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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 3/19/2021 via Forbes

DigiTouch, will acquire Ondeal S.R.L.

synopsis: DigiTouch, a company specialized in Digital Transformation and Cloud Marketing, is to acquire Ondeal, an e-commerce company specializing in the sale of IT products, electronics, pet products and office supplies. Based in Italy and Spain, it delivers its products throughout Europe thanks to a close relationship with its express couriers.
buyer: DigiTouch (BIT:DGT:$42.56)
Gruppo DigiTouch is specialized in Digital Transformation and Cloud Marketing. Born in 2007 as a digital marketing agency, DigiTouch is a Full Digital Platform Company, that proposes an integrated offer with different services and products: digital marketing, technology & data, e-commerce & content."
target: Ondeal S.R.L.
Ondeal is an e-commerce company specializing in the sale of IT products, electronics, pet products and office supplies. Based in Italy and Spain, it delivers its products throughout Europe thanks to a close relationship with its express couriers.
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$1.42
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$2
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closed 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

ipsy, acquired BoxyCharm, Inc.

synopsis: Ipsy, a monthly cosmetics subscription service, is acquiring BoxyCharm, another company that provides monthly beauty box subscription services. BoxyCharm's beauty box comprises luxury brand beauty products, such as makeup cosmetics, as well as nail care, skin care, hair care, fragrance, and other products.
buyer: ipsy
Ipsy is a monthly subscription service starting from $12 per month which provides subscribers with a makeup bag of five deluxe cosmetics samples. The products include skincare items, perfumes, nail and skin products, and makeup based upon users preferences. "
target parent: KarpReilly LLC
target: BoxyCharm, Inc.
Boxy Charm Inc. provides monthly beauty box subscription services. Its beauty box comprises luxury brand beauty products, such as makeup cosmetics, as well as nail care, skin care, hair care, fragrance, and other products.
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closed 2/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

PreLoved Device, acquired Overcart

synopsis: PreLoved Device, an online platform for refurbished electronic devices in India, has acquired Overcart, India's first marketplace for over-stock, unboxed, refurbished, and preowned products. Overcart offers a variety of electronics from leading brands. Their products include smartphones, tablets, headsets, speakers, laptops, TVs, fans, and more.
buyer parent: Detel
buyer: PreLoved Device
PreLoved Device is an online platform for refurbished electronic devices in India. PreLoved Device offers repaired and restored electronics at affordable prices. Their range of products include smartphones, electronic accessories, laptops, tablets, kitchen appliances, and home appliances. "
target: Overcart
Overcart is India's first marketplace for over-stock, unboxed, refurbished, and preowned products. Overcart offers a variety of electronics and accessories from leading brands. Their products include smartphones, tablets, headsets, speakers, laptops, TVs, fans, and more.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hitta.se, acquired Bokadirekt

synopsis: Hitta.se, one of Sweden's largest digital search services, bought the Swedish platform Bokadirekt to expand into beauty and health. Bokadirekt is Scandinavia's largest marketing and booking service for Beauty & Health. At Bokadirekt.se consumers can search, find and book treatments with just a few clicks.
buyer: Hitta.se
hitta.se is the easiest way to quickly find companies, people and places! No one else has so many updated address information for private individuals, or equally super-detailed Sweden maps. Hitta.se helps hundreds of thousands of Swedes daily to find companies, people and places. "
target: Bokadirekt
Bokadirekt is Scandinavia's largest marketing and booking service for Beauty & Health. At Bokadirekt.se consumers can search, find and book treatments with just a few clicks.
price ($mm)
$21
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$32
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bukalapak, acquired Prelo

synopsis: Bukalapak, the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia, has acquihired Prelo, an online marketplace for second-hand goods in Indonesia. Prelo allows users to safely buy and sell used goods in a variety of categories, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, books, gadgets, hobbies, antiques, babies & kids, and home & living.
buyer: Bukalapak
Bukalapak is the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia. Bukalapak sells a diverse range of products, including clothing, food, electronics, tickets, office supplies, cars, and more. Bukalapak connects sellers to tens of millions of online shoppers. "
target: Prelo
Prelo is an online marketplace for second-hand goods in Indonesia. Prelo allows users to safely buy and sell used goods in a variety of categories, including clothing, accessories, beauty products, books, gadgets, hobbies, antiques, babies & kids, and home & living.
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announced 8/2/2018 via Company Press Release

