Like If(we), Inc.

closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired If(we), Inc.

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Ifwe Inc., a social and mobile technology company. if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: If(we), Inc.
if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide. if(we) is continually developing new social applications to help realize its vision of enabling meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired Aisle

synopsis: Info Edge, an online classifieds company in India, has acquired a 76% stake in Aisle, a dating app in India. Aisle connects people of Indian or South Asian origin from around the globe to build long-lasting relationships. The app matches users based on their preferences and allows them to host virtual rooms to chat with potential matches.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: Aisle
Aisle is a dating app in India. Aisle connects people of Indian or South Asian origin from around the globe to build long-lasting relationships. The app matches users based on their preferences and allows them to send invites and host virtual rooms to chat with potential matches.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Dating Group, acquired Once Dating AG

synopsis: Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating industry, has acquired Once, a leading dating app in Western Europe. Once focuses on quality over quantity and provides users with a perfect match every day at noon. The app uses an AI algorithm to match users according to their tastes, dating preferences, and previous matches.
buyer: Dating Group
Dating Group is one of the largest companies in the dating industry. Dating Group enables people around the world to connect and date safely. The company operates unique platforms that are tailored to different communities. Their brands include Dating.com, DateMyAge, Tubit, and more. "
target: Once Dating AG
Once is a leading dating app in Western Europe. Once focuses on quality over quantity and provides users with a perfect match every day at noon. The app uses an AI algorithm to match users according to their tastes, dating preferences, and previous matches to suggest better profiles every day.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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 11/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired MagicLab

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone are taking a majority stake in MagicLab, which builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: MagicLab
MagicLab builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
price ($mm)
$3,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Harmonica

synopsis: Match Group, the online dating giant that owns different dating websites and apps, has acquired Harmonica, a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products. They operate a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, OurTime, Meetic, and Pairs, each designed to increase their users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection. "
target: Harmonica
Harmonica is a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
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closed 4/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Freeway ApS, acquired Dating.dk

synopsis: Freeway, a Danish company that operates, owns, and develops a number of popular websites, has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Dating.dk from its Co-Founder, Peter Sønderby Wagner. Dating.dk is Denmark's largest and oldest dating site. Dating.dk's website and mobile app allows users to search and match with other singles all over Denmark.
buyer: Freeway ApS
Freeway is a private Danish company that operates, owns, and develops a number of popular websites. Freeway’s sites attract hundred thousands of users every day, and each site has its own identity, target group and its own purpose. Their websites include Avisen.dk, Plusbog.dk and many more. "
target: Dating.dk
Founded in 1998, Dating.dk is Denmark's largest and oldest dating site. Dating.dk's website and mobile app allows users to search and match with other singles all over Denmark. Dating.dk offers over 112,000 profiles and provides great customer service.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/19/2017 via BusinessWire

The Meet Group, acquired LOVOO GmbH

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc, a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Lovoo GmbH, the most downloaded dating app in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria combined. Lovoo changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: LOVOO GmbH
LOVOO is a leading European dating app and the largest German-speaking dating app by downloads. The privately held company is based in Dresden, Germany. LOVOO changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

APG|SGA AG, acquired BLINQ AG

synopsis: Zurich-based dating app BLINQ has been acquired by a Swiss outdoor advertising firm, APG|SGA. BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area.
buyer: APG|SGA AG (SWX:APGN:$313.27)
APG|SGA SA provides outdoor advertising in Switzerland. The Company offers poster and billboard advertising at railway stations, post offices, sports stadiums and shopping centers. "
target: BLINQ AG
BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area. They are a start-up located in Zurich, Switzerland.
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announced 12/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wixty Technologies Pvt Ltd., will acquire Kingr

synopsis: The leading Delhi based software company Wixty Inc. is acquiring Kingr, one of the leading dating platforms for promotion of communication between the Christians of Brazil. Kingr, like other social networking apps, is a platform where people can create their profiles, make friends, chat with them, share their thoughts and connect on a better level.
buyer: Wixty Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Delhi based Wixty Technologies is a global IT Solutions company, providing software, web and IT solutions to small, medium and large companies. It provides full-cycle services in the areas of software development, web-based enterprise solutions, web application and portal development. "
target: Kingr
Kingr is a mobile dating platform for Christians in Brazil. Kingr, like other social networking apps, is a platform where people can create their profiles, make friends, chat with them, share their thoughts and connect on a better level.
price ($mm)
$0.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

