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Groupon, Inc., acquired Presence AI

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services, has acquired Presence AI, an AI-powered text and voice communications tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Presence AI
Founded in 2015, Presence AI is an AI-powered text and voice communication tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
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closed 5/16/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

NICE inContact, acquired Brand Embassy

synopsis: NICE announces the next generation of customer service: Smart Digital Conversations, enabled by the acquisition of Brand Embassy, a leading provider of digital customer engagement. NICE will embed Brand Embassy in CXone (NICE InContact CXone), NICE’s leading cloud customer experience (CX) platform.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: NICE inContact (SAAS:$233.04)
NICE inContact provides the world’s #1 cloud customer experience platform, NICE inContact CXone™, combining best-in-class Omnichannel Routing, Workforce Optimization, Analytics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence on an Open Cloud Foundation. "
target: Brand Embassy
Brand Embassy is an omnichannel cloud-based customer service platform providing integrated social media, messaging, live chat and AI-powered chatbot service. The fast-growing company is headquartered in Prague, with offices in Boston, San Diego, London and Dubai.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

MINDBODY Inc., acquired Bowtie Labs, Inc.

synopsis: MINDBODY, the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, announced the acquisition of Bowtie.ai, an automated AI-driven virtual receptionist solution for appointment-based businesses. Bowtie automatically books clients, answers questions and enables live chat over SMS and web.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: MINDBODY Inc. (MB:$228.91)
MINDBODY Inc. is the leading technology platform for the wellness services industry. Local wellness entrepreneurs worldwide use MINDBODY's integrated software and payments platform to run, market and build their businesses. "
target: Bowtie Labs, Inc.
Bowtie is an AI Receptionist for businesses that chats with customers to book appointments, answer questions, and more. Bowtie's mission is to bring freedom and peace of mind to business owners so they can focus on doing what they love.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Netcore Solutions Pvt. Ltd., acquired Quinto Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Netcore Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which develops enterprise communication and digital marketing solutions, has acquired Quinto.ai, which provides firms with chatbot services fuelled by artificial intelligence (AI). Quinto.ai, owned by Quinto Technologies Pvt. Ltd, enables businesses to automate conversations with customers.
buyer: Netcore Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Netcore, a global Marketing Technology Company that offers solutions for enterprises that redefine Digital Marketing. The first and leading Marketing Automation, Analytics and AI/ ML solutions provider in India, Netcore was established in 1997 by Mr. Rajesh Jain, an Internet pioneer. "
target: Quinto Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Quinto Technologies Private Limited is an AI company based in Pune, India, and Quinto.ai enables businesses to automate sales and support conversations with customers to help increase sales, market new products & services, and improve customer support. Businesses across verticals are using Quinto.
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Conversocial, acquired Assist MegaCorp Inc

synopsis: Conversocial, the leading digital customer experience platform, is acquiring Assist, pioneers in messaging automation, to offer scalable, conversational customer experiences that strike the right balance between adaptive automation and human support.
buyer: Conversocial
Conversocial helps brands develop meaningful relationships with their customers. Tapping into the unique nature of messaging, and combining human agents with adaptive automation, they enable brands to deliver conversational customer experiences that transform customer service, marketing, and sales. "
target: Assist MegaCorp Inc
Assist is a Chatbot platform that provides clients with customized ways to reach more customers through automated online and voice messaging. From natural language understanding services to analytics, Assist allows users to build and understand the full picture of their conversational experience.
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closed 9/19/2018 via Company Press Release

easyRECrue, acquired PlayBots

synopsis: EASYRECRUE, a leading European provider of digital solutions for recruitment professionals, has acquired PlayBots, a French company that creates chatbots to suit their client's needs. PlayBots' chatbots help build meaningful relationships by connecting brands and customers through conversation.
buyer: easyRECrue
Founded in 2013, EASYRECRUE is a leading European provider of digital solutions for recruitment professionals. EASYRECRUE offers a SaaS suite of talent pre-screening applications that allow recruitment professionals to set up pre-recorded interviews or perform live video interviews. "
target: PlayBots
Founded in 2016, PlayBots is a French company that creates chatbots to suit their client's needs. Their chatbots help build meaningful relationships by connecting brands and customers through conversation. PlayBots allows brands to send news and content, automate interactions, and more.
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closed 5/16/2018 via PE Hub

