Posts Tagged "Mobile"

Horizon Advises XE on Acquisition

Last Thursday (7/2/15), XE, a Horizon client, was acquired by Euronet Worldwide.  The transaction was the result of a M&A market exploration process conducted by Horizon. XE has established itself as the world’s leading provider of currency related data, fulfilling
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Horizon Advises Ookla on Acquisition

Last Monday (12/1/14), One of Horizon’s clients, Ookla, was acquired by Ziff Davis. Ookla is the market leader in broadband network testing. Through its flagship B2C service Speedtest.net and its B2B NetGauge service used by nearly every major ISP, Ookla
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Horizon Advises Out of Milk on Acquisition

Today (6/20/14), One of Horizon’s clients, Capigami, operator of the Out of Milk mobile shopping and productivity app, was acquired by InfoScout. Out of Milk is a mobile app that allows consumers to build and collaborate on shopping lists as
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Horizon Advises GasBuddy and OpenStore on Acquisition

(3/1/13), One of Horizon’s clients, GasBuddy, along with its sister company OpenStore, was acquired by UCG portfolio company Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). GasBuddy is the undisputed leader in helping consumers find the best price for gasoline. The company’s mobile
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Horizon Advises Alarm Clock Xtreme on Acquisition

Yesterday (1/29/13), one of Horizon’s clients, Alarm Clock Xtreme, was acquired by AVG, the leading provider of Internet and mobile security. Alarm Clock Xtreme will become part of AVG’s growing suite of market-leading mobile applications. Alarm Clock Xtreme, founded in
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Horizon Advises Next Sparc on Sunstorm Interactive Acquisiton

Last Friday (9/14/12), Next Sparc, a tech-focused private equity firm, acquired a majority stake in Sunstorm Interactive, a leading developer of mobile games.  Horizon advised Next Sparc on the transaction.  Next Sparc will partner with Sunstorm management to accelerate the
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Horizon Advises Mobestream Media (dba Key Ring) on Acquisiton by Gannett

Today (9/6/12), One of Horizon’s clients,  Mobestream Media, operator of they Key Ring mobile loyalty app, was acquired by Gannett, owner of USA Today.  Key Ring will become part of Gannett Digital Marketing Services and will operate as a stand-alone
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