By Berean Christian Stores

closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Berean Christian Stores, acquired Living Water Christian Bookstore

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores has announced the purchase of The Living Water Christian Bookstore in Kokomo, Ind., which has been in business for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
target: Living Water Christian Bookstore
Since 1974 Living Water Christian Bookstores have been providing Christ-centered products to the people of North central Indiana. Living Water is committed to the spreading of the Gospel, study of the Word of God, and application of the Spirit of the Word.
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closed 3/29/2007 via Berkery

Berean Christian Stores, acquired Macon Christian Bookstore

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores, headquartered in Cincinnati, said it has purchased Macon Christian Bookstore in Macon, Ga. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
target: Macon Christian Bookstore
Macon Christian Bookstore is a family-owned business formed 58 years ago in Macon, Ga.
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announced 10/25/2006 via BNC Analysis

Berean Christian Stores, will purchase four Provident Bookstores locations from Mennonite Publishing House

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores is acquiring four Provident Bookstores locations from Mennonite Publishing Network. While Berean is deepening its involvement in retail, Mennonite Publishing Network has chosen to focus entirely on its primary mission of publishing books.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
seller parent: Harper Press
seller: Mennonite Publishing House
As the publishing ministry of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Publishing Network provides materials that equip the church to experience and share the gospel from an Anabaptist perspective.
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closed 8/2/2006 via AP - Associated Press

JMH Capital, acquired Berean Christian Stores

synopsis: Standex International Sells Book Unit Standex International Corp., a diversified manufacturing and marketing company, sold its religious book store business, Berean Christian Stores, to private equity firm JMH Capital for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: JMH Capital
JMH Capital is committed to driving value through improved operating performance of our investment portfolio. We work closely with talented, entrepreneurial management teams, providing strategic, operating, and financial guidance to facilitate their success, substantially enhancing long-term value. "
target parent: Standex International
target: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Times Internet Limited, acquired House of God

synopsis: Times Internet, India’s leading digital products company, has acquired House of God from Eros Labs, a company that is a combination of an incubator, venture fund and a startup. House of God is an online video streaming and e-commerce platform. House of god offers 100,000+ minutes of spiritual content across all major religions.
buyer parent: Times of India Group
buyer: Times Internet Limited
Times Internet is the digital arm of The Times of India Group, India's largest diversified media company. Times Internet operates over 30 standalone digital business units. Times Internet reaches over 150 million monthly visitors, making it India's widest reaching digital business. "
target parent: Eros Labs
target: House of God
House of God is an online video streaming and e-commerce platform. It is one of India’s first platform that strictly focuses on spiritual and religious content. House of god offers 100,000+ minutes of spiritual content across all major religions with live streaming of most followed temples.
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closed 10/11/2007 via BusinessWire

30 Fold LLC merged with Valuesetters,

synopsis: ValueSetters Inc. is pleased to announce that the merger between 30fold LLC and ValueSetters Inc. has been completed. All final merger documents have been filed and approved by all relevant regulatory bodies.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
ValueSetters is dedicated, through the power of the internet, to providing a business channel for manufacturers, importers, and distributors to supply independent retailers of all types and sizes. "
target: 30 Fold LLC
30fold currently hosts thousands of Online Christian Book and Music Stores and is in the process of expanding its product base to include health products, music instruments and giftware, whose supply is facilitated through ValueSetters.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Berean Christian Stores, acquired Living Water Christian Bookstore

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores has announced the purchase of The Living Water Christian Bookstore in Kokomo, Ind., which has been in business for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
target: Living Water Christian Bookstore
Since 1974 Living Water Christian Bookstores have been providing Christ-centered products to the people of North central Indiana. Living Water is committed to the spreading of the Gospel, study of the Word of God, and application of the Spirit of the Word.
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closed 3/29/2007 via Berkery

Berean Christian Stores, acquired Macon Christian Bookstore

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores, headquartered in Cincinnati, said it has purchased Macon Christian Bookstore in Macon, Ga. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
target: Macon Christian Bookstore
Macon Christian Bookstore is a family-owned business formed 58 years ago in Macon, Ga.
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announced 10/25/2006 via BNC Analysis

Berean Christian Stores, will purchase four Provident Bookstores locations from Mennonite Publishing House

