Like Print Appeal, Inc.

closed 7/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Party City, acquired Print Appeal, Inc.

synopsis: Party City Holdco Inc., the leading vertically integrated party goods company in North America, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Print Appeal, Inc., a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas.
buyer: Party City (PRTY:$2,302.65)
Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world. "
target: Print Appeal, Inc.
Print Appeal, Inc. is a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas. Print Appeal sells to the wholesale market only, working with professional dealers, distributors and retailers.
price ($mm)
$2.80*
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closed 5/5/2014 via BusinessWire

The Garvey Group, LLC, acquired Troyk Printing Corporation

synopsis: The Garvey Group, LLC, a national team of experts in the packaging, entertainment, outdoor and retail markets, announced the acquisition of Troyk Printing Corporation, a Wisconsin-based printing company for retail markets.
buyer: The Garvey Group, LLC
The Garvey Group is a fully integrated national team of experts in the packaging, entertainment, outdoor and retail markets. Their cutting-edge technologies support printing, inventory management, distribution/fulfillment, prototype development and color print execution. "
target: Troyk Printing Corporation
Troyk Printing Corporation helps retailers navigate their way from from concept to the retail environment. They offer solutions from many different print methods and materials.
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closed 10/2/2019 via Company Press Release

TC Transcontinental, acquired Holland & Crosby

synopsis: TC Transcontinental announced the acquisition of Holland & Crosby Limited, an Ontario-based manufacturing company specialized in in-store marketing product printing, including advertising display and signage, for North American retailers.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,325.88)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: Holland & Crosby
Founded in 1932, Holland & Crosby Limited specializes in a wide range of visual marketing solutions from design to manufacturing, including distribution, installation and storage.
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announced 5/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Trend Offset Printing, will purchase retail offset printing facilities from LSC Communications

synopsis: Trend Offset Printing, a commercial printing company, has agreed to acquire LSC Communications' retail offset printing facilities. LSC is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. Newspaper inserts, which are traditionally used by retailers to advertise promotional offers, are the main product produced on LSC’s retail offset assets.
buyer: Trend Offset Printing
Trend Offset Printing is a full-service commercial printing company, with revenue in excess of $300 million annually and growing. Trend has facilities in California, Texas and Florida producing a wide range of products in the publishing, retail, and direct mail industries. "
seller: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. They serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. LSC’s retail offset assets produce Newspaper inserts, which are traditionally used by retailers to advertise promotional offers.
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closed 8/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

York Mailing Limited, acquired The Lettershop Group

synopsis: Specialist direct mail and print marketing firm York Mailing announced the acquisition of veteran print communication company The Lettershop Group. The Lettershop Group offers a range of print-based marketing services in the direct mail and retail marketing services sector.
buyer: York Mailing Limited
York Mailing is the U.K.'s market leader in the print and delivery of short lead time, high volume, press finished retail flyers, media inserts and leaflets. "
target: The Lettershop Group
The Lettershop Group is one of the leading print marketing and mailing solution providers in Europe, constantly pushing the boundaries of data and production technology. It is one of the most advanced integrated direct communication groups in Europe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2011 via Company Description

Bungee Banner, Inc., acquired Storeimage Programs, Inc.

synopsis: Bungee Banner has acquired the intellectual property of Storeimage of Brantford, Ontario. Storeimage has become North America’s Leading retail solutions provider.
buyer: Bungee Banner, Inc.
Bungee Banner is a leader in digital printing and carpentry in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Since 2001, their team of professionals has gained high-tech proficiency in digital imaging enabling them to design new manufacturing methods which are now patented in Canada and the United States. "
target: Storeimage Programs, Inc.
Storeimage Programs, Inc. provides retail solutions in North America. It offers strategic design, project management, single source production, and logistics and warehousing management services.
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closed 1/12/2007 via BNC Analysis

Metavante Corporation, acquired Valutec Card Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Metavante Corporation, the financial technology subsidiary of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation announced the acquisition Valutec Card Solutions, Inc., of Franklin, Tenn. The company will continue to operate under the Valutec name, and will become a Metavante company.
buyer parent: Marshall & Ilsley Corporation
buyer: Metavante Corporation (MV:$0.00)
Metavante Corporation provides banking and payment technologies to financial services firms and businesses. Its products and services include account processing for deposit, loan, and trust systems, image based and conventional check processing, and electronic funds transfer. "
target: Valutec Card Solutions, Inc.
Valutec Card Solutions, Inc. provides turnkey gift and loyalty card services. It provides its services to small and mid-market, as well as general and specialty retail, restaurant, spa/beauty salon, and hospitality merchants.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2018 via Company Press Release

