NBCi Goes to the Dawg Pound

Black Box +
Teldata
, BMC Software + Evity, Creative Master
+ PacificNet.com
, Datalink.net + Cross
Commmunications
, InsiderStreet.com +
Eviewthis.com
, NBCi + Husdawg
































 NBCi (NBCI) acquires Husdawg

 

  
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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:
       
Advertising/Marketing

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C+

 



    SAN FRANCISCO, May 2–NBC Internet (NBCI)
    , an Internet company connecting buyers to sellers through premier portal,
    entertainment and e-commerce services, announced it has acquired Husdawg
    Communications
    , a leader in electronic registration and customer
    relationship management services for the computer software and hardware
    industry. NBCi is merging Husdawg
    Communications
    with NBCi Direct, the company’s e-list management
    and database marketing division specializing in direct marketing via the
    Internet with its email lists featuring over 9 million customers who have
    given their permission to accept targeted e-commerce offers.


     

 
































 BMC Software (B

MCS) acquires Evity

 

  
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Amount:
         $100
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
90% stock and 10% cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Performance
Software

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B+

 



    NEW YORK, May 2–BMC Software (BMCS)
    said it bought Internet management provider Evity Inc. in a deal
    valued at about $100 million to further its plans to deliver service-level
    management technology to businesses. Evity’s flagstaff product is SiteAngel
    2000, a Web site management service that lets users monitor the performance
    of their transactions through the sites and measure performance.


    Chairman Max Watson said in a phone interview the software vendor would
    take a charge in the current fiscal first quarter for the acquisition,
    which was paid for with 90% stock and 10% cash. He did not disclose the
    exact amount of the charge.


     

 
































 Black Box (BBOX) merges with
Teldata

 

  
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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:
       
Speed/Bandwidth

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B+

 



    PITTSBURGH, May 2–Black Box Corporation (BBOX)
    announced a merger with Teldata Corporation. Established in 1970 in
    Nashville, Tennessee, privately held Teldata provides technical design,
    installation and maintenance services for telephony, premise cabling and
    related products to customers throughout the United States. Commenting on
    the merger, Fred C. Young, Chief Executive Officer of Black Box
    Corporation, stated, “Combining our collective technical strengths will
    provide our customers with industry leading support services.” The purchase
    price has not been disclosed.


     

 
































 Creative Master (CMST) acquires
PacificNet.com

 

  
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Amount:
         $86
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
21.5 million CMST shares

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-commerce
enablers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      D+

 



    HONG KONG, May 2–Creative Master International (CMST)
    announces signing of definitive agreement to acquire PacificNet.com
    LLC
    , an internet start-up company headquartered in Minneapolis and Hong
    Kong that focuses on trans-Pacific B2B e-commerce. The principal change is
    to increase the number of shares of Creative Master common stock to be
    issued to the owners of PacificNet
    from 21.0 to 21.5 million shares, or approximately 80% of the common stock
    of the Company expected to be outstanding as of completion of the
    acquisition.


     

 
































 Datalink.net (DLK) acquires Cross
Commmunications

 

  
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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:
       
Speed/Bandwidth

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B

 



    SAN JOSE, May 2–Datalink.net (AMEX: DLK),
    a Wireless Application Service Provider with patented technology, announced
    the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire Cross Communications, a
    behind-the-firewall wireless data communications solutions provider.


     

 
































 InsiderStreet.com (NSDR) acquires
Eviewthis.com

 

  

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Amount:
         $3.75
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
100% stock

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      C

 



    TAMPA, May 2–InsiderStreet.com (OTCBB: NSDR)
    announced that it has acquired Eviewthis.com for a transaction
    valued at $3,750,000 dollars in common stock. The new wholly owned
    subsidiary Eviewthis.com will house
    entertainment news, reviews and products and plans to utilize the latest in
    Internet streaming technology to change the way people look for
    entertainment information and products.


     

 

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