Like Verivox GmbH

closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
price ($mm)
$193*
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closed 11/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gruppo MutuiOnline SpA, acquired SosTariffe.it

synopsis: Gruppo MutuiOnline, a retail credit and insurance broker in Italy, has acquired SosTariffe.it, a leading comparison website in Italy. SosTariffe.it helps people to choose the best services for their needs. The platform allows users to compare internet providers, mobile phone plans, insurance, loans, mortgages, electricity & gas, and bank accounts.
buyer: Gruppo MutuiOnline SpA (BIT:MOL:$296.41)
Gruppo MutuiOnline is a retail credit and insurance broker in Italy. Gruppo MutuiOnline provides services for mortgage loans, consumer loans, and insurance through their various websites. Their main sites include www.mutuionline.it, www.prestitionline.it, www.segugio.it and www.trovaprezzi.it. "
target: SosTariffe.it
SosTariffe.it is a leading comparison website in Italy. SosTariffe.it helps people to choose the best services for their needs. The platform allows users to compare internet providers, mobile phone plans, insurance, loans, mortgages, electricity & gas, TV services, bank accounts, and credit cards.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
295.0x
announced 3/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aqualine Ltd., will acquire EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Aqualine, a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services, will acquire EPARK Rescue from EPARK, an online reservation service in Japan. EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
buyer: Aqualine Ltd. (TSE:6173:$55.38)
Aqualine is a Japanese provider of emergency plumbing services. Aqualine provides emergency repair services for kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, and other water supply products. The company also produces and sells high quality mineral water under their aqua-aqua brand. "
target parent: eBase Solutions, Inc.
target: EPARK Rescue Co., Ltd.
EPARK Rescue is a comparison site for home services in Japan. EPARK Rescue allows people to search and compare various services providers. The site provides detailed descriptions, prices, and phone numbers for home renovation, glass repair, pest control, appliance repair, and locksmith services.
price ($mm)
$5.64*
rev ($mm)
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Care srl, acquired Daina Finance Ltd

synopsis: Cloud Care, a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy, has acquired Quale.it, an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more.
buyer: Cloud Care srl
Cloud Care is a leader in web sale and web care services in Italy. Cloud Care develops AI solutions that support the customer journey. Cloud Care helps their clients to develop websites and chat systems that improve the customer experience. "
target: Daina Finance Ltd
Quale.it is an insurance comparison website in Italy. Quale.it allows users to find and compare a variety of insurance products, including life insurance, animal insurance, car insurance, home insurance, and more. Quale.it also provides telephone and internet, mortgage, and loan comparison services.
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Facile.it S.p.A.

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund (“EQT” or “EQT VIII”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Facile.it (“Facile” or “the company”) from Oakley Capital and other minority owners. Founded in 2008, Facile is Italy’s leading online destination for consumers to compare prices for motor insurance, energy, telecoms and personal finance products.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired UK Web Media

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a mid-market private equity firm, has acquired UK-based UK Web Media. UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. The business operates a number of websites which help customers to compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: UK Web Media
UK Web Media is a marketing solutions and price comparison business. They operate a number of websites including mobile-phones.co.uk, which helps customers compare and switch a range of home services focused on TV and telephony. They also operate Convoydigital.com, a digital marketing agency.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Energy Helpline

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a private equity firm, has acquired Energy Helpline. UK-based Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: Energy Helpline
Based in the United Kingdom, Energy Helpline is a price tool for the electricity and gas sectors. It operates in both the direct and affiliate channels via on and off-line customer conversion. They provide customers with fast, free and friendly advice on their best gas and electricity deal.
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announced 4/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Československá obchodní banka, a. s., will acquire Ušetřeno.cz s.r.o.

synopsis: Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB), a universal bank in the Czech Republic, will acquire Ušetřeno.cz, the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
buyer parent: KBC
buyer: Československá obchodní banka, a. s.
Founded in 1964, Československá obchodní banka, a.s. (ČSOB) is a universal bank in the Czech Republic. ČSOB offers a full range of banking services to individual, SME, corporate, and institutional clients. Their banking services include mortgages, loans, insurance products, pension funds, and more. "
target: Ušetřeno.cz s.r.o.
Founded in 2010, Ušetřeno.cz is the largest independent online price comparison site for domestic products and services in the Czech Republic. Ušetřeno.cz allows people to compare energy utilities, mobile internet plans, insurance, credit cards, loans, and mortgages.
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announced 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Moneysupermarket.com Ltd, will acquire Decision Tech

