Like PersonalCreations.com

closed 8/2/2019 via BusinessWire

PlanetArt, acquired PersonalCreations.com

synopsis: PlanetArt, a subsidiary of the Claranova group, has acquired the assets of Personal Creations, the personalized gifts business of the U.S. group, FTD Companies, Inc. Personal Creations offers fresh flowers, chocolates and sweets, jewelry, accessories and other unique gifts.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: PlanetArt
Through their network of websites and mobile apps, PlanetArt gives consumers the opportunity to design personalized products like holiday cards, photo canvases and customized gifts that are professionally printed. "
target parent: FTD Group, Inc.
target: PersonalCreations.com
Headquartered in San Diego, Personal Creations is a leading online provider of high quality gifts backed by superior customer service. From fresh flowers, chocolates and sweets to jewelry, accessories and other unique gifts, our brands offer a variety of great gifts for anyone’s budget.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$126
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

1-800-Flowers, acquired Shari's Berries

synopsis: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc, a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect, and celebrate, has acquired Shari’s Berries, an online retailer of fruit arrangements and gourmet snacks. Shari's Berries provides chocolate-dipped strawberries, handcrafted fruit arrangements, fruit baskets, and more for holidays and special occasions.
buyer: 1-800-Flowers (FLWS:$1,219.16)
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect, and celebrate. The Company’s Celebrations Ecosystem features 1-800-Flowers.com, 1-800-Baskets.com, Cheryl’s Cookies, Harry & David, FruitBouquets.com, Moose Munch, Goodsey, Simply Chocolate, and more."
target parent: FTD Group, Inc.
target: Shari's Berries
Shari's Berries is an online retailer of fruit arrangements and gourmet snacks. Shari's Berries provides chocolate-dipped strawberries, handcrafted fruit arrangements, fruit baskets, and more for any holiday or occasion.
price ($mm)
$21
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announced 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

CHL SpA, will acquire Price4u s.r.l.

synopsis: CHL SpA, an Italian company operating in the telecommunications, information technology, e-commerce, and logistics sectors, will acquire Price4u Srl, an online store in Italy. Price4u offers various products from leading brands at competitive prices. Their products include mobile phone accessories, food, clothing, furniture, jewelry, and more.
buyer: CHL SpA (BIT:CHL:$24.84)
CHL is an Italian company that operates in the telecommunications, information technology, e-commerce, and logistics sectors. CHL operates an online marketplace that allows customers to purchase products from various shops. They offer clothing, furniture, car accessories, electronics, wine and more."
target: Price4u s.r.l.
Price4u is an online store in Italy. Price4u offers various products from leading brands at competitive prices. Their products include mobile phone accessories, wood and wine, clothing, footwear, sports, furniture, watches, jewelry, suitcases, electronics, home appliances, and more.
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$0.06
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closed 9/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Greenweez SAS, acquired Planeta Huerto

synopsis: Greenweez, Europe's leading online distributor of organic products, has just acquired Planeta Huerto, an online shop that offers clients information, advice, training, and quality products related to: urban gardening, gardening, bonsai, DIY, food, organic cosmetics, organic baby and children products, and more.
buyer parent: Carrefour
buyer: Greenweez SAS
Based in France, Greenweez offers more than 20 000 organic products, ecological and well-being, spread across 8 worlds: Organic Grocery, Organic Baby Food, Child, Cleaning Products, Home and Outdoor, Cooking, Health and Well-being, Beauty and Hygiene. "
target: Planeta Huerto
Based in Spain, Planeta Huerto is an online shop that offers clients information, advice, training, and quality products related to: urban gardening, gardening, bonsai, DIY, food, organic cosmetics, organic baby and children products, and more.
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closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

PhotoBox Limited, acquired Greetz

synopsis: Photobox Group, Europe’s leading personalisation business, has snapped up Dutch online cards and giftingretailer Greetz. The acquisition makes Photobox Group the European market leader in online greetings cards and personal gifting.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: PhotoBox Limited
PhotoBox is Europe's leading community for sharing, printing and personal publishing with over 30 million members. They bring photos to life with award-wining print quality and fantastic range of personalised photo products, complete with loads of great design options. "
target parent: Prime Ventures
target: Greetz
Greetz is a Dutch online cards and gifting retailer. Founded in 2001 as an online greetings cards retailer, Greetz has now established itself as Holland’s number one brand in personal gifting, with strong positions in categories like online flowers, chocolate, beverages and balloons.
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closed 7/24/2018 via DGAP

