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announced 2/22/2012 via Forbes

eBay, will acquire WHI Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: eBay has agreed to acquire WHI Solutions, a Rye Brook, New York-based provider of software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. The company said that the deal will enable its eBay Motors business to improve parts selection for customers while allowing sellers to reach more buyers.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: WHI Solutions, Inc.
WHI Solutions provides web based eBusiness solutions to the Transportation Market. Its solutions include eCommerce, eCatalog, Distribution Management and Business Intelligence. Its core customers are Automotive and Heavy Duty Parts sellers and Service Providers.
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closed 10/9/2006 via PR Newswire

Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., acquired Tolerance A/S

synopsis: Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., a tier one supplier of automotive lighting and electronic equipment, has acquired a majority ownership share in Demark-based software specialist Tolerance A/S.
buyer: Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
Hella, a global supplier, develops and manufactures components and systems for lighting and electronics for the automotive industry, including advanced driver-assistance systems enhancing safety and comfort.
target: Tolerance A/S
Tolerance develops and sells software for Internet-based technical service, including the diagnosis and repair of passenger cars and commercial vehicles for motor-vehicle garages in Europe.
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closed 6/14/2012 via BusinessWire

Perfect Commerce LLC, acquired Supply Chain Connect

synopsis: Perfect Commerce LLC announced their acquisition of Supply Chain Connect, formally ChemConnect, a prominent supplier network provider, specializing in the direct materials purchasing needs of cable, chemical and manufacturing industries with robust inventory management functions.
buyer: Perfect Commerce LLC
Perfect Commerce offers world-class sourcing and procurement solutions for companies of all sizes. Perfect Commerce global customers and partners include market leaders such as Hostess, Starbucks, BNP Paribas, Johnson Controls, Inc., YRC Worldwide and Honeywell, Inc.
target: Supply Chain Connect
Supply Chain Connect, formally ChemConnect, is a prominent supplier network provider, specializing in the direct materials purchasing needs of cable, chemical and manufacturing industries with robust inventory management functions.
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closed 4/26/2009 via PR Web

Waypoint Global, LLC, acquired PowerWay, Inc.

synopsis: Waypoint Global, LLC announced the acquisition of the assets of Powerway, Inc a leading developer of manufacturing software solutions for managing product and process quality.
buyer: Waypoint Global, LLC
Waypoint Global helps companies streamline business processes in product development.
target: PowerWay, Inc.
Powerway, Inc. is the leading product community software provider to manufacturers and their supply chains that conform to industry and international quality standards.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired New Era Software LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, has announced that it has purchased New Era Software LLC, a U.S.-based provider of bodyshop management systems.
buyer parent:GTCR Golder Rauner
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc.(SLH:$860.40)
The Solera companies provide a complete range of technology solutions, shared services and consulting for the automobile insurance claims processing industry.
target: New Era Software LLC
New Era Software LLC is a U.S.-based provider of bodyshop management systems. Its products include iAutoFocus, WebView, and Image+.
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closed 9/20/2006 via BusinessWire

QAD Inc., acquired Precision Software Limited

synopsis: QAD Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software solutions for global manufacturers, has acquired Dublin, Ireland-based Precision Software Limited, a leading provider of transportation management software solutions across multiple industries, including QAD's manufacturing verticals. Precision will operate as an independent division of QAD.
buyer: QAD Inc. (QADI:$215.23)
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies. QAD applications provide critical functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations within and beyond the enterprise.
target: Precision Software Limited
Precision Software develops industry-leading software specializing in the area of multi-modal, multi-carrier shipping, trade compliance, and international trade management. The latest version of the product, TRAXi3 offers a range of deployment options to meet the customers' business needs.
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closed 4/28/2006 via

Trimble Navigation Limited, acquired Eleven Technology

synopsis: Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eleven Technology, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts in an all-cash transaction. Eleven Technology is a mobile application software company with a leading market and technology position in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry.
buyer: Trimble Navigation Limited(TRMB:$2,204.43)
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions.
target: Eleven Technology
Eleven Technology is a leading provider of next generation handheld software for the CPG industry. Eleven's software applications go beyond the simple automation of paper-based forms typical of the current generation of handheld software in the CPG industry.
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closed 3/20/2006 via

The LDS Corporation merged with Cadre Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: Cadre Technologies, Inc. and The LDS Corporation announced today a merger agreement pursuant to which Cadre Technologies has acquired The LDS Corporation. The merger results in a combined company that is the largest software provider to the third-party logistics industry with more than 200 customers in North America.
buyer: Cadre Technologies, Inc.
Cadre Technologies, Inc. is a leading innovator of integrated, automated solutions for the fulfillment and distribution industries. Cadre was formed by warehouse management and logistics experts with decades of experience in distribution technology.
target: The LDS Corporation
The LDS Corporation is a leading Warehouse Management Software and Internet logistics solutions provider. The LDS software applications manage the data and track information, allowing manufacturers, distributors and retailers to place fulfillment opportunities on the Internet for bid.
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closed 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Court Square Capital Partners, acquired AFS Technologies Inc.

synopsis: AFS Technologies, Inc., a global leader in software solutions for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry (CPG), including the Food and Beverage segment, announced that Court Square Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm with over $6 billion under management, has acquired a majority interest in AFS.
buyer: Court Square Capital Partners
Court Square is one of the most experienced teams in the private equity industry. Since 1979, the team has made over 200 investments including several landmark transactions and has developed numerous businesses into leaders in their respective markets.
target: AFS Technologies Inc.
AFS Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions. The company serves over 1,500 customers across the Americas with a portfolio of solutions for the food, beverage, logistics and financial segments.
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closed 9/10/2013 via Company Press Release