Zur Rose Group AG, will acquire Promofarma

synopsis: The Zur Rose Group is pursuing the internationalization of its business by acquiring Promofarma, the leading managed e-commerce marketplace for consumer health, beauty and personal care products commonly sold in pharmacies in Spain.
buyer: Zur Rose Group AG (SWX:ROSE:$1,442.89)
Operating under the Zur Rose and DocMorris brands, the Swiss-based Zur Rose Group is Europe's leading online pharmacy and one of Switzerland's foremost wholesale suppliers to medical doctors. It helps to ensure safe, reliable and high-quality pharmaceutical care. "
target: Promofarma
Promofarma has built and operates a unique vertical managed marketplace model of selected pharmacies. It provides tens of thousands of mid- and high-end consumer health products in one single place, at a competitive price and with next day delivery service.
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$22
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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.
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closed 5/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viking Global Investors LP., acquired Birchbox

synopsis: Viking Global has acquired a majority stake in US firm Birchbox, the leading discovery commerce platform. Birchbox offers consumers a unique and personalized way to discover, learn about, and shop the best beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products on the market.
buyer: Viking Global Investors LP.
Viking Global Investors LP is a global investment firm managing approximately $25 billion of capital across long/short, long-only and liquid/illiquid strategies. The firm was established in 1999 and has offices in Greenwich, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and London. "
target: Birchbox
Birchbox is the leading discovery commerce platform. It offers consumers a unique and personalized way to discover, learn about, and shop the best beauty, grooming, and lifestyle products on the market. Birchbox provides a monthly selection of samples from well-known brands and emerging gems.
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$15
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closed 3/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Showroomprive.com SARL, acquired Beauteprivee

synopsis: Showroomprivé, a European online event specialist specializing in fashion, announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Beauteprivee. With over three million members and more than 800 partner brands, Beauteprivee is the French leader in online private sales of products and services in the field of cosmetics, beauty and well-being.
buyer: Showroomprive.com SARL (ENXTPA:SRP:$579.83)
Showroomprive.com, SARL is an online fashion retailer, based in France. At the crossroads of fashion and innovation, Showroomprive.com offers daily to its members in France but also in eight other European countries, exclusive sales events on big brands up to 70% off. "
target: Beauteprivee
With over three million members and more than 800 partner brands, Beauteprivee is the French leader in online private sales of products and services in the field of cosmetics, beauty and well-being.
price ($mm)
$19*
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$20
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

KitSplit, acquired CameraLends

synopsis: KitSplit, the fastest-growing marketplace for camera rentals, announced that they acquired CameraLends, another leader in online camera rentals. This makes KitSplit the largest camera rental marketplace, with tens of thousands of items including digital cinema cameras, drones and virtual reality rigs.
buyer: KitSplit
Founded in 2014, KitSplit is an online marketplace for cameras and related equipment like lights, lenses, and VR gear. KitSplit leverages the billions in privately owned gear purchased each year to transform this process. They find, insure & deliver gear for a seamless on-demand rental experience. "
target: CameraLends
CameraLends is the largest peer-to-peer camera equipment sharing network in the world. They connect individuals looking to rent equipment with those who aren't using their own. Since 2013, They've connected thousands to find the gear they need - often last minute.
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closed 10/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

Miora, acquired Bellahora, S.L.

synopsis: Miora, the largest online reservation marketplace for beauty centers in Latin America, has reached an agreement with Merchant Digital Services for the acquisition of Bellahora, the leader in business solutions for the beauty and wellness sector in Spain. Bellahora provides a business management SaaS with features such as scheduling and accounting.
buyer: Miora
Miora operates an online marketplace and booking platform for beauty treatments in Latin America. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico. "
target: Bellahora, S.L.
Bellahora is the ideal place to book beauty and hairdressing appointments online in Spain. Users can book appointments easily, 24 hours a day, at the best beauty centers in their area. They also offer Bellahora Pro, a business management software for beauty salons.
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announced 1/19/2016 via PR Newswire

StyleSeat, will acquire BeautyBooked

synopsis: StyleSeat, a mobile and online destination for booking beauty and wellness appointments, announced it will acquire NYC-based BeautyBooked, a discovery and booking platform for high end salons and spas. The acquisition enables StyleSeat to rapidly expand into the salon and spa segment, solidifying them as the leader in the beauty and wellness space.
buyer: StyleSeat
StyleSeat is the leading destination for booking beauty and wellness appointments. More than 350,000 beauty professionals in over 16,000 cities use the platform today and clients use StyleSeat to book everything from haircuts to manicures and facials. "
target: BeautyBooked
BeautyBooked is a discovery & booking app for the best salons & spas. The platform simplifies the booking process by allowing members to discover vetted beauty spots, read expert editorial from Allure magazine and book appointments 24/7 with the tap of a button.
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announced 8/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hackaday, will acquire Tindie, Inc.

