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closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Atlaspost

synopsis: Groupon has announced the acquisition of daily deal site Atlaspost. Atlaspost, a popular location-based social networking site with more than 1.2 million users in Taiwan, became an overnight force in daily deal services when it launched its group buying platform in August 2010.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Atlaspost
Atlaspost, a popular location-based social networking site with more than 1.2 million users in Taiwan, became an overnight force in daily deal services when it launched its group buying platform in August 2010.
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closed 7/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Michael Birch, acquired Bebo, Inc.

synopsis: Michael Birch, Co-Founder of Bebo, Inc., purchased the social network back. Bebo is the world's leading global social media network that combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
buyer: Michael Birch
Michael Birch is an English computer programmer and entrepreneur. Michael and his wife, Xochi, founded the online social networking website Bebo. Michael and Xochi Birch sold Bebo to AOL in March 2008 for $850 million.
target parent: Criterion Capital Partners, LLC
target: Bebo, Inc.
Bebo is the world's leading global social media network. Building on the notion of traditional social networking websites, Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
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closed 7/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Origami Labs, acquired FamilyLeaf

synopsis: Origami, the Y Combinator-backed social network for families, has acquired competing service FamilyLeaf, another YC company. FamilyLeaf is a private page for families to easily share photos, share life updates, store contact information, and post messages.
buyer: Origami Labs
Origami offers families a web and mobile platform to share photos and videos and post text-based entries, as well as make announcements and organize photos into albums.
target: FamilyLeaf
FamilyLeaf is a private place for users to share their life with their family. Users can create a private page where their family can easily share photos, share life updates, store contact information, and post messages.
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closed 5/7/2013 via Company Press Release

About.me, Inc., acquired Wefollow

synopsis: About.me has acquired Wefollow. The Wefollow service is a beautifully designed directory that enables people to discover others with common interests (e.g. sports, politics, comedy, etc.).
buyer parent:AOL Inc.
buyer: About.me, Inc.
About.me, Inc. offers product that empowers people to create a single personal profile page that presents their online identities.
target: Wefollow
Wefollow operates an online community. Upon signup each user enters up to 5 interests of theirs. Each user on Wefollow has explicitly specified their interests.
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closed 4/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S., acquired Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri

synopsis: D&R, active in entertainment retail, has purchased all shares of Elektronik Bilgi İletişim Hizmetleri, which owned Idefix and Prefix online booksellers, to enlarge the D&R online sale store.
buyer parent:Dogan Group
buyer: Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S.
Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S. (D & R) engages in the retail of books and music CD's and other entertainment products. The company in based in Instanbul, Turkey and operates as a subsidiary of Dogan Yayin Holding.
target: Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri
Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (EBI) is an innovative internet company operating legacy e-marketing and social networking web sites in Turkey. Among them are www.idefix.com online bookseller, www.siberalem.com e-dating and social networking web site, www.itiraf.com popular confessions.
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$4.66
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closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Storylane

synopsis: The social network, Facebook, has acquired a service that allows users to share stories and content, similar to Facebook's news feed feature, called Storylane. Storylane will join Facebook in revamping its news feed in an effort to reduce clutter and focus on stories that are more relevant to each other.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Storylane
Storylane is a social network in beta that encourages users to go beyond posting status updates and instead dive deeper into the narratives of their lives. It is a blogging website that allows users to share stories, photos, links, articles and other content. Its current DBA name is Mixtent, Inc.
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Web

The Entourage Group, LLC, acquired BlockSavvy.com

synopsis: The Entourage Group acquires BlockSavvy.com, an urban-centric social media network launched by former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Damon Dash. Its long list of proprietary features included a 3D "Sims"-like environment, its own currency system, eCommerce capabilities, and an innovative advertising platform.
buyer: The Entourage Group, LLC
The Entourage Group, LLC is an internet marketing firm which has architected successful marketing campaigns in various industries over the past years including entertainment, technology, and insurance.
target: BlockSavvy.com
BlockSavvy.com is an urban-centric social media network. Its long list of proprietary features included a 3D "Sims"-like environment, its own currency system, eCommerce capabilities, and an innovative advertising platform which attracted the attention of major US brands and celebrities.
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announced 12/21/2012 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire MassiveMedia

synopsis: Meetic SA announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Massive Media, the company behind Twoo.com and Netlog.com. Massive Media enable members to meet nearby people instantly online.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
target: MassiveMedia
Massive Media is the social media company behind the successful digital brands Netlog.com and Twoo.com. It enables members to meet nearby people instantly. Over 90 million people have joined their sites on web and mobile.
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closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Vert Capital Corp., acquired Poolworks Ltd.

synopsis: Poolworks Ltd., operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, has been sold from Holtzbrinck Digital to Vert Capital Corp. an international investment organization. Vert Capital Corp. acquired all shares of the organization but left an option to use schuelerVZ in the hands of Holtzbrinck Digital.
buyer: Vert Capital Corp.
Vert Capital is a private merchant bank and digital media fund with ownership across a variety of digital properties.
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: Poolworks Ltd.
Poolworks Ltd. is an operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, which are similar to Facebook, but primarily focuses on the German speaking market.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