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores is acquiring four Provident Bookstores locations from Mennonite Publishing Network. While Berean is deepening its involvement in retail, Mennonite Publishing Network has chosen to focus entirely on its primary mission of publishing books.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
seller parent: Harper Press
seller: Mennonite Publishing House
As the publishing ministry of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Publishing Network provides materials that equip the church to experience and share the gospel from an Anabaptist perspective.
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closed 8/2/2006 via AP - Associated Press

JMH Capital, acquired Berean Christian Stores

synopsis: Standex International Sells Book Unit Standex International Corp., a diversified manufacturing and marketing company, sold its religious book store business, Berean Christian Stores, to private equity firm JMH Capital for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: JMH Capital
JMH Capital is committed to driving value through improved operating performance of our investment portfolio. We work closely with talented, entrepreneurial management teams, providing strategic, operating, and financial guidance to facilitate their success, substantially enhancing long-term value. "
target parent: Standex International
target: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment.
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closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketfly, Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Ticketfly, the technology company reimagining the live event experience, announced it has completed the acquisition of TicketBreak, the ticketing service company owned by MapleCore Ltd., a leading Canadian independent music company. TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create improvements to the way people are selling their tickets.
buyer parent: Pandora Media, Inc.
buyer: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly, a subsidiary of Pandora, is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets, streamline operations, and increase revenue per attendee. "
target parent: MapleCore Ltd.
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create meaningful, long-term improvements to the way people are selling and administering their ticket inventory.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Market Wire

Readen Holding Corp., acquired Neckermann.com B.V.

synopsis: Readen Holding Corp announced the acquisition of Neckermann.com B.V. Neckermann.com is one of the largest ecommerce companies in Benelux, offering consumers a wide range of more than 150 000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
buyer: Readen Holding Corp. (RHCO:$0.00)
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Neckermann.com B.V.
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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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 (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
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.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired edelight GmbH

synopsis: Burda Intermedia Publishing GmbH is becoming the new sole shareholder of edelight GmbH. edelight is one of the oldest and largest online social shopping platforms in Germany.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany´s largest media companies. Burda publishes 311 magazines, of them 229 magazines outside of Germany. The main focus of the company's international media activities is placed on the growing markets of Eastern Europe, Turkey and Asia. "
target: edelight GmbH
edelight.de is a social commerce portal founded in 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. They aim to support people in making the right buying decisions. The products on edelight.de are based on personal recommendations from person to person.
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announced 2/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., will acquire bol.com b.v.

synopsis: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. agreed to acquire bol.com b.v. Bol.com is the most visited retail website in the Netherlands serving 3.4 million active customers, with total net sales of €355 million in 2011. It offers a broad range of products in various non-food categories including books, entertainment, electronics and toys.
buyer: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (AHODF:$70,766.37)
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business. "
target parent: Cyrte Investments B.V.
target: bol.com b.v.
bol.com b.v. is an online retailer for books and entertainment products. It offers Dutch and English books, music CDs, DVDs, games, software, notebooks and computer accessories, and electronic and telecommunication products.
price ($mm)
$460
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$467
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announced 1/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Axivate Capital, will acquire Neckermann.com Benelux

synopsis: Dutch investment company Axivate Capital plans to buy mail order firm Neckermann.com Benelux. Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands.
buyer: Axivate Capital
Axivate Capital is an independent investment agency focused on supporting growth ambitions, internationalisation and value creation for Dutch companies in the field of digital media, e-commerce, market intelligence and the travel sector. "
target parent: Neckermann.com
target: Neckermann.com Benelux
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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closed 11/9/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Live Nation, Inc., acquired TicketNet.fr

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of Ticketnet, the second largest ticket retailer in France. This acquisition marks a significant step in Live Nation's global expansion strategy and complements its growing concert promotion activities in France.
buyer: Live Nation, Inc. (LYV:$11,547.97)
Live Nation Entertainment is the largest live entertainment company in the world: connecting 200 million fans to 100,000 events in over 40 countries which has made Ticketmaster.com the #3 eCommerce website in the world. "
target: TicketNet.fr
Ticketnet is a leading provider of complete ticketing solutions in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, offering a broad ticketing retail network with ticket distribution, ticketing software editing and ticket management capabilities.
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announced 2/22/2010 via BusinessWire

