By Nolo, Inc.

closed 5/2/2011 via Market Wire

ExpertHub, acquired Nolo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands announced the acquisition of Nolo, Inc., a market leader in consumer-friendly legal information and marketing services, through it's subsidiary ExpertHub. Nolo, Inc. offers consumers plain-English legal information through thousands of high-quality original books, articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, and much more.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: ExpertHub
ExpertHub, Inc. owns and operates online advertisement communities for professionals including lawyers, plastic surgeons, and dentists. The company offers expertPLANNER, a proposal generator; expertSYNDICATION, which is a content contribution program; and expertSTATS, a reporting dashboard. "
target: Nolo, Inc.
Nolo, Inc. is a market leader in consumer-friendly legal information and marketing services. It offers consumers plain-English legal information through thousands of high-quality original books, articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, and much more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2011 via Market Wire

ExpertHub, acquired Nolo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands announced the acquisition of Nolo, Inc., a market leader in consumer-friendly legal information and marketing services, through it's subsidiary ExpertHub. Nolo, Inc. offers consumers plain-English legal information through thousands of high-quality original books, articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, and much more.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: ExpertHub
ExpertHub, Inc. owns and operates online advertisement communities for professionals including lawyers, plastic surgeons, and dentists. The company offers expertPLANNER, a proposal generator; expertSYNDICATION, which is a content contribution program; and expertSTATS, a reporting dashboard. "
target: Nolo, Inc.
Nolo, Inc. is a market leader in consumer-friendly legal information and marketing services. It offers consumers plain-English legal information through thousands of high-quality original books, articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, and much more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Assure Law Limited, acquired HighStreetLawyer

synopsis: Assure Law, a leading business consultancy focused solely on the legal profession, has acquired a majority stake in HighStreetLawyer.com, the network of small firms. HighStreetLawyer.com provides all the details needed to find the best local solicitor.
buyer: Assure Law Limited
Assure Law is a leading business consultancy focused solely on the legal profession. Their national team of qualified professionals all have practical experience of building profitable, sustainable and scalable professional service businesses. "
target: HighStreetLawyer
Whether a solicitor to help you buy or sell a house is needed, advise on a dispute, protect family and assets, deal with divorce or separations or any commercial legal issues, HighStreetLawyer.com provides all the details needed to find the best local solicitor.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/18/2013 via PR Newswire

LeadRival, acquired MyDUIAttorney.org

synopsis: LeadRival announced the acquisition of the consumer-based website MyDUIAttorney.Org. This website was created as the command center for all legal DUI information, allowing consumers to obtain power in their own case. MyDUIAttorney.org offers education on both national and state DUI laws, along with types of DUI tests and attorney interviews.
buyer: LeadRival
LeadRival is an internet lead generation company in the consumer legal services industry. LeadRival's partners are law firms across the country specializing in one or more areas of law. "
target: MyDUIAttorney.org
MyDUIAttorney.org is constructed as a consumer resource that provides accurate, up to date information on the DUI legal process. Also provided is a case evaluation form which allows a prospect to locate and talk to a local attorney about their situation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

HomeServe plc, will acquire eLocal

synopsis: HomeServe, the international home repairs and improvements business, will acquire eLocal, a leading performance-based advertising platforms that offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,107.23)
HomeServe is a leading provider of home repair solutions. HomeServe protects homeowners against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, HVAC and other home repair emergencies by providing affordable repair coverage, installations and quality local service. "
target: eLocal
eLocal is a leading performance-based advertising platforms. It offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services. By utilizing cutting edge technology and a robust network of publishers, eLocal reaches ready-to-buy consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anwalt.De Services Ag, acquired FragRobin AG

synopsis: Anwalt.de  services AG takes over with theLegal-tech provider Ask Robin, based in Germany. FragRobin is an online platform that educates consumers on family, employment, tenancy and consumer law issues, informs about legal claims and automatically supports them in their search for the right lawyer.
buyer: Anwalt.De Services Ag
Anwalt.de services AG is the leading Legal Tech company in the German-speaking market. For advice seekers, Anwalt.de is the first "go-to place" for all legal topics. Anwalt.de helps find the best suited local lawyer out of more than 14,500 comprehensive lawyer profiles. "
target: FragRobin AG
FragRobin, based in Germany, is an online platform that educates consumers on family, employment, tenancy and consumer law issues, informs about legal claims and automatically supports them in their search for the right lawyer.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anwalt.De Services Ag, acquired Jurato Digital GmbH