Aurelius AG, acquired Ideal Shopping Direct Limited

synopsis: AURELIUS Alpha Limited, a subsidiary of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA ("AURELIUS"), the listed pan-European mid-market investor, announces its acquisition of Ideal Shopping Direct ("ISD"), one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers, from Blackstone.
buyer: Aurelius AG (XTRA:AR4:$4,131.43)
Aurelius Group is a pan-European asset manager with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, and Madrid. Aurelius has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ideal Shopping Direct Limited
Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD) is one of the UK's leading multi-channel home shopping retailers. ISD sources, designs and sells lifestyle and crafting products to consumers via a variety of dedicated interaction channels including TV shopping channels, social media platforms, websites and live events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Tea Life Co., Ltd., will acquire Lifeit Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Tea Life Co., Ltd., a Japanese mail-order company that sells healthy tea, food, supplements, and cosmetics, will be acquiring Lifeit Co., Ltd., an operator of multiple select shop mail order sites for retail. Lifeit sells a variety of items for people of all ages. They are a one-stop shop service.
buyer: Tea Life Co., Ltd. (TSE:3172:$66.10)
Tea Life Co., Ltd. is a mail-order company that sells healthy tea, food, supplements, and cosmetics. They base their items on a 'forever healthy' motto. Tea Life was founded on 1983 and is headquartered in Japan. "
target: Lifeit Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Lifeit operates multiple select shop mail order sites for retail such as baby supplies, kids interior furniture and misc. goods, men's bags and accessories, garden supplies, beads and related goods, jewelry, and women's mountain climbing equipment. They are a one-stop shop service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 10/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Ace Hardware Corporation, acquired The Grommet

synopsis: Ace Hardware, an American hardware retailers' cooperative based in Oak Brook, IL, has acquired a majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet. The Grommet operates an e-commerce website that markets and sells new and innovative products created by independent entrepreneurs, also known as Makers.
buyer: Ace Hardware Corporation
Ace Hardware Corporation is an American hardware retailers' cooperative based in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States. It is the world’s largest hardware retail cooperative, and the largest non-grocery American retail cooperative. "
target: The Grommet
The Grommet operates an e-commerce website that markets and sells new and innovative products created by independent entrepreneurs, also known as Makers. It has discovered and launched dozens of now household brand names, including FitBit, IdeaPaint, OtterBox, SimpliSafe and SodaStream.
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announced 9/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Homeshop18, will acquire SHOP CJ Network Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: HomeShop18, India's first 24 hour Home Shopping TV channel, will acquire a 74% stake in Shop CJ Network, a 50:50 joint venture between private equity firm Providence Equity Partners and South Korean firm CJ O Shopping. Shop CJ operates a 24x7 home shopping channel and a web-based portal. Their programs showcase products from various famous brands.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Homeshop18
HomeShop18 is India's first 24 hour Home Shopping TV channel. The company brings the perfect balance between TV shopping and online shopping with India's best online selling site, HomeShop18.com and HomeShop18 Mobile App. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: SHOP CJ Network Pvt. Ltd.
Shop CJ operates a 24x7 home shopping channel and a web-based portal. It provides unparalleled service and convenience of shopping from the comfort of their homes. These programs showcase a number of products of different genres from various famous brands or products not easily available elsewhere.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Fleurop AG, acquired Bloomy Days GmbH

synopsis: Fleurop, the flower giant, has taken over the Berlin start-up Bloomy Days. Bloomy Days, based in Berlin, Germany, is a provider of online flower delivery services. Bloomy Days delivers fresh cut seasonal flowers to homes and offices for special occasions, such as birthdays, weddings and more.
buyer: Fleurop AG
Fleurop is a flower delivery network, associated with over 58,000 affiliated flower shops in over 140 countries. "
target: Bloomy Days GmbH
Bloomy Days, based in Berlin, Germany, is a provider of online flower delivery services. Bloomy Days delivers fresh cut seasonal flowers to homes and offices for special occasions, such as birthdays, weddings and more.
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announced 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Secret Escapes, will acquire Slevomat.cz, s.r.o.

