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announced 3/28/2013 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire Goodreads Inc

synopsis: Amazon.com, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads, a leading site for readers and book recommendations that helps people find and share books they love. Goodreads has more than 16 million members and there are more than 30,000 book clubs on the Goodreads site.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
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. "
target: Goodreads Inc
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. The site has 16 million members who have added more than 530 million books to their shelves and written more than 23 million reviews.
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closed 7/1/2016 via PR Web

Bookstr, acquired The Reading Room

synopsis: The Reading Room business, including its website and Bookstr platform, has been sold to a new entity and rebranded as Bookstr. The Reading Room, which boasts almost 2 million members, and more than 2.5 million organic social media followers will continue as a web discovery site under the Bookstr brand.
buyer: Bookstr
Bookstr is dedicated to the discovery of new books and authors through social behavior online. Based in New York City, Bookstr is at the forefront of engagement and discovery with an emphasis on mobile while encouraging customer engagement across platforms. "
target: The Reading Room
The Reading Room connects books with people. They make discovering books entertaining, informative and socially engaging. Focused on being the best book discovery and recommendation destination, The Reading Room helps members discover great books with the latest news, curated lists and trends.
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closed 11/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Abebooks.com, acquired BookFinder.com

synopsis: Abebooks.com, the world's largest online marketplace for new and used books, has acquired BookFinder.com - the leading price comparison shopping service dedicated to books. The acquisition unites two pioneering independent forces in Internet bookselling. Both companies are privately owned and profitable.
buyer: Abebooks.com
Abebooks.com is the world's largest online marketplace for books, with over 70 million new, used, rare, and out-of-print titles listed for sale by more than 13,000 independent booksellers from around the world. "
target: BookFinder.com
BookFinder.com is the open marketplace for books online—a one stop ecommerce search engine where you can search through over 80 million new, used, rare, and out of print books for sale.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

The Bookseller Media Limited, acquired BookGig

synopsis: BookGig, the publisher-agnostic website dedicated to book events, launched by HarperCollins in October 2016, has been acquired by The Bookseller. BookGig helps readers connect with their favourite authors by listing book related events for as many different authors and genres as possible. 
buyer: The Bookseller Media Limited
The Bookseller has been the business magazine of the book industry since 1858; incorporating the even earlier Bent's Literary Advertiser, established in 1802. It is one of the UK’s longest-standing magazines. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: BookGig
BookGig helps readers connect with their favourite authors by listing book related events for as many different authors and genres as possible. Since launch, BookGig has featured thousands of events across the UK including talks, signings, readings and other book-related activities.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Harper Collins Publishers Limited, acquired The Midlist

synopsis: HarperCollins Publishers announced its acquisition of The Midlist, a daily email newsletter featuring ebooks deals, from Libboo, the industry leader in audience development through sharing content.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Harper Collins Publishers Limited
HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages. "
target parent: Libboo
target: The Midlist
The Midlist is a daily email newsletter featuring ebooks deals.
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announced 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Vook, Inc., will acquire Byliner

synopsis: Vook, Inc. is acquiring Byliner, the pre-eminent boutique publisher of the world's best short fiction and non-fiction. Vook's proprietary publishing and data-driven marketing platform powers the publishing programs of the world's leading media companies and brands. Byliner is joining Vook as its first in-house imprint.
buyer: Vook, Inc.
Vook was founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Brad Inman with the vision of lighting up the world’s content in the post PC world. Vook has created an innovative technology platform that produces rich media experiences for the tablet market. "
target: Byliner
Byliner, named “one of the 10 Most Innovative Media Companies in the World”, is a subscription reading service and publisher of award-winning fiction and nonfiction e-shorts, digital books written to be read in two hours or less. It was founded in spring 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco.
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closed 7/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Open Road Integrated Media, Inc., acquired Bloodhound Books Ltd.

synopsis: Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M), a leading marketing technology company, has acquired Bloodhound Books, a leading independent fiction publisher based in the UK. Bloodhound Books specialises in publishing eBooks but also offers print on demand paperbacks for all of their titles. Their books include Mr Nice, Frailty, Carrion, and more.
buyer: Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M) is a marketing tech company that helps businesses reach consumers and convert them into customers. OR/M invests in a data-informed consumer-first model which provides discovery for 100% of content and books to consumers through its digital technology. "
target: Bloodhound Books Ltd.
Bloodhound Books is a leading independent fiction publisher based in the UK. Bloodhound Books specialises in publishing eBooks but also offers print on demand paperbacks for all of their titles. Their books include Mr Nice, Frailty, Carrion, A Time to Change, and more.
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announced 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Naver Corporation, will acquire Wattpad

synopsis: Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories and leading social storytelling platform, is to be acquired by Naver, South Korea’s internet conglomerate and home of WEBTOON™, a leading global digital comics platform.
buyer: Naver Corporation (KOSE:A035420:$6,533.26)
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame. "
target: Wattpad
Wattpad’s vision is to entertain and connect the world through stories. Wattpad’s flagship app is a leading social storytelling platform, home to a community of more than 90 million people who spend over 23 billion minutes a month engaged in original stories.
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closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Hachette UK, acquired Bookouture

synopsis: Hachette UK, the second largest publisher in the UK, has acquired Bookouture, a fast-growing digital publisher of commercial fiction. With a growing reputation for bestsellers and millions of copies sold each year, they're aiming to set the benchmark for digital publishing.
buyer parent: Lagardère SCA
buyer: Hachette UK
Hachette UK is a leading UK trade publishing group. The group is made up of several publishing companies and imprints including Headline Publishing Group, Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray, Quercus Books, Orion Publishing Group, Octopus Publishing Group, Hachette Children's Books, and more. "
target: Bookouture
Bookouture is a fast-growing digital publisher of commercial fiction. With a growing reputation for bestsellers and millions of copies sold each year, they're aiming to set the benchmark for digital publishing.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Canelo, acquired Frisch & Co.