synopsis: Tindie, an online marketplace enabling hardware developers to fund and sell their productss, is being acquired by Hackaday, a popular blog that features DIY technology projects.
buyer parent: SupplyFrame, Inc.
buyer: Hackaday
Hackaday is a popular blog that features DIY technology projects. As part of their mission they feature the best hacking projects from basement and garage workshops around the world. "
target: Tindie, Inc.
Tindie is an online marketplace enabling hardware developers to fund and sell their products. Small businesses around the world are popping up in industries from electronics to 3D printing. Tindie works with those business to bring their products to the world.
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closed 10/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Wahanda, acquired Salonmeister GmbH

synopsis: Wahanda has announced it's acquisition of Salonmeister, based in Berlin and founded two years ago, is the main hair and beauty booking platform in Germany, Austria & Switzerland with over 1,000 spa and salon suppliers.
buyer: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe. At Wahanda users can gather together a scrapbook of everything they need to know and all the exciting spas and clinics around the world. "
target: Salonmeister GmbH
Salonmeister, based in Berlin and founded two years ago, is the main hair and beauty booking platform in Germany, Austria & Switzerland with over 1,000 spa and salon suppliers.
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closed 4/23/2014 via BNC Analysis

Etsy Inc., acquired Grand St.

synopsis: Grand St., a marketplace for creative technology, is acquired by Etsy, a marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods. Grand St. offers a showcase for creative and small-batch technology, with a different product featured on its site every day.
buyer: Etsy Inc. (ETSY:$652.12)
Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods. Their mission is to re-imagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world. Etsy is a venue made up of individual artists and crafters who maintain their own online shops. "
target: Grand St.
Grand St. is a marketplace for creative technology. They are a group of makers and consumers who believe extraordinary new hardware deserves a new type of store. Grand St. offers a showcase for creative and small-batch technology, with a different product featured on its site every day.
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closed 9/11/2013 via Bloomberg

Getgoods.de AG, acquired pauldirekt GmbH

synopsis: The online retailer getgoods.de AG has acquired all of the shares in Paul Direkt GmbH, the shopping club for men. With this takeover, the company has secured access to more than 1.2 million customers with e-commerce experience.
buyer: Getgoods.de AG
getgoods.de AG distributes IT and telecommunications products via various online shops within the fast-growing e-commerce market. The products focus is on mobile phones, smart phones, telephones and notebooks. "
target: pauldirekt GmbH
Pauldirekt GmbH operates an online community selling consumer electronics and other goods to its members. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Munich, Germany. As of September 11, 2013, pauldirekt GmbH operates as a subsidiary of getgoods.de AG.
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closed 3/27/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tradus, acquired BuyThePrice

synopsis: Nasper backed Tradus, a shopping marketplace has acquired BuyThePrice.com - a portal for deals on consumer electronics and appliances owned by MyZingo eCommerce Service Pvt Ltd.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: Tradus
Tradus is India's fastest growing marketplace, where buyers and sellers come together to conduct transactions on tradus.com. The site offers a wide variety of products across 50 different categories ranging from the latest gadgets to exquisite hand-crafted jewelry. "
target: BuyThePrice
myZingo eCommerce Service Pvt. Ltd. operates buytheprice.com, a B2C shopping portal for consumers in India. Its eCommerce portal enables consumers to buy various products from mobile and computer accessories to lifestyle and home products.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ibnsina Pharma, acquired 3elagi

synopsis: Ibnsina Pharma, Egypt’s second largest pharmaceutical distribution company, has acquired a 75% stake in 3elagi Tech, an online pharmacy marketplace in Egypt. 3elagi's website and app enables customers to search, compare, and order medicines and beauty products from nearby pharmacies and have it delivered to their doorstep.
buyer: Ibnsina Pharma (CASE:ISPH:$1,147.01)
Ibnsina Pharma is Egypt’s fastest-growing and second largest pharmaceutical distribution company. Ibnsina Pharma distributes a competitive portfolio of pharmaceutical products from over 350 Egyptian and multinational pharmaceutical companies to more than 42,000 customers. "
target: 3elagi
3elagi is an online pharmacy marketplace in Egypt. 3elagi offers a single click solution that connects consumers with pharmacies. Their website and app enables customers to search, compare, and order medicines and beauty products from nearby pharmacies and have it delivered to their doorstep.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Grove Collaborative, acquired Darby Smart

synopsis: Grove Collaborative, a leading digital-first brand and e-commerce platform for natural home and personal care products, has acquired Darby Smart, a video commerce platform where people watch and shop their favorite brands and products.
buyer: Grove Collaborative
Launched in 2016, Grove Collaborative creates innovative natural products and offers a curated selection of healthy home essentials like cleaning supplies and personal care products. "
target: Darby Smart
Darby Smart is a video commerce platform where 35 million people watch and shop their favorite brands and products. Their users create videos in beauty, DIY and home decor so people can watch products come to life and see how real people use them.
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 3/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Yinhekuyu Media

