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closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Tictail

synopsis: Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired Swedish e-commerce company Tictail. Tictail operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$1,179.37)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Tictail
Tictail AB operates an online platform that allows brands and retailers to set up online stores. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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announced 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 6/15/2009 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired GMarket

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) of Gmarket Inc.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: GMarket
Gmarket Inc. is a leading retail ecommerce marketplace in Korea, offering buyers a wide selection of products at competitive prices and sellers a comprehensive and flexible sales solution.
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$208
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$43
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closed 8/3/2004 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Baazee.com and its subsidiary Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd., the largest online marketplace in India.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.
Baazee.com is a person-to-person trading community on the Internet where anyone can sell or buy almost anything in an exciting e-commerce format. Baazee.com, through a world-class Internet trading infrastructure, has created an online marketplace that is free of middlemen and unconstrained by geogr
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closed 3/25/2004 via BusinessWire

Bidville, Inc., acquired 3 2 1 Play, Inc.

synopsis: March 25, 2004--Bidville, Inc. (OTCBB:BVLE) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of privately held 3 2 1 Play, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Buy Sell Connect, Inc. 3 2 1 Play, Inc. has access to thousands of major brand products at or below wholesale prices from leading manufacturers.
buyer parent: Petters Group, LLC
buyer: Bidville, Inc.
Bidville was founded in 2000 by Dr. Ed Orlando as an online auction alternative to eBay. The company provides unique user features, such as Watch List, Image Gallery, and fixed price listing options. In 2001, Bidville merged with NoBidding.com, one of the first online fixed price marketplaces. "
target: 3 2 1 Play, Inc.
3 2 1 Play, Inc., headquartered in Jericho, N.Y., was founded by Alina Mezhibovsky, who started the business by selling items found in her garage over the Internet. Mrs. Mezhibovsky quickly expanded the business to include new and used items provided by a growing list of new buyers and sellers.
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closed 9/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Thumbtack, acquired HeartThis

synopsis: Thumbtack, which enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more, has acquired HeartThis, an innovative mobile and web shopping application. HeartThis is based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Thumbtack
Thumbtack, Inc. is online marketplace for hiring workers for particular tasks in the United States. The company enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more. "
target: HeartThis
HeartThis is an app with 2 million users that lets consumers shop across multiples stores from a single portal. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 10/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Naspers Ltd., acquired Vatera.hu Kft

synopsis: iEurope Capital LLC has confirmed that MIH Internet Europe B.V., a subsidiary of Naspers Limited, has purchased 100% of Vatera.hu Kft. The lead investor and majority owner, iEurope Fund LLC, also confirmed that the purchase includes the non-Hungarian operations as well.
buyer: Naspers Ltd. (JSE:NPN:$4,001.00)
Naspers is a multinational media company with principal operations in electronic media (including pay-television, internet and instant-messaging subscriber platforms and the provision of related technologies) and print media. "
target parent: iEurope Capital LLC
target: Vatera.hu Kft
Vatera.hu is Hungary's leading online auction and e-commerce marketplace. Voted Hungary's e-Commerce Company of the Year in both 2006 and 2007, Vatera.hu was also recognized by Red Herring magazine as one of the top 100 technology companies in the EMEA region in 2007 and 2008.
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closed 4/24/2006 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Tradera.com

synopsis: eBay announced that it has acquired Tradera.com, the leading online auction-style marketplace in Sweden. Together, the companies plan to expand online trading in Sweden and bring more opportunities to Swedish buyers and sellers.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Tradera.com
Tradera of today is the result of the merger between the two auction websites: mrBid and Tradera. In an exciting and easy way you can here buy and sell a variety of goods in auction style. The trade is foremost between private persons, but companies also sell goods on our website.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IGN Entertainment, Inc., acquired Humble Bundle

synopsis: IGN, the leading internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets, has acquired Humble Bundle, the indie games storefront best known for its pay-what-you-want bundles that raise money for charity.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: IGN Entertainment, Inc.
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Incorporated in 1999, IGN's first website launched in 1996. "
target: Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle is a digital storefront for video games and ebooks. Customers pay what they want for downloadable content and choose how much of that money goes towards charity.
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closed 10/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Bookwire GmbH, acquired Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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announced 6/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD., will acquire MMOGA

synopsis: Kee Ever Bright Decorative Technology, a company that engages in the research and application of surface material technologies in China and internationally, will buy 100% stake in MMOGA, one of the first professional mediators of online virtual gaming currency in the European market.
buyer: KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.
Since 1994, KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.(KEBDT), have provide the latest manufacturing solutions to customers worldwide, the KEE team has come to be known for the highest standard in the development of graphic products with advanced technology. "
target: MMOGA
MMOGA was one of the first professional mediators of online gold on the European market. A wide variety of products in the area of games, online gaming, virtual currencies, gamecards and more can be found on the MMOGA online platform, always at favorable prices.
price ($mm)
$343
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$31
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Rearden Commerce, Inc., acquired HomeRun.com