synopsis: Secret Escapes, the UK's biggest members-only luxury hotel and holidays website, announced that it will acquire Slevomat Group. Slevomat has offices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, where it operates flash deals sites covering holidays and health and wellbeing experiences such as spa trips and restaurant deals.
buyer: Secret Escapes
Secret Escapes operates in 21 countries worldwide and is the UK’s biggest members-only website that runs best-in-market flash sales of four-and five-star hotels and holidays. They negotiate exclusive rates for luxury hand-picked hotels and holidays in the UK and abroad, at up to 70% off the price. "
target parent: MITON CZ, s.r.o.
target: Slevomat.cz, s.r.o.
Founded in 2010, Slevomat.cz has become one of the most well-known ecommerce brands in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, selling travel and lifestyle experiences to more than 1.3 million customers.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rubie’s Costume Company, acquired Buyseasons, Inc.

synopsis: New Berlin online costume retailer BuySeasons Inc. has been acquired by Rubie's Costume Co. BuySeasons has grown into being the leading online retailer of costumes, accessories, party supplies, and party décor.
buyer: Rubie’s Costume Company
Rubie's, founded in 1951, bills itself as the world's largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of costumes, accessories and holiday products. It has offices in 15 countries and is a licensee for Warner Bros., Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon and others. "
target parent: Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc.
target: Buyseasons, Inc.
BuySeasons has grown into being the leading online retailer of costumes, accessories, party supplies, and party décor. Their sites include BuyCostumes.com, CelebrateExpress.com, BirthdayExpress.com, and CostumeExpress.com.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

jClub, acquired Choxi

synopsis: Club, a discount e-commerce retail store, announced it has acquired all of the assets, including the multi-million customer database, of Choxi.com Inc., an online shopping platform that declared bankruptcy in December 2016. Choxi sells apparel, beauty products, handbags, shoes, accessories, electronics and more.
buyer: jClub
Founded in 2014, Jclub.com is an online shopping destination that offers all daily based products like apparel from infant to adults, electronics, home goods, accessories and jewelry. "
target: Choxi
Choxi.com, Inc. operates an online store. It sells apparel, beauty products, handbags, shoes, and accessories for women and men; bath products, bedding products, kitchen products, and rugs; electronics; jewelry; products for kids; and lifestyle products.
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closed 6/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Book People, acquired Qwerkity

synopsis: The Book People, the UK's favourite independent bookstore that provides books, gifts, toys and stationery through their online store and catalogues, has acquired Qwerkity, a provider of unusual, practical and fun gifts for people of all ages. Qwerkity offers a unique collection of gifts online and in their catalogues.
buyer parent: Endless LLP
buyer: The Book People
The Book People operates as a book seller through their online store and catalogues. They are the UK's favourite independent bookstore, providing their customers all around the world with a place to buy books, gifts, toys and stationery with savings up to 75% off RRP. "
target: Qwerkity
Qwerkity offers unusual, practical and fun gifts for people of all ages; for children, teens, men, women, brothers and sisters, Mums, Dads and Grandparents. Ranging from gifts and accessories to home and travel gadgets, they have a unique collection online and in their catalogues.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 7/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Souq.com

synopsis: Amazon.com Inc has acquired Dubai-based internet retailer Souq.com, one of the best-known names in the Middle East’s online shopping market. Souq.com, which sells consumer electronics, fashion, household items and other goods, lays claim on its website to being the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$241,545.00)
Amazon.com, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: Souq.com
Dubai-based internet retailer Souq.com is one of the best-known names in the Middle East’s online shopping market. Souq.com, which sells consumer electronics, fashion, household items and other goods, lays claim on its website to being the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world.
price ($mm)
$586
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closed 11/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Bed Bath and Beyond, acquired PersonalizationMall.com

synopsis: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announced that it has acquired PersonalizationMall.com, an industry-leading online retailer of personalized products based in Burr Ridge, Illinois. PersonalizationMall.com takes the guess work out of personalization by having the technology to let users to see what their gift will look like before they buy.
buyer: Bed Bath and Beyond (BBBY:$12,215.76)
Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate a chain of superstores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Its stores offer domestic merchandise and home furnishings, giftware, household items, and health and beauty care items. "
target: PersonalizationMall.com
PersonalizationMall.com was founded in 1998 with headquarters located in Burr Ridge, Illinois. Their goal is to make personalized gift buying quick and easy. Their preview technology takes the guess work out of personalization by allowing users to see what their gift will look like before they buy.
price ($mm)
$190
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closed 10/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bagtrotter, acquired TheTops

synopsis: Bagtrotter, an online retailer of children's backpacks, trolley bags, gym bags, luggage and accessories, has acquired TheTops, an online store that offers a sharp, accessible and trendy selection of high quality fashion, decoration and lifestyle products. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: Bagtrotter
Bagtrotter is an online retailer of children's backpacks, trolley bags, gym bags, luggage and accessories. The company is based in France. "
target: TheTops
TheTops is an online store that offers a sharp, accessible and trendy selection of high quality fashion, decoration and lifestyle products. They are based in France.
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announced 10/28/2016 via Reuters

