Today’s Deals: NetObjects Clicks With MyComputer.com

EDGAR Online + Internet Financial
Network
, NetObjects + MyComputer.com, Predictive Systems + Global Integrity, Support.com +
Talkback















































 Predictive Systems (PRDS) to acquire Global
Integrity

 

  
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Amount:
         $107.6
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
5.8 million shares/$28.5 million cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Consultants/Designers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B

 



    NEW YORK, Oct. 18–Predictive Systems , a
    network infrastructure consulting firm, announced it has entered into a
    definitive agreement to acquire Global Integrity, a wholly-owned
    subsidiary of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), in a
    stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $107.6 million. The
    acquisition of Global
    Integrity
    , which provides information security services to Fortune and
    Global 100 corporations, significantly enhances Predictive Systems’ client base and
    service offerings. Predictive will issue approximately 5.8 million shares
    of its common stock and up to approximately $28.5 million of cash in
    exchange for all of Global Integrity’s shares and outstanding options.


     

 
































 Support.com (S

PRT) acquires Talkback
technology

 

  
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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:
        Internet
services

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B

 



    REDWOOD CITY, Oct. 18–Support.com , a
    provider of eSupport infrastructure software, announced its strategy to
    enable ASPs and ISVs to provide a new level of enhanced, proactive
    eSupport. Through its recent purchase of the Talkback(TM) technology from
    ePeople, Support.com has
    accelerated its entry into the Application Service Provider (ASP) and
    Independent Software Vendor (ISV) markets while advancing the company’s
    solution for current target markets. Support.com’s technology acquisition
    broadens its eSupport infrastructure platform. Terms of the acquisition
    were not disclosed.


     

 
































 EDGAR Online (EDGR) acquires Internet Financial
Network unit

 

  
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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+

 



    SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 18–EDGAR Online has entered into an agreement with Internet Financial
    Network
    (IFN) to transition the customers from IFN’s IFN 2000 EDGAR
    news service to the EDGAR Online
    service. Terms were not disclosed


     

 
































 NetObjects (NETO) to acquire
MyComputer.com

 

  
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Amount:
         $51
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
cash and stock

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Internet
services

 

  
* 
Scorecard:
      C+

 



    REDWOOD CITY, Oct. 18–NetObjects
    announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares of
    privately held MyComputer.com of Orem, Utah for approximately $51
    million of common stock and cash, and to pay up to $6 million in additional
    shares of common stock based on future performance of the acquired
    business. MyComputer, with more
    than 1 million members, is an application service provider of integrated
    Web site management services essential to powering e-business. By
    completing this acquisition, NetObjects intends to become a leading
    supplier of B2B online services for partners that reach small business.


     

 

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