Like CR Gibson Co., The

closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

CSS Industries, Inc., acquired CR Gibson Co., The

synopsis: CSS Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously reported acquisition of substantially all of the business and assets of C.R. Gibson, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, paper tableware, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks and other gift items.
buyer: CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS:$0.00)
CSS is a consumer products company primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of seasonal and all occasion products, principally to mass market retailers. These products include gift wrap, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, gift tags and decorative tissue paper. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: CR Gibson Co., The
C.R. Gibson, Inc. is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, paper tableware, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks and other gift items that commemorate life’s celebrations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$62 [$67]
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Photoweb SAS, acquired Fizzer

synopsis: European stationery manufacturer Exacompta Clairefontaine made a bolt-on acquisition to its digital services operations. The France-based group, through its Photoweb subsidiary, acquired a 60% stake in Fizzer, a French start-up that specialises in personalised postcards that users create via a mobile application.
buyer parent: Exacompta Clairefontaine
buyer: Photoweb SAS
Specialist in photo printing since 2000, Photoweb was the first French photo site to offer the development of online digital photos, delivered directly to homes. Photoweb is a major player in the online sale of personalized photo products such as print, photo book, calendar, mugs, and canvases. "
target: Fizzer
Fizzer is a French start-up that specialises in personalised postcards that users create via a mobile application. Fizzer enables users to send real personalised postcards and greeting cards using their own photos.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

ARCUS Capital AG, acquired Sendmoments

synopsis: German private equity house Arcus Capital has acquired a majority stake in German online greeting cards and gifts business Sendmoments. The company offers high-quality invitation cards and printed materials for a variety of occasions, like birthday parties and weddings, which can be personalized according to a variety of templates.
buyer: ARCUS Capital AG
ARCUS Capital AG (ARCUS) is an independent private equity company that is located in Munich and was founded by entrepreneurs in 1994. The firm’s investment focus is on German-speaking medium-sized companies engaged in restructuring and growth phases. "
target: Sendmoments
Sendmoments is an online provider of greeting cards and print products in the DACH region. The company offers high-quality invitation cards and printed materials for a variety of occasions, like birthday parties and weddings, which can be personalized according to a variety of templates.
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closed 11/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Provide Commerce Inc., acquired Sincerely, Inc.

synopsis: Provide Commerce, Inc., the parent company of leading e-commerce gifting brands ProFlowers, RedEnvelope, Personal Creations, Gifts.com and others, has purchased mobile gifting startup Sincerely, Inc. This strategic acquisition accelerates Provide Commerce’s ability to leverage the rapid growth in mobile commerce for its e-commerce brands.
buyer parent: Liberty Interactive Corporation
buyer: Provide Commerce Inc.
Provide Commerce, one of the nation’s leading e-commerce companies. They operate an e-commerce marketplace of websites for perishable goods that consistently delivers fresh, high-quality products direct from the supplier to the customer at competitive prices. "
target: Sincerely, Inc.
Sincerely, Inc is a mobile gifting startup. They also offer mobile and social network applications to create birthday invitations, photo prints, postcards, and greeting cards from iPhone, iPad, and Android.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Otter House Group Limited, acquired Otter House Group Limited

synopsis: Otter House Group has been acquired from founders Gary Beck and Hendrik Vollers by a seven-strong management team led by group managing director David Pike. The company offers unique retail display solutions and a diverse product range including cards, giftware, homewares, stationery, high-end gift collections, and calendars.
buyer: Otter House Group Limited
Otter House Group offers unique retail display solutions and a diverse product range including cards, giftware, homewares, stationery, high-end gift collections, and calendars. "
target: Otter House Group Limited
Otter House Group offers unique retail display solutions and a diverse product range including cards, giftware, homewares, stationery, high-end gift collections, and calendars.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2013 via