U.S. Bancorp, acquired Syncada LLC

synopsis: U.S. Bancorp has announced that they have acquired Syncada from their joint venture with Visa. Syncada offers payment automation solutions to businesses and banks. The company, through its financial supply chain network, provides solutions for automating payment processes to manage freight payments, payables and receivables process, and more.
buyer: U.S. Bancorp(USB:$20,064.00)
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The company provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Syncada LLC
Syncada LLC offers payment automation solutions to businesses and banks. The company, through its financial supply chain network, provides solutions for automating payment processes to manage freight payments, payables and receivables process, utility payments, and cash flow management.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

GEP, acquired Enporion, Inc.

synopsis: GEP announced that it has acquired Enporion, a supply chain management company. GEP has been providing sourcing and procurement solutions since 1999 across many industries, one of which is their Energy and Utilities practice, and has been growing with leading strategic sourcing, consulting and SaaS based source-to-pay technology.
buyer: GEP
GEP (Global eProcure) is a leading procurement services firm dedicated to helping enterprises add value and reduce costs through procurement and supply chain transformation.
target: Enporion, Inc.
Enporion’s Supply Chain Manager® is an integrated suite of e-commerce tools These applications are delivered in a Software-as-a-Service environment, resulting in quick implementation and early realization of benefits.
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closed 12/12/2006 via PR Newswire

DemandTec, Inc., acquired TradePoint Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: DemandTec, Inc., the leading provider of Consumer-Centric Merchandising, Sales and Marketing software for retailers and manufacturers, has acquired TradePoint Solutions, Inc., Pleasanton, Calif., the industry's first and leading provider of online deal management software linking manufacturers, sales agencies and retailers on one platform.
buyer: DemandTec, Inc.(DMAN:$82.42)
DemandTec enables retailers and consumer products companies to optimize merchandising and marketing decisions, individually or collaboratively, to achieve their sales volume, revenue, and profitability objectives.
target: TradePoint Solutions, Inc.
TradePoint is a leading provider of Electronic Business Communication and Services to support trade promotion management in the CPG and Grocery industry. TradePoint enables manufacturers, brokers, and retailers to automate the execution of trade promotions in a secure, web-based environment.
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closed 11/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired NewsPage Pte Ltd

synopsis: Accenture has completed its acquisition of NewsPage Pte Ltd, based in Singapore. The acquisition of NewsPage adds distributor management and mobility capabilities for the consumer goods industry to the Accenture CAS software platform, allowing it to run on Windows, Android and iOS devices.
buyer: Accenture(ACN:$28,562.81)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high performance businesses and governments.
target: NewsPage Pte Ltd
NewsPage Pte Ltd, a market leader in mobility, has been in the business of developing and deploying industry-ready mobile applications since 1993. NewsPage Distributor Management is an end-to-end enterprise solution that caters for businesses that sell through distributors.
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closed 6/5/2012 via Market Wire

DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., acquired APEX Systems Integrators Inc.

synopsis: DecisionPoint Systems, Inc., a leading provider and integrator of Enterprise Mobility, Wireless Applications and RFID solutions, announced that it has acquired APEX Systems Integrators Inc., based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. APEX Systems Integrators Inc. is a leading supplier of wireless mobile work force solutions.
buyer: DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.(DPSI:$58.36)
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. provides a complete range of mobile solutions that streamline operations, capture incremental revenues and improve the customer experience.
target: APEX Systems Integrators Inc.
APEX Systems Integrators Inc. is a leading supplier of wireless mobile work force solutions. Its APEXWare™ suite of products empower the mobile worker in many areas including merchandising, sales and delivery; field service; logistics and transportation; and warehouse management.
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closed 5/30/2012 via PR Newswire

Systech International, acquired Apostrophe Systems

synopsis: Systech International, a leading provider of Packaging Execution System technology to help protect product integrity and authenticity, and the recognized global leader in serialization, announced it has acquired Apostrophe Systems, a specialized SaaS and Cloud Services provider.
buyer: Systech International
Through its innovative, proven, holistic packaging execution system technology, Systech International helps protect product integrity and authenticity to improve brand loyalty, optimize profitability, maximize supply chain efficiencies, and meet global regulatory demands.
target: Apostrophe Systems
Apostrophe Systems, LLC is a SaaS and Cloud Services software company specializing in serialization and RFID which provides software applications and tools for partners and integrators to implement functionality through a services based model leveraging cloud technology for scale and flexibility.
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closed 6/12/2012 via BusinessWire

Revionics, Inc., acquired Retail Optimization, Inc.

synopsis: Revionics, Inc., the leading provider of retail life cycle price optimization solutions, and Retail Optimization, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based assortment and micro and macro space optimization solutions, announced that Revionics has acquired Retail Optimization’s business and related assets.
buyer: Revionics, Inc.
Revionics, Inc. delivers the industry’s most powerful End-to-End Merchandise Optimization Solution, enabling retailers of all sizes to execute a fact-based, shopper-centric merchandising strategy resulting in enhanced financial performance with improved customer satisfaction.
target: Retail Optimization, Inc.
Retail Optimization, Inc. works with leading retailers and wholesalers in the supermarket and drug channels as well as with consumer goods manufacturers. The company offers cloud-based assortment, micro and macro space optimization solutions.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BusinessWire

Expresso Paper Platform BV merged with Liaison Technologies,

synopsis: Liaison Technologies today announced that it has completed the operational merger with the leading European paper industry e-commerce and supply-chain provider, Expresso Paper Platform BV ("Expresso"). Moving forward, the unified company will operate globally as Liaison Technologies.
buyer: Liaison Technologies
Liaison Technologies is a global Integration and Data Management services company providing unique and high-value services to move, transform and manage business information. Liaison’s practitioners implement data management infrastructures adapted to each client’s specific business requirements.
target: Expresso Paper Platform BV
Expresso offers the paper industry an e-commerce solution that provides benefits accross the whole supply chain from paper manufacturer to the end customer. Expresso enables participants in the paper industry to improve the speed, transparency and efficiency of their transactions and administration.
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closed 12/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Intelligrated, acquired Knighted, Inc.

