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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IGN Entertainment, Inc., acquired Humble Bundle

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

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

synopsis: Establishing itself as what it says is now “by far the leading supplier for ebook distribution in Brazil,” Bookwire has acquired Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). DLD provides digital book distribution and marketing services to the Brazilian publishing market.
buyer: Bookwire GmbH
Founded in Germany in 2009, Bookwire is an e-book aggregator specializing in the marketing of digital content on all existing and emerging sales channels around the world. "
target: Distribuidora de Livros Digitais S.A.
Brazil’s Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD) was established in 2010 as a consortium of six large Brazilian publishers—L&PM, Objetiva, Planeta, Record, Rocco and Sextante—and most recently organized distribution and marketing of around 10,000 ebooks.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Kobo Inc., acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media)

synopsis: Kobo Rakuten, the company that produces the Kobo e-reader and is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks, has acquired Shelfie (Bitlit Media), an app that allowed users to catalog their personal libraries, and purchase discounted ebook editions based on the physical copies they already own.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Kobo Inc.
Founded in December 2009, Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading services, offering more than 5 million eBooks and magazines to millions of users across the world. "
target: Shelfie (Bitlit Media)
BitLit Media Inc. provides the Shelfie mobile application that helps users to get a free or discounted eBook of a print book they own. Its application allows users to read eBook on various devices, including Kobo, Nook, and Kindle or iPad. Shelfie works with over 1,200 publishers.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Tictail

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

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
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announced 6/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Kee Ever Bright Decorative Technology, a company that engages in the research and application of surface material technologies in China and internationally, will buy 100% stake in MMOGA, one of the first professional mediators of online virtual gaming currency in the European market.
buyer: KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.
Since 1994, KEE Ever Bright Decorative Technology Company and LTD.(KEBDT), have provide the latest manufacturing solutions to customers worldwide, the KEE team has come to be known for the highest standard in the development of graphic products with advanced technology. "
target: MMOGA
MMOGA was one of the first professional mediators of online gold on the European market. A wide variety of products in the area of games, online gaming, virtual currencies, gamecards and more can be found on the MMOGA online platform, always at favorable prices.
price ($mm)
$343
rev ($mm)
$31
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EV / rev
11.0x
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gruner+Jahr AG & Co., acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: Gruner + Jahr, the largest European printing and publishing firm, has acquired Danato, the leading e-commerce provider of gift ideas in the German network. Danato aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Gruner+Jahr AG & Co.
Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG engages in publishing magazines and newspapers. It operates in four divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; and Print. "
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Tradoria GmbH

synopsis: Rakuten, Inc. announced that it has closed a transaction to acquire an 80% stake in Tradoria, one of Germany’s leading online e-commerce platforms. Tradoria was founded in 2007 and employs a unique business model that encompasses a web store, marketplace and checkout in a single product for small and medium-sized merchants.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc., is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally. "
target: Tradoria GmbH
The Tradoria e-commerce platform is a German provider of online shop solutions with a diverse range of products. The solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.
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closed 6/15/2009 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired GMarket

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding common shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) of Gmarket Inc.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: GMarket
Gmarket Inc. is a leading retail ecommerce marketplace in Korea, offering buyers a wide selection of products at competitive prices and sellers a comprehensive and flexible sales solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,210 [$960]
rev ($mm)
$208
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
22.4x
closed 8/3/2004 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: The World's Online Marketplace (Nasdaq:EBAY) (www.ebay.com), today completed its previously announced acquisition of Baazee.com and its subsidiary Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd., the largest online marketplace in India.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Baazee.com India Pvt. Ltd.
Baazee.com is a person-to-person trading community on the Internet where anyone can sell or buy almost anything in an exciting e-commerce format. Baazee.com, through a world-class Internet trading infrastructure, has created an online marketplace that is free of middlemen and unconstrained by geogr
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$50
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closed 3/25/2004 via BusinessWire

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

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

Thumbtack, acquired HeartThis

synopsis: Thumbtack, which enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more, has acquired HeartThis, an innovative mobile and web shopping application. HeartThis is based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Thumbtack
Thumbtack, Inc. is online marketplace for hiring workers for particular tasks in the United States. The company enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more. "
target: HeartThis
HeartThis is an app with 2 million users that lets consumers shop across multiples stores from a single portal. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 9/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Rearden Commerce, Inc., acquired HomeRun.com

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

Natural Nutrition, merged with AppTech Global, Inc.

