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closed 10/31/2017 via Company Press Release

DMM.com Group, acquired Bank Corporation

synopsis: DMM.com Group has acquired Bank Corporation. Based in Japan, Bank Corporation is a start-up that offers an online pawnshop mobile app under the brand name CASH. The company appraises, through the application, an item’s value based on user photos and offers a cash advance with the item as collateral.
buyer: DMM.com Group
DMM.com Ltd is a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video on demand service. The company’s offerings include video games, E-books and videos. "
target: Bank Corporation
Based in Japan, Bank Corporation is a start-up that offers an online pawnshop mobile app under the brand name Cash. The company appraises, through the application, an item’s value based on user photos and offers a cash advance with the item as collateral.
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$62
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announced 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., will purchase Circle Invest from Circle Internet Financial

synopsis: Voyager Digital Canada, Ltd., operator of U.S. digital asset broker Voyager and the Ethos Universal Wallet, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Circle Invest, the retail digital asset business from Circle Internet Financial, Inc., a global financial technology firm.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.51)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
seller: Circle Internet Financial
The acquisition includes Circle Invest, the retail digital asset business from Circle Internet Financial, Inc., a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments and commerce worldwide.
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closed 4/8/2015 via Reuters

Snapdeal.com, acquired Freecharge

synopsis: Indian e-retailer Snapdeal.com said it bought online mobile recharge firm FreeCharge to boost its reach in the fast-growing mobile transactions business. FreeCharge allows users to top up amounts on their mobile phone or internet connections and get coupons as reward for using its service.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: Freecharge
FreeCharge is India’s leading website for online recharge for Prepaid Mobile, Data Cards, DTH and Postpaid Mobile Bill Payment. Freecharge allows users to top up amounts on their mobile phone or internet connections and get coupons as reward for using its service.
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$379
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announced 12/24/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Prepaid Company, will acquire Retail Mobile Credit Specialists

synopsis: BLUE Label Telecoms is to acquire Retail Mobile Credit Specialists (RMCS), an independent credit retailer offering customers a complete IT and business solution. The acquisition is being done via Blue Label’s subsidiary The Prepaid Company, a distributor of prepaid phone cards for the national fixed line operator.
buyer parent: Blue Label Telecoms
buyer: The Prepaid Company
The Prepaid Company was founded in May 2001, when it was awarded a licence to distribute prepaid phone cards for the national fixed line operator. TPC's product offering was expanded to include the sale and distribution of prepaid airtime cards for all three cellular networks in South Africa. "
target: Retail Mobile Credit Specialists
Retail Mobile Credit Specialists (RMCS) develops, implements, and operates a virtual mobile store for credit retailers. The company is based in Sandton, South Africa.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Credit Card Compare, acquired Finty Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Australia’s largest credit card comparison website, Credit Card Compare, announced a seven-figure investment to acquire Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace, Finty.
buyer: Credit Card Compare
Credit Card Compare is Australia’s largest credit card comparison website. Since 2008 Credit Card Compare has been offering a free-to-use comparison website with 300+ credit cards from all the big banks and credit unions in Australia. "
target: Finty Pte Ltd.
Finty is Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace. Finty offers cash rewards based on revenue sharing and the online platform uses a proprietary predictive model to determine the value of cash rewards for customers when they apply for a range of credit cards & personal loans.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Snapdeal.com, acquired Rupeepower.com

synopsis: E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal.com has acquired a majority stake in Gurgaon-based digital financial products distribution startup Rupeepower.com. Founded in 2011, Rupeepower.com matches borrowers and lenders in the retail loans space for products like credit cards, personal loans, home loans, auto loans, and consumer loans.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: Rupeepower.com
Rupeepower.com is India's most extensive marketplace for loans, credit card and other personal finance product offers. Customers can instantly compare personalized loan / card offers from over 15 lenders (Banks, NBFCs and HFCs), apply online and also get an instant in-principle approval.
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closed 10/31/2017 via Company Press Release

