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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired OkCupid

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, has announced that it has acquired OkCupid, the U.S. online dating company. OkCupid generates revenues primarily through advertising, and is the fastest growing dating site in the advertising-based category.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: OkCupid
Since its launch in 2004, OkCupid has combined great features with an engaged community to become the fastest growing advertising-based dating site. The site also publishes the well-known social media blog, OkTrends, which is read by over one million people monthly.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 1/29/2014 via PE Hub

HowAboutWe, acquired Nerve.com Inc.

synopsis: HowAboutWe.com announced the acquisition of Nerve.com. The company offers a sex and culture-focused editorial online. It also operates a personal platform, that offers an online dating community of nearly 2 million singles. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.
buyer: HowAboutWe
HowAboutWe is a digital lifestyle company dedicated to helping people fall and stay in love. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, HowAboutWe is comprised of two subscription-based products, HowAboutWe Dating and HowAboutWe for Couples, and HowAboutWe Media.
target: Nerve.com Inc.
Nerve.com offers a sex and culture-focused editorial online. It also operates a personal platform, that offers an online dating community of nearly 2 million singles. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.
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closed 10/1/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Meetic SA, acquired e-kontakt

synopsis: Meetic, the European leader in online dating, announced that it has signed an Agreement for the acquisition of the assets of e-kontakt. E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
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: e-kontakt
E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
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closed 9/18/2013 via PR Web

Plentyoffish Media, Inc., acquired FastLife

synopsis: PlentyOfFish (POF.com), the world’s largest online dating site, is acquiring FastLife, the world’s largest speed dating and singles event company. They organize singles events that enable successful single professionals with busy lifestyles to meet each other.
buyer: Plentyoffish Media, Inc.
PlentyOfFish is the world's largest online dating site with over 60 million registered users. Founded in 2003, PlentyOfFish has been using the most advanced matching system in the industry to help singles all over the world meet, date, and find meaningful relationships.
target: FastLife
FastLife is Canada's most stylish speed dating and singles’ events service. They organize singles events that enable successful single professionals with busy lifestyles to meet each other. They were founded in 2002, and have branches in Canada, USA, China, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand.
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closed 7/24/2013 via PR Web

Avalanche, LLC, acquired Golfmates.com

synopsis: Avalanche, LLC acquired Golfmates.com, leading online dating website for single golf enthusiasts. Golfmates.com is the world's first online dating service designed specifically for golfers. The site offers a virtual fairway for single golfers looking to meet and date other golf singles.
buyer: Avalanche, LLC
A pioneer of online dating, Avalanche operates a network of 15+ general and niche dating websites, including its flagship brand Date.com, Matchmaker.com, Amor.com, Jewcier.com, and Militarysingles.com.
target: Golfmates.com
Golfmates.com is the world's first online dating service designed specifically for golfers. Golfmates.com offers a virtual fairway for single golfers looking to meet and date other golf singles.
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announced 7/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

Grendall Investment Limited, will purchase Casual Dating Business from Cupid plc

synopsis: Cupid plc agreed to sell its 'Casual Dating Business' to Grendall Investment Limited. Cupid is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets. Its casual dating sites, Benaughty.com and Flirt.com, are great sites for people looking for a cheekier, more flirtatious tone to start with.
buyer: Grendall Investment Limited
Grendall Investment Limited, which is registered in the British Virgin islands, owns a portfolio of online dating sites and is managed by Cupid co-founder and 15% shareholder Max Polyakov.
seller: Cupid plc(:$39.57)
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets. Its casual dating sites, Benaughty.com and Flirt.com, are great sites for people looking for a cheekier, more flirtatious tone to start with.
price ($mm)
$68
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announced 5/20/2013 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire Pastas Party

synopsis: Meetic SA announced the signature of an agreement to acquire the assets of Pastas Party, a French website for singles events. Pastas Party organizes meetings for singles.
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: Pastas Party
Pastas Party owns and operates a website for singles events. The company organizes evening events for single people and has 100,000 members.
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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.
price ($mm)
$4.66
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announced 3/6/2013 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire Spraydate