Dialpad, Inc., acquired TalkIQ

synopsis: Dialpad, the pure-cloud business communications provider, announced it has acquired TalkIQ, a leader in real-time speech recognition and artificial intelligence. By combining TalkIQ with Dialpad’s leading communications solutions, Dialpad will deliver VoiceAI to help business teams capture and learn from conversations as they happen.
buyer: Dialpad, Inc.
Dialpad is the future of business communications. Built on the Google Cloud Platform for unmatched security, reliability and scale, Dialpad’s product suite covers the full range of modern business communications needs with Dialpad, UberConference, Call Center and VoiceAI. "
target: TalkIQ
TalkIQ is a provider of real-time speech recognition and natural language processing technologies. Founded in 2014, TalkIQ’s original mission was to help sales teams uncover patterns and insights from customer calls.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Digital Air Strike, acquired Path Chat

synopsis: Digital Air Strike, the leading social media, reputation management and digital engagement company, announced it has acquired the privately-held A.I. chat technology business Path Chat. Path Chat is an intelligent messaging platform that helps businesses start more conversations with their prospects and customers.
buyer: Digital Air Strike
Digital Air Strike is the leading social media, intelligent messaging, and digital engagement company that helps businesses increase consumer response and conversions in digital and social media environments while generating measurable ROI. "
target: Path Chat
Path Chat is an intelligent messaging platform that helps businesses start more conversations with their prospects and customers across multiple messaging channels including online chat and SMS.
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closed 1/31/2018 via PR Web

Conversica, acquired Intelligens

synopsis: Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business, has acquired Intelligens. Intelligens provides Software as a Service (SaaS) that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to enhance sales and customer service processes. Intelligens frees up customer service team members to allow them to focus on more complex cases.
buyer parent: Kennet Partners
buyer: Conversica
Conversica is the leader in conversational AI for business. Their flagship Conversica® AI Sales Assistant helps companies find and secure customers more quickly and efficiently by automatically contacting, engaging, and following up with leads via natural, multi-channel, two-way conversations. "
target: Intelligens
Intelligens provides Software as a Service (SaaS) that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to enhance sales and customer service processes. Their Smart Service Assistant handles most of the common support questions, freeing up customer service team members to focus on more complex cases.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Smartsheet, acquired Converse AI

synopsis: Smartsheet, a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Converse AI, a pioneer in the field of intelligent bots for business automation. Converse's ChatFlow engine enables sophisticated workflow automation that can link - with no coding required - across popular messaging platforms.
buyer: Smartsheet (:$177.72)
Smartsheet is the best way to plan, track, automate, and report on work, enabling users to move from idea to impact — fast. Smartsheet's cloud-based platform for work execution empowers collaboration, drives more efficient decision making, and accelerates innovation. "
target: Converse AI
Converse AI is a pioneer in the field of intelligent bots for business automation. Their ChatFlow engine enables natural language user experiences and sophisticated workflow automation that can link - with no coding required - across popular messaging platforms and business systems.
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closed 12/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc., acquired Customer360

synopsis: Interactive Intelligence, a global provider of software and cloud services for customer engagement, unified communications and collaboration, has acquired Customer360. The company is a developer of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications that help businesses enhance customer relations using non-voice communications channels.
buyer: Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. (ININ:$426.17)
Interactive Intelligence provides software and cloud services for customer engagement, unified communications and collaboration to help businesses worldwide improve service, grow their business faster and reduce costs. "
target: Customer360
Customer360 helps businesses enhance their customer relations using non-voice communication channels. The Customer360 Customer Engagement Platform introduces a whole new way of interacting with customers by leveraging mobile centricity, rich media and big data.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

Sabio, acquired FlexAnswer Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: The Sabio Group has announced the acquisition of flexAnswer Solutions, a leading Singapore-based provider of innovative Virtual Assistant solutions based on its own advanced NLP and machine learning technologies.
buyer: Sabio
Sabio delivers customer engagement solutions that combine digital and human service to support outstanding customer experiences. Partnering with world-class technology leaders helps organisations to optimise their customer journeys by making better decisions across their multiple contact channels. "
target: FlexAnswer Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Based in Singapore, flexAnswer is a leader in the provision of intelligent multi-channel Virtual Assistant solutions to public and private sector organisations across the ASEAN region.
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closed 3/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sterling Paper Group of Companies, acquired ChatbotPH

synopsis: Sterling Paper Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines, has acquired ChatbotPH, the country’s first artificial intelligence-powered chatbot startup. Founded in 2017, ChatbotPH offers custom-built, AI-powered virtual assistants or chatbots, serving organisations in the nightlife, banking, and retail industries.
buyer: Sterling Paper Group of Companies
Sterling Paper Group of Companies, which started as maker of photo albums and stationeries, is now a conglomerate of a successful business ranging from school and office supplies to real estate and agri-business. "
target: ChatbotPH
ChatbotPH is an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot startup based in the Philippines. ChatbotPH creates smart chatbots that get smarter through machine learning, allowing brands to engage their customers 24/7.
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closed 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

KPMG International, acquired Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: KPMG India has announced the aqui-hire of Mumbai-based AI-led decision-science services company Recommender Labs. Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. "
target: Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd
Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations. The company also offers custom implementation of machine learning (ML) applications and ready frameworks that are customised for each of their clients.
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announced 8/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., will acquire Nanorep