GMO Pepabo, Inc., acquired Canvath

synopsis: GMO Pepabo has acquired Cavanth, a Japanese company that provides custom merchandise for artists and online shops. Canvath lets users create custom goods such as smartphone accessories, mugs, t-shirts from uploaded designs, illustrations and photographs.
buyer parent: GMO Internet Group
buyer: GMO Pepabo, Inc. (JASDAQ:3633:$64.31)
GMO Pepabo, Inc. was established in 2003 as a web hosting service company. Since its foundation the company has focused on consumer-targeted Internet services. "
target parent: Basic, Inc.
target: Canvath
Canvath is a Japanese company that provides custom merchandise for artists and online shops. Canvath lets users upload an image that can be printed on a variety of products, such as smartphone cases, t-shirts, cushions, mugs, and more.
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closed 2/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Archway Marketing Services, acquired Synq Solutions

synopsis: Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Archway Marketing Services
Archway is a leading provider of marketing logistics and fulfillment services. Its solutions include fulfillment services, vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management, consumer promotions, business intelligence and decision support. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Synq Solutions
Synq Solutions, Inc. provides in-store marketing and campaign execution services for quick service and fast casual restaurants, retail industry, corporations, franchisees, and individual stores. It offers intelligent profiling, digital print production, local store marketing, and more.
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closed 7/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Party City, acquired Print Appeal, Inc.

synopsis: Party City Holdco Inc., the leading vertically integrated party goods company in North America, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Print Appeal, Inc., a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas.
buyer: Party City (PRTY:$2,302.65)
Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world. "
target: Print Appeal, Inc.
Print Appeal, Inc. is a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas. Print Appeal sells to the wholesale market only, working with professional dealers, distributors and retailers.
price ($mm)
$2.80*
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closed 7/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Party City, acquired Print Appeal, Inc.

synopsis: Party City Holdco Inc., the leading vertically integrated party goods company in North America, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Print Appeal, Inc., a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas.
buyer: Party City (PRTY:$2,302.65)
Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world. "
target: Print Appeal, Inc.
Print Appeal, Inc. is a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas. Print Appeal sells to the wholesale market only, working with professional dealers, distributors and retailers.
price ($mm)
$2.80*
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketfly, Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Ticketfly, the technology company reimagining the live event experience, announced it has completed the acquisition of TicketBreak, the ticketing service company owned by MapleCore Ltd., a leading Canadian independent music company. TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create improvements to the way people are selling their tickets.
buyer parent: Pandora Media, Inc.
buyer: Ticketfly, Inc.
Ticketfly, a subsidiary of Pandora, is a technology company reimagining the live event experience for promoters and fans. Its powerful ticketing, digital marketing, and analytics software helps promoters sell more tickets, streamline operations, and increase revenue per attendee. "
target parent: MapleCore Ltd.
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak partners with venues and event owners to create meaningful, long-term improvements to the way people are selling and administering their ticket inventory.
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closed 1/27/2016 via Market Wire

Readen Holding Corp., acquired Neckermann.com B.V.

synopsis: Readen Holding Corp announced the acquisition of Neckermann.com B.V. Neckermann.com is one of the largest ecommerce companies in Benelux, offering consumers a wide range of more than 150 000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
buyer: Readen Holding Corp. (RHCO:$0.00)
Readen Holding Corp is an investor, venture capital organisation and shareholder of companies operating in different industries. Readen Holding Corp has access to an extensive, influential and loyal network of business relations and investors. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Neckermann.com B.V.
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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closed 9/24/2013 via Bloomberg

Investcorp, acquired Paper Source, Inc.

synopsis: Investcorp, the Bahrain-based alternative-investment firm, has acquired Chicago-based retailer Paper Source. Investcorp bought the stationery and greeting-card company for an undisclosed amount from Los Angeles-based buyout firm Brentwood Associates Inc. Paper Source, which operates 73 stores, designs and produces fine and artisanal papers.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp has three main business areas: corporate investment in the U.S., Europe and the Gulf, real estate investment in the U.S. and global hedge funds. "
target parent: Brentwood Associates
target: Paper Source, Inc.
Paper Source is a premier paperie and online retailer offering a unique selection of fine and artisanal papers, invitations and announcements, personalized and distinctive gifts, gift wrap, greeting cards, custom stamps, and a custom collection of envelope and cards.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired edelight GmbH

synopsis: Burda Intermedia Publishing GmbH is becoming the new sole shareholder of edelight GmbH. edelight is one of the oldest and largest online social shopping platforms in Germany.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany´s largest media companies. Burda publishes 311 magazines, of them 229 magazines outside of Germany. The main focus of the company's international media activities is placed on the growing markets of Eastern Europe, Turkey and Asia. "
target: edelight GmbH
edelight.de is a social commerce portal founded in 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany. They aim to support people in making the right buying decisions. The products on edelight.de are based on personal recommendations from person to person.
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announced 2/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., will acquire bol.com b.v.