ValueFirst, acquired Indyarocks Media Services Private Limited

synopsis: ValueFirst has acquired a majority stake in online social networking site Indyarocks.com. Indyarocks.com enables users to create profiles, meet and make friends, catch up with movie buzz, play games, listen to music, catch live cricket scores, and win prizes by sharing photos, and write blogs.
buyer: ValueFirst
ValueFirst Messaging Pvt. Ltd. provides mobile messaging solutions. It also offers enterprise mobile messaging, desktop mobile messaging, and mobile marketing and consulting solutions.
target: Indyarocks Media Services Private Limited
Indyarocks Media Services Private Limited operates an entertainment based social network in India. It enables users to create profiles, meet and make friends, catch up with movie buzz, play games, listen to music, catch live cricket scores, and win prizes by sharing photos, and write blogs.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Airtime Media Inc, acquired Erly, Inc.

synopsis: Airtime Media Inc. acquired Erly Inc., a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content.
buyer: Airtime Media Inc
Airtime is a live social video company located in San Francisco. Their small team shares a passion for using the latest video technology to bring people together.
target: Erly, Inc.
Erly is a new social platform for organizing and sharing users personal content. At Erly, they organize content by first creating canonical event pages within which they map people, time, and locations.
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closed 3/15/2012 via PR Newswire

One Three Television LLC, acquired Youtoo

synopsis: Producer Mark Burnett announced that his company One Three Television LLC has taken an ownership interest in Youtoo and will seek to integrate the technology into series produced by his company, One Three Television LLC. Youtoo is both a social network and a television network with advanced technology that makes them work together.
buyer: One Three Television LLC
One Three Television LLC is a television production company owned by Mark Burnett.
target: Youtoo
Youtoo is the world's first Social TV Network. Youtoo is the next frontier of social networking. It's both a social network and a television network with advanced technology that makes them work together. Youtoo TV is currently in 15 million cable households in the US and growing fast.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired hi5 Networks

synopsis: Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, announced it has completed the acquisition of hi5, another pioneering social network and one of the largest online communities in the world. Together, Tagged and hi5 create a unique social networking company that will dominate the social discovery category.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Tagged is the social network for meeting new people. Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize with new people through social games, customized profiles, virtual gifts, advanced browsing features and more.
target: hi5 Networks
hi5 Networks is among the top 10 social networks in the world as a leading social entertainment destination. Combining a robust social platform with premium content and game mechanics, it delivers a fun, expressive, and interactive entertainment experience to millions of users.
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closed 10/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Kiwibox.com, Inc., acquired Kwick! Community GmbH & Co.

synopsis: Kiwibox.com has acquired the social network, Kwick! Community GmbH & Co. Kwick! is a leading Social Network Community in Europe focused on the German-speaking market. With more than 10 million members and more than 2.5 Million Unique Users a month, this platform extends the Kiwibox marketplace to Europe.
buyer: Kiwibox.com, Inc.(KIWB:$0.00)
Kiwibox.com, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of a social networking Web site, Kiwibox.com, for old teens and young adults. 100% of the site's editorial content is written and contributed by high school and college students.
target: Kwick! Community GmbH & Co.
Free to Users, Kwick! is one of the top social networks in Europe and is still growing. Kwick! revenues are generated primarily from online-advertising and by hosting special events. Kwick! offers an online, mobile and App-Version of its website.
price ($mm)
$3.32
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$5
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closed 9/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Batanga, Inc., acquired MetroFlog

synopsis: Batanga, Inc., the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, announced the acquisition of MetroFlog and its partner sites. MetroFlog is a social media platform that allows users to create individual spaces where they upload personal photos and share them among all other users.
buyer: Batanga, Inc.
Batanga, Inc. is the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. Its holdings include Batanga Network and Batanga.com. Batanga Network reaches the most U.S. Hispanics online, across all categories and demographics.
target: MetroFlog
MetroFlog.com is a social media platform that allows users to create individual spaces where they upload personal photos and share them among all other users. MetroFlog users have published over twenty million photographs, uploading an additional sixty thousand photos daily.
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

IncrediMail Ltd., acquired Smilebox, Inc.

synopsis: IncrediMail Ltd., a digital media company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Smilebox Inc., a U.S. consumer focused photo sharing and social expression company. Smilebox is the only service that supports all personal media, all content types, and all sharing methods.
buyer: IncrediMail Ltd.(PERI:$89.59)
IncrediMail Ltd. is a digital media company that builds downloadable consumer applications for second wave adopters. The company’s award-winning e-mail product, IncrediMail Premium, is sold in over 100 countries in 10 different languages. Other products include PhotoJoy, HiYo, and Magentic.
target: Smilebox, Inc.
Smilebox is an easy-to-use service that lets customers quickly turn life’s moments into digital creations to share and connect with friends and family in a fun and personal way. Smilebox is the only service that supports all personal media, all content types, and all sharing methods.
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closed 11/10/2011 via Market Wire