The Occasions Group, Inc., acquired Red Stamp

synopsis: Taylor Corporation and its affiliate The Occasions Group, a company providing personalized correspondence, has reached an agreement to acquire Red Stamp. Red Stamp is best known for its Apple's App Store, with over 1,000 designs that can be personalized with photos + text and then shared from a mobile device and/or desktop computer.
buyer parent: Taylor Corporation
buyer: The Occasions Group, Inc.
The Occasions Group is a leading provider of personalized business greetings and stationery. The company creates, designs, manufactures, personalizes, fulfills, markets and outsources a wide variety of products, including invitations, accessories, napkins, and more. "
target: Red Stamp
Red Stamp's lifestyle app in Apple's App Store, with over 1,000 designs can be personalized with photos, text and then shared from your mobile device and/or desktop computer in a multitude of ways: texts, tweets, emails, Instagram, Facebook, paper postcards and soon to be printed cards in envelopes.
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closed 8/9/2013 via PR Newswire

American Greetings Corporation, acquired American Greetings Corporation

synopsis: American Greetings Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition by the Weiss Family, including the Company's Chairman, Morry Weiss. American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships to create happiness, laughter and love.
buyer: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
American Greetings Corporation is a leading manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. The Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus. "
target: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
American Greetings Corporation is a leading manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. The company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus.
price ($mm)
$878
rev ($mm)
$1,695
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
announced 11/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Crane & Co., will acquire William Arthur

synopsis: Crane & Co., the iconic American brand known for its premier quality stationery, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire William Arthur, a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc, known for quality and innovative stationery.
buyer: Crane & Co.
Crane & Co. produces the paper for United States currency and manufactures products used in banknote security and industrial applications. It is also a leader in the social networking business, producing quality paper for personalized notes, business stationery, announcements and more. "
target parent: Hallmark Cards, Inc.
target: William Arthur
William Arthur stationery, invitations, announcements and holiday cards are renowned for beautiful designs, substantial paper stock, rich embellishments and exceptional printing. Headquartered in Maine, they combine time-honored print methods with state-of-the-art design and technology.
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closed 10/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

CafePress, acquired InvitationBox.com

synopsis: CafePress Inc ., the custom-goods producer, has acquired the company behind customized-stationery website InvitationBox.com, according to a new version of its prospectus filed with regulators.
buyer: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month over 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom T-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. "
target: InvitationBox.com
InvitationBox.com is one of the internet’s largest stationery retailers. InvitationBox.com take great pride in offering a high quality and diverse range of products to customers from birth announcements and wedding invitations to party invitations, stationery, gift items and more.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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cancelled 9/26/2012 via Reuters

American Greetings Corporation, cancelled an acquisition of American Greetings Corporation

synopsis: American Greetings Corp received a go-private offer from a group led by its CEO, valuing the company at about $580 million. American Greetings Corporation has been a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships to create happiness, laughter and love.
buyer: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
American Greetings Corporation is a leading manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. The Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus. "
target: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
American Greetings Corporation is a leading manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. The Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus.
price ($mm)[EV]
$592 [$885]
rev ($mm)
$1,750
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
5.9x
closed 7/18/2012 via PR Web

Webtradex International Corporation, purchased B´Wished from Birthday Slam

synopsis: Webtradex International Corp. is pleased to announce that it has completed acquisition of certain assets of Birthday Slam Corporation, an Ontario Corporation. B´Wished helps find the perfect gift for anyone on their special day by combining social media with ecommerce to put the focus back on the giver and the receiver of gifts.
buyer: Webtradex International Corporation (ZDVN:$0.00)
Webtradex International Corp. does not have significant operations. The company intends to raise capital; or seek a merger, acquisition, or outright sale. Previously, it was engaged in the acquisition and exploration of chip mineral claims located in British Columbia, Canada. "
seller: Birthday Slam
Birthday Slam is an internet start-up which will encompass multiple tools and applications that allow users to send e-cards, create wish lists, purchase group-gifts, receive notifications of approaching Birthdays, store details of past greetings and gifts and conduct other, similar activities.
price ($mm)
$0.32
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Prints, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiny Prints, Inc., a privately-held ecommerce company offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. "
target: Tiny Prints, Inc.
Tiny Prints, Inc. is comprised of www.tinyprints.com and www.weddingpaperdivas.com, two thriving ecommerce brands offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books to customers from around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$357 [$328]
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
594.5x
closed 3/4/2011 via PR Newswire