M14 Industries Ltd., acquired Double Limited

synopsis: M14 Industries, the white label platform used to power niche dating apps, has announced the acquisition of London-based dating platform Double. Double is a dating app which encourages users to find a friend, and look for double dates – making the whole process less intimidating and more sociable.
buyer: M14 Industries Ltd.
M14 Industries is the innovative company behind the world’s first SaaS platform for dating & social white label apps. M14 Industries provides anyone or any company the ability to make their own dating apps, with no hassle and a transparent pricing model. "
target: Double Limited
Double is a location based app for iPhone and Android which aims to make dating less awkward and more fun through double dates. The app enables singles to 'double up' with a friend and take on the dating scene as a pair, allowing the dating experience to be more social, less daunting and safer.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Datetix Group Ltd., acquired Noonswoon, Inc.

synopsis: Australian dating products and services firm DateTix Group Ltd has announced the acquisition of Thailand’s dating app provider Noonswoon in a bid to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia. Noonswoon, a dating app founded in 2013 for serious relationships claims to have over 180,000 registered users of which 1,600 are paid users.
buyer: Datetix Group Ltd. (ASX:DTX:$0.17)
DateTix Group is a leading provider of social and dating products and services, including the DateTix platform, the Lovestruck platform, and premium matchmaking services. Their platform is a mobile online marketplace that facilitates offline dates by connecting people who are nearby each other. "
target: Noonswoon, Inc.
Noonswoon, Inc. develops and markets an application that allows dating a new partner for singles in Thailand. The company is based in Thailand.
price ($mm)
$0.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/14/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Spark Networks, Inc., acquired JSwipe

synopsis: Spark Networks Inc., owner of JDate.com and a leader in creating communities that help individuals form life-long relationships, announced the acquisition of Smooch Labs, the owner of the popular millennial Jewish dating app JSwipe.
buyer: Spark Networks, Inc. (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties designed to build community, including more than 20 online personals sites such as JDate®.com, ChristianMingle®.com, SilverSingles®.com and BlackSingles.com®. "
target: JSwipe
JSwipe, the fastest growing Jewish dating app, is changing how millennial Jews find love. JSwipe combines the best of geo-mobile-social dating with a clean, sleek user experience to deliver the fun, free, #future way to meet people in a local community or across the world.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Eureka, Inc.

synopsis: Japan’s Eureka, developer of dating and couple apps, was acquired by the Match Group, the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (:$1,863.89)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com. "
target: Eureka, Inc.
Eureka, Inc. develops dating and couple matching applications and also offers e-commerce consulting. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Ebisu, Japan.
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announced 9/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Crown Baus Capital Corp., will acquire LoudCrush

synopsis: Crown Baus Capital Corp., a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five industries: high-tech incubation, drug development, entertainment/media, education, and financial services, is in the final stage of acquiring niche social and dating app, LoudCrush, which allows users to post videos and photos, to search for friends, and socialize.
buyer: Crown Baus Capital Corp. (CBCA.E:$0.00)
Crown Baus Capital Corp. is a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five primary industries: High-Tech Incubation, Drug Development, Entertainment/Media, Education, and Financial Services. The Company is based in the USA but operates globally through its subsidiary, WebCongress, Inc. "
target: LoudCrush
LoudCrush is a social and dating app. The features of LoudCrush combine functionality similar to popular apps like Facebook, Tinder and Vine, which allow users to post videos and photos, to search for friends and singles in their areas, and to chat and discreetly socialize, and even send gifts.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Snap Interactive, Inc. will be merged with LiveXLive,

