Like RentPath, Inc.

announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
rev ($mm)
$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spareroom, acquired Roomgo Limited

synopsis: UK based flatshare site, SpareRoom, has announced the acquisition of rival Roomgo (formerly Easyroommate) from Digital Ventures Group. Roomgo is the largest online flatshare community, helping landlords and agents with portfolios of rooms for rent. Roomgo was launched in New York and now operates in 21 countries.
buyer: Spareroom
SpareRoom is a UK based flatshare site. SpareRoom was founded in the UK by Rupert Hunt in 2004, following the success of intoLondon (founded in 1999). The company launched in the US in 2011. SpareRoom remains privately owned with no external funders or shareholders. "
target parent: Digital Ventures Services Ltd
target: Roomgo Limited
Launched in 1999, Roomgo was the first flat-sharing website in the world to help landlords and tenants connect. Expanding from its original launch in New York, Roomgo now operates in 21 countries and is available in seven languages.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired iMyanmarHouse.com

synopsis: Frontier Digital Ventures, a Malaysian company focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets, has increased its stake in iMyanmarHouse.com from 42.6% to 52.6%. iMyanmarHouse.com is a property classifieds website in Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
buyer: Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV:$10.12)
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Frontier Digital Ventures is focused on becoming the world leader in online classifieds businesses in emerging markets. They are experts in the online classifieds space with a particular focus on property and automotive verticals and general classifieds websites. "
target: iMyanmarHouse.com
iMyanmarHouse.com is the No.1 property classifieds website in Myanmar. iMyanmarHouse.com connects buyers, real estate companies and general sellers all across Myanmar. The platform offers over 350,000 properties that are available for sale or rent.
price ($mm)
$0.93*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Monteurzimmer.de

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe has acquired Monteurzimmer.de (Passion 4 Gästezimmer GmbH), a Berlin-based company that operates Monteurzimmer.de and Pension.de, two portals for arranging temporary accommodation (eg apartments, guesthouses).
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: Monteurzimmer.de
Monteurzimmer.de is a Berlin-based company that operates Monteurzimmer.de and Pension.de, two portals for arranging temporary accommodation (eg apartments, guesthouses).
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

CareerIndex Inc., acquired DOOR Chintai

synopsis: CareerIndex, Japan's largest job change site, has acquired DOOR Chintai from Livesense, a Tokyo-based Internet media company. DOOR Chintai is a Japanese rental real estate information search site. DOOR Chintai provides all the information people need to help them find their perfect apartment.
buyer: CareerIndex Inc.
CareerIndex is Japan's largest job change site. CareerIndex offers over 600,000 job postings for all kinds of jobs, including finance, marketing, information technology, real estate, healthcare, retail and more. They offer job listings from all over Japan and in China and overseas. "
target parent: Livesense Inc.
target: DOOR Chintai
DOOR Chintai is a Japanese rental real estate information search site. DOOR Chintai provides all the information people need to help them find their perfect apartment. DOOR Chintai allows users to search for apartments based on location and rent fee.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, acquired Bahrain Property World

synopsis: Property Finder, the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region, has acquired Bahrain Property World, Bahrain's most popular Real Estate portal. Bahrain Property World offers thousands of the best properties for rent and for sale with daily new listings from the best real estate agents.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target: Bahrain Property World
Bahrain Property World is Bahrain's most popular Real Estate portal. Bahrain Property World offers thousands of the best properties for rent and for sale with daily new listings from the best real estate agents. Users can search for apartments, villas and houses that are for sale or rent in Bahrain.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

PropTiger, acquired Fastfox.com

synopsis: Elara Technologies Pte Ltd, the owner of Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com, announced the acquisition of Gurugram-based rental brokerage platform FastFox.com. Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Fastfox.com
Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent. Tenants can check pictures and in-depth information about the property and its vicinity, schedule a site visit and finalise with the landlord. Its the fastest way to rent home.
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announced 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

GA technologies Co., Ltd, will acquire Itandi, Inc.

