLC. The new company will purchase FranklinCovey's C...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Chair Entertainment Acquired By Epic Games

Provo, Utah-based Chair Entertainment, a game development studio that develops "Empire," a computer game based on the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card, has been acquired by Epic Games. Epic Games said Tuesday that Chair Entertainm...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Iron Mountain Acquires Denver-based DocuVault

Iron Mountain Inc., a Boston-based provider of data protection and storage software and related services, announced Monday that it has acquired DocuVault, a records management and disposal services provider headquartered in Denver. Terms of...

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Monday, May 12, 2008

Radyne Acquired By Comtech

Phoenix, Arizona-based Radyne, a manufacturer of communications and satellite equipment, said Monday that it has agreed to be acquired by Comtech Telecommunications Corp., in a deal worth approximately $195.0M. According to Radyne, the defi...

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Monday, May 12, 2008

iLinc Shops Audio Conferencing Business for $4.1M

Phoenix-based Web conferencing software developer iLinc Communications Inc. announced Monday that it has sold the majority of its audio conferencing assets for $4.1 million in cash. Specifically, iLinc said it sold its reservationless and o...

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Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Clear Technology Acquired By Software Firm

Denver, Colorado-based Clear Technology, a developer of business process automation software for the financial services and insurance industry, has been acquired. Texas-based Versata Enterprises did not disclose financial details of the dea...

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Thursday, May 1, 2008

VoipReview Sold To Secret Buyer

Denver-based VoipReview.org, a comparison-shopping Web site for broadband phone service, reported this morning that it has been sold to an undisclosed buyer. In addition to not naming its new owner, the company also declined to disclose the...

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Thursday, May 1, 2008

CSG Systems Completes $39M Purchase of Dataprose

CSG Systems International Inc., an Englewood, Colo.-based provider of outsourced customer care and billing services, announced today that its acquisition of DataProse Inc. has closed. According to CSG's initial April 17 announcement, the co...

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Monday, April 28, 2008

First Data Acquires InComm

Denver-based First Data Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire InComm, a marketer, distributor, and provider of technology for the stored value and gift card market. Financial terms were not disclosed. According to First Data, InCo...

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Monday, April 21, 2008

Avnet Makes $156M Bid for Ireland's Horizon Technology Group

Phoenix-based electronics components distributor Avnet Inc. announced Friday that it has made a cash offer to acquire the Horizon Technology Group PLC, an Ireland-based distributor and integrator of information technology products. Avnet sa...

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Friday, April 18, 2008

180 Connect Acquired By DIRECTV

Englewood-based 180 Connect, a provider of installation, integration, and fulfilmment for the home entertainment and communications market, has been acquired by satellite TV provider DIRECTV. DIRECTV said Friday that it would pay $1.80 per ...

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Thursday, April 17, 2008

CSG Systems to Acquire DataProse for $39M

CSG Systems International, an Englewood, Colo.-based provider of outsourced customer interaction services, announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire DataProse Inc., a statement presentment and direct mail services provider headquarte...

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

EchoTech Wireless Acquired By Silicon Valley Firm

Streakwave Wireless Inc., a value-added distributed of wireless broadband solutions, announced Wednesday that it has acquired EchoTech Wireless LLC, a wireless connectivity reseller and distributor headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ter...

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Thursday, April 10, 2008

EMCORE to Buy Intel's Optical Platform Division

EMCORE Corp., a manufacturer of semiconductor components and subsystems, announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire the enterprise and storage assets of chip producer Intel Corp.'s Optical Platform Division. EMCORE said it will also g...

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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Indicative Software Acquired By Silicon Valley Firm

Fort Collins, Colorado-based Indicative Software, a developer of software for application performance monitoring, has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based firm Nimsoft. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Indicative Software, w...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Umbria Acquired By J.D. Power

Boulder, Colorado-based startup Umbria has been acquired by J.D. Power and Associates, a California firm which provides customer satisfaction surveys for the automotive and other industries. Financial terms of the acquisition were not discl...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Insight Completes Calence Buy for $129M

Insight Enterprises Inc., a provider of information technology hardware, software and services, announced Tuesday that its acquisition of Calence LLC has closed. The proposed merger was first reported on Jan. 24. Insight said the $129 milli...

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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Avnet Concludes Azzurri Technology Acquisition

Electronics parts distributor Avnet Inc. announced Tuesday that its acquisition of U.K.-based semiconductor supplier Azzurri Technology Ltd. has closed. Terms of the deal, which was first reported Jan. 10, were not disclosed. Headquartered ...

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Fourteen40 Acquired By Follett Corporation

Fourteen40, a Salt Lake City-based firm which develops the Web 2.0 social networking site CafeScribe, has been acquired by Follett Corporation, Follett said Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed. CafeScribe is an online web site focuse...

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Monday, March 24, 2008

AVO Group Merges With Interactive Agency

Denver-based AVO Group, a digital marketing and communications firm, said last week that it has merged with California-based The1stMovement, a provider of multimedia advertising. Financial terms were not disclosed. The firms said that the m...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

ViaWest Acquires Texas-Based Dataside

Denver-based collocation and managed services provider ViaWest announced Tuesday that it has acquired Dataside, a Dallas-based supplier of data center infrastructure and managed network services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ViaWes...

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

AMI Semiconductor, On Semiconductor Deal Approved By Stockholders

ON Semiconductor Corp., a Phoenix-based manufacturer of integrated circuits for power supplies and other electronic devices, announced Wednesday that its stockholders and those at AMI Semiconductor have approved ON Semiconductor's proposed ...

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

HourDoc.com Acquired By Texas Firm

A Houston-based human resources firm reported Wednesday that it has purchased a majority interest in HourDoc.com, a time-and-labor management technology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Terms of the transaction were not reported. Hour...

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Ping Identity Acquires Sxip Access Product Line

Ping Identity Corp., a Denver-based publisher of secure Internet sign-on software, announced Tuesday that it has acquired various identity and access management applications and related properties from Sxip Identity Corp. Terms of the deal ...

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Monday, March 3, 2008

IHS Buys Two Firms

IHS Inc., a provider of product lifecycle management and environmental analysis and information, announced Monday that it has acquired one environmental data company and has agreed to purchase another for a combined transaction amount of $4...

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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Zayo Completes Citynet Unit Acquisition

Louisville, Colorado-based Zago Group said Monday that it has closed its acquisition of Citynet Fiber Network. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Zayo Group had said in December that it was acquiring Citynet Fiber Networ...

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Linux Networx Acquired By SGI

Bluffdale, Utah-based Linux Networx, a developer of high performance computing (HPC) technology focused on Linux clusters, has been acquired by California-based computing firm SGI. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. SGI ...

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Hypercom to Acquire Thales SA's e-Transactions Business

Hypercom Corp., a Phoenix-based provider of electronic payment devices and related software, announced Wednesday that it has agreed to purchase the e-transactions business of French electronics and defense firm Thales S.A. Hypercom said the...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Adtron Acquired By SMART Modular Technologies

Phoenix, Arizona-based Adtron, a designer and manufacturer of solid state flash disk drives, has been acquired. SMART Modular Technologies, which is based in Fremont, California, said Wednesday that it is paying $20M in cash plus up to an a...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Simtek Hires Investment Bank

Memory chip manufacturer Simtek Corp. revealed Wednesday that it has hired an investment bank to advise its board regarding Cypress Semiconductor Corp.'s expressed desire to acquire the company. Cypress--which now owns nearly 19 percent of ...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

NanoProducts Acquired By PPG Industries

PPG Industries, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products and fiberglass, announced Monday that it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of NanoProducts Corp., a producer and developer of n...

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Monday, February 11, 2008

ACI Electronics Acquired By Arrow

Denver, Colorado-based ACI Electronics LLC, a independent distributor of electronic components, has been acquired by Arrow Electronics. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. According to Arrow, ACI has approximately 60 empl...

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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Market Force Nabs Certified Marketing Services

Consumer research firm Market Force Information Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired Certified Marketing Services Inc., a national provider of merchandising and on-site research services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Marke...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Radyne Looks To Possible Sale

Phoenix, Arizona-based Radyne, a developer of wireless communications products, said Tuesday afternoon that it is looking to possibly sell the company and has hired an investment bank. Radyne said it has retained Needham & Company as its fi...

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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Copper Conferencing Buys The Conference Depot for $11M

Copper Conferencing, a provider of audio-, Web- and video-conferencing services, announced Tuesday that it has purchased The Conference Depot, a publisher of audio- and Web-conferencing software. Copper Conferencing said it financed the $11...

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Friday, February 1, 2008

Excelsior Software Acquired By GlobalScholar.com

Greeley, Colorado-based Excelsior Software, which provides software used by educators to track student grades and attendance, has been acquired by Bellevue, Washington-based GlobalScholar.com. Financial terms of the acquisition were not dis...

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

AxisPointe Acquires Asset Evolution

Salt Lake City, Utah-based AxisPointe, which provides a suite of offerings for post-construction services for homebuilders, said today that it has acquired Asset Evolution, a provider of technology for the real estate sector. Financial term...

