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closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Hopscotch Wholesale Trading Pvt. Ltd., acquired SkoolShop.com

synopsis: Hopscotch, a portal that sells products for children, has acquired an online school supplies retailer SkoolShop. Their product range includes Text Books, Work Books, Activity Books, School Bags, CD-ROMs, Flash Cards, Learning Electronics, Art Packs, Craft Kits, Science Kits, E-Learning, Educational Holidays, etc.
buyer: Hopscotch Wholesale Trading Pvt. Ltd.
Hopscotch is an online store offering insider access to today’s top baby and kids brands from around the world, at unbeatable prices. From apparel, to shoes, and other goodies, they hand select the best styles and products for parents, their baby, and their children. "
target parent: Blume Venture Advisors
target: SkoolShop.com
SkoolShop.com is an online retailer for school & education. Their product range includes Text Books, Work Books, Activity Books, School Bags, CD-ROMs, Flash Cards, Learning Electronics, Art Packs, Craft Kits, Science Kits, E-Learning, Educational Holidays, etc.
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cancelled 1/28/2013 via

Bayside Capital, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of School Specialty, Inc.

synopsis: School Specialty Inc. (SCHS ), a Greenville-based provider of K-12 educational materials and school supplies, reported reaching an asset purchase agreement with an affiliate of Bayside Capital, Inc., pursuant to which School Specialty proposes to sell its assets as a going concern via. a court-supervised sale process.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Bayside Capital, Inc.
Bayside Capital is a credit oriented investment firm with more than $4.5 billion under management. Focused on middle market companies, they invest across several segments of the primary and secondary debt capital markets with an emphasis on long term returns. "
target: School Specialty, Inc. (OTCPK:SCOO:$674.03)
School Specialty is the industry's largest provider of educational products, services and programs including Classroom Supplies, Arts products, Special Needs Resources, Math, Science, Reading, Physical Education, planning, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$694
EBITDA ($mm)
$38
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 1/28/2016 via BusinessWire

Excelligence Learning Corporation, acquired Really Good Stuff

synopsis: Brentwood Associates, a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, Excelligence Learning Corporation, has acquired Really Good Stuff, Inc. Headquartered in Monroe, CT, Really Good Stuff is a multi-channel marketer of innovative classroom products and teaching tools used primarily in grades K-8.
buyer parent: Brentwood Associates
buyer: Excelligence Learning Corporation (:$109.90)
Excelligence Learning Corporation is a leading developer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of education products which are sold to child care programs, preschools, elementary schools and families. Excelligence offers a broad array of products designed for both classroom and home use. "
target: Really Good Stuff
Really Good Stuff, Inc. is a branded, multi-channel designer and marketer of classroom products and teaching tools, primarily serving grades K-8. The company markets its products through its print, digital and social media channels, as well as its dedicated sales force.
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closed 1/5/2009 via BusinessWire

Journey Education Marketing, Inc., acquired Academic Superstore

synopsis: Journey Education Marketing, Inc., the leading multi-channel software marketer to K-12 and post-secondary education, announced that it has acquired Austin-based Academic Superstore, one of the fastest-growing, education-focused e-tailers in North America.
buyer: Journey Education Marketing, Inc.
Journey Education Marketing, Inc. is the leading multi-channel software marketer to the K-12 and post-secondary academic markets. It sells to students, faculty, staff, educational institutions and public school districts. "
target: Academic Superstore
Academic Superstore is committed exclusively to academic customers, offering thousands of top hardware and full-version software titles at great discounts. We have partnered with the top technology manufacturers to bring excellent service and prices to students, schools, and teachers.
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closed 7/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Noah Education merged with Rainbow Education Holding Limited,

synopsis: Noah Education Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of education services in China, has merged with Rainbow Education Holding Limited. Noah owns and operates 48 high-end kindergartens, five primary and secondary schools and operates 10 supplemental education centers, which focuses on English language training for children aged 3-12.
buyer: Rainbow Education Holding Limited
Rainbow Education Holding Limited is a holding company based in China. "
target: Noah Education (NED:$37.23)
Noah Education Holdings Ltd. is a leading provider of education services in China. The Company operates in three different segments, with a focus on English language training, high-end kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, and supplemental education.
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closed 3/31/2005 via