DMM.com Group, acquired Bank Corporation

synopsis: DMM.com Group has acquired Bank Corporation. Based in Japan, Bank Corporation is a start-up that offers an online pawnshop mobile app under the brand name CASH. The company appraises, through the application, an item’s value based on user photos and offers a cash advance with the item as collateral.
buyer: DMM.com Group
DMM.com Ltd is a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video on demand service. The company’s offerings include video games, E-books and videos. "
target: Bank Corporation
Based in Japan, Bank Corporation is a start-up that offers an online pawnshop mobile app under the brand name Cash. The company appraises, through the application, an item’s value based on user photos and offers a cash advance with the item as collateral.
price ($mm)
$62
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closed 1/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

DMM.com Group, acquired AlgoAge

synopsis: DMM.com, a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company, has acquired a 51% stake in AlgoAge, a Japanese technology company that specializes in AI-based technologies. AlgoAge uses AI technology to develop various products and solutions. They offer AI modules for automated animation, image recognition, and speech recognition.
buyer: DMM.com Group
DMM.com Ltd is a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video on demand service. The company’s offerings include video games, E-books and videos. "
target: AlgoAge
AlgoAge is a Japanese technology company that specializes in AI-based technologies. AlgoAge uses AI technology to develop various products and solutions. They offer AI modules for automated animation, image recognition, and speech recognition.
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closed 10/31/2017 via Company Press Release

DMM.com Group, acquired Bank Corporation

synopsis: DMM.com Group has acquired Bank Corporation. Based in Japan, Bank Corporation is a start-up that offers an online pawnshop mobile app under the brand name CASH. The company appraises, through the application, an item’s value based on user photos and offers a cash advance with the item as collateral.
buyer: DMM.com Group
DMM.com Ltd is a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video on demand service. The company’s offerings include video games, E-books and videos. "
target: Bank Corporation
Based in Japan, Bank Corporation is a start-up that offers an online pawnshop mobile app under the brand name Cash. The company appraises, through the application, an item’s value based on user photos and offers a cash advance with the item as collateral.
price ($mm)
$62
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closed 4/12/2017 via AP - Associated Press

DMM.com LTD, acquired HeHeLabs

synopsis: The DMM Group acquired all shares of HEHE LABS Ltd. (Hehe Lab), which develops and manages software in the Republic of Rwanda. HeHe Labs is a software development company founded in Rwanda in 2010. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Clarice Irigagiza is a young female entrepreneur representing Rwanda.
buyer: DMM.com LTD
DMM.com Ltd is a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video on demand service. "
target: HeHeLabs
HeHe Labs is a software development company founded in Rwanda in 2010. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Clarice Irigagiza is a young female entrepreneur representing Rwanda, including 30 For Essentials of Forbes magazine's most promising 30 or younger entrepreneurs.
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closed 2/24/2017 via Company Press Release

DMM.com LTD, acquired Synapse Co., Ltd.

synopsis: DMM.com Ltd, a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses, have acquired Synapse Co., Ltd., a service that makes it easy to create a monthly membership online community. Content distributors range from scholars, politicians to athletes, models and musicians.
buyer: DMM.com LTD
DMM.com Ltd is a Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet company with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video on demand service. "
target: Synapse Co., Ltd.
Synapse is a service that makes it easy to create a monthly membership online community. Content distributors range from scholars, politicians to athletes, models and musicians.
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closed 1/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

DMM.com LTD, acquired nana music, Inc.

synopsis: DMM.com announced that it acquired the stock of nana music, which develops and operates a music application "nana", and made it a subsidiary. Under the philosophy of "Connecting the world with music”, nana music allows you to enjoy music sessions/collaborations from anywhere in the world with just one smartphone.
buyer: DMM.com LTD
DMM.com is one of the biggest e-commerce site in Japan since 1998. DMM.com Group provides a wide variety of web services to customers, including online service such as VOD, live streaming, eBooks, PC game, on-line games, DVD rental, DVD selling, apps and more! "
target: nana music, Inc.
Under the philosophy of "Connecting the world with music", nana music develops and operates a music application "nana" that allows you to enjoy music sessions / collaborations from anywhere in the world with just one smartphone.
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closed 6/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Max Media Group, acquired BB2Live.com

synopsis: Max Media Group, Inc., a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments, has closed the acquisition of the assets of www.BB2Live.com and the company's technology applications including Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), Internet Radio, VOIP, and SMS text messaging.
buyer: Max Media Group (MXMI:$0.00)
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks. "
target: BB2Live.com
BB2Live's technology applications include Internet Radio Protocol, IPTV (Internet Television), VOIP and SMS text messaging. BB2Live has approximately 15 million subscribers and users of its various services.
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cancelled 9/27/2010 via

