read more

HMV Media Group, will acquire Ottakar's Plc.

Entertainment

5

Media & Marketing

5

Online & Mobile

12

Private Equity

3

Miscellaneous

1
Entertainment

Publishing

5
Media & Marketing

Consumer Publishing

5
Online & Mobile

E-Commerce

12
Search Breadth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Narrower
Broader
save search to my segments

Miscellaneous

1

Entertainment

1

Media & Marketing

1

Software

1

Online & Mobile

1

Miscellaneous

1
Entertainment

Music

1
Media & Marketing

Entertainment Content

1
Software

Consumer Software

1
Online & Mobile

E-Commerce

1

Software

3

Online & Mobile

12

Private Equity

2

Miscellaneous

3
Software

Consumer Software

2

Niche Software

1
Online & Mobile

E-Commerce

11

SaaS & Cloud

1
Search Breadth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Narrower
Broader
save search to my segments

note: a single transaction may fall into multiple segments
view all transactions
Basic features include:
  • Weekly Alerts
  • View Full Listing of Recent Deals
  • Trends
Premium features include:
  • Daily-Weekly-Monthly Custom Alerts
  • Drill down on comparable historical deals
  • Search for target or buyer by name
  • See historical deals by buyer or seller
  • Buyer and seller watch lists
  • Custom Segments
  • Bookmark deals
  • Export Listings to PDF
  • buyer to watch list
  • seller to watch list
  • Email
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • Yahoo Buzz
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Newsvine
  • Reddit
  • Technorati

Like Ottakar's Plc.

announced 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

HMV Media Group, will acquire Ottakar's Plc.

synopsis: HMV seals Ottakars deal. The Offer of 285 pence in cash for each Ottakar's Share values the entire issued share capital of Ottakar's at approximately £62.8 million.
buyer: HMV Media Group
HMV Group combines two powerful retail brands which are leaders in their respective fields, and where people who work in the businesses are passionate about what they do. They operate from approximately 723 stores in 7 different countries.
target: Ottakar's Plc.
Ottakar's is one of Britain's leading book chains with a reputation for strongly individual high street shops staffed by book enthusiasts able to offer superlative levels of customer service. We have tried to faithfully reproduce this local branch individualism and expertise on our web site.
price ($mm)
$131
rev ($mm)
$332
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Haband

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital has completed the acquisition of Haband, Inc., a leading specialty retailer targeting the rapidly growing 50+ aging baby boomer market. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a leading private equity firm with $9 billion in capital under management. We generate superior returns for our investors through buyout and growth equity investments across a wide variety of industries.
target: Haband
Haband Company, Inc. is one of America’s oldest and largest direct mail and online marketers of value-priced men’s and women’s comfortable, casual apparel, shoes and practical home items.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/17/2013 via

SkyMall, Inc. merged with Xhibit Corp.,

synopsis: SkyMall, the Phoenix-based specialty retailer and preferred partner in the loyalty marketplace, has merged into a subsidiary of Xhibit Corp., a leading provider of digital marketing and advertising solutions.
buyer: Xhibit Corp.(XBTC:$9.77)
Xhibit is a cloud based marketing and technology development company focused on digital advertising, online and mobile social media, CRM solutions and games. Xhibit offers a total solution for digital advertising.
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
price ($mm)
$178
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Direct Brands, Inc., acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Direct Brands' affiliate Bookspan, which is owned by Phoenix-based private investment firm, Najafi Companies, has acquired Phoenix-based SkyMall, one of the most recognized brands in North America. SkyMall is known for its national in-flight catalog and e-commerce business.
buyer parent:Najafi Companies
buyer: Direct Brands, Inc.
Direct Brands is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to DVD and book club brands such as Columbia House, Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, BOMC2.com as well as a number of special interest and lifestyle book clubs.
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a multi-channel, direct marketer offering high-quality, innovative merchandise from top direct marketers and manufacturers through its SkyMall catalog and web site, SkyMall.com. SkyMall also offers turn-key merchandise and gift card loyalty programs to global brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/28/2006 via BusinessWire

State Street Refrig., Inc., acquired Standex Direct

synopsis: Standex International Corporation announced that it has sold its Consumer Products Group operation, Standex Direct, to privately held State Street Refrig., Inc.. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: State Street Refrig., Inc.
State Street Refrig., Inc. is one of the largest fruit packaging operations in the United States, specializing in grapefruit, oranges, cantaloupe, honeydew melons and onions.
target parent: Standex International
target: Standex Direct
Standex Direct distributes high-quality food products through four direct mail order units including Bland Farms, Frank Lewis' Alamo Fruit, Harry's Orchards and Red Cooper.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2005 via BNC Analysis