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

MobileDataforce Acquires Treetop Technologies

Boise, Idaho-based MobileDataforce said today that it has acquired Treetop Technologies, a fellow Boise provider of database and web design, development, and integration services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Mobil...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Stratavia Shops Managed Services Business to Datavail

Denver-based Stratavia, a publisher of data center automation software, announced Wednesday that it has sold its managed services business to Datavail Corp., a start-up automation applications developer. Stratavia said it will also license ...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Lijit Networks Acquires Blog Indexer BigSwerve

Lijit Networks Inc., a publisher of blog search and statistics tools, revealed today that it has acquired BigSwerve, a blog indexer analyzes and sorts blog comments. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Also established in 2006, Lij...

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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Insight Enterprises to Nab Calence for $125M

Insight Enterprises Inc., a provider of information technology hardware, software and services, reported Thursday that it has agreed to buy independent IT services provider Calence LLC for $125 million in cash. Insight noted that the final ...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Ventana Medical Acquired By Roche For $3.4B

Roche, a Swiss-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Ventana Medical Systems of Tucson, Ariz., for $89.50 per share of common stock. Roche said the amount represents a 4.5 per...

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Friday, January 18, 2008

Omniture Completes Acquisition of Visual Sciences

Orem, Utah-based Omniture announced Thursday that its acquisition of competing web analytics provider Visual Sciences has completed. The deal, which was worth approximately $394M in stock and cash, was originally announced in October. Accor...

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Thursday, January 17, 2008

AdvancedMD Acquired By Private Equity Firm

Salt Lake City, Utah-based AdvancedMD Software said Thursday that the firm has been acquired by private equity firm Francisco Partners. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to AdvancedMD, John Trzeciak of Francisco Part...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Network Analysis Acquired By MSC.Software

Chandler, Arizona-based Network Analysis, a developer of software for thermal modeling, has been acquired by MSC.Software, a California firm in the simulation software business. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. MSC.Sof...

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Friday, January 11, 2008

Fluensee Sells Mobitrac

Englewood, Colorado-based Fluensee, a developer of RFID tracking and management software, has sold its Mobitrac fleet management business to Canadian firm Descartes Systems Group. Descartes Systems announced the deal Thursday, saying it pay...

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Thursday, January 10, 2008

GHX Sells ClaimRight Software Business

Louisville, Colorado-based Global Healthcare Exchange, a provider of products for automating healthcare company operations, has sold its ClaimRight data validation software business to I-Many. New Jersey-based I-many announced the deal Thur...

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Thursday, January 10, 2008

Avnet Acquires Azzurri Technology

Phoenix-based Avnet said today that it has agreed to acquire Azzurri Technology Ltd., a distributor of semiconductors and embedded systems products in the UK. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Avnet said that it wil int...

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Monday, January 7, 2008

Liberty Media Buys Bodybuilding.com

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Media said Monday that it has acquired Meridian, Idaho-based Bodybuilding.com. Bodybuilding.com is an Internet retailer of bodybuilding and fitness related products. Financial terms of the acquisition were ...

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Thursday, January 3, 2008

RegOnline, WingateWeb Acquired By The Active Network

Boulder, Colorado-based RegOnline and Lindon, Utah-based WingateWeb have both been acquired by a California-based provider of online sports registration and community services, The Active Network. San Diego-based The Active Network did not ...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Data393 Acquired By Managed Data Holdings

Englewood-based colocation and managed hosting provider Data393 has been acquired, according to Managed Data Holdings. Managed Data Holdings, which is based in Irvine, California, did not disclose financial terms of the deal. Brett Jones ha...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

ON Semi Completes Acquisition

Phoenix, Arizona-based ON Semiconductor said Wednesday morning that it has completed its acquisition of the voltage regulation and thermal monitoring products for computing applications from Analog Devices, Inc. The deal, which was announc...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Avnet Acquires YEL Electronics

Phoenix, Arizona-based electronics distributor Avnet said this morning that it has acquired YEL Electronics Hong Kong Ltd., a distriubtor of electronics components in the Asia region. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, h...

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Thursday, December 20, 2007

Hypercom to Buy Thales' e-Transactions Business Line

Phoenix-based Hypercom Corp., a developer of secure electronic payment software, reported Thursday that it has agreed to purchase the e-Transactions business unit of Thales SA, a European publisher of secure card payment applications. Hyper...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

DirectPointe Acquires iTOK

Lindon, Utah-based IT outsourcing firm DirectPointe said today that it has acquired iTOK, a provider of remote PC management software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. iTOK is based in Provo, Utah, and developed software for ...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

EMCORE to Acquire Intel OPD’s Telecom Assets for $85M

EMCORE Corp., a semiconductor manufacturer for the communications and solar energy industries, announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $85 million for the telecommunications portion of silicon heavyweight Intel Corp.'s Optical Platform ...

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Monday, December 17, 2007

Carrier Access Acquired By Turin Networks

Petaluma, California-based Turin Networks and Boulder-based Carrier Access Corporation said this morning that Turin Networks will acquire Carrier Access for $92.7M in cash. Carrier Access is a provider of wireless and wired communications n...

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Monday, December 17, 2007

Avnet Completes Acal Division Acquisition

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of the IT Solutions Divison of Acal plc. Acal's IT Solutions division is a European value added distributor (VAD) for storage area networking, networking, ...

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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Omniture Completes Offermatica Buy

Orem, Utah-based Omniture said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Offermatica. Omniture, which provides web analytics software and services, had announced the deal in September. The deal was worth $65M. Offermatica is a provi...

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Thursday, December 13, 2007

ON Semiconductor to Acquire AMIS for $915M

ON Semiconductor Corp. announced today that it has agreed to acquire AMIS Holdings Inc., the parent company of integrated circuit manufacturer AMI Semiconductor. ON Semiconductor said the all-stock transaction was worth an estimated equity ...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Vertical Pitch Acquired By Edgewater Technology

Information technology consulting firm Edgewater Technology Inc. reported Monday that has completed its acquisition of Colorado-based Vertical Pitch LLC, a provider of corporate performance management services. Edgewater said the deal is wo...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2007

PCT Acquires Canada's Think Broadband

PCT International Inc., a manufacturer of "last-mile" computer networking equipment, announced Monday that it has acquired Canada-based Think Broadband Solutions from Wi-LAN Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, PCT said the t...

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Thursday, December 6, 2007

Omniture Gets Early Clearance For Visual Sciences Purchase

Orem, Utah-based Omniture said Wednesday afternoon that it has received early termination of the firm's waiting period for its acquisition of San Diego-based Visual Sciences. The deal is worth approximately $372M. The U.S. Federal Trade Com...

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Monday, December 3, 2007

Frontier Scientific Acquires Echelon Biosciences

Logan, Utah-based Frontier Scientific said this morning that it has acquired Salt Lake City's Echelon Biosciences, Inc., from Aeterna Zentaris, Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Frontier is a chemical developer, manufactu...

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Thursday, November 29, 2007

MarketAxess Nabs Utah's Trade West Systems

Electronic trading platform operator MarketAxess Holdings Inc. reported Wednesday that it has acquired financial software publisher Trade West Systems LLC of Salt Lake City, Utah. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Under the "ProO...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Webroot Merges With UK Firm

Security software developer Webroot Software Inc. announced Tuesday that it has merged with Email Systems, an England-based provider of security software-as-a-service. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, Webroot said bo...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

DirectPointe Buys Security Software Firm

Lindon, Utah-based DirectPointe said this morning that it has acquired Mesa, Arizona-based Sweet Spot Solutions (S3). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sweet Spot Solutions makes software which resides an a portable, USB flash...

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Monday, November 19, 2007

Zayo Acquires VoicePipe, Creates Services Unit

Regional broadband Internet service provider Zayo Bandwidth announced Monday that it has acquired a retail voice-over-Internet-Protocol service provider and formed a new business unit called Zayo Managed Services from that company. Terms of...

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Friday, November 9, 2007

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Analog Devices Business, Patents

Phoenix-based integrated circuit manufacturer ON Semiconductor Corp. announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire Analog Devices Inc.'s CPU voltage-regulation and PC thermal-monitoring business. ON Semiconductor said that the total cons...

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Zayo Bandwidth Completes Onvoy Acquisition

Louisville, Colorado-based Zayo Bandwidth said this morning that it has finalized its acquisition of Onvoy, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based telecommunications provider. The deal had been announced in August. Financial terms of the acquisition ha...

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

WiLife Acquired By Logitech

Computing peripherals and gaming devices manufacturer Logitech International announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire WiLife Inc., a Utah-based producer of economical home-monitoring systems. The deal, Logitech said, is worth some $...

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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Avnet Completes Purchase of German Distributor

Phoenix-based electronic components distributor Avnet Inc. revealed Wednesday that it has concluded its acquisition of Betronik GmbH, a German passive components supplier. Avnet originally announced its intention to purchase the company on ...

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Friday, November 2, 2007

Avnet Buys Australian Electronics Distributor

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet said Thursday that it has acquired ChannelWorx Pty Ltd, a Melbourne, Australia-based distributor of networking and security products. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, however Avnet said tha...

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Omniture Buys Visual Sciences

Orem, Utah-based web analytics provider Omniture said late Thursday that it is acquiring San Diego, California-based competitor Visual Sciences. The deal is worth approximately $394M in stock and cash. Omniture said it will pay $2.39 in cas...