synopsis: Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ platform, announced that it has acquired HomeRun.com, creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites.
buyer: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
Rearden Commerce, creator of Deem™, is transforming commerce on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through a suite of interoperable smart applications, the Deem platform is designed to leverage big data, analytics and semantics technology. "
target: HomeRun.com
HomeRun.com is the creator of the HomeRun® social-buying service and its OfferEngine™ platform, which powers group commerce programs for many of the best known consumer web sites. HomeRun delivers offers from local businesses, membership rewards and incentives.
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closed 11/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Natural Nutrition, merged with AppTech Global, Inc.

synopsis: Natural Nutrition announced the acquisition of App Tech Global, Inc. App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc.
buyer: Natural Nutrition
Natural Nutrition's name will be changed to App Tech, Corp. and the company will focus its efforts on the business of App Tech Global, Inc. "
target: AppTech Global, Inc. (APCX:$0.01)
App Tech is developing mobile application market places throughout emerging countries of the world. App Tech is focused on multi platform apps designed to run on device operating systems such as Apple I-Phone, Google Android, RIM Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm Systems, Verizon Droid and others.
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closed 9/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Iconicfuture, acquired Virtual Greats

synopsis: Iconicfuture, the pioneering global marketplace for the sale of virtual goods in online and mobile games, announces the integration of Virtual Greats, the leading provider of licensed virtual goods to virtual worlds, into its global operations.
buyer: Iconicfuture
Iconicfuture GmbH operates an online marketplace that facilitates the creation of branded virtual items in social games, virtual worlds, and mobile applications. The company offers a service for game developers and rights owners from the fields of sport, entertainment, fashion, celebrity, and more. "
target: Virtual Greats
Virtual Greats is the leading provider of licensed virtual goods serving the $6B virtual goods market. The service allows operators of social networks, gaming companies and virtual worlds to sell items from a library of high value, licensed materials.
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Oomba, LLC, acquired GameBux

synopsis: Oomba, Inc. announced that it has acquired GameBux™, a virtual currency system that will compliment the company's Digital Object Trading™ platform and Virtual Goods Marketplace™. GameBux is a robust virtual currency-as-a-service. It works with both online and mobile games that are connected to the Internet.
buyer: Oomba, LLC
Oomba is the first SaaS platform for the exchange of virtual goods in an aftermarket that operates with the exclusive, voluntary participation of publishers of online and mobile games. "
target: GameBux
GameBux is a robust virtual currency-as-a-service. It works with both online and mobile games that are connected to the Internet.
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closed 10/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc., acquired PlayPhone, Inc.

synopsis: GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. has picked up another piece of its global expansion puzzle, as the publisher reportedly announced that it is acquiring a 70 percent ownership stake in Playphone, a US-based mobile social gaming network boasting more than 800 million subscribers.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. (JP:3765:$1,630.58)
GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the planning, development, operation, and distribution of online games, mobile games, flash games, and consumer games in Japan. "
target: PlayPhone, Inc.
PlayPhone, Inc. develops and distributes mobile entertainment content for gamers worldwide. It operates a mobile social gaming platform that allows carriers provide customized social game stores to their customers.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
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closed 12/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Fillr

synopsis: Rakuten Inc. has completed the acquisition of Fillr, the world's most intelligent autofill service. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Fillr powers tens of millions of transactions monthly for the world's top e-commerce, fintech and 'buy now, pay later apps.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications around the world. "
target: Fillr
Fillr enables customers to have a seamless checkout experience everywhere. Fillr's 'autofill as a service' seamlessly integrates into mobile apps, enabling customers to transact faster and boosting conversions and revenue.
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announced 5/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Mobile, will acquire Innoeye

synopsis: Rakuten Mobile, Inc., group company of Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services, announced that it plans to acquire Innoeye, an engineering technology solutions company headquartered in Virginia, USA. They offer services in software product engineering, data consulting, and software innovation.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Mobile
Rakuten Mobile, Inc. is a Rakuten Group company responsible for mobile communications, including mobile network operator (MNO) and mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) businesses, as well as ICT and energy. "
target: Innoeye
Innoeye is an engineering technology solutions company headquartered in Virginia, USA. They offer services in software product engineering, data consulting, and software innovation.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

ShopBack SG, purchased Ebates Korea from Rakuten Rewards

synopsis: ShopBack, the Singapore-based startup that offers cashback rewards, has acquired Ebates Korea, the South Korean branch of Rakuten Rewards. Ebates Korea is an e-commerce discovery platform and loyalty website that allows users to earn cash back for purchases made when shopping at popular overseas and domestic shopping malls.
buyer: ShopBack SG
Singapore-based ShopBack is a digital loyalty and discovery platform with an online presence in seven Asia-Pacific countries. With over 2,500 eCommerce merchants onboard, ShopBack powers Taobao, Amazon, Expedia, Shopee, Zalora, and other well-known local and international brands. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Rakuten Rewards
Ebates Korea is an e-commerce discovery platform and loyalty website where users can earn cash back for purchases made when shopping at popular overseas and domestic shopping malls. Ebates Korea is the South Korean branch of Rakuten Rewards.
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announced 12/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire OverDrive Inc.