Random House, Inc., purchased a minority stake in American Reading Company

synopsis: Random House, the world's biggest publisher of consumer books, said on Wednesday its investment arm has become a significant minority shareholder in Philadelphia-based American Reading Co., but financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Random House, Inc.
Random House, Inc., the world's largest English language trade publisher, provides the best in fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Random House is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world. "
target: American Reading Company
Founded by Jane Hileman and a team of veteran educators, the idea for American Reading Company grew out of the real-world experience of reading success—and failure—in both urban and suburban classrooms. She and her colleagues established American Reading Company for two missions: First, to provide t
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closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Hopscotch Wholesale Trading Pvt. Ltd., acquired SkoolShop.com

synopsis: Hopscotch, a portal that sells products for children, has acquired an online school supplies retailer SkoolShop. Their product range includes Text Books, Work Books, Activity Books, School Bags, CD-ROMs, Flash Cards, Learning Electronics, Art Packs, Craft Kits, Science Kits, E-Learning, Educational Holidays, etc.
buyer: Hopscotch Wholesale Trading Pvt. Ltd.
Hopscotch is an online store offering insider access to today’s top baby and kids brands from around the world, at unbeatable prices. From apparel, to shoes, and other goodies, they hand select the best styles and products for parents, their baby, and their children. "
target parent: Blume Venture Advisors
target: SkoolShop.com
SkoolShop.com is an online retailer for school & education. Their product range includes Text Books, Work Books, Activity Books, School Bags, CD-ROMs, Flash Cards, Learning Electronics, Art Packs, Craft Kits, Science Kits, E-Learning, Educational Holidays, etc.
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closed 5/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Hopscotch Wholesale Trading Pvt. Ltd., acquired SkoolShop.com

synopsis: Hopscotch, a portal that sells products for children, has acquired an online school supplies retailer SkoolShop. Their product range includes Text Books, Work Books, Activity Books, School Bags, CD-ROMs, Flash Cards, Learning Electronics, Art Packs, Craft Kits, Science Kits, E-Learning, Educational Holidays, etc.
buyer: Hopscotch Wholesale Trading Pvt. Ltd.
Hopscotch is an online store offering insider access to today’s top baby and kids brands from around the world, at unbeatable prices. From apparel, to shoes, and other goodies, they hand select the best styles and products for parents, their baby, and their children. "
target parent: Blume Venture Advisors
target: SkoolShop.com
SkoolShop.com is an online retailer for school & education. Their product range includes Text Books, Work Books, Activity Books, School Bags, CD-ROMs, Flash Cards, Learning Electronics, Art Packs, Craft Kits, Science Kits, E-Learning, Educational Holidays, etc.
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Weltbild Publishing Group GmbH, acquired tausendkind

synopsis: Weltbild, Germany's largest multi-channel book retailer, has acquired tausendkind, a German online retailer for high quality children's products and clothing. tausendkind offers products from well-known brands as well as small designer labels. Their carefully selected range of products include children's clothing, toys, books, furniture, and more.
buyer parent: Droege Group
buyer: Weltbild Publishing Group GmbH
Weltbild is Germany's largest multi-channel book retailer. In addition to books the company also sells movies, music, gifts and more. Weltbild offers over three million titles from their online stores, local stores, print catalogs, and social networks. "
target: tausendkind
tausendkind is a German online retailer for high quality children's products and clothing. tausendkind offers products from well-known brands as well as small designer labels. Their carefully selected range of products include children's clothing and shoes, toys, books, furniture, and more.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Slick Stitch, acquired DollyMix

synopsis: UK-based apparel personalization fulfillment businesses Slick Stitch, which offers a full suite of technology-led solutions like warehousing, garment embellishment and consumer logistics, recently acquired DollyMix Boutique, a leading online player in children’s wear personalization in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Slick Stitch
Slick Stitch is a UK-based apparel personalization fulfillment businesses which offers a full suite of technology-led solutions like warehousing, garment embellishment and consumer logistics. "
target: DollyMix
DollyMix Boutique is a leading online player in children’s wear personalization in the United Kingdom. They help people celebrate each and every occasion with special items of clothing that they can cherish forever.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Footway Group AB, acquired Barnskospecialisten

synopsis: Footway has acquired Barnskospecialisten, an e-commerce store that sells children's shoes and clothing in Sweden. Barnskospecialisten offers a wide range of functional shoes and clothing for children of all ages from the strongest children's outdoor brands.
buyer: Footway Group AB (OM:FOOT B:$99.81)
Footway is an online retailer that sells shoes in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, France, Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland. Footway was founded in 2010 and is based in Kista, Sweden. "
target: Barnskospecialisten
Barnskospecialisten is the largest online retailer of children's shoes and clothing in Sweden. Barnskospecialisten offers a wide range of functional shoes and clothing for children of all ages from the strongest children's outdoor brands.
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announced 4/25/2017 via Company Press Release