Greenspun Media Group, Spire Capital Partners, L.P., ZelnickMedia, acquired SkyMall, Inc.

synopsis: Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., publisher of TV Guide magazine, said Monday that it sold its SkyMall in-flight retail business for $52 million to a private equity group led by Spire Capital Partners.
buyer: Greenspun Media Group
buyer: ZelnickMedia
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
The Greenspun Media Group includes the newspaper and magazine publications In Business Las Vegas, Las Vegas Home & Design, Las Vegas Magazine (LVM) and LVM2Go, Las Vegas Life magazine, Las Vegas Weekly, and others.
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: SkyMall, Inc.
SkyMall is a specialty retailer that provides a large selection of premium-quality products and services to customers from a wide variety of merchants and partners. SkyMall is best known for its in-flight catalog, which is seen by approximately 88 percent of all U.S. airline passengers.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
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
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 ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

HMV Media Group, will acquire Ottakar's Plc.

synopsis: HMV seals Ottakars deal. The Offer of 285 pence in cash for each Ottakar's Share values the entire issued share capital of Ottakar's at approximately £62.8 million.
buyer: HMV Media Group
HMV Group combines two powerful retail brands which are leaders in their respective fields, and where people who work in the businesses are passionate about what they do. They operate from approximately 723 stores in 7 different countries.
target: Ottakar's Plc.
Ottakar's is one of Britain's leading book chains with a reputation for strongly individual high street shops staffed by book enthusiasts able to offer superlative levels of customer service. We have tried to faithfully reproduce this local branch individualism and expertise on our web site.
price ($mm)
$131
rev ($mm)
$332
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 6/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

J. Sainsbury plc, acquired Anobii Limited

synopsis: Anobii Limited has acquired by J Sainsbury plc. Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
buyer: J. Sainsbury plc
Sainsbury is one of UK's oldest retailers in the food industry. With their products, they help customers eat healthy, help suppliers and farmers reduct the impact on the environment, and play an active role in the communities they serve.
target parent: HMV Media Group
target: Anobii Limited
Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2010 via Capital IQ

HMV Media Group, acquired MAMA Group plc

synopsis: Music, books and games retailer HMV has Acquired live music partner MAMA, trumping an offer from its biggest shareholder investment group SMS Finance.
buyer: HMV Media Group
HMV Group combines two powerful retail brands which are leaders in their respective fields, and where people who work in the businesses are passionate about what they do. They operate from approximately 723 stores in 7 different countries.
target: MAMA Group plc
MAMA Group Plc is a public company focussed on music and media businesses. The Group is comprised of three divisions: Live Music; Artist Services; and Consumer, which includes The Fly, one of the UK's widest distributed music magazines.
price($mm)[EV]
$63 [$55]*
rev ($mm)
$61
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
25.9x
announced 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

HMV Media Group, will acquire Ottakar's Plc.

synopsis: HMV seals Ottakars deal. The Offer of 285 pence in cash for each Ottakar's Share values the entire issued share capital of Ottakar's at approximately £62.8 million.
buyer: HMV Media Group
HMV Group combines two powerful retail brands which are leaders in their respective fields, and where people who work in the businesses are passionate about what they do. They operate from approximately 723 stores in 7 different countries.
target: Ottakar's Plc.
Ottakar's is one of Britain's leading book chains with a reputation for strongly individual high street shops staffed by book enthusiasts able to offer superlative levels of customer service. We have tried to faithfully reproduce this local branch individualism and expertise on our web site.
price ($mm)
$131
rev ($mm)
$332
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 4/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Bertelsmann AG, purchased 50% Stake in Bookspan Partnership from Time Inc.

synopsis: DirectGroup Bertelsmann, the global direct-to-consumer division of Bertelsmann AG, has purchased from Time Inc. its 50 percent share of Bookspan, which was established in 2000 as a partnership between the two companies. Bookspan owns and operates 40 book clubs in the United States.
buyer: Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann produces, serves and markets media. Our content is contributed by RTL Group, Random House, Gruner + Jahr, and BMG, the umbrella of Sony BMG Music Entertainment and BMG Music Publishing. Also media companies Arvato and Direct Group.
seller parent: Time Warner, Inc.
seller: Time Inc.
Time Inc. is one of the largest content companies in the world. With a portfolio of 22 U.S. magazines and 26 U.S. Web sites, including some of the world's most popular, powerful and trusted brands, it is the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/13/2004 via BusinessWire