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc., a provider of software as a service and cloud-based remote connectivity services, announced that it has agreed to acquire Nanorep, an innovative digital self-service, chatbot and virtual assistant company.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM:$989.79)
LogMeIn, Inc. simplifies how people connect with each other to drive meaningful interactions, deepen relationships, and create better outcomes for individuals and businesses. It is a leader in communication & conferencing, identity & access, and customer engagement & support. "
target: Nanorep
Headquartered in Herzliya, Israel, Nanorep harnesses artificial intelligence and patented natural language processing technologies to create solutions that make self-service more engaging and intuitive.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Freshdesk Inc., acquired Chatimity

synopsis: Customer support software company Freshdesk announced that it has acquired chat app and bot creator Chatimity. Chatimity is a chat app with 3 million registered users that makes business-to-consumer bots and A.I.-powered bots like MITI, which uses natural language processing to automate thousands of conversations at once.
buyer: Freshdesk Inc.
Launched in 2010, Freshdesk’s cloud-based customer support software enables companies of all sizes to support customers through email, chat, phone, mobile apps, websites, forums and social media channels. "
target: Chatimity
Chatimity is a chat app with 3 million registered users that makes business-to-consumer bots and A.I.-powered bots like MITI, which uses natural language processing to automate thousands of conversations at once.
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closed 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Atheer, Inc., acquired Flype Inc.

synopsis: Atheer Inc., a provider of enterprise-grade AR productivity and collaboration solution designed for industrial enterprises, has acquired Flype, Inc, a digital work platform pioneer. Flype's digital work platform intelligently and securely connects users with the digital assets, work instructions, and resources they need to do their best work.
buyer: Atheer, Inc.
Atheer provides fully integrated enterprise grade solution for contextual work guidance and support which combines secure multi-point video collaboration, integrated step by step work instructions; broad device support; native support for multiple types of interaction, detailed dashboards, and more."
target: Flype Inc.
Flype's cloud-based infrastructure enhances businesses by allowing them to view the entire customer experience. Flype's digital work platform intelligently and securely connects users with the digital assets, work instructions, and resources they need to do their best work.
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closed 6/17/2016 via PR Newswire

McorpCX,Inc., acquired PersonaDrive Inc.

synopsis: Customer experience solutions company McorpCX, Inc., a Customer Experience (CX) software and consulting leader, has acquired PersonaDrive, Inc., a Bellevue, WA based creator of cloud-based productivity software. PersonaDrive is a leading productivity platform for creating, managing, and sharing customer insights in the form of digital "personas".
buyer: McorpCX,Inc. (OTCPK:MCCX:$1.14)
McorpCX, Inc. is a leading customer experience services company delivering consulting and technology solutions to customer-centric organizations since 2002. The company is engaged in the business of developing and delivering technology-enabled products to help clients improve customer service. "
target: PersonaDrive Inc.
PersonaDrive is a pioneering developer of persona creation, management, and sharing tools since 2015. Their cloud-based platform and proprietary persona methodology helps teams organize and centralize user research to create an actionable source of customer insights in the form of personas.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BusinessWire

Urban Airship, Inc., acquired Accengage

synopsis: Digital customer engagement company Urban Airship announced that it has acquired Accengage, continental Europe’s largest provider of mobile CRM and push notifications. Accengage empowers businesses with advanced user engagement technology to connect with their customers and boost their engagement, retention, and conversion.
buyer: Urban Airship, Inc.
Urban Airship is trusted by thousands of businesses to drive growth with digital customer engagement. Every day, marketers and developers depend on Urban Airship to deliver billions of personalized, interactive notifications that inspire interest and drive action across all digital channels. "
target: Accengage
Based in France, Accengage is the leading push notification technology for mobile apps, websites, and Facebook Messenger. Accengage empowers businesses with advanced user engagement technology to connect with their customers and boost their engagement, retention, and conversion.
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announced 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jio, will acquire Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Reliance Jio, the telecom operator that has revolutionized India with its generous data plans, has bought a majority stake in Haptik,  a startup that develops ‘conversational’ platforms and virtual assistants.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Jio
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has built a world-class all-IP data strong future proof network with latest 4G LTE technology. It is the only network conceived and born as a Mobile Video Network from the ground up and supporting Voice over LTE technology. "
target: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more.
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Presence AI

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services, has acquired Presence AI, an AI-powered text and voice communications tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Presence AI
Founded in 2015, Presence AI is an AI-powered text and voice communication tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
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closed 8/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Presence AI

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services, has acquired Presence AI, an AI-powered text and voice communications tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Presence AI
Founded in 2015, Presence AI is an AI-powered text and voice communication tool that enables and facilitates messaging between customers and merchants.
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closed 5/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Giftcloud and Vouchercloud

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace, announced it has acquired Cloud Savings Company, Ltd., parent company of online discount code platform Vouchercloud and brand loyalty provider Giftcloud.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Giftcloud and Vouchercloud
Vouchercloud is one of the UK’s leading voucher platforms, having revolutionized the marketplace with the launch of Europe’s first voucher app in 2010. Giftcloud is at the forefront of the digital gift card market, launching in 2014 as Europe’s first entirely digital gifting app and website.
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closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.

synopsis: The discount site Groupon announced the acquisition of the Laçador de Ofertas page, specialized in the South region of Brazil. Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.
Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services. Our goal is to strive for you to experience the best moments with the best offers.
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announced 3/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

