Like APEXY Co., Ltd.

announced 2/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Sharing Technology Corporation, will acquire APEXY Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sharing Technology, a provider of Sharing Place, a matching platform that connects users with service providers, has agreed to acquire Japan-based APEXY Co., Ltd. APEXY offers a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing credit card debt and obtaining loans.
buyer: Sharing Technology Corporation (TSE:3989:$18.50)
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location."
target: APEXY Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, APEXY Co., Ltd. owns and operates a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing student and credit card debt, obtaining loans, and how to save money when moving.
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$1.29
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Ad Practitioners, acquired Money.com

synopsis: Ad Practitioners, LLC has acquired Money.com from Meredith Corporation. Money is a personal finance brand and website. Based in New York City, its articles cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement.
buyer: Ad Practitioners
Founded in 2016, Ad Practitioners matches world-class brands with engaged audiences across over 150 categories, from personal finance, health, home, and lifestyle to insurance, software and beyond. The Company owns a portfolio of digital brands, including ConsumersAdvocate.org. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Money.com
Money is a personal finance brand and website. Money is based in New York City. Its articles cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement.
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closed 11/29/2018 via Company Press Release

Ratehub.ca, acquired MoneySense Magazine

synopsis: Ratehub.ca, an online comparison platform for financial products in Canada, has acquired MoneySense from Rogers Media, a Canadian broadcasting company. MoneySense is an online personal finance and lifestyle magazine in Canada. MoneySense's articles provide readers with information on how to save, spend, earn, and invest their money.
buyer: Ratehub.ca
Ratehub.ca is an online comparison platform for mortgage rates, credit cards, deposits, and insurance offered by Canada’s major banks, neighbourhood credit unions, and brokers. They allow Canadians to compare thousands of rates from hundreds of providers with just a few easy clicks. "
target parent: Rogers Communications Inc.
target: MoneySense Magazine
Founded in 1999, MoneySense is an online personal finance and lifestyle magazine in Canada. Targeting both men and women, MoneySense's personal finance articles provide readers with information on how to save, spend, earn, and invest their money.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

SureStart, acquired CompareGuru

synopsis: Online insurance distribution company SureStart announced that it had acquired CompareGuru, an independent insurance comparison platform, from SA investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
buyer: SureStart
SureStart Online Financial Services is the activator and Implementer of the Briisk Innovation in Africa, Europe, Middle East, Turkey and India. SureStart enables anyone to buy or sell digital financial services, instantly and seamlessly, by using the cloud-based Briisk Instant Transaction Platform. "
target parent: Silvertree Capital
target: CompareGuru
CompareGuru is an independent insurance comparison platform from South African investment company Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru provides free, unbiased side-by-side quotes on short-term and long-term insurance products.
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closed 6/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired MyBankTracker

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc. has acquired MyBankTracker.com (MBT), a personal finance website that helps consumers make smarter banking and money decisions. MBT provides in-depth information for over 5,000 banks and credit unions, as well as comparison tools and recommendations to help consumers find bank accounts, savings products and loans.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$444.71)
QuinStreet, Inc. delivers online marketplace solutions to match searchers with brands in digital media. QuinStreet serves clients in large, information-intensive industry verticals where relevant, targeted media and offerings help visitors make informed choices and find products and services. "
target: MyBankTracker
MyBankTracker.com (MBT) is an independent comparison website helping users make smart banking and financial decisions. Using both technology and money management expertise, MBT provides personal finance comparison tools and educates consumers to optimize their relationships with banks and lenders.
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announced 2/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Credimarket

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire the main player in the Spanish online comparison market for financial products, CrediMarket. This acquisition will mark the Group’s entry into the Spanish OCP (Online Comparison Platform) market.
buyer parent: Bauer Media Group
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is a European-based media company that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world. "
target: Credimarket
CrediMarket is the main player in the Spanish market for online comparison of financial products, and operates through the CrediMarket.com platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Independer.nl

synopsis: De Persgroep Nederland has agreed to acquire price comparison company Independer from Achmea. Independer.nl is an independent comparison site and adviser in the field of financial services and healthcare in the Netherlands.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep is a media and publishing company. De Persgroep is an active publisher of newspapers, magazines and new media, and the group also operates television and radio stations. "
target parent: Achmea B.V.
target: Independer.nl
Independer.nl is an independent comparison site and adviser in the field of financial services and healthcare in the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
$171
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thinkseg, acquired Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.