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Rakuten, one of the world's leading Internet services companies, is acquiring Soukai Drug, a company that engages in the online retail of household and health related goods in China, Japan, and Indonesia. The company’s products include diet and vitamin supplements, herbal tea, candies, processed food and more.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$11,169.44)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. They provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. "
target parent: Sumitomo Corporation
target: Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.
Soukai Drug engages in the online retail of household and health related goods in China, Japan, and Indonesia. The company’s products include diet and vitamin supplements, herbal tea, candies, processed food and more.
price ($mm)
$85*
rev ($mm)
$298
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/17/2016 via Company Press Release

Trans World Entertainment Corporation, acquired etailz, Inc.

synopsis: Trans World Entertainment Corporation announced the acquisition of etailz, Inc., a leading digital marketplace expert retailer, operating both domestically and internationally. The acquisition combines the entertainment specialty retailer with a leading digital marketplace retailer.
buyer: Trans World Entertainment Corporation (TWMC:$327.04)
Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music, video and video game products. The Company operates over 1,100 retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce sites. "
target: etailz, Inc.
etailz, Inc. is building the next wave of commerce by operating synergistic divisions, pursuing serveral on-line channels of distribution and deploying multiple fulfillment strategies. Their e-commerce divisions offer environmentally friendly and lifestyle enhancing products.
price ($mm)
$59
rev ($mm)
$93
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
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closed 8/30/2016 via PR Newswire

ShaveMOB, acquired 800Razors

synopsis: ShaveMOB, a leading online provider of razor blades for men and women, announced the acquisition of 800Razors, a US-based personal care products company. The acquisition will drive further e-commerce growth for ShaveMOB.com by expanding the company's customer base and brand equity.
buyer: ShaveMOB
Founded in 2013, ShaveMOB continues to transform the way Americans think about their shaving supply needs. The company's mission is to connect with savvy consumers tired of overpaying for razors. "
target: 800Razors
800razors.com’s sells American-made razors that compare to the major brands for about half the price.
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closed 8/2/2019 via BusinessWire

PlanetArt, acquired PersonalCreations.com

synopsis: PlanetArt, a subsidiary of the Claranova group, has acquired the assets of Personal Creations, the personalized gifts business of the U.S. group, FTD Companies, Inc. Personal Creations offers fresh flowers, chocolates and sweets, jewelry, accessories and other unique gifts.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: PlanetArt
Through their network of websites and mobile apps, PlanetArt gives consumers the opportunity to design personalized products like holiday cards, photo canvases and customized gifts that are professionally printed. "
target parent: FTD Group, Inc.
target: PersonalCreations.com
Headquartered in San Diego, Personal Creations is a leading online provider of high quality gifts backed by superior customer service. From fresh flowers, chocolates and sweets to jewelry, accessories and other unique gifts, our brands offer a variety of great gifts for anyone’s budget.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$126
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2019 via BusinessWire

PlanetArt, acquired PersonalCreations.com

synopsis: PlanetArt, a subsidiary of the Claranova group, has acquired the assets of Personal Creations, the personalized gifts business of the U.S. group, FTD Companies, Inc. Personal Creations offers fresh flowers, chocolates and sweets, jewelry, accessories and other unique gifts.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: PlanetArt
Through their network of websites and mobile apps, PlanetArt gives consumers the opportunity to design personalized products like holiday cards, photo canvases and customized gifts that are professionally printed. "
target parent: FTD Group, Inc.
target: PersonalCreations.com
Headquartered in San Diego, Personal Creations is a leading online provider of high quality gifts backed by superior customer service. From fresh flowers, chocolates and sweets to jewelry, accessories and other unique gifts, our brands offer a variety of great gifts for anyone’s budget.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$126
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
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closed 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Artifact Uprising, acquired Artifact Uprising