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

Iconicfuture, acquired Virtual Greats

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

Oomba, LLC, acquired GameBux

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

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

synopsis: GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. has picked up another piece of its global expansion puzzle, as the publisher reportedly announced that it is acquiring a 70 percent ownership stake in Playphone, a US-based mobile social gaming network boasting more than 800 million subscribers.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. (JP:3765:$1,630.58)
GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the planning, development, operation, and distribution of online games, mobile games, flash games, and consumer games in Japan. "
target: PlayPhone, Inc.
PlayPhone, Inc. develops and distributes mobile entertainment content for gamers worldwide. It operates a mobile social gaming platform that allows carriers provide customized social game stores to their customers.
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closed 10/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Naspers Ltd., acquired Vatera.hu Kft

synopsis: iEurope Capital LLC has confirmed that MIH Internet Europe B.V., a subsidiary of Naspers Limited, has purchased 100% of Vatera.hu Kft. The lead investor and majority owner, iEurope Fund LLC, also confirmed that the purchase includes the non-Hungarian operations as well.
buyer: Naspers Ltd. (JSE:NPN:$4,001.00)
Naspers is a multinational media company with principal operations in electronic media (including pay-television, internet and instant-messaging subscriber platforms and the provision of related technologies) and print media. "
target parent: iEurope Capital LLC
target: Vatera.hu Kft
Vatera.hu is Hungary's leading online auction and e-commerce marketplace. Voted Hungary's e-Commerce Company of the Year in both 2006 and 2007, Vatera.hu was also recognized by Red Herring magazine as one of the top 100 technology companies in the EMEA region in 2007 and 2008.
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closed 6/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Sedo, acquired GreatDomains LLC

synopsis: Sedo has purchased GreatDomains from VeriSign, Inc. Sedo.com is the leading online marketplace for the buying and selling of domain names, and GreatDomains is an established marketplace focused exclusively on the trading of high-quality, generic domain names.
buyer: Sedo
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: GreatDomains LLC
GreatDomains is the marketplace for the world's finest domain names. . GreatDomains holds monthly Premium Auction Events and features traditional Offer/Counter-Offer listings for qualifying domains.
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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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closed 9/12/2013 via Company Press Release

Tech in Asia, acquired GameSaku

synopsis: Tech in Asia, one of the largest English-language tech and startup media companies in Asia, announced that it has acquired GameSaku, which operates as an online technology blog and news website about mobile games. The company is based in Indonesia.
buyer: Tech in Asia
Tech in Asia is a digital media blog based in Singapore. Tech in Asia is also known for its Startup Asia conferences, which are held in Singapore and Jakarta. They also hosts frequent Meetups in cities across Asia where entrepreneurs can connect and learn from industry leaders. "
target parent: App Foundry Pte Ltd.
target: GameSaku
GameSaku operates as an online technology blog and news website about mobile games. The company is based in Indonesia.
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closed 12/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Kompas Gramedia Group, acquired Scoop

synopsis: Kompas Gramedia, Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain, announced that it has acquired Scoop, an emerging e-book startup. Scoop’s platform will complement Gramedia.com, the flagship e-commerce platform by Kompas Gramedia that sells stationary, household products and books.
buyer: Kompas Gramedia Group
Kompas Gramedia is Indonesia’s largest media group and bookstore chain. "
target: Scoop
Scoop is an emerging e-book startup. Scoop has been downloaded by six million users, who can browse various publication from Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, India, Brazil and the UK.
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closed 10/2/2009 via Capital IQ

Riverdale Capital, Ltd., acquired Enterprise Domains, Inc.

synopsis: Internet Properties Group, a subsidiary of Riverdale Capital Ltd., cancelled the acquisition of Enterprise Domains Inc.
buyer: Riverdale Capital, Ltd. (RICP:$0.00)
Riverdale Capital, Ltd. is a company specializing in the acquisition, development, and sale of software and web based services through revenue generating internet websites. "
target: Enterprise Domains, Inc.
Enterprise Domains Inc. is a company specializing in the purchase, holding, and selling of valuable domain name intellectual property in a quickly shrinking market of available space.
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announced 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Attachmate Group will be merged with Micro Focus International Limited,

synopsis: The Attachmate Group, a privately-held software holding company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus, a company that provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$3,145.50)
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes."
target: Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of their customers. Their principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,184 [$2,354]
rev ($mm)
$958
EBITDA ($mm)
$173
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, acquired Attachmate Corporation

synopsis: An investment group led by Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Attachmate Corp., of Bellevue, Wash.
buyer: Thoma Cressey Equity Partners
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Francisco Partners
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant. Attachmate's leading solutions include host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
price ($mm)
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$135
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/26/2006 via BusinessWire