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, Inc., one of the only premium streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire SNAP Interactive, Inc., a leading provider of live video social networking and interactive dating applications.
buyer: LiveXLive (OTCPK:LIVX:$65.23)
LiveXLive is one of the world's only premium internet networks devoted to live music and music-related video content. They are an online destination for music fans to enjoy premium live performances from music venues and leading music festivals around the world. "
target: Snap Interactive, Inc. (OTCPK:STVI:$24.65)
Snap Interactive, Inc. develops, owns and operates dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP’s flagship brand, FirstMet.com, is a multi-platform online dating site with a large user database of approximately 30 million users.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34 [$29]
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Russ Media, acquired Randivonal

synopsis: Russmedia, the most progressive media company in Europe, has acquired Randivonal, Hungary's online partner search site. Randivonal helps customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe, with subsidiaries in 5 European countries. Products are concentrating on either regional or vertical niches. Their portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. "
target parent: Dating Central Europe Zrt.
target: Randivonal
Randivonal is Hungary's online partner search site for 20 years. They help customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services. In order to maintain seriousness, all datasheets are checked to filter out false registrations.
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closed 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Spark Networks SE, acquired Zoosk, Inc.

synopsis: Spark Networks SE, a leading global dating company, has acquired Zoosk, Inc. Through its Behavioural Matchmaking technology, Zoosk personalizes the dating experience by learning from the actions of over 35 million members to deliver better matches. The acquisition makes Spark the second-largest dating company in North America in revenues.
buyer: Spark Networks SE (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV". "
target: Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that personalizes the dating experience to help singles find the person and relationship that’s just right for them. Zoosk’s Behavioural Matchmaking technology learns from the actions of over 35 million members in order to deliver better matches.
price ($mm)
$255
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

IBJ, Inc., will acquire Diverse Inc.

synopsis: Japanese social network mixi, Inc. will sell Diverse, Inc., an online dating business, to IBJ, Inc. Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people.
buyer: IBJ, Inc. (TSE:6071:$90.16)
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Mixi, Inc.
target: Diverse Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people today in an effort to create opportunities for more singles to meet via the Internet.
price ($mm)
$4.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

PAG, acquired Zhenai Inc.

synopsis: PAG Asia Capital, an Asian alternative investment management group, has acquired a majority stake in Zhenai Inc., a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
buyer: PAG
PAG was founded in 2002 and has grown to become one of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment management groups with US$16 billion in capital under management across private equity, real estate, and absolute returns. "
target: Zhenai Inc.
Zhenai Inc. is a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$242
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired If(we), Inc.

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Ifwe Inc., a social and mobile technology company. if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: If(we), Inc.
if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide. if(we) is continually developing new social applications to help realize its vision of enabling meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2012 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired Urbantag

synopsis: Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, announced at San Francisco's Social Edge Summit that it has acquired Urbantag, a community for discovering and sharing your favorite places. The acquisition will contribute significantly to Tagged's social discovery business and to its focus on mobile.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Tagged is the largest Social Discovery network in the world with over 330 million members in 220 countries, allowing users to meet new people. Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize through advanced browsing and matching features, shared interests and more. "
target: Urbantag
Urbantag was founded to make it easy for users to curate real-world places through bookmarking and social recommendations. It allows its users to tag their favorite places, and share them with a trusted network.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired hi5 Networks

synopsis: Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, announced it has completed the acquisition of hi5, another pioneering social network and one of the largest online communities in the world. Together, Tagged and hi5 create a unique social networking company that will dominate the social discovery category.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Tagged is the social network for meeting new people. Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize with new people through social games, customized profiles, virtual gifts, advanced browsing features and more. "
target: hi5 Networks
hi5 Networks is among the top 10 social networks in the world as a leading social entertainment destination. Combining a robust social platform with premium content and game mechanics, it delivers a fun, expressive, and interactive entertainment experience to millions of users.
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closed 9/21/2011 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired WeGame.com, Inc.

synopsis: Tagged, Inc., the social network for meeting new people, announced the acquisition of WeGame, a San Francisco based game discovery startup. WeGame was founded in 2007 as a new kind of social gaming application company. WeGame and its talented team make gaming experiences easier to discover and share.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Tagged was founded in 2004 by entrepreneurs Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith. Tagged first became popular in the United States and soon spread around the world. Over the years Tagged has grown to be one of the largest social networks in the world and among the most successful, too. "
target: WeGame.com, Inc.
Founded in 2007, WeGame is the ultimate application for gamers. With WeGame, gamers can instantly discover, download and play free games from WeGame's top game partners, capture videos and screenshots from their favorite PC & Browser games, etc.
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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 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

