By Match.com

closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Harmonica

synopsis: Match Group, the online dating giant that owns different dating websites and apps, has acquired Harmonica, a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products. They operate a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, OurTime, Meetic, and Pairs, each designed to increase their users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection. "
target: Harmonica
Harmonica is a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
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closed 6/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired Hinge

synopsis: Match Group Inc. announced that it has acquired a 51% ownership stake in Hinge, the New York City-based relationship app. Match Group has the right to acquire all the remaining shares of Hinge within the next 12 months.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products. They operate a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, OurTime, Meetic, and Pairs, each designed to increase their users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection. "
target: Hinge
Hinge is the dating app for meaningful, lasting connections among millennials. Hinge, headquartered in New York City, is now the #1 mobile-first dating app mentioned in the NY Times Wedding section. It is available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and India.
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closed 3/31/2017 via PR Newswire

ST Unitas Co. Ltd., acquired The Princeton Review

synopsis: Match Group announced that it has completed its previously announced sale of all of its Non-dating business, which operates under the umbrella of The Princeton Review, to ST Unitas, a global education technology company. The Princeton Review is a leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company.
buyer: ST Unitas Co. Ltd.
ST Unitas started in 2010 as an EduTech company with only 4 employees. ST Unitas provides effective learning contents and programs to assist preparation for university entrance exams or job searching to achieve people’s goals quicker. "
target parent: IAC
target: The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review is a leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company. It helps millions of college- and graduate school-bound students achieve their education and career goals through online and in-person courses delivered by a network of more than 4,000 teachers and tutors.
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announced 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Match.com, will acquire PlentyOfFish

synopsis: The Match Group, the global operator of digital dating products such as Match, Tinder, OkCupid and Meetic, and a subsidiary of IAC, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase PlentyOfFish. The company is an online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, and the US.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
The Match Group is the world's leading provider of dating products, redefining the way millions of people meet, date and start relationships every day. Their principal brands include Match, Tinder, Meetic, OkCupid and OurTime. "
target: PlentyOfFish
PlentyOfFish (POF) is an online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, and the United States. The company, based in Vancouver, British Columbia generates revenue through advertising.
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$575
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Eureka, Inc.

synopsis: Japan’s Eureka, developer of dating and couple apps, was acquired by the Match Group, the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com. "
target: Eureka, Inc.
Eureka, Inc. develops dating and couple matching applications and also offers e-commerce consulting. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Ebisu, Japan.
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closed 9/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Meetic SA

synopsis: Match.com, the world's leading personals company and an operating business of IAC, has completed its acquisition of Meetic S.A., the leader in the European online dating market that is established in 16 European countries.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com. "
target: Meetic SA (MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
price ($mm)[EV]
$246 [$199]*
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$271
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
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1.6x
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7.1x
closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired OkCupid

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, has announced that it has acquired OkCupid, the U.S. online dating company. OkCupid generates revenues primarily through advertising, and is the fastest growing dating site in the advertising-based category.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love. "
target: OkCupid
Since its launch in 2004, OkCupid has combined great features with an engaged community to become the fastest growing advertising-based dating site. The site also publishes the well-known social media blog, OkTrends, which is read by over one million people monthly.
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announced 2/25/2010 via Company Press Release

Match.com, will acquire Singlesnet.com

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Singlesnet, one of the most visited online dating sites in the United States. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love. "
target: Singlesnet.com
A leader in the online dating community since 1998, Singlesnet is one of the most visited online dating Web sites in the world. As one of the most vibrant online communities, Singlesnet connects singles via instant messaging, online forums, emails and chat rooms.
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closed 7/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired People Media

synopsis: American Capital Ltd. announced that, on July 13, it completed the sale of its portfolio company People Media to Match.com, an operating business of IAC. People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: People Media
People Media is the leading provider of targeted online dating communities, reaching nearly 4 million internet users each month. The Company operates six of the top 50-ranked personals websites, as reported by comScore Media Metrix.
price ($mm)[EV]
$57 [$80]
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$12
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6.9x
closed 6/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Meetic SA, purchased European operations from Match.com

synopsis: IAC announced that it has closed the transaction pursuant to which Match.com exchanged its European operations for a 27% equity stake in Meetic and a euro 5 million promissory note.
buyer: Meetic SA (MEECF:$215.42)
Million are already subscribed to Meetic, making it the leading dating site in Europe and one of the biggest sites worldwide. Whether you are looking for your soulmate in your city or state, or whether distance is no object, you will always find meetic members who share your desires. "
seller parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
seller: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love.
price ($mm)
$111
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$76
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closed 2/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired NetClub