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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Aha! Software Gets Minority Investment

Orlando, Florida-based Connextions, a provider of business process outsourcing, said Thursday that it has acquired a minority interest in Denver, Colorado-based Aha! Software LLC. Aha! Software is a provider of predictive analytics software...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

DirectPointe Acquires IT Provider

Lindon, Utah-based information technology consulting and outsourcing firm DirectPointe Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired TechnologyWorks and its client base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2003, TechnologyWorks...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Oakley Networks Becomes Part Of Raytheon

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Oakley Networks has officially become part of Raytheon, Raytheon said Tuesday. The company said that it has completed its buy of Oakley Networks, which will become a new, wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon, withi...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

First Data Buys Digital Payment Software Firm

First Data Corp., a provider of electronic commerce and payment services, announced Monday that it has purchased Deecal International, an Ireland-based publisher of digital payment-processing software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ...

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Monday, October 15, 2007

eToys Direct, BabyUniverse Complete Merger

Denver, Colorado-based eToys Direct and BabyUniverse said today that the firms have completed their previously announced merger. The $276M deal was originally announced in March. The firms said that the combined company will be located in D...

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Monday, October 15, 2007

CIBER Acquires Swedish IT Consulting Firm

System integration consultants Ciber Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired Condevor AB, a Swedish SAP consulting firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ciber said its wholly owned subsidiary, CIBER Sweden AB, will absorb Co...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

HealthCare Insight Acquired By ISO

Jersey City, New Jersey-based ISO, a provider of risk management services and databases, said today that it has acquired Salt Lake City-based HealthCare Insight LLC. HealthCare Insight is a provider of automated modeling and profiling tools...

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Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Amtech Buys French Solar Automation Firm for $6.1M

Tempe, Arizona-based Amtech Systems Inc., a manufacturer of solar cell and semiconductor production and automation equipment, announced Tuesday that it has purchased R2D Ingenierie, a French solar cell and semiconductor automation equipment...

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Monday, October 8, 2007

Avnet Completes Magirus Buy

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet said today that it has completed its acquisition of Magirus Group, a European distributor of computing products. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, however Magirus has approximately $500M in annual reven...

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Monday, October 8, 2007

Freelinc Acquires Aura Communications Technology

Orem, Utah-based FreeLinc, a provider of wireless communications accessories for two-way radios, said today that it has acquired Aura Communications Technology. Aura develops integrated circuits in the area of magnetic induction technology....

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Thursday, October 4, 2007

Mozy Acquired By EMC

Berkeley Data Systems, the American Fork, Utah-based firm which operates the popular Mozy online storage backup service, confirmed this morning that it has been acquired by EMC Corporation. Josh Coates, the firm's founder and CEO, said that...

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Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Zayo Bandwidth Acquires Indiana Fiber Works

Louisville, Colorado-based communications firm Zayo Bandwidth said today that it has acquired Indiana Fiber Works. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Indiana Fiber Works is a provider of fiber interconnections in Indiana...

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Monday, October 1, 2007

CVI Melles Griot Acquires Coherent Imaging Optics

CVI Melles Griot, a supplier of optical systems and components, announced Monday that it has acquired Coherent Imaging Optics Ltd., a provider of critical infrared optical components for advanced thermal imaging. Terms of the deal were not ...

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Friday, September 28, 2007

Motorola Sells Tempe Division For $350M

Motorola and Emerson said today that Emerson is acquiring Motorola's Tempe, Arizona-based Embedded Communications Computing (ECC) business, in a $350M deal. Emerson and Motorola said that the all-cash deal will make Motorola's ECC business ...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007

EchoStar Mulls Company Split

EchoStar Communications Corp., a distributor of satellite television programming and equipment, announced Tuesday that its board of directors has advised the executive staff to consider separating the company into two distinct, publicly tra...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007

EchoStar Buys Sling Media For $380M

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite television operator EchoStar said late Monday evening that it is acquiring Sling Media, a maker of digital "place-shifting" devices, for approximately $380M in cash and EchoStar options. Sling Media's dev...

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Monday, September 24, 2007

EMC Eyes Mozy

Data storage giant EMC is reportedly in the midst of acquiring American Fork, Utah-based online storage service Mozy, according to rumors reported by the technology blog TechCrunch. The deal is rumored to be worth $76M. Devin Knighton, a sp...

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Monday, September 24, 2007

Avnet to Acquire German Distributor Betronik

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet Inc., a marketer and distributor of electronics components, announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Betronik GmbH, a Berlin-based passive components distributor. Terms of the deal, which is subject to app...

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Friday, September 21, 2007

Radix Acquired By Elecsys

Salt Lake City-based Radix International and Radix Corporation, a developer of rugged handheld computers and peripherals, has been acquired, according to Kansas-based Elecsys Corporation. Elecsys said yesterday that it acquired Radix for $2...

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Friday, September 21, 2007

BoldTech Systems Acquired By Perficient

Denver, Colorado-based IT consulting firm BoldTech Systems, Inc., has been acquired. Austin, Texas-based Perficient, a publicly traded IT consulting firm, said Friday morning that it has acquired BoldTech in a $20.8M cash and stock deal. Pe...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

MPC-Gateway Transaction Passes Antitrust Review

Computer hardware manufacturer MPC Corp. revealed Wednesday that federal antitrust authorities will not block the company's pending acquisition of Gateway's professional business division. MPC originally reported its intent to purchase the ...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Sphera Acquired By SWSoft

Denver, Colorado-based Sphera, a provider of software-as-a-service software for hosting companies, has been acquired by SWsoft, SWsoft said Tuesday. Herndon, Va.-based SWSoft did not disclose financial terms of the deal. Sphera's products a...

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Friday, September 14, 2007

Fujifilm Acquires Specialty Chemical Business from Air Products

Fujifilm Electronic Materials said Thursday that it has acquired a unit of Air Products and Chemicals, based in Tempe, Arizona. Fujifilm, which operates a manufacturing and research operating in Mesa, Arizona which supplies photoresists, d...

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

MacDermid Sells Printing Division

Denver, Colorado-based MacDermid Inc., a provider of specialty chemicals and technical services, has sold its printing subsidiary, MacDermid ColorSpan, to HP. HP said this morning that it has signed an agreement with MacDermid Inc. to acqui...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Cluster File Systems Acquired By Sun Microsystems

Boulder, Colorado-based Cluster File Systems, Inc., developer of the Lustre distributed file system, has been acquired by Sun Microsystems. Sun said today that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Cluster File Systems, in a deal that ...

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Friday, September 7, 2007

Omniture Acquires Offermatica

Orem, Utah-based Omniture said Friday morning that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Offermatica, a provider of A/B testing and multivariate testing. The deal is worth $65M. Offermatica's products are used by companies to test the ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

MPC Buys Gateway Professional

Nampa, Idaho-based MPC Corporation said today that it has acquired computer manufacturer Gateway's Professional business, in a deal worth approximately $90M. Gateway Professional provides computer products to businesses, government agencies...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Peak Devices Acquisition Completes

TriQuint Semiconductor, a manufacturer of wireless communications products, has concluded its acquisition of Boulder's Peak Devices Inc., a fabless semiconductor company that specializes in discrete radio frequency transistor technology, Tr...

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Monday, August 27, 2007

IHS Acquires PCNAlert for $10M

Englewood, Colorado-based IHS Inc., a provider of critical technical information and decision-support tools and services, revealed Monday that it has purchased PCNAlert, formerly a SupplyEdge Inc. property, for $10 million in cash. PCNAlert...

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Monday, August 27, 2007

Zayo Bandwidth Purchases PPL Telcom for $60M

Zayo Bandwidth Inc., a fiber optics-based bandwidth provider to carriers, Web-oriented companies, governments and private enterprises, has purchased PPL Telcom, a subsidiary of PPL Corp., for $60 million, PPL Corp. reported Friday. PPL Corp...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Peak Devices Acquired By Triquint

TriQuint Semiconductor, a manufacturer of wireless communications products, revealed Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase Peak Devices Inc. of Boulder, Colorado. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, TriQuint said it expects the ...

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Monday, August 20, 2007

Incentra Purchases Helio Solutions For $10.3M

IT outsourcing and consulting firm Incentra Solutions Inc. announced today that it has acquired Helio Solutions Inc., a provider of IT and data center services, for some $10.3 million. Incentra said the final sales price consisted of $5 mil...

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Monday, August 20, 2007

Accellos Purchases Maximum Data Solutions

Supply chain management specialist Accellos Inc. announced last week that it has acquired Maximum Data Solutions, a provider of data collection and warehouse management technology services for Microsoft Dynamics. Terms of the deal were not ...

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Monday, August 13, 2007

RFMD Acquires Sirenza Microdevices

RF Micro Devices said Monday that it has acquired Broomfield, Colorado-based Sirenza Microdevices. The deal is worth approximately $900M, made up of $300M in cash plus the balance in stock. Sirenza Microdevices is a manufacturer of radio f...

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Monday, August 13, 2007

CSG Systems Acquires Prairie Voice Services

CSG Systems International Inc., a provider of customer care and billing services, revealed Monday that it has finalized its purchase of Prairie Voice Services Inc. CSG originally announced its intent to acquire the company July 30. Terms of...

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Thursday, August 9, 2007

Apollo Group Buys Aptimus

Phoenix, Arizona-based Apollo Group, the parent firm of the University of Phoenix, said Wednesday that it has acquired online advertising network Aptimus, in an all-cash deal worth approximately $48M. Aptimus provides Internet advertising a...