CitySide Tickets, Inc., will acquire StadiumTickets.com

synopsis: CitySide Tickets, Inc., which owns and operates CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue that caters to a diverse selection of popular theater, music, and sporting events, announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent with StadiumTickets.com, an international entertainment and event ticket broker exchange.
buyer parent: The Upturn, Inc.
buyer: CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST:$0.00)
CitySide Tickets, Inc. features a competitive and unique feature on the website, the ability for anyone to sell their event tickets online in just a few minutes. "
target: StadiumTickets.com
StadiumTickets.com, an international entertainment and event ticket broker exchange.
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closed 2/8/2010 via BusinessWire

The Upturn, Inc., merged with CitySide Tickets, Inc.

synopsis: The Upturn, Inc. announced the closing of the acquisition of CitySide Tickets, Inc. The Company will be conducting all business under the CitySide Tickets, Inc. name. CitySide Tickets, Inc. owns and operates www.CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue.
buyer: The Upturn, Inc.
TheUpTurn—an innovative online real estate matchmaking exchange where real estate market participants are matched with each other, based on their individual profiles and intended roles in the market. "
target: CitySide Tickets, Inc.
CitySide Tickets, Inc. features a competitive and unique feature on the website, the ability for anyone to sell their event tickets online in just a few minutes.
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announced 10/15/2008 via Market Wire

Club Vivanet, Inc., will acquire Ticket Inspector.com LLC

synopsis: Club Vivanet has concluded a memorandum of understanding to acquire Ticket Inspector.com LLC., a provider of on-line ticketing services on a global basis. This acquisition is consistent with the Club Vivanet Business Plan, which is to provide services that are needed by millions of people worldwide.
buyer: Club Vivanet, Inc. (US:CVIV:$0.00)
Club Vivanet is a global marketing company delivering a range of products and services through a network of agents and associated companies around the world in a very short time frame, which is imperative to capture market share. "
target: Ticket Inspector.com LLC
Ticket Inspector is a 2 year old company which developed and owns its own proprietary on-line ticketing software which took over 4 years to perfect. Ticket Inspector offers electronic "Print from Home" Bar Coded tickets.
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closed 8/19/2008 via Market Wire

Global Media Networks Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Global Media Networks, Inc. announced that the Company has acquired TicketBreak Corp. -- an online seller of event tickets.
buyer: Global Media Networks Inc.
Global Media Networks is looking to become a media and entertainment company whose businesses will include online ticketing, interactive services, television networks, and digital initiatives that include digital rights management, next generation content distribution, and interactive entertainment."
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak is an alliance of long-time marketing and leading-edge IT professionals that are creating the future of entertainment ticketing.
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closed 8/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired Celebrate Express Inc.

synopsis: Celebrate Express, Inc., a leading online and catalog retailer of party supplies and costumes marketed under the brands Birthday Express, 1st Wishes and Costume Express, has completed the merger with a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Celebrate Express Inc.
Celebrate Express, Inc. provides celebration products for families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs primarily in the United States. The company operates two brands, Birthday Express and Costume Express that offer children’s party products, and children’s costumes and accessories.
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$31 [$16]
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$78
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closed 6/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Outrageous Ventures Inc., acquired GagWorks.com

synopsis: Outrageous Ventures Inc. announced it has acquired GagWorks.com, a strong brand known as a family friendly classic American joke shop based in Garden Grove, CA.
buyer: Outrageous Ventures Inc.
Outrageous Ventures Inc. owns and operates several brands including; PrankPlace.com, BigMouthToys.com, DrinkingStuff.com, GolfGiftsEtc.com, FunnyTies.com, FunIdeas.com, FartMart.com, and now GagWorks.com. "
target: GagWorks.com
Founded in 1996, GagWorks.com has been online for twelve years and has a hefty, loyal, and strong customer base. Gagworks has over 1,000 fun pranks, jokes, and gags.
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Times Internet Limited, acquired House of God

synopsis: Times Internet, India’s leading digital products company, has acquired House of God from Eros Labs, a company that is a combination of an incubator, venture fund and a startup. House of God is an online video streaming and e-commerce platform. House of god offers 100,000+ minutes of spiritual content across all major religions.
buyer parent: Times of India Group
buyer: Times Internet Limited
Times Internet is the digital arm of The Times of India Group, India's largest diversified media company. Times Internet operates over 30 standalone digital business units. Times Internet reaches over 150 million monthly visitors, making it India's widest reaching digital business. "
target parent: Eros Labs
target: House of God
House of God is an online video streaming and e-commerce platform. It is one of India’s first platform that strictly focuses on spiritual and religious content. House of god offers 100,000+ minutes of spiritual content across all major religions with live streaming of most followed temples.
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closed 10/11/2007 via BusinessWire