synopsis: Canelo has acquired Berlin-based translated fiction publisher Frisch & Co. Digital publisher Frisch & Co. will become wholly-owned by Canelo as an imprint of the digital publisher. Founded in 2012 by American publisher EJ van Lanen and based in Berlin, the company has published 13 books in translation.
buyer: Canelo
Canelo is a digital publisher, dedicated to finding the most exciting fiction and non-fiction for release as ebooks, apps and on the web. "
target: Frisch & Co.
Frisch & Co. Electronic Books is a Berlin-based ebook company that focuses on publishing contemporary fiction in English-language translation. Frisch & Co. seeks to bring innovative and original writing into English for a worldwide audience.
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closed 11/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Vook, Inc., acquired Coliloquy, LLC

synopsis: Vook, Inc. is pleased to announce it is acquiring the publishing arm of Coliloquy, a Palo Alto-based digital publisher of enhanced and interactive ebooks and apps. They pioneered the creation of interactive, reader-driven narratives on the Kindle E Ink platform, eventually publishing over 30 titles across all ebook and mobile platforms.
buyer: Vook, Inc.
Vook, Inc. operates as a publisher of ebooks. It also offers service for distributing the ebooks globally. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York. "
target: Coliloquy, LLC
Coliloquy is a digital publisher of active fiction, specializing in reader engagement and serial storytelling. They leverage advances in technology to create groundbreaking new forms of digital fiction.
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Kakao Entertainment Corp., will acquire Radish

synopsis: Kakao Entertainment will acquire storytelling platform based Radish Media, Inc. (hereafter Radish). Radish is a mobile fiction platform for serialized storytelling, offering the literary equivalent of the addictive TV drama series.
buyer parent: Kakao
buyer: Kakao Entertainment Corp.
Kakao Entertainment Corp. is innovating the full spectrum of the entertainment industry value chain. Kakao Entertainment operates Korea's most popular mobile content platforms, providing users access to over 80,000 IPs, including the most extensive library of original content in the country. "
target: Radish
Radish is a mobile fiction platform for serialized storytelling, offering the literary equivalent of the addictive TV drama series. Its wide variety of stories are published and read in bite-sized installments, optimized for the smartphone reader.
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closed 11/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Real World Co., Ltd, acquired Manga Tairiku

synopsis: Real World Co., Ltd. has taken over Manga Tairiku, which is a web media business based in Japan. Manga Tairiku provides an easy-to-understand lead to the official manga app / e-book site. Manga Tairiku has grown into a medium with about 6 million page views per month.
buyer: Real World Co., Ltd (TSE:3691:$6.82)
Based in Japan, Real World Co., Ltd. provides crowd-sourcing services that allows people to work without restrictions on time, place, age, gender, and experience. The company also operates point services and point exchange services to cash or electronic money. "
target: Manga Tairiku
Manga Tairiku business is a web media business based in Japan. Manga Tairiku provides an easy-to-understand lead to the official manga app / e-book site. Manga Tairiku has grown into a medium with about 6 million page views per month.
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announced 6/3/2013 via

Townsquare Media Group, will purchase Music and Comic Book Sites from AOL Inc.

synopsis: Townsquare Media Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AOL Music assets The Boot, The BoomBox and NoiseCreep, as well as ComicsAlliance from AOL Inc. The new digital properties will join Townsquare Media Group’s national digital business and the staffs of these sites are joining Townsquare.
buyer: Townsquare Media Group (NYSE:TSQ:$417.96)
Townsquare Media Group is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content. "
seller: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
The AOL Music assets include: country and bluegrass site "The Boot"; rap, hip-hop and R&B site "The BoomBox"; and hard rock and heavy metal site "NoiseCreep", as well as comic books site "ComicsAlliance".
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Vox Media, Inc., acquired Epic Magazine

synopsis: Vox Media, the leading modern media company, has acquired Epic, a nonfiction storytelling powerhouse that publishes extraordinary true stories. Epic offers great nonfiction stories that are free to read online. Their writers travel the world searching for encounters with the unknown to share stories that tap into the thrill of being alive.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media, Inc. is one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 150mm people each month who rely on them for a modern, intelligent take on the world around them. "
target: Epic Magazine
Epic is a nonfiction storytelling powerhouse that publishes extraordinary true stories. Epic offers great nonfiction stories that are free to read online. Their writers travel the world searching for encounters with the unknown to share stories that tap into the thrill of being alive.
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closed 4/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Valnet Inc., acquired Comic Book Resources (CBR)