The Meet Group, acquired Growlr

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has acquired Growlr, a complete social networking app for gay bears. GROWLr allows gay men to view profiles from around the world or right in their neighborhood. Users can send and receive private messages, pictures, and voice memos.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: Growlr
GROWLr is a complete social networking app for gay bears. GROWLr is free and has over 10 million members. GROWLr allows gay men to view profiles from around the world or right in their neighborhood. Users can send and receive private messages, pictures, and voice memos.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.5x
closed 10/19/2017 via BusinessWire

The Meet Group, acquired LOVOO GmbH

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc, a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Lovoo GmbH, the most downloaded dating app in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria combined. Lovoo changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: LOVOO GmbH
LOVOO is a leading European dating app and the largest German-speaking dating app by downloads. The privately held company is based in Dresden, Germany. LOVOO changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired If(we), Inc.

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Ifwe Inc., a social and mobile technology company. if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: If(we), Inc.
if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide. if(we) is continually developing new social applications to help realize its vision of enabling meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired SKOUT

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader for social discovery, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Skout, Inc., a leading global mobile network for meeting new people. MeetMe expects the acquisition, to significantly increase both the size of its user base and its total revenue.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
MeetMe, Inc. is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery. MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. "
target: SKOUT
Skout is a leading global, mobile network for meeting new people. The Skout community spans more than 100 countries and is available in 23 different languages. Skout is dedicated to providing a platform that people can easily and safely connect on, and hopefully change their lives.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired If(we), Inc.

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Ifwe Inc., a social and mobile technology company. if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
Through its portfolio of brands, MeetMe is meeting the universal need for human connection. MeetMe keeps its approximately two million daily active users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: If(we), Inc.
if(we) operates the leading social platforms Tagged and hi5 with over five million total monthly active users worldwide. if(we) is continually developing new social applications to help realize its vision of enabling meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$44
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired Aisle

synopsis: Info Edge, an online classifieds company in India, has acquired a 76% stake in Aisle, a dating app in India. Aisle connects people of Indian or South Asian origin from around the globe to build long-lasting relationships. The app matches users based on their preferences and allows them to host virtual rooms to chat with potential matches.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: Aisle
Aisle is a dating app in India. Aisle connects people of Indian or South Asian origin from around the globe to build long-lasting relationships. The app matches users based on their preferences and allows them to send invites and host virtual rooms to chat with potential matches.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Dating Group, acquired Once Dating AG

synopsis: Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating industry, has acquired Once, a leading dating app in Western Europe. Once focuses on quality over quantity and provides users with a perfect match every day at noon. The app uses an AI algorithm to match users according to their tastes, dating preferences, and previous matches.
buyer: Dating Group
Dating Group is one of the largest companies in the dating industry. Dating Group enables people around the world to connect and date safely. The company operates unique platforms that are tailored to different communities. Their brands include Dating.com, DateMyAge, Tubit, and more. "
target: Once Dating AG
Once is a leading dating app in Western Europe. Once focuses on quality over quantity and provides users with a perfect match every day at noon. The app uses an AI algorithm to match users according to their tastes, dating preferences, and previous matches to suggest better profiles every day.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 11/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired MagicLab

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone are taking a majority stake in MagicLab, which builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: MagicLab
MagicLab builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo. MagicLab’s suite of brands has connected and transformed the lives of over 500 million people around the world across dating, social, and business.
price ($mm)
$3,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Harmonica

synopsis: Match Group, the online dating giant that owns different dating websites and apps, has acquired Harmonica, a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products. They operate a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, OkCupid, OurTime, Meetic, and Pairs, each designed to increase their users' likelihood of finding a meaningful connection. "
target: Harmonica
Harmonica is a mobile dating app in Egypt that has a strong focus on monogamy. Harmonica helps singles in the MENA region to find a potential life partner. Harmonica matches users to potential partners while respecting local traditions and cultures.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Freeway ApS, acquired Dating.dk

synopsis: Freeway, a Danish company that operates, owns, and develops a number of popular websites, has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Dating.dk from its Co-Founder, Peter Sønderby Wagner. Dating.dk is Denmark's largest and oldest dating site. Dating.dk's website and mobile app allows users to search and match with other singles all over Denmark.
buyer: Freeway ApS
Freeway is a private Danish company that operates, owns, and develops a number of popular websites. Freeway’s sites attract hundred thousands of users every day, and each site has its own identity, target group and its own purpose. Their websites include Avisen.dk, Plusbog.dk and many more. "
target: Dating.dk
Founded in 1998, Dating.dk is Denmark's largest and oldest dating site. Dating.dk's website and mobile app allows users to search and match with other singles all over Denmark. Dating.dk offers over 112,000 profiles and provides great customer service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2017 via BusinessWire

