By Forbes, Inc.

closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Forbes, Inc., acquired The Memo

synopsis: Forbes Media announced the acquisition of the British online business publication, The Memo. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
buyer parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target: The Memo
The Memo is a London-based, online business publication. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
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closed 5/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Al-Monitor, LLC, acquired RealClearPolitics.com

synopsis: Crest Media, owner of leading Middle East news outlet Al-Monitor, and Real Clear Investors, current co-owner of RealClearPolitics, have purchased the remaining equity stake in RealClearPolitics from Forbes Media LLC. Al-Monitor and RealClearPolitics together plan to cross-promote and enhance delivery of news and information to their readers.
buyer: Al-Monitor, LLC
Al-Monitor, launched February 13, 2012, features unmatched reporting and analysis by prominent journalists and experts from the Middle East, including through its Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey Pulses. "
target parent: Forbes, Inc.
target: RealClearPolitics.com
RealClearPolitics.com has become one of America’s premier independent political web sites. Updated every morning and throughout the day, RCP culls and publishes the best commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources from all points of the political compass.
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closed 3/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired Camerama

synopsis: Forbes Media announced the acquisition of the private photo sharing app Camerama. Camerama allows users to create and share virtual cameras with friends. Photos taken with those cameras are shared with the group instantly and privately. No more fumbling with messaging, email and file sharing platforms to send personal photos.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target: Camerama
Camerama is a group photo sharing app. Camerama allows users to create and share virtual cameras with friends. Photos taken with those cameras are shared with the group instantly and privately. No more fumbling with messaging, email and file sharing platforms to send personal photos.
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announced 7/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Integrated Whale Media Investments, will acquire Forbes, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, announced an agreement under which a group of international investors will purchase a majority stake in the company. The newly formed Hong Kong-based investor group Integrated Whale Media Investments is composed of international investors.
buyer: Integrated Whale Media Investments
Integrated Whale Media Investments is a Hong Kong-based international investor group. Its investors include Integrated Asset Management (Asia) Limited (“IAM”). IAM is primarily engaged in public and private equity investments, with expertise in telecommunications, finance and technology investments."
target: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles.
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$500*
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closed 11/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Forbes, Inc., formed a strategic alliance with Ashford University

synopsis: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. has announced an alliance between its Ashford University's School of Business and a subsidiary of the global media company, Forbes Media. Ashford's College of Business and Professional Studies will now be known as the Forbes School of Business.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Ashford University
Ashford University offers a traditional college campus as well as online degree programs. Students may earn an associates, bachelors, or master's degree online, while campus students in Clinton, Iowa may earn a bachelor's degree.
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closed 8/4/2010 via BusinessWire

ValueClick, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: ValueClick, Inc. announced that it has acquired Investopedia, a leading financial information and investing education website. Founded in 1999, Investopedia provides consumers with a comprehensive library of financial terms, articles, tutorials, and investing education tools, such as virtual trading simulators and exam preparation materials.
buyer: ValueClick, Inc. (VCLK:$593.84)
ValueClick, Inc. is one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers and transparent revenue streams for publishers. "
target parent: Forbes, Inc.
target: Investopedia
Investopedia was founded in 1999 by Cory Wagner and Cory Janssen. Its original concept was based on building the most comprehensive financial dictionary online. Over time, the focus of the site expanded to building educational content and tools to help empower the individual investor.
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closed 11/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired FlipGloss Media, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes Media announced that it has acquired FlipGloss Media and its Digital Glossy Insert™ photo publishing platform. FlipGloss was founded in 2008 to enable premium publishers and advertisers to create and distribute interactive, magazine-style content packages that dramatically increase user engagement and ad performance.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: FlipGloss Media, Inc.
FlipGloss™ enables premium publishers and advertisers to create and distribute interactive, magazine-style content packages that dramatically increase user engagement and ad performance.
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closed 11/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired Clipmarks

synopsis: Forbes Media, the corporate parent of Forbes.com has acquired Clipmarks, a unique Web-clipping service that enables people to clip and share text and other content from Web pages. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: Clipmarks
Clipmarks, is changing the way people capture and share information on the Web. By creating tools that overcome the traditional limitations of copy/paste and bookmarking entire pages, Clipmarks is determined to make discovering and sharing web content more fun and efficient.
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closed 11/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired RealClearPolitics.com

synopsis: Forbes Media, corporate parent of Forbes.com has acquired a 51% stake in RealClearPolitics.com, a premier political Web site. The founders will remain owners and management.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: RealClearPolitics.com
RealClearPolitics.com has become one of America’s premier independent political web sites. Updated every morning and throughout the day, RCP culls and publishes the best commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources from all points of the political compass.
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closed 4/11/2007 via Berkery