synopsis: Meetic, the European leader in online dating, announced that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the assets of Spraydate, owned by the Keynote Media Group, Alo Krowten and Digital Venture Production, via its Swedish Subsidiary Match.com Nordic AB.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
target parent: Keynote Media Group AB
target: Spraydate
Spray Date is an online dating website run by Spray Network AB, owned by the Keynote Media Group. It is the largest dating site in Sweden and is only available in Swedish. The average age of its members is between 25-49 years.
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closed 2/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Jiayuan.com International Ltd, acquired Juedui100.com

synopsis: Jiayuan.com International Ltd., operator of the largest online dating platform in China, was reported on Feb. 18 to have acquired competitor juedui100.com. Juedui100.com has in the past reported over 8 million registered users.
buyer: Jiayuan.com International Ltd
Jiayuan.com International Ltd is an online dating website. The Company provides online marriage & dating services for singles in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and other countries and regions in the world.
target: Juedui100.com
Juedui100.com operates as an online dating platform. It is based in China.
price ($mm)
$0.88
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closed 7/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Cupid plc, acquired AGL SAS

synopsis: Cupid plc acquired AGL SAS, a multimedia service provider that owns and operates the web portals ‘verif.fr’ and ‘serencontrer.com’. serencontrer.com is a dating website. AGL SAS was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
buyer: Cupid plc(:$39.57)
Cupid plc (formerly Easydate plc) offers a wide variety of online dating services allowing members to interact with each other and access the content available on the Group's websites. These websites are intended to appeal to dating users of diverse ages, cultures and social interest groups.
target: AGL SAS
AGL SAS, a multimedia service provider, owns and operates the web portals ‘verif.fr’ and ‘serencontrer.com’. serencontrer.com is a dating website. AGL SAS was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
price ($mm)
$4.47
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
closed 5/10/2012 via Company Press Release

Global Personals Ltd., acquired Smooch.com

synopsis: Global Personals Ltd, the largest privately owned online dating company in Europe, announces the acquisition of leading ‘freemium’ dating brand Smooch.com, the seventh largest dating site in the UK alongside its parent company WooWise.
buyer: Global Personals Ltd.
Global Personals makes connecting people their business. Their portfolio of over 7,500 online dating and friendship sites help people connect in a fun, innovative and safe environment - and their white label dating technology helps their 1,395 partners do the same.
target: Smooch.com
Smooch.com is a free dating website where users can sign up and interact with each other for free.
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closed 9/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Meetic SA

synopsis: Match.com, the world's leading personals company and an operating business of IAC, has completed its acquisition of Meetic S.A., the leader in the European online dating market that is established in 16 European countries.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
target: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
price($mm)[EV]
$246 [$199]*
rev ($mm)
$271
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
closed 9/22/2010 via Reuters

easydate plc, acquired Cupid.com

synopsis: Online dating agency Easydate said it purchased Cupid.com for $6.9 million in its first acquisition since it raised 10 million pounds through an IPO on London's AIM market.
buyer: easydate plc(:$39.57)
Easydate, now known as Cupid plc, provides online dating and business-to-business services. It operates a portfolio of sites in three consumer markets, including mainstream online dating and matchmaking; niche dating services; and social and mobile services.
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Cupid.com
Cupid.com is different. Unlike a lot of other online dating sites, they won't make clients spend hours answering questions so that thay can match them with other single women or men based on a so-called "scientific" formula.
price ($mm)
$6.87
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.5x
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Catholic Match, LLC, acquired TraditionalSingleCatholics.com

synopsis: CatholicMatch.com, the largest provider of online dating for Catholics, has acquired the assets of TraditionalSingleCatholics.com.
buyer: Catholic Match, LLC
Catholicmatch.com brings single Christian men and women together in a safe, welcoming dating format. Catholic and Christian singles meet at online for dating, friendship and marriage. CatholicMatch.com is unlike any other Catholic singles service on the Internet.
target: TraditionalSingleCatholics.com
TraditionalSingleCatholics.com is a Catholic dating site launched in 2006 to serve single Catholics with specific needs and preferences.
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closed 7/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired People Media

synopsis: American Capital Ltd. announced that, on July 13, it completed the sale of its portfolio company People Media to Match.com, an operating business of IAC. People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities.
buyer parent:IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: People Media
People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities, reaching nearly 4 million internet users each month. The Company operates six of the top 50-ranked personals websites, as reported by comScore Media Metrix.
price($mm)[EV]
$57 [$80]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Meetic SA, purchased European operations from Match.com