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Wednesday, August 8, 2007

SANZ Sells Unit To SPADAC

SPADAC Inc., a provider of predictive and geo-intelligence analysis products and services, has purchased SANZ Inc.'s EarthWhere business unit, SANZ's parent company reported Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. EarthWhere is an ap...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Thought Equity Motion Acquires FilmWorld

Denver, Colorado-based Thought Equity Motion, a provider of content for the creative and production industry, said Tuesday that it has acquired FilmWorld, an Australian provider of film and video content. Financial terms of the acquisition ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Helius Completes PointeCast Acquisition

Video-over-Internet software developer Helius Inc. reported Wednesday that it has completed its purchase of PointeCast Corp., a provider of rapid communication and online training software. Helius originally announced its intent to acquire ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Honeywell Completes Enraf Acquisition

Honeywell said Tuesday afternoon that it has completed its $260M acquisition of Enraf Holding B.V., a Netherland-based provider of measurement and controls products for the oil and gas industry. Enraf is becoming part of Honeywell's Phoeni...

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Monday, July 30, 2007

iCrossing Acquires Web Developer Proxicom

Digital marketing firm iCrossing Inc. reported Monday that it has acquired Web development agency Proxicom Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. iCrossing recently raised $62 million in a round of venture capital financing last week fr...

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Monday, July 30, 2007

CSG Systems to Buy Prairie Voice for $39M

CSG Systems International Inc., a developer of customer care and billing software, announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Prairie Voice Services Inc., a provider of interactive messaging services, for $39 million. CSG said the purch...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Molex Buys Arizona's Polymicro Technologies

Phoenix, Arizona-based Polymicro Technologies, a manufacturer of silica capillary tubing and optical assemblies, has been acquired by Illinois-based electronic components firm Molex. Molex said late Tuesday that it acquired Polymicro, as a ...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Apex Microtechnology Acquired by Cirrus Logic

Tucson, Arizona-based Apex Microtechnology has been acquired by Cirrus Logic. Cirrus Logic said Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of Apex, in a deal that was worth approximately $42M in cash. Apex is a manufacturer of high-power...

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Thursday, July 12, 2007

Level 3 Acquires European Streaming Provider

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications, said Wednesday that its operating subsidiary has acquired Servecast Limited, a Dublin-based provider of live and on-demand video management and streaming services. The deal is worth 33M eur...

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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

MasterControl Acquires AMG IT Systems

MasterControl Inc., a developer of document management software for life sciences companies, reported Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase AMG IT Systems Ltd., a provider of quality assurance software for the pharmaceutical industry. Term...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Zappos.com Inc. to Acquire 6pm.com

Online shoe retailer Zappos.com Inc. announced Monday that it has agreed to purchase 6pm.com from Denver-based eBags Inc., an online seller of luggage and other items. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close within the next thr...

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Monday, July 9, 2007

Photobucket Acquisition Completes

The acquisition of Denver, Colorado-based Photobucket by Fox Interactive Media completed today, Fox Interactive Media announced this morning. Photobucket is a provider of online storage for photos, videos, and other multimedia, and is used ...

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Thursday, July 5, 2007

Radyne Acquires AeroAstro

Phoenix, Arizona-based Radyne said Thursday that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire AeroAstro, a firm that designs microsatellites, in a deal worth approximately $18M. Radyne said that it will pay approximately $17.25M in cash, plus...

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Monday, July 2, 2007

Mainstream Data Acquires Newscom

Mainstream Data Inc., a global digital media content provider, revealed Friday that it has acquired fellow content provider Newscom LLC from its previous joint owners, Tribune Media Services and The McClatchy Company. Terms of the transacti...

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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Storage Markets Looks For Buyer

Boulder, Colorado-based Storage Markets, a firm operating a predictive marketplace for predicting movement in the storage industry, said in an email to its users Thursday that it is looking for a buyer. According to the email, the firm is l...

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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Photo Stencil Acquired by Kachi Partners

Colorado Springs-based Photo Stencil, a manufacturer of printed circuit board assembly and inspection tools, has been acquired in a leveraged buy-out by private equity firm Kachi Partners, Kachi reported Tuesday. Details of the transaction ...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Tier1 Innovation Acquired By Perficient

Denver, Colorado-based Tier1 Innovation, an IT consulting firm providing services for the Oracle market, has been acquired. Perficient, an Austin, Texas-based company that serves the Global 2000, said that it will pay $14.25M, in a combinat...

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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Honeywell to Acquire Enraf for $260M

Aerospace and electronics manufacturer Honeywell International announced today that it has agreed to pay $260 million for Enraf Holding B.V., a division of Dutch firm Delft Instruments. Honeywell said Enraf Holding consists of six groups—En...

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Thursday, June 21, 2007

bConnected Acquired By Connextions

Connextions Inc., a business process outsourcing firm, announced Wednesday that it has acquired Boulder, Colorado-based bConnected Software Inc., a developer of applications for the health care industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

PatchLink to Acquire SecureWave SA

PatchLink Corp., a developer of enterprise security software, announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire SecureWave SA, a provider of endpoint security software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, PatchLink said the transact...

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Isonics Shops Life Sciences Division For $850,000

Isonics Corp., a manufacturer of materials and products for the homeland security and semiconductor markets, announced Monday that it has completed the sale of its Life Sciences division to an undisclosed buyer for $850,000. Isonics said it...

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Monday, June 18, 2007

First Consulting Group Acquires Zorch

Zorch Inc., a developer of enterprise software for the life sciences industry, has been acquired by First Consulting Group Inc., FCG reported Monday. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, although FCG said it is acquiring ...

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Friday, June 15, 2007

Global Energy Decisions Acquired By Ventyx

Boulder, Colorado-based Global Energy Decisions, a provider of software, data, and advisory services for the electric utility industry, has been acquired by Atlanta-based Ventyx. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ventyx said T...

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

DBL Distributing Acquired By Ingram Micro

Scottsdale, Arizona-based consumer electronics distributor DBL Distributing, has been acquired by Ingram Micro, an electronics distributor, for $96M. According to Ingram Micro, it will continue operating DBL Distributing as a wholly owned s...

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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Lafayette GIS Software Developer Acquired

Lafayette, Colorado-based Farragut Systems, a developer of software for the geographic information systems market, has been acquired by Austin, Texas-based Hart InterCivic. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hart InterCivic dev...

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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

InterData Software Acquired By Origin Digital

Denver, Colorado-based InterData Software, a company that develops software for the IP video market, has been acquired. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Origin Digital, a New York-based provider of broadcast services a...

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Monday, June 11, 2007

CSG Systems Agrees to Acquire ComTec

CSG Systems International Inc., a provider of customer care and billing services, revealed Monday that it has agreed to pay $23.5 million in cash for ComTec Inc., a privately held firm that handles print and electronic statement processing....

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Friday, June 8, 2007

YP Corp. Acquires LiveDeal

Mesa, Arizona-based YP Corp., a provider of Internet Yellow Pages and related services, said Thursday that it acquired California-based LiveDeal, a provider of online local classifieds, in a deal worth approximately $12M in stock. YP Corp. ...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Allegiance Buys Compliance Firms

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Allegiance, a provider of enterprise feedback management services, said today that it has acquired two Virginia-based companies in the ethics and compliance hotline service area. Allegiance said that Virginia-base...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Fox Interactive Media Acquires Photobucket

Denver, Colorado-based Photobucket, an online photo sharing web site used by Internet users for posting their photos to social networking and other web sites, has been acquired by Fox Interactive Media, the parent firm of MySpace. Financial...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

PC Tools Acquires Security Software, Opens Boulder Office

Sydney, Austrlia-based PC Tools, a maker of malware security software, said Tuesday that it has acquired a security software package from Novatix, a Boulder-based firm. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. PC Tools said it...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Helius to Acquire PointeCast

Internet Protocol television provider Helius Inc. revealed Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire online communications and training specialist PointeCast Corp. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the next quarter, were not di...

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Monday, May 14, 2007

Sparkplug Acquires Renaissance Networking

Phoenix, Arizona-based Sparkplug said today that it has acquired Renaissance Networking, inc. (RNi), a Tempe, Arizona-based provider of wireless business broadband services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. RNi provide...

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Thursday, May 10, 2007

IPOWER, Endurance International Group Merge

Phoenix, Arizona-based IPOWER Inc., a major provider of internet services for small and medium businesses, has merged with The Endurance International Group, the firms reported Wednesday. Terms of the deal, which closed May 4, were not reve...

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Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Curtiss-Wright Acquires Scientech for $57.8M

Curtiss-Wright Corp. said Tuesday that it has acquired Idaho Falls, Idaho-based instrument and controls systems manufacturer Scientech LLC for $57.8 million. Scientech provides nuclear power instrumentation, electrical components, process c...

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Liberty Media Set to Acquire Backcountry.com

Liberty Media Corp. has agreed to acquire online outdoors retailer Backcountry.com, the companies revealed Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to regulatory oversight and is expected to close this quarter....