Forbes, Inc., acquired Investopedia

synopsis: Forbes Inc. has bought Investopedia, a fast-growing, Edmonton-based investor-education website.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: Investopedia
Investopedia is an online portal for investor education. Its features include a financial dictionary with terms used in personal finance, banking, and accounting; articles by financial experts; a stock simulator; and tools for financial calculations and technical analysis.
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announced 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chatchaval Jiaravanon, will acquire Fortune

synopsis: Meredith has an agreement to sell Fortune Magazine to Thailand-based entrepreneur Chatchaval Jiaravanon. Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States. In addition to its namesake magazine, FORTUNE publishes several digital newsletters.
buyer: Chatchaval Jiaravanon
Chatchaval Jiaravanon, a California-educated executive with almost no profile in the U.S. media business, is the executive chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand's largest private company, with business interests ranging from telecommunications to 7-Eleven stores to meat processing. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Fortune
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States. In addition to its namesake magazine, FORTUNE publishes several digital newsletters.
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closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Forbes, Inc., acquired The Memo

synopsis: Forbes Media announced the acquisition of the British online business publication, The Memo. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
buyer parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target: The Memo
The Memo is a London-based, online business publication. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
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closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

BridgeTower Media, acquired SC Business Publications, LLC

synopsis: BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, announced the acquisition of South Carolina Business Publications, better known as SC Biz News. SC Biz is the primary source of business information for South Carolina, publishing titles in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.
buyer parent: New Media Investment Group
buyer: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States. "
target: SC Business Publications, LLC
South Carolina Business Publications, better known as SC Biz News, is the primary source of business information for South Carolina, publishing titles in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.
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closed 2/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Morris Communications Co. LLC, acquired Georgia Trend Magazine

synopsis: Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced the acquisition of Trend Publications, LLC, which includes the premiere state-wide monthly business publication, Georgia Trend, several annual publications, georgiatrend.com and other print, digital and event assets.
buyer: Morris Communications Co. LLC
Morris Publishing Group, LLC, is a privately held media company based in Augusta, Ga. MPG currently owns and operates 11 daily newspapers as well as non-daily newspapers, city magazines and free community publications in the Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and Alaska. "
target: Georgia Trend Magazine
Georgia Trend presents an analysis of trends in finance, investments, real-estate, politics and the economy each month. More corporate decision makers in the state rely on Georgia Trend for business news and information that can help them plan for the future.
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announced 7/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Integrated Whale Media Investments, will acquire Forbes, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, announced an agreement under which a group of international investors will purchase a majority stake in the company. The newly formed Hong Kong-based investor group Integrated Whale Media Investments is composed of international investors.
buyer: Integrated Whale Media Investments
Integrated Whale Media Investments is a Hong Kong-based international investor group. Its investors include Integrated Asset Management (Asia) Limited (“IAM”). IAM is primarily engaged in public and private equity investments, with expertise in telecommunications, finance and technology investments."
target: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles.
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$500*
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$178
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announced 4/15/2013 via Bloomberg

Times Media Group Limited, will acquire BDFM Publishers Ltd

synopsis: Pearson Plc (PSON), which owns the Financial Times newspaper, has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in publisher BDFM Publishers Ltd. to South Africa’s Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the Johannesburg-based company. BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines in South Africa.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: BDFM Publishers Ltd
BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines. The company offers its publications under Business Day, The Weekender, and Financial Mail brand names. Additionally, it prints management books.
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closed 1/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Impulse Media GmbH, acquired Impulse Media GmbH

synopsis: Nikolaus Förster, the managing director of Impulse Media GmbH, acquired the majority of Impulse Magazine from Gruner+Jahr AG & Co. Impulse is Germany's leading business magazine.
buyer: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others.
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closed 3/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Graphcom, Inc., acquired Frederick Gorilla

synopsis: Graphcom, Inc., a full-service marketing and publishing firm and G7 Master Printer located in Gettysburg, Pa., announced that it has acquired Frederick Gorilla magazine from All Saints Publishing, LLC of Frederick, Md.
buyer: Graphcom, Inc.
Graphcom, Inc. is a full-service marketing and publishing firm and G7 Master Printer located in historic Gettysburg, Pa. "
target parent: All Saints Publishing, LLC
target: Frederick Gorilla
Frederick Gorilla magazine was launched in August 2011 by Pattee Brown and Harby Tran. Its editorial emphasis was driven from the philosophy that hyper-local journalism is the future of publishing.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Octomedia Pty Ltd, acquired Franchise Business