synopsis: Valnet Inc., an online media publisher, has acquired ComicBookResources.com, a popular and unique media outlet for comic book related news, reviews and discussion. Comic Book Resources (CBR) began as a forum providing a platform for comic enthusiasts to share and discuss the latest news and trends in the comic book industry.
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet, a leader in Online Media Publishing, creates and distributes original content for its brands and audiences, worldwide. Valnet has acquired and developed a variety of web properties including movie and TV news website ScreenRant.com. "
target: Comic Book Resources (CBR)
Comic Book Resources began as a forum providing a platform for comic enthusiasts to share and discuss news and trends in the comic book industry. It grew to become the most reliable and reputable resource for all comic book-related news and commentary through informative and entertaining content.
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closed 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Imaginova Corp., acquired Newsarama.com

synopsis: Imaginova Corp., a leading digital media and commerce company that reaches a large intellectually curious audience, today announced the acquisition of Newsarama.com, the media property of record for the global comic book community.
buyer: Imaginova Corp.
Imaginova, a leading digital media and commerce company, is the preeminent online destination for the Intellectually Curious. The Imaginova Network of media properties delivers engaging and entertaining editorial and multimedia content to a robust community of curious and well-informed users. "
target: Newsarama.com
Newsarama.com is the most reputable and popular publication of any kind covering the comic book industry and one of the most successful genre entertainment websites on the Internet.
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closed 3/12/2020 via PR Newswire

IXL Learning, acquired Vocabulary.com

synopsis: IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 8 million students, has acquired Vocabulary.com, the leading educational destination for improving literacy through vocabulary building. Vocabulary.com provides students with a dynamic and personalized environment to grow their vocabulary.
buyer: IXL Learning
IXL is an integrated learning platform that effectively supports personalized learning in math, English language arts, science, social studies, and Spanish. With over 60 billion questions asked and answered around the world, IXL helps schools successfully use technology to improve education. "
target parent: Thinkmap
target: Vocabulary.com
Vocabulary.com is a platform for systematic vocabulary improvement that adapts to the needs of individual students. Used in over 40,000 schools, Vocabulary.com is proven by research to improve literacy skills and is particularly effective at teaching academic vocabulary words.
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closed 8/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

10 Canelo, acquired Hera

synopsis: British digital commercial fiction publisher Hera Books has been acquired by Canelo, an eBook and paperback publisher headquartered in the UK. The acquisition of Hera is part of Canelo's growth strategy and will allow the publisher to build stronger readerships and provide a broader retailer offering.
buyer: 10 Canelo
Based in the UK, Canelo is an eBook and paperback publisher and one of the fastest-growing publishing companies in Europe. Canelo publishes fiction works from internationally bestselling authors, out of print works brought to life for contemporary audiences, and new and emerging writers. "
target: Hera
Hera is a woman-owned, digital-first publisher based in the UK. From gripping psychological suspense, police procedurals and serial killer thrillers, to romance, heartwarming sagas, quirky uplifting fiction and sexy, glamorous contemporary fiction, Hera publishes the very best in commercial fiction.
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closed 3/2/2018 via PR Web

She Writes Press, acquired Shebooks

synopsis: She Writes Press, an independent publishing company, has acquired Shebooks, a publisher of short e-books written by women, for women. Shebooks offers a curated collection of original and hard-to-find memoir, fiction, and journalism tailored to women. All of their e-books are easy read and can be downloaded on any digital device.
buyer parent: SparkPoint Studio
buyer: She Writes Press
She Writes Press is an independent publishing company. The company serves members of SheWrites.com, the largest global community of women writers online. She Writes Press serves writers who wish to maintain greater ownership and control of their projects while still getting quality editorial help. "
target: Shebooks
Founded in 2013, Shebooks is a publisher of short e-books written by women, for women. They offer a curated collection of original and hard-to-find memoir, fiction, and journalism tailored to women. All of their e-books are easy read and can be downloaded on any digital device.
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announced 3/28/2013 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire Goodreads Inc

synopsis: Amazon.com, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads, a leading site for readers and book recommendations that helps people find and share books they love. Goodreads has more than 16 million members and there are more than 30,000 book clubs on the Goodreads site.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
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. "
target: Goodreads Inc
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. The site has 16 million members who have added more than 530 million books to their shelves and written more than 23 million reviews.
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closed 4/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired GlowRoad

synopsis: Amazon has acquired the Indian social commerce startup GlowRoad, one of the fastest growing social commerce startup in India. GlowRoad lets users resell products (from 100+ categories) directly from manufacturers and wholesalers with the power of social networks.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: GlowRoad
GlowRoad is one of the fastest growing social commerce startup in India. GlowRoad lets users resell products (from 100+ categories) directly from manufacturers and wholesalers with the power of social networks.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Art19

synopsis: Amazon Music is acquiring Art19, an independently owned podcast company that sits at the intersection of publishers and advertisers to provide cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement. The company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Art19
Launched in 2015, ART19 is an independently owned podcast company that sits at the intersection of publishers and advertisers to provide cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement. The company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month.
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closed 6/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Wickr