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Wednesday, May 2, 2007

CVI to Acquire Melles Griot

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based optical equipment manufacturer CVI has agreed to purchase laser technology provider Melles Griot from Barloworld Scientific Ltd., CVI revealed Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not revealed, but CVI said the tr...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Local Insight Media Buys Hawaiian Yellow Pages

Englewood, Colorado-based Local Insight Media, which operates both print and Internet-based telephone directories, said Tuesday that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Hawaiian Telcom Yellow Pages. Financial terms of the deal were n...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Thule Buys Case Logic

Malmo, Sweden-based Thule, a provider of bicycle racks, trailers, and other transportation products, said Monday that it has acquired Longmont, Colorado-based Case Logic. Financial terms were not disclosed. Case Logic designs CD/DVD cases, ...

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Friday, April 27, 2007

DealerTrack To Acquire Arkona

DealerTrack Holdings, a provider of software and data for the automotive industry, and South Jordan, Utah-based Arkona, a provider of dealer management systems for auto dealerships, said this morning that they are in an agreement where Deal...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Overstock.com Sells OTravel.com, Reports Results

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Overstock.com announced today that it has sold its OTravel.com subsidiary to Castles Travel, in a $17.0M deal. OTravel provides on-line travel and vacation packages, primarily for ski packages in the U.S. and Cana...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

HP Buys Utah's Logoworks

Palo Alto, California-based HP said Tuesday afternoon that the firm has acquired Lindon, Utah-based Arteis, which operates the online Logoworks logo and graphics design service. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HP said...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Intela Acquires CrispAds

Boulder, Colorado-based Intela announced this morning that it has acquired CrispAds, a firm that operates a blog advertising network. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Intela, a provider of media and marketing services, said i...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Mobility Sells PCI Expansion, Docking Line for $4.9M

Power adapter manufacturer Mobility Electronics Inc. has completed its liquidation of nearly all assets from its PCI expansion and docking business, the company announced Wednesday. Mission Technology Group acquired the division's hard asse...

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Monday, April 16, 2007

FFI Acquires ESG for $11.2M

Fortune Industries Inc. has completed its acquisition of Salt Lake City-based Employer Solutions Group, Fortune reported Monday. The company added that it will pay $11.2 million in cash and stock for ESG. The transaction marks Fortune’s sec...

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Thursday, April 5, 2007

TeleDirect Merges with Wygant

TeleDirect International, a provider of customer-interaction-management software, has merged with Wygant, a developer of call center-optimization tools, TeleDirect reported Wednesday. The companies, which have partnered in producing integra...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Altiris Shareholders Approve Symantec Acquisition

Lindon, Utah-based Altiris announced Wednesday afternoon that its stockholders have approved the firm's acquisition by Symantec. The deal, which is worth approximately $830M, is expected to close on Friday, April 6th. The deal was approved ...

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Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Market Force Information Acquires Speedmark

Boulder, Colorado-based Market Force Information said Tuesday that it has acquired Speedmark Information Services, a provider of mystery shopping services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Houston, Texas-based Speedmar...

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Monday, April 2, 2007

Report: Photobucket Looking For Buyer

Photobucket, the online photo and media sharing web site which was founded in Denver, is reportedly up for sale and may command $300M to $400M, according to reports on the online blog site TechCrunch. According to the report, PhotoBucket ha...

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Monday, April 2, 2007

First Data Shopped to KKR for $29B

First Data Corp. will be acquired by an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., First Data announced Monday. According to First Data, the transaction is worth approximately $29 billion. First Data shareholders will receive $34 in cash f...

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Monday, April 2, 2007

Quovadx Divided, Sold for $171M

Quovadx Inc., a global software and vertical solutions company headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, has sold its CareScience division to Premier Inc. for $34.9 million, Quovadx announced Monday. In turn, the remainder of the compan...

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Thursday, March 29, 2007

DirectPointe Acquires System Technology

DirectPointe, an IT outsourcing services provider based in Lindon, Utah, has acquired print services management firm System Technology Inc., DirectPointe reported Thursday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. However, DirectPointe ...

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Thursday, March 29, 2007

Useful Networks Sold to Liberty Media's TruePosition

TruePosition, a wireless location-tracking provider and subsidiary of Liberty Media Corp., announced Thursday that it has obtained a controlling interest in Useful Networks, a Broomfield, Colo.-based startup that specializes in acquiring an...

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Thursday, March 29, 2007

ReddShell Nabbed By AmbironTrustWave

Denver, COlorado-based ReddShell Corp. has been acquired by AmbironTrustWave of Chicago, AmbironTrustWave announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal, which is effective immediately, were not disclosed. Both companies specialize in data security...

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

CellTrust Acquires Canada's PrimeMessage

CellTrust Corporation of Scottsdale, Arizona, has acquired Canada's PrimeMessage, CellTrust reported Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but CellTrust did say that PrimeMessage will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary and will r...

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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

JLT Mobile and DAP Technologies Merge

Two wireless computer-manufacturing firms, JLT Mobile Computers of Tempe, Arizona., and DAP Technologies Ltd. of Quebec City, Canada, have merged to form Roper Mobile Technology, the companies reported Tuesday. Both companies are subsidiari...

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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

WisperTel Acquires BroadSpoke

Wisper Telecommunications Inc., also known as WisperTel, has acquired KLNT Enterprises LLC, WisperTel reported Monday. Under the name of BroadSpoke, KLNT provides wireless Internet service in the Morrison and southwest Littleton areas of Co...

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Monday, March 26, 2007

Mesoscopic Devices Acquired In $12.4M Deal

Broomfield, Colorado-based Mesoscopic Devices, a developer of solid oxide fuel cell technology, has been acquired. Southborough, Mass.-based Protonex Technology said this morning it will pay $12.4M, consisting of $3.2M in cash plus the bala...

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Monday, March 26, 2007

Avanquest Acquires Web Site, Software From SendPhotos

Avanquest Software USA has entered the online photo-sharing market thanks to the acquisition of a Web site and related software from SendPhotos Inc., Avanquest revealed Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Avanquest, a Denver-based...

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Local Insight Media, CBD Media Complete Merger

Englewood, Colorado-based Local Insight Media and CBD Media said today that the firms have completed the combination of their businesses. CBD Media is a publisher of print and online yellow pages directories; Local Insight is a provider of ...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Website Pros Acquires Submitawebsite.com

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Submitawebsite.com, a search engine optimization firm, has been acquired by publicly held Website Pros. According to Website Pros, the acquisition is expected to be complete March 31st. Financial terms were not dis...

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Monday, March 19, 2007

iCrossing Acquires Sharp Analytics

Scottsdale, Arizona-based iCrossing said today that it is acquiring Salt Lake City, Utah-based Sharp Analytics, a provider of business intelligence software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. iCrossing said that the mov...

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Indigio Group Acquires Current Wisdom

Denver, Colorado-based The Indigio Group said Wednesday afternoon that it has finalized its acquisition of Current Wisdom, a search engine marketing firm. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Indigio said that the acquisition wil...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

eToys Direct Merges With BabyUniverse

BabyUniverse, an online provider of pregnancy, baby, and toddler products, said today that it has merged with Denver, Colorado-based eToys Direct, the online toy retailer formed from a buyout of KB Toys. Financial terms were not disclosed, ...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

ZEVEX Acquired By Moog

Salt Lake City, Utah-based ZEVEX International annoucned today that its shareholders have approved the merger of the firm with a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog. ZEVEX is a medical device company that develops sensors, surgical tools, and m...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Realink Acquired By Zaio

Tempe, Arizona-based Realink, a provider of services for the appraisal and mortgage banking indutries, has been acquired. Realink was acquired by Zaio Corporation, which said it paid $3.4M for the assets of the firm. The deal includes both ...

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Friday, March 9, 2007

WisperTel Acquires Path/Broadband Services

Evergreen, Colorado-based Wisper Telecommunications said late Thursday that it has acquired Path / Broadband Services, a provider of wireless Internet service in Colorado. Financial terms were not disclosed. Path provides wireless Internet ...

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Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Altiris Sets Date For Acquisition Vote

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Altiris announced this morning that it has set a date for its stockholder vote on the acquisition of the firm by Symantec. The firm said that the vote will occur on April 4th. Altiris is in the midst of a $830M ac...

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Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Intermap Acquires GIS Application Developer

Denver, Colorado-based Intermap Technologies has acquired a Czech provider of GIS applications software, the firm said Tuesday. Intermap has acquired MultiMedia Computer s.r.o. The deal includes MMC's customer base and software platform. Fi...

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Friday, March 2, 2007

Life Sci Techologies Acquires Lohmueller

San Diego, California-based Life Sci Technologies, a reseller of Oracle and NetSuite software, announced today that it has merged with Lohmueller and Associates, which maintains operations in both Salt Lake City, Ttah and Raliegh, North Ca...

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Picolight Acquired by JDSU

Louisville, Colorado-based Picolight, a maker of optical transceivers for the networking market, has been acquired by JDSU. JDSU said this morning that it will buy Picolight for $115M in stock plus $10M in cash, in a deal that is expected t...

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Monday, February 26, 2007

PatchLink Buys Vulnerability Management Software Line

Scottsdale, Arizona-based PatchLink announced today that it has acquired the STAT Guardian Vulnerability Management Suite from Harris Corporation. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. PatchLink said that the acquisition wi...

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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

First Data Buys Datawire Communication Networks, Intelligent Results

Denver, Colorado-based First Data Corp. said today that it has acquired the assets of Datawire Communications Networks, a provider of Internet-based transaction delivery. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Datawire is a ...