synopsis: GA technologies, a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites, will acquire Itandi, a Japanese company that operates real estate online portals. Itandi's portals provides real estate brokers with cloud-based solutions for sales, CRM, leasing and more. Their Heyazine site provides people with information about rental property.
buyer: GA technologies Co., Ltd (TSE:3491:$438.74)
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more. "
target: Itandi, Inc.
Itandi, Inc. is a Japanese company that owns and operates real estate online portals. Their portals provides real estate brokers with cloud-based solutions for sales, CRM, leasing, answering systems and more. Their Heyazine site provides people with information about rental property.
price ($mm)
$16*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
13.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

ZiffyHomes, acquired Nivaasa

synopsis: Home rental marketplace startup ZiffyHomes announced that it has acquired Nivaasa, a Gurgaon-based home rental platform. Nivaasa's online platform can help people find a single room, an entire apartment, or a flatmate for a vacant room.
buyer: ZiffyHomes
ZiffyHomes is India's first technology driven home rental marketplace that makes lives better by making it simple to rent homes. They are a discovery platform that offers ready to move-in individual rooms to tenants. "
target: Nivaasa
Nivaasa is an online platform that helps people find homes to rent in Gurgaon, India. Nivaasa can help people find a single room, an entire apartment, or a flatmate for a vacant room.
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announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, will acquire ForRent

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire ForRent. ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. After the acquisition, ForRent will join the Apartments.com network.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings through a responsive website and iOS and Android apps, and provides exposure for its advertisers. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: ForRent
ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with modern renters in mind.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
25.7x
closed 5/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

NestAway Technologies Private Limited, acquired Zenify

synopsis: Bangalore-based home rental startup NestAway has acquired residential rental management company Zenify. Founded in 2012 and based in Bangalore, Zenify leverages its technology, analytics and design to provide assured rentals and in-depth property management services. Zenify's home rental platform makes it easy for rentors to find to flats for rent.
buyer: NestAway Technologies Private Limited
NestAway is India's fastest growing "Home Rental Network"​ attempting to provide better rental solutions via design and technology. They help users find, book & move-in to a rental home of choice across Indian cities - all from within an app. "
target: Zenify
Zenify is a Banglore, India-based startup that leverages technology, analytics and design to provide a hassle free rental experience to owners and tenants. Zenify makes it easy for renters to find flats for rent, while providing end to end property management for property owners.
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, acquired Westside Rentals

synopsis: Apartments.com, a division of CoStar Group, announced its acquisition of Westside Rentals, a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. The addition of Westside Rentals to the network of sites gives Southern CA renters the largest choice of rental properties & gives Southern CA property owners the most exposure.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Powered by CoStar, the Apartments.com network of home rental sites includes Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com. "
target: Westside Rentals
Westside Rentals is a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. Westside Rentals has been operating in the Southern California market for 20 years.
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announced 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Housing.com will be merged with PropTiger,

synopsis: PropTiger.com and Housing.com, two of India’s leading online real estate service providers will come together to become India’s largest online real estate services company. Dhruv Agarwala, co-founder and CEO of PropTiger, will serve as CEO of the joint entity.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: Housing.com
Founded in Bombay, Housing.com is one of the world’s fastest-growing online real estate platforms. It allows people to explore flats in their neighbourhood, view all amenities closeby and take a virtual tour of every property.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Quikr, acquired Grabhouse

synopsis: Online classifieds company Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired home rental start-up Grabhouse. Grabhouse.com is broker free house renting website that helps people find compatible roommates and rented accommodation.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr is a community-focused, digital classifieds company offering a convenient way for people in the same city to meet, share ideas, trade, and help one another. Quikr enables users to transact in 12 categories and 140+ sub-categories. "
target: Grabhouse
Grabhouse.com is broker free house renting website that helps people find compatible roommates and rented accommodation. It aims to connect owners or current tenants to prospective tenants directly.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 11/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Foncia Groupe, acquired Somhome