SkyFund, will acquire Groupon Israel

synopsis: Private equity fund Sky is acquiring control of electronic coupons company Groupon Israel from international company Groupon. Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: SkyFund
SKY is a leading mid-market Israeli Private Equity fund. Founded in 2005 by Zvi Yochman and Nir Dagan, the Fund aims to achieve substantial capital appreciation and current income, principally by taking advantage of investment opportunities in middle market Israeli or Israel-related companies. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Israel
Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Serving Tel Aviv and surrounding cities since March 2010, Grouper was widely recognized as the first and largest deal site in Israel.
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announced 3/8/2017 via Market Wire

Fave Group, will acquire Groupon Singapore

synopsis: Southeast Asia's online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce market leader Fave announced its acquisition of Groupon Singapore, the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. The acquisition is set to solidify the company's efforts in helping consumers save, while driving growth for local businesses across SEA.
buyer: Fave Group
Fave Group (formerly KFit Group) is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started as a fitness sharing platform, Fave Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Singapore
Groupon Singapore is the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. Launched in May 2010, Groupon Singapore features one daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy across Singapore.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mountain Nazca, purchased Groupon LatAm from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Mountain Nazca acquired Groupon LatAm to increase growth across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
buyer: Mountain Nazca
Mountain Nazca (formerly Nazca Ventures) is a Venture Capital and Venture Building firm focused in Latin American markets as well as Latin American entrepreneurs outside the region. Their goal is to help build lasting companies, with a true bottom-up approach. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon LatAm operates across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
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announced 2/20/2017 via Reuters

Hong Kong Television Network Limited, will purchase Shift Media Group (Groupon HK) from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Groupon will sell and Talent Ascent (an investment holding company of Hong Kong Television Network) will acquire 100% of issued share capital of Shift Media Group (Groupon Hong Kong). Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: Hong Kong Television Network Limited (SEHK:1137:$24.02)
Hong Kong Television Network Limited, formerly City Telecom (H.K.) Limited, is engaged in the multimedia business. The Company's multimedia business includes its offer of free television programming through its over-the-top (OTT) platform, and its online shopping business, HKTV Mall. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Shift Media Group Ltd. (Groupon Hong Kong) offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. Shift Media Group is based in Wanchai, Hong Kong.
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closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, purchased Groupon Malaysia from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Building the future of online-to-offline (O2O) commerce in Southeast Asia, KFit Group announced its acquisition of Groupon Malaysia. This follows KFit Group's acquisition of Groupon's Indonesia business in August and the rapid growth of its new Fave platform to further position the company as the region's O2O leader.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit Group is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started in April 2015 as a fitness sharing platform, KFit Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon Malaysia is an established market leader, serving millions of customers and thousands of local businesses. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
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announced 10/26/2016 via Bloomberg

Groupon, Inc., will acquire LivingSocial.com

synopsis: Groupon Inc. agreed to buy LivingSocial Inc., absorbing an old rival in the once-fierce war between companies offering daily deals via e-mail. LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. "
target: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond. With unique and diverse offerings each day, LivingSocial inspires members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired BeautyNow

synopsis: Chicago-based Groupon Inc. has acquired certain assets of Houston-based BeautyNow LLC. The app BeautyNow is an OpenTable-style app for salons. Customers can search for a time and treatment such as a manicure, haircut or other beauty appointment.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. "
target: BeautyNow
The app BeautyNow is an OpenTable-style app for salons. Customers can search for a time and treatment such as a manicure, haircut or other beauty appointment. The app plugs into local scheduling software to find the earliest availability, giving the customer access to the quickest and closest salon.
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announced 6/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, will acquire Groupon Indonesia

synopsis: KFit Holdings, a Singapore-based mobile app developer, signed a deal to acquire e-commerce marketplace Groupon Indonesia. Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit offers unlimited access to gyms and fitness studios for a fixed monthly fee. KFit has also added more categories like massages and beauty salons to its offering. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Indonesia
Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site. Groupon chose to acquire the local daily deal site in 2011 among other Groupon clones in the country that offer similar deal-hunt services for customers.
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Upserve, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Upserve announced that it has acquired Breadcrumb from Groupon, creating the industry's largest cloud-based restaurant management platform serving more than 6,000 restaurants in every U.S. state. Breadcrumb is a fully featured point of sale system for restaurants, bars and nightclubs built to run in the cloud and on Apple iPad devices.
buyer: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve puts everything restaurateurs need to know in one place, providing real-time guidance to empower local restaurants to unlock their full potential. One of the fastest-growing companies in the restaurant technology space, restaurants use Upserve to manage more than 20 million meals per month. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a suite of powerful, cloud-based iPad and smartphone tools that help businesses operate faster, know their customers better and maximize revenue. Their products include flexible, affordable iPad point-of-sale products and payments solutions for cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
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closed 5/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Biglion, purchased Russian Business from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: American Groupon, which specializes in the sale of goods and services at discounted prices, has sold its business in Russia to Biglion, Groupon's main competitor in Russia.
buyer parent: ru-Net
buyer: Biglion
Biglion offers discounts from 50 to 90% for services, goods and travel in more than 70 cities of Russia. Every day on the Biglion website there are special offers, in terms of which customers can buy discount coupons. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon's Russian Business started in 2010 when the American company acquired a controlling stake of a similar Russian service Darberry. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
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closed 7/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired OrderUp