synopsis: Intelligrated® announced the acquisition of Knighted®, a provider of supply chain software solutions. The acquisition is a strategic component of Intelligrated's mission to deliver innovative solutions that increase fulfillment velocity for e-commerce, multichannel retail, 3PL, wholesale, consumer products and food and beverage industries.
buyer parent:Permira
buyer: Intelligrated
Intelligrated is a leading North American-owned, single-point provider of automated material handling solutions with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Intelligrated designs, manufactures and installs complete material handling automation solutions.
target: Knighted, Inc.
Knighted provides web-enabled logistics software specializing in warehouse management software, warehouse control software and labor management software for the retail, e-commerce, route distributors, 3PL, and consumer goods manufacturing markets.
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closed 9/15/2005 via BusinessWire

Configuration Solutions, Inc., acquired Helix Technology Group, LLC

synopsis: Configuration Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide product configuration and selling solutions--from quote to delivery--announces that it completed a transaction to acquire Helix Technology Group, LLC, a firm dedicated to the development of engineering change and program/project management software for automotive parts suppliers.
buyer: Configuration Solutions, Inc.
Configuration Solutions is a leading provider of knowledge-based process & product configuration software & solutions for manufacturing, automotive and business service organizations. They have worked with leading organizations providing enterprise-wide solutions across all facets of the business.
target: Helix Technology Group, LLC
Helix was founded for the sole purpose of creating product development launch tools for the automotive parts manufacturing industry. This focus assures you, the automotive supplier, that taking care of your product development launch needs and concerns is the mission of the Helix Technology Group.
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closed 7/31/2013 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., acquired Icon-scm

synopsis: E2open, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, announced that it has acquired icon-scm, a market leader in supply chain planning and collaboration. icon-scm’s patented software enables customer-centric supply chains to accelerate top-line growth and profitability.
buyer: E2Open, Inc.(EOPN:$59.69)
E2open was founded with the mission to simplify and fundamentally change the economics of Multi-Company Process Management. E2open is a solution specifically designed, built and operated to fully address the need to manage inter-company processes across multiple tiers of an extended supply chain. O
target: Icon-scm
icon-scm’s patented software enables customer-centric supply chains to accelerate top-line growth and profitability by ensuring strategy is driving organizations. icon-scm is a privately owned company with headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 2/22/2012 via Forbes

eBay, will acquire WHI Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: eBay has agreed to acquire WHI Solutions, a Rye Brook, New York-based provider of software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. The company said that the deal will enable its eBay Motors business to improve parts selection for customers while allowing sellers to reach more buyers.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: WHI Solutions, Inc.
WHI Solutions provides web based eBusiness solutions to the Transportation Market. Its solutions include eCommerce, eCatalog, Distribution Management and Business Intelligence. Its core customers are Automotive and Heavy Duty Parts sellers and Service Providers.
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closed 8/23/2006 via Company Press Release

Wrenchead, Inc., acquired icarz, incorporated

synopsis: Wrenchead, Incorporated, a leading ebusiness solution provider to the wholesale distribution and retail markets, today announced it has joined forces with icarz, incorporated, a leading provider of web-based point of sale and warehouse solutions. The company will be named WHI, Inc.
buyer: Wrenchead, Inc.
Wrenchead engineers ebusiness and econtent solutions that help Distributors build stronger businesses and increase profits. Wrenchead services verticals such as the Automotive Aftermarket, Electrical Wholesale and Marine Wholesale.
target: icarz, incorporated
icarz is a leading provider of demand chain and business management solutions. Our next-generation, Internet enabled products make possible efficient, reliable parts distribution. We offer unique end-to-end visibility into the entire demand chain from the point-of-sale.
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closed 2/19/2014 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired PhiSix

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced it acquired PhiSix, a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources and simulates the behavior of the garments. PhiSix allows consumers to see how clothes fit, look and move in different environments without actually having to try them on.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: PhiSix
PhiSix is a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources and simulates the behavior of the garments. PhiSix allows consumers to see how clothes fit, look and move in different environments without actually having to try them on.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired StackMob

synopsis: PayPal, the provider of online payment services, announced that it has acquired StackMob, a backend-as-a-service company that helps developers easily implement features in mobile apps. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing.
target: StackMob
StackMob makes it easy to build scalable apps for any connected device. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
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closed 10/22/2013 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired Shutl Ltd.

synopsis: Shutl has been acquired by eBay. Shutl is the world's fastest, most convenient and best-loved same-day and same-hour delivery service. Users can shop online at their favourite stores and look for the Shutl rocket, or book a personal delivery within their town or city using their Shutl.it service.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Shutl Ltd.
Shutl is the world's fastest, most convenient and best-loved same-day and same-hour delivery service. Users can shop online at their favourite stores and look for the Shutl rocket, or book a personal delivery within their town or city using their Shutl.it service.
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closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired Bureau of Trade

synopsis: The Bureau of Trade has announced that they have been acquired by eBay. The Bureau of Trade is a shopping and discovery experience for men–a unique blend of media and commerce working in service of a vision called Transactional Entertainment. The Bureau is dedicated to finding, curating, and selling affordable rarities from around the globe.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Bureau of Trade
BUREAU OF TRADE is a shopping and discovery experience for men–a unique blend of media and commerce working in service of a vision called Transactional Entertainment. The BUREAU is dedicated to finding, curating, and selling affordable rarities from around the globe.
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closed 9/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Ebay’s PayPal has acquired Chicago-based payments gateway Braintree, in an all-cash deal worth $800 million. Braintree will continue to operate as a separate service within PayPal led by Braintree's Chief Executive Bill Ready. Braintree essentially powers and automates online payments for merchants and companies online.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage.
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closed 9/6/2013 via PE Hub

eBay, acquired Decide Inc.

