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closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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closed 6/22/2010 via PR Newswire

uShip, Inc., acquired Boxby Ltd.

synopsis: uShip, the global online transport marketplace, announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction provides UK house removal firms and eBay couriers access to more delivery jobs, helping them run full and more efficiently as they battle rising fuels costs and VAT increases.
buyer: uShip, Inc.
uShip helps relieve the stress and high cost of moving hard-to-ship items, such as cars, furniture, pianos, boats, haulage, heavy equipment, pets and more. As the first and largest online transport marketplace, uShip connects people and businesses with feedback-rated transporters. "
target: Boxby Ltd.
Boxby Ltd. is the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Via ID, acquired Ubigo

synopsis: Via ID, a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility, has acquired a majority stake in UbiGo, a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more.
buyer parent: Mobivia Groupe S.A.
buyer: Via ID
Via ID is a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility. Focused on smart, sustainable and everyday mobility, Via ID is looking for candidates with projects involved with big data, IoT, AI, the blockchain, multimodality, APIs, and more. "
target: Ubigo
UbiGo is a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more. Their app allows users to easily book transportation and manage their subscription.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Easy Taxi, acquired Yaxi

synopsis: Easy Taxi, a mobile taxi booking app available in more than 30 countries, has acquired Mexico's Yaxi, a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
buyer: Easy Taxi
Based in Brazil, Easy Taxi is a mobile taxi booking app that is reliable and convenient to users and drivers. Easy Taxi can be used for both consumers or businesses to bring them to their destinations. Easy Taxi is available for use in more than 30 countries. "
target: Yaxi
Based in Mexico, Yaxi is a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
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announced 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Telepass S.p.A., will acquire Urbi

synopsis: Telepass S.p.A., a provider of electronic payment services, will acquire a majority stake in Urbi from Lastminute.com Group, a leader in the online travel and leisure industry. Urbi is a mobile app that allows users to search, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as taxis, and other services.
buyer parent: Atlantia S.p.A.
buyer: Telepass S.p.A.
Telepass S.p.A. offers electronic payment services for urban and suburban mobility such as electronic toll collection systems. They also offer the Telepass Pay mobile app, an integrated payment system for blue line parking spaces in Italy. "
target parent: Lastminute.com Group
target: Urbi
URBI is a free mobile app available for iOS and Android. The app provides a “one stop shop” place for Urban Mobility, enabling users to search, subscribe, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as public transport, taxis and other services.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Bloomberg

General Motors Corporation, acquired SideCar

synopsis: General Motors Co., one of the world's largest automakers, has acquired the technology and most of the assets of the San Francisco-based ride-hailing pioneer Sidecar Technologies Inc. SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city.
buyer: General Motors Corporation (GM:$152,356.00)
General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 205,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries. "
target: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology.
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closed 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Hitch

synopsis: Hitch has announced that they have been acquired by Lyft. Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is an on-demand ridesharing service owned and operated by Zimride that operates in San Francisco, CA. Using the Lyft iPhone app, passengers can instantly request a pickup, and a safe, friendly driver will arrive within minutes. "
target: Hitch
Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

SideCar, acquired Heyride Inc.

synopsis: SideCar, the leading on-demand rideshare community, announced it has acquired the assets of Heyride, Inc, an Austin-based rideshare community. SideCar uses smartphones to connect everyday drivers with a car with people nearby who need a ride.
buyer: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology. "
target: Heyride Inc.
Inspired by the spread of collaborative consumption, Heyride disrupts the world of for-hire transportation by creating a marketplace where users are empowered to give and receive inexpensive, safe, on-demand rides using their smartphones.
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

gogoBUS, acquired BusYar

synopsis: Inter-city mobility startup gogoBus has acquired BusYar, a Ranchi-based bus transport aggregator. The acquisition, which is an all-stock deal, is part of New Delhi-based gogoBus' plan to expand its reach across India.  BusYar is the ultimate bus booking app that lets customers search and book bus trips online.
buyer: gogoBUS
gogoBus is a full-stack tech enabled inter-city bus network run by GOGO Mobility Pvt Ltd. The smart bus platform of gogoBus is determined to provide a highly differentiated customer experience and to build one of the most trusted and loved bus travel brands in India. "
target: BusYar
BusYar is a Ranchi, India-based bus transport aggregator. BusYar is the ultimate bus booking app. Search the desired bus for a trip according to the desired specification and book a ticket for the bus online.
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closed 6/24/2020 via Company Press Release

