Sinch Buys Mailgun Parent Pathwire for $1.9 Billion

Cloud communications vendor Sinch has expanded into email with the purchase of Pathwire, which owns email delivery companies Mailgun, Mailjet, and Email on Acid.  Price was $925 million in cash and $1 billion in Sinch stock, or about 14x Pathwire’s $132 million revenue.  The deal is Sinch’s fourth acquisition this year, including messaging platforms MessageMedia ($1.3 billion) and MessengerPeople ($55 million) and voice interconnection provider Inteliquent ($1.9 billion).