myYearbook merged with Quepasa Corporation,

synopsis: Social media technology company Quepasa Corporation, owner of popular Latino online social network Quepasa.com, and Insider Guides, Inc., DBA myYearbook.com, the best place to meet new people on the web or mobile device, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Quepasa Corporation(QPSA:$6.05)
Quepasa Corp is a social media technology company which owns Quepasa.com, the leading online social network and game platform for the Latino community, Quepasa Games, a cross platform social game development studio, and Quepasa DSM, a cross platform social advertising and contest platform.
target: myYearbook
myYearbook is a social networking website, headquartered in New Hope, PA. Members can make new friends by creating profiles, interacting through chatter, a real-time stream, sending virtual gifts, and playing games.
price ($mm)
$100
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$27
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$5
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19.6x
closed 7/14/2011 via PR Newswire

VHT ImageWorks, acquired Dwellicious

synopsis: VHT Inc. announced that it has acquired Dwellicious, the leading social bookmarking site for real estate buyers. Dwellicious is being integrated into the VHT ImageWorks online marketing platform to provide brokerage clients with a valuable tool for communicating with home buyers.
buyer parent:VHT Inc.
buyer: VHT ImageWorks
VHT ImageWorks is a comprehensive and automated marketing platform used by industry-leading brokerages and more than 100,000 real estate professionals across the country. drives more buyer traffic to your Web site, and provides those buyers with an enhanced user experience.
target parent: W&R Studios
target: Dwellicious
Dwellicious is the leading social bookmarking site for real estate buyers. Dwellicious uses the power of social bookmarking to help home buyers share their favorite properties on Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites.
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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired MySpace, Inc.

synopsis: Specific Media, a digital media company, announced it has acquired Myspace from News Corporation. As part of the agreement, News Corporation will take a minority equity stake in Specific Media. Myspace, Inc. is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans.
buyer parent:Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited.
target parent: News Corporation
target: MySpace, Inc.
MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, and the world's largest music community.
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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Informed Medical Decisions, Inc., acquired Inherited Health

synopsis: Informed Medical Decisions, Inc., also known as InformedDNA, announced it is acquiring AccessDNA, Inc., owner of Inherited Health, a leading online resource for individuals and families interested in understanding family history and hereditary disease risks.
buyer: Informed Medical Decisions, Inc.
Informed Medical Decisions, Inc. (InformedDNA) is a nationwide network of board-certified genetic counselors and geneticists. The company helps patients, clinicians and healthcare organizations harness the power of genetics to achieve the promise of personalized healthcare.
target: Inherited Health
Inherited Health's proprietary risk analysis system uses entered health information to provide each family member with a personalized view of the hereditary diseases they are more like to develop, pass down to their children, and most importantly, ways to prevent these diseases.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Atlaspost

synopsis: Groupon has announced the acquisition of daily deal site Atlaspost. Atlaspost, a popular location-based social networking site with more than 1.2 million users in Taiwan, became an overnight force in daily deal services when it launched its group buying platform in August 2010.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Atlaspost
Atlaspost, a popular location-based social networking site with more than 1.2 million users in Taiwan, became an overnight force in daily deal services when it launched its group buying platform in August 2010.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ideeli

synopsis: Groupon, a global leader of local commerce, announced the acquisition of ideeli, a leading online flash fashion retailer, further extending its presence in fashion and apparel.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target: Ideeli
Ideeli is a leading online retail site dedicated to delivering a unique, exciting daily shopping experience with a curated selection of offerings across the apparel, accessories, home, shoes, kids, travel and lifestyle categories.
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closed 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Boomerang (rang.com)

synopsis: Groupon, the world's most popular daily deals site, has acquired Boomerang, a consumer social gifting application, that helps email and social media marketers run innovative social gifting campaigns.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target parent: Lightbank LLC
target: Boomerang (rang.com)
Boomerang operates rang.com, a consumer social gifting application, that helps email and social media marketers run innovative social gifting campaigns. Boomerang’s gifting & rewards network provides online publishers with access to free, revenue-generating gift cards from top advertisers.
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired TicketMonster Inc.

synopsis: Groupon announced it has completed the acquisition of Ticket Monster, a leading Korean ecommerce company, for $260 million in cash and stock. TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. The company offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target parent: LivingSocial.com
target: TicketMonster Inc.
TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. Founded in 2010, TicketMonster offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
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closed 9/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired SideTour

synopsis: Groupon, a global leader in local commerce, announced the acquisition of SideTour, a marketplace that helps people discover, book and host great local activities.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target: SideTour
SideTour provides a community marketplace where people can discover, book, and host amazing experiences and activities. The company was founded in June 2011 and is headquartered in New York City.
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closed 9/9/2013 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Blink

synopsis: Groupon announced the acquisition of last-minute travel app Blink, a leading European destination for great deals on highly curated, same-day hotel bookings, bolstering its rapidly growing Groupon Getaways travel business.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target: Blink
Blink is a brand new revolutionary hotel booking application. Blink differs from other booking methods as it is exclusively via mobile to book premium hotels last minute. The simplicity of the booking system means that bookings can be confirmed in just four taps.
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closed 8/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Plumfare

synopsis: Plumfare, a mobile discovery app, has been acquired by Groupon. Plumfare, Inc. develops mobile discovery and gifting application for food and photography. The company provides social gifting web and iOS application that offers gifts.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target: Plumfare
Plumfare is a social gifting mobile app and website that provide a solution for sending fast and easy gifts and experiences, and helping users discover new restaurants. Plumfare users take pictures of their food and suggest those items to friends. Then they are able to gift those items to friends.
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closed 1/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Glassmap