synopsis: Anwalt.de AG, the leading Legal Tech company in the German-speaking market, has acquired Jurato. Berlin-based Jurato is a platform for attorneys to find new clients and market their services. Clients can request legal support via a sophisticated online tool and get matched with the best attorneys.
buyer: Anwalt.De Services Ag
Anwalt.de services AG is the leading Legal Tech company in the German-speaking market. For advice seekers, Anwalt.de is the first "go-to place" for all legal topics. Anwalt.de helps find the best suited local lawyer out of more than 14,500 comprehensive lawyer profiles. "
target: Jurato Digital GmbH
Berlin-based Jurato is a platform for attorneys to find new clients and market their services. Clients can request legal support via a sophisticated online tool and get matched with the best attorneys.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire Avvo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands, an online media and software services organization, has reached an agreement to acquire Avvo. Avvo is an online legal marketplace connecting lawyers and consumers. The brand provides a website and mobile apps that offer legal services, attorney profiles, Q&A forums and educational content for consumers and attorneys.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Health, Automotive, Legal and Home/Travel. The company's award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 100 million monthly visitors. "
target: Avvo, Inc.
Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools and services. Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States. They also offer a free Q&A forum.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

DigitalTown, will acquire JustLegal

synopsis: DigitalTown, Inc. and Congo, Ltd. have entered into an agreement for DigitalTown to acquire technology, expertise, and other assets of Congo. Congo’s flagship product is JustLegal.com, an online service for legal service provider discovery. JustLegal makes it easy for citizens to find the right attorney and schedule a free initial consultation.
buyer: DigitalTown (OTCPK:DGTW:$0.34)
DigitalTown, Inc. powers Smart Cities to succeed in the Digital Age. The company provides turn-key hosted solutions to power "Digital Towns", which improve Quality of Life for residents and visitors through integrated solutions for economic development, civic engagement and digital inclusion. "
target: JustLegal
JustLegal is an online service for legal service provider discovery. JustLegal makes it easy for citizens to find the right attorney, schedule a free initial consultation, and choose to connect in person or online through secure video chat.
price ($mm)
$1.12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2013 via PR Web

TopSites Law, acquired National Top Lawyers

synopsis: TopSites Law announced that it has acquired National Top Lawyers, an attorney listing service that seeks to locate, identify and recognize the most highly sought after attorneys in each practice area. The purchase will further establish TopSites Law as a leader in the field of legal marketing.
buyer: TopSites Law
TopSites Law is a full-service marketing agency for the legal industry. TopSites Law handles marketing, online advertising, interactive communications, public relations and website development for individual lawyers and law firms nationwide. "
target: National Top Lawyers
National Top Lawyers is an attorney and law firm listing service that seeks to locate, identify and recognize the most highly sought after attorneys in each practice area. Its directories of top lawyers cover two practice areas: Maryland and Washington DC.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/6/2014 via Reuters

Permira, will acquire LegalZoom.com, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity fund manager Permira Advisers LLC is planning to take a controlling stake in LegalZoom.com, a provider of online legal documents for families and small businesses including copyrights, business formation, wills, patents, power of attorney and pre-nuptial agreements.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach. The Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. "
target: LegalZoom.com, Inc.
LegalZoom, founded in 2001, is the leading company in the market for online legal documents for families and small businesses including copyrights, business formation, wills, patents, power of attorney and pre-nuptial agreements.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/29/2011 via BNC Analysis

DAS UK Group, acquired Everything Legal Ltd.

synopsis: Everything Legal Limited, the company which owns and operates the award-winning legal information website Law on the Web, has been acquired by the DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer.
buyer: DAS UK Group
Since DAS UK Groups formation in 1975, DAS has become firmly established as the clear leader within the legal expenses insurance market. Das is proud of the fact that we provide access to justice for millions of people and, as a result, have become one of the UK’s leading non-life insurers. "
target: Everything Legal Ltd.
Everything Legal Limited owns and operates the legal information website, Law on the Web. Law on the Web attracts more than a million visitors each year, who come seeking legal guidance and advice.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired Super Lawyers