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures, the stock market-listed film subsidiary of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, will acquire an 80% stake in Yinhekuyu Media, a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu produces short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show that has attracted over a billion views.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Yinhekuyu Media
Yinhekuyu Media is a variety show producer in China. Yinhekuyu focuses on producing short videos, films and web TV dramas. The company has helped produce Mars Intelligence Agency, a popular TV show in China that has attracted over a billion views.
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$58*
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announced 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Cloud, will acquire Chaitin Tech

synopsis: Alibaba Cloud, a Chinese cloud computing company, will acquire Chaitin Tech, a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Cloud
Alibaba Cloud is a Chinese cloud computing company. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power online businesses. Alibaba Cloud uses the latest cloud technology to make it easier for their clients to do business anywhere, with anyone in the world. "
target: Chaitin Tech
Chaitin Tech is a Chinese cyber security solution provider. Chaitin offers internet security solutions to cloud and financial service providers, and operators of high-traffic websites. Their products and services include firewalls, threat awareness systems, penetration testing and more.
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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:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target parent: NetEase, Inc.
target: Kaola
Kaola is China's leading cross-border e-commerce platform. It provides a platform for international brands to sell their products securely to Chinese consumers and for Chinese consumers to purchase safe, high-quality international premium goods in a convenient way.
price ($mm)
$2,014
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
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: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Infinity Augmented Reality

synopsis: Alibaba Group, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR), a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
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: Infinity Augmented Reality
Infinity Augmented Reality (InfinityAR) is a world leading provider of AR Glasses OS. InfinityAR's solution enables exceptional productivity and entertainment capabilities for InfinityAR-powered AR glasses and apps. Their technology allows businesses to produce superb AR applications.
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$10
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announced 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ant Financial, will acquire WorldFirst

synopsis: Ant Financial, a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world, will acquire WorldFirst, the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Ant Financial
Ant Financial is a Chinese technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial is dedicated to creating an open, shared credit system and financial services platform through technology innovations, and to provide consumers and SMBs with safe financial services. "
target: WorldFirst
WorldFirst is the UK's fastest growing foreign exchange company. WorldFirst specialises in making foreign exchange simple, fast and fuss-free for people and businesses with global ambitions. The company has helped over 120,000 people, small businesses and online sellers transfer over £60bn.
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$700
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Data Artisans

synopsis: Alibaba Group, operating the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade has acquired Data Artisans. Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scale data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform that enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
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: Data Artisans
Data Artisans is a startup that provides distributed systems and large-scales data streaming services for enterprises. They offer their own dA Platform with open source Apache Flink and Application Manager. The platform enables high-throughput and low-latency solutions for event-driven applications.
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$103
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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:$68,951.68)
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.
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$750
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 5/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Daraz

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology conglomerate, announced it has acquired Daraz from Rocket Internet. Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Daraz
Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise.
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announced 4/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Ele.me

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that the company will acquire all outstanding shares that it does not already own in Ele.me, a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Alibaba and its affiliate currently own approximately 43% of the outstanding voting shares of Ele.me.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Ele.me
Ele.me is a leading online food delivery and local services platform in China. Ele.me covers more than 2000 cities in China, with more than 1.3 million shops, 15 thousand staff and more than nine million daily orders.
price ($mm)
$5,415*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire Cainiao

synopsis: Alibaba Group has agreed to increase its ownership of Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba, to a majority stake of 51%. Cainiao Network is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. "
target: Cainiao
Cainiao is dedicated to meeting the current and future logistics demands of China's online and mobile commerce sector. It operates a logistics data platform that leverages the capacity and capabilities of logistics partners to fulfill transactions between merchants and consumers at a large scale.
price ($mm)
$804*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm, Alibaba Pictures Group, has acquired a majority stake in India’s online ticketing platform TicketNew. Founded in 2007, TicketNew is a Chennai-based ticketing website which has presence in over 300 cities in India.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2017 via PE Hub