30 Fold LLC merged with Valuesetters,

synopsis: ValueSetters Inc. is pleased to announce that the merger between 30fold LLC and ValueSetters Inc. has been completed. All final merger documents have been filed and approved by all relevant regulatory bodies.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
ValueSetters is dedicated, through the power of the internet, to providing a business channel for manufacturers, importers, and distributors to supply independent retailers of all types and sizes. "
target: 30 Fold LLC
30fold currently hosts thousands of Online Christian Book and Music Stores and is in the process of expanding its product base to include health products, music instruments and giftware, whose supply is facilitated through ValueSetters.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Berean Christian Stores, acquired Living Water Christian Bookstore

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores has announced the purchase of The Living Water Christian Bookstore in Kokomo, Ind., which has been in business for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
target: Living Water Christian Bookstore
Since 1974 Living Water Christian Bookstores have been providing Christ-centered products to the people of North central Indiana. Living Water is committed to the spreading of the Gospel, study of the Word of God, and application of the Spirit of the Word.
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closed 3/29/2007 via Berkery

Berean Christian Stores, acquired Macon Christian Bookstore

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores, headquartered in Cincinnati, said it has purchased Macon Christian Bookstore in Macon, Ga. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
target: Macon Christian Bookstore
Macon Christian Bookstore is a family-owned business formed 58 years ago in Macon, Ga.
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announced 10/25/2006 via BNC Analysis

Berean Christian Stores, will purchase four Provident Bookstores locations from Mennonite Publishing House

synopsis: Berean Christian Stores is acquiring four Provident Bookstores locations from Mennonite Publishing Network. While Berean is deepening its involvement in retail, Mennonite Publishing Network has chosen to focus entirely on its primary mission of publishing books.
buyer parent: JMH Capital
buyer: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment. "
seller parent: Harper Press
seller: Mennonite Publishing House
As the publishing ministry of Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Publishing Network provides materials that equip the church to experience and share the gospel from an Anabaptist perspective.
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closed 8/2/2006 via AP - Associated Press

JMH Capital, acquired Berean Christian Stores

synopsis: Standex International Sells Book Unit Standex International Corp., a diversified manufacturing and marketing company, sold its religious book store business, Berean Christian Stores, to private equity firm JMH Capital for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: JMH Capital
JMH Capital is committed to driving value through improved operating performance of our investment portfolio. We work closely with talented, entrepreneurial management teams, providing strategic, operating, and financial guidance to facilitate their success, substantially enhancing long-term value. "
target parent: Standex International
target: Berean Christian Stores
Berean Christian Stores has 17 stores in 7 states and many of our stores are the largest Christian retail stores in the country. As the industry leader, we offer the largest assortment of biblically-based products in an easy-to-shop environment.
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closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketfly, Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Ticketfly, the technology company reimagining the live event experience, announced it has completed the acquisition of TicketBreak, the ticketing service company owned by MapleCore Ltd., a leading Canadian independent music company. TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create improvements to the way people are selling their tickets.
buyer parent: Pandora Media, Inc.
buyer: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly, a subsidiary of Pandora, is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets, streamline operations, and increase revenue per attendee. "
target parent: MapleCore Ltd.
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create meaningful, long-term improvements to the way people are selling and administering their ticket inventory.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Market Wire

Readen Holding Corp., acquired Neckermann.com B.V.