synopsis: Moneysupermarket.com, a provider of online price comparison services in the UK, will acquire Decision Tech, a performance marketing and data company in the United Kingdom that operates broadbandchoices.co.uk. broadbandchoices.co.uk is a market leading price comparison website for home communications.
buyer: Moneysupermarket.com Ltd (LSE:MONY:$463.76)
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets. "
target: Decision Tech
Decision Tech is a performance marketing and data company in the United Kingdom. Decision Tech also operates broadbandchoices.co.uk and claims to be the most-used price comparison service for consumers and businesses trading in mobiles and other gadgets.
price ($mm)
$57
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/8/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Allconnect

synopsis: Red Ventures LLC, a leading digital consumer choice platform, has acquired Allconnect Inc., a leading technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions company that partners with utility and energy companies to help customers in more than 50 million households compare and purchase home services.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. "
target: Allconnect
Founded in 1998, Allconnect offers customers a convenient single source to compare and connect integrated media, broadband, home protection, energy, and green products.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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announced 11/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Allconnect, will acquire WhiteFence

synopsis: Atlanta-based Allconnect, Inc., a national leader in connecting consumers with essential home services, announced its acquisition of Texas-based online marketer WhiteFence, Inc. WhiteFence, Inc. is an online marketing company focused in the home services vertical.
buyer: Allconnect
Allconnect is a consumer services company that helps consumers make wise, cost-effective decisions by explaining the options, service plans and service providers available across a broad array of home services including home phone service, cable, satellite, and high-speed Internet. "
target: WhiteFence
WhiteFence is a free service that helps people find the best deals on phone, Internet, television, electricity, natural gas and other home services. By simply entering a street address, people looking to save money or start new service can find the most comprehensive list of plans available.
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closed 1/24/2011 via Market Wire

Saveology.com, acquired 1800CableTV.com

synopsis: Saveology.com®, a leading comparison shopping portal, has announced its latest addition, 1800CableTV.com, to its menu of leading home service comparison shopping websites. 1800CableTV.com gathers the best offers from local and national cable companies to assist new movers and to deliver affordable broadband communications services.
buyer: Saveology.com
Saveology.com® is a leading comparison shopping portal focused on a vast array of home services including cable, satellite television, Internet, telecommunications, home security and warranties, moving services and various financial products. "
target parent: Primary Wave Media LLC
target: 1800CableTV.com
The 1800CableTV.com comparison shopping model offers consumers a place to locate and compare affordable options for high-speed Internet, digital cable TV and digital phone service and mobile internet from national providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Charter Communications.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Laundrapp, acquired Washbox

synopsis: Laundrapp, one of a plethora of on-demand laundry startups targeting London and other cities in the U.K., has acquired rival Washbox, an online application that connects users to laundry and dry cleaning service providers.
buyer: Laundrapp
Laundrapp is a Dry Cleaning & Laundry App. They collect, clean and deliver laundry at a time and place that suits the customer. "
target: Washbox
Washbox develops an online application that connects users to laundry and dry cleaning service providers. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Newcastle, the United Kingdom.
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closed 10/31/2019 via Bloomberg

mobilezone holding ag, acquired DEINHANDY.de

synopsis: mobilezone Deutschland GmbH has purchased 55% shares in DEINHANDY.de (Mister Mobile GmbH) from co-founders Robert Ermich and Philion SE. Berlin-based DEINHANDY.de is an independent comparison portal for smartphones, tablets and tariffs.
buyer: mobilezone holding ag (SWX:MOZN:$1,212.25)
Established in 1999 and based in Switzerland, mobilezone holding ag offers the complete product line of mobile phones as well as price plans of all providers for mobile and fixed-line telephony, digital TV, and Internet. Independent consulting, services for individual and business customers. "
target parent: Philion SE
target: DEINHANDY.de
Berlin-based DEINHANDY.de is an independent comparison portal for smartphones, tablets and tariffs: Find the best mobile phone with a suitable contract or use their all-round service for termination, contract change, contract renewal and much more!
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Komparify, acquired iReff

synopsis: Chennai-based Cheeni Labs, the company behind Komparify, an online aggregator of mobile, broadband and DTH plans, has acquired mobile recharge plans discovery platform iReff in an all cash deal. iReff provides personalized mobile recharge assistance and offers.
buyer: Komparify
Baesd in India, Komparify is an online aggregator of mobile, broadband and DTH plans. Komparify guide people to the right telecom and media service and help them buy it. Komparify help you find the best DTH connection, find the best mobile plan, find the best recharge or find the best datacard. "
target: iReff
Based in India, iReff provides personalized mobile recharge assistance and offers. The flagship Android app is one of the highest rated recharge apps on Play store and has clocked more than 5 million downloads. iReff was the first app for the discovery of recharge plans.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