MAG USA, acquired AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc., ParkSleepFly, Inc., and Shuttlefinder.com

synopsis: MAG USA has announced the acquisition of AirportParkingReservations.com, ParkSleepFly.com and ShuttleFinder.com, three airport parking, hotel and transfer booking platforms, in a move that signals a focus on growth in the US market. The three platforms are based in Santa Monica, California.
buyer parent: Manchester Airports Group
buyer: MAG USA
Launched in 2015, MAG USA is the United States ‘go-to’ organization for delivering market-leading commercial solutions that drive revenue for operators and transform customer experiences for travelers. Their focuses are Airport Lounges, Car Parking Services, Parking and Travel Services Distribution."
target: AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc., ParkSleepFly, Inc., and Shuttlefinder.com
AirportParkingReservations.com, ParkSleepFly.com and ShuttleFinder.com, are the U.S.’s biggest airport parking aggregator, offering customers great prices on airport car parking, bundled hotel and parking packages and airport transfers.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$270.89)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
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BlaBlaCar, will acquire Busfor

synopsis: Paris-based BlaBlaCar, the world leading long-distance carpooling platform, will acquire Busfor, a Poland-based easy-to-use service that allows users to search and buy bus tickets online at the best price, allowing users to pay for and print tickets at home without waiting on line.
buyer: BlaBlaCar
Paris-based BlaBlaCar is the world leading long-distance carpooling platform. It’s a trusted community marketplace that connects car drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride, over average distances of 300km. "
target: Busfor
Headquartered in Poland, Busfor is an easy-to-use service that allows users to search and buy bus tickets online at the best price. They aim to deliver the best quality service and save time. Users can pay for the tickets online and print the tickets at home.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Porch.com, acquired HireAHelper LLC

synopsis: Porch, a home repair and improvement marketplace, has acquired HireAHelper.com, a moving services marketplace. HireAHelper helps people find, compare, and book independent moving services providers. HireAHelper leads the Hybrid Moving phenomenon, an alternative moving approach that combines full-service labor with do-it-yourself transportation.
buyer: Porch.com
Porch is an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals. Porch partners with large retailers to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. "
target: HireAHelper LLC
HireAHelper is a moving services marketplace that lists local movers for users to compare quotes, check availability, and schedule services. Since 2007, HireAHelper has led the Hybrid Moving approach, an alternative moving style that blends the use of full-service labor with DIY transportation.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

WhereiPark, acquired GarageHop Inc.

synopsis: WhereiPark, a leading digital marketplace for monthly parking across North America, has acquired GarageHop, a provider of parking for non-resident tenants of buildings in the Seattle area with an emphasis on transit hub locations. GarageHop allows users to easily find, reserve and pay for a parking space in Seattle online.
buyer: WhereiPark
Founded in 2014, WhereiPark is a leading digital marketplace for monthly parking across North America. The company simplifies the process of finding and booking monthly parking for individuals and groups while creating a new revenue source for buildings. "
target: GarageHop Inc.
GarageHop is a provider of parking for non-resident tenants of buildings in the Seattle area with an emphasis on transit hub locations. GarageHop allows users to easily find, reserve and pay for a parking space in Seattle online.
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closed 8/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc., purchased Airport Parking-related Assets from Oversee.net

synopsis: AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc. announced that it has purchased key assets from Los Angeles, California-based technology company Oversee.net. The assets included Oversee.net's airport parking-related business, including the domains AirportParking.com and AboutAirportParking.com, which show users off-airport parking options.
buyer: AirportParkingReservations.com, Inc.
Since 2000, AirportParkingReservations.com has led the way in online reservations for "off-airport" parking — convenient and affordable parking options just outside airports. Its experienced team is dedicated to providing travelers at over 100 airports in the U.S. and Canada. "
seller: Oversee.net
Oversee.net's airport parking-related business includes the domains AirportParking.com and AboutAirportParking.com, as well as related websites and other assets and technology. AirportParking.com shows available off-airport parking options.
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announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Tomereta

