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IMI Mobile Acquires Mobile App Developer – Skinkers

   IMI Mobile has acquired UK based application developer – Skinkers.

Skinkers develops iPhone, iPad and android applications for companies like American Airlines, BBC, Microsoft, Spectator and Virgin Atlantic.

IMI plans to integrate these skill sets with its DaVinci evolved Service Platform that provides solutions such as two-screen interactive TV, m-commerce and customer care.

IMI Mobile provides VAS services for cell phones. Sequoia Capital, FirstMark Capital and Spark Capital are the investors in IMI Mobile.

Last year, it acquired WIN Plc for $26Mn. Before that it acquired Mobyko, a social phone backup service, that allowed users to back up and sync their mobile Address Book, Calendar, Photos, Videos, and Texts. It had also acquired a London based music aggregator DX3 in November 2008.


Date Type Sub Type Buyer Size ($mn)
Skinkers – IMI Mobile
27/09/11 M&A Acquisition IMImobile Private Limited 0.00
Date Type Buyer Target Size ($mn) State
28/09/11 IPO / Offerings Infonet IT Solutions (I) Limited 600.00 Announced
27/09/11 M&A IMImobile Private Limited Skinkers 0.00 Completed
26/09/11 Venture Capital Seeders LLP Eduora Technologies Private Limited 0.00 Completed
23/09/11 M&A Ogone Payment Services E-Billing Solutions Private Limited 0.00 Completed
Name Promoters Office Competitor Website
IMImobile Private Limited A.R. Vishwanath Plot No 770, Road No 44
Jubilee Hills
Andhra Pradesh- 500033
One97 Communications Private Limited
OnMobile Global Limited
Amobee Inc.
Comverse Network Systems India Private Limited
Telibrahma Convergent Communications Private Limited
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