Cybermesh International Corp., cancelled merger with Media Galaxy

synopsis: Cybermesh International Corp. is pleased to announce that an overwhelming majority of the shareholders approved a merger with Media Galaxy, a Nevada incorporated company. Media Galaxy is an online entertainment company that transforms illegal file sharers into socially engaged e-commerce consumers.
buyer: Cybermesh International Corp. (CYTL:$0.00)
Cybermesh International Corp. was incorporated in the State of Nevada and is a holding company. "
target: Media Galaxy
Media Galaxy is an online entertainment company that transforms illegal file sharers into socially engaged e-commerce consumers. Partnered with essential stakeholders, they will offer the first entertainment lifestyle store with active participation from artists and celebrities.
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closed 3/1/2010 via Capital IQ

Geos Communications, Inc., acquired Duo Guo

synopsis: Geos Communications™, Inc, a leading developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, announced that it has acquired Duo Guo, China’s leading mobile content retail provider. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
buyer: Geos Communications, Inc. (GCMI:$0.00)
Geos Communications, Inc. is creating solutions for the rapidly growing global, mobile community. Geos provides products and applications for enterprises, small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and consumers on the go. "
target: Duo Guo
Duo Guo owns and operates the leading retail platform for the discovery and download of mobile content and value-added services. Duo Guo is the primary and only legitimate retail channel for the discovery and download of licensed mobile media content in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
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EV / rev
0.0x
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cancelled 8/11/2009 via Capital IQ

ActionView International, Inc., cancelled merger with M3X Media, Inc.

synopsis: M3X Media, Inc. cancelled the acquisition of Actionview International Inc.
buyer: ActionView International, Inc.
ActionView International's operating subsidiary custom-designs, develops, and manufactures vividly illuminated motion billboards. ActionView places its signs into high traffic locations and markets advertising space on the signs. "
target: M3X Media, Inc.
M3X Media Inc. specializes in digital entertainment and multimedia with a core focus on portable multimedia solutions. Through its M3X Media and GruvMe Divisions, the company is at the forefront of cutting edge hardware, software, multimedia portals and media security solutions.
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closed 8/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MelodyVR, acquired Napster

synopsis: MelodyVR is acquiring Rhapsody International, which does business as Napster. Napster is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
buyer: MelodyVR
MelodyVR is the destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances, wherever you are. "
target parent: RealNetworks, Inc.
target: Napster
Rhapsody International, dba Napster, is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$70]
rev ($mm)
$113
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0.6x
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closed 2/26/2018 via PR Newswire

Visual China Group, acquired 500px

synopsis: Visual China Group, a top image licensing company, announced that it has acquired 100% of 500px shares through its wholly-owned subsidiary, VCG Hong Kong LTD. 500px is one of the leading online visual creative communities in the world, based in Canada. 500px is renowned globally for its community, image licensing, and custom photography.
buyer: Visual China Group (SZSE:000681:$132.68)
Visual China Group is among the top image licensing companies in the world. It is the go-to choice for creative and media professionals in China, and an award-winning leader in copyright protection. "
target: 500px
500px is one of the leading online visual creative communities in the world, based in Canada. With photographers around the world, the 500px community has produced unique image diversity and creative trends. 500px is renowned globally for its community, image licensing, and custom photography.
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announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 33,000 screens worldwide, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: MovieTickets.com
MovieTickets.com offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online and via mobile devices. The company currently enables remote movie ticketing for consumers across the globe, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean.
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closed 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