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive, Inc., the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, from Rakuten USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,715.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive Inc. is the leading global digital distribution platform, supplying the industry's largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, music and streaming video to 30,000 libraries, schools and retailers worldwide.
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., will acquire KonMari Media Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten will invest in KonMari Media to become a majority shareholder. KonMari Media, Inc. (KMI) was founded by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and bestselling author, in 2016. With a goal of helping more people to tidy their spaces by choosing joy, KMI has business verticals across entertainment and a certified KonMari Consultant program.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications around the world. "
target: KonMari Media Inc.
KonMari Media, Inc. (KMI) was founded by Marie Kondo, tidying expert and bestselling author, in 2016. With a goal of helping more people to tidy their spaces by choosing joy, KMI has business verticals across entertainment and a certified KonMari Consultant program.
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announced 8/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Card, will acquire Everybody's Bitcoin

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announces that y it decided to acquire Everybody’s Bitcoin through its subsidiary, Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. Everybody's Bitcoin is an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform. Currently, Everybody’s Bitcoin operates as a deemed cryptocurrency exchange and is waiting for approval of the official registration.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Card
Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. offers consumer loan card and credit guarantee services. Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. also offers loans specifically designed for merchants. "
target parent: Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
target: Everybody's Bitcoin
Everybody's Bitcoin is an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform. Currently, Everybody’s Bitcoin operates as a deemed cryptocurrency exchange and is waiting for approval of the official registration.
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announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., will acquire LOB Inc.

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has reached a final agreement regarding the acquisition of LOB Inc., a developer and supplier of advertising platforms, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Rakuten will leverage the company’s technical prowess and development capabilities to strengthen its global advertising platform.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications to more than 1.2 billion members around the world. "
target: LOB Inc.
LOB is an ad technology company founded in 2016 that primarily develops and provides advertising platforms. They are developing tools and introducing consulting to greatly improve work efficiency in Internet advertisement distribution.
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closed 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Inc., acquired Curbside

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in innovation headquartered in Tokyo, announced that it has acquired Curbside, the Palo Alto-based technology company whose solutions take friction out of the mobile order ahead customer experience at thousands of stores and restaurants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications to more than 1.2 billion members around the world. "
target: Curbside
Curbside, a Silicon Valley startup, is a location-centric mobile commerce platform that connects stores and restaurants with mobile customers. The solution makes ordering ahead and picking up merchandise or food easy and efficient.
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closed 2/26/2018 via BusinessWire

55haitao.com, purchased the Chinese operations from Ebates Inc.

synopsis: 55haitao.com, China’s largest cross-border shopping guide, has acquired the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping. 55haitao.com plans to offer the Ebates in-store cash back offering to Chinese tourists visiting the US for shopping in those same merchants’ brick and mortar stores.
buyer: 55haitao.com
55haitao is China's largest forum and shopping guide for Chinese cross-border shoppers. With 90% of its traffic originating from China, 55haitao helps retailers worldwide easily reach the Chinese market. "
seller parent: Rakuten Inc.
seller: Ebates Inc.
The acquisition includes the Chinese operations of Ebates Inc., a leader and pioneer in cash back shopping, and subsidiary of global Internet services company Rakuten, Inc.
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announced 10/4/2017 via Company Description

EPARK, Inc., will acquire RaCoupon

synopsis: EPARK, an operator of real time platforms for rating, searching, and booking various consumer services, will acquire RaCoupon from Rakuten, one of the world's leading Internet services companies. RaCoupon is an online provider of coupons for various goods and services in Japan.
buyer parent: eBase Solutions, Inc.
buyer: EPARK, Inc.
EPARK, Inc. develops and operates real time platforms for rating, searching, and booking various consumer services including food and drink, beauty, fashion, sports, travel, and medical care. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: RaCoupon
RaCoupon is an online provider of coupons for various goods and services in Japan. RaCoupon's coupons allow people to buy their favorite products cheaper and to try new products and services at a lower price. RaCoupon was founded in 2003 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Viber, acquired ShopChat

synopsis: Rakuten Viber, a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect, has acquired ShopChat. ShopChat is an iOS app that replaces the device’s default keyboard app. Through the keyboard users to have direct access to shopping inventory from major retailers and can search for and share products with friends.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Viber
Rakuten Viber is a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect. Viber allows people to connect in the way that works best for them, whether that’s through individual messaging, video calls, group chats, or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. "
target: ShopChat
ShopChat is an iOS app that replaces the device’s default keyboard app and works across all major messaging apps, including WhatsApp, iMessage, and more. Through the keyboard, users have direct access to shopping inventory from major retailers and can search for and share products with friends.
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired ShopStyle.com