synopsis: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Wickr, an innovative company that has developed the industry’s most secure, end-to-end encrypted, communication technology. Their encrypted messaging platform used by government agencies and enterprises.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 175 fully featured services for computing, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, mobile, security, and more, as well as application development, deployment, and management. "
target: Wickr
Wickr is an innovative company that has developed the industry’s most secure, end-to-end encrypted, communication technology. Their encrypted messaging platform used by government agencies and enterprises.
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Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

synopsis: Amazon is to acquire MGM, a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (:$1,442.27)
MGM is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Perpule

synopsis: Amazon has acquired Perpule, a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online. They offer an innovative cloud-based POS offering that enables offline stores in India to better manage their inventory, checkout process and overall customer experience.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Perpule
Perpule is a startup in India that is helping offline stores go online. They offer an innovative cloud-based POS offering that enables offline stores in India to better manage their inventory, checkout process and overall customer experience.
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Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Umbra

synopsis: Amazon has acquired Finnish software company Umbra, a graphics software technology company in Helsinki, Finland. Umbra specializes in occlusion culling, visibility solution technology and provides middleware for video games running on Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, handheld consoles, iOS, Wii U and other platforms.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Umbra
Umbra is a graphics software technology company in Helsinki, Finland. Umbra specializes in occlusion culling, visibility solution technology and provides middleware for video games running on Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, handheld consoles, iOS, Wii U and other platforms.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Wondery

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc. has acquired podcasting company Wondery, as the dominant audiobook purveyor moves to strengthen in another sound-based medium. The acquisition will expand the Amazon Music offering beyond music to meet consumer demands as listener habits evolve. Wondery is the largest independent podcast publisher in the world.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Wondery
Wondery is the largest independent podcast publisher in the world. Known for its immersive podcasts, Wondery has become the fastest network to join the Top 10 ranker by Podtrac, propelled by hit shows such as Dr. Death, Dirty John, American History Tellers, Business Wars, and The Shrink Next Door.
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Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired DataRow

synopsis: Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, has acquired DataRow, a web-based Amazon Redshift client. DataRow's flagship product is an SQL client built for Amazon Redshift and is aimed at data scientists, streamlining the process of creating charts and other visualizations from Redshift query data.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 175 fully featured services for computing, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, mobile, security, and more, as well as application development, deployment, and management. "
target: DataRow
DataRow is a web-based Amazon Redshift client. The company's flagship product is a SQL client designed and built for Amazon Redshift and aimed at data scientists. The DataRow client streamlines the process of creating charts and other visualizations from Redshift query data.
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closed 10/23/2019 via MSNBC

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Health Navigator

synopsis: Amazon, a company that strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online, acquired Health Navigator, a company that provides evidence-based digital health information content that advances patient and provider experience.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: Health Navigator
Health Navigator provides evidence-based digital health information content that advances patient and provider experience. It works with partners to provide tools that help with remote diagnoses, helping patients figure out whether to stay at home, see a doctor or go straight to the emergency room.
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Amazon.com, Inc., acquired INLT Inc.

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc, a company that strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online, has acquired INLT, a company that makes software for sellers to manage costs and customs clearance of cross-border shipments.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: INLT Inc.
INLT makes software for sellers to manage costs and customs clearance of cross-border shipments. Their platform seamlessly introduces all the functions of a regular customer broker and more, providing importers a cost-effective solution to optimize their supply chain.
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Twitch Interactive, Inc., acquired IGDB

synopsis: Twitch, an Amazon-owned company that specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", has acquired IGDB, the Internet Games Database, a Swedish website dedicated to combining all the relevant information about games into a comprehensive resource for gamers everywhere.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Twitch specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", a form of competitive gaming and spectator event in which users play each other for cash prizes. It has millions of users who mainly use it to watch others play video games. "
target: IGDB
Headquartered in Sweden, IGDB is a website dedicated to combining all the relevant information about games into a comprehensive resource for gamers. The site includes useful information for every game, like the genre, platforms supported, description, reviews, release dates, characters and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Twitch Interactive, Inc., acquired Bebo, Inc.

synopsis: Twitch, an Amazon company that specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", has acquired Bebo, a company that started out at as a social media network, but evolved into building applications and now hosting e-sport leagues and tournaments.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Owned by Amazon, Twitch specializes in video game live streams and has been instrumental in popularizing "e-sports", a form of competitive gaming and spectator event in which users play each other for cash prizes. It has millions of users who mainly use it to watch others play video games. "
target: Bebo, Inc.
Bebo started out at as a social media network, but evolved into building applications and now hosting e-sport leagues and tournaments. Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share content.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., will purchase Ad Server and DCO Business from Sizmek Inc

synopsis: Amazon has agreed to buy part of ad tech company Sizmek, including its Ad Server and Dynamic Creative Optimization, which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
seller parent: Vector Capital
seller: Sizmek Inc (SZMK:$185.18)
The acquisition includes the Sizmek Ad Server and Sizmek Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO), which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired TSO Logic

synopsis: Amazon Web Services, a secure cloud services platform to help businesses scale and grow, will be acquiring TSO Logic, a company that provides the industry's most accurate data-driven recommendations to right-size and right-cost compute, across all environments including cloud.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Customers use AWS cloud products and solutions to build applications with flexibility, scalability and reliability. "
target: TSO Logic
Based in Canada, TSO Logic provides the industry's most accurate data-driven recommendations to right-size and right-cost compute, across all environments. They show the actual performance, utilization and TCO of their customers' current environments and cloud alternatives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