Alibaba Group, acquired Damai.cn

synopsis: China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, the e-commerce giant said. Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Damai.cn
Damai.cn is an e-commerce integration platform and entertainment community for online ticket booking in China.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Alipay, acquired Eye Verify

synopsis: Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alipay
Alipay is an online payment services provider. Founded by the Alibaba group, it allows individuals and businesses to execute payments online in a secure manner. Alipay’s users are primarily buyers and sellers engaging in e-commerce transactions. "
target: Eye Verify
EyeVerify is the exclusive provider of Eyeprint Verification, a highly accurate and secure biometric for mobile devices. Eyeprint verification delivers a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Pictures, will acquire Hangzhou Xingji

synopsis: Alibaba Pictures is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Hangzhou Xingji. Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Alibaba Pictures (SEHK:1060:$423.52)
Alibaba Pictures is the flagship unit of Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm and its core businesses includes: film and television production centered on IP; internet-based promotion and distribution combining internet technologies and traditional off-line distribution; and more. "
target: Hangzhou Xingji
Hangzhou Xingji is an established company in China principally engaged in the operation and management of Hangzhou Star Cinema, movie screenings, and related businesses.
price ($mm)
$15*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, will acquire Wandoujia

synopsis: Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that it will buy the Beijing-based Wandoujia, a major Android app store.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Wandoujia
Beijing-based Wandoujia is a major Android app store. Wandoujia represents the largest app store in China not affiliated with a major mobile brand or tech industry giant.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, acquired Lazada

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Lazada Group S.A. announced that Alibaba has acquired a controlling stake in Lazada, a leading eCommerce platform in Southeast Asia. The transaction is expected to help brands and distributors around the world to access the Southeast Asian consumer market.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: Lazada
Operationally launched in March 2012, Lazada is Southeast Asia's number one online shopping and selling destination, with presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Lazada also has offices in Hong Kong, Korea, United Kingdom and Russia.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Alibaba Group, will acquire SCMP Group Ltd.

synopsis: Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd., a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. This deal includes the magazine, digital media businesses and others.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce. "
target: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
price ($mm)
$266
rev ($mm)
$155
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Intema Solutions, will acquire Advertiise Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Intema Solutions Inc. is to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Advertiise Technologies Inc., an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
buyer: Intema Solutions (TSXV:ITM:$0.15)
Intema is a publicly traded holding company that specializes in holding technological businesses in various technology sectors. They offer services in predictive marketing, behavioral email campaigns and custom integrations all aimed at helping optimize all client's business needs. "
target: Advertiise Technologies Inc.
Advertiise is an advertising marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of new & unique advertising opportunities as well as existing traditional advertising inventory across all advertising mediums.
price ($mm)
$0.74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Sharethrough will be merged with District M,

synopsis: Sharethrough, one of the world's largest ad exchanges, will merge with Montreal-based District M, a leading global programmatic advertising exchange. The merger will create one of the largest independent omnichannel ad exchanges in the world, anchored in a user-centric, respectful, quality-first approach to digital advertising.
buyer: District M
District M is a leading global programmatic advertising exchange with efficient solutions, facilitating inventory transactions between advertisers and publishers. District M continuously drives innovation with its proprietary technologies on the supply side and the demand side. "
target: Sharethrough
Sharethrough is one of the largest ad exchanges, with direct connections to every major Demand Side Platform and over 12k publisher websites. Their technology enhances every impression by rendering a higher-performing banner, video, or native ad that dynamically fits into any placement on any site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Magnite, will acquire SpotX, Inc.

synopsis: Magnite, the largest independent sell-side advertising platform, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SpotX from RTL Group. SpotX is one of the leading platforms shaping CTV and video advertising globally. SpotX enables media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$188.11)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: SpotX, Inc.
SpotX is the leading video advertising platform shaping digital video and the future of TV globally. The company’s solutions enable media owners to monetize content across all screens and streams while providing advertisers with direct access to brand-safe, premium inventory.
price ($mm)
$1,169
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
$35
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
33.4x
announced 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire TurboSquid

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, will acquire TurboSquid, Inc., the world's leading source for stock 3D models. The acquisition establishes Shutterstock as the world's largest 3D marketplace.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$652.11)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: TurboSquid
TurboSquid is the world's leading source for stock 3D models. Their customers include over half of the Fortune 100 and various industries, including film and television, gaming, news media, advertising, and defense. Its asset management platform, Kraken, helps organizations order their 3D libraries.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Ethos Capital, will acquire Donuts Inc.

