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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

HouseandLand.com.au, acquired Joust Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Property startup HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Joust, a home-loan auction app. Joust allows consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions.
buyer: HouseandLand.com.au
HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits the customer's needs. "
target: Joust Software Pty Ltd
Founded in June 2016, Joust is a home-loan auction app, allowing consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. Joust connects consumers directly with up to twenty one lenders on their revolutionary live platform.
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announced 3/24/2011 via Company Press Release

Davis + Henderson Corporation, will acquire Mortgagebot LLC

synopsis: Davis + Henderson Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mortgagebot LLC of Mequon, Wisconsin for a purchase price of US $231.8 million, payable in cash. Mortgagebot is the leading provider of web-based mortgage point-of-sale solutions in the United States.
buyer: Davis + Henderson Corporation (TSX:DH:$1,260.20)
Davis + Henderson provides innovative programs, technology products and technology based business services to customers who offer chequing accounts, credit card accounts, and personal, commercial, and other lending and leasing products. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity
target: Mortgagebot LLC
Mortgagebot LLC provides the unique, award-winning Mortgagebot PowerSite® family of integrated point-of-sale (IPOS) solutions for taking mortgage applications from every mortgage channel: consumer-direct via the Internet, in the branch or call center; or through professional loan officers.
price ($mm)
$232
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$38
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$20
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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announced 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

NewDay Cards Ltd., will acquire Deko

synopsis: NewDay, one of the UK’s largest credit card issuers, has agreed to buy Deko, the technology provider which connects lenders and merchants for retail financing. Deko operates a Web-based consumer finance platform that connects merchants and their customers to banks and finance companies.
buyer: NewDay Cards Ltd.
NewDay is one of the UK’s largest credit card issuers. Founded in 2001, NewDay is now one of the UK's leading consumer credit finance companies, with over 5.8 million customers and receivables of over £2 billion. "
target: Deko
Deko operates a Web-based consumer finance platform that connects merchants and their customers to banks and finance companies. Deko provides installment credit and consumer loans through a group of lenders, which handled over £2 billion in lending volumes during the past ten years.
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closed 9/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired BetterLoanChoice.com LLC

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the fastest-growing independent digital advertising agency, has acquired BetterLoanChoice.com, a personal lending marketplace. BetterLoanChoice.com's innovative platform connects consumers with financial services brands. They aim to help those who are in need of a loan, whether they have good or bad credit.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is an industry leader in customer acquisition and retention that helps clients maximize their digital marketing. Their capabilities in performance marketing, digital agency services and marketing technology allows clients to target and acquire the right customers. "
target: BetterLoanChoice.com LLC
BetterLoanChoice.com is a personal lending marketplace. BetterLoanChoice.com is an innovative and data-driven platform that connects consumers with financial services brands. They aim to help those who are in need of a loan, whether they have good or bad credit.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Credit Card Compare, acquired Finty Pte Ltd.

synopsis: Australia’s largest credit card comparison website, Credit Card Compare, announced a seven-figure investment to acquire Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace, Finty.
buyer: Credit Card Compare
Credit Card Compare is Australia’s largest credit card comparison website. Since 2008 Credit Card Compare has been offering a free-to-use comparison website with 300+ credit cards from all the big banks and credit unions in Australia. "
target: Finty Pte Ltd.
Finty is Singapore’s first rewards-based financial comparison marketplace. Finty offers cash rewards based on revenue sharing and the online platform uses a proprietary predictive model to determine the value of cash rewards for customers when they apply for a range of credit cards & personal loans.
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closed 11/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Versara Lending, acquired Peerform

synopsis: Versara Lending, a leading consumer lender, announces the recent acquisition of Peerform, a prominent personal loan marketplace lender. The acquisition reinforces Versara’s commitment to rapid growth in the consumer lending space.
buyer: Versara Lending
Versara Lending, located in New York City, is a privately held consumer lender that specializes in debt consolidation loans. Versara helps consumers that seek to simplify their personal finances with a single, low, fixed monthly payment. "
target: Peerform
Peerform is a leading marketplace lender that was founded in New York City in 2010. Peerform was created to help individuals that were not being served by traditional lending channels.
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announced 7/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Zmarta Group