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, Japan's largest telecommunications company, will acquire Tomereta from Sharing Service, a Japanese company that develops sharing solutions for products, spaces, and services. Tomereta is an online platform that allows users to book parking spaces in Japan.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's largest telecommunications company. The company provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable customers to realize smarter lives. The company serves over 73 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks. "
target parent: Sharing Service Inc.
target: Tomereta
Tomereta is an online platform that allows users to book parking spaces in Japan. The platform makes it easy for people to find a parking space and book it ahead of time for as long as they need.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Manchester Airports Group, acquired Looking4.com

synopsis: Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the UK’s largest airport group, has acquired Looking4.com, the online consolidator and price comparison business. Looking4.com specializes in online airport parking price comparison, and also offers deals on private car, train, bus and other types of transfers to a list of global airports.
buyer: Manchester Airports Group
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is a leading UK holding company and owns and operates three UK airports - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. The Group sees over 58 million passengers flying through its airports every year, which together employ over 40,000 people on site. "
target: Looking4.com
Based in the UK, Looking4 offers a global airport parking and transfer network of products along with reservation & distribution systems for Airlines, Airports and Travel Agents, through its unique market leading technology.
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closed 3/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Autobahn Tank & Rast, acquired FromAtoB

synopsis: Autobahn Tank & Rast, a company that offers services to travelers on German autobahns, has acquired fromAtoB GmbH, a multimodal journey planner and online booking platform. Via a web browser or the company's mobile apps for Android and iOS, the user can search for a connection between two destinations within Europe.
buyer: Autobahn Tank & Rast
Autobahn Tank & Rast, through its subsidiaries, offers services to travelers on German autobahns. It operates petrol stations that provide petrol, diesel, and gas; retail outlets and slot machines; and lavatories. "
target: FromAtoB
fromAtoB GmbH is a multimodal journey planner and online booking platform. Via a web browser or the company's mobile apps for Android and iOS, the user can search for a connection between two destinations within Europe. fromAtoB is based out of Germany.
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closed 10/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Park N Party, acquired Yardslot, Inc.

synopsis: Park n Party, a sports and entertainment parking reservation and tailgate planning network, has acquired Yardslot, a web-based platform that allows users to sell and reserve private parking spaces for SEC football game days. Yardslot's unique “park in advance” method lowers costs, saves time, and maximizes efficiency.
buyer: Park N Party
Park n Party is a sports and entertainment parking reservation and tailgate planning network. Park n Party’s online marketplace enables parking lot owners to offer parking spaces, tailgate spots, and amenities to event-goers who can reserve them in advance of event day or on a full-season basis. "
target: Yardslot, Inc.
Founded in 2015, Yardslot is a web-based platform that allows users to sell and reserve private parking spaces for SEC football game days. Their unique “park in advance” method lowers costs, saves time, and maximizes efficiency.
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closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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announced 1/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Enterprise Holdings, will acquire Deem

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced its intent to acquire San Francisco-based Deem – an innovative managed-travel technology platform that includes Deem Work Fource and Deem Ground Work, a suite of online booking and travel technology products for business travelers, travel managers, travel-management companies and suppliers.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses - which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target: Deem
Deem is designed for the entire business travel ecosystem using machine learning, AI and predictive analytics. Deem's suite of tools range from a dynamic traveler booking platform, travel manager cost controls, travel agency service technology, supplier revenue opportunities and more.
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closed 6/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired vRide