UK Greetings Ltd., acquired Watermark Publishing Limited

synopsis: American Greetings Corporation has announced that its European subsidiary, UK Greetings Ltd., has acquired Watermark Publishing Limited, a leader in the United Kingdom in the innovation and design of greeting cards.
buyer parent: American Greetings Corporation
buyer: UK Greetings Ltd.
UK Greetings Ltd. is the UK’s market leading direct-to-retail publisher and manufacturer of greetings cards and associated social expression products. The company is a supplier to all key distribution channels including major supermarkets, high street specialists, and retailers. "
target: Watermark Publishing Limited
Watermark Publishing is a leader in the United Kingdom in the innovation and design of greeting cards. The company has a current portfolio of over three thousand designs. In addition to greeting cards, Watermark's product range includes rollwrap, gift bags, gift boxes and stationary.
price ($mm)[EV]
$17 [$6]
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/25/2009 via PR Newswire

American Greetings Corporation, acquired Recycled Paper Greetings, Inc.

synopsis: American Greetings Corporation announced it has completed its acquisition of Recycled Paper Greetings, Inc. Chicago-based Recycled Paper Greetings (RPG) is a preeminent creator and designer of humorous and alternative greeting cards with annual net sales of approximately $75 million.
buyer: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
Founded in 1906, American Greetings is the world's largest publicly owned creator, manufacturer and distributor of social expression products. Our major domestic greeting card brands are Carlton Cards, American Greetings and Gibson. "
target: Recycled Paper Greetings, Inc.
Recycled Paper Greetings (RPG), makes humorous greeting cards using recycled paper and is the third largest greeting card company is the US. RPG provides both humorous and affectionate designs with presentation options suited for any retailer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$67 [$267]
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2005 via

Dicksons, Inc., acquired Lawson Falle Publishing Limited

synopsis: Paramount Cards Holding Corporation today announced the sale of Lawson-Falle Publishing, its Christian greeting card unit, to Dicksons Gifts, a leader in Christian and inspirational gifts. It also simultaneously entered into a long-term strategic alliance to create and manufacture greeting cards for Dicksons.
buyer: Dicksons, Inc.
Dicksons has grown into a leading manufacturer and supplier of inspirational gifts and wall décor in the Christian market. "
target parent: Paramount Cards Holding Corporation
target: Lawson Falle Publishing Limited
Lawson Falle Publishing is America’s second largest Christian greeting card publisher. Lawson Falle provides innovative cards that reflect God’s love and grace for every reason, every season and every heart.
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announced 6/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fanatics, Inc., will acquire Steiner Sports

synopsis: Fanatics, global leader in licensed sports merchandise, has reached an agreement to acquire Steiner Sports, a company that was founded as an athlete marketing firm but has expanded into memorabilia, selling autographed items. The deal does not include Steiner’s athlete contracts.
buyer: Fanatics, Inc.
The global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their team apparel and jerseys through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today’s on-demand culture. Fanatics sells the largest collection of timeless merchandise. "
target: Steiner Sports
Steiner Sports was founded as an athlete marketing company. They later expanded into memorabilia, selling autographed items. Steiner Sports is the exclusive distributor of game-used items for the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys, Notre Dame, Syracuse and other entities.
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closed 10/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Globe Photos, acquired Photo File

synopsis: Globe Photos, Inc., the owner one of the world’s largest iconic pop culture image archives, has acquired the assets of Photo File, Inc., one of the nation’s leaders in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography.
buyer: Globe Photos (OTCPK:GBPT:$1.24)
Globe Photo Agency, founded in 1939, is recognized as one of the world’s leading Celebrity photo agencies. Globe Photos’ library houses over 20 million images in color and black and white, representing material produced by photographers throughout the world. "
target: Photo File
Photo File, Inc. is one of the nation’s leaders in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography. Photo File has current licenses with all the major U.S. professional sports leagues and many colleges to produce and sell officially licensed sports prints, lithographs and sports memorabilia.
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$2.00*
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announced 12/2/2016 via BusinessWire