synopsis: Cirrus Media has sold its Franchise Business sector, which includes the magazine Franchising Magazine, website Franchise Business and accompanying newsletter, to B2B specialist publisher Octomedia. Franchise Business is the leading consumer publication and online directory for anyone interested in investing in a franchise.
buyer: Octomedia Pty Ltd
Octomedia has been in publication since 1971 and is Australia’s largest and oldest retail trade publication with daily digital newsletters, websites, news briefs and more. They provide essential knowledge and insight into the trends, issues and events of importance to the retail industry. "
target parent: Catalyst Investment Managers Pty Ltd.
target: Franchise Business
Franchise Business is the leading consumer publication and online directory for anyone interested in investing in a franchise. Features include franchising issues, industry developments, brands and marketing, legal and financial matters, trends and expectations, and franchisee experiences.
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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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announced 2/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, will acquire Mojauto

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Serbia agreed to acquire Mojauto.rs , the second most visited car market place in Serbia. The online car classifieds portal Mojauto.rs is number two in its segment and offers an additional printed magazine.
buyer parent: Ringier AG
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe with activities in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Serbia. It is the region's market leader in the segment of widely circulated tabloid dailies and one of the biggest magazine publishers. "
target: Mojauto
Mojauto.rs operates an online car, and car part market place. It is the second most visited online car market place in Serbia. It also operates a printed auto trader magazine.
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closed 10/24/2007 via BusinessWire

ngi group, inc., acquired Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The ngi group decided during its board of directors’ meeting held today, October 24, 2007, to acquire the shares necessary to convert Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd. from an affiliate held under the equity accounting method to a consolidated subsidiary.
buyer: ngi group, inc.
ngi group contributes to the world economy by producing innovative businesses and entrepreneurs in the next generation industries and areas, especially Asia, through our competencies on creation, incubation, finding, supporting and investing of the venture businesses. "
target: Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.
Fujisan Magazine Service is Japan’s first online bookshop providing access to various subscription magazines distributed as digital media over the Internet. Fujisan currently provides customers with digital magazines from several publishing companies through its “Fujisan Digital” service.
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$1,164*
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closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH, acquired Saal Zwei

synopsis: Süddeutsche Zeitung, the largest regional newspaper in Germany, has acquired Saal Zwei, an online-business-magazine for women. Saal Zwei researchs and compiles information on the most important topics of the week and delivers it every week to registered emails and on their site.
buyer parent: Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH
buyer: Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH
Süddeutsche Zeitung is the largest regional newspaper in Germany. They reach 1.13 million readers daily. Their contents cover the topics of politics, economy, panorama, sports, culture, knowledge, opportunities, travel, automobile, and style. "
target: Saal Zwei
Saal Zwei is an online-business-magazine for women. They research and compile information on the most important topics of the week and deliver it every week to registered emails and on their site. Their mission is to build a female business brand for women in business, politics and society.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Kilcullen Kapital Partners, acquired The Business Post

synopsis: Kilcullen Kapital Partners, an investment company founded by businessman Enda O’Coineen, has acquiredThe Business Post from Key Capital. The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper.
buyer: Kilcullen Kapital Partners
Kilcullen Kapital Partners, led by Enda O’Coineen and Donal O’Shaughnessy, is a boutique dynamic investment platform in Funds, Hospitality, Renewable Energy, Property and Technology. Kilcullen Kapital Partners is based in Dublin, Ireland, "
target parent: Key Capital Ltd.
target: The Business Post
The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper. The Business Post Digital platform provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, and more.
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announced 7/2/2018 via New York Times

Uzabase, will acquire Quartz

synopsis: Quartz, a global business news brand which Atlantic Media created in 2012, will be sold to the Japanese financial intelligence company Uzabase. Designed for an efficient, mobile reading experience, Quartz serves business professionals who travel the world, are focused on international markets, and value critical thinking.
buyer: Uzabase (TSE:3966:$45.94)
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Quartz
Quartz is a global business news brand launched in September 2012 for people who are excited by change. Designed for an efficient, mobile reading experience, Quartz serves business professionals who travel the world, are focused on international markets, and value critical thinking.
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announced 9/13/2016 via Reuters