synopsis: Foncia Groupe SAS, a property management group, has acquired Somhome, a company that develops and operates an online matching site and mobile application for property owners and tenants.
buyer: Foncia Groupe
Foncia Groupe SAS provides residential real estate management, condominium management, lease management, renting, sale, research funding, insurance, and technical diagnoses services. They are based in Paris, France. "
target: Somhome
Somhome develops and operates an online matching site and mobile application for property owners and tenants. It offers services for renting, subletting, and roommates. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Immobiliare.it S.p.A., acquired Enalquiler Rental Online, S.L.

synopsis: The Italian real estate portal Immobiliare.it has completed its purchase of almost 100% of Enalquiler, its Catalan counterpart, from Grupo Intercom. Enalquiler is an online portal specializing in renting residential housing throughout Spain, with a catalogue of more than 100,000 homes.
buyer: Immobiliare.it S.p.A.
Immobiliare.it is the leading portal in Italy in online real estate listings. They have over 950,000 ads from individuals and real estate agencies, accompanied by photos, videos, descriptions and all the information necessary to make the right choice. "
target parent: Grupo Intercom S.A
target: Enalquiler Rental Online, S.L.
Enalquiler.com is an online portal specializing in renting residential housing throughout Spain. Their portal aims to be a meeting point between the landlord and potential tenants, and a place where users can quickly find all the information they need relating to the rental sector.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2016 via Company Press Release

REA Group, acquired Flatmates.com.au Pty Ltd

synopsis: REA Group Limited announced that it has acquired Flatmates.com.au Pty Ltd, the market leading player in share accommodation in Australia. Flatmates was established in 1990 and is Australia’s biggest share accommodation website.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: REA Group (ASX:REA:$432.27)
REA Group Limited is a multinational digital advertising company specialising in property. The Group operates Australia’s No.1 residential and commercial property websites, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, as well as other property sites and apps internationally. "
target: Flatmates.com.au Pty Ltd
Flatmates.com.au is Australia’s No.1 share accommodation website. Based in Sydney, Australia, Flatmates.com.au allows people to list their spare rooms, find accommodation or team up with others to start a share house.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 2/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Zumper, acquired PadMapper

synopsis: Zumper, the fastest growing home and apartment rental platform in the U.S., announced that it has acquired PadMapper, a leading platform in the online rental space. PadMapper launched in 2009 as the first map-based search platform in the US and Canada.
buyer: Zumper
Zumper, based in San Francisco, is the first end-to-end home and apartment rental platform, taking renters from search through application and close. In addition to helping consumers, Zumper offers rental professionals industry-leading tools to market listings and screen prospective tenants. "
target: PadMapper
PadMapper launched in 2009 as the first map-based search platform in the US and Canada. PadMapper offers hundreds of thousands of listings to renters and a suite of tools for rental professionals.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Zillow, Inc., acquired Naked Apartments

synopsis: Online real estate site Zillow announced that it has acquired Naked Apartments. Naked Apartments is an apartment rentals platform with a focus on New York City.
buyer: Zillow, Inc. (Z:$1,189.29)
Zillow® is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help. "
target: Naked Apartments
Naked Apartments is an apartment rentals platform with a focus on New York City. Naked Apartments launched in 2010 and currently has 13 employees. Its focus has always been on making the rental process easy.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, will acquire Apartment Finder

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country. Through a print publication and a website, Apartment Finder provides a comprehensive resource of apartments that is accessible to everyone.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
$79
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
rev ($mm)
$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

NewPoint Media Group, LLC, acquired NewHomeGuide.com

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, the nation’s leading publisher of integrated real estate marketing titles, acquired NewHomeGuide from digital marketing leader RentPath. NewHomeGuide is an industry leading resource for new home buyers searching for their new home and part of a results-driven, comprehensive media strategy for new home builders and marketers.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC ™ specializes in targeted media solutions that include both print and digital distribution to create integrated advertising and marketing services that amplify overall effectiveness and results. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: NewHomeGuide.com
NewHomeGuide.com is an industry leading resource for new home buyers searching for their new home and part of a results-driven, comprehensive media strategy for new home builders and marketers.
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closed 1/27/2016 via PR Newswire