synopsis: IAC announced that it has closed the transaction pursuant to which Match.com exchanged its European operations for a 27% equity stake in Meetic and a euro 5 million promissory note.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Million are already subscribed to Meetic, making it the leading dating site in Europe and one of the biggest sites worldwide. Whether you are looking for your soulmate in your city or state, or whether distance is no object, you will always find meetic members who share your desires.
seller parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
seller: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
price ($mm)
$111
rev ($mm)
$76
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Avalanche, LLC, acquired Matchmaker.com

synopsis: Avalanche LLC, today announced the acquisition of Matchmaker.com. Matchmaker will continue to operate as an online dating website and, through a licensing arrangement, will share a technical platform with Date.com. Avalanche LLC acquired Matchmaker for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Avalanche, LLC
Avalanche LLC, is the owner of serveral dating sites, such as date.com, where "Every relationship begins with a date", is a community committed to helping our members find and maintain the best relationship for them.
target: Matchmaker.com
MatMatchmaker is an online personals website for the marriage minded single. Site features include posting free online profiles, a suite of communication tools including instant messaging and chat room with video capabilities, dating advice, success stories and much more.
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closed 12/5/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired Vintacom Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will considerably accelerate the growth of CGI Holding Corporation's d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. lead generation capacity and make it one of the largest and fastest-growing online dating companies in the world, Think Partnership today announced it has closed its acquisition of privately held Vintacom Media Group Inc.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation(INUV:$0.00)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email.
target: Vintacom Media Group, Inc.
The core focus of Vintacom is the development of low maintenance, high traffic e-commerce Internet applications for the B2C (Business-to-Consumer) and B2B (Business-to-Business) market.
price ($mm)
$9.90
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closed 8/20/2004 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired WebCapades, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation today announced that the Company has acquired WebCapades, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, which owns several online dating and relationship web sites.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation(INUV:$0.00)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email.
target: WebCapades, Inc.
WebCapades is a leading global provider of online services providing engaging online communities to consumers and reliable solutions to businesses. The company, which was founded in 1998, operates websites that reach out to over ten million visitors from all around the world.
price ($mm)
$7.98
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired OkCupid

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, has announced that it has acquired OkCupid, the U.S. online dating company. OkCupid generates revenues primarily through advertising, and is the fastest growing dating site in the advertising-based category.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: OkCupid
Since its launch in 2004, OkCupid has combined great features with an engaged community to become the fastest growing advertising-based dating site. The site also publishes the well-known social media blog, OkTrends, which is read by over one million people monthly.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Meetic SA

synopsis: Match.com, the world's leading personals company and an operating business of IAC, has completed its acquisition of Meetic S.A., the leader in the European online dating market that is established in 16 European countries.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
target: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
price($mm)[EV]
$246 [$199]*
rev ($mm)
$271
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired OkCupid

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, has announced that it has acquired OkCupid, the U.S. online dating company. OkCupid generates revenues primarily through advertising, and is the fastest growing dating site in the advertising-based category.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: OkCupid
Since its launch in 2004, OkCupid has combined great features with an engaged community to become the fastest growing advertising-based dating site. The site also publishes the well-known social media blog, OkTrends, which is read by over one million people monthly.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 2/25/2010 via Company Press Release

Match.com, will acquire Singlesnet.com

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Singlesnet, one of the most visited online dating sites in the United States. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: Singlesnet.com
A leader in the online dating community since 1998, Singlesnet is one of the most visited online dating Web sites in the world. As one of the most vibrant online communities, Singlesnet connects singles via instant messaging, online forums, emails and chat rooms.
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closed 7/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired People Media

synopsis: American Capital Ltd. announced that, on July 13, it completed the sale of its portfolio company People Media to Match.com, an operating business of IAC. People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities.
buyer parent:IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: People Media
People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities, reaching nearly 4 million internet users each month. The Company operates six of the top 50-ranked personals websites, as reported by comScore Media Metrix.
price($mm)[EV]
$57 [$80]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Meetic SA, purchased European operations from Match.com

synopsis: IAC announced that it has closed the transaction pursuant to which Match.com exchanged its European operations for a 27% equity stake in Meetic and a euro 5 million promissory note.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Million are already subscribed to Meetic, making it the leading dating site in Europe and one of the biggest sites worldwide. Whether you are looking for your soulmate in your city or state, or whether distance is no object, you will always find meetic members who share your desires.
seller parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
seller: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
price ($mm)
$111
rev ($mm)
$76
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired NetClub