Gold Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Quality of Life Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Gold Entertainment Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GEGP), a facilitator of online card-based payments, announced today that it has acquired Quality of Life Marketing, Inc., a multi-level marketer of consumer DVD and video game products, in an all-stock transaction.
buyer: Gold Entertainment Group, Inc.
Gold Entertainment Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GEGP) is a facilitator of card-based payments on safe and user-friendly online gateways. Gold Entertainment markets two types of cards: private-label ATM cards marketed directly to Internet merchants as a commission payment solution, and combined service
target: Quality of Life Marketing, Inc.
Quality of Life Marketing, Inc. is a multi-level marketer of consumer DVD and video game products. Quality of Life rents and sells more than 5,000 DVD and video game titles through an independent network of distributors; its distributors promote the company's products, which are shipped directly to
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., acquired Anobii Limited

synopsis: The Mondadori Group, a publisher and printer in Italy, has bought from Anobii Ltd. the brand and assets of Anobii, the global social reading platform that has more than a million users around the world and its strongest base in Italy, with 300,000 users.
buyer parent:FinInvest SpA
buyer: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A.(MN:$1,828.94)
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. is a publisher and printer in Italy. The Company's publications include books, magazines, newspapers, advertising, business information, graphics, direct marketing and on-line information services.
target parent: J. Sainsbury plc
target: Anobii Limited
Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Zola Books, acquired Bookish .com

synopsis: The social e-book retailer Zola Books has acquired curated book recommendation site Bookish, a one‐stop, comprehensive online destination designed to connect readers with books and authors.
buyer: Zola Books
Zola Books is an eBooks retailer embedded in a social network that enables customers to discover, purchase and enjoy eBooks in a cross-platform social reader.
target: Bookish .com
Bookish.com is a content discovery and ecommerce website devoted to books which allows users to browse an extensive database of books and authors, add books to user-created digital "shelves", get custom book recommendations, and more.
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
closed 2/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Plympton, acquired DailyLit

synopsis: Plympton announced that it has acquired DailyLit, which breaks classic and contemporary novels down into short chunks and delivers them via email.
buyer: Plympton
Plympton is a new literary studio devoted to reinventing the way people experience literature by combining serialized fiction and digital platforms. Despite the upheaval confronting traditional publishing models, readers are still actively searching for smart new writing.
target: DailyLit
DailyLit sends books in installments via e-mail or RSS feed. It currently offers over 1000 classic and contemporary books available entirely for free or on a Pay-Per-Read basis (with sample installments available for free).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired Mobcast Services Ltd

synopsis: Tesco has acquired Mobcast, the digital book platform provider, to offer customers more choices in how they buy books. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited(TSCO:$108,613.16)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart).
target: Mobcast Services Ltd
Mobcast has established itself as a world leader in eBook delivery. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of more than 130,000 of the UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
price ($mm)
$7.14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

J. Sainsbury plc, acquired Anobii Limited

synopsis: Anobii Limited has acquired by J Sainsbury plc. Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
buyer: J. Sainsbury plc
Sainsbury is one of UK's oldest retailers in the food industry. With their products, they help customers eat healthy, help suppliers and farmers reduct the impact on the environment, and play an active role in the communities they serve.
target parent: HMV Media Group
target: Anobii Limited
Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Numilog, acquired Numilog

synopsis: Hachette Livre has sold its e-book distribution platform Numilog to its Founder and CEO, Denis Zwirn.
buyer: Numilog
Numilog operates as an ebookstore and aggregator. It offers the conversion of printed books to digital books, as well as an online library.
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Numilog
Numilog operates as an ebookstore and aggregator. It offers the conversion of printed books to digital books, as well as an online library.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Kobo Inc.