FANDOM, will acquire Curse LLC

synopsis: Fandom, a global entertainment media brand, will acquire Curse from Twitch, the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers. Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their sites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more.
buyer: FANDOM
FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand, based in California, powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, they provide a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. "
target parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
target: Curse LLC
Curse is an online game portal and network of gaming websites. Curse empowers online gamers with premium resources and content. Their gaming websites include Azurilland, Diablofans, Hearthpwn, MMO-Champion and more. Their wiki hosting platform, Gamepedia, is dedicated to games and written by gamers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Twitch Interactive, Inc., acquired Pursuit.gg

synopsis: Twitch, the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers, has acquire Pursuit, formerly known as Revlo, which helps eSports streamers better connect, engage, and monetize their fan base. Revlo allows streamers to reward their loyal fans with recognition, merchandise, and interaction opportunities.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Twitch Interactive, Inc.
Twitch is the world’s leading live video platform and community for gamers where more than 60 million gather every month to watch and talk about video games with more than 1.1 million broadcasters. Twitch is the backbone of both live and on-demand video distribution for the video game ecosystem. "
target: Pursuit.gg
Based in Canada, Pursuit, formerly known as Revlo, helps eSports streamers better connect, engage, and monetize their fan base. Revlo allows streamers to reward their loyal fans with recognition, merchandise, and interaction opportunities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired CloudEndure

synopsis: Amazon, a customer-centric company that people can find and discover anything they want to buy, has acquired CloudEndure, a company that provides business continuity solutions that prevent data loss and downtime. Their IT Resilience Suite for the Hybrid Cloud offers Disaster Recovery, Continuous Backup, and Live Migration.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: CloudEndure
CloudEndure provides business continuity solutions that prevent data loss and downtime. Their IT Resilience Suite for the Hybrid Cloud offers Disaster Recovery, Continuous Backup, and Live Migration of any application from any physical, virtual, or cloud-based source to any target infrastructure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Tapzo

synopsis: Amazon India's payments unit, Amazon Pay has acquired the Indian all-in-one services platform, Tapzo. This could be anything from finding best offers, deals & coupons, booking cabs/taxis & autos, ordering food, recharging prepaid mobile, and more.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: Tapzo
Tapzo is India's first all-in-one app. This could be anything from finding best offers, deals & coupons, booking cabs/taxis & autos, ordering food, recharging prepaid mobile & DTH, paying postpaid mobile bills, reading news, following & sharing trending, funny & viral stories.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire PillPack

synopsis: Amazon and PillPack announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire PillPack. PillPack is a pharmacy designed to provide the best possible customer experience in the U.S. for people who take multiple daily prescriptions.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: PillPack
PillPack is a pharmacy designed to provide the best possible experience for customers. For people who take multiple daily prescriptions, PillPack offers pre-sorted dose packaging, home delivery, and a commitment to customer service.
price ($mm)
$753
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Sqrrl

synopsis: Amazon Web Services has acquired Sqrrl, a cybersecurity start-up that spun out of the National Security Agency. Sqrrl is award-winning software that enables security analysts to hunt and investigate advanced threats.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 100 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and AI, IoT, mobile, security, application development and more. "
target: Sqrrl
Sqrrl is award-winning software that enables security analysts to hunt and investigate advanced threats. Sqrrl Enterprise is the industry-leading Threat Hunting Platform that unites link analysis, machine learning algorithms, and multi-petabyte scalability capabilities into an integrated solution.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Vejii Holdings, Inc., will acquire Mighty Plants

synopsis: Vejii Holdings Ltd., a leading North American online vegan marketplace, will acquire Mighty Plants, an e-commerce platform for plant-based foods in the UK. Mighty Plants makes shopping for vegan foods simpler and easier. Their platform offers a wide variety of healthy and tasty frozen dishes from lesser-known brands and well established favourites.
buyer: Vejii Holdings, Inc. (CNSX:VEJI:$0.00)
Vejii Holdings, Inc. is a leading North American online vegan marketplace. Vejii is focused on providing its customers with easy access to thousands of vegan and plant-based products in one place. They offer plant-based meat, alternative diary, frozen meals, home care products, and more. "
target: Mighty Plants
Mighty Plants is an e-commerce platform for plant-based foods in the UK. Mighty Plants makes shopping for vegan foods simpler and easier. Their platform offers a wide variety of healthy and tasty frozen dishes from lesser-known brands and well established favourites.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