synopsis: Groupon has acquired OrderUp, an on-demand online and mobile food ordering and delivery marketplace. OrderUp brings food ordering and delivery expertise to areas such as Baltimore, Md. and Denver, and markets with large student populations such as Bloomington, Ind., Boulder, Colo. and State College, Pa.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: OrderUp
OrderUp is the most complete on-demand food delivery marketplace for local markets outside of the top metros. With feet on the street in markets nationwide, OrderUp provides easy access to great food from locals' favorite restaurants.
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announced 6/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., will acquire Venuelabs

synopsis: Groupon is acquiring Venuelabs, a Seattle-based startup that helps local retailers monitor what is being said about them on a variety of social networks. Venuelabs is the leader in customer measurement, analytics, and engagement for merchants.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Venuelabs
Venuelabs is a Seattle-based startup that helps local retailers monitor what is being said about them on a variety of social networks. Venuelabs is the leader in customer measurement, analytics, and engagement for merchants.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired PrettyQuick

synopsis: The Chicago-based online deals company Groupon said it is acquiring PrettyQuick, a Chicago-based startup website and app where users can book and pay for appointments at a range of beauty salons and spas.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: PrettyQuick
PrettyQuick™ is the easiest way to book beauty. Accepting online/ mobile bookings in over 500 of Chicago's best salons and spas, expect to see the beauty industry revolution hitting more cities soon.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired SWARM Mobile

synopsis: Groupon announced that it has acquired Swarm Mobile, a startup that helps businesses connect with and track their customers while in stores. Their family of smart retail devices, coupled with advanced retail analytics and a comprehensive retail management platform, can help retailers increase sales through superior insights.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: SWARM Mobile
Swarm is a venture-backed technology company committed to helping small business retailers. Their family of smart retail devices, coupled with advanced retail analytics and a comprehensive retail management platform, can help retailers increase sales through superior insights.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ideeli

synopsis: Groupon, a global leader of local commerce, announced the acquisition of ideeli, a leading online flash fashion retailer, further extending its presence in fashion and apparel.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target: Ideeli
Ideeli is a leading online retail site dedicated to delivering a unique, exciting daily shopping experience with a curated selection of offerings across the apparel, accessories, home, shoes, kids, travel and lifestyle categories.
price ($mm)[EV]
$43 [$41]
rev ($mm)
$98
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Boomerang (rang.com)

synopsis: Groupon, the world's most popular daily deals site, has acquired Boomerang, a consumer social gifting application, that helps email and social media marketers run innovative social gifting campaigns.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target parent: Lightbank LLC
target: Boomerang (rang.com)
Boomerang operates rang.com, a consumer social gifting application, that helps email and social media marketers run innovative social gifting campaigns. Boomerang’s gifting & rewards network provides online publishers with access to free, revenue-generating gift cards from top advertisers.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired TicketMonster Inc.

synopsis: Groupon announced it has completed the acquisition of Ticket Monster, a leading Korean ecommerce company, for $260 million in cash and stock. TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. The company offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon provides merchants with a suite of products and services, credit card payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions. "
target parent: LivingSocial.com
target: TicketMonster Inc.
TicketMonster Inc. is the leading social commerce website in South Korea. Founded in 2010, TicketMonster offers daily and instant deals, travel packages, and events to more than 2 million members in Korea and Malaysia.
price ($mm)
$241
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Carsten Blom-Hanssen, acquired Sweetdeal

synopsis: Berlingske Media has sold Sweetdeal, a company that offers deals and coupons for travel, electronics, entertainment, food, and sports through its online platform and application, to Carsten Blom-Hanssen, a director at Sweetdeal A/S and a former director at Berlingske Media A/S. Sweetdeal is based in Denmark.
buyer: Carsten Blom-Hanssen
Carsten Blom-Hanssen is a director at Sweetdeal A/S and a former director at Berlingske Media A/S. He is based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. "
target parent: De Persgroep NV
target: Sweetdeal
Sweetdeal A/S offers deals and coupons for travel, electronics, entertainment, food, and sports through its online platform and application. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired Nearbuy.com

synopsis: Paytm has acquired Nearbuy.com, India’s first hyper-local online platform that enables customers and local merchants to discover and engage with each other. Nearbuy.com lets consumers discover their local city intimately, from fine dining to the top spas.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target: Nearbuy.com
Nearbuy.com is India’s first hyper-local online platform that enables customers and local merchants to discover and engage with each other. Whether it’s fine dining, relaxing at the top spas, or just discovering the local city intimately, Nearbuy.com makes it happen.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