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Netclub in France. This acquisition is consistent with the continued aggressive global expansion plans for Match.com in 2007.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love. "
target: NetClub
Netclub is a leader in dating services promoting serious and long-term relationships. Offering a range of interaction-driven online personals and dating services in both France and Canada such as GOlive, the only instant messaging service dedicated to singles, Netclub has over 4 million members.
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closed 2/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Match.com, acquired eDodo

synopsis: Match.com, an operating business of IAC announced the successful completion of its acquisition of eDodo in China. This acquisition is consistent with the continued aggressive global expansion plans for Match.com in 2007.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its history, Match.com has helped redefine the way people meet and fall in love. "
target: eDodo
eDodo is one of the fastest growing social networking sites in China. eDodo has more than 180,000 paid members and nearly 3,000 new paid subscribers each day. There are more than 64 million online singles in China, and the iResearch.com market forecast projects that will nearly double in 2007.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Russ Media, acquired Randivonal

synopsis: Russmedia, the most progressive media company in Europe, has acquired Randivonal, Hungary's online partner search site. Randivonal helps customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe, with subsidiaries in 5 European countries. Products are concentrating on either regional or vertical niches. Their portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. "
target parent: Dating Central Europe Zrt.
target: Randivonal
Randivonal is Hungary's online partner search site for 20 years. They help customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services. In order to maintain seriousness, all datasheets are checked to filter out false registrations.
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closed 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Spark Networks SE, acquired Zoosk, Inc.

synopsis: Spark Networks SE, a leading global dating company, has acquired Zoosk, Inc. Through its Behavioural Matchmaking technology, Zoosk personalizes the dating experience by learning from the actions of over 35 million members to deliver better matches. The acquisition makes Spark the second-largest dating company in North America in revenues.
buyer: Spark Networks SE (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV". "
target: Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that personalizes the dating experience to help singles find the person and relationship that’s just right for them. Zoosk’s Behavioural Matchmaking technology learns from the actions of over 35 million members in order to deliver better matches.
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announced 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

IBJ, Inc., will acquire Diverse Inc.

synopsis: Japanese social network mixi, Inc. will sell Diverse, Inc., an online dating business, to IBJ, Inc. Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people.
buyer: IBJ, Inc. (TSE:6071:$90.16)
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Mixi, Inc.
target: Diverse Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people today in an effort to create opportunities for more singles to meet via the Internet.
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

PAG, acquired Zhenai Inc.

synopsis: PAG Asia Capital, an Asian alternative investment management group, has acquired a majority stake in Zhenai Inc., a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
buyer: PAG
PAG was founded in 2002 and has grown to become one of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment management groups with US$16 billion in capital under management across private equity, real estate, and absolute returns. "
target: Zhenai Inc.
Zhenai Inc. is a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
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$242
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closed 6/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ohlala, acquired Ohlala

synopsis: Pia Poppenreiter, the founder of the online paid dating platform Ohlala, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users.
buyer: Ohlala
Ohlala is an online platform for paid dates, bringing users the most efficient and safe way to contact each other. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users. "
target: Ohlala
Ohlala is an online platform for paid dates, bringing users the most efficient and safe way to contact each other. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users.
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closed 5/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lunch Actually Pte Ltd, acquired Setipe

synopsis: Setipe, the biggest online matchmaking service in Indonesia, has been acquired by Singapore-based dating services provider Lunch Actually Group. Setipe's online matchmaking service provides singles a private, safer and more effective place to meet other compatible singles.
buyer: Lunch Actually Pte Ltd
Lunch Actually is Asia’s first lunch dating specialist who arranges fun and quality dates for busy, pro-active single professionals in a discreet, fun and no pressure environment. It provides a safe, convenient and non-intimidating avenue for busy professionals to meet like-minded people. "
target: Setipe
Setipe.com is an Indonesian online matchmaking service for singles to have a private, safer and more effective place to meet other compatible singles. They curate and introduce matches using demographic, preference, psycho-graphic and social-economic factors.
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announced 5/3/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Spark Networks, Inc. will be merged with Affinitas GmbH,

synopsis: Spark Networks, Inc., a company that owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties, and Affinitas GmbH, which operates premium online dating platforms EliteSingles, eDarling and Attractive World, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge.
buyer: Affinitas GmbH
Affinitas is the Berlin-based dating company behind global brands EliteSingles, Attractive World and eDarling. Designed for singles seeking a committed, long-term relationship, their premium platforms are the ultimate antidote for those tired of flings and short-term romances. "
target: Spark Networks, Inc. (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties designed to build community, including more than 20 online personals sites such as JDate®.com and ChristianMingle®.com.
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announced 9/5/2016 via Bloomberg

