Xactly acquires Centive
, a San Jose, Calif.-based provider of sales compensation and performance management software, has acquired Lowell, Mass.-based rival Centive Inc. No pricing terms of the all-stock transaction were disclosed. Centive had raised more than $96 million since 1998 from Key Venture Partners, Growth Ally, Polaris Venture Partners, Tailwind Capital Partners and VSP Capital. Xactly is also venture-backed, having raised nearly $60 million in total VC funding since 2005 from Alloy Ventures, Bay Partners, Cheyenne Ventures, Glynn Capital Management, Rembrandt Ventures, Outlook Ventures and Spinner Asset Management.
Travel company gobbles up Groople
Short’s Travel Management
, which specializes in handling travel arrangements for the sports market, including the National Collegiate Athletic Association, has acquired Groople Inc., an Englewood, Colo.-based provider of Web-based group travel services. No financial terms were disclosed. Groople had raised more than $23 million in VC funding from ArrowPath Venture Capital, FA Technology Ventures, Flywheel Ventures and Vista Ventures.
Archer buys Brabeion Software
Archer Technologies, an Overland Park, Kansas-based provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance solutions, has agreed to acquire Brabeion Software Corp., a McLean, Va.-based provider of IT security risk and compliance management software. No financial terms were disclosed. Brabeion has raised about $10 million in VC funding from Fairhaven Capital Partners and Longworth Venture Partners. Bain Capital Ventures is a minority shareholder in Archer Technologies.
Swedish Space buys Universal Space
Swedish Space Corp. has agreed to acquire Universal Space Network, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based provider of satellite management services. No financial terms were disclosed. USN has raised nearly $40 million in private equity funding since 1997 from Warburg Pincus and Swedish Space Corp.
Adtech buys Steelbox
Adtech Global Solutions
has acquired the IP assets of video surveillance company Steelbox Networks Inc. in a foreclosure sale. No financial terms were disclosed. Steelbox had raised $10.2 million in a 2006 funding round led by Sierra Ventures.
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