synopsis: Thinkseg, a Brazilian company that uses technology to sell insurance products - known as "insurtech" - has acquired the entire operation of Bidu. Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil.
buyer: Thinkseg
Thinkseg is a Brazilian insurance startup (insurtech) that connects insurers, brokers and customers. It operates independently, with transparency and agility. "
target: Bidu Corretora de Seguros e Servicos de internet, Ltda.
Bidu is an online recommendation, comparison and marketplace portal for insurance and financial services based in Brazil. They've helped millions of consumers compare the prices of insurance, in addition to a variety of financial products, such as credit cards, financing options and loans.
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announced 5/23/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: The EQT VIII fund (“EQT” or “EQT VIII”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Facile.it (“Facile” or “the company”) from Oakley Capital and other minority owners. Founded in 2008, Facile is Italy’s leading online destination for consumers to compare prices for motor insurance, energy, telecoms and personal finance products.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Facile.it S.p.A.
Facile.it is Italy's largest car insurance broker and price comparison website. Founded in 2008, Facile has built a leading market position in the fast growing Italian online price comparison market.
price ($mm)
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$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Eli Global, LLC, will acquire finanzen.de

synopsis: Eli Global LLC, a federation of independent portfolios, announced that an affiliate has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire finanzen.de AG and its subsidiaries from Blackfin Capital Partners. Based in Germany, finanzen.de is the leading European online marketplace for retail customer leads in the finance and insurance sectors.
buyer: Eli Global, LLC
Eli is a federation of independent portfolios. Eli’s portfolios operate in over 15 industries across the world, including healthcare, technology, insurance and financial services. Eli acquires for the long term, and continues to invest globally in stable and growing companies and their teams. "
target parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
target: finanzen.de
Germany-based finanzen.de is the No.1 European B2B digital marketplace for insurance and finance customers. Its sophisticated technology-enabled marketplace procures about one million online generated leads per year to more than 6,000 insurance experts and financial consultants.
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closed 8/14/2017 via BusinessWire

XLMedia plc, acquired Money Under 30

synopsis: XLMedia (AIM:XLM), a leading provider of digital performance marketing, announced the acquisition of www.Moneyunder30.com (“MU30”), a US focused price comparison website for financial services, for a total consideration of US$7 million. The acquisition will be immediately earnings enhancing from completion.
buyer: XLMedia plc (AIM:XLM:$117.87)
XLMedia, based in the United Kingdom, is a leading provider of digital performance marketing. The Group uses proprietary tools and methodologies to generate high value traffic for their customers, in return for a revenue share, fixed fees or a hybrid of both. "
target: Money Under 30
Money Under 30 is a platform dedicated to helping young people meet their financial goals. Whether talking about investing, savings, or salary negotiations, Money Under 30 aims to provide advice for young people facing a difficult economic climate and a rapidly changing financial landscape.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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closed 6/20/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., acquired MagnifyMoney

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC has acquired the company that operates MagnifyMoney.com, a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs. "
target: MagnifyMoney
MagnifyMoney.com is a leading consumer-facing media property that offers unbiased editorial content, expert commentary, tools and resources to help consumers compare financial products and make informed financial decisions.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Compare Africa, acquired TopCheck UG

synopsis: Nigerian financial services comparison platform TopCheck has been acquired by South Africa’s Silvertree Internet Holdings. Launched in December 2014, the TopCheck platform allows users to compare prices of financial products such as various types of insurance, and loans. TopCheck will join Silvertree’s subsidiary Compare Africa Group (CAG).
buyer parent: Silvertree Capital
buyer: Compare Africa
The Compare Africa Group is Africa’s leading online service and product comparison platform, providing consumers with an easy-to-use interface in order to find the most affordable deals, saving time and money. They offer an easy-to-use platform to save money on banking, insurance, and broadband. "
target: TopCheck UG
TopCheck.com.ng is Nigeria's most trusted platform for comparing financial services like insurance, credit cards or loans in Nigeria! They exist because of all the bureaucracies and lack of transparency that create a painful experience when dealing with insurance companies or banks.
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announced 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Bankrate, Inc., will acquire NextAdvisor, Inc.