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, will acquire PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is buying a majority stake in Parship Elite Group from Oakley Capital Private Equity II. Parship, which also owns the ElitePartner brand, started in Germany and has expanded to at least 12 other markets including Sweden, France and Mexico. Parship’s core feature is an algorithm that matches users after a compatibility test.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (XTRA:PSM:$4,565.17)
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: PARSHIP GmbH
Parship is the leading online dating service for discerning singles in German-speaking Europe. As the inventor of scientific matchmaking in Europe, Parship has supported its members since 2001 to find the right match for a happy long-term relationship.
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$225*
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announced 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Datetix Group Ltd., will acquire Lovestruck

synopsis: DateTix Group will buy Hong Kong, Singapore and UK-based premium online dating platform Lovestruck. The company is the world's best dating service for single professionals. Already booming in London/SE, Hong Kong and Singapore, the award-winning operation can be accessed via web, mobile web, iPhone app and Android app.
buyer: Datetix Group Ltd. (ASX:DTX:$0.17)
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates. "
target: Lovestruck
Lovestruck.com is the world's best dating service for single professionals. Already booming in London/SE, Hong Kong and Singapore, the award-winning operation can be accessed via web, mobile web, iPhone app and Android app.
price ($mm)
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$2
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0.0x
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announced 12/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Baihe Network Co., Ltd., will acquire Jiayuan.com International Ltd

synopsis: Jiayuan.com International Ltd., operator of the largest online dating platform in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger with LoveWorld Inc. and FutureWorld Inc., wholly-owned subsidiaries of Baihe Network Co., Ltd.
buyer: Baihe Network Co., Ltd.
Beijing Baihe Online Hi-tech Co., Ltd. operates an online marriage matchmaking and friend-making Website in China. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Beijing, China. "
target: Jiayuan.com International Ltd (DATE:$110.90)
Jiayuan.com International Ltd. operates the largest online dating platform in China. The company is committed to providing a trusted, effective, and user-focused online dating platform that addresses the dating and marriage needs of China's rapidly growing urban singles population.
price ($mm)
$235
rev ($mm)
$111
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
48.0x
closed 9/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Agile Wings, acquired Dating Factory

synopsis: Agile Wings, the rapidly growing internet investment / incubator firm, has just bought out all the shareholders of Dating Factory. The company is an award-winning global top company in the white and private label dating industry.
buyer: Agile Wings
Agile Wings is often referred to as "the Lean manufacturing in software development". Using methodologies like scrum and Test Driven development, this new and powerful methodology is beating more traditional approaches of IT project management in efficiency and time to market for new projects. "
target: Dating Factory
Dating Factory was established in 2009 by a team with extensive experience in both affiliate marketing and the online dating industry. Dating Factory has gone on to become one of the global leaders in the provision of white and private label dating services.
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announced 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Match.com, will acquire PlentyOfFish

synopsis: The Match Group, the global operator of digital dating products such as Match, Tinder, OkCupid and Meetic, and a subsidiary of IAC, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase PlentyOfFish. The company is an online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, and the US.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
The Match Group is the world's leading provider of dating products, redefining the way millions of people meet, date and start relationships every day. Their principal brands include Match, Tinder, Meetic, OkCupid and OurTime. "
target: PlentyOfFish
PlentyOfFish (POF) is an online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, and the United States. The company, based in Vancouver, British Columbia generates revenue through advertising.
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announced 6/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire ElitePartner.de

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG has agreed to sell EliteMedianet GmbH, which operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner, to Oakley Capital Private Equity, a mid-market private equity investor that invests in the UK and Western Europe.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: ElitePartner.de
EliteMedianet GmbH operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
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$25
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closed 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: London-based private equity firm Oakley Capital Limited has acqured all shares in parship GmbH from publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck by way of a management buyout. parship GmbH is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company was founded in Hamburg in 2001.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PARSHIP GmbH
parship was founded in Hamburg in 2001 and is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with over 150 employees.
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$73
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announced 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oasis Active will be merged with RSVP,

synopsis: Fairfax Media Limited, the founders of Oasis Active and Ten Network Holdings Limited have agreed to a merger of online dating businesses, RSVP and Oasis Active, bringing together two of Australia’s largest online dating services businesses. Founded in 1997, RSVP was the first online dating site in Australia.
buyer parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
buyer: RSVP
Founded in 1997, RSVP was the first online dating site in Australia. It was acquired by Fairfax in 2005 and is now part of Fairfax’s Digital Ventures division. The business remains Australia’s largest online dating business. "
target: Oasis Active
Oasis Active is an online dating services business. It was launched in 2008 by co-founders Dave Heysen and Daniel Haigh. Oasis has substantial operations in Australia, as well as strong positions in emerging markets throughout Latin America.
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closed 1/29/2014 via PE Hub

HowAboutWe, acquired Nerve.com Inc.