synopsis: Bauer Media Group has entered into an agreement with H.I.G. Capital to acquire all shares in Zmarta Group. Zmarta is a leading fintech marketplace in Northern Europe which offers a broad range of personal financial services to consumers including personal loans, insurance, credit cards and a recently launched Personal Finance Management app.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group is one of the world's leading media companies and Europe's largest magazine publisher. They are passionate about their strong media brands. Their fundamentals are innovative creative magazine concepts and an outstanding knowledge of the relevant target groups. "
target: Zmarta Group
Zmarta Group offers a range of services for personal finance, with a focus on personal loan brokerage. Its vision is to help all consumers improve their personal finances and to offer a first class consumer-friendly experience both online and offline.
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closed 3/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Snapdeal.com, acquired Rupeepower.com

synopsis: E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal.com has acquired a majority stake in Gurgaon-based digital financial products distribution startup Rupeepower.com. Founded in 2011, Rupeepower.com matches borrowers and lenders in the retail loans space for products like credit cards, personal loans, home loans, auto loans, and consumer loans.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: Rupeepower.com
Rupeepower.com is India's most extensive marketplace for loans, credit card and other personal finance product offers. Customers can instantly compare personalized loan / card offers from over 15 lenders (Banks, NBFCs and HFCs), apply online and also get an instant in-principle approval.
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announced 3/31/2015 via BusinessWire

Loans4Less.com, Inc., will acquire 321 Lend Inc.

synopsis: LOANS4LESS.COM, INC. has entered into an acquisition agreement with 321LEND, INC., a fully integrated developed proprietary Consumer Lending and Peer-To-Peer Technology Platform. 321LEND will be a LOANS4LESS.COM wholly owned subsidiary, which enables the combined company to originate both mortgages and consumer loans.
buyer: Loans4Less.com, Inc. (OTCPK:LFLS:$0.94)
Loans4Less.com, Inc. is currently an OTC publicly quoted California online mortgage loan originator focused on becoming a national loan origination brand platform for conforming residential mortgage programs and other consumer loans. Loans4Less. "
target: 321 Lend Inc.
321LEND, INC. is a fully integrated developed proprietary Consumer Lending and Peer-To-Peer Technology Platform that can originate loans in volume to consumers seeking unsecured terms based on credit scores and other underwriting criteria.
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cancelled 6/4/2015 via Company Press Release

Prestiamoci cancelled merger with TrustBuddy International AB,

synopsis: TrustBuddy, a peer-to-peer group that offers financing for SMB and consumer loans, will not acquire Prestiamoci following a conditional acquisition that was put in place during end of 2014. Prestiamoci offers an online peer to peer lending platform in Italy.
buyer: TrustBuddy International AB (OM:TBDY:$0.00)
TrustBuddy is the biggest Peer-to-Peer provider of short term loans in the world. TrustBuddy is the only Peer-to-Peer lending company in the world to be publicly traded and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX First North since 2011. "
target: Prestiamoci
AGATA S.p.A, doing business as Prestiamoci, offers an online peer to peer lending platform in Italy. Prestiamoci facilitates the distribution of the loan while providing only a portion of the total financing.
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$6.57
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closed 6/1/2016 via Market Wire

Internet Brands, Inc., acquired ACE Tech Inc.

synopsis: Auto Credit Express, a leader in subprime automotive financing technology, has been acquired by Internet Brands. The deal bolsters Internet Brands' presence in the subprime automotive category and creates one of North America's largest full-service subprime automotive solution providers, serving both consumers and automotive dealerships.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: ACE Tech Inc.
Auto Credit Express® is a leading provider of automotive special financing solutions, including loan matching, consulting services, and automotive special finance management software. Each month, the company provides more than 150,000 credit-challenged consumers with automotive financing services.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spitogatos.gr, acquired Nepremicnine.net

synopsis: Greek real estate marketplace Spitogatos.gr has acquired 60% of Slovenian property site Nepremicnine.net. Nepremicnine.net is an entry point for the sale, lease, purchase or rental of real estate. Today, the majority of all real estate seekers in Slovenia view ads on the nepremicnine.net portal.
buyer parent: Immobiliare.it S.p.A.
buyer: Spitogatos.gr
Spitogatos.gr is Greece’s leading property website, featuring listings of all property types throughout Greece from thousands of real estate professionals and homeowners. "
target: Nepremicnine.net
Nepremicnine.net is an entry point for the sale, lease, purchase or rental of real estate. Today, the majority of all real estate seekers in Slovenia view ads on the nepremicnine.net portal. Media reach is 98% of all searchers and sellers in Slovenia.
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closed 9/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Opendoor, acquired Open Listings