synopsis: Bankrate, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the business of NextAdvisor, Inc. The company is a leading online source of independent and in-depth research and reviews of credit cards, personal finance and internet services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Bankrate, Inc. (RATE:$459.34)
Bankrate is a leading online publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content. Bankrate aggregates large scale audiences of in-market consumers by providing them with proprietary, fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance. "
target: NextAdvisor, Inc.
NextAdvisor provides independent reviews of online services for consumers and small businesses. The company's mission is to help its visitors save money and make optimal buying decisions by presenting them with useful comparisons and reviews of service providers.
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$79
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closed 12/19/2014 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired BigDecisions.com

synopsis: News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, announced today that it has acquired BigDecisions.com, a company that aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through interactive, decision-making tools powered by sophisticated algorithms and data.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$10,301.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: BigDecisions.com
BigDecisions.com provides a platform to deliver unbiased information and analysis to consumers in India on topics ranging from life and health insurance and retirement planning to providing for a child’s education or buying and renting real estate.
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announced 9/9/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Schibsted Media Group, will acquire Compricer.se

synopsis: Schibsted Media Group has agreed to acquire the personal finance market place Compricer.se, the largest comparison service for personal finance. They help thousands of consumers to save money by comparing and switching suppliers in insurance, electricity, loans and telephony every day. Service is completely free for consumers.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$2,133.70)
Schibsted is a leading media group in the Nordic region. The activities comprise newspapers and publishing, TV and film production, film rights, TV channels, Internet and mobile services. "
target parent: Verdane Capital
target: Compricer.se
Compricer is the largest comparison service for personal finance. They help thousands of consumers to save money by comparing and switching suppliers in insurance, electricity, loans and telephony every day. service is completely free for consumers and they also help by phone.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Moneysupermarket.com Ltd, acquired MoneySavingExpert.com

synopsis: MoneySupermarket.com Group plc has conditionally agreed to acquire MoneySavingExpert.com for consideration of up to £87 million. MoneySavingExpert operates one of the UK's leading personal finance and personal finance journalism websites which was established in 2003 by personal finance journalist Martin Lewis.
buyer: Moneysupermarket.com Ltd (LSE:MONY:$463.76)
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the United Kingdom. The company, through its Websites moneysupermarket.com and travelsupermarket.com, provides online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets. "
target: MoneySavingExpert.com
MoneySavingExpert.com offers free online services, including information to its users. MoneySavingExpert's services include a range of online tools, researched articles in respect of specific products, personal finance guides, and weekly newsletter emails.
price ($mm)
$93
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 11/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Consumerism Commentary

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of ConsumerismCommentary.com, a personal finance blog that has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$444.71)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: Consumerism Commentary
Consumerism Commentary is a personal finance blog created in 2003. It has established itself as a respected source of information and advice for consumers who want to take control of their personal finances.
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announced 12/21/2018 via PR Newswire

LendingTree, Inc., will acquire ValuePenguin

synopsis: LendingTree, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Value Holding Inc., the parent company of ValuePenguin.com, a personal finance website that offers consumers objective analysis on a variety of financial topics from insurance to credit cards.
buyer: LendingTree, Inc. (TREE:$723.15)
LendingTree is the nation's leading online marketplace that connects consumers with the choices they need to be confident in their financial decisions. LendingTree empowers consumers to shop for financial services by comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network of over 500 partners. "
target: ValuePenguin
ValuePenguin is a personal finance website that conducts in-depth research & analysis on a variety of topics from insurance to credit cards. The company focuses on providing high-quality resources to help consumers understand the topics they're interested in.
price ($mm)
$105
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired Soda

