M&A Deal Summary

Sinch AB Acquires SAP Digital Interconnect

On May 5, 2020, Sinch AB acquired internet software and services company SAP Digital Interconnect from SAP SE for 225M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Sinch AB’s 3rd transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Sinch AB’s 3rd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Sinch AB’s 2nd transaction in Germany.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-05-05
Target SAP Digital Interconnect
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Sinch AB
Sellers(s) SAP SE
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 225M EUR

Target

SAP Digital Interconnect

Wlldorf, Germany
SAP Digital Interconnect (SDI) enables enterprises to cover the “last mile” with their customers and connect businesses, people, and things in the digital economy. This is being done using SMS, e-mail, push notification, and social network channels. SDI provides cloud-based, API-driven engagement services that help mobile network operators, enterprises, and developers drive digital transformation with intelligent, interconnected, multichannel engagements. SDI has a strong customer base of blue-chip customers, including 1,500+ enterprise customers and 500 mobile operators, spanning 190 countries.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Sinch AB

Stockholm, Sweden

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Category Company
Founded 2008
SectorInternet Software and Services
Employees1,716
Revenue 8.0B SEK (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many companies. Sinch was formed in 2008 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 9
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 3 of 3
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
Country (Germany) 2 of 2
Year (2020) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-05-10 Dialogue Group Ltd.

London, United Kingdom

Dialogue Group Ltd. is a mobile messaging and security services provider. Dialogue Group is based in London, United Kingdom.

Buy £32M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-06-15 ACL Mobile Ltd.

Noida, India

ACL Mobile is a communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Its platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging, and WhatsApp. Since the inception in 2000, It has been developing technical infrastructure to help businesses reach their customers swiftly, securely, and cost-effectively. Their communications platforms boast the lowest latency in the industry and handle billions of interactions each month. ACL Mobile was formed in 2000 and is based in Noida, India.

Buy Rs5.4B

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

SAP SE

Walldorf, Germany

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Category Company
Founded 1972
SectorSoftware
Employees103,876
Revenue 27.3B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION
SAP office in Downers Grove, Illinois.
SAP office in Downers Grove, Illinois.

SAP is a multinational software company that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP was founded in 1972 and is based in Walldorf, Germany.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 4
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 1 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 3
Country (Germany) 3 of 3
Year (2020) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-02-25 SAP AG - Content as a Service (CaaS)

Germany

SAP AG - Content as a Service (CaaS) comprises environmental health and safety regulatory content (ERC) and environmental health and safety regulatory documentation (ERD) teams and data assets.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-10-01 Emarsys eMarketing Systems AG

Vienna, Austria

Emarsys eMarketing Systems AG is a provider of cloud marketing software for B2C companies. Emarsys SaaS platform provides predictive and prescriptive analytics, customer intelligence, and B2C marketing automation for B2C companies – including e-commerce, internet, retail, and travel. Emarsys eMarketing Systems was founded in 2000 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

Buy -