SilverHub Media UK Ltd, will acquire Splash News

synopsis: The Branded Entertainment Network, which connects global brands to consumers through the power of popular entertainment, announced the sale of its Splash News business to SilverHub Media UK Ltd. Splash News is the world's leading celebrity and breaking news agency, providing images, video and stories to top publishers across the globe.
buyer: SilverHub Media UK Ltd
SilverHub is a new agency that is serving the need for content across the celebrity, sports and entertainment landscape. SilverHub was founded in 2016 by an extremely strong and experienced team who bring huge passion and expertise to all areas of the content business. "
target parent: Branded Entertainment Network
target: Splash News
Splash News is the world's leading celebrity and breaking news agency, providing images, video and stories to top publishers across the globe. Splash News and Picture Agency is a part of Branded Entertainment Network.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Art Authority LLC, acquired 1000Museums, Inc.

synopsis: Art Authority LLC, the leading classic art app and museum services provider, announced that it has acquired the digital portfolio of 1000Museums, Inc., one of the first companies to offer high-end print-on-demand services to art museums and consumers.
buyer: Art Authority LLC
Art Authority LLC is the leading classic art app and museum services provider. Art Authority LLC's mission is to partner with internationally renowned art authorities, museums and artists to make the world's art accessible to all through innovative software solutions. "
target: 1000Museums, Inc.
1000Museums, Inc. is one of the first companies to offer high-end print-on-demand services to art museums and consumers. Their portfolio includes thousands of curator-approved images from hundreds of museums worldwide.
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closed 5/28/2015 via PR Web

Lovetoknow, acquired Printable Wedding

synopsis: LoveToKnow Corp. is proud to announce the acquisition and relaunch of three websites. The Printable Wedding, The Printable Baby and The Printable Holiday provide DIY printable solutions for invitations, announcements, cards and other special occasion stationery.
buyer: Lovetoknow
LoveToKnow is an online media company that operates web sites dedicated to providing high quality, useful information to Internet users. LoveToKnow strives to gather the most useful information – on topics searched for – and provides it in a convenient, easy-to-use format. "
target: Printable Wedding
The Printable Wedding is a DIY stationery site where one can personalize and print professionally designed templates for wedding invitations, programs and more. The Printable Baby specializes in birth announcements, baby shower invitations, baptism invitations and baby themed thank you cards.
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closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

CSS Industries, Inc., acquired CR Gibson Co., The

synopsis: CSS Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously reported acquisition of substantially all of the business and assets of C.R. Gibson, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, paper tableware, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks and other gift items.
buyer: CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS:$0.00)
CSS is a consumer products company primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of seasonal and all occasion products, principally to mass market retailers. These products include gift wrap, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, gift tags and decorative tissue paper. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: CR Gibson Co., The
C.R. Gibson, Inc. is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, paper tableware, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks and other gift items that commemorate life’s celebrations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$62 [$67]
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2007 via BusinessWire

CSS Industries, Inc., acquired CR Gibson Co., The

synopsis: CSS Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously reported acquisition of substantially all of the business and assets of C.R. Gibson, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, paper tableware, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks and other gift items.
buyer: CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS:$0.00)
CSS is a consumer products company primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of seasonal and all occasion products, principally to mass market retailers. These products include gift wrap, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, gift tags and decorative tissue paper. "
target parent: InterMedia Partners
target: CR Gibson Co., The
C.R. Gibson, Inc. is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of memory books, stationery, journals and notecards, paper tableware, infant and wedding photo albums and scrapbooks and other gift items that commemorate life’s celebrations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$62 [$67]
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2006 via Market Wire

Insight Venture Partners, purchased a minority stake in skinnyCorp, Inc

synopsis: Chicago-based skinnyCorp, Inc., creators of the popular apparel design community Threadless.com, announced it has secured a minority investment from Insight Venture Partners. The skinnyCorp investment follows explosive growth over the past 18 months.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is the fastest-growing venture capital firm specializing in software and the Internet. The team is composed of experienced investors and operating executives, and a capital base of $3 billion to support the companies in which they invest. "
target: skinnyCorp, Inc
skinnyCorp is a global leader in crowd sourcing for the apparel design vertical. Its flagship online community, Threadless.com, is a highly trafficked, online community which draws together apparel designers to compete for the production of their design, primarily focusing on t-shirt sales to date.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gidor SA, acquired Beneva International AG