synopsis: Soda.com, a Seattle media company that operates consumer sites like The Simple Dollar and Reviews.com, has sold to Red Ventures, the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 2,300 people and is the country’s largest technology-enabled platform for growing sales and marketing businesses. Its expertise spans across multiple industries including Home Services, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance and Software. "
target: Soda
Soda LLC operates online Websites for consumers and consumer brands. The company specializes in using online assets for lead generation. They operate Reviews.com, The Simple Dollar and Freshome.
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announced 2/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Sharing Technology Corporation, will acquire APEXY Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sharing Technology, a provider of Sharing Place, a matching platform that connects users with service providers, has agreed to acquire Japan-based APEXY Co., Ltd. APEXY offers a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing credit card debt and obtaining loans.
buyer: Sharing Technology Corporation (TSE:3989:$18.50)
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location."
target: APEXY Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, APEXY Co., Ltd. owns and operates a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing student and credit card debt, obtaining loans, and how to save money when moving.
price ($mm)
$1.29
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announced 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Sharing Technology Corporation, will purchase Moving Cheki! Business from Mono Create Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sharing Technology, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data, will be acquiring "Moving Cheki!" from Mono Create Co., Ltd. "Moving Cheki!" collects information on moving companies and compares fees.
buyer: Sharing Technology Corporation (TSE:3989:$18.50)
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location."
seller: Mono Create Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Mono Create Co., Ltd. is a digital marketing and advertising company that creates web media production for companies. Mono Create Co., Ltd has also created "Moving Cheki!" which is a website to receive online quotes for moving house companies.
price ($mm)
$0.27
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
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announced 2/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Sharing Technology Corporation, will acquire APEXY Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sharing Technology, a provider of Sharing Place, a matching platform that connects users with service providers, has agreed to acquire Japan-based APEXY Co., Ltd. APEXY offers a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing credit card debt and obtaining loans.
buyer: Sharing Technology Corporation (TSE:3989:$18.50)
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location."
target: APEXY Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, APEXY Co., Ltd. owns and operates a website that publishes articles about how to save and make money. The company's articles include discussions about managing student and credit card debt, obtaining loans, and how to save money when moving.
price ($mm)
$1.29
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closed 1/5/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Carousell Pte. Ltd., acquired Duriana Internet Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Carousell acquires Duriana, a Malaysian-based mobile classifieds startup, to become the top mobile classifieds player in Malaysia. Duriana users will join the Carousell marketplace, where they can continue buying and selling online as part of a larger global community.
buyer: Carousell Pte. Ltd.
Carousell is a mobile classifieds marketplace that makes selling as easy as taking a photo, buying as simple as chatting. Launched in August 2012, Carousell began in Singapore and has spread to 19 cities around the world. "
target: Duriana Internet Pte. Ltd.
Duriana is one of the fastest growing mobile-first, peer-to-peer, fashion and lifestyle marketplaces in SEA (South East Asia) that allows users to list items from their mobile phone in less than 30 seconds and browse over 1 million treasures and treats split across 10 categories.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Cdiscount S.A., acquired Stootie

synopsis: Cdiscount, a leading e-commerce company in France that sells a variety of products at discounted prices, has acquired the assets of Stootie, an online platform that enables people to buy and sell services locally. Stootie is the number one app for peer to peer services in France.
buyer parent: Groupe Casino
buyer: Cdiscount S.A.
Cdiscount is a leading e-commerce company in France that sells a variety of products at discounted prices. Cdiscount offers toys, home appliances, furniture, video games, telephones, sports products, TVs, cameras, linens, gardening tools, auto parts and more. "
target: Stootie
Stootie SAS comprises an online platform that enables people to buy and sell services locally. Stootie is the number one app for peer to peer services in France.
price ($mm)
$0.82
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closed 10/31/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Qoo10, acquired ShopClues

synopsis: Qoo10, a Singapore-based e-commerce firm, has acquired India's online marketplace ShopClues in an all-stock deal. ShopClues, founded in 2011 sells electronics and home, kitchen and lifestyle items to users in small cities and towns in India. It has built a network of more than 700,000 small and micro-merchants.
buyer: Qoo10
With more than 3 million registered users, Qoo10 is Singapore’s No. 1 e-commerce platform. Qoo10’s mission is to establish a free and open e-commerce platform, where businesses of all sizes can sell their goods online, and customers from any country can purchase them. "
target: ShopClues
ShopClues, founded in 2011 and headquartered in Gurgaon, India, sells electronics and home, kitchen and lifestyle items to users in small cities and towns in India. It has built a network of more than 700,000 small and micro-merchants.
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closed 9/10/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alibaba Group, acquired Kaola