synopsis: Abry Partners and Ethos Capital have reached an agreement for Ethos Capital to purchase the controlling interest in Donuts. Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
buyer: Ethos Capital
Ethos Capital is a specialized investment firm that helps transform and grow established companies in today’s rapidly evolving digital economy. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Donuts Inc.
Donuts simplifies and connects a fragmented online world with domain names and related technologies that allow people and businesses to build, market and own their digital identities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Buyme Technologies Ltd., acquired Meetinkz Ltd

synopsis: Israel-based Buyme has acquired Meetinkz, a startup for booking meetings and events. Meetinkz was founded in late 2017 and offers a digital platform that allows companies and businesses to manage, plan and book meetings and events outside the office, by the hour or for an entire day, with a few clicks.
buyer parent: Teleclal Group Ltd.
buyer: Buyme Technologies Ltd.
BUYME is the leading gift and experience platform in Israel. BUYME enables a unique and innovative way to send gifts and experiences in a digital, personal and exciting way directly to mobile or email. "
target: Meetinkz Ltd
Israel-based MEETINKZ was founded in late 2017 and offers a digital platform that allows companies and businesses to manage, plan and book meetings and events outside the office, by the hour or for an entire day, with a few clicks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2021 via BusinessWire

American Family Insurance, acquired Bold Penguin

synopsis: Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance Mutual Holding Company has acquired Bold Penguin, a highly efficient commercial insurance exchange that connects customers, agents, and carriers to match the right quote in record time.
buyer: American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. "
target: Bold Penguin
The Bold Penguin Marketplace is a highly efficient commercial insurance exchange that connects customers, agents, and carriers to match the right quote in record time. Founded as an insurtech innovator based in Columbus, Ohio, Bold Penguin rapidly increases speed-to-bind for commercial insurance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Axel Springer SE, acquired FRAMEN GmbH

synopsis: Axel Springer, the leading digital publisher in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in FRAMEN, an online platform in Germany that connects brands to screen providers. FRAMEN enables brands to easily find digital screens to place ads on. The platform offers screens in various locations, including fitness studios, hotels, shopping centers and more.
buyer: Axel Springer SE (DB:SPR:$3,789.70)
Axel Springer SE is the leading digital publisher in Europe. Through consistent internationalization and digitization, Axel Springer SE is not only German's market leader in the printing business but also through subsidiaries, joint ventures and licenses active in more than 40 countries. "
target: FRAMEN GmbH
FRAMEN is an online platform in Germany that connects brands to screen providers. FRAMEN enables brands to easily find digital screens to place ads on. The platform offers screens in various locations, including fitness studios, hotels, shopping centers, coworking spaces, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via PR Newswire

Thuzio, acquired Robin

synopsis: Thuzio, the leading live & virtual event company for business entertainment, has acquired Toronto-based Robin, the corporate entertainment platform for premium tickets and experiences. The acquisition of Robin will enable Thuzio to scale in three key areas: acquisition and sales, user experience, and data.
buyer: Thuzio
Thuzio is a business entertainment platform company. Thuzio events offer access to sports, entertainment, business and culinary icons for large sales organizations and business development professionals. "
target: Robin
Toronto-based Robin is an online corporate entertainment platform, helping companies and their employees source the best options for live events and premium client entertainment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Orderlion GmbH, acquired Grapevine Technologies GmbH

synopsis: The company Orderlion, has purchased the wine startup Grapevine. Orderlion has become known in Austria for driving the digitization of customer relationships between the hospitality industry and their suppliers. Grapevine is a Europe-wide B2B wine marketplace where trading is left to buyers and producers to reinstall the value chain.
buyer: Orderlion GmbH
Orderlion is the smart ordering portal that connects hosts from the hotel and catering industry directly with all their food and non-food suppliers. Order food, kitchen or sanitary supplies from usual suppliers at usual conditions - only easier, clearer and, above all, much faster than before. "
target: Grapevine Technologies GmbH
Grapevine is a Europe-wide B2B wine marketplace where trading is left to buyers and producers to reinstall the value chain. Grapevine focuses on simplicity and flexibility - just like the pricing mode. Based on monthly revenues through Grapevine a handling fee of 8% is payable to grapevine.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Cimpress plc, acquired 99designs

synopsis: Ireland-based Vistaprint, the marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world and Cimpress company, has acquired 99designs, a global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. 99designs will operate both as part of Vistaprint and as a standalone brand.
buyer: Cimpress plc (CMPR:$2,481.36)
Ireland-based Cimpress invests in and builds customer-focused, entrepreneurial, mass-customization businesses for the long term. Cimpress businesses include BuildASign, Drukwerkdeal, Exaprint, National Pen, Pixartprinting, Printi, Vistaprint, and WIRmachenDRUCK. "
target: 99designs
99designs is the global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. 99designs has grown from a small, online forum into a worldwide community of talented designers that is the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Avison Young (Canada) Inc., acquired Truss Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based Avison Young has acquired the intellectual property and other select assets of Truss, a leading PropTech company. The acquisition further expands Avison Young's investment in technology, innovation, and flexible office solutions to drive digital tools and services across the board for its clients.
buyer: Avison Young (Canada) Inc.
Canada-based Avison Young creates real economic, social, and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. Its integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantages. "
target: Truss Holdings, Inc.
Truss is a leading online marketplace to help small and medium-sized business owners find, tour, and lease space. Its tech-enabled platform and people help business owners find the right space for the best price in record time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Foodee, acquired Chewse, Inc.