IAC, acquired Care.com, Inc.

synopsis: IAC announced that it has acquired Care.com, a worldwide marketplace for family care. Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: Care.com, Inc. (CRCM:$207.41)
Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. The company spans 20 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Western Europe. Care.com’s web and mobile platforms enable families to connect to care providers and caregiving services.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
$207
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
49.6x
announced 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

HomeServe plc, will acquire eLocal

synopsis: HomeServe, the international home repairs and improvements business, will acquire eLocal, a leading performance-based advertising platforms that offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services.
buyer: HomeServe plc (LSE:HSV:$1,436.47)
HomeServe is a leading provider of home repair solutions. HomeServe protects homeowners against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, HVAC and other home repair emergencies by providing affordable repair coverage, installations and quality local service. "
target: eLocal
eLocal is a leading performance-based advertising platforms. It offers an advertising solution in over 75 consumer facing verticals with a heavy emphasis within home services. By utilizing cutting edge technology and a robust network of publishers, eLocal reaches ready-to-buy consumers.
price ($mm)
$140*
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announced 4/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

Zoopla Property Group, will acquire uSwitch Limited

synopsis: Zoopla Property Group PLC will diversify into the online price comparison market, saying it will buy Ulysses Enterprises Ltd, the operator of the uSwitch.com's energy, telecoms and financial products comparison site. Zoopla operates the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on giving consumers the resources to make informed decisions.
buyer: Zoopla Property Group (LSE:ZPG:$330.32)
Zoopla Property Group operates the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering consumers with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. Zoopla combines property listings with market value data, local information and community tools. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: uSwitch Limited
uSwitch.com is a free, impartial online and phone-based comparison and switching service which helps consumers compare prices on gas, electricity, water, heating cover, home telephone, digital television, broadband, credit cards, personal loans, secured loans and current accounts.
price ($mm)
$219
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 10/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Moving.com, acquired Relocation.com LLC

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the acquisition of Relocation.com, an online marketplace that connects home buyers and renters with moving and storage professionals. Combining the acquisition with Move's existing Moving.com business, the company significantly strengthens its offering and creates the clear #1 player in moving services.
buyer parent: Move, Inc.
buyer: Moving.com
Moving.com has been the recognized online leader of providing easy-to-use and effective resources and tools to help with local, long distance, and international moving needs. Their network of moving companies, storage facilities, and truck rental providers is the most trusted in the industry. "
target: Relocation.com LLC
Relocation.com is as an online consumer resource that provides moving services in the US and internationally. It offers information, tools, and resources to help consumers compare, connect, and learn about products and services from various professional companies that provide related services.
price ($mm)
$9.50
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Verivox GmbH, purchased Brokerage Business from GetSafe

synopsis: Verivox, a price comparison website in Germany, has acquired Getsafe's brokerage business. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Their brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Founded in 1998, Verivox is a price comparison website in Germany that provides up-to-date information on products and services. Verivox has helped over 8 million consumers save over 2.1 billion euros on products and services for energy, insurance, telecom, and finance. "
seller: GetSafe
Getsafe's brokerage business includes a mobile and web platform that allows consumers to manage their insurance contracts. Getsafe is a digital multiline insurance company in Germany. Getsafe offers combinable modules to protect all important areas of a person’s life.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired Outbank

synopsis: The Internet portal Verivox, which until now has been known for its electricity and credit comparisons has taken over the financial startup Outbank. Outbank is Germany’s largest independent banking app, including 4.000+ traditional and online banks, financial services like PayPal, stocks, bitcoins and reward cards like Miles & More and Payback.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates a consumer portal for energy products and services in Germany. It also offers online price comparison solutions for telecommunication, insurance, and finance products; and a search engine for commission free properties to rent and buy. "
target: Outbank
Outbank is Germany’s largest independent banking app, including 4.000+ traditional and online banks, financial services like PayPal, stocks, bitcoins and reward cards like Miles & More and Payback.
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announced 11/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, will acquire Aboalarm GmbH

synopsis: Verivox GmbH, a company that offers online price comparison solutions, has acquired Aboalarm GmbH, a company that develops and provides a mobile app for cancellation, revoking, and managing contracts with providers of services. Both companies are based in Germany.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates a consumer portal for energy products and services in Germany. It also offers online price comparison solutions for telecommunication, insurance, and finance products; and a search engine for commission free properties to rent and buy. "
target: Aboalarm GmbH
Aboalarm GmbH develops and provides a mobile app for cancellation, revoking, and managing contracts with providers of services. Customers can quickly, easily and legally secure, revoke and terminate their contracts from cell phonesand gyms to car insurance.
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closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
price ($mm)
$193*
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Verivox GmbH, acquired TopTarif Internet GmbH

synopsis: Verivox has announced their acquisition of competitor TopTarif. The company provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier. "
target: TopTarif Internet GmbH
TopTarif Internet GmbH, through its online portal, provides online rate comparison services for electricity, gas supply, automobile insurances, legal protection, and mobile phone contracts. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BusinessWire