synopsis: Readen Holding Corp announced the acquisition of Neckermann.com B.V. Neckermann.com is one of the largest ecommerce companies in Benelux, offering consumers a wide range of more than 150 000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
buyer: Readen Holding Corp. (RHCO:$0.00)
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Neckermann.com B.V.
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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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 (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
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.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired edelight GmbH

synopsis: Burda Intermedia Publishing GmbH is becoming the new sole shareholder of edelight GmbH. edelight is one of the oldest and largest online social shopping platforms in Germany.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany´s largest media companies. Burda publishes 311 magazines, of them 229 magazines outside of Germany. The main focus of the company's international media activities is placed on the growing markets of Eastern Europe, Turkey and Asia. "
target: edelight GmbH
edelight.de is a social commerce portal founded in 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. They aim to support people in making the right buying decisions. The products on edelight.de are based on personal recommendations from person to person.
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announced 2/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., will acquire bol.com b.v.

synopsis: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. agreed to acquire bol.com b.v. Bol.com is the most visited retail website in the Netherlands serving 3.4 million active customers, with total net sales of €355 million in 2011. It offers a broad range of products in various non-food categories including books, entertainment, electronics and toys.
buyer: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (AHODF:$70,766.37)
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business. "
target parent: Cyrte Investments B.V.
target: bol.com b.v.
bol.com b.v. is an online retailer for books and entertainment products. It offers Dutch and English books, music CDs, DVDs, games, software, notebooks and computer accessories, and electronic and telecommunication products.
price ($mm)
$460
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Axivate Capital, will acquire Neckermann.com Benelux

synopsis: Dutch investment company Axivate Capital plans to buy mail order firm Neckermann.com Benelux. Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands.
buyer: Axivate Capital
Axivate Capital is an independent investment agency focused on supporting growth ambitions, internationalisation and value creation for Dutch companies in the field of digital media, e-commerce, market intelligence and the travel sector. "
target parent: Neckermann.com
target: Neckermann.com Benelux
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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closed 11/9/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Live Nation, Inc., acquired TicketNet.fr

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of Ticketnet, the second largest ticket retailer in France. This acquisition marks a significant step in Live Nation's global expansion strategy and complements its growing concert promotion activities in France.
buyer: Live Nation, Inc. (LYV:$11,547.97)
Live Nation Entertainment is the largest live entertainment company in the world: connecting 200 million fans to 100,000 events in over 40 countries which has made Ticketmaster.com the #3 eCommerce website in the world. "
target: TicketNet.fr
Ticketnet is a leading provider of complete ticketing solutions in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, offering a broad ticketing retail network with ticket distribution, ticketing software editing and ticket management capabilities.
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announced 2/22/2010 via BusinessWire

CitySide Tickets, Inc., will acquire StadiumTickets.com

synopsis: CitySide Tickets, Inc., which owns and operates CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue that caters to a diverse selection of popular theater, music, and sporting events, announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent with StadiumTickets.com, an international entertainment and event ticket broker exchange.
buyer parent: The Upturn, Inc.
buyer: CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST:$0.00)
CitySide Tickets, Inc. features a competitive and unique feature on the website, the ability for anyone to sell their event tickets online in just a few minutes. "
target: StadiumTickets.com
StadiumTickets.com, an international entertainment and event ticket broker exchange.
price ($mm)
$0.43
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closed 2/8/2010 via BusinessWire

The Upturn, Inc., merged with CitySide Tickets, Inc.

synopsis: The Upturn, Inc. announced the closing of the acquisition of CitySide Tickets, Inc. The Company will be conducting all business under the CitySide Tickets, Inc. name. CitySide Tickets, Inc. owns and operates www.CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue.
buyer: The Upturn, Inc.
TheUpTurn—an innovative online real estate matchmaking exchange where real estate market participants are matched with each other, based on their individual profiles and intended roles in the market. "
target: CitySide Tickets, Inc.
CitySide Tickets, Inc. features a competitive and unique feature on the website, the ability for anyone to sell their event tickets online in just a few minutes.
price ($mm)
$0.43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 10/15/2008 via Market Wire

Club Vivanet, Inc., will acquire Ticket Inspector.com LLC

synopsis: Club Vivanet has concluded a memorandum of understanding to acquire Ticket Inspector.com LLC., a provider of on-line ticketing services on a global basis. This acquisition is consistent with the Club Vivanet Business Plan, which is to provide services that are needed by millions of people worldwide.
buyer: Club Vivanet, Inc. (US:CVIV:$0.00)
Club Vivanet is a global marketing company delivering a range of products and services through a network of agents and associated companies around the world in a very short time frame, which is imperative to capture market share. "
target: Ticket Inspector.com LLC
Ticket Inspector is a 2 year old company which developed and owns its own proprietary on-line ticketing software which took over 4 years to perfect. Ticket Inspector offers electronic "Print from Home" Bar Coded tickets.
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closed 8/19/2008 via Market Wire