PPS. Imaging GmbH, acquired Klebefieber.de GmbH

synopsis: PPS. Imaging has acquired the entire business of the online retailer Klebefieber.de GmbH. Founded in Berlin in 2009, Klebefieber has comprehensive product portfolio of wall decorations, residential accessories, photo products and gift ideas that they sell through their e-commerce portal.
buyer parent: NORD Holding
buyer: PPS. Imaging GmbH
PPS. Imaging GmbH is one of the leading digital printing service providers in Europe. Their services include pre-print, large-format printing, display and packaging, industrial applications, post-print, and special products. "
target: Klebefieber.de GmbH
Founded in 2009 and based in Berlin, Klebefieber.de is an online retailer of wall decorations, photo products, and personalized gifts.
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closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Fandango, acquired Cinepapaya

synopsis: Fandango announced it is expanding its business in Latin America with the acquisition of top online movie ticketer, Cinepapaya. Fandango's acquisition of Cinepapaya will nearly double the company's consumer reach in the region and extend its ticketing business to seven new countries: Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 28,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: Cinepapaya
Peru-based Cinepapaya engages millions of moviegoers across Latin America with movie-related content and an active social network that drives ticket sales across its online platform and popular mobile apps, supporting all major operating systems including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and others.
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announced 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Wanda Cinema Line Corp, will acquire Mtime.com

synopsis: Wanda Cinema Line Co., Ltd has announced its plans to wholly purchase Mtime.com, China's most influential online media outlet and e-commerce service platform for films. The move marks the transition of Wanda Cinemas from a traditional cinema operator to an Internet-ready company that integrates its online platform and technology.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Wanda Cinema Line Corp (SZSE:002739:$1,412.52)
Wanda Cinema Line Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of Wanda Group. Wanda Cinemas operates 320 theatres in nearly 120 cities in China as well as major cities in Australia and New Zealand, with 2,789 total screens "
target: Mtime.com
With 160 million unique visitors per month, Mtime is the most influential online media outlet and e-commerce service platform for films in China. Additionally, Mtime designs, manufactures and sells high-end movie merchandise derived from one of the largest licensed movie IP portfolios in the world.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Follett Corporation, acquired Wobo, Inc.

synopsis: Follett Corporation announced that the company has acquired Wobo, Inc., a leading service for independent managed campus stores to find and purchase books online in volume. The acquisition includes Wobo, Inc. assets including the BookVolume tool, enabling Follett Wholesale to leverage new technology in transforming the Wholesale business.
buyer: Follett Corporation
Follett has been a trusted partner to pre-K and K-12 schools, districts, and college campuses, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run. Follett works with 80,000 schools as a leading provider of education technology, services and print and digital content. "
target: Wobo, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Wobo, Inc. (Woody's Books, Inc.) began as an online vendor of books, cds and dvds. Selling through various online marketplaces provided Wobo, Inc. the foundation to expand into offering software solutions in and out of the book industry.
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announced 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire Ingresso.com

synopsis: Fandango, the leading U.S. digital destination for moviegoers, announced it has signed an agreement with Latin American e-commerce company, B2W Digital, to purchase its entertainment ticketing subsidiary, Ingresso.com. With more than six million registered customers, Ingresso.com is Brazil's largest online and mobile movie ticketing service.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: Lojas Americanas S.A.
target: Ingresso.com
Brazilian leader in ticket sales over the Internet, Ingresso.com provides technology and ticket purchasing services for movies, theaters, concerts, soccer matches and cultural events. With over 5 million registered customers, the company offers the convenience of purchase tickets online.
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announced 6/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, will acquire Maizuo

synopsis: Huayi Brothers Media Corp, one of China's leading private media and entertainment conglomerates, plans to acquire a 51 percent stake in Shenzhen Huayuxun Tech Co Ltd, an Internet movie service provider. Shenzhen Huayuxun Tech Co Ltd, has the nation's largest online ticket reservation platform, which is called maizuo.com.
buyer: Huayi Brothers Media Corporation (300027:$607.20)
Huayi Brothers Media Corporation engages in the production, issuing, and derivative businesses of movies, television plays, and music in China and internationally. "
target: Maizuo
Maizuo is a well-known movie viewing service provider, from Shenzhen Huayu Communications Technology Co., Ltd. It covers more than 90 cities across the country, with more than 600 Star Studios.
price ($mm)
$43*
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$10
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closed 1/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Lulu Enterprises, Inc., acquired Replay Photos, LLC

synopsis: Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, announced the acquisition of Replay Photos, LLC, the industry leader in bringing licensed sports and professional photography and wall art products directly to consumers. It offers collage, NFL, NBA, MLS, MLL, AP photos, and personalized photos.
buyer: Lulu Enterprises, Inc.
Lulu provides worldwide distribution so that authors can reach readers just about anywhere via print, e-readers and tablet devices. As the leading independent self-publishing company, Lulu has enabled people in more than 225 countries and territories to self-publish nearly two million publications. "
target: Replay Photos, LLC
Replay Photos, LLC operates a Web-based service for selling photographic prints, custom framed photos, photos on canvas, and vinyl wall graphics. It offers collage, NFL, NBA, MLS, MLL, AP photos, and personalized photos.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Reuters