synopsis: Opendoor, the nation’s fastest-growing online real estate marketplace announced it has acquired Open Listings, a platform for homebuyers that makes it easier and lower-cost to find, tour, and buy any home on the market.
buyer: Opendoor
Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Opendoor has reinvented home buying and selling to make it online, instant and stress-free. Opendoor’s on-demand, self-guided open house functionality, allows home buyers to instantly tour homes on their schedule. "
target: Open Listings
Los Angeles-based Open Listings launched in 2015 with the mission of making buying a home simple and more affordable. The company developed a proprietary self-service platform that puts the buyer in control of the entire process from search to offer-creation to close.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Landis, acquired GoldenKey

synopsis: Landis, a platform that uses data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, announced that it has acquired GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle the real estate industry.
buyer: Landis
Landis is an innovative online selling and buying platform focused on transactions. The company's mission is to transform real estate into a transparent, fair, and fast-moving industry. With Landis, property owners can sell their portfolios quickly, for a fair price and without a broker. "
target: GoldenKey
GoldenKey is a well-funded startup platform that revolutionizes the way people buy and sell homes. Through no commission model, GoldenKey offers home sellers either a set of unbundled services (listing, home showing, transaction coordination, etc.) or a flat rate bundle for selling homes.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

CommonFloor merged with Quikr,

synopsis: Quikr, a community-focused, digital classifieds company, announced that it has merged online real estate portal CommonFloor.com with its real estate vertical QuikrHomes, a place to buy, rent & sell residential, commercial & agricultural properties in India.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr is a community-focused, digital classifieds company offering a convenient way for people in the same city to meet, share ideas, trade, and help one another. Quikr enables users to transact in 12 categories and 140+ sub-categories. "
target parent: MaxHeap Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
target: CommonFloor
CommonFloor.com is India's first real estate portal dedicated to apartments and gated communities. It is also the first to host an online community management platform that extends its role way beyond buying, selling or renting properties.
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$112
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closed 10/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Auction.com, acquired Allre, Inc.

synopsis: Irvine, California-based online real estate marketplace Auction.com has announced the acquisition of online real estate marketplace Allre and the hiring of Allre’s founder, Kathy Dryden, as SVP of product strategy. Dryden will lead the design and development of Auction.com’s new consumer-facing residential website.
buyer: Auction.com
Founded in 2007, Auction.com is the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, having sold more than $32+ billion in residential and commercial assets. Auction.com's mission is to provide the most trusted online real estate marketplace, making transactions easier and more transparent. "
target: Allre, Inc.
Allre is an automated transactional website that allows a buyer and seller to complete an entire real estate transaction online, with no agents or commissions. Allre has changed the outdated real estate industry standard and put the power of Internet technology into the hands of buyers and sellers.
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closed 11/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A., acquired Owners.com

synopsis: Altisource Portfolio Solutions, a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries, announced it has acquired Owners.com, the original For Sale By Owner website – where homeowners sell or buy a house without paying commissions.
buyer: Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (GS:ASPS:$1,052.38)
Altisource is a marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries offering both distribution and content. They leverage proprietary business process, vendor and electronic payment management software and behavioral science based analytics. "
target: Owners.com
Since 1996, Owners.com has helped over one million homeowners sell a home and save thousands in commission. Owners.com is the original For Sale By Owner website – where homeowners sell or buy a house without paying commissions.
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$20
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closed 11/1/2011 via Company Press Release

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired RealtyTrac Inc.