Global Media Networks Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Global Media Networks, Inc. announced that the Company has acquired TicketBreak Corp. -- an online seller of event tickets.
buyer: Global Media Networks Inc.
Global Media Networks is looking to become a media and entertainment company whose businesses will include online ticketing, interactive services, television networks, and digital initiatives that include digital rights management, next generation content distribution, and interactive entertainment."
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak is an alliance of long-time marketing and leading-edge IT professionals that are creating the future of entertainment ticketing.
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closed 8/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired Celebrate Express Inc.

synopsis: Celebrate Express, Inc., a leading online and catalog retailer of party supplies and costumes marketed under the brands Birthday Express, 1st Wishes and Costume Express, has completed the merger with a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Celebrate Express Inc.
Celebrate Express, Inc. provides celebration products for families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs primarily in the United States. The company operates two brands, Birthday Express and Costume Express that offer children’s party products, and children’s costumes and accessories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$31 [$16]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Outrageous Ventures Inc., acquired GagWorks.com

synopsis: Outrageous Ventures Inc. announced it has acquired GagWorks.com, a strong brand known as a family friendly classic American joke shop based in Garden Grove, CA.
buyer: Outrageous Ventures Inc.
Outrageous Ventures Inc. owns and operates several brands including; PrankPlace.com, BigMouthToys.com, DrinkingStuff.com, GolfGiftsEtc.com, FunnyTies.com, FunIdeas.com, FartMart.com, and now GagWorks.com. "
target: GagWorks.com
Founded in 1996, GagWorks.com has been online for twelve years and has a hefty, loyal, and strong customer base. Gagworks has over 1,000 fun pranks, jokes, and gags.
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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House of God

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Living Water Christian Bookstore

Macon Christian Bookstore

Mennonite Publishing House

Berean Christian Stores

TicketBreak Corp.

Neckermann.com B.V.

Paper Source, Inc.

edelight GmbH

bol.com b.v.

Neckermann.com Benelux

TicketNet.fr

StadiumTickets.com

CitySide Tickets, Inc.

Ticket Inspector.com LLC

TicketBreak Corp.

Celebrate Express Inc.

GagWorks.com

Paciolan

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House of God

30 Fold LLC

Living Water Christian Bookstore

Macon Christian Bookstore

Mennonite Publishing House

Berean Christian Stores

TicketBreak Corp.

Neckermann.com B.V.

Paper Source, Inc.

edelight GmbH

bol.com b.v.

Neckermann.com Benelux

TicketNet.fr

StadiumTickets.com

CitySide Tickets, Inc.

Ticket Inspector.com LLC

TicketBreak Corp.

Celebrate Express Inc.

GagWorks.com

Paciolan

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Ticker: PRTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Party City
Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,302.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$361.82
EBIT ($mm)
$278.38
Net Income ($mm)
$113.19
Employees
14000
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Ticker: XTRA:EVD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventim
Eventim
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,469.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$226.50
EBIT ($mm)
$207.47
Net Income ($mm)
$207.47
Employees
2403
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: TWMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trans World Entertainment Corporation
Trans World Entertainment Corporation
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
2016
rev ($mm)
$327.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.85
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
2000
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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Ticker: GAIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of lifestyle media and fitness accessories. The company dominates the health and wellness category and releases non-theatrical programming focused on family entertainment and conscious media.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$156.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
272
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Ticker: PRTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Party City
Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2,302.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$361.82
EBIT ($mm)
$278.38
Net Income ($mm)
$113.19
Employees
14000
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Ticker: XTRA:EVD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventim
Eventim
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,469.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$226.50
EBIT ($mm)
$207.47
Net Income ($mm)
$207.47
Employees
2403
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: TWMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trans World Entertainment Corporation
Trans World Entertainment Corporation
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
2016
rev ($mm)
$327.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.85
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
2000
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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Ticker: GAIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of lifestyle media and fitness accessories. The company dominates the health and wellness category and releases non-theatrical programming focused on family entertainment and conscious media.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$156.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
272
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