M&A Deal Summary

Intermec Acquires Vocollect

On January 18, 2011, Intermec, Inc. acquired software company Vocollect, Inc. from Riverside Partners LLC for 190M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Intermec’s 1st transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Intermec’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Intermec’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Intermec’s 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-01-18
Target Vocollect, Inc.
Sector Software
Buyer(s) Intermec, Inc.
Sellers(s) Riverside Partners LLC
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 190M USD

Target

Vocollect, Inc.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Vocollect, Inc. is the leader in creating and providing voice-centric solutions for mobile workers in distribution and warehouse environments worldwide. The speech recognition software and extreme recognition accuracy of in-vocabulary speech helps customers achieve a higher level of business performance through voice. Every day over 300,000 workers worldwide use Vocollect’s comprehensive voice solutions to distribute more than $3 billion in goods from distribution centers and warehouses to customer locations.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Intermec, Inc.

Everett, Washington, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1997
SectorTechnology Hardware
Revenue 800M USD (2013)
DESCRIPTION

Intermec, Inc. provides mobile computing, radio frequency identification solutions (RFID), voice-enabled workflow and data-collection solutions, and printing solutions.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Software) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Riverside Partners LLC

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 1.0B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Riverside Partners is a specialist private equity firm focused on investments in healthcare and technology companies located throughout North America. The Firm has a particular interest in companies that are founder or family owned. Target companies are generally profitable with $3 to $15 million of EBITDA. Specific areas of interest within healthcare include suppliers to biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, medical technology and equipment, medical instrumentation, dental products and services, diagnostics and disposables, and specialized healthcare services. Areas of interest within technology include, analytical instrumentation, semiconductor equipment, industrial communications, wireless components, homeland security, and power generation technology. Transaction situations include partial or complete buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity, divestitures, take privates, and strategic add-ons. Riverside Partners was formed in 1989 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 8 of 30
Sector (Software) 1 of 5
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 13
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 8 of 30
Year (2011) 1 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 5
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