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding has bought an import e-commerce business, Kaola, from NetEase. Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
price ($mm)
$2,014
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announced 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Made in America Co. will be merged with The Made in America Movement,

synopsis: The Made in America Movement, the unified voice of American companies, is to acquire Made in America Co., the Premier Marketplace dedicated exclusively to Made in USA products. Established in 2013, Made in America Co. is the leading independent, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting American manufacturers and the workers behind them.
buyer: The Made in America Movement
The Made in America Movement (MAM) is the unified voice of American companies. MAM represents 20,000 American sourced companies and has 520,000 active consumer members. "
target parent: Bromwell Inc.
target: Made in America Co.
Made in America Co. is the Premier Marketplace dedicated exclusively to Made in USA products. Established in 2013, Made in America Co. is the leading independent, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting American manufacturers and the workers behind them.
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announced 5/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

California Software Company, will acquire Menakart

synopsis: California Software Company Limited (Calsoft) will acquire 55% of Menakart, an e-commerce and full-service loyalty solutions company based in Dubai. Founded in 2012, the company initially focused on book sales, before expanding into other product categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, and lifestyle products.
buyer: California Software Company (NSEI:CALSOFT:$0.21)
California Software Company (Calsoft) is a Product Engineering & Enterprise Solutions company with a strong background in development and implementation. Calsoft delivers Product Engineering Services and technology-driven Business Solutions that help meet the business objectives of their clients. "
target: Menakart
Menakart is an e-commerce and full-service loyalty solutions company based in Dubai, UAE founded in 2012, the company initially focused on book sales, before expanding into other product categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, and lifestyle products.
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closed 5/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wer Liefert Was GmbH, acquired Gebraucht.de UG

synopsis: Gebraucht.de, a used goods platform, has been acquired by Wer liefert was GmbH, the leading supplier search engine in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Based in Berlin, Gebraucht.de gives people the tools to buy and sell pre-owned and secondhand goods online.
buyer parent: Capvis Equity
buyer: Wer Liefert Was GmbH
“Wer liefert was” is the leading supplier search engine in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and is the most-visited website for B2B purchases. About 570,000 suppliers, producers, distributors and service providers get in touch with 1.3 million genuine buyers every month. "
target: Gebraucht.de UG
Based in Berlin, Gebraucht.de gives people the tools to buy and sell pre-owned and secondhand goods online. Gebraucht.de is the destination for used, vintage and custom goods. Gebraucht.de was founded in early 2014 by Oliver Kaiser and Stefan Tietze.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hygglo, acquired Leieting.no

synopsis: Hygglo, a Swedish marketplace for short rentals of gadgets, has acquired Leieting, Norway's largest online marketplace for renting things. Leieting enables people to easily and safely rent the items they need. Leieting offers various categories that users can rent items from, including cars, boats, tools, cameras, apparel, furniture, and more.
buyer: Hygglo
Hygglo is a Swedish marketplace for short rentals of gadgets. Hygglo allows people to rent out things they don't use often and rent things that they need when they need them. Users can rent trailers, vans, power tools, video games, cameras, boats, tents, and more. "
target: Leieting.no
Leieting is Norway's largest online marketplace for renting things. Leieting enables people to easily and safely rent the items they need. Leieting offers various categories that users can rent items from, including cars, boats, tools, cameras, apparel, furniture, outdoor equipment, and more.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