Babyshop, will acquire Lekmer AB

synopsis: Qliro Group, a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, has entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiary Lekmer AB to Babyshop, an online store in the Nordics for children's clothing. Lekmer is the largest online store for children in the Nordic countries. They focus on baby products, children’s clothes, toys, children’s furnishings.
buyer: Babyshop
Babyshop's vision is to be the best online store in the Nordics for children's clothing. They have more than 80,000 customers living in over 50 countries. Their product assortment is comprised of baby and children's clothes, shoes, toys, strollers, car seats, maternity clothes, accessories and more."
target parent: Qliro Group
target: Lekmer AB
Lekmer is the largest online store for children and young families in the Nordic countries. The business focuses on baby products, children’s clothes, toys, children’s furnishings and home decor. The company has online stores in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
price ($mm)
$9.98
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$56
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closed 4/3/2014 via Company Press Release

Fifth Floor Fashion Group, acquired Happybee

synopsis: Fifth Floor Fashion Group acquires HappyBee; one of the largest Dutch online shops for children’s fashion. HappyBee joins top 3 online shop Kinderkleding-tekoop.nl, strengthening the position of Fifth Floor Fashion Group within the Dutch market of children’s fashion.
buyer parent: Axivate Capital
buyer: Fifth Floor Fashion Group
Fifth Floor Fashion Group is a shared e-commerce, fulfilment and logistics platform, creating synergies between multiple online fashion webstores. "
target: Happybee
Happybee B.V. is an online retailer that sells children clothing. The company is based in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
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announced 8/27/2013 via Reuters

Senshukai Co., Ltd., will acquire Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Senshukai Co., Ltd. announced that it has decided to acquire 4,555 shares (51.2% stake) of Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd. Shufunotomo retails kid's clothing, toys, and shoes via catalog and internet orders.
buyer: Senshukai Co., Ltd.
Senshukai Co., Ltd. engages in the catalog mail order business in Japan. It offers fashion clothing and accessories, children’s clothing, interior goods, daily sundries, and maternity goods; and a range of food items. "
target parent: Jalux Inc
target: Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd.
Shufunotomo-Direct Co., Ltd. retails kid's clothing, toys, and shoes via catalog and internet orders. It also publishes periodicals and provides advertising services. The company was founded in 1999, and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$1.75*
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$41
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0.1x
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closed 1/18/2013 via PR Newswire

JustFab.com, acquired FabKids

synopsis: JustFab, the innovative fashion-subscription service and lifestyle fashion brand, announced the acquisition of the children's fashion brand and personalized e-commerce service, FabKids, which was launched by ShopStyle founder and serial entrepreneur, Andy Moss , and mom and actress Christina Applegate , in August 2012.
buyer: JustFab.com
JustFab is the leading fashion-subscription ecommerce site and lifestyle fashion brand that offers members an engaging and personalized shopping experience. Members are given the celebrity treatment every month as they receive a new and customized selection of shoes, handbags, jewelry and denim. "
target: FabKids
FabKids, the new way to keep growing kids in stylish, affordable and ready-to-play outfits, is a leading children's apparel brand and innovative e-commerce website offering a personalized and convenient online shopping experience for busy parents.
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closed 11/14/2012 via Company Press Release

TaskRabbit, Inc, acquired One Jackson

synopsis: TaskRabbit acquired One Jackson, an online marketplace for high-quality, indie-designed kids clothing. Additionally, it allows designers to submit their designs online for selection and production of clothing.
buyer: TaskRabbit, Inc
TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that allows folks to live a smarter and more fulfilling life by once again relying on their neighbors. TaskRabbit is about solving an age-old problem: there is never enough time in the day to do everything you need to do. "
target: One Jackson
One Jackson, Inc. owns and operates an online retail platform for apparel for kids.
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announced 8/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Windeln.de GmbH, will acquire Bebitus

synopsis: Windeln.de AG, an online retailer for baby and children products in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as for customers in China concluded an agreement regarding the acquisition of Bebitus Retail S.L., the leading and strongly growing online shop for baby and toddler products in Spain.
buyer: Windeln.de GmbH (DB:WDL:$231.88)
windeln.de is one of the leading pure-play online retailers specializing in baby and children products in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The Company also successfully sells baby, toddler and children products to customers in China. "
target: Bebitus
Bebitus is the leading online shop for baby and toddler products in Spain. The Barcelona-based company was founded in 2011 and has since expanded to France and Portugal.
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$8
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announced 5/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Family Souk Ventures, will acquire bubsboutique

synopsis: Family Souk Ventures Ltd, an e-retailer and distributor of baby and toddler products throughout the MENA region, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire bubsboutique.com, an online baby and toddler boutique.
buyer: Family Souk Ventures
Family Souk Ventures is a boutique distribution company focused on representing a select group of key ‘best-in-class’ brands in the parenting industry. They act as brand managers, PR and marketing coordinators for the brands they represent and partner with. "
target: bubsboutique
Bubsboutique is a flourishing online store that makes it easy for new parents, friends and family to find unique products for babies and children under one virtual roof. They cater to babies up to the age of five, and source more than 70 leading brands from around the world.
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closed 3/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Shoply, acquired WowBaby