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings, the world's largest car rental company, announced it has acquired vRide, a vanpooling company that has been serving U.S. commuters for almost 40 years while also providing American business leaders one of the most resourceful, efficient and sustainable transportation solutions available.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses - which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target: vRide
vRide is a ride sharing platform that offers their clients an economical way to work. Their company has been serving commuters for over 30 years saving them thousands of dollars.
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closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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closed 3/14/2008 via PR Newswire

Hotwire, acquired CarRentals.com

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., the leading online travel company,acquired CarRentals.com, the premier online car rental marketing and retail firm offering a diverse selection of car rentals direct to consumers. CarRentals.com will continue to operate and will report as a business unit directly into Expedia, Inc.'s discount travel brand Hotwire(R).
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Hotwire
Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel site with low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises, and vacation packages. Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help travelers book unsold airline seats, hotel rooms, and rental cars at significant savings. "
target: CarRentals.com
CarRentals.com is the premier car rental booking company on the web, offering advanced technologies to both consumers and rental car partners.
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announced 3/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Audi Group, will acquire Silvercar Inc.

synopsis: Audi, a automobile manufacturer that has designed and produced some of the most successful luxury vehicles, announced it intends to fully acquire Silvercar Inc. Silvercar provides an easy to use car rental service that eliminates lines, counters, paperwork and hassles through the use of their mobile app.
buyer parent: Volkswagen AG
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
With the Audi and Lamborghini brands, the Audi Group has long been one of the most successful car manufacturers in the premium and supercar segment. In addition, the sales subsidiaries of the Audi Group supplies cars of other Volkswagen Group brands to customers. "
target: Silvercar Inc.
Silvercar is paving the way for the future of car rental. The company’s seamless car rental business--exclusively offering fully loaded silver Audi A4s--eliminates lines, counters, paperwork and hassles through the power of an easy-to-use mobile app and friendly Concierge service.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zotcar, acquired Carfully SAS

synopsis: Carfully merges with Zotcar. Carfully is a pioneer in collaborative vehicle rental in the West Indies, while the Zotcar the most widely used car rental service between individuals in Reunion. Under the Zotcar brand, the new entity is establishing itself as the industry leader in overseas territories and aims to offer affordable prices.
buyer: Zotcar
Zotcar is the most widely used car rental service between individuals in Reunion. Zotcar also offers 100% mobile car rental, allowing users to rent a car directly from their smartphone. "
target: Carfully SAS
Based in Martinique, Carfully.fr allows residents in tourist areas to rent their car to travelers in complete safety. Carfully wants to enable travelers to have extraordinary travel experiences by renting a car at the best value for money, with more choice and more authentic.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P., acquired CarTrawler

synopsis: Towerbrook Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in CarTrawler from BC Partners, an international investment firm. CarTrawler is a global technology company providing fully managed online car rental solutions to travel partners in 174 countries.
buyer: TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P.
TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. is an investment management firm with in excess of $12.4 billion under management and a history of creating value for investors. TowerBrook's private equity strategy primarily pursues control-oriented investments in large and mid-market companies. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: CarTrawler
CarTrawler is a global technology company providing fully managed online car rental solutions to travel partners in 174 countries. CarTrawler enables online travel retailers to add car rental to their portfolio of products and services, creating an additional revenue stream.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Canvas

synopsis: Fair, a FinTech company that has built a smartphone-based car leasing platform, has acquired Canvas, an online platform for personalized car leasing that includes insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage, from its owner Ford Motor Credit. The Canvas business will continue to operate, but it will gradually switch over to the Fair brand.
buyer: Fair
Fair is a FinTech company that provides a new way to shop, get approved, and pay for a car all from a phone. The company provides customers with the freedom to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and the flexibility to turn it in at any time. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: Canvas
Canvas is an online platform that offers convenient and personalized monthly car subscriptions from 3-12+ months. All of Canvas' cars come with everything customers need to hit the road, like insurance, maintenance, and warranty coverage.
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closed 8/22/2019 via Financial Times