Rohlik, acquired Ulabox

synopsis: Rohlik, a leading European e-grocery retailer, has acquired Ulabox, an online supermarket in Spain. Ulabox makes grocery shopping easier and less time consuming so people can spend more time on the important things in life. Their platform offers over 11,000 products, including fruit, chicken, fish, snacks, milk, cheese, and more.
buyer: Rohlik
Rohlik is a leading European e-grocery retailer. Rohlik provides customers with a superior shopping experience with fast deliveries and over 17,000 quality products. Their products include milk, cheese, meat & fish, fruits & vegetables, bread, eggs, juice, and more. "
target: Ulabox
Ulabox is an online supermarket in Spain. Ulabox makes grocery shopping easier and less time consuming so people can spend more time on the important things in life. Their platform offers over 11,000 products, including fruit, chicken, fish, snacks, milk, cheese, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Highbourne Group, will acquire Plumbworld Limited

synopsis: Highbourne Group Limited, one of the UK’s leading specialist distributors of plumbing, heating, and bathroom products, has acquired Plumbworld Limited, one of the UK’s leading e-commerce specialists for bathroom, kitchen, plumbing and heating products. Plumbworld offers products at affordable prices to consumers and trade customers.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Highbourne Group
Highbourne Group is one of the UK’s leading specialist distributors of plumbing, heating, and bathroom products. Highbourne operates under its primary trading brands City Plumbing Supplies (CPS) and Plumbing Trade Supplies (PTS). The company mainly sells products to trade customers. "
target: Plumbworld Limited
Plumbworld is one of the UK’s leading e-commerce specialists for bathroom, kitchen, plumbing and heating products. Plumbworld offers products at affordable prices to consumers and trade customers. Their products include showers, toilets, radiators, water heaters, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

MediaShop International Group, acquired Geschenke 24

synopsis: MediaShop International Group, the largest DRTV provider in the German-speaking region, has acquired Geschenke 24, a leading online provider of personalized gifts active in the DACH region. Geschenke 24 offers original, personalized, and special gift ideas for every occasion. Their products include keyrings, puzzles, doormats, clocks, and more.
buyer: MediaShop International Group
MediaShop International Group is one of the most prominent DRTV providers and omnichannel marketeers in the German speaking and Eastern European markets. MediaShop provides entertaining shopping experiences that offer innovative products from all over the world. "
target: Geschenke 24
Geschenke 24 is a leading online provider of personalized gifts active in the DACH region. Geschenke 24 offers original, personalized, and special gift ideas for every occasion. Their products include keyrings, beer, picture frames, puzzles, doormats, clocks, lanterns, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Pharmosan, acquired Vamida s.r.o.

synopsis: Pharmosan, a pharmaceutical logistics company in Austria, has acquired Vamida, an online pharmacy in Austria and Germany. Vamida provides a wide range of non-prescription medications (OTC) as well as beauty and personal care products (BPC). They offer products for weight loss, colds, diets, digestion, and more.
buyer: Pharmosan
Pharmosan is a pharmaceutical logistics company in Austria. Pharmosan offers their customers flexible solutions in the field of drug distribution. The company can reach every pharmacy within Austria the next day through their locations in Vienna and their partner locations. "
target: Vamida s.r.o.
Vamida is an online pharmacy in Austria and Germany. Vamida provides a wide range of non-prescription medications (OTC) as well as beauty and personal care products (BPC). They offer products for weight loss, colds, diets, digestion, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Inverleith LLP, acquired Farmison & Co

synopsis: Inverleith LLP, a specialist consumer brand investor in the UK, has acquired a majority stake in Farmison & Co, a UK-based online butcher. Farmison & Co offers quality meat at affordable prices that are delivered straight to their customer's doorsteps. The company sources the finest beef, pork and lamb breeds from the British Isles.
buyer: Inverleith LLP
Inverleith LLP is a specialist consumer brand investor in the UK. Inverleith LLP invests into consumer brand businesses that operate within the high growth categories of health & wellness, lifestyle, premium food & drink and luxury / heritage brands. "
target: Farmison & Co
Farmison & Co is an online butcher in the UK. Farmison & Co offers quality meat at affordable prices that are delivered straight to their customer's doorsteps. The company sources the finest beef, pork and lamb breeds from the British Isles.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Poundland, acquired Poundshop.com

synopsis: Poundland, a British variety store chain, has acquired Poundshop.com, an online discount retail business in the UK. Poundshop.com aims to simplify everyday living by offering high value products at low prices. Their range of products include cleaning products, batteries, toiletries, kitchen items, snacks, toys, and more.
buyer parent: Pepco Group
buyer: Poundland
Poundland is a British variety store chain. Poundland offers amazing value on everyday items people need and want, selling most items for £1. Their vast range of products include chocolate, shampoo, pens, toys, speakers, drinkware, and more. "
target: Poundshop.com
Poundshop.com is an online discount retail business in the UK. Poundshop.com aims to simplify everyday living by offering high value products at low prices. Their range of products include cleaning products, batteries, toiletries, kitchen items, snacks, toys, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Vitvaruexperten.com Nordic AB, acquired Hemmy.se

synopsis: Vitvaruexperten.com, an online store in Sweden that sells home appliances, has acquired a 51% stake in Hemmy.se, an online retailer in Sweden focused on home appliances. Hemmy.se offers a wide and affordable range of white goods, household items and home and garden products from leading brands.
buyer parent: BHG Group AB
buyer: Vitvaruexperten.com Nordic AB
Vitvaruexperten.com is an online store in Sweden that sells home appliances. They offer a variety of home appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines, ovens, dryers, freezers, kitchen fans, and more. "
target: Hemmy.se
Hemmy.se is an online retailer in Sweden focused on home appliances. Hemmy.se offers a wide and affordable range of white goods, household items and home and garden products from leading brands. Their products include refrigerators, grills, freezers, dryers, air conditioners, mowers, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Verkkokauppa.com, will acquire e-ville.com