synopsis: Worldwide commerce leader eBay Inc. reported that it has acquired Seattle-based price research firm Decide.com, which specializes in helping consumers find the best times to buy products based on billions of data points from across the web.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Decide Inc.
Decide is all about leveraging data and technology, not marketing ploys, to help shoppers. They use their patent-pending machine learning and text mining algorithms on billions of price points across millions of products, blog posts, and articles on the web.
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announced 7/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

eBay, will acquire 2dehands.be and 2ememain.be

synopsis: eBay, the American e-commerce giant announced that it is buying 2dehands.be and 2ememain.be, the two biggest online classified sites in Belgium. Users can easily buy, sell, and respond to ads with both new and second hand items.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target parent: TTY Internet Solutions
target: 2dehands.be and 2ememain.be
2dehands.be and 2ememain.be are the two biggest online classified sites in Belgium (their names mean “second hand” in Flemish and French). Users can easily buy, sell, and respond to ads with both new and second hand items.
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closed 4/12/2013 via PE Hub

PayPal, Inc., acquired Iron Pearl

synopsis: PayPal has acquired Iron Pearl, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup focused on tools for customer acquisition and engagement. Iron Pearl is built on a new understanding of the social and cultural factors that drive the viral spread of products, combined with new approaches to data analysis and predictive modeling.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing.
target: Iron Pearl
Iron Pearl makes analytics software for retaining users and tracking cohorts, combined with viral tracking software. Along with other seamlessly integrated IronPearl modules, the SaaS product is a new breed of Growth software.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., acquired Duff Research, LLC

synopsis: PayPal announced that it acquired mobile app developer Duff Research, part of an effort by the online payment giant to become more nimble and technology focused. Duff Research has built about 40 mobile apps for companies that include TiVo Inc and Adidas AG.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing.
target: Duff Research, LLC
Duff Research is a premier provider of software development and user experience expertise for the mobile application space. The Duff development team is exceptionally experienced, averaging over 15 years of video, consumer, and mobile software development.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2012 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired Svpply

synopsis: eBay Inc. has acquired Svpply, an innovative website that brings shoppers, tastemakers and merchants together onto a single site by offering a curated selection of stylish merchandise from across the Web. Users on Svpply recommend their style discoveries to other users, and display galleries of items they want or own.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Svpply
Svpply is an innovative website that brings shoppers, tastemakers and merchants together onto a single site by offering a curated selection of stylish merchandise from across the Web. Users on Svpply recommend their style discoveries to other users, and display galleries of items they want or own.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Primedia, Inc., acquired Rent.com

synopsis: PRIMEDIA announced that it has completed the acquisition of eBay Inc.’s Rent.com subsidiary. Rent.com is the nation's #1 Internet listing site in the rental housing industry, enabling renters to find a residential rental property online using a free robust search tool.
buyer parent:TPG Capital
buyer: Primedia, Inc.(:$0.00)
Primedia, Inc. helps millions of consumers nationwide find apartments, houses for rent or new homes for sale through its innovative Internet, mobile and print solutions. Its flagship publication is its advertising-supported Apartment Guide.
target parent: eBay
target: Rent.com
Rent.com is the nation's #1 Internet listing site in the rental housing industry, enabling renters to find a residential rental property online using a free robust search tool. Rent.com has the most online traffic and the largest inventory of contracted property listings.
price ($mm)
$145
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Fanvenues

synopsis: Singapore startup Peekspy has been acquired by US-based StubHub. Peekspy’s site, Fanvenues, allows users to peek into concert and sports venues in 3D so as to make better purchase decisions about tickets.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub is the fan's ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value. The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment.
target: Fanvenues
Fanvenues brings the buyer to the concert venue during the ticket purchase with its interactive 3D seat views thus enhancing both the buying and concert experience significantly.
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announced 2/22/2012 via Forbes

eBay, will acquire WHI Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: eBay has agreed to acquire WHI Solutions, a Rye Brook, New York-based provider of software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. The company said that the deal will enable its eBay Motors business to improve parts selection for customers while allowing sellers to reach more buyers.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: WHI Solutions, Inc.
WHI Solutions provides web based eBusiness solutions to the Transportation Market. Its solutions include eCommerce, eCatalog, Distribution Management and Business Intelligence. Its core customers are Automotive and Heavy Duty Parts sellers and Service Providers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2011 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired BillSAFE GmbH

synopsis: eBay Inc., the world's largest online marketplace, announced that it has acquired BillSAFE, a leading provider of purchase-on-invoice technology in Germany. The acquisition extends the company’s leadership in payments by combining BILLSAFE with eBay’s PayPal, a global leader in online payments.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: BillSAFE GmbH
BillSAFE is a leading provider of purchase-on-invoice technology in Germany. BillSAFE works with merchants of all sizes in Germany, giving them a simple and secure way to let shoppers purchase using an invoice.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Zvents, Inc.

synopsis: Ticketing giant StubHub, owned by eBay, has acquired local event-discovery and promotion service Zvents, according to eBay’s internal employee blog eBayInk. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub is the fan's ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value. The company's unique open marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient, and highly reliable environment.
target: Zvents, Inc.
Zvents is a powerful search engine with groundbreaking algorithms and revolutionary search technology. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Hunch Inc.