synopsis: The Swiss hairdresser chain Gidor, has acquired Beneva International AG, (BenevaBlack.ch), one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Switzerland in the beauty sector. They sell a variety of beauty products including hair care, face creams, eye creams, men's products, and more.
buyer: Gidor SA
Gidor SA is a hairdressing chain based in Switzerland. They own over 100 Gidor hairdressing branches, the internet shop clickandcare.ch, the Gidor Academy and various other hairdressing and beauty brands. "
target: Beneva International AG
Beneva International AG, BenevaBlack.ch, is one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Switzerland in the beauty sector. They sell a variety of beauty products including hair care, face creams, eye creams, men's products, and more.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., acquired SOLS Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products and technology, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SOLS Systems, Inc., a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. The acquisition closed February 22, 2017.
buyer: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc.
Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. is widely recognized as the global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products. With fashion, function and quality at the forefront, Aetrex designs and manufactures therapeutic, casual, dress, sandal and athletic footwear for both men and women. "
target: SOLS Systems, Inc.
SOLS Systems, Inc. is a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. SOLS’ technology improves the fit and function of footwear.
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closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Planet Cards SAS, acquired Bonnyprints GmbH

synopsis: Bonnyprints has been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Founded in 2009, Bonnyprints and its web shop Wunderkarten.de have the biggest online presence for personalized cards in Germany. Bonnyprints is also active in Austria, Switzerland, Great Britain and France.
buyer: Planet Cards SAS
Planet Cards allows customers to create and order customized birthday, wedding, and special occasion cards, photobooks and presents, through an easy to use online-tool. Based in France, Planet Cards works in 13 different countries in Europe. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Bonnyprints GmbH
Bonnyprints is one of Europe’s fastest growing online destinations for customisable print products. Their business is based on the firm belief that printed paper products with a personal touch make a huge difference in today’s world of high speed digital communication.
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closed 4/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Heartbeat, Inc., acquired Iconery, Inc

synopsis: Heartbeat, an engagement platform that connects brands with Millennial and Gen Z audiences, has acquired Iconery, the leading jewelry design, manufacturing, and logistics company serving brands and influencers around the world. Iconery powers collections for influencers and retailers such as Rashida Jones, Michelle Branch, Goop, REVOLVE, and more.
buyer: Heartbeat, Inc.
Heartbeat is an engagement platform that connects brands with 200,000 Millennial and Gen Z consumers. Heartbeat provides easy-to-use tools that allow brands to build a community of eager brand loyalists and activate them to create trackable nano-influencer marketing campaigns. "
target: Iconery, Inc
Iconery is the leading jewelry design, manufacturing, and logistics company serving brands and influencers around the world. As an influencer commerce platform, Iconery powers collections for Rashida Jones, Michelle Branch, Nastia Liukin, Stone Fox Bride, NordstromXNike, and many others.
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Aico Ltd, acquired Homelync

synopsis: Aico, the UK market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, has acquired Homelync, an award-winning, innovative technology firm that specialize in smart home integration and analytics technology.
buyer parent: Ei Electronics
buyer: Aico Ltd
Aico, an Ei Company, are the UK market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide protection, pioneering new technologies and offering high quality Fire and Carbon Monoxide alarms. "
target: Homelync
Homelync are an award-winning, innovative technology firm that specialize in smart home integration and analytics technology. With industry-leading expertise in the Internet of Things (IoT), software development and integration, the Homelync team are at the forefront of this progressive market.
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closed 9/17/2007 via PR Newswire

FitSense, Inc. merged with FitLinxx, Inc,

synopsis: FitLinxx, Inc., a leading provider of exercise motivation and tracking solutions, and FitSense, Inc., a leading provider of wireless health monitoring solutions, announce the completion of the merger of the two companies. The new organization provides technology-based solutions that motivate individuals and groups to become physically active.
buyer: FitLinxx, Inc
FitLinxx is a computerized system that attaches directly to existing fitness equipment, adding an extraordinary “intelligent” dimension to the workout experience for the first time. FitLinxx “learns” users' programs, “coaches” them individually through their workout. "
target: FitSense, Inc.
FitSense Technology has been delivering wireless wearable and portable monitoring systems for nearly ten years. Our systems have been used in the trenches of combat training, on the fastest man in the world, in orbit on the Space shuttle, on the roadway, tracks and trails, and on Mount Everest.
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closed 4/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Proxy, acquired Motiv Inc.