synopsis: Artifact Uprising announced that its management team bought back the company from its parent Visual Supply Co. (VSCO). Artifact Uprising creates tangible photo books, prints, and gifts for digital photos with a focus on responsibly-sourced materials and elevated design.
buyer: Artifact Uprising
Artifact Uprising creates tangible photo books, prints, and gifts for digital photos. Signature products include premium quality photo books whose interior pages are printed on 100% recycled paper and a collection of wooden products handcrafted with mountain beetle pine. "
target parent: VSCO
target: Artifact Uprising
Artifact Uprising creates tangible photo books, prints, and gifts for digital photos. Signature products include premium quality photo books whose interior pages are printed on 100% recycled paper and a collection of wooden products handcrafted with mountain beetle pine.
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closed 1/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Planet Cards SAS, acquired Bonnyprints GmbH

synopsis: Bonnyprints has been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Founded in 2009, Bonnyprints and its web shop Wunderkarten.de have the biggest online presence for personalized cards in Germany. Bonnyprints is also active in Austria, Switzerland, Great Britain and France.
buyer: Planet Cards SAS
Planet Cards allows customers to create and order customized birthday, wedding, and special occasion cards, photobooks and presents, through an easy to use online-tool. Based in France, Planet Cards works in 13 different countries in Europe. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Bonnyprints GmbH
Bonnyprints is one of Europe’s fastest growing online destinations for customisable print products. Their business is based on the firm belief that printed paper products with a personal touch make a huge difference in today’s world of high speed digital communication.
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announced 10/21/2015 via Company Press Release

Electra Private Equity PLC, Exponent Private Equity, will acquire PhotoBox Limited

synopsis: Electra Private Equity PLC, a private equity investment trust on the London Stock Exchange, and Exponent Private Equity, a private equity firm that invests in UK headquartered businesses, announced the proposed acquisition of Photobox Group, Europe's leading digital consumer service for personalised products and gifts.
buyer: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: Electra Private Equity PLC (LSE:ELTA:$668.96)
Electra Private Equity PLC ("Electra") is a private equity investment trust quoted on the London Stock Exchange since 1976 achieving investment returns substantially in excess of the FTSE All-Share Index. Exponent Private Equity is a private equity firm that invests in UK headquartered businesses. "
target: PhotoBox Limited
PhotoBox Limited operates an online photo printing and sharing community. The company’s online digital photo service helps people to create memories and keep them alive through photo books, cards, wall décor items, mugs, T-shirts, and more.
price ($mm)
$619
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
14.1x
announced 3/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Cimpress N.V., will acquire Druck.at

synopsis: Cimpress N.V., the world leader in mass customization, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire druck.at (Druck- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH), one of the leading web-to-print businesses in Austria.
buyer: Cimpress N.V. (CMPR:$2,592.54)
Cimpress N.V. (Nasdaq:CMPR) is the world leader in mass customization. For 20 years, the company has focused on developing software and manufacturing capabilities that transform traditional markets in order to make customized products accessible and affordable to everyone. "
target: Druck.at
Druck.at is a provider of customized web-to-print products in Austria. The company serves the small business market direct to consumer, as well as through intermediary resellers, and offers product selection across an array of categories including small and large format business products.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
6.1x
closed 1/7/2015 via Company Press Release

VSCO, acquired Artifact Uprising

synopsis: VSCO® (Visual Supply Company®), an art and technology company, announced that it had acquired Artifact Uprising. The Denver, CO based company enables people to transform digital images into premium quality photo books, prints, and gifts.
buyer: VSCO
VSCO® (Visual Supply Company®) is an art and technology company building an ecosystem of digital tools, services and community for modern creatives. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Oakland, California, with additional offices in Colorado Springs and New York City. "
target: Artifact Uprising
Artifact Uprising creates tangible photo books, prints, and gifts for digital photos. Signature products include premium quality photo books whose interior pages are printed on 100% recycled paper and a collection of wooden products handcrafted with mountain beetle pine.
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closed 12/2/2014 via PR Web

MailPix, acquired winkflash

synopsis: MailPix, the photo-printing and gifting site, has acquired Winkflash, a 12-year-old photo-printing site based in Attleboro, MA. Winkflash is a seamlessly integrated service made to print customer's 240 billion+ Facebook and Instagram photos and photos from any phone, device or computer.
buyer: MailPix
MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for allowing users to print photos instantly at thousands of retailers from their phone app or PC and also offers convenient mail-to-home. MailPix preserves photo memories as photo books, canvas, prints, cards, enlargements and other photo gift products. "
target: winkflash
Winkflash is a seamlessly integrated service made to print customer's 240 billion+ Facebook and Instagram photos and photos from any phone, device or computer. They print photos the same day at thousands of retailers from your phone app or PC and offer convenient mail-to-home shipping.
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announced 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., will acquire People & Print Group B.V.