synopsis: Kobo Inc. announced the successful acquisition of all its outstanding shares by Rakuten, Inc. Kobo Inc. is a global eReading service with more than 2.5 million eBooks, magazines and newspaperss – one of the largest eReading catalogues in the world.
buyer: Rakuten Inc.(US:RKUNF:$4,943.54)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally.
target parent: Indigo Books & Music Inc.
target: Kobo Inc.
Kobo Inc. is a global eReading service with more than 2.5 million eBooks, magazines and newspapers – one of the largest eReading catalogues in the world. Kobo has top ranked eReading applications for iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows and MacOS.
price ($mm)
$315
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired The Book Depository International

synopsis: Online retailer Amazon.com has acquired online book retailer The Book Depository International. With its largest customer base streaming in from Australia, The Book Depository has grown to offer more than six million books to its customers located in more than 100 countries.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: The Book Depository International
The Book Depository International is an online book retailer based in the UK. With its largest customer base streaming in from Australia, the company has grown to offer more than six million books to its customers located in more than 100 countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/19/2009 via PR Newswire

Smashwords, Inc., acquired BookHabit, Ltd.

synopsis: Silicon Valley based Smashwords, Inc. has acquired Wellington New Zealand company BookHabit Limited, consolidating Smashwords' position as the world's premier ebook publishing and distribution platform for independent authors and publishers.
buyer: Smashwords, Inc.
Launched in 2008, Smashwords is a publisher and distributor of multi-format ebooks. The free Smashwords ebook publishing platform puts authors and publishers in full control over the pricing, sampling and distribution of their works.
target: BookHabit, Ltd.
BookHabit was founded in 2008 by Clare Tanner, an entrepreneur and avid reader. BookHabit's mission was to give published and unpublished writers a conduit to the reading world, and give readers access to new, undiscovered writers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2009 via BNC Analysis

Cyrte Investments B.V., acquired bol.com b.v.

synopsis: Cyrte Investments is pleased to announce the acquisition of bol.com, the leading online Dutch retailer, from Germany based Holtzbrinck Networks GmbH and Verlagsgruppe Weltbild GmbH.
buyer: Cyrte Investments B.V.
Cyrte Investments was originally started in 2000 as the family office for the private wealth of media-entrepreneur John de Mol -- the founder of Endemol and creator of Big Brother and Deal or No Deal. Cyrte has subsequently grown to include a number of other investors.
target: bol.com b.v.
bol.com b.v. is an online retailer for books and entertainment products. It offers Dutch and English books, music CDs, DVDs, games, software, notebooks and computer accessories, and electronic and telecommunication products.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$297
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Author Solutions, Inc., acquired Trafford Publishing

synopsis: Author Solutions, the world leader in indie book publishing - the fastest-growing segment of book publishing, announced the acquisition of the publishing assets of Trafford Publishing of Victoria, British Columbia.
buyer parent:Bertram Capital Management LLC.
buyer: Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), is the world leader in the fastest-growing segment of publishing. Through its self-publishing brands, AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Inkubook, and Wordclay, ASI enables more authors to self publish, promote, and sell their books than any other company in the world.
target: Trafford Publishing
The first company in the world to offer an "on-demand publishing service," Trafford has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford also was one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2009 via Reuters

Barnes & Noble Inc., acquired Fictionwise, Inc.

synopsis: Barnes & Noble Inc the world's largest bookseller, said it acquired e-book seller Fictionwise for $15.7 million in cash, to expand its presence in digital world. After the deal, Barnes & Noble, which plans to launch an e-Bookstore later this year, intends to keep Fictionwise as a separate business unit.
buyer: Barnes & Noble Inc.(BKS:$7,129.20)
Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 777 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com, one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites.
target: Fictionwise, Inc.
Fictionwise.com is committed to providing the Internet's most comprehensive collection of fiction (and yes nonfiction too!) in the most popular eBook formats. At Fictionwise, you'll find award-winning and high quality eBooks by top authors in all the major genres.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/11/2008 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Audible, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon.com, Inc. announced the completion of its initial tender offer for all outstanding shares of Audible, Inc. The tender offer expired at 12:00 Midnight, New York City time, at the end of Monday, March 10, 2008.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: Audible, Inc.
Audible.com is the leading online provider of digital spoken word audio content, specializing in digital audio editions of books, newspapers and magazines, television programs and original programming. Audible.com offers over 80,000 programs, including audiobooks and spoken word audio content.
price ($mm)
$211
rev ($mm)
$110
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
152.6x
closed 10/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., purchased Entertainment Unit GVE from Gaiam