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Netclub in France. This acquisition is consistent with the continued aggressive global expansion plans for Match.com in 2007.
buyer parent:IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: NetClub
Netclub is a leader in dating services promoting serious and long-term relationships. Offering a range of interaction-driven online personals and dating services in both France and Canada such as GOlive, the only instant messaging service dedicated to singles, Netclub has over 4 million members.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 2/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired eDodo

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC announced the successful completion of its acquisition of eDodo in China. This acquisition is consistent with the continued aggressive global expansion plans for Match.com in 2007.
buyer parent:IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: eDodo
eDodo is one of the fastest growing social networking sites in China. eDodo has more than 180,000 paid members and nearly 3,000 new paid subscribers each day. There are more than 64 million online singles in China, and the iResearch.com market forecast projects that will nearly double in 2007.
price ($mm)
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired OkCupid

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, has announced that it has acquired OkCupid, the U.S. online dating company. OkCupid generates revenues primarily through advertising, and is the fastest growing dating site in the advertising-based category.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target: OkCupid
Since its launch in 2004, OkCupid has combined great features with an engaged community to become the fastest growing advertising-based dating site. The site also publishes the well-known social media blog, OkTrends, which is read by over one million people monthly.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2014 via PE Hub

HowAboutWe, acquired Nerve.com Inc.

synopsis: HowAboutWe.com announced the acquisition of Nerve.com. The company offers a sex and culture-focused editorial online. It also operates a personal platform, that offers an online dating community of nearly 2 million singles. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.
buyer: HowAboutWe
HowAboutWe is a digital lifestyle company dedicated to helping people fall and stay in love. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, HowAboutWe is comprised of two subscription-based products, HowAboutWe Dating and HowAboutWe for Couples, and HowAboutWe Media.
target: Nerve.com Inc.
Nerve.com offers a sex and culture-focused editorial online. It also operates a personal platform, that offers an online dating community of nearly 2 million singles. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/1/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Meetic SA, acquired e-kontakt

synopsis: Meetic, the European leader in online dating, announced that it has signed an Agreement for the acquisition of the assets of e-kontakt. E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
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: e-kontakt
E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
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closed 9/18/2013 via PR Web

Plentyoffish Media, Inc., acquired FastLife

synopsis: PlentyOfFish (POF.com), the world’s largest online dating site, is acquiring FastLife, the world’s largest speed dating and singles event company. They organize singles events that enable successful single professionals with busy lifestyles to meet each other.
buyer: Plentyoffish Media, Inc.
PlentyOfFish is the world's largest online dating site with over 60 million registered users. Founded in 2003, PlentyOfFish has been using the most advanced matching system in the industry to help singles all over the world meet, date, and find meaningful relationships.
target: FastLife
FastLife is Canada's most stylish speed dating and singles’ events service. They organize singles events that enable successful single professionals with busy lifestyles to meet each other. They were founded in 2002, and have branches in Canada, USA, China, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2013 via PR Web

Avalanche, LLC, acquired Golfmates.com

synopsis: Avalanche, LLC acquired Golfmates.com, leading online dating website for single golf enthusiasts. Golfmates.com is the world's first online dating service designed specifically for golfers. The site offers a virtual fairway for single golfers looking to meet and date other golf singles.
buyer: Avalanche, LLC
A pioneer of online dating, Avalanche operates a network of 15+ general and niche dating websites, including its flagship brand Date.com, Matchmaker.com, Amor.com, Jewcier.com, and Militarysingles.com.
target: Golfmates.com
Golfmates.com is the world's first online dating service designed specifically for golfers. Golfmates.com offers a virtual fairway for single golfers looking to meet and date other golf singles.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/17/2013 via BNC Analysis