synopsis: Renovo Capital, LLC through its Renwood Opportunities Fund, has acquired substantially all the assets of RealtyTrac, Inc. RealtyTrac is an online marketplace of residential foreclosure data, with more than 1.5 million default, auction and bank-owned listings from over 2,200 U.S. counties, along with detailed property, loan and home sales data.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target: RealtyTrac Inc.
RealtyTrac.com is the nation’s foremost source of foreclosure data and the leading marketplace for foreclosed and defaulted properties. It is the leading provider of comprehensive housing data and analytics for the real estate and financial services industries, government, and academic institutions.
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closed 1/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Reply! Inc., acquired Agitantis LLC

synopsis: Reply.com, the leading auction marketplace for the acquisition of locally-targeted and category specific customer prospects, has announced the acquisition of Agitantis, dba LeadToRealty.com. LeadToRealty.com helps people buy and sell homes and properties by matching them with pre-qualified real estate agents in their area.
buyer: Reply! Inc.
Reply.com operates a proprietary auction marketplace that enables advertisers to acquire locally-targeted and category-specific customer prospects on a cost-per-Enhanced Click™ or cost-per-lead basis. "
target: Agitantis LLC
Agitantis LLC dba LeadToRealty.com helps people buy and sell homes and properties by matching them with pre-qualified real estate agents in their area. Experienced and first-time home-buyers get the benefit of a qualified, licensed real estate professional that knows and understands the local area.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

HouseandLand.com.au, acquired Joust Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Property startup HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Joust, a home-loan auction app. Joust allows consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions.
buyer: HouseandLand.com.au
HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits the customer's needs. "
target: Joust Software Pty Ltd
Founded in June 2016, Joust is a home-loan auction app, allowing consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. Joust connects consumers directly with up to twenty one lenders on their revolutionary live platform.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

HouseandLand.com.au, acquired Joust Software Pty Ltd

synopsis: Property startup HouseandLand.com.au has acquired Joust, a home-loan auction app. Joust allows consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions.
buyer: HouseandLand.com.au
HouseandLand.com.au is a platform matching plots of land for sale with designs for homes, from local builders, that fit the dimensions, thus creating a custom house and land package that suits the customer's needs. "
target: Joust Software Pty Ltd
Founded in June 2016, Joust is a home-loan auction app, allowing consumers to pitch loan providers against each other to provide the best low-interest rate deal. Joust connects consumers directly with up to twenty one lenders on their revolutionary live platform.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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announced 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Desjardins Group, will acquire Purplebricks Canada

synopsis: Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada, has reached an agreement with Purplebricks Group plc to acquire its Canadian holding company that operates Purplebricks Canada and DuProprio, both real estate agencies based in Canada.
buyer: Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of $326.9 billion. It's the leading mortgage and home insurance provider in Quebec and a top three property and casualty insurer in Ontario. "
target parent: Purplebricks Group PLC
target: Purplebricks Canada (AIM:PURP:$124.39)
Purplebricks is a hybrid real estate agency that combines Local Real Estate Experts with a proven technology platform to make the entire process of buying and selling a home more convenient, transparent and cost effective.
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$45
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fit Realty merged with Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, LLC,

synopsis: Marietta-based Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, the 32nd largest independent real estate brokerage in the U.S., has opened a Cartersville office as a result of a merger with Fit Realty, an online platform for buying and selling homes based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
buyer: Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, LLC
Atlanta Communities is the 32nd largest independent real estate brokerage in the U.S. In 2019, the firm had over $2.5 billion in sales and more than 8,400 properties sold. "
target: Fit Realty
Fit Realty provides an online platform for buying and selling homes. The company is based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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closed 6/10/2020 via Company Press Release

die Mobiliar, acquired Buildigo SA

synopsis: Die Mobiliar has acquired the start-up Buildigo in western Switzerland. Buildigo.ch is a Swiss web platform created to facilitate the search for local craftsmen of confidence and quality. The project was born from the desire to make the building market more transparent and fair.
buyer: die Mobiliar
die Mobiliar is the oldest private insurance company in Switzerland. The company has over 80 agencies throughout Switzerland and offers their services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They offer home insurance, building insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and more. "
target: Buildigo SA
Buildigo.ch is a Swiss web platform created to facilitate the search for local craftsmen of confidence and quality. The project was born from the desire to make the building market more transparent and fair.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Emerging Markets Property Group, purchased Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico Business from Lamudi

synopsis: Emerging Markets Property Group, the Dubai-based parent company of property portal Bayut, acquired Lamudi Global's operations in the Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico. Lamudi is an online real estate classified website focusing exclusively on the emerging markets.
buyer: Emerging Markets Property Group
Emerging Markets Property Group operates leading classifieds platforms in several countries, including Bayut.com in UAE, Zameen.com in Pakistan and BProperty.com in Bangladesh. Emerging Markets Property Group was formerly known as Zamzama Property Group. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi is an online real estate classified website focusing exclusively on the emerging markets. The website offers sellers buyers, landlords and renters a secure and easy-to-use platform to find or list properties online.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