The Meet Group, acquired LOVOO GmbH

synopsis: The Meet Group, Inc, a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, has completed its acquisition of Lovoo GmbH, the most downloaded dating app in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria combined. Lovoo changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
buyer: The Meet Group (MEET:$206.59)
The Meet Group is a fast-growing portfolio of mobile apps designed to meet the universal need for human connection. Using innovative products and sophisticated data science, The Meet Group keeps users engaged and originates untold numbers of casual chats, friendships, dates, and marriages. "
target: LOVOO GmbH
LOVOO is a leading European dating app and the largest German-speaking dating app by downloads. The privately held company is based in Dresden, Germany. LOVOO changes people's lives by changing how they meet through innovative location-based algorithms and app radar features.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

APG|SGA AG, acquired BLINQ AG

synopsis: Zurich-based dating app BLINQ has been acquired by a Swiss outdoor advertising firm, APG|SGA. BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area.
buyer: APG|SGA AG (SWX:APGN:$313.27)
APG|SGA SA provides outdoor advertising in Switzerland. The Company offers poster and billboard advertising at railway stations, post offices, sports stadiums and shopping centers. "
target: BLINQ AG
BLINQ is a location-based mobile dating platform providing users a member-vetted online community to connect with interesting and open-minded people in any given area. They are a start-up located in Zurich, Switzerland.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wixty Technologies Pvt Ltd., will acquire Kingr

synopsis: The leading Delhi based software company Wixty Inc. is acquiring Kingr, one of the leading dating platforms for promotion of communication between the Christians of Brazil. Kingr, like other social networking apps, is a platform where people can create their profiles, make friends, chat with them, share their thoughts and connect on a better level.
buyer: Wixty Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Delhi based Wixty Technologies is a global IT Solutions company, providing software, web and IT solutions to small, medium and large companies. It provides full-cycle services in the areas of software development, web-based enterprise solutions, web application and portal development. "
target: Kingr
Kingr is a mobile dating platform for Christians in Brazil. Kingr, like other social networking apps, is a platform where people can create their profiles, make friends, chat with them, share their thoughts and connect on a better level.
price ($mm)
$0.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

M14 Industries Ltd., acquired Double Limited

synopsis: M14 Industries, the white label platform used to power niche dating apps, has announced the acquisition of London-based dating platform Double. Double is a dating app which encourages users to find a friend, and look for double dates – making the whole process less intimidating and more sociable.
buyer: M14 Industries Ltd.
M14 Industries is the innovative company behind the world’s first SaaS platform for dating & social white label apps. M14 Industries provides anyone or any company the ability to make their own dating apps, with no hassle and a transparent pricing model. "
target: Double Limited
Double is a location based app for iPhone and Android which aims to make dating less awkward and more fun through double dates. The app enables singles to 'double up' with a friend and take on the dating scene as a pair, allowing the dating experience to be more social, less daunting and safer.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Datetix Group Ltd., acquired Noonswoon, Inc.

synopsis: Australian dating products and services firm DateTix Group Ltd has announced the acquisition of Thailand’s dating app provider Noonswoon in a bid to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia. Noonswoon, a dating app founded in 2013 for serious relationships claims to have over 180,000 registered users of which 1,600 are paid users.
buyer: Datetix Group Ltd. (ASX:DTX:$0.17)
DateTix Group is a leading provider of social and dating products and services, including the DateTix platform, the Lovestruck platform, and premium matchmaking services. Their platform is a mobile online marketplace that facilitates offline dates by connecting people who are nearby each other. "
target: Noonswoon, Inc.
Noonswoon, Inc. develops and markets an application that allows dating a new partner for singles in Thailand. The company is based in Thailand.
price ($mm)
$0.20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/14/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Spark Networks, Inc., acquired JSwipe