Grendall Investment Limited, will purchase Casual Dating Business from Cupid plc

synopsis: Cupid plc agreed to sell its 'Casual Dating Business' to Grendall Investment Limited. Cupid is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets. Its casual dating sites, Benaughty.com and Flirt.com, are great sites for people looking for a cheekier, more flirtatious tone to start with.
buyer: Grendall Investment Limited
Grendall Investment Limited, which is registered in the British Virgin islands, owns a portfolio of online dating sites and is managed by Cupid co-founder and 15% shareholder Max Polyakov.
seller: Cupid plc(:$39.57)
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets. Its casual dating sites, Benaughty.com and Flirt.com, are great sites for people looking for a cheekier, more flirtatious tone to start with.
price ($mm)
$68
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/20/2013 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire Pastas Party

synopsis: Meetic SA announced the signature of an agreement to acquire the assets of Pastas Party, a French website for singles events. Pastas Party organizes meetings for singles.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
target: Pastas Party
Pastas Party owns and operates a website for singles events. The company organizes evening events for single people and has 100,000 members.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
$4.66
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/6/2013 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire Spraydate

synopsis: Meetic, the European leader in online dating, announced that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the assets of Spraydate, owned by the Keynote Media Group, Alo Krowten and Digital Venture Production, via its Swedish Subsidiary Match.com Nordic AB.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
target parent: Keynote Media Group AB
target: Spraydate
Spray Date is an online dating website run by Spray Network AB, owned by the Keynote Media Group. It is the largest dating site in Sweden and is only available in Swedish. The average age of its members is between 25-49 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Jiayuan.com International Ltd, acquired Juedui100.com

synopsis: Jiayuan.com International Ltd., operator of the largest online dating platform in China, was reported on Feb. 18 to have acquired competitor juedui100.com. Juedui100.com has in the past reported over 8 million registered users.
buyer: Jiayuan.com International Ltd
Jiayuan.com International Ltd is an online dating website. The Company provides online marriage & dating services for singles in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and other countries and regions in the world.
target: Juedui100.com
Juedui100.com operates as an online dating platform. It is based in China.
price ($mm)
$0.88
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Cupid plc, acquired AGL SAS

synopsis: Cupid plc acquired AGL SAS, a multimedia service provider that owns and operates the web portals ‘verif.fr’ and ‘serencontrer.com’. serencontrer.com is a dating website. AGL SAS was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
buyer: Cupid plc(:$39.57)
Cupid plc (formerly Easydate plc) offers a wide variety of online dating services allowing members to interact with each other and access the content available on the Group's websites. These websites are intended to appeal to dating users of diverse ages, cultures and social interest groups.
target: AGL SAS
AGL SAS, a multimedia service provider, owns and operates the web portals ‘verif.fr’ and ‘serencontrer.com’. serencontrer.com is a dating website. AGL SAS was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Boulogne Billancourt, France.
price ($mm)
$4.47
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
closed 5/10/2012 via Company Press Release

Global Personals Ltd., acquired Smooch.com

synopsis: Global Personals Ltd, the largest privately owned online dating company in Europe, announces the acquisition of leading ‘freemium’ dating brand Smooch.com, the seventh largest dating site in the UK alongside its parent company WooWise.
buyer: Global Personals Ltd.
Global Personals makes connecting people their business. Their portfolio of over 7,500 online dating and friendship sites help people connect in a fun, innovative and safe environment - and their white label dating technology helps their 1,395 partners do the same.
target: Smooch.com
Smooch.com is a free dating website where users can sign up and interact with each other for free.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Meetic SA

synopsis: Match.com, the world's leading personals company and an operating business of IAC, has completed its acquisition of Meetic S.A., the leader in the European online dating market that is established in 16 European countries.
buyer parent:IAC
buyer: Match.com
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com.
target: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
price($mm)[EV]
$246 [$199]*
rev ($mm)
$271
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
closed 9/22/2010 via Reuters

easydate plc, acquired Cupid.com

synopsis: Online dating agency Easydate said it purchased Cupid.com for $6.9 million in its first acquisition since it raised 10 million pounds through an IPO on London's AIM market.
buyer: easydate plc(:$39.57)
Easydate, now known as Cupid plc, provides online dating and business-to-business services. It operates a portfolio of sites in three consumer markets, including mainstream online dating and matchmaking; niche dating services; and social and mobile services.
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Cupid.com
Cupid.com is different. Unlike a lot of other online dating sites, they won't make clients spend hours answering questions so that thay can match them with other single women or men based on a so-called "scientific" formula.
price ($mm)
$6.87
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.5x
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Catholic Match, LLC, acquired TraditionalSingleCatholics.com