EMERGE Commerce Inc., acquired WagJag.com

synopsis: EMERGE Commerce Inc., formerly known as Transformational Capital, has acquired Wagjag, an online deal community, from Metroland Media Group, a subsidiary of Torstar. WagJag is a deal-of-the-day website, or an online service that claims to offer various goods at reduced prices through "combined purchasing power."
buyer: EMERGE Commerce Inc.
EMERGE (formerly Transformational Capital) launched in 2015 with the mission of acquiring, consolidating, and operating a portfolio of consumer marketplaces, layering on mobile/advertising technologies by leveraging shared resources, direct-from-factory sourcing, and collective data. "
target parent: Torstar Corporation
target: WagJag.com
WagJag is a deal-of-the-day website, or an online service that claims to offer various goods at reduced prices through "combined purchasing power." The WagJag company started operating in late 2009 with its main office located in Toronto, Canada.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.

synopsis: The discount site Groupon announced the acquisition of the Laçador de Ofertas page, specialized in the South region of Brazil. Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Laçador de Ofertas LTDA.
Laçador de Ofertas offers the best deals in the South of Brazil for restaurants, entertainment, parks and services. Our goal is to strive for you to experience the best moments with the best offers.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

Epipoli S.p.A, acquired Groupalia Italia

synopsis: Epipoli S.p.A, a provider of gift card and loytalty marketing solutions for retailers, banks, and service companies, has acquired Groupalia Italia. Groupalia Italia owns and operates a group buying and discounts website that offers discounts up to 90% off. They are present in 20 Italian cities and have over 4 million customers.
buyer: Epipoli S.p.A
Epipoli provides gift card and loytalty marketing solutions for retailers, banks, and service companies. They are the leading gift card network in europe, with over 250 partners in over 25,000 retail outlets. The company also offers a CRM platform and incentive programs. "
target: Groupalia Italia
Groupalia Italia owns and operates a group buying and discounts website that offers discounts up to 90% off. They are present in 20 Italian cities and have over 4 million customers. The company has sold over 5.5 million coupons and have collaborated with over 7,200 partners.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

SkyFund, will acquire Groupon Israel

synopsis: Private equity fund Sky is acquiring control of electronic coupons company Groupon Israel from international company Groupon. Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: SkyFund
SKY is a leading mid-market Israeli Private Equity fund. Founded in 2005 by Zvi Yochman and Nir Dagan, the Fund aims to achieve substantial capital appreciation and current income, principally by taking advantage of investment opportunities in middle market Israeli or Israel-related companies. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Israel
Groupon began doing business in Israeli in 2011, when it acquired the Grouper coupons website. Serving Tel Aviv and surrounding cities since March 2010, Grouper was widely recognized as the first and largest deal site in Israel.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/8/2017 via Market Wire

Fave Group, will acquire Groupon Singapore

synopsis: Southeast Asia's online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce market leader Fave announced its acquisition of Groupon Singapore, the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. The acquisition is set to solidify the company's efforts in helping consumers save, while driving growth for local businesses across SEA.
buyer: Fave Group
Fave Group (formerly KFit Group) is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started as a fitness sharing platform, Fave Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Singapore
Groupon Singapore is the city-state's top deals and discounts platform. Launched in May 2010, Groupon Singapore features one daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy across Singapore.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mountain Nazca, purchased Groupon LatAm from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Mountain Nazca acquired Groupon LatAm to increase growth across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
buyer: Mountain Nazca
Mountain Nazca (formerly Nazca Ventures) is a Venture Capital and Venture Building firm focused in Latin American markets as well as Latin American entrepreneurs outside the region. Their goal is to help build lasting companies, with a true bottom-up approach. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon LatAm operates across Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/20/2017 via Reuters

Hong Kong Television Network Limited, will purchase Shift Media Group (Groupon HK) from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Groupon will sell and Talent Ascent (an investment holding company of Hong Kong Television Network) will acquire 100% of issued share capital of Shift Media Group (Groupon Hong Kong). Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy.
buyer: Hong Kong Television Network Limited (SEHK:1137:$24.02)
Hong Kong Television Network Limited, formerly City Telecom (H.K.) Limited, is engaged in the multimedia business. The Company's multimedia business includes its offer of free television programming through its over-the-top (OTT) platform, and its online shopping business, HKTV Mall. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Shift Media Group Ltd. (Groupon Hong Kong) offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. Shift Media Group is based in Wanchai, Hong Kong.
price ($mm)
$0.67
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2016 via Market Wire

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, purchased Groupon Malaysia from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: Building the future of online-to-offline (O2O) commerce in Southeast Asia, KFit Group announced its acquisition of Groupon Malaysia. This follows KFit Group's acquisition of Groupon's Indonesia business in August and the rapid growth of its new Fave platform to further position the company as the region's O2O leader.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit Group is the fastest growing O2O company in Southeast Asia. Started in April 2015 as a fitness sharing platform, KFit Group has expanded to include various other verticals such as Food & Restaurants, Beauty & Wellness, Lifestyle & Activities and more. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon Malaysia is an established market leader, serving millions of customers and thousands of local businesses. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 10/26/2016 via Bloomberg