synopsis: Global ecommerce and online payments leader eBay Inc. announced it has acquired the innovative team and technology of Hunch, an online platform launched in 2009 that delivers customized recommendations to its users based on their individual tastes.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Hunch Inc.
Hunch personalizes the internet by helping consumers share and discover great recommendations about all sorts of topics. Hunch’s ambitious mission is to build a ‘Taste Graph’ of the entire web, connecting every person on the web with their affinity for anything.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/11/2011 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Zong

synopsis: eBay Inc.'s Paypal has completed its previously announced acquisition of Zong, a leading provider of payments through mobile carrier billing. Zong leverages connections with more than 250 mobile network operators around the world, offering localized, secure and easy-to-use payments capabilities for digital goods and services.
buyer parent:eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing.
target: Zong
Zong is a leading mobile payments platform for sellers of digital goods and services. Zong leverages direct connections with mobile network operators around the world to provide a secure payment solution with best-in-class connectivity and service quality.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/17/2011 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Magento Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Magento, Inc. Magento is a feature-rich, open-source, enterprise-class commerce solution that offers merchants a high degree of flexibility and control over the user experience, catalog, content and functionality of their online store.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Magento Inc.
Magento Inc. is the creator of Magento, a feature-rich, open-source, enterprise-class ecommerce solution that offers merchants a high degree of flexibility and control over the user experience, catalog, content, and functionality of their online store.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/20/2011 via Company Press Release

eBay, will acquire Where, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Where, Inc., a leading location media company and local discovery mobile application. Where, Inc. is expected to enhance the company’s position in local and mobile commerce and deepen its ability to connect retailers with consumers.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: Where, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Where, Inc. is a Boston-based business at the forefront of the intersection of local and mobile commerce. Where, Inc. operates a leading local mobile discovery application – WHERE – and a leading location-based advertising network – WHERE Ads.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired GittiGidiyor.com

synopsis: eBay is announcing the acquisition of Turkish auction marketplace GittiGidiyor. The deal follows eBay’s acquisition of a minority stake in the company in 2007. With the new investment, eBay now owns approximately 93% of the outstanding shares of GittiGidiyor. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: GittiGidiyor.com
With more than 400,000 listings and more than 60 employees, GittiGidiyor.com is one of the leading players on the Turkish online trading market. GittiGidiyor.com was founded in 2000 by Serkan Borancili, Burak Divanlioglu and Tolga Kabatas and is headquartered in Istanbul.
price ($mm)
$235*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 3/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Nio Inc, acquired Bidou.ca

synopsis: Nio Inc. is expanding its business in Internet auctions by acquiring Bidou.ca. Bidou.ca is an internet auction platform, headquartered in Canada.
buyer: Nio Inc
Nio Inc. has two primary business areas; internet auctions and online gaming. Nio owns and operates Internet auction sites which offer a unique and entertaining way to shop on the Internet, and the gaming sites Panda365.com, Lunacasino.com and Lunacasino.dk.
target: Bidou.ca
Bidou.ca operates as an internet auction portal, headquartered in Canada.
price ($mm)
$0.47
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Mixi, Inc., acquired Kamado, Inc.

synopsis: Tokyo-based startup Kamado Inc., which is running several web services including auction site Livlis and a photo curation site Clipie, was acquired by Mixi, Japan’s largest social network. The acquisition details haven’t been disclosed.
buyer: Mixi, Inc.(JP:2121:$161.34)
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
target: Kamado, Inc.
Tokyo-based startup Kamado Inc., runs several web services including auction site Livlis and a photo curation site Clipie. Kamado was launched in 2010 by Yuichi Kawasaki.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired GittiGidiyor.com

synopsis: eBay is announcing the acquisition of Turkish auction marketplace GittiGidiyor. The deal follows eBay’s acquisition of a minority stake in the company in 2007. With the new investment, eBay now owns approximately 93% of the outstanding shares of GittiGidiyor. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: eBay(EBAY:$16,047.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
target: GittiGidiyor.com
With more than 400,000 listings and more than 60 employees, GittiGidiyor.com is one of the leading players on the Turkish online trading market. GittiGidiyor.com was founded in 2000 by Serkan Borancili, Burak Divanlioglu and Tolga Kabatas and is headquartered in Istanbul.
price ($mm)
$235*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2009 via Market Wire

MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., merged with DubLi Network, LLC.

synopsis: MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., operating the largest online mall and affinity program platform through its BSP Rewards subsidiary, announced that it has completed its reverse merger with CG Holdings Limited, a privately-held, European-based holding company for the DubLi companies, a worldwide online trading firm.
buyer: MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc.(MEDG:$0.00)
MediaNet Group Technologies, Inc., through its BSP Rewards division, has developed the largest online mall and affinity program platform. BSP builds, brands, customizes proprietary loyalty/rewards/mall programs for clients and organizations.
target: DubLi Network, LLC.
DubLi is a world wide on line trading firm. It is composed of two very unique and individual business models; DubLi.com - a reverse auction portal for high level branded merchandise and DubLi Network - the business opportunity where anyone can establish their own business in a competitive market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2006 via BusinessWire

uBid.com Holdings, Inc., acquired Bidville, Inc.

synopsis: uBid.com Holdings, Inc.'s newly formed subsidiary DIBU Trading Corp., announced the purchase of certain assets of the online auction company, Bidville, Inc. which includes the company's customer file, brand name, URL and related online auction technologies.
buyer parent:Petters Group, LLC
buyer: uBid.com Holdings, Inc.
uBid.com Holdings, Inc. operates an online auction marketplace located at www.uBid.com offering new, close-out, overstock and refurbished merchandise to both consumers and businesses through a trusted auction style and fixed price format.
target: Bidville, Inc.
Bidville was founded in 2000 by Dr. Ed Orlando as an online auction alternative to eBay. The company provides unique user features, such as Watch List, Image Gallery, and fixed price listing options. In 2001, Bidville merged with NoBidding.com, one of the first online fixed price marketplaces.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Preloved