synopsis: Proxy, creator of digital identities for the physical world, announced that it has acquired Motiv, maker of the world’s most popular smart ring, to bring digital identity signals to wearables for the first time and revolutionize the way people use technology to interact with the world around them.
buyer: Proxy
Founded in 2016, Proxy's mission is to digitize people's identity and make it universally accessible, secure and private. Their first product is a simple way to access an office or building with just a phone, without even so much as pulling it out of your pocket. "
target: Motiv Inc.
Founded in 2013, Motiv is a breakthrough wearable technology company focused on designing products that fit seamlessly into people's lives and keep them living better. Motiv offers fitness & health tracking and online identity security features.
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announced 11/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Fitbit Inc.

synopsis: Fitbit, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google LLC. Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Fitbit Inc. (FIT:$1,550.22)
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the Connected Health & Fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,104 [$1,696]
rev ($mm)
$1,504
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Art Gun, LLC, acquired DTG2Go

synopsis: Delta Apparel, Inc., a leading provider of basic and branded apparel, headwear and related accessories, announced that Art Gun, LLC, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired substantially all of the assets of TeeShirt Ink Inc. d/b/a DTG2Go, a premium provider of digital, direct-to-garment printed products.
buyer parent: Delta Apparel, Inc.
buyer: Art Gun, LLC
Art Gun, LLC is a leader in the direct-to-garment printing and fulfillment marketplace, with one of the most highly-automated factory processes for delivering on-demand, digitally printed apparel of all types as well as other items. "
target: DTG2Go
TeeShirt Ink Inc. d/b/a DTG2Go, is a premium provider of direct to garment (DTG) printing and is emerging as a leader in the custom apparel industry. Their fulfillment center distributes product to major brands and retailers across the world.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mattel, Inc., acquired Sproutling

synopsis: Mattel, a toy manufacturing giant based in Segundo, California, acquired San Francisco-based Sproutling, which has developed a health sensing wearable device for babies. The sensor sends this data to a companion app on the user's phone and lets parents know if the baby is sleeping soundly or if there is some kind of issue.
buyer: Mattel, Inc. (MAT:$5,702.60)
Mattel, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. The Mattel family is comprised of such best-selling brands as Barbie®, the most popular fashion doll ever produced, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American Girl®, and more. "
target: Sproutling
Sproutling is a family-technology company that creates thoughtfully-designed products to help make parents more effective. Their first product, The Sproutling Baby Monitor, is the first-of-its-kind baby monitor.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, will purchase Art Division from CafePress

synopsis: Circle Graphics, the world’s largest producer of grand-format digital graphics, will acquire the Art Division from CafePress Inc. The acquisition will allow Circle Graphics to enhance its Consumer Digital Printing Division by offering its retail and wholesale customers an expanded selection of curated content of more than 1.5 million images.
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics is the world’s foremost producer of grand and large-format digital graphics. They are an industry leader in creating innovative products for outdoor advertising, business signage, wall decor, art reproduction, and the professional photography and art communities. "
seller: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. CafePress's Art Division offers retail and wholesale customers a huge selection of images. The Art Division includes a 60,000-square-foot production facility in Raleigh, N.C.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2012 via PR Newswire

printed.com, acquired Goodprint

synopsis: Tangent Communications owner of printed.com; provider of sticker printing and general online printing services, has announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of the multi-national online company Goodprint for £10.2 million.
buyer parent: Tangent Communications plc
buyer: printed.com
printed.com is an online only printing store offering high quality printing of paper products, from business cards to postcards, stickers to luxury wedding stationery at an affordable rate. "
target: Goodprint
Goodprint is an online printer supplying high quality business cards, postcards and stationery. Goodprint allows users to design their own business cards, letterheads, compliment slips, postcards and labels online or upload their own design.
price ($mm)[EV]
$16 [$11]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA

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