synopsis: Foodee, the leading office catering platform for individually packaged meals, announced it has acquired Chewse, a leading office catering company servicing the San Francisco Bay Area, Austin, and Chicago.
buyer: Foodee
Foodee is the leading office catering platform for individually packaged meals. Foodee partners exclusively with local restaurants, bringing diverse cuisines and customizable meal programs to the city's workforce. "
target: Chewse, Inc.
Chewse delivers family-style office meals from the best local restaurants. They take on the burden of planning group meals, so your team can focus on what matters... doing great work, with amazing people, on time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd, acquired ITTIFY

synopsis: iMedia, a digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists, has acquired majority stakes in ITTIFY, owner and operator of a social influencer platform. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations.
buyer: iMedia Asia Sdn Bhd
Based in Malaysia and backed by Catcha Group, iMedia is a new digital media company operated by a team of experienced media specialists. iMedia sells media advertising solutions for popular local language sites and social influencer platforms. "
target: ITTIFY
ITTIFY™ helps brands engage the right content creator to help generate buzz, drive traffic and spark real conversations. Based in Malaysia, ITTIFY is the owner and operator of a social influencer platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
price ($mm)
$0.33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Compass Group PLC, acquired Feedr

synopsis: Feedr, a London-based food tech startup that delivers personalised meals to office workers as an alternative to companies setting up their own canteens, has been acquired by Compass Group, a publicly-listed foodservice company in the UK. The acquisition will help accelerate Compass Group's digital transformation by utilizing Feedr's software.
buyer: Compass Group PLC (LSE:CPG:$31,372.06)
UK-based Compass Group is the world's leading food service company. The Group specialises in providing food and a range of support services across Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Sports & Leisure and Defence, Offshore & Remote, with an established brand portfolio. "
target: Feedr
Feedr is an online platform that connects food suppliers with office workers. Feedr offers a curated selection of over 100 caterers, popups, and restaurants from across London who produce high quality, nutritious, and delicious food perfect for breakfasts, meetings, lunches, and events.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Ten-X

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, has acquired Ten-X, a leading, best-in-class platform for digital commercial real estate transactions. Together, Ten-X and CoStar plan to create a new end-to-end commercial real estate platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Ten-X
Ten-X is the leading end-to-end transaction platform for Commercial Real Estate (CRE), powering more than 90% of all online CRE sales. Ten-X's platform empowers brokers, sellers, and buyers with data-driven technology and marketing tools to expand market visibility and decrease time to close.
price ($mm)
$190
rev ($mm)
$57
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Planbox, acquired IdeaConnection

synopsis: Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management platforms, announced that it has acquired IdeaConnection, an open innovation platform and marketplace.
buyer: Planbox
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Work Innovation solutions. Their family of products include Collaborative Innovation Management and Agile Project Management applications. Planbox is designed to be the agile crowdsourcing and idea management tool for everyone. "
target: IdeaConnection
IdeaConnection is an open innovation platform and marketplace. They offer the following services: Prize-based theoretical problem-solving, crowdsourcing, technology scouting, technical challenge writing, specialized skilled staff augmentation and prior art citation search.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Dribbble, acquired Creative Market

synopsis: Dribbble, the global community where the world's top designers and creative professionals share, grow, and get hired, has acquired Creative Market, a marketplace for ready-to-use design assets. Creative Market offers fonts, graphics, templates, add-ons, photos, and themes from creators around the world.
buyer: Dribbble
Dribbble is a global community where the world's top designers and creative professionals share, grow, and get hired. Dribbble helps creatives to get more exposure by enabling them to share small screenshots of their work, process, and current projects. "
target: Creative Market
Creative Market is a marketplace for ready-to-use design assets. Creative Market offers fonts, graphics, templates, add-ons, photos, and themes from creators around the world. Creative Market helps bring creative projects to life and empowers designers to make a living doing what they love.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired SVM, LP