RentPath, Inc., acquired Live Response Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: RentPath, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Live Response Solutions, a leasing call center. Live Response Solutions ensures that every prospective resident call is answered and adequately tracked, improving lead conversion ratios and gathering valuable data to improve lead quality.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath, a leading digital media company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. RentPath's category-leading brands include Apartment Guide, Rent.com, Lovely, Rentals.com, and RentalHouses.com. "
target: Live Response Solutions, Inc.
Live Response Solutions (LRS) is a full-service, bilingual contact center and lead management solution for the multifamily and single family housing industries. LRS simplifies several key lead generation services into one integrated platform.
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closed 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

RentPath, Inc., acquired Lovely, Inc.

synopsis: RentPath, the premier vertical search company for apartment and home renters, announced today that it has acquired Lovely, a San Francisco-based start-up whose mission is to provide the most comprehensive and transparent rental experience for renters, property owners and managers nationwide.
buyer: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath, a leading digital media company and a TPG portfolio company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments, houses for rent and new homes for sale. RentPath’s category-leading brands include Apartment Guide. "
target: Lovely, Inc.
Lovely is the first real rental marketplace that allows renters to search, apply, and pay rent directly from their mobile devices while helping property owners and managers find the best, most qualified tenants.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 6/24/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Ten-X

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, has acquired Ten-X, a leading, best-in-class platform for digital commercial real estate transactions. Together, Ten-X and CoStar plan to create a new end-to-end commercial real estate platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
target: Ten-X
Ten-X is the leading end-to-end transaction platform for Commercial Real Estate (CRE), powering more than 90% of all online CRE sales. Ten-X's platform empowers brokers, sellers, and buyers with data-driven technology and marketing tools to expand market visibility and decrease time to close.
price ($mm)
$190
rev ($mm)
$57
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire RentPath, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire RentPath, a provider of digital marketing for rental properties through a network of Internet listing websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. The Group conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: RentPath, Inc.
RentPath’s provides digital marketing for rental properties through a network of websites, including Rent.com, ApartmentGuide.com, Rentals.com, and Lovely.com. The RentPath network of websites generated over 21 million monthly visits and almost 9 million monthly unique visitors in 2019.
price ($mm)
$588
rev ($mm)
$227
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
announced 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, will acquire STR Global, Ltd.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, will acquire STR. STR was founded as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing hotels in over 180 countries.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: STR Global, Ltd.
STR was founded in 1985 as Smith Travel Research to provide performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to hotels. Today, STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.
price ($mm)
$450
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closed 6/20/2019 via BusinessWire

CoStar Group, acquired Off Campus Partners, LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired Off Campus Partners, LLC (OCP) an online multifamily marketplace service for student housing in the United States. OCP enters into exclusive agreements with universities, most of which are multi-year, to provide an off-campus housing listing service for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Off Campus Partners, LLC
Off Campus Partners, LLC (OCP) is a leading online multifamily marketplace service for student housing in the United States. OCP enters into exclusive agreements with universities to provide an off-campus housing listing service for students, parents, and faculty/staff.
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$14
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closed 11/9/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Cozy

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced its acquisition of Cozy Services, Ltd., the leading online property management service for landlords and renters.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Cozy
Cozy is the leading online property management service for landlords and renters. Cozy makes renting easier, more secure and more transparent, with simple rent payments, online rental applications, secure tenant screening and renters insurance.
price ($mm)
$68
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Realla Ltd

synopsis: CoStar Group, the leading global provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces has acquired Realla, the UK's largest public portal specialised in commercial property. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, an all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Realla Ltd
Realla is a free-to-list search engine for commercial property. It displays the largest public index of available commercial real estate in the UK. Realla also offers a software product, called Realbase, which provides a dedicated, all-in-one commercial property marketing & data management platform.
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announced 9/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, will acquire ForRent