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire People & Print Group B.V. People & Print Group is comprised of several online printing sites focused primarily on the Dutch and Belgian markets.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,592.54)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: People & Print Group B.V.
People & Print Group, based in Deventer, the Netherlands, is comprised of several online printing sites focused primarily on the Dutch and Belgian markets, including its most well known site, Drukwerkdeal.nl.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
8.0x
announced 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

unitedprint.com SE, will acquire Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH

synopsis: Unitedprint.com SE, the worldwide leading company in the field of online printing, will take over the Nuremberg-based Fotobuch-Pionier infowerk GmbH together with its subsidiaries United Shop Services, Softimpress and the Klutzeweit digital print shop. Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH is one of the pioneers of digital printing.
buyer: unitedprint.com SE
Unitedprint.com SE belongs to the worldwide leading companies in the field of online printing. The internet printing press offers its customers, amongst other things, flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, visiting cards, letterheads and a host of other items. "
target: Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH
Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH is one of the pioneers of digital printing and started in 2001 with the production of the first photo books and photo calendars in Europe.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Reuters

Elanders AB, acquired myphotobook GmbH

synopsis: Elanders AB announced that the Company has acquired Myphotobook GmbH, a European e-commerce company specializing in personalized photo products for consumers.
buyer: Elanders AB
Elanders AB operates in two segments. The Infologistics segment offers user information, product catalogues, and documentation that support market communication. The Infoprint segment produces information intensive printed matter for industrial and commercial companies. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: myphotobook GmbH
myphotobook is one of the most modern photo applications on the Internet. myphotobook allows users to design their own photo books, canvases, alu dibonds, photo calendars, posters and order photo prints.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2012 via PR Newswire

printed.com, acquired Goodprint

synopsis: Tangent Communications owner of printed.com; provider of sticker printing and general online printing services, has announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of the multi-national online company Goodprint for £10.2 million.
buyer parent: Tangent Communications plc
buyer: printed.com
printed.com is an online only printing store offering high quality printing of paper products, from business cards to postcards, stickers to luxury wedding stationery at an affordable rate. "
target: Goodprint
Goodprint is an online printer supplying high quality business cards, postcards and stationery. Goodprint allows users to design their own business cards, letterheads, compliment slips, postcards and labels online or upload their own design.
price ($mm)[EV]
$16 [$11]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2012 via BusinessWire

liveBooks, Inc., acquired Pinhole Press

synopsis: liveBooks, Inc. announced the acquisition of on-demand photo companies Pinhole Press and Pinhole Pro. Both Pinhole Press, a lifestyle brand aimed at consumers, and Pinhole Pro, which targets the professional photographer market, provide an unmatched user experience with timeless, elegant e-commerce products.
buyer: liveBooks, Inc.
Founded in 2005, liveBooks, Inc. is a photo-rich content management platform focused on sharing and distributing across the web, mobile and print-on-demand channels. "
target parent: Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc.
target: Pinhole Press
Pinhole Press is a lifestyle brand delivering high-quality personalized photo products to the home consumer market. Pinhole Pro was later launched in 2011 as the premier destination for similar print-on-demand needs of the professional photographer community.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2012 via GlobeNewswire

CafePress, acquired EZ Prints Inc.