synopsis: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. agreed to acquire bol.com b.v. Bol.com is the most visited retail website in the Netherlands serving 3.4 million active customers, with total net sales of €355 million in 2011. It offers a broad range of products in various non-food categories including books, entertainment, electronics and toys.
buyer: Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (AHODF:$70,766.37)
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business. "
target parent: Cyrte Investments B.V.
target: bol.com b.v.
bol.com b.v. is an online retailer for books and entertainment products. It offers Dutch and English books, music CDs, DVDs, games, software, notebooks and computer accessories, and electronic and telecommunication products.
price ($mm)
$460
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Axivate Capital, will acquire Neckermann.com Benelux

synopsis: Dutch investment company Axivate Capital plans to buy mail order firm Neckermann.com Benelux. Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands.
buyer: Axivate Capital
Axivate Capital is an independent investment agency focused on supporting growth ambitions, internationalisation and value creation for Dutch companies in the field of digital media, e-commerce, market intelligence and the travel sector. "
target parent: Neckermann.com
target: Neckermann.com Benelux
Neckermann.com B.V. owns and operates an online shopping portal in the Netherlands. The website neckermann.com offers consumers in the Benelux a wide range of more than 150,000 articles in the field of fashion, living, sleeping, electrical, household appliances, beauty and sports & leisure.
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closed 11/9/2010 via AP - Associated Press

Live Nation, Inc., acquired TicketNet.fr

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of Ticketnet, the second largest ticket retailer in France. This acquisition marks a significant step in Live Nation's global expansion strategy and complements its growing concert promotion activities in France.
buyer: Live Nation, Inc. (LYV:$11,547.97)
Live Nation Entertainment is the largest live entertainment company in the world: connecting 200 million fans to 100,000 events in over 40 countries which has made Ticketmaster.com the #3 eCommerce website in the world. "
target: TicketNet.fr
Ticketnet is a leading provider of complete ticketing solutions in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, offering a broad ticketing retail network with ticket distribution, ticketing software editing and ticket management capabilities.
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announced 2/22/2010 via BusinessWire

CitySide Tickets, Inc., will acquire StadiumTickets.com

synopsis: CitySide Tickets, Inc., which owns and operates CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue that caters to a diverse selection of popular theater, music, and sporting events, announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent with StadiumTickets.com, an international entertainment and event ticket broker exchange.
buyer parent: The Upturn, Inc.
buyer: CitySide Tickets, Inc. (CIST:$0.00)
CitySide Tickets, Inc. features a competitive and unique feature on the website, the ability for anyone to sell their event tickets online in just a few minutes. "
target: StadiumTickets.com
StadiumTickets.com, an international entertainment and event ticket broker exchange.
price ($mm)
$0.43
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closed 2/8/2010 via BusinessWire

The Upturn, Inc., merged with CitySide Tickets, Inc.

synopsis: The Upturn, Inc. announced the closing of the acquisition of CitySide Tickets, Inc. The Company will be conducting all business under the CitySide Tickets, Inc. name. CitySide Tickets, Inc. owns and operates www.CitySidetickets.com, a nationwide event ticket purchasing venue.
buyer: The Upturn, Inc.
TheUpTurn—an innovative online real estate matchmaking exchange where real estate market participants are matched with each other, based on their individual profiles and intended roles in the market. "
target: CitySide Tickets, Inc.
CitySide Tickets, Inc. features a competitive and unique feature on the website, the ability for anyone to sell their event tickets online in just a few minutes.
price ($mm)
$0.43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/15/2008 via Market Wire

Club Vivanet, Inc., will acquire Ticket Inspector.com LLC

synopsis: Club Vivanet has concluded a memorandum of understanding to acquire Ticket Inspector.com LLC., a provider of on-line ticketing services on a global basis. This acquisition is consistent with the Club Vivanet Business Plan, which is to provide services that are needed by millions of people worldwide.
buyer: Club Vivanet, Inc. (US:CVIV:$0.00)
Club Vivanet is a global marketing company delivering a range of products and services through a network of agents and associated companies around the world in a very short time frame, which is imperative to capture market share. "
target: Ticket Inspector.com LLC
Ticket Inspector is a 2 year old company which developed and owns its own proprietary on-line ticketing software which took over 4 years to perfect. Ticket Inspector offers electronic "Print from Home" Bar Coded tickets.
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closed 8/19/2008 via Market Wire