Grupo Globo, will acquire Valor Economico

synopsis: Grupo Globo SA, Latin America's largest media conglomerate, agreed to buy out the stake that partner Grupo Folha had in Valor Econômico newspaper. Folha, which is Brazil's largest paper in circulation, and Globo owned half each of Valor Econômico, which was created around 2000 to focus on finance and economics news.
buyer: Grupo Globo
Grupo Globo Media, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, creates, produces, manages, and distributes audiovisual programs. It produces television programs, entertainment shows, and fiction shows that broadcast in Spanish, European, and American channels. "
target: Valor Economico
Valor Econômico is a result of the partnership of two large media groups in Brazil: Grupo Folha and Organizações Globo. It is the largest economy, finance and business newspaper in Brazil, and it has become the most important publication in the area.
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announced 9/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer SE, will acquire Business Insider

synopsis: Axel Springer SE, the leading digital publisher in Europe, announced a binding agreement to purchase approximately 88 percent of the shares in New York City-based Business Insider. The company is the leading digital offering for business news in the U.S.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,564.30)
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. The digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues today. "
target: Business Insider
Business Insider is a dynamic company reaching the new generation of business leaders. We are a well-funded (including by Jeff Bezos) startup at the forefront of digital media. We are also one of the fastest-growing business media companies, reaching more than 60 million readers per month.
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closed 7/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mark Hales, acquired TheBusinessDesk.com

synopsis: TheBusinessDesk.com has been acquired by investor Mark Hales. TheBusinessDesk.com brings the highest standards of regional business information to the Internet and mobile devices, it is the only website dedicated to Yorkshire business news.
buyer: Mark Hales
Mark Hales is a technology investor in the United Kingdom. "
target: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com brings the highest standards of regional business information to the Internet and mobile devices, it is the only website dedicated to Yorkshire business news.
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closed 8/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

The National Business Review, acquired The National Business Review

synopsis: The National Business Review has been sold by long-time publisher Barry Colman to Todd Scott, the company's chief executive, in a management buyout. The National Business Review is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector.
buyer: The National Business Review
The National Business Review (NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector. The paper is owned by Barry Colman who also publishes the Grocers Review and several other small trade publications. "
target: The National Business Review
The National Business Review (NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector. The paper is owned by Barry Colman who also publishes the Grocers Review and several other small trade publications.
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announced 5/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Colorado Springs Independent, will acquire The Colorado Springs Business Journal, Inc.

synopsis: The owners of the Colorado Springs Independent announced that they are buying the Colorado Springs Business Journal. John Weiss, publisher of the Independent and head of the Publishing Corp. of Colorado Springs that is buying the Business Journal, said the papers would remain editorially independent.
buyer: The Colorado Springs Independent
The locally-owned Colorado Springs Independent is the second largest paper in El Paso County with 36,000 papers distributed every Wednesday at more than 850 high-traffic locations. "
target parent: The Dolan Company
target: The Colorado Springs Business Journal, Inc.
The Colorado Springs Business Journal provides in-depth local news covering real estate, tourism, defense contracting/aerospace, local politics and more from award winning reporters.
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announced 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chatchaval Jiaravanon, will acquire Fortune

synopsis: Meredith has an agreement to sell Fortune Magazine to Thailand-based entrepreneur Chatchaval Jiaravanon. Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States. In addition to its namesake magazine, FORTUNE publishes several digital newsletters.
buyer: Chatchaval Jiaravanon
Chatchaval Jiaravanon, a California-educated executive with almost no profile in the U.S. media business, is the executive chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, Thailand's largest private company, with business interests ranging from telecommunications to 7-Eleven stores to meat processing. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Fortune
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States. In addition to its namesake magazine, FORTUNE publishes several digital newsletters.
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closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Forbes, Inc., acquired The Memo

synopsis: Forbes Media announced the acquisition of the British online business publication, The Memo. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
buyer parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. "
target: The Memo
The Memo is a London-based, online business publication. Founded by its Editor, Alex Wood, in April 2015, The Memo is published daily on the web, presenting carefully curated news, commentary, and high-profile interviews with people making real change around the world.
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closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

BridgeTower Media, acquired SC Business Publications, LLC

synopsis: BridgeTower Media, a leading provider of local and regional business information, events and marketing services, announced the acquisition of South Carolina Business Publications, better known as SC Biz News. SC Biz is the primary source of business information for South Carolina, publishing titles in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.
buyer parent: New Media Investment Group
buyer: BridgeTower Media
BridgeTower Media is a leading provider of business information, events and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States. "
target: SC Business Publications, LLC
South Carolina Business Publications, better known as SC Biz News, is the primary source of business information for South Carolina, publishing titles in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.
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closed 2/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Morris Communications Co. LLC, acquired Georgia Trend Magazine

synopsis: Morris Publishing Group, LLC announced the acquisition of Trend Publications, LLC, which includes the premiere state-wide monthly business publication, Georgia Trend, several annual publications, georgiatrend.com and other print, digital and event assets.
buyer: Morris Communications Co. LLC
Morris Publishing Group, LLC, is a privately held media company based in Augusta, Ga. MPG currently owns and operates 11 daily newspapers as well as non-daily newspapers, city magazines and free community publications in the Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and Alaska. "
target: Georgia Trend Magazine
Georgia Trend presents an analysis of trends in finance, investments, real-estate, politics and the economy each month. More corporate decision makers in the state rely on Georgia Trend for business news and information that can help them plan for the future.
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announced 7/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Integrated Whale Media Investments, will acquire Forbes, Inc.