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire ForRent. ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. After the acquisition, ForRent will join the Apartments.com network.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings through a responsive website and iOS and Android apps, and provides exposure for its advertisers. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: ForRent
ForRent provides property managers and owners with diverse marketing and advertising products, services and education. These products are easy to use, easy to understand, and designed with modern renters in mind.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
$15
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
25.7x
closed 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired LandWatch LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired LandWatch.com from DataSphere Technologies, Inc. LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms and ranches. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: DataSphere Technologies, Inc.
target: LandWatch LLC
LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms for sale, ranches for sale, development sites and homesites for vacation, recreation, or investment purposes. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Apartments.com, acquired Westside Rentals

synopsis: Apartments.com, a division of CoStar Group, announced its acquisition of Westside Rentals, a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. The addition of Westside Rentals to the network of sites gives Southern CA renters the largest choice of rental properties & gives Southern CA property owners the most exposure.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 500,000 available units for rent. Powered by CoStar, the Apartments.com network of home rental sites includes Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com. "
target: Westside Rentals
Westside Rentals is a leading rental website specializing in Southern California real estate rentals. Westside Rentals has been operating in the Southern California market for 20 years.
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
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announced 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, will acquire Apartment Finder

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country. Through a print publication and a website, Apartment Finder provides a comprehensive resource of apartments that is accessible to everyone.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
$79
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.4x
closed 4/1/2014 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Apartments.com

synopsis: Classified Ventures, LLC, a leading provider of digital marketing solutions in the automotive and rentals category, announced that the sale of its Apartments.com business to CoStar Group, Inc., has been completed. The Apartments.com business includes category-leading sites such as Apartments.com, RentalHomesPlus.com, and ApartmentHomeLiving.com.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Classified Ventures, LLC
target: Apartments.com
Apartments.com is a national online resource for individuals looking for an apartment whether it is down the street or across the country. Apartments.com offers renters one of the most comprehensive databases of millions apartments around the country.
price ($mm)
$585
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
22.9x
closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
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closed 10/26/2011 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired Virtual Premise, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., commercial real estate's leading provider of information and analytic services, announced the acquisition of Virtual Premise, Inc., a leading independent provider of SaaS-based real estate information management solutions.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Virtual Premise, Inc.
Virtual Premise, Inc. provides real estate information management solutions for corporations, retailers, landlords and commercial real estate service providers. Virtual Premise offers a smart, easy way to collect, manage and report on complex real estate information from anywhere, at any time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14 [$14]
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2012 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, acquired LoopNet, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading commercial real estate information company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of LoopNet, Inc., the leading online commercial real estate marketplace. LoopNet.com is the industry's largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace with 5.8 million registered members.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group, Inc. is commercial real estate's leading provider of information, analytic and marketing services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet is a leading commercial real estate information services provider offering a suite of products and services tailored to the national and local needs of the commercial investments industry. LoopNet operates the largest and most heavily trafficked commercial real estate listing service online.
price ($mm)[EV]
$752 [$654]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
30.3x
closed 5/5/2004 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Peer Market Research, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. CSGP, the leading provider of information services to the commercial real estate industry in the U.S. and U.K., today announced it has completed its acquisition of Peer Market Research, Inc. (PeerMark), an online provider of commercial real estate information in Nashville and Memphis, TN.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
Realty Information Group provides information on office and industrial space for the commercial real estate industry. Through its software products, the company's clients can access its database of office and industrial space in more than 140,000 buildings, information on 120,000 tenants, and listi "
target: Peer Market Research, Inc.
PeerMark provides the most comprehensive market data for commercial real estate professionals. PeerMark currently produces reports on the industrial, land, multifamily, office, retail and service sectors.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