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in cash back shopping and subsidiary of the global internet services company Rakuten, announced the acquisition of ShopStyle from PopSugar Inc., a global media and technology company. ShopStyle is a leading fashion discovery and search platform that partners with brands, retailers, stylists and top bloggers.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target parent: PopSugar, Inc.
target: ShopStyle.com
ShopStyle partners with only the best brands and retailers to organize everything people would want to shop in one place offering 20M products from 1,400 retailers across apparel, accessories, beauty, home furnishings, kids items and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Ebates Inc., acquired Cartera Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: Ebates, the pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping and subsidiary of the global Internet services company Rakuten, announced the acquisition of Cartera Commerce, a leading provider of loyalty marketing solutions and rewards programs that increase revenue and customer loyalty.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Ebates Inc.
Ebates rewards consumers with cash back on purchases while also providing access to thousands of coupons, discounts, promotions and special deals, including free shipping, at over 2,000 retailers. "
target: Cartera Commerce, Inc.
Cartera Commerce is the leading provider of multi-channel merchant networks and performance advertising solutions that increase revenue and drive incremental sales for retailers, banks, card issuers and loyalty programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 1/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Rakuten Kobo Inc., will acquire Tolino

synopsis: Rakuten Kobo Inc. from Canada, one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading service providers, will acquire the Tolino technology platform from Deutsche Telekom. Tolino is a brand name of e-readers and tablets marketed by leading booksellers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: Tolino
Tolino is a brand name of e-readers and tablets marketed by leading booksellers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Since 2014, the e-reader has also been available in Belgium, Netherlands, and Italy.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/28/2016 via Reuters

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Rakuten, one of the world's leading Internet services companies, is acquiring Soukai Drug, a company that engages in the online retail of household and health related goods in China, Japan, and Indonesia. The company’s products include diet and vitamin supplements, herbal tea, candies, processed food and more.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target parent: Sumitomo Corporation
target: Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.
Soukai Drug engages in the online retail of household and health related goods in China, Japan, and Indonesia. The company’s products include diet and vitamin supplements, herbal tea, candies, processed food and more.
price ($mm)
$85*
rev ($mm)
$298
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Uphold, acquired Bitnet Technologies

synopsis: Uphold, the leading cloud-based financial platform, has announced the acquisition of Bitnet Technologies. Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services.
buyer: Uphold
Uphold, Inc. operates a cloud based money platform for moving, converting, transacting, and holding money or commodities. "
target parent: Rakuten Inc.
target: Bitnet Technologies
Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services. They are building an industrial grade platform to provide a global payment processing service for enterprise-class merchants.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Inc., acquired Bitnet Technologies

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc., one of the world's leading Internet services companies, has acquired Bitnet Technologies, a company that enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target: Bitnet Technologies
Bitnet enables merchants to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment in exchange for goods and services. They are building an industrial grade platform to provide a global payment processing service for enterprise-class merchants.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2016 via Market Wire

Rakuten Marketing, acquired Nextperf

synopsis: Rakuten Marketing announced that it has acquired Nextperf, a company with advanced machine learning for real-time ad and creative optimization. Nextperf is a world leader in retargeting solutions and artificial intelligence applied to online advertising.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Marketing
Rakuten Marketing is the global leader in omnichannel marketing, delivering its vision of driving the omni experience marketing designed for a streamlined customer experience. They offer an integrated strategy that combines consumer centric insights with e-commerce expertise. "
target: Nextperf
Nextperf is a world leader in retargeting solutions and artificial intelligence applied to online advertising. The company is active throughout Europe as well as in Brazil and North America, and boasts a portfolio of nearly 1,000 clients for whom it guarantees the highest market ROI.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/30/2016 via Market Wire

Slice Technologies, Inc., acquired Vibrant Data

synopsis: Slice Technologies, whose products and services make the world's highest-fidelity commerce data actionable, has acquired Vibrant Data, which reveals non-obvious patterns in complex, high dimensional data, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Slice Technologies, Inc.
Slice is known for its popular shopping and package tracking app. Slice automatically identifies e-receipts within inboxes and extracts every data point about every purchase to create digital commerce products that delight consumers and create business value for partners. "
target: Vibrant Data
Vibrant Data is a cloud-based data analytics platform for uncovering hidden trends in multidimensional data.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 2/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