synopsis: Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, announced an agreement under which a group of international investors will purchase a majority stake in the company. The newly formed Hong Kong-based investor group Integrated Whale Media Investments is composed of international investors.
buyer: Integrated Whale Media Investments
Integrated Whale Media Investments is a Hong Kong-based international investor group. Its investors include Integrated Asset Management (Asia) Limited (“IAM”). IAM is primarily engaged in public and private equity investments, with expertise in telecommunications, finance and technology investments."
target: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media LLC, publisher of Forbes magazine and forbes.com, is an authoritative source of news and information on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles.
price ($mm)
$500*
rev ($mm)
$178
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/15/2013 via Bloomberg

Times Media Group Limited, will acquire BDFM Publishers Ltd

synopsis: Pearson Plc (PSON), which owns the Financial Times newspaper, has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in publisher BDFM Publishers Ltd. to South Africa’s Times Media Group Ltd. (TMG), the Johannesburg-based company. BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines in South Africa.
buyer: Times Media Group Limited (TMG:SJ:$345.68)
Times Media Group Limited (TMG) is the holding company that owns leading South Africa media and entertainment assets, boasting prominent brands, innovative content, delivered across a variety of channels. These assets are housed in the operating company Times Media (Pty) Ltd. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: BDFM Publishers Ltd
BDFM Publishers (Pty) Ltd publishes and distributes newspaper and business magazines. The company offers its publications under Business Day, The Weekender, and Financial Mail brand names. Additionally, it prints management books.
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closed 1/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Impulse Media GmbH, acquired Impulse Media GmbH

synopsis: Nikolaus Förster, the managing director of Impulse Media GmbH, acquired the majority of Impulse Magazine from Gruner+Jahr AG & Co. Impulse is Germany's leading business magazine.
buyer: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Impulse Media GmbH
Impulse Media GmbH runs Germany's leading business magazine. They provide new impetus and concrete added value for people who create something of their own, implement ideas and are liable for their actions. They write about entrepreneurs whose ideas and experiences inspire others.
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closed 3/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Graphcom, Inc., acquired Frederick Gorilla

synopsis: Graphcom, Inc., a full-service marketing and publishing firm and G7 Master Printer located in Gettysburg, Pa., announced that it has acquired Frederick Gorilla magazine from All Saints Publishing, LLC of Frederick, Md.
buyer: Graphcom, Inc.
Graphcom, Inc. is a full-service marketing and publishing firm and G7 Master Printer located in historic Gettysburg, Pa. "
target parent: All Saints Publishing, LLC
target: Frederick Gorilla
Frederick Gorilla magazine was launched in August 2011 by Pattee Brown and Harby Tran. Its editorial emphasis was driven from the philosophy that hyper-local journalism is the future of publishing.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Octomedia Pty Ltd, acquired Franchise Business

synopsis: Cirrus Media has sold its Franchise Business sector, which includes the magazine Franchising Magazine, website Franchise Business and accompanying newsletter, to B2B specialist publisher Octomedia. Franchise Business is the leading consumer publication and online directory for anyone interested in investing in a franchise.
buyer: Octomedia Pty Ltd
Octomedia has been in publication since 1971 and is Australia’s largest and oldest retail trade publication with daily digital newsletters, websites, news briefs and more. They provide essential knowledge and insight into the trends, issues and events of importance to the retail industry. "
target parent: Catalyst Investment Managers Pty Ltd.
target: Franchise Business
Franchise Business is the leading consumer publication and online directory for anyone interested in investing in a franchise. Features include franchising issues, industry developments, brands and marketing, legal and financial matters, trends and expectations, and franchisee experiences.
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announced 6/2/2017 via BusinessWire