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Glassmap, a real-time location sharing and local discovery service optimized for Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target: Glassmap
Glassmap's Relay technology enables users to share their live location with friends, either disclosing what city they're in or revealing their specific whereabouts at that given moment in time, complete with free in-app text-messaging and calling.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired CommerceInterface

synopsis: Groupon announced it has acquired CommerceInterface, a leading provider of web-based channel management technology that helps manufacturers, distributors and retailers succeed at managing their businesses and selling online.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target: CommerceInterface
CommerceInterface provides e-commerce channel management solutions to help manufacturers, distributors and retailers succeed at managing their businesses and selling online. Their platform integrates customer products with the top online retail channels as a truly performance-based service.
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closed 9/24/2012 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Savored

synopsis: Groupon announced it has acquired Savored, a leading provider of reservations at the best restaurants across the United States. More than 1,000 restaurants nationwide have used Savored’s unique platform for yield management.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Savored
Savored enables diners to make free online reservations and pay lower prices at great restaurants. Savored uses a proprietary technology to search restaurant availability to find the customer the highest possible discount on these tables.
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closed 5/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Groupon has just acquired Breadcrumb, a small startup that builds point-of-sale systems for iOS devices.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a completely mobile, flexible, and modern hospitality point of sale system designed to refresh the approach to restaurant management. Breadcrumb uses wireless, off-the shelf touch devices and cloud computing to deliver a superior POS experience.
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closed 4/17/2012 via PE Hub

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ditto.me

synopsis: Groupon has acquired social recommendation app Ditto.me. Ditto lets consumers find out what their friends are up to, have a conversation or get a group together. Ditto makes it easy to get recommendations about restaurants, movies and things to do from any smartphone.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Ditto.me
Ditto lets consumers find out what their friends are up to, have a conversation or get a group together. Ditto makes it easy to get recommendations about restaurants, movies and things to do from any smartphone.
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closed 3/23/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired FeeFighters

synopsis: FeeFighters, a three-year old comparison shopping site for credit card processors, is announcing it has been acquired by Groupon. The Chicago-based startup, which provides businesses with a way to find the best merchant account provider for their needs, has also been offering businesses other tools such as its new payment gateway called Samurai.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: FeeFighters
FeeFighters allows business owners to choose the best deals on credit card processing with a reverse auction marketplace that saves the average business owner 40 percent on payment processing.
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closed 2/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired UpTake Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Groupon has acquired the travel research start-up Uptake. Uptake used personalized social data to help users research destinations through their friend networks.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: UpTake Networks, Inc.
UpTake Networks is a search engine that makes the decision about what to book easier by aggregating and semantically analyzing travel, local and lifestyle reviews and other information from across the web.
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closed 2/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Barcode Hero

synopsis: Leading social commerce company, Groupon, has announced its acquisition of Kima Labs, the startup company that produced the Barcode Hero mobile barcode reader app. The details of the financial terms relating to this purchase have not yet been released, however, it was confirmed by Kima Labs on the website for Barcode Hero.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Barcode Hero
Barcode Hero is a community where people share and discuss millions of everyday or unique products. With your iPhone, scan any product you own to share your opinion with the Barcode Hero community.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Hyperpublic

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Hyperpublic, an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Hyperpublic
Hyperpublic is an open database of people, places, and things tied to a specific location. Anyone can add objects to the database and developers will be able to build applications on top of the data.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Adku

synopsis: US daily deals site Groupon has acquired San Francisco-based personalized shopper data specialist Adku. e-commerce data start-up Adku has developed a prediction engine which enables it to analyse data about individual online shoppers, and then deliver recommendations to these consumers from sites such as eBay and Amazon.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Adku
Adku is a personalized shopper data specialist. It has developed a prediction engine which enables it to analyze data about individual online shoppers, and then deliver recommendations to these consumers from sites such as eBay and Amazon.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Six Times Seven Inc.

synopsis: Six Times Seven Inc. has been acquired by Groupon. The company provides services for consumers to discover and buy new products within the online communities that they frequent.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Six Times Seven Inc.
Six Times Seven Inc., a social shopping company, provides services for consumers to discover and buy new products within the online communities that they frequent. It offers a service for users to find deals and share them with friends.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/18/2011 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Pelago

