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  • hooveredbyndavis hooveredbyndavis Oct 19, 2012 2:17 PM Flag

    Here's the big issue

     

    The Street needs to be able to #$%$ the acquisitions in terms of rev. streams acquired and then successfully integrated into the NUAN balance sheet.The current pace of acquisitions probably won't allow that to happen, at least any time soon. I often think Ricci is deliberately "mystifying" the numbers to keep investors and analysts off balance.

    Yearly Revenue reported
    DATE SALES
    09/11 1.32 Bil
    09/10 1.12 Bil
    09/09 950.35 Mil
    09/08 868.46 Mil
    09/07 602.00 Mil
    09/06 388.51 Mil

    Nuance acquisitions after merger

    March 31, 2006 — Dictaphone Corporation, of Stratford, Connecticut — $357 million.
    December 29, 2006 — Mobile Voice Control, Inc. of Mason, Ohio.
    March 2007 — Focus Infomatics, Inc. Woburn, Massachusetts.
    March 26, 2007 — Bluestar Resources Ltd.
    April 24, 2007 — BeVocal, Inc. of Mountain View, California — $140 million.
    August 24, 2007 — VoiceSignal Technologies, Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts.
    August 24, 2007 — Tegic Communications, Inc. of Seattle, Washington — $265 million. Tegic developed and was the patent owner of T9 (predictive text) technology.
    September 28, 2007 — Commissure, Inc. of New York City, New York — 217,975 shares of common stock.
    November 2, 2007 — Vocada, Inc. of Dallas, Texas.
    November 26, 2007 — Viecore, Inc. of Mahwah, New Jersey.
    November 26, 2007 — Viecore, FSD. of Eatontown, New Jersey.
    May 20, 2008 — eScription, Inc. of Needham, MA — $340 million plus 1,294,844 shares of common stock.[6]
    July 31, 2008 — MultiVision Communications Inc. of Markham, Ontario.
    September 26, 2008 — Philips Speech Recognition SystemsGMBH(PSRS), a business unit of Royal Philips Electronics of Vienna, Austria for about 66 million euros, or $96.1 million.[7] The acquisition of Philips Speech Recognition Systems sparked an antitrust investigation by the US Department of Justice.[8] This investigation was focused upon medical transcription services. This investigation was closed in December, 2009.
    October 1, 2008 — SNAPin Software, Inc. of Bellevue, WA — $180 million in shares of common stock.
    January 15, 2009 — Nuance Acquires IBM's patents Speech Technology rights.[9]
    April 10, 2009, — Zi Corporation of Calgary, Canada for approximately $35 million in cash and common stock.[10]
    May 2009, — the speech technology department of Harman International Industries.
    July 14, 2009, — Jott Networks Inc. of Seattle, WA.[11]
    September 18, 2009, — nCore Ltd. of Oulu, Finland.[12]
    October 5, 2009 — Ecopy of Nashua, NH. Under the terms of the agreement, net consideration was approximately $54 million in Nuance common stock.[13]
    December 30, 2009 — Spinvox of Marlow, UK for $102.5m comprising $66m in cash and $36.5m in stock.[14]
    February 16, 2010, Nuance announced they acquired MacSpeech[15] for an undisclosed amount[16]
    July 2010, Nuance acquired iTa P/L, an Australian IVR and speech services company.[17]
    November 2010, Nuance acquired PerSay, a voice biometrics-based authentication company for $6.7 million.[18][19]
    June 2011, Nuance acquired Equitrac, the world leader in print management and cost recovery software.[20]
    June 2011, Nuance acquired SVOX, a speech technology company specializing in the automotive, mobile, and consumer electronics markets.[21]
    July 2011, Nuance acquired Webmedx, a provider of medical transcription and editing services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.[22]
    August 2011, Loquendo announced Nuance acquired it. Loquendo provided a range of speech technologies for telephony, mobile, automotive, embedded and desktop solutions including text-to-speech (TTS), automatic speech recognition (ASR) and voice biometrics solutions. Nuance paid 53 million euros.[23]
    October, 2011, Nuance acquired Swype, a company that produces input software for touchscreen displays, for more than $100m.[24]
    December 2011 - Nuance acquired Vlingo, The Cambridge-based Vlingo is trying to make voice enabling applications easier, by using their own speech-to-text J2ME/Brew application API.[25]
    March 2012 - Nuance acquired Transcend Services. Transcend utilizes a combination of its proprietary Internet-based voice and data distribution technology, customer based technology, and home-based medical language specialists to convert physicians’ voice recordings into electronic documents. It also provides outsourcing transcription and editing services on the customer’s platform.[26]
    June 2012 - Nuance acquired SafeCom, a provider of print management and cost recovery software noted for their integration with Hewlett-Packard printing devices.[27]
    September 2012 - Nuance acquired Ditech Networks for $22.5 million.[28]
    September 2012 - Nuance Acquired Quantim, QuadraMed’s HIM Business - a provider of information technology solutions for the healthcare industry[29]
    October 2012 - Nuance Acquired J.A. Thomas and Associates (JATA) - the nation’s premier provider of physician-oriented, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs for the healthcare industry[30]

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