Groupon, Inc., will acquire LivingSocial.com

synopsis: Groupon Inc. agreed to buy LivingSocial Inc., absorbing an old rival in the once-fierce war between companies offering daily deals via e-mail. LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. "
target: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in local cities and beyond. With unique and diverse offerings each day, LivingSocial inspires members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Trip4real

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Trip4Real, an activity-booking company. Based in Barcelona,Trip4Real lets people book activities in over 70 European cities (though most of those cities are in Spain), and is planning to expand into Latin America. Its website says it has around 10,000 users globally.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Trip4real
Experience Europe like a local. Trip4real allows users to tour cities with people who actually live and breathe the city they are visiting. Book tours and activities hosted by local insiders across Europe and experience a place like they live there.
price ($mm)
$8.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

HelloAsso SAS, acquired CoursAvenue SAS

synopsis: HelloAsso acquired CoursAvenue. The company operates an online portal for users to find and review leisure courses which include cooking, yoga, and dance courses.
buyer: HelloAsso SAS
HelloAsso is the first crowdfunding platform dedicated to associations. Their mission is to offer associations a collection solution available and appropriate. Their platform is open to all registered associations in France. "
target: CoursAvenue SAS
CoursAvenue SAS operates an online portal for users to find and review leisure courses which include cooking, yoga, and dance courses. CoursAvenue SAS was formerly known as LeBonCours. CoursAvenue SAS was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

KFit Holdings Pte Ltd, will acquire Groupon Indonesia

synopsis: KFit Holdings, a Singapore-based mobile app developer, signed a deal to acquire e-commerce marketplace Groupon Indonesia. Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site.
buyer: KFit Holdings Pte Ltd
KFit offers unlimited access to gyms and fitness studios for a fixed monthly fee. KFit has also added more categories like massages and beauty salons to its offering. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Groupon Indonesia
Groupon Indonesia, formerly known as Disdus.com, has over one million subscribers and over 15,000 local merchants on its site. Groupon chose to acquire the local daily deal site in 2011 among other Groupon clones in the country that offer similar deal-hunt services for customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Biglion, purchased Russian Business from Groupon, Inc.

synopsis: American Groupon, which specializes in the sale of goods and services at discounted prices, has sold its business in Russia to Biglion, Groupon's main competitor in Russia.
buyer parent: ru-Net
buyer: Biglion
Biglion offers discounts from 50 to 90% for services, goods and travel in more than 70 cities of Russia. Every day on the Biglion website there are special offers, in terms of which customers can buy discount coupons. "
seller: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon's Russian Business started in 2010 when the American company acquired a controlling stake of a similar Russian service Darberry. Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2016 via Company Press Release

Ringier AG, acquired DealDey

synopsis: Ringier, the largest internationally operating Swiss media company, announced it has acquired one of Nigeria’s biggest online shopping platforms, DealDey. DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Nigeria. DealDey is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is the largest internationally operating Swiss media company, producing over 120 newspapers and magazines. It also runs printing plants, several radio and TV stations and well over 80 web and mobile platforms with a worldwide staff of approximately 7,500 employees. "
target: DealDey
Launched in March 2011, DealDey features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Nigeria. DealDey is an easy and fun way to get fantastic deals on great experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/18/2016 via Market Wire

Michael Bailey, acquired SwarmJam

synopsis: Entrepreneur and Investor, Michael Bailey has acquired SwarmJam.com, Canada's newest daily deals platform allows local businesses and merchants to connect with their communities and Canada on a broader scale.
buyer: Michael Bailey
Michael Bailey is an entrepreneur with a strong track record in identifying market opportunities and adding significant value to public and private enterprise. "
target parent: CityXpress Ltd
target: SwarmJam
SwarmJam is a collective buying site that features daily deals from vendors carefully selected to ensure that consumers receive high quality products and service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ofertix SLU, acquired Offerum

synopsis: Ofertix, a private online shopping club in Spain, acquired Offerum and Groupalia Compra Colectiva. from Merchant Digital Services for €9 million. Groupalia and Offerum, two leading companies in the sector and online coupons discounts in Spain, were merged in March 2015 and formed Merchant Digital Services.
buyer: Ofertix SLU
Founded in 2007, Ofertix is a private online shopping club that allows members to buy goods with high discounts. Ofertix organizes private sales events every day with up to 80% off retail price. "
target: Offerum
Offerum is a collective buying site for local daily deals on goods and services: restaurants, leisure activities, hotels, beauty and wellness etc. Groupalia is an e-commerce platform that offers discounted flash sales on leisure packages, services, food, and other products in Spain and Italy.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Exponent Private Equity, purchased UK and Ireland Operations from LivingSocial.com