CloudMD Software & Services Inc., will acquire VisionPros.com

synopsis: CloudMD Software & Services Inc., a telehealth company revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare to patients, has signed a binding term sheet to acquire VisionPros, a vertically integrated digital eyewear platform that has serviced almost 1 million unique customers across North America.
buyer: CloudMD Software & Services Inc. (CNSX:PHGI:$9.18)
CloudMD is digitizing the delivery of healthcare by providing a patient centric approach, with an emphasis on continuity of care. The Company offers SAAS based health technology solutions to healthcare providers across North America. "
target: VisionPros.com
VisionPros is a Canadian-based online eyecare platform providing contact lenses and eyeglasses to customers across North America. The company sells contact lenses and glasses through a number of websites, including visionpros.com and contactlensescanada.com.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

BHG Group AB, acquired IP-Agency Finland Oy

synopsis: Sweden-based BHG Group AB has acquired 51 percent of IP Agency Finland Oy, a leading online company specialising in products for sports and leisure. IP Agency's products are made up of proprietary brands that are sold mainly in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, the DACH region, and the US.
buyer: BHG Group AB (OM:BHG:$1,068.32)
Sweden-based BHG is the number 1 consumer e-commerce company in the Nordics. With an ecosystem of online stores supported by physical destinations and services, BHG offers the market’s leading range of well-known brands, totaling close to 1 million unique products. "
target: IP-Agency Finland Oy
IP-Agency Finland Oy is an online professional consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers in the Nordic region. They provide a wide range of products specializing in fitness and outdoor activities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Mohawk Group, Inc., acquired Healing Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled consumer products company, has acquired the assets of e-commerce company Healing Solutions, LLC, a leading online seller of essential oils. With the acquisition, Mohawk enters the essential oils market which further diversifies its e-commerce portfolio of brands.
buyer: Mohawk Group, Inc.
Mohawk, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology-enabled consumer products company that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and data analytics to design, develop, market and sell products. Mohawk predominantly operates through online retail channels such as Amazon and Walmart."
target: Healing Solutions, LLC
Healing Solutions is a leading online seller of essential oils. The company partners with the world’s most renowned essential oil suppliers to provide its customers with a wide range of high-quality products without the high price tag that often accompanies them.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Boyne Capital Partners, acquired CarCovers

synopsis: Boyne Capital has acquired a majority interest in CarCovers.com, a retail e-commerce company focused on vehicle covers and related vehicle protection products. With Boyne's support, CarCovers will continue to expand its product offerings and double down on its leading position in the direct-to-consumer vehicle protection category.
buyer: Boyne Capital Partners
Boyne Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies. Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. "
target: CarCovers
CarCovers is a retail e-commerce company focused on vehicle covers and related vehicle protection products. CarCovers offers a comprehensive suite of high-quality, form-fitting products tailored to a wide range of vehicle types and applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paws Holdings, acquired Fetch UK

synopsis: Paws Holdings, Europe's leading pet wellbeing group, has acquired Fetch from Ocado Retail, one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Fetch is an online pet store in the UK. Fetch offers a huge range of specialist and everyday pet essentials for dogs, cats, small animals, birds and fish.
buyer: Paws Holdings
Paws Holdings is Europe's leading pet wellbeing group. Paws Holdings owns and operates online pet stores in the UK, France, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Their brands include Pet-Supermarket, MedicAnimal, Paws, and PetMeds. "
target parent: Ocado Retail
target: Fetch UK
Fetch is an online pet store in the UK. Fetch offers a huge range of specialist and everyday pet essentials for dogs, cats, small animals, birds and fish. They stock thousands of products from over a hundred brands, including food, treats, collars, veterinary medicine, toys, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Central Garden, acquired DoMyOwn.com

synopsis: Central Garden & Pet, a market leader in the Garden and Pet industries, announced that it has acquired DoMyOwn.com, a leading and fast-growing online retailer of professional-grade control products in the United States.
buyer: Central Garden (CENT:$2,695.51)
Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading producer of consumer garden and pet products, including a broadening array of the Company’s own proprietary branded products. Through a portfolio of more than a dozen leading brands. "
target: DoMyOwn.com
DoMyOwn.com is a family-owned company that was started by two brothers in 2004, and is now one of the largest and fastest growing online retailers of professional do-it-yourself pest control, lawn care, gardening, animal and pet care, and equipment products in the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., will acquire DermStore Beauty Group

synopsis: THG Holdings Ltd., a British ecommerce operator that sells beauty and nutrition products, agreed to buy Dermstore LLC, an online beauty product retailer, as it expands its reach in the U.S. THG is acquiring the retailer of high-end skincare and specialty beauty brands from Target Corp.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets. "
target parent: Target Corporation
target: DermStore Beauty Group
DermStore Beauty Group is an El Segundo, California-based online beauty product retailer with 75 employees. DermStore’s primary website is DermStore.com, an e-commerce site that sells about 26,000 different skin care beauty products from 750 brands.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Story House Egmont, will acquire Royal Design Group AB