synopsis: Shoply Limited has acquired the assets of WowBaby.com.au, an online baby products retailer. The WowBaby acquisition marks the entry into a third online retail category, following Homewares and Domestic Appliances, and Computers and Electronic Goods retail propositions.
buyer: Shoply (ASX:SHP:$2.51)
Shoply provides online Internet advertising services in Australia. It offers Footar, a digital search, content, and advertising delivery platform for the delivery of dynamic, targeted, interactive content, and/or advertising. The company also operates eljo.com.au, an online shopping destination. "
target: WowBaby
Wow Baby was establish in October 2010 by a husband and wife team and since then has grown significantly through a ‘customer comes first’ philosophy. WOW baby raises the benchmark when it comes to customer service on a continual daily basis.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kenkou Holdings, Inc., acquired Angeliebe, Inc.

synopsis: Kenkou Holdings announced that it has decided to acquire 10,001 shares of Angeliebe Inc., which engages in the sale of maternity related products as well as gift related products. Following the transaction, Kenkou will hold a 50.01% stake in Angeliebe.
buyer: Kenkou Holdings, Inc. (SPSE:2928:$1,208.13)
Kenkou Holdings, Inc. is a holding company for companies who manufactures and sells health foods, cosmetics, and dairy products. "
target: Angeliebe, Inc.
Angeliebe, Inc. is a online retailer of maternity and baby clothing, based in Kanagawa, Japan.
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$1.48*
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closed 8/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Melijoe merged with Babyshop,

synopsis: Melijoe, a leading multi-brand website for premium children's fashion, announced that it is merging with The Babyshop Group (BSG), a Swedish high-end children's fashion group. Melijoe is the world’s premier online fashion e-tailer for children ages 0-16.
buyer: Babyshop
Babyshop's vision is to be the best online store in the Nordics for children's clothing. They have more than 80,000 customers living in over 50 countries. Their product assortment is comprised of baby and children's clothes, shoes, toys, strollers, car seats, maternity clothes, accessories and more."
target parent: Gimv
target: Melijoe
Launched in 2007, Melijoe is the world’s premier online fashion e-tailer for children ages 0-16. Featuring the latest in childrenswear trends inspired directly by adult runways, Melijoe is home to some of the industry’s most sought-after labels in kid’s fashion.
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$24
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closed 4/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hawkers, acquired Northweek

synopsis: Hawkers, an online, next generation sunglasses company based in Spain, has acquired Northweek, another company that operates an online marketplace for selling sunglasses, also based in Spain.
buyer: Hawkers
Hawkers is an online, next generation sunglasses company. They were founded in 2013 and in the last 2 years have sold more than 1.6 million glasses in fifty markets at prices ranging from 25 euros to 40 euros. "
target: Northweek
Northweek operates an online marketplace for selling sunglasses. They provide suitable, affordable sun glasses for young people with free spirit, sun lovers, and people who love sports, music and fashion. They are based in Barcelona, Spain.
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closed 5/22/2013 via Company Press Release

The Adlibris Group, acquired Bamba AB

synopsis: The Adlibris Group, which includes online retailers Adlibris and Dischop, continues growing with the purchase of online toystore Bamba.se. Bamba.se was founded in 2010 and is one of Sweden's fastest growing toystores on the web.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: The Adlibris Group
Adlibris operates as an online book retailer in Sweden. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Morgongava, Sweden. Adlibris AB operates as a subsidiary of Bonnier AB. "
target: Bamba AB
Bamba.se was founded in 2010 and is one of Sweden's fastest growing toystores on the web.
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closed 7/13/2007 via

Kellwood Company, acquired Hanna Anderson

synopsis: Kellwood Company announced an agreement today to acquire Hanna Andersson Corporation, according to Robert C. Skinner, Jr., Kellwood chairman, president, and chief executive officer.
buyer: Kellwood Company (KWD:$0.00)
Kellwood Company is a leading women's apparel marketer. Their brands are designed to meet and exceed our consumers’ needs and expectations. Specializing in branded products, the Company markets to all channels of distribution with products and brands tailored to the specific channel. "
target: Hanna Anderson
Hanna Andersson, which is known for its superior quality and colorful designs, is a leading brand in the specialty children's apparel market. Utilizing a multi-channel distribution strategy, the products are marketed through the company's catalog, 18 retail stores and its website.
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