TAG: acquisition

u-blox, SIM Technology terminate asset purchase agreement 

May 30, 2017By

u-blox and SIM Technology Group Limited of Shanghai, China, have announced that u-blox will not be acquiring the SIMCom cellular module product line as previously planned. Despite best efforts on the part of SIM Technology Group and u-blox, the companies could not close the deal as originally intended and were unable to find alternatives that worked for both while sustaining the intended... read more

Trimble to acquire Müller-Elektronik for precision agriculture

May 29, 2017By

Trimble has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Müller-Elektronik, a German company specializing in implement control and precision farming solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, subject to customary closing conditions and clearance or expiration of the waiting period under the German Act Against Restraints of Competition. Financial terms were not disclosed. With... read more

Hexagon acquires mobile app company Catavolt

May 15, 2017By

Hexagon, a global provider of information technology solutions, has acquired Catavolt, a U.S.-based mobile app platform provider. Catavolt, founded in 2009 with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, offers an end-to-end platform for mobile application development and delivery, secure cloud orchestration and edge computing (real-time). Catavolt’s team of experts are highly skilled in cloud and mobile technologies as well as enterprise software... read more

Fleet Complete acquires compliance solutions provider

March 23, 2017By

Fleet Complete, a global Internet of Things (IoT) provider of fleet telematics and mobile workforce technology, acquired BigRoad, an hours-of-service (HOS) and regulatory compliance solutions provider. BigRoad will continue to operate and sell directly to owner-operators and fleets, and the integrated Fleet Complete BigRoad platform will be offered through their North American partner channels, AT&T and Telus. According to Fleet... read more

UK’s Bluesky acquires US aerial survey company Col-East

March 15, 2017By

British aerial mapping innovator Bluesky International is expanding its business into North America following the acquisition of Col-East Inc., a Massachusetts-based aerial survey company. Col-East has been mapping the Northeast United States for 65 years and will continue as Col-East International Ltd., forming the U.S. arm of Bluesky. Founded in 1952, Col-East has a long-established reputation for high-quality topographic mapping... read more

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Trimble sells unmanned aircraft system business to Delair-Tech

October 10, 2016By

Strategic alliances with Delair-Tech and Microdrones expand UAS platform options while leveraging Trimble software and data solutions. Delair-Tech has acquired Trimble’s Belgium-based Gatewing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) engineering and manufacturing business. Delair-Tech is a provider of long-range, fixed-wing UAS solutions for industrial inspection and asset management applications headquartered in Toulouse, France. Delair-Tech intends to grow the acquired business as part of... read more

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Telit acquires IP and cellular module products from Novatel Wireless

April 12, 2016By

Telit Communications PLC, a global enabler of the internet of things (IoT), has agreed to acquire several cellular module product lines, related intellectual property (IP) and related assets from Novatel Wireless, Inc., for an initial cash purchase price of $11 million and conditional earn-out consideration, which Telit expects to be non-material. Novatel Wireless is not associated with GNSS receiver maker... read more

Qualcomm Completes $2.4 Billion Acquisition of CSR

August 14, 2015By

Qualcomm Incorporated announced Thursday that its subsidiary Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd. has completed the acquisition of CSR. CSR is known to the GPS/GNSS industry as the maker of the SiRFstar series of chips, which are used in many consumer devices. Qualcomm started the acquisition process for CSR in October 2014. With this close of the acquisition, Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited, or CSR, is renamed Qualcomm Technologies... read more

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