LPZ GmbH, acquired Danato GmbH

synopsis: LPZ GmbH from Hannover buys with "Danato" and the associated online shop one of the best-known digital brands in the gifts sector. Danato GmbH, based in Munich, aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service.
buyer: LPZ GmbH
LPZ GmbH, founded in 2011, develops and produces high quality gift items. The manufacturer's assortment includes various product categories ranging from jewelry to glass and ceramic goods to fine wood articles. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Danato GmbH
Danato GmbH owns and operates an online gift portal. The company aggregates gifting options to be found on the web and combines this with a smart search technology and one-stop ordering and customer service. Danato GmbH is based in Munich, Germany.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/28/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snapfish, will acquire CafePress

synopsis: Snapfish, the leader in online photo printing services, is to acquire CafePress, the world’s best online gift shop. With over one billion items, their purpose is to bring their customers’ passions to life by helping them express themselves and connect with others through unique designs and products.
buyer parent: District Photo Inc.
buyer: Snapfish
Headquartered in San Francisco, Ca., Snapfish is the leader in online photo printing services. Founded in 1999, it provides high-quality photo products to consumers looking for great value and selection. "
target: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world’s best online gift shop. With over one billion items, their purpose is to bring their customers’ passions to life by helping them express themselves and connect with others through unique designs and products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27 [$6]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Swiggy, acquired Scootsy Logistics Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: Food ordering and delivery firm Swiggy said it has acquired Mumbai-based on-demand delivery platform Scootsy. Scootsy is a curated, intra-city delivery service in Mumbai that delivers the best that the city has to offer to its client's doorsteps.
buyer: Swiggy
Swiggy is an Indian-based company that provides a food ordering and delivery solution from the neighborhood restaurants to the urban foodie. "
target: Scootsy Logistics Pvt. Ltd
Scootsy is a curated, intra-city delivery service in Mumbai that delivers the best that the city has to offer to client's doorsteps. They deliver favourite items across categories including restaurants, bake shops, food stores, fashion boutiques, gift stores, electronic stores & more.
price ($mm)
$7.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Falabella, acquired Linio

synopsis: Falabella, South America's largest department store chain, has acquired Linio, the biggest ecommerce platform in Latin America. Linio's marketplace allows consumers to purchase goods from online retailers all over the world. Linio offers products in a wide variety of categories, including electronics, home goods, fashion, health & beauty, and more.
buyer: Falabella (SNSE:FALABELLA:$14,070.06)
Founded in 1889, Falabella is South America's largest department store chain. The company operates in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Falabella offers clothing, footwear, accessories, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, housewares, and more. "
target: Linio
Linio is the biggest ecommerce platform in Latin America. Their marketplace allows consumers to purchase goods from online retailers all over the world. Linio offers products in a wide variety of categories, including electronics, home goods, fashion, health & beauty, Kids & babes, books, and more.
price ($mm)
$138
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Trendyol Group

synopsis: Alibaba Group, the operator of the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade, has acquired Trendyol, the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region. Trendyol sells more than 70 million items per year and their mission is to serve their customers and help them whenever needed.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$58,146.00)
Based in China, Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Trendyol Group
Trendyol.com is the largest online commerce company in Turkey and the MENA region selling more than 70 million items per year. The company's mission is to serve customers to buy what they want, when they want with the best experience driven by technology.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Niceshops GmbH, acquired FromAustria.com

synopsis: Niceshops, one of the largest e-commerce companies in Austria, has acquired FromAustria.com from Michael Grabner Media, a venture capital firm. FromAustria.com is the leading online shop for quality products from Austria. They offer products from a wide range of categories such as food, cosmetics, fashion, books, art, and more.
buyer: Niceshops GmbH
Niceshops is one of the largest e-commerce companies in Austria. The company develops online shops in various product segments in several European markets. They have about 350,000 people visiting their shops every month and they generate over 10,000 orders per month. "
target parent: Michael Grabner Media GmbH
target: FromAustria.com
Fromasutria.com is the leading online shop for quality products from Austria. They offer products from a wide range of categories such as food, cosmetics, fashion, books, art, and more. They work closely together with Austrian companies that produce unique and original products.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Wonderbox S.A.S, acquired GiftForYou