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Super Lawyers, the leading attorney ratings system for consumers, from Key Professional Media, based in Minneapolis, Minn.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Key Professional Media, Inc.
target: Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2011 via Market Wire

ExpertHub, acquired Nolo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands announced the acquisition of Nolo, Inc., a market leader in consumer-friendly legal information and marketing services, through it's subsidiary ExpertHub. Nolo, Inc. offers consumers plain-English legal information through thousands of high-quality original books, articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, and much more.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: ExpertHub
ExpertHub, Inc. owns and operates online advertisement communities for professionals including lawyers, plastic surgeons, and dentists. The company offers expertPLANNER, a proposal generator; expertSYNDICATION, which is a content contribution program; and expertSTATS, a reporting dashboard. "
target: Nolo, Inc.
Nolo, Inc. is a market leader in consumer-friendly legal information and marketing services. It offers consumers plain-English legal information through thousands of high-quality original books, articles, blogs, podcasts, videos, and much more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Assure Law Limited, acquired HighStreetLawyer

synopsis: Assure Law, a leading business consultancy focused solely on the legal profession, has acquired a majority stake in HighStreetLawyer.com, the network of small firms. HighStreetLawyer.com provides all the details needed to find the best local solicitor.
buyer: Assure Law Limited
Assure Law is a leading business consultancy focused solely on the legal profession. Their national team of qualified professionals all have practical experience of building profitable, sustainable and scalable professional service businesses. "
target: HighStreetLawyer
Whether a solicitor to help you buy or sell a house is needed, advise on a dispute, protect family and assets, deal with divorce or separations or any commercial legal issues, HighStreetLawyer.com provides all the details needed to find the best local solicitor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2013 via PR Newswire

LeadRival, acquired MyDUIAttorney.org

synopsis: LeadRival announced the acquisition of the consumer-based website MyDUIAttorney.Org. This website was created as the command center for all legal DUI information, allowing consumers to obtain power in their own case. MyDUIAttorney.org offers education on both national and state DUI laws, along with types of DUI tests and attorney interviews.
buyer: LeadRival
LeadRival is an internet lead generation company in the consumer legal services industry. LeadRival's partners are law firms across the country specializing in one or more areas of law. "
target: MyDUIAttorney.org
MyDUIAttorney.org is constructed as a consumer resource that provides accurate, up to date information on the DUI legal process. Also provided is a case evaluation form which allows a prospect to locate and talk to a local attorney about their situation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

HomeServe plc, will acquire eLocal

synopsis: HomeServe, the international home repairs and improvements business, will acquire eLocal, a leading performance-based advertising platforms that offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,107.23)
HomeServe is a leading provider of home repair solutions. HomeServe protects homeowners against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, HVAC and other home repair emergencies by providing affordable repair coverage, installations and quality local service. "
target: eLocal
eLocal is a leading performance-based advertising platforms. It offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services. By utilizing cutting edge technology and a robust network of publishers, eLocal reaches ready-to-buy consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anwalt.De Services Ag, acquired FragRobin AG

synopsis: Anwalt.de  services AG takes over with theLegal-tech provider Ask Robin, based in Germany. FragRobin is an online platform that educates consumers on family, employment, tenancy and consumer law issues, informs about legal claims and automatically supports them in their search for the right lawyer.
buyer: Anwalt.De Services Ag
Anwalt.de services AG is the leading Legal Tech company in the German-speaking market. For advice seekers, Anwalt.de is the first "go-to place" for all legal topics. Anwalt.de helps find the best suited local lawyer out of more than 14,500 comprehensive lawyer profiles. "
target: FragRobin AG
FragRobin, based in Germany, is an online platform that educates consumers on family, employment, tenancy and consumer law issues, informs about legal claims and automatically supports them in their search for the right lawyer.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anwalt.De Services Ag, acquired Jurato Digital GmbH