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired YouDrive

synopsis: Mail.ru, a Russian social media company, has acquired YouDrive, a car sharing mobile app in Russia. YouDrive provides people with a fast and convenient way to rent cars. YouDrive offers 2,500 cars and free parking spots. YouDrive helps to reduce traffic, increase free parking spaces and improve the environmental conditions of the cities they serve.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Russia's Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services globally. The company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and instant messenger services; Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ. "
target: YouDrive
YouDrive is a car sharing mobile app in Russia. YouDrive provides people with a fast and convenient way to rent cars. YouDrive offers 2,500 cars and free parking spots. YouDrive helps to reduce traffic, increase free parking spaces, and improve the environmental conditions of the cities they serve.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Insurance Australia Group, acquired Carbar

synopsis: Insurance Australia Group (IAG), Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company, has acquired a majority stake in Carbar, a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more.
buyer: Insurance Australia Group (ASX:IAG:$5,122.04)
Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is Australia and New Zealand's largest general insurance company. IAG sells insurance under many leading brands, including CGU, SGIO, Swann Insurance, Lumley Insurance, and more. IAG serves consumer and business customers in Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Carbar
Carbar is a digital car subscription and trading platform in Australia. Carbar provides an alternative to car ownership, allowing customers to use a car for a recurring fee. Carbar offers all types of cars, including SUVs, wagons, sedans, and more. The platform also allows customers to buy cars.
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closed 6/26/2019 via PE Hub

Getaround, acquired Nabobil.no AS

synopsis: Global carsharing leader Getaround has acquired Nabobil, expanding the marketplace’s presence to the Nordic region. Nabobil is a Norwegian peer-to-peer carsharing platform. Twenty percent of the cars on Nabobil’s platform are electric and offers everything from vans to luxury cars available on the platform, with insurance included in every rental.
buyer: Getaround
Getaround empowers people to rent and drive great cars shared by people in their city. Getaround Connect, the patented connected car technology, creates a fun and safe carsharing experience without the need to meet the car owner, carry an access card, or coordinate picking up a car key. "
target: Nabobil.no AS
Nabobil is a Norwegian peer-to-peer carsharing platform. Twenty percent of the cars on Nabobil’s platform are electric and offers everything from vans to luxury cars available on the platform, with insurance included in every rental.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tabinaka Co., Ltd., acquired Justavi Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Tabinaka Co., Ltd, the Japanese company which operates the reservation site “Tabinaka” for oversea local tour activities, acquired Justavi, a platform that matches tourists with local drivers and rental cars to provide custom-made sightseeing trips.
buyer: Tabinaka Co., Ltd.
Tabinaka is a Japanese company that provides inspiring experiences for people that like to travel. Their reservation site allows users to book tours and activities all over the world. Their goal is to provide safe and unique experiences that anyone can access. "
target parent: H.I.S. Co.,Ltd.
target: Justavi Co., Ltd.
Headquartered in Japan, Justavi is a platform that matches tourists with local drivers and rental cars. Users can select drivers that will then provide custom-made sightseeing trips. They make trips safe and easy, by completing background checks and implementing identity verification.
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closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Getaround, acquired Drivy, SA

synopsis: Getaround, an on-demand carsharing marketplace, has acquired Drivy, the largest and fastest-growing carsharing platform in Europe. Drivy provides convenient 24/7 access to shared cars nearby. Their mobile app allows drivers to find and book a nearby car, open it with their smartphone and drive away.
buyer: Getaround
Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace. Getaround empowers people to instantly rent and drive great cars shared by people in their city. The Getaround app creates a fun and safe carsharing experience without the need to meet the car owner, or coordinate picking up a car key. "
target: Drivy, SA
Drivy is Europe’s #1 car-sharing platform. Drivy provides convenient 24/7 access to shared cars nearby. Their mobile app allows drivers to find and book a nearby car, open it with their smartphone and drive away. The platform has over 2 million users and 55,000 cars in 6 countries.
price ($mm)
$300
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closed 12/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