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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Omniture Buys Touch Clarity For $51.5M

Orem, Utah-based Omniture said Wednesday that it is acquiring London-based Touch Clarity, a provider of automated behavioral targeting software, in a deal worth $51.5M. $16.5M of the deal is cash, plus $3.0M in earnout, with the remaining $...

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Thursday, February 8, 2007

Hypercom Buys Australian POS Firm

Phoenix, Arizona-based Hypercom Corporation, a provider of electronic payment solutions, said today that it has acquired the assets of ACG Group Pty Limited, a provider of installation, technical support and help desk services for point-of-...

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Monday, February 5, 2007

Visual Influence Merges With Numira

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Visual Influence, which develops rendering and image analysis software for the medical imaging and scientific data area, has merged with Numira Biosciences, based out of Irvine, California, the firms said Friday. ...

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Aventa Learning Acquired

Anthem, Arizona-based Aventa Learning, a firm that provides online learning content and services for the K-12 educational market, was acquired Tuesday by KC Distance Learning. KC Distance Learning said it acquired the assets of Aventa, but ...

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Monday, January 29, 2007

Symantec Acquires Altiris

Cupertino, California-based Symantec said this morning that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Salt Lake City, Utah-based Altiris, a provider of IT management software. The deal is worth approximately $830M in cash. Symantec said th...

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Friday, January 26, 2007

McDATA Stockholders Approve Acquisition By Brocade

Brocade Communications and Broomfield, Colorado-based Brocade announced last night that the stockholders of both firms have approved Brocade's acquisition of McData. The firms said that the acquisition is expected to close on Monday, Januar...

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Thursday, January 25, 2007

IBM Spins Off Boulder Printer Division

IBM said today that it is spinning off the firm's Boulder, Colorado-based Printing Systems division as part of a joint venture with Ricoh. IBM said that Ricoh will acquire 51 percent of the joint venture, which will be called InfoPrint Solu...

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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

FTC Clears McData Acquisition

San Jose, California-based Brocade Communications Systems and Broomfield, Colorado-based McData said today that the United States Federal Trade Commission has closed its antitrust review of Brocade's acquisition of McDATA. The two also said...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Decisioneering Acquired By Hyperion

Hyperion, a provider of business performance management software, announced this afternoon that it has acquired Denver, Colorado-based Decisioneering. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hyperion said that it will operate Decisioneering as ...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Consonus, Strategic Technologies Merge

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Consonus and North Carolina-based Strategic Technologies, Inc. said today that the two firms have merged. Both companies provide high-availability data centers and managed IT services. The companies will merge int...

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Thursday, January 18, 2007

Omniture Acquires Instadia

Orem, Utah-based Omniture today said that it has acquired Instadia, a European provider of web analytics. Financial terms were not disclosed. Omniture said that it would add over 30 personnel to its EMEA client services, sales, and marketin...

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Thursday, January 11, 2007

Hypercom Acquires TPI Software

Phoenix, Arizona-based Hypercom, a provider of payment terminals, said today that it has acquired TPI Software, a Redmond, Washington-based provider of PC and server-based software for check processing. Financial terms of the deal were not ...

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Monday, January 8, 2007

DigitalGlobe Acquires GlobeXplorer

Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe has acquired GlobeXplorer, a provider of geographic information systems information. Financial terms were not disclosed. Digitalglobe acquired GlobeXplorer from Stewart REI Group. DigitalGlobe is a prov...

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Friday, January 5, 2007

Dedicated Devices Acquired By Home Director

Boise, Idaho-based Dedicated Devices, a manufacturer of systems for the home electronics market, has been acquired. Campbell, California-based Home Director said Thursday that it is acquiring Dedicated Devices as an extension of its product...

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Thursday, January 4, 2007

ePayments Acquires Check Recovery Firm

Denver, Colorado-based ePayments, a provider of electronic payment processing and support services, said Wednesday that it has acquired Mobile, Alabama-based Automated Check Recovery (ACR). Financial terms were not disclosed. ACR provides ...

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Thursday, January 4, 2007

Mincom Buys Conversant

Mincon Limited, an Australian firm which maintains its U.S. headquarters in Englewood, Colorado, said today that it has acquired the customer information and billing systems business of Conversant, Inc., a Missouri-based provider of softwar...

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Thursday, January 4, 2007

Level 3 Completes Broadwing Acquisition

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications has completed its acquisition of Broadwing Corporation, the firm said yesterday. The deal is worth approximately $1.4B in cash and stock. The deal was originally announced in October. Austi...

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Thursday, January 4, 2007

CoorsTek Acquires Ceramics Manufacturer

Golden, Colorado-based CoorsTek, a provider of ceramics and components for the high tech market, said today that it has acquired Gaiser Tool Company, a high-quality ceramic precision tooling manufacturer based in Ventura, California. Gaiser...

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Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Compuware Buys Proxima

Compuware has acquired Denver, Colorado-bsed Proxima Technology in a deal worth approximately $31M. Proxima is a supplier of IT software used for managing service delivery. The firm's software is used by managing SLAs, and IT business servi...

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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Report: Technology IPOs Hit $1.95B in 2006

Technology firms raised $1.95B in 20 IPOs, the largest number of technology IPOs since 2000, according to a report released by DowJones VentureOne this morning. According to Dow Jones, there was $3.72 billion in initial public offerings in ...

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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Arrow Industrial Acquires Accutronics

Littleton, Colorado-based Arrow Industrial Ltd. said today that it has acquired Littleton, Colorado-based Accutronics. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Accutronics is a provider of manufacturing support for the medical, compu...

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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Abacus Acquired By Alliance Data Systems

Abacus, a division of Doubleclick, the Internet advertising firm, has been acquired, according to Dallas, Texas-based Alliance Data Systems. Alliance, a provider of transaction, credit, and marketing services, said late last week that it ha...

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Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Level 3 Acquires SAVVIS Unit

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 said Tuesday that it has acquired the content delivery network (CDN) unit of SAVVIS, in a deal worth $135M in cash. The asset deal includes 50 employees based in Thousand Oaks, California, as well as parts...

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Avnet Gets Regulatory Approval For Access Distribution Acquisition

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet said today that it has received regulatory approvals for its acquisition of Access Distribution. Avnet said that it received clearance from the US Federal Trade Commission, the Canadian Anti-Competition Bureau a...

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

On Command Acquired By LodgeNet

Denver, Colorado-based On Command Corporation, a provider of video on demand systems for the hospitality industry, has been acquired by competitor LodgeNet Entertainment. LodgeNet said today that it has entered into a definitive agreement w...

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

StorePerform Acquired By RedPrairie

Denver, Colorado-based StorePerform, a provider of retail performance management software, has been acquired by Milwaukee-based RedPrairie. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The firms said that StorePerform will continu...

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

SonicSwap.com Buys earFeeder.com

Los Gatos-based SonicSwap said today that it has acquired earFeeder.com, a Web 2.0 RSS music news service based in Boulder. earFeeder provides a service that creates an RSS feed, using a users's iTunes listening habits to determine which mu...

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Monday, December 11, 2006

Micron Buys Avago Image Sensor Business

Boise, Idaho-based Micron Technology said Monday afternoon that it has acquired the imaging sensor business of San Jose, California-based Avago. The deal was worth $53M, plus contingent payments. According to Micron, the team joining Micron...

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Monday, December 11, 2006

MacroMed Acquired By Protherics

Salt Lake City, Utah-based MacroMed, a drug development and manufacturing firm, said this afternoon that it has been acquired by UK-based Protherics PLC. The deal is worth $25M in stock. Protherics is a biopharmaceutical development firm. M...

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Friday, December 8, 2006

Axway Buys B2B Unit

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Axway, a subsidiary of Paris-based Sopra Group, said yesterday that it is acquiring the German B2B software business of Atos Origin. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Both firms develop collaborative ...

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Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Sage Software Buys Financial Software Assets

Sage Software's Scottsdale, Arizona-based ACT! unit said Monday that it has acquired software from VerticalFalls Software, in order to deliver compliance and document tracking for its ACT! contact and customer management software. Financial...

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Monday, December 4, 2006

Inilex Buys Data Messaging Device Provider

Chandler, Arizona-based Inilex announced this morning that the firm has acquired Advantra International, a manufacturer of data messaging devices. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Advantra develops vehicle tracking dev...

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Monday, December 4, 2006

iCrossing Buys NewGate Internet

Scottsdale, Arizona-based iCrossing, a digital marketing agency focused on the search business, said today that it has acquired San Francisco-based NewGate Internet, a search marketing agency. Financial terms of the acquisition were not dis...

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Friday, December 1, 2006

Zia Laser Acquired By German Firm

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Zia Laser, a manufacturer of semiconductor lasers, has been acquired by a German firm. NL Nanosemiconductor, based in Dortmund, Germany, said today that it has acquired Zia Laser, but did not disclose financial...

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Friday, December 1, 2006

EA Buys Utah's Headgate Studios

Redwood Shores, California-based Electronic Arts said today that it has acquired Utah-based video game developer Headgate Studios. Financial terms were not disclosed. EA said that Headgate Studios will remain in Bountiful, and work on devel...

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Oakley Buys Eye Safety Systems

California-based Oakley, Inc. said today that it is buying the assets of Sun Valley, Idaho-based Eye Safety Systems, a provider of protective eyewear for military, law enforcement, and firefighting uses. The deal is worth $110M in cash. Acc...