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of Europe’s fastest growing online lifestyle and health and beauty groups, has bought Moo Limted. Moo Limited is the operator of Preloved, one of the largest online classified sites in the UK.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. The company was founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire.
target: Preloved
Preloved was started in 1998 and has grown to become one of the largest classified advertising sites in the UK with hundreds of thousands of adverts in over 500 categories.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/21/2013 via PE Hub

Hellman & Friedman LLC, will acquire Scout24 Group

synopsis: Deutsche Telekom is selling a 70 percent stake in the online classified advertising company Scout24 to the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman of San Francisco. Scout24 operates online marketplaces in automotive, electronics, finances, real estate, career, partnership, and travel sectors.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies.
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: Scout24 Group
Scout24 operates online marketplaces in automotive, electronics, finances, real estate, career, partnership, and travel sectors. Scout24 makes it easier for its customers to find or to offer products, services and contacts and saves them time and money.
price ($mm)
$2,022*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
on offer 8/7/2013 via Reuters

Axel Springer Verlag AG, offer to acquire Scout24 Group

synopsis: Axel Springer AD, a market leader in the German print business, has made an offer to acquire Scout24, an operator of online marketplaces in the automotive, electronics, finances, real estate, career, partnership, and travel sectors.
buyer: Axel Springer Verlag AG(AXELF:$4,528.30)
Axel Springer is a leading integrated multimedia company in Europe, offering a considerable number of print and digital media. The company’s strategy focuses on its core competences excellent journalism, marketing and classified ads.
target: Scout24 Group
Scout24 primarily offers publications for classified advertisements; licences for individual software and Internet solutions; contents and information for third parties; and consultation and special services for commercial providers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2012 via PR Newswire

RentalCompare.com, acquired RentStuff.com

synopsis: RentalCompare has acquired RentStuff. The combined RentalCompare and RentStuff event/equipment marketplaces throughout North America and major international cities make it possible for event/equipment professionals and individuals to keyword search rentals and view actual rental products available.
buyer: RentalCompare.com
RentalCompare connects renters with rental companies: it is the web's largest event and equipment marketplace listing over 500,000 different rentals from over 1,000 rental companies.
target: RentStuff.com
RentStuff.com connects people looking to rent items to suitable local rental companies. It helps users to search, find and compare rental items. RentStuff.com acts like a personal assistant in order to take the hassle and wasted time out of the rental process.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/20/2010 via BusinessWire

BizXchange Incorporated, acquired Dibspace, Inc.

synopsis: BizXchange, a business-to-business barter network based in Seattle, has acquired Dibspace, an online marketplace where small businesses and consumers can buy and sell products and services using an online complementary currency called Dibits.
buyer: BizXchange Incorporated
BizXchange is a leading international barter consulting firm offering companies financial solutions to help improve and grow their business. BizXchange helps a company maximize unutilized capacity and inventory by providing an additional sales channel.
target: Dibspace, Inc.
Dibspace is a community trading platform and was quickly adopted by individuals and small businesses as a way to fill company downtime or sell excess capacity. The site currently has nearly 5,000 users centered in the Seattle area.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., will acquire PriceMinister

synopsis: Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten announced that it is buying France’s e-commerce website operator PriceMinister for about €200 million.
buyer: Rakuten Inc.(US:RKUNF:$4,943.54)
Rakuten's core business “Rakuten Ichiba” is Japan’s largest Internet shopping mall and offers more than 50 million products by over 33,000 merchants, some of whom have turnover of more than US$1 million per month.
target: PriceMinister
PriceMinister SA operates a Website to buy and sell new, used, or collectable products at fixed prices for individuals and professionals in Europe. The company enables to list an item by entering the title or barcode of the item, as well as the price at which the seller wishes to sell the product.
price ($mm)
$247
rev ($mm)
$49
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/29/2009 via BusinessWire

Naspers Ltd., acquired BuscaPé.com, Inc.

synopsis: Naspers Limited announced that it has acquired 91% of the share capital of Brazilian e-commerce group BuscaPé.com Inc. The group started some ten years ago from the basis of comparison shopping. BuscaPé is Latin America’s top such network for new and used goods.
buyer: Naspers Ltd.(NPSNY:$3,662.55)
Naspers is a multinational media company with principal operations in electronic media (including pay-television, internet and instant-messaging subscriber platforms and the provision of related technologies) and print media.
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: BuscaPé.com, Inc.
Headquartered in São Paulo, the BuscaPé group is a leading provider of e-commerce services in Latin America. Its various properties enable consumers to make informed purchase decisions and transact on the internet.
price ($mm)
$342*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/20/2014 via Reuters

Tencent Holdings Ltd., will acquire Jd.com

synopsis: China's largest Internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd and online retailer JD.com are in talks to combine their e-commerce business. JD.com provides about 400,000 new products, including cell phones, home appliances, apparel, electronics, Chinese books, etc.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent aims to enrich the interactive online experience of Internet users by providing a comprehensive range of Internet and wireless value-added services. Through its various online platforms, Tencent services the largest online community in China.
target: JD.com
JD.com is a Chinese electronic commerce company with headquarters in Beijing, China. It is one of the largest B2C online retailers in China by transaction volume. JD.com provides about 400,000 new products, including cell phones, home appliances, apparel, electronics, Chinese books, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Oboxmedia, Inc., acquired Shop.ca Network Inc.