Clipper Magazine, will acquire GreatDeals Magazine

synopsis: Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, announced that GreatDeal$ Magazine will join Clipper, the Valassis-owned magazine focused on local businesses. GreatDeal$ is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area.
buyer parent: MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Clipper Magazine
Clipper Magazine, one of the largest direct-mail publishers in the country, publishes 332 local editions in 27 states, delivering response-driven, full-color glossy ads and money-saving offers. The magazine comprises local merchants and services as well as major regional and national advertisers. "
target: GreatDeals Magazine
GreatDeals is a quality advertising magazine mailed bi-monthly to 220,000 homes in greater Grand Rapids and 120,000 in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area. The digital version allows consumers the ability to click to advertisers' websites and social media.
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announced 2/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, will acquire Mojauto

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Serbia agreed to acquire Mojauto.rs , the second most visited car market place in Serbia. The online car classifieds portal Mojauto.rs is number two in its segment and offers an additional printed magazine.
buyer parent: Ringier AG
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe with activities in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Serbia. It is the region's market leader in the segment of widely circulated tabloid dailies and one of the biggest magazine publishers. "
target: Mojauto
Mojauto.rs operates an online car, and car part market place. It is the second most visited online car market place in Serbia. It also operates a printed auto trader magazine.
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closed 10/24/2007 via BusinessWire

ngi group, inc., acquired Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The ngi group decided during its board of directors’ meeting held today, October 24, 2007, to acquire the shares necessary to convert Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd. from an affiliate held under the equity accounting method to a consolidated subsidiary.
buyer: ngi group, inc.
ngi group contributes to the world economy by producing innovative businesses and entrepreneurs in the next generation industries and areas, especially Asia, through our competencies on creation, incubation, finding, supporting and investing of the venture businesses. "
target: Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.
Fujisan Magazine Service is Japan’s first online bookshop providing access to various subscription magazines distributed as digital media over the Internet. Fujisan currently provides customers with digital magazines from several publishing companies through its “Fujisan Digital” service.
price ($mm)
$1,164*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH, acquired Saal Zwei

synopsis: Süddeutsche Zeitung, the largest regional newspaper in Germany, has acquired Saal Zwei, an online-business-magazine for women. Saal Zwei researchs and compiles information on the most important topics of the week and delivers it every week to registered emails and on their site.
buyer parent: Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH
buyer: Süddeutsche Zeitung GmbH
Süddeutsche Zeitung is the largest regional newspaper in Germany. They reach 1.13 million readers daily. Their contents cover the topics of politics, economy, panorama, sports, culture, knowledge, opportunities, travel, automobile, and style. "
target: Saal Zwei
Saal Zwei is an online-business-magazine for women. They research and compile information on the most important topics of the week and deliver it every week to registered emails and on their site. Their mission is to build a female business brand for women in business, politics and society.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Kilcullen Kapital Partners, acquired The Business Post

synopsis: Kilcullen Kapital Partners, an investment company founded by businessman Enda O’Coineen, has acquiredThe Business Post from Key Capital. The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper.
buyer: Kilcullen Kapital Partners
Kilcullen Kapital Partners, led by Enda O’Coineen and Donal O’Shaughnessy, is a boutique dynamic investment platform in Funds, Hospitality, Renewable Energy, Property and Technology. Kilcullen Kapital Partners is based in Dublin, Ireland, "
target parent: Key Capital Ltd.
target: The Business Post
The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper. The Business Post Digital platform provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/2/2018 via New York Times

Uzabase, will acquire Quartz

synopsis: Quartz, a global business news brand which Atlantic Media created in 2012, will be sold to the Japanese financial intelligence company Uzabase. Designed for an efficient, mobile reading experience, Quartz serves business professionals who travel the world, are focused on international markets, and value critical thinking.
buyer: Uzabase (TSE:3966:$45.94)
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Atlantic Media Company
target: Quartz
Quartz is a global business news brand launched in September 2012 for people who are excited by change. Designed for an efficient, mobile reading experience, Quartz serves business professionals who travel the world, are focused on international markets, and value critical thinking.
price ($mm)
$93
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/13/2016 via Reuters

Grupo Globo, will acquire Valor Economico

synopsis: Grupo Globo SA, Latin America's largest media conglomerate, agreed to buy out the stake that partner Grupo Folha had in Valor Econômico newspaper. Folha, which is Brazil's largest paper in circulation, and Globo owned half each of Valor Econômico, which was created around 2000 to focus on finance and economics news.
buyer: Grupo Globo
Grupo Globo Media, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, creates, produces, manages, and distributes audiovisual programs. It produces television programs, entertainment shows, and fiction shows that broadcast in Spanish, European, and American channels. "
target: Valor Economico
Valor Econômico is a result of the partnership of two large media groups in Brazil: Grupo Folha and Organizações Globo. It is the largest economy, finance and business newspaper in Brazil, and it has become the most important publication in the area.
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announced 9/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer SE, will acquire Business Insider