synopsis: Verkkokauppa.com Oyj, an online retailer in Finland, will acquire e-ville.com, an online store in Finland focused on electronics. e-ville.com provides people with a safer and more comfortable way to order electronic gadgets online at competitive prices. Their products include cell phones, electric vehicles, cameras, tablets, accessories, and more.
buyer: Verkkokauppa.com (HLSE:VERK:$649.39)
Verkkokauppa.com is an online retailer in Finland. Verkkokauppa.com empowers its customers to follow their passion by providing a wide product assortment of around 80,000 products. Their product categories include kitchen equipment, baby products, travel, pets, software, phones, lighting, and more. "
target: e-ville.com
e-ville.com is an online store in Finland focused on electronics. e-ville.com provides people with a safer and more comfortable way to order electronic gadgets online at competitive prices. Their products include cell phones, electric vehicles, cameras, tablets, accessories, and more.
price ($mm)
$6.07
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/8/2022 via Company Press Release

NetOnNet AB will be merged with Komplett Group,

synopsis: Komplett, a leading online retailer of electronic products in Scandinavia, and NetOnNet, a webshop for consumer electronics based in Sweden, have entered into an agreement to combine the companies.
buyer: Komplett Group (OB:KOMPL:$1,247.41)
Komplett Group is a leading online retailer of electronic products in Scandinavia. Komplett Group offers a broad of selection of consumer electronics and business solutions for SMEs through their webshops. Their products include the latest computer components, PCs, household electronics and more. "
target: NetOnNet AB (NON:$359.79)
NetOnNet is a webshop for consumer electronics, gaming, personal care, healthcare, home products, phone, GPS, smart home and accessories. They are based in Sweden.
price ($mm)[EV]
$418 [$417]
rev ($mm)
$816
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Footway Group AB, acquired Netlens

synopsis: Footway Group AB, an online shoe retailer in Sweden, has acquired Netlens, an online retailer for contact lenses and pharmacy products in Scandinavia. Netlens provides customers with an easy way to get contact lenses and pharmacy products at low prices. They offer a variety of lens types from leading brands, such as Alcon, Ciba Vision, and more.
buyer: Footway Group AB (OM:FOOT B:$159.51)
Sweden-based Footway is a web-based platform and online retailer of shoes that enables customers and manufacturers to meet. The company works with crowdsourcing, AI, and data-driven automation tools to improve its service with both customers and suppliers worldwide. "
target: Netlens
Netlens is an online retailer for contact lenses and pharmacy products in Scandinavia. Netlens provides customers with an easy way to get contact lenses and pharmacy products at low prices. They offer a variety of lens types from leading brands such, as Alcon, Ciba Vision, Coopervision, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

LoveCrafts, will acquire Deramores

synopsis: LoveCrafts, the global community and commerce destination for crafters, will acquire Deramores from Ideal Shopping Direct, a multi-channel home shopping retailer in the UK. Deramores is an online knitting and crochet store in the UK. They offer the biggest range of yarn and patterns in the UK with more than 100,000 items from leading brands.
buyer: LoveCrafts
LoveCrafts is a global community and commerce destination for crafters. LoveCrafts builds online communities where crafters can find their latest inspiration and learn new techniques. Their platform offers products for knitting, crochet, paper craft, embroidery, and more. "
target parent: Aurelius AG
target: Deramores
Deramores is a leading online knitting and crochet store in the UK. Deramores provides the highest standard of choice, value and service to knitters and crocheters all over the world. They offer the biggest range of yarn and patterns in the UK with more than 100,000 items from leading brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Wheel Pros, acquired throtl

synopsis: Wheel Pros, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of proprietary branded aftermarket vehicle enhancements, has acquired throtl, an aftermarket e-commerce platform for automotive and off-roading enthusiasts. throtl empowers auto enthusiasts with the most comprehensive suite of products for their aftermarket performance part needs.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Wheel Pros
Wheel Pros is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of proprietary branded aftermarket vehicle enhancements. Wheel Pros offers a wide selection of vehicle enhancements from its portfolio of lifestyle brands. Their products include wheels, tires, suspension, and accessories. "
target: throtl
throtl is an aftermarket e-commerce platform for automotive and off-roading enthusiasts. throtl empowers auto enthusiasts with the most comprehensive suite of products for their aftermarket performance part needs. Their products include air intakes, batteries, brakes, exhausts, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