synopsis: Wonderbox, the European leader in gift boxes and specialist in the sale of leisure activities on the internet, has acquired GiftForYou (GiftFor2), the leading issuer of experience gift boxes and gift cards in The Netherlands. The boxes and gift cards are sold in more than 5000 retail stores and through B2B and online channels.
buyer: Wonderbox S.A.S
Wonderbox is the European leader in gift boxes and specialist in the sale of leisure activities on the internet. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Paris, France. "
target: GiftForYou
GiftForYou is the leading issuer of experience gift boxes and gift cards in The Netherlands. The boxes and gift cards are sold in more than 5000 retail stores and through B2B and online channels. The products can be redeemed at more than 4000 redemption partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pure Media Corporation, acquired TV Okazje Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Pure Media Corporation, a shareholder of TV Offers CZ, TV Offers SK, Pure Omni, WeWork and WeWorkNext, has acquired TV Okazje Sp. z o.o., a company that offers teleshopping and online retail services based out of Poland.
buyer: Pure Media Corporation
Pure Media Corporation is a shareholder of TV Offers CZ, TV Offers SK, Pure Omni, WeWork and WeWorkNext. Their fundamental goal is to capture the largest possible share of consumers that use all types of media for shopping. "
target: TV Okazje Sp. z o.o.
TV Okazje Sp. z o.o. offers teleshopping and online retail services. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Gdynia, Poland.
price ($mm)
$0.01*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Sanborns SA, will acquire Claro Shop

synopsis: Grupo Sanborns, a market leader in retail business in Mexico, announced that it will acquire a 56% stake in Claro Shop, owner of the e-commerce platform www.claroshop.com. Claro Shop is an online shop that offers over 60,000 products in fashion, computer equipment, electronics, appliances, home furniture, and more.
buyer parent: Grupo Carso, S.A. de C.V.
buyer: Grupo Sanborns SA (GSANBORB-1:$2,333.56)
Grupo Sanborns is a leading company in the retail industry in Mexico. It has a unique portfolio of multiple formats including department, specialty, electronic & entertainment, convenience and luxury stores as well as restaurants, with highly recognized brands such as: Sears, Sanborns, and more. "
target: Claro Shop
Based in Mexico, Claroshop is an online shop with a large number of products from stores like Telmex, Sanborns, Sears, Telcel and Fancy. They have over 60,000 products in fashion, computer equipment, electronics, appliances, home furniture, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna, will acquire Arena.pl

synopsis: Venture capital firm Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna has acquired Arena. Pl. Arena.pl is an online marketplace where users can purchase items in the following categories: Fashion; Home & Garden; Electronics; Beauty & Health; Children; Automotive; and Sports & Tourism.
buyer: Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna (WSE:BPI:$0.00)
Blu Pre Ipo Spolka Akcyjna, formerly Carbon Invest S.A, is a venture capital firm specializing in start-up and early stage investments. The firm typically invests in companies domiciled in Poland and operating across all sectors. "
target: Arena.pl
Arena.pl is an online marketplace where users can purchase items in the following categories: Fashion; Home & Garden; Electronics; Beauty & Health; Children; Automotive; and Sports & Tourism.
price ($mm)
$4.46
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Remade in Britain, acquired Nigel's Eco Store Ltd

synopsis: Harrogate-based Remade in Britain, the UK’s first upcycling marketplace, has acquired online eco retailer Nigel’s Eco Store. Nigel’s Eco Store is the largest independent online eco retailer and averages around half a million visitors and two million page views a year, selling a range of eco products.
buyer: Remade in Britain
Remade in Britain is the UK’s largest online marketplace dedicated to upcycling, vintage and sustainability. Their community gathers together the country’s finest designers and crafters to showcase the very best in upcycled furniture, homewares and fashion. "
target: Nigel's Eco Store Ltd
Nigel’s Eco Store is the largest independent online eco retailer and averages around half a million visitors and two million page views a year, selling a range of eco products, including the adopt-a-beehive kit and bamboo socks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Little Internet Private Limited, acquired Trideal

synopsis: Little, the pioneering ‘app only’ marketplace in the Online to Offline space (O2O), announced the acquisition of Chandigarh based Trideal. Trideal is a curated deals marketplace offering popular deals across F&B, Wellness and Entertainment with over 1000+merchants.
buyer: Little Internet Private Limited
Little is an app only marketplace for deals in the burgeoning Online to Offline space (O2O). The ‘Little’ app is both a hyperlocal deals discovery platform for customers and a significant sales channel for merchants. Little will build the largest and deepest merchant ecosystem in India. "
target: Trideal
Trideal develops a deals marketplace that offers popular deals across food and beverage, wellness, and entertainment sector. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Panchkula, India.
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Groupon, Inc.
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Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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