NuCom Group, acquired The Meet Group

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc., a leading portfolio of mobile dating apps, has been acquired by ProSiebenSat.1's and General Atlantic’s joint company NuCom Group. In connection with the transaction, a new parent company, ParshipMeet Group, was created to manage two subsidiaries: The Meet Group and Parship Group.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is the growth partner for consumer internet companies. They create global category leaders and accelerate the growth of their portfolio companies by adding marketing power, operational expertise and clear buy-and-build strategies. "
target: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$482 [$496]
rev ($mm)
$212
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.4x
closed 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

NuCom Group, acquired Aroundhome

synopsis: NuCom Group, the commerce business of ProSiebenSat.1, is increasing its voting shares in Aroundhome from 42 percent to 94 percent. Aroundhome, founded in 2008, is Germany's largest online broker for products and services around the house.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: NuCom Group
NuCom Group is building the N°1 omnichannel platform for consumer services and lifestyle brands in Europe. They are a majority-owned subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, one of Europe’s leading media companies and Germany’s biggest TV network. "
target: Aroundhome
Aroundhome, founded in 2008, is Germany's largest online broker for products and services around the house, helping millions of people to find the right local company when selecting a solar panel system, new windows or kitchen design.
price ($mm)
$83*
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announced 5/19/2016 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, will acquire Stylight GmbH

synopsis: 7Commerce, the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1, will increase its equity stake in Stylight GmbH, a digital fashion marketplace. Stylight is a Munich-based company founded in 2008, and it is Europe’s most successful fashion aggregator, with operations in 15 countries. Post-acquisition, 7Commerce will own 100 percent of Stylight.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of Europe's leading media companies and Germany’s biggest TV network. Through their participation model Media-for-Equity their portfolio companies receive advertising time for an equity stake. "
target: Stylight GmbH
Stylight is Europe’s leading fashion aggregator operating at a global level. Stylight lets customers explore the latest trends and shop with just one click from over 350 stores, with all the fashion and lifestyle products they need to create their own personal style.
price ($mm)
$70*
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closed 6/26/2015 via Company Press Release

7Commerce, acquired Verivox GmbH

synopsis: ProSiebenSat.1 is further strengthening its strategic eCommerce business through its 7Commerce subsidiary by acquiring a majority stake in Verivox, Germany's largest independent consumer portal for energy. Verivox offers online comparisons for telecommunication, insurance and finance products.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
buyer: 7Commerce
As a 100% subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, 7Commerce is the strategic investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of the leading media companies in Europe and Germany's largest television network. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Verivox GmbH
Verivox GmbH operates Verivox, a consumer portal for energy and telecommunications products and services. The company’s Websites enable consumers to compare available tariffs and switch to their best-suited supplier.
price ($mm)
$193*
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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closed 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