RefineRE, acquired BenchCore LLC

synopsis: RefineRE, Inc. has acquired BenchCore LLC, a corporate real estate benchmarking company, and will add its data and services to RefineRE’s platform for corporate real estate occupiers. BenchCore aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies and enables them to deploy their real estate while decreasing costs and increasing efficiency.
buyer: RefineRE
RefineRE is a property technology company that provides user-friendly tools to solve complex challenges. RefineRE’s Portfolio Intelligence platform allows brokers to leverage big data, machine learning, and automated processes to create actionable insight, reduce risk and drive strategic objectives."
target: BenchCore LLC
BenchCore is a corporate real estate benchmarking company that aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies so that they can better deploy their real estate. Their online tool provides immediate and valuable guidance to corporate real estate executives focused on portfolio management.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Real Capital Analytics, Inc., acquired Datscha AB

synopsis: Real Capital Analytics, a global property data provider, has acquired Datscha from Stronghold Invest, an investment company in Sweden. Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights.
buyer: Real Capital Analytics, Inc.
Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is a global research and consulting firm focused on the investment market for commercial real estate. RCA delivers timely and reliable data with unique insight into market participants, pricing and capital flows. "
target parent: Stronghold Invest AB
target: Datscha AB
Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights that enable businesses to improve efficiency and uncover more deals.
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closed 7/23/2014 via Market Wire

Altus Group Limited, acquired RealNet Canada Inc.

synopsis: Altus Group Limited announced that it has acquired RealNet Canada Inc., a leading, privately owned Canadian real estate information services company. Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada and serves over 45,000 industry professionals.
buyer: Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF:$421.48)
Altus Group is a leading provider of independent commercial real estate consulting and advisory services, software and data solutions. They operate five Business Units: Research, Valuation and Advisory; ARGUS Software; Property Tax Consulting; Cost Consulting and Project Management and Geomatics. "
target: RealNet Canada Inc.
Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada. RealNet offers a comprehensive suite of services including independent property market research and real time interactive analytics tools.
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
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announced 4/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

DMG Information, will acquire Xceligent, Inc.

synopsis: DMG information has agreed to partner with Xceligent, Inc.’s founder and management team to purchase the company from LoopNet. Xceligent is a provider of fully researched information and marketing tools to companies involved in buying, selling, leasing, developing or managing commercial real estate.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Information
DMG Information invests in and manages B2B information companies. Its portfolio comprises high-growth, innovative, must-have information media businesses. The priority for new investment is given to namely real estate, mapping and geospatial, risk management, financial services and energy markets. "
target parent: LoopNet, Inc.
target: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Trepp, LLC, acquired Commercial Real Estate Direct

synopsis: Trepp, LLC, the leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate, and banking markets, announced its acquisition of Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), the subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp is a provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industries. Trepp provides primary and secondary market participants with the tools and insight they need to increase their operational efficiencies. "
target: Commercial Real Estate Direct
Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), is a subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets. CREDirect provides the most up-to-date market intelligence on the mortgage business, equity raising, investment sales and CMBS.
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closed 1/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

VivaReal, acquired Geoimovel

synopsis: VivaReal, a real estate site in Brazil, acquired 100 percent of Geoimovel Tecnologia e Informação Imobiliárias Ltda, a Brazilian real estate research and analytics company. Geoimovel is a real estate solutions and research company that offers the most differentiated tools and tools for market analysis for real estate companies.
buyer: VivaReal
VivaReal is an online real estate marketplace that connects buyers, sellers, and renters with properties in Brazil. It enables its users to sell, buy, rent, or invest in residential and commercial properties, vacation homes, beach front properties, and investment properties. "
target: Geoimovel
Geoimovel Tecnologia e Informação Imobiliárias Ltda is a real estate solutions and research company that offers the most differentiated tools and tools for market analysis for real estate companies (such as construction companies, developers and real estate consultants).
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closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Onboard Informatics