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced it closed the previously announced acquisition of Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content, for $51.5 million.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.(CIDM:$86.80)
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors.
seller: Gaiam(GAIA:$210.87)
Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” is a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Najafi Companies, will acquire Direct Group North America

synopsis: Najafi Companies, a Phoenix, Arizona-based private investment company, has agreed to acquire the direct-to-consumer business, Direct Group North America, from Bertelsmann AG the two companies announced today. The sale agreement, which was entered into earlier this week, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2008.
buyer: Najafi Companies
Najafi Companies is a private investment firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. The firm makes highly-selective investments up to $1 billion in size in companies with strong management teams across a variety of industries, and often in industries out of popular favor.
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Direct Group North America
Direct Group North America is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to such marketing-leading book, DVD and music club brands as Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, Mystery Guild and Columbia House.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire Comixology

synopsis: Amazon.com announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire comiXology, the company that revolutionized the digital comics reading experience with their immersive Guided View technology and makes discovering, buying, and reading comic books and graphic novels easier and more fun than ever before.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc.(AMZN:$74,452.00)
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
target: Comixology
ComiXology changed the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics fun and easy. ComiXology’s Guided View™ reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2013 via Bloomberg

Investcorp, acquired Paper Source, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, the Bahrain-based alternative-investment firm, has acquired Chicago-based retailer Paper Source. Investcorp bought the stationery and greeting-card company for an undisclosed amount from Los Angeles-based buyout firm Brentwood Associates Inc. Paper Source, which operates 73 stores, designs and produces fine and artisanal papers.
buyer: Investcorp
Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp has three main business areas: corporate investment in the U.S., Europe and the Gulf, real estate investment in the U.S. and global hedge funds.
target parent: Brentwood Associates
target: Paper Source, Inc.
Paper Source is a premier paperie and online retailer offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations and announcements, personalized and distinctive gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards, custom stamps, and a custom collection of envelope and cards.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

Like Ottakar's Plc.


Ottakar's Plc.

Haband

SkyMall, Inc.

SkyMall, Inc.

Standex Direct

SkyMall, Inc.

JD.com

Bracket, Inc.

Merlin.pl

Buy.com

Retail Convergence, Inc.

Giftback.com

FTD Group, Inc.

Preloved

Scout24 Group

Scout24 Group

RentStuff.com

Dibspace, Inc.

PriceMinister

Ottakar's Plc.

Anobii Limited

MAMA Group plc

Ottakar's Plc.

Time Inc.

Quality of Life Marketing, Inc.

Anobii Limited

Bookish .com

Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri

DailyLit

Mobcast Services Ltd

Anobii Limited

Numilog

Kobo Inc.

The Book Depository International

BookHabit, Ltd.

bol.com b.v.

Trafford Publishing

Fictionwise, Inc.

Audible, Inc.

Gaiam

Direct Group North America

Comixology

Paper Source, Inc.