synopsis: Anwalt.de AG, the leading Legal Tech company in the German-speaking market, has acquired Jurato. Berlin-based Jurato is a platform for attorneys to find new clients and market their services. Clients can request legal support via a sophisticated online tool and get matched with the best attorneys.
buyer: Anwalt.De Services Ag
Anwalt.de services AG is the leading Legal Tech company in the German-speaking market. For advice seekers, Anwalt.de is the first "go-to place" for all legal topics. Anwalt.de helps find the best suited local lawyer out of more than 14,500 comprehensive lawyer profiles. "
target: Jurato Digital GmbH
Berlin-based Jurato is a platform for attorneys to find new clients and market their services. Clients can request legal support via a sophisticated online tool and get matched with the best attorneys.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire Avvo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Brands, an online media and software services organization, has reached an agreement to acquire Avvo. Avvo is an online legal marketplace connecting lawyers and consumers. The brand provides a website and mobile apps that offer legal services, attorney profiles, Q&A forums and educational content for consumers and attorneys.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Health, Automotive, Legal and Home/Travel. The company's award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 100 million monthly visitors. "
target: Avvo, Inc.
Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools and services. Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States. They also offer a free Q&A forum.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/11/2017 via GlobeNewswire

DigitalTown, will acquire JustLegal

synopsis: DigitalTown, Inc. and Congo, Ltd. have entered into an agreement for DigitalTown to acquire technology, expertise, and other assets of Congo. Congo’s flagship product is JustLegal.com, an online service for legal service provider discovery. JustLegal makes it easy for citizens to find the right attorney and schedule a free initial consultation.
buyer: DigitalTown (OTCPK:DGTW:$0.34)
DigitalTown, Inc. powers Smart Cities to succeed in the Digital Age. The company provides turn-key hosted solutions to power "Digital Towns", which improve Quality of Life for residents and visitors through integrated solutions for economic development, civic engagement and digital inclusion. "
target: JustLegal
JustLegal is an online service for legal service provider discovery. JustLegal makes it easy for citizens to find the right attorney, schedule a free initial consultation, and choose to connect in person or online through secure video chat.
price ($mm)
$1.12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2013 via PR Web

TopSites Law, acquired National Top Lawyers

synopsis: TopSites Law announced that it has acquired National Top Lawyers, an attorney listing service that seeks to locate, identify and recognize the most highly sought after attorneys in each practice area. The purchase will further establish TopSites Law as a leader in the field of legal marketing.
buyer: TopSites Law
TopSites Law is a full-service marketing agency for the legal industry. TopSites Law handles marketing, online advertising, interactive communications, public relations and website development for individual lawyers and law firms nationwide. "
target: National Top Lawyers
National Top Lawyers is an attorney and law firm listing service that seeks to locate, identify and recognize the most highly sought after attorneys in each practice area. Its directories of top lawyers cover two practice areas: Maryland and Washington DC.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/6/2014 via Reuters

Permira, will acquire LegalZoom.com, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity fund manager Permira Advisers LLC is planning to take a controlling stake in LegalZoom.com, a provider of online legal documents for families and small businesses including copyrights, business formation, wills, patents, power of attorney and pre-nuptial agreements.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a European private equity firm with global reach. The Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, make long-term investments in companies with the ambition of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. "
target: LegalZoom.com, Inc.
LegalZoom, founded in 2001, is the leading company in the market for online legal documents for families and small businesses including copyrights, business formation, wills, patents, power of attorney and pre-nuptial agreements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2011 via BNC Analysis

DAS UK Group, acquired Everything Legal Ltd.

synopsis: Everything Legal Limited, the company which owns and operates the award-winning legal information website Law on the Web, has been acquired by the DAS UK Group, the UK’s leading legal expenses insurer.
buyer: DAS UK Group
Since DAS UK Groups formation in 1975, DAS has become firmly established as the clear leader within the legal expenses insurance market. Das is proud of the fact that we provide access to justice for millions of people and, as a result, have become one of the UK’s leading non-life insurers. "
target: Everything Legal Ltd.
Everything Legal Limited owns and operates the legal information website, Law on the Web. Law on the Web attracts more than a million visitors each year, who come seeking legal guidance and advice.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired Super Lawyers

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Super Lawyers, the leading attorney ratings system for consumers, from Key Professional Media, based in Minneapolis, Minn.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,721.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Key Professional Media, Inc.
target: Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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