DriiveMe Ltd, acquired 1Rent

synopsis: DriiveMe, a car rental platform in Europe, has acquired 1Rent, a Spanish platform for renting cars in Spain. 1Rent connects car rental companies to people who are looking for a way to get around without spending too much money. 1Rent allows users to rent a car for 24 hours for just 1 euro.
buyer: DriiveMe Ltd
DriiveMe is a car rental platform in Europe that offers car and van rentals for 1 euro. DriiveMe provides users with a cheap way to get around while helping rental companies to relocate their vehicles. DriiveMe allows people to easily rent cars for weekend trips, carpooling, moving and more. "
target: 1Rent
1Rent is a Spanish platform for renting cars in Spain. The platform connects car rental companies to people who are looking for a way to get around without spending too much money. 1Rent allows users to rent a car for 24 hours for just 1 euro.
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closed 4/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Ubeeqo, acquired Scooty

synopsis: Europcar Group, a major player in mobility markets, announces the acquisition of Poleis Consulting and their brand Scooty, a free floating electric scooter-sharing start-up through Ubeeqo. Scooty is a Belgium-based sharing system and mobile app with electric scooters that are spread out in free float across the cities of Antwerp and Brussels.
buyer parent: Europcar Group
buyer: Ubeeqo
Ubeeqo is a European start-up specialising in fleet and mobility solutions for both the business and the end-consumers market. Ubeeqo has been acknowledged by Deloitte's Technology Fast50 as one of the top 30 high-growth companies. "
target: Scooty
Scooty is a Belgium-based sharing system with electric scooters that are spread out in free float across the cities of Antwerp and Brussels. Users only need the Scooty mobile application in order to track, book and start a scooter that is part of the fleet.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fair, acquired Skurt Inc.

synopsis: Skurt, a transportation app that delivers rental cars, has been acquired by vehicle subscription service, Fair, the companies announced. Skurt's platform enables the digital initiation and monitoring of customer car deliveries from a central dashboard, as well as real-time notification, fleet location tracking, and instant communication.
buyer: Fair
Fair, a mobile vehicle subscription service, offers a forward-thinking model of flexible car ownership that responds to consumer demand for more freedom. Fair gives customers the flexibility to drive the car they want for as long as they want, and lets them walk away any time. "
target: Skurt Inc.
Skurt is a transportation app that delivers rental cars. Skurt's platform enables the digital initiation and monitoring of customer car deliveries from a central dashboard, as well as real-time notification, fleet location tracking, and instant communication throughout the process.
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closed 1/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Ubeeqo, acquired GuidaMi S.r.l.

synopsis: Europcar Group, the European leader in vehicle rental services, announced, through Ubeeqo - the innovative mobility start-up in which Europcar owns a majority share - the acquisition of GuidaMi, the station-based carsharing reference company in Milan. Italy becomes the 6th market in which Ubeeqo offers a groundbreaking alternative to private cars.
buyer parent: Europcar Group
buyer: Ubeeqo
Ubeeqo is a European start-up specialising in fleet and mobility solutions for both the business and the end-consumers market. Ubeeqo has been acknowledged by Deloitte's Technology Fast50 as one of the top 30 high-growth companies. "
target: GuidaMi S.r.l.
GuidaMi is the station-based carsharing reference company in Milan. GuidaMi is the historical carsharing player in Milan with more than 150 cars already available in Milan’s streets with dedicated car park spaces within the city.
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closed 6/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Ubeeqo, acquired Bluemove

synopsis: Europcar Group, the European leader in vehicle rental services and a major player in mobility markets, announced, through Ubeeqo, the innovative mobility start-up in which Europcar took a majority share, the acquisition of Bluemove, a mobility tech start-up and car sharing leader in Spain. Bluemove gives 24 hour access through a dedicated app.
buyer parent: Europcar Group
buyer: Ubeeqo
Ubeeqo is a French start-up founded in 2008. It is the only app bringing together all essential urban mobility features: locate a car, book it and securely pay for it. Ubeeqo addresses several markets that are fleet management, car sharing and every day transport. "
target: Bluemove
Bluemove is the Spanish leading tech company in the car sharing market for individuals, giving access to a 24 hours available fleet, seven days a week, through a dedicated app.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Epstein and partners, acquired Car Rental 8