synopsis: CafePress Inc., The World's Customization Engine™, announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of EZ Prints, Inc., a deployable e-commerce software platform.
buyer: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month over 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom T-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. "
target: EZ Prints Inc.
EZ Prints' print-on-demand and personalization solutions power some of the world's largest brands, creating revenue streams with their world-class technology, products, design and manufacturing.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
37.7x
closed 2/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Snap MyLife, Inc., acquired Inkubook

synopsis: Author Solutions, Inc. has sold Inkubook, an online personal photobook publishing service to Snap MyLife, Inc. Inkubook was developed by Author Solutions, Inc., the world's leading provider of self-publishing services and a portfolio company of Bertram Capital.
buyer: Snap MyLife, Inc.
Based in Princeton, NJ, Snap MyLife, Inc. is a fast-growing developer of consumer cloud-service applications for managing content on mobile devices and other internet-enabled consumer electronics. "
target parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC.
target: Inkubook
Inkubook is an easy-to-use online personal photo book publishing service that enables people to make drop-dead gorgeous photo books in minutes. With Inkubook, it's simple to upload photos and then drag-and-drop them onto creative layouts to make a fantastic book.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., acquired Albumprinter BV

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, announced it has completed its acquisition of Albumprinter, a privately held Dutch photo book and photo product company.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,592.54)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: Albumprinter BV
Albumprinter is one of the leading European online photo book companies, targeting customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, Germany, France, Sweden and Norway. It operates the Albelli, Bonusprint and Önskefoto consumer brands.
price ($mm)
$83
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
10.8x
announced 8/5/2019 via BusinessWire

New Media Investment Group, will acquire Gannett Co., Inc.

synopsis: New Media Investment Group Inc., one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gannett, the largest U.S. newspaper publisher.
buyer: New Media Investment Group (NEWM:$1,588.44)
New Media supports small to mid-size communities by providing locally-focused print and digital content to its consumers and premier marketing and technology solutions to its small and medium business partners. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US."
target: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$2,786.88)
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
price ($mm)
$1,400
rev ($mm)
$2,787
EBITDA ($mm)
$293
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
4.8x
closed 3/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Art Gun, LLC, acquired DTG2Go

synopsis: Delta Apparel, Inc., a leading provider of basic and branded apparel, headwear and related accessories, announced that Art Gun, LLC, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired substantially all of the assets of TeeShirt Ink Inc. d/b/a DTG2Go, a premium provider of digital, direct-to-garment printed products.
buyer parent: Delta Apparel, Inc.
buyer: Art Gun, LLC
Art Gun, LLC is a leader in the direct-to-garment printing and fulfillment marketplace, with one of the most highly-automated factory processes for delivering on-demand, digitally printed apparel of all types as well as other items. "
target: DTG2Go
TeeShirt Ink Inc. d/b/a DTG2Go, is a premium provider of direct to garment (DTG) printing and is emerging as a leader in the custom apparel industry. Their fulfillment center distributes product to major brands and retailers across the world.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2016 via Company Press Release

Fag Artigrafiche, acquired Sitco

synopsis: Fag Artigrafiche, an Italian leading specialist in off-set printed cartonboard and corrugated packaging, clusters, gift cartons and display solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SITCO SAS. SITCO SAS is a French leader in the Point of Sale and display products and services for the in-store marketing with almost 40 years' experience.
buyer: Fag Artigrafiche
FAG Artigrafiche is specialized in making boxes, cases and die-cut products in flat cardboard or pasteboard, floor and counter display units, totems and window posters. The Company's line of business includes manufacturing paper and card board packaging. "
target: Sitco
Sitco is a French leader in the Point of Sale and display product and services for in-store marketing with almost 40 years' experience and production facilities in Saint-Junien and Champagne-sur-Seine, south of Paris. The company has a strong presence in the personal and beauty care segment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Oh My Cupcakes, LLC, acquired Engage Paperie

synopsis: Oh My Cupcakes, a bakery in Sioux Falls, SD, announced that it will be purchasing Engage Paperie. The business will focus on letterpressed cards, custom stationery, fine papers, and wedding and event invitations.
buyer: Oh My Cupcakes, LLC
Oh My Cupcakes is a bakery located in Sioux Falls, SD. "
target: Engage Paperie
Engage Paperie provides in-house stationery design and printing services. It is based in Sioux Falls, SD.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, will purchase Art Division from CafePress

synopsis: Circle Graphics, the world’s largest producer of grand-format digital graphics, will acquire the Art Division from CafePress Inc. The acquisition will allow Circle Graphics to enhance its Consumer Digital Printing Division by offering its retail and wholesale customers an expanded selection of curated content of more than 1.5 million images.
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics is the world’s foremost producer of grand and large-format digital graphics. They are an industry leader in creating innovative products for outdoor advertising, business signage, wall decor, art reproduction, and the professional photography and art communities. "
seller: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. CafePress's Art Division offers retail and wholesale customers a huge selection of images. The Art Division includes a 60,000-square-foot production facility in Raleigh, N.C.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Valid USA, acquired Card Cells, LLC