synopsis: UK-based Story House Egmont will acquire Royal Design Group AB, a Swedish e-commerce company that operates the RoyalDesign and Rum21 brands, from Verdane and equity. The acquisition allows the Egmont group to expand its position in the Nordic e-commerce market.
buyer parent: Egmont Foundation
buyer: Story House Egmont
UK-based Story House Egmont is a market-leading publisher with a large range of home and interior magazines in the Nordic countries. Beside a portfolio of e-commerce companies, Story House Egmont also owns a series of agencies in the Nordic countries. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Royal Design Group AB
Royal Design Group is the leading e-commerce actor of the Nordic countries within design, furniture, home, and interior. The company is represented online in 14 different geographical markets under the brands RoyalDesign and Rum21.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kogan Australia Pty. Ltd., acquired Mighty Ape Limited

synopsis: Kogan.com (KGN) has acquired 100 per cent of the capital in New Zealand online retailer Mighty Ape.Mighty Ape is one of New Zealand's longest-running online retailers with more than 690,000 unique customers and over 895,000 subscribers.
buyer: Kogan Australia Pty. Ltd. (ASX:KGN:$369.15)
Kogan.com is Australia’s largest online retailer. They pride themselves on selling the best products for the lowest prices. Kogan.com is best known for their impressive range of electronics such as TVs, tablets and phones, but they have an ever-growing range of products in other categories as well. "
target: Mighty Ape Limited
Mighty Ape is one of New Zealand's largest online retailer by transactions, with over 400,00 products available across 16 different departments including movies, games and toys.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$88
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.4x
closed 12/28/2020 via BusinessWire

FedEx, acquired ShopRunner, Inc.

synopsis: FedEx Corp., an American multinational delivery services company, announced that it has acquired ShopRunner, the e-commerce platform that connects online shoppers with their favorite merchants and brands.
buyer: FedEx (FDX:$71,490.00)
FedEx provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services. They offer integrated business solutions through operating companies competing collectively, operating collaboratively and innovating under the respected FedEx brand. "
target parent: Kynetic
target: ShopRunner, Inc.
As the premier e-commerce platform, ShopRunner offers its members free two-day shipping, free returns, and member-exclusive discounts, and seamless checkout.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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announced 11/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Ahold Delhaize, will acquire FreshDirect LLC

synopsis: Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest food retail groups, will acquire a majority stake in FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer in the US. FreshDirect delivers premium quality products directly to the doors of customers in the New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC metropolitan areas.
buyer: Ahold Delhaize (AHODF:$70,766.37)
Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups, a leader in supermarkets and e-commerce, and a company at the forefront of sustainable retailing. Their family of great local brands serves more than 50 million shoppers each week in the United States, Europe and Indonesia. "
target: FreshDirect LLC
FreshDirect is a leading online fresh food grocer in the US. FreshDirect delivers premium quality products directly to the doors of customers in the New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC metropolitan areas. They offer fruits, vegetables, meat and poultry, seafood, prepared foods and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/29/2020 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, is to acquire 100% of the membership interests of Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC, a group of fast-growing web-oriented businesses specializing in the merchandise personalization industry.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$39.67)
LiveXLive is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts. "
target: Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Addison, IL, Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC is a group of fast-growing web-oriented businesses specializing in the merchandise personalization industry. Their brands include Personalized Planet, Limoges Jewelry, and TV’s Toy Box.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Funtastic, will acquire Hobby Warehouse

synopsis: Funtastic, one of Australia's biggest and most successful toy distributors, will acquire Hobby Warehouse Group, Australia's largest online hobby shop. Hobby Warehouse offers over 2,000 products that cover hundreds of interests and hobbies. Their range of products include craft kits, paints, drones, model kits, dolls, skateboards and more.
buyer: Funtastic (ASX:FUN:$17.57)
Funtastic is one of Australia's biggest and most successful toy distributors. Funtastic creates, develops and sells innovative brands that enrich lifestyles around the world. In addition to toys the company also manufactures and distributes homewares, apparel, sporting goods and confectionery. "
target: Hobby Warehouse
Hobby Warehouse is Australia's largest online hobby shop. Hobby Warehouse offers over 2,000 products that cover hundreds of interests and hobbies. Their range of products include craft kits, 3D printing, paints, drones, model kits, dolls, telescopes, skateboards, trading cards and more.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
64.8x
closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