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

Meetic SA, acquired e-kontakt

synopsis: Meetic, the European leader in online dating, announced that it has signed an Agreement for the acquisition of the assets of e-kontakt. E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
buyer: Meetic SA (MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris. "
target: e-kontakt
E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
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closed 9/18/2013 via PR Web

Plentyoffish Media, Inc., acquired FastLife

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

Avalanche, LLC, acquired Golfmates.com

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

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

synopsis: Cupid plc agreed to sell its 'Casual Dating Business' to Grendall Investment Limited. Cupid is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets. Its casual dating sites, Benaughty.com and Flirt.com, are great sites for people looking for a cheekier, more flirtatious tone to start with.
buyer: Grendall Investment Limited
Grendall Investment Limited, which is registered in the British Virgin islands, owns a portfolio of online dating sites and is managed by Cupid co-founder and 15% shareholder Max Polyakov. "
seller: Cupid plc (:$39.57)
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets. Its casual dating sites, Benaughty.com and Flirt.com, are great sites for people looking for a cheekier, more flirtatious tone to start with.
price ($mm)
$68
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Russ Media, acquired Randivonal

synopsis: Russmedia, the most progressive media company in Europe, has acquired Randivonal, Hungary's online partner search site. Randivonal helps customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe, with subsidiaries in 5 European countries. Products are concentrating on either regional or vertical niches. Their portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. "
target parent: Dating Central Europe Zrt.
target: Randivonal
Randivonal is Hungary's online partner search site for 20 years. They help customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services. In order to maintain seriousness, all datasheets are checked to filter out false registrations.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Spark Networks SE, acquired Zoosk, Inc.

synopsis: Spark Networks SE, a leading global dating company, has acquired Zoosk, Inc. Through its Behavioural Matchmaking technology, Zoosk personalizes the dating experience by learning from the actions of over 35 million members to deliver better matches. The acquisition makes Spark the second-largest dating company in North America in revenues.
buyer: Spark Networks SE (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV". "
target: Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that personalizes the dating experience to help singles find the person and relationship that’s just right for them. Zoosk’s Behavioural Matchmaking technology learns from the actions of over 35 million members in order to deliver better matches.
price ($mm)
$255
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

IBJ, Inc., will acquire Diverse Inc.

synopsis: Japanese social network mixi, Inc. will sell Diverse, Inc., an online dating business, to IBJ, Inc. Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people.
buyer: IBJ, Inc. (TSE:6071:$90.16)
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Mixi, Inc.
target: Diverse Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people today in an effort to create opportunities for more singles to meet via the Internet.
price ($mm)
$4.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

PAG, acquired Zhenai Inc.

synopsis: PAG Asia Capital, an Asian alternative investment management group, has acquired a majority stake in Zhenai Inc., a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
buyer: PAG
PAG was founded in 2002 and has grown to become one of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment management groups with US$16 billion in capital under management across private equity, real estate, and absolute returns. "
target: Zhenai Inc.
Zhenai Inc. is a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$242
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ohlala, acquired Ohlala

synopsis: Pia Poppenreiter, the founder of the online paid dating platform Ohlala, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users.
buyer: Ohlala
Ohlala is an online platform for paid dates, bringing users the most efficient and safe way to contact each other. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users. "
target: Ohlala
Ohlala is an online platform for paid dates, bringing users the most efficient and safe way to contact each other. Ohlala is the first online dating platform that facilitates payment between users, allowing male users to request paid dates with female users.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lunch Actually Pte Ltd, acquired Setipe