99.co, acquired iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com

synopsis: 99.co announced its acquisition of REA Group’s consumer brands, iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia. iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
buyer: 99.co
99.co is a geo-spatial search engine for property. With over 140,000 authentic listings sorted by robust algorithms, 99.co is the fastest and smartest portal for finding property in Singapore, complemented by a great customer service team. They seek to re-invent the way people discover great homes. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com
iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on developing and operating leading real estate portals and delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
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closed 10/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Heise RegioConcept, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH

synopsis: Heise RegioConcept, Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien, Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture.
buyer parent: Heise Medien Gruppe
buyer: Heise RegioConcept
Heise RegioConcept is Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing. They make sure that clients are found everywhere. They take care of clients’ optimal visibility in directories, homepage, Google ranking, social media presence and company app. "
target: Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH
Wiener Wohnnet Medien is Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture. The company sees itself as a hub and intermediary between industry, trade, craft and end consumers - both in print and on the Web.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexander & Co Group, acquired Ella Homes Limited

synopsis: Ella Homes has become part of Alexander & Co, one of the oldest and largest independent estate agencies across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. Ella Homes provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property.
buyer: Alexander & Co Group
Alexander & Co is a group of property agents based in the South East of the UK, specializing in Residential Lettings, Sales, Property Management & Financial Services. Founded in 1970, Alexander & Co has grown to become one of the largest estate agencies in South Bedfordshire. "
target: Ella Homes Limited
Ella Homes Limited provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Buckingham, United Kingdom.
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

AVIV Group, will acquire MeilleursAgents

synopsis: Based in Berlin, The AVIV Group, a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE, will acquire Paris-based MeilleursAgents. Property owners in France can have their property valued for free within minutes online and can, if they also wish to sell it, search for and get in contact with the relevant real estate agent through MeilleursAgents.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: AVIV Group
The Germany-based AVIV Group, an Axel Springer subsidiary, combines the digital activities in real estate, car, and generalist classifieds in Germany (Immowelt), France (SeLoger, Logic-Immo, Car&Boat Media), Belgium (Immoweb), and Israel (Yad2), and is one of the biggest digital classified players. "
target: MeilleursAgents
France-based MeilleursAgents is the # 1 online digital real estate platform that helps individuals buy and sell real estate at the right price. MeilleursAgents have been producing transparency on market prices and the activity of real estate agents.
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closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mubawab S.L., purchased Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria Verticals from Jumia House

synopsis: Mubawab, the leading real estate site in Morocco, has bought Rocket Internet-backed Jumia House verticals in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Mubawab S.L.
Mubawab is Morocco’s largest property portal. It has grown to become the largest real estate vertical in the country, expanding operations to several cities and registering strong growth across all metrics, including revenue. "
seller parent: Jumia
seller: Jumia House
Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property. The acquired verticals are in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is ranked as one of the top four property verticals in these countries.
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announced 5/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Diginet

synopsis: Apax PArtners, an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies, will be acquiring Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Diginet
Baltic Classifieds Group is a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics, specializing in five key segments: automotive, real estate, jobs, generalist and ecommerce. The company operates in Lithuania, its largest market, through Diginet LTU.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bayut, purchased Lamudi UAE, Saudi, & Jordan from Lamudi

synopsis: Bayut, one the leading real estate portal in the United Arab Emirates, has acquired Rocket Internet’s Lamudi in UAE, Saudi, & Jordan. Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Bayut
Bayut is one the leading real estate portals in the United Arab Emirates. It is owned by Dubai-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG). Bayut.com is a pioneering combination of unbeatable UAE real estate database and an extremely user friendly outlook. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East. Lamudi operates in Saudi Arabia as Lamudi.sa and was then launched in Jodan as Lamudi.jo and in 2015 in UAE as Lamudi.ae.
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announced 4/8/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, will acquire JRD Group

synopsis: Middle East real estate classifieds website Property Finder has signed an agreement to acquire its competitor JRD Group, a UAE-based real estate technology provider and owner of property portal Justproperty.com and Propspace, a prominent broker CRM solutions used by real estate professionals.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target parent: iMENA Group
target: JRD Group
Based in Dubai, JRD Group is a software enterprise dedicated to innovating real estate technology. It owns and operates real estate portals across the MENA region under the JustProperty.com umbrella and a proprietary enterprise real estate software platform - PropSpace.com.
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announced 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Singapore Estate Agents Association, will acquire SoReal Prop