synopsis: Axel Springer SE, the leading digital publisher in Europe, announced a binding agreement to purchase approximately 88 percent of the shares in New York City-based Business Insider. The company is the leading digital offering for business news in the U.S.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,564.30)
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. The digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues today. "
target: Business Insider
Business Insider is a dynamic company reaching the new generation of business leaders. We are a well-funded (including by Jeff Bezos) startup at the forefront of digital media. We are also one of the fastest-growing business media companies, reaching more than 60 million readers per month.
price ($mm)
$342*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mark Hales, acquired TheBusinessDesk.com

synopsis: TheBusinessDesk.com has been acquired by investor Mark Hales. TheBusinessDesk.com brings the highest standards of regional business information to the Internet and mobile devices, it is the only website dedicated to Yorkshire business news.
buyer: Mark Hales
Mark Hales is a technology investor in the United Kingdom. "
target: TheBusinessDesk.com
TheBusinessDesk.com brings the highest standards of regional business information to the Internet and mobile devices, it is the only website dedicated to Yorkshire business news.
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closed 8/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

The National Business Review, acquired The National Business Review

synopsis: The National Business Review has been sold by long-time publisher Barry Colman to Todd Scott, the company's chief executive, in a management buyout. The National Business Review is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector.
buyer: The National Business Review
The National Business Review (NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector. The paper is owned by Barry Colman who also publishes the Grocers Review and several other small trade publications. "
target: The National Business Review
The National Business Review (NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector. The paper is owned by Barry Colman who also publishes the Grocers Review and several other small trade publications.
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announced 5/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Colorado Springs Independent, will acquire The Colorado Springs Business Journal, Inc.