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation's premier property database, announced it has acquired Onboard Informatics, the leading provider of neighborhood data and data-enabled turnkey products to the real estate industry. Real estate and technology companies use the intelligent local information aggregated by Onboard to improve their business.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions blends property tax, deed, mortgage, foreclosure, environmental risk, natural hazard, and neighborhood data for U.S. residential and commercial properties. A rigorous data management process standardizes and enhances the data collected by ATTOM. "
target: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics helps clients increase sales by engaging customers with local content. Top real estate and technology companies have used the intelligent local information aggregated by Onboard to improve their business, enhance their websites, build better applications, and engage customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/10/2014 via Market Wire

Mosaik Solutions, Inc., acquired TowerSource

synopsis: Mosaik Solutions, the global source for geospatial network intelligence, announces its acquisition of TowerSource, North America's largest and most comprehensive vertical asset database, adding greater value to Mosaik's network coverage database. TowerSource is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America.
buyer: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
Mosaik Solutions builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive telecom network intelligence. It maintains the most in-depth network coverage and infrastructure database in the world, enabling clients to understand complex spectrum and network coverage dynamics. "
target: TowerSource
TowerSource was formed in 1990. Originally a set of publications known as Fryer's Site Guides, it is the oldest privately maintained database of towers in North America and evolved into a real estate marketplace for vertical assets. TowerSource is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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closed 1/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Metrostudy

synopsis: Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced that it has acquired Metrostudy, a leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood LLC is the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the real estate construction and design industries. It produces digital and print publications, e-Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, Market Intelligence data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Metrostudy
Metrostudy is a provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries. It provides research, data, analytics and consulting services that help builders, developers, lenders, suppliers, retailers, utilities and others make investment and business decisions.
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closed 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Pricehubble AG, acquired Checkmyplace.com

synopsis: PriceHubble, a European proptech company, has acquired Checkmyplace.com, the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
buyer: Pricehubble AG
PriceHubble is a Swiss based company that develops innovative solutions to support real estate decision making. PriceHubble puts the power of the latest in Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics at its users' fingertips. Real estate valuation and prediction, made easy. "
target: Checkmyplace.com
Checkmyplace.com is the leading company for data-based location analysis and data-driven digitization products in Austria. Checkmyplace supports the real estate industry in their digitization by providing them with high-quality location information on every property in Austria.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

ATTOM Data Solutions, acquired Home Junction Inc.

synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions, the curator of the nation's premier property database, has acquired Home Junction Inc., a real estate data technology company that specializes in building high quality geographic boundary datasets for neighborhoods, school attendance zones, subdivisions, and more.
buyer: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency, and disruption in a data-driven economy. The ATTOM Data Warehouse fuels innovation in many industries through flexible data delivery solutions. "
target: Home Junction Inc.
Home Junction is a data technology company that specializes in real estate data and boundary licensing, custom websites created with WordPress real estate themes, WordPress real estate plugins, and additional services. They provide data layers on home sales, neighborhoods, schools, and more.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dye & Durham Corporation, acquired Index Property Information

synopsis: Dye & Durham, Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions, has acquired Index Property Information, a technology-enabled real estate search company based in the UK. Index provides bespoke search services to Solicitors and Conveyancers. They offer local authority searches, drainage & water reports, environmental reports, and more.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$48.89)
Dye & Durham Corporation is Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions to professionals. They offer e-Market, which seeks to be a complete cloud-based all-in-one solution to help professionals automate the collection, file data and the automation of routine document production. "
target: Index Property Information
Index Property Information is a technology-enabled real estate search company based in the UK. Index provides bespoke search services to Solicitors and Conveyancers. They offer local authority searches, drainage & water reports, environmental reports, planning reports, mining reports, and more.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

