Carefully Crafted Strategy

ci4net.com + Net-Commerce
Consulting
, Clarus + Redeo
Technologies
, CraftClick.com +
CraftCentralStation.com
, iShopper + Atlantic
Technologies
, Nucentrix + MMDS wireless
spectrum
, Personnel Group of America +
CareerShop.com
, QuikBIZ Internet Group + Mason
Strategic Communications















































 Nucentrix (NCNX) acquires MMDS wireless
spectrum

 

  
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Amount:
         $12
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
$5.6 million stock/$6 million cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Speed/Bandwidth

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B+

 



    PLANO, Texas, June 1–Nucentrix Broadband Networks , a provider of broadband wireless services in medium and small
    markets, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase
    Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service broadband wireless
    spectrum in the greater Rockford, Illinois area. Through the announced
    acquisition, Nucentrix will acquire the rights to 33 channels, or 196 MHz,
    of MMDS spectrum in a service area that includes over 250,000 households.
    Nucentrix has agreed to pay $6 million for the spectrum, including $5.6
    million in common stock of Nucentrix and up to $400,000 in assumption of
    debt payable to the Federal Communications Commission. The acquisition will
    increase the number of estimated households in Nucentrix’s service areas to
    over 9.1 million.


     

 
































 Clarus (CLRS) acquires Redeo
Technologies

 

  
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Amount:
         $60
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-commerce
enablers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B

 



    ATLANTA, June 1–Clarus Corporation , a
    business-to-business e-commerce solution provider, announced that it has
    acquired Redeo Technologies and its parent company, SAI Ltd.
    for a total of $60 million. Redeo is a
    pioneer in providing global payment settlement to power any B2B platform
    while also providing reconciliation and netting capabilities. SAI is a Limerick, Ireland-based financial
    services software firm. The acquisition also includes i2Mobile.com, which is a wireless
    content and technology provider delivering value-added solutions for
    e-commerce.


     

 
































 Personnel Group of America (PGA) acquires
CareerShop.com

 

  
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Amount:
         $9
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
cash and stock

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Internet
services

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C

 



    CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 1–As part of a major e-commerce and
    repositioning initiative designed to leverage the Internet with its more
    than 144 offices nationwide, Personnel Group of America has acquired CareerShop.com, an online career and
    recruitment Web portal. With its purchase of CareerShop, PGA has ready Internet
    technology that it will employ to “webify” its processes and to recruit the
    talent and job skills the market is demanding.


     

 
































 CraftClick.com (CTCK) acquires
CraftCentralStation.com

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B+

 




    PLAYA DEL REY, June 1–CraftClick.com
    announced the acquisition of CraftCentralStation.com, a popular and
    high-traffic Arts & Crafts portal based in Alberta, Canada. CraftClick.com’s first acquisition
    outside of the United States, CraftCentralStation.com has
    been in existence since 1996 to bring the crafting community information,
    advice and Arts and Crafts resources.


     

 
































  QuikBIZ Internet Group (QBIZ) acquires Mason
Strategic Communications

 

  
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Amount:
        
$400,000

 

  
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Terms:
           
100% stock

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Advertising/Marketing

 

  
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Scorecard:
      D+

 



    FORT LAUDERDALE, June 1–QuikBIZ Internet Group , an Internet-related business-to-business communications
    holding company, announced that it has acquired Mason Strategic
    Communications
    , a full-service marketing and public relations firm with
    offices in Fort Lauderdale and Gainesville, Florida. QuikBIZ Internet Group acquired Mason for
    $400,000 in QBIZ stock.


     

 
































 iShopper (IHPR) acquires Atlantic Technologies
Int’l

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 



    SANDY, Utah, June 1–iShopper.com , an
    Internet and technology holding company, announced it has acquired
    Atlantic Technologies International, a computer systems integrator
    with operations in the United States and India, as well as a sales force in
    the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Based in Orlando, Fla., Atlantic
    Technologies International specializes in network and back office
    installation services. Based in Sandy, iShopper.com is an Internet and
    technology holding company with investments in business-to-business and
    business-to-consumer Internet companies.


     

 
































 ci4net.com (CIFN) acquires Net-Commerce
Consulting stake

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
* 
Premium:
        n/a

 

  
* 
Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 



    LONDON, June 1–ci4net.com , the Econet 4
    Europe, announced it has acquired 50% of Net-Commerce Consulting
    Limited
    , a leading Pan European e-services and technology services
    company. UK-based Net-Commerce
    has offices in London and Oxfordshire, with a highly experienced team of
    nearly 60 IT consultants. The company provides established corporate and
    B2B clients with comprehensive high-end web base enterprise platforms and
    solutions.


     

 

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