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Pelago, maker of location-based social network Whrrl. Whrrl has been used by companies looking to build loyalty and repeat visits.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Pelago
Pelago’s first product is Whrrl. It’s a social network, Google maps mash-up, mobile and GPS service all in one. The social network experience allows members to share opinions and knowledge about local restaurants, bars, retail stores, and hotels.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired SoSasta

synopsis: Groupon has announced the launch of Groupon India via the acquisition of daily deal sites SoSasta, a site that runs deals in 11 Indian cities. Groupon features a daily deal in more than 500 markets around the world.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: SoSasta
SoSasta is a daily deals site that runs deals in 11 Indian cities. By using the power of group buying, SoSasta provides consumers with the best (and the cheapest) deals every day.
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closed 1/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Grouper

synopsis: Groupon has announced the launch of Groupon Israel via the acquisition of daily deal sites Grouper. Serving Tel Aviv and surrounding cities since March 2010, Grouper is widely recognized as the first and largest deal site in Israel.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Grouper
Serving Tel Aviv and surrounding cities since March 2010, Grouper is widely recognized as the first and largest deal site in Israel.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Atlaspost

synopsis: Groupon has announced the acquisition of daily deal site Atlaspost. Atlaspost, a popular location-based social networking site with more than 1.2 million users in Taiwan, became an overnight force in daily deal services when it launched its group buying platform in August 2010.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally.
target: Atlaspost
Atlaspost, a popular location-based social networking site with more than 1.2 million users in Taiwan, became an overnight force in daily deal services when it launched its group buying platform in August 2010.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/1/2014 via Company Press Release

iBuy, acquired Ensogo Inc.

synopsis: LivingSocial announced that it has sold Ensogo Holdings Ltd. to iBuy Group, a leading e-commerce business in Southeast Asia. Ensogo, a Social commerce website that offers members discounted daily deals, include all of LivingSocial’s business operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
buyer: iBuy(ASX:IBY):$3.97)
iBuy Group is a leading e-Commerce business in the South East Asia and Hong Kong region, specialising in flash sales. iBuy is focused on connecting products for sale to over 600m+ consumers in South East Asia and Hong Kong through its e-Commerce websites.
target parent: LivingSocial.com
target: Ensogo Inc.
ENSOGO is a Social commerce website that offers members discounted daily deals on restaurants, hotel accommodations, spa services, beauty treatments, activities and retail products in Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$49
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2014 via Market Wire

Discount Coupons Corp, acquired Go Charleston Deals, LLC

synopsis: Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services, acquired the operational assets of Go Charleston Deals, LLC, a Daily Deal site focusing on merchants and clients in the Charleston, South Carolina market.
buyer: Discount Coupons Corp(DCOU:$0.05)
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
target: Go Charleston Deals, LLC
GO Charleston Deals, LLC is a locally owned, localized marketing promotions company in Charleston, SC. They provide Charleston area merchants a mechanism to offer deals to consumers.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Suning Appliance Company Limited, acquired Manzuo.com

synopsis: Home appliance retailer Suning Commerce Group Co confirmed that it has purchased group-buying website manzuo.com in a new move to expand its Internet presence. Manzuo.com operates a group buying website that covers more than 110 cities across China.
buyer: Suning Appliance Company Limited(SZSE:00202:$17,515.18)
Suning Appliance Co., Ltd. operates retail chain stores to sell household appliances, electronic products, office equipment, and communication products.
target: Manzuo.com
Manzuo.com engages in the business of online group buy and location based marketing campaigns. Founded in 2010 and based in Beijing, China. Manzuo.com has attracted more than 10 million registered users by the end of 2011, covering more than 110 cities across the nation.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2013 via BNC Analysis

Andrea Gualtieri, acquired Groupalia Italy

synopsis: A group of Italian entrepreneurs led by new CEO Andrea Gualtieri has announced the acquisition of the Italian operations of Spanish company Groupalia, one of the leading players in the social shopping sector. The company offers daily deals, in the form of a discount coupon, on restaurants, spas, gym, events, and adventures.
buyer: Andrea Gualtieri
Andrea Gualtieri is the founder of travel coupon site Desiderando.com.
target parent: Groupalia Compra Colectiva S.L.
target: Groupalia Italy
Groupalia Italy, a subsidiary of Groupalia Compra Colectiva S.L., owns and operates a group buying and discounts website. It is present in 20 Italian cities with 3.8 million customers and more than 7,200 partners.
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired TicketMonster Inc.

synopsis: Groupon announced it has completed the acquisition of Ticket Monster, a leading Korean ecommerce company, for $260 million in cash and stock. TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. The company offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
buyer: Groupon, Inc.(GRPN:$2,443.51)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
target parent: LivingSocial.com
target: TicketMonster Inc.
TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. Founded in 2010, TicketMonster offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
price ($mm)
$241
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2013 via PR Web