synopsis: Setipe, the biggest online matchmaking service in Indonesia, has been acquired by Singapore-based dating services provider Lunch Actually Group. Setipe's online matchmaking service provides singles a private, safer and more effective place to meet other compatible singles.
buyer: Lunch Actually Pte Ltd
Lunch Actually is Asia’s first lunch dating specialist who arranges fun and quality dates for busy, pro-active single professionals in a discreet, fun and no pressure environment. It provides a safe, convenient and non-intimidating avenue for busy professionals to meet like-minded people. "
target: Setipe
Setipe.com is an Indonesian online matchmaking service for singles to have a private, safer and more effective place to meet other compatible singles. They curate and introduce matches using demographic, preference, psycho-graphic and social-economic factors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Spark Networks, Inc. will be merged with Affinitas GmbH,

synopsis: Spark Networks, Inc., a company that owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties, and Affinitas GmbH, which operates premium online dating platforms EliteSingles, eDarling and Attractive World, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge.
buyer: Affinitas GmbH
Affinitas is the Berlin-based dating company behind global brands EliteSingles, Attractive World and eDarling. Designed for singles seeking a committed, long-term relationship, their premium platforms are the ultimate antidote for those tired of flings and short-term romances. "
target: Spark Networks, Inc. (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties designed to build community, including more than 20 online personals sites such as JDate®.com and ChristianMingle®.com.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/5/2016 via Bloomberg

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, will acquire PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is buying a majority stake in Parship Elite Group from Oakley Capital Private Equity II. Parship, which also owns the ElitePartner brand, started in Germany and has expanded to at least 12 other markets including Sweden, France and Mexico. Parship’s core feature is an algorithm that matches users after a compatibility test.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (XTRA:PSM:$4,565.17)
ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. With the stations SAT.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, sixx, SAT.1 Gold and ProSieben MAXX, they are number 1 in Germany both in the TV-advertising market and in the audience market. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: PARSHIP GmbH
Parship is the leading online dating service for discerning singles in German-speaking Europe. As the inventor of scientific matchmaking in Europe, Parship has supported its members since 2001 to find the right match for a happy long-term relationship.
price ($mm)
$225*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Datetix Group Ltd., will acquire Lovestruck

synopsis: DateTix Group will buy Hong Kong, Singapore and UK-based premium online dating platform Lovestruck. The company is the world's best dating service for single professionals. Already booming in London/SE, Hong Kong and Singapore, the award-winning operation can be accessed via web, mobile web, iPhone app and Android app.
buyer: Datetix Group Ltd. (ASX:DTX:$0.17)
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates. "
target: Lovestruck
Lovestruck.com is the world's best dating service for single professionals. Already booming in London/SE, Hong Kong and Singapore, the award-winning operation can be accessed via web, mobile web, iPhone app and Android app.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Baihe Network Co., Ltd., will acquire Jiayuan.com International Ltd

synopsis: Jiayuan.com International Ltd., operator of the largest online dating platform in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger with LoveWorld Inc. and FutureWorld Inc., wholly-owned subsidiaries of Baihe Network Co., Ltd.
buyer: Baihe Network Co., Ltd.
Beijing Baihe Online Hi-tech Co., Ltd. operates an online marriage matchmaking and friend-making Website in China. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Beijing, China. "
target: Jiayuan.com International Ltd (DATE:$110.90)
Jiayuan.com International Ltd. operates the largest online dating platform in China. The company is committed to providing a trusted, effective, and user-focused online dating platform that addresses the dating and marriage needs of China's rapidly growing urban singles population.
price ($mm)
$235
rev ($mm)
$111
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
48.0x
closed 9/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Agile Wings, acquired Dating Factory

synopsis: Agile Wings, the rapidly growing internet investment / incubator firm, has just bought out all the shareholders of Dating Factory. The company is an award-winning global top company in the white and private label dating industry.
buyer: Agile Wings
Agile Wings is often referred to as "the Lean manufacturing in software development". Using methodologies like scrum and Test Driven development, this new and powerful methodology is beating more traditional approaches of IT project management in efficiency and time to market for new projects. "
target: Dating Factory
Dating Factory was established in 2009 by a team with extensive experience in both affiliate marketing and the online dating industry. Dating Factory has gone on to become one of the global leaders in the provision of white and private label dating services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Match.com, will acquire PlentyOfFish

synopsis: The Match Group, the global operator of digital dating products such as Match, Tinder, OkCupid and Meetic, and a subsidiary of IAC, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase PlentyOfFish. The company is an online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, and the US.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (MTCH:$1,863.89)
The Match Group is the world's leading provider of dating products, redefining the way millions of people meet, date and start relationships every day. Their principal brands include Match, Tinder, Meetic, OkCupid and OurTime. "
target: PlentyOfFish
PlentyOfFish (POF) is an online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Brazil, and the United States. The company, based in Vancouver, British Columbia generates revenue through advertising.
price ($mm)
$575
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire ElitePartner.de