The Shipyard, acquired TOMORRO\\\ LLC

synopsis: The Shipyard, an independent marketing firm, today announces the acquisition of TOMORRO\\\, an innovation consultancy led by marketing icon Jon Bond – combining the companies' strategic, creative and data-centric talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to inoculate themselves against Disruption.
buyer: The Shipyard
The Shipyard is an independent marketing consultancy and the first "marketing engineering" firm. It is creating digital transformation for the world's most significant brands- where high velocity content creation meets big data, where competitive strategy meets creative and disruptive advertising. "
target: TOMORRO\\\ LLC
TOMORRO\\\ LLC is a consultancy designed to accelerate brand value through the adoption of the most forward-thinking marketing approaches and technologies. TOMORRO\\\ is an active investor and advisor in ad technology companies.
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$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
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iSelect Ltd
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$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
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2018
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$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
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120
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New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
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rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
10117
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DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
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Net Income ($mm)
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Meetic SA
Meetic SA
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$215.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.94
EBIT ($mm)
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$15.30
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
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rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AMEX:LOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
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$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
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306
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG
Tomorrow Focus AG is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 750, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Online-Travel, Publishing and Subscription.
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$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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490
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IBJ, Inc.
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.21
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$9.67
Employees
406
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Cupid plc
Cupid plc
Cupid plc is the leading network of Internet dating websites in the United Kingdom and other markets, with over 54 million members across 58 countries. The company provides a platform that allows people to get together for fun, dating, romance, and friendship.
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2010
rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
231
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Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. is a Japan-based company that provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses. The company also provides an online matchmaking and dating service through their Omiai mobile app.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$79.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$2.46
Net Income ($mm)
$1.58
Employees
98
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Datetix Group Ltd.
Datetix Group Ltd.
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
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Ticker: BLCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlueCity
BlueCity
BlueCity is a world’s leading online LGBTQ platform. Their Blued mobile app allows its users to connect with each other, express themselves, and access professional health related services and family planning consulting services at their fingertips.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$120.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
488
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Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix is a personal styling service that delivers a truly personalized Fix of accessibly priced items directly to doors across the United States. Stitch Fix hand picks pieces for each client, to ultimately help them look and feel their best.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,463.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.05
EBIT ($mm)
$29.86
Net Income ($mm)
$47.99
Employees
6600
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Verde Media Group
Verde Media Group
Verde Media Group Inc. is a publicly traded company listed on the OTC Markets trading under the symbol VMGI. The Company operates a managed media financing company with production, distribution, and development functions.
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FP Newspapers Income Fund
FP Newspapers Income Fund
FP Newspapers Income Fund (the Fund) is an unincorporated, open-ended, limited-purpose trust formed to acquire and own indirect interests in newspapers and other media businesses.
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2009
rev ($mm)
$6.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.22
EBIT ($mm)
$6.22
Net Income ($mm)
$6.55
Employees
0
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Ticker: SCAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saban Acquisition Corp.
Saban Acquisition Corp.
Saban Capital Group, Inc. (“SCG”), a leading private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment, and communication industries. SCG was established by Haim Saban, founder of Saban Entertainment, a global television broadcasting, production, distribution, merchandising and music company.
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2018
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.30)
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Ticker: AIM:TERN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tern Plc
Tern Plc
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:SCGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sealand Capital Galaxy Limited
Sealand Capital Galaxy Limited
Sealand Capital Galaxy Limited operates as an investment company. The Company invests in social media companies. Sealand Capital Galaxy serves customers in the United Kingdom and Cayman Islands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: FFG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fatfish Internet Group Ltd
Fatfish Internet Group Ltd
the Fatfish Internet Group (ASX:FFG) operates an internet ventures acceleration business. FFG is a public listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and is among the first internet accelerators of the Internet 2.0 era in the Asia Pacific region to go public .
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2014
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Ticker: XTRA:RKET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet
The mission of Rocket Internet is to become the world’s largest Internet platform outside the U.S. and China. They identify and build proven Internet business models and transfer them to new, underserved or untapped markets, where they seek to scale them into market leading online companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($34.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.52)
Net Income ($mm)
$308.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: SHSE:600751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co., Ltd. formerly known as Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co., Ltd. is a Chinese holding company which specialized in marine transportation services. However, in recent years it was most known as the investment vehicle of HNA Group to acquire American company Ingram Micro.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,847.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,203.21
EBIT ($mm)
$1,028.13
Net Income ($mm)
$107.15
Employees
35127
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Ticker: XTRA:BCK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blockescence plc
Blockescence plc
Based in Malta, blockescence is a strategic investment holding company which focuses on a buy, build and sell strategy of fast-growing companies in consolidating TMT sectors. New technologies are proactively used to create USPs and efficiencies within the portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$151.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.65
EBIT ($mm)
$5.34
Net Income ($mm)
$0.20
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:PGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures is an innovation company and an early stage investment opportunity in emerging technologies. The Company develops software and services with emerging technologies for digital transformation, identity and payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$15.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.46
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
$0.30
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UTEK Corporation
UTEK® is a leading innovation services company. UTEK’s services enable clients to become stronger innovators, rapidly source externally developed technologies and create value from their intellectual property. UTEK is a business development company.
year
2004
rev ($mm)
$7.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.40
Net Income ($mm)
$0.90
Employees
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Ticker: INAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetArray, Inc.
InternetArray, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is an Internet development, technology licensing and marketing company that provides guidance and investment for innovative, early stage web-centric companies.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
26
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Ticker: ASX:TCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Techniche Limited
Techniche is a listed investment company headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. They acquire, manage and build niche B2B technology software & services companies. Their businesses develop and deliver proprietary software solutions that serve critical needs in the day-to-day operations of customers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.49)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.65
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:TSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transaction Solutions International Limited
Transaction Solutions International Limited
Transaction Solutions International Ltd (TSN) is an ASX listed company, focusing on financial payments and technology. Their approach is to invest and collaborate with promising businesses who have commercialised solutions in the digital, cybersecurity, analytics and risk/compliance segments.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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