Cuponica, acquired Clickaê

synopsis: Cuponica, a leader in daily deals and merchant discounts across Latin America, announced the acquisition of Clickae, a leader in online daily deals and offers in Brazil. The company connects buyers and businesses through its website and other access platforms with amazing daily deals and shopping activity to enjoy in their city.
buyer parent:FnBox
buyer: Cuponica
Cupónica connects buyers and businesses through its website and other access platforms with incredible daily proposals and activities to enjoy shopping in their city. Cupónica operates in Latin America, with headquarters in Argentina.
target: Clickaê
Clickaê connects buyers and businesses through its website and other access platforms with amazing daily deals and shopping activity to enjoy in their city. Through Clickaê users can access a world of great advantages of price and quality. The company operates in Brazil.
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closed 9/20/2013 via PR Web

nCrowd, Inc., purchased Deals Division from Saveology.com

synopsis: nCrowd, Inc., the Atlanta-based parent company of social commerce websites, has purchased the deals division of South Florida-based Saveology.com, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, nCrowd acquired consumer and merchant relationships from Saveology’s deal business that offered local and national coupons in 42 markets nationwide.
buyer: nCrowd, Inc.
nCrowd is a leading online customer acquisition company for local merchants. With over 2 million consumer members across America, nCrowd expands reach and improves retention for local merchants by leveraging its proprietary Automated Internet Marketing platform (AIM).
seller parent: Elephant Group, Inc.
seller: Saveology.com
Saveology.com's deals division is a business that offers local and national coupons in 42 markets nationwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Discount Coupons Corp, acquired Cloops, Inc.

synopsis: Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services, has acquired Cloops, Inc., an operator of the website that offers discount deals for restaurants and shopping.
buyer: Discount Coupons Corp(DCOU:$0.05)
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
target: Cloops, Inc.
Cloops, Inc. operates website that offers discount deals for restaurants and shopping. Cloops is also a unique hyper-local ad platform allows local, online and brand advertisers to target markets at a hyper-local level.
price ($mm)
$0.31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/23/2013 via Reuters

Baidu.com, Inc., will acquire Nuomi.com

synopsis: Baidu Inc, China's largest search engine provider, will acquire 59 percent stake in Chinese group-buying website Nuomi Holdings Inc for $160 million as it accelerates its push into the country's rapidly growing mobile Internet market.
buyer: Baidu.com, Inc.(BIDU:$4,738.47)
Baidu is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, it aims to provide the best way for people to find information. Baidu not only serves Internet search users, but also provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers.
target parent: Renren Inc.
target: Nuomi.com
Nuomi Holdings Inc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of social network company Renren Inc. It is a Chinese group-buying and local information service similar to Groupon Inc.
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announced 7/29/2013 via BusinessWire

nCrowd, Inc., will acquire Spreebird

synopsis: Local Corporation, a leading online local media company, announced the sale of its Spreebird deals business to nCrowd, Inc. Spreebird operates group-buy sites that are used by buyers and sellers to interact with each other. It works with small business owners, restaurants, hotels, spas, and salons to bring various deals in town to consumers.
buyer: nCrowd, Inc.
nCrowd is a leading online customer acquisition company for local merchants. With over 2 million consumer members across America, nCrowd expands reach and improves retention for local merchants by leveraging its proprietary Automated Internet Marketing platform (AIM).
target parent: Local.com Corporation
target: Spreebird
Spreebird is an Internet marketing company delivering deals to consumers on a targeted-community basis via e-mail and social media channels. The group-buy sites that are used by buyers and sellers to interact with each other.
price ($mm)
$0.21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2013 via PR Web

nCrowd, acquired Groupalicious

synopsis: nCrowd, Inc. has purchased the assets of Groupalicious.com. Groupalicious.com operates as a local commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services through daily deals. The company is based in Seattle, Washington.
buyer: nCrowd
nCrowd is a leading online customer acquisition company for local merchants. With over 2 million consumer members across America, nCrowd expands reach and improves retention for local merchants by leveraging its proprietary Automated Internet Marketing platform (AIM).
target: Groupalicious
Groupalicious.com operates as a local commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services through daily deals. The company is based in Seattle, Washington.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

DealMates Sdn Bhd, acquired I Love Discounts

synopsis: Deal Mates Sdn Bhd announced it has acquired I Love Discounts. I Love Discounts, based in Malaysia, provides online discounted deals in Malaysia. It offers new deals in a wide range of products and services on a daily basis.
buyer parent:Catcha Group
buyer: DealMates Sdn Bhd
Dealmates is an ever-growing online flash sales website with over 30,000 visitors a day. Dealmates is the top online shopping mall in Malaysia, it has featured over 8,000 products from high-end branded goods to everyday items.
target: I Love Discounts
I Love Discounts brings to users the most exciting discount deals around Malaysia using the simple concept of "Buying in a group gets you better discounts". It provides online discounted deals in Malaysia.
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closed 3/26/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeApps Digital Media Inc., acquired Today's New Deal

synopsis: LifeApps Digital Media Inc., an emerging growth company and designer of applications ("apps"), new media, and next-generation social networks for sports, health, fitness and entertainment enthusiasts, announced the acquisition of Today’s New Deal, a Southern California based daily deal website and email marketing newsletter service.
buyer: LifeApps Digital Media Inc.(LFAP:$0.10)
LifeApps Digital Media Inc. is a digital media company focusing on health, fitness, sports publications, and next-generation social networks. The company is a leading, authorized developer, publisher and licensee for Apple iOS and Android tablets.
target: Today's New Deal
Today's New Deal is a Southern California based daily deal website and email marketing newsletter service. It provides deals to its approximately 40,000 registered users on the best stuff to do, see, eat and buy in their city.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/11/2013 via PR Newswire