CriticalPoint Capital, acquired Shoes.com

synopsis: CriticalPoint Capital, LLC has completed the acquisition of Shoes.com from Walmart, Inc. Shoes.com is a leading online retailer of footwear, apparel, and accessories, in the U.S. and internationally, offering a broad assortment of the best brands spanning athletic to casual for women, men, and children.
buyer: CriticalPoint Capital
CriticalPoint Capital is a private investment firm based in Manhattan Beach, CA. The firm is focused on acquiring companies with long-term value creation opportunities and partnering with management teams that can benefit from patient capital and a thoughtful approach to growth. "
target parent: Walmart
target: Shoes.com
Shoes.com is a leading online footwear, clothing, and accessories retailer and was one of the first eCommerce companies to sell footwear online. The company carries hundreds of top brands, helping every person find the best pair of shoes through easy, accessible, expert-guided shopping.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Brand Velocity Partners LLC, acquired BBQGuys

synopsis: Brand Velocity Partners (“BVP”), an independent sponsor focused on acquiring and growing branded consumer-facing businesses that benefit from deep in-house marketing resources, has acquired BBQGuys, the largest e-commerce platform of higher-end barbeque grills, grilling accessories, and outdoor kitchen products.
buyer: Brand Velocity Partners LLC
Brand Velocity Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring lower-middle market consumer businesses in search of marketing muscle. BVP sets itself apart by providing best-in-class marketing resources and relationships to propel its portfolio companies to the next level of growth and value."
target: BBQGuys
BBQGuys is the parent company of BBQGuys.com, the largest e-commerce platform of higher-end grills, grilling accessories, and outdoor kitchen products. The firm is evolving into a “backyard” lifestyle brand with other outdoor living products such as refrigeration, fireplaces, and furniture.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire 1-800-Contacts Inc.

synopsis: 1-800 Contacts, the largest retailer of contact lenses in the U.S., announced a definitive agreement under which global investment firm KKR will acquire the company from AEA Investors. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,715.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: AEA Investors LP
target: 1-800-Contacts Inc. (CTAC:$212.00)
1-800 Contacts is the largest retailer of contact lenses in the United States and is dedicated to making it easier for consumers to purchase contact lenses. 1-800 Contacts offers all of the most popular brands of contact lenses at competitive prices while delivering exceptional customer service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Entro Marketing Pty Limited, acquired Back To Sport

synopsis: Entro Marketing Pty Limited, owner of BodyHeal, an online retailer for sports injury supplies, has acquired Back To Sport, an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. Both companies are based in Australia.
buyer: Entro Marketing Pty Limited
Entro Marketing Pty Limited is a family-owned company and are experts in the world of sports injury supplies. It is also the owner of BodyHeal, another online retailer for sports injury supplies. "
target: Back To Sport
Back To Sport is an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. They are based in Australia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MelodyVR, acquired Napster

synopsis: MelodyVR is acquiring Rhapsody International, which does business as Napster. Napster is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
buyer: MelodyVR
MelodyVR is the destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances, wherever you are. "
target parent: RealNetworks, Inc.
target: Napster
Rhapsody International, dba Napster, is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$70]
rev ($mm)
$113
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd, acquired Veganstore.co.uk

synopsis: A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd, a family-owned retail and wholesale distribution company in the UK, has acquired Veganstore.co.uk (Vegan Store), the UK’s first independent online retailer of vegan products. Vegan Store offers the best vegan products from around the globe. Their range of products include chocolate, mock meat, dairy alternatives and more.
buyer: A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd
A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is a family-owned retail and wholesale distribution company in the UK. A.F. Blakemore operates 280 stores and serves more than 950 customers across England and Wales. Their wholesale division is a significant supplier to the independent grocery sector across the UK. "
target: Veganstore.co.uk
Veganstore.co.uk (Vegan Store) is the UK’s first independent online retailer of vegan products. Vegan Store offers the best vegan products from their network of partners around the globe. Their range of products include chocolate, coffee, mock meat, dairy alternatives, sauces, cakes and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Les Mousquetaires, will acquire Brico Privé