AcXess Inc., acquired Innovative Software Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AcXess, Inc., the first company to make FORTUNE 100-class business continuity solutions affordable for small and medium-sized enterprises, has completed a reverse acquisition of Innovative Software Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded company. AcXess's common stock now trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "INIV".
buyer: AcXess Inc.
AcXess Inc., with locations in Boca Raton, Tampa, Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago, is the founding Managed Business Continuity Services Provider using the Citrix Access strategy combined with its own intellectual property for small to medium enterprises in North America. "
target: Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. (INIV:$0.36)
Innovative Software Technologies, Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire, or merge with an operating entity.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Al Aman Investment, acquired First Education Company

synopsis: Al Aman Investment, which is a subsidiary of The Securities House, announced it has completed the acquisition of First Education Company, a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
buyer parent: The Securities House
buyer: Al Aman Investment (KWSE:ALAMAN:$16.21)
Al Aman investment Company is a Public Kuwaiti Shareholding Company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange under the ticker “Al Aman”. The idea behind the establishment of Al Aman in 2005 was to create an institution for Sharia compliant wealth management with unlimited growth potential. "
target: First Education Company
First Education Company is a Kuwaiti share holding company located in Kuwait city, Kuwait. It was founded in 2005 to be a leader in providing diverse educational and learning services of high quality and competitive costs at all learning levels.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$768.67
EBIT ($mm)
$533.79
Net Income ($mm)
$300.45
Employees
12553
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Ticker: NYSE:HCHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HC2 Holdings, Inc.
HC2 Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded diversified holding company, which seeks opportunities to acquire and grow businesses that can generate long-term sustainable free cash flow and attractive returns in order to maximize value for all stakeholders.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,629.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.22
EBIT ($mm)
$12.08
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2744
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Ticker: TSX:QTRH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterhill Inc.
Quarterhill Inc.
Quarterhill is focused on the disciplined acquisition, management and growth of companies in dedicated technology areas including, vertical market software and solutions, intelligent industrial systems, and innovation and licensing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$131.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.80
EBIT ($mm)
$15.17
Net Income ($mm)
$7.14
Employees
378
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Ticker: WSE:SMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMT S.A.
SMT S.A. is a holding company operating in three dynamically developing areas: Technology outsourcing, Process outsourcing, and Sales outsourcing. They offer services in software development, IT competences outsourcing, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$60.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.54
EBIT ($mm)
$4.64
Net Income ($mm)
$4.09
Employees
169
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Ticker: IAO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IA Global, Inc.
IA Global, Inc. is a strategic holding Company with a dedicated focus on growth through mergers and acquisitions in the Pacific Rim region. They identify and invest in business opportunities to grow and enhance the performance of businesses across all business metrics.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$57.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
585
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Ticker: MEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCF Corporation
MCF Corporation
MCF Corporation is a financial services holding company that provides investment research, capital markets services, corporate and venture services, investment banking, asset management and wealth management through its operating subsidiaries.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$51.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.71
EBIT ($mm)
($6.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
166
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Ticker: SEHK:472
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited
New Silkroad Culturaltainment Limited is an investment holding company listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The businesses of its subsidiaries cover various industry sectors, including: real estate development and property management; cultural tourism and gaming; and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$37.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
971
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Ticker: BOMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boston Omaha Corp
Boston Omaha Corporation is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in diverse business activities including advertising, real estate, insurance and other investments. They have the singular goal of growing book value per share through deploying capital into existing and new business holdings.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$33.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
136
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Ticker: KLSE:SMRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SMR Group
SMR Group
SMR is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$29.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
29
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Ticker: ENKG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc. is an American holding company, that will take ownership with minor or 100% interest in a number of subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$13.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Ticker: KWSE:SECH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Securities House
The Securities House
The Securities House is a public shareholding company founded in Kuwait in 1982. It continually expands its portfolio of investments and its network of shareholders and investors, remaining committed to building trust and reliance in their growing returns.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1.26
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: AMEX:DPW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings
DPW Holdings is a diverse holding company with a growth strategy of acquiring undervalued assets, disruptive technologies, sustainable solutions and impactful ventures for incubation and development to reach their full potential for long-term growth and returns for investors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$8.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: OTCPK:NOVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation Companies, Inc.
Novation looks for technology-enabled service businesses with a differentiated value proposition for their customers and an innovative idea that fits our vision and core strengths perfectly.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$5.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.66
EBIT ($mm)
$0.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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Ticker: SEHK:8022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited
TLT Lottotainment Group Limited is principally engaged in investment holdings. The subsidiaries of the company are engaged in the rendering of travel agent services, entertainment programme production, events organization, TV-series production, operation of an artist training school, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: OTCPK:ROKK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rokk3r
Rokk3r
Rokk3r is a strategic holding company. Rokk3r invests in creating, acquiring and integrating companies, leveraging exponential technologies to achieve maximum social impact, value and returns. They help their companies to increase value, mitigate risk, and remain at the edge of innovation.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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