Tiger Global Management LLC, acquired Cobone

synopsis: Cobone.com, the largest daily deal company in the Middle East, has been acquired by international investment firm Tiger Global Management, leaving the startup firm with additional capital to further its long-term commitments in the Middle East. The deal will see Irish entrepreneur Paul Kenny, founder and CEO of Cobone.com, maintain his position.
buyer: Tiger Global Management LLC
Tiger Global Management, LLC is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. It also invests in public and private equity markets. The firm invests in fixed income markets of United States and hedge funds. For its equity investments, it invests in small cap companies.
target parent: Jabbar Internet Group
target: Cobone
Launched in July 2010 in Dubai, as part of the Jabbar Internet Group, Cobone features a daily market-focused deal on the best things to do, see, eat and buy in cities across the Middle East. Cobone is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences in your city.
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announced 3/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Treat Me, will acquire Treat Me

synopsis: Trade Me says it will sell its group-buying website Treat Me via a management buy-out led by the current head of Treat Me, James MacAvoy. Treat Me was launched by Trade Me in 2011, with its first deals going live a week later. It has since sold more than 1.1 million vouchers.
buyer: Treat Me
Launched in March 2011, by Trade Me. Treat Me offers the best deals each day on experiences around New Zealand.
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Treat Me
Launched in March 2011, by Trade Me. Treat Me offers the best deals each day on experiences around New Zealand.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Sky and Sand GmbH, acquired DailyDeal

synopsis: DailyDeal founders Fabian and Ferry Heilemann of Heilemann Ventures GmbH have bought the German language deals site back from Google. DailyDeal operates in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
buyer: Sky and Sand GmbH
As a team of succesful entrepreneurs with a proven track-record, Heilemann Ventures GmbH provides Seed- and Early-Stage financing for European digital entrepreneurs in the web and mobile space. They are based in Berlin and focus their investment around transaction-driven business models.
target parent: Google Inc.
target: DailyDeal
Founded in 2009, DailyDeal is a German daily deals website that has expanded beyond Germany into Switzerland and Austria. Consumers can find the best deals on travel, entertainment, and much more on DailyDeal.de.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/11/2013 via PR Web

Half Off Depot, Inc., acquired CrowdSavings.com, LLC

synopsis: Half Off Depot and CrowdSavings.com have merged and rebranded the new company as nCrowd, Inc. CrowdSavings is an e-commerce marketplace offering consumers discounted products and services from local businesses and online retailers.
buyer: Half Off Depot, Inc.
Based in Atlanta, Half Off Depot is the leading southeast online deal company offering savvy consumers the broadest range of local deals on the Internet.
target: CrowdSavings.com, LLC
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Tampa, FL, CrowdSavings is an e-commerce marketplace offering consumers discounted products and services (Daily Deals) from local businesses and online retailers.
price ($mm)
$6.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/16/2013 via CNW Group

TeamBuy Inc., acquired Dealfind

synopsis: TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind.com, two of Canada's leading e-commerce companies, are pleased to announce a transformational merger that creates Canada's largest online deals destination. Dealfind is the largest Canadian-based e-retailer with a daily deal format.
buyer: TeamBuy Inc.
TeamBuy.ca is a Canadian team-buying website that launched in Toronto in 2009. The site secures impressive savings by using team-buying power, giving users the benefit of buying in bulk without actually having to. TeamBuy's goal is to become one of Canada's top online shopping destinations.
target: Dealfind
Founded in 2009, Dealfind brings great deals every day in cities across North America. It offers deals on products and services ranging from restaurants, spas, travel, jewelry, electronics, salons, automotive services, home services, hotels, activities, cosmetics, houseware, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/20/2012 via BusinessWire

Chase, will acquire Bloomspot, Inc.