LeDap, acquired Racketspecialisten

synopsis: LeDap Group, an international group of padel companies, has acquired Racketspecialisten, an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
buyer: LeDap
LeDap is an international group of padel companies. LeDap operates more than 100 centres with over 700 padel courts and aims to become the world’s leading platform to drive the growth, innovation, digitalization, and professionalization of the sport of Padel. "
target: Racketspecialisten
Racketspecialisten is an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Snapcommerce, acquired Daily Steals

synopsis: Snapcommerce, a mobile commerce platform in Canada, has acquired Daily Steals, an online platform for deals and discounts. Daily Steals provides a fun place to shop for great and amazing daily deals on mobile phones, electronics, fashion, furniture, computers, toys, accessories, and more.
buyer: Snapcommerce
Snapcommerce is a mobile commerce platform in Canada. Snapcommerce is a message-driven commerce platform that uses AI to connect price-conscious consumers to the best deals online. Their platform allows users to easily find the best deals on everyday items, electronics and more. "
target: Daily Steals
Daily Steals is an online platform for deals and discounts. Daily Steals provides a fun place to shop for great and amazing daily deals on mobile phones, electronics, fashion, furniture, computers, toys, accessories, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/27/2021 via BusinessWire

1-800-Flowers, acquired Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, Inc.

synopsis: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect, and celebrate, has acquired Vital Choice, a trusted provider of exceptional quality premium wild-caught seafood and sustainably farmed shellfish, pastured proteins, organic foods, and marine-source nutritional supplements.
buyer: 1-800-Flowers (FLWS:$2,147.85)
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect and celebrate. The Company’s Celebrations Ecosystem features their all-star family of brands, including: 1-800-Flowers.com, 1-800-Baskets.com, Cheryl’s Cookies, Harry & David, Shari’s Berries and more."
target: Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, Inc.
Vital Choice is a trusted provider of exceptional quality premium wild-caught seafood and sustainably farmed shellfish, pastured proteins, organic foods, and marine-source nutritional supplements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Freshii Inc., will acquire Natura Market

synopsis: Freshii Inc., a health casual restaurant in Canada, will acquire a 60% stake in Natura Market ECommerce Inc., an online health and wellness product retailer in Canada. Natura Market aims to make clean eating easy and effortless. They offer products for vegan, paleo, keto, and gluten-free diets.
buyer: Freshii Inc.
Freshii is a health casual restaurant in Canada. Freshii serves fresh food designed to energize people on the go. Their mission is to help people live better by making healthy food convenient and affordable. Their diverse and customizable menu includes salads, wraps, bowls, burritos, soup, and more."
target: Natura Market
Natura Market is an online health and wellness product retailer in Canada. Natura Market aims to make clean eating easy and effortless by offering healthy foods and natural personal care products from best-selling brands online. They offer products for vegan, paleo, keto, and gluten-free diets.
price ($mm)
$4.57*
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Jüsto, acquired Freshmart

synopsis: Jüsto, the first 100% digital Mexican supermarket, has acquired Freshmart, the largest online supermarket in Peru. Freshmart combines the warmth of a neighborhood market with the convenience and efficiency of online shopping. The company offers over 3,000 products in various categories, including groceries, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat and more.
buyer: Jüsto
Jüsto is the first 100% digital Mexican supermarket. Jüsto offers a vast catalogue of products, both from top brands and local producers, all at competitive prices. Their products include fruits, vegetables, meat products, beauty products, house supplies, and more. "
target: Freshmart
Freshmart is the largest online supermarket in Peru. Freshmart combines the warmth of a neighborhood market with the convenience and efficiency of online shopping. The company offers over 3,000 products in various categories, including groceries, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/24/2021 via Reuters

EQT AB, will acquire Zooplus AG

synopsis: EQT AB is to acquire Zooplus AG, an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 67 billion in assets under management across 26 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately EUR 29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. "
target: Zooplus AG (XTRA:ZO1:$2,276.14)
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,936 [$3,850]
rev ($mm)
$2,279
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
42.0x
closed 11/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired 1-2-3.tv GmbH

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc. has acquired 123tv, a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$460.47)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a leading interactive media company that owns a growing portfolio of TV Networks, Consumer Brands and Digital Services that together position the Company as a leading single-source partner to television advertisers and consumer brands. "
target parent: ARCUS Capital AG
target: 1-2-3.tv GmbH
123tv is a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
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Americana Publishing
Albuquerque, N.M.-based Americana Publishing, Inc. is a vertically integrated media publisher and e-tailer. Americana Publishing, Inc. currently owns americanabooks.com. Americana Publishing owns and operates americanabooks.com, an Internet marketer of print, electronic and audio books.
year
2001
rev ($mm)
$2.45
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$469,822.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$74,256.00
EBIT ($mm)
$39,960.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$14,097.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($323.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,891.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
23841
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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: XTRA:ZO1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zooplus AG
Zooplus AG
Zooplus AG is an online retailer of pet food and supplies with headquarters in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1999, the E-commerce company ships now to 30 countries in Europe and the United Kingdom.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,276.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.79
EBIT ($mm)
$62.29
Net Income ($mm)
$31.08
Employees
823
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,147.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.86
EBIT ($mm)
$142.22
Net Income ($mm)
$115.22
Employees
4800
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,791.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.18
EBIT ($mm)
$47.09
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10781
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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: JSE:MRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Mr. Price Group Ltd
Mr. Price Group, is an online retail group, based in South Africa, that markets itself as an omni-channel retailer, they offer a wide range of goods. They wish to add value to their customers’ lives, while caring for the communities and environments in which they operate.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,424.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.86
EBIT ($mm)
$230.10
Net Income ($mm)
$155.08
Employees
17986
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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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