synopsis: CatholicMatch.com, the largest provider of online dating for Catholics, has acquired the assets of TraditionalSingleCatholics.com.
buyer: Catholic Match, LLC
Catholicmatch.com brings single Christian men and women together in a safe, welcoming dating format. Catholic and Christian singles meet at online for dating, friendship and marriage. CatholicMatch.com is unlike any other Catholic singles service on the Internet.
target: TraditionalSingleCatholics.com
TraditionalSingleCatholics.com is a Catholic dating site launched in 2006 to serve single Catholics with specific needs and preferences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired People Media

synopsis: American Capital Ltd. announced that, on July 13, it completed the sale of its portfolio company People Media to Match.com, an operating business of IAC. People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities.
buyer parent:IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: People Media
People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities, reaching nearly 4 million internet users each month. The Company operates six of the top 50-ranked personals websites, as reported by comScore Media Metrix.
price($mm)[EV]
$57 [$80]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 6/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Meetic SA, purchased European operations from Match.com

synopsis: IAC announced that it has closed the transaction pursuant to which Match.com exchanged its European operations for a 27% equity stake in Meetic and a euro 5 million promissory note.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Million are already subscribed to Meetic, making it the leading dating site in Europe and one of the biggest sites worldwide. Whether you are looking for your soulmate in your city or state, or whether distance is no object, you will always find meetic members who share your desires.
seller parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
seller: Match.com
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
price ($mm)
$111
rev ($mm)
$76
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Avalanche, LLC, acquired Matchmaker.com