synopsis: Chase Bank USA, NA, a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bloomspot, Inc. announced that they have signed an agreement and plan of merger whereby Chase will acquire Bloomspot, a provider of targeted merchant offers. Bloomspot is a leading offers provider whose technology platform has addressed key issues in merchant marketing.
buyer parent:J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Chase
Chase is a consumer and commercial banking business. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and 4 million small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships.
target: Bloomspot, Inc.
Bloomspot is a leading offers provider whose technology platform has addressed key issues in merchant marketing. Bloomspot has created a sustainable model for its merchants by measuring and rewarding consumers’ loyalty.
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Renren Inc.
Renren Inc.
Renren operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
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2010
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$76.54
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$14.68
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$8.42
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4D Media, Inc.
4D Media, Inc.
4D Media, Inc. is a leading multimedia company that combines proprietary analytics with web 2.0 technology to deliver a new level of connectivity among operators, sponsors and consumers, primarily targeted at the $3.5B North American motor sports market.
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Bebo, Inc.
Bebo, Inc.
Bebo is the world's leading global social media network. Building on the notion of traditional social networking websites, Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
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CheaterVille, Inc.
CheaterVille, Inc.
CheaterVille, Inc. is a Las Vegas online social media company that provides information about alleged cheaters. CheaterVille has more than 140,000 subscribers to its social networking website, CheaterVille.com.
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eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corp engages in the creation of a lifestyle information/entertainment platform. It provides eDOORWAYS platform, a Web-based personal lifestyle information enhancement and problem solving gateway, lifestyle information source, and business-to-consumer marketplace.
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2008
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($4.40)
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Equities.com, Inc.
Equities.com, Inc.
Equities.com is an online financial resource platform that provides global financial news, data, research, education and interactive networking capability. The site covers a broad spectrum of market sectors and investment types.
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First on Mars
First on Mars' helps Internet surfers find, organize and share links to free on demand network TV shows on the web. Via a cutting-edge web interface, FOM users discover new TV shows with a personalized guide that adapts to their viewing habits and preferences regarding shows, networks and TV moods.
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Intelimax Media, Inc.
Intelimax Media Inc. is an Internet services company focusing on online games, web content and advertising. Using its proprietary gaming and PPC listing platforms, Intelimax has released its own web properties and social network applications.
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Meetup Inc.
Meetup Inc.
Meetup.com helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting, influential, local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
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ONEsite Inc.
ONEsite, offers a complete, full-featured community platform built on patent-pending technology. ONEsite has a proven ability to create the distinctive, engaging and successful social experiences demanded by leading media, entertainment, and lifestyle brands.
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Origami Labs
Origami Labs
Origami offers families a web and mobile platform to share photos and videos and post text-based entries, as well as make announcements and organize photos into albums.
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Pageflakes Inc.
Pageflakes enables you to easily personalize the web and make it your own. Create a page using Flakes; they're small, movable versions of all of your web favorites that you can arrange on your personal homepage.
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Shibui Data Corp
Shibui Data Corp. owns and operates ShibuiMarkets.com a leading provider of financial information with live quotes for foreign exchange, stocks and emerging market bonds, and FanStreet, a leading sports oriented social network.
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Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions.
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2013
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$2,443.51
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$125.30
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$47.42
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Let's Bonus, S.L.
Let's Bonus, S.L.
Let's Bonus offers a deal every day to its on-line subscribers with fun and exclusive activities to enjoy in their cities, with discounts up to 70%, such as a gourmet dinner, a luxury spa or a romantic escapade.
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2012
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$65.45
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Offerum
Offerum
Offerum is a service that promotes events and local leisure activities with significant discounts through group purchasing. For affordable prices enjoy the best restaurants, relax in spas, fun kart driving, wine tasting, do sport in fitness centers, go to the theater more often ....
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2011
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$25.95
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Monster Offers, Inc.
Monster Offers, Inc.
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
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2012
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$1.00
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Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
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2013
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$0.05
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($2.83)
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($2.85)
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BuyWithMe, Inc.
BuyWithMe, Inc.
BuyWithMe launched in May 2009 and is one of the country's leading group buying and social commerce companies that allows consumers to discover and experience the best offerings from businesses in their city.
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Cherry Media
Cherry Media
Cherry Media OÜ owns and operates an online trade and marketing portals which features discounted deals and offers on leisure, spa, beauty, sport, fitness, entertainment, food and drink, health, and adventure activities. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Tallinn, Estonia.
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Cudo Pty Limited
Cudo Pty Limited
Cudo is an Australian website that offers daily deals and discounts on restaurants and bars, hotels, spas, salons, theatre tickets, tours and much more.
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DEALS.com.au
DEALS.com.au
Deals.com.au offers discounts from 50% to 90% on awesome things to do in Melbourne! Great deals for great food, drink, massages, beauty services, and more.
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Go Charleston Deals, LLC
GO Charleston Deals, LLC is a locally owned, localized marketing promotions company in Charleston, SC. They provide Charleston area merchants a mechanism to offer deals to consumers.
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Groupalia Compra Colectiva S.L.
Groupalia Compra Colectiva S.L. owns and operates a group buying and discounts website. It offers daily deals, in the form of a discount coupon, on restaurants, spas, gym, events, and adventures. Groupalia Compra Colectiva S.L. was founded in 2009 and is based in Barcelona, Spain.
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Jabbar Internet Group
Jabbar Internet Group is a group of leading Internet properties and sites in the region. The group’s assets extend from e-commerce sites to online games to advertising products & search services.
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LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the commerce leader behind LivingSocial Deals. Through its daily deal e-mails and alerts, LivingSocial introduces members to handpicked local businesses, products or services each day at savings of 50 percent or more.
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Matchbin
Matchbin
Matchbin is a leading provider of content management, advertising and local marketplace solutions for media companies. Matchbin creates and hosts content rich websites for local media companies. Loyal visitors are acquired through these trusted, locally branded websites.
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MooLaLa, Inc.
MooLaLa, Inc.
MooLaLa, Inc. owns and operates a daily deals website. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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