synopsis: Exponent Private Equity announced the acquisition of the UK and Ireland operations of LivingSocial. LivingSocial is a leading marketplace to buy and share the best things to do. Their UK and Ireland operations provide a trusted, convenient source for finding value on everyday items and activities in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Exponent Private Equity
Exponent is a private equity firm that invests in UK headquartered businesses. They invest in successful companies with an enterprise value of between £75m-£350m. The firm does this by finding the right companies, identifying their potential and working with great people to develop them. "
seller: LivingSocial.com
LivingSocial.com is a leading marketplace to buy and share the best things to do. Their UK and Ireland operations provide a trusted, convenient source for finding value on everyday items and activities and identifying novel, enriching and fun experiences for users to enjoy in the UK and Ireland.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Exponent Private Equity, acquired Wowcher Limited

synopsis: Exponent Private Equity announced the acquisition of Wowcher, a "deal a day" site that uses the power of group buying or bulk buying to get unbeatable deals on the best stuff to do, see, visit, eat and buy in a variety of cities in the UK. Wowcher offers discount deals online from a wide variety of merchants, enhancing consumer choice.
buyer: Exponent Private Equity
Exponent is a private equity firm that invests in UK headquartered businesses. They invest in successful companies with an enterprise value of between £75m-£350m. The firm does this by finding the right companies, identifying their potential and working with great people to develop them. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Wowcher Limited
Wowcher is a "deal a day" site that uses the power of group buying or bulk buying to get unbeatable deals on the best stuff to do, see, visit, eat and buy in a variety of cities in the UK. They make the luxurious things in life affordable, offering the best experiences at hard to beat prices.
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($59.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($59.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
219
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Ticker: OM:IRIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Irisity AB
Irisity AB
Irisity is a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance. Using AI and proactive, self-learning algorithms, Irisity's SaaS solution upgrades both existing and new surveillance cameras and monitoring systems from passive to proactive alarming devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$5.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,673.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$698.22
EBIT ($mm)
$413.87
Net Income ($mm)
$227.43
Employees
7574
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: IPAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iPass, Inc.
iPass, Inc.
iPass enables business travelers to stay connected by providing them with cost-effective and convenient global Wi-Fi access across smartphones, tablets and laptops.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$44.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
158
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: CARB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud and hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses. They offer a comprehensive suite of affordable services for data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$296.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$53.71
EBIT ($mm)
$11.92
Net Income ($mm)
$7.56
Employees
954
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,324.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$474.13
EBIT ($mm)
$355.42
Net Income ($mm)
$282.58
Employees
5627
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: LIVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal, Inc.
LiveDeal Inc. provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet. It operates a deal engine, a service that connects merchants and consumers via a platform that uses geo-location, enabling businesses to communicate real-time offers to nearby consumers.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.57)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: DCOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp
Discount Coupons Corp, an Internet marketing and technology company, operates in two segments, daily deal site management and full-service digital marketing agency services. The daily deal segment operates daily deal websites that sell discounted vouchers to consumers.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TWWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive Worldwide, Inc.
Thrive World Wide, Inc. is a web-centric multimedia company. Through its wholly owned subsidiary DailyHotDeal, it has been engaged in the "Deal of the Day" business.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: YCNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp
YouChange Holdings Corp is a leading community for electronics collection, e-waste tracking, and re-commerce. YouChange makes it easy for people to trade excess electronics for cash and rewards points, all while joining an ever growing social movement and protecting the environment.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8
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Ticker: NGM:PANT MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB
Pantaluren Group AB is a Swedish company that operates webstores for used electronics. Their stores allow people to buy and sell used phones, tablets, computers and accessories. Their brands include iElektronik, Pantaluren, Mobilpengar, and Pantadatorn.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
Based in Japan, Aucnet Inc. provides information distribution services for auctions. The company engages in the IT auction and distribution of used cars, motorcycles, cut flowers, digital equipment, medical equipment, as well as brand items and used PCs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
Employees
590
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Ticker: TSEC:2614
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eastern Media International Corp
Eastern Media International Corporation is principally engaged in television shopping and Internet shopping business. The Company operates U-Life, a television shopping channel and U-Mall, an online shopping mall.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$356.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
333
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Ticker: BSE:539807
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation Ltd
Infibeam Incorporation, an e-commerce company, provides a cloud-based technology platform, and e-commerce infrastructure and logistics support for various merchants, products, and services. They own the Infibeam BuildaBazaar e-commerce marketplace, and Infibeam.com, a multi-category online retailer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.17
EBIT ($mm)
$12.83
Net Income ($mm)
$12.35
Employees
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Ticker: PRSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CafePress
CafePress
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$78.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
298
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Ticker: WOWO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WoWo Ltd.
WoWo Ltd. operates China’s leading third-party e-commerce platform on both www.55.com and mobile applications, focusing on local entertainment and lifestyle services such as restaurants, movie theaters and beauty salons.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$30.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($43.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3194
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Ticker: BIT:CHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHL SpA
CHL SpA
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: TSE:3989
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharing Technology Corporation
Sharing Technology Corporation
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$3.30
Net Income ($mm)
$2.06
Employees
97
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Ticker: TSE:3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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