synopsis: Les Mousquetaires, a leading France-based retail group, will acquire a majority stake in Brico Privé, a French private sales site dedicated to DIY, gardening and home improvement. Brico Privé offers their members up to 80% off on products from leading brands such as Bosch Professional, Einhell, Grohe and more.
buyer: Les Mousquetaires
Les Mousquetaires is a leading France-based retail group. Les Mousquetaires operates 9 brands and almost 4,000 stores. They operate stores for groceries, home appliances, and automotive equipment and accessories. Their brands include Intermarché, Netto, Bricomarché, Brico Crash, Roady, and more. "
target: Brico Privé
Brico Privé is a French private sales site dedicated to DIY, gardening and home improvement. Brico Privé offers their members up to 80% off on products from leading brands such as Bosch Professional, Einhell, Grohe and more. Their products include power tools, heaters, sofas, lawn chairs, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: YCNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp is a leading community for electronics collection, e-waste tracking, and re-commerce. YouChange makes it easy for people to trade excess electronics for cash and rewards points, all while joining an ever growing social movement and protecting the environment.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8
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Ticker: NGM:PANT MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB is a Swedish company that operates webstores for used electronics. Their stores allow people to buy and sell used phones, tablets, computers and accessories. Their brands include iElektronik, Pantaluren, Mobilpengar, and Pantadatorn.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
Based in Japan, Aucnet Inc. provides information distribution services for auctions. The company engages in the IT auction and distribution of used cars, motorcycles, cut flowers, digital equipment, medical equipment, as well as brand items and used PCs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
Employees
590
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Ticker: CVNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carvana
Simply put, Carvana is a better way to buy a car. People can browse, finance, and purchase a car online and have it delivered to them as soon as the next day.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$858.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($143.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($155.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1864
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Ticker: ASX:E88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iBuy
iBuy
iBuy Group is a leading e-Commerce business in the South East Asia and Hong Kong region, specialising in flash sales. iBuy is focused on connecting products for sale to over 600m+ consumers in South East Asia and Hong Kong through its e-Commerce websites.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:RMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RumbleON
RumbleON
RumbleON is the only one stop website platform for the recreational vehicle market place that makes it as simple as possible for consumers and dealers to Buy-Sell-Trade-Finance pre-owned motorcycles.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AMZN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$347,945.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$43,708.00
EBIT ($mm)
$19,905.00
Net Income ($mm)
$17,377.00
Employees
798000
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Ticker: JD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JD.com
JD.com
JD.com is China’s largest online retailer. JD.com offers products across every major category, including electronics, apparel, furnishings, FMCG, home appliances and more. Their unrivalled logistics network enables them to provide their customers with same and next-day delivery services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$95,602.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,143.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1,299.07
Net Income ($mm)
$3,187.66
Employees
240000
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Ticker: TSE:4755
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten Inc.
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,427.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($313.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,689.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20053
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,323.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.99
EBIT ($mm)
$209.21
Net Income ($mm)
$127.22
Employees
13744
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CNV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cnova N.V.
Cnova N.V.
Cnova N.V., one of the world’s largest e-Commerce companies, serves 15 million active customers via state-of-the-art retail websites: Cdiscount in France, Brazil, Colombia, Thailand, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Belgium; Extra.com.br, Pontofrio.com and Casasbahia.com.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,647.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($97.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5540
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Ticker: W
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wayfair LLC
Wayfair LLC
Wayfair is one of the world's largest online destinations for the home. With one of the world's largest online selections of furniture, home furnishings and décor, including more than seven million products from over 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,868.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($99.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($125.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3809
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Ticker: LSE:OCDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail is one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Ocado Retail operates Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket; and Ocado Zoom, a one-hour grocery delivery service. Ocado offers over 40,000 products to choose from, including yogurt, cheese, fruit, meat and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,670.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15152
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Ticker: OSTK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Overstock.com, Inc.
Overstock.com, Inc.
Overstock.com, Inc. is an online "closeout" retailer offering discount, brand-name merchandise for sale over the Internet. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative inventory liquidation distribution channel.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,757.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($82.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($98.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1800
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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: BTOW3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B2W Digital
B2W Digital
B2W Digital is the leading e-commerce company in Latin America. B2W Digital features the largest and most esteemed brands on the internet and offers more than 40 categories of products and services. Their portfolio of brands include Americanas.com, Submarino, Shoptime, and Sou Barato.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,529.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.77
EBIT ($mm)
($3.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9052
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Ticker: VIPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vipshop
Vipshop
Vipshop Holdings Ltd. retails branded products at discount over the Internet. The company retails through flash sales, in which limited quantities of an item are sold at deep discount for a specified period of time.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,345.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.69
Net Income ($mm)
$33.25
Employees
5043
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Ticker: NYSE:SYX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc.
Systemax Inc., a Fortune 1000 company, sells industrial and technology products through a system of branded e-Commerce websites, relationship marketers and retail stores in North America and Europe. The primary brands are Global Industrial, MISCO, Inmac Wstore and TigerDirect.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,318.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.20
EBIT ($mm)
$79.30
Net Income ($mm)
$73.50
Employees
1900
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Ticker: VRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom is the hassle-free haggle-free way to buy and sell cars online. They help consumers save time, money (and their sanity!) by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($153.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($158.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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Ticker: FLWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-800-Flowers
1-800-Flowers
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. operates as a florist and gift retailer in the United States. They primarily offer fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements gourmet foods and gift baskets through telephone and online sales channels, retail flower shops, company-owned stores, and franchised stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,219.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$77.60
EBIT ($mm)
$46.94
Net Income ($mm)
$34.85
Employees
4785
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