synopsis: The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) announced that it will buy a 51% stake in SoReal Prop. SoReal Prop is Singapore's online property platform. The platform serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
buyer: Singapore Estate Agents Association
The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) was formed to represent the Estate Agencies and Salespersons in Singapore. With the support from Council for Estate Agencies and the major Estate Agencies, SEAA aims to be a cohesively strong voice for real estate agencies and salespersons. "
target parent: PropNex Realty
target: SoReal Prop
Headquartered in Singapore, SoReal Prop’s initiative is to improve the real estate industry and provide value adding services to their clients. Their platform, which both brokers and consumers benefit from, serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 1/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Groupe LFPI, acquired Digit RE Group

synopsis: LFPI, an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager in France, will become the majority shareholder of Digit RE Group, a French digital real estate company. Digit RE Group manages and assists real estate companies in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies.
buyer: Groupe LFPI
The LFPI Group, based in France, is an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager. LFPI invests in private equity, private debt, real estate, as well as asset management investing in Europe, North America and Africa with a long-term and prudent investment strategy. "
target parent: Groupe Artémis
target: Digit RE Group
France-based Digit RE Group manages and assists the real estate companies of the Artemis Groups in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies. Digit RE Group seeks to boost the growth and profitability of each of its subsidiaries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$183
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

BProperty.com Limited, acquired Lamudi Bangladesh

synopsis: bproperty.com, the Bangladesh's leading real estate marketplace, and one-stop real estate solution platform, announced that it has acquired Lamudi.com.bd, another property portal in Bangladesh. Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh.
buyer: BProperty.com Limited
bproperty.com is the largest real estate market place in Bangladesh. Being an e-commerce property portal, they cater to the needs of those seeking real estate services, with a promise to deliver a high class service and make the house hunting and renting / buying process easier than ever. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Bangladesh
Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh available in 28 countries, to give international house-hunters a free mobile platform to buy, rent or sell real estate.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Quikr, acquired India Property Online Private Limited

synopsis: Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, announced the acquisition of India Property Online Private Limited, a leading full-stack real estate platform based out of Chennai, India. The move is another important step in Quikr’s strategy of building transactions on top of classifieds.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, is India’s largest platform that is used by over 30 million unique users a month. It is present in 1200 cities in India and operates several large classifieds businesses. "
target parent: Mayfield Fund
target: India Property Online Private Limited
India Property Online Pvt. Ltd. is a leading full-stack player in the online real estate space in the online real estate space in South India. The platform has over 5 million registered users with over 600000 property listings and 8000+ builders and agents using the platform to market properties.
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announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

LankaPropertyWeb, will acquire Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd.

synopsis: LankaPropertyWeb has executed an agreement which would see it acquire the domain name, customers and other assets of Lamudi.lk. Lamudi.lk is the #2 online real estate portal in Sri Lanka with an average of ~95k visits per month.
buyer: LankaPropertyWeb
LankaPropertyWeb.com is Sri Lanka's #1 portal for real estate and has the largest number of property ads for any Sri Lankan site. Currently we have more than 20000 active properties every month. Anyone who wish to sell their property can easily add their advertisements and get selling. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd.
Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd. is the #2 online real estate portal in Sri Lanka with an average of ~95k visits per month. Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd. helps people in the property market to find their ideal home, land or commercial property.
price ($mm)
$0.13
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announced 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits, will acquire IE College

synopsis: Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits (EQS), a Japanese digital marketing company, will acquire IE College from Almedio, a Japanese manufacturer of optical discs. IE College is a real estate website in Japan that connects people who are looking to buy, sell, or lend their property with real estate companies that best suits their needs.
buyer: Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits
Founded in 2004, Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits (EQS) is a Japanese digital marketing company. The company provides affiliate advertising and performance-based advertising services. EQS utilizes technology and media to help their clients reach their audience. "
target parent: Almedio Inc.
target: IE College
IE College is the largest real estate website in Japan. IE College connects people who are looking to buy, sell, or lend their property with real estate companies. They help users find a real estate company that best suits their needs based on location and property type.
price ($mm)
$0.72
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$4
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