Elanders AB, acquired myphotobook GmbH

synopsis: Elanders AB announced that the Company has acquired Myphotobook GmbH, a European e-commerce company specializing in personalized photo products for consumers.
buyer: Elanders AB
Elanders AB operates in two segments. The Infologistics segment offers user information, product catalogues, and documentation that support market communication. The Infoprint segment produces information intensive printed matter for industrial and commercial companies. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: myphotobook GmbH
myphotobook is one of the most modern photo applications on the Internet. myphotobook allows users to design their own photo books, canvases, alu dibonds, photo calendars, posters and order photo prints.
price ($mm)
$14
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$21
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closed 12/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Max Sound Corporation, acquired Liquid Spins, Inc.

synopsis: Max Sound Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the assets of Liquid Spins, Inc. in exchange for ten million dollars in an all stock transaction. Liquid Spins is a digital media distribution company that specializes in QR code marketing, apparel merchandising, scratch-off codes and more.
buyer: Max Sound Corporation
Max Sound Corporation's MAXD™ Audio Process makes everything sound better and can convert any audio file to high definition quality while significantly reducing the file size. The company is based in Houston, TX. "
target: Liquid Spins, Inc.
Liquid Spins is an established digital media distribution company who has secured contracts with all major record labels in the United States including Sony, Universal, Warner, Emi, Red and Curb.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9.26 [$9.45]
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closed 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired WE7

synopsis: Tesco has bought the digital music service We7 for £10.8m as the retail giant moves further into home entertainment. The supermarket company has taken a 91% stake in London-based We7, with the remaining shares to be purchased within weeks. We7 boasts a catalogue of 11m music tracks and is available on iPad, iPhone and Android apps and on the web.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: WE7
We7 is an ad-supported music streaming service and integrated MP3 store based in the UK. We7 competes with streaming music sites Last.fm, Spotify, lala, and Imeem and with music search sites such as Seeqpod, Songza, Skreemr, Deezer, and HypeMachine.
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$17*
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closed 1/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Rhapsody International, acquired Napster

synopsis: Rhapsody announced its European expansion through the acquisition of Napster International, the first subscription (flat-rate) music service in Europe. Rhapsody will own and operate the Napster service in Germany and the United Kingdom.
buyer: Rhapsody International
The Rhapsody® digital music service gives subscribers unlimited on-demand access to more than 13 million songs, whether they're listening on a PC, laptop, Internet connected home stereo or TV, MP3 player or mobile phone. "
target parent: Best Buy
target: Napster
Napster offers the ultimate in interactive music experiences, creating better ways to discover, share, acquire and enjoy music - anytime, anywhere. The company's flagship service, Napster, is the ultimate digital music package, offering unlimited on-demand music streaming.
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Prints, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiny Prints, Inc., a privately-held ecommerce company offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. "
target: Tiny Prints, Inc.
Tiny Prints, Inc. is comprised of www.tinyprints.com and www.weddingpaperdivas.com, two thriving ecommerce brands offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books to customers from around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$357 [$328]
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.4x
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announced 1/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Amazon.com, Inc., will acquire LOVEFiLM International Limited

synopsis: Amazon.com, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining shares in LOVEFiLM International Limited. LOVEFiLM is a leading European subscription entertainment service which combines the benefits of online DVD and games rental-by-post as well as streaming films and TV shows instantly over the internet.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$347,945.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: LOVEFiLM International Limited
LOVEFiLM International Limited has become a leading European film subscription service, combining the benefits of DVD rental by post and, more recently, watching movies online via the LOVEFiLM Player (on the PC, the PlayStation(R)3 and streamed direct to TV).
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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: 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: SET:DNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DNA 2002 Public Company Limited
DNA 2002 Public Company Limited is engaged in the retail and distribution of various home entertainment media, such as films, recorded music, and print media.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$18.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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