OJO Labs, Inc., acquired WolfNet Technologies, LLC

synopsis: OJO Labs announced it is merging with real estate data giant, WolfNet Technologies, based in St. Paul, Minn. WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: OJO Labs, Inc.
OJO Labs has created a home assistant powered by artificial intelligence that is free to consumers. Its technology lets homebuyers ask all kinds of questions of the OJO assistant about home features ranging from things like swimming pools, views of downtown, school districts, etc. "
target: WolfNet Technologies, LLC
WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly a half million real estate agents use apps or websites that are powered by WolfNet data services.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2016 via PE Hub

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Bisnow Media

synopsis: Bisnow, North America’s leading producer of commercial real estate news and events, announced that New York-based investment firm, The Wicks Group, acquired the company. Bisnow, a leading digital media outlet for commercial real estate news, produces almost 300 industry events across more than 30 metro markets.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies is a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in the information, education and media industries. The firm uses a consistent investment strategy, partnering with experienced management teams to build businesses through acquisitions. "
target: Bisnow Media
Bisnow is North America’s leading commercial real estate news and events company. The company maintains over 600K e-newsletter subscribers, hosts over 400K unique visitors to its website per month, and produces almost 300 events with more than 60K ticket buyers per year across 30 metro markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 1/20/2016 via PR Web

Onboard Informatics, will acquire AddressReport

synopsis: Onboard Informatics announced its intent to acquire AddressReport, a technology that engages visitors with dynamic local content around a property of their interest. Onboard will utilize this platform to enhance its existing service and offer clients a turnkey customer engagement solution for the first time in the company’s history.
buyer: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics provides data-driven innovations that empower informed decisions, enable human engagement, and accelerate results for leaders in real estate, publishing and technology. "
target: AddressReport
Buyers, renters, and real estate pros use AddressReport's beautiful, data-rich reports to see and track the unbiased facts about any address.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Kennedy Wilson, acquired Meyers LLC

synopsis: International real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson announced the acquisition of Irvine-based Meyers LLC, a real estate consultancy specializing in capital sourcing and real estate research for the single family homebuilding industry and multifamily apartment business.
buyer: Kennedy Wilson (NYSE:KW:$816.80)
Kennedy Wilson is an international real estate investment and services company headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA. The company offers a comprehensive array of real estate services including auction, conventional sales, property services and investment management. "
target: Meyers LLC
Meyers LLC is a real estate consultancy specializing in capital sourcing and real estate research for the single family homebuilding industry and multifamily apartment business. Meyers LLC services include: Feasibility Study, Pricing & Absorption Strategy, and much more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/12/2011 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired RP Data Limited

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has completed its acquisition of RP Data, the number one provider of property information, analytics and risk management services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. "
target: RP Data Limited
RP Data, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, is the leading provider of residential and commercial property information, including real estate data, electronic property valuations and consumer reports, throughout Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$145 [$196]*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
11.5x
closed 11/3/2010 via PR Newswire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired NAZCA Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, announced the acquisition of NAZCA Solutions, Inc., a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003 that leverages Web technology to aggregate disparate property datasets from multiple internal and external sources.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial Corporation is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and in more than 60 countries. "
target: NAZCA Solutions, Inc.
Nazca, a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003, quickly built a reputation for innovation by developing technology that connected real estate professionals with a variety of databases needed for property and title research.
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Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,189.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.31
EBIT ($mm)
$7.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3334
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2422
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NXOI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: CSGP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CoStar Group
CoStar Group
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,463.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$431.68
EBIT ($mm)
$345.92
Net Income ($mm)
$302.59
Employees
4337
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Ticker: ZAO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zaio Corporation
Zaio Corporation
Zaio is the only known company in the world that develops and maintains a site-verified database of photos, valuations and property information of virtually every property in entire cities, using a proprietary "GeoScore" property rating system.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:2120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lifull Co., Ltd.
Lifull Co., Ltd.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates real estate and housing information services. Its main service is the operation of LIFULL HOME'S, a website providing real estate and housing information, which provides the industry's most extensive library of property information in Japan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$369.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.80
EBIT ($mm)
$45.82
Net Income ($mm)
$27.51
Employees
1297
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