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Monday, November 20, 2006

Akamai Buys Nine Systems For $160M

Akamai is buying Nine Systems, a provider of rich media production and publishing tools which has its network operations center in Denver, Colorado, in a deal worth approximately $160M. The companies said today that Akamai will pay 3.1M sha...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Allegiance Buys National Hotline Services

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Allegiance said Tuesday that the firm has acquired National Hotline Services, a provider of ethics hotline services. Financial terms were not disclosed. Allegiance said that the acquisition will provide the firm w...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Oce Business Services Acquires CaseData

Oce N.V., a provider of digital document management software, said Tuesday that it has acquired Salt Lake City, Utah-based CaseData. CaseData is a provider of electronic discovery and litigation support services for law firms. Oce said that...

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Monday, November 6, 2006

Avnet Buys Access Distribution For $412.5M

Phoenix, Arizona-based Avnet announced today that it is in a $412.5M cash deal to purchase Access Distribution, a value added distributor of computing products. Avnet is purchasing the business from MRA Systems, which is a subsidiary of Gen...

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Thursday, November 2, 2006

Private Equity Firm Buys iTera

Private equity firm Thoma Cressey Equity Partners announced today that it has acquired Salt Lake City, Utah-based iTera, and will combine the firm with California-based Vision Solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. Thoma Cressey sai...

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Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Sirenza Closes Micro Linear Acquisition

Broomfield, Colorado-based Sirenza Microdevices has completed its acquisition of San Jose-based Micro Linear Corporation, the firm said Tuesday afternoon. The previously announced acquisition is worth approximately $45M. Sirenza is a provid...

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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Merck Buys Sirna Therapeutics

Merck & Co. said Monday that it is acquiring San Francisco-based Sirna Therapeutics, in a transaction worth $1.1B. Sirna Therapeutics develops medicines based on RNA interference (RNAi) technology. Merck will acquire 100 percent of the equi...

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Monday, October 30, 2006

Syntax-Brillian Acquires Vivitar

Tempe, Arizona-based Syntax-Brillian said today that it is in an agreement to acquired Oxnard, California-based Vivitar, a developer of photographic related products. The deal is worth $26M in stock. Syntax-Brillian said that the acquisitio...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Level 3 Buys Broadwing

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications said today that it is in a definitive agreement to acquire Broadwing, a optical network communications provider. The deal is worth approximately $1.4B in cash and stock. Level 3 said it expe...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

ValuSource Acquires KeyValueData

Colorado Springs-based ValuSource, a provider of business valuation software, said today that it has acquired KeyValueData, a provider of privately-held business data and industry research. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclo...

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Thursday, October 5, 2006

Arrow Electronics Buys Alternative Technology

Arrow Electronics said this morning that it will acquire Englewood, Colorado-based Alternative Technology, a distributor of IT infrastructure and security products. Financial terms of the deal wre not disclosed, however, Arrow reported that...

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Thursday, September 28, 2006

Advanced Embedded Systems Acquired

Phoenix, Arizona-based Advanced Embedded Systems, a firm that designs and develops wireless products for the industrial market, has been acquired by Illinois-based B&B Electronics. Financial terms were not disclosed. B&B said that the acqui...

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Fluensee Buys Mobitrac

Englewood, Colorado-based Fluensee announced this morning that it has acquired Illinois-based Mobitrac, a provider of next-generation transportation execution systems. Fluensee, which develops RFID asset management tools, did not disclose f...

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Friday, September 8, 2006

Insight Buys Software Spectrum For $287M

Tempe, Arizona-based Insight Enterprises announced this morning that it is acquiring Level 3's Software Spectrum unit for $287M. Software Spectrum is a Texas-based technology solutions provider and wholly owned subsidiary of Level 3 Communi...

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Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Antares conTech Completes Merger

Gilbert, Arizona-based Antares conTech has completed its merger with UMD Advanced Test Technologies, the company said today. Antares conTech is a supplier of sockets and connectors. UMD Advanced Test Technologies provides back-end IC testin...

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Friday, September 1, 2006

Sun Integrates StorageTek Services

Sun Microsystems has integrated StorageTek's TekCare support program into its general support portfolio, the firm said this week, and has migrated its customers into its SunSpectrum service plans, marking another milestone in the firm's abs...

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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Quovadx Looks For Buyer

Greenwood Village-based Quovadx, a provider of software for the healthcare and service oriented architecture (SOA) market, said today that it has hired First Albany Capital to explore strategic alternatives for the firm. The firm said that ...

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Exabyte Sold To Tandberg Data For $28M

Boulder, Colorado-based Exabyte said today that it has agreed to be purchased by Tandberg Data, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tandberg Data ASA. The asset purchase deal is worth $28M. Exabyte, which put itself on the block in June, said that...

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Monday, August 28, 2006

MountainWest Capital Release Q2 Deal Flow Info

Salt Lake City, Utah-based MountainWest Capital Network has released the group's Q2 deal flow report for venture capital and investment banking deals in Utah. The group reports that there was a total of $23.6M in venture capital funding in ...

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Thursday, August 24, 2006

Private Equity Firm Buys Two Utah Scrapbooking Companies

Miami, Florida-based H.I.G. Capital, a private equity and venture capital firm, said today that it has acquired the majority interest in two Utah-based firms that provide scrapbooking products. H.I.G. Capital has purchased Die Cuts With A ...

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Thursday, August 17, 2006

CollaborX Acquisition Closes

The acquisition of Colorado Springs, Colorado-based CollaborX has closed, according to California-based Teledyne, the acquiring company. The deal was worth $17.5M. CollaborX is a provider of government engineering services to the U.S. Air F...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

WideOpenWest Buys Communications Provider SIGECOM

Englewood, Colorado-based WideOpenWest has purchased SIGECOM LLC, a provider of bundled communications services in Indiana. WideOpenWest said that the purchase of SIGECOM is being made from Utilicom Networks LLC, which is backed by The Blac...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Sirenza Microdevices Buys Micro Linear

Broomfield, Colorado-based Sirenza Microdevices is acquiring Micro Linear Corp for approximately $45.6M. According to Micro Linear, a supplier of digital wireless transceivers, it has signed a definitive agreement with Sirenza to be acquire...

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Monday, August 14, 2006

AeroAstro Acquires SRC

Virginia-based AeroAstro has acquired Littleton, Colorado-based Signal Research Corporation (SRC), a provider of products for the intelligence and space market, the firm said today. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. AeroAstro ac...

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Sony Online Buys Worlds Apart

San Diego, California-based Sony Online Entertainment, operator of EverQuest and other multi-player online games, has acquired Denver, Colorado-based Worlds Apart Products. Worlds Apart develops online trading card games. Financial terms we...

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

ISO Buys Xactware

New Jersey-based ISO has purchased Orem, Utah-based Xactware, the company said today. Terms were not disclosed. Xactware is a provider of estimation software for the property insurance, remodeling, and restoration industries. ISO said that ...

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Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Brocade Buys McDATA For $713M

San Jose-based Brocade Communications said this morning that it is acquiring Broomfield, Colorado-based competitor McDATA, in a transaction worth $713M. The companies said that they have entered into a definitive agreement where Brocade wil...

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Monday, August 7, 2006

Collaborx Bought By Teledyne

Colorado Springs, Colorado-based CollaborX, Inc. has been acquired by Teledyne Brown Engineering, a subsidiary of defense electronics contractor Teledyne, for $17.5M, Teledyne said this morning. CollaborX is a provider of government engine...

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Thursday, August 3, 2006

Private Equity Firm Buys PROFITsystems

The Riverside Company, a Cleveland, Ohio-based private equity firm, has acquired PROFITsystems, a Colorado Springs-based developer of software for the retail furniture software business. Terms were not disclosed. PROFITsystems develops Wind...

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Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Opsware Completes Creekpath Acquisition

Opsware has completed its acquisition of Colorado-based Creekpath Systems, the firm said Wednesday morning. Opsware originally announced the $10M acquisition July 11th. Opsware said that it will use technology acquired from Creekpath in an ...

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Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Maynard Software Solutions Acquired

Smithfield, Utah-based Maynard Software Solutions, a provider of manufacturing applications, has been acquired by IndustriOS Software, the firms said today. IndustriOS and Maynard both provide software that integrates with financial account...

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Wednesday, August 2, 2006

3M Completes Archon Acquisition

3M has completed its previously announced acquisition of Denver-based Archon Technologies, a provider of enterprise software for motor vehicle agencies. 3M said Tuesday that the acquisition will strengthen its core solutions that help motor...

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Time Warner Telecom Buys Xspedius For $531.5M

Littleton, Colorado-based Time Warner Telecom has acquired Xspedius Communications, a provider of telecommunications services nationwide, the first said late this evening. Time Warner said it will pay $531.5M for the firm, including $212.5M...

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

MaxStream Purchased For $38.5M

Lindon, Utah-based MaxStream has been purchased by Digi International, a Minneapolis, Minnesota electronics company. Digi said this afternoon that it would paid $19.25M in cash, and $19.25M in Digi stock for MaxStrea, which is a manufacture...