Global Media Networks Inc., acquired TicketBreak Corp.

synopsis: Global Media Networks, Inc. announced that the Company has acquired TicketBreak Corp. -- an online seller of event tickets.
buyer: Global Media Networks Inc.
Global Media Networks is looking to become a media and entertainment company whose businesses will include online ticketing, interactive services, television networks, and digital initiatives that include digital rights management, next generation content distribution, and interactive entertainment."
target: TicketBreak Corp.
TicketBreak is an alliance of long-time marketing and leading-edge IT professionals that are creating the future of entertainment ticketing.
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closed 8/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired Celebrate Express Inc.

synopsis: Celebrate Express, Inc., a leading online and catalog retailer of party supplies and costumes marketed under the brands Birthday Express, 1st Wishes and Costume Express, has completed the merger with a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: Celebrate Express Inc.
Celebrate Express, Inc. provides celebration products for families with young children, via the Internet and catalogs primarily in the United States. The company operates two brands, Birthday Express and Costume Express that offer children’s party products, and children’s costumes and accessories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$31 [$16]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Outrageous Ventures Inc., acquired GagWorks.com

synopsis: Outrageous Ventures Inc. announced it has acquired GagWorks.com, a strong brand known as a family friendly classic American joke shop based in Garden Grove, CA.
buyer: Outrageous Ventures Inc.
Outrageous Ventures Inc. owns and operates several brands including; PrankPlace.com, BigMouthToys.com, DrinkingStuff.com, GolfGiftsEtc.com, FunnyTies.com, FunIdeas.com, FartMart.com, and now GagWorks.com. "
target: GagWorks.com
Founded in 1996, GagWorks.com has been online for twelve years and has a hefty, loyal, and strong customer base. Gagworks has over 1,000 fun pranks, jokes, and gags.
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closed 1/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster, acquired Paciolan

synopsis: Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC announced the company today completed its previously announced acquisition of Paciolan, a ticketing software provider based in Irvine, CA.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ticketmaster (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target: Paciolan
Paciolan is a leading ticketing services and software provider that offers ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for clients across North America. Paciolan provides a wholly integrated infrastructure that puts venues in direct control of their customer relationships.
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closed 6/6/2007 via PR Newswire

CBS Corporation, acquired TicketReserve

synopsis: CBS Corporation has invested in TicketRESERVE, a privately-held online marketplace that gives consumers the ability to buy tickets to premier live events at face value well in advance of the events themselves.
buyer: CBS Corporation (CBS:$25,931.00)
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. "
target: TicketReserve
TicketRESERVE is dedicated to providing consumers with access to the biggest and most prestigious live events. Through the purchase of FanFORWARDs, loyal fans can guarantee themselves a seat at their coveted live event and trade the contract 24/7 real-time on the TicketRESERVE website marketplace.
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closed 4/13/2004 via BusinessWire

Gold Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Quality of Life Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Gold Entertainment Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GEGP), a facilitator of online card-based payments, announced today that it has acquired Quality of Life Marketing, Inc., a multi-level marketer of consumer DVD and video game products, in an all-stock transaction.
buyer: Gold Entertainment Group, Inc.
Gold Entertainment Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GEGP) is a facilitator of card-based payments on safe and user-friendly online gateways. Gold Entertainment markets two types of cards: private-label ATM cards marketed directly to Internet merchants as a commission payment solution, and combined service "
target: Quality of Life Marketing, Inc.
Quality of Life Marketing, Inc. is a multi-level marketer of consumer DVD and video game products. Quality of Life rents and sells more than 5,000 DVD and video game titles through an independent network of distributors; its distributors promote the company's products, which are shipped directly to
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closed 10/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., purchased Entertainment Unit GVE from Gaiam