synopsis: Spark Networks Inc., owner of JDate.com and a leader in creating communities that help individuals form life-long relationships, announced the acquisition of Smooch Labs, the owner of the popular millennial Jewish dating app JSwipe.
buyer: Spark Networks, Inc. (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks owns and operates more than 30 niche-focused online properties designed to build community, including more than 20 online personals sites such as JDate®.com, ChristianMingle®.com, SilverSingles®.com and BlackSingles.com®. "
target: JSwipe
JSwipe, the fastest growing Jewish dating app, is changing how millennial Jews find love. JSwipe combines the best of geo-mobile-social dating with a clean, sleek user experience to deliver the fun, free, #future way to meet people in a local community or across the world.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Match.com, acquired Eureka, Inc.

synopsis: Japan’s Eureka, developer of dating and couple apps, was acquired by the Match Group, the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Match.com (:$1,863.89)
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the online dating industry. The company's comprehensive online dating services also include Chemistry.com, Singlesnet and People Media's 27 targeted websites such as BlackPeopleMeet.com and SeniorPeopleMeet.com. "
target: Eureka, Inc.
Eureka, Inc. develops dating and couple matching applications and also offers e-commerce consulting. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Ebisu, Japan.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Crown Baus Capital Corp., will acquire LoudCrush

synopsis: Crown Baus Capital Corp., a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five industries: high-tech incubation, drug development, entertainment/media, education, and financial services, is in the final stage of acquiring niche social and dating app, LoudCrush, which allows users to post videos and photos, to search for friends, and socialize.
buyer: Crown Baus Capital Corp. (CBCA.E:$0.00)
Crown Baus Capital Corp. is a global acquisition-based conglomerate targeting five primary industries: High-Tech Incubation, Drug Development, Entertainment/Media, Education, and Financial Services. The Company is based in the USA but operates globally through its subsidiary, WebCongress, Inc. "
target: LoudCrush
LoudCrush is a social and dating app. The features of LoudCrush combine functionality similar to popular apps like Facebook, Tinder and Vine, which allow users to post videos and photos, to search for friends and singles in their areas, and to chat and discreetly socialize, and even send gifts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/11/2017 via PR Newswire

Snap Interactive, Inc. will be merged with LiveXLive,

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, Inc., one of the only premium streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content, announced that it has entered into a merger agreement to acquire SNAP Interactive, Inc., a leading provider of live video social networking and interactive dating applications.
buyer: LiveXLive (OTCPK:LIVX:$65.23)
LiveXLive is one of the world's only premium internet networks devoted to live music and music-related video content. They are an online destination for music fans to enjoy premium live performances from music venues and leading music festivals around the world. "
target: Snap Interactive, Inc. (OTCPK:STVI:$24.65)
Snap Interactive, Inc. develops, owns and operates dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP’s flagship brand, FirstMet.com, is a multi-platform online dating site with a large user database of approximately 30 million users.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34 [$29]
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Russ Media, acquired Randivonal

synopsis: Russmedia, the most progressive media company in Europe, has acquired Randivonal, Hungary's online partner search site. Randivonal helps customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services.
buyer: Russ Media
Russmedia is the most progressive media company in Europe, with subsidiaries in 5 European countries. Products are concentrating on either regional or vertical niches. Their portfolio consists of 10 daily newspapers, 64 weekly papers, more than 100 websites, 2 printing plants and 1 radio station. "
target parent: Dating Central Europe Zrt.
target: Randivonal
Randivonal is Hungary's online partner search site for 20 years. They help customers with customized offers, a variety of search and contact methods, highlights, tips, and helpful customer services. In order to maintain seriousness, all datasheets are checked to filter out false registrations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Spark Networks SE, acquired Zoosk, Inc.

synopsis: Spark Networks SE, a leading global dating company, has acquired Zoosk, Inc. Through its Behavioural Matchmaking technology, Zoosk personalizes the dating experience by learning from the actions of over 35 million members to deliver better matches. The acquisition makes Spark the second-largest dating company in North America in revenues.
buyer: Spark Networks SE (AMEX:LOV:$109.22)
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV". "
target: Zoosk, Inc.
Zoosk is a leading online dating company that personalizes the dating experience to help singles find the person and relationship that’s just right for them. Zoosk’s Behavioural Matchmaking technology learns from the actions of over 35 million members in order to deliver better matches.
price ($mm)
$255
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/22/2018 via Company Press Release