synopsis: The rapidly growing Oboxmedia is pleased to announce its acquisition of Shop.ca, Canada’s fastest growing retailer. The company provides a unique Canadian experience that combines an authoritative selection of products, unparalleled service and a social loyalty program that rewards members on every purchase.
buyer: Oboxmedia, Inc.
Oboxmedia offers premium lifestyle content & advertising solutions. Oboxmedia helps develop, target and serve a unique, coveted audience. Oboxmedia also boasts a dedicated and driven sales force across Canada, most notably in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
target parent: Torstar Corporation
target: Shop.ca Network Inc.
SHOP.CA is Canada’s leader in online shopping, providing a unique Canadian experience that combines an authoritative selection of products, unparalleled service and a social loyalty program that rewards members on every purchase.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/15/2013 via Reuters

Start Today Co., Ltd., will acquire Bracket, Inc.

synopsis: Start Today Co., LTD announced that it has decided to fully acquire Bracket, Inc, which is mainly engaged in the planning, development and operation of internet businesses in Tokyo. Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and content development services.
buyer: Start Today Co., Ltd.(3092:($1.00))
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services.
target: Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and content development services.
price ($mm)
$6.61
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Czerwona Torebka, will acquire Merlin.pl

synopsis: Czerwona Torebka, which manages a network of shopping centers, has signed a preliminary agreement to buy 99.6% in Merlin.pl, one of Poland's oldest and largest online retailers. Merlin.pl was founded as an internet bookstore that expanded into selling other products.
buyer: Czerwona Torebka
Czerwona Torebka is a rapidly growing nationwide network of shopping arcades and focused business service centers. It serve as a convenient shopping centers.
target: Merlin.pl
Merlin.pl is one of the oldest and largest Polish online shops. It offers more than 200 thousands products including books, music, movies, toys, cosmetics, clothing, sporting goods, multimedia, electronics and photographic equipment (together with the shop partner e-Digital.)
price ($mm)
$6.29*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2010 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Buy.com

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., Japan's leading Internet company, has closed an all-cash sales transaction to acquire Buy.com. Combined, the two companies represent one of the world’s largest online retail marketplaces, offering consumers more than 60 million products from close to 35,000 merchants around the globe.
buyer: Rakuten Inc.(US:RKUNF:$4,943.54)
Rakuten's core business “Rakuten Ichiba” is Japan’s largest Internet shopping mall and offers more than 50 million products by over 33,000 merchants, some of whom have turnover of more than US$1 million per month.
target: Buy.com
With more than 14 million customers, Buy.com is a leading retail marketplace, focused on providing its customers with a great shopping experience and a broad selection of retail goods at everyday low prices.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2009 via BusinessWire

GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc., acquired Retail Convergence, Inc.

synopsis: Leading e-commerce and interactive marketing services provider, GSI Commerce Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of Retail Convergence Inc., a Boston, Mass.-based company that operates RueLaLa.com, a leader in the private sale space, and SmartBargains.com, an off-price e-commerce marketplace.
buyer: GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc.(GSIC:$0.00)
GSI Commerce® is a leading provider of services that enable e-commerce, multichannel retailing and interactive marketing. GSI delivers customized e-commerce solutions through an e-commerce platform, which is comprised of technology, fulfillment and customer care.
target: Retail Convergence, Inc.
Retail Convergence Inc. is transforming on-line retail through its high growth, dynamic e-commerce companies. Current businesses include SmartBargains.com a top 100 Internet retailer and RueLaLa.com an invitation-only destination for limited time, private sales of the best brand names in the world.
price ($mm)
$162
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2009 via Market Wire

Giftback.com will be merged with David's Cookies,

synopsis: David's Cookies, a national gourmet desserts company; and Giftback.com, a national online gift service that donates 10% of all purchases to customer-designated charities, announced their plans to merge.
buyer: David's Cookies
David's Cookies, a company celebrating its 30th anniversary, was started in 1979 by Chef David Liederman. Throughout the 1980s its 250 retail locations throughout America thrived. David's focus shifted towards the wholesale market in the late 1980s.
target: Giftback.com
Giftback.com's mission is to help people express their sentiment with unique gifts that help make a difference. Offering a wide selection of the freshest flowers, plants, gourmet gift baskets, unique gifts and delicious treats, Giftback.com has the perfect gift to help celebrate any occasion.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/27/2008 via BusinessWire