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Liberty Media Acquires BuyCostumes.com

Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Media said Wednesday that it is acquiring Buyseasons, Inc., operator of the online costume retailer BuyCostumes.com. Terms were not disclosed. BuyCostumes.com provides costumes and accessories for Halloween...

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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Level 3 Sells Software Subsidiary For $287M

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications said Thursday that is is selling its Software Spectrum subsidiary to Arizona-based Insight Enterprises, a provider of information technology products and services. The deal is worth $287 mil...

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Thursday, July 20, 2006

3M Buys Archon Technologies

3M has acquired Denver, Colorado-based Archon Technologies, a provider of enterprise software for motor vehicle agencies. Terms were not disclosed. 3M said this morning that it will strengthen the company's core solutions for motor vehicle ...

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Thursday, July 20, 2006

LandNet Gets Patent, Looks For Buyer

Loveland, Colorado-based LandNet Corp., a provider of the LandVoyager Internet-based mapping tools, has received a patent, the company announced today. The patent, number 7,054,741, is entitled "Land software tool" and was granted by the US...

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Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Quark Commerce Sale Finalized

Sigma Micro, a enterprise software firm, has finalized its purchase of Denver, Colorado-based Quark's Quark Commerce software product. Sigma Micro said yetserday that it has acquired the application code and supporting documentation, hired ...

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Monday, July 17, 2006

ePayments Buys Electronic Check Collection Firm

Denver, Colorado-based ePayments, a provider of electronic payments processing services, has acquired Michingan-based CollectAChek, a provider of check collection services. Financial terms were not disclosed. ePayments said that CollectAChe...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

MediConnect Buys ZEROP

Salt Lake City, Utah-based MediConnect has purchased ZEROP Medical, a local firm providing medical record retrieval products for the legal industry. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The acquisition came in conjunction with a round...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Antares conTech, UMD Advanced Test Merge

Gilbert, Arizona-based Antares conTech, a provider of sockets and connectors for the semiconductor industry, and Vancouver, Washington-based UMD Advanced Test Technologies, a semiconductor test equipment provider, have merged. The two compa...

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Friday, July 7, 2006

CoCreate Acquired By Investment Firm

Fort Collins, Colorado-based CoCreate Software, a provider of PLM software for the CAD industry, has been acquired, the firm said today. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. CoCreate was purchased by HBK Investments L.P., a private ...

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Thursday, July 6, 2006

Alanco Completes StarTrak Buy

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Alanco has completed its acquisition of StarTrak Systems, the company said this morning. The value of the acquisition was $15M. Alanco had announced the acquisition earlier of Morris Plains, New Jersey-based StarTr...

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Friday, June 30, 2006

Exabyte Engages Investment Banking Firm, Looks To Possible Sale

Boulder, Colorado-based Exabyte, a provider of tape storage devices and products, is looking at a possible sale, saying today that it has engaged St. Charles Capital, an investment banking firm to explore options for the company. Exabyte sa...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Tucows Completes NetIdentity Buy

Tucows has completed its acquisition today of Mailbank.com (DBA NetIdentity), a Boulder, Colorado-based firm that provides sharing of web domains based on popular surnames. The purchase was worth $18M in cash and $3M in stock and promissory...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Amp Terminates Raser Acquisition

Draper, Utah-based Amp Resources, a firm focused on power generation technology, has terminated its acquisition by Raser Technologies. In a tersely worded statement yesterday, Amp said that it has terminated the Acquisition Agreement accord...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

ViaWest Gets Funding, Buys MSP

Denver, Colorado-based ViaWest has raised $31M in debt financing and acquired a managed server provider in Portland, Oregon, the company said today. ViaWest said that the funding came from an undisclosed New York financial institution. The ...

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Monday, June 19, 2006

Lexar Stockholders Approve Micron Merger

Stockholders of Lexar Media have approved the company's merger with Boise, Idaho-based Micron Technology, the companies said Friday. Lexar reported that more than 50% of the shares outstanding approved the merger, with 70% of the shares vot...

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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

B&B Technologies Acquired

B&B Technologies, a systems integration firm headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been acquired by California-based National Technical Systems, a provider of engineering services. BBT provides test, measurement, automation, data ac...

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Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Private Equity Firm Buys Digital Technology International

New York-based private equity firm Riverside is buying Springville, Utah-based Digital Technology International (DTI). Riverside said that it is acquiring the firm, which develops newspaper publishing software. Terms of the acquisition were...

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Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Micron Ups Bid For Lexar

Boise, Idaho-based Micron Technology has increased its bid for Lexar, saying yesterday that the companies have agreed to increase the exchange rate of each outstanding of Lexar stock to 0.5925 shares of Micron common stock. The agreement in...

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Monday, June 5, 2006

Interview with Jason Mittelstaedt, RightNow

Our interview this morning is with Jason Mittelstaedt, VP of Marketing for Bozeman, Montana-based RightNow. RightNow recently acquired Salesnet, a company in the on-demand, hosted sales automation space, and we spoke with Jason about what t...

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Monday, June 5, 2006

Level 3 Buys Looking Glass Networks For $165M

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications is acquiring Looking Glass Networks, a provider of metropolitan transport services, the firm said today. Level 3 will pay $165M in a combination of stock and cash for Looking Glass, an Oak B...

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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Rockwell Collins Completes Evans & Sutherland Buy

Rockwell Collins has completed its acquisition of Salt Lake City, Utah-based Evans & Sutherland's visual simulation business. The $71.5M cash transaction includes simulation facilities in Salt Lake City, Orlando, and the United Kingdom. Roc...

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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Mobility Electronics Buys Think Outside

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Mobility Electronics, a provider of portable power systems and accessories, has acquired Think Outside, a maker of Bluetooth keyboards for $2.5M. Mobility said today it will acquire substantially all of Think Outsi...

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Friday, May 26, 2006

Health Info Firm Buys Claredi

Minneapolis-based Ingenix, a provider of health information, has acquired Kaysville, Utah-based Claredi Corporation, the firm said yesterday. Ingenix said it completed its acquisition of Claredi yesterday in conjunction with its acquisition...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2006

ISS Recommends Lexar Sale

Lexar Media is reporting that Institutional Shareholder Services, a large proxy advisory firm, is recommending that Lexar shareholders vote for the company's proposed merger with Boise-based Micron Technology. Lexar said yesterday that it b...

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Monday, May 15, 2006

Qwest Buys OnFiber For $107M

Denver-based Qwest Communications has purchased OnFiber Communications, an Austin, Texas-based provider of metropolitan Ethernet and wide area networks. Qwest said it would pay $107M in cash and stock for the firm. The transaction is expect...

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Monday, May 1, 2006

Level 3 Buys TelCove for $1.2B

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications has made a major acquisition today, saying it will pay $1.2B to acquire TelCove, a Pennsylvania-based telecommunications firm. Level 3 said that it would pay $637M in stock, $445M in cash, a...

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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Speculation Swirls Around Oracle, Novell

The rampant speculation over a possible takeover of Novell by Oracle continues today, as Novell's CEO said in conference calls that he would like to work closer with Oracle. Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, said Monday in an interviewed publi...

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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Westar Buys SimAuthor For $8M

Westar Aerospace & Defense Group has acquired Boulder, Colorado-based SimAuthor for approximately $8M, Westar reported today. SimAuthor provides software for flight data visualization and simulation, used by the US Navy, Army, and others. C...

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Thursday, March 9, 2006

Micron Buys Lexar For $688M

Boise, Idaho-based Micro has purchased Fremont-based Lexar Media, a provider of flash memory. The deal is worth $688M in a stock-for-stock merger. Micron said that the acquisition will strengthen the company's position in the NAND flash bus...

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Monday, March 6, 2006

Insurance Technology Provider Buys Envision Technology Solutions

Columbus, Ohio-based Peak Performance this morning announced the acquisition of Salt Lake City, Utah-based Envision Technology solutions. Envision is a provider of software for the insurance industry, in the areas of risk management, claim...

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Monday, January 30, 2006

Intrado Purchased For $465M

Longmont, Colorado-based Intrado, a provider of data and telecommunications systems for 9-1-1 infrastructure, has been acquired by West Corporation, in a deal worth $465M in cash. The two companies said today that West will pay $26.00 per s...

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Thursday, January 26, 2006

Level 3 Buys Telecom Provider Progress for $137M

Broomfield, Colorado-bsaed Level 3 Communications has agreed to acquire Progress Telecom LLC, a wholesale network services company in St. Petersburg, Florida, for $137M. Level 3 said that it would pay $68.5M in stock and $68.5M in cash for ...

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Friday, January 20, 2006

SilentWhistle Announces Merger With Allegiance Technologies

Salt Lake City, Utah-based SilentWhistle has announced its merger with Allegiance Technologies. SilentWhistle provides a service that allows employees to report fraud or give feedback to employers anonymously. Allegiance Technologies provid...

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Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Seagate To Acquire Maxtor

Scotts Valley California-based Seagate, a maker of hard disk drives, said this morning that it is acquiring Maxtor, which is based in Milpitas California and maintains operations in Longmont, Colorado. Seagate said that it will pay approxim...

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Monday, December 12, 2005

SpectraLink Buys Telecom Provider

Boulder Colorado-based SpectraLink announced today that it is acquiring KIRK telecom, a provider of on-site wireless communications products based in Denmark. SpectraLink said that it would buy Kirk for approximately $61.3M in cash for the ...

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