synopsis: Avalanche LLC, today announced the acquisition of Matchmaker.com. Matchmaker will continue to operate as an online dating website and, through a licensing arrangement, will share a technical platform with Date.com. Avalanche LLC acquired Matchmaker for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Avalanche, LLC
Avalanche LLC, is the owner of serveral dating sites, such as date.com, where "Every relationship begins with a date", is a community committed to helping our members find and maintain the best relationship for them.
target: Matchmaker.com
MatMatchmaker is an online personals website for the marriage minded single. Site features include posting free online profiles, a suite of communication tools including instant messaging and chat room with video capabilities, dating advice, success stories and much more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired Vintacom Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will considerably accelerate the growth of CGI Holding Corporation's d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. lead generation capacity and make it one of the largest and fastest-growing online dating companies in the world, Think Partnership today announced it has closed its acquisition of privately held Vintacom Media Group Inc.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation(INUV:$0.00)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email.
target: Vintacom Media Group, Inc.
The core focus of Vintacom is the development of low maintenance, high traffic e-commerce Internet applications for the B2C (Business-to-Consumer) and B2B (Business-to-Business) market.
price ($mm)
$9.90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2004 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired WebCapades, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation today announced that the Company has acquired WebCapades, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, which owns several online dating and relationship web sites.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation(INUV:$0.00)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email.
target: WebCapades, Inc.
WebCapades is a leading global provider of online services providing engaging online communities to consumers and reliable solutions to businesses. The company, which was founded in 1998, operates websites that reach out to over ten million visitors from all around the world.
price ($mm)
$7.98
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Jiayuan.com International Ltd
Jiayuan.com International Ltd
Jiayuan.com International Ltd is an online dating website. The Company provides online marriage & dating services for singles in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and other countries and regions in the world.
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Meetic SA
Meetic SA
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.
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2012
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$215.42
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Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
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2010
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$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
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$6.50
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Avalanche, LLC
Avalanche, LLC
A pioneer of online dating, Avalanche operates a network of 15+ general and niche dating websites, including its flagship brand Date.com, Matchmaker.com, Amor.com, Jewcier.com, and Militarysingles.com.
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Catholic Match, LLC
Catholic Match, LLC
Catholicmatch.com brings single Christian men and women together in a safe, welcoming dating format. Catholic and Christian singles meet at online for dating, friendship and marriage. CatholicMatch.com is unlike any other Catholic singles service on the Internet.
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Global Personals Ltd.
Global Personals Ltd.
Global Personals makes connecting people their business. Their portfolio of over 7,500 online dating and friendship sites help people connect in a fun, innovative and safe environment - and their white label dating technology helps their 1,395 partners do the same.
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HowAboutWe
HowAboutWe
HowAboutWe is a digital lifestyle company dedicated to helping people fall and stay in love. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, HowAboutWe is comprised of two subscription-based products, HowAboutWe Dating and HowAboutWe for Couples, and HowAboutWe Media.
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LikeBright Inc.
LikeBright Inc.
LikeBright Inc. is a leading provider of online and mobile dating and matchmaking software and services. The online dating site was founded in 2011 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
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Pastas Party
Pastas Party
Pastas Party owns and operates a website for singles events. The company organizes evening events for single people and has 100,000 members.
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Plentyoffish Media, Inc.
PlentyOfFish is the world's largest online dating site with over 60 million registered users. Founded in 2003, PlentyOfFish has been using the most advanced matching system in the industry to help singles all over the world meet, date, and find meaningful relationships.
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Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is the world's largest social dating community. It provides a safe and fun online dating experience that users can easily access from Zoosk's website, social networking applications, mobile services, and downloadable desktop application.
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TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc. offers the leading shopping search engine that delivers comprehensive, authentic and visually compelling results for products across the lifestyle goods category. The Find.com family also includes leading fashion shopping website Glimpse.com.
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ThisNext
Founded in 2006 by a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs, ThisNext changed the way people discover and shop for products online.ThisNext serves millions of consumers every month as the Web's best place to discover the products, brands, trends and people that shape the future of what's next.
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Care.com, Inc.
Care.com, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Care.com, Inc. is the largest and fastest-growing service used by families seeking care providers, providing a place to easily connect with hundreds of thousands of care providers, share caregiving experiences and get advice.
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Info Edge
Info Edge
Info Edge is India’s premier on-line classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate and education. The company has a bouquet of websites and associated businesses in each of these segments.
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Jiayuan.com International Ltd
Jiayuan.com International Ltd
Jiayuan.com International Ltd is an online dating website. The Company provides online marriage & dating services for singles in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and other countries and regions in the world.
year
2011
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$331.24
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$49.63
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$39.80
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$37.24
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Meetic SA
Meetic SA
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.
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2012
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$215.42
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$47.94
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$41.24
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$15.30
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Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
year
2010
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$39.57
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$8.62
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$6.50
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$4.82
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231
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Avalanche, LLC
Avalanche, LLC
A pioneer of online dating, Avalanche operates a network of 15+ general and niche dating websites, including its flagship brand Date.com, Matchmaker.com, Amor.com, Jewcier.com, and Militarysingles.com.
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Catholic Match, LLC
Catholic Match, LLC
Catholicmatch.com brings single Christian men and women together in a safe, welcoming dating format. Catholic and Christian singles meet at online for dating, friendship and marriage. CatholicMatch.com is unlike any other Catholic singles service on the Internet.
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Global Personals Ltd.
Global Personals Ltd.
Global Personals makes connecting people their business. Their portfolio of over 7,500 online dating and friendship sites help people connect in a fun, innovative and safe environment - and their white label dating technology helps their 1,395 partners do the same.
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HowAboutWe
HowAboutWe
HowAboutWe is a digital lifestyle company dedicated to helping people fall and stay in love. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, HowAboutWe is comprised of two subscription-based products, HowAboutWe Dating and HowAboutWe for Couples, and HowAboutWe Media.
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LikeBright Inc.
LikeBright Inc.
LikeBright Inc. is a leading provider of online and mobile dating and matchmaking software and services. The online dating site was founded in 2011 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
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Pastas Party
Pastas Party
Pastas Party owns and operates a website for singles events. The company organizes evening events for single people and has 100,000 members.
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Plentyoffish Media, Inc.
PlentyOfFish is the world's largest online dating site with over 60 million registered users. Founded in 2003, PlentyOfFish has been using the most advanced matching system in the industry to help singles all over the world meet, date, and find meaningful relationships.
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Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is the world's largest social dating community. It provides a safe and fun online dating experience that users can easily access from Zoosk's website, social networking applications, mobile services, and downloadable desktop application.
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TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc.
TheFind, Inc. offers the leading shopping search engine that delivers comprehensive, authentic and visually compelling results for products across the lifestyle goods category. The Find.com family also includes leading fashion shopping website Glimpse.com.
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ThisNext
Founded in 2006 by a team of seasoned Internet entrepreneurs, ThisNext changed the way people discover and shop for products online.ThisNext serves millions of consumers every month as the Web's best place to discover the products, brands, trends and people that shape the future of what's next.
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Care.com, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Care.com, Inc. is the largest and fastest-growing service used by families seeking care providers, providing a place to easily connect with hundreds of thousands of care providers, share caregiving experiences and get advice.
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Info Edge
Info Edge is India’s premier on-line classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate and education. The company has a bouquet of websites and associated businesses in each of these segments.
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