FTD Group, Inc. merged with United Online, Inc.,

synopsis: United Online, Inc., a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of FTD Group, Inc. The acquisition of FTD is expected to provide several strategic benefits to United Online, including a significant increase in scale.
buyer: United Online, Inc.(UNTD:$897.69)
United Online wants to bring people together on the Internet. Created in 2001 by the merger of leading US Internet service providers NetZero and Juno Online Services, United Online continues the free Internet service model with hopes of converting faithful users into paying customers.
target: FTD Group, Inc.
FTD Group, Inc. is a leading provider of floral related products and services to consumers and retail florists. The consumer businesses operate primarily through the www.FTD.com website in the U.S. and Canada and the www.interflora.co.uk website in the U.K.
price ($mm)
$697
rev ($mm)
$646
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Ticker: EOPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2Open, Inc.
E2open was founded with the mission to simplify and fundamentally change the economics of Multi-Company Process Management. E2open is a solution specifically designed, built and operated to fully address the need to manage inter-company processes across multiple tiers of an extended supply chain.
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2012
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$59.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.28
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
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370
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Datalliance
Delivered as a managed service via the Internet using the ‘Software as a Service’ model, Datalliance VMI makes it easy for suppliers and their customers to establish effective VMI relationships that fully align business objectives, improve collaboration, and streamline supply chain operations.
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GT Nexus
GT Nexus
GT Nexus offers a cloud-based platform that the world's biggest companies use to drive efficiency and agility across the global supply chain. Leaders in manufacturing, retail and logistics services all share GT Nexus as their standard, multi-enterprise collaboration platform.
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Ticker: US:SPSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPS Commerce, Inc.
SPS Commerce, Inc.
SPS Commerce is a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, providing integration, collaboration, connectivity, visibility and data analytics to thousands of customers worldwide.
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2011
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$57.97
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($0.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.82)
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474
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Ticker: ROK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$6,259.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,167.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1,028.50
Net Income ($mm)
$737.00
Employees
22000
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Ticker: DSGX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Descartes Systems Group Inc.
Descartes Systems Group Inc.
Descartes Systems Group is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Its headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
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2014
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$151.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.58
EBIT ($mm)
$21.18
Net Income ($mm)
$9.61
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Zetes Industries SA
Zetes Industries SA
Zetes Industries SA operates as a system integrator providing solutions for automatic identification of goods. Its solutions are based on barcode, voice recognition, RFID, smartcards, and biometrics technologies. It operates in two segments, Goods Identification and People Authentication.
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DiCentral Inc.
DiCentral Inc.
Founded in 2000, DiCentral is a leading global innovator in the EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) industry segment. DiCentral’s integration solutions are scalable to the size, growth, and unique requirements of each business.
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Ticker: QADI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QAD Inc.
QAD Inc.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer, electronics, food and beverage, industrial and life sciences products.
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2010
rev ($mm)
$215.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.86
EBIT ($mm)
$2.87
Net Income ($mm)
$1.35
Employees
1350
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Cadre Technologies, Inc.
Cadre Technologies, Inc. is a leading innovator of integrated, automated solutions for the fulfillment and distribution industries. Cadre was formed by warehouse management and logistics experts with decades of experience in distribution technology.
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Ticker: IT:TXT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TXT e-solutions SpA
TXT e-solutions SpA
Founded in 1989, TXT e-solutions SpA is an international software products and solutions vendor and leader in Strategic Enterprise Solutions in the industrial and media sectors.
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2011
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KISSmetrics
KISSmetrics
KISSmetrics is a powerful web analytics solution that helps to increase customer acquisition and retention rates, make smarter business decisions, and boost bottom line. KISSmetrics is regularly named as one of the top analytics solutions on the market.
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Unified Social, Inc.
Unified Social, Inc.
Unified Social is an award-winning enterprise marketing technology company for activating social audiences and impacting consumer actions. Unified's cloud-based Social Operating Platform generates and measures social amplification and ROI through paid and organic.
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Visible Technologies
Visible Technologies
Visible Technologies is the leader in social media monitoring, analytics, and services for enterprises globally. Visible helps businesses analyze social media conversations to better understand consumer preferences, market dynamics, competitive strengths and weaknesses, and other information.
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2012
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90
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F&I Administration Solutions, LLC
F&I Administration Solutions, LLC is the leading provider of software for the automotive aftermarket industry supporting products such as Extended Service Contracts and GAP.
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Ticker: EBAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eBay
eBay
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$16,047.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,771.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,371.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,856.00
Employees
31800
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Ticker: MELI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MercadoLibre
MercadoLibre
MercadoLibre, Inc. hosts online commerce platforms in Latin America. Its services are designed to provide users with mechanisms for buying, selling, paying, collecting, generating leads, and comparing listings through e-commerce transactions.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$472.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$165.42
EBIT ($mm)
$153.54
Net Income ($mm)
$117.50
Employees
2171
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Nio Inc
Nio Inc
Nio Inc. has two primary business areas; internet auctions and online gaming. Nio owns and operates Internet auction sites which offer a unique and entertaining way to shop on the Internet, and the gaming sites Panda365.com, Lunacasino.com and Lunacasino.dk.
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Ticker: 3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services.
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2010
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Aussie Commerce Group
Aussie Commerce Group
AussieCommerce operates as an e-commerce company. It owns and operates Cudo, Luxury Escape, The Home, DEALS.com.au, Ouffer, and Pop.
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Kashless, Inc.
Kashless, Inc. is a leading provider of online local marketplace solutions. The company was founded in 2008 by sustainable energy and technology venture capitalist Martin Tobias. Kashless is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and is funded by RRE Ventures. The company’s first offering, Kashless.
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Ticker: AMZN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$74,452.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,547.00
EBIT ($mm)
$745.00
Net Income ($mm)
$274.00
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117300
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Ticker: US:RKUNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$4,943.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,166.77
EBIT ($mm)
$878.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.68
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9311
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Ticker: UNTD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Online, Inc.
United Online, Inc.
United Online, Inc., through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet, where their respective brands have attracted a large online audience that includes more than 60 million registered accounts.
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2011
rev ($mm)
$897.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.29
EBIT ($mm)
$102.98
Net Income ($mm)
$51.73
Employees
1504
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Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and contents development services.
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eMAG International SRL
eMAG International SRL
eMAG International SRL is an online retailer based in Romania.
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Findex.com Inc.
FindEx.com Inc. engages in the development, publishing, marketing, distribution, and direct sale of consumer and business software products worldwide. The company also provides two language-learning software products, such as Greek Tutor and Hebrew Tutor to retail stores, as well as to end users.
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Infibeam
Infibeam
Infibeam is one of the largest online retailer and a premier technology provider in rapidly expanding markets of online retail, digital downloads, ticketing and reservation services in India.
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JD.com
JD.com
JD.com is a Chinese electronic commerce company with headquarters in Beijing, China. It is one of the largest B2C online retailers in China by transaction volume. JD.com provides about 400,000 new products, including cell phones, home appliances, apparel, electronics, Chinese books, etc.
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Merlin.pl
Merlin.pl is one of the oldest and largest Polish online shops. It offers more than 200 thousands products including books, music, movies, toys, cosmetics, clothing, sporting goods, multimedia, electronics and photographic equipment (together with the shop partner e-Digital.)
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