synopsis: A consortium of local and overseas-based investors announced the acquisition of global online car rental company, Car Rental 8. Car Rental 8 is an online car rental brokerage industry offering car rental services in 125 Countries serving 17,000 locations.
buyer: Epstein and partners
A consortium of Jamaican and overseas-based investors who includes lead investor Yoni Epstein, Chief Executive Officer of itel-BPO Solutions and includes partners such as Tony Davis, former vice president of International Sales at the Dollar Thrifty Group "
target: Car Rental 8
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Car Rental 8.com is an online car rental brokerage industry offering car rental services in 125 Countries serving 17,000 locations. Customers book car agencies online including Hertz, Avis, Dollar, Thrifty, Alamo, and more for both domestic and international travel.
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closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mayflower Car Rental, acquired GoCar Mobility Sdn Bhd

synopsis: In an effort to add flexibility and efficiency to its services, Malaysia’s leading travel service provider Mayflower Acme Tours Sdn Bhd announced it acquired a 55 per cent stake in the Kuala Lumpur-based on-demand car rental startup GoCar Mobility Sdn Bhd. Users register into the GoCar online ecosystem to reserve and book a car.
buyer parent: Warisan TC Holdings Berhard
buyer: Mayflower Car Rental
Mayflower is the leading total travel service specialist in Malaysia. It offers a diversified range of services that include: Car rental, Ground transportation, Hotel reservations, Shore excursion, Nature tours, Packaged tours, Agent representation and more. "
target: GoCar Mobility Sdn Bhd
GoCar is a Kuala Lumpur-based company with a platform allowing people to rent cars for hours, instead of days, at a time. Users register into the GoCar online ecosystem to reserve and book a car for a few hours or for a day.
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$0.11*
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announced 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Drivy, SA, will acquire Buzzcar, Inc.

synopsis: Drivy announced that it is acquiring its smaller competitor Buzzcar, an online platform for renting cars between individuals. BuzzCar allows individuals to rent out cars from other individuals by the hour or by the day. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Sainghin-en-Mélantois, France.
buyer: Drivy, SA
Drivy is the leading peer-to-peer car rental service in Europe - with full insurance for users. Users can rent their cars when they don't use it, or drive their neighbor's car for weekend getaways. "
target: Buzzcar, Inc.
Buzzcar, Inc. operates an online platform for renting cars between individuals. BuzzCar allows individuals to rent out cars from other individuals by the hour or by the day. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Sainghin-en-Mélantois, France.
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closed 7/29/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired AutoEscape Group

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the largest online travel companies in the world, announced it has acquired Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$10,982.84)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target parent: Montefiore Investment
target: AutoEscape Group
Founded in 1999, the Auto Escape Group offers leisure customers all-inclusive car hire services via its two brands: Auto Escape and Car del Mar. The company enjoys an international reach, ensuring rental car availability with almost 300 suppliers in 125 countries.
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closed 3/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Rent2Buy, acquired HiGear

synopsis: Los Angeles-based Rent2Buy, the social car-sharing platform, announced that it has acquired HiGear.com, the private car-sharing club for luxury and sports autos. Rent2Buy was started by automotive veteran Moti Kahana, founder of Automoti, and ecommerce executive Todd Daum, formerly of Overture, Inc., Yahoo! and TrueCar.
buyer: Rent2Buy
Rent2Buy is the global eMarketplace to rent or lease anything with the option to buy it. Rent2Buy works for consumers who are looking to try out a big ticket item before making a commitment, or for those short on cash but will have the money later. "
target: HiGear
HiGear is a private car-sharing club for luxury and sports cars. Members can share and rent luxury cars from each other within a trusted, secure community of car enthusiasts.
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Tourism Holdings Ltd.
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Europcar Group
Europcar Group
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