Geography
Matching Companies
Ticker: TSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tesco Stores Limited
Tesco Stores Limited
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart).
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$108,613.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,235.46
EBIT ($mm)
$4,868.45
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
530000
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REWE Group
REWE Group
REWE Group is one of the leading trading and travel and tourism companies in Germany and Europe. Founded in 1927, The REWE Group has 328,000 employees and 15,500 stores in 13 European countries.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$65,930.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
327600
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe Louis Delhaize
Groupe Louis Delhaize
Groupe Louis Delhaize operates a chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, and discount stores in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, the French West Indies, and Hungary. The company was founded in 1870 and is based in Belgium.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICA Gruppen
ICA Gruppen AB is one of the Nordic region’s leading retail companies, with around 2,400 of its own and retailer-owned stores in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KarstadtQuelle AG
KarstadtQuelle AG headquartered in Essen/Germany is Europe's leading retail and tourism group. Its core activities include Karstadt department stores at prime locations in German cities, domestic and international mail order companies, and the Tourism business.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Spiegel Group
From its humble beginnings as a "wareroom" in downtown Chicago in 1865 to its current status as an international, tri-channel specialty retailer with $1.8 billion in net sales, The Spiegel Group has been a part of the fabric of American society for many years, and we intend to remain so for many ye
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Warehouse Group Limited
The Warehouse Group Limited
The Warehouse Group Limited is New Zealand-based retailer providing a range of products from clothing, entertainment, technology and music to sporting, gardening and grocery. Its segments in the New Zealand retail sector include The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationary and Other Group operations.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
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.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$74,452.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,547.00
EBIT ($mm)
$745.00
Net Income ($mm)
$274.00
Employees
117300
  • drill down
  • watch
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.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$4,943.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,166.77
EBIT ($mm)
$878.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.68
Employees
9311
  • drill down
  • watch
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.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$897.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.29
EBIT ($mm)
$102.98
Net Income ($mm)
$51.73
Employees
1504
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc.
Bracket, Inc. operates online shopping websites and also offers marketing, promotion, and contents development services.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eMAG International SRL
eMAG International SRL
eMAG International SRL is an online retailer based in Romania.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: BKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barnes & Noble Inc.
Barnes & Noble Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the world’s largest bookseller and the nation’s highest-rated bookselling brand. The company is a leading content, commerce and technology company that provides customers easy and convenient access to books, magazines, newspapers and other content.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$7,129.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.36
EBIT ($mm)
($14.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35283
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: CA:IDG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo Books & Music Inc. is the largest book retailer in Canada operating bookstores in all 10 provinces under the names, Indigo, Chapters, World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. Indigo also operates chapters.indigo.ca an online retailer of books, music, movies, and more.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$933.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.64)
Net Income ($mm)
$92.66
Employees
6600
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ottakar's Plc.
Ottakar's is one of Britain's leading book chains with a reputation for strongly individual high street shops staffed by book enthusiasts able to offer superlative levels of customer service. We have tried to faithfully reproduce this local branch individualism and expertise on our web site.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$332.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.05
EBIT ($mm)
$4.44
Net Income ($mm)
$9.60
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aaron's Book Corner
Aaron’s Books is a unique used book store shopping experience. From collectible to popular, history to mystery, and crafting to religion, we populate our shelves with high quality used books and select new titles that match almost any interest, with a floor plan designed for easy browsing.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HMV Media Group
HMV Media Group
HMV Group is one of the world's largest specialist retailers of entertainment and books. The HMV business in the UK is expanding rapidly in Live, through a portfolio of music venues, summer festivals and related ticketing activities.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sandvik AS
Sandvik AS is a Norway-based, family-owned company whose primary line of business is operating consumer-direct, age-appropriate children’s book clubs, using email and the Internet to reach their target audience of parents with children up to age seven.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomas Allen & Son Limited
Thomas Allen & Son Limited
Thomas Allen & Son is a Canadian distributor; marketing and selling books, stationery, and calendars from leading publishers including the Canadian-authored books from its own award-winning publishing division, Thomas Allen Publishers.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zaldiva, Inc.
Zaldiva, Inc.
Zaldiva, Inc. engages in the sale of comic books, toys, and collectible items. The company’s principal products are the comic books, toys and collectibles that it sells from its store in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, through its Web site, and on eBay.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker: TWMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trans World Entertainment
Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music, video and video game products. The Company operates over 1,100 retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce sites.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$1,265.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.56
EBIT ($mm)
($24.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
See Tickets International
With businesses in Great Britain, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, France and Austria, See Tickets International is a truly European ticketing company. Its employees know every detail of their national, regional and local markets and the attitudes and preferences of the target groups.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Swoozie's
Swoozie's
Swoozie's is an in store and online shop that specializes in unique gifts, stationery, invitations, greeting cards, and personalized products that celebrate significant life events.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
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.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$74,452.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,547.00
EBIT ($mm)
$745.00
Net Income ($mm)
$274.00
Employees
117300
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BookAdda
BookAdda
Bookadda.com sells general books in various categories like fiction, non-fiction, mystery, self help, reference and biographies. It also offers books in management, computer, engineering and medical books catering to many university syllabi in India.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Numilog
Numilog
Numilog operates as an ebookstore and aggregator. It offers the conversion of printed books to digital books, as well as an online library.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch
Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plympton
Plympton
Plympton is a new literary studio devoted to reinventing the way people experience literature by combining serialized fiction and digital platforms. Despite the upheaval confronting traditional publishing models, readers are still actively searching for smart new writing.
year
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
  • drill down
  • watch

Login

Account Information

Get Premium Access

Premium features include:
  • Daily-Weekly-Monthly Custom Alerts
  • Drill down on comparable historical deals
  • Search for target or buyer by name
  • See historical deals by buyer or seller
  • Buyer and seller watch lists
  • Custom Segments
  • Bookmark deals
  • Export Listings to PDF
Start
Stop