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced it closed the previously announced acquisition of Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content, for $51.5 million.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$35.51)
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors. "
seller: Gaiam (GAIA:$156.95)
Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” is a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Najafi Companies, will acquire Direct Group North America

synopsis: Najafi Companies, a Phoenix, Arizona-based private investment company, has agreed to acquire the direct-to-consumer business, Direct Group North America, from Bertelsmann AG the two companies announced today. The sale agreement, which was entered into earlier this week, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2008.
buyer: Najafi Companies
Najafi Companies is a private investment firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. The firm makes highly-selective investments up to $1 billion in size in companies with strong management teams across a variety of industries, and often in industries out of popular favor. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Direct Group North America
Direct Group North America is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to such marketing-leading book, DVD and music club brands as Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, Mystery Guild and Columbia House.
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closed 4/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Corinthian Capital Group, LLC, acquired Audio & Video Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Corinthian Capital Group LLC announced that it has acquired Audio & Video Labs, Inc. d/b/a Disc Makers. Disc Makers is a consumer and business-to-business focused direct marketer of CD and DVD products and services.
buyer: Corinthian Capital Group, LLC
Corinthian Capital Group LLC, formed in 2005, is a New York-based leveraged buyout firm that seeks to invest in middle-market manufacturers, distributors, and business-to-business service providers with EBITDA in the $10 to $25 million range. "
target: Audio & Video Labs, Inc.
Audio & Video Labs, Inc. d/b/a Disc Makers is a consumer and business-to-business focused catalog and internet direct marketer, manufacturer, and provider of music, DVDs, and data products and services.
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announced 10/29/2020 via PR Newswire

LivexLive Media, will acquire Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy and pop culture, is to acquire 100% of the membership interests of Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC, a group of fast-growing web-oriented businesses specializing in the merchandise personalization industry.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$39.67)
LiveXLive is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts. "
target: Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Addison, IL, Custom Personalization Solutions, LLC is a group of fast-growing web-oriented businesses specializing in the merchandise personalization industry. Their brands include Personalized Planet, Limoges Jewelry, and TV’s Toy Box.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
$19
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EV / rev
0.3x
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices.
year
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: 002292
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd.
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., Ltd.
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co., one of the largest animation and entertainment businesses in China, has years of experience in operating and creating value from animation.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$418.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$87.48
EBIT ($mm)
$81.02
Net Income ($mm)
$71.73
Employees
1000
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Ticker: TWMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trans World Entertainment Corporation
Trans World Entertainment Corporation
Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music, video and video game products. The Company operates over 1,100 retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce sites.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$327.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.85
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
2000
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Ticker: A053280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YES24 Co., Ltd.
YES24 Co., Ltd.
Yes24 Co., Ltd. engages in online shopping. Its businesses include tickets, gift items, ebooks, advertisement, movie operations, and other commodities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$321.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$4.01
Net Income ($mm)
$5.79
Employees
418
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Ticker: NTEK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NanoTech Entertainment
NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With seven technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Content, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCBB:EXAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experience Art and Design, Inc.
Experience Art and Design operates in the fine art and technology industry through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chiurazzi Internazionale S.r.l., an Italian corporation which owns the Chiurazzi Foundry in Casoria, Italy.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.29
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GAIA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of lifestyle media and fitness accessories. The company dominates the health and wellness category and releases non-theatrical programming focused on family entertainment and conscious media.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$156.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
272
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Ticker: HD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home Depot
Home Depot
The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. They operate over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$105,595.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$17,473.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15,341.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,556.00
Employees
413000
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Ticker: SWX:NESN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nestle S.A.
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. They have more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favourites, and are present in 189 countries around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$97,045.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$19,612.06
EBIT ($mm)
$16,738.63
Net Income ($mm)
$14,816.44
Employees
291000
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Ticker: TGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Target Corporation
Target Corporation
Target Corporation operates general merchandise stores in the United States and Canada. It offers household essentials, music, movies, books, computer software, sporting goods, toys, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$78,112.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,332.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,728.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,281.00
Employees
368000
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Ticker: AHODF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
Ahold is an international retailing group based in the Netherlands, with powerful consumer brands in Europe and the United States. The foundation of their company is selling great food – this is what they are known for and is their core business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$70,766.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,616.25
EBIT ($mm)
$2,856.98
Net Income ($mm)
$2,020.74
Employees
247500
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupe Casino
Groupe Casino
A well-established player in the French retail industry since 1898, Groupe Casino is a leader in the global food retail market. Groupe Casino has more than 12,000 stores worldwide in France, Latin America and in the Indian Ocean region.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$42,731.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,132.28
EBIT ($mm)
$1,485.81
Net Income ($mm)
$175.68
Employees
214779
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Ticker: DB:B4B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Metro AG
Metro AG offers private and commercial customers a broad array of services in cash & carry and in retail. All sales brands of Metro AG take leading market positions in their respective segment and demonstrate their competence in trade and retail on a daily basis.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$42,588.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,397.61
EBIT ($mm)
$654.77
Net Income ($mm)
$374.32
Employees
135890
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