Vista Point Advisors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Thinkbox Software by Amazon. Vista Point Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Thinkbox Software.
About Thinkbox Software:
Thinkbox Software is the creator of Deadline, a compute management toolkit for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX based render farms. Deadline’s unique architecture removes the need for a centralized manager application by using a highly-scalable database and basic file sharing to manage the farm. Thinkbox Software has provided creative tools and pipeline technology for both small and large scale projects including the world’s largest feature films. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Thor, Green Lantern, Harry Potter, Avatar, Tron, and hundreds of other films have utilized its software in front of and behind the screen. Its tools have been at the core of award winning projects, music videos, commercials and hundreds of hours of creative content spanning film, broadcast, commercial, marketing, games and web content. In addition, its technology is being used in the CAD/CAM, engineering and medical visualization industries around the world to create, visualize and modify datasets. Thinkbox Software is based in Winnipeg, Canada.
Founded by Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Amazon’s evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company’s DNA. Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. Amazon is based in Seattle, Washington.
About Vista Point Advisors:
Vista Point Advisors is a boutique investment bank that focuses on advising middle-market companies in the Software, Internet, Mobile, Digital Media, and Healthcare industries. Our strategy is to partner with growing and profitable businesses that are interested in understanding their options in the marketplace. We focus exclusively on sell-side M&A and capital raising transactions. Vista Point Advisors is headquartered in San Francisco, California.