synopsis: Tomorrow Focus AG has agreed to sell EliteMedianet GmbH, which operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner, to Oakley Capital Private Equity, a mid-market private equity investor that invests in the UK and Western Europe.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: ElitePartner.de
EliteMedianet GmbH operates the premium online dating agency ElitePartner. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oakley Capital Limited, acquired PARSHIP GmbH

synopsis: London-based private equity firm Oakley Capital Limited has acqured all shares in parship GmbH from publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck by way of a management buyout. parship GmbH is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company was founded in Hamburg in 2001.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
Oakley Capital Private Equity is a mid-market private equity investor, that invests in the UK and Western Europe. It is focused on understanding investors’ interests and requirements, while retaining the flexibility to move quickly and decisively in response to their needs. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PARSHIP GmbH
parship was founded in Hamburg in 2001 and is one of the leading online dating agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with over 150 employees.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oasis Active will be merged with RSVP,

synopsis: Fairfax Media Limited, the founders of Oasis Active and Ten Network Holdings Limited have agreed to a merger of online dating businesses, RSVP and Oasis Active, bringing together two of Australia’s largest online dating services businesses. Founded in 1997, RSVP was the first online dating site in Australia.
buyer parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
buyer: RSVP
Founded in 1997, RSVP was the first online dating site in Australia. It was acquired by Fairfax in 2005 and is now part of Fairfax’s Digital Ventures division. The business remains Australia’s largest online dating business. "
target: Oasis Active
Oasis Active is an online dating services business. It was launched in 2008 by co-founders Dave Heysen and Daniel Haigh. Oasis has substantial operations in Australia, as well as strong positions in emerging markets throughout Latin America.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2014 via PE Hub

HowAboutWe, acquired Nerve.com Inc.

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

Meetic SA, acquired e-kontakt

synopsis: Meetic, the European leader in online dating, announced that it has signed an Agreement for the acquisition of the assets of e-kontakt. E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
buyer: Meetic SA (MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris. "
target: e-kontakt
E-Kontakt is one of Sweden's largest dating websites.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/18/2013 via PR Web

Plentyoffish Media, Inc., acquired FastLife

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

Avalanche, LLC, acquired Golfmates.com

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

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

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

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IBJ, Inc.
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Cupid plc
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MeetMe, Inc.
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Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
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Datetix Group Ltd.
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Care.com, Inc.
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Info Edge
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New Media Investment Group
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$1,588.44
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
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Stitch Fix
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EBITDA ($mm)
$43.05
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$29.86
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Multimedia Platforms Inc.
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$0.76
EBITDA ($mm)
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Meetic SA
Meetic SA
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$47.94
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Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$184.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.23
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
$19.84
Employees
789
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Ticker: AMEX:LOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV".
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
306
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Ticker: TSE:6071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBJ, Inc.
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.21
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$9.67
Employees
406
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Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.82
Employees
231
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Ticker: MEET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MeetMe, Inc.
MeetMe, Inc.
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$178.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.68
EBIT ($mm)
$8.90
Net Income ($mm)
$1.14
Employees
302
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Ticker: ASX:DTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datetix Group Ltd.
Datetix Group Ltd.
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CRCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Care.com, Inc.
Care.com, Inc.
Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe. Care.com’s web and mobile platforms enable families to connect to care providers and caregiving services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$182.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.73
EBIT ($mm)
$10.76
Net Income ($mm)
$10.69
Employees
660
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$165.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.92
EBIT ($mm)
$41.90
Net Income ($mm)
$87.04
Employees
1676
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group
New Media Investment Group
New Media Investment Group Inc. is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing their digital initiatives such as ThriveHive, a digital marketing services business.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,588.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$152.66
EBIT ($mm)
$66.41
Net Income ($mm)
$0.86
Employees
10847
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: SFIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States. Stitch Fix hand picks pieces for each client, to ultimately help them look and feel their best.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,463.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.05
EBIT ($mm)
$29.86
Net Income ($mm)
$47.99
Employees
6600
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Ticker: OTCPK:MMPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Multimedia Platforms Inc.
Multimedia Platforms Inc.
Multimedia Platforms Inc. (MMP), a Multimedia Technology and Publishing company that integrates print media with social media, that delivers information and advertising to niche markets. MMP delivers niche publications and online platforms that targets the Gay, Bisexual and Transgender population.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.76
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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