synopsis: The owners of the Colorado Springs Independent announced that they are buying the Colorado Springs Business Journal. John Weiss, publisher of the Independent and head of the Publishing Corp. of Colorado Springs that is buying the Business Journal, said the papers would remain editorially independent.
buyer: The Colorado Springs Independent
The locally-owned Colorado Springs Independent is the second largest paper in El Paso County with 36,000 papers distributed every Wednesday at more than 850 high-traffic locations. "
target parent: The Dolan Company
target: The Colorado Springs Business Journal, Inc.
The Colorado Springs Business Journal provides in-depth local news covering real estate, tourism, defense contracting/aerospace, local politics and more from award winning reporters.
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Chuco Co., Ltd.
Chuco Co., Ltd. is engaged in the magazine publishing business. It publishes business and lifestyle magazines. The company also organizes business seminars and events, such as lectures, concerts, symposiums and seminars, training, and implementation of various PR.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$66.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.04
EBIT ($mm)
$4.61
Net Income ($mm)
$3.07
Employees
286
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Ticker: TSE:2371
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakaku.com
Kakaku.com, Inc provides price comparison services and products information through its website. The Company also provides Internet advertising services. They are based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$396.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$203.72
EBIT ($mm)
$190.96
Net Income ($mm)
$132.08
Employees
727
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Ticker: DB:SPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues. They are the market leader in the German print business, and also active in over 40 countries through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,564.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$810.85
EBIT ($mm)
$466.64
Net Income ($mm)
$168.74
Employees
16282
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Ticker: YELGF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yell Group Ltd.
Yell Group Ltd.
Yell Group is a leading provider of digital services within the emerging local eMarketplace for consumers and SMEs across its operations in the UK, US, Spain and some countries in Latin America. They develop a broad range of digital services tailored to the converging needs of SMEs and consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$3,013.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$881.36
EBIT ($mm)
$609.18
Net Income ($mm)
$74.94
Employees
13414
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Ticker: ASX:BIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIG Un Limited
BIG Un Limited
Big Un Ltd is the parent company of Big Review TV Ltd. Big Review TV are innovative disruptors in the online video space delivering subscription based video technology products and services. The Company has operations across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vancouver.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$10.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BITA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited is a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's fast-growing automotive industry. The Company's websites provide consumers with up-to-date new and used automobile pricing information, specifications, reviews and consumer feedback.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$669.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.27
EBIT ($mm)
$71.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1902
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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Ticker: CARS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cars.com
Cars.com
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$631.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.59
EBIT ($mm)
$155.89
Net Income ($mm)
$121.49
Employees
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Ticker: QUOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quotient Technology Inc.
Quotient Technology Inc.
Quotient Technology Inc., which recently changed its name from Coupons.com Incorporated, is a leading digital promotion and media platform that connects brands, retailers and consumers. They distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$424.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.70
EBIT ($mm)
($13.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
877
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Ticker: CARG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CarGurus
CarGurus is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$418.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.92
EBIT ($mm)
$9.03
Net Income ($mm)
$49.32
Employees
549
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Ticker: TRUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc. is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$358.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
773
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Ticker: ASX:CAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$281.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.71
EBIT ($mm)
$125.79
Net Income ($mm)
$82.69
Employees
394
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Ticker: ABTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel pioneered online car buying and has grown to become one of the most influential automotive consumer websites today. Autobytel has also received numerous industry accolades for providing high quality leads and a full range of marketing services to dealers and manufacturers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$110.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.22
EBIT ($mm)
$6.71
Net Income ($mm)
$3.89
Employees
148
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Ticker: TC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$99.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
833
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Ticker: SMAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$2.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.40
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:2139
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chuco Co., Ltd.
Chuco Co., Ltd. is engaged in the magazine publishing business. It publishes business and lifestyle magazines. The company also organizes business seminars and events, such as lectures, concerts, symposiums and seminars, training, and implementation of various PR.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$66.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.04
EBIT ($mm)
$4.61
Net Income ($mm)
$3.07
Employees
286
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Ticker: TSE:2371
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakaku.com
Kakaku.com, Inc provides price comparison services and products information through its website. The Company also provides Internet advertising services. They are based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$396.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$203.72
EBIT ($mm)
$190.96
Net Income ($mm)
$132.08
Employees
727
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Ticker: DB:SPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Digital media channels already contribute nearly three quarters of total pro-forma revenues. They are the market leader in the German print business, and also active in over 40 countries through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,564.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$810.85
EBIT ($mm)
$466.64
Net Income ($mm)
$168.74
Employees
16282
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Ticker: YELGF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yell Group Ltd.
Yell Group Ltd.
Yell Group is a leading provider of digital services within the emerging local eMarketplace for consumers and SMEs across its operations in the UK, US, Spain and some countries in Latin America. They develop a broad range of digital services tailored to the converging needs of SMEs and consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$3,013.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$881.36
EBIT ($mm)
$609.18
Net Income ($mm)
$74.94
Employees
13414
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Ticker: ASX:BIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIG Un Limited
BIG Un Limited
Big Un Ltd is the parent company of Big Review TV Ltd. Big Review TV are innovative disruptors in the online video space delivering subscription based video technology products and services. The Company has operations across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vancouver.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$10.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BITA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited
Bitauto Holdings Limited is a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's fast-growing automotive industry. The Company's websites provide consumers with up-to-date new and used automobile pricing information, specifications, reviews and consumer feedback.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$669.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.27
EBIT ($mm)
$71.82
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1902
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Ticker: TSE:3674
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co. Ltd. is Japan’s largest online auction price comparison and search website. aucfan.com allows users to compare, search, and analyze online auction and ecommerce product and price information, as well as to see the prices and numbers of transactions for products traded in the past.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
120
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Ticker: CARS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cars.com
Cars.com
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$631.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$218.59
EBIT ($mm)
$155.89
Net Income ($mm)
$121.49
Employees
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Ticker: QUOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quotient Technology Inc.
Quotient Technology Inc.
Quotient Technology Inc., which recently changed its name from Coupons.com Incorporated, is a leading digital promotion and media platform that connects brands, retailers and consumers. They distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$424.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.70
EBIT ($mm)
($13.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
877
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Ticker: CARG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CarGurus
CarGurus is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$418.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.92
EBIT ($mm)
$9.03
Net Income ($mm)
$49.32
Employees
549
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Ticker: TRUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc.
TrueCar, Inc. is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$358.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
773
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Ticker: ASX:CAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd.
Carsales.com Ltd is the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia. Attracting more Australians interested in buying or selling cars, motorcycles, trucks, caravans and boats than any other classified group of websites.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$281.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.71
EBIT ($mm)
$125.79
Net Income ($mm)
$82.69
Employees
394
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Ticker: ABTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel pioneered online car buying and has grown to become one of the most influential automotive consumer websites today. Autobytel has also received numerous industry accolades for providing high quality leads and a full range of marketing services to dealers and manufacturers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$110.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.22
EBIT ($mm)
$6.71
Net Income ($mm)
$3.89
Employees
148
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Ticker: TC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe Limited
TuanChe is an omni-channel automotive marketplace in China. TuanChe connects consumers with various industry players such as automakers, dealers and other automotive service providers. TuanChe has achieved rapid growth in its business by integrating its online platforms with offline sales events.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$99.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
833
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Ticker: SMAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$2.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1.50
Net Income ($mm)
$1.40
Employees
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