synopsis: Global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network has acquired SVM Cards, a global leader in providing innovative gift card solutions for businesses. SVM offers gasoline gift cards from every major oil company in America, as well as more than 250 of the most popular retail stores, restaurants, service companies and hotels.
buyer parent: P2 Capital Partners
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet their partners’ business objectives. They collaborate with partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. "
target: SVM, LP
SVM is a global leader in providing innovative gift card solutions for businesses. SVM offers gasoline gift cards from every major oil company in America, as well as more than 250 of the most popular retail stores, restaurants, service companies and hotels.
price ($mm)
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Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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Ticker: ASX:RBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redbubble
Redbubble
Redbubble is a global online marketplace for print on demand products based on user-submitted artwork. The company was founded in 2006 in Melbourne, Australia, and also maintains offices in San Francisco.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$130.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($10.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
225
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A069920
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ISE Commerce Company Limited
ISE Commerce Company Limited
ISE Commerce Co., Ltd. (WIZWID Company Limited) is a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. The company provides overseas online shopping services. They allow customers to buy overseas items with foreign registered credit cards with the company acting as the buyer on their behalf.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$79.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.73
EBIT ($mm)
$0.13
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
118
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Ticker: AIM:KOOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Koovs plc
KOOVS is a Delhi and UK-based online fashion marketplace. KOOVS is the one-stop online fashion destination for all fashion needs. Inspired by the international runways and the global street scene KOOVS delivers A-grade fashion at pocket-friendly prices, right to the doorstep.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$8.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
159
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: LIVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. It operates a deal engine, a service that connects merchants and consumers via a platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time offers to nearby consumers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: DCOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TWWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive World Wide, Inc. is a web-centric multimedia company. Through its wholly owned subsidiary DailyHotDeal, it has been engaged in the "Deal of the Day" business.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: BABA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of merchandise volume. The company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$68,951.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$19,924.83
EBIT ($mm)
$13,844.35
Net Income ($mm)
$24,275.92
Employees
116519
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Ticker: AIM:TAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taptica
Taptica
Taptica is a global end-to-end mobile advertising platform + Facebook & Instagram Marketing Partner that helps the world’s top brands reach their most valuable users with the widest range of traffic sources available today.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$289.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.16
EBIT ($mm)
$23.39
Net Income ($mm)
$15.85
Employees
122
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Ticker: LQDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services operates a network of leading e-commerce marketplaces that enable buyers and sellers to transact in an efficient, automated environment. They employ innovative e-commerce marketplace solutions to manage, value and sell inventory and equipment for business and government sellers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$248.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
946
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Ticker: AIM:CNIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic plc, (AIM: CNIC) is the Registry Service Provider powering the sale of domain names through online retailers globally. One of the world's pioneering registry service providers, CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$200.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.63
EBIT ($mm)
$4.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
337
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Ticker: IZEA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc.
IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect Brands with Creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging shareable stories that drive awareness.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
125
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Ticker: OTCPK:SOUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum, Corp.
SoOum Corp is a physical commodities international trading firm. SoOum pecializes in arbitrage based transactions of physical commodities, as well as offering a web based international trading platform.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: CSE: SPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne Inc.
SponsorsOne is positioning itself to become the leader in the next evolution of digital marketing with the SponsorsCloud platform for social sponsorship and commerce. The SponsorsCloud enables one-to-one, authentic engagement between brands, influencers and their social networks.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ADJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd.
Adslot Pty Ltd. operates an automated auction based advertisement sales platform for display and video/TV advertisement inventory. It offers classifieds advertisement sales solutions for classifieds publishers to sell display advertisements against classifieds search keywords.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$4.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: HIIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Health Insurance Innovations, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. creates customizable and affordable, high-quality health insurance products and supplemental services through partnerships with best-in-class carriers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$366.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.77
EBIT ($mm)
$32.31
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
344
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Ticker: OTCPK:TRXD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group Inc.
Trxade Group, Inc. is an integrated drug procurement, delivery and healthcare platform that enables trade among healthcare buyers and sellers of pharmaceuticals, accessories, and services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.17
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
32
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Ticker: IAA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.
IAA, Inc. is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes approximately 2.5 million total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles annually.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,346.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$391.00
EBIT ($mm)
$295.90
Net Income ($mm)
$189.90
Employees
3564
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Ticker: RBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducts hundreds of unreserved public auctions each year, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other auction business in the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$200.24
EBIT ($mm)
$163.91
Net Income ($mm)
$136.47
Employees
1692
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Ticker: BID
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.
Sotheby's has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby's presents auctions in ten different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris, and Sotheby's BidNow program allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids in real-time.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$982.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$189.87
EBIT ($mm)
$167.50
Net Income ($mm)
$107.59
Employees
1617
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