IBJ, Inc., will acquire Diverse Inc.

synopsis: Japanese social network mixi, Inc. will sell Diverse, Inc., an online dating business, to IBJ, Inc. Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people.
buyer: IBJ, Inc. (TSE:6071:$90.16)
IBJ, Inc. provides a wide array of marriage hunting services to connect people. They operate an online marriage hunting network, as well as offline marriage hunting events. IBJ was established in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: Mixi, Inc.
target: Diverse Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Diverse provides various marriage partner introduction and dating services, and has developed an online matchmaking platform suited to the changing lifestyles of Japanese people today in an effort to create opportunities for more singles to meet via the Internet.
price ($mm)
$4.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

PAG, acquired Zhenai Inc.

synopsis: PAG Asia Capital, an Asian alternative investment management group, has acquired a majority stake in Zhenai Inc., a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
buyer: PAG
PAG was founded in 2002 and has grown to become one of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment management groups with US$16 billion in capital under management across private equity, real estate, and absolute returns. "
target: Zhenai Inc.
Zhenai Inc. is a leading provider of online dating and matchmaking services in China. Zhenai provides integrated Internet and telephone matchmaking services to China's rapidly growing single population who are looking for long-term relationships.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$242
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Marketing Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
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Match.com
Match.com
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Their portfolio of brands includes Tinder®, Match®, Meetic®, OkCupid®, Hinge®, Pairs™, PlentyOfFish®, and OurTime®, as well as a number of other brands.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Meetic SA
Meetic SA
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$215.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.94
EBIT ($mm)
$41.24
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Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
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$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
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HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG
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$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
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IBJ, Inc.
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$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Cupid plc
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year
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rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.82
Employees
231
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BlueCity
BlueCity
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$120.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.71)
Net Income ($mm)
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488
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Info Edge
Info Edge
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rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
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4400
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Porch Group, Inc.
Porch Group, Inc.
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$118.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($71.65)
Net Income ($mm)
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1000
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New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
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rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
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.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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Bumble Inc.
Bumble Inc.
Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally. The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$723.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.91
EBIT ($mm)
($23.99)
Net Income ($mm)
$300.83
Employees
700
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Ticker: JASDAQ:6175
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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Ticker: ASX:DTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
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Match.com
Match.com
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Their portfolio of brands includes Tinder®, Match®, Meetic®, OkCupid®, Hinge®, Pairs™, PlentyOfFish®, and OurTime®, as well as a number of other brands.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,863.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$615.14
EBIT ($mm)
$581.03
Net Income ($mm)
$496.71
Employees
1450
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Ticker: MEECF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meetic SA
Meetic SA
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$215.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.94
EBIT ($mm)
$41.24
Net Income ($mm)
$15.30
Employees
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Ticker: AMEX:LOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE
Spark Networks SE is a leading global dating company with a portfolio of premium brands designed for singles seeking serious long-term relationships. The company has a presence in 29 countries worldwide and is publicly listed on the NYSE American LLC exchange under the ticker symbol "LOV".
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
306
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Ticker: DB:TFA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG
HolidayCheck Group AG, based in Munich, is a leading European digital company for holidaymakers. Employing around 490 personnel, the company brings together under one roof HolidayCheck AG, HC Touristik GmbH, Driveboo AG, and WebAssets B.V.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$90.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($42.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: TSE:6071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$90.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.21
EBIT ($mm)
$13.94
Net Income ($mm)
$9.67
Employees
406
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$39.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.62
EBIT ($mm)
$6.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.82
Employees
231
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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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$120.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.33)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
488
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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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$149.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.59
EBIT ($mm)
$29.91
Net Income ($mm)
$188.32
Employees
4400
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Ticker: PRCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porch Group, Inc.
Porch Group, Inc.
Seattle-based Porch Group, the vertical software platform for the home, provides software and services to more than 10,500 home services companies such as home inspectors, moving companies, real estate agencies, utility companies, and warranty companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$118.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($71.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
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.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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