synopsis: Valid USA continues the expansion of its Payment Solutions business with the announcement that it has acquired Card Cells, LLC. Based in St. Paul, MN, Card Cells provides personalization and secure packaging solutions for the Prepaid Gift and General Purpose Reloadable card markets.
buyer parent: Valid
buyer: Valid USA
Valid USA offers secure solutions for data, payment, identity, mobile and targeted brand messaging. Valid USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Valid S.A., a publicly-traded Brazilian company with a market capitalization of more than $1 billion and over 6,000 employees worldwide. "
target: Card Cells, LLC
Card Cells provides personalization and secure packaging solutions for the Prepaid Gift and General Purpose Reloadable card markets. The company has developed a streamlined production process that ensures match integrity, improves cycle time and reduces waste, thus achieving cost leadership.
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Ticker: FLWS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1-800-Flowers
1-800-Flowers
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. operates as a florist and gift retailer in the United States. They primarily offer fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements gourmet foods and gift baskets through telephone and online sales channels, retail flower shops, company-owned stores, and franchised stores.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,219.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$77.60
EBIT ($mm)
$46.94
Net Income ($mm)
$34.85
Employees
4785
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Ticker: LITB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd.
LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd.
LightInTheBox is a global online retail company that delivers products directly to consumers around the world. They offer customers a convenient way to shop for a wide selection of lifestyle products at attractive prices through its www.lightinthebox.com, www.miniinthebox.com and other websites.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$294.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
619
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Ticker: BIT:BANZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Banzai SPA
BANZAI is the leading Italian e-Commerce operator and one of the most important digital publishers. Every month they serve more than 18 million Italians and they work with thousands of brands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$233.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
299
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: LUXR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LuxeYard
LuxeYard
LuxeYard is a members-only flash sale site for luxury home furnishings, decor and fashion that offers access to unique products sourced by a seasoned team of buyers at a fraction of retail prices.
year
2012
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,848.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$236.38
EBIT ($mm)
$207.72
Net Income ($mm)
$127.45
Employees
11998
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Ticker: AIM:BOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com is one of the fastest growing international etailers and has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation. Combining cutting-edge style with an affordable price tag, they design, source and market to 16-28 year olds worldwide.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$928.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.19
EBIT ($mm)
$69.46
Net Income ($mm)
$44.06
Employees
2126
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Ticker: ENXTPA:SRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com SARL
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.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$579.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.52
EBIT ($mm)
$9.59
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: OM:BOOZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boozt AB
Boozt AB
Sweden-based Boozt is a Nordic technology company selling fashion and beauty online. They offer customers a curated and contemporary selection of brands, relevant to a variety of lifestyles, mainly through their multi-brand webstore Boozt.com.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$322.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.35
EBIT ($mm)
$7.44
Net Income ($mm)
$4.39
Employees
359
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Ticker: CPH:SMART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy is a European online retailer of fashion apparel with a leading position in the Nordic region achieved through an unremitting commitment to profitable growth.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$80.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: CPSE:STYLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stylepit A/S
Stylepit operates the e-commerce business STYLEPIT which is a European supplier of fashion clothes on the internet with a leading position in the Nordic region.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$64.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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Ticker: TSE:3558
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOCONDO.jp
LOCONDO.jp
Established in 2010, LOCONDO.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products. LOCONDO.jp offers popular fashion products for girls, boys, women, and men. Their products include shoes, shirts, bags, wallets, underwear, accessories, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.69)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
80
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Ticker: TSE:3665
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enigmo
Enigmo
Enigmo operates BUYMA, Japan’s largest social fashion website. Since launching in February 2005, BUYMA has evolved into one of the main destinations for fashion e-commerce in Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.66
EBIT ($mm)
$14.07
Net Income ($mm)
$5.18
Employees
77
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Ticker: FTCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Farfetch
Farfetch
Based in the UK, Farfetch Limited is the leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry. Farfetch began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. The Farfetch marketplace connects customers with items from more than 48 countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$602.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($164.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($173.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3232
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Ticker: GCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses. They provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,786.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$292.97
EBIT ($mm